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August 12, 2019 • 9:54 am

UGC NET Political Science 2019 Syllabus, Question Paper, Books & Notes



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Hello there, Aspirants!!


UGC NET Exam is an outstanding gateway for those who seek to pursue Research/Lectureship from the most reputed colleges and universities in the country. For those who have chosen Political Science as their discipline, UGC NET Political Science Exam will be the ultimate opportunity to actualize their dreams.


For appearing in UGC NET Exam, you need a Post-Graduation Degree in the discipline you want to give your exam. Most of the aspirants are unaware of all the vital information about UGC NET. This lack of Awareness can cause serious damage to their dream. Don’t worry, as we have prepared this excellent blog to help you get the crucial details to crack this exam.


For those who have already set their goals, are only a click away from their desired information for UGC NET Political Science Exam. Go on!



What is UGC NET Exam? Career Scope in Political Science! 

 UGC NET Political Science Eligibility Criteria I A Must Read! 

 UGC NET Exam Pattern for Political Science [Updated Information] 

 UGC NET Political Science Syllabus & Important Topics for Paper 2  

 UGC NET Political Science Books, Study Material & Free Notes 

 How to Crack UGC NET Political Science Exam? Get the Success Mantras!

 Set your Target with UGC NET Cut Off Marks!!





What is UGC NET Exam? Career Scope in Political Science


The National Testing Agency conducts UGC NET Exam twice a year for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellows.


Through this exam, the most deserving candidates get the chance to pursue their career in two of the most exciting and fascinating jobs in the country.  Let’s look what’s hidden beyond the high walls of NET qualification.




Career Scope of UGC NET Political Science


Achieving the UGC NET Certificate is a sure-shot pass for you to take entry as a Researcher or Lecturer in India’s Most Prestigious Universities. See how can you be benefited with these two job positions -



1. Assistant Professor/Lecturer through UGC NET:


If teaching Political Science to College Level Students, sounds good to you, then UGC NET Political Science is just perfect for you! This is the job that is quite famous for its lucrative salary & perfect shift timings.


Appear in the exam & turn your career into an honorable one.


Scope - Though this exam, you can be a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the various Govt as well as Private Colleges and Universities approved by UGC.



2. Junior Research Fellow (JRF) through UGC NET:


Many aspirants are dedicated to their subject and have the desire to work in the field of Research. Through UGC NET JRF Exam, you can achieve the position of Junior Research Fellow that avail you the monthly stipend of worth INR 31,000 per month for your research work.


Sounds fascinating! Right? If you have set your goal to crack this exam, then you must know the exact syllabus, exam pattern and preparation tips for UGC NET Exam.



UGC NET Political Science Dec 2019 | Eligibility, Syllabus & Exam Pattern


Headstart by grabbing all the vital instructions to crack this exam...!!


There is nothing in the world like “Overnight Success”. Behind every success, there is lots of dedication and research.  To plan a victory, you need lots of research and research takes time.


Save your precious time by using the information given below and plan for your success!!




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UGC NET Political Science Eligibility Criteria | A Must Read


If you are aiming for UGC NET Exam, getting all the information about UGC NET Eligibility Criteria is a must.

You can get all the vital points regarding the eligibility factors such as Age Limit, Educational Qualification etc. in the section given below:



Age Limit:


The following table regarding the age limit is applicable only for the post of Junior Research Fellowship.

 There is no Upper Age Limit for the post of Assistant Professor.


Categories Upper Age Limit Criteria
General (UR) Aspirants Not more than 30 Years (For JRF only)
OBC/ST/SC/PWD/Transgenders Aspirants 30 Years + 5 Years’ Relaxation
L.L.M. Degree Holders 30 years + 3 Years’ Relaxation



 Educational Qualifications:

  The Educational Qualifications given below are mandatory for all the candidates appearing in UGC NET Exam:


Categories Educational Qualification
General (UR) Aspirants 55% in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree
OBC/ST/SC/PWD/Transgenders Aspirants 50% in Post-Graduation or Equivalent Degree
Ph.D. Degree Holders (who have completed PG before 19thSept’1991) 5% Relaxation in Percentage



Candidates whose results are awaited or are in the final year of their post-graduation are also eligible for this exam. (PG degree should be completed within 2 years from the NET Result Date.)





UGC NET Pattern for Political Science | Understand the Rules for Exam


An excellent strategy provides the excellent results. To get a rank amongst the top qualifiers, you need to have a clear-cut knowledge of the UGC NET Exam Pattern.


The table given below will provide you the accurate details about the Number of Questions in UGC NET Political Science Exam, the Marking Scheme, and the Time Duration.



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

 3 Hours

II 200 100 Question all are Compulsory



As shown in the table above, the UGC NET Political Science Question Paper comprises of two sections i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2.


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



According to UGC NET Exam Pattern:


Paper 1 also known as UGC NET General Aptitude Paper is a common paper which consists of questions based on Research & Teaching Aptitude.


 Paper-2 will cover objective type questions (Multiple Choice, Matching Type, Assertion-Reason, Statement Conclusion Questions). These questions will be related to Political Science Questions.



