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UGC NET Question Papers 2019, 2018, 2017 - Download PDF Here

UGC NET Previous Year Question Paper

UGC NET 2020 Study Plan & Important Topics


UGC NET Exam is a national level entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency twice a year in June and December. As per the latest update, the exam has been postponed due to COVID 19, giving some extra time for better preparation of the exam.

But while preparing for UGC NET, there are some questions that to the students’ mind, like "what type of questions will come in the paper?" You always think about the difficulty level of the exam, the changing pattern, marking scheme, time management during the exam, etc.

There is a one-stop solution that will help you with all such worries – practice UGC NET Previous Years Question Papers. In NET Exam, approximately 50% of the questions come on the same pattern and concepts as previous year papers.

Candidates who are preparing for the NTA National Eligibility Test, generally look for UGC NET previous question papers with answer key to find out the topics that are of more importance in the exam and check their preparation. Because solving these papers is one of the smartest strategies to study for the exam.

In this blog, we have shared how solving UGC NET previous papers is going to help you score better. How important it is to practice these papers. How it helped the toppers to score higher? You will also find the last 5 UGC NET Previous Years’ Question Papers to download.


UGC NET Previous Years Question Papers (Last 5 Exams)

UGC NET Question Papers 2019 PDF December session

UGC NET Question Papers June 2019

UGC NET Question Paper 2018 PDF for Dec.

UGC NET Question Paper June 2018

UGC NET Dec 2017 Question Paper

Importance of Solving UGC NET Previous Year Question Papers

UGC NET Practice Question Papers

Frequently Asked Questions of UGC NET Previous Papers



Download UGC NET Previous Papers (2019, 2018, 2017)


According to the toppers, solving UGC NET previous year question papers help you in brushing up all your concepts and fundamentals because, in the previous papers, you may find some topics which are being not included in the books/study material. Hence, solving these papers you will help learn the new topics which could be asked in your UGC NET Exam.

Eduncle has compiled all the UGC NET Question Papers with their answer keys for you to download them without any hassle. So, check the given question papers according to the session to download. Also, you can get the UGC NET study kit absolutly free which contains sample notes and practice papers. This will help you prepare for the exam with the help of experts and improve your chances of scoring better in the final exam.  





UGC NET Question Paper 2019 PDF for December 2019


UGC NET Dec 2019 Exam was held from 02nd Dec to 06th Dec 2019. According to the question paper, the exam was of moderate level. So, if you solve Dec 2019 papers, then you will get a good idea of difficulty level and have more command in solving the paper.

Download the UGC NET Dec 2019 Exam papers from the given table below: -




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UGC NET June 2019 Question Papers


This is the first time when the UGC NET Exam had been conducted without any break. It means there was no break between Paper 1 and Paper 2 making it more difficult for the students to attempt. 

Here, you can get the UGC NET Previous Papers of June 2019 exam held from 20th June to 28th June 2019 and get an idea about the difficulty level on your own.




UGC NET Question Papers 2018 PDF


This is the first time when National Testing Agency conducted the UGC NET Exam. So, there are many changes done by NTA in the paper. Also, the difficulty level of the question paper was high as compared to previous papers.

You can download the free PDF of UGC NET 2018 Papers for your subject and analyse the difficulty level of the Dec 2018 paper with previous papers.




Download UGC NET Answer Keys Free PDF of Last 5 Exams



UGC NET Question Paper June 2018


This is the last time when UGC NET Question Paper was conducted by CBSE. From Dec 2018, the NTA has been the conducting body for the exam till now.

According to the candidates who had appeared in the June 2018 exam, the UGC NET Question Paper June 2018 was easy as compare to old papers.

You can get UGC NET old question papers for 11 subjects including general paper 1 from the table below.




UGC NET Question Paper 2017 Exam


Download the UGC NET 2017 Previous Paper of the exam conducted in December 2017. Click on the link provided in the table and download the free PDF.



Once you have downloaded the question papers, you must start solving them but make sure that you have cleared all your concepts in order to gain confidence.

