In January 2019, UGC has released a newly modified syllabus for NTA NET Exam that is applicable from June 2019 exam. It is very important to know these changes. This document analyses the various aspects of the syllabus. It will be discussed under five topics.
B. General analysis of the new syllabus.
C. Comparison of New and Old syllabus.
D. Topic-wise analysis of the latest changes
E. List of newly added topics.
A. Newly released UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus
Unit-I Teaching Aptitude
Unit-II Research Aptitude
Unit-V Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
Unit-VI Logical Reasoning
Unit-VII Data Interpretation
Unit-VIII Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
Unit-IX People, Development and Environment
Unit-X Higher Education System
- Five questions each carrying 2 marks are to be set from each Module.
- Whenever graphical/pictorial question(s) are set for sighted candidates, a passage followed by an equal number of questions and weightage be set for visually impaired candidates.
B. General analysis of the new syllabus
C. Comparison of New and Old syllabus
For the comparison of the New and Old syllabus, we will be following the below pattern.
- Black color will be used for the topics which remained the same on both the new and old syllabus.
|New Syllabus||Old Syllabus|
1. Teaching: Concept, Objectives, , Characteristics, and basic requirements.
1. Teaching: Nature, objectives, characteristics, and basic requirements
|2. Learner’s characteristics:||2. Learner’s characteristics|
|3. Factors affecting teaching||3. Factors affecting teaching|
|4. Methods of teaching||4. Methods of teaching|
|5. Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern, and ICT based.||5. Teaching Aids|
|6. Evaluation Systems:||6. Evaluation systems|
1. Research: Meaning, Types, and Characteristics,
1. Research: Meaning, characteristics, and types
|2. Methods of Research:||2. Methods of research|
|3. Steps of research||3. Steps of research|
|4. Thesis and Article writing: Format and styles of referencing.||4. Thesis writing: its characteristics and format.|
|5.||5. Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference, and symposium|
|6. Research ethics.||6. Research ethics.|
A passage of text is given. Questions are asked from the passage to be answered
A passage to be set with questions to be answered.
1. Communication: Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication.
1. Communication: Nature, characteristics, types.
|2. Effective communication:, Classroom communication.||2. Barriers and effective classroom communication.|
|3. Barriers to effective communication.|
|V||Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude|
|Reasoning (Including Mathematical)|
1. Number series; letter series; codes.
|2. Number series, Letter series, Codes, and Relationships.||2. Relationships; classification.|
1. Understanding the structure of arguments:
1. Understanding the structure of arguments.
|2. Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.||2. Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.|
|3. Analogies.||3. Verbal analogies: Word analogy — Applied analogy; Verbal classification.|
|4. Venn diagram: Simple and multiple uses for establishing the validity of arguments.||4. Venn diagram; Analytical Reasoning.|
|5.||5. Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, multi diagrammatic relationship.|
1. Sources, acquisition, and classification of Data.
1. Sources, acquisition, and interpretation of data.
|2. Quantitative and Qualitative Data.||2. Quantitative and qualitative data.|
|3. Graphical representation||3. Graphical representation and mapping of data.|
|VIII||Information and Communication Technology (ICT)|
1. ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
|Information and Communicating Technology|
1. ICT: meaning, advantages, disadvantages, and uses;
|2.||2. General abbreviations and terminology;|
|3.||3. Basics of internet and e-mailing.|
|IX||People, Development and Environment|
|People and Environment|
1. People and environment interaction.
|2. Human and environment interaction:||2. Sources of pollution.|
|3.electronic),||3. Pollutants and their impact on human life.|
|4. Impacts of pollutants on human health.||4. Exploitation of natural and energy resources.|
|5.||5. Natural hazards and mitigation.|
|6. Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies.|
|X||Higher Education System|
|Higher Education System: Governance Polity And Administration|
1. Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India.
|2. Evolution of higher learning and research in Post Independence India.||2. Formal and distance education.|
|3.||3. Professional/technical and general education.|
|4.||4. Value education.|
|5. Value education and environmental education.||5. Governance, polity, and administration; concept, institutions, and their interactions.|
|6. Policies, Governance, and Administration.|