UGC NET - Social Work


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UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) Social Work

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What is UGC NET Social Work exam?
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the National Eligibility Test (NET) Social Work examination on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Qualified candidates are considered eligible to apply for Social Work faculty jobs in Indian educational institutions.
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Is their negative marking in NET Social Work?
Yes, 25% marks is deducted for each wrong attempt.

National Eligibility Test (NET) Social Work Examination Pattern

This UGC NET exam is divided into two parts (i.e) Part I and Part II. You need to qualify in both papers to pass the UGC NET Social Work exam.

  1. Paper I: It consists of 50 questions from UGC NET teaching & research aptitude exam (general paper), which you have to attempt in 1 hour.
  2. Paper II: The UGC Social Work exam paper will have 100 questions and the total duration will be two hours. Each question carries 2 marks, so the exam will be worth 200 marks. Read below to know the pattern of NET Social Work examination (part II).
Exam Highlights Details
Test Duration 120 minutes
Total Questions 100
Marks per question 2
Total Marks 200
Negative Marking N/A

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NET Social Work Exam Syllabus

Units Details
Unit - I Evolution of Social Work Profession
Unit - II Meaning and Characteristics of Society, Community, Social Group and Social Institution
Unit - III Human Behaviour / Needs / Motivation and Problems of Human Behaviour / Coping Mechanisms.
Unit - IV Case Work - Concept, Objectives and Principles.
Unit - V Concept of Group Work - Assumptions, Definition and Goals of Group Work.
Unit - VI Concept, Principles and Objectives of Community Organisation.
Unit - VII Definition, Nature, Scope and Purposes of Social Work Research.
Unit - VIII Social Policy - Concept and Scope, Distinction between Social and Economic Policies, Place of Ideology and Values.
Unit - IX Concept of Social Justice - Its relationship with Social Legislation
Unit - X Social Development - Meaning, Concept and Indicators.
Unit - XI Labour Welfare and Human Resource Management - Concept, Principles and Approaches.
Unit - XII Evolution of Social Work Practice in the field of Medical and Psychiatric Social Work in India, Emerging Trends and Scope.
Unit - XIII Concept, Goals, Process and Models of Community Development.
Unit - XIV Changes in Demographical and Social Situations of Families, Women, Youth, Aged and Children in India.
Unit - XV Concepts of Crime and Deviance - Theories of Causation.