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UGC NET Electronic Science 2022 Syllabus, Books & Papers

UGC NET Electronic Science

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Electronic Science is the branch that deals with electrical circuits and active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes, and integrated circuits.

Every year, approx. 1.5 lakh candidates appear for UGC NET Electronic Science for the profile of lecturer or researcher in India’s most prominent institutes.

So, if you wish to pursue your career in these fields then you must be aware of details such as eligibility criteria, pattern, syllabus, career scope for UGC NET Electronic Science.

Check out this blog for all these details -

Career Scopes in Electronic Science

NTA UGC NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

UGC NET Electronic Science Preparation Guide

UGC NET Electronic Science Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

UGC NET Syllabus for Electronics Science 2022

Books, Study Material & Notes for Electronic Science

Cut-Off for UGC NET Electronic Science Exam

UGC NET Electronic Science Sample Questions

UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions



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Career Scopes in Electronic Science


The career opportunities for UGC NET Electronic Science qualified candidates are wide.

There are several other opportunities to choose from besides lectureship and researcher. Below is the list of top career options you get after qualifying for the UGC NET Electronic Science Exam.

Lecturer and Assistant Professor in UGC Approved Universities

Researcher/Scientists/Application Specialist

Electronics Project Manager

Electronics Service Maintenance Engineer

Production Specialist


Doctorate Degree in Electronic Sciences

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

Writer or Editor of Electronics Science’s Books

Trainer to Electronic Science Students



NTA UGC NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria 


Now that you have a fair idea about the career scopes for qualified candidates, you can start your preparation by checking the UGC NET Eligibility Criteria of the exam first.

Below you can find the basic eligibility criteria for the UGC NET Electronic Science exam i.e. education qualification and age norms. 



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Education Qualifications



Educational Qualification


55% Aggregate Marks in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree


50% in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree

Ph.D. Degree (Completed Degree before 19th Sep 1993)

5% Relaxation in Aggregate Marks


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


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Age Limit Criteria



Age Criteria


31 Years

OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Female/Transgender Candidates

36 Years (5 Year’s Relaxation)


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

For Junior research fellowship (JRF): The candidate should be 31 years of age or below to be eligible for UGC NET JRF.



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Subjects Related to UGC NET Electronic Science


If you have a master’s in subjects that are related to Electronic science, then also you can apply for the UGC NET exam. Refer to the following list of subjects that are relevant for UGC NET Electronic Sciences subjects:

Digital Electronics

Analogue Electronics


Circuit Design

Integrated Circuits

Power Electronics


Semiconductor Devices

Embedded systems

If you fulfill the above eligibility criteria you can kickstart the exam preparation by checking the Pattern and Syllabus.



UGC NET Electronics 2022 Preparation Guide 


Before starting the exam preparation, you should know about the exam pattern, syllabus, study material, etc. Below you can get the complete information regarding this.



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UGC NET Electronic Science 2022– Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme


UGC NET exam consists of 2 papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2.

In 2022, UGC NET Paper 1 & Paper 2 will be conducted in a single 3-hour duration.

Paper 1 is common for all subjects and consists of 50 compulsory questions, related to the General Aptitude Test. Whereas, Paper 2 consists of 100 compulsory questions, related to Electronic Science subject.

Both papers have objective-type questions (MCQ). There is no negative marking for any wrong answer in both papers.

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




Number of Questions




50 questions all are compulsory

 3 Hours



100 questions all are compulsory



UGC NET Syllabus for Electronics Science 2022


The NTA UGC NET Syllabus for Electronic Science can be a little difficult to cover, hence you should have a proper study plan and strategy for it. To make it easy for you, we have a list of important topics for Paper 1 & 2, as per their marking weightage in the previous years’ exams.



Important Topics of UGC NET Paper - I



Important Topics


Teaching Aptitude


Research Aptitude




Important Days


Science & Environment






Governance, Polity, and Administration



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Important Topics of UGC NET Electronic Science Paper-II



Electronic Science Important Topics


Electronic Transport in semiconductor






Logic families


Architecture of 8085 and 8086 Microprocessors


Introduction of High – level Programming Language


Maxwell’s equations


Basic principles of amplitude


Characteristics of solid-state power devices


Optical Sources




Measuring Equipment


Analytical Instruments


Open-loop and Close-loop control system

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UGC NET Preparation Books for Electronics, Study Material & Notes


The third step of preparation, after syllabus and exam pattern, is to get the best UGC NET Electronic Science Study Material. It will help you direct your study plan in the right way.

