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July 17, 2019 • 4:10 pm

10 Tips to Crack UGC-NET Exam | Must Read [Experts Recommended]



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Exam time is the most stressful time for students as they face too much mental pressure of qualifying the exam with good scores.


The candidates preparing for UGC NET must also be looking for preparation tips to get motivated and encouraged in achieving UGC NET Scorecard.



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Eduncle has come up with ‘10 tips’ to crack UGC NET which contains all the helpful information for aspirants to ease out the preparation and release exam stress.


Qualifying UGC NET is an arduous task as the difficulty level of the exam is very high. The paper is designed in such a way that it filters out brilliant students for the prestigious post of lecturer and to perform research programs.



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It is advised to all the aspirants that they must keep these tips in their mind while preparing for the exam.


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Note down your Syllabus


The NET Exam is administered in two phases (one paper in each phase). The Paper-I consists of General Aptitude Questions and Paper-II contains questions related to the concerned subject.


Note down the complete UGC NET Syllabus of your concerned subject and review all the topics which you’ll have to cover to get good marks.


Don’t be screwed up with the topics out of the syllabus!

 Start with the topic you can cover faster.

Mark the topics you have covered and proceed to next one.


Refer Good Books


Purchase some good books specified by UGC that may help you to clear your basic concepts and logics as well as cover whole syllabus. Also, utilize UGC NET online study material.



Prepare Notes


Preparing Short-Notes is the best way of practicing your syllabus in a short time and revise everything.


You can write down important things and related facts and points. Using underlining and highlighting headings will help you to make better notes. Writing notes will also help you in remembering things.


These notes will help you to quickly revise what you have learned.


#Notes should be very clear and well written so when you have to revise you can just open your notebook and read it.



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 Try to Teach Someone


To test your knowledge for what you’ve learned and understood, start teaching someone else. This will definitely help you in memorizing things for the long duration. You may help others in understanding difficult topics and solving tough questions.


Time Management


Developing Time Management Skills is quite beneficial if you are going to fight UGC NET Exam.


(i). How to manage time before exams?


It’s not necessary to study all the time, just make sure you fully concentrate and focus on what you are reading during your study hours.


Schedule your daily routine at the first priority and allocate separate time to every section of syllabus to reduce confusion of what to read and what not.


Give at least 4 to 5 hours daily to your studies.


Also manage time for Daily Revision of what you have read the whole day long.


(ii). Time Management during Exams


Time management is the very first thing to do while sitting in the examination hall.


As time is limited to solve questions in UGC NET, try to attempt the section you can do very fast.


If you are facing problem in solving any question, bookmark it!


If possible! Save some time to check all the answers.



Stay Updated


Keep yourself updated with the current affairs and recent news about UGC NET Exam. And most importantly candidates should have complete knowledge about their concerned UGC NET Subject. UGC NET Notifications and UGC NET News stories may help you to keep yourself updated.


Revision and Self Analysis


Revision is a procedure to refine what you have prepared for exams. So make it your habit to revise daily what you have learnt. Start your revision early so that you can perform very well in exam.



Read your notes for quick revision before exams.



Take help of Solved Papers and Online Mock Test Papers


Study previous years UGC NET Question Papers online and solve them to test your knowledge. You may also join online test series and mock test papers for self-assessment.


Try to solve these questions at your own, then match your answers with solved NET Exam answer keys.



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Don’t act like a book worm!


Being a bookworm can’t make you achieve good score in UGC NET Exam. Maintain breaks after spending some time on studies. Don’t isolate yourself from family and friends otherwise, it will you in stress.



Be relaxed, eat well and also plan some other activities which can keep you stress free..


Boost your Confidence Level


It’s normal to get nervous before exams but test anxiety can be decreased by thorough preparation. Knowing that you’ve done everything and you remember it can boost up your confidence level.



So above, we have summed all the necessary UGC NET Preparation Tips which you should follow during exam studies. The above-given plan will definitely help you to give your studies a proper direction.


