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UGC NET Syllabus 2020 [All Subjects] - Download Free PDF

 

UGC NET Syllabus

UGC NET Study Plan

 

UGC NET Exam is conducted for the post of Assistant Professor or JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) & Assistant Professor both. To begin the journey in this field, it’s important to know the complete NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for the subject you want to appear in 2020 exam.

The syllabus helps you know, what topics will be asked in the exam, so you can cover all the units and get good marks in the exam. UGC NET Syllabus 2020 is divided into 2 parts – Paper 1 and Paper 2. To clear the exam, you must know both the syllabus of both the papers for your exam preparation.

Here at Eduncle, you will find the detailed NTA UGC NET 2020 Syllabus for all 81 subjects such as English, Commerce, Management, HRM, Economics, Education, Yoga, Computer Science, Political Science, Library Science & Information, Geography, Law, History, etc. Through this syllabus, candidates can mark the topics and sub-topics easily to start their preparation.

Here in this article, you will find: -

UGC NET 2020 Syllabus 

Paper 1 (General Aptitude) Syllabus

Paper 2 Syllabus for All Subjects

Subject-wise List of Important Topics

UGC NET Paper 1 Important Topics

UGC NET Paper 2 Important Topics

Frequently Asked Questions by NET Aspirants

 

 

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The knowledge of complete UGC NET June 2020 Syllabus of your desired subject helps to plan your timetable and preparation method in the most effective way. You can download the complete syllabus for your UGC NET Exam preparation from here.

 

 

UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus 2020– General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude

 

UGC NET Paper 1 is common for all subjects. There are 10 units that come under UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus. If you are preparing for the upcoming exam, you must check the complete UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for Paper 1: -

 

Unit Name

UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for General Aptitude

Teaching Aptitude

Teaching: Concept, Objectives, Levels of Teaching (Memory, Understanding, And Reflective), Characteristics, And Basic Requirements.

Learner’s Characteristics: Characteristics of Adolescent and Adult Learners (Academic, Social, Emotional and Cognitive), Individual Differences.

Factors Affecting Teaching Related To: Teacher, Learner, Support Material, Instructional Facilities, Learning Environment, And Institution.

Methods of Teaching in Institutions of Higher Learning: Teacher Centred Vs. Learner Centred Methods; Off-Line Vs. On-Line Methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, Moocs, Etc.).

Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern, And ICT Based

Evaluation Systems: Elements and Types of Evaluation, Evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in Higher Education, Computer Based Testing, Innovations In Evaluation Systems

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Research Aptitude

Research: Meaning, Types, And Characteristics, Positivism, And Post positivistic Approach to Research

Steps of Research

Application of ICT In Research

Methods of Research: Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative, And Quantitative Methods

Thesis and Article Writing: Format and Styles of Referencing

Research Ethics

Comprehension

A Passage of Text Be Given. Questions Be Asked from The Passage to Be Answered

Communication

Effective Communication: Verbal and Non-Verbal, Inter-Cultural and Group Communications, Classroom Communication

Mass-Media and Society

Communication: Meaning, Types, And Characteristics of Communication.

Barriers to Effective Communication

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Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

Number Series, Letter Series, Codes, And Relationships

Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages, Etc.)

Types of Reasoning

Logical Reasoning

Venn Diagram: Simple and Multiple Uses for Establishing the Validity of Arguments

Understanding the Structure of Arguments: Argument Forms, Structure of Categorical Propositions, Mood and Figure, Formal and Informal Fallacies, Uses of Language, Connotations and Denotations of Terms, Classical Square of Opposition

Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal Testimony), Arthapatti (Implication), And Anupalabddhi (Non-Apprehension)

Evaluating and Distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning.

Structure and Kinds of Anumana (Inference), Vyapti (Invariable Relation), Hetvabhasas (Fallacies of Inference)

Analogies

Indian Logic: Means of Knowledge

Data Interpretation

Graphical Representation (Bar-Chart, Histograms, Pie-Chart, Table-Chart, And Line-Chart) And Mapping of Data

Sources, Acquisition and Classification of Data

Data and Governance

Quantitative and Qualitative Data

Data Interpretation

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-Mail, Audio And Videoconferencing

ICT And Governance

Digital Initiatives in Higher Education

ICT: General Abbreviations and Terminology

People, Development and Environment

Human and Environment Interaction: Anthropogenic Activities and Their Impacts on Environment

Impacts of Pollutants on Human Health

Development and Environment: Millennium Development and Sustainable Development Goals

Natural Hazards and Disasters: Mitigation Strategies

Environmental Issues: Local, Regional and Global; Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Soil Pollution, Noise Pollution, Waste (Solid, Liquid, Biomedical, Hazardous, Electronic), Climate Change and Its Socio-Economic and Political Dimensions

Natural and Energy Resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests.

Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International Agreements/Efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance

Higher Education System

Evolution of Higher Learning and Research in Post-Independence India

Professional, Technical and Skill Based Education

Institutions of Higher Learning and Education in Ancient India

Policies, Governance, And Administration

Oriental, Conventional and Non-Conventional Learning Programmes In India

Value Education and Environmental Education

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UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus 2020

 

Download the UGC NET Syllabus 2020 for your specific Paper 2 subject from the following table: -

 

Subject Code

Subject Name

01

Economics

02

Political Science

03

Philosophy

04

Psychology

05

Sociology

06

History

07

Anthropology

08

Commerce

09

Education

10

Social Work

11

Defense and Strategic Studies

12

Home Science

14

Public Administration

15

Population Studies

16

Music

17

Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)

18

Maithili

19

Bengali

20

Hindi

21

Kannada

22

Malayalam

23

Odia

24

Punjabi

25

Sanskrit

26

Tamil

27

Telugu

28

Urdu

29

Arabic

30

English

31

Linguistics

32

Chinese

33

Dogri

34

Nepali

35

Manipuri

36

Assamese

37

Gujarati

38

Marathi

39

French (English Version)

40

Spanish

41

Russian

42

Persian

43

Rajasthani

44

German

45

Japanese

46

Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non-Formal Education

47

Physical Education

49

Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

50

Indian Culture

55

Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

58

Law

59

Library and Information Science

60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

62

Comparative Study of Religions

63

Mass Communication and Journalism

65

Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre

66

Museology & Conservation

67

Archaeology

68

Criminology

70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

71

Folk Literature

72

Comparative Literature

73

Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama)

74

Women Studies

79

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)

80

Geography

81

Social Medicine & Community Health

82

Forensic Science

83

Pali

84

Kashmiri

85

Konkani

87

Computer Science and Applications

88

Electronic Science

89

Environmental Sciences (EVS)

90

Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies

91

Prakrit

92

Human Rights and Duties

93

Tourism Administration and Management

94

BODO

95

Santali

100

Yoga

101

Sindhi

 

Along with complete UGC NET Syllabus 2020, you must also check the important topics, as they play a major role in strategic exam preparation. Most of the questions asked in the UGC NET Previous Papers are from these topics and hold the maximum marks.

 

 

NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2020 – Check Important Topics

 

Below are the lists of UGC NET important topics of Paper 1 and Paper 2. With the help of these topics, you will get a fair idea of which topics you should focus more on.

 

 

UGC NET Paper 1 Important Topics

 

UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus covers the topics from the aptitude section. As the exam is conducted for teaching & research aspirants, it is completely based on research & teaching aptitude questions.

Apart from these, you must cover other topics as well to increase your scores in the exam. Below, we have provided the list of 5 major topics that cover the higher marking weightage of Paper 1.

 

Subject Name

List of UGC NET Important Topics

Paper 1

Teaching Aptitude

Data-Interpretation Tabulation

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Reading Comprehension

Research Aptitude

 

 

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UGC NET Paper 2 Important Topics

 

After Paper 1, you should also check the UGC NET most important topics of your elective subject for Paper 2. The following table is for these important topics of top 11 UGC NET subjects.

