UGC NET 2019 Syllabus (December) – Check Exam Paper Pattern, Paper 1 and Paper 2 Syllabus

UGC NET 2019 December Syllabus – UGC NET Paper 1 and Paper 2 syllabuses are mentioned below for the UGC NET applied candidates. NTA shall conduct the UGC NET-2019 exam from on 2nd to 6th December 2019. All the exam applied candidates are should have to practice themselves through UGC NET Paper 1 and Paper 2 syllabus for the upcoming examination. From here, aspirants can get the details about UGC NET 2019 December exam date, pattern, syllabus, etc.,

Important Dates of UGC NET December 2019

Events Dates


Date of Examination

First Shift:

09:30 AM to 01:00 PM

02 December 2019



06 December 2019

Second Shift:

02:00 PM to 05:30 PM

Announcement of Result 31 December 2019

UGC NET Syllabus

UGC NET December 2019 Syllabus

The questions will be in generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching and research aptitude of the candidate. It shall primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. There are tentatively totally more than 80 subjects for the UGC NET examination syllabus. These syllabuses are available in English and Hindi only.

UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus

The main objectives of the paper – 1 is to assess the teaching and research capabilities of the candidates. They are also expected to have a general awareness about teaching and learning processes in the higher education system. The paper – 1 detailed syllabus are listed as follows.

Titles Important Topics
Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching: Objectives, Concepts, Levels of Teaching, Characteristics and basic requirements.
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (Academic, Social, Emotional and Cognitive), Individual differences.
  • Methods of teaching: Teacher centred vs. Learner centred methods, Offline vs. Online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).
  • Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern and ICT based
  • Evaluation System: Elements and types of evaluation, Evaluation in CBCS in higher education, innovation in evaluation systems.
Research Aptitude
  • Research: Characteristics, Meaning and Types, Positivism and Post-positivistic approach to research.
  • Methods of Research: Descriptive, Historical, Experimental, Qualitative and Quantitative methods.
  • Application of ICT in Research
  • Steps of Research
  • Research ethics
A passage of text is given. Questions will be asked from that passage to be answered.
  • Communication: Types and Characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication: Verbal and Non-Verbal, Classroom communication, Intercultural and group communications
  • Maas-Media and Society
  • Barriers to effective communication
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Types of reasoning
  • Codes and Relationships, Number series, Letter series
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Time and Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Averages, Interest and Discounting, etc.)
Logical Reasoning
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn Diagram
  • Pramanas
  • Indian Logic
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana, Vyapti, Hetvabhases.
Date interpretation
  • Date Interpretation
  • Data and Governance
  • Sources , acquisition and classification of Data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Date
  • Graphical representation and mapping of Data
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology
  • ICT and Governance
  • Digital initiatives in higher education
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, Email, Audio and Video conferencing
People Development and Environment
  • Development and Environment
  • Environmental issues (Air Pollution, Noise Pollution, Water Pollution, etc.)
  • Impacts of pollutants
  • Human and environment interaction
  • Natural hazards and disasters
  • Natural and energy sources (Solar, wind, Geothermal, Soil, etc.)

UGC NET Paper – 2 Syllabus 2019

Paper – 2 syllabuses will be based on the selected subjects by the candidates. Approximately there are totally more than 80 subjects in the list of subjects of UGC NET exam. From there, candidates can select the NET paper as per the wishes. There are totally 100 questions will be asked from the candidate’s selected subject. All the questions will be answered by the candidate within the stipulated time. In the UGC NET website, all the subjects are categorized based on the subject name and their subject code. Candidates can know the detailed list of syllabuses from the official page of the UGC NET

Note: National Testing Agency will not provide a copy of the syllabus and will not send the syllabus to the individual applied candidates.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019

Examination Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Question Paper Language English or Hindi
Time Duration 3 Hours
Subjects Paper -1 & Paper – 2
Examination Shifts Two Shifts (Forenoon and Afternoon)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions
Number of Questions 150 Questions (Paper 1 & Paper 2)
Total Marks 300 Marks
Exam Centres As indicated on the Admit card

UGC NET exam will consist of two papers. These two papers will consist of objective type questions. The exam will consist of both the papers that are conducted in two different sessions. There is no break between the two exams (Paper – 1 & Paper – 2) during the examination time.

UGC NET December 2019 Syllabus