CBSE UGC NET January 2017 will be conducted on January 22, 2017. Candidates who are appearing in UGC NET January 2017 exam must know about Syllabus & Exam Pattern. This will help them a lot in preparation of the exam.
UGC NET determines eligibility for lectureship and Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research in several subjects of Humanities, Social sciences, Computer science and Applications, Electronic science, Forensic science and Environmental sciences. Download Sample Papers for UGC NET 2017
UGC is all set to revise the syllabus for NET (National Eligibility Test) after a decade long interval. The main reason cited behind this change is to ensure that the syllabus remains matched with the updated curriculum of all the participating universities. A committee is likely to be set-up for preparing the draft for this syllabus and then submit it ahead for approval.
Paper I will be of general nature. Candidate would be required to attempt any 50 questions out of 60 questions. All the questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
Candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
Check out UGC NET 2017 Exam Pattern
The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 22nd January 2017 (Sunday) in all three-separate session as under:
|Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||Duration|
|I||100||60 out of which 50 questions to be attempted||1¼ Hours (09.30 am to 10.45 am, IST|
|II||100||50 questions all are compulsory||1¼ Hours (11.15 am to 12.30 pm, IST|
|III||150||75 questions all are compulsory||2½ Hours (02.00 pm to 04.30 pm, IST|
The paper will cover following areas:
The candidate is required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper I, Paper II and Paper III as given below:
|Category||Paper I||Paper II||Paper III|
|General||40 (40 %)||40 (40 %)||75 (50 %)|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer) / PWD / SC / ST||35 (35 %)||35 (35 %)||60 (40 %)|
Candidates who are appearing the National Eligibility Test Exam can check the CBSE UGC NET Syllabus here. There are many subjects under the NET Exam. So, applicants who are attending the Exam they can download the Syllabus of their respective Stream from our site.
|Paper I||Subject Name|
|Paper I||General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude|
If you want to download UGC NET Syllabus for all the other Subjects, you can download it from below.
|UGC NET (Paper II & Paper III)|
|Subject code||Subjects (Click on the Subject’s Name and Download PDF)|
|11||Defence & Strategic Studies|
|49||Arab Culture and Islamic Studies|
|55||Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management|
|59||Library and Information Services|
|60||Buddhist, Gandhian & Peace Studies|
|61||Comparative Studies of Religions|
|63||Mass Communication and Journalism|
|66||Museology & Conservation|
|70||Tribal & Regional Language/Literature|
|73||Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta|
|81||Social Medicine & Community Health|
|87||Computer Science and Applications|
|92||Human Rights and Duties|
|93||Tourism Administration & Management|
Good Luck for Your Exam, and Do the Best!!!
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.