UGC NET Dec Exam Pattern 2018

UGC NET 2018 Examination shall be conducted by NTA in December 2018, 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.

Economics 01
Political Science 02
Philosophy 03
Psychology 04
Sociology 05
History 06
Anthropology 07
Commerce 08
Education 09
Social Work 10
Defense and Strategic Studies 11
Home Science 12
Public Administration 14
Population Studies* 15
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental) 16
Management 17
Maithili 18
Bengali 19
Hindi 20
Kannada 21
Malayalam 22
Odia 23
Punjabi 24
Sanskrit 25
Tamil 26
Telugu 27
Urdu 28
Arabic 29
English 30
Linguistics 31
Chinese 32
Dogri 33
Nepali 34
Manipuri 35
Assamese 36
Gujarati 37
Marathi 38
French 39
Spanish 40
Russian 41
Persian 42
Rajasthani 43
German 44
Japanese 45
Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education 46
Physical Education 47
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
Law 58
Library and Information Science 59
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies 60
Comparative Study of Religions 62
Mass Communication and Journalism 63
Dance 65
Museology & Conservation 66
Archaeology 67
Criminology 68
Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature 70
Folk Literature 71
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
Women Studies 74
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture/ History of Art/ Applied Art/ Graphics 79
Geography 80
Social Medicine & Community Health 81
Forensic Science 82
Pali 83
Kashmiri 84
Konkani 85
Computer Science and Applications 87
Electronic Science 88
Environmental Sciences 89
International and Area Studies 90
Prakrit 91
Human Rights and Duties 92
Tourism Administration and Management 93
Bodo 94
Santali 95
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument Percussion) 96
Rabindra Sangeet 97
Percussion Instruments 98
Drama/Theatre 99
Yoga 100
Sindhi 101


All the Post Graduate courses are mentioned below:

List of Post graduate subjects in UGC NET 2018

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)
2.00pm- 3.00pm
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
Test commences 9.30am 2.00pm
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

UGC NET Dec 2018

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