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  • Garvit Nandwana
    Sir .....I wanted to know. there any negative marking in UGC NET exam ...........also suggest me some books for chemistry related to NET exam.. Yours sincerely .....:)
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Garvit, Greetings from Eduncle! There is no negative marking done in CBSE UGC NET exam. And Chemistry Subject does not come under CBSE UGC NET. You have to appear for CSIR NET Exam. All the best for your future learning endeavors! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Tambe Dnyaneshwar Jagannath
    suggest me books for preparation of NET exam. Thanks.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Dnyaneshwar, Greetings from Eduncle! For which subject do you need to know the reference books. Please specify the subject. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Divya Vs
    thanks.which book should i refer for preparing Ugc net history exam
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Divya, Greetings from Eduncle! You can refer the following books for History. 1) India's Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma 2) UGC NET/JRF/SET History Paper II and Paper III - Author Vinay Gupta - Upkaar Prakashan 3) UGC NET SET History - Trueman Books Good Luck for your exam preparation! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Gajendra Singh
    Material ho to bhej densa the
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Gajendra,   Greetings from Eduncle!   If you want the UGC NET Study Material, you can signup here to get the free PDFs of Sample Theory, Previous Years Papers, Sample Papers, Updated Syllabus and much more.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Sumati Waghchaure
    Thanks lot for removing some stress
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Sumati, Greetings from Eduncle! All the best for your learning endeavours! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Chittibabu Meenuga
    sir can suggest me which books and which editions i have to refer for Commerce CBSC UGC NET
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • Sathyanarayanan K
    Sir/madam I have got following marks in CBSE ugc July 2006 in management exam Paper 1 68 Paper 2 48 Paper 3 82 out of 150 Total 198 out of 350 Please tell me how much is required to qualify for lectureship. Thanks in advance Sathyanarayanan k
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Sathyanarayanan K, Greetings from Eduncle! Analyzing the last year cut-offs for Management for Unreserved category was 60:00 and for the OBC Category was 52:00, the cut-offs would be ther with a difference of + or - 5 to 10 marks. And Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list, mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only. Good Luck! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Umesh Kumar
    Sir please refer some good books & quality study material for ugc net Law… I am working in government sector. so,it is not possible to attend class. thanks & regards Umesh kumar
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Umesh, To help you out with the best Books Options, we are listing a few reference books below. Please check it out - 1. Trueman's UGC NET Law by Suman Chauhan 2. UGC-NET (JRF) Examination Guide on Law by J.K. Upadhyay 3. CBSE-UGC-NET: JRF and Assistant Professor Law by RPH Editorial Board 4. UGC-NET (LAW) by Showick Thorpe To get the UGC NET Paper-1 Study Material for free, please visit - UGC NET General Aptitude Study Material (Free Downloads). You may also visit - UGC NET General Aptitude Preparation Tips. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Rashmi
    Sir, can u please refer some books for social medicine and community health
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Rashmi, Greetings from Eduncle! Please find the reference books for Social Medicine and Community Health below, 1) Review of Preventive and Social Medicines (Including Biostatistics) By Vivek Jain 2) CBS - Quick Medical Examination Review Series - Preventive and Social Medicines By M.S. Bhatia All the Best! Eduncle Team
  • Prashant Kaushik
    Sir , kindly help me and suggest me to best physical education books and materials for exam,thanks sir
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Prashant, Greetings from Eduncle! Kindly find below the list of books for UGC NET Physical Education. 1) UGC NET/JRF/SET Physical Education by Dr. Shyam Anand 2) UGC NET/SET Physical Education Paper II & III by R Gupta Good Luck for your learning endeavors! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Naveen
    Hello Sir, I have done Bsc with 58% and MBA with 7.3CGPA. Do we need to have 1 class in Bachelors degree for Assistant professor? or good Academic record to apply. please suggest me.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Naveen,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You must have obtained more than 55% (For Gen) & 50% (for all others) in your post-graduation to become eligible for UGC NET Management Exam.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Ashutosh
    Best explanation ever. Thanks for sharing..
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • Fatema
    Sir, I appeared for my with accounts as major subject.. but i appeared for with management as major..i got first class in mcom ... am i eligible for appraring for net exams.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Fatema, Greetings from Eduncle! Yes, you are eligible for taking the NET Exam. Yo can apply for the same, and take the Management subject as your opted paper of choice. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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