CBSE UGC NET Books: The CBSE UGC NET exam is a popular national level exam held two times a year by CBSE. Eligible candidates should fill out an application form and sit for the exam every year. For various exam topics, there are numerous books available on the market. General Awareness Year book by Arihant Publications, Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal, and other books can help you prepare for exams. The UGC NET syllabus is structured to cover a wide range of topics in Papers 1 and 2.
This page contains a list of books that are recommended from among all of the books available. The book lists for Paper 1 (Teaching and Research Aptitude) and Paper 2 (Research Aptitude) can be found here (subject Specific Test).
UGC NET 2022 Highlights
|Exam Name||UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test )|
|Conducting Body||University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Number of Questions||150|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Paper Pattern||2 (Paper 1 & Paper 2)|
|Duration of Exam||180 Minutes|
|Type of Questions||Objective (MCQs)|
|Purpose of Examination||Various Indian colleges and universities are hiring for Assistant Professor, Junior Research Fellowship, and Assistant Professor positions.|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||0120-6895200|
Exam Pattern for UGC NET
Exam Pattern is consistent throughout. Exam structure or pattern aids in the clarification of doubts and the planning of your routine without diverting your attention. The UGC NET is divided into two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The UGC NET Exam Pattern is shown below:
|Particulars||Paper 1||Paper 2|
|Topic||Teaching and Research Aptitude||Subject Specific Test|
|Number of Questions||50||100|
|Candidates’ domain knowledge will be assessed based on the subject they chose.|
Things to Remember Before Choosing Books for the UGC NET in 2022
There are a few key points to keep in mind as you begin your preparation or review the topics.
- Check for updated information, and the book should be the most recent edition.
- Books that include sample papers are more useful for preparation. For practise, look through the book’s past papers.
- Aspirants should double-check the content book’s authenticity. The content must be accurate and simple to comprehend.
Books for CBSE UGC NET Paper 1
Candidates who applied for the UGC NET must take the UGC NET Paper 1. The syllabus for UGC NET Paper 1 is the same for all candidates. The CBSE UGC NET books list Paper 1 is available to candidates.
|Book Title||Author Name|
|Trueman’s UGC NET/ SET/ General Paper 1||Mr Gagan, Sajit Kumar|
|CBSE UGC NET Teaching and Research Aptitude||Dr M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial Board|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Arun Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude||RS Agarwal|
|NTA UGC NET/ SET / JRF – Paper 1||Arihant Experts, Harpreet Kaur, Dr Usha Rani Jain, KVS Madaan|
|Reasoning ( Verbal and Non-Verbal)||B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali|
|General Awareness yearbook||Arihant Publications|
|Computer Awareness||Mini Goyal & Shweta Rani|
|English( Grammar and Composition)||Wren & Martin|
The books listed above have been updated to reflect the most recent syllabus. Aside from these several publications offer for CBSE UGC NET books for preparation. When choosing a book, look for the most recent edition and the most up-to-date syllabus.
List of Books for UGC NET Paper 2
The maximum marks for UGC NET Paper 2 are 200, with 100 quotations worth two points each. All of the questions in both papers are objective, and there is no negative marking. Here is a list of books for UGC NET Paper 2 by subject:
|Name of Subject||UGC NET Paper 2 Books|
|UGC NET Books for Archaeology||Mohan Lal (UGC NET/JRF Archaeology and philosophy Paper) (Hindi)|
|Law||Aproov Bhardwaj (R Gupta’s Publication) Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman Chauhan|
|UGC NET Books for Tribal and Regional Language/Literature||Dr Kishore Jadav (Folklore and Its Motifs in Tribal Literature)|
|UGC NET Books for Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Navya Nyaya/ Mimansa /Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya)||Sanskrit Prashan-Patra II Avum III by Priyanka Tiwari (Author) UGC NET/SLET/JRF|
|Geography||A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi (Trueman’s UGC NET)|
|Environmental Sciences||Anil Tyagi and Virendra Singh (Trueman’s UGC NET Environmental Science)|
|Forensic Science||Dr Anu Singla (UGC NET/ JRF MCQ)|
|Electronic Science||Sunil Kushwaha (Author) CBSE UGC NET/SET Electronic Science|
|Computer Science and Applications||Sanjay Singhal, Sameer Mishra (Trueman’s UGC NET/ SET)|
