NTA NET Syllabus 2021 - Download NTA UGC NET Syllabus for All Subjects (Updated)

Published on : 6th January 2021    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
UGC NET Exam

The National Testing Agency will soon release the NTA NET Syllabus 2021 for the upcoming June Term NET entrance exam. Meanwhile, the official exam dates exam dates along with the application portal is going to be live in the third week of March 2021. Candidates are advised to focus on their preparation. All interested candidates can download the UGC NET Syllabus PDF from this article. The UGC NET Syllabus was revised in 2019 and no changes are expected this year.

The UGC NET consists of two papers. Paper 1 is compulsory for all applicants. Whereas for Paper 2, candidates will have to select from the list 81 subjects. In this article, we have provided the detailed syllabus PDF for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Scroll down to check the paper-wise syllabus and pattern.

Students have an option to opt only for one subject (generally the subject of post-graduation) for appearing in the NET exam. However, before going through the NTA NET syllabus it is necessary for the candidates to well-versed with the exam pattern of the UGC NET exam 2021.

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NTA will not provide the UGC NET syllabus to individual candidates. So, all the candidates have to download the syllabus from the official website.

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Please note that the syllabus provided here is as per the latest updated information at UGC’s official page for syllabus. As per the official syllabus page, the syllabus will be applicable from the 2021 examination.

Important Note Syllabus in English and Hindi language are available in the same file.

Subject Code

Subject

Syllabus

UGC NET Syllabus PDF (Paper I)

00

General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)

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UGC NET Syllabus PDF (Paper II)

01

Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics

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02

Political Science

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03

Philosophy

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04

Psychology

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05

Sociology

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06

History

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07

Anthropology

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08

Commerce

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09

Education

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10

Social Work

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11

Defence and Strategic Studies

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12

Home Science

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14

Public Administration

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15

Population Studies*

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16

Music

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17

Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)

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18

Maithili

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19

Bengali

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20

Hindi

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21

Kannada

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22

Malayalam

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23

Oriya

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Punjabi

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25

Sanskrit

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26

Tamil

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27

Telugu

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28

Urdu

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29

Arabic

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30

English

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31

Linguistics

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32

Chinese

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33

Dogri

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34

Nepali

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35

Manipuri

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36

Assamese

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37

Gujarati

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38

Marathi

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39

French (French Version)

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40

Spanish

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41

Russian

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42

Persian

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43

Rajasthani

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44

German

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45

Japanese

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46

Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.

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47

Physical Education

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49

Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

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50

Indian Culture

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55

Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

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58

Law

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59

Library and Information Science

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60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

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62

Comparative Study of Religions

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63

Mass Communication and Journalism

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65

Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre

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66

Museology & Conservation

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67

Archaeology

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68

Criminology

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70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

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71

Folk Literature

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72

Comparative Literature

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73

Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama)

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74

Women Studies**

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79

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)

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80

Geography

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81

Social Medicine & Community Health

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82

Forensic Science

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83

Pali

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84

Kashmiri

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85

Konkani

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87

Computer Science and Applications

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88

Electronic Science

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89

Environmental Sciences (EVS)

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90

Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies

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91

Prakrit

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92

Human Rights and Duties

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93

Tourism Administration and Management

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94

BODO

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95

Santali

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100

Yoga

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101

Sindhi

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Overview of UGC NET Exam Pattern 2021

UGC NET exam comprises two papers (paper-I and -II) containing multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Candidates need to complete both the papers in a single duration of three hours.

UGC NET Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Paper I

50 

100

Paper II

100 

200

Total

150 

350

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NTA NET Exam Pattern For Paper 1

Here is the exam pattern for UGC NET 2021 Paper 1:

Sections (MCQ)

Questions

Marks

Part I: Teaching Aptitude

5

10

Part II: Research Aptitude

5

10

Part III: Reading Comprehension

5

10

Part IV: Communication

5

10

Part V: Reasoning (including Maths)

5

10

Part VI: Logical Reasoning

5

10

Part VII: Data Interpretation

5

10

Part VIII: Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

5

10

Part IX: People & Environment

5

10

Part X: Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

5

10

Total

50

100

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Keep in Mind:

  • Each question carries 2 marks.
  • There will be no negative marking in the exam.
  • The exam duration is 1 hour.
  • Whenever pictorial questions are set for the sighted candidates a passage followed by an equal number of questions will be set for the visually handicapped candidates.

NTA NET Exam Pattern For Paper 2

Here is the exam pattern for UGC NET 2021 Paper II:

Number of Subjects

81 (Candidates need to choose from these)

Type of Questions

Objective MCQs (All questions are compulsory)

Number of Questions

100 Questions

Mark for each Question

2 marks

Total Marks

200 marks

Exam Duration

2 hours

UGC NET Syllabus Important Notes -

*Candidates with Master’s degree in Geography (specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/ Statistics are also eligible to appear for the NET exam in ‘Population Studies’ subject.

**Candidates with Master’s degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear for the NET exam in ‘Women Studies’ subject.

We recommend candidates to start their preparation as soon as possible. It is advised that you develop your preparation strategy first. Analyse the syllabus carefully and stick strictly to the topics mentioned therein to understand how many days you need to spend on every topic. That’s where this UGC NET syllabus will be helpful.

We hope that you go through the UGC NET syllabus and prepare smartly for the upcoming exam. Don’t burden yourself by studying the irrelevant topics; the syllabus of UGC NET Exam is already very vast.

All the best for your UGC NET 2021 Exam!

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