How to Prepare for CBSE (UGC) NET JRF June-December 2017

Paper-1 (General Paper On Teaching And Reserch Aptitude)

The ultimate aim of Paper-1 is to check the candidates interest as well as capabilities in Teaching and Research. Skills are required to understand the subject, reasoning, application of methodological reasoning etc which are being analysed by this paper.

This paper includes the following:

  • Teaching aptitude.
  • Research aptitude.
  • Reading Comprehension.
  • Communication.
  • Reasoning.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Information and communication Technology.
  • People environment.
  • Higher education System: Governance, Polity and Administration.

Preparation for Paper I

The syllabus is very huge. One needs to attain knowledge on every aspect in detailed manner. He or she has to refer all the subjects in a regular basis and in a most disciplined manner. Keep yourself updated regarding the current affairs, practicing to read and understand the questions well and finding the answers are to be adopted by the candidate. He has to do Mock test Practices frequently. Try to solve as many multiple choice questions as you can and also read the subjects from the basics is must.

Refer Examrace CBSE (UGC) NET Paper I Series for complete coverage of material with practice MCQs

Various books are available in the market, but only the standard books need to be followed.

Paper 2 & 3

These are the papers which were preferred by the candidate as per Master's or PG Degree.

  • He must be have some fundamental as well as advanced knowledge in them.
  • Complete one chapter per week along with practicing model papers daily.
  • With the help of mock tests you will become familiar with speed reading, understanding the subject etc and getting a click regarding the answers in your mind without wasting a single minute.
  • Also you can analyse and learn your strong and weak points.
  • As question paper will become more complex, one has to workout for this and not as per the regular annual exams but to the competitiveness of the exam.
  • Revise the subjects as much as possible.
  • Divide the time properly.
  • Concentrate on those subjects where you are lacking.

Must to Know for CBSE (UGC) -NET Exam

  • Be determined: You need to pay more attention on your opted subject papers as there will be two papers based on the same. The syllabus for each subject is huge and hence you should start with crucial topics first followed by the least crucial topics. Also, you should not ignore the preparation of Paper I (Teaching and Research Aptitude) which together with Paper II will play a significant role in fetching minimum required marks for evaluation of Paper III.
  • Prepare Time Table: The best way to kick start your preparation for examination is preparing a time table and then sticking to it throughout the preparation tenure. Meticulous study is the correct approach that can help you resolve all your doubts and attain lucid perception of various theories, concepts and their uses regarding the syllabus.
  • Study Systematically and Selectively: Make sure you are very systematic in your approach as it will help you to finish your topic as per the time table you had created. You can start with selecting a topic and then decide on the number of days and hours required to complete it. Since only one month is left for the examination, it is advisable that you do selective study starting with crucial topics followed by knowing the basic of least crucial ones.
  • Give mock Tests: Manage your time well as it will help you in solving answers in the time allotted in the examination hall. Hence solve as many practice papers and previous year question papers as you can keeping in mind the time limit. Mock papers will help you to locate your weak areas that need revision and help you enhance speed in solving the paper.
  • Take Rest: Eating healthy and sleeping well along with study is also one of the mantras for keeping your mind fresh and improving concentration power to grasp concepts. Try to sleep at fixed time and for at least 7 to 8 hours a day during your preparation.
  • Thoroughly study the syllabus and understand which sections need more work. Remember you must prepare all sections.
  • Prepare critical subsections for each and every topic for all the subjects.
  • Maintain and set a time limit and note how fast you can finish a question.
  • Enhance your speed as well as thought process gradually by practice.

Discussions & Questions

  • Hello sir/mam I am an M.tech final year student in ECE I want to prepare for ugc-net can you provide me study material for All the 3 papers (1st- Common paper + 2&3rd -Electronic science).nThank you. ( - on )

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  • I have done my graduation in geography and masters in rural development but rural development as a subject is not in the subject list of CBSE net.Can I give net in geography? ( - on )

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  • Sir/mam i am persuing mtech and in last semester want to prepare for NET JRF from electronics subject suggest me sone tips and from where means study material from which i can prepare for exam and for Paper 1. ( - on )

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  • I want to know I am 39 yrs old , whether I am eligible for UGC NET exam, and can I become lecturer if I get through this exam? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for NET and not for JRF.

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  • I am M.Sc. chem. & MBA in fin. & MKT. Can I appear in CBSE NET exam in Management?Whether I have to prepare for all the 10 units & all the 4 electives of Managment sub. ( - on )

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    Yes you can and you will have to study all 10 units, no electives in new pattern.

