UGC NET 2023 paper 1 syllabus, date sheet here; exam city slip shortly at

UGC NET December 2023: Subject-wise previous year question papers and syllabus available at the official website, Exam from December 6.


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Anu Parthiban | December 1, 2023 | 04:33 PM IST

NEW DELHI: UGC NET exam city slip 2023 will be issued shortly by the National Testing Agency (NTA), as per the schedule announced earlier. The UGC NET admit card 2023 is also expected to be out in the first week of December.

With just five days left for the University Grants Commission - National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) December session 2023, candidates have started requesting the testing agency to issue both exam city intimation slip and hall ticket.

Meanwhile, candidates will be able to revise the topics by practicing on previous years’ question papers uploaded on the official website. The UGC NET syllabus for each subject is also published in PDF format at

UGC NET Date Sheet 2023

UGC NET syllabus

The computer-based test for ‘assistant professor’ and ‘junior research fellowship and assistant professor’ in Indian universities and colleges will be conducted for two papers. UGC NET paper 1 will have general topics on teaching, research, general knowledge and paper 2 on the specific subjects opted by the candidates. The UGC NET paper 1 syllabus is given below.

Paper 1


Teaching aptitude

Teaching concept, objectives, levels of teaching.

Learner’s characteristics.

Factors affecting teaching.

Methods of teaching in higher educational institutions

Teaching support system.

Evaluation systems

Research aptitude

Research, methods of research, steps of research, thesis and article writing, application of ICT in research, research ethics




Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication

Effective communication

Barriers to effective communication

Mass-media and society

Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

Types of reasoning

Number series, letter series, codes, and relationships

Mathematical aptitude - fraction, time and distance, ratio, proportion and percentage, profit and loss, interest and discounting, averages.

Logical reasoning

Structure of arguments


Venn diagram


Data interpretation

Sources, acquisition, and classification of data

Quantitative and qualitative data

Graphical representation

Data interpretation

Data and governance

Information and communication technology (ICT)

General abbreviations and terminology

Basics of internet

Digital initiatives in higher education

ICT and governance

People, development, and environment

Development and environment

Human and environment interaction

Environmental issues

Natural and energy resources

Natural hazards and disasters

Environmental protection act

Higher education system

Education in ancient India

Evolution of higher education 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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