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March 1, 2019 • 11:45 am

UGC NET Commerce 2019 Syllabus, Books, Question Papers & Experts Tips







Greetings Aspirants!!


Are you a commerce post-graduate who is eager to proceed his/her career further in this field? If yes, then the National Eligibility Test is the perfect gateway for you. The exam is conducted for two motives – one is to provide Research Opportunities to the willing & talented candidates and another is to proffer them the outstanding career options in the field of Lectureship.


Commerce Post-Graduates usually opt the UGC NET Commerce Subject to pursue their career either as Junior Research Fellows or Commerce Professors or both.


Those who qualify the JRF Exam can take advantage of many wonderful Scholarships & Fellowships offered by UGC to financially smoothen their career journey.


Here in this blog, we present you the best ways to achieve success in UGC NET Commerce Exam. Let’s start reading the blog!



Why Choose UGC NET Commerce? List of Career Scopes! 

 UGC NET Commerce Eligibility - Age & Educational Criteria! 

 Tips to Crack UGC NET Commerce | How to Score 100% Marks? 

 What Should be Your Target Score for UGC NET Commerce? 

 UGC NET Commerce Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme 

 UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce – Download Paper 1, 2 PDF  

 Books to Prefer for UGC NET Commerce Exam [Free & Paid] 

 Free Sets of UGC NET Commerce Previous Years Papers & Mock Tests



Study Smart & Be an Achiever! Free Download the UGC NET Sample Study Material and Prepare Well for the Exam.



Why Choose UGC NET Commerce? List of Career Scopes!


With an increasing trend of research & lectureship career, students are most likely to go for the NET Exam. Not just the Research or Professorship seekers, but those who wish to secure their future in well-paid jobs offered by prestigious organizations, also go for UGC NET Exam.


To keep you all aware of the amazing career scope after qualifying UGC NET Exam, we have provided the list of worthwhile job options below!


Become a Researcher in the Commerce Field. Join Institutes like – ISBR, AIITC, IICT etc.

 Join PSUs like – Power Grid, IOCL, BHEL, NTPC etc.

 Grab a Doctorate Degree in Commerce

 Get Hired as a Professor in any of the UGC Approved Universities

 Become an Entrepreneur and Start Your Own Business

 Develop Expertise in Commerce by Qualifying UGC NET

 Go for the Government Jobs (Search at UGC NET Job Portal)



Crack UGC NET & Accomplish Your Dreams. Get 100% Success in Exam with the help of UGC NET Study Material & Question Papers designed by Experts. Download for FREE!



Lots of career options are waiting for you! Then, why not to go for UGC NET? Let’s check out whether you can appear in the exam or not!



UGC NET Commerce Eligibility - Age & Educational Criteria!


Have you set your mind to appear in the exam? If yes, then you must surely check out the UGC NET Eligibility criteria to confirm whether you’re applicable for the exam or not.


If not! You must achieve the previous milestones first, then plan for the next ones.


Let’s check out the major factors of NET Eligibility that decide whether a candidate may appear in the exam or not.



Educational Qualification


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


2. The candidates’ percentage in PG should be more than 55% for General Category & 50% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD/Transgenders.


Age Limit


1. For JRF – 30 Years for General Category & Up to 5 Years of Age Relaxation in Other Categories.


2. For Lectureship – No Upper Age Limit.


If you fulfill all the above criteria, you can apply for the NTA NET Exam.



Tips to Crack UGC NET Commerce | How to Score 100% Marks?


Right from the moment, a candidate plans to appear in UGC NET, he/she seeks for the perfect study plan to grab higher marks in the exam. Eduncle helps the NET Commerce aspirants to find out all their required study stuff & Experts’ assistance at one place.


By following the below-suggested tips, you can be a winner in the NTA NET Exam. Let’s start covering these goals one by one.





What Should be Your Target Score for UGC NET Commerce?


Before starting up your preparations, you must ensure your target score first. Target score is the border which you need to cross in the exam to get success. Look on the previous years’ UGC NET Cut Offs for Commerce and analyze what target score you should keep for yourself.


The cutoff is not the only factor you should consider while setting up a target score, you must also analyze your weaknesses, strengths, speed, and knowledge while making this crucial decision.


Here we are providing UGC NET Dec 2018 Cut off (Official). Hope this would help you in deciding your target score.


Subject (Code) Category JRF & Lect. Both Lectureship Exam
Cut Off Total Cut Off Total
Commerce (008) Unreserved 62.00 287 54.67 2991
Commerce (008) OBC 58.00 119 49.33 1832
Commerce (008) SC 54.67 22 47.33 678
Commerce (008) ST 54.00 22 46.00 283
Commerce (008) PWD VI 54.67 3 42.67 46
Commerce (008) PWD HI 45.33 3 36.00 27
Commerce (008) PWD LM 55.33 3 47.33 55
Commerce (008) PWD OD & AO 45.33 3 36.00 14



Download UGC NET Cutoff PDF of Last 5 Exams and analyze which score you should target for UGC NET Commerce.



UGC NET Commerce Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme


UGC NET Exam is conducted in two papers – Paper 1 & 2. Paper 1 remains common for all subjects and consists questions from Research, Teaching & General Aptitude.


On the other hand, Paper 2 will consist questions from only Commerce subject. You may expect your PG Course-related questions in the exam.


For a brief idea about UGC NET Exam Pattern, please check below-


Paper Marks Number of Questions Duration
I 100 50 Questions all are Compulsory

 3 Hours

II 200 100 Question all are Compulsory



Important Note - From June 2019, Paper 1 & Paper 2 will be conducted in a single three hour duration.


