UGC NET Best Books For Paper 1!

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UGC NET Examination is now being held by National Testing Agency. The candidates who have applied for the NET Examination will have to take two Papers - General Ability and domain-specific. Though the preparation for the specific subjects is based on the subject and syllabus of masters. Paper 1 of the NET Exam can be tricky for candidates. The candidates must have a clear idea of the syllabus, pattern and best books for Paper 1. The UGC NET Best Books for Paper 1 will help you to score the best possible marks in Paper 1 and do well in the NET Examination. The space below has the detailed UGC NET Best Books for Paper 1.
 
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UGC NET Best Books For Paper 1 
UGC NET Best Books For Paper 2
UGC NET Preparation Tips 

UGC NET Best Books For Paper 1 


UGC NET Paper 1 consists of teaching and reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, research aptitude, and general awareness of the candidate. These topics can be tricky and list of best books hard to get by.

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In order to utilise time and resources judicially here is the list best books that you can refer for the NET Examination.
 

 Name of the Book

Name of Author(s)

Publisher and Edition

Trueman’s UGC NETor SET General Paper I

M. Gagan, Sajit Kumar

Danika Publishing Company

NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF (Paper 1 )

KVS Madaan

Pearson Education, Third Edition

2019 Latest Syllabus of NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – (Paper 1 )

Harpreet Kaur

Oxford University Press, First Edition,

NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )

Arihant Experts

Arihant Publications, Eleventh Edition

NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )

Dr. Usha Rani Jain

JBC Press, First Edition

CBSE UGC-NET - Teaching and Research Aptitude

Dr. M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial Board

Ramesh Publishing House, 


You may also read: 
UGC NET Exam Pattern
UGC NET Syllabus 
 

UGC NET Paper 2 Books

UGC NET books are an important element of the exam preparation for UGC NET Paper 2. This paper is subject-specific. Following is the list of recommended UGC NET books for paper 2 subject-wise:

UGC NET Paper 2 Books

01

Economics

Trueman's UGC NET Economics by Sriniwas Shirur

UGC NET/JRF/SET Economics (Paper 2)-Upkar Prakashan

02

Political Science

Trueman's UGC NET Political Science by K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar

UGC Net Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee (Arihant)

04

Psychology

Trueman's UGC NET Psychology by Dr. Swati Maharshi

UGC Net Psychology by Siddharth Mittal and Naroj Kumar Sahu (Arihant Experts)

05

Sociology

Trueman's UGC NET Sociology by S.Hussain

06

History

Trueman's UGC NET History by Promod Singh

07

Anthropology

Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology by A.M. Tripathi

08

Commerce

Trueman’s UGC NET Commerce by PraveenKataria, Anshu Kataria, and M. Shivani

09

Education

Trueman’s UGC NET Education by GaganManocha

10

Social Work

Trueman’s UGC NET Education by Yogendra Pal

11

Defense and Strategic Studies

UGC-NET-JRF Defense And Strategic Studies

12

Home Science

Trueman’s UGC-NET Home Science by Anju Khosla & Ruchi

UGC NET /SET (JRF &LS) Home Science by Suchi Rastogi

14

Public Administration

UGC Net Public Administration by Deepak Swain (Arihant)

Trueman's UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar

15

Population Studies

Principles of Population Studies by Bhende (Himalaya Publishing House)

16

Music

UGC NET Music Exam Guide (Hindi) by Gunjan Saxena and Nisha Rawa

17

Management

Trueman’s UGC-NET Management by M. Shivani

UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) Management by Mohit Aggarwal (Arihant experts)

19

Bengali

Bengali NET/SET by Balaram Bapari

20

Hindi

Trueman’s UGC NET Hindi Sahitya by Board of Authors

21

Kannada

Samagra Kannada Sahitya Kaipidi

K-SET by Lokesha Masavanaghatta

22

Malayalam

UGC NET /SET/ TET Malayalam Pareeksha Sahayi by Sasidharan A.P. 

23

Odia

UGC NET/SSB/SLET/JRF Odia PAPER-II

24

Punjabi

U.G.C. NET/SET/JRF PUNJABI by Universal (Contributor)

25

Sanskrit

UGC NET/JRF/SLET Sanskrit Prashan Patra-II Avum III (Hindi) by Priyanka Tiwari 

27

Telugu

UGC NET & SET (Telugu Literature) by GanjiShashidar, Pothula Venkateshwar Reddy

28

Urdu

UGC-NET JRF & Assistant Professor Khazeen-E-Adab Urdu Paper-II by M.Arshad Ansari and M. S. Ansari

30

English

UGC NET/SET English Literature by Arihant Experts

31

Linguistics

UGC NET/SET Linguistics Guide by Ringu Ann Baby

36

Assamese

UGC/CBSE NET Set Guide By Assam Publishing Company

37

Gujarati

UGC NET/GCET-Commerce Paper (in Gujarati) by Mukesh M Bavaliya

46

Adult Education/Non-Formal Education

A brief Book on Extension Education by Shruti Madan Singh, New Vishal Publications

