Political Science UGC NET

UGC NET Exam is Conducted by NTA ( National Testing Agency ) twice every year to select eligible candidates for both Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or only Assistant Professor in Indian colleges and universities. NTA conducts UGC NET 2021 for 100 subjects in various shifts. Political Science is one of them.

There are so many advantages of clearing UGC NET in Political Science. SO Political Science UGC NET is one of the favorite subjects among aspirants.

Online Exam Date for UGC NET exam is: 06-11 October 2021

Here we provide all things which help you to clear UGC NET Political Science

  • Political Science net Syllabus
  • UGC NET political science books
  • UGC NET political science question paper
  • Strategy for UGC NET Political Science.

Overview of UGC NET Exam Pattern 2021

UGC NET exam comprises two papers (paper-I and -II) containing multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Candidates need to complete both papers in a single duration of three hours.

UGC NET PaperNumber of QuestionsMarks
I50 100
II100 200
Total150 350
Political Science UGC NET
Political Science UGC NET

NTA UGC NET 2021 Part-I Exam Pattern

PartSections (Objective Multiple Choice Questions)QuestionsMarks
ITeaching Aptitude510
IIResearch Aptitude510
IIIReading Comprehension510
VReasoning (including Maths)510
VILogical Reasoning510
VIIData Interpretation510
VIIIInformation & Communication Technology (ICT)510
IXPeople & Environment510
XHigher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration510

NTA UGC NET 2021 Part-II Exam Pattern

Paper-IIType of QuestionsNo. of QuestionsMark for 1 QuestionTotal Marks
Selected SubjectObjective Multiple Choice Questions1002200

UGC NET Application 2021

The NTA has reopened the UGC NET 2021 application process for the merged December 2020-June 2021 cycles. Eligible candidates can apply online now for the UGC NET exam. Candidates can fill the UGC NET application form by following the given steps:

Step 1: Visit the website- ugcnet.nta.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the ‘Application form UGC NET Dec 2020 & June 2021 cycles’ link

Step 3: Click on the ‘New Registration’

Step 4: Enter the required details and complete the registration

Step 5: Fill the complete application form

Step 6: Upload scanned pictures of passport size photo (10-200 kb) and signature (4-30 kb). Both the images should be in JPEG format

Step 7: Pay the UGC NET application fee (Gen – Rs 1000; OBC/EWS – Rs 500; SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender – Rs 250)

Step 8: Save and submit the form

Step 9: Download the confirmation page

UGC NET 2021 Important Dates (December 2020 & June 2021 Cycles)

Check UGC NET exam dates 2021 below for the merged December 2020 and June 2021 cycles exams.

UGC NET EventsUGC NET Exam DatesSalient Features
Notification10-Aug-2021UGC NET 2021 notification was released online by NTA for the combined Dec 2020 and June 2021 cycles.
Application form10-Aug-2021UGC NET 2021 application window was been reopened for the combined Dec 2020 and June 2021 cycles.
Last date of application5-Sep-2021The UGC NET 2021 application process will close on September 5, 2021.
Last date of fee payment6-Sep-2021The last date to pay the application fee is September 6, 2021.
Application correction window7-Sep-2021 to 12-Sep-2021The UGC NET application correction window will open on September 7, 2021.
Admit cardto be announcedUGC NET admit card 2021 will be released on the official website of the exam as per the prescribed schedule. 
UGC NET exam6-Oct-2021 to 11-Oct-2021UGC NET 2021 exam dates have been announced by the NTA. The exam will be held from October 6 to 11, 2021. 
Provisional answer keyto be announcedProvisional UGC NET answer key 2021 will be released soon after the exam. 
Final answer key and cutoffto be announcedUGC NET final answer key and cutoff 2021 will be released on the official website as per the prescribed schedule.
Resultto be announcedUGC NET 2021 result will be announced on the official website.

UGC NET Eligibility 2021

The basic criteria that candidates must fulfill to meet UGC NET eligibility 2021 are:

  • Candidates should secure at least 55 per cent aggregate marks in post-graduation 
  • Candidates should not be more than 31 years of age in order to be eligible for JRF
  • There is no age restriction to apply for the post of Assistant Professor
  • A relaxation of five per cent in educational qualification is given to reserved category candidates
  • A relaxation of five years in age criteria is given to reserved category candidates
  • Candidates who have cleared State Eligibility Test (SET) before June 1, 2002 are exempted from taking the UGC NET exam