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About UGC NET Teaching Aptitude 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 Teaching Aptitude 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 

UGC NET Teaching Aptitude 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


Age Relaxation (in years)



Females of all categories


Candidates holding LLM degree


Candidates in armed forces


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.


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 Teaching Aptitude 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 Teaching Aptitude Syllabus

Teaching Aptitude :

Teaching : Nature, Objectives, Characteristics and Basic Requirements.
Learner’s Characteristics.
Factors affecting Teaching.
Methods of Teaching.
Teaching aids.
Evaluation Systems.

Research Aptitude :

Research : Meaning, Characteristics and Types;
Steps of Research.
Methods of Research.
Research Ethics.
Paper, Articles, Workshop, Seminar, Conference and Symposium.
Thesis Writing : Its characteristics and format.

III. Reading Comprehension :

A passage to be set with questions to be answered.

Communication :

Communication : Nature, Characteristics, Types, Barriers and Effective Classroom Communication.

Reasoning ( including Mathematical ) :

Number Series; Letter Series; Codes.
Relationships; Classification.

Logical Reasoning :

Understanding the Structure of Argument.
Evaluating and distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning.
Verbal Analogies; Word Analogy – Applied Analogy.
Verbal Classification.
Reasoning Logical Diagrams; Simple Diagrammatic Relationship, Muliti – Diagrammatic Relationship.
Venn Diagram; Analytical Reasoning.

VII. Data Interpretation :

Sources, Acquisition and Interpretation of Data.
Quantitative and Qualitative Data.
Graphical Representation and Mapping of Data.

VIII. Information and Communication Technology ( ICT ) :

ICT : Meaning, Advantages, Disadvantages and Uses.
General Abbreviation and Terminology.
Basics of Internet and E – mailing.

People and Environment :

People and Environment Interaction.
Sources of Pollution.
Pollutants and their impact on Human Life, Exploitation of Natural and Energy Resources.
Natural hazards and mitigation.

Higher Education System : Governance, Polity and Administration :

Structure of the Institutions for Higher Learning and Research in India; Formal and Distance Education; Professional / Technical and General Education; Value Education; Governance, Polity and Administration; Concept, Institutions and their Interactions.

UGC NET Teaching Aptitude Exam Pattern

Sr.No. Subject No. of Question Marks  ​Duration
1. Teaching Aptitude 5 10 60 Minutes
2. Research Aptitude 5 10
3. Reading Comprehension 5 10
4. Communication 5 10
5. Reasoning (including Maths) 5 10
6. Logical Reasoning 5 10
7. Data Interpretation 5 10
8. Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 5 10
9. People & Environment 5 10
10. Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration 5 10
  Total 50 100

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