UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021 Paper 1 (Shift 1) 20 November: Questions Asked, Difficulty Level, Cut Off

By Nikhil Verma|Updated : November 20th, 2021

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021, Paper 1 (Shift 1) 20th November: UGC NET Exam is conducted in 81 different subjects. The 1st shift of today's UGC NET exam is over now. The paper is divided into 2 sections, i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper-1 Consist of 50 questions and Paper-2 consists of 100 Questions. This exam was expected to be held in June 2021 but delayed due to COVID reasons. In the first shift, students who opted for 8 subjects gave their exams. These subjects mostly include Arabic, Chinese, Dogri, Gujrati etc.

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UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021, (Shift 1) 20th November: UGC NET Exam is conducted in 81 different subjects. The 1st shift of today's UGC NET exam is over now. The paper is divided into 2 sections, i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper-1 Consist of 50 questions and Paper-2 consists of 100 Questions. This exam was expected to be held in June 2021 but delayed due to COVID reasons. In the first shift, students who opted for 8 subjects gave their exams. These subjects mostly include Criminology, folk literature, forensic science, french, comparative literature, etc.

Here, we are sharing section-wise UGC NET Exam analysis 2021 of today's 1st shift Paper 1. Along with the UGC NET paper 1 review, you will come to know the difficulty level of the exam, good attempts, and a detailed review of the overall paper. This post will help students who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts, please read the topic-wise UGC NET exam review very carefully.

NTA UGC NET Shifts Details 20th November 2021

ShiftTimings (3 Hours for both Paper 1 and 2)
Shift 1 (Morning)09.00 AM to 12.00 Noon (IST)
Shift 2 (Evening)03.00 PM to 06.00 PM (IST)

UGC NET Exam was conducted for the following paper today in the First shift:

  1. Adult Education/ Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non-Formal Education
  2. Arab Culture and Islamic Studies 
  3. Arabic
  4. Chinese 
  5. Comparative Study of Religions 
  6. Dogri 
  7. German 
  8. Gujarati 
  9. Indian Culture 
  10. Japanese 
  11.  Konkani 
  12. Maithili 
  13. Manipuri 
  14. Persian 
  15. Prakrit 
  16. Rajasthani
  17. Sindhi 
  18. Spanish 
  19. Tribal and Religion Language / Literature

UGC NET COVID Instructions at Exam Center by NTA

1. Wearing of mask/face cover and Social distancing was mandatory for all candidates.

2. Items allowed in Examination Centers - Admit Card along with Self Declaration; A valid ID card, transparent Ball Point Pen; Additional photograph, Personal hand sanitiser; transparent water bottle.

3. No candidates were allowed without the COVID self-declaration form at the admit card signed and attached.

4. Candidates were expected to fill in details on admit card including thumb impressions in advance from home. 

UGC NET 20th November 2021 1st Shift, Watch Now

Today's UGC NET Exam 1st Shift Important Highlights: 20th November 2021

  • Paper 1: The Paper was mostly easy to moderate. 
  • Paper 2: The level of the exam varied from subject to subject.
  • A total of 3 hours were given in which the student can attempt any section anytime.

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Exam Pattern

Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

Paper-1

50

100

3 hours(no break)

Paper-2

100

200

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Difficulty Level

Below mentioned are the details about the difficulty level of today's paper. You can find the section-wise difficulty level of the UGC NET Exam below.

S No. Topic Difficulty level
1Teaching AptitudeModerate
2Research AptitudeModerate
3ComprehensionEasy
4Logical ReasoningModerate to Difficult
5Data InterpretationDifficult
6Maths/ReasoningModerate to Difficult
7CommunicationModerate
8EnvironmentModerate to Difficult
9Higher EducationModerate to Difficult
10Information TechnologyModerate

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Key Points

  1. From Teaching Aptitude, questions from Teaching levels, Helping Behaviour and key behaviour of teaching was asked. 
  2.  One question was asked from Research Ethics. 
  3. In the Data Interpretation section The Ratio Questions, Percentage questions were asked and Simple Interest questions were asked from Maths. The level was moderate to difficult. 
  4. Barriers of Communication questions were asked. 
  5. There were many questions from the People and Environment section. The topics were Ozone Depletion, Natural Hazard, Global Warming etc. 
  6. Questions from NAAC, SWAYAM, MOOCs, Online and Offline Platform were asked.
  7. From Indian Logic, Pramanas and Hetu topics were asked. 
  8. From ICT Hierarchy of Memory in decreasing order were asked. 

