25 Jul

Best Books for CSIR-UGC (NET) EXAM December 2014

UGC is going to conduct the CSIR-UGC (NET) EXAM FOR AWARD OF JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURERSHIP. Read the CSIR UGC NET notification here.

CSIR-UGC NET Exam for Science stream is conducted by CSIR in the following areas: –

1. Chemical Sciences
2. Earth Sciences
3. Life Sciences
4. Mathematical Sciences
5. Physical Sciences
6. Engineering Sciences

The pattern for the Single Paper MCQ test shall be as given below:-

v The MCQ test paper of each subject shall carry a maximum of 200 marks.
v The exam shall be for duration of three hours.
v The question paper shall be divided in three parts

Ø Part ‘A’ shall be common to all subjects. This part shall be a test containing a maximum of 20 questions of General Aptitude. The candidates shall be required to answer any 15 questions of two marks each. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 30 out of 200

Ø Part ‘B’ shall contain subject-related conventional MCQs. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 70 out of 200. The maximum number of questions to be attempted shall be in the range of 20-35.

Ø Part ‘C’ shall contain higher value questions that may test the candidate’s knowledge of scientific concepts and/or application of the scientific concepts. The questions shall be of analytical nature where a candidate is expected to apply the scientific knowledge to arrive at the solution to the given scientific problem. The total marks allocated to this section shall be 100 out of 200.

Ø Negative marking for wrong answers

Best Books for CSIR-UGC (NET) EXAM December 2014:

1) UGC CSIR-NET Life Sciences(Biology):

2) UGC-CSIR NET (JRF & LS) Physical Sciences:

3) UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Chemical Sciences(Chemistry):

4) UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Engineering Sciences:

5) UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Earth Sciences:

6) UGC-CSIR JRF/NET Mathematical Sciences:

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02 Jul

CSIR UGC NET Answer Key, Question Papers, Cutoff and Results 2013

CSIR(Council of Scientific Industrial Research) and UGC(University Grants Commission) conducted the NET(National Eligibility Test) for the eligibility of Lectureship and JRF in universities and colleges.

The CSIR UGC NET was conducted on June 23, 2013(Sunday) all over India at various centers. Thousands of candidates from all over India had appeared for this exam. The main subjects of this exam included Engineering, Mathematics, Life Science, Chemical Science, Earth Sciences and Physical Sciences.

The test was conducted in two shifts i.e. morning and evening.

CSIR UGC NET Answer Key and Cutoff 2013:

The official answers keys of CSIR UGC NET JUNE 2013 will be uploaded on the official website of CSIR in the first week of July.

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CSIR UGC NET Answer Key and Cutoff 2013:

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01 Jul

UGC NET June 2013 Answer Key, Cutoff & Results

UGC conducted the NET(National Eligibility Test) on June 30, 2013. The test was conducted for the award for lectureship certificate and Junior Research Fellowship to the successful candidates. The written test included three papers. The 1st paper was of General Aptitude test and it was compulsory for candidates of all the subjects. The second and third paper was according to the syllabus of subjects chosen by the candidates. There was no negative marking in the whole exam and all the three papers of UGC NET JUNE 2013 were conducted on the same day.

You can check out the best books for UGC NET to prepare for December exam.

UGC NET JUNE 2013 Cutoff:

The process to award the NET certificate is pretty straight forward. You need to get minimum 40% in paper 1 & paper 2 and 50% in paper 3(For General candidates). The top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), who clear minimum marks, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only. A separate list would be prepared for the award of JRF from the NET qualified students. Check out more details here.

The official cutoff for this year will be declared only after the results will be announced. But according to general prediction, it would be pretty much like the last year as the paper was almost similar in difficulty level.

UGC NET JUNE 2013 Answer Key:

Paper 1(Compulsory for candidates of all the subjects – Test Booklet Code Z):

1) Percentage share of renewable energy= (C) 10-12%
2) Categories the enrollment of students in higher education in 2010-11= (A) OBC Students
3) Not correct about UGC= (D) It receives funds from state govts. in respect of State Universities
4) Should India switch to a two party system? = (C) Both the arguments are correct
5) Should persons with criminal background be banned from elections?= (A) Only argument 1 is strong
6) Correct about a judge of Supreme court= (B) 1,3 and 4
7) The speaker of Lok Sabha comes next only to= (A) The president
8) The black board can be utilized best by a teacher= (C) writing the imp. and notable points
9) The effective mode of learning= (D) Blended learning
10) Most of the teachers should be women because= (D) can deal with children with love and affection
11) Highest order of learning= (D) Conditioned reflex learning
12) A person can enjoy teaching as a profession=(B) commands respect from students
13) A diagram speaks more than 1000 words= (C) Use teachings aids in the class
14) A research paper =(C) contains peer -reviewed……
15) Good research ethics= (B) Conducting a review of the literature that….
16) Sampling not based on probability= (C) Quota Sampling
17) Written as MLA format= (D)
18) A workshop is= (D) A brief intensive course for a small group..
19) A working hypothesis= (C) a provisionally accepted hypothesis….