47

Physical Education

Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education by Akhilesh Tripathi, A.K. Srivastava

55

Labor Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

Trueman’s UGC NET HRM/ Human Resource Management & Labour Welfare by Reetu Dogra 

UGC-NET: Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations / Labour & Social Welfare / Human Resource Management (Paper-II) Exam Guide

58

Law

Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman Chauhan

UGC-NET: Law (Paper-II) Exam Guide by Aproov Bhardwaj

59

Library and Information Science

Trueman’s UGC NET Library and Information Science by S. Thakur

60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies

UGC NET Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies by Deepak Kumar

62

Comparative Study of Religions

Comparative Study of Religions by C.R. Jain

Comparative Study of Religions by Y. Masih

63

Mass Communication and Journalism

Trueman’s UGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism by Sameer K. Mishra 

UGC NET Mass Communication and Journalism by Atul Udaipuria and Nitesh Kumar Singh

66

Museology & Conservation

Archaeology, Museology, and Conservation: A review Edited by Vibha Upadhaya

67

Archaeology

UGC NET/JRF Archaeology and Philosophy Paper (Hindi) by Mohan Lal

68

Criminology

Criminology Solved Question Paper by Mr. Nitish Kumar Soni, Dr. Mridul Srivastava, Dr. Anup Yadava

70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

Folklore and Its Motifs in Tribal Literature by Dr. Kishore Jadav

71

Folk Literature

A Concise Guide for Folk Literature of NET/JRF by Marya Naim 

73

Sanskrit Prashan

UGC NET/JRF/SLET - Sanskrit Prashan-Patra II Avum III by Priyanka Tiwari

74

Women Studies

Advanced Manual For Women Studies UGC/NET/JRF by Anmol Murlidhar Nimsadkar

79

Visual Art

Upkar’s UGC-NET/JRF/SET Visual Art (Paper-II) by M. Vasim

80

Geography

Trueman’s UGC NET Geography by A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi

82

Forensic Science

UGC NET/JRF-MCQ of Forensic Science by Dr. Anu Singla

87

Computer Science and Applications

Trueman’s UGC NET/SET Computer Science and Applications by Sanjay Singhal, Sameer Mishra

88

Electronic Science

UGC NET/SET Electronics Science by Sunil Kushwaha

89

Environmental Sciences

Trueman's UGC NET Environmental Science by Anil Tyagi and Virendra Singh

92

Human Rights And Duties

UGC NET/SET Human Rights & Duties Paper-II by Fazil Atul Udaipuria

UGC NET Human Rights and Duties by Arihant Experts

93

Tourism Administration & Management.

Trueman's UGC NET Tourism by Akhilesh

100

Yoga

R.Gupta’s UGC-NET Yoga (Paper-II)

Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board


How to prepare English for UGC NET: Check preparation tips and tricks and more!

UGC NET Preparation Tips 

  1.  To prepare for net the candidates must keep some basic things in mind:
  2. Know the syllabus and exam pattern well in advance.
  3. Limit your resource to the best books for the UGC NET Examination.
  4. Make a proper plan and give sufficient weightage to each section.
  5. Give a good number of mock test.
  6. Revise a lot with short notes.

Are there any changes in UGC NET 2022 Syllabus?

No, the UGC NET syllabus for the 2022 exam remains the same since its inception. There are some little changes introduced from time to time but the main topics of the NET exam syllabus remain the same. 

For many subjects, has the UGC NET syllabus for Paper 2 been released?

The UGC NET syllabus for Paper 2 is released for 101 subjects.

Is the UGC NET syllabus the same for Paper 1 and 2?

No, the UGC NET syllabuses for Papers 1 and 2 in 2022 are not the same. Paper 1 of the UGC NET exam covers teaching aptitude, research aptitude, understanding, reasoning, mathematics, data interpretation, and other disciplines. Paper 2 covers questions about the candidate's selected subject.

What are the best boosk for Paper 1 UGC NET?

The best books for the Paper 1 of UGC NET are:

 Name of the Book

Name of Author(s)

Publisher and Edition

Trueman’s UGC NETor SET General Paper I

M. Gagan, Sajit Kumar

Danika Publishing Company

NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF (Paper 1 )

KVS Madaan

Pearson Education, Third Edition

2019 Latest Syllabus of NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – (Paper 1 )

Harpreet Kaur

Oxford University Press, First Edition,

NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )

Arihant Experts

Arihant Publications, Eleventh Edition

NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )

Dr. Usha Rani Jain

JBC Press, First Edition

CBSE UGC-NET - Teaching and Research Aptitude

Dr. M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial Board

Ramesh Publishing House, 

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