UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021 29th November Paper 1 (Shift 2): Questions Asked, Difficulty Level

By Sakshi Ojha|Updated : November 29th, 2021
UGC NET Exam Analysis November 29th (Shift 2): The UGC NET Exam is performed in 81 subjects. NTA has merged cycles i.e. December 2020 and June 2021 and is being conducted in November- December 2021. Shift 2 of the 29th November UGC NET Exam is done now. The exam is split into two sections. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 includes 50 questions and Paper 2 includes one hundred questions. 
UGC NET is conducted to grant JRF and Lectureship to all qualified candidates. UGC NET is a national-level examination and UGC NET qualified candidates can apply for assistant professor positions all over the country. 

The breakdown of our analysis will be as follows:

  • A detailed review of the overall paper.
  • Good attempts.
  • Topic-wise questions
  • The difficulty level of the exam.

NTA UGC NET Shifts Details 29th 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:

  1. History (Group 1)
  2. Population Studies
  3. History (Group 2)
  4. Anthropology

UGC NET COVID Instructions at Exam Center by NTA

1. Wearing a mask/face shield and social distance are mandatory for all candidates.
2. Items permitted by the Examination Center Admit card and self-declaration form, Valid ID, transparent ballpoint pen. Additional photos, personal hand sanitizer; clear water bottle.
3. Candidates could not enter without the COVID self-assessment on the signed and enclosed admission card.
4. Applicants were expected to pre-fill the details of the admission card, including the thumbprint, from home.

UGC NET 29th November 2021 History 2nd Shift, Watch Now

Today's UGC NET Exam Important Highlights: 29th November 2021

  • The level of UGC NET Paper 1 was moderate.
  • The level of UGC NET Paper 2 varied subject to subject.  
  • As per the pattern, a total of 3 hours was given to solve the paper in which the student can attempt any section anytime.

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Pattern of the Exam


Number of Questions






3 hours(no break)




UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Difficulty Level

Below are the details of the difficulty of today's UGC NET Exam Paper 1. The difficulty levels of the UGC NET exam are shown in the sections below.

S.No. Topic Difficulty level
1Teaching Aptitude Moderate to Difficult
2Research Aptitude Moderate
3Comprehension Easy to Moderate
4Logical Reasoning Easy
5Data Interpretation Easy to Moderate
6Maths/Reasoning Difficult
7Communication Easy to Moderate
8Environment Moderate to Difficult
9Higher Education Moderate to Difficult
10Information Technology Moderate to Difficult

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2021: Good Attempts (overall 33 to 37)

Exam analysis is a great tool to understand your performance if you have already taken the exam. If you haven't taken the UGC NET 2021 exam yet, this is a great way to know what to expect from the exam. You can check out the overall good attempts below.

S.No. TopicGood attempts
1Teaching Aptitude 8 - 9
2Research Aptitude 5 - 6
3Comprehension 3 - 4
4Logical Reasoning 5 - 6
5Data Interpretation 4 - 5
6Maths/Reasoning 3 - 4
7Communication 3 - 4
8Environment 2 - 3
9Higher Education 1 - 2
10Information Technology 2 - 3

Questions Asked in Today's UGC NET Exam 2021

You will get a detailed unit wise break-up of the questions asked in today's UGC NET Exam. 

S No.TopicQuestions Asked
1Teaching Aptitude 10 - 11
2Research Aptitude 6 - 7
3Comprehension 4 -5 
4Logical Reasoning 7 - 8
5Data Interpretation 5 - 6
6Maths/Reasoning 4 - 5
7Communication 5 - 6
8Environment 3 - 4 
9Higher Education 2 - 3
10Information Technology 3 - 4

We hope to help you more and more with this analysis. Do share them in the comments section with us If you remember any questions from the exam.

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