UGC National Eligibility Test 2022: Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus and More


UGC National Eligibility Test 2022: UGC NET is a national-level exam conducted by NTA to determine candidates’ eligibility for the position of ‘Assistant Professor’ or ‘Junior Research Fellowship.’ Before filling out the application form, applicants should examine the exam pattern and UGC NET syllabus

Candidates can read on to get a thorough idea of the exam pattern, marking scheme, and syllabus of the UGC NET exam 2022.

Overview of UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022

The NTA sets the UGC NET exam pattern, which is published in the NET exam’s official notification. The UGC NET consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, which are conducted consecutively with no breaks. Candidates are free to devote any amount of time to any paper as they wish to maximize their UGC NET results. However, just 3 hours will be allotted to attempt both papers.

Based on the official notification, here are the key aspects of the Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam patterns of the UGC NET 2022 exam. 


Particulars

UGC NET Paper 1

UGC NET Paper 2 

Exam mode

Online

Online

Exam duration

180 minutes

Paper Type

Common for all candidates

Subject-specific questions

Number of questions

50

100

Total marks

100

200

Language

English and Hindi

English and Hind

UGC NET Exam Pattern for Paper 1

For all candidates who have applied for the UGC NET test, Paper 1 is required for all applicants. The UGC NET Paper 1 is divided into 10 sections. The number of questions and marks assigned to each part of UGC NET Paper 1 are as follows: 

UGC NET Paper-I Section

Questions in UGC NET Paper-I

Marks in UGC NET Paper-I 

Teaching Aptitude

5

10

Research Aptitude

5

10

Communication

5

10

Reading Comprehension

5

10

Logical Reasoning

5

10

Reasoning (including maths)

5

10

Information and Communication Technology

5

10

Data Interpretation

5

10

Environment and People

5

10

Governance, Politics, and Administration (Higher Education)

5

10

Total

50

100

UGC NET Exam Pattern for Paper 2

The exam pattern for UGC NET Paper 2 is determined by the subject chosen by the candidates. The exam pattern, however, will be the same regardless of the subject chosen. The following details about the UGC NET Paper 2 exam pattern are provided:

Particulars

Details

Number of Subjects

81 (Candidates need to choose from these)

Type of Questions

Objective MCQs (All questions are compulsory)

Number of Questions

100 Questions

Mark for each Question

2 marks

Total Marks

200 marks

UGC NET: Mode of Exam

  • The UGC NET will be conducted online.
  • At the exam center, each candidate will be assigned a desktop computer with pre-installed software designed specifically for the exam.
  • Before beginning the exam, ensure that the system and mouse are both operational. 

Nature of Questions in UGC NET Exam

  • Both papers’ questions will be objective in nature.
  • This indicates that all questions in the UGC NET June 2022 will be of the Multiple Choice type (MCQs).
  • Candidates must choose the best relevant answer from four options.

UGC NET Marking Scheme 2022

  • The exam has a standard marking scheme, which means that for both Paper 1 and 2, each correct answer is worth two marks.
  • There is no negative marking for erroneous answers in the new UGC NET exam pattern.
  • As a result, rather than skipping a question, one can use calculated guesswork and mark the answer. 

UGC NET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for UGC NET 2022 Paper 1 and Paper 2 differs and is aimed to assess the applicants’ various skills. The following is an overview of both papers:

  • The UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus assesses the candidate’s teaching and reasoning skills, research aptitude, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness.
  • The subject chosen by the candidate determines the UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus. It assesses the candidate’s in-depth knowledge and expertise in respective fields.

 


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