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What is UGC NET JRF Syllabus?

ugc net online coaching Candidates can view the detailed syllabus of their selected subject on the official website of UGC, i.e., After going through the below mentioned detailed syllabus of NTA UGC NET Exam, the next step is to create a study plan and start working on it. For instance, start your practice by solving some previous year question papers and analyses your strong & weak points. Regular practice will help in achieving accuracy and high score in the exam.

It must be remember that it is compulsory for aspirants to appear for both the papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor only. In this article, we have discussed every aspects of UGC NET JRF exam pattern below. It is advisable to peruse UGC NET exam pattern carefully.

UGC NET JRF Syllabus for Paper-I

UGC NET paper-I (General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude) is common and mandatory for all candidates. Let’s look in detail the syllabus for all the 10 sections of Paper-I:

Teaching Aptitude

Research Aptitude

Reading Comprehension


Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

Logical Reasoning

Data Interpretation

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

People and Environment

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration

UGC NET Paper-I Units UGC NET Paper-I Details
Unit-I: Teaching Aptitude Teaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding and reflective), characteristics and basic requirements
Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (academic, social, emotional and cognitive), individual differences
Factors affecting teaching related to: Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment and Institution
Methods of teaching in institutions of higher learning: Teacher centred vs. learner centred methods; offline vs. online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs etc.).
Teaching support system: Traditional, modern and ICT based
Evaluation systems: Elements and types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in higher education, computer based testing, innovations in evaluation systems
Unit-II: Research Aptitude Research: Meaning, types, and characteristics, positivism and post-positivistic approach to research
Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods
Steps of research
Thesis and article writing: Format and styles of referencing
Application of ICT in research
Research ethics
Unit-III: Comprehension A passage of text be given. Questions to be asked from the passage to be answered
Unit-IV: Communication Communication: Meaning, types and characteristics of communication
Effective communication: Verbal and non-verbal, inter-cultural and group communications, classroom communication
Barriers to effective communication
Mass-media and society
Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude Types of reasoning
Number series, letter series, codes and relationships
Mathematical aptitude (fraction, time & distance, ratio, proportion and percentage, profit and loss, interest and discounting, averages etc.)
Unit-VI: Logical Reasoning Understanding the structure of arguments: Argument forms, structure of categorical propositions, mood and figure, formal and informal fallacies, uses of language, connotations and denotations of terms, classical square of opposition
Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
Venn diagram: Simple and multiple use for establishing validity of arguments
Indian Logic: Means of knowledge
Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) and Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)
Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference)
Unit-VII: Data Interpretation Sources, acquisition and classification of data
Quantitative and qualitative data
Graphical representation (bar-chart, histograms, pie-chart, table-chart and line-chart) and mapping of data
Data interpretation
Data and governance
Unit-VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ICT: General abbreviations and terminology
Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing
Digital initiatives in higher education
ICT and Governance
Unit-IX: People, Development and Environment Development and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals
Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on environment
Environmental issues: Local, regional and global; air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), climate change and its socio-economic and political dimensions
Impacts of pollutants on human health
Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests
Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies
Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance
Unit-X: Higher Education System Institutions of higher learning and education in ancient India
Evolution of higher learning and research in post-independence India
Oriental, conventional and non-conventional learning programmes in India
Professional, technical and skill-based education.
Value education and environmental education
Policies, governance, and administration

UGC NET JRF Syllabus for Paper-II

The subject for paper-II needs to be chosen by the candidate. A candidate can choose the subject of his/ her post-graduation or a related subject. NTA UGC NET is conducted for total 81 subjects. Click on the PDF links below to check UGC NET paper-II syllabus for all 81 subjects:

UGC NET Paper-II Subject UGC NET Paper-II Code UGC NET Paper-II Syllabus
Economics/ Rural Economics/ Co-operation/ Demography/ Development Planning/ Development Studies/ Econometrics/ Applied Economics/ Development Eco./ Business Economics 01 Check Here
Political Science 02 Check Here
Philosophy 03 Check Here
Psychology 04 Check Here
Sociology 05 Check Here
History 06 Check Here
Anthropology 07 Check Here
Commerce 08 Check Here
Education   09 Check Here
Social Work 10 Check Here
Defence and Strategic Studies 11 Check Here
Home Science 12 Check Here
Public Administration 14 Check Here
Population Studies 15 Check Here
Music 16 Check Here
Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./ Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./ Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./ Financial Mgt./ Co-operative Management) 17 Check Here
Maithili 18 Check Here
Bengali 19 Check Here
Hindi 20 Check Here
Kannada 21 Check Here
Malayalam 22 Check Here
Oriya 23 Check Here
Punjabi 24 Check Here
Sanskrit 25 Check Here
Tamil 26 Check Here
Telugu 27 Check Here
Urdu 28 Check Here
Arabic 29 Check Here
English 30 Check Here
Linguistics 31 Check Here
Chinese 32 Check Here
Dogri 33 Check Here
Nepali 34 Check Here
Manipuri 35 Check Here
Assamese 36 Check Here
Gujarati 37 Check Here
Marathi 38 Check Here
French (French Version) 39 Check Here
Spanish 40 Check Here
Russian 41 Check Here
Persian 42 Check Here
Rajasthani 43 Check Here
German 44 Check Here
Japanese 45 Check Here
Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education 46 Check Here
Physical Education 47 Check Here
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies   49 Check Here
Indian Culture 50 Check Here
Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management 55 Check Here
Law 58 Check Here
Library and Information Science 59 Check Here
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies 60 Check Here
Comparative Study of Religions 62 Check Here
Mass Communication and Journalism 63 Check Here
Performing Art - Dance/ Drama/ Theatre 65 Check Here
Museology & Conservation   66 Check Here
Archaeology 67 Check Here
Criminology 68 Check Here
Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature        70 Check Here
Folk Literature 71 Check Here
Comparative Literature 72 Check Here
Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/ Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama) 73 Check Here
Women Studies  74 Check Here
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art) 79 Check Here
Geography 80 Check Here
Social Medicine & Community Health 81 Check Here
Forensic Science 82 Check Here
Pali 83 Check Here
Kashmiri 84 Check Here
Konkani 85 Check Here
Computer Science and Applications   87 Check Here
Electronic Science 88 Check Here
Environmental Sciences 89 Check Here
Politics 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   90 Check Here
Prakrit   91 Check Here
Human Rights and Duties   92 Check Here
Tourism Administration and Management   93 Check Here
Bodo 94 Check Here
Santali 95 Check Here
Yoga 100 Check Here
Sindhi 101 Check Here

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