UGC NET Paper 1 Mock Test 2023

UGC NET Paper 1 Mock Test 2023: UGC NET is an acronym for the University Grant Commission – National Eligibility Test which is a gateway for those who are willing to build a career in the teaching field. Considered as one of the toughest exams in India, the eligibility test is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) biannually in the months of June and December.

Thus, if you are preparing for this prestigious exam then this article will definitely help you understand the UGC NET syllabus in detail. But before going ahead with the syllabus, let us first have a look at the exam pattern.

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UGC NET Syllabus: Exam Pattern 2023

The UGC NET exam would be conducted in an online mode. Before jumping onto UGC NET Syllabus, let’s take a look at the updated exam pattern of the UGC NET Syllabus 2023: 

PaperPatternNumber of Questions MarksDuration
IGeneric. It will be intended to assess the teaching or research aptitude of the candidate50100180 minutes(3 hours)
IIBased on the subject selected by the candidate &
will assess domain college

UGC NET Mock Test Paper 1

Through the UGC NET syllabus, the research aptitude and teaching abilities of the candidates are tested. Apart from the basic cognitive abilities like comprehending arguments, it would be beneficial for the candidates to have some knowledge related to the learning and teaching processes followed in the higher education system. To understand more, here is the detailed summary of the Syllabus:

I – Teaching Aptitude | Test 1 | Practice Test 1

  • Factor affecting teaching: Learner, Teacher, Support material, Learning environment and institution
  • Teaching concepts, levels of teaching, objective, characteristics, and basic requirements
  • Teaching System: ICT based, Modern and Traditional

II – Research Aptitude

  • Steps of Research
  • Research Ethics
  • Methods of Research: Descriptive, Experimental, Historical, Qualitative, Quantitative methods

III – Comprehension

A passage would be given and candidates will have to answer questions from the paragraph

VI – Communication

  • Mass-Media and society
  • Meaning, types and characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication and the barriers associated with it

V – Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

  • Letter Series, Number Series, Relationships and Codes
  • Types of Reasoning
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Time & Distance questions, Fraction, Percentage and Proportion, Profit and Loss questions, Averages, Interests and Discounts, etc)

VI – Logical Reasoning

  • Evaluating and distinguishing inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Venn Diagram: multiple and simple uses for establishing the validity of arguments
  • Analogies
  • Structure of categorical proposition, the structure of arguments, Informal and formal fallacies, mood and figure, connotation and denotation of terms, classical square of opposition, Use of language
  • Kinds of Anumana (Inference) and their structure, hetvabhasas (invariable relation), vyapti (invariable relation)
  • Pramanas: Anumana(Inference), Upamana (comparison), pratyaksha (perception), Arthapatti (invariable relation), shabda (verbal testimony), Anupalabdhi (fallacies of inference)
  • Indian Logic: Means of Knowledge

VII – Data Interpretation

  • Data and Governance
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Graphical Representation (Bar-chart, Histograms, Table-chart, and Line-chart) and Data mapping

VIII – Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Digital initiatives in higher education
  • ICT and Governance
  • E-mail, audio and video conferencing, intranet and basics of Internet
  • ICT: terminology and general abbreviation

IX – People, Development, and Environment

  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impact on the environment
  • Effects of pollutants on human health
  • Disasters and Natural hazards: mitigation and strategies
  • Energy and natural resources: Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Forests, solar and nuclear
  • Environment and Development: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), Convention on biodiversity, Kyoto protocol, climate change or national action plan, Paris agreement, international solar alliance, international agreements/ efforts, Rio summit, Montreal Protocol

X – Higher Education System

  • Value education and environmental education
  • Oriental, Non-conventional and conventional learning programs in India
  • Technical, professional and skill-based education
  • Evolution of higher learning and research on post-independence India
  • Administration, Governance, Policies

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