NET 2017 Exam Description

NET - National Eligibility Test is one of the most important and well known entrance examinations. National Eligibility Test (NET) is a national level exam conducted by University Grants Commission. NET, is the first step for any aspirant who desires (his/her) career in the education industry as Lecturer or professor.

Examination Pattern

SessionPaperMarksNumber of QuestionDuration
FirstI10050 questions all are  compulsory1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST
SecondII10050 questions all are  compulsory1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST
ThirdIII15075 questions all are  compulsory2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST
  • Paper I will start from 09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. This paper will have questions based on general nature, aimed to evaluate the research or teaching aptitude, comprehension, reasoning ability and divergent thinking in the candidates.
  • There will be the addition of two marks on giving correct answer.
  • Paper II will start from 11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. There will be the addition of two marks on giving correct answer.
  • Paper III will start from 02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.
  • The question of paper II and III will come from the entire syllabus including the electives.
  • The candidates will have to dot down their answers in the Optical Mark Reader(OMR) sheet.

NOTE : Each correct answer will carry 2 marks and there is no negative marking.

Exam Syllabus

  1. Paper - II
    • Western Schools of Philosophy
    • Indian Schools of Philosophy
    • Contribution of Educational Thinkers
    • Modern Concept of Philosophy
    • Sociological Foundations of Education
    • Social Change
    • Constraints of Social Change
    • Education of the Disadvantaged Group
    • Growth and Development
    • Intelligence
    • Learning and Motivation
    • Psychology and Education of Exceptional children
    • Personality
    • Mental Health and Hygiene
    • Educational Research and Sampling
    • Tools for Data Collection
    • Types of Research
    • Analysis of Data
  2. Paper - III
    • Measurement and Evaluation
    • Measuring Instrument, Standardisation and Evaluation
    • Teacher Education
    • Aims and Objectives of Teacher Education
    • Teaching as a Profession
    • Types of Teacher Education Programmes and Agencies
    • Educational Administration in India
    • Educational Planning
    • Educational Technology
    • Stages and Patterns of Teaching
    • Communication Process
    • Distance Education

For Details Information :

  • Exam Name: EDUCATION
  • Price: FREE
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