UGC NET Exam Analysis 2024: Subject Wise Analysis & Review

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2024 ( UGC NET )

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UGC NET Exam Analysis 2024: The analysis for the UGC NET June exam will be shared on the page below after the conduction of the exam. However, the candidates preparing for the upcoming UGC NET exam can check the analysis of the NTA NET exam to get an idea of the difficulty level, types of questions, and more.

Candidates can get an idea of the difficulty level of the UGC NET exam for the December session through the analysis below in the article.

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Q:   What is the UGC NET syllabus for 2024?

A:
The UGC NET syllabus is divided into two sections that is Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is common for all the candidates for any subject whereas the Paper 2 exam is subject specific which comprises the questions from the subject that the candidates opt to appear for the exam. The list of topics that is asked in the UGC NET Paper 1 exam has been given below for the candidates: a)Teaching Aptitude b) Research Aptitude c) Maths d) Reasoning e) Communication f) Data Interpretation g) Environmental Studies, etc. For the syllabus of UGC NET Paper 2 the candidates can refer to the link given below for the candidates: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ugc-net-exam-syllabus.

Q:   What is the use of UGC NET exam analysis?

A:
UGC NET exam analysis is the process of examining the UGC NET exam paper to identify the overall difficulty level, the type of questions asked, and the areas from which the questions were asked. Exam analysis is useful for both the candidates who have appeared for the exam and those who are preparing for it in the future. Here are some uses of UGC NET exam analysis: a) Understand the exam pattern: Exam analysis helps the candidates to understand the exam pattern and the type of questions that are asked in the exam. This helps them to prepare better and focus on the important topics and subtopics. B) Identify the difficulty level: Exam analysis helps the candidates to identify the overall difficulty level of the exam and the difficulty level of individual sections. This helps them to understand their performance and identify areas where they need to improve. C) Identify important topics: Exam analysis helps the candidates to identify the important topics and subtopics that are frequently asked in the exam. This helps them to prioritize their preparation and focus on the topics that are more likely to be asked in the exam. D) Plan future preparation: Exam analysis helps the candidates to plan their future preparation based on the areas where they need to improve. It also helps them to identify their strengths and weaknesses and work on them accordingly. E) Provide feedback to coaching institutes: Exam analysis helps coaching institutes to understand the difficulty level of the exam and the areas from which the questions were asked. This helps them to improve the quality of their coaching and provide better guidance to the candidates. In summary, UGC NET exam analysis is useful for both the candidates who have appeared for the exam and those who are preparing for it in the future. It helps them to understand the exam pattern, identify the difficulty level, prioritize their preparation, plan future preparation, and provide feedback to coaching institutes.
 

Q:   Does the difficulty level of the UGC NET question paper differ for different shifts?

A:
The difficulty level of the UGC NET question paper may differ for different shifts or sessions. This is because the question paper is set by different experts for different shifts and they may vary in their interpretation of the syllabus and the difficulty level of the questions. However, the National Testing Agency NTA which conducts the UGC NET exam, takes steps to ensure that the overall difficulty level of the question paper is the same for all the shifts. This is done through a process of equating the scores of the candidates appearing in different shifts. Equating is a statistical process that is used to adjust the scores of the candidates taking into account the differences in the difficulty level of the question papers in different shifts. This ensures that the scores of the candidates are comparable and that no candidate is at a disadvantage due to the variation in the difficulty level of the question paper. In summary, while the difficulty level of the UGC NET question paper may differ for different shifts, the NTA takes steps to ensure that the overall difficulty level is the same. Candidates should focus on their preparation and not worry too much about the difficulty level of the question paper for their particular shift.
 

Q:   What is the marking scheme of UGC NET exam?

