UGC NET 2020 Exam Preparation Books

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UGC NET 2020 Exam Preparation Books

UGC NET June 2020 Exam is conducted as a online mode which is a Computer Based Test (CBT) including of two papers i.e., Paper-1 and Paper-2.. Paper-1 is common for all subjects and Paper-2 is subject-specific which is depending on the subject chosen by the candidate. To qualify the UGC NET exam, one has to prepare from the best study material. NTA UGC NET determines the candidate’s eligibility level for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor. 

Here we have the most important steps for the preparation of any competitive exam which is identifying the correct resources for exams. So, here are the best books for the preparation of UGC NET 2020 Exam. We have covered all the recommended books for both, Paper-1 and Paper-2 for all the subjects of UGC NET in this article.

Books for Paper-1 :

The table covers the list of best books for some of the most popular subjects of Paper-1.

Book Name Author Name Publisher Name (Year)
NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF – Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude by Pearson | Latest 2019 UGC Syllabus | Includes 2012 – 2018(Dec) Solved Papers KVS Madaan Pearson Education; Third edition (20 March 2019)
2019 Latest Syllabus – NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude with December 2018 Paper Harpreet Kaur Oxford University Press; First edition (1 February 2019)
Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper I – Teaching & Research Aptitude 2019 Edition Sajit Kumar, M. Gagan Danika Pubilishing Company (12 January 2019)
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude updated syllabus 2019 with Solved paper Arihant Experts Arihant Publications; Eleventh edition (14 June 2019)
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude | Latest 2019 UGC Syllabus | With 2018 (Dec) Solved Papers & 5 Practice Sets Dr. Usha Rani Jain JBC Press; First edition (2019)
Books for Paper-2 :

The table covers the list of best books for some of the most popular subjects of Paper-2. This paper is a subject related paper and every student can choose one subject, which is usually the subject of his/her MA degree.

Subject Code Subject Name Author/Publisher
01 Economics / Co-operation / Demography / Rural Economics /Development Planning/Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics Trueman’s UGC NET Economics by Sriniwas ShirurUGC NET/JRF/SET Economics (Paper II) -Upkar Prakashan (Author-Gopal Garg)
02 Political Science Trueman’s UGC NET Political Science by K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar (Author)UGC Net Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee (Arihant)
03 Psychology Trueman’s UGC NET Psychology by Dr. Swati MaharshiUGC Net Psychology 2018 by Siddharth Mittal and Naroj Kumar Sahu (Arihant Experts)
04 Sociology Trueman’s UGC NET Sociology by S.Hussain
05 History Trueman’s UGC NET History by Promod Singh
06 Anthropology Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology by A.M. Tripathi
07 Commerce Trueman’s UGC NET Commerce by PraveenKataria, Anshu Kataria, and M. Shivani
08 Education Trueman’s UGC NET Education by GaganManocha
09 Social Work Trueman’s UGC NET Education by Yogendra Pal
10 Defence and Strategic Studies CBSE UGC-NET-JRF Defense And Strategic Studies
11 Home Science Trueman’s UGC-NET Home Science by Anju Khosla & RuchiUGC NET /SET (JRF &LS) Home Science by Suchi Rastogi
12 Public Administration UGC Net Public Administration 2018 by Deepak Swain (Arihant)Trueman’s UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar
13 Population Studies Principles of Population Studies by Bhende (Author), Himalayan Publishing House
14 Music UGC NET Music Exam Guide (Hindi) by Gunjan Saxena and Nisha Rawa
15 Management (including Business Administration Management/Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management) Trueman’s UGC-NET Management by M. Shivani (Author)UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) Management by Mohit Aggarwal (Arihant experts)
16 Bengali Bengali NET/SET by Balaram Bapari
17 Hindi Trueman’s UGC NET Hindi Sahitya (Hindi Literature) by Board of Authors
18 Kannada Samagra Kannada Sahitya Kaipidi – Useful For IAS, KAS, KES, PUC Lecturer, NET (UGC), K-SET by Lokesha Masavanaghatta
19 Malayalam UGC NET /SET/ TET Malayalam Pareeksha Sahayi by Sasidharan A.P. (Author)
21 Punjabi U.G.C. NET/SET/JRF PUNJABI by Universal (Contributor)
22 Sanskrit UGC NET/JRF/SLET Sanskrit Prashan Patra-II Avum III (Hindi) by Priyanka Tiwari (Author), Arihant Experts (Publisher)
23 Telugu UGC NET & SET (Telugu Literature) by GanjiShashidar, Pothula Venkateshwar Reddy
24 Urdu UGC-NET JRF & Assistant Professor Khazeen-E-Adab Urdu (Paper II & III) by M.Arshad Ansari and M. S. Ansari
25 English UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) English Literature by Arihant Experts
26 Linguistics UGC NET/SET Linguistics Guide by Ringu Ann Baby
27 Assamese UGC/CBSE NET Set Guide By Assam Publishing Company (Assamese) (ASHIM CHUTIA -Author)
28 Gujarati UGC NET/GCET-Commerce Paper (in Gujarati) by Mukesh M Bavaliya
29 Adult Education/Continuing Education/ Andragogy/Non-Formal Education A brief Book on Extension Education by Shruti Madan Singh (Author), New Vishal Publications
30 Physical Education Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education by Akhilesh Tripathi (Author), A.K. Srivastava (Author)
31 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management Trueman’s UGC NET HRM/ Human Resource Management & Labour Welfare by Reetu DograUGC-NET: Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations / Labour & Social Welfare / Human Resource Management (Paper II) Exam Guide
32 Law Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman ChauhanUGC-NET: Law (Paper II) Exam Guide by Aproov Bhardwaj (R Gupta’s Publication)
33 Library and Information Science Trueman’s UGC NET Library and Information Science by S. Thakur (Author)
34 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies UGC NET Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies by Deepak Kumar
35 Comparative Study of Religions Comparative Study of Religions by C.R. JainComparative Study of Religions by Y. Masih
36 Mass Communication and Journalism Trueman’s UGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism by Sameer K. Mishra (Author)