There will be no negative marking for the incorrect answers in the exam. So, candidates will get every opportunity to show their skills and try their luck.



Download UGC NET Dec 2019 Model Paper designed as per the latest exam pattern. Click to Get FREE PDF.



Get the brief details about UGC NET Political Science syllabus from the below section.



UGC NET Political Science Syllabus | List of Important Topics for Paper 2


Don’t get terrified by looking at the huge UGC NET Syllabus with the exclusively designed PDFs of NET Political Science Syllabus, our experts have made it easier for students to fetch out the Most Important Topics based on their marking weightage.


Following table consists the list of important topics for Political Science Paper 2-



UGC NET Political Science S. No. Important Topics

Paper 2

1 Political Theory and Thought
2 Comparative Politics and political analysis
3 Indian Government and Politics
4 Political Institutions in India
5 International Relation
6 Political Development and modernization
7 Power and Authority
8 Political Socialization and Political Culture
9 Governance and Public Policy in India
10 Public Administration



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UGC NET Political Science Books, Study Material & Free Notes


There are lots of Coaching for Political Science out there, but going for the most genuine UGC NET Coaching and practicing the best study material designed by Experts will be the ultimate guide for clearing UGC NET Exam.

Because of our expertise in NET, Eduncle is one of the most reputed study platforms for UGC NET Preparation.


Aspirants can get sure success in NET from our best 4-in-1 UGC NET Political Science Online Learning Package which is provided by Eduncle at very reasonable rates.


UGC NET Political Science Study Material from Eduncle comprise of



UGC NET Political Science Books (Printed + Digital)


 UGC NET Political Science Notes (Sample + Paid)


 UGC NET Political Science Question Papers with 2200+ questions


 UGC NET Political Science Online Tests


 NET Previous Years Papers for Political Science


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How to Crack UGC NET Political Science Exam? Get the Success Mantras!


All set to crack NTA NET Political Science Exam? Hold your horses as we are going to provide you the Best Mantras to get a sure-shot success in converting your dreams into a reality.


Apart from UGC NET Political Science Study Material, Eduncle will accompany you in your journey to the success with every possible guidance.


So, here are the Ten Best Preparation Tips for UGC NET Political Science Exam from our experts to help you crack this exam:



Always keep yourself updated by visiting UGC NET Notification & Latest News.


 Deeply go through the Syllabus and Exam Pattern of UGC NET Political Science and make a time-table for at least 100 Days after your research.


 Since the syllabus is huge, dividing the syllabus on weekly basis will be the best way to reduce the burden.


 After going through the complete syllabus, make lists of topics you are comfortable with and the topics you think will need more attention. Divide the time accordingly.


 According to the experts, flowcharts are very efficient in learning something. Using them in your preparation will be one of the best choices for reaching out your goal.


 Mark at least one day a week for practicing questions. Practicing questions will be the best way to analyze your preparation and spotting your weak areas.


 Practicing UGC NET Previous Year Papers is mandatory if you are serious about your preparations. You will also have the idea about the type of questions asked in the exam, also you can boost up your confidence.


 Don’t get demotivated if you are facing difficulty in solving questions or you are not getting a good result. Failure is a part of your road to success. So, always be motivated to perform better by learning from your failures.


 Post solving previous years papers, check your answers with UGC NET Answer Key to analyze how much marks you bagged up in this self-evaluation test.


 It is very crucial to periodically assign weeks for your revision part. Summarizing your notes will help you to revise more quickly.


 Take help from your subject teachers to clear the doubts and concepts regarding any topic.



If you don’t have any teacher or mentor by your side, you can #Ask Eduncle all your doubts & queries. You may either drop your questions in the comments section below or call us on toll-free number 1800-120-1021.




Set your Target with UGC NET Cut Off Marks


Setting a target is the best way to stay focused and motivated. You can set your target score by going through UGC NET June 2019 cut off (official) for Political Science from the table given below.





  For JRF & Lect.

For Lectureship

Cut Off

Total Selected Candidates

Cut Off

Total Selected Candidates


Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science







Political Science










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Showing 22 comments out of 30
  • Anand Jha
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Anand,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The UGC NET 2018 exam will be held on 8th July and online application will start from 6th March. Check out the latest UGC NET 2018 Dates.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Devvrat Arya
    please give me political science notes for my mail.
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  • Vijender Kumar
    Kindly tell me sir latest syllabus in Political Science 2018 during from NET exams
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  • Tika
    Dear, I'm post graduated in public administration, am i eligible to apply for JRF/Assitant professor of political science?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Tika,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, you can apply for the UGC NET Political Science Exam.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Ajaya Ojha
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Ajaya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, if you are in the qualifying year of Masters’ degree then you can apply for the UGC NET Political Science exam. If you want to appear for JRF NET exam, then your age must not exceed 30 years. For Assistant Professor, there is no age limit.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Shivani
    Sir, I am a non collegiate with 60% in political science. Can I apply for UGC NET?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    Please send study material of pl.sci. for net exam on my e-mail. Sushil
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    Can you please provide a detailed time table for the completion of syllabus ?
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    Hello friends. Please any one of you can send me political science notes on my email. Thanks Regards Petrus
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    Please send poltical sci.notes on my email
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