NTA administers the UGC NET Exam twice a year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NTA will only be able to administer the exam once in 2021. As a result, after the examination, NTA will release the application dates for UGC NET 2022.

Important UGC NET Preparation Tips for clearing the UGC NET exam on the first attempt. Here are some best tips advice those applicants studying for the UGC NET 2022 exam in just first attempt.

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Cracking the UGC NET test for the first time is not impossible if you put in the necessary effort and devotion to your exam preparation. So, let’s take a quick look at some key ideas that will assist students in passing the UGC NET exam.

1. Ability to Manage Time

Learners usually prepare well for exams but fail to complete the paper on time. Why is it the case? The fundamental cause of this failure is a lack of time management skills, as a result of which all of one’s efforts are wasted. As a result, make it a practice to set a time limit for any topic you study or any mock test you take in order to identify your own level of performance.

2. Clear Your Concepts

Rote learning or a broad overview of the subject will not assist you in your preparation. To pass this exam, you must have a complete understanding of the subject matter. Prepare the concepts carefully so that, one can attempt any question from that topic.

3. Mock Tests for Practice

Mock tests can assist you in a variety of ways. The following are a few of them:
A) It enables the candidate in creating the most efficient approach, which varies from student to student.
B)It improves the student in understanding new approaches and resolving problems more effectively.
C)It will assist you in comprehending the significance of time management in the actual exam.
D)It helps the candidate in analyzing his or her performance and level of preparation.

4. Exam Analysis

Analyze the previous year’s UGC NET papers to determine the frequency or pattern of recurring questions/concepts. This analysis will be vital in determining how well you perform on the final exam. Examine the previous year’s cutoffs as well.

5. Intelligent Way to Preparation

Rather than preparing for each and every topic, one should study smartly for the exam. This is what separates the winners from the losers. Rather than counting the number of hours you study, look at how well you studied. The key to passing the UGC NET exam is to use this strategy.

The entire UGC NET preparation is divided into 13 weeks (as shared in the preparation strategy pdf above). You have to pick up only 2 subjects at a time, 1 from Paper-1 and 1 from Paper-2.

Start with your strong subjects, since there are no sectional cut-offs, covering your strengths would save time and boost your Morale.

You may also use this guide to create your own Personalised Preparation Strategy.

Author's Bio: 

Anuj Jindal, the founder, is an ex-manager from SBI, with an M.Com from Delhi School of Economics. He also has JRF in Commerce & Management blog: anujjindal.in