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
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper-I
UGC NET paper-I (General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude) is common and mandatory for all candidates. Check the complete UGC NET paper-I syllabus 2021
UGC NET Syllabus for Paper-II
The subject for paper-II needs to be chosen by the candidate. A candidate can choose the subject of his/her post-graduation or a related subject. NTA UGC NET is conducted for total 81 subjects. Click on the PDF links below to check UGC NET paper-II syllabus for all 81 subjects:
UGC NET Paper-II Subject
UGC NET Paper-II Code
Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
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.