Are you confused about your study plan for UGC NET exams? We've put together a list of some of the most popular books that students prefer to ensuring that they're well prepared. Make effective use of them in your study in order to get good results in Paper 1.

Are you studying for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)? To keep your preparations on track, you'll need the appropriate books and guidance. We've compiled a list of some of the most popular books for Paper 1 of the UGC NET to help you study for the forthcoming exams. Check out this list and grab one of these books to help you get started on your preparations.

Also Read: Topic-specific Books for UGC NET Paper 1

1. NTA UGC NET JRF Paper I — All 10 Subject + Indian Logic

Anuj Jindal (JRF Commerce, JRF Management, NET Labour Welfare/HRM) is the CEO of, a start-up named "India's Rising Innovative Start-ups" by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. He formerly worked for the State Bank of India as an Assistant Manager. He graduated from the Delhi School of Economics with a master's degree in business and has already passed JRF in commerce, JRF in management, and NET in labour welfare/HRM. He has been a UGC NET Exam Mentor for the previous four years. There are about 1500 Paper 1 questions in this book. It covers all 10 subjects as well as a new subject called Indian Logic.

2. Oxford NTA UGC NET Paper 1 for NET/SET/JRF

The 2018 edition of this book was extremely popular with students, and it was preferred for the manner the text was presented. This Oxford book is an updated version of that one, enabling students to keep up with the most recent changes in the syllabus. The syllabus is organised into ten chapters, each of which explains the topics using figures, examples, and tables to help students understand it. In addition, the book includes solved prior year papers from 2004 to 2017 as well as access to free video lectures via their app. As a result, once you've finished studying, you'll have more than enough chances to put your learning into practice.

3. NTA UGC NET/ SET/ JRF - Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude updated syllabus 2020 by Arihant Experts

Arihant Experts has been a well-known name in the area of educational books and books for competitive exams. This book is another popular suggestion for preparation for UGC NET, SET, and other competitive exams. It's broken down into ten sections to help you study more efficiently. More than 3000 Multiple Choice Questions are included in the book, with questions drawn from former papers dating back 9 years. This ensures that your strategy remains focused on the exam format. The book also allows us to improve online, which is useful for mentally preparing for the exam.

4. Pearson's NTA UGC NET/SET/JRE Paper I - Teaching and Research Aptitude

Pearson is another well-known name in the market for educational and competitive exam publications. This book successfully mixes theory and practise, allowing you to prepare and practise with the same book. This book, which is divided into ten parts, employs the proper use of tables and graphs, as well as a large number of examples, to help you understand the key theory concepts. More than 2500 questions have been organised into relevant chapters to make it easy for you to revise the entire book. It also includes solved problems from previous years, which will aid you in better understanding the pattern of Huge amount exams.

5. Trueman's UGC NET/SET General Paper I - Teaching &Research Aptitude

Trueman's book is not only good for the NET exam, but it may also be used to train for the SET (State Eligibility Test). It covers the most up-to-date syllabus from June 2019 onwards, allowing you to focus on the most recent syllabus and exam format. It has a variety of MCQs and model test papers to help you in rapidly testing your knowledge after learning new topics and evaluating your preparations at the same time. According to some reviews, this book even includes a brief Pedagogy subscription to help you prepare more effectively.

6. NTA UGC NET Paper 1-34 Solved Papers by Disha Experts

If you're seeking for solved papers to help you prepare for the upcoming UGC NET test, Disha Experts has a good book for you. Solved papers from 2019 Phase I through 2004 Phase I, as well as two sets of June and December 2019 papers, are included in this book. The book contains around 1900 questions, which have been organised into ten units according to the UGC curriculum. In addition to the questions, you may use the trend analysis provided in this book to predict the types of questions that will be asked in the future exam.

Although the books listed above are more comprehensive in that they cover many topics from UGC NET Paper 1, there are a few other books that are particularly useful for certain areas.

You can check the topics covered in the syllabus of UGC NET Paper 1 & 2 here.

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