Tips to Prepare for CBSE-NET JRF in Psychology

CBSE now conducts NET Exam and there are three papers in all.

  • Paper - I is General Paper for all – includes Teaching & Research Aptitude and is a common exam which consists of a total of 100 marks with 50 questions

  • Paper II on Psychology consists of 100 Marks with 50 questions

  • Paper III on Psychology consist 150 marks with 75 questions

Here is some preparation Tips for UGC CBSE NET Psychology in 3 simple steps:

Step 1: Make time table for preparation

  • First off all make time table and allot 100 day for preparation of Paper I, II & III.

  • Look at the syllabus for Psychology - CBSE NET

  • Check out the extensive booklist available at Examrace for Psychology Subject

  • According to this timetable, divide each topic week wise.

  • During preparation time make summary notes for each and every topic.

  • Don’t waste time to decide which topic is most important and which is not, give equal attention to each topic

  • If possible Make List of week with topic you allot and one extra column which is about you whether you successfully completed this topic or not as it will helps you later when you revise syllabus

  • Do not depend on just one material; try to get more and more information from different books, Wikipedia, various blogs and websites and video tutorials.

  • You can also refer the Modern UGC NET/SLET Psychology by Anmol Publisher

  • For Postal course for Paper I visit: Examrace CBSE NET Paper 1 Postal Course

Step 2: Solve previous year papers & Preparation Flow

Step 3: Revision

  • After gathering your weakness next step is revision.

  • Same as above allot at list 1 to 2 weeks for revision and in this days go through all the notes which you prepare and week topics gathered in paper solving.

  • Also check reviews for each topic you have made and study according to that.

Important Topics for Psychology according to Paper II and Paper III Section-wise Classification

Important Topics

  • Psychometrics

  • Biopsychology

  • Research Methods

  • Contemporary issues (major researches in psychological journals)

Other Topics:

  • Current Trends in Social Psychology

  • Developmental Processes

  • Human Development and Individual Differences, Guidance in Schools, Counselling

  • Development of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  • Psychopathology, Mental Health

Year Wise Reviews:

  • In 2014 – Focus was psychometrics

  • In 2015 – Focus was biopsychology

  • There is very few questions are from General psychology