UGC NET English Syllabus 2019: Question Papers, Cut off, Books

Here, you will be able to check UGC NET English syllabus, cut off marks (%), exam pattern, old question papers and reference of important books.

The UGC NET English syllabus has been prepared by UGC in such a way to check grammatical, comprehensive and literature knowledge of the subject. The syllabus meets the current requirement in the teaching efficiency of the English subject.

UGC NET English Syllabus 2019: Question Papers, Cut off, Books

The exam is especially for those who want to go in the research field or want to be eligible for the post of Assistant Professor. You will be glad to know that there are many emerging opportunities for the NET English qualified candidates in various Universities/ colleges across India.

Fictionally, this is not only an exam but also increases your quality of life, level of thinking and responsibility towards society.

Also Check: UGC NET Dec 2018 Cut Off Marks

UGC NET Syllabus English Literature

UGC-NET is divided into two papers; Paper 1  & Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for all whereas Paper 2 is based on the subject opted by candidate or post-graduation subject. Now, the candidate who opted English as a Paper-II subject can download the syllabus from here.

Paper 2 English syllabus is divided into 10 units. Each unit has an equal share in the question paper. The following 10 units are:
  1. Drama
  2. Poetry
  3. Fiction, short story
  4. Non-Fictional Prose
  5. Language: Basic concepts, theories and pedagogy.
  6. English in India: History, Evolution and Futures
  7. Cultural Studies
  8. Literary Criticism
  9. Literary Theory post World War II
  10. Research Methods and Material in English
UGC NET English Paper-II Syllabus Download

To download the Paper 2 English syllabus in Pdf, simply click on the download link provided above. English NET aspirants can also download the UGC NET syllabus Paper 1 from here.

UGC NET Exam Pattern

Before sitting in the examination hall you should familiar with the latest UGC NET exam pattern. National Testing Agency conducts UGC NET twice in a year. Now the examination becomes totally computer-based examination.

The examination is objective (Multiple Choice Questions) in nature. You can check here latest UGC NET exam pattern like total questions, maximum marks, duration, types of question etc. To check exam pattern follow the link given below.

Check: UGC NET Exam Pattern Paper 1 and 2

UGC NET Books for English

Paper 1 Books

UGC NET Paper 1 which is common to all NET aspirants So paper 1 books are the same for all candidates. Here you can check the best UGC NET books for Paper 1.

Paper 2 Books

Books Inside
UGC NET English Literature • Written by  Arihant Experts
Trueman NET English Literature • Written by B.P. Panigrahi
• Best Selling Book for UGC NET
• Also Useful for SET

The books are designed according to the syllabus/ pattern of the exam. These books use simple language that is easy to understand and cover previous years solved question papers. You can follow any books from those given above for English literature Paper 2.

UGC NET Cut Off Marks English

Cut off Marks (%): It is an aggregate percentage of Paper 1 and Paper 2 of last selected candidate in the respective category.

JRF & Assistant Professor

The UGC NET English previous years exams cut off marks (%) for JRF and Lectureship are given below category wise of last selected candidate along with Month/Year of the examination.

Cut off Marks (%) for JRF & Lectureship
CategoryJun 2019Dec 2018July 2018

Assistant Professor or Lectureship

For Assistant Professor, the UGC NET English previous years cut off marks (%) for Assistant Professor or Lectureship are given below:

Cut off Marks (%) Assistant Professor
CategoryJun 2019Dec 2018July 2018

The previous cut off marks give you an idea about how many marks you need to get to pass the next exam.  Moreover, Paper-II will check only after scoring UGC NET qualifying marks in Paper I.

UGC NET Question Papers English

You can download UGC NET English Paper 2 Old Question Papers from the table given below. To download simply click on download link along with month and year of the exam.

Paper 2 Old Question Papers
NET Exam Question Papers
Nov 2017Download
Jan 2017Download
Jul 2016Download
Dec 2015Download
Jun 2015Download
Dec 2014Download

In the same way, also download UGC NET Paper 3 Old Question Papers.

Paper 3 Old Question Papers
NET ExamQuestion Papers
Nov 2017Download
Jan 2017Download
July 2016Download
Dec 2015Download
Jun 2015Download
Dec 2014Download

These UGC NET English old question papers will help you to get the view of the examination.  Practice these question papers to get better results.

Hopefully, your UGC NET English syllabus has been successfully downloaded. Now prepare yourself according to the latest UGC NET English syllabus.

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