UGC NET Exam Pattern December 2018 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 Check Now

In this Post, we will discuss UGC NET exam pattern for December 2018. From the latest updates, the next UGC NET exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for eligibility of Assistant Professor and distribution of awards of Junior Research Fellowship. As we know, it is the most sought exam after completion of Post-Graduation.

UGC NET Exam Pattern

From 2018, the UGC NET exam will contain only two Papers: Paper 1 and  Paper 2. Here we will discuss the exam pattern of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 separately. So let's start with the latest UGC NET exam pattern:

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018

National Eligibility Test (NET) has two papers and both are multiple choice in nature. Now UGC NET exam becomes a Computer-based examination from Pen/Paper mode.

About the Examination
Examination Name National Eligibility Test
Conducted By National Testing Agency
(On the Behalf of UGC )
Mode of Examination Computer Based Examination
(From December 2018)
Number of Papers Paper 1 & Paper 2
Types of Questions Multiple Choices Question
Negative Marking No

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks and all questions belong to UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus. Here you can check new exam pattern:

UGC NET Paper 1 Pattern
Maximum Marks 100
Total Questions 50
Maximum Time 60 minutes
Each Question of 2 Marks
Timing First Shift
9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
Second Shift
2:00 PM to
03:00 PM
Negative Marking No

Negative Marking
There is no Negative Marking in UGC NET Paper 1.

Types of Question: The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/Research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The Paper 2 shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Paper 2 Exam Pattern
Maximum Marks 200
Total Questions 100
Maximum Time 120 minutes
Each Question of 2 Marks
Timing First Shift
11:00 AM to
01:00 PM
Second Shift
03:30 PM to
05:30 PM
Negative Marking No

The maximum time of 2 hours is given to the candidates to complete this exam.

Negative Marking
There is no Negative Marking in UGC NET Paper 2.

Types of Question: Related to subject opted by candidates and all questions are compulsory.
There are total 84 subjects under the UGC NET exam so, aspirants can download the syllabus of their respective subjects.

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