How to Prepare for UGC NET Political Science 2022: Check Strategy, Tips and Tricks for Preparation

By Mohit Choudhary|Updated : April 17th, 2022

How to Prepare for UGC NET Political Science 2022: The next NTA UGC NET 2022 will be conducted in May/June 2022. This gives the candidates approximately 5-6 months for their preparation. So, here is a study plan for the UGC NET exam for all the aspirants who plan to write this exam in May/June next year. Candidates must check this UGC NET study plan thoroughly and try to follow it properly to boost their NET exam preparation.

In the initial preparation phase, the candidates should familiarize themselves with important tips to efficiently utilize their time and collect study resources that are useful for preparation. Here e have shared some most important details to be kept in mind, which, if followed, will definitely assist you in cracking the UGC NET exam.

  •     Thoroughly check all the details about the pattern of the exam and mode of examination.
  •     Go through the UGC NET entire syllabus once.
  •     Divide your time properly to each topic depending upon your knowledge of the topic.
  •     Prepare short notes of all topics covering important concepts.
  •     Revise after completing every topic.
  •     Practice UGC NET previous years' question papers.
  •     Attempt online mock tests and analyze carefully.

Study Plan for UGC NET Political Science 2022

A proper strategy with smart work is required to clear the UGC NET Exam. For clearing this exam you have to formulate a strategy that works for you and according to this make a timetable for the UGC NET exam. To help you with the timetable part, here we are sharing a week-wise study plan for the upcoming NTA UGC NET May/June 2022 for both papers, i.e., Paper 1 & Paper 2 (Political Science).

Note: Paper-1 is common for all the candidates. Paper-2 is subject-specific. So we are taking the Political Science subject (code-002) for Paper-2.

Week

Topics to be covered (including revision at the end of the week and practice questions)

 

Paper-1

Paper-2 (Political Science)

Week-1

(Day 1-Day 7)

Teaching Aptitude (3 days including Revision and practice questions)

Unit-1: Political Theory – (4 days)

Week 2

(Day 8-Day 14)

Research Aptitude (4 days)

 

Unit 2: Political Thought (3 days)

Week 3

(Day 15-Day 21)

Reading Comprehension (1-2 days)

Unit 2: Political Thought (4 days)

Week 4

(Day 22-Day 28)

Communication (2-3 days)

Unit 3: Indian Political Thought (3-4 days)

Week 5

(Day 29-Day 35)

Reasoning (Including Mathematical) (2-3 days)

Unit 4: Comparative Political Analysis (4 days)

Week 6

(Day 36-Day 42)

Logical Reasoning (4 days)

Unit 4: Comparative Political Analysis (3 days)

Week 7

(Day 43-Day 49)

Data Interpretation (2 days)

Unit 5: International Relations (5 days)

Week 8

(Day 50-Day 56)

Data Interpretation (2 days)

Unit 5: International Relations (5 days)

Week 9

(Day 57-Day 63)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)  (4-5 days)

Unit 6: India’s Foreign Policy (2-3 days)

Week 10

(Day 64-Day 70)

People and Environment (4-5 days)

Unit 7: Political Institutions in India (2-3 days)

Week 11

(Day 71-Day 77)

Higher Education System Part - I: Governance, Polity, and Administration (2 days)

Unit 7: Political Institutions in India (5 days)

Week 12

(Day 72-Day 84)

Higher Education System Part - II: Governance, Polity, and Administration (3 days)

Unit 8: Political Processes in India (4 days)

Week 13

(Day 85-Day 91)

Revision: Practice questions based on these two units (1 hour daily)

 

Unit 9: Public Administration (4 days)

Week 14

(Day 92-Day 98)

Revision: Practice questions based on these two units (1 hour daily)

Unit 9: Public Administration (4 days)

 

Week 15

(Day 99-Day 105)

Revision: Practice questions based on these two units (1 hour daily)

Unit 10: Governance and Public Policy in India (4 days)

 

Week 16

(Day 106-Day 112)

Revision: Practice questions based on these two units ( 1 hour daily)

Solve previous year papers

Week 17

(Day 113-Day 119)

Solve previous year papers and Mock Tests

Solve previous year papers and analyze carefully

If a candidate follows this study plan completely, then one can boost his/her NET preparation and improve their exam score. However, this study plan is a sample study plan; you can make your study plan based on your strengths and weaknesses.

So, start now to crack UGC NET May/June 2022 with a good score

Also Read:

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Short notes on Teacher Education: Meaning Nature and Scope for UGC NET Paper 2: Education

Short notes on Concept and Principles of Curriculum for UGC NET Paper 2: Education

Importance of UGC NET Exam Paper 1

Education in Ancient India for UGC NET

Complete Notes on Teaching Aptitude for UGC NET Exam

How to prepare Paper-2 Education for UGC NET?

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FAQs

  • UGC NET & JRF are the same exams. The top 6% of students who qualify NET exam get JRF. So candidates need more marks for JRF as compared to NET.

  • The candidates who have cleared UGC NET as per the minimum qualifying marks, i.e., 40% for General and 35% for Reserved Category shall be declared 'Pass' in the UGC NET exam.

  • No. There is no negative marking in the exam. UGC NET will have a total of 150 MCQs and candidates will be given 3 hours to complete the exam.

  • In the Political Science exam, there are ten units. Every unit has different important topics.

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