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UGC NET Yoga

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The growing popularity and mass adoption of Yoga have been tremendous in the last few years. It has opened a way for many students to pursue a career in this, whether it be a trainer, starting a yoga center or online yoga classes.

There are more than 52 Universities teaching Yoga as a regular program whereas 16+ Universities provide degrees (M.A) in Yoga.

UGC NET Yoga exam provides various opportunities to qualified candidates. You can opt for the job profile of the researcher or lecturer of Yoga in reputed Indian universities.

In this article, we have given essential information related to the UGC NET Yoga Exam such as eligibility criteria, exam syllabus, recommended books, etc.

So, let’s get started.

Career Opportunities after UGC NET Yoga

Eligibility criteria for UGC NET Yoga

UGC NET Yoga Exam Pattern

UGC NET Yoga Syllabus

Study material and Recommended Books for NET Yoga

UGC NET Yoga Exam Cut-off

Tips to prepare for UGC NET Yoga Exam

UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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Career opportunities after UGC NET Yoga Exam

 

NTA UGC NET Exam provides a perfect career path if you desire to make a successful career in the research or teaching field.

Yoga was introduced as a subject in UGC NET from January 2017 exam and around 4500 students appeared for the test.

Through this exam, various National Universities, such as IITs, and other reputed organizations hire qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

While the lectureship profile offers an excellent starting salary package, the research fellows get an attractive stipend through the UGC NET Scholarship program.

Apart from these two profiles, let’s look at the other job opportunities UGC NET Yoga offers to qualified candidates.

 

 

Other Career Opportunities in Yoga

 

You are not confined to opt for the Research and Lectureship program after qualifying the exam, instead, there are many other options as well. Such as:

Clinical Psychologist

Therapist and Instructor

Neuropathy Specialist

Trainer/Instructors in Health Clubs

Aerobics Instructor

Teacher

Research Officer

Now that you have the idea of UGC NET Career Scope and wish to apply for the exam, then you must check the eligibility criteria for it.

 

 

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Eligibility criteria for UGC NET Yoga

 

Before starting the preparation, you should check whether you are eligible for the exam. As per the guidelines, set by officials for UGC NET Eligibility, you must fulfill some educational and age limit criteria.

Below, you can find these basic eligibility criteria for the UGC NET Yoga exam.

 

 

Education Qualifications

 

Categories

Educational Qualification

General

55% Aggregate Marks in Post-Graduation

OBC/SC/ST/PwD

50% in Post-Graduation

 

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

 

 

Age Criteria

 

Categories

Age Criteria

General

30 Years (JRF)
No age limit (Assistant Professor)

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

35 Years (JRF)
No age limit (Assistant Professor)

 

Note: If you have cleared all the criteria, then you apply for the UGC NET exam. Check the UGC NET Application Procedure to fill the form without any difficulty.

 

 

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UGC NET Yoga Exam Pattern

 

To start your exam preparation, it is important to know about the exam concept, time allotment, the total number of questions asked, etc.

For this, you should check the UGC NET Exam Pattern. It will help you to get an idea about the paper pattern and plan your preparation accordingly.

Below is the exam pattern for UGC NET Yoga.

 

Paper

Marks

Number of Questions

Duration

I

100

50 Questions all are Compulsory

 3 Hours (without break)

II

200

100 Question all are Compulsory

 

 

UGC NET Yoga Syllabus

 

UGC NET Yoga Syllabus is divided into two papers i.e. Paper 1 & 2.

The syllabus is quite comprehensive, but you can score well by covering the most important topics of the syllabus first.

To ease out your preparations, we have prepared a list of important topics for Paper and Paper 2 that you must cover to gain a high score in the UGC NET Yoga Exam.

 

 

Important Topics of UGC NET Paper – 1

 

Teaching Aptitude

Research Aptitude

Reasoning

Digital Initiatives in Higher Education

Data Interpretation

Important Days

Science & Environment

Governance, Polity, and Administration

 

 

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Important Topics of UGC NET Yoga Paper – 2

 

S. No.

Important topics

1.

Foundations of Yoga: History, Evolution, and Schools of Yoga.

2.

Basic Yoga Texts: Principles Upanishads Bhagwat Gita, Yoga Vasishtha

3.

Patanjali Yoga Sutra

4.

Hatha Yoga Sutra

5.

Allied Sciences: Anatomy and Physiology, Diet and Nutrition, General Psychology, Counselling.

