In India, everybody is working hard for government jobs. Even today, people make preparations for SSC or Bank PO examinations in the name of government jobs. In fact, many people believe that only bank jobs or SSC jobs are government jobs. These myths are due to lack of knowledge and awareness.
Any Post Graduate who wants to pursue Ph.D./Research/Lectureship as a career can give the NET (National Eligibility Test). Candidate can even apply for PSU sectors on the basis of NET Score. After getting NET certification from University Grant Commission (UGC), you are eligible for college and university level lecturer-ship and for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian Nationals. Such a prestigious job opportunity is a dream of every post-graduate.
The Million Dollar Question still remains “What are the strategies required to crack NET?” and we would like to answer that question to assist you in this drive.
The standard of NET exam is rigid and tough, considering the mass applicants registering for the exam every year. In Dec 2018, the National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the examination for 11,48,235 registered candidates. As per the UGC policy, the 6% of the candidates who appeared in both the papers and obtain minimum qualifying marks in aggregate of both papers will be declared NET qualified. (For more information click the link below)
This will give you the hint that how much UGC NET Exam is competitive and tough. So, the first and foremost strategy is to get the guidance from the experienced faculty. Following are the strategies to crack NET:
Required Detailed Preparations
Right coverage of syllabus is important. New syllabus of NET published on 28th January 2019 (https://ntanet.nic.in/NTANETCMS/Handler/FileHandler.ashx?i=File&ii=19&iii=Y) is vast as compared to previous syllabus. Prepare and revise every topic before you face the exam.
Solve Past Year Papers
Referring to past year question papers, you will get the idea about the type of questions asked and the areas more frequently used. If we consider the complexity of NET, it is advisable to be in touch with your teacher or your mentor and ask for the support.
Focus on Notes
Prepare the notes or important points or summary to eliminate reading of reference books or lengthy notes at last minute or seek advice on important points or topics from your teacher/mentor for your NET exam revision.
Learn the Exam Strategy
In previous NET exam you could take 2 to 2.5 minutes to solve 1MCQ, however now the strategy needs t be changed. Today you have to take only 1 minute to solve 1 MCQ so you need to be fast. You can always take the help of your teacher/mentor for cracking the NET exam.
Increase Your Speed and Accuracy
You need to keep records about the number of MCQ attempted in stipulated time to cross-check improvement on your accuracy levels. For this, you need to attempt sample test papers or mock tests by keeping a stopwatch with you. Solve as many Test Papers as possible. You may prepare a schedule for it and attempt 3hours mock test weekly.
So, pull up your socks and start preparing for NET’2019 and we, as PCTians are there to brush up your skills and help you in polishing them with the proper guidance and support from qualified and experienced faculty with regular mock test practices classes. We will also teach you all the strategies required to attempt NET Exam effectively.
Parallel to that, regular interactive session will help you to gain extra knowledge and learning about the subject.
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Author: Manmeet Kaur