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Good Attempts (30+ overall)

It is helpful for you to ascertain your exam performance by analysing what is the average good attempts for today's exam. Check the good attempts for each section below.

S No. TopicGood attempts
1Teaching Aptitude3-4
2Research Aptitude3-5
3Comprehension5
4Logical Reasoning2
5Data Interpretation2-3
6Maths/Reasoning2-3
7Communication4-5
8Environment3-4
9Higher Education2-3
10Information Technology3-4

UGC NET Exam Review 1st Shift 20th November 2021 (Section-wise)

Detailed analysis and review of all the sections of today's UGC NET exam are given below. We have covered UGC NET Exam Paper 1 Review 2021 and all its sections. 

A. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Teaching Aptitude

  •  Questions from Teaching levels, Teaching Skills, Helping Behaviour and key behaviour was asked. 

B. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Research Aptitude

  • From Research Aptitude, Action Research, Steps, Research design, Research Ethics' and Qualitative Research questions were asked. 

C. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Environment

  • Most questions were asked from this section. Questions from Ozone Depletion, Natural Hazard, Global Warming were asked.

D. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Communication

  • In this section statement based questions, Barriers of Communications, Classroom Communications, Cluster Network and Classroom Environment were asked. 

E. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Higher Education

  • Questions from NAAC, SWAYAM, MOOCs, SWAYAM PRABHA, GIAN, SAKSHAT, Online and Offline Platform were asked. Mostly Schemes were asked. 

F. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Reading comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension was fairly easy. 

G. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Maths and Reasoning

  • Data Interpretation section The Ratio Questions, Letter Codes, Percentage questions were asked and Simple Interest questions were asked from Maths.

H. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Data Interpretation

  • DI was also from Ratios and Average were asked. Also, Income and Expenditure questions were there. 

I. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Logical Reasoning

  • Questions in Logical Reasoning were mostly from the topic- Indian Logic. The questions were specifically from Pramanas and Hetu. 

J. UGC NET Exam Review 2021 (Shift 1): Information and Communication Technology

  • Abbreviations, FTP. AGP, TB was asked. One or two questions were from Input and Output devices. 

Questions Asked in Today's UGC NET Exam 2021

We are providing a detailed break-up of the questions asked in the UGC NET Exam today. 

S No.TopicQuestions Asked
1Teaching Aptitude2-3
2Research Aptitude1-2
3Comprehension5
4Logical Reasoning2-3
5Data Interpretation1-2
6Maths/Reasoning3-4
7Communication2-3
8Environment3-5
9Higher Education2-3
10Information Technology1-2

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Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

What is the maximum sound limit in day time A) 60 db B) 65 db C) 75 db D) 80 db
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

Also one more @Ashwani Tyagi  sir  that which file is saved of Microsoft office (2007) format
A) .doc
B) .docx
C) .png
D) .jif
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

Emmision of CO2 country wise arrange krne they
India,
Russia
USA
China
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

Assertion : personal conflict becomes barrier to classroom communication
Reason : impersonal communication is the best suggested for classroom communication
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

@Nikhil Verma  @Ashwani Tyagi  sir these were the questions from yesterday morning shift
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

Full form of IOT
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

One indian logic question was
If you see a mud of pond and remember the rain of past then what anumana is considered to be this?
I don't know the exact words but this was one of the questions
Priya Bora

Priya BoraSep 26, 2020

Dialogic way of teaching
A) lecture
B) group discussion
C) tutorial
D) project work
Swarnima Singh
ans for q-6 is 90km/hr q-7 is 5125? plzz koi bta do .
Swarnima Singh
q-2 ans is 48 ? plz help

FAQs

  • The Level of UGC NET 2021 Exam conducted on 20th November Shift 1 was Easy to Moderate.

  • The exam was mostly Easy to Moderate, good attempts are 30+ overall and the most difficult section was Maths and DI.

  • The maximum questions were from People and environment then Higher Education, Teaching aptitude, Research Aptitude and ICT were asked.

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