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UGC NET Psychology: Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Sample Questions

Are you searching for the syllabus of UGC NET Psychology? 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 Psychology exam (Paper II, Paper III-A & Paper III-B). CBSE NET Psychology 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) - Psychology 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 (Psychology) candidates, so that they will get a basic idea of NET (Psychology) exam pattern.

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UGC NET Psychology Syllabus: Paper II

  1. Paper - II (1)
  2. Paper - II (2)
  3. Paper - II (3)
  4. Paper - II (4)
  5. Paper - II (5)
  6. Paper - II (6)
  7. Paper - II (7)
  8. Paper - II (8)
  9. Paper - II (9)
  10. Paper - II (10)

UGC NET Psychology 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 Psychology 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 Psychology (Paper II): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of unit wise syllabus for UGC NET (Psychology) paper-II.

1. Perceptual Processes

2. Learning Process

3. Memory and forgetting

4. Thinking and Problem Solving

5. Motivation and Emotion

6. Human Abilities

7. Personality

8. Research Methodology

9. Measurement and Testing

10. Biological Basis of Behaviour

UGC NET Psychology (Paper III-A): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of (Core) unit wise syllabus for paper III (Part A).

Unit - I

Unit - II

Unit - III

Unit - IV

Unit - V

Unit - VI

Unit - VII

Unit - VIII

Unit - IX

Unit - X

UGC NET Psychology (Paper III-B): Detailed Syllabus

Given below is the list of (Elective / Optional) unit wise syllabus for paper III (Part B).

Elective - I

Elective - II

Elective - III

Elective - IV

Elective - V

UGC NET Psychology: Exam Pattern (FAQs)

Is it mandatory to qualify UGC General Paper-1?
Yes, it is necessary for all UGC (Psychology) candidates to pass UGC General Paper-1: Teaching & Research Aptitude (TRA) exam
How many question papers are there in the UGC NET (Psychology) exam?
Two: Paper II and Paper III
How many questions will be their in NET Psychology (Paper II)?
Their will be a total of 50 questions in UGC Psychology Paper II
What type of questions are asked in UGC Psychology 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 Psychology - Paper II: Sample Questions

(1) Delayed conditioning is known as

  1. CS begins before the US is presented
  2. CR gets established but it changes
  3. CS elicits the CR
  4. CS is more powerful than CR

(2) Match the items of list-I with list-II

List-IList-II
  1. Needs
  2. Instincts
  3. Sentiments
  4. Traits
  1. McDougall
  2. Allport
  3. Murray
  4. Freud

(3) Mohit is a young man who strives for excellence and feels satisfied when he can master in new task. Mohit has a need for

  1. Competence
  2. Power
  3. Approval
  4. Achievement

UGC NET Psychology - Paper III (Part A): Sample Questions

  1. How would you measure job satisfaction?
  2. Explain the concept of time and motion study.

UGC NET Psychology - Paper III (Part B): Sample Questions

  1. Define short term memory and indicate its processes and functions.
  2. Discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of general anxiety disorder.

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

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