As you know the paper pattern is similar this year from the last year. So, this will be a plus point that you may get some questions based on the same pattern that you have practised during preparation. In this case, you already know how to solve these types of questions, resulting in less solving time and more accuracy.

Also, you must check your answers with the official UGC NET Answer Key, as it will help you know the level of your preparation and accuracy of the answers.



Track your progress by solving Free UGC NET Model Test Papers & analyse your exam preparation. Download Now!!



Importance of Solving UGC NET Question Papers


As you have heard ‘Practice Makes the Man Perfect’. Practising the UGC NET previous year question paper will improve your preparation in ways like speed, time management, accuracy level. So, in the last month before the exam, you should make solving sample and previous year papers an integral part of your preparation as much as you can.

Below, you can check some of the key benefit of solving UGC NET Question Papers: -


Time Management:

By solving the UGC NET Old Question Paper many times, you get the habit of solving the question in a given time frame. It helps you in strategizing the paper solving technique and process in a better way to save your time.


Revision Strategy:

Previous year papers are the most reliable source for preparation. It gives you the proper idea of UGC NET Syllabus and the important topics, hence helping in revising all the topics based on their priorities with a better strategy.


Build Confidence:

When you do something, again and again, you start getting comfortable with it. By solving the UGC NET Question papers in the standard time duration, you can come over the exam fear and boost your confidence level.


Prepare Yourself for Something New:

There is always an element of surprise in question papers. When you practice a good number of different UGC NET Previous Question Papers with Answer Key, you get familiar with this element and hence, ready for the new question type.



Solving the papers is a very good way to analyze performance and measure your preparation level. To know your strong and weak areas and work accordingly.


Question-Solving Skills: 

By practising so many questions, you get the idea of which approach you should use to solve the questions. This improves your problem-solving skills with respect to time and accuracy.



Download UGC NET Model Test Papers Free PDF for All Subjects



UGC NET Practice Question Papers 2020 – Download for Free!


Apart from solving the Previous Year Papers, you should also solve UGC NET Practice Question Papers. This will give a finishing touch to your UGC NET Preparation. Based on the latest NET Exam Pattern and Previous Years Analysis, Eduncle Experts have designed practice question papers for the 2020 Exam.

You can download the Papers from the following table and start practising for Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam.




UGC NET Study Material Free Download for All Subjects



UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions


Below, you can check the UGC NET FAQs which are generally asked by the aspirants who are preparing for the exam.


Ques. 1) How can I download previous year question papers UGC NET?

Ans.) In this blog, we have provided you the direct links by which you can get UGC NET previous year question papers easily.


Ques. 2) Do questions repeat in UGC NET?

Ans.) As per the UGC NET previous year papers analysis, the same questions don’t repeat in the exam but the pattern of some questions can be the same as previous paper.


Ques. 3) Will it guarantee success if I prepare from UGC NET previous years question papers?

Ans.) Your success will depend on how well you have prepared for the exam and attempted the question paper. But UGC NET question papers will help you to boost up your exam preparation in many ways.


Ques. 4) Is UGC NET exam difficult?

Ans.) Nothing is difficult if you follow the right preparation strategy. You should make a proper study plan which covers the complete syllabus, previous papers, mock test papers, etc. Practice as much as you can, it will boost your confidence.


Ques. 5) Will the UGC NET question papers 2020 for Paper 1 include questions from general studies too?

Ans.) Yes, as per the UGC NET Exam Pattern, Paper I will contain questions from General Studies too. Along with the General Studies, the papers will also contain questions from Reasoning Ability, Comprehension, and Teaching Aids, etc.


Ques. 6) How can I download UGC NET 2019 December all shift general paper questions pdf?

Ans.) Here at Eduncle, we have provided you UGC NET December 2019 question paper for all shift general paper. You can also download free PDF of UGC NET Previous Year Papers for management, commerce, law, political science, HRM, education, economics, English, etc.



Download UGC NET Syllabus to start your preparation with proper strategy.



We hope, now you know why the UGC NET previous Question papers are so important for your exam preparation and how can you get them easily.

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