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NET Exam- For Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship

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National Eligibility Test

The University Grants Commission (UGC) which is also the National Educational Testing Bureau of University conducts this test called NET. The National Eligibility test (NET) exam is for determining the eligibility for the award of Junior research Fellowship (JRF) and lectureship for the Indian nationals.

 

Groups and Topics of NET

This exam is maintaining or ensuring a standard for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. This test is conducted in

1. Humanities (including languages)

2. Social Science

3. Forensic Sciences

4. Computer Sciences and Application

5. Environmental Sciences and

6. Electronic Science

The Council of Scientific Research (CSIR) is the administrating body for conducting the UGC-CSIR NET for the other subjects of Science jointly with the UGC. Subjects includes

1. Life Sciences

2. Physical Science

3. Chemical Science

4. Mathematical Sciences

5. Earth Atmospheric Ocean and Planetary Sciences

 

History:-

NET Exam

NET Exam

The exam for the Junior Research Fellowship is being conducted since the year 1984. In 22nd July 1988, Government of India entrusted the task of conducting the eligibility test for the lectureship in UGC. After that UGC conducted the first NET (National Eligibility Test) exam which is common for both the junior research Fellowship and also for lectureship in two parts. The exam was conducted on December 1989 and March 1990 respectively.

This exam is conducted twice a year in the months of June and December. The candidates who desire to pursue their research or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are available for five years with certain conditions to fulfill. UGC has allocated a specific number of fellowships to the universities which are for the candidates who qualify for the JRF test. JRF’s are mainly awarded to the meritorious students from the candidates who are qualifying for the eligibility for the lectureship in NET. Junior research fellowship award are only available to those candidates who selects it in their application forms.

 

Subjects with their respective codes:-

Subject
Code
   Subject
00General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)
01Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
02Political Science
03Philosophy
04Psychology
05Sociology
06History
07Anthropology
08Commerce
09Education
10Social Work
11Defence and Strategic Studies
12Home Science
14Public Administration
15Population Studies
16Music
17Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
18Maithili
19Bengali
20Hindi
21Kannada
22Malayalam
23Oriya
24Punjabi
25Sanskrit
26Tamil
27Telugu
28Urdu
29Arabic
30English
31Linguistics
32Chinese
33Dogri
34Nepali
35Manipuri
36Assamese
37Gujarati
38Marathi
39French (French Version)
French (English Version)
40Spanish
41Russian
42Persian
43Rajasthani
44German
45Japanese
46Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.
47Physical Education
49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50Indian Culture
55Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58Law
59Library and Information Science
60Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62Comparative Study of Religions
63Mass Communication and Journalism
65Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66Museology & Conservation
67Archaeology
68Criminology
70Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71Folk Literature
72Comparative Literature
73Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).
74Women Studies
79Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80Geography
81Social Medicine & Community Health
82Forensic Science
83Pali
84Kashmiri
85Konkani
87Computer Science and Applications
88Electronic Science
89Environmental Sciences
90Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.
91Prakrit
92Human Rights and Duties
93Tourism Administration and Management.
94BODO

 

NET exam question pattern:-

NET Exam

NET Exam

1.The MCQ test paper of each subject carries maximum marks of 200.

2.This exam is conducted for the duration of three hours.

3. Question papers are divided into three parts:-

a. Section A is common to all subjects where maximum 20 question of General Aptitude are asked. Candidates are required to give the answer of 15 question carrying 2 marks each. So the total mark allocated in this section is 3 out of 200.

b. In the Section B subject related conventional MCQ’s are asked. Total marks allocated for this section is 70 out of 200. Maximum number of questions to be answered in this section comes in the range of 20-35.

c. Section C consists of higher value questions which tests the concepts of candidate’s scientific knowledge or the application of the scientific knowledge. In this section some problems are to be solved using the scientific knowledge. Total marks allocated for this section is 100 out of 200.

d. Negative marks for each wrong answer.

To download the Question paper of NET 2008, June June

To download the Question paper of NET 2008, December December

 

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