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  • Sir My subject is Economics and I want study material for the NET Exam Please Guide me. ( - on )

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    For NET Economics solved papers refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • I'm a student of history and going to face the UGC Net exam in 20 days. I'm confused that how I start my reading bcoz I don't have enough time. ( - on )

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    Solve the past papers and work around MCQs, focus on your weak areas. Also don't miss paper 1 preparation for Paper 1 refer https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW9kB_HKs3_NCXcqf9tBCUh5uYD1aBg6W

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  • Whether paper 3 is elective or we have to prepare for all the subject ( - on )

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    No you will have to prepare for all subjects, it is no more elective for paper 3.

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  • What is 3rd question paper scheme of net/jrf in2017 ( - on )

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    The 3rd paper is now objective as of 2017.

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  • Current affairs till from which period till what period is asked in ugc net exam ????? ( - on )

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    Consider covering atleast past 1 year's current affairs for NET exam.

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  • I have bcom graduate I want to do net jrf ( - on )

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    You must have a master's degree in order to appear for NET JRF.

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  • sir /mam my subject is hindi .tell me about book which book is best for ugc ( - on )

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    For Hindi Literature get complete notes at- https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Hindi-Literature/

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  • This is my first time to appearing in NET Exam and my subject is MA social work .so i want to know how to prepare my self and from where to i collect study material. ( - on )

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    For NET in social work , refer the solutions to past papers available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Social-Work/

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  • I have completed my m.phil in commerce. Which material I have to refer to clear my paper in a single attempt ( - on )

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    For Paper 1 you can refer the solutions to past papers available at https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Paper-1/

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  • Sir/Madam, I m a student of B.sc in zoology 5th semester and I want to know the material required for JRF and NET exam. ( - on )

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    You will have to appear for CSIR Life sciences exam and not CBSE NET.

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  • I am completed m.sc in chemistry...how can i apply cbse net exam ( - on )

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    You will have to appear for CSIR NET Chemical sciences and not CBSE NET. Solutions to past papers for chemical sciences are available at https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/CSIR/Chemical-Sciences/

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  • I have completed BA in social work then completed Master in population studies and i got net in population studies in December 2016. But i want to give net exam for social work can I apply for it? ( - on )

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    Notification clearly mentions "Candidates should prefer to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. And for those candidates, whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in can appear in a related subject."

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  • Mostly what questions were asked in paper 1 and which book is perfect one? ( - on )

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  • Education 2nd & 3rd paper ( - on )

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    For Education paper 2 and 3 we are providing notes available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • I have done my MBA in Human Resource and my MPhil in Rural Development, can i apply for NET in Women's Studies or in Population Studies? ( - on )

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    You will have to appear for code 55 - labour welfare and HRM

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  • Kindly provide prepared material for computer science for ugc net. ( - on )

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    For solved past papers for computer science kindly visit - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • What is syllabus of NET, I am appearing in MA with English. ( - on )

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  • Respected Sir/Ma'am, NET exam paper is only one MCQ paper and it is divided into part ABC. A part is common but somewhere it is called as paper 1 2 and 3 i am confused. ( - on )

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    For NET by CBSE it is paper 1, 2 and 3. Paper 1 is common for all and paper 2 and 3 are subject based MCQs.

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  • My subject education , sir please tell me book name and materials. ( - on )

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  • I am in MBA 1st year (2016-18).How I should start preparation for NET JRF for my 1st day.In my graduation I studied Economics,Philosophy &Geography. ( - on )

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  • I want to know references and standard books for LIFE SCIENCE ( - on )

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    Here is the list of standard references for CSIR life sciences exam - https://www.examrace.com/CSIR/CSIR-Preparation-Tips/CSIR-Booklist-Life-Sciences.html

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  • I am an MSWgraduate,how can i apply for NET,which books are available for us ( - on )

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    For social work you can find complete solutions with detailed explanations to past papers at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Social-Work/

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  • I have done BCA followed by MBA. What subject should I choose for CBSE NET exam?? ( - on )

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    You can appear in Management stream for NET

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  • I want to purchase study material for visual art paper 2&3 and also Paper 1. it should be in Hindi medium. ( - on )

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  • I am a law student, how to prepare for law NET exam? ( - on )

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    For NET law preparation please refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • Kindly provide me 'QUALITY' study materials for Papers 2 & 3 and Paper 1 as well. ( - on )

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  • I want to know how to prepare for net 1st paper ( - on )

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  • I have just completed my pg with maths also bought books for ugc net exam.but I am unable to understand the subject code of my subject and conduct of the exam ( - on )

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    Since you have completed in Mathematics, you are either eligible for CSIR Mathematical Sciences or CBSE NET Population Studies.

