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UGC NET Commerce 2020 Syllabus, Books, Question Papers & Experts Tips

UGC NET Commerce

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If you have completed your post-graduation in commerce and you are eager to proceed your career further in this field, then the National Eligibility Test is the perfect gateway for you.

The UGC NET Exam is conducted for two motives – one is to provide research opportunities to the willing & talented candidates, and another is to offer outstanding career options in the field of lectureship.

Commerce postgraduates can opt the UGC NET Commerce subject to pursue their career either as junior research fellows or professors or both. If you are one of those who want to make a career in these fields then you must know everything about the UGC NET Commerce. 

Here in this blog, we have provided the best ways to prepare for UGC NET Commerce Exam along with exam details. Refer to the following points to know.

List of UGC NET Commerce Career Scopes 

UGC NET Commerce Eligibility - Age & Educational Criteria 

UGC NET Commerce Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme 

UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce - Paper 1, 2 

Study Material for UGC NET Commerce Exam 

UGC NET Commerce Previous Years Papers & Mock Tests

Target Score for UGC NET Commerce 

UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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Why Choose UGC NET Commerce? List of Career Scopes!

 

With an increasing trend of research & lectureship career, postgraduate students are mostly going for the UGC NET Exam. Along with students seeking these career options, many aspirants also look for other scopes and opportunities offered by various prestigious organizations.

The following list will help you know the amazing career scopes available after UGC NET Commerce. 

Researcher in ISBR, AIITC, IICT, etc. institutes with advantages like of many wonderful Scholarships & Fellowships offered by UGC to financially smoothen your journey.

PSU jobs in Power Grid, IOCL, BHEL, NTPC, etc.

Doctorate degree in commerce

Lecturer in any of the UGC Approved Universities.

Entrepreneur to start your own business

Counsellor by developing your expertise in commerce

Government jobs (search at UGC NET Recruitments)

 

There are many other opportunities available for UGC NET Commerce students. You can check the career scope after qualifying UGC NET Exam to know about them. But before that, you must know whether you’re eligible for appearing in the exam or not.

 

 

UGC NET Commerce Eligibility - Age & Educational Criteria

 

If you have set your mind to appear in the exam, then you must check the UGC NET Eligibility criteria to confirm whether you can apply for the exam.

UGC NET Eligibility includes the education qualification and age limit criteria. 

 

 

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Educational Qualification

 

 Post-Graduation in Commerce, Finance, Economics, Business Services, Accountancy, or any other related subjects.

Your percentage in PG should be more than 55% for General category & 50% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD/Transgenders.

 

 

Age Limit

 

For JRF – 30 years for general category & up to 5 years of age relaxation in other categories.

For Lectureship – No upper age limit.

After fulfilling the above criteria, you can apply for the NTA NET Exam.

 

 

UGC NET Commerce Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme

 

UGC NET Exam is conducted in two papers – Paper 1 & 2.

Paper 1 is common for all subjects and consists of questions from Research, Teaching & General Aptitude. On the other hand, paper 2 will consist of questions only from commerce subject.

You may expect your PG course-related questions in paper 2.

Both the papers will be of objective type.

There will be no negative marking in the exam, so you must try to attempt all the questions.

For a brief idea about UGC NET Commerce paper pattern, check the table below-

 

Paper

Marks

Number of Questions

Duration

I

100

50 Questions all are compulsory

 3 Hours

II

200

100 Question all are compulsory

 

You can check the complete paper pattern for commerce through UGC NET Exam Pattern.

 

 

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UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce – Paper 1 & 2

 

After knowing the exam pattern, understanding the UGC NET Commerce Syllabus must be the priority for you.

UGC NET Syllabus for commerce is quite huge, so you will require a proper plan for preparation. For this, you must start preparing for higher weightage and important topics first. Check the following table to know such topics.

 

 

UGC NET Commerce Syllabus for Paper 1 – List of Important Topics

 

S.No.

NET Exam Syllabus for Commerce Paper 1

1

Environmental Science

2

Education

3

Computer

4

Polity

5

Important Days

6

Science

7

Teaching Aptitude

8

Research Aptitude

 

For more details, please visit – UGC NET General Aptitude Paper 1 [Preparation Tips].

