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About UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Exam

National Testing Agency (NTA) has uploaded the UGC NET 2023 notification along with exam registration dates and exam dates on its official website. NTA has released the UGC NET 2023 Notification PDF for June-2023 Examination for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) on 10th May 2023. NTA will conduct UGC NET 2023 exam for eligibility for JRF and Assistant Professor in 83 subjects. in CBT mode. Aspirants can check all the detailed information related to UGC NET 2023 June cycle.


UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Exam Date

The UGC NET exam date 2023 for the UGC NET's June cycle has been notified on the official website along with UGC NET Notification 2023. The UGC NET 2023 online CBT exam was held from the 13th to the 22nd of June 2023. Check the important dates for UGC NET 2023 as mentioned below. 

Events Dates
UGC NET Notification 10th May 2023
Release of Application form 10th May 2023
UGC NET Application Form Last Date 31st May 2023 (up to 5 pm)
Last date to Pay Fee 01st June 2023 (upto 11:50 P.M)
Correction of Application Form  02nd – 03rd June 2023 (upto 11:50 P.M)
UGC NET Admit Card 2023 10th June 2023
UGC NET 2023 Exam Dates 13th to 22nd June 2023
UGC NET Answer Key 2023 06th July 2023 
UGC NET Result 2023 25th July 2023 
Official website https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in 

UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Eligibility

Age Limit 

Age criteria that candidates need to have in order to be eligible for the exam is as follows:

  • To apply for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Candidates should not be aged more than 31 years as of June 01, 2022.
  • For the role of Assistant Professor, there is no age bar to apply
  • SC/ST/OBC/PwD and women candidates will be given a relaxation of five years. Candidates who have research experience will be given relaxation, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant subject of Post Graduation degree.  

Age Limit for Assistant Professor

The candidates who are appearing for the UGC NET Exam for the post of Assistant professor only do not have to adhere to any upper limit pertaining to the age criteria.

 

Age Limit for JRF

The candidates applying for the UGC NET Exam 2022 for the post of JRF should not exceed the age of 31 years as of June 01, 2022. The candidates are also offered several relaxations based on the category they belong to. The candidates will not be eligible for the position if they cross the upper age limit set for the category they belong to.
 

Age Relaxation 
 

Category

Age Relaxation (in years)

SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Transgender

5

Females of all categories

5

Candidates holding LLM degree

3

Candidates in armed forces

5


 Educational Qualification

Candidates need to obtain the below given educational qualification in order to be eligible for the UGC NET exam. Read them thoroughly before applying for the same:

  • Candidates should secure at least 55% marks in master’s degree exam candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Other Backward Class (OBC)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Transgender category is given relaxation of 5%.
  • Candidates should have a post-graduation degree from a UGC-recognized college or university in relevant streams such as Electronic Science, Humanities, Computer Science & Applications, Social Science etc.
  • Candidates appearing or waiting for their final year results (master’s degree) are also eligible to apply online for UGC NET. However, such candidates will be accepted provisionally and will be considered eligible only when they pass their master’s exam with the required percentage. “Such candidates need to complete their PG degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified”, notifies the Official website.
  • Those who hold PhD degree whose master’s exams completed on September 19, 1991, are eligible for a relaxation of five percent marks in the aggregate i.e. only 50 percent marks will be required for such candidates.
  • Candidates who have qualified as CA or CS or ICWA can appear for the UGC NET exam.
  • SC students are applicable for National Fellowship based on the merit of each UGC-NET-JRF or CSIR-NET-JRF examination.

Nationality

A candidate should be an Indian national to be eligible for UGC NET Recruitment. He should have any of the following document to prove his nationality:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Pan Card
  4. School Leaving Certificate

UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Admit Card

The candidates must go through the below mentioned steps to download the UGC NET Admit Card.

Step 1: Click the direct link above to download the UGC NET Admit Card 2022.

Step 2: Candidates are required to enter their Login ID, date of birth, and security pin correctly.

Step 3: Click on the login button provided.

Step 4: Your UGC NET Admit Card will appear on your screen.

Step 5: Alternatively, you can also visit the UGC NET Official Website.