English Comprehension:

20) (B) Makrana
21) The popular name Taj Mahal given by=(D) European travelers
22) True statement= (D)
23) In Contemporary texts, the Taj Mahal is known= (D) Rauza-i- Munavvara
24) (C) 1632-1643 AD
25) (A) Farman

26) Process of Communication= (C) Comm., Message, Medium, Receiver, Effect
27) Bengal Gazatte= (B) James Hicky
28) Press Censorship=(C) Indira Gandhi
29) Communication via New Media= (B) Interactive Communication
30) Classroom Communication rests on the principle of= (B) Edutainment
31) (B) Empathy is important when a teacher communicates with a students.
32) TIGER= (A) UJHFS
33) 45 matches were played= (B) 10
34) Missing number = (B) 270
35) The number at 6th position= (C) 33
36) The mean of four numbers = (D) 110
37) If the radius of a circle increased by 50%= (D) 50%
38) If “Some men are honest’ is false, then = (B) (ii), (iii), and (iv)
39) Teacher = (D) Wisdom
40) P is the father of R= (B) Sister-in-law
41) A definition put forward to resolve a dispute= (B) Persuasive
42) Venn Diagrams= (A) (i), (ii) and (iii)
43) Inductive reasoning presupposes= (C) Uniformity in Human nature

Area Under Major Horticulture Crops(Table):

44) Two years with highest rate of increase in area= (B) 2006-07 and 2008-09
45) Shares of the area under flower, vegetables and fruits= (B) 30, 38 and 1 percent
46) Highest rate of increase in area during 2005-06 and 2009-10= (C) Flowers
47) Increase by 10 percent= (B) Vegetables
48) (B) 68 percent
49) (A) 2006-07

50) (C) World Wide Web
51) A hard disk is divided = (B) Sectors
52) (A) Compiler
53) A Gigabyte is equal to= (A) 1024 Megabytes
54) A compiler is a software which converts = (B) High level language to machine language
55) Virtual Memory is = (C) An illusion of extremely large main memory
56) Tragedy of commons is= (C) Degradation of renewable free access resources
57) Kyoto Protocol= (C) Climate Change
58) (B) Refrigeration and Air conditioning
59) The smog in cities consists of = (C) Carbon Monoxide and SPM
60) Highest potential to cause damage to humans= (A) Earthquakes

We will also post answers of Paper 2 and Paper 3 of different subjects in the coming days. You are advised to bookmark this page and visit here again regularly for more updates on the answer keys of different subjects of UGC NET JUNE 2013.

UGC NET JUNE 2013 Results:

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02 May

Best Books for UGC NET 2013 (All Subjects – Management, Commerce, Computer Science, History, etc.)

UGC(University Grants Commission) is conducting the Net Eligibility Test(NET) on June 30, 2013 for the selection of lectureship & JRF(Junior Research Fellowship) in the teaching profession and research. You can read more about the UGC NET notification, paper pattern and other details here.

Best Books for UGC NET 2013 (All Subjects – Management, Commerce, Computer Science, History, etc.):

1) Trueman’s UGC University Grants Commission NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test for Lectureship Exam (Paper – 1 – Compulsory) New Revised Edition: As Paper 1 is compulsory and same for all subjects, this is the best book to prepare for Paper 1 of UGC NET 2013.

2) HISTORY FOR UGC-NET/SLET:OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS: It contains entire syllabus of Histroy including teaching related objected questions plus histroy related objective questions. The second book is also great for the preparation of ‘Histroy Subject’.

3) PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FOR UGC-NET/SLET:OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS: Best book for Public administration subject for UGC NET 2013 preparation.

4) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test ECONOMICS: The best book for the preparation of Economics of UGC NET.

5) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test PHILOSOPHY: It contains the modern Indian philosophy and classical Indian philosophy along with previous years’ question papers ans sample papers.

6) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test SOCIOLOGY: Another great book by Trueman’s for the UG NET preparation of Sociology subject.

7) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test MANAGEMENT: Best book for the preparation of UGC NET Management subject. It covers the entire syllabus of management section.

8) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test POLITICAL SCIENCE: The best book for the preparation of UGC NET/JRF Political Science subject.

9) UGC University Grands Commission NET National Eligibility Test / SLET State Level Eligibility Test COMPUTER SCIENCE & APPLICATIONS (Paper – 1 and 2): One of the best book to prepare for the Computer Science and Apps subject. You can also try Trueman’s book that is given below.

10) Trueman’s UGC NET National Eligibility Test/SET State Eligibility Test COMMERCE: The table of contents of this book contains the entire syllabus of Commerce subject such as Financial mgt., business mgt., etc. along with previous years question papers and sample papers.

11) UGC NET All Other Subjects such as Psychology, Mass Communication and Journalism, Human Resource Management Labour Welfere and Industrial Relations Labour and Social Welfere, Anthropology, Library & Information Science, Public Administration etc.

