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NTA UGC NET Dec2018 Exam Analysis with Important Questions:22nd,21st,20th,19th&18thDec2018(Shift1&2)

Jan 2, 2019 16:32 IST
NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Exam Analysis: 22nd,21st,20th,19thand18th Dec 2018

This year 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.

In this article we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Exam conducted online on 22nd, 21st, 20th, 19th and 18th December 2018 (Shift 1 and 2). Let’s first look at the Exam Pattern of NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 Exam.

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Changed Exam Pattern of NTA UGC NET Dec 2018 Exam

UGC NET 2018 Exam will be conducted in online mode to determine the candidate’s eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only posts in Indian Universities and Colleges. It will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of two papers, i.e., Paper I and II conducted in two different sessions. Candidates are required to appear for both the papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor Posts:

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

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Let’s have a look at the Important Topics that are being covered in the NTA UGC NET December 2018 Exam. Candidates are advised to definitely cover these topics for scoring high marks in the Exam:

IMPORTANT TOPICS FOR NTA UGC NET DECEMBER 2018 EXAM

Category/ Average Number of Questions Asked

Memory Based Important Topics

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

(10-12)

Teaching Methods, Teaching : Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

(8-10)

Research: Meaning, characteristics and types; Steps of research

Methods of research; Research Paper Writing and Methods

Difficult

Reading Comprehension

4-5 (1 set)

Short Passage

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3-4

Communication Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom communication

Easy to Moderate

Maths

3-4

Time & Work; Time, Speed & Distance; Boats and Streams, Average, Probability; Geometry and Mensuration

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

7-8

Blood Relationship, Syllogism, Number Series, Coding Decoding,Direction Test, Alphabet Series

Easy

Data Interpretation

4-5 (1 set)

Table Chart involving the concepts of Percentage and Average

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

3-4

LAN, WAN, Bluetooth, ROM RAM, Full Forms, Primary & Secondary Storage, World Wide Web, Internet, Decimal to Binary, TB/GB/MB

Moderate

People & Environment

1-2

Ozone Layer, Conservation of Energy, Fuel Efficiency, Agriculture, Sustainable Development, Carbon Emission

Moderate

Current Affairs

3-4

NITI AYOG: Backward Districts List, Parameters; Swatch Bharat, Govt. Schemes and Yojanas like Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, National and International Appointments

Easy to Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

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NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 22nd December 2018 Exam Analysis

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. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 Online exam:

Paper-I Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

11 to 13

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

7 to 9

Difficult

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3 to 5

Moderate

Maths

4-5

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

7 to 8

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

2 to 3

Moderate to Difficult

People & Environment

3 to 4

Moderate to Difficult

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration/ Current Affairs

3 to 4

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-I Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

10 to 12

Easy to Moderate

Research Aptitude

8 to 9

Moderate to Difficult

Reading Comprehension

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3 to 4

Moderate

Maths

4-5

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

4 to 5

Moderate

People & Environment

2 to 3

Easy to Moderate

Current Affairs

4 to 5

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

The Paper-II of the NTA UGC NET Exam carried 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 were 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each.

Paper-II Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

Paper-II Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

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NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 21st December 2018 Exam Analysis

Paper-I Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

10 to 12

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

6 to 8

Difficult

Reading Comprehension

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

4 to 5

Moderate

Maths

2-3

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

6 to 8

Easy

Data Interpretation

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

2 to 3

Moderate

People & Environment

3 to 4

Moderate

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration/ Current Affairs

2 to 3

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-I Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

8 to 10

Easy to Moderate

Research Aptitude

7 to 8

Moderate to Difficult

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3 to 4

Moderate

Maths

3-5

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

5 to 6

Moderate

People & Environment

2 to 3

Easy

Current Affairs

3 to 4

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-II Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

Paper-II Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 20th December 2018 Exam Analysis

Paper-I Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

11 to 13

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

2 to 3

Moderate to Difficult

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

4 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Maths

3 to 4

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

2 to 4

Easy to Moderate

People & Environment

2 to 3

Moderate

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration/ Current Affairs

4 to 5

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-I Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

