How difficult is it to crack UGC NET and how should I prepare for it?

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Every examination is tough to crack if not properly prepared. The same goes with UGC NET Exam. But a strategy that covers Paper-1 and Paper-2 holistically will make you clear this exam in one go.

The 2021 UGC NET Exam is scheduled to be conducted soon. If you are looking for preparation tips or want to understand “How to Prepare for UGC NET JRF in 1 month, 3 Months, and 6 Months.

There are 7 steps for you to follow to know that you’re on the right path of studying for the exam.

Step 1 – Understand the Syllabus Exam Pattern:

Thoroughly go through the UGC NET Exam syllabus and exam pattern. That way you’ll know the topics to study and the weightage of each topic.

Step 2 – Attempt Mock Tests:

Take mock tests of Paper 1 Paper 2 and identify your strong weak areas to efficiently utilise the given time. Consider a score of less than 40% as weak.

Step 3 – Categorise Subjects as Strong Weak:

Divide the subjects into two parts- strong weak sections. Be honest with yourself.

Step 4 – Pick 2 Subjects at a time:

The entire UGC NET preparation is divided into 13 weeks (as shared in the preparation strategy pdf above). You have to pick up only 2 subjects at a time, 1 from Paper-1 and 1 from Paper-2.

Start with your strong subjects, since there are no sectional cut-offs, covering your strengths would save time and boost your Morale.

Step 5 – Improve your weak Subjects:

Then work on strengthening your weak areas by referring to the best books for UGC NET, and solving as many previous year question papers as possible.

Step 6 – Strengthen Current Affairs’ Knowledge:

For Current Affairs, which are asked in the topics of Paper 1 from People Environment, ICT Higher Education, I will be covering all of them in my sessions. However, it is always a good idea to read newspapers anyhow.

Step 7 – Understand Tricks for Challenging Topics:

I have explained the seemingly challenging topics of Data Interpretation Quantitative aptitude in the most simplified manner in the courses that I have designed for you.