UPDATED (MERGED) CBSE UGC NET SYLLABUS FOR MUSEOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
SUBJECT CODE – 66
CBSE has revised the pattern and scheme of the exam from July 2018. The pattern of the exam has been changed from 3 papers (Paper I, II & III) to 2 papers (Paper I & II). There are no changes in the pattern of paper 1, but paper 2 & paper 3 has been merged into One paper.
ACCORDING TO THE NOTIFICATION OF CBSE UGC NET, ALL THE QUESTIONS OF PAPER – II WILL BE COMPULSORY, COVERING ENTIRE SYLLABI OF EARLIER PAPER II & PAPER – III (INCLUDING ALL ELECTIVES, WITHOUT OPTIONS).
Hence, there will be only one question paper in CBSE UGC NET Exam in Museology and Conservation, called Paper 2. Paper 2 (Paper II) will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with each question carrying two (2) marks i.e. 200 marks in total. All questions are compulsory in the papers. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type etc.
For CBSE UGC NET aspirants, we have merged the entire Syllabi of Paper II and Paper III of the subject of Museology and Conservation.
THE SYLLABUS OF PAPER II WILL BE AS MENTIONED BELOW:
Unit – I
Definition of Museum.
Definition of Museology / Museography.
History of Development of Museum – World / India.
Types of Museums – India.
Rural Museums – their problems.
Role of Museum in Society.
Museum in changing world.
Museum Movement and International Organization.
Professional associations and their relevance.
Unit – II
History of Collection – World.
Theoretical issues and value based collection / objectives.
Methods of Collection.
Ethics of Collection.
History of Documentation / aim and objectives.
Registration Methods / Indexing / Cataloguing.
Conservation / Restoration Documentation.
Computerization / Multimedia.
Unit – III
History / Archaeology / Architecture.
Ethnology / Anthropology / Folk Literature.
History of Art / Fine Arts / Performing Art.
National History and Physical Sciences.
Unit – IV
General Principles of presentation.
Organization and planning of gallery / exhibition.
Nature and types of exhibition.
Permanent / temporary exhibition.
Types of Museum Lighting – Natural and Artificial – their merits and demerits.
Effects of light on textiles, paintings, natural history specimens.
Preparation of blue print and stages of work.
Selection of materials research for data input.
Execution of presentation (layout, exhibit – design, stages of mounting illumination).
Unit – V
Lable / Lable Writing.
Audio – Visual Techniques / Application.
Orientation and guiding.
Other Complimentary Techniques and Application.
Unit – VI
General Principles and Theoretical issues.
Educational Role of the Museum.
Educational Services and Facilities.
Extension Services / out reach program.
Special Services to Physically handicapped.
Cultural Resources in Museum Education.
Unit – VII
General Principles of Public Relations.
Nature of Public Relations and its application in museum.
Media Outlets – Print Media, Electronic Media.
Information Technology in Museums.
Public Facilities and Services.
Classification of Museum visitors – its need.
Friends of the Museum and Voluntary Services.
Museum Marketing Strategy.
Unit – VIII
Analysis of Materials.
Factors of Deterioration.
Pest Control in Museums.
Sterilization / prevention / first aid.
Preservation / Conservation / Lining / Darning.
Unit – IX
Handling / Care.
Packing and Transportation Regulations.
Insurance / Other Safeguards.
Museum Security against fire, theft and burglary, armed conflict.
Unit – X
Principles of Museum Management.
Administrative Structures of Museum.
Museum Administration Personnel Finance.
Policy Planning and Quality Development.
Museum Security and Maintenance.
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