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18 Apr

UGC NET June 2013 Notification, Paper Pattern & How To Apply

UGC NET June 2013 notification is out now. University Grants Commission conducts NET(National Eligibility Test) every year, which is minimum eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the profession of teaching & research.

Important Dates:

Last date To Apply Online and generation of filled Bank Challan for Payment of Fees: 30 April, 2013

Last date of submission of Fees at any SBI Branch: 2 May, 2013

Last date To Take printout of Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admit Card from UGC website: 5 May, 2013

Last date To Deposit the printout of online Application Form (one copy) and Attendance Slip (one copy) at the respective Coordinating University opted by the candidate (along with fee receipt & category certificate(s): 8 May, 2013

UGC NET Exam Date: 30 June, 2013(Sunday)

How To Apply:

Login to your account or create your new account on UGC NET official website – http://ugcnetonline.in/. Fill in all details, upload your photo and signature and take the print out of filled bank Challan for payment. Pay the fees at any SBI branch. Take the printout of Application form, Attendance slip and admit card and deposit all these forms at your respective Coordinating University.

Paper Pattern:

The NET Exam will consist of 3 papers and all the papers will be conducted on the same date. All questions are of objective nature. There is no negative marking.

Paper I: 100 Marks(50 Questions). There will be total of 60 questions out of which 50 question to be attempted. Remember first 50 questions attempted will be checked, so attempt only 50. In this section, questions would be of General Aptitude nature such as Reasoning, Maths, English, GK, Teaching Aptitude, etc.
Timing: 1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)

Paper II: 100 Marks(50 Questions). All questions all are compulsory. Questions related to your subject.
Timing: 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)

Paper III: 150 Marks(75 Questions). All questions all are compulsory. Questions related to your subject.
Timing: 2½ Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)

Syllabus of UGC NET June 2013:

You can download the syllabus of UGC NET June 2013 at the official website of UGC NET.

Criteria for Declaration of Results:

Check out this link to find out the criteria for selection and declaration of result.

All other information such as list of coordinating universities and list of subjects are mentioned on the official website of UGC NET. Visit here – http://ugcnetonline.in/

See Also: E-Certificates for UGC NET June and December 2012 are out now. Check out here.

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31 Mar

Download E-Certificates for UGC NET June & December 2012

University Grants Commission(UGC) conducts the NET(National Eligiblity Test) twice in a year i.e. in June and December. Last year, UGC conducted both the NET exams in a new objective type format. The whole process went smooth.
Recently, UGC announced the result of NET conducted on December 30, 2012. More than six Lakh candidates appeared for the NET exam and 39,226 have cleared the Eligibility of Lectureship. You can check out the result and new answer keys of NET exam here.

E-Certificates for UGC NET June, 2012:

E-Certificates for UGC NET June, 2012 are now available to download. Just login with your email Id and password, you would be available to download your certificate. Even if you have applied offline, you can now create your account and download your E-certificate. For more information, visit – www.ugcnetonline.in.
Candidates who have qualified JRF(Junior Reasearch Fellowship) would also be getting JRF certificate by post.

E-Certificates for UGC NET December, 2012:

For the candidates who cleared the UGC NET and JRF in December, 2012 – E-certificates would be available to download in a couple of months.

Update: Click here to download E-certificates of UGC NET December, 2012
For those who have cleared the JRF, you would also receive the JRF certificates by post.

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26 Mar

UGC NET Result Declared – December 2012 [New Answer Keys Updated]

The University Grants Commission(UGC) has declared the result of NET(National Eligibility Test) held on December 30, 2012. About 7 lakh candidates (7,78,130) registered for this examination out of which 6,15,136 appeared. A total of 39,226 candidates have qualified for the eligibility of Lectureship. Out of these 39,226, 3669 candidates have qualified for Junior Research Fellowship.

From June 2012, UGC has started conducting the objective NET test. Earlier it was used to be objective + subjective.

UGC NET December 2012 Result Declared:

To check the result of UGC NET held on December 30, 2012 – click here.

UGC NET December 2012 Answer Keys:

To check the answer keys of UGC NET December 2012 – click here.

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19 Feb

UGC NET Answer Key Announced

UGC(University Grants Commission) has announced the answer key of the NET(National Eligibility Test) held on December 30, 2012. This is the second time that the objective test was conducted for the NET/JRF.
UGC has explained on its official website that the question papers and answer keys for the UGC NET will be available between February 18 and February 26, 2012. You are required to download the PDF of your exam before that if you want to check your correct answers.

Download UGC NET Answer Key

To download the question papers of all subjects, click here.

To download the answer keys, click here.

If you think any answer is wrong in the answer keys, you can use online feedback system to inform UGC. Click here to visit online feedback system.
No grievance regarding the answer keys will be entertained after February 26, 2013.

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The final result will be prepared on the basis of updated answer keys after going through all the grievances. The result would be announced very soon. Do note that this time, only top 15% candidates (for each subject & category), from the merit list, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only.
And a separate merit list will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates for the award of JRF.
Read more about the new criteria here.