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As UGC NET is a very competitive examination, the candidates must take it very seriously. The preparation must be perfect and for perfect preparation, they need a strategic plan, tips, and information. Now, has taken this small initiative to give out some useful preparation tips to the students preparing for the exam. Also, a list of a few reputed coaching institutes is mentioned at the end of this post for the students to select one from those and start their UGC NET Exam 2017 preparation early.

One of the important paper candidates have to appear in the CBSC UGC NET is the Paper I which is a General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude. Paper II and Paper III consists of the subjects chosen by the candidates.

The crucial goal of Paper I is to judge the candidates’ capabilities in Teaching and Research. The talent to understand the subject, reasoning, etc is evaluated through this paper. This paper has the following sections:

  1. Research aptitude
  2. Teaching aptitude
  3. Communication
  4. Reading Comprehension
  5. Reasoning (Including Mathematical)
  6. Logical Reasoning
  7. Information and Communication Technology
  8. Data Interpretation
  9. Higher education System: Governance, Polity, and Administration
  10. People and Environment

Most of the candidates, who score well in their elective subjects i.e. Paper II and Paper III, lose their chances to qualify Junior Research Fellowship just because their score low in this Paper I. What they need is some preparation tips.

Some Common Tips and Tricks for all the papers of UGC NET exam 2017:

  1. Candidates must refer to the previous question papers. This will help them in analyzing the pattern of exam also help to identify important topics for the preparation of the UGC NET exam.
  2. Familiarity with the syllabus and understanding it is very essential. Candidates should be familiar with each and every topic in the syllabus of their elective subject of the exam as well as the subject in the Paper I.
  3. Candidates need to prioritize the subjects. They need to have a total hold over their subject then only they will score well in the exam. In addition, concentrating on the subject papers, preparing for the General Awareness test by solving sample papers is suggestible to the candidates sitting for UGC NET examination. The thorough and broad study is needed to score well in the exam.
  4. Candidates must make notes for themselves. This will be useful for them during quick revision.
  5. They should take intervals in between studies. They should keep a certain amount of time for relaxation. Bringing studies to saturation point will harm rather than help as the brain will stop working.
  6. While studying paying attention is needed to memorize the things easily without any extra effort.
  7. Being confident and positive makes the studies and exam easy for the candidates. Having the confidence of clearing the exam with the best effort helps a lot to the students.

Some helpful links for UGC NET Exam


Some useful books of UGC NET

  1. UGC University Grants Commission NET/SET for Lectureship Exam by Sajit Kumar, M. Gagan
  2. UGC University Grants Commission NET/SET for Lectureship Exam by GKP
  3. Trueman’s UGC NET Paper I Book by M. Gagan
  4. UGC NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude Book by Arihant express
  5. CBSE UGC NET/SET/JRF – Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude by KVS Madaan
  6. UGC NET/SET Paper 1 (Publisher: McGraw Hill Education; Second edition)
  7. CBSE UGC-NET: Teaching and Research Aptitude-JRF and Assistant Professor Exam Guide (for Paper-I) (CBSE UGC (NET)
  8. JRF & Asstt. Professor Exam) by Dr. M S Ansari & RPH Editorial Board (Author)

The most important tip – Take UGC NET Coaching

Take the preparation of UGC NET Exam under the guidance of recommended Institute. Click the links below to see the list of reputed institutes:

List of Best UGC NET Coaching Institutes in Chandigarh – Click Here
List of Best UGC NET Coaching Institutes in Mohali – Click Here
List of Best UGC NET Coaching Institutes in Panchkula – Click Here
List of Best UGC NET Coaching Institutes in Jaipur – Click Here

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