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UGC NET Electronic Science 2020 Syllabus, Books, Tips & Career Scopes

UGC NET Electronic Science Exam

Every year, approx. 1.5 lakh candidates appear for UGC NET Electronic Science exam out of 9-10 Lakh total aspirants. The number of electronic sciences appearing aspirants is really a huge one out of 81 subjects.


Electronics Science is the branch which includes Science, Engineering & Technology and everything which deals with electrical circuits involving active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes and integrated circuits.


Having a post-graduation in electronic science or any related subject unlocks the opportunity to become a lecturer in India’s most prominent institutes by qualifying UGC NET.


So, if you’re having a keen interest in Electronic Sciences, you can go for the UGC NET Exam after completing your postgraduation.


Checkout the details that we have covered in this blog - 


Career Scopes in Electronics Science

NTA UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

UGC NET Electronic Sciences 2020 – Exam Pattern & Marking Schemes

UGC NET Syllabus for Electronics Sciences 2020

UGC NET Preparation Books for Electronics, Study Material & Free Notes

Expected Cut-Off and Set Your Target Score

UGC NET Electronic Science Sample Questions



 Download Free UGC NET 2020 Model Papers & Solutions



Career Options after UGC NET Electronics


Not just the lectureship, but you can avail many more worthwhile career options after qualifying the UGC NET Exam.


Let’s check out the list of top career options that you will get after qualifying the UGC NET Electronic Sciences.


Lecturer and Assistant Professor in UGC Approved Universities

Researcher/Scientists/Application Specialist

Electronics Project Manager

Electronics Service Maintenance Engineer

Become a Production Specialist

Become an Analyst

Get a Doctorate Degree in Electronic Sciences

Get a Job in PSUs such as IOCL, BHEL, HPCL, NTPC etc.

Become a Writer or Editor of Electronics Science’s Books

Become a Trainer to Electronics Science Students



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NTA UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria!


If you plan to apply for UGC NET exam, the essential thing which you must check before applying for the exam is the UGC NET Eligibility Criteria. Below you can check the basic eligibility criteria for the exam i.e. education qualification and age norms.



UGC NET Electronics Eligibility for 2020 Exam


To sort out the suitable candidates based on their age limits, educational qualifications and other criteria, NTA has decided some guidelines for the exam.


Education Qualifications


Categories Educational Qualification
General 55% Aggregate Marks in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree
OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender 50% in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree
Ph.D. Degree (Completed Degree before 19th Sep 1993) 5% Relaxation in Aggregate Marks



According to the guidelines candidates, who are in the qualifying year of post-graduation or equivalent degree can also appear for the NTA UGC NET Exam.



Age Criteria


Categories Age Criteria
General 30 Years
OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Female/Transgender Candidates 35 Years (5 Year’s Relaxation)



For Assistant Professor – Any age group candidates can apply for UGC NET Electronics Science Exam. There is no age restriction.



Related Subjects to UGC NET Electronics Science


Is your post-graduation subject related to Electronic science or not? Check the list of subjects related to electronic science before applying for UGC NET Electronics Science Exam.


Digital Electronics

Analogue Electronics


Circuit Design

Integrated Circuits

Power Electronics


Semiconductor Devices

Embedded systems



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UGC NET Electronics 2020 | Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Study Material


Before starting the exam preparation, grab all the details related to exam such as syllabus, exam pattern, Study Material, etc.  Here you can get the complete information.



UGC NET Electronic Sciences 2020 – Exam Pattern & Marking Schemes


To prepare well for the exam, the next step is getting the complete knowledge related to the exam pattern.


There are two papers in UGC NET i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2.


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 - In 2020, Paper 1 & Paper 2 will be conducted in a single three hour duration.


Paper 1 is same for all subjects and consists total of 50 compulsory questions of General Aptitude Test.

Whereas Paper 2 consists total of 100 compulsory questions of Electronics Science subject.

Both papers have objective type questions. There is no minus marking on any wrong answer in both papers.



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UGC NET Syllabus for Electronics Sciences 2020


The NTA UGC NET Syllabus of Electronic Sciences is huge, and it’s not an easy task to cover the whole syllabus. To make it easy for you, we have come up with the list of important topics of Electronics according to their marking weightage in the previous years’ papers.


Important Topics of UGC NET Paper - I


S.No. Important Topics
1 Teaching Aptitude
2 Research Aptitude
3 Reasoning
4 Important Days
5 Science & Environment
6 Computer
7 Education
8 Governance, Polity and Administration



Important Topics of UGC NET Paper - II


S.No. Important Topics
1 Electronic Transport in semiconductor
2 Superposition
3 Rectifiers
4 Logic families
5 Architecture of 8085 and 8086 Microprocessors
6 Introduction of High – level Programming Language
7 Maxwell’s equations
8 Basic principles of amplitude
9 Characteristics of solid state power devices
10 Optical sources
11 Transduces
12 Measuring Equipment
13 Analytical Instruments
14 Open – loop and close-loop control system



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UGC NET Preparation Books for Electronics, Study Material & Free Notes


The third step of preparation after getting the details related to syllabus and exam pattern will be to acquire the best UGC NET Electronics Science Study Material to direct your preparation in the right way.


