UGC NET 2019 December-Eligibility/Exam Date/Syllabus etc.

UGC NET 2019 (December) The NTA will be conducting the UGC NET 2019 December Exam for the posts of Junior Research Fellowship or eligibility for Assistant Professor or both in Indian University between 02nd to 06th Dec 2019.

UGC NET 2019 Dates (December)

  • Starting Date of Application Form: 09th Sept 2019 to 9th October, 2019
  • Downloading of Admit Cards: 9th November, 2019
  • Date of Examinations: 02nd Dec 2019 to 06th Dec 2019
  • Date of Announcing Results : 31st December, 2019

UGC NET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria


Not more than 30 years as on 01st December 2019. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on Website SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.

For Assistant Professor

  • There is no upper age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates applying for UGC NET December 2019 should have qualified the Master’s degree or equivalent in listed subjects scoring 55% from any state or central recognized university (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

  • NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In this regard, exemption from NET/SET/SLET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India from time to time.
  • The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
  • For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET)accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India.
  • For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

Fee Payable by Candidates

  • General – Rs.800/-
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL) – Rs.400/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender – Rs.200/-

Timing of Exam

  • First Shift: 09.30 am to 01.00 pm
  • Second Shift: 02.00 pm to 05.30 pm

UGC NET 2019 Exam Scheme and Schedule

  • The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 02nd Dec to 06th Dec 2019 in two separate sessions as under:


  • First (Paper-I):100 Marks (50 out of which 50 questions all are compulsory) [Duration: 1 Hours (09.30 AM to 10.30 AM, IST)]
  • Second (Paper-II): 200 Marks (100 questions all are compulsory) [Duration: 2 Hours (11.00 AM to 01.00 PM, IST)]

Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will 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.

Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II & Paper-III (including all electives, without options).

 How to Apply: The application form for UGC NET December 2019 can be obtained from the official website,

Detailed Syllabus For UGC NET (Paper I & II)

0 General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I) Click Here
1 Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/
Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
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2 Political Science Click Here
3 Philosophy Click Here
4 Psychology Click Here
5 Sociology Click Here
6 History Click Here
7 Anthropology Click Here
8 Commerce Click Here
9 Education Click Here
10 Social Work Click Here
11 Defence and Strategic Studies Click Here
12 Home Science Click Here
14 Public Administration Click Here
15 Population Studies Click Here
16 Music Click Here
17 Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial
Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
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18 Maithili Click Here
19 Bengali Click Here
20 Hindi Click Here
21 Kannada Click Here
22 Malayalam Click Here
23 Oriya Click Here
24 Punjabi Click Here
25 Sanskrit Click Here
26 Tamil Click Here
27 Telugu Click Here
28 Urdu Click Here
29 Arabic Click Here
30 English Click Here
31 Linguistics Click Here
32 Chinese Click Here
33 Dogri Click Here
34 Nepali Click Here
36 Assamese Click Here
37 Gujarati Click Here
38 Marathi Click Here
39 French (French Version) Click Here
40 Spanish Click Here
41 Russian Click Here
42 Persian Click Here
43 Rajasthani Click Here
44 German Click Here
45 Japanese Click Here
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education. Click Here
47 Physical Education Click Here
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Click Here
50 Indian Culture Click Here
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/
Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
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58 Law Click Here
59 Library and Information Science Click Here
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies Click Here
62 Comparative Study of Religions Click Here
63 Mass Communication and Journalism Click Here
65 Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre Click Here
66 Museology & Conservation Click Here
67 Archaeology Click Here
68 Criminology Click Here
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature Click Here
71 Folk Literature Click Here
72 Comparative Literature Click Here
73 Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/
Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/
Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).
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74 Women Studies Click Here
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) Click Here
80 Geography Click Here
81 Social Medicine & Community Health Click Here
82 Forensic Science Click Here
83 Pali Click Here
84 Kashmiri Click Here
85 Konkani Click Here
87 Computer Science and Applications Click Here
88 Electronic Science Click Here
89 Environmental Sciences Click Here
90 Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/
Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies,
African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.
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91 Prakrit Click Here
92 Human Rights and Duties Click Here
93 Tourism Administration and Management. Click Here
94 Bodo Click Here
95 Santali Click Here
100 Yoga Click Here
101 Sindhi Click Here

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