List of Recommended Books for UGC NET Paper I (Students’ Choice)

Published on : 21st March 2018
UGC NET Exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the National Eligibility Test (NET) for the appointment of Assistant Professors. The exam is conducted on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is also an eligibility requirement for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). This year, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 08 July 2018 with a few changes which will be effective from the year 2018.

Changes in UGC NET 2018

  • The exam pattern has been changed. Instead of three papers, there will be only two papers. However, there is no change in the syllabus. Paper II will cover the entire syllabus of earlier Paper II and III.
  • The upper age limit for the award of JRF has been increased by 2 years. Earlier it was 28 years which is 30 years from the year 2018.

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UGC NET 2018 Pattern

Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

I

50 questions (all compulsory)

100

1 Hour (09:30 AM to 10:30 AM)

II

100 questions (all compulsory)

200

2 Hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

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Paper I is common for all subjects and Paper II is subject-specific. Candidates have to select one subject from the list of 84 subjects (preferably their Master’s degree subject) for paper II. In the article, we will cover most popular and user recommended books for paper I. Before that, let’s have a look on the areas covered in the paper.

Syllabus of Paper I

Paper I will consist of questions on teaching and research aptitude, general awareness, reasoning, numerical ability, English language and computer literacy.

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Books for preparation of Paper-I are easily available in the market. You can buy a single book covering all the topics. Here we are providing details on the top books recommended by users

UGC NET 2018: Books for Paper-I

S.No.

Book Name

Author

Book Link

1

Trueman's UGC NET/SET General Paper I 

M. Gagan,

Sajit Kumar

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2

CBSE UGC NET/SET/JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude

KVS Madaan

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3

UGC NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude

Arihant Experts

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4

UGC NET/SET Paper 1 

MHE

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5

CBSE UGC-NET: Teaching and Research Aptitude-JRF and Assistant Professor Exam Guide (for Paper-I) (CBSE UGC (NET) JRF & Asstt. Professor Exam)

Dr. M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial Board

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These books have been recommended after considering the customer’s online review. So, these are the most popular books considered by students for UGC NET Paper-I preparation. You can also buy Kindle version of the books. You can also purchase a set of previous years’ papers and test papers (solved) for practice.

List of Recommended Books for UGC NET Paper II

In order to gain maximum from the books, follow these tips:

  • Do solve the questions at the end of every topic to evaluate your understanding.
  • Make a notebook to write down the important points from every topic.
  • Solve the practice papers provided at the end of the books.

Once you qualify the UGC NET 2018 exam, you can apply for the vacancies of Assistant Professor announced from time-to-time in colleges and universities. You can also pursue research in your interested field through JRF.

Best Wishes for your Preparation!


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