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UGC NET Computer Science and Applications: Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Sample Questions

Are you searching for the syllabus of UGC NET Computer Science and Applications? Here you will get the latest syllabus for the National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) exam. It will surely help you in the effective preparation of NET Computer Science and Applications exam (Paper II, Paper III-A & Paper III-B). CBSE NET Computer Science and Applications exam will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The syllabus given below is based on the latest pattern of the University Grants Commission (UGC) - Computer Science and Applications curriculum. We suggest you to check our free online mock tests for UGC NET examinations.

We have listed some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs), asked by the UGC NET (Computer Science and Applications) candidates, so that they will get a basic idea of NET (Computer Science and Applications) exam pattern.

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UGC NET Computer Science and Applications Syllabus: Paper III (Part-A)

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications Syllabus: Paper II (Core Group)
Unit Details
Unit - IDiscrete Structures
Unit - IIComputer Arithmetic
Unit - IIIProgramming in C and C++
Unit - IVRelational Database Design and SQL
Unit - VData and File structures
Unit - VIComputer Networks
Unit - VIISystem Software and Compilers
Unit - VIIIOperating Systems (with Case Study of Unix)
Unit - IXSoftware Engineering
Unit - XCurrent Trends and Technologies

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications Syllabus: Paper III (Part-A)

  1. Unit - I
  2. Unit - II
  3. Unit - III
  4. Unit - IV
  5. Unit - V
  6. Unit - VI
  7. Unit - VII
  8. Unit - VIII
  9. Unit - IX
  10. Unit - X

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications Syllabus: (Paper III - Part B)

  1. Elective Paper - I
  2. Elective Paper - II
  3. Elective Paper - III
  4. Elective Paper - IV
  5. Elective Paper - V

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications (Paper II): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of unit wise syllabus for UGC NET (Computer Science and Applications) paper-II.

1. Discrete Structures

2. Computer Arithmetic

3. Programming in C and C++

4. Relational Database Design and SQL

5. Data and File structures

6. Computer Networks

7. System Software and Compilers

8. Operating Systems (with Case Study of Unix)

UNIX

9. Software Engineering

E - Technologies

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications (Paper III-A): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of unit wise syllabus for UGC NET (Computer Science and Applications) Paper-III (A).

Unit - I

Unit - II

Database Concepts, ER diagrams, Data Models, Design of Relational Database, Normalisation, SQL and QBE, Query Processing and Optimisation, Centralised and Distributed Database, Security, Concurrency and Recovery in Centralised and Distributed Database Systems, Object Oriented Database Management Systems (Concepts, Composite objects, Integration with RDBMS applications), ORACLE.

Unit - III

Unit - IV

Unit - V

Unit - VI

Unit - VII

Unit - VIII

Software development models, Requirement analysis and specifications, Software design, Programming techniques and tools, Software validation and quality assurance techniques, Software maintenance and advanced concepts, Software management.

Unit - IX

Introduction, Memory management, Support for concurrent process, Scheduling, System deadlock, Multiprogramming system, I/O management, Distributed operating systems, Study of Unix and Windows NT.

Unit - X

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications (Paper III-B): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of elective paper wise syllabus for paper III (Part B).

Elective Paper - I

Elective Paper - II

Elective Paper - III

Elective Paper - IV

Elective Paper - V

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications: Exam Pattern (FAQs)

Is it mandatory to qualify UGC General Paper-1?
Yes, it is necessary for all UGC (Computer Science and Applications) candidates to pass UGC General Paper-1: Teaching & Research Aptitude (TRA) exam
How many question papers are there in the UGC NET (Computer Science and Applications) exam?
Two: Paper II and Paper III
How many questions will be their in NET Computer Science and Applications (Paper II)?
Their will be a total of 50 questions in UGC Computer Science and Applications Paper II
What type of questions are asked in UGC Computer Science and Applications exam?
Paper-II contains questions of objective nature: MCQs; Matching type; Assertion-Reasoning; True / False. Paper-III (Part A): Essay type questions. Paper III (Part B): Essay type questions from each of the electives

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications - Paper II: Sample Questions

(1) Which among the following is not a structured data type in C?

  1. Union
  2. Pointer
  3. String
  4. Boolean

(2) A B-tree of order m is an m-way search tree with?

  1. All leaves of the tree on the same level
  2. Each node, except for root and leaves, having less than m/2 subtrees
  3. The root of the tree having more than M subtrees
  4. All its leaves connected to form a linked list

(3) A browser is a software tool that helps

  1. Linking of application program modulus
  2. Viewing of application information
  3. Developing application programs
  4. Debugging of application software

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications - Paper III (Part A): Sample Questions

  1. Distinguish between hardwired and microprogrammed processor design and compare their cost-performance qualities.
  2. Draw an interface diagram, indicating handshake signals, for a Programmable peripheral interface device connected to the system bus.

UGC NET Computer Science and Applications - Paper III (Part B): Sample Questions

  1. Explain with suitable examples the Huffman coding scheme for producing variable length code. Describe the basis of search coding scheme.
  2. State and interpret the Shannon's theorem of channel capacity in a noisy channel. Discuss the effect of noise on information transmission rate.

Note You can easily download UGC NET (Computer Science and Applications) syllabus in PDF format form the official website of the University Grants Commission (UGC) by simply clicking on the subject (Computer Science and Applications) link on the UGC syllabus page.

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