UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2022, Sept. 23: Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2022: NTA UGC NET Exam was conducted in two shifts for both papers, i.e., UGC NET Paper 1 and UGC NET Paper 2, for a 3-hour duration. The BYJU’S Exam Prep experts provide you with the detailed UGC NET Paper 1 exam analysis for the exam held on September 23, 2022. UGC NET Paper 1 analysis is prepared after thoroughly analyzing the question paper and the feedback shared by the appearing candidates in the September 23, 2022 exam.

UGC NET Paper 1 exam analysis, Sept. 23, 2022, is useful in knowing good attempts and expected cut-offs so that you can know your current status after appearing for the exam.

UGC NET Exam Timing & Schedule

UGC NET December 2021 and June 2022 cycles have been merged, and the exam is conducted in three phases. The exam was for 3 hours, i.e., 180 Minutes. There is no break between Paper 1 & Paper 2. The UGC NET Paper 1 exam analysis is conducted just after the exam. You can check out the paper timing and schedule below.

UGC NET Exam Date

UGC NET Exam Shift

Exam Timings

23rd September 2022

UGC NET Exam Shift 1 (Paper 1 + Paper 2)

9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

UGC NET Exam Shift 2 (Paper 1 + Paper 2)

3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis – Highlights (23 September 2022)

Below is the major highlight of today’s UGC NET Paper 1 Exam. This surely helps you understand the nature of the examination at a glance.

  • The level of UGC NET Paper 1 was Moderate.
  • The level of UGC NET Paper 2 varied from subject to subject.

UGC NET Paper 1 Analysis 2022 [September 23, 2022]

Candidates can check the detailed topic-wise UGC NET Paper 1 Analysis. There were no variations in the difficulty level of the exam, number of questions from topics, etc. Candidates should be aware of these analyses, so they know the changes in the exam.

UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis: Questions Asked [September 23, 2022]

Below we have shared the list of questions asked (unit-wise) in the UGC NET Exam on September 23, 2022, for Paper 1.


Questions Asked

Topics Asked

Teaching Aptitude

  • Levels of Teaching
  • Teaching Skills

Research Aptitude

  • Methods of teaching
  • Qualitative research
  • Action & qualitative research


  • Easy

Logical Reasoning

  • Letter Coding
  • Relationship
  • Hetu
  • Praman
  • Jainism
  • Buddhism
  • Anumaan

Data Interpretation

  • Pie chart
  • Bar graph
  • Percentage calculation


  • Ratio
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Percentage


  • Barriers of Communication
  • Classroom Communication – Statement-based questions
  • Cluster Network


  • COP25
  • Ozone depletion
  • Global warming
  • Climate change
  • Natural hazards

Higher Education

  • NAAC
  • Swayam
  • Swayam Prabha
  • Schemes
  • Sakshat portal

Information Technology

  • Input & Output devices
  • Memory hierarchy
  • Accelerated Graphics Port
  • FTP
  • Virtual Learning Environment
  • TB
  • Wireless Bluetooth

UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis: Difficulty Level [September 23, 2022]

UGC NET Paper 1 exam analysis 2022 explains the best way for each shift. We are providing you with the unit-wise difficulty level. This helps you to know the overall unit-wise difficulty level in terms of Easy, Moderate, and Difficult. Please check out the UGC NET Paper 1 difficulty level in the table.

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

UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis – Good Attempts [September 23, 2022]

After analyzing the whole UGC NET Paper 1 exam, we share the list of good attempts (unit-wise) in the UGC NET Exam on September 23, 2022, for Paper 1.

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