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About UGC NET Management Exam

UGC NET Notification 2023 Out : UGC NET December 2023 Notification was released on 30th September 2023 by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Every year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the UGC NET exam twice to determine eligibility for Assistant Professorships, Junior Research Fellowships, or both for Indian Universities and Colleges. The online application process for UGC NET 2023 has been extended and interested and eligible candidates can apply online before 31st October 2023 by 11:59 pm. The NTA UGC NET exam is conducted twice in June & December every year. Though there is a provision for conducting the UGC NET exam twice a year. A session of the UGC NET 2023 (December 2023) will be conducted by the National Eligibility Authority (NTA) for the recruitment of Assistant Professors and Junior Research Fellows (JRFs). Universities and Colleges.  


UGC NET Management 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 extended till 31st October 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 31st October 2023 (11:59 pm)
Last date to Pay Fee 31st October 2023 (11:59 pm)
Correction of Application Form  1st to 3rd November 2023 (11:59 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 

UGC NET Management 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 Management 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.


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UGC NET Management 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

The NTA UGC NET Syllabus for Management contains ten primary units, each of which includes the topics and subtopics described on this page. Candidates must complete all ten of these units to have the best chance of passing the test. The management curriculum includes the following ten units:

Unit – I

Management – Concept, Process, Theories and Approaches, Management Roles and Skills

  • Functions – Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Coordinating and Controlling.
  • Communication – Types, Process and Barriers.
  • Decision Making – Concept, Process, Techniques and Tools
  • Organisation Structure and Design – Types, Authority, Responsibility, 
  • Centralisation, Decentralisation and Span of Control
  • Managerial Economics – Concept & Importance
  • Demand analysis – Utility Analysis, Indifference Curve, Elasticity & Forecasting
  • Market Structures – Market Classification & Price Determination
  • National Income – Concept, Types and Measurement
  • Inflation – Concept, Types and Measurement
  • Business Ethics & CSR
  • Ethical Issues & Dilemma
  • Corporate Governance
  • Value Based Organisation

Unit – II
  • Organisational Behaviour – Significance & Theories 

Individual Behaviour – Personality, Perception, Values, Attitude, Learning and Motivation

  • Group Behaviour – Team Building, Leadership, Group Dynamics
  • Interpersonal Behaviour & Transactional Analysis
  • Organizational Culture & Climate
  • Work Force Diversity & Cross Culture Organisational Behaviour
  • Emotions and Stress Management
  • Organisational Justice and Whistle Blowing Human Resource Management – Concept, Perspectives, Influences and Recent Trends Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Induction, Training and Development
  • Job Analysis, Job Evaluation and Compensation Management

Unit – III
  • Strategic Role of Human Resource Management
  • Competency Mapping & Balanced Scoreboard
  • Career Planning and Development
  • Performance Management and Appraisal 
  • Organization Development, Change & OD Interventions
  • Talent Management & Skill Development
  • Employee Engagement & Work Life Balance Industrial Relations: Disputes & Grievance Management, Labour Welfare and Social Security
  • Trade Union & Collective Bargaining International Human Resource Management – HR Challenge of International Business
  • Green HRM

Unit– IV
  • Accounting Principles and Standards, Preparation of Financial Statements Financial Statement Analysis – Ratio Analysis, Funds Flow and Cash Flow Analysis, DuPont Analysis
  • Preparation of Cost Sheet, Marginal Costing, Cost Volume Profit Analysis 
  • Standard Costing & Variance Analysis
  • Financial Management, Concept & Functions 
  • Capital Structure – Theories, Cost of Capital, Sources and Finance
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control, Types and Process, Zero base Budgeting 
  • Leverages – Operating, Financial and Combined Leverages, EBIT–EPS 
  • Analysis, Financial Breakeven Point & Indifference Level.

Unit –V

Value & Returns – Time Preference for Money, Valuation of Bonds and Shares, Risk and Returns;

Capital Budgeting – Nature of Investment, Evaluation, Comparison of Methods; Risk and Uncertainty Analysis

  • Dividend – Theories and Determination

Mergers and Acquisition – Corporate Restructuring, Value Creation, Merger Negotiations, Leveraged Buyouts, Takeover

  • Portfolio Management – CAPM, APT

Derivatives – Options, Option Payoffs, Option Pricing, Forward Contracts & Future Contracts

Working Capital Management – Determinants, Cash, Inventory, Receivables and Payables Management, Factoring

  • International Financial Management, Foreign exchange market
Unit - VI
  • Strategic Management – Concept, Process, Decision & Types
  • Strategic Analysis – External Analysis, PEST, Porter’s Approach to industry analysis, Internal Analysis – Resource Based Approach, Value Chain Analysis
  • Strategy Formulation – SWOT Analysis, 
  • Corporate Strategy – Growth, Stability, Retrenchment, Integration and Diversification,  Business Portfolio Analysis - BCG, GE Business Model, Ansoff’s Product Market Growth Matrix
  • Strategy Implementation – Challenges of Change, Developing Programs 
  • Mckinsey 7s Framework Marketing – Concept, Orientation, Trends and Tasks, Customer Value and Satisfaction, Market Segmentation, Positioning and Targeting Product and Pricing Decision – Product Mix, Product Life Cycle, New Product development, 
  • Pricing – Types and Strategies  Place and promotion decision – Marketing channels and value networks, VMS, IMC, Advertising and Sales promotion 

Unit –VII

Consumer and Industrial Buying Behaviour: Theories and Models of Consumer Behaviour

Brand Management – Role of Brands, Brand Equity, Equity Models, Developing a Branding Strategy; Brand Name Decisions, Brand Extensions and Loyalty 

