Preparation Strategy for UGC NET 2022 Psychology: Check Topper's Weekly Study Plan, Expert Advice

By Mohit Choudhary|Updated : April 6th, 2022

Preparation Tips for UGC NET 2022 Psychology: The next NTA UGC NET 2022 will be conducted in May/June 2022. This gives the candidates approximately 4-5 months' time 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.                                           

While starting fresh preparation, the candidates should make them familiar with important tips for proper time management and gather study resources. Here we are sharing some important points to be kept in mind, which, will certainly help you crack the UGC NET Exam if you follow.

  • Start with understanding the pattern and mode of examination. UGC NET will consist of two papers (Paper I, II). Paper I is designed to test the candidate’s reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness, and Paper II is designed to test the candidate’s subject knowledge.
  • Go through the entire syllabus once.
  • After checking the syllabus, divide them into topics and subtopics according to priority, and prepare them accordingly.
  • Allocate proper time to each topic depending upon your understanding of the topic.
  • Refer to the best resources (Books).
  • Prepare short notes of all topics covering important concepts.
  • Revise after completing every topic.
  • Start analyzing previous years' question papers. This analysis will give you a hint from where the questions are coming from and what type of questions are asked from a particular topic.
  • Attempt online mock tests and analyze carefully.

Study Plan for UGC NET Psychology 2022

A candidate has to formulate a strategy that works best for him and accordingly plan a timetable for the UGC NET exam. A proper strategy with smart work is required for cracking UGC NET Exam. To help you with the timetable part, we are sharing a week-wise study plan for the upcoming NTA NET May/June 2022 for both papers-Paper 1 & Paper 2 (Psychology).

Note: Paper-1 is common for all the candidates. Paper-2 is subject-specific. So, here, we have taken the Psychology subject (Code-04) for Paper-2.

Week

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

 

Paper-1

Paper-2 (Psychology)

Week-1

(Day 1-Day 7)

Teaching Aptitude (3 days including Revision and practice questions)

Unit-1: Emergence of Psychology – (4 days)

Week 2

(Day 8-Day 14)

Research Aptitude (4 days)

Unit-1: Emergence of Psychology – (3 days)

Week 3

(Day 15-Day 21)

Reading Comprehension (1-2 days)

Unit 2: Research Methodology and Statistics - (5 days)

Week 4

(Day 22-Day 28)

Communication (2-3 days)

Unit 2: Research Methodology and Statistics - (3-4 days)

Week 5

(Day 29-Day 35)

Reasoning (Including Mathematical) (2-3 days)

Unit 3: Psychological Testing (3 days) 

Week 6

(Day 36-Day 42)

Logical Reasoning (4 days)

Unit 4: Biological Basis of Behavior  (3 days)

Week 7

(Day 43-Day 49)

Data Interpretation (2 days)

Unit 5: Attention, Perception, Learning, Memory and Forgetting (5 days)

Week 8

(Day 50-Day 56)

Data Interpretation (2 days)

Unit 6: Thinking, Intelligence and Creativity (5 days)

Week 9

(Day 57-Day 63)

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

Unit 7: Personality, Motivation, emotion, stress and coping  (2-3 days)

Week 10

(Day 64-Day 70)

People and Environment (4-5 days)

Unit 8: Social Psychology (3 days)

Week 11

(Day 71-Day 77)

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

Unit 8: Social Psychology  (5 days)

Week 12

(Day 72-Day 84)

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

Unit 9: Human Development and Interventions  (4 days)

Week 13

(Day 85-Day 91)

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

Unit 9: Human Development and Interventions (5 days)

Week 14

(Day 92-Day 98)

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

Unit 10: Emerging Areas (5 days)

Week 15

(Day 99-Day 105)

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

Unit 10: Emerging Areas (5 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 you follow this study plan thoroughly, then you definitely be able to boost your NET preparation and improve your 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, Check:

UGC NET Library Science Preparation Strategy

UGC NET Education Preparation Tips

UGC NET Sociology Preparation Strategy

UGC NET Hindi Literature Preparation Stretagy

UGC NET English Preparation Tips

UGC NET History Preparation Tips

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