The People and Environment study notes are put together in a very systematic manner covering all the topics which are important for the exam such as Environmental Education, SDG, Climate Change and more. The Environmental section is every easy to understand and can prove to be really scoring for the exam. Make full use of the study notes and be ready for the exam.
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UGC NET Exam is conducted twice a year by NTA. There are ten units in Paper-1 and each unit has equal weightage in the examination. Most Important Topics in UGC NET Research Aptitude, Communication, ICT, Higher Education.
People and Environment Syllabus for UGC NET Exam
Topics that are covered as per the syllabus for UGC NET Exam Paper 1 :
Development and environment
- Millennium development goals
- Sustainable development goals
Human and environment interaction
- Anthropogenic activities
- impacts on environment
- Local, Regional and Global
- Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Noise pollution, Waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic)
- Climate change and its Socio-Economic and Political dimensions
- Impacts of pollutants on human health
Natural and energy resources
- Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests.
Natural hazards and disasters
- Mitigation strategies.
Environmental Protection Act (1986)
National Action Plan on Climate Change
- Montreal Protocol
- Rio Summit,
- Convention on Biodiversity
- Kyoto Protocol
- Paris Agreement
- International Solar Alliance.
UGC NET People & Environment Notes
Below we have provided the topic wise notes of Environment 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: People, Development and Environment
|1||Basic Environment Terminologies||Basic Environment Terminologies|
|2||Environmental Education||Environmental Education|
|3||Sustainable Development Goals||Sustainable Development Goals|
|4||Millennium Development Goals||Millennium Development Goals|
|5||Sustainable Development Goals in India||Sustainable Development Goals in India|
|6||Anthropogenic Activities||Anthropogenic Activities|
|7||Estuary Ecosystem||Estuary Ecosystem|
|8||Air and Noise Pollution||Air and Noise Pollution|
|9||Air Pollution||Air Pollution|
|10||Noise Pollution||Noise Pollution|
|11||Water Pollution||Water Pollution|
|12||Global Warming||Global Warming|
|13||Climate Change||Climate Change|
|14||Important Climate Change Organisations||Important Climate Change Organisations|
|15||Fossil Fuels||Fossil Fuels|
|16||Impacts of pollutants on human health||Impacts of pollutants on human health|
|17||Impact of Pollutants||Impact of Pollutants|
|18||Sulphur Dioxide Emission||Sulphur Dioxide Emission|
|19||Environmental Issues (Part 1)||Environmental Issues (Part 1)|
|20||Environmental Issues (Part 2)||Environmental Issues (Part 2)|
|23||Solid and Liquid waste||Solid and Liquid waste|
|24||Solid Waste||Solid Waste|
|25||Electronic Waste||Electronic Waste|
|26||E-Waste Management in India||E-Waste Management in India|
|27||Solar Energy in India||Solar Energy in India|
|28||Hydrogen as a fuel||Hydrogen as a fuel|
|30||Ecological/Biodiversity Hotspots||Ecological/Biodiversity Hotspots|
|31||Environment Protection Provisions in India||Environment Protection Provisions in India|
|32||Environmental Protection Acts||Environmental Protection Acts|
|33||National Green Tribunal||National Green Tribunal|
|34||National Action Plan on Climate Change Part I||National Action Plan on Climate Change Part I|
|35||National Action Plan on Climate Change Part II||National Action Plan on Climate Change Part II|
|36||Swachh Survekshan Survey- 2020||Swachh Survekshan Survey- 2020|
|37||Human Development Index Report||Human Development Index Report|
|38||Government Schemes on Environment Part-1||Government Schemes on Environment Part-1|
|39||Government Schemes on Environment Part-2||Government Schemes on Environment Part-2|
|40||Green Buildings||Green Buildings|
|41||Organic Farming||Organic Farming|
|42||Hydro & Geothermal Energy||Hydro & Geothermal Energy|
|43||Energy from Waste Sources||Energy from Waste Sources|
|44||Environmental Organizations in India||Environmental Organisations in India|
|45||Important Environment Conventions Part-1||Important Environment Conventions Part-1|
|46||Important Environment Conventions Part-2||Important Environment Conventions Part-2|
|47||Important Environment treaty/Convention/Protocols Part-I||Important Environment treaty/Convention/Protocols Part-I|
|48||Important Environment treaty/Convention/Protocols Part-II||Important Environment treaty/Convention/Protocols Part-II|
|49||International Agreements (Environment)||International Agreements (Environment)|
|50||Environmental Conventions and Protocols||Environmental Conventions and Protocols|
|51||International Agreements (Environment)||International Agreements (Environment)|
|52||Climate Change Conference - UNFCCC COP 24||Climate Change Conference - UNFCCC COP 24|
|53||Paris Summit||Paris Summit|
|54||National Parks in India||National Parks in India|
How to prepare the Environment for UGC NET?
- Analyse previous year Environment in Paper-1.
- Check out the sections which are asked regularly from the Environment section.
- Some of the sections that are asked regularly are International agreements, pollutants, carbon emissions, government schemes and natural hazards.
- You can always expect the questions from the above-given topics.
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