|Visual Art including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)||Upkar’s UGC NET /JRF/SET Visual Art ( Paper 2) by M. Vasim (Author)|
|Women Studies||Anmol Nimsadkar (Advanced Manual for Women Studies UGC/CBSE- NET/JRF)|
|Folk Literature||Marya Naim (Author) NET/JRF|
|Yoga||R. Gupta’s UGC-NET Yoga ( Paper II & III)Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board|
|Music||UGC NET Music Exam Guide (Hindi) by Gunjan Saxena and Nisha Rawa|
|Museology & Conservation||Vibha Upadhaya (Editor) (Archaeology, Museology and Conservation)|
|Tourism Administration and Management||Akhilesh (Trueman’s UGC NET Tourism)|
|Criminology||UGC NET / JRF Criminology Solved Question Paper by Mr Nitish Kumar Soni Dr Mridul Srivastava Dr Anup Yadava|
|Comparative Study of Religions||CR Jain Comparative Study of Religions by Y. Masih|
|Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies||Deepak Kumar|
|Library and Information Science||S. Thakur (Author) Trueman’s UGC NET Library and Information Science|
|English||UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) English Literature by Arihant Experts|
|Gujarati||Mukesh M Bavaliya UGC NET/GCET- Commerce Paper (In Gujarati)|
|Adult Education/ Andragogy/ Non- Formal Education/ Continuing Education||Extension Education by Shruti Madan Singh (Author), New Vishal Publications|
|Telugu||UGC booksNET & SET by Ganjishashidar, Pothula Venkateshwar Reddy|
|Commerce||Praveen Kataria, Anshu Kataria, and M. Shivani|
|Linguistics||Ringu Ann Baby Linguistics Guide UGC NET/SET|
|UGC NET Books for Physical Education||Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education by Akhilesh Tripathi (Author), AK Srivastava (Author)|
|Assamese||Assam Publishing Company (Assamese) ASHIM CHUTIA-Author, UGC/CBSE NET|
|Urdu||UGC NET JRF & Assistant Professor Khazeen-E-Adab Urdu (Paper II & III) By M. Arshad Ansari and M.S. Ansari|
|Hindi||Trueman’s UGC NET Hindi Sahitya (Hindi Literature) by Board of Authors|
|Odia||UGC NET/SSB/SLET/JRF Odia Paper II & III|
|Home Science||Trueman’s UGC-NET Home Science by Anju Khosla & Ruchi UGC NET/SET/JRF/LS by Suchi Rastogi|
|Sanskrit||UGC NET/JRF/SLET Sanskrit Prashan Patra-II Avum III (Hindi) by Priyanka Tiwari (Author), Arihant Experts (Publisher)|
|Malayalam||UGC NET/SET/TET Malayalam Pareeksha Sahayi by Sasidharan A.P. (Author)|
|Punjabi||UGC NET/SET/JRF Punjabi by Universal (Contributor)|
|UGC NET Books for Kannada||Samagra Kannada Sahitya Kaipidi- Useful for IAS, KAS, KES, PUC Lecturer, NET (UGC), K-SET by Lokesha Masavanghatta|
|Social Work||Yogendra Pal|
|Population Studies||Bhende (Author), Himalayan Publishing House.|
|UGC NET Books for Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management||Trueman’s UGC NET HRM/ Labour Welfare by Reetu Dogra|
UGC-NET: Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations / Labour & Social Welfare / Human Resource Management (Paper-II) Exam Guide
|Defence and Strategic Studies||CBSE UGC NET JRF Defense and Strategic Studies|
|Political Science||K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar (Author) UGC NET Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee (Arihant)|
|Education||GaganManocha UGC NET Education|
|Economics/Co-Operation/Rural Economics/Demography/ Development Planning/Development Studies/Econometrics/Applied Economics/Development Economics/Business Economics||Shriniwas Shirur UGC NET/JRF/SET (Paper II)-Upkar Prakashan(Author- Gopal Garg)|
|Anthropology||A.M. Tripathi Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology|
|Human Rights & Duties||UGC NET SET (JFR & LS) Paper II & III by Fazil Atul Udaipuria (Author) Human Rights and Duties by Arihant Experts|
|Psychology||UGC NET Psychology by Dr Swati Maharshi UGC NET psychology 2018 by Siddharth Mittal and Naroj Kumar Sahu (Arihant Experts)|
|Public Administration||Net Public Administration 2018 by Deepak Swain (Arihant) Trueman’s UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar|
|History||Promod Singh Trueman’s UGC NET|
|Sociology||S. Hussain Trueman’s UGC NET|
For the UGC NET, candidates are given a recommended books and detailed syllabus. Candidates can use the books listed above to prepare for Papers 1 and 2 of UGC NET. The table also includes books on specific subject.
Please note that the recommended books are based on the most recent UGC NET syllabus; If the syllabus is officially updated, we’ll update this section.
FAQs for CBSE UGC NET Books
The UGC NET JRF Award Letter is valid for three years from the date of issue.
Yes, but only if your university is accredited.
Yes, in order to qualify, each candidate must complete both papers.
Assistant professors are paid between Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 45,000 per month after passing the UGC NET, while JRF candidates are paid Rs. 25,000.