FORMAT OF UGC NET EXAM

SCHEME AND DATE OF TEST

The Test consists of three papers. All the three papers have objective type questions and will be held in two separate sessions as under:

Session Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 60 out of which 50 question to be attempted 1¼ Hours(09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
First II 100 50 questions all are compulsory 1¼ Hours(10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
Second III 150 75 questions all are compulsory 2½ Hours(01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)

Paper-I is general and common to all, proposed to check the teaching/research aptitude, reasoning ability, knowledge of environment and information and communication technology, governance, comprehension, creative thinking and general awareness of the candidate. There are (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each, out of which the candidate would be required to attempt any fifty (50) as only first 50 questions are checked.

Paper-II is of 50 objective compulsory questions depends upon the subject chosen by the candidate. Each question is of 2 marks.

Paper-III is of 75 objective compulsory questions from the subject chosen by the candidate. Each question is of 2 marks.

All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III are compulsory, comprising entire syllabus (including all electives). The candidate will have to mark the answers for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the OMR sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.