Step 6: The homepage of UGC NET will appear.

Step 7: Click the link “Download UGC NET Admit Card 2022.”

Step 8: Repeat the steps above mentioned downloading the admit card.

Step 9: Download it and take a print out of your admit card.

Step 10: Keep it safe for future reference.


UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Syllabus

Paper-I Syllabus

The UGC NET exam paper shall consist of two sessions Paper-I and Paper-II. The paper-I of UGC NET shall be a general paper based on teaching and aptitude regarding research. It shall consist of 50 Objective Type questions. The paper 2 of UGC NET shall comprise of specialization or any particular subject selected by the candidate. It shall also consist of 100 questions of objective type. There shall be a total of 84 specialization subjects for the UGC NET paper 2.

UGC NET Paper-I ( A General Paper on the Teaching & Research Aptitude) is actually quite common but mandatory for all aspirants. Go through the complete UGC NET Paper-I Syllabus 2022 as mentioned below:

Paper-I Unit wise Subjects

Paper-I Topics Given

Unit-I: Teaching Aptitude

  • Teaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding & reflective), characteristics along with basic requirements
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent & adult learners (academic, social, emotional & cognitive), individual differences
  • Factors affecting teaching related to Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment as well as Institution
  • Methods of teaching in universities of higher learning: Teacher centered against. learner-centred methods; offline against online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).
  • Teaching support system: Traditional, modern as well as ICT based
  • Evaluation systems: Elements & types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit System as in higher education, computer-based testing, innovations which take place in evaluation systems

Unit-II: In case of Research Aptitude

  • Research: Meaning, Types, & characteristics, positivism as well as a post-positivist approach to research
  • Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Steps for conducting a research
  • Thesis & article writing: Format as well as styles of referencing
  • Application of ICT in the research field
  • Ethical research

Unit-III: Comprehension

  • A passage of text shall be given. Questions shall be asked from the passage from where it is to be answered

Unit-IV: Communication

  • Communication: Meaning, types & characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication: Verbal & non-verbal, inter-cultural & group communications, classroom communication
  • Barriers in case of effective communication
  • Mass-media & society

Unit-V: Mathematical Reasoning & Aptitude

  • Types of reasoning
  • Number series, letter series, codes & relationships
  • Mathematical aptitude (fraction, time and distance, ratio, proportion & percentage, profit & loss, interest & discounting, averages, etc.)

Unit-VI: Logical Reasoning

  • Understanding the structure of arguments: Argument forms, the structure of categorical propositions, mood & figure, formal with informal fallacies, uses of language, connotations as well as denotations of terms, the classical square of opposition
  • Evaluating & distinguishing deductive & inductive reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn diagram: Simple & multiple uses for establishing the validity of arguments
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) & Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension)
  • Structure with kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasa (fallacies of inference)

Unit-VII: Data Interpretation

  • Sources, acquisition & classification of data
  • Quantitative & qualitative data
  • Graphical representation (bar-chart, histograms, pie-chart, table-chart & line-chart) along with mapping of the required data
  • Data interpretation
  • Data & governance

Unit-VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • ICT: General abbreviations & terminology
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio & Video-conferencing
  • Digital initiatives in terms of higher education
  • ICT & Governance

Unit-IX: People, Development and Environment

  • Development & environment: Millennium development with Sustainable development goals
  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities & their impacts on the environment
  • Environmental issues: Local, regional & global; air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), climate change & its socio-economic and political dimensions
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health
  • Natural & energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear & Forests
  • Natural hazards & disasters: Mitigation strategies
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance

Unit-X: Higher Education System

  • Institutions of higher learning & education in ancient India
  • Evolution of higher learning & research in post-independence India
  • Oriental, conventional & non-conventional learning programs in India
  • Professional, technical along with skill-based education.
  • Value education & environmental education
  • Policies, governance, as well as administration

