UGC NET Paper-1 Syllabus

UGC NET Paper-1 Syllabus

I.) Teaching Aptitude

Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements; Learner’s characteristics; Factors affecting teaching; Methods of teaching; Teaching aids; Evaluation systems.

II.) Research Aptitude
Research: Meaning, characteristics and types; Steps of research; Methods of research; Research Ethics; Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium; Thesis writing: its characteristics and format.

III.) Reading Comprehension
A passage to be set with questions to be answered.

IV.) Communication
Communication: Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom communication.

V.) Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

Number series; letter series; codes; > Relationships; classification.

VI. Logical Reasoning

Understanding the structure of arguments; Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning; Verbal analogies: Word analogy — Applied analogy; Verbal classification.
Reasoning Logical Diagrams : Simple diagrammatic relationship, multidiagrammatic relationship;
Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning.

VII.) Data Interpretation

Sources, acquisition and interpretation of datag. ‘P Quantitative and qualitative data; > Graphical representation and mapping of data.

VIII.) Information and Communicating Technology (ICT)

ICT : meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses; > General abbreviations and terminology; > Basics of internet and e-mailing.

IX.) People and Environment

People and environment interaction;
Sources of pollution;
Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy
Natural hazards and mitigation.

X.) Higher Education System : Governance Polity And Administration;

Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India; formal and distance education; professional/technical and general education; value education: governance, polity and administration; concept, institutions and their interactions.

UGC NET Paper-1 Question Pattern
Paper 1 is General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude and is compulsory for all subjects with the subject code 00. The UGC NET Examination Paper I contains 50 (fifty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each, out of which the candidate would be required to answer all the 50 (fifty) questions. Paper I will have 100 marks in total. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type, ascending/ descending type, multiple answers (checkbox), and comprehension type questions.

Each section of the syllabus will gets equal weight age: five questions and 10 mark each section. Whenever pictorial questions are set for the sighted candidates a passage followed by equal number of questions should be set for the visually handicapped candidates.

UGC NET Paper-1 Objective
Paper-1 shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Therefore, the test is aimed at assessing the teaching and general/research aptitude as well as their awareness. They are expected to possess and exhibit cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities include comprehension, analysis, evaluation, understanding the structure of arguments and deductive and inductive reasoning. The candidates are also expected to have a general awareness and knowledge of sources of information. They should be aware of interaction between people, environment and natural resources and their impact on quality of life.

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Gagan Vyas
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