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

Published on : 28th March 2018
UGC NET Exam

University Grants Commission (UGC) has introduced some major changes in the exam pattern to be effective from this year. The changes include an elimination of Paper III. Earlier the exam comprises of three papers – Paper I, Paper II and Paper III. The new exam pattern is as follows:

UGC NET 2018 Exam 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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However, the candidates must note that there is no change is the syllabus. As per the official notification; Paper II will include the entire syllabi of earlier Paper II and III including all electives.

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Now, that you are familiar with the exam pattern; let’s move ahead with the list of recommended books.

UGC NET 2018: Books for Paper-II

We have already covered a list of recommended books for UGC NET Paper-I which is a common paper for all subjects. Now, in Part 2 of the article, we are covering the list of recommended books for Paper-II. This is a subject-specific paper and each student can opt for one subject. This subject is generally the subject of his/her Master’s degree.

Subject Code

Subjects

Books Name and Author Details

Purchase Link

01

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

Trueman's UGC NET Economics by Sriniwas Shirur

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02

Political Science

Trueman's UGC NET Political Scienceby K.A. Babu (Author),‎ Sajit Kumar (Author)

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03

Philosophy

Trueman's UGC NET Philosophyby A.M. Tripathi (Author)

 

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04

Psychology

Trueman’s UGC NET Psychology by Akhilesh Mani

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05

Sociology

Trueman's UGC NET Sociology by S.Hussain

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06

History

Trueman’s  UGC NET History by Pramod Singh

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07

Anthropology

Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology by A.M. Tripathi

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08

Commerce

Trueman’s UGC NET Commerce by ParveenKataria, AnshuKataria and M.Shivani

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09

Education

Trueman’s UGC NET Education by GaganManocha

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10

Social Work

Trueman’s UGC NET Social Work by Yogendra Pal

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11

Defence and Strategic Studies

CBSE UGC-NET DEFENCE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES

 

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12

Home Science

UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) HOME SCIENCE by SuchiRastogi

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14

Public Administration

Trueman’s UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar

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15

Population Studies

Principles Of Population Studies by Bhende (Author)

 

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16

Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

UGC NET Music Exam Guide (Hindi)  by GunjanSaxena (Author),‎ NishaRawat (Author)

 

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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)

Trueman’s UGC NET Management by M. Shivani

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18

Maithili

-

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19

Bengali

BENGALI (NET/SET) (Bengali)  by BalaramBapari (Author)

 

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20

Hindi

Trueman’s UGC NET Hindi Literature (Hindi Sahitya) by Boards of Authors

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21

Kannada

SamanyaAdhyayana (Kannada) useful for IAS, KAS, KES, UGC, PDO,PSI, ESI, FDA, RI, SDA, BEd, DEd, POLICE AND KPSC EXAMS (3rd edition)

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22

Malayalam

UGC NET SET TET Malayalam PareekshaSahayi (Malayalam)  by Sasidharan A.P. (Author)

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23

Odia

-

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24

Punjabi

U.G.C. NET/SET/JRF PUNJABI  by Universal (Contributor)

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25

Sanskrit

UGC NET/JRF/SLET - Sanskrit Prashan-Patra II Avum III (Hindi) 

by Priyanka Tiwari (Author),‎ Third (Editor)

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26

Tamil

-

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27

Telugu

UGC- NET & SET [ TELUGU LITERATURE] ( Paper-II & Paper-III )

by GanjiShashidhar (Author),‎ PothulaVenkateshwar Reddy (Author)

 

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28

Urdu

UGC-NET JRF & Assistant Professor: Khazeen-E-Adab Urdu (Paper II & III)

by M. Arshad Ansari (Author),‎ M. S. Ansari (Author)

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29

Arabic

-

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30

English

UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) English Literature Paper II & III by Arihant Experts (Author),‎ Third (Editor)

 

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31

Linguistics

UGC-NET/SET Linguistics Guide

by Ringu Ann Baby (Author)

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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

Ugc/Cbse Net Set Guide By Assam Publishing Company (Assamese) by ASHIM CHUTIA (Author)

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37

Gujarati

UGC NET/GCET - COMMERCE PAPER .2.3 (IN GUJARATI) 

by MUKESH M BAVLIYA (Author)

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38

Marathi

Dnyandeep SET/NET/JRF Anivarya Paper 1 SampoornaMargadarshak (Marathi) by ShashikantShinde (Author)

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39

French (French Version)

-

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French (English 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

A Brief Book on Extension Education 

by Shruti Madan Singh (Author)

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47

Physical Education

Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education by AkhileshTripathi, A.K. Srivastava

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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

Trueman’s UGC NET HRM/Human Resource Management &Labour Welfare by Reetu Dogra

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58

Law

Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman Chauhan

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59

Library and Information Science

Trueman’s UGC NET Library & Information Science by S. Thakur

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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

Trueman’s UGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism by Sameer K. Mishra

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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

Folk Literature: A Concise Guide for NET/JRF: The Literature beyond Legends, Tales and Myths 

by MaryaNaim  (Author),‎ Professor A.R. Fatihi (Editor)

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72

Comparative Literature

-

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73

Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/SidhantaJyotish/ NavyaVyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ TulanatmakaDarsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ MadhavVedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).

UGC NET/JRF/SLET - Sanskrit Prashan-Patra II Avum III

by Priyanka Tiwari and Third

 

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74

Women Studies

Advanced Manual for Women Studies : UGC/CBSE-NET/NET/JRF by AmolMurlidharNimsadkar (Author)

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79

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

UGC-NET/JRF/SET Visual Art (Paper-II) 

by M. Vasim (Author)

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80

Geography

Trueman’s UGC NET Geography by A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi

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81

Social Medicine & Community Health

-

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82

Forensic Science

Forensic Science UGC NET/JRF – MCQ

by AnuSinglaDr (Author)

 

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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

UGC NET/JRF/SET Computer Science and Applications: Paper II & III

by Chandresh Shah (Author),‎ Saurab Mishra (Author)

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88

Electronic Science

CBSE UGC NET/SET ELECTRONIC SCIENCE 

by Sunil Kushwaha (Author)

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89

Environmental Sciences (EVS)

Trueman's UGC NET Environmental Science 

by Anil Tyagi (Author),‎ Virendra Singh (Author)

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90

International and Areas Studies (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

UGC NET/SET (JFR&LS) Human Rights & Duties Paper II & III 

by FazilAtulUdaipuria (Author)

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93

Tourism Administration and Management

Trueman’s UGC NET Tourism by Akhilesh

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94

BODO

-

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95

Santali

-

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96

Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion

-

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97

RabindraSangeet

-

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98

Percussion Instruments

-

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99

Drama/Theatre

UGC Net Digest on Paper II & III (1. Novels and Drama, 2. Poetry, 3. Literary Theory) by Mrs. Neelu Sameer (Author)

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100

Yoga

UGC-Net: Yoga (Paper II & III) Exam Guide 

by RPH Editorial Board (Author, Contributor)

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Recommended Books For UGC NET Paper-I

We have created the list on the basis of students’ review and included the books with the best ratings. We hope these books will take you through the UGC NET 2018 examination.

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