What Is NET Exam? Types, Eligibility, Syllabus and Career

There are many exams to get a high level of education in India. Such as UPSC, slet, SSC, NET. Very few people know about the Net exam. If you also want to get the complete information of the NET, then Today I am going to explain what is the NET exam, types, eligibility, and career scopes.

What is net exam

This exam is conducted twice a year in June and December. To become a scientist or to get a job as a lecturer in a university, you must need to clear this exam.

What is NET exam

The full form of the Net is a National Eligibility Test. This is a national level exam. NET is conducted for good quality lecturer and quality researchers in the country.

There are two main proposals for this exam. 1- lecturership, 2 research. because a country develops on the basis of a good lecturer and researcher. Until scientists do not develop new technologies in the country, it becomes difficult to develop the country.

A good scientist plays an important role in the development of the country. Therefore, to test the quality of scientists and whether they are qualified to become scientists or not, so it is necessary to clear the NET exam.

Lecturership: The net lecturership NET (LS) exam is cleared to get a job in senior college and university. Which is called NET (LS).

Research: If you want to make your career in the research industry, your interest is in research and if you want to become a scientist, then it is necessary to crack the Net. Which is called Net (JRF).

You can give the NET exam in 3 ways. For (1) NET LS, (2) NET JRF, or (3)both. Whenever you go to fill the form for NET, select both options to give both types of exams. So that you can make your best career in research along with lectureship.

What is SSC exam

Eligibility

  • For the net exam, a master’s degree is required to pass with 55%.
  • You can also apply for this exam in the last year of the master’s degree.

Age limit

  • For (JRF) Junior Research Fellowship candidate should not be more than 28 years at the time of examination.
  • There is no upper age limit for Assistant Professor.

Types Of Net Exam

  1. CSIR NET EXAM
  2. UGC NET EXAM

CSIR and UGC both have different streams. If you have stream science then you can give the NET CSIR exam. If you have stream commerce or arts, then you have to clear the UGC NET exam.

CSIR NET exam: This exam can be given after science stream master degree like m.sc, m.e
UGC NET Exam
: This exam can be given after commerce or arts streams after masters degree, such as m.a, m.com, m.ba

Syllabus

Friends, it is necessary to know about the NET syllabus to prepare this exam. there is the different syllabus of CSIR NET and UGC NET.

CSIR NET exam syllabus

No.Subjects
1Chemical Sciences
2Earth Sciences
3Life Sciences
4Mathematical Sciences
5Physical Science

UGC net exam syllabus

No.Subjects
1Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
2Political Science
3Philosophy
4Psychology
5Sociology
6History
7Anthropology
8Commerce
9Education
10Social Work
11Defence and Strategic Studies
12Home Science
14Public Administration
15Population Studies
16Music
17Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
18Maithili
19Bengali
20Hindi
21Kannada
22Malayalam
23Oriya
24Punjabi
25Sanskrit
26Tamil
27Telugu
28Urdu
29Arabic
30English
31Linguistics
32Chinese
33Dogri
34Nepali
35Manipuri
36Assamese
37Gujarati
38Marathi
39French (French Version)
40Spanish
41Russian
42Persian
43Rajasthani
44German
45Japanese
46Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.
47Physical Education
49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50Indian Culture
55Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58Law
59Library and Information Science
60Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62Comparative Study of Religions
63Mass Communication and Journalism
65Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66Museology & Conservation
67Archaeology
68Criminology
70Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71Folk Literature
72Comparative Literature
73Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).
74Women Studies
79Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80Geography
81Social Medicine & Community Health
82Forensic Science
83Pali
84Kashmiri
85Konkani
87Computer Science and Applications
88Electronic Science
89Environmental Sciences
90Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.
91Prakrit
92Human Rights and Duties
93Tourism Administration and Management.
94Bodo
95Santali
100Yoga
101Sindhi

Career scope

The main reason to clear NET is to make your career the best or to get higher education. So let’s know how you can make your career brighter by clearing the NET.

  • After clearing the NET exam, you can apply for the PSU jobs.
  • After clearing the UGC net exam, You can get a job on the post of Assistant Professor.
  • You can become a scientist after clearing the NET JRF exam.

How to prepare NET exam

Before preparing for the NET, get complete information about the net exam. And also know its subjects.

Apply for this exam in the last year of your master course. So that you get more time for preparation.

Take the help of a coaching center for the preparation of this exam. So that you will have great ease in preparing.

Preparation books and syllabus for NET can also be downloaded online.

Read also: How to start CAT preparation

Conclusion

Like the preparation of other exams, you have to make a hard effort to prepare for the NET exam. Friends, if you also want to make a career in a professor’s job in the university and research industry, then it is important to clear the exam.

In this article, I have given complete information about the Net Exam with details with Net types, Net eligibility, Syllabus, and career scopes. Because of this, all doubts related to the NET must have been cleared 😊

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