The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) December – 2021 & June – 2022 (merged cycles) examination is around the corner and candidates are on their preparation track to ace the examination. The date of examination will be soon released by the conducting body – National Testing Agency (NTA). Being one of the toughest subjects under the UGC NET exam, Commerce is a stream that candidates find difficulty in cracking, yet the right approach to preparation would be beneficial in scoring well to be qualified.
The following article provides details on the important dates, preparation tips, syllabus, study materials, and exam pattern for the UGC NET Commerce examination.
UGC NET Commerce 2022: Important Dates
The important dates and events for the UGC NET Commerce 2022 examination (merged cycle: December 2021 and June 2022) is given below in the table:
|Online Application Release||30th April 2022|
|Last Date of Application||30th May 2022|
|Application Form Correction Window Opens||31st May 2022 to 1st June 2022|
|Admit Card Release||To be announced|
|Date of Examination||To be announced|
|Final Result Declaration||To be announced|
UGC NET Commerce 2022: Study Materials
To score higher marks for the examination, the following books (given in the table below) recommended would help students to prepare better based on the syllabus.
|Business Statistics||‘Business Statistics’||J.K Thakur|
|Accounting and Auditing||11 and 12th Books for basics||R.S Agarwal/T.S Grewal|
|Business Management||Graduation Textbook||C.B Gupta/F.C Sharma|
|Cost and Management Accounting||Graduation Textbook||Maheshwari and Mittal|
|Business Economics||Graduation Textbook Microeconomics||Dr Deepshree|
|Financial Management||Graduation Textbook||I M Pandey|
|Research Methods||Graduation Textbook||C.R Kothari|
UGC NET Commerce 2022: Preparation Tips
In order to begin preparation for the examination, it is important that the candidate employs a strategic approach. Analysing the weak and strong points in terms of the subject and each section of the exam is necessary for the candidate to introspect in their process of learning. Formulate a study plan and stick to it with a proper schedule that would help the candidate to complete the syllabus (provided in the article) a month before the date of examination. Familiarizing with the exam pattern and being aware of the cut-off percentage gives the candidate a clear understanding of the strategic ways in which he/she could attempt the examination and also to manage time. As provided above in the article, the study materials would guide in getting a grasp of the subjects and to perform well for both Paper-I and Paper-II. Remember to carry your valid ID proof and most importantly the Admit Card before entering the examination centre.
Here are a few tips and tricks to remember while preparing for the UGC NET Commerce Examination 2022:
- Make an effective and efficient study plan structured to prepare for your exam.
- Refer periodicals and books on commerce, business, finance and economics.
- Allot 15 minutes to skim through daily current affairs.
- Focus on your English language skills. Summarise a random essay each day. To complete this activity, allot 20 minutes.
- Divide each section and allot 1 hour each a day for the subjects mentioned in the syllabus.
- Managing time and the total number of question accordingly is crucial. Thus, focus on arranging the sections to be answered to your level of ease.
- Focus on each section based topics and the duration for both Paper-I and II.
- To find ample time for a thorough revision, cover the syllabus at the earliest.
- Refer to Previous Year Question Papers (Solved Questions).
- Take the UGC NET Mock Test and Quizzes. (Avail the Free Mock Test Series on entri.app)
- Self-assessment is key.
UGC NET Commerce 2022: Exam Syllabus
To prepare for the UGC NET Commerce examination, candidates must be thorough with the syllabus designed by UGC for both Paper- I and Paper-II.
The syllabus for the UGC NET Commerce Paper- II examination is as follows:
|1||Business Environment and International Business||
|2||Accounting and Auditing||
|5||Business Statistics and Research Methods||
|6||Business Management and Human Resource Management||
|7||Banking and Financial Institutions||
|9||Legal Aspects of Business||
|10||Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning||
UGC NET Commerce 2022: Exam Pattern & Cut-Off
The exam pattern and cut-off for the UGC NET Commerce 2022 is provided below:
|Paper||Duration||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
- Conducted as Paper-I and Paper-II, both the papers are of objective type.
- There will be no negative marking.
|Category||JRF & Assistant Professor||Assistant Professor Only|
|Cut-off Marks Percentage||Cut-off Marks Percentage|
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