7 Last Minute Tips to crack NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Online Exam

Dec 21, 2018 12:29 IST
    7 Last Minute Tips to crack NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Online Exam
    7 Last Minute Tips to crack NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Online Exam

    Cracking NTA UGC NET 2018 Online Exam can be a challenge for many candidates as the competition level for this exam is quite high due to the increased number of applicants this year. So we have come up with the best last minute tips which will help you in clearing the NTA UGC NET 2018 Online Exam with flying colors.

    UGC NET 2018 Exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) from 18th December 2018 till 22nd December 2018 in various subjects at selected Examination Centers spread across the country for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only. The exam will be conducted online in the MCQ format.

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    Let’s first look at the latest Exam Pattern of the NTA UGC NET December 2018 Exam:

    NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern

    Session

    Paper

    Number of Questions (All are compulsory)

    Marks

    Duration

    First

    I

    50

    100

    1 Hour

    Second

    II

    100

    200

    2 Hours

    Total


    150

    300

    3 Hours

    Note:

    • In Paper-I, the questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
    • Paper-II will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
    • There will be no negative marking.
    • All Questions are compulsory.
    • Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions (MCQs) and will be attempted with a break of 30 minutes between them.

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    So let’s look at those important last minute tips that will surely help you in cracking NTA UGC NET December 2018 Online Exam:

    1. Revise the Important Topics:

    We have listed down some important topics for Paper-I and Paper-II which will help you in your last minute preparation:

    For Paper-I:

    Important Teaching Aptitude Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topic

    Number of Questions Asked

    Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Learner’s characteristics

    Factors affecting teaching

    Methods of teaching

    Teaching aids

    Evaluation systems

    Important Research Aptitude Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topic

    Number of Questions Asked

    Research: Meaning, characteristics and types

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Steps of research

    Methods of research

    Research Ethics

    Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium

    Thesis writing: its characteristics and format

    Important Comprehension Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topic

    Number of Questions Asked

    Sets of passages with questions to be answered

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Important Communication Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Communication Nature

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Characteristics

    Types

    Barriers

    Effective classroom communication

    Important Mathematical Reasoning Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Number series

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Letter Series

    Codes

    Relationships

    Classification

    Important Logical Reasoning Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Understanding the structure of arguments

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning

    Verbal analogies: Word analogy — Applied analogy

    Verbal classification

    Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, multi-diagrammatic relationship

    Venn diagram

    Analytical Reasoning

    Important Data Interpretation Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Quantitative and qualitative data

    Graphical representation and mapping of data

    Important Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Quantitative and qualitative data

    Graphical representation and mapping of data

    Important People and Environment Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    People and environment interaction

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Sources of pollution

    Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources

    Natural hazards and mitigation

    Important Higher Education System Topics for NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam

    Topics

    Number of Questions Asked

    Structure of the institutions for higher learning and research in India

    5 Questions of 2 marks each

    Formal and distance education professional/technical and general education

    Value education

    Governance, polity and administration

    Concept, institutions and their interactions

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    For Paper-II:

    The Paper-II of the NTA UGC NET Exam will carry multiple choice questions specific to the subject chosen by the candidate for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only posts. In Paper-II UGC NET 2018 Exam, there will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each.

    NTA UGC NET 2018 Paper-II Exam Pattern

    Paper-II

    Type of Questions

    No. of Questions

    Mark for 1 Question

    Total Marks

    Selected Subject

    Objective Multiple Choice Questions

    100

    2

    200

    2. Time Management:

    You are required to allot proper time to the sections which are your strength areas. Try not to give more than one minute to any question while solving them. Instead of getting stuck with a particular question, move to other questions. Candidates must keep track of time during examination.

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    3. Online Practice:

    For the first time UGC NET Exam will be conducted in online mode by NTA this year. Candidates are advised to practice on computer to buck up their speed of solving paper in online mode.

    4. Read the Complete Question First:

    Candidates are required to avoid the mistake of reading incomplete questions and arriving at incorrect answer eventually. Read the questions carefully and check what is being asked.

    5. Maintain your Speed & Accuracy and Maximize your Score:


    Remember that there are no sectional cut offs and no negative markings. So your job is to simply maximize your score however you can. So, try to maintain your speed and accuracy while solving the paper during the examination.

    6. Don’t forget your Admit Card, Photograph and ID Proof:

    Don’t forget to take Admit Card along the Photograph and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well. Candidates may download and print the Admit Card from https://ntanet.nic.in/ntanet/root/loginopt.htm. The same should be produced for gaining entry to the Exam Centre. Check the exam date and shift timings carefully. Below are the Important Exam Dates of NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Online Exam:

    NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 Exam

    Important Dates

    UGC NET Dec 2018 Online Exam  Date

    Shift 1 (9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.)

    Shift 2 (2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.)

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    18th December 2018 (Tuesday)

    19th December 2018 (Wednesday)

    20th December 2018 (Thursday)

    21st December 2018 (Friday)

    22nd December 2018 (Saturday)

    Date for Announcing Results

    10th January 2019

    Click here to know the answers of Frequently Asked Questions for NTA UGC NET December 2018 Exam

    7. Don’t take Stress

    Don’t stress yourself too much before the D-Day. Do relax and stay calm. Giving exam with a relaxed mind will help you in delivering your best and achieving high score.

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    Remember last minute preparation does not involve deep studies. You only need to brush up all the important topics which will definitely help you in clearing this exam with ease.

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