A:
The marking of the UGC NET exam has been given below for the candidates. Following the marking scheme for the UGC NET exam the candidates who are willing to appear in the UGC NET exam can understand the exam pattern and prepare for the exam well. The marking will also help the candidate to count the probable scores from the UGC NET provisional answer key that is released by the National Testing Agency (NTA): a)Correct answer: 2 b) Incorrect answer: No negative mark c) Unanswered/marked for review: 0 (no marks given) d) Incorrect or ambiguous question/has multiple correct answers: 2 to those who have chosen one of the correct answers. E) Incorrect or dropped questions: 2 to those who have attempted the question.

UGC NET Paper 1 Difficulty Level 2023

The paper 1 was easy as compared to the previous cycle. However, the questions from maths and DI were on the tougher side. Check the difficulty level  for the UGC NET Paper 1 exam in the table below:

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023 6th December Difficulty Level: Paper 1 
Subjects Difficulty Level Number of Questions
Teaching Aptitude Easy 8 to 10
Research Aptitude Easy 2
Comprehension Easy 1
Logical Reasoning Easy 4
Data Interpretation Moderate 5
Maths Difficult 3
Communication Easy 4
Environment Easy-Moderate 3
People & Development Easy-Moderate 2
Higher Education Easy 5
IT Easy 4

UGC NET Exam Analysis December 13

Paper 1 for the UGC NET exam for the Phase 2 exam on December 13, 2023, was easy as per the difficulty level. The candidates can check the complete exam analysis of the UGC NET Paper 1 exam in the table below for the exam:

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023 6th December Difficulty Level: Paper 1 
Subjects Difficulty Level Number of Questions
Teaching Aptitude Easy 10
Research Aptitude Easy 4
Comprehension Easy 2
Logical Reasoning Easy 5
Data Interpretation Moderate 5
Maths Difficult 3
Communication Easy 4
Environment Easy-Moderate 3
People & Development Easy-Moderate 2
Higher Education Easy 5
IT Easy 4

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis: Dec 11

The UGC NET Paper 2 was moderate. Look at the UGC NET exam analysis by the candidates who took the exam:

  • Lokesh Said, "Paper 2 was easy as compared to last year. The passage section was easy in both papers, however, the DI was on the tougher side. The expected cut-off will be higher than the previous cycle as the paper was easy."
  • Naveen Said, " Overall Papers 1 & 2 was moderate in moderate in nature. The questions were asked from IR, Constitution & more. The cut-off will be higher than the previous year."
  • Nitish Said, " The overall exam was moderate as compared to last year. The questions were asked from the G20 summit, IR, Authors and Books, Aristotle's theory, Morgan's theory, and more."

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis Video: Dec 11

UGC NET 2023 Commerce Exam Analysis (Dec 7)

The candidates can check the good attempts for the UGC NET Commerce exam below in the table:

Paper  Number of Good Attempts
Paper 1: General Paper 50-55
Paper 2: English  80 to 85

The UGC NET Commerce Exam Analysis Shift 1

The NTA conducted the UGC NET Commerce exam on December 7, 2023. The UGC NET Commerce Paper 1 was moderate as compared to the previous year's exam. Look at the reviews by the candidates who took the exam below:

  • Preeti Said," Paper 1 was easy and doable in nature, however, the questions from the maths section were difficult. The questions were asked from time, distance, and speed, DI. On the other hand, Paper 2  was moderate. Previous year's questions were also present in the paper."
  • Rahul Said," Paper 2 was a bit difficult as the economics and stats-based questions were dominant in the paper. 2 to 3 numerical were asked in paper 2, whereas, paper 1 was easy in nature."
  • Shivani Said, " The questions were asked from Capital Market, Money Mix, Cash Cows, Capital Market, and more. Other than this, paper 1 was easy, the questions were asked from ICT, teaching, and research aptitude."

UGC NET English Exam Analysis (Dec 6)

The UGC NET exam for shift 1 got over at 12:00 pm for English. Shiksha visited one of the exam centres in Delhi and took the review of students who had taken the exam. According to their reviews, the difficulty level of Paper 1 was moderate. On the other hand, paper 2 was easy in comparison to the previous cycle. The cultural studies was dominant in Paper 2 whereas the  6 to 7 timeline questions were asked related to authors, books, birth year, etc. The difficulty level of cultural studies was above average as compared to the previous year.