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  • Can you please provide me with some good book for psychology for ugc net exam? ( - on )

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    NET Psychology postal course is available at - https://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-CBSE-UGC-NET-Psychology-Series.htm, for detailed solutions to past year NET papers in Psychology please refer - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Psychology/

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  • I have completed b.sc biotech, I am still doing m.sc biochem. Can I apply for net dec 2016? ( - on )

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    Final semester MSc students can apply for CSIR and CBSE NET in category - Appearing (Result Awaited).

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  • I want to know that I have passed LLM in year 2015 now I want to appear in net examination in which subjects. ( - on )

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    Since you are LLM, you can appear for NET in Law. Paper 1 is general and common to all, for paper 2 and 3 you will have to opt for law. Law Preparation resource is available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/Law/

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  • Is there a section of current affairs in Ugc net exam. ( - on )

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    To be precise, there is no dedicated section of current affairs for NET exam, however questions asked from the sections of Higher Education, Environment can and sometimes pertain to current happenings and events.

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  • I completed M.E computer science and engineering. Is this eligible for net and slet exam? If yes how to apply for it ? ( - on )

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    Yes masters in computer science are eligible for NET exam, you can apply at https://cbsenet.nic.in/cms/public/home.aspx

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  • I want to get cbse net Education study material ? ( - on )

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    We will try to include CBSE NET Education solutions soon at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • I am a B.com (hons.) in accounting and finance and MBA in Marketing (major) and Finance (minor).nBut interested in teaching finance papers. Can I apply for Finance ? ( - on )

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    You will have to appear for management. There is no separate option of finance.

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  • provide me study material for ugc net for education? ( - on )

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    We will be adding material for education shortly. We have material for many subjects which is available at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • Kindly suggest me a book for Human Resource Management ( - on )

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    Kindly refer the booklist for HRM and Labour welfare at - https://www.examrace.com/Subject-Book-Lists/Labour-Welfare-Book-List.html, we will be adding material shortly at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • I have done B.Sc. life sciences( regular) and M.A. English from IGNOU wuth 65% marks. Can I appear for UGC NET for English? ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for NET exam, please refer the eligibility criteria at https://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-Exam-Scheme/CBSE-UGC-NET-Eligibility-Criteria.html

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  • I have completed MCA in 2010 now I want to clear ugc net exam.kindly provide me books details which I have to refer for net computer science exam ( - on )

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  • I want to cbse net Bengali study material? ( - on )

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    You can refer the UGC NET Bengali Literature by N. Mukhopadhoya and S.S Mondal

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  • I am planning to write net July 2016. I completed my Mtech in cse. ( - on )

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  • I have done M.pharm. in pharma.chemistry. Can I apply for CBSE NET in environmental science [subject]? ( - on )

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    For NET in environmental science, you must have a MSc Environmental Science degree. Only exceptions are candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/ Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject “Population Studies". The candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in subject ‘Women Studies’.

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  • I want to have detailed material for ugc net environmental sciences ( - on )

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    Please refer for environmental science UGC NET MCQs with detailed explanations including solutions to past year papers at - https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/UGC/

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  • I am doing my masters in mathematics (m.a. in mathematics) and I want to be a professor of university. Now I am confused . Can I give csir net jrf for mathematical sciences being an m.a. student. ( - on )

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    Yes you can appear for CSIR NET exam.

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  • Give me details of reference book for preparing net exam? ( - on )

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  • I have done masters in extension education I want to go for NET. So how to prepare for it and from where. ( - on )

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    CBSE NET is conducted as 3 papers, paper 1 is common for all and paper 2 and 3 are based on your subject.

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  • Pattern of Management Paper - III, is it 75 objective questions or Part 3A & 3B theory questions with Elective option in Paper -3B ? I am confused. If it is 75 Qs, should we prepare for all electives? ( - on )

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    Paper 3 is all objective type and you must prepare all electives.

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  • Where to get syllabus for paper 2 and 3? ( - on )

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    The syllabus for paper 2 and 3 is available at https://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-Syllabus/

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  • I am a 3rd year UG student.I would like to clear the UGC NET in my first attempt since I am an year late.What is the eligibility for the UGC NET EXAM IN MATHEMATICS and how should i prepare for it..? ( - on )

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    You can appear in your final year of Master's program for CBSE NET. If you are pursuing masters, for mathematics you will have to appear for CSIR NET in Mathematical Sciences, you can check out the details at-https://www.examrace.com/CSIR/

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  • Tips to prepare for CSIR NET Exam? ( - on )

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    Here are the tips to prepare for CSIR NET Examination for the coming term-https://www.examrace.com/CSIR/CSIR-Preparation-Tips

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