UGC NET June Exam English Syllabus 2014

UGC NET June Exam English Syllabus 2014

Code No. : 30

Subject : English

Note :

There will be two question papers, UGC NET English Paper II and Paper III ( Parts – A & B ). UGC NET English Paper II will cover 50 Objective Type Questions ( Multiple choice, Matching type, True / False, Assertion – Reasoning type ) carrying 100 marks.

UGC NET English Paper III will have two Parts – A and B ; Paper III ( A ) will have 10 Short Essay type questions ( 300 words ) carrying 16 marks each. In it there will be one question with internal choice from each unit ( i.e. 10 questions from 10 units; Total marks will be 160 ).

UGC NET English Paper III ( B ) will be compulsory and there will be one question from each of the Electives. The candidate will attempt only one question ( one Elective only in 800 words ) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of UGC NET English Paper III will be 200.

UGC NET English Paper II

  1. Chaucer to Shakespeare
  2. Jacobean to Restoration Periods
  3. Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature
  4. Romantic Period
  5. Victorian Period
  6. Modern Period
  7. Contemporary Period
  8. American and other non – British Literature’s
  9. Literary Theory and Criticism
  10. Rhetoric and Prosody

UGC NET English Paper III ( A ) ( Core Group )

  1. British Literature from Chaucer to the present day
  2. Criticism and Literary Theory.

Unit – I : Literary Comprehension ( with internal choice of poetry stanza and prose passage; four comprehension questions will be asked carrying 4 marks each ).

Unit – II : Up to the Renaissance.

Unit – III : Jacobean to Restoration Periods.

Unit – IV : Augustan Age 18th Century Literature.

Unit – V : Romantic Period.

Unit – VI : Victorian and Pre – Raphaelites.

Unit – VII : Modem British Literature.

Unit – VIII : Contemporary British Literature.

Unit – IX : Literary Theory and Criticism up to T. S. Eliot.

Unit – X : Contemporary Theory.

UGC NET English Paper III ( B ) ( Elective / Optional )

Elective – I : History of English Language, English Language Teaching.

Elective – II : European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century.

Elective – III : Indian writing in English and Indian Literature in English translation.

Elective – IV : American and other non – British English Literatures.

Elective – V : Literary Theory and Criticism.