UGC NET English Syllabus 2024

Post Name : UGC NET English Syllabus 2024
Post Date :  30 April, 2024
Post Description :  University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 for the Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Assistant Professor posts. The syllabus is available on the official website and is essential for candidates preparing for the UGC NET 2024 exam in English. The exam consists of two papers, Paper A and Paper B, which cover various topics related to teaching and research in English.

UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 Overview

The UGC NET 2024 exam is scheduled for June 16, 2024. The exam mode is offline, and the duration is 3 hours. It consists of two papers, Paper 1 with 100 marks and Paper 2 with 200 marks. There is no negative marking in this exam. Candidates who clear the UGC NET 2024 exam can apply for Assistant Professor and JRF positions in Indian universities and colleges.

UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 Overview
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam NameUGC NET 2024
Post CategoryUGC NET English Syllabus 2024
PostsAssistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
UGC NET Exam Date 2024June 16, 2024
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
Mode of ExamOffline
Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Time Duration3 Hours
Number of Papers and Total Marks
  • Paper 1: 100 Marks
  • Paper 2: 200 marks
Negative MarkingNo Negative Marking
Official Websitehttps://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/

UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 PDF 

The UGC NET English Syllabus for 2024 is now available for download below. The syllabus is divided into two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 focuses on the General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude. UGC NET Paper 2 focuses on English literature, language, and culture. Candidates can download the syllabus by clicking on the given download links.

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UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 Paper 1

The UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 Paper 1 assesses candidates’ teaching and research capabilities, focusing on their aptitude in these areas. Here are the details:

  1. Unit I: Teaching Aptitude – Concept, objectives, and levels of teaching, learner characteristics, and factors affecting teaching, etc.
  2. Unit II: Research Aptitude – Meaning, types, and characteristics of research, as well as different research methods, etc.
  3. Unit III: Comprehension – Candidates will demonstrate their ability to comprehend and answer questions based on a given passage.
  4. Unit IV: Communication – Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication, including effective verbal, non-verbal, intercultural, and group communication, etc.
  5. Unit V: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude – Mathematical aptitude, including concepts like number series, letter series, fractions, time, distance, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit and loss, interest, and averages.
  6. Unit VI: Logical Reasoning – Argument structures, deductive and inductive reasoning, analogies, Venn diagrams, Indian logic, and various inference techniques.
  7. Unit VII: Data Interpretation – Acquire, classify, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data represented graphically or through mapping, understanding the implications of data in governance.
  8. Unit VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – ICT fundamentals, internet basics, digital initiatives in higher education, and the role of ICT in governance.
  9. Unit IX: People, Development, and Environment – Human-environment interaction, environmental issues, impacts of pollutants on health, natural and energy resources, natural hazards, environmental protection measures, etc.
  10. Unit X: Higher Education System – History and evolution of higher education in India, various learning programs, professional and technical education, value education, environmental education, and policies, governance, and administration in higher education institutions, etc.

UGC NET English Syllabus 2024 Unit Wise

  • Unit –I: Drama
  • Unit –II: Poetry
  • Unit –III: Fiction, short story
  • Unit –IV: Non-Fictional Prose

(Comprehension passages will be included in the examination to assess critical reading, critical thinking, and writing skills. These passages will cover literature in English.)

  • Unit –V: Language: Basic concepts, theories, and pedagogy. English in Use.
  • Unit –VI: English in India: history, evolution, and futures
  • Unit –VII: Cultural Studies
  • Unit –VIII: Literary Criticism
  • Unit –IX: Literary Theory post World War II
  • Unit –X: Research Methods and Materials in English

UGC NET English Exam Pattern 2024

The UGC NET 2024 exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 and Paper 2. UGC NET Paper 1 has 50 questions, and the maximum mark for this paper is 100. The duration of this paper is 3 hours. UGC NET English Paper 2 focuses on the English language and consists of 100 questions. The maximum mark for this paper is 200. Here is an overview of UGC NET English Exam Pattern 2024.

UGC NET English Exam Pattern 2024
PaperSectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Paper 1Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Reading Comprehension, Communication, Reasoning (including Maths), Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Information & Communication Technology (ICT), People & Environment, and Higher Education System501003 Hours
Paper 2English100200

 

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