UGC NET Mass Communication and Journalism by Atul Udaipuria and Nitesh Kumar Singh (Arihant Experts)

37 Museology & Conservation Archaeology, Museology, and Conservation: A review Edited by Vibha Upadhaya
38 Archaeology UGC NET/JRF Archaeology and Philosophy Paper (Hindi) by Mohan Lal)
39 Criminology (UGC-NET/JRF) Criminology Solved Question Paper by Mr. Nitish Kumar Soni Dr. Mridul Srivastava Dr. Anup Yadava
40 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature Folklore and Its Motifs in Tribal Literature by Dr. Kishore Jadav
41 Folk Literature Folk Literature: A Concise Guide for NET/JRF by Marya Naim (Author)
42 Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ / Navya Nyaya/ Mimansa /Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya) UGC NET/JRF/SLET – Sanskrit Prashan-Patra II Avum III by Priyanka Tiwari (Author)
43 Women Studies Advanced Manual For Women Studies UGC/CBSE -NET/JRF by Anmol Murlidhar Nimsadkar
44 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) Upkar’s UGC-NET/JRF/SET Visual Art (Paper-II) by M. Vasim (Author)
45 Geography Trueman’s UGC NET Geography by A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi
46 Forensic Science Forensic Science UGC NET/JRF-MCQ by Dr. Anu Singla
47 Computer Science and Applications Trueman’s UGC NET/SET Computer Science and Applications by Sanjay Singhal, Sameer Mishra
48 Electronic Science CBSE UGC NET/SET ELECTRONIC SCIENCE by Sunil Kushwaha (Author)
49 Environmental Sciences Trueman’s UGC NET Environmental Science by Anil Tyagi and Virendra Singh
50 Human Rights and Duties (a) UGC NET/SET (JFR&LS) Human Rights & Duties Paper II & III by FazilAtulUdaipuria (Author)

UGC NET Human Rights and Duties by Arihant Experts

51 Tourism Administration and Management. Trueman’s UGC NET Tourism by Akhilesh
52 Yoga R.Gupta’s UGC-NET Yoga (Paper II & III) Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board (Author)


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