UGC NET - Visual Arts


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UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) Visual Art

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What is UGC NET Visual Art exam?
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the National Eligibility Test (NET) Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) examination on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Qualified candidates are considered eligible to apply for Visual Art faculty jobs in Indian educational institutions.
Do I have to pay for this mock test?
No, this NET Visual Art mock test is absolutely free.
Is their negative marking in NET Visual Art?
Yes, 25% marks is deducted for each wrong attempt.

National Eligibility Test (NET) Visual Art 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 Visual Art 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 Visual Art 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 Visual Art 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 Visual Art Exam Syllabus

Units Details
Unit - I General characteristics of Visual art
Unit - II Interrelationship of various arts
Unit - III Traditional and Modem mediums and materials in making visual arts
Unit - IV Processes and procedures used in making painting, sculpture, print; Printing processes including computer graphic, etc
Unit - V Relevance of the study of the history of world art
Unit - VI Relevance of the study of aesthetic and critical theories of art
Unit - VII Study of landmark phases and artists in Western Art History
Unit - VIII Study of various phases of Indian Art History
Unit - IX Development of modernity in 19th and 20th century
Unit - X The significance of the study of Tribal, Folk and Popular arts and craft practices
Unit - XI
  • Indian Sculpture / Architecture / Painting / Iconography and Art Critical History
  • European Art (Landmarks of Architecture Sculpture and Painting)
  • Art and Architecture of Ancient Near East / Orient
  • Modern Indian Art
  • African, Oceanic, North-West Coast American, Mexican, Indian, South - East Asian Art.
Unit - XII Drawing and Painting
Unit - XIII
  • Applied Art
  • Organization of advertising agencies
  • History of advertising from early civilizations
  • Computers and its role in creating new visual effects
  • Future of advertising in India
Unit - XIV Graphic Art (Print - making)
Unit - XV Sculpture