10 to 11

Easy to Moderate

Research Aptitude

7 to 8

Moderate to Difficult

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3 to 4

Easy to Moderate

Maths

6-8

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

5 to 6

Easy to Moderate

People & Environment

1 to 2

Easy

Current Affairs

3 to 4

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-II Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

Paper-II Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

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NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 19th December 2018 Exam Analysis

Paper-I Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

10 to 12

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

6 to 8

Difficult

Reading Comprehension

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

3 to 4

Moderate

Maths

3 to 4

Moderate

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

3 to 4

Moderate

People & Environment

1-2

Moderate

Current Affairs

4 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-I Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

8 to 10

Moderate to Difficult

Research Aptitude

8 to 10

Moderate to Difficult

Reading Comprehension

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

4 to 5

Moderate

Maths

-

Logical Reasoning

6 to 8

Easy

Data Interpretation

4 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

2 to 3

Moderate

People & Environment

3 to 4

Moderate

Current Affairs

2 to 3

Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Difficult

Paper-II Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

Paper-II Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

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NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 18th December 2018 Exam Analysis

Paper-I Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

10 to 12

Moderate

Research Aptitude

3 to 4

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

4 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Maths

5 to 6

Easy

Logical Reasoning

5 to 6

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

3 to 4

Easy

People & Environment

2

Moderate

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

3 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Moderate

Paper-I Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 50 Objective MCQs

Category

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Teaching Aptitude

12 to 14

Moderate

Research Aptitude

3 to 4

Moderate

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 set)

Easy to Moderate

Communication

4 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Maths

4 to 5

Easy

Logical Reasoning

4 to 5

Easy

Data Interpretation

5 (1 set)

Easy

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Computer Knowledge

3 to 4

Easy to Moderate

People & Environment

2 to 3

Moderate

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

3 to 5

Easy to Moderate

Total Questions

50 Questions of 2 Marks each

Easy to Moderate

Paper-II Shift-1 (9:30am to 1 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

Paper-II Shift-2 (2:30 pm to 6 pm): Online Exam with 100 Objective MCQs

Category

Type of Questions

Difficulty Level

Selected Subjects

Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Moderate to Difficult

Total Questions

100 questions of 2 marks each

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Highlights of NTA UGC NET DECEMBER 2018 Online Exam

  • Both Paper-I and Paper-II were conducted in Online Mode.

  • Paper-I consisted of 50 MCQs of 2 Marks each consisting of questions from teaching and research aptitude logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude, comprehension, data interpretation and general awareness.

  • Paper-II was based on the subject selected by the candidate having 100 MCQs of 2 Marks each.

  • There was a break of 30 minutes between Paper-I and Paper-II.

  • There was no negative marking.

  • All the questions were compulsory.

  • Both Paper-I and Paper-II had questions in English and Hindi Language. Candidates were supposed to answer the questions in the Language they opted before exam.

  • Candidates were required to bring Admit Card along with passport size photograph affixed on it; One passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet; and ID Proof.Other than the above mentioned items candidates were not allowed to carry any other belongings to the exam. Candidates are advised not to bring any other item at the examination centres. There will not be any arrangement for safe keeping of any material at the centre. Neither NTA nor centre will be responsible for any loss, delay etc.

  • Candidates were given rough paper and pen by the examination center only.

  • Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the exam was concluded.

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Important Points to Remember after NTA UGC NET DEC 2018 Exam

Candidates who appeared in the NYA UGC NET DEC 2018 Exam must have a look at the below points for the next selection process:

Result (10th January, 2019)

The result of UGC-NET Dec, 2018 will be uploaded on the website www.nta.ac.in/ www.ntanet.nic.in, as per schedule. The tentative result date is 10th January, 2019 as per the latest notification.

JRF Score Validity

The validity period of the offer is three years w.e.f the date of issue of JRF Award letter. However, in case the candidate who has already joined M.Phil. /Ph.D., the date of commencement of Fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.

NET E-Certificate

The role of NTA is only upto the conduct of NET Examination and declaration of result. The e-certificates to qualified candidate are issued by UGC- NET Bureau. So the candidates declared qualified in NET are informed to contact Head, UGC NET Bureau, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg , New Delhi, Pin Code-110021, Phone No. (011-24116316, 24115416, 24115419).

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