 

 

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UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce Paper 2 [Important Topics]

 

Below, we have mentioned the important topics from the UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus for commerce. These topics are suggested by experts on the basis of the complete analysis of the last years’ question papers.

 

S.No.

UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce

1.

Business Environment

2.

Business Finance

3.

Business Economics

4.

Business Statistics & Research Method

5.

Business Management and Human Resource Management

6.

Marketing Management

7.

Financial Institutions and Banking

8.

Legal Aspects of Business

9.

International Business

10.

Accounting & Auditing

11.

Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning

 

Now you have the knowledge of syllabus, you should start your exam preparation with the quality study material.

 

 

Study Material for UGC NET Commerce Exam

 

It is essential to start your preparation for the exam with quality Books & Study Material for UGC NET Commerce. It can help you learn and understand the basic concepts as quickly and easily as possible.

There’s no shortcut to success but a smart approach can lead you to achieve your goal in such a short duration. We advise you to go for the quality material that fulfills all the below requirements –

 

 

 

UGC NET Commerce Previous Years Papers & Mock Tests 

 

Solving previous years' papers for UGC NET Exam is a tested mantra for the exam. If you have solved all the previous year’s questions correctly, then you might get the idea of paper pattern.

This is the best way to understand the difficulty level of the questions and experience the exam environment before the exam. Practising with previous papers helps you build your concepts stronger.

From the following table, you can download the Free PDFs of UGC NET Commerce Previous Year’s Papers with Solutions.

 

 

The previous papers not the only help you to know the difficulty level of the exam, but also analyze your weaknesses, strengths, speed, and knowledge. You can check the benefit of solving UGC NET Previous Papers here.

 

 

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What Should be Your Target Score for UGC NET Commerce?

 

Before starting up your preparations, you must ensure your target score first. Look at the previous years’ UGC NET Cut Offs for commerce and analyze them to set your goal.

In the table given below, you can check the UGC NET Commerce 2019 cut off (official).

 

Category

JRF & Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Only

Cutoff Marks Percentage

Total

Cutoff Marks Percentage

Total

UNRESERVED

62.67

270

55.33

3770

EWS

60.00

77

50.67

981

OBC(NCL)

58.67

163

50.67

2290

SC

56.00

71

48.00

991

ST

54.67

24

47.33

344

PWD-VI-UR

59.33

1

44.67

28

PWD-HI-UR

55.33

1

39.33

22

PWD-LM-UR

58.67

3

44.67

77

PWD-OD&AO-UR

45.33

4

39.33

29

PWD-VI-OB

56.00

1

41.33

19

PWD-HI-OB

46.00

1

36.00

7

PWD-LM-OB

55.33

2

41.33

65

PWD-OD&AO-OB

44.00

1

35.33

4

PWD-VI-SC

52.67

1

36.67

9

PWD-HI-SC

37.33

1

37.33

2

PWD-LM-SC

53.33

1

37.33

29

PWD-OD&AO-SC

36.00

2

36.00

2

PWD-VI-ST

44.00

1

37.33

2

PWD-HI-ST

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PWD-LM-ST

40.67

1

36.00

7

PWD-OD&AO-ST

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PWD-VI-EW

48.00

1

36.00

4

PWD-HI-EW

44.67

1

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PWD-LM-EW

50.67

1

42.00

8

PWD-OD&AO-EW

41.33

1

35.33

2

 

 

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Apart from all the above-mentioned methods, you must follow the following preparation tips –

Talk with experts to take help in UGC NET Commerce Preparation.

Have proper time management during preparations and the exam.

Cross-check your solutions with UGC NET Answer Keys.

Don’t skip revisions. Prepare quick notes for effective revisions.

Take UGC NET online test series to boost speed and accuracy. Start one month before the exam.

 

 

UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions for Commerce

 

The above blog has covered all the information about UGC NET Commerce. To help you understand this better, we have complied the NTA UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions. If you also have a query about commerce, then you must read the following questions.

 

 

Ques. 1) How to Prepare for UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) To prepare for UGC NET Commerce, you can follow the tips given below: -

​​​​​​​Know the complete detail about the exam like syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

​​​​​​​Always stay updated with the latest UGC NET Notification.

