UGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme – Know Details Here

UGC NET 2021 Exam PatternUGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern makes the candidates aware about various details of the exam. National Eligibility Test (NET) also known as UGC NET is a national level exam. It will be conducted by newly formed National Testing Agency (NTA). It is organized to test the eligibility for Assistant Professor in both Indian Universities & colleges and Junior Research Fellowship for Indian nationals. Candidates must go through exam pattern to get good marks in the exam. In this article we have given the complete information of UGC NET Exam pattern 2021.

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UGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern

The UGC NET written test is conducted through online mode in two session, i.e., paper 1 and paper 2. Candidates while preparing for UGC NET exam are advised to go through its complete exam pattern.

Below we have provided the exam pattern for UGC NET 2021:

  • Mode of Exam: It will conduct in Online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Session: The exam will take place in two sessions (Paper 1 & Paper 2).
  • Medium of Exam: The question booklet will be in both English & Hindi language.
  • Duration: The time duration for paper 1 and 2 will be 3 hours.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type questions will be asked in exam. Candidates will have to select correct response from the given options.
  • Number of Questions: Paper 1 will comprise of 50 questions while paper 2 with 100 questions. All questions are compulsory.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be awarded for each correct response for both paper 1 & 2.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in the exam.

UGC NET 2021 Marking Scheme

Here candidates can check the exam marking scheme to appear in the exam.

UGC NETPaper 1Paper 2
SessionFirstSecond
Number of questions50100
Marks per question22
Total marks100200
Duration1 hour2 hours

UGC NET 2021 Important Topics

The UGC NET exam is conducted for 94 subjects. In the below section, we have discussed some important topics for paper 1 of UGC NET 2021.

Paper 1: Important Topics

The paper 1 of UGC NET exam covers topics based on research & teaching aptitude questions. Following is the list of important topics:

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Data-Interpretation Tabulation
  • Information  and  Communication  Technology  (ICT)
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Research Aptitude

Also Check:

UGC NET 2021 Syllabus

UGC NET 2021 Preparation Tips

UGC NET 2021 Books

Having a good set of study material while preparing for exam is the best thigh you can posses. Good study material helps in understanding the concepts related to exam syllabus and clearing of doubts. In the below section we have given some good books for UGC NET 2021 preparation.

BooksAuthor Name
Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper IM. Gagan and Sajit Kumar
UGC NET/SET/JRF – Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude PaperbackKVS Madaan
UGC-NET Teaching and Research Aptitude: Previous Papers and Test Papers (Solved)RPH Editorial Board
Trueman’s UGC NET CommerceParveen Kataria
English For UGC-NET/JRF/SLET (Paper II And III) And Other Competitive ExaminationsRS Malik
UGC-NET: Management Previous Years’ Papers (Solved)Dr Sima Kumari
UGC NET Mathematical SciencesPawan sharma
UGC NET English LiteratureArihant Experts
UGC NET Life ScienceAshish Nagesh and Prashant Kumar
UGC-NET LAW Previous Years Paper I, II & III: Previous Years’ Papers SolvedRPH editorial Board

Candidates should carefully go through the exam pattern given in the article. The UGC NET exam pattern help the candidate in achieving good marks. Candidates must prepare for the exam as per the given exam pattern. It is also advised to the candidates to must aware with the marking scheme. It will lead to the achieving good marks in the exam.

If you have any other queries regarding UGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern, you can ask your queries in the comment below.

Displaying 7 Comments
  1. abhay kumar mishra says:

    CUT OFF FOR JRF AND NET PH CANDIDATES 2021

  2. ankita vyas says:

    i have done MCA in 2008.
    i want to do lecturership after 12 years of break. what should i do?

  3. harika says:

    can msc statistics write the UGC NET exam

  4. Sheeba Chauhan says:

    I have done my graduation in mathematics and doing my masters in mass communication and journalism. can I choose mass communication as my subject for NET?
    And is it necessary that we have to qualify both the papers for getting the post of assistant professor?

  5. Hriatpuii says:

    I have an M.Sc Cosmetology degree and would like to pursue for my NET exam. Please tell me how to prep.

  6. Lakhi prasad lagachu says:

    Sir,how to prepare UGC NET exam?

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