All the two papers will be of objective type and there will be no negative marking in the UGC NET Exam, so you must try to attempt all the questions in the exam.


As mentioned above, there are separate time limits for each section. You can divide the questions into two categories – Less Time Consuming & Long Time Consuming.


Attempt the less time taking questions at first & then spend your time on the remaining ones.



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UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce – Download Paper 1 & 2 PDF


Reviewing the entire UGC NET Commerce Syllabus must be the priority task of your exam preparation’s to-do-list.


There is a huge UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce. You might get confused about which topic to choose at first and which at last! For easing out your ways, we have come up with the list of Important Topics from UGC NET Commerce Syllabus PDF. Let’s have a look at the table given below –



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 Hacks].



UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce Paper 2 [Important Topics]


Below we have mentioned some important topics from the UGC NET Syllabus. The prescribed topics are suggested by our experts based on the complete analysis of the last few years’ question papers.


S.No. UGC NET Syllabus for Commerce
1. Business Environment
2. Financial & Management Accounting
3. Business Economics
4. Business Statistics & Data Processing
5. Business Management
6. Marketing Management
7. Financial Management
8. Human Resource Management
9. Banking & Financial Institution
10. International Business
11. Accounting & Finance
12. Marketing



Important note- Though the UGC NET Syllabus has been updated up to 40% to 50% by the officials. The list of important topics may vary from the current one. Our experts will shortly replace the important topics as per requirement.

Stay tuned with us to get the updated list of important topics.



Free Download UGC NET Syllabus PDF for Commerce



Books to Prefer for UGC NET Commerce Exam [Free & Paid]


Make sure you have quality Books & Notes for UGC NET Commerce before you kick-start your exam preparations.


To direct your goals to the right path, it is essential that you take help from the UGC NET Books, Study Material & Coaching. Without these, you won’t be able to achieve success.


UGC NET 2019 Exam is approaching fast! In such situation, you might be looking for quality books & study material that can help you in learning the basic concepts as quickly as possible.


Well, there’s no shortcut to success but a smart approach can lead you to achieve success in such fleeting time as well. Being the Experts of such well-established NET Online Coaching - Eduncle, we advise you to go for the quality material that fulfills all the below requirements –


Covers the Complete Syllabus


 Designed in an Easy to Understand Format


 Consists the Unit Wise or Chapter Wise Sample Questions


 Sets of Previous Years Papers with Solutions


 Expert Support for Your Query Resolutions


If you see the NET Commerce Study Material fulfilling all the above qualities you must grab them without wasting much time.



Tip - For revision purpose, you may take help from the Expert’s Designed Sample Notes of UGC NET Commerce for free at Eduncle! Click Here to Download PDF!



Free Sets of UGC NET Commerce Previous Years Papers & Mock Tests


Solving Last 5 Exam's Papers for UGC NET Commerce is the sure-shot success mantra for the exam. If you have solved all the previous year’s questions correctly, then you don’t need to get afraid of anything.


This is the best way to feel the difficulty level of the questions and experience the exam environment prior to the exam. By doing this, you can prepare yourself stronger and wiser.


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




Click to Download UGC NET Commerce Mock Test Papers for Free



Apart from all the above tips, you must also follow these –


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


 Have a proper time management during preparations and the exam itself.


 Cross-check your solutions with UGC NET Answer Keys.


 Talk with Experts to take help in UGC NET Commerce Preparation. (Toll Free Number - 18001201021)


 Take UGC NET Online Test Series to boost up speed and accuracy. Start one month before the exam.



 “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet - Bobby Unser”


UGC NET is the perfect opportunity for you to design your career worthwhile. Utilize this one and start your preparations now!


If you need any assistance from us, please feel free to get in touch with the comments’ section given below. Hope our tips would be helpful to you in preparing well for UGC NET Commerce Exam.


Please let us know your feedback regarding the above post.



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  • Akshay
    i am a qualified Company Secretary. Am i eligible for appearing NET Examination??
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Akshay,   Greetings from Eduncle!   If you've a valid PG Degree in any of the related subjects of UGC NET, then you can be eligible. Check out detailed UGC NET Eligibility here.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Shama Sulthana
    Thank u
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Saniya,   You're most welcome. You can visit Eduncle for more such updates. Kindly stay tuned with us.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Nighat Ansari
    Which book best for preparation of UGC net commerce ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Nighat,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You can get the Eduncle Study Material for UGC NET Commerce. In the single package, you'd be able to get the unit wise explained theory of each topic, experts designed notes, practice tests and solve previous years papers. And if you want to take a demo of the study material, you can download the sample material of UGC NET Commerce worth Rs. 500/- for FREE. Click here to download free PDF!   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Hiranmayi
    plz update the study material links
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Hiranmayi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You can click here to download the UGC NET Commerce Free Stuff Stuff. If you need more guidance for the same, our team will guide you and assist you for the study material.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Ashika Nusri
    Thank you so much Eduncle Team
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ashika,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Nagma,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Hi nagma.. one quick question..are u from kolkata???
  • 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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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Mohit,   Greetings from Eduncle!   To appear in UGC NET Exam, you must have a post-graduation degree with 55% marks. If you have a valid degree in commerce, then you can appear in UGC NET Commerce exam.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Shivam Sharma
    My graduation percentage matter for this exam
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shivam,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Only your post-graduation subject and percentage would matter for this exam.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Rasika Bandekar
    I am a BCOM pass out am i eligible to appear in this examination?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Rasika,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No, you're not eligible. To appear in UGC NET, one must have a PG degree.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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