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UGC NET Books 2021 - Experts Recommended for Paper 1 & 2


UGC NET Paper 1 Notes


National Testing Agency conducts the University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test Exam for the recruitment of JRF and Assistant Professor. This exam tests the ability of candidates in the teaching and research field.

Every year, lakhs of aspirants appear in this exam, but only a few qualify for it. If you are also preparing for this exam, then good UGC NET Books or study material is important to crack the exam. 

Every exam preparation is incomplete without books. Good quality UGC NET Books always help you to give an extra edge for your preparation. It provides you deep knowledge of your subject.

At Eduncle, we have provided you with UGC NET Preparation Books for Paper 1 and 2. You can check the following list and click on the link to directly jump on your respective subject.

UGC NET Paper 1 Books

UGC NET Books for Paper 2

UGC NET Commerce Books

UGC NET Management Books

UGC NET Books for Computer Science

UGC NET English Books

UGC NET Political Science Books

UGC NET Economics Books

UGC NET Hindi Books

UGC NET Psychology Books

UGC NET Education Books

UGC NET Books for Geography

UGC NET History Books



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UGC NET Paper 1 Books


Paper 1 in the National Eligibility Test is compulsory for all subjects. It carries 100 marks in the exam. So, it is important to prepare well for Paper 1 along with Paper 2. Here, we have provided the best books for UGC NET Paper 1. You can check the list below: -

University Grants Commission NET/SET for Lectureship Exam: Paper 1 by Trueman's

NET/SET Paper I: Teaching & Research Aptitude General (Compulsory) - Guide (English, Paperback, GKP)

Oxford Paper I for NET/SET/JRF 



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Best Books for UGC NET Paper 2


National Testing Agency includes a total of 81 subjects in Paper 2. It is a subject-based paper that carries 200 marks in the exam. To prepare well for the exam, you can check the names of the best book for UGC NET for your subject below.



UGC NET Commerce Books


NTA NET Commerce is the most popular subject among the candidates who want to become a lecturer in Indian universities. If you are preparing for this exam, then check the toppers' suggested best book for UGC NET here.

Financial Management by I M Pandey

Trueman's Commerce by Parveen KatariaAnshuKataria and M. Shivani

JRF/SET Commerce: Paper II by L.N. Koli (Author), Madan Singh (Author)

Commerce (Paper-II) by RPH Editorial Board

Basic Financial Accounting Text and assignment by JR Monga



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UGC NET Management Books


NTA NET Management includes many topics. The following list of the best books for UGC NET Management as suggested by exam experts.

Financial Management by I.M. Pandey

Marketing Management by Philip Kotler

Organizational Behavior by Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge

Indian Economy by Mishra and Puri

Modern Micro Economics by A. Koutsoyiannis



UGC NET Computer Science Books


Computer Science is the study of binary code, algorithm process, computational machines, etc. Most of the candidates choose this subject as a profession as it provides many career opportunities. Below are some NTA NET Computer Science Books to start your preparation for the 2021 exam.

Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation by John E. Hopcroft, Rajeev Motwani, Jeffrey D Ullman

Graph Theory with Applications to Engineering And Computer Science by Narsingh Deo

Computer Arithmetic Digital Logic and Computer Design by Morris Mano

Object-Oriented Programming with C++ by Balagurusamy



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UGC NET English Books


Below is the list of best books for UGC NET English that you can include in your preparation. To know complete details about the exam, visit - NTA NET 2021 English blog.

English Literature by Arihant Experts

An Objective & Analytical Approach to English Literature by Dr Vivekanand Jha

Trueman's English Literature by B.P. Panigrahi

English for UGC/JRF by R.S. Malik



UGC NET Political Science Books


Apart from the study material, you can get more knowledge of NET Political Science from the following books: -

Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant

A Dictionary of Public Administration by Vikram Singh

NET JRF/SET Political Science (Paper-II) by Ashutosh Rai

Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee



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UGC NET Economics Books


Economics subject describes human nature – what they want, how they are satisfied. If you are interested to make your career as a professor in this field, then you should start preparing for NET 2021 Economics from the following books.

Economics by Sunder Gopal Mishra

Economics (Paper-II) Exam Guide by Sanjay Kumar

Macro Economics Analysis by Edward Shapiro, H.L. Ahuja

Statistics and Econometrics by B. L. Agarwal



UGC NET Hindi Books


Hindi is one of the subjects in which NTA conducts the National Eligibility Test. The following list of the best books recommended by exam experts for NTA NET 2021 preparation.

Pratiyogita Sahitya Hindi Guide Paper 2nd Updated Edition by Dr. Ashok Tiwari 

Upkar Hindi By Dr Jagdish Saran

Trueman Hindi Literature

RPH Hindi Previous Papers (Solved) In Hindi By RPH Editorial Board



UGC NET Books for Psychology Subject


If you are preparing for the Psychology Exam, then here are some UGC NET preparation books that you can refer.

Psychology 2018 by Siddharth Mittal and Naroj Kumar Sahu (Arihant Experts)

Upkar Prakashan for Psychology



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UGC NET Books for Education Subject


While preparing for NET Education Exam, the expert’s advice students to refer to the following books along with the NTA NET Study Material.

Trueman's Education by Gagan Manocha

Education (Paper-II) Exam Guide by M. S. Ansari

Upkar Prakashan for Education



UGC NET Geography Book


Geography is the study of the upper form of the earth and its natural divisions. You can prepare for the NET Geography Exam from the following books.

Geography by Shuchi Rastogi

JRF & SET Geography by Arihant Experts

Trueman'S Geography

Geography of India by Majid Hussain A. Magon and B.P. Panigrahi



UGC NET History Books


The syllabus of History is huge as it includes 10 units. Below, you can check the UGC NET books name suggested by subject experts.

Indian History by Krishna Reddy

History (Paper-II) Exam Guide by D.S. Tiwari

History by Sujata Ghosh

Trueman's History by Pramod Singh



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Here, we have covered the UGC NET preparation books name for all the popular subjects. We hope these books will help you to prepare for the 2021 Exam. But, to complete your preparation, you should also refer to the expert-designed study material.

At Eduncle, we have provided you the complete study kit with a free PDF of the syllabus, question paper, mock test, sample notes, etc.

You can get them from the given table below: - 



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If you have any queries regarding the UGC NET Books or study material, then share it with us through the comment box below. We will try to solve your queries as soon as possible.

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