UGC NET Question Papers with Solution, Sample Papers PDF: Download Free

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2022 ( UGC NET )

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UGC NET question papers along with solutions are available on this page. Candidates can download here the UGC NET previous years' papers for free. To download the question paper, candidates need to register first with Shiksha.com. UGC NET question papers help candidates to understand the latest UGC NET exam pattern, the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam and the marking scheme. Practising through the previous years' UGC NET question papers help candidates to gain command over their speed and accuracy.

Read further to know the benefits of practising UGC NET 2022 question papers or sample papers along with the important FAQs.

Benefits of practising UGC NET question papers

Candidates who are appearing in the upcoming UGC NET exam should solve the previous years' question papers to get acquainted with the exam pattern and prepare accordingly for the exam. Have a look at the benefits of solving UGC NET question papers below.

  • Candidates get familiar with the topics which they need to cover for the exam
  • Candidates get to know their strong and weak areas
  • It helps in managing time for answering questions during the exam 
  • Candidates can analyse the already attempted papers to know their mistakes and hence, can work for improvement

Also Read: UGC NET Mock Test 2022

Questions Papers

UGC NET 2017 Paper I Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Adult Education Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Anthropology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Arab Culture & Islamic Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Arabic Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Archaeology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Assamese Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Bengali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Bodo Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian & Peace Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Commerce Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Comparative Study of Religions Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Chinese Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Comparative Study of Religions Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Computer Science & Applications Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Criminology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Dance Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Dogri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Economics Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Education Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Electronics Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II English Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Environmental Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Folk Literature Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II French Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Geography Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II German Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Gujarati Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Hindi Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Hindustani Music Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II History Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Home Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Human Rights and Duties Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Indian Culture Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II International & Area Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Kannada Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Karnatik Music Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Kashmiri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Japanese Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Konkani Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Law Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Library & Information Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Linguistics Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Maithili Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Malayalam Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Management Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Manipuri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Marathi Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Mass Communication Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Museology & Conservation Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Nepali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Odia Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Pali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Percussion Instruments Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Persian Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Philosophy Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Physical Education Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Political Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Population Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Prakrit Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Psychology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Public Administration Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Punjabi Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Rabindra Sangeet Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Rajasthani Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Sanskrit Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Russian Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Sanskrit Traditional Subjects Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Santali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Social Medicine and Community Health Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Social Work Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Sociology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Spanish Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Tamil Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Telugu Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Tourism Administration & Management Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Tribal & Regional Languages Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Urdu Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET 2017 Paper II Visual Arts Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
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UGC NET 2017 Paper II Yoga Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-I Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Adult Education Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Anthropology Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Arab Culture & Islamic Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Archaeology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Arabic Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Assamese Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Bengali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Bodo Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian & Peace Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Commerce Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Comparative Literature Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Comparative Literature Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Comparative Study of Religions Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Computer Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Criminology Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Dance Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Defence & Strategic Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Dogri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Drama & Theatre Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Economics Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Education Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Electronic Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II English Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Environmental Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Folk Literature Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Forensic Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II French Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Geography Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II German Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Gujarati Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Hindi Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Hindustani Music Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II History Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Home Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Human Rights & Duties Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Indian Culture Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II International & Area Studies Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Kannada Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Karnatak Music Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Kashmiri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Konkani Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Law Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Library & Information Science Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Linguistics Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Maithili Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Malayalam Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Management Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Manipuri Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Marathi Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Mass Communication & journalism Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Museology & Conservation Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Nepali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Odia Actual Question Paper & Answer Key
UGC NET July 2018 Paper-II Pali Actual Question Paper & Answer Key

How to Download UGC NET Question Papers 2022?

The NTA will release the UGC NET question papers 2022 along with the provisional answer key and marked responses. Candidates can download the question paper by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
  • Click on the answer key & question paper link.
  • Login using the required details.
  • Download the question paper PDF

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UGC NET Question Paper 2022 FAQs

Q. Why are UGC NET question papers important?

A. UGC NET question papers are important as they help candidates to know the questions asked in the exam along with their difficulty level and marking scheme. The question papers also give a decent idea regarding the exam pattern and important topics.  

Q. Is it necessary to solve UGC NET question papers?

A. It is not necessary to solve the UGC NET question papers, however, one should undertake the practice of papers to assess their level of exam preparation. Candidates get to know their strengths and weakness.