To make sure that you do not leave a single chance to grab success. Here at this place, you can find out the Free PDFs of Last 5 UGC NET Question Papers with Solutions with some of the standard books for UGC-NET Electronic Science.


1. Electronics Science for NET by Prof. Dr. S.L Kakani. K.C Bhandari


2. UGC NET Electronics by JP Pradhan, DP Pradhan, Aakash Shukla


3. Network Analysis - Van Valkenburg


4. Network and Systems - D. Roy Choudhary


5. Integrated Electronics - Jacob Millman & C. Halkias; Millman & Grabe, Brainstorm Achievers coaching class notes


6. Integrated Circuits - K R Botkar


7. Digital Logic & Computer Design - Moris Mano


8. Control System Engg. - Nagrath & Gopal


9. The principle of Communication System - Taub & Schilling



Expected Cut-Off and Set Your Target Score


Before starting the preparation, you must first set a targeted score. To do this you need to get a fair idea about the minimum UGC NET Cutoff marks in both papers.


By analyzing the previous years’ cut off for UGC NET Electronics Sciences, we have come up here with the expected cut-off which helps you to set your goal.


You must aim to score more than 70 Marks as the expected cutoff of Electronics Science will remain between 65 to 67 as per the UGC NET experts.



Want to polish your skills more? Download Free UGC NET Electronic Science Question Papers with Solutions.



UGC NET Electronic Science Sample Questions



Ques 1 - For a JFET IDSS = 8 mA and peak voltage Vp = –8V, what will be the drain current for gate to source voltage of –2V?

(A) 4.5 mA

(B) 8 mA

(C) 16 mA

(D) 12 mA


Ques 2 - Which of the following chip is used in 8085 microprocessor 3-chip configuration?


(A) IC 8255

(B) IC 8155

(C) IC 8251

(D) IC 8257


Ques 3 - Consider the following four transistors

  1. CE mode
  2. CC mode
  4. FET

The correct order in which, the input impedance increases is

(A) 1, 2, 4, 3

(B) 1, 2, 3, 4

(C) 1, 3, 2, 4

(D) 4, 3, 2, 1


Ques 4 - A digital multiplexer is a/an


(A) Combinational circuit

(B) Sequential

(C) Amplifier

(D) Memory device


Ques 5 - Avalanche photodiodes are preferred over PIN diodes in optical communication systems because of


(A) Speed of operation

(B) Higher sensitivity

(C) Larger bandwidth

(D) Larger power handling capacity


Ques 6 - Which of the following oscillator make use of both positive and negative feedback?


(A) Hartley oscillator

(B) Colpit’s oscillator

(C) Phase shift oscillator

(D) Wein-Bridge oscillator


Ques 7 - In LED, light is emitted, because


(A) Diode emits light when gets heated.

(B) Recombination of charge carrier takes place.

(C) Light is made to reflect due to lens action.

(D) LED amplifies the light falling on it.


Ques 8 - One of the reasons why vacuum tubes eventually fail at microwave frequencies is that their


(A) Noise figure increases

(B) Transit-time becomes too short

(C) Shunt capacitive reactance becomes too large

(D) Series inductive reactance become too small


Ques 9 - gif, jpg, bmp, png are used as extensions for files which store


(A) Audio data

(B) Image data

(C) Video data

(D) Text data


Ques 10 - Which of the following institutions are empowered to confer or grant degrees under the UGC Act, 1956?


1. A university established by an Act of Parliament.

2. A university established by an Act of Legislature.

3. A university / institution established by a linguistic minority.

4. An institution which is a deemed to be university.


Select the correct answers from the codes given below:


(A) 1 and 2

(B) 1, 2 and 3

(C) 1, 2 and 4

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Ques 11 - What is the average annual growth rate of CO2 emission in power sector?


(A) ~12.57%

(B) ~16.87%

(C) ~30.81%

(D) ~50.25%


Ques 13 - Which sector has recorded maximum growth in CO2 emission during 2005 to 2009?


(A) Power

(B) Industry

(C) Commercial

(D) Agriculture


Ques 14 - The first virtual university of India came up in -


(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Tamil Nadu


Ques 15 - Which one of the following is not an argument?


(A) Devadutt does not eat in the day so he must be eating at night.

(B) If Devadutt is growing fat and if he does not eat during the day, he will be eating at night.

(C) Devadutt eats in the night so he does not eat during the day.

(D) Since Devadutt does not eat in the day, he must be eating in the night.




In this article, we have tried to mention all the details related to the UGC NET Electronic Science. We hope that the information which we provided will play an important role in your success in National Eligibility Test 2020.


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