UGC NET Exam Pattern 2017 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct UGC NET 2017 (January session) on January 22, 2017. Candidates who are appearing for UGC NET 2017 January session are advised to through read the exam pattern so that they can prepare and perform well in the exam. As per the UGC NET 2017 exam pattern, the exam will have three papers and it is compulsory for candidates to appear in all papers. The UGC NET 2017 paper I will be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. Paper II and III of UGC NET 2017 will be of subject selected by candidates for pursuing Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programmes. The detailed information given below related to UGC NET exam pattern 2017 like number of questions asked in the paper I & II, subjects, marking scheme and exam duration.
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UGC NET Exam Pattern 2017
UGC NET 2017 Exam Day – The UGC NET 2017 January session exam is scheduled to be held on January 22.
Exam Duration: The examination timing of UGC NET 2017 is give below.
UGC NET Exam Duration
UGC NET 2017 Paper I
09:30 am to 10:45 am
UGC NET 2017 Paper II
11:15 am to 12:30 pm
UGC NET 2017 Paper III
02:00 pm to 04:30 pm
Exam Mode Offline: Pen and Paper based exam. Candidates have to be answer in the specially designed machine-gradable OMR sheet.
Language of Paper English/Hindi: UGC NET 2017 question booklet will be a bilingual paper i.e. English and Hindi
Types of question (MCQ) – The question will be of multiple choices. Candidates have to choose correct response from the given options. Question of UGC NET 2017 will be from the syllabus as prescribed by examination authority
Number of questions - The Paper I and II of UGC NET 2017 will have a total of 100 questions in each paper. The paper III will have 150 questions
Marking Scheme - Each question will be of 2 marks
Negative Marking - There is no negative marking for incorrect answer
Paper Pattern of UGC NET 2017: The table given below shows the paper pattern of UGC NET 2017.
UGC NET 2017 Exam Pattern
Number of Question
60 out of which 50 question to be attempted
01 hour & 15 minutes
50 questions all are compulsory
01 hour & 15 minutes
75 questions all are compulsory
02 hour & 30 minutes
UGC NET Paper I: This paper will be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily design to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. The paper will have 60 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each out of which the candidate are required to answer any 50. If the candidate attempted more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate will be evaluated
UGC NET Paper II: This paper will have 50 objective type questions. The question will be from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks. Candidates have to attempt all questions
UGC NET Paper III: This paper will consist of 75 objective type questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks. Candidates have to attempt all questions
The UGC NET 2017 Paper II and Paper III will be compulsory for candidates and cover entire syllabus including all electives, without options
UGC NET Subjects: The candidates can check UGC NET subjects and respective codes from the table given below.
UGC NET Subjects
Defence and Strategic Studies
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
Library and Information Science
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
Comparative Study of Religions
Mass Communication and Journalism
Museology & Conservation
Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
Women Studies **
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
Social Medicine & Community Health
Computer Science and Applications
International and Area Studies
Human Rights and Duties
Tourism Administration and Management
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
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