Paper-II Syllabus
 
Units Name Subject/Topics Include
Unit – I Principles and Practices of Management Principles and Practices of Management: Development of management
Thought, Contributions of Taylor, Fayol, Mayo, Mary Parker Follett and C.I. Barnard.
Behavioural Approach, Systems Approach, Quantitative Approach and Contingency Approach.
Function of Management: Planning and Decision Making, Organising,
Staffing, Directing, Controlling, Coordinating.
Unit – II
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management: Conceptual framework, Human
Resource Planning, Job Analysis, Recruitment, Selection, Placement,
Induction, Training and Development, Performance Management, Job
Evaluation, Compensation Management, Employee Benefits and
Incentives, Managing Career.
New Trends in HRM: Changing environment of HRM and contemporary
challenges, Emerging HRM Concepts
Unit – III
Human Resource Development (HRD)
Human Resource Development (HRD): Concepts, Assumptions, Values,
HRD Mechanisms, Action – research Model, HRD Culture and Climate,
HRD Interventions, HR Accounting and Audit, Consultant – client
relationship, Knowledge Management, Human Resource Information
System.
International Human Resource Management (IHRM): Organisational
context of IHRM, IHRM and Sustainable Business, Functions of IHRM,
Cross – Cultural Studies, Cultural Diversity, Transnational Organisations,
IHRM models.
Unit – IV
Organizational Behaviour
Concept, Scope, Nature of human behaviour,
Personality, Perception, Learning, Attitude, Motivation, Interpersonal
Behaviour, Group Dynamics, Leadership, Communication, Power and
Authority, Stress, Organisational Change and Development
Unit – V
Industrial Relations:
Industrial Relations: Concept, Scope, Evolution, Approaches, Actors and
Models, Conflict and cooperation, Bi-parasitism, Tri-parasitism, Collective Bargaining, Workers’ Participation in Management, Grievance Handling
and Disciplinary Action, Code of Conduct, Industrial Relations in changing scenario, Employers’ organisations.
Trade Unions: Concepts, Evolution, Problems of trade unions in India,
Recognition, The Trade Unions Act, 1926. The emerging role of trade unions in India
Unit – VI
Industrial Disputes
Factors, Forms, Trends, Prevention and Settlement,
Role of State and Central Labour Administration, Strikes and Lockouts. The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
Unit – VII
Labour Legislation:
Objectives, Principles, Classification and Evolution. International Labour
The organisation, Social Justice and Labour Legislation, Indian Constitution
and Labour Laws.
* The Factories Act, 1948.
* The Mines Act, 1952.
* The Inter-state Migrant Workmen (Regulation of employment and
conditions of service) Act, 1979.
*The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970.
* The Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of
employment and conditions of service) Act, 1996.
* The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
Unit – VIII
Wages:
Concept, Types, Factors influencing wages, Wage Theories, and Wage
Differentials
* The Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
* The Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
* The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
* The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.
* The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
* The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act,
1952
Unit – IX
Labour Welfare:
Labour Welfare:
Concept, Scope, Types, Theories and Principles, Industrial Health and
Hygiene, Industrial Accidents and safety, Occupational Diseases
Social Security: Concept and Scope, Social Assistance and Social
assurance.
Unit – X
Labour Market
Features, Demand, and Supply of Labour, Nature, and Composition of
Indian Labour Force, Unemployment and Underemployment, Types of
Labour Market,
Characteristics of Indian Labour Market, New Dynamics of Labour Market in India, Economic Systems and Labor Market, Problems of Labour in India.

UGC NET Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for Paper I (Expected)

Paper I of UGC NET will be generic and it will test the teaching aptitude and reasoning ability of the teachers.

Sections

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Teaching Aptitude

5

10

Research Aptitude

5

10

Reading Comprehension

5

10

Communication

5

10

Reasoning (including Maths)

5

10

Logical Reasoning

5

10

Data Interpretation

5

10

Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

5

10

People & Environment

5

10

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

5

10

Total

50

100

  • The questions will be objective type.
  • Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Paper I will be for a duration of 1 hour.
  • No negative marking for wrong answers in Paper I.
Exam Pattern for Paper II

Paper II of the UGC NET is going to be subject-based. The candidates will be asked questions based on the subject they choose. The paper will be objective type.

Subject

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Chosen subject by the candidate

100

200

  • Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Paper-II will have a duration of 2 hours.
  • No negative marking will be given for wrong answers in Paper-II.

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