Logical Reasoning Study Notes, Material - UGC NET Paper 1

By Nikhil Verma|Updated : April 9th, 2021

Candidates studying for the UGC NET Exam realise that one of the most important sections of the paper 1 syllabus is Logical Reasoning. All of the Logical Reasoning notes needed to complete the section in a thorough manner are mentioned below.

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Examine the UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 to get a fair understanding of the topics that will be asked and to create a study plan. The aim is to thoroughly cover all of the parts and to revise them many times in order to achieve a higher score.

Also, solve UGC NET Mock Test Series 2021 for regular revision and practice. 

  • Logical Reasoning has 5 Questions each of 2 marks each which is asked in NTA UGC NET 2021 Exam.
  • We will share the complete Logical Reasoning study material which plays an important role in the upcoming UGC NET 2021 Exam.
  • To boost your score in Logical Reasoning, please follow all the Logical Reasoning material listed below and some of the quizzes that need to attempt to score more in the exam.

Logical Reasoning Topics for UGC NET Exam

  • Understanding the structure of arguments: argument forms, the structure of categorical propositions, Mood and Figure, Formal and Informal fallacies, Uses of language, Connotations and denotations of terms, Classical square of opposition.
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Analogies.
  • Venn diagram: Simple and multiple uses for establishing the validity of arguments.
  • Indian Logic: Means of knowledge.
  • Pramanas: Pratyaksha (Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upamana (Comparison), Shabda (Verbal testimony), Arthapatti (Implication) and Anupalabddhi (Non-apprehension).
  • Structure and kinds of Anumana (inference), Vyapti (invariable relation), Hetvabhasas (fallacies of inference)

UGC NET Logical Reasoning Notes 

Below we have provided the topic wise notes of Logical Reasoning for UGC NET Exam. These notes cover all topics that are asked in Paper-1.  Here are the links for topic wise notes for UGC NET Exam Paper 1: Logical Reasoning.



1. UGC NET Logical Reasoning Notes for Paper I (Part I)

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2. UGC NET Paper-I: Logical Reasoning Notes (Part II)

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3. Logical Reasoning Notes on Pramana

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4 Indian Logic

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5. Logical Reasoning Notes on Anumana

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6. Fallacies Part-1

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7. Fallacies Part-2

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8. Types of definition

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How to prepare logical reasoning for UGC NET?

  • Analyse logical reasoning previous year questions in Paper-1.
  • Check out the sections which are asked regularly in logical reasoning.
  • Some of the sections that are asked regularly are Indian Logic, Deductive and Inductive statements, syllogism and analogies.
  • You can always expect the questions from the above-given topics.

UGC NET Logical Reasoning Questions

1.The proposition ‘No historians are non-mathematician is equivalent to which of the following proposition?

A. All historians are mathematicians
B. No historians are mathematicians
C. Some historians are mathematicians
D. Some historians are not mathematicians

Answer ||| A

2.Choose the correct alternative.

Cup is to coffee as bowl is to____.

A. Dish

B. Soup
C. Spoon
D. Food

Answer ||| B

3.Which of the following pramanas are accepted by Vaisheshika philosophy?

A). Pratyasha

B). Anumana

C). Sabda

D). Upamana

E). Arthapatti

F). Anupalabdhi

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

A. A and B only

B. C and D only
C. E and F only
D. C and E only

Answer ||| A

4.The sequential order of syllogism in Nyaya philosophy is

A). Nigman

B). Udaharana

C). Hetu

D). Upanaya

E). Pratigya

Choose the correct answer from the options given below

A. A,E,C,D,B

B. E,C,B,D,A
C. E,B,C,D,A
D. D,A,B,C,E

Answer ||| B

Note: We will keep on adding notes for Logical Reasoning.

Also, check Complete UGC NET Study Notes for Paper 1

Complete Notes on Teaching Aptitude for UGC NET Exam Paper 1


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