Scheme And Date Of Test

The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 30th June, 2013 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:

    Session Paper Marks No.of Question Duration
    First I 100 60 out of which 50 to be attempt 1 Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
    First II 100 50 Questions all are complusory 1 Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
    Second III 150 75 Questions all are complusory 2 Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)
  • Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

  • Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

  • Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks. All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.

The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be uploaded on UGC website ( or in the last week of November, 2012. It may noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.