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UGC NET Paper I - Study by topics

Practice Questions by various sections

  • Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements; Learner’s characteristics; Factors affecting teaching; Methods of teaching; Teaching aids; Evaluation systems
  • 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.
  • A passage set with questions to be answered.
  • Communication : Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom communication.
  • Number series; letter series; codes; > Relationships; classification.Understanding the structure of arguments; Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning; Verbal analogies : Word analogy — Applied analogy; Verbal classification. Reasoning Logical Diagrams : Simple diagrammatic relationship, multidiagrammatic relationship; Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning.
  • Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data. Quantitative and qualitative data; Graphical representation and mapping of data.
  • ICT : meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses; > General abbreviations and terminology; Basics of internet and e-mailing.
  • People and environment interaction; Sources of pollution; Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources; Natural hazards and mitigation
  • 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.