UGC NET Books For Paper I & Paper II 2022

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UGC NET Books For Paper I & Paper II

Best UGC NET Books 2022: The UGC NET Exam consists of two papers. One is common for all, and paper II is for specialization in a particular subject. To qualify for the UGC NET, you must prepare correctly.

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Best UGC NET Books and study materials play a major role in exam preparation. So, you need to select books based on the latest UGC NET syllabus and exam pattern. It will help you to choose the right books for both papers.

You must have the right books along with other study materials like syllabus, exam pattern, question papers, etc to crack the exam.

This blog will get the list of Best UGC NET Books 2022 for Paper I & Paper-II.

UGC NET Books For Paper I & Paper II 2022

Books for UGC NET are considered inextricably important during UGC NET preparation. No person can say that he or she did not study the relevant books for the UGC NET Exam during UGC NET preparation.

The basic concepts are the same in all the books but the application of the concept makes all the difference hence some books are considered the best books.

The main issue is to do a selection of appropriate or best books that are quite relevant and effective for UGC NET preparation. So, we have prepared a list of essential books for the UGC NET Exam suggested by the UGC NET Toppers of the last few years.

These books have helped them immensely during UGC NET preparation and to score maximum marks in all the phases of the UGC NET Exam.

Before starting the complete guide, you can check the basic overview of the UGC NET Exam 2022 from the table below.

UGC NET 2022 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

Commonly known as

UGC NET Exam

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

National

Official Website

ugcnet.nta.nic.in

Periodicity

Twice in a year (and December)

Conducted for

Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professorship

Mode of Exam

Computer-based Test (Online mode)

Medium

English or Hindi

NET Application fees

 Gen – ₹1000, OBC/ EWS- ₹500, SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender – ₹250

UGC NET Helpdesk

8076535482, 7703859909 | ugcnet-nta@nic.in, queries.net.nta@gmail.com

You have seen in the table that UGC NET has two papers. Paper I is general and it is common for all the candidates.

Paper-II is subject-specific. NTA UGC NET is conducted for a total of 81 subjects.

To help you to select the Best UGC NET Books For Paper I & Paper II, we have created a detailed subject-wise list here.

By choosing the below-mentioned books, you can save your precious time during UGC NET exam preparation and can score high marks as well.

Suggested books in this write-up have good coverage of topics of the UGC NET Exam syllabus.

Subject-Wise Best NTA UGC NET Books 2022

You can check list of best subject wise UGC NET Books from below.

Subject Wise List Of Best UGC NET Books 2022
Best UGC NET Adult Education Books 2022
Best UGC NET Anthropology Books 2022
Best UGC NET Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Books 2022
Best UGC NET Arabic Books 2022
Best UGC NET Archaeology Books 2022
Best UGC NET Assamese Books 2022
Best UGC NET Bengali Books 2022
Best UGC NET Bodo Books 2022
Best UGC NET Chinese Books 2022
Best UGC NET Commerce Books 2022
Best UGC NET Comparative Literature Books 2022
Best UGC NET Comparative Study of Religions Books 2022
Best UGC NET Computer Science and Applications Books 2022
Best UGC NET Criminology Books 2022
Best UGC NET Defence and Strategic Studies Books 2022
Best UGC NET Dogri Books 2022
Best UGC NET Economics Books 2022
Best UGC NET Education Books 2022
Best UGC NET Electronic Science Books 2022
Best UGC NET English Books 2022
Best UGC NET Environmental Sciences Books 2022
Best UGC NET Folk Literature Books 2022
Best UGC NET Forensic Science Books 2022
Best UGC NET French Books 2022
Best UGC NET Geography Books 2022
Best UGC NET German Books 2022
Best UGC NET Gujarati Books 2022
Best UGC NET Hindi Books 2022
Best UGC NET History Books 2022
Best UGC NET Home Science Books 2022
Best UGC NET Human Rights and Duties Books 2022
Best UGC NET Indian Culture Books 2022
Best UGC NET International and Area Studies Books 2022
Best UGC NET Japanese Books 2022
Best UGC NET Kannada Books 2022
Best UGC NET Kashmiri Books 2022
Best UGC NET Konkani Books 2022
Best UGC NET Labour Welfare Books 2022
Best UGC NET Law Books 2022
Best UGC NET Library and Information Science Books 2022
Best UGC NET Linguistics Books 2022
Best UGC NET Maithili Books 2022
Best UGC NET Malayalam Books 2022
Best UGC NET Management Books 2022
Best UGC NET Manipuri Books 2022
Best UGC NET Marathi Books 2022
Best UGC NET Mass Communication and Journalism Books 2022
Best UGC NET Museology and Conservation Books 2022
Best UGC NET Music Books 2022
Best UGC NET Nepali Books 2022
Best UGC NET Oriya Books 2022
Best UGC NET Pali Books 2022
Best UGC NET Paper 1 Books 2022
Best UGC NET Performing Arts Books 2022
Best UGC NET Persian Books 2022
Best UGC NET Philosophy Books 2022
Best UGC NET Physical Education Books 2022
Best UGC NET Political Science Books 2022
Best UGC NET Population Studies Books 2022
Best UGC NET Prakrit Books 2022
Best UGC NET Psychology Books 2022
Best UGC NET Public Administration Books 2022
Best UGC NET Punjabi Books 2022
Best UGC NET Rajasthani Books 2022
Best UGC NET Russian Books 2022
Best UGC NET Sanskrit Books 2022
Best UGC NET Sanskrit Traditional Subjects Books 2022
Best UGC NET Santali Books 2022
Best UGC NET Sindhi Books 2022
Best UGC NET Social Medicine and Community Health Books 2022
Best UGC NET Social Work Books 2022
Best UGC NET Sociology Books 2022
Best UGC NET Spanish Books 2022
Best UGC NET Tamil Books 2022
Best UGC NET Telugu Books 2022
Best UGC NET Tribal and Regional Languages Books 2022
Best UGC NET Urdu Books 2022
Best UGC NET Visual Art Books 2022
Best UGC NET Women Studies Books 2022
Best UGC NET Yoga Books 2022

Best UGC NET Books For Paper I 2022

UGC NET Paper I is conducted to test your teaching and reasoning ability, research aptitude, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness. This paper has 50 questions for a total of 100 marks.

