UGC NET 2018 Examination shall be conducted by NTA in December 2018, ntanet.nic.in. UGC NET 2018 examination is held to determine the eligibility, only for the assistant professor and for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both. This examination follows only the computer-based online mode of examination. UGC NET 2018 Examination follows a specific UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern. This examination pattern is followed for all the subjects under UGC NET 2018.
UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern
UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern follows inclusion of only objective type questions in both the papers that are followed by a 30-minute break in between both examinations. Some important dates regarding the UGC NET 2018 Examination are listed below in the schedule. Candidates can check for better insight into information.
|Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||Pattern||Duration|
|I||100||50||The questions will in very generic, designed to assess the research, teaching, and aptitude of the candidate. It will cover questions from; Reasoning ability, Comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.||1-hour
|II||200||100||This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. Attempting of all the question in Paper-II is compulsory.||2-hours|
Marking Scheme of UGC NET 2018
- Marks for Correct Answer
Candidates are informed that UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern states that is a candidate is attempting any question correctly then they will be awarded 2 marks for each correct question.
- Marks for Incorrect Answer
Candidates are informed that UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern follows no Negative markings for any wrong answers also no marks will be given for unanswered questions.
Note: If any question is found wrong then the marks for it will be awarded to only those who attempted that question.
Subjects under UGC NET 2018
There are different subjects for UGC NET 2018 all the subjects are mentioned below. Candidates can check from below.
|Defense and Strategic Studies||11|
|Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)||16|
|Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education||46|
|Arab Culture and Islamic Studies||49|
|NET Subject Code Indian Culture||50|
|Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management||55|
|Library and Information Science||59|
|Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies||60|
|Comparative Study of Religions||62|
|Mass Communication and Journalism||63|
|Museology & Conservation||66|
|Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature||70|
|Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/ SidhantaJyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ NavyaNyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ TulanatmakaDarsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Puranaitihasa/ Agama/Advaita Vedanta)||73|
|Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture/ History of Art/ Applied Art/ Graphics||79|
|Social Medicine & Community Health||81|
|Computer Science and Applications||87|
|International and Area Studies||90|
|Human Rights and Duties||92|
|Tourism Administration and Management||93|
|Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument Percussion)||96|
All the Post Graduate courses are mentioned below:
Syllabus for UGC NET 2018
The syllabus for UGC NET 2018 Exam is divided into two different papers that is Paper-I and Paper-II.
- Paper-I is a general paper covering the very general topics and it aims to just assess the teaching, research, and aptitude of the candidates. Candidates can take a look from the below-mentioned points for getting a better insight of syllabus in Paper-I.
- Paper-II covers the main subject for which the candidate has applied for. All the questions under this paper are needed to be covered.
Time schedule for UGC NET 2018
The time schedule of the examination covers all the time divisions of the examination and it is mentioned below in a table.
|Dates of examination||Between 09 Dec 2018 to 23 Dec 2018|
|First, shift||Second shift|
|The timing of Examination||9.30 am-10.30 am (Paper I)
11.00 am-1.00 pm (Paper II)
|Duration of examination||1 Hour for Paper I and 2 hours for Paper-II|
|Entry in the examination center||7.30am-8.30am||12.00pm-1.00pm|
|Entry in the examination hall||8.45am-9.00am||1.15pm-1.30pm|
|Checking of Admit Card||9.00am-9.15am||1.130pm-1.45pm|
|Sitting on the seat in the hall||9.15am||1.45pm|
|Instructions by the invigilators||9.15am-9.25am||1.45pm-1.55pm|
|To attempt Paper-I||9.30am-10.30am||2.00pm-3.00pm|
|Break(Candidates are not allowed to premises.)||10.30am- 11.00 am||3.00pm-3.30pm|
|To attempt Paper-II||11.00am-1.00pm||3.30pm-5.30pm|
|Test conclues||1.00 pm||5.30pm|