​​​​​​​Get the quality study notes and make a proper study plan.

​​​​​​​Cover high weightage topics first and then complete syllabus.

​​​​​​​Solve previous years’ question papers and mock test papers to analyze your exam preparation.

​​​​​​​Revise all the topics once a week to recall them.

 

 

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Ques. 2) Which book is best for UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) You can check reference books from the following table to start your exam preparation.

 

Book Name

Publication/Author

Trueman's UGC NET Commerce

Parveen Kataria Anshu Kataria and M. Shivani

NTA-UGC-NET: Commerce (Paper-II)

RPH Editorial Board

UGC NET/JRF/SET Commerce: Paper-II

L.N. Koli, Madan Singh

Financial Management

I M Pandey

Basic financial Accounting Text and assignment 

JR Monga

 

 

Ques. 3) Do we get job after clearing UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) Yes, you will get many career opportunities in government and private sectors both after qualifying the UGC NET Commerce exam. You can check the job options from here.

 

 

Ques. 4) Can commerce graduate give UGC NET in human resource (HR)?

Ans.) To apply for UGC NET Human Resource and Management Exam, you must have a master’s degree in it.

 

 

Ques. 5) UGC NET Commerce paper can be cleared with job?

Ans.) Yes, you can clear UGC NET Commerce with a job, but you need to follow a proper strategy to prepare for the exam. You can talk to our experts for your queries.

 

 

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Ques. 6) How many commerce students appeared for UGC NET 2019?

Ans.) NTA has not released the subject wise appeared candidates’ data. But in Dec 2019, total 79,3,813 students were appeared for UGC NET Exam (in all 81 subjects).

 

 

Ques. 7) How to revise UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) To revise the syllabus of UGC NET Commerce, first, you should highlight and make short notes while preparing for the exam. It will be easy for you to save your time and revise all the topics quickly. You should start the revision from basic concepts (take help of your quick notes) and end with solving the UGC NET Model papers and previous papers.

 

 

Ques. 8) Is coaching necessary for UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) Coaching is the most famous method to prepare for the exam. It is not necessary that you should join coaching for UGC NET. You can get the online study material for commerce and start your exam preparation.

 

 

Ques. 9) What type of questions are asked in UGC NET Commerce?

Ans.) UGC NET Commerce Paper includes questions that are direct, conceptual, comprehensive, etc. You can check the detailed analysis of Dec 2019 from the following table.

 

Types of Questions

No. of Questions (DEC - 2019)

Direct/Conceptual Questions

42

Match the following

10

Statements/Definitions Based

2

Comprehensive Based

10

Assertion and Reasoning Based

6

Chronological Order

6

Multiple Correct Options Based

24

 

 

Ques. 10) Is UGC NET Commerce examinee eligible for PhD in commerce?

Ans.) Yes, UGC NET Commerce students are eligible to apply for the PhD course after qualifying the exam.

 

 

Ques. 11) What is UGC NET Commerce paper structure?

Ans.)  UGC NET Commerce paper pattern is similar to all other subjects. You can check the UGC NET Exam Pattern for commerce from here.

 

 

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Hope the information and tips given above would be helpful for you to prepare well for UGC NET Commerce Exam. You can share this article with your friends who are also preparing for it.

If you have any queries regarding this exam or require any assistance from us, please feel free to ask with the comments’ section given below.

If you want to give an extra edge to your preparation for UGC NET Commerce then download the Eduncle App, where you can get answers to all your doubts from a pan-India community of students and experts.

 

Thank You!!

 

 

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  • Shivam sharma
    My graduation percentage matter for this exam
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  • Rasika Bandekar
    I am a BCOM pass out am i eligible to appear in this examination?
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  • Rachna Chaudhary
    Plz tell me the syllabus of commerce 2018
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    I am pursuing in the last semester of MBA, can i give the exam of UGC NET?
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  • Mohit Seksaria
    I am a ICWA (cost accountant) pass out with more than 55%,am i eligible to appear in this examination?
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  • Nighat Ansari
    Which book best for preparation of UGC net commerce ?
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