The National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently replaced the CBSE and other exam conducting authorities this year. NTA is an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing agency to conduct recruitment exams like UGC-NET and entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced that CBSE NET Exam would be conducted by newly formed agency NTA and would be held online from December 2018. National Eligibility Test is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for Assistant Professorship or Junior Research Fellowship in Indian Universities & Colleges.

NTA UGC-National Eligibility Test Pattern and Syllabus

National Eligibility Test is conducted twice a year for the cut-off selection of suitable candidates holding requisite conditions for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. Those who clear the exam receiving aggregate marks can apply in government universities and institutions for Assistant Professorship and JRF for higher education like Ph.D. Every year number of students appeared in this exam and only a few eligible clear the test with cut-off marks. There is reservation for the SC/ST/PWD and Transgender candidates.

NTA UGC-NET 2018 Quick Overview

Exam NameNational Eligibility Test (NET)
Conducted ByNational Testing Agency (NTA)
MediumEnglish and Hindi
Type of QuestionsObjective (Carrying 2 marks each ques)
Mode of ExamOnline
Negative MarkingNo

NTA UGC NET Exam Pattern

The UGC NET Exam December 2018, which will be conducted now by NTA, will consist of two papers –

  • Paper I
  • Paper II

Paper I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying two marks. The questions will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate.

Paper II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2018

The detailed syllabus of each subject of NTA UGC NET Syllabus December 2018 (Formerly CBSE UGC NET) Exam is given below:

UGC NET General Paper I Syllabus

UGC NET Economics Syllabus (Economics / Rural Economics / Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/ Econometrics/ Applied Economics/ Development Eco./ Business Economics)UGC NET Linguistics Syllabus
UGC NET Political Science SyllabusUGC NET Chinese Syllabus
UGC NET Philosophy SyllabusUGC NET Dogri Syllabus
UGC NET Psychology SyllabusUGC NET Nepali Syllabus
UGC NET Sociology SyllabusUGC NET Manipuri Syllabus
UGC NET History SyllabusUGC NET Assamese Syllabus
UGC NET Anthropology SyllabusUGC NET Gujarati Syllabus
UGC NET Commerce SyllabusUGC NET Marathi Syllabus
UGC NET Education SyllabusUGC NET French Syllabus
UGC NET Social Work SyllabusUGC NET Spanish Syllabus
UGC NET Defence & Strategic Studies SyllabusUGC NET Russian Syllabus
UGC NET Home Science SyllabusUGC NET Persian Syllabus
UGC NET Public Administration SyllabusUGC NET Rajasthani Syllabus
UGC NET Population Studies SyllabusUGC NET German Syllabus
UGC NET Music SyllabusUGC NET Japanese Syllabus
UGC NET Management Syllabus (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./ Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./ Financial Mgt./ Co-operative Management)UGC NET Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education Syllabus
UGC NET Maithili SyllabusUGC NET Physical Education Syllabus
UGC NET Bengali SyllabusUGC NET Arab Culture & Islamic Studies Syllabus
UGC NET Hindi SyllabusUGC NET Indian Culture Syllabus
UGC NET Kannada SyllabusUGC NET Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management Syllabus
UGC NET Malayalam SyllabusUGC NET Law Syllabus
UGC NET Oriya SyllabusUGC NET Library & Information Sciences Syllabus
UGC NET Punjabi SyllabusUGC NET Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies Syllabus
UGC NET Sanskrit SyllabusUGC NET Comparative Study of Religions Syllabus
UGC NET Tamil SyllabusUGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism Syllabus
UGC NET Telugu SyllabusUGC NET Performing Art-Dance/ Drama/ Theatre Syllabus
UGC NET Urdu SyllabusUGC NET Museology & Conservation Syllabus
UGC NET Arabic SyllabusUGC NET Archaeology Syllabus
UGC NET English SyllabusUGC NET Criminology Syllabus
UGC NET Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature SyllabusUGC NET Folk Literature Syllabus
UGC NET Comparative Literature SyllabusUGC NET Sanskrit Syllabus – traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/ Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa / Agama)
UGC NET Women Studies SyllabusUGC NET Visual Art Syllabus (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art)
UGC NET Geography SyllabusUGC NET Social Medicine & Community Health Syllabus
UGC NET Forensic Science SyllabusUGC NET Pali Syllabus
UGC NET Kashmiri SyllabusUGC NET Konkani Syllabus
UGC NET Computer Science and Applications SyllabusUGC NET Electronic Science Syllabus
UGC NET Environmental Sciences SyllabusUGC NET Politics Syllabus (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)
UGC NET Prakrit SyllabusUGC NET Human Rights & Duties Syllabus
UGC NET Tourism Administration and Management SyllabusUGC NET BODO Syllabus
UGC NET Santhali SyllabusUGC NET Karnatik Music Syllabus (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
UGC NET Rabindra Sangeet SyllabusUGC NET Percussion Instrument Syllabus
UGC NET Drama/ Theatre SyllabusUGC NET Yoga Syllabus

NTA NET December 2018 Exam Schedule

The detailed exam schedule of NET December 2018 Exam is given below:

  • Online Application Form Submission – 1st September 2018
  • Last Date for Applying Online – 30th September 2018
  • Dates of Examination – 18th December to 22nd December 2018
  • Admit Card Release Date – 19th November 2018
  • Declaration of Result – 10th January 2019

According to the statement of MHRD, NTA will establish a network of test practice centers for students of rural areas to familiarize the aspirants with the new online examination mode and provide an equal opportunity to everyone to practice before the exam.

We wish you the best of luck for your December Exam!

Posted on July 24, 2018 by dailynaukri