The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) every year for the appointment of Assistant Professors and PhD Admissions. The exam is conducted on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Some Changes in UGC NET
- Instead of 3 papers, there will be only 2 papers. However, there is no change in the syllabus. Paper II will cover the entire syllabus of earlier Paper II and III. Get Syllabus here
- The upper age limit for the award of JRF has been increased by 2 years. Earlier, it was 28 years.
UGC NET New Pattern
|Paper||Marks||Number of Question||Duration|
|I||100||50 questions: all are compulsory||1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST|
|II||200||100 questions: all are compulsory||2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.) IST|
Paper I is common for all subjects and Paper II is subject specific. Aspirants have to select one subject from the list of 84 subjects for paper II. In this post, we will cover most popular and user recommended books for paper I. Before that, let’s have a look on the areas covered in the paper.
Syllabus of Paper I
Paper I will consist of questions on teaching and research aptitude, general awareness, reasoning, numerical ability, English language and computer literacy.
Get detailed Syllabus for UGC NET Paper I
Books for preparation of Paper-I are easily available in the market. You can buy a single book covering all the topics. Here we are providing details on the top books recommended by aspirants who studied these books:
Recommended Books for Paper I
|1||Study Material for UGC NET Paper I||Prepared by cbsenetonline.in Team with the help of JRF Qualified candidates.||Get Now|
|2||Trueman’s UGC NET General Paper I||M. Gagan, Sajit Kumar|
(Danika Publishing Company)
|3||CBSE UGC NET/ SET/ JRF – Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude||KVS Madaan|
|4||UGC NET/ JRF/ SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude||Arihant Experts||Buy Book|
|5||UGC NET/ SET Paper 1||MHE||Buy Book|
These books have been recommended after considering the customer’s online review and the qualified candiates who studies these books. So, these are the most popular books considered for UGC NET Paper 1 for aspirants. .
In order to gain maximum from the books, follow these tips:
- Do solve the questions at the end of every topic to evaluate your understanding.
- Make a notebook to write down the important points from every topic.
- Solve the practice papers provided at the end of the books.
All the Best.
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