CBSE UGC NET Jan 2017 Exam Reviews, Cutoffs and Expert Strategies!




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Dear Aspirants!


CBSE UGC NET Exam was successfully conducted on Sunday, 22nd January 2017. A Large number of candidates appeared in the exam that was conducted at 90 Exam Centers across India.


Those who have appeared in the Exam and those who are preparing for the next session must be curious to know about the CBSE UGC NET Jan 2017 Exam Reviews.


To provide you a fair idea about the difficulty level of the exam and students’ feedback over it, Eduncle has come up with the CBSE UGC NET Exam Reviews and Analysis.


Kindly read the complete blog to stay updated with the Expected UGC NET Cutoff Marks, Questions Toughness and Overall Exam Reviews.



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Ques 1: How was the CBSE UGC NET Exam January 2017? How would you rate the difficulty level of the Questions?



Answer: As per the Feedback from the NET Aspirants, we have received mixed reviews this time.



Majority of the aspirants rated the NET Exam easier in comparison to July 2016 Exam. They said that Paper-1 was the easiest and scoring amongst all the three papers and the difficulty level increased from Paper-1 to Paper-3.


Whereas a few aspirants rated UGC NET Jan 2017 exam as tougher, in comparison to the previous years’ papers.


They shared that all the Papers had a raised difficulty level this year. Even UGC NET General Aptitude QA and Reasoning questions were found to be very difficult to solve for the Arts and Sanskrit aspirants.



Looking at the overall feedback received, we can say that the Paper-II and Paper-III were tough if compared with the last years’ papers.



Download the PDFs for UGC NET Previous Years Papers and Compare the Questions!





Ques 2: Which type of questions were there in all the 3 papers of UGC NET Exam?





1. Paper 1 had the questions based on –



Logical Reasoning & Interpersonal Communication

Research & Teaching Aptitude

Environmental Science



General Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude



Along with these, there was a Reading Comprehension of 10 Marks from English Section that was found to be very scoring by the aspirants.



2. In Paper 2 and 3 the subject wise questions had moderate difficulty level.


Major Part of the UGC NET Paper 2 and Paper 3 was covered by the UGC NET Syllabus and Important Topics that Eduncle Experts had shared in their blogs previously.




Ques 3: Which questions you attempted first?


Answer: As there was no negative marking in the paper, the candidates could attempt the paper peacefully and covered all the questions as well.




Ques 4: Which topics came with the highest marks weightage?




1. I’ve appeared for the UGC NET HR Management Exam and found the following topics with more repetition frequency in the question paper –



Labor Welfare

Labor Legislation

Indian Constitution

Demand and Supply of Labors

Human Resource Development

Total Quality Management



2. While appearing for the UGC NET Computer Science Exam, I found that the questions that were covering higher marks weightage in Paper-2 were from the topics like –



In Database – Normalization

Data Structure – Arrays

Theory of Computation – Context Free Grammar

Artificial Intelligence – Fuzzy Systems

Software Engineering – COCOMO Model





Ques 5: What can be the Expected cutoffs for UGC NET Jan 2017 Exam?



We met few candidates who has appeared for the HR, management and Computer Science NET Exam respectively. to HR Management and Computer Science Fields, they have shared the expected cutoffs for these two subjects with us. The Eduncle Experts predicted the rest of cutoffs!


S. No. Subject Name (Subject Code) Expected Cutoffs
From To
1. HR Management (55) 64.58 67.89
2. Computer Science (87) 62.00 65.00
3. Political Science (02) 63.90 66.78
4. Commerce (08) 63.89 65.95
5. Education (09) 68.45 71.56
6. Management (17) 64.56 67.19
7. English (30) 66.57 70.12
8. Library and Information Services (59) 63.23 66.89


For more information, please visit – UGC NET Jan 2017 Cutoff Marks!





Ques 6: Which Strategy helped you in remembering the topics that you studied during the Exam Preparation?


Answer: I followed the instructions suggested by the Experts in the UGC NET Vital Last Minute Tips Blog. These preparation tips really helped me a lot in revising all the topics during the exam rush hours.




[Suggestion] Read the Perfect Study Plans and Preparation Tips to Accomplish your Preparation Successfully!


10 Tips to Crack the UGC NET Exam

How to Study for UGC NET Exam?




Ques 6: Would you like to share your Preparation Strategies with UGC NET Aspirants to help them in preparing well for the Exam?



Answer: I would like to share one of my favorite study approach with all the aspirants. This strategy provided me an inner satisfaction of preparing well and covering the entire syllabus for the exam.



Go through the UGC NET Exam Pattern, Note Down the Important Topics and then Plan up your Goals as per the requirements.



Perform revision after covering each topic and unit as well.



Take help of UGC NET Online Coaching or Study Material to get the Expert Guidance.



Must Solve the UGC NET Mock Tests and Take Online Test Series to Boost up your Preparation. [This is the sure-shot mantra to achieve success!]



Do visual learning more and avoid cramming. [Join UGC NET Online Coaching to Notch Up Top Scores!]



That’s all! 




Above, we have covered all the queries that any UGC NET aspirant would like to know about. If you want to share your own reviews with us, please post them in the comment section below.


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    • Eduncle Team

      Thanks, for the kind words and appreciation, Shafeeq!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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