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About NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam

UGC NET Notification 2023 Out : UGC NET December 2023 notification was released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on 30 September 2023. Every year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the UGC NET examination twice to determine eligibility for Assistant Professorship, Junior Research Fellowship or both for Indian universities and colleges.The online application process for UGC NET 2023 has started on 30th September 2023 and interested and eligible candidates can apply online before 28th October 2023 at 05:00 PM. NTA UGC NET exam is conducted twice every year in the month of June and December. However, there is a provision to conduct UGC NET exam twice a year. A session of UGC NET 2023 (December 2023) will be conducted by the National Eligibility Authority (NTA) for the recruitment of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellow (JRF). Universities and colleges.


NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam Date

The online registration dates and other important dates for the UGC NET Dec 2023 exam have been announced along with UGC NET Notification 2023. The UGC NET Application Form 2023 filling process has been started on 30th September 2023 at www.ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Check the important dates for UGC NET 2023 as mentioned below. 

Events Dates
UGC NET Notification 30th September 2023
Release of Application form 30th September 2023
UGC NET Application Form Last Date 28th October 2023 (05:00 pm)
Last date to Pay Fee 29th October 2023 (11:50 pm)
Correction of Application Form  30th & 31st October 2023 (11:50 pm)
UGC NET Admit Card 2023 01st week of December 2023
UGC NET 2023 December Exam Date 06th to 22nd December 2023
UGC NET 2024 June Exam Date 10th to 21st June 2024
Official website www.ugcnet.nta.nic.in 

NTA UGC NET Population Studies Eligibility

The details regarding the Eligibility for UGC NET Population Studies Exam, for different categories, are mentioned below. Also, the percentage required for UGC NET can be seen from the given table. The details regarding the eligibility for UGC NET Population Studies exam, are as follows:

Category

Percentage Criteria

All the candidates that are in the final year of post-graduation and are going to appear for the exam belong to the General/EWS category

 

55% aggregate in Master’s Degree or Equivalent Degree

All the candidates that are in the final year of post-graduation and are going to appear for the exam belong to the SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Transgender category

 

50% aggregate in Master’s Degree or Equivalent Degree


Age Limit and Relaxation

The details regarding the UGC NET 2022 age limit and relaxation, are referred to below:

The maximum age for UGC NET 2022, for different posts, are as follows:

Posts

Age Limit

Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

31 years

Assistant Professor

No upper age limit

The details regarding the age relaxation are as follows:

Sr.No

Category

Maximum Age Limit

1.

Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes

 

5 years

(36 years)

2.

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3.

Women

4.

Persons with Disability (PwD)

5.

Transgender

6.

Candidates having research experience

The total period spent on research – Maximum 5 years

7.

Candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree

3 years

8.

All the candidates that have been in the armed forces

5 years


NTA UGC NET Population Studies Selection

To qualify for the NTA UGC NET exam candidates need to qualify by scoring the minimum qualifying marks. The Recruitment Process of UGC NET 2022, is as follows:

Step-1: Submit the application form for the UGC NET exam effectively

Step-2  Appear in the Exam

Step-3: Qualify in the Exam

Step-4: UGC NET Selection Process 2022 for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship


NTA UGC NET Population Studies Syllabus

The topics that come under the UGC NET Population Studies syllabus paper 1, are as follows. Also, the candidates can refer to the updated syllabus of Population Studies exam 2022, from below.

UGC NET Population Studies syllabus paper 1 and paper 2 topics are given below

Paper 1

  • Teaching Aptitude

  • Research Aptitude

  • Communication

  • Comprehension

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation

  • Information and Communication Technology

  • Higher Education System

  • People, Education, and Development

     

Paper 2

  • Source of Population Data

  • Methods of Demographic/Population Analysis

  • Change in Population

  • Nuptiality and Fertility

  • Migration and Urbanization

  • Population Theories

  • Environment and Population Growth

  • Population and Gender

  • Population Policies and Programs


NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam Pattern

The details regarding the Population Studies exam pattern 2022, for Paper-I and Paper-II, are as follows. The candidates can find the UGC NET Population Studies exam details in Hindi, from the official UGC NET website, and through the National Testing Agency (NTA) portal. The exam pattern of UGC NET Population Studies 2022, is as follows:

Particulars

Paper-I Highlights

Paper-II Highlights

Exam mode

Online

Online

Exam duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Type of paper

Common for all candidates

Subject-specific questions

Total questions

50

100

Type of questions

Objective Type questions

Objective Type questions

Total marks

100

200

UGC NET Population Studies marking scheme

+2 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

No negative marking

+2 for the correct answer

0 for incorrect answer

No negative marking

Language of paper

English and Hindi

English and Hindi


NTA UGC NET Population Studies How to Apply

Following are the complete details candidates need to know regarding the UGC NET 2022 application form:

  • The Application form has been released through online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application from 30th April 2022.
  • The details filled by the candidates in the application form should be same as it appears in their 10th mark sheet, any alteration in the details can cause rejection of application form.
  • Candidates must fill the application forms as per the given instruction in the information brochure.
  • The application form must be filled before the last date of submission as no candidates are allowed to submit the application form after the prescribed date.
  • The last date of submission of application form is till 30th May 2022.
  • Candidates are advised to keep the printout of filled application form and fee receipt for future references.

Application Fee:

UGC NET 2022 Application form fee can be submitted through online mode only. Candidates can use Net Banking Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI / E-Wallet for transaction of the application fee:

The application form fee for every category of candidate will be as follows:

Category Application Fee (in Rs.)
UR/ General candidates 1150/-
General EWS/ OBC NCL candidates 600/-
ST/ SC/ PWD/ Transgender candidates 325/-

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam?
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Q. What is pattern of NTA UGC NET Population Studies Exam?
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