UGC NET Paper-1

UGC NET Paper 1 Question Pattern

Paper 1 is General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude and is compulsory for all subjects with the subject code 00. The UGC NET Examination Paper I contains 50 (fifty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each, out of which the candidate would be required to answer all the 50 (fifty) questions. Paper I will have 100 marks in total. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type, ascending/ descending type, multiple answers (checkbox), and comprehension type questions.

Each section of the syllabus will gets equal weightage: five questions and 10 mark each section / module. Whenever pictorial / graphical questions are set for the sighted candidates, a passage followed by equal number of questions and weightage should be set for the visually impaired or handicapped candidates. The test will be conducted in a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Paper-1 shall 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. Therefore, the test is aimed at assessing the teaching and general/research aptitude as well as their awareness. They are expected to possess and exhibit cognitive abilities. Cognitive abilities include comprehension, analysis, evaluation, understanding the structure of arguments and deductive and inductive reasoning. The candidates are also expected to have a general awareness and knowledge of sources of information and teaching and learing processes in higher education system. They should be aware of interaction between people, environment and natural resources and their impact on quality of life.

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper-1

The UGC NET syllabus for paper-1 was last updated in June 2019 and the same syllabus will be applicable for the upcoming UGC NET examination conducted by NTA.

UGC NET Examination Question Paper-1 of Previous Years

The old UGC NET examination question paper-1 from December 2004 till today are given below.

UGC NET Solved Question Paper-1 of Previous Years

The old UGC NET examination solved question paper-1 from June 2006 till today are given below.

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