UGC NET 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : June 15, 2020 To June 20, 2020
Result Date : July 5, 2020


UGC NET Syllabus 2020

Syllabus for UGC NET is based upon the existing knowledge of the candidate. For different subjects, the syllabus for the exam would be different. UGC NET Eligibility is given differently for every category. If you attempt this exam without being eligible for the exam if found, your candidature will be canceled.

Candidates who are giving the UGC NET 2020 should be aware of the syllabus. They should choose a subject which they have studied or which is relatable. Commission has revised the syllabus of all NET subjects (including Paper I on General Awareness).

  • UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus: This paper is designed to test the candidate’s teaching and research ability.
  • UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus: Paper 2 will be subject-based. Candidates will have to select one subject for NET Exam preferably the subject of their post-graduation.

NOTE: There are slight changes in the UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern. Hence, you should go through the revised pattern to prepare accordingly.

UGC NET 2020 Subjects

UGC NET is for professors who lays the foundation for the career of students. It has been formed as one of the toughest exams in india. There are almost 84 subjects for the candidates to choose which are as below:

UGC NET Subjects
S.No. Subjects
1 Economics
2 Philosophy
3 Psychology
4 Sociology
5 History
6 Anthropology
7 Social Work
8 Defenses and Strategic Studies
9 Home Science
10 Public Administration
11 Population Studies
12 Music
13 Maithili
14 Bengali
15 Hindi
16 Kannada
17 Malayalam
18 Oriya
19 Punjabi
20 Sanskrit
21 Tamil
22 Telugu
23 Urdu
24 Arabi
25 Linguistics
26 Chinese
27 Dogri
28 Nepalese
29 Manipuri
30 Assamese
31 Gujarati
32 Marathi
33 French
34 Spanish
35 Russian
36 Persian
37 Rajasthani
38 German
39 Japanese
40 Adult Education
41 Physical Education
42 Arab culture and Islamic Studies
43 Indian culture
44 Labour Welfare
45 Law
46 Library and Information Services
47 Buddhist, Gandhian and Peace Studies
48 Comparative Studies of Religions
49 Mass Communication and Journalism
50 Performing Arts
51 Museology and Conservation
52 Archaeology
53 Criminology
54 Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature
55 Folk Literature
56 Comparative Literature
57 Sanskrit
58 Women Studies
59 Visual Arts
60 Geography
61 Social Medicine & Community Health
62 Forensic Science
63 Pali
64 Kashmiri
65 Konkani
66 Electronic Science
67 Environmental Sciences
68 Politics
69 Prakrit
70 Human Rights and Duties
71 Tourism Administration & Management
72 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
73 Women Studies
74 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)
75 Geography
76 Social Medicine & Community Health,
77 Forensic Science
78 Pali
79 Kashmiri
80 Konkani
81 Computer Science and Applications
82 Electronic Science
83 Environmental Sciences
84 International and Area Studies
85 Prakrit,
86 Human Rights and Duties
87 Tourism Administration and Management
88 Bodo
89 Santali
90 Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
91 Rabindra Sangeet
92 Percussion Instruments
93 Drama
94 Theatre
95 Yoga

UGC NET Subject-wise Syllabus

The Candidates should refer subject wise syllabus as per the subject they have chosen to write the exam the subject wise syllabus for UGC NET 2020 is given below:

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

Discussion Forum

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Qualify for work

In which all subjects do I qualify myself for work once I've passed UGC NET?

Asked By: Amal Aanand,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

A candidate who clears UGC NET has set himself a good standard in his work relations.
A candidate who clears UGC NET is eligible for the subjects listed in the following link:

Query regarding paper one

I find paper 1 difficult. Can you give me some guidance in this matter?

Asked By: Kshiti N,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • 40% of the lectures are allocated for this paper. The lectures will cover every unit of paper 1. If the students have any doubts, guidance will be provided.