Q. What is the difficulty level of UGC NET question paper?

A: The difficulty level of the UGC NET question paper is generally moderate.

Q. Does UGC release NET question papers?

A: UGC NET question papers are released by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on the official website. 

Q. Is it enough to solve UGC NET question papers to prepare for the exam?

A: No, practising only through the UGC NET question papers is not enough for the exam. Candidates should undertake deep studies by going through every topics of the subjects.

Q. When should I solve UGC NET question papers?

A. Candidates should solve the UGC NET question papers after going through the complete syllabus. This will help them in attempting the questions in the given time duration.

Q. What is the standard of questions asked in the UGC NET exam?

A. The questions asked in the UGC NET exam are based on the exam pattern and syllabus prescribed by the UGC itself. 

Q. How many questions are asked in UGC NET Paper 1?

A: UGC NET Paper 1 comprises 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each.

Q: How many questions are asked in UGC NET Paper 2?

A. UGC NET Paper 2 is comprised of 100 MCQs of 2 marks each.

Q. What are the total marks of the UGC NET exam?

A: The total marks allotted to UGC NET exam are 200.

Q. What is the time duration of the UGC NET exam?

A: The time duration of the UGC NET exam is of 3 hours. There is no break between Paper 1 and 2.

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I have done my Masters in Interior architecture. What subjects should I choose in UGC NET exam, since they must relate to Masters?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

3 days ago

The below subject can meet your requirements of UGC NET. Because you might have studied at Masters level. Further Energy, Environment and Building, Environment behavior and Environmental lighting are the subjects of M.Arch in NITs.
1. Environmental Sciences (Subject code 892). .

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When will the UGC NET 2022 admit card release?

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RIYA SRIVASTAVA

Contributor-Level 6

4 days ago

The UGC NET 2022 admit card are released, you can download it from the website.

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Group Captain Vinayak Deo

Scholar-Level 18

5 days ago

Devesh Kumar Singh, the admit cards can now be downloaded using your log in details. For knowing all the details please click on the link given below. https://www.shiksha.com/exams/ugc-net-exam

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I didn't understand the difference between Phase 1 and Phase 2 for UGC NET exams. Should I be writing both the Phase 1 and Phase 2 exams?

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Adv. Ved Vinayak

Contributor-Level 9

a week ago

The UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus measures a candidate's aptitude for teaching and thinking as well as their research flair, understanding, ability to answer a variety of questions, and preferred mindset. The UGC NET Paper 2 syllabus is dependent on the candidate's topic of choice. It assesses the can...The UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus measures a candidate's aptitude for teaching and thinking as well as their research flair, understanding, ability to answer a variety of questions, and preferred mindset. The UGC NET Paper 2 syllabus is dependent on the candidate's topic of choice. It assesses the candidate's depth of understanding and expertise in the relevant field.

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kirti Gupta

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

UGC internet Paper 1 Syllabus checks teaching and reasoning potential, research flair, comprehension, divergent questioning, and preferred consciousness of the candidate. UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus is primarily based at the concern chosen by way of the candidate. It checks the candidate's in-intens...UGC internet Paper 1 Syllabus checks teaching and reasoning potential, research flair, comprehension, divergent questioning, and preferred consciousness of the candidate. UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus is primarily based at the concern chosen by way of the candidate. It checks the candidate's in-intensity knowledge and expertise inside the respective subject. Hope this helps!
Good Luck!

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Can I give UGC NET Paper 2 with Political Science or give International relations only?

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Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

The National Eligibility Test (NET) is an exam organized for positions of assistant professors and research fellows at India's reputed universities. The UGC NET exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency NTA in two sessions: December and June, respectively. Candidates must have at least 55%...The National Eligibility Test (NET) is an exam organized for positions of assistant professors and research fellows at India's reputed universities. The UGC NET exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency NTA in two sessions: December and June, respectively. Candidates must have at least 55% in their Master's degree or equivalent examination to be considered academically eligible. If you are doing a master's in international relations, you can appear for the INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES subject. To appear in Political Science, you must have completed or be enrolled in a postgraduate degree in political Science from UGC-accredited universities or institutions.