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Drivers, Value creation, Supply Chain 
  • Design, Designing and Managing Sales Force, Personal Selling  Service Marketing – Managing Service Quality and Brands, Marketing Strategies of Service Firms Customer Relationship Marketing – Relationship Building, Strategies, Values and Process
  • Retail Marketing – Recent Trends in India, Types of Retail Outlets.  Emerging Trends in Marketing – Concept of e-Marketing, Direct Marketing, Digital Marketing and Green Marketing  International Marketing – Entry Mode Decisions, Planning Marketing Mix for International Markets

Unit –VIII
  • Statistics for Management: Concept, Measures Of Central Tendency and Dispersion  Probability Distribution – Binominal, Poison, Normal and Exponential 
  • Data Collection & Questionnaire Design
  • Sampling – Concept, Process and Techniques
  • Hypothesis Testing – Procedure; T, Z, F, Chi-square tests
  • Correlation and Regression Analysis
  • Operations Management – Role and Scope Facility Location and Layout – Site Selection and Analysis, Layout – Design and Process
  • Enterprise Resource Planning – ERP Modules, ERP implementation
  • Scheduling; Loading, Sequencing and Monitoring
  • Quality Management and Statistical Quality Control, Quality Circles, Total Quality 
  • Management – KAIZEN, Benchmarking, Six Sigma; ISO 9000 Series Standards 
  • Operation Research – Transportation, Queuing Decision Theory, PERT / CPM

Unit –IX

International Business – Managing Business in Globalization Era; Theories of International Trade; Balance of payment 

  • Foreign Direct Investment – Benefits and Costs
  • Multilateral regulation of Trade and Investment under WTO
  • International Trade Procedures and Documentation; EXIM Policies
  • Role of International Financial Institutions – IMF and World Bank Information Technology – Use of Computers in Management Applications; MIS, DSS
  • Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, Data Warehousing Data Mining and Knowledge Management – Concepts Managing Technological Change

Unit – X

Entrepreneurship Development – Concept, Types, Theories and Process, Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies

  • Intrapreneurship – Concept and Process
  • Women Entrepreneurship and Rural Entrepreneurship

Innovations in Business – Types of Innovations, Creating and Identifying Opportunities, Screening of Business Ideas

Business Plan and Feasibility Analysis – Concept and Process of Technical, Market and Financial Analysis

  • Micro and Small Scale Industries in India; Role of Government in Promoting SSI
  • Sickness in Small Industries – Reasons and Rehabilitation 

Institutional Finance to Small Industries – Financial Institutions, Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks, Micro Finance


UGC NET Management Exam Pattern

As there are two types of papers in the UGCNET Management exam, let us first understand the exam format. Before appearing, candidates should review the most recent syllabus. Given below is the UGC NET Management Exam Pattern. Have a look for detailed insights. 
 

UGC NET Paper  No. of Questions No. of Marks Topics  Time Duration 

Paper I

50 MCQs

100

Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Reading Comprehension, Communication, Reasoning (including Maths, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Information & Communication Technology (ICT), People & Environment, Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

1 Hour

Paper II

100 MCQs

200

Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Banking and Financial Institution, International Business, Organizational Behavior, Ethics in management, Entrepreneurship, Managerial Economics, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, International Business, Income Tax Law and Planning

 2 Hour
Total  150 MCQs 300    3 Hour


​UGC NET Exam Pattern for Paper 1

Every candidate that has applied for the UGC NET exam will mandatorily have to sit for paper 1 which consists of a total of 10 sections. Candidates will have to attempt the questions and clear this paper in order to appear for the paper 2 which is the next stage in the UGC NET examinations.

  • 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.

UGC NET Exam Pattern for Paper II

NTA in its latest notification on UGC NET Paper 2 exam has stated that this paper will depend on the subject that an individual chooses out of the 82 available subjects while filling out the UGC NET examination. Also the Candidates can only  appear in their Post-Graduation subject for Paper 2 of UGC NET exam In case, their subject of Post graduation is not included in the list of 82 subjects, they can choose a comparable subject.
However, for any subject, people choose, the exam pattern will be the same for all subjects. The candidates have to be very well read and through with their subjects as it will test their subject knowledge mainly. The paper will be objective type. Below is an overview of the NTA UGC NET paper pattern for the same.

  • 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.
 

Subject

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Management

100

200


UGC NET Management How to Apply

The candidates will have to apply for the exam on the official website of NTA. The steps to be followed to apply online for the UGC NET Exam have been given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of UGC.

Step 2: UGC NET Application Form will be showcased on the screen. 

Step 3: Fill in all the required details ( personal and educational details) in the UGC application form carefully without any mistakes.

Step 4: Candidates can then proceed to upload the scanned photograph

Step 5: After the photograph has been attached a message consisting of the application number will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: After that, the required fee must be paid

Step 7: Once the payment is done, you can take the printout of the Application form 2023 for future reference.

Note - Candidates are also requested to download and install the SANDES application as a secondary channel to receive time-to-time notifications from NTA.


Application Fees

It is really important to know about the UGC NET application fee which all candidates are required to pay for registering themselves for the examination. The detailed application fee for different categories is shown below in table-

Category

Application Fees

UR (General category)

INR 1150

General-EWS/OBC-NCL INR 600

SC/ ST/ PWD and Third Gender

INR 325


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) UGC NET Management Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of UGC NET Management Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the UGC NET Management exam. The syllabus of UGC NET Management comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of UGC NET Management syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of UGC NET Management Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the UGC NET Management exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the UGC NET Management Exam?
A. To prepare for UGC NET Management exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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