Posted on: 14th Sep 2019

NTA UGC NET Syllabus

Applicants who are looking for the NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2019 are at the correct place because here, we are going to share the exam syllabus in the below segment of this post. Candidates those who are you preparing for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2019 then they must have a look at this article and take all the details from here. The exam will be conducted on 15th December 2019. We give an opinion to the aspirants to start preparing for the test with the NTA UGC NET Exam Model 2019.

 NTA UGC NET December 2020 Application Form

NTA UGC NET 2019 Exam Pattern-

  • In Paper-I, the questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
  • Paper-II will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • All Questions are compulsory.
  • Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions (MCQs).

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NTA UGC NET December 2019 Exam Pattern



Number of Questions (All are compulsory)



(No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2)



50 Questions

100 Marks

1 Hour


100 Questions

200 Marks

2 Hours



150 Questions

300 Marks

3 Hours

How to Prepare For Written Tests

NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2019-

Paper 1: General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude-

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Reasoning (including mathematical)
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • People and Environment
  • Higher Education System

Following below are the important specialization subject chosen by candidates for Paper 2


There will be two question papers, i.e., paper 2 & paper 3 (Part A and B). Part 2 will contain 50 objective type questions. Part 2 (A) will contain 10 short essay type questions, Part 2 (B) will be compulsory and candidate will have to attempt only one question from each of the elective.

Paper 2:

Chaucer to Shakespeare, Jacobean to restoration period, Augustan age: 18th-century literature, romantic period, Victorian period, modern period, contemporary period, American and other non-British literatures, literary theory and criticism, rhetoric and prosody.

Paper 3 (Part A)

Literacy comprehension, up to the renaissance, Jacobean to restoration periods, Augustan age: 18th-century literature, romantic period, Victorian & Pre Raphaelite, modern British literature, contemporary British literature, literacy theory & criticism up to TS Eliot, contemporary theory.

Paper 3 (Part B) (Elective/optional)

  • Elective 1: the history of the English language, English language teaching.
  • Elective 2: European literature from the classical age to the 20th century.
  • Elective 3: Indian writing in English and Indian literature in English translation.
  • Elective 4: American and other non-British English literature.
  • Elective 5: literacy theory and criticism.

NTA UGC NET Exam Syllabus 2019 Information-

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National Testing Agency

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NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2019S

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Junior Research Fellowship and for Assistant Professor

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University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

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