UGC NET Syllabus for English

UGC NET Syllabus in English

NTA UGC NET/JRF/SET/SLET Syllabus for English, Code No: 30 is given below

UGC NET Paper-2 Syllabus

Chaucer to Shakespeare

Jacobean to Restoration Periods

Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature

Romantic Period

Victorian Periodwww.netugc.com

Modern Period

Contemporary Period

American and other non – British Literature’s

Literary Theory and Criticism

Rhetoric and Prosody

UGC NET Paper-2 Syllabus Continues

The following part of the UGC NET syllabus were previously under UGC NET Paper-3 (Part-A), however, as UGC has now only two papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which is general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 on the specific subject (including all electives, without options) instead of previous three papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which was general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 and Paper-3 on the specific subject, so, now-a-days, the following part is also considered as part of the UGC NET Paper-2 syllabus. 

(Core Group)

British Literature from Chaucer to the present day

Criticism and Literary Theory.

Unit – I: Literary Comprehension (with internal choice of poetry stanza and prose passage; four comprehension questions will be asked carrying 4 marks each ).

Unit – II: Up to the Renaissance.www.netugc.com

Unit – III: Jacobean to Restoration Periods.

Unit – IV: Augustan Age 18th Century Literature.

Unit – V: Romantic Period.

Unit – VI: Victorian and Pre – Raphaelites.

Unit – VII: Modem British Literature.

Unit – VIII: Contemporary British Literature.

Unit – IX: Literary Theory and Criticism up to T. S. Eliot.

Unit – X: Contemporary Theory.

UGC NET Paper-2 Syllabus Continues

The following part of the UGC NET syllabus were previously under UGC NET Paper-3 (Part-B), however, as UGC has now only two papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which is general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 on the specific subject (including all electives, without options) instead of previous three papers i.e. UGC NET Paper-1 which was general and compulsory for all subjects and UGC NET Paper-2 and Paper-3 on the specific subject, so, now-a-days, the following part is also considered as part of the UGC NET Paper-2 syllabus. 


(Elective / Optional)

Elective – I: History of English Language, English Language Teaching.

Elective – II: European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century.

Elective – III: Indian writing in English and Indian Literature in English translation.

Elective – IV: American and other non – British English Literatures.

Elective – V: Literary Theory and Criticism.

Question Pattern of UGC NET in English

There will be two question papers of UGC NET Examination in English i.e. Paper-1 and Paper-2. UGC NET Paper-1 is general and compulsory for all subjects whereas UGC NET Paper-2 on the specific subject i.e. English (including all electives, without options). The UGC NET Paper-1 will have 50 questions and 100 marks whereas Paper-2 will have 100 questions and 200 marks. The objective type questions will include ascending/ descending type question, multiple choices, multiple answers (checkbox), matching type, true / false, assertion-reasoning type, and comprehension type questions. 

English: English Studies is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language (including literatures from the UK, the US, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, India, Pakistan, South Africa, and the Middle East, among other areas), English linguistics (including English phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, and stylistics), and English sociolinguistics (including discourse analysis of written and spoken texts in the English language, the history of the English language, English language learning and teaching, and the study of World Englishes). More broadly, English studies explores the production and analysis of texts created in English (or in areas of the world in which English is a common mode of communication). It is not uncommon for academic departments of "English" or "English Studies" to include scholars of the English language, literature (including literary criticism and literary theory), linguistics, law, journalism, composition studies, the philosophy of language, literacy, publishing/history of the book, communication studies, technical communication, folklore, cultural studies, creative writing, critical theory, disability studies, area studies (especially American studies), theater, gender studies/ethnic studies, digital media/electronic publishing, film studies/media studies, rhetoric and philology/etymology, and various courses in the liberal arts and humanities, among others.

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