6.

Yoga and Health

7.

Therapeutic Yoga

8.

Applications of Yoga

9.

Practical Yoga: Asana, Pranayama, Dharna Dhyana, Bandha, Mudra & Shatkriya

10.

Methods of Teaching Yoga.

 

 

Study Material and Recommended Books for NET Yoga

 

After getting the essential information related to eligibility, syllabus, and pattern the real preparation starts with acquiring quality UGC NET Study Material and recommended books.

You must always choose the study material that maintains quality, effectiveness, and is well-structured in a manner that follows an easy pattern.

If you are preparing for UGC NET Yoga, please refer to the free study kit below that will help you strengthen your preparation.

 

 

 

UGC NET Yoga 2020 Cut-off

 

Having a fair knowledge of the UGC NET Cut Off marks helps in evaluating the exam’s difficulty level and set the targeted score.

Check the June 2020 UGC NET Cut-off for Yoga in the below-mentioned table and manage your study plan accordingly.

 

Category

JRF & Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Only

Cutoff Marks Percentage

Total

Cutoff Marks Percentage

Total

UNRESERVED

70.00

15

61.33

186

EWS

68.67

5

56.00

52

OBC(NCL)

65.33

10

55.33

108

SC

61.33

3

52.67

35

ST

60.67

1

51.33

10

 

 

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How to Crack the UGC NET Yoga Exam?

 

Now that you have the basic knowledge of the UGC NET Yoga exam you must check some tips and prepare for it.

It is essential to implement these tips throughout the course of your preparation so that you stay focused on your end goal.

Always keep yourself updated with the UGC NET Notifications to make your preparations methodical.

​​​​​​​Check the latest Syllabus and NET Exam pattern. Thereafter you pick the important topics, create a smart schedule, and start preparing accordingly.

​​​​​​​Yoga is a visionary and complicated subject that requires a lot of focus and smart strategies to crack the exam. Take the help of our experts to clear all the basic concepts & doubts related to the subject.

​​​​​​​Make your preparations effective by practicing all the important Asanas and Pranayama regularly. A practical approach will lead you in this subject.

​​​​​​​Solve NET Previous Year Papers and mock tests every day, this will help you to boost up your speed and accuracy.

 

 

UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Now that you have all the required details to start your exam preparation, here we have covered a few common queries asked by NET Yoga students.

You can also check the list of UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions for more queries.

 

 

Q1. What are some recommended books for the NET yoga exam?

Ans. Below are some Yoga books recommended by experts for NTA NET Preparation - 

 

Books

Author

UGC NET/SET General Paper 1- Teaching & Research Aptitude

Trueman’s

UGC NET Yoga Paper 2

R.Gupta

Yoga Science

Vikas Kumar

 

 

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Q2. Are there any negative markings in the UGC NET Yoga exam?

Ans. As per the UGC NET exam pattern, there is no negative marking for Paper 1 & Paper 2. So, you must attempt all the questions.

 

 

Q3. Are B.Tech graduates eligible for the Yoga Exam?

Ans. If you want to apply for a Yoga subject, then you must have a master’s degree in yoga or a related subject from UGC Approved Universities.

 

 

Q4. Is the NET Yoga exam offline or online?

Ans. As per the new guidelines from NTA, the UGC NET exam is conducted online for all subjects.

 

 

Q5. How many times can I appear for the Yoga exam?

Ans. There is no age limit on the no. of attempts for the post of Assistant Professor. However, for JRF you cannot apply for the exam after 30 years of age. 

 

 

Q6. What is the process after you qualify for UGC NET Yoga?

Ans. After you qualify for the exam you have to download the UGC NET e-Certificate for lectureship or JRF released on the NTA official website. This certificate will help you apply for jobs across various universities and reputed institutions in the country.

 

 

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In this blog, we have tried to cover all the basic information required to plan your career in Yoga by preparing for the UGC NET exam.

We hope that most of your queries are covered in this blog and for further questions related to this exam you can ask them in the comments section below.

Also, if you want to give an extra edge to your preparation for UGC NET then download the Eduncle App, where you can get answers to all your doubts from a pan-India community of students and experts.

 

Thank You!

 

 

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    What is the eligibility for appearing in UGC Net Yoga ??
    Eduncle
    Hello Sapna,   Greetings from Eduncle!   You must complete the post-graduation in yoga or its related subjects with more than 55% marks from the recognized university. Th...
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