UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: Question Asked, Difficulty Level, Good Attempts

By Mohit Choudhary|Updated : October 11th, 2022

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: The UGC NET Exam is a national-level examination conducted to award lectureship to qualified students. NTA has merged cycles i.e. December 2021 and June 2022 and is being conducted in June-July 2022. Now we are here with the complete UGC NET 2022 Political Science Analysis to help you understand the difficulty level of the examination in this shift. 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.

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Table of Content

The following points will be covered in today's analysis:

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

 

UGC NET Political Science Analysis 2022: Pattern of the Exam

Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

Paper-1

50

100

3 hours(no break)

Paper-2

100

200

UGC NET Political Science Exam Important Highlights 2022

  • Paper 2: The level of the exam was moderate to difficult.
  • A total of 3 hours were given in which the student can attempt any section anytime.

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: 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.TopicDifficulty level
1 Political Theory  Moderate
2 Political Thought Easy-Moderate
3 Indian Political Thought  Easy 
4 Comparative Political Analysis Moderate
5 International Relations Moderate
6 Indian Foreign Policy  Easy
7 Political Institutions in India Easy 
8 Political Processes in India Easy-Moderate
9 Public Administration Moderate
10 Governance & Public Policy in India Moderate

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts 

Exam analysis is very beneficial to have an idea of your performance. Check the good attempts for each section below.

S. No.TopicGood attempts
1 Political Theory 7-8
2 Political Thought 8-9
3 Indian Political Thought 5-6
4 Comparative Political Analysis7-8
5 International Relation4-5
6 Indian Foreign Policy2-3
7 Political Institution in India8-9
8 Political Processes in India9-10
9 Public Administration3-4
10 Governance and Public Policy in India6-7

Questions Asked in Today's UGC NET Political Science Paper

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

S. No.TopicQuestions Asked
1 Political Theory Liberty, Equality, Justice, Rights, Democracy, Power, Citizenship
2 Political Thought Hegel, Mary Wollstonecraft, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx
3 Indian Political Thought M.K Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Muhammad Iqbal, M.N.Roy
4 Comparative Political AnalysisDevelopment, Democratization, Structures of Power, Nationalism

5

 International RelationApproaches to the study of International relations, United Nations, Conflict and Peace
6 Indian Foreign PolicyNon-Alignment movement, Continuity and change in India’s Foreign Policy, India’s relations with neighborhood
7 Political Institution in IndiaJudiciary, Constitutionalism in India, Constituent Assembly, Union Executive
8 Political Processes in IndiaSocial Movements, Gender and Politics in India, Electoral Politics
9 Public AdministrationOrganizational Communication, Theories and Principles of Organization, Managing the organization
10 Governance and Public Policy in IndiaAccountability and control, Governance, Grassroots Governance

UGC NET 11 October 2022 1st Shift Analysis, Watch Now

Today's UGC NET Exam 2nd Shift Important Highlights: 11 October 2022

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

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: 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.TopicDifficulty level
1 Political Theory  Moderate
2 Political Thought Easy-Moderate
3 Indian Political Thought  Easy 
4 Comparative Political Analysis Moderate
5 International Relations Moderate
6 Indian Foreign Policy  Easy
7 Political Institutions in India Easy 
8 Political Processes in India Easy-Moderate
9 Public Administration Moderate
10 Governance & Public Policy in India Moderate

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022 Key Points :

1. Question paper was more factual in nature.

2. Number of conceptual questions was quite less.

3. Match the following and chronology-based questions made the paper interesting. 

4. Number of books and authors-based questions were asked in the paper. 

5. Paper 1 was tough but paper 2 was easy to moderate in nature.   

UGC NET Political Science Exam Analysis 2022: Good Attempts - 65 to 70 Questions

Exam analysis is very beneficial to have an idea of your performance. Check the good attempts for each section below.

S.No.TopicGood attempts
1 Political Theory  6
2 Political Thought  7
3 Indian Political Thought  8
4 Comparative Political Analysis 6
5 International Relation 7
6 Indian Foreign Policy 7
7 Political Institution in India 5
8 Political Processes in India 7
9 Public Administration 7
10 Governance and Public Policy in India 6

Questions Asked in Today's UGC NET Political Science Paper

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

S.No.TopicQuestions Asked
1 Political Theory Positive Liberty thinker, Macpherson's Possessive Individualism, fiduciary trust, the central idea of Conservatism, Feminism books, etc.    
2 Political Thought John Locke, Mill's Ideas, Hobbes Quote, books of Hannah Arendt, Frantz fanon, Hegal Theory of State, etc. 
3 Indian Political Thought Books of Ambedkar, Nationalism of Aurobindo, D.D Upadhaya ideas, Periyar ideas, and books, etc. 
4 Comparative Political Analysis Comparative methods, Neo-Colonialism, Dependency theory, World System Theory, Forms of government, etc. 
5 International RelationNeo-realist concept, Political Regimes, UN peace settlement, Comprehension question 
6 Indian Foreign PolicyIndira Doctrine, Foreign agreement chronology, Indian Diaspora, BECA agreement with the USA. etc 
7 Political Institution in India Finance Commission, 73rd and 74th amendment act, etc.  
8 Political Processes in IndiaTrade Union, electoral Politics 
9 Public AdministrationHuman relation theory, decision-making approach, M.P Follet, etc. 
10 Governance and Public Policy in IndiaAatmanirbhar Bharat Scheme, etc 

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