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On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET).for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges.

The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.


How to Prepare for CBSE (UGC) NET JRF

Paper-1 (General Paper On Teaching And Research Aptitude)

The ultimate aim of Paper-1 is to check the candidates interest as well as capabilities in Teaching and Research. Skills are required to understand the subject, reasoning, application of methodological reasoning  etc.. which are being analyzed by this paper. This paper includes the following: Teaching aptitude. Research aptitude.Reading Comprehension.Communication.Reasoning.Logical Reasoning.Data Interpretation.Information and communication Technology.People environment. Higher education System: Governance, Polity and Administration. Preparation for Paper I The syllabus is very huge. One needs to attain knowledge on every aspect in detailed manner. He or she has to refer all the subjects in a regular basis and in a most disciplined manner. Keep yourself updated regarding the current affairs, practicing to read and understand the questions well and finding the answers are to be adopted by the candidate. He has to do Mock test Practices frequently. Try to solve as many multiple choice questions as you can and also read the subjects from the basics is must. Refer Examrace CBSE (UGC) NET Paper I Series for complete coverage of material with practice MCQs Various books are available in the market, but only the standard books need to be followed.


Paper 2 & 3:-

These are the papers which were preferred by the candidate as per Master's or PG Degree. He must be have some fundamental as well as advanced knowledge in them. Complete one chapter per week along with practicing model papers daily. With the help of mock tests you will become familiar with speed reading, understanding the subject etc and getting a click regarding the answers in your mind without wasting a single minute. Also you can analyse and learn your strong and weak points. As question paper will become more complex, one has to workout for this and not as per the regular annual exams but to the competitiveness of the exam. Revise the subjects as much as possible. Divide the time properly. Concentrate on those subjects where you are lacking. Must to Know for CBSE (UGC) -NET Exam Be determined: You need to pay more attention on your opted subject papers as there will be two papers based on the same. The syllabus for each subject is huge and hence you should start with crucial topics first followed by the least crucial topics. Also, you should not ignore the preparation of Paper I (Teaching and Research Aptitude) which together with Paper II will play a significant role in fetching minimum required marks for evaluation of Paper III.

 Prepare Time Table: The best way to kick start your preparation for examination is preparing a time table and then sticking to it throughout the preparation tenure. Meticulous study is the correct approach that can help you resolve all your doubts and attain lucid perception of various theories, concepts and their uses regarding the syllabus. Study Systematically and Selectively: Make sure you are very systematic in your approach as it will help you to finish your topic as per the time table you had created. You can start with selecting a topic and then decide on the number of days and hours required to complete it. Since only one month is left for the examination, it is advisable that you do selective study starting with crucial topics followed by knowing the basic of least crucial ones. Give mock Tests: Manage your time well as it will help you in solving answers in the time allotted in the examination hall. Hence solve as many practice papers and previous year question papers as you can keeping in mind the time limit. Mock papers will help you to locate your weak areas that need revision and help you enhance speed in solving the paper. Take Rest: Eating healthy and sleeping well along with study is also one of the mantras for keeping your mind fresh and improving concentration power to grasp concepts. Try to sleep at fixed time and for at least 7 to 8 hours a day during your preparation. Thoroughly study the syllabus and understand which sections need more work. Remember you must prepare all sections. Prepare critical subsections for each and every topic for all the subjects. Maintain and set a time limit and note how fast you can finish a question. Enhance your speed as well as thought process gradually by practice.


List of NET subjects for UGC NET in ARTS:-

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Defence and Strategic Studies
  • Home Science
  • Public Administration
  • Population Studies*
  • Music
  • Management
  • Maithili
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Odia
  • Punjabi
  • Sanskrit
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Chinese
  • Dogri
  • Nepali
  • Manipuri
  • Assamese
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Persian
  • Rajasthani
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education
  • Physical Education
  • Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
  • Indian Culture
  • Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
  • Comparative Study of Religions
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre
  • Museology & Conservation
  • Archaeology
  • Criminology
  • Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
  • Folk Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
  • Women Studies **
  • Visual Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
  • Geography
  • Social Medicine & Community Health
  • Forensic Science
  • Pali
  • Kashmiri
  • Konkani
  • Computer Science and Applications
  • Electronic Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • International and Area Studies
  • Prakrit
  • Human Rights and Duties
  • Tourism Administration and Management
  • Bodo
  • Santali