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Admit card of UGC NET December 2018 out

The Candidates may download their Admit Card by entering Application No and Password or Application Number and Date of Birth.

About Exam

On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.

Exam Dates/Notifications


On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11.50 pm) 01.09.2018 to 30.09.2018
Date for successful final transaction of fee (Upto 11.50 pm) 01.09.2018 to 01.10.2018
Through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking upto 11.50 pm Through e-challan upto bank hours upto 1.10.2018
Fee Payable by candidates General\ ` 800/-
  Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)* ` 400/-
  SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender ` 200/-
  GST/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only 08.10.2018 to 14.10.2018
Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s website From 19.11.2018
Dates of Examination   Between 09.12.2018 (Sunday) to
(Exact date and shift of examination shall be made available by 21st October, 2018 on NTA’s 23.12.2018 (Sunday)
Timing of Examination   First Shift : 9.30 am to 01.00 pm
    Second Shift : 2.00 pm to 05.30 pm
Centre, Date, Shift and UGC-NET (Subject) Examination As indicated on Admit Card
Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA’s Date shall be displayed on the NTA’s
website:,   website
Declaration of Result on NTA’s website By 10thJanuary, 2019.

Application Process

Candidates can apply for UGC-NET December, 2018 “Online” ONLY.

1. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.
2.  Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website only.

3. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA’s website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.

4. Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.

5. Instructions for filling Online Application Form :

• Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility.

• Follow the 4 steps given below to Apply Online:

Step-1: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No. / (Please see Annexure - VIII)

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10 kb - 200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4 kb - 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI_MOPS and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least four printouts of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee.

• All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times.


1.The final submission of Online Application Form will remain incomplete if step-2 and step-3 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.

2. No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.

3.The entire application process of UGC-NET December, 2018 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees, and Printing of Confirmation Page.Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.


It is Only Eligibility Test.

Selection Process

The eligibility only ‘for Assistant Professor’ or for ‘both Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC-NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.


What is the Syllabus of UGC NET?

The Test will consist of three papers having objective type questions. Paper-1 is common for all. Other two paper are optional subject based.

Syllabus of Paper I i.e. Teaching and Research Aptitude is as follows:

1. Teaching Aptitude

  • Teaching: Nature, Objective, Characteristics and basic requirements
  • learner's  Characteristics
  • Factors affecting teaching
  • Methods of teaching
  • Teaching aids
  • Evaluation Systems

2. Research Aptitude

  • Research: Meaning, Characteristics and types
  • Steps of Research
  • Methods of Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium
  • Thesis writing: its Characteristics and format

3. Reading Comprehension

  •  A passage to be set with questions to be answered.

4. Communication

  • Communications : Nature, Characteristics,types, barriers and effective classroom communications.

5. Reasoning(Including Mathematical)

  • Number series; letter series;codes;
  • Relationship; Classification

6. logical Reasoning

  • Understanding the structure of arguments
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Verbal analogies : World analogies-Applied analogy
  • Verbal Classification
  • Reasoning logical Diagrams:Simple diagrammatic relationship, Multi diagrammatic relationship
  • Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning

7. Data Interpretation

  • Sources, acquisition and Interpretation of data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative data
  • Graphical Representation and Mapping of data

8. Information and communication Technology(ICT)

  • ICT : Meaning, advantage, disadvantage and uses
  • General abbreviations and terminology
  • Basic Internet and e-mailing

9. People and Environment

  • People and Environment Interaction
  • Sources of Pollution
  • Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and Energy resources
  • Natural hazards and mitigation

10. Higher education system: Governance, polity and Administrations

  • Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India; formal and distance education; professional/technical and general education; Value education;Governance,polity and administration; concept, institutions and their interactions. 

List of Paper II NET subjects and their Codes

1 Economics
2 Political Science
3 Philosophy
4 Psychology
5 Sociology
6 History
7 Anthropology
8 Commerce
9 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies
16 Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Odia
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabic
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepali
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50 Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social
  Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Dance
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/
  Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/
  Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
74 Women Studies
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management
94 Bodo
95 Santali
96 Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
97 Rabindra Sangeet
98 Percussion Instruments
99 Percussion Instruments
100 Drama /Theatre
101 Yoga

 To know UGC Net Exam complete syllabus go through the link mentioned below:   

Exam Pattern

National Eligibility Test (NET) Exam Pattern

The test consists of two papers. All the papers contain objective type questions. The pattern of the paper is as follows -

Paper Marks Number of Question Pattern Duration
I 100 50 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. 1 hour First shift : (9.30 am to 10.30 am) Second shift: (2.00 pm to 3.00 pm)
II 200 100 This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper–II will be compulsory. 2 hours First Shift: (11.00 am to 1.00 pm) Second Shift: (3.30 pm to 5.30 pm)

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