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As per an official notification released by CBSE, UGC NET exam pattern is changed. Check UGC NET 2018 exam pattern below:

UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern: – Going forward, UGC NET will consist of two different papers (Paper I, II) conducted in two sessions. Candidates will need to appear for these two papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor only.

 

Session Paper Number of Questions Marks Duration
First I 50 (Questions to be attempted – All) 100 1 Hour (09:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
Second II 100 (Questions to be attempted – All) 200 2 Hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Total 150  350 3 Hours

 

The official website informs, “Paper I is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.” The website also informs, “All the questions of Paper II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II & Paper III (including all electives, without options).”

Marking scheme: Two marks will be awarded for each correct answer. There is no negative marking in the exam.

UGC NET Exam Pattern for Paper I

Exam pattern for paper I is such that the question paper will be divided into 10 sections as mentioned below:

 

Section Questions Marks
Teaching Aptitude 5 10
Research Aptitude 5 10
Reading Comprehension 5 10
Communication 5 10
Reasoning (including Maths) 5 10
Logical Reasoning 5 10
Data Interpretation 5 10
Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 5 10
People & Environment 5 10
Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration 5 10
Total 50 100

 

Candidates can also view UGC NET 2017 exam pattern for reference below:

UGC NET 2017 Exam Pattern: UGC NET 2017 exam pattern was such that there were three different papers (Paper I, II, and III) conducted in three sessions. Candidates had to appear for all the three papers in order to be eligible for being awarded JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor only.

Session Paper Number of Questions Marks Duration
First I 50 (Questions to be attempted – All) 100 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Second II 50 (Questions to be attempted – All) 100 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Third III 75 (Questions to be attempted – All) 150 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Total 185 (Questions to be attempted – 175) 350 5 Hours

 

Marking scheme: Two marks were awarded for each correct answer. There was no negative marking in the exam.

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