UGC NET 2020

UGC NET is a national level exam conducted by NTA on behalf of the University Grants Commission to certify the eligibility of candidates for the post of ‘Assistant Professor’ or ‘Junior Research Fellowship’. NTA will conduct  UGC NET 2020  from June 15 – 20, 2020 in online mode. UGC NET comprises two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2 which will be held consecutively without any break. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours. Candidates are free to devote any amount of time to any paper. Paper 1 and Paper 2 will have 50 and 100 multiple choice questions respectively.

UGC NET: Mode of Exam
UGC NET will be conducted in Online mode.
Each candidate will be allocated a desktop with a pre-installed software specially created for the examination.
Make sure to check that the system and the mouse is working properly before the exam commences. 
Nature of Questions in UGC NET Exam
The questions in both the papers will be objective in nature.
This means all the questions in UGC NET June 2020 will be of Multiple Choice type (MCQs).
The question will have 4 options, candidates must select the most appropriate answer.

Total Number of Questions in UGC NET 2020
UGC NET 2020 will have a total of 150 multiple-choice questions.
Paper 1 will have 50 questions and Paper 2 will have 100 questions.
There is No Restriction to move to and fro among the Papers.
All the questions are compulsory to attempt.

UGC NET Marking Scheme 2020
A uniform marking scheme is followed in the exam i.e. for both Paper 1 and 2, each correct answer will fetch you 2 marks.
As per the revised exam pattern of UGC NET exam, there is no negative marking for incorrect answer.
Hence, instead of skipping a question, one can use their calculated guess and mark the answer. 

UGC NET Paper I Syllabus 2020
Paper 1 is the same and compulsory for every candidate. It will have a total of 50 multiple choice questions, 5 each from the following 10 topics:
  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • People, Development and Environment 
  • Higher Education System
UGC NET Paper-II Syllabus 2020
Paper 2 Syllabus will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
  • It will have 100 MCQs only on the stream chosen by the candidate. 
  • All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory.
  • It is suggested to thoroughly revise all the topics of the Bachelors and Masters curriculum of your subject.