Paper  Number of Good Attempts
Paper 1: General Paper 40-45
Paper 2: English  55 to 60

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023 English: Student's Review

The aspirants preparing for the UGC NET English exam can check the reviews for the candidates who took the exam below:

  • Ruchi said, "Paper 1 was easy, and the questions from logical reasoning were dominant in the paper. Paper 2 was moderate, the timeline,  books & author name questions were asked in Paper 2."
  • Shilpa said," The overall exam was moderate. Paper 1 comprised questions from logical reasoning and data interpretation. Paper 2 comprised the question from Indian & British literature. The questions were asked from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. The author's timeline questions were also present in the paper."
  • Deepika said," Paper 2 was easy as compared to the previous year. Paper 1 was difficult, the question from DI was difficult, percentage questions were easy. Questions from authors like Emily Bronte and Charles Dickens were dominant in the paper."

UGC NET Exam Analysis (English) & Student's Review

The candidates can check the exam analysis and student review for the UGC NET English exam in the video below:

UGC NET June Exam Analysis 2023: Topics & Difficulty Level

The overall difficulty level for the UGC NET Paper 1 was moderate in nature. The candidates can check the topics and difficulty level of the UGC NET Paper 1 exam below in the table. However, the candidates appearing for the UGC NET June 2023 cycle exam must match these topics with UGC NET Syllabus to get the detailed idea of the topics:

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023
Section Topics Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude (4 Questions)

  • Characteristics of Teaching
  • Behaviourism Theory – Skinner
  • Direct & Indirect Teaching
  • Traditional Teaching Support System
  • Evaluation
  • Methods of Teaching
Easy to Moderate 

Research Aptitude (5 Questions)

  • Hypothesis Test – T-Test & Z-Test
  • Research Ethics
  • Positivism and Post-Positivism
  • APA
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Research
  • Action Research
  • Thesis & Article Writing
  •  Application of ICT in Research
Moderate to Difficult

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (5 Questions)

  • Conversion of Binary into Decimal
  • Conversion – Bit & Byte
  • Abbreviation – WORM
  • Chronology
  • Video Conferencing
  • Super Computer
  • Hierarchy
  • Wireless Technology
  • FTP
  • Virtual Learning
  • Moodle full form
  • Memory of Computer
Moderate

Data Interpretation (6 Questions)

  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Average
Easy to Moderate 

Communication (5 Questions)

  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Characteristics of Communication
  • Models of Communication
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Cluster Network
  • Mass Media & Society
  • Classroom Communication
Easy

Reading Comprehension (5 Questions)

  • Unseen Passage
Easy

People, Development and Environment (5 Questions)

  • SDG
  • MDG
  • Biomes
  • Energy
  • COP25
  • Disaster
  • Montreal Protocol
  • Green Hydrogen
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Fallacy
  • ISA

  • Solar energy

Moderate 

Higher Education System (5 Questions)

  • AICTE
  • NIRF
  • New Education Policy
  • Questions on universities

  • Current affair

Moderate

Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude (5 Questions)

  • Ratio
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Speed
  • Percentage
  • Selling Price & Cost Price
  • Number Series
  • Letter Series
  • Codes
  • Relationships
Moderate 

Logical Reasoning (5 Questions)

  • Arguments
  • Deductive & Inductive Reasoning
  • Moods & Figures
  • Analogies
  • Venn Diagram
  • Square of Opposition
  • Indian Logic- Buddhism, Charvaka, Arthapati, Pramanas, Anumana
Moderate

Total

Moderate  

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023: Mass Communication

The UGC NET Mass Communication was conducted by the National Testing Agency on June 21, 2023. The difficulty level of the UGC NET Paper 2 exam was moderately difficult in nature. The history and dates-based questions were dominant in the paper. Films and Television, Public Relations, and Communication were on the easy side. Paper 1 was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. The maths and research aptitude were tougher side as compared to the previous cycle exam. Check the good attempts for the UGC NET Mass Communication below in the table:

UGC NET 2023 Paper Good Attempts
Mass Communicaton (Paper 2) 77 to 85
Paper 1 43 to 47

UGC NET 2023 Student's Review: Mass Communication 

UGC NET 2023 Stident's Review Shorts: Mass Communication

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023: Economics

The UGC NET 2023 Economics was moderately difficult in nature in comparison to the previous session exam. The question was asked from topics like Maxima and Minimal Diagrams, Utility Function, FERA, FEMA, Chronology, Identify Equation Model, Matching Functions, Curve, Assumption of the Adam Smith Model, Central Government Budget Allocation, and more. The 10 to 15 questions were asked from the quant section. On the other hand, the Paper 1 exam was moderate in nature. The UGC NET Paper 1 maths section was difficult in nature in comparison to the other sections. The good attempts for the UGC NET Economics has been given below:

UGC NET Paper Good Attempts 
Economics Paper 2  83 to 88

UGC NET Exam Analysis: June 19

The Phase 2 exam began on June 19, 2023, and the first shift of the UGC NET Phase 2 exam got over at 12:00 pm (today). The difficulty level of the UGC NET Paper for the first shift was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. The Research Aptitude and teaching aptitude were moderately difficult otherwise the Maths, Comprehension, Unseen Passage, etc were on the moderate side. The good attempts for Paper 1 have been given below for the candidates:

UGC NET Paper Good Attempts 
Paper 1  45 to 48

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2023: Education  

The UGC NET Education for the June session exam got over on June 19, 2023 (12:00 pm), the exam was moderate in comparison to the UGC NET December Cycle 2022. The questions were asked from topics like National Commission on Teachers (1999), National Curriculum Framework 2005, National Knowledge Commission (2007), Yashpal Committee Report (2009), and National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education (2009). The candidates can check the good attempts for the UGC NET Education exam has been given below for the candidates:

UGC NET Paper Good Attempts 
Education Paper 2  84-93

UGC NET 2023 Exam Analysis: June 15

UGC NET Political Science exam was conducted on June 15, 2023, in two shifts. The difficulty level of the UGC NET Political Science exam was moderate. The questions were asked from the Keshwanand Bharti case, Political Theories of  International Relations and IFP, pardoning power of governor, DPSP Chronology, Maslow Need Hierarchy Theory, Book and Writers 4-5 questions, John Rawls concept name, Passage on Buddha, Passage on Globalization, etc. The good attempts for the paper have been given below for the candidates:

Paper  Number of Good Attempts
Paper 1: General Paper 42 to 46
Paper 2: Political Science 60 to 70

UGC NET 2023 Exam Analysis: June 14

The UGC NET exam for shift 1 got over at 12:00 pm for English. Shiksha visited one of the exam centres in Delhi and took the review of students who have taken the exam. According to their reviews, the difficulty level of Paper 1 was easy to moderate. On the other hand, paper 2 was a bit difficult in comparison to the previous cycle. The Criticism section was dominant in Paper 2 whereas the  6 to 7 timeline questions were asked related to authors, books, birth year, etc. The difficulty level of cultural studies was above average as compared to the previous year.

Paper  Number of Good Attempts
Paper 1: General Paper 45 to 48
Paper 2: English  75 to 85

UGC NET Student's Reaction: English (June 14)

The candidates who took the exam for UGC NET English gave their reactions to Shiksha. Read their comments below:

Sagar said, "Paper 2 was a bit difficult for this year as compared to the previous cycle whereas Paper 1 was easy. The expected cut-off might get low as the difficulty level of Paper 2 has been raised."

Pragya Said, " Paper 2 was more difficult than the previous cycle. In Paper 1, maths and reasoning were on the tougher side whereas the other topics were easy to moderate. The questions were asked from Post Post Modernism

Anuj Said, " The overall difficulty level for the exam was moderate in nature. Teaching aptitude and Research aptitude were analytical. The match following questions was based on authors and books. The expected cut-off for the June cycle will be around 61 per cent."

