CBSE UGC NET July 2016 Paper wise Answer key & Exam Analysis

The Answer Key for UGC NET July 2016 conducted by CBSE on 10 July 2016. The Answer Key for General Paper (Paper -1) of UGC NET July 2016 and Subject wise Paper -2 and Paper 3 will be released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) soon. The answer keys for all papers of UGC NET July 2016 will be released offically at

UGC NET July 2016 exam was held on 10 July. It was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates who have appeared for the examination must be waiting for the answer keys. It is expected that CBSE will release the answer keys for UGC NET July Exam 2016 soon. The answer keys will be available at the official website of CBSE NET at

CBSE conducts the UGC NET exam every year, twice, for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and colleges. The NET exam is held in 83 subjects at 89 selected NET Examination Cities spread across the country.

However, the UGC NET July examination has been postponed at Srinagar due to curfew and restriction-like situations. The new exam dates will be intimated by the Board soon.

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Answer Keys for UGC NET July 2016 - Paper 1 (General Common Paper)

Set A
Set B
Set C
Set D

Answer Keys for UGC NET July 2016 - Paper 2 & Paper - 3 (Subject Wise)

1. Economics

2. Political Science

3. Philosophy

4. Psychology

5. Sociology

6. History

7. Anthropology

8. Commerce

9. Education

10. Social Work

11. Defence and Strategic Studies

12. Home Science

14. Public Administration

15. Population Studies

16. Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

17. Management

18. Maithili

19. Bengali

20. Hindi

21. Kannada

22. Malayalam

23. Odia

24. Punjabi

25. Sanskrit

26. Tamil

27. Telugu

28. Urdu

29. Arabie

30. English

31. Linguistics

32. Chinese

33. Dogri

34. Nepali

35. Manipuri

36. Assamese

37. Gujarati

38. Marathi

39. French

40. Spanish

41. Russian

42. Persian

43. Rajasthani

44. German

45. Japanese

46. Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education

47. Physical Education

49. Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

50. Indian Culture

55. Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

58. Law

59Library and Information Science

60. Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

62. Comparative Study of Religions

63. Mass Communication and Journalism

65. Dance

66. Museology & Conservation

67. Archaeology

68. Criminology

70. Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

71. Folk Literature

72. Comparative Literature

73. Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)

74. Women Studies

79. Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)

80. Geography

81. Social Medicine & Community Health

82. Forensic Science

83. Pali

84. Kashmiri

85. Konkani

87. Computer Science and Applications

88. Electronic Science

89. Environmental Sciences

90. International and Area Studies

91. Prakrit

92. Human Rights and Duties

93. Tourism Administration and Management

94. Bodo

95. Santali

96. Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

97. Rabindra  Sangeet

98. Percussion Instruments

99. Drama/Theatre


UGC NET July 2016 Exam Analysis:

The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and exams will be held on in three separate sessions as under:

Marks Number of Question Duration Paper
First 100 60 out of which 50  question to be attempted 1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST I
Second 100 50 questions all are  compulsory 1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST II
Third 150 75 questions all are  compulsory 2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST III

Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended 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. 60 (sixty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50 (fifty). In the event of the candidate attempted more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
All the questions of Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I, Paper - II and Paper – III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.

The CBSE will release the merit list subject-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers.

The Candidates who have scored minimum 40%  in Paper 1 & 2 and 50% marks (75) in Paper 3 will be considered for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship).

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