UGC NET Syllabus PDF: The National Testing Agency(NTA) released the UGC NET Syllabus PDFs for 81 subjects with its official UGC NET notification 2020. The latest revision of the NET Syllabus was done in 2019 last by the National Testing A agency and since then, no new changes have been made to the Syllabus. Go through the complete article to get the UGC NET Syllabus PDFs for both Paper 1 & Paper 2. You can download the subject PDF that you require from the 81 Subjects Syllabus List provided below.

  • Candidates should go through the UGC NET Last Minute Preparation Tips to attempt the questions more accuracy and speed in the exam.
  • Some of the important Units of Paper 1 Syllabus are- Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Comprehension, Communication, Mathematical Reasoning & Aptitude, etc.
  • For Paper 2, the candidates are needed to select the subject that they studied in their Masters' Degree Course. There are 81 subjects included and some of the subjects are -Political Science, Philosophy, History, Mass Communication, Literature-English, Hindi, Urdu, Assamese, etc.
  • Aspirants are required to carry the UGC NET Admit Card to the exam hall or they will not be allowed to sit for the exam.

UGC NET Syllabus PDF Download Here

The UGC NET Exam consists of two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2 and both the papers will consist of Objective Type Questions(MCQs). Let us go through the syllabus for both the papers from below-

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 is General Paper which consists of Teaching and Research Aptitude Questions. Paper 1 is compulsory and common for all the NET appearing candidates. From each of the Units given below,5 Questions will come of total marks 10.

Units Topics SubTopics
1 Teaching Aptitude Teaching-Nature, characteristics, Objectives, basic Requirements, Learners' Characteristics, Factors that affect Teachings, Methods of Teaching, Teaching Aids-Traditional ,Modern,ICT Based, Evaluation Systems.
2 Research Aptitude Research-Meaning, types, characteristics of Research, Positivism, and Post- Positivism approach to Research , Different Methods of Research-Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative, Quantitative methods, Thesis Writing-its characteristics and format, and paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium, article writing, Research Ethics,
3 Comprehension Passages regarding various topics of contemporary society and current affairs will be given
4 Communication Meaning, Type and characteristics of Communication, Effective Communication and barriers to effective communication,Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication, Inter-Cultural and Group Communication, Classroom Communication, Mass Media and Society
5 Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude Number Series, Letter Series, Codes and Relationship, Mathematical Aptitude-Time and Distance, Fraction, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Average, etc.
6 Logical Reasoning Understanding the structure of arguments, Evaluation and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning, Verbal Analogy-Word Analogy and Applied Analogy, Verbal Classification, Reasoning Logical Diagrams-Simple Diagrammatic Relationships, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationships
7 Data Interpretation Data Interpretation, Acquisition and Sources, Quantitative and Qualitative Data, Graphical Representation(Bar Chart, Histogram, Tables, Pie Chart, etc.), Data, and Governance.
8 Information and Communication Technology Abbreviations and Terminologies of ITC, Internet, Intranet, E-mail,Audio, and Video Conferencing.Digitalization in Higher Education
9 People, Development, and Environment Millennium Development and Sustainable Development Goals(SDG), Human And Environment Interaction, Effect of Anthropogenic Activities, Environmental Issues, Pollution-Water, Air, Noice, Soil, Climate Change, and its impact, Pollutant and its impact, Natural Resouces, Energy Resources, Disaster Management, Environmental Protection Act(1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, Montreal Protocols, Rio Summit, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement.
10 Higher Education System Structures of Higher Education and Research in India.Formal and Informal Education, Distance Education, Professional, Technical and Skill Based Education, Value Education, Environmental Education, Oriental, Conventional and Non-Conventional Education, Policies, Governance, and Administration.

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 2

The candidates are required to select the subject for Paper 2.He/She has to select the subject that he/she studied in their Post Graduation Programme. Download the UGC NET Syllabus PDF Links for each of the subjects from the table below-

Codes of UGC NET Paper 2  Subjects UGC NET Syllabus, Paper 2
1 Economics/Rural Economics/Demography/Development Studies/Econometrics/Co-operation/Development Planning/Applied Economics/Development Economics/Business Economics Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
2 Political Sciences Syllabus PDF in English / Syllabus PDF in Hindi
3 Philosophy Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
4 Psychology Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
5 Sociology Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
6 History Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
7 Anthropology Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
8 Commerce Syllabus PDF in English /Syllabus PDF in Hindi
9 Education Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
10 Social Work Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
11 Defense and Strategic Studies Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
12 Home Science Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
14 Public Administration Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
15 Population Studies Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
16 Music Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
17 Management Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
18 Maithili Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
19 Bengali Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
20 Hindi Syllabus PDF in Hindi
21 Kannada Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
22 Malayalam Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
23 Odia Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
24 Punjabi Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
25 Sanskrit Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
26 Tamil Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
27 Telegu Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
28 Urdu Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
29 Arabic Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
30 English Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
31 Linguistic Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
32 Chinese Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
33 Dogri Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
34 Nepali Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
35 Manipuri Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
36 Assamese Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
37 Gujarati Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
38 Marathi Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
39 French Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
40 Spanish Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
41 Russian Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
42 Persian Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
43 Rajasthani Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
44 German Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
45 Japanese Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
46 Adult Education/Non-Formal Education/Andragogy Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
47 Physical Education Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
50 Indian Culture Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi
55 Labour Welfare/Labour and Social Welfare /Human Resource Management/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations Syllabus PDF in English Syllabus PDF in Hindi