Nitika Said," Paper 1 was easy. 4 to 5 questions were asked about books and authors. The direct questions comprising theories were asked from Cultural Studies. The cut-off for the will be around 98 percentile for the June cycle." 

Snigdha Said," The difficulty level of Paper 1 was moderate in nature whereas Paper 2 was a bit difficult. Research aptitude was on the difficult side. Indian Post Postmodernism questions were asked in Paper 2. The criticism questions were dominant in Paper 2. The cut-off for the will be higher than the previous cycle."

UGC NET Student's Reaction Video: English 

UGC NET 2023 Exam Analysis: Commerce (June 13)

The difficulty level of the UGC NET Commerce paper was moderate to difficult for the UGC NET Commerce exam. 60 to 65 questions were asked in Paper 2  which falls under the moderate to hard difficulty level. The questions were asked from the topics: Marketing – Profounder of Marketing theories, Logistic mgt, Elasticity of demand, Financial mgt, Return on Captial, Employee, Substitution & income effect, Monoplay. On the other hand, 35 questions were of easy to moderate level.

UGC NET Phase 1 Exam Analysis: Commerce (Shift 2)

The difficulty level for the UGC NET Commerce exam in the second shift was moderate to difficult as compared to the December 2022 session. The questions were asked from MRP, Economics, Transaction Exposure, etc. According to the difficulty level of the UGC NET commerce paper, the good attempts are between 82 to 87 questions. Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature.

Previous Years' UGC NET Exam Analysis

The UGC NET previous cycles video has been given below for the candidates. The candidates can check the reaction/review videos of the UGC NET exam to get a review of the difficulty level, types of questions, and more.

UGC NET Phase 5 Education Exam Analysis: March 14

The UGC NET Education paper exam got over at 12:00 pm for the first shift. The overall difficulty of the exam was moderate in nature. According to the reaction of the candidates after the exam, the question paper comprised questions from Stats, Curriculum, Swayam Prabha, and Research Aptitude (3 to 4 questions). The Teacher Education section was dominant in paper 2. The passage was from Pedagogy.

UGC NET Phase 4 Sociology Exam Analysis: March 11

UGC NET Phase 4 exam for Sociology got over at 12:00 pm for Shift 1. The overall difficulty level for the UGC NET Sociology Paper 2 was moderate in nature. The paper comprised questions from Robin Cohen Diaspora, TK Omen Communalism, Political Processes in India, etc. On the other hand, Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature. The Maths section was a bit difficult in comparison to the other sections. The data interpretation part was lengthy and time taking, whereas the number series, simple interest, and percentage were easy in nature.

UGC NET Phase 3 Political Science Exam Analysis: March 6

UGC NET Phase 3 exam for Political Science got over at 12:00 pm for Shift 1. The overall difficulty level for the UGC NET Political Science paper 2 was easy to moderate in nature. The Paper comprised questions from Indian Political Thought, Chipko Movement, International Relations (1945), Comparative Public Administrations, Acceptance Theory, Public Policy (Paragraph), Current Affairs (Military Exercise), Indian Foreign Policy, Containment Theory (Who Coined), Kautilya Theory (Suptang), etc. Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature.

UGC NET Phase-3 Mass Communication Exam Analysis: March 3

UGC NET Phase 3 exam for the Mass Communication paper for Shift 1 got over at 12:00 pm. The overall difficulty level was moderate in nature. The chronological questions were dominant in the paper. This year, more factual questions were asked rather than theory-based questions. UGC NET Mass Communication Paper 2 was also moderate in nature. Paper 2 comprised questions from all the sections with equal weightage. The maths section was a little bit difficult and time taking nature. Reasoning,  communication, and logic were easy to moderate in nature. 

