Teaching Aptitude Study Notes, Material - UGC NET Paper 1

By Mohit Choudhary|Updated : August 8th, 2022

Candidates preparing for the UGC NET Paper 1 understand that Teaching Aptitude is one of the most important sections of the paper 1 syllabus. Below mentioned are all the Teaching Aptitude notes required to complete the section in a comprehensive manner.

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 Go through the UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1 to gain a better understanding of the topics to be covered and prepare a study plan. The goal to cover all the sections properly and revise them numerous times for a better score. The Teaching Aptitude study notes are carefully compiled by the BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts and are in sync with the latest exam pattern. 

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 Environment, Logical Reasoning, Teaching Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Communication, ICT, Higher Education.

Teaching Aptitude Topics for UGC NET Exam

The topics which are covered as per the Teaching Aptitude syllabus for UGC NET Exam Paper 1 is mentioned below.


  • Concept
  • Objectives
  • Levels of teaching
  • Characteristics

Learner’s characteristics:

  • Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners & Individual differences

Factors affecting teaching related to:

  • Teacher & Learner,
  • Support material & Instructional facilities with Learning environment and Institution

Methods of teaching in Institutions of higher learning

  • Teacher centered vs. Learner centered methods
  • Off-line vs. On-line methods

Teaching Support System:

  • Traditional, Modern and ICT based
  • Evaluation Systems
  • Elements and Types of evaluation,
  • Evaluation in Choice Based Credit System in Higher education
  • Computer-based testing and Innovations in evaluation systems.

Here are the Study Notes on Teaching Aptitude for UGC NET Exam Paper 1, read thoroughly.

UGC NET Teaching Aptitude Notes

Below we have provided the topic wise notes of Teaching Aptitude 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: Teaching Aptitude

Characteristics of TeachingCharacteristics of Teaching
Concepts & Objectives of TeachingConcepts & Objectives of Teaching
Principles of Teaching and Effective Ways of TeachingPrinciples of Teaching and Effective Ways of Teaching
Teaching: values and ethicsTeaching: Values and Ethics 
Levels of TeachingLevels of Teaching
Teaching-Learning ConceptTeaching-Learning Concept
Factors Affecting Teaching IFactors Affecting Teaching I
Factors Affecting Teaching IIFactors Affecting Teaching II
Types in Levels of teachingTypes in Levels of teaching
Evaluation & Evaluation SystemEvaluation & Evaluation System
Types of EvaluationTypes of Evaluation
Types of Evaluation SystemsTypes of Evaluation Systems
Assessment and EvaluationAssessment and Evaluation
Models of TeachingModels of Teaching
Methods of Teaching IMethods of Teaching I
Methods of Teaching IIMethods of Teaching II
Methods of Teaching IIIMethods of Teaching III
Traditional and Modern Method of TeachingTraditional and Modern Method of Teaching
Modern Methods of TeachingModern Methods of Teaching
Classroom Process & Methods of TeachingClassroom Process & Methods of Teaching
Types of Learners and Learning DisordersTypes of Learners and Learning Disorders
Teaching AidsTeaching Aids
Teaching Support System: Traditional, Modern & ICTTeaching Support System: Traditional, Modern & ICT
Teaching competencyTeaching competency

How to prepare Teaching Aptitude for UGC NET?

  • Analyse previous year Paper-1 to compile the teaching aptitude questions asked. 
  • Check out the sections which are asked regularly and practice them for better understanding. 
  • Some of the sections that are asked regularly are Methods of Teaching, Factor affecting teaching, Learners characteristics, Teaching aids and evaluation.
  • You can always expect the questions from the above-given topics.

Also, solve UGC NET Mock Test Series 2022 for regular revision and practice. 

Teaching Aptitude Questions for UGC NET 

Below we have given some of the questions that are asked in the UGC NET Exam:

1. Which of the following is an instructional scenario where a learner is placed in a world defined by the teacher?

A. Simulation
B. Demonstration method
C. Case study
D. Assignments

Answer ||| A

2. Moving from abstract to concrete thinking represents which of the following characteristics of an adolescent learner?

A. Social Development
B. Intellectual Development
C. Moral Development
D. Emotional Development

Answer ||| B

3. Statement I: The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) not only offers the opportunity to study core courses but also explores additional avenues of learning beyond the core subject.

Statement II: CBCS shift the focus from student-centred to teacher-centred education

Choose the correct option from those below:

 A. Statement I is correct, Statement II is incorrect.

B. Statement I is incorrect, Statement II is correct.
C. Both Statement I and Statement II are correct.
D. Both Statement I and Statement II are incorrect.

Answer ||| A

BYJU'S Exam Prep provides you crisp and relevant notes with plenty of questions, mock tests and practical applications based questions. Hence, to score better, start your preparation now and crack UGC NET 2021.

Also, check Complete UGC NET Study Notes for Paper 1

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