UGC NET 2021 Exam Analysis for 20 & 21 Nov : Download NTA Net Admit Card, Question Paper with Answer / key

UGC NET 2021 Exam Analysis for 20 & 21 Nov

UGC NET 2021 Exam Analysis for 20 & 21 Nov

UGC NET 2021 Exam Analysis for 20 & 21 Nov : UGC NET 2021 is being conducted from November 20 to December 5. You can check the detailed question paper analysis of the UGC NET 2021 Paper 1 exam here. Along with the day-wise analysis, the memory-based questions for Paper 1 will also be available here. 

DateMajor HighlightsDetailed Analysis Link
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UGC NET 2020 Exam Analysis

The UGC NET 2020 was conducted from September 24 to November 05, 2020. The students can check the shift wise UGC NET 2020 exam analysis from this page. Once the exam is over, we will also update the questions and tentative answer keys for UGC NET 2020. UGC NET 2021 Exam Analysis for 20 & 21 Nov

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UGC NET (December 2019) Exam Analysis (All Shifts)

UGC NET (December) 2019 exam is currently being conducted from December 02, 2019, to December 06, 2019. As the exam is being conducted in online mode, candidates can check the day-wise analysis of the exam. The exam is being conducted shift wise. The candidates can check the detailed analysis of UGC NET Paper I and Paper II (subject wise) on Easy Notes 4u Online study. According to the past trends, UGC NET paper I exam is going to be moderate in terms of difficulty level. 

UGC NET Exam Review for December 05, 2019 (Morning & Afternoon Shifts)

UGC NET shift 7 & 8 exam was conducted on December 05, 2019, and the candidates can check the detailed question paper review below –

  • The question paper in both the shifts was moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty.
  • There were questions on Higher Education.
  • There were questions on Positivism.
  • Shift 2 on December 05 was a bit difficult compared to shift 1.
  • Coding and De-Coding questions featured, and the digits or numbers that were given were 2, 6, 30, 60, 130, 210. The answer to the same is 350.
  • From Mathematics, there was a question from Simple Interest, Compound Interest and also there was a question on Surface Area. 
  • Questions based on Pipes and Cistern was also featured in the exam.
  • There were many questions on Logic.

UGC NET Shift 5 & 6 Analysis – December 04

UGC NET Shift 5 & 6 exam was conducted on December 04, 2019.  According to the response received from students, the shift 4 & 5 analysis of UGC NET December 2019 is as follows –

  • Compared to the previous shifts of the exam, Shift 5 & 6 turned out to be bit difficult for students. The question paper was a combination of both easy and tough questions.
  • There were questions on Higher Education. Fare justice is given to all the subjects. However, some questions turned out to be a shock for students.
  • In Data Interpretation, the questions were easy in Shift 5 & 6. Subjects were given in DI topic where students need to derive marks and percentage. This question was given in Shift 5. 
  • In shift 5, there was a question on years and production of a company from Data Interpretation. The students were asked to figure out percentages and values.
  • According to sources, one question did not have the right answer in the DI section of Paper I. 
  • From Teaching and Research, the questions in two shifts were simple. However, this section was lengthy. There was a question ‘Who has the authority for Subject Monitoring’, and the right answer is ‘Teacher’.
  • Effective Teaching questions also featured in the exam.
  • From Research, there were questions on Steps of Research. 
  • There was also a question on Sampling Error.
  • Overall, Research and Teaching topics were easy in these two shifts.
  • Environment topic turned out to be difficult for students in Shift 5.
  • There were questions on National Parks (549) and the Number of Wildlife Sanctuaries (104) in India.
  • There was a question on Soli Size. The candidates need to arrange the Soil Size in an order. The options were Gravel, Sand Silt and Clay. 
  • There was also a question on the Montreal Protocol.

UGC NET Shift 3 Analysis 2019 – December 03 Review

UGC NET Shift 3 exam is concluded, and according to the response received from students, the question paper was easy to moderate. Some topics in Paper I such as Data Interpretation turned to be easy for students, and there are some questions on contemporary topics like 4GL – 4th Generation Language. There were also questions about Classroom Communication and Effective Teaching. The highlights of Shift 3 are as follows-

  • There were questions on Ration, CI, Blood Relation and Number System
  • ICT was tough in Shift 3 but answerable. Candidates with good practice of mock test might have easily attempted these questions.
  • There is a question on Compound Interest also.
  • Under the 4GL question, Python is the right answer.
  • There was also a memory-based question.
  • There is a Match the following question from Environment topic.
  • Some students mentioned that the question paper in Shift 3 of UGC NET was moderate. 
  • There is a question on Decibels. The right answer may be 60-65 decibels. 
  • There are no questions on Goals and Millennium. 
  • Communication questions are easy in Shift 3.
  • LR is a tough section, and there were questions on Square Opposition, Fallacy, Pramman, Inductive Reasoning
  • DI is the easiest section, and there was a question on Laptop sales. 
  • From Research Aptitude, the number of questions was around 5.
  • Under Research, there was a question on Hypothesis, and there is one question on the post-positivism. 
  • There was also a question on NITI Aayog. Students appearing for next shifts may also expect questions on NITI Aayog. There will be questions on MHRD and Higher Education in the next shifts. 
  • There was also a question on Kothari commission, and it was an easy question.

Download UGC NET Admit Card for 22nd & 24th Nov 2021 Exam

Step-1: Candidates need to visit the official website of NTA UGC NET, i.e.,

Step-2: Click on the link ‘Download Admit Card’,

Direct Link to Download UGC NET 2021 Admit Card

Step-3: A new window will open where the Registered Candidates are required to sign in.

Step-4: Fill in the Application Number, Date of Birth and Captcha Code.

Step-5: Download the Admit Card and take out the Print Copy of the same for future use.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus of UGC NET Subjects for 22 & 24 Nov 2021

UGC NET 2021 Exam will be conducted in online mode in 81 subjects to determine the candidate’s eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only posts in Indian Universities and Colleges. It will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of two papers, i.e., Paper I and II conducted in a single session (No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2). Candidates are required to appear for both papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor only.


– Paper-I will cover 50 Objective Type Questions (Multiple choice, Matching type, True/False, Assertion-Reasoning type) carrying 100 marks.

– Each section gets equal weightage: 5 questions and 10 marks from each section, i.e., 2 marks for each correct answer.

– There is no negative marking in the exam.

Paper-2 will be based on the subject selected by the candidate consisting of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each:

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2020

Paper 1: The UGC NET Paper 1 2020 was of moderate difficulty level, as per candidates who appeared for the exam. Questions in the Paper 1 were mainly asked from the Teaching and Research Aptitude. There were fewer questions from Mathematics and Logical Reasoning. Questions from Data Interpretation and People & Environment were easy. Check the complete section-wise difficulty level of UGC NET Paper 1 below.

UGC NET Paper 1 TopicsDifficulty LevelApproximate No. of Questions Asked
Teaching AptitudeModerate10-12
Research AptitudeDifficult8-10
Reading ComprehensionModerate to Difficult5
Data InterpretationEasy to Moderate5-7
MathematicsModerate to Difficult5-7
People & EnvironmentEasy to Moderate3-4
Higher Education SystemModerate to Difficult3-4
Information & Communication Technology (ICT)Moderate3-4
Total50 questions

Paper 2: UGC NET Paper 2 for subjects such as Sanskrit and German was easy and that for Mass Communication and Oriya was moderate to difficult. Candidates could easily complete their papers on time.

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