UGC NET Mass Communication Exam Analysis: Student's Reactions

The student's reaction taken after the UGC NET Mass Communication shift 1 exam at 12:00 pm has been shared below for the candidates:

  • Anandita said, "The paper was a bit more difficult than the previous year. The questions were deep in nature. The Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature. However, the maths section was tricky and time taking”. 
  • Raj Saini said, "Paper 1 was difficult in nature. The maths section was difficult.  Paper 2 was easy compared to the previous year. So it is possible that the cut-off for the UGC NET December Cycle will be higher than the previous year". Talking about the center, he said," The arrangements and security were good".
  • Neel Darshan said, " The difficulty level for Paper 2 was easy to moderate in nature. The statement-based questions were asked in the Aptitude section. About 50 questions in the Paper 2 were moderate in nature whereas 20 questions were difficult in nature and 20 questions were easy in nature".

UGC NET Phase 3 Exam Analysis Video for Mass Communication and Journalism

UGC NET Phase 3 Geography Exam Analysis: March 3

Based on the student’s reactions UGC NET Geography Paper 2 exam comprised questions from Cartography, Geomorphology, Climatology, Oceanography, Statics, Transport Geography, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, etc. Paper 1 comprised questions from ICT, Maths, Reasoning, Assertion, Logic, etc. The Data Interpretation section was tricky and time taking in nature. The difficulty level of reasoning was easy to moderate in nature on the other hand the question from ICT were difficult in nature. The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate in nature. 

UGC NET Geography Exam Analysis: Student's Reaction

The student's reaction taken after the UGC NET Geography shift 1 exam at 12:00 pm has been shared below for the candidates:

  • Srikant said, "The question was asked about Indian forest, environment, ecosystem, etc. The Paper 2 difficulty level was moderate in nature. Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature".
  • Anshu said," The conceptual based question was asked in paper 1. Mean, Mode, and Median questions were asked in Paper 1. Theory-based questions were dominant in nature. Paper 2 was easy to moderate in nature".
  • Deepak said," The assertion-based question, matches the following, and the chronological questions were asked in paper 2. Paper 2 was moderate in nature".

UGC NET Analysis 2023 FAQs

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Q:   What was the difficulty level of Paper 1 in the UGC NET June cycle?

A:

Paper 1 of the UGC NET exam was easy to moderate in nature for the June 2023 cycle. The Paper 1 is designed to determine the teaching and research aptitude of the candidates. The difficulty level of Paper 1 is generally considered to be moderate to easy. The paper consists of 50 objective-type questions, each carrying 2 marks. The questions are based on teaching and research aptitude, reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness.

 

Q:   What was the difficulty level for UGC NET Political Science exam in December cycle 2022?

A:
The overall difficulty level for the UGC NET Political Science paper 2 was easy to moderate in nature. The Paper comprised questions from Indian Political Thought, Chipko Movement, International Relations (1945), Comparative Public Administrations, Acceptance Theory, Public Policy (Paragraph), Current Affairs (Military Exercise), Indian Foreign Policy, Containment Theory (Who Coined), Kautilya Theory (Suptang), etc. On the other hand, the UGC NET paper 1 difficulty was easy to moderate. The UGC NET Political Science exam was carried out on March 6, 2023 in two shifts.
 

Q:   What was the difficulty level of Mass Communication in UGC NET exam?

A:
The overall difficulty level was moderate in nature. The chronological questions were dominant in the paper. This year, more factual questions were asked rather than theory based questions. UGC NET Mass Communication Paper 2 was also moderate in nature. Paper 2 comprised questions from all the sections with equal weightage. The paper 1 easy to moderate nature for the mass communication. However, the Maths section was moderately difficult in nature according to the candidates appeared in the exam.
 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of Geography UGC NET exam in December cycle?

A:
UGC NET Geography Paper 2 exam comprised questions from Cartography, Geomorphology, Climatology, Oceanography, Statics, Transport Geography, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, etc. Paper 1 comprised questions from ICT, Maths Reasoning, Assertion, Logic, etc. The Data Interpretation section was tricky and time taking in nature. The difficulty level of reasoning was easy to moderate in nature on the other hand the question from ICT were difficult in nature. The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate in nature.
 