To download the UGC NET Syllabus PDFs of the remaining subjects, visit the official website of University Grants Commission -www.ugcnetonline.in

FAQ's

Are the candidates allowed to select more than one subject for NET Paper 2 Exam?

No the candidates can to select only one subject from the list. It is mandatory that they select the subject they studied in their post graduation course.

What is the UGC NET Paper 1 syllabus for the June session 2020?

The UGC NET Paper 1 syllabus for the June session 2020 is as follows-

TopicsSubTopics
Teaching AptitudeTeaching-Nature, characteristics, Objectives, basic Requirements, Learners' Characteristics, Factors that affect Teachings, Methods of Teaching, Teaching Aids-Traditional, Modern, ICT Based, Evaluation Systems.
Research AptitudeResearch-Meaning, types, characteristics of Research, Positivism, and Post- Positivism approach to Research, Different Methods of Research-Experimental, Descriptive, Historical, Qualitative, Quantitative methods, Thesis Writing-its characteristics and format, and paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium, article writing, Research Ethics,
ComprehensionPassages regarding various topics of contemporary society and current affairs will be given
CommunicationMeaning, Type and characteristics of Communication, Effective Communication and barriers to effective communication, Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication, Inter-Cultural and Group Communication, Classroom Communication, Mass Media and Society
Mathematical Reasoning and AptitudeNumber Series, Letter Series, Codes and Relationship, Mathematical Aptitude-Time and Distance, Fraction, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Average, etc.
Logical ReasoningUnderstanding the structure of arguments, Evaluation and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning, Verbal Analogy-Word Analogy and Applied Analogy, Verbal Classification, Reasoning Logical Diagrams-Simple Diagrammatic Relationships, Multi-Diagrammatic Relationships
Data InterpretationData Interpretation, Acquisition and Sources, Quantitative and Qualitative Data, Graphical Representation(Bar Chart, Histogram, Tables, Pie Chart, etc.), Data, and Governance.
Information and Communication TechnologyAbbreviations and Terminologies of ITC, Internet, Intranet, E-mail,Audio, and Video Conferencing.Digitalization in Higher Education
People, Development, and EnvironmentMillennium Development and Sustainable Development Goals(SDG), Human And Environment Interaction, Effect of Anthropogenic Activities, Environmental Issues, Pollution-Water, Air, Noice, Soil, Climate Change, and its impact, Pollutant and its impact, Natural Resouces, Energy Resources, Disaster Management, Environmental Protection Act(1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, Montreal Protocols, Rio Summit, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement.
Higher Education SystemStructures of Higher Education and Research in India.Formal and Informal Education, Distance Education, Professional, Technical and Skill Based Education, Value Education, Environmental Education, Oriental, Conventional and Non-Conventional Education, Policies, Governance, and Administration.

 


Where can I get the latest 2020 UGC NET Syllabus ?

The UGC NET Syllabus was revised last in 2019 by the National Testing AGENCY(NTA).You can get the latest syllabus from this article provided above  both for Paper 1 paper and for all the 81 subjects of Paper 2.

What are the subjects that we can select for the upcoming UGC NET June Session 2020?

There are 81 subjects from where we are to select from .Check for some of the subjects from below-

Political Sciences
Philosophy
Psychology
Sociology
History
Anthropology
Commerce
Education
Social Work
Defense and Strategic Studies
Home Science
Public Administration
Population Studies
Music
Management
Maithili
Bengali
Hindi
Kannada
Malayalam
Oriya
Punjabi
Sanskrit
Tamil
Telegu
Urdu
Arabic
English
Linguistic
Chinese
Dogri
Nepali
Manipuri
Assamese
Gujarati
Marathi
French
Spanish
Russian
Persian
Rajasthani
German
Japanese
Adult Education/Non-Formal Education/Andragogy
Physical Education
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Indian Culture
Labour Welfare/Labour and Social Welfare /Human Resorce Management/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations


Who revised the latest UGC NET Syllabus for year 2020 June Session?

The National Testing Acency(NTA) is entrusted with the task of revising the syllabus and it was last revised in 2019 and there has been no new changes in the syllabus since then.