UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : 9th December 2018 To 23rd December 2018
Result Date : 10th January 2019

Overview of UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern

Mode
Online
Duration
Paper 1- 60 minutes; Paper 2- 120 minutes
Paper Pattern
Paper 1- consists of 50 questions; Paper 2- consists of 100 questions. All questions being compulsory.
Subject
Paper 1 consists of general aptitude questions and Paper 2 consists of questions related to the concerned subject.
Marking Scheme
Paper 1 is for 100 marks. Paper 2 is for 200 marks. Each question carries 2 marks.
Maximum Marks
Paper 1- 100 marks; Paper 2- 200 marks
Total Marks
300 marks
Language / Medium
English and Hindi

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018 

UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights

The Exam pattern for UGC NET 2018 has been given below. 

  • Papers: UGC NET 2018 consists of two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • Mode: The exam will be a CBT ( Computer Based Test).

  • Medium of paper: The candidates can take UGC NET 2018 either in Hindi Or English.

Guidelines regarding the Computer Based Test by NTA

  • Every candidate will be provided with a computer and are required to enter the login details to proceed with the exam.

  • The candidates can make changes in their answers anytime during the examination.

  • A countdown timer will be running on the top right corner of the computer screen.

  • When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself.

Note: The time spent to rectify technical glitches during UGC NET 2018 will be adjusted.


Particulars

Paper 1

Paper 2

Number of Questions in UGC NET 2018

50 (all are compulsory)

100 (all are compulsory)

Type of Questions

Objective Type

Objective Type

Subjects

General Aptitude Questions

Subject-based Questions

 Marks Allotted

100

200

UGC NET 2018 Duration

1 hour

2 hours

UGC NET 2018 Time Allotment

9:30 am-10:30 am 

2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

11:00 am-1:00 pm

3.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Negative Marking

No negative marking

No negative marking

 


UGC NET Exam Pattern For Computer Science

  • UGC NET exam pattern for computer science depends on two papers i.e. Computer Science & Application Paper-I & Paper-II.

Computer Science Paper-I : Topics & Weightage

S.No.

Topic 

Weightage

1.

Environmental Science

6

2.

Education

5

3.

Computer

4

4.

Polity

1

5.

Important Days

1

6.

Science

1

Computer Science Paper-II: Topics & Weightage:

S.No. Topic  Weightage
1. Computer Architecture 2
2. Database Management System (DBMS) 5
3. Data Structure & DAA 6
4. Theory of Computation 2
5. Computer Networks 6
6. Programming (C/C++) 4
7. Software Engineering 7
8. Operating System 6
9. Discrete Structure 6
10 Digital Logic 5
11. Mobile Computing 1
12. Computer Architecture 6
13. Database Management System 5
14. Data Structures & DAA 8
15. Computer Graphics 6
16. Theory of Computation 8
17. Computer Networks 7
18. Programming (JAVA/HTML/XML) 6
19. Software Engineering 6
20. Operating System 7
21. Artificial Intelligence 10
22. Fuzzy Sets/ Rules 2
23. Image Processing 1
24. Unix 2
25. Network Security 1

 UGC NET Exam Pattern For English

For UGC NET English exam, the candidate needs to prepare the below topics:

Chaucer to Shakespeare

 Romantic Period

 Victorian Period

 Modern Period

 Contemporary Period

 History of the English Language

 English Language Teaching

 Indian Writing in English

 Indian Literature in English Translation

 Contemporary British literature

 Modern British Literature

 American and other non-British English Literature

 Contemporary Theory

 Literary Theory and Criticism

UGC NET Exam Pattern For English is shown below:

Paper

No. of Questions

Marks

1

50

100

2

100

200


UGC NET 2018 Exam Timing Details

Events

Paper 1 Timing

Paper 2 Timing

Entry into the Examination Hall 

7:00 A.M onwards 

10:30 A.M 

Distribution of UGC NET 2018 Test Booklets 

9:20 A.M

10:50 A.M 

Seal of the UGC NET 2018 Test Booklets to be broken/opened to take out the Answer Sheets 

9:25 A.M 

10:55 A.M 

UGC NET 2018 Test Commences 

9:30 A.M 

11:00 A.M 

Last Entry into the Examination Hall 

9:30 A.M 

11:00 A.M 

UGC NET 2018 Test Concludes 

10:30 A.M 

1:00 P.M 

 

Note: 

Provisions For PwD candidates: Candidates with visual challenges, who have more than 40% disability, will get provision for reader/scribe. However, an application has to submit to NTA during submission of application form, for the same. Candidates of PwD category will be 20 minutes extra will be provided for Paper I and 40 minutes extra will be provided for Paper II.


UGC NET 2018 Category wise Cutoff

The candidates who belong to the below-given categories have the following cutoffs:

General category 40 marks 40 marks
Reserved category 35 marks 35 marks

Category

Paper 1 

Paper 2  

UGC NET APPLICATION FORM

Discussion Forum



Q
To know the subject for test

I am persuing mtech (digital comunication) final and my query is in which subject i prefer for ugc net kindly help me

Asked By: SANKET PATEL,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sanket,

There will be 3 papers for the test. Paper-I is general paper and includes questions in research or teaching aptitude whereas Paper II & III are based on the topics covered under M.Tech IT course. for more details click here.



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