Good quality study material is very important for UGC NET preparation & score well in the exam. Eduncle provides the complete UGC NET Study Material to prepare for the 2022 Exam that will help you to boost your preparation for a better result.



To strengthen-up your preparation you can refer to some standard books for UGC NET Electronic Science. Such as:




Electronic Science for NET

Dr. S.L Kakani. K.C Bhandari

UGC NET Electronics

JP Pradhan, DP Pradhan, Aakash Shukla

Network Analysis

Van Valkenburg

Network and Systems

D. Roy Choudhary

Integrated Electronics

Jacob Millman & C. Halkias


Further, to make sure that you do not leave a single chance for success we provide you free PDFs of the last 5 UGC NET Question Papers with solutions.



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Expected Cut Off for UGC NET Electronic Science Exam


Before starting the preparation, you must first set a targeted score. For this, you will require a fair idea about the minimum UGC NET Cut Off marks of both papers.

Here we have mentioned cut-off of previous year for the UGC NET Electronic Science exam to get you an idea of the minimum score you need to qualify the exam:



JRF & Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Only

Cut-off Marks Percentage

Cut-off Marks Percentage


















Remember, these are the expected cut-off marks and could vary according to the official announcement.



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 becomes 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) Devadatta does not eat in the day so he must be eating at night.

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

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

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




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Frequently Asked Questions for Electronic Science


To help you understand the UGC NET Electronic Science exam in a better way, we have compiled the common queries of students in this section. You can also refer to the NTA UGC NET Frequently asked questions for any information about UGC NET.



Q1. Is electronic science one of the subjects of UGC NET?

Ans.  Yes, Electronic Science is one of the subjects you can opt for in the UGC NET Exam. Also, you can apply for this exam if you have a master’s degree in subjects related to Electronic science.



Q2. How to get a job after qualifying for UGC NET Electronic science?

Ans. Various Government universities and reputed institutes offer jobs to UGC NET, qualified candidates. To make job search easy, UGC has launched its own official job portal. Candidates can apply through this job portal. You can check all the latest job vacancies through UGC NET Recruitment



Q3. How to crack UGC NET Electronic science?

Ans. You should have a stronghold on all the important topics of Paper 1 & Paper 2. Solve previous years’ question papers (at least last 5 years) and try to give as many UGC NET Mock Test Papers as you can. Finally, revising thoroughly what you have learned will help you in successfully clearing the exam.



Q4. How many papers for the UGC NET exam for electronic science?

Ans. UGC NET Electronic Science exam has 2 papers. General Paper 1 is common for all subjects and Paper 2 is subject related i.e. electronic science.



Q5. How to prepare for UGC NET Electronic science?

Ans. To prepare for UGC NET electronic science you should have a complete idea of the syllabus and important topics. Then plan your studies in a way that you can cover all the topics in the proper time. Suggestion: refer to the study material that is created by exam experts.



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Q6. Who can apply for UGC NET Electronic science?

Ans. All those candidates who have completed their master’s degree in Electronic science or relevant subjects with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks can apply for the UGC NET exam.



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 2022.

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Showing 4 comments out of 8
  • Krish gulati

    Hello . Sir I am doing MSc in electronics .Can I apply for UGC net in physical science?


    Hello Krish,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of CSIR NET Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Kevin paul j a

    Sir I'm currently doing my MTECH BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.which paper I can choose UGC NET ?


    Hello Kevin,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You should appear in CSIR NET Chemical science or life science after completing mtech biomedical engineering.
    Thank You!!

  • Saikumar

    if i applied for J.R.F then i got only qualifying marks for Assistant Professor then am i eligible for Assistant Professor


    Hello Saikumar,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible for assistant professor only if you have applied for JRF and assistant professor post.
    Thank You!!

  • Sameer

    i am pursuing M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering( manufacturing science and engineering branch ) so which subject shall i choose for writing UGC-NET exam?


    Hello Sameer,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are eligible to apply for UGC NET Electronic Science subject. Kindly go through the complete UGC NET Eligibility Criteria for detailed information.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!


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