NTA NET Syllabus 2024 for Paper 1 & 2: Download Latest Syllabus PDF

NTA NET curriculum 2024: Together with the NTA NET Notification, the University Grants Commission (UGC) sets the curriculum for the June and December cycles. If there is a change to the NTA NET curriculum for any subject, the NTA will always notify students in writing and provide the new syllabus. According to the announcement made by UGC Chairman M Jagdesh Mamidala, the UGC NET syllabus would be updated. The UGC will adapt the NET syllabus in accordance with the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020).

The NTA NET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024 and UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024 are the two portions that make up the NTA NET syllabus. All candidates who plan to sit for the UGC NET test in 2024 will follow the same syllabus for NTA NET Paper 1. The syllabus for the UGC NET exam 2 differs depending on the subject, though. Paper 2 has topic-specific questions that candidates might specialize in. There are 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in Paper 1 and 100 in Paper 2, both of which must be answered in three hours.

Getting familiar with the Papers 1 and 2 NTA NET 2024 syllabus is the first step towards exam readiness. The most recent UGC NET test syllabus and pattern must be familiar to applicants in order for them to prepare for the exam effectively. The NTA NET 2024 exam will be given in 83 topics to determine a candidate’s eligibility for a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor post in Indian institutions and colleges.

Unit 1 Teaching AptitudeTeaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding, and reflective), characteristics, and basic requirements
Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (academic, social, emotional and cognitive), individual differences
Factors affecting teaching related to Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment, and Institution
Methods of teaching in higher learning institutions: Teacher-centred vs learner-centered methods; offline vs online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).
Teaching support system: Traditional, modern, and ICT based
Evaluation systems: Elements and types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit Systems in higher education, computer-based testing, innovations in evaluation systems
Unit-II: Research AptitudeResearch: Meaning, types, and characteristics, positivism and post-positivistic approach to research
Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods
Steps of research
Thesis and article writing: Format and styles of referencing
Application of ICT in research
Research ethics
Unit III ComprehensionA passage of text is given. Questions are asked from the passage which needs to be answered.
Unit IV CommunicationCommunication: Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication
Effective communication: Verbal and non-verbal, inter-cultural and group communications, classroom communication
Barriers to effective communication
Mass-media and society
Unit V Mathematical Reasoning and AptitudeTypes of reasoning
Number series, letter series, codes, and relationships
Mathematical aptitude (fraction, time & distance, ratio, proportion and percentage, profit and loss, interest and discounting, averages etc.)
Unit VI Logical ReasoningUnderstanding the structure of arguments: Argument forms, the structure of categorical propositions, mood and figure, formal and informal fallacies, uses of language, connotations, and denotations of terms, the classical square of opposition
Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
Venn diagram: Simple and multiple uses for establishing the validity of arguments
unit VII Data InterpretationSources, acquisition and classification of data
Quantitative and qualitative data
Graphical representation (bar-chart, histograms, pie-chart, table-chart and line-chart) and mapping of data
Data interpretation
Data and governance
unit VIII Information and Communication TechnologyICT: General abbreviations and terminology
Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing
Digital initiatives in higher education
ICT and Governance
Unit IX People, Development and EnvironmentDevelopment and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals
Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on the environment
Environmental issues: Local, regional and global; air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), climate change and its socio-economic and political dimensions
Impacts of pollutants on human health
Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests
Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies
Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance
Unit X Higher Education systemInstitutions of higher learning and education in ancient India
Evolution of higher learning and research in post-independence India
Oriental, conventional and non-conventional learning programmes in India
Professional, technical and skill-based education.
Value education and environmental education
Policies, governance, and administration
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