 

Subject Name

List of UGC NET Important Topics

UGC NET Syllabus, Imp. Topics, Marking Weightage

Commerce

Accounting and Auditing

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Banking and Financial Institutions

Income-tax and Corporate-tax Planning

Business Statistics & Research Method

Legal Aspects of Business

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English

Fiction, Short Story

Cultural Studies

Non-Fictional Prose

Literary Theory Post World War II

Literary Criticism

Computer Science

Theory of Computation and Compilers

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Data Structures and Algorithms

Data Communication and Computer Networks

DBMS

System Software & Operating System

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Management

Organizational Behavior

Human Resource Management

Business Plan and Feasibility Analysis

Financial Management, Concept & Functions

Marketing

Economics

Micro-economics

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Macro-economics

Indian Economy

Growth & Development and Economics

Public Economics

Education

Curriculum Studies

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Research in Education

Teacher Education

Learner and Learning Process

History, Politics and Economics of Educational

Library Science

Research Methods

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Library Automation

Financial Management in Libraries

Right to Information Act (RTI)

Mapping of Subjects in Library Classification Schemes - DDC, UDC and CC

Political Science

Comparative Politics Analysis

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Political Institutions in India

Political Theory

Governance and Public Policy in India

Public Administration

HRM

Collective Bargaining

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Job Analysis

Labour Welfare

Labour Legislation

Trade Unions

Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law 

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Public International Law and IHL

Family Law

Jurisprudence

Environment and Human Rights Law

 

 

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But knowing the UGC NET Exam Syllabus alone will not be enough to conquer the exam, so you are required to have an adequate knowledge about UGC NET Exam Pattern as well. Along with properly explained paper pattern, you should refer to good quality study material for your preparation.

Eduncle provides everything that you require for good exam preparation - from well-designed syllabus to study plan by experts to quality UGC NET Study Material & question papers. Along with that, you will also get the complete information of UGC NET 2020.

 

 

 

NTA UGC NET Syllabus – Frequently Asked Questions

 

Here we have compiled the list of questions frequently asked by aspirants regarding UGC NET syllabus. Check these questions for your doubts.

 

Question - What is the syllabus for UGC NET 2020?

Ans.) The University Grants Commission has provided the syllabus for 81 subjects. You can visit the links provided above in the blog to download the syllabus PDF.

 

Question - Is the new UGC NET syllabus and pattern difficult?

Ans.) Candidates may face a bit of difficulty while attempting the paper because of new changes introduced in the exam.

So, our advice is to prepare yourself well according to the updated UGC NET 2020 syllabus & exam pattern with the help of proper strategy and practice.

 

Question - Does the UGC NET syllabus change every year?

Ans.) No, the NTA NET Syllabus is revised after 8 to 10 years.

 

Question - How many subjects are there in UGC NET?

Ans.) NTA conducts the UGC NET exam for 81 subjects.  

 

Question - Where should I download the UGC NET Syllabus?

Ans.) At Eduncle, we have provided you the UGC NET Syllabus PDF for all subjects. You can Sign Up Here to download the complete syllabus for June 2020.

 

 

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  • Triveni
    Hi sir, I'm pursuing MSc Statistics final semester... Am I eligible for NET exam and which subject I have to choose?
    Eduncle
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    Yes, You are eligible for CSIR NET Exam and you can apply for CSIR NET Mathematical Science.
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  • Saranya u
    what is the cut off marks for commerce and what is the 6%
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  • Lucky
    I have done my pg in maths n want to settle in psu's by clearing ugc net exam. Pls guide me which subject should I opt in paper 2
    Eduncle
    Hello Lucky,
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    You should apply for CSIR NET Mathematics subject as you have completed your master's in Maths.
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  • Harika
    Hi ,how can i apply for statistics subject?
  • Himabindu
    Sir , I'm Himabindu l HV cmpltd M.sc zoo vth distinction can I choose English as my subject in ugc.
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  • Rupali
    Sir I'm doing m.sc in mathematics. Can I give paper of maths bta ugc net (december 2019) Except of CSIR ugc net?
    Eduncle
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    According to UGC NET exam guidelines, aspirants can apply for the exam with their post-graduation subject or related to that.
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    Hi Sir, I would like to check when is the next NET examfor Yoga in 2019
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  • Bhavya
    Sir, I have chosen HR in MBA I want to know if I can choose commerce instead of HRM, I am interested in accounts
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    According to NTA guidelines, aspirants can apply for the exam with their post-graduation subject or related to that. So, as per your...
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  • Santosh
    sir...….I completed my mtech(res) in signal processing.....am I eligible for writing UGC-NET under electronic science stream....sir I have seen we come under CSIR-NET physical scie...
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    Eduncle
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    Sir...I have completed my M.tech in chemical engineering. Am I eligible for this cbsc ugc net 2018. Can I apply for the subject ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE and code num 89
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