UGC NET Syllabus

UGC NET Syllabus 2022-23 : Download PDF Paper 1 & 2: Syllabus Website

Last updated on November 28th, 2022 at 08:11 pm

UGC NET Syllabus

Those who are searching for UGC NET Syllabus, this is the right place for you. We have provided detailed syllabus of NTA NET- JRF. UGC conducts the National Eligibility Test for higher studies.

As you know, syllabus is an important thing for those who are preparing for NET/JRF exam. The syllabus directs what is useful or what is not useful for the exam. So, the syllabus saves your time and gives you the right direction. The syllabus can be downloaded from the given link below.

Name Details
Main Body UGC – University Grant Commission
Examination Body NTA – National Testing Agency
NET Full Form National Eligibility Test
JRF Full Form Junior research Fellowship
Exam Session June & December
Exam Type Objective Type MCQs
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Exam)
Negative Marking No
Number of papers 2
Name Details
Number of papers 2 (Paper 1 & Paper 2)
Exam Duration 3 hours (9:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Reporting Time 07:40 AM
Centre Closing 08:30 AM
Paper 1 50 Questions (100 Marks)
Common for All Candidates
Paper 2 100 Questions (200 Marks)
Subject Specific
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Exam)
Negative Marking No


What is UGC NET

UGC stands for UNIVERSITY GRANT COMMISSION. It is a constitutional body over the universities in India. It regulates and maintain the higher educational system. It also provides funds and other facilities to universities of India. UGC used to conduct the NET/JRF exam.

Now, the newly created Agency, NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the NET/JRF exam.


What is NET/JRF

NET means NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST and JRF means JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP . This is an eligibility test. NET is compulsory for those who want to apply for the jobs in universities or colleges. It also enables you to take admissions in Ph.D.


UGC NET Exam Pattern

National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted two times in a year in June and in December. The exam is divided in 2 papers. Paper 1 is common for all candidates and Paper 2 of a particular subject that candidate choose.


Papers Number of Questions Marks Time
Paper 1 50 100 01:30
Paper 2 100 200 02:00
Grand Total Total Questions – 150 Total Marks – 300 Total Time – 3:30 Hrs  


UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus

As above mentioned paper 1 is common for all candidates who are preparing for NET JRF exam. Paper 1 is divided in 10 units. Each unit is categorized in different topics.

You can read or Download UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus – Click Here


UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus

UGC conducts the exam of National Eligibility Test based on 2 papers, Paper 1 & Paper 2. Paper 2 is related to the subject that candidate choose. Below is the list of paper 2 syllabus. You can download the syllabus directly from the given links.



Subject Code Subjects Download NET-JRF Syllabus
01 Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics Click Here
02 Political Science Click Here
03 Philosophy Click Here
04 Psychology Click Here
05 Sociology Click Here
06 History Click Here
07 Anthropology Click Here
08 Commerce Click Here
09 Education Click Here
10 Social Work Click Here
11 Defence and Strategic Studies Click Here
12 Home Science Click Here
14 Public Administration Click Here
15 Population Studies Click Here
16 Music Click Here
17 Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management) Click Here
18 Maithili Click Here
19 Bengali Click Here
20 Hindi Click Here
21 Kannada Click Here
22 Malayalam Click Here
23 Oriya Click Here
24 Punjabi Click Here
25 Sanskrit Click Here
26 Tamil Click Here
27 Telugu Click Here
28 Urdu Click Here
29 Arabic Click Here
30 English Click Here
31 Linguistics Click Here
32 Chinese Click Here
33 Dogri Click Here
34 Nepali Click Here
35 Manipuri Click Here
36 Assamese Click Here
37 Gujarati Click Here
38 Marathi Click Here
39 French (French Version) Click Here
40 Spanish Click Here
41 Russian Click Here
42 Persian Click Here
43 Rajasthani Click Here
44 German Click Here
45 Japanese Click Here
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education. Click Here
47 Physical Education Click Here
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Click Here
50 Indian Culture Click Here
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management Click Here
58 Law Click Here
59 Library and Information Science Click Here
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies Click Here
62 Comparative Study of Religions Click Here
63 Mass Communication and Journalism Click Here
65 Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre Click Here
66 Museology & Conservation Click Here
67 Archaeology Click Here
68 Criminology Click Here
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature Click Here
71 Folk Literature Click Here
72 Comparative Literature Click Here
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). Click Here
74 Women Studies Click Here
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) Click Here
80 Geography Click Here
81 Social Medicine and Community Health Click Here
82 Forensic Science Click Here
83 Pali Click Here
84 Kashmiri Click Here
85 Konkani Click Here
87 Computer Science and Applications Click Here
88 Electronic Science Click Here
89 Environmental Sciences Click Here
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. Click Here
91 Prakrit Click Here
92 Human Rights and Duties Click Here
93 Tourism Administration and Management. Click Here
94 Bodo Click Here
95 Santali Click Here
100 Yoga Click Here
101 Sindhi Click Here


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