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Which exam do I have to clear in UGC NET to get fellowship?

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Satyaswarup PRADHAN

Beginner-Level 5

3 weeks ago

NET - National Eligibility Test is a national level test of the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) to eligible candidates. Postgraduate students, who want to undertake research studies in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences can apply.

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What are the centers in Bhopal for UGC NET 2022?

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Satyaswarup PRADHAN

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

There are many centers available in Madhya Pradesh for UGC NET 2022 but unfortunately there is only one centre available in Bhopal as per the list produced by UGC.

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When will the December 2022 cycle application be released for UGC NET.

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Satyaswarup PRADHAN

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Official notification has been released for UGC NET 2022. Registration and application for the exam has started from April 30, 2022. The last date to apply was May 20, 2022. UGC NET June 2022 & December 2021 merged cycle will be held from 8th July to 14th August 2022.

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When is the UGC NET Hindi going to held?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. UGC NET exam date 2022 has been postponed by the NTA for Phase 2 exams for the merged December 2021 and June 2022 cycles. The UGC NET 2022 Phase 2 exam will now be held from September 20 to 30, 2022. The UGC NET 2022 Telugu and Marathi subjects exam will be held ...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. UGC NET exam date 2022 has been postponed by the NTA for Phase 2 exams for the merged December 2021 and June 2022 cycles. The UGC NET 2022 Phase 2 exam will now be held from September 20 to 30, 2022. The UGC NET 2022 Telugu and Marathi subjects exam will be held along with Phase 2 exam. The UGC NET date sheet 2022 for Phase 2 exam will be released soon. The UGC NET admit card 2022 for the Phase 2 exam will be released on September 16, 2022. The UGC NET Phase 1 exam was held on July 9, 11 and 12, 2022. The UGC NET answer key 2022 will be released soon by the NTA for the Phase 1 exam. The UGC NET notification 2022 was released on April 30, 2022. The UGC NET dates are announced in the official notification, that is, the 'Information Bulletin' containing the dates of important events related to the exam such as the release of the application form, issue of admit card, conduct of exam and declaration of result. Read further to know more about the UGC NET dates and exam events.

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DIKSHANT Nagpal

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

UGC NET 2022 Examination for second Phase has been postponed. It will be now held between 20th & 30th September 2022.

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I have back in one paper in my final year MA. Am I eligible for UGC NET December if my result doesn't come on time?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. The UGC NET Exam is hed twice a year and candidates who have completed the post graduation degree are allowed to apply for UGC NET Exam. Although, the final year candidates can also apply for the exam. Coming to your question, yes you can apply for UGC NET Exam in...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. The UGC NET Exam is hed twice a year and candidates who have completed the post graduation degree are allowed to apply for UGC NET Exam. Although, the final year candidates can also apply for the exam. Coming to your question, yes you can apply for UGC NET Exam in your final year of post graduation degree. The candidates need to compete their post graduation with in the two years from the result declaretion. You also need to fulfil the criteria of 50% aggregate marks in post graduation degree. Other is relaxation for the reserved category candidates.

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I am pursuing B.A. LL.B. Right now but I want to do my Masters in arts and not in law. Am I eligible for UGC NET to become a professor?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. Students have a list of courses to choose from after pursuing B.A. LL.B. Listed below are some of the popular courses after B.A. LL.B. : LLMMA in Public AdministrationMA Political Science/Sociology/HistoryMA PsychologyMA CriminologyMA Social WorkMBAMasters of Busi...Dear aspirant, Glad to meet you. Students have a list of courses to choose from after pursuing B.A. LL.B. Listed below are some of the popular courses after B.A. LL.B. :
LLM
MA in Public Administration
MA Political Science/Sociology/History
MA Psychology
MA Criminology
MA Social Work
MBA
Masters of Business Law
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
MA in Human Resources Management
Masters in Management Sciences. Etc. Yes you are eligible for NET if you fulfill the eligibility criteria:
UGC NET Eligibility: Educational Qualification
Candidates securing at least 55% marks in their Master's Degree or equivalent from a recognised university in Humanities (including languages), Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc.

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