How to Score Better in UGC NET?

Posted by Divya Jain
June 8, 2017

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UGC NET Exam is conducted by CBSE, for testing and validation of candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowship and assistant professorship in Indian universities. It is a master’s level exam, so one can easily expect it to be highly competitive and tough.

If you’re among those aspirants who have been preparing for UGC NET for so long here are a few tips that will help you score better in the exam.

CBSE UGC NET Exam - National Eligibility Test

  1. Examine Paper Patterns of UGC NET:

    Examine the previous year’s question papers for the respective subject you are preparing for, it will help you understand the type of questions asked in exam, or the questions that are repeated every year and other factors that will help you score better in the NET Exam.


  1. Solve Previous Year Questions of UGC NET:

    Practice sample papers and previous year’s question papers. Go through more and more questions every day, as it will help you test your preparation and will also enhance your performance in the exam.


  1. Know Basic Concepts:

    UGC NET is a P.G. level exam, hence it’s really important to get your concepts clear. The questions in the NET exam are aimed at testing conceptual knowledge of the candidates, therefore it is required to emphasis on conceptual studies.


  1. Refer to the Right Kind of CBSE NET Study Material:

    Only refer to standard books and standard notes, don’t study from any available book or suggested by someone.


  1. Give Equal Stress on all the NET Subjects:

    Everything is important, study the whole syllabus, each and everything thoroughly from all the subjects. And allot time such that you’ll be able to complete the whole syllabus in time.


  1. Practice Maps and Graphs:

    Practice graphs and maps for subjects like Mathematics, Statistics and Geography. These subjects are scoring and less time consuming, so you shouldn’t leave any such questions.


  1. Learn Time Management:

    Time management is really important in UGC NET Exam, for that practice with more and more sample papers.


  1. Practice:

    Practice, practice, practice!

    UGC NET is a national level exam, no doubt it has a great level of difficulty and is highly competitive. Hence, it is important to practice more and more so you can to improve your answering skills.


  1. Stimulate Exam Hours:

    Stimulate exam hours, it will not only help you with time management in exam but will also give you a little evaluation of your performance in the exam.


  1. Revise:

    We often forget little details, and hence it is important to brush up what you’ve been studying for months. When you have few days left before exam it’s good to revise what you’ve already studied instead of starting new topics.


Yes, UGC NET is a tough exam to crack, so stay calm and emphasize on conceptual study you’ll definitely ace the exam.Don’t forget to bring all the essential documents for the exam like UGC NET Admit Card


All the best for your preparations!

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