Q:   What was the difficulty level of UGC NET Economics in December cycle exam?

A:
The overall difficulty level was moderate in nature. The questions were asked from the Sunk cost, GDS's current, SAARC, Producer Surplus, Consumer Surplus, Probability (Heads and Tails, Cross Elasticity Demand, Chronology (Bank Rate, Repo Rate), Tax Multiplier, Benefit Principle, Population Theory, etc. The difficulty level of Paper 1 was easy to moderate in nature. The questions from the ICT were difficult in nature. Other than this, the teaching aptitude, research aptitude, and Maths were easy to moderate in nature.
 

Q:   What was the difficulty level of History UGC NET exam in December cycle?

A:
History Paper 2 comprised questions about early, medieval, and modern history in equal weightage. However, no questions were asked from Post Independent Sections. The Chronological, Books and Authors' questions were dominant in the question paper. A few questions were repeated from last year like questions related to Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dara Sikoh, Mughal Battles, etc. On the other hand, the paper 1 in the History UGC NET exam was easy to moderate in nature whereas the Maths was on the difficult side according to the candidates who taken the UGC NET exam 2023.
 

Q:   What are the major differences between CSIR NET and UGC NET?

A:
CSIR NET and NET both the conduct for the same post but there are some differences you need to know to prepare for the exam and clear the exam with good marks. 1. Convener Body: CSIR NET and UGC NET both are conducted by National Test Agency NTA 2. Subjects: CSIR NET deals in 5 subjects whereas UGC NET covers 81 subjects. 3. Who can apply? CSIR NET conduct for students of the Science stream, whereas UGC NET conduct for arts and Humanities students. 4. Eligibility Criteria Qualification-CSIR NET students require to score for 55% (GEN & OBC) and 50 % (SC/ST/PWD/) and UGC NET 55% (GEN & EWS) and 50% (OBC/SC/ST/PWD/Transgender) Age limit-Under CSIR NET age limit for JRF is Not more than 28 and for Assistant Professor- no limit Under UGC NET for JRF Not more than 31 and for Assistant Professor- no limit 5. Exam Mode Both the exam conduct online. 6. Total marks CSIR NET consists of 200 marks whereas UGC NET consists of 300 marks 7. Who qualified? Under CSIR NET candidates with 33% (avg. Of both the papers) and under UGC NET score 40% (avg. Of both the papers) Note: There is no negative marking in both exams, Duration of the exams is 3 hours. I hope the above differences helps you to distinguish between both the exam and prepare accordingly.

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the UGC NET notification for the June cycle 2024 by the last week of March or in the first week of April 2024. The NTA NET notification will be released  as a PDF that will comprise the details of the UGC NET June cycle like application dates, syllabus,

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

Hi.UGC NET 2024 exam will be held through online mode (computer based test).

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

Answered a month ago

The eligibility criteria for UGC NET Environmental Science include having a master's degree or equivalent in Environmental Science or related subjects with at least 55% aggregate marks (50% for candidates belonging to reserved categories). Candidates who are in the final year of their master's progr

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

Answered a month ago

The eligibility criteria of UGC NET 2024 is given below. 

Eligibility criteria:

  1. Age: Maximum 30 years for JRF
  2. Age: No limit for Asst. Professor

Education qualification: Master's degree in humanities and social sciences ( Including languages), Computer Science and applications, Electronics science, etc.

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

Answered a month ago

Hi. Yes, if they secured 55% in Master's degree then they can apply for UGC NET. 

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

Answered 2 months ago

Hi. You  can apply after backlog also but you must have a master's degree or its equivalent from a recognised university with at least 55% marks.

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Dr Uma Sinha

Scholar-Level 17

Answered 2 months ago

The National Testing Agency released the UGC NET 2023 answer key for the December cycle on January 3, 2024. The UGC NET answer key has been made available through the candidates' login on the official website. Along with the release of the answer key, the UGC NET response sheet and question paper ha

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Contributor-Level 10

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