You must have the best books to score better on the paper 1 exam. You must select the books based on the latest UGC NET Paper 1 syllabus. 

Here we have provided the list of Best UGC NET Books For Paper I. 

Book Title Author Name Publisher Name
Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper I M. Gagan, Sajit Kumar Danika Publishing Company
NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF – Paper 1 KVS Madaan Pearon Education
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1 Harpreet Kaur Oxford University Press
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1 Arihant Experts Arihant Publications
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – Paper 1 Dr. Usha Rani Jain JBC Press
CBSE UGC-NET: Teaching and Research Aptitude Dr. M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial Board Ramesh Publishing House
General Awareness- Manorama Yearbook Arihant Publications
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Nonverbal B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali Arihant Publication
Computer Awareness Mini Goyal and Shweta Rani Arihant Publication
Quantitative Aptitude R.S.Aggrawal S.Chand
Quantitative Aptitude N.K.Singh Upkar Prakashan Publication
High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin

Other Important Books for UGC NET Exam Paper I 2021

In addition, you can refer to the following topic-specific books for UGC NET Paper I:

UGC NET Paper I Topic

Reference Books

General Awareness

Manorama Yearbook

General awareness (Arihant Publications)

Reasoning ability 

A Modern Approach To Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning (S.Chand Publication)

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Nonverbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali (Arihant Publication)

Computer Literacy

Computer Awareness by Mini Goyal and Shweta Rani (Arihant Publication)

Numerical and Arithmetical Ability

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Aggrawal (S.Chand Publication)

Quantitative Aptitude by N.K.Singh (Upkar Prakashan Publication)

Test of Comprehension and English Language

High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren and Martin

Best UGC NET Books For Paper II 2022

UGC NET Paper-II has 100 Multiple Choice Questions for a total of 200 marks. To prepare well for the exam, you can check the list of Best UGC NET Books For Paper-II for your subject below.

Subject Name
List Of UGC NET Books 
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)
Political Science Trueman’s UGC NET Political Science by K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar (Author) UGC Net Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee (Arihant)
UGC NET Books for Psychology Trueman’s UGC NET Psychology by Dr. Swati MaharshiUGC Net Psychology 2018 by Siddharth Mittal and Naroj Kumar Sahu (Arihant Experts)
Sociology Trueman’s UGC NET Sociology by S.Hussain
History Trueman’s UGC NET History by Promod Singh
Anthropology Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology by A.M. Tripathi
Commerce Trueman’s UGC NET Commerce by Praveen Kataria, Anshu Kataria, and M. Shivani
Education Trueman’s UGC NET Education by GaganManocha
Social Work Trueman’s UGC NET Education by Yogendra Pal
Defence and Strategic Studies CBSE UGC-NET-JRF Defense And Strategic Studies
Home Science Trueman’s UGC-NET Home Science by Anju Khosla & RuchiUGC NET /SET (JRF &LS) Home Science by Suchi Rastogi
Public Administration UGC Net Public Administration 2018 by Deepak Swain (Arihant)Trueman’s UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar
Population Studies Principles of Population Studies by Bhende (Author), Himalayan Publishing House
Music UGC NET Music Exam Guide (Hindi) by Gunjan Saxena and Nisha Rawa
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)
Bengali Bengali NET/SET by Balaram Bapari
Hindi Trueman’s UGC NET Hindi Sahitya (Hindi Literature) by Board of Authors
UGC NET Books for Kannada Samagra Kannada Sahitya Kaipidi – Useful For IAS, KAS, KES, PUC Lecturer, NET (UGC), K-SET by Lokesha Masavanaghatta
Malayalam UGC NET /SET/ TET Malayalam Pareeksha Sahayi by Sasidharan A.P. (Author)
Odia UGC NET/SSB/SLET/JRF Odia PAPER-II & III
Punjabi U.G.C. NET/SET/JRF PUNJABI by Universal (Contributor)
Sanskrit UGC NET/JRF/SLET Sanskrit Prashan Patra-II Avum III (Hindi) by Priyanka Tiwari (Author), Arihant Experts (Publisher)
Telugu UGC NET & SET (Telugu Literature) by GanjiShashidar, Pothula Venkateshwar Reddy
Urdu UGC-NET JRF & Assistant Professor Khazeen-E-Adab Urdu (Paper II & III) by M.Arshad Ansari and M. S. Ansari
English UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) English Literature by Arihant Experts
Linguistics UGC NET/SET Linguistics Guide by Ringu Ann Baby
Assamese UGC/CBSE NET Set Guide By Assam Publishing Company (Assamese) (ASHIM CHUTIA -Author)
Gujarati UGC NET/GCET-Commerce Paper (in Gujarati) by Mukesh M Bavaliya
Adult Education/Continuing Education/ Andragogy/Non-Formal Education A brief Book on Extension Education by Shruti Madan Singh (Author), New Vishal Publications
UGC NET Books for Physical Education Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education by Akhilesh Tripathi (Author), A.K. Srivastava (Author)
UGC NET Books for 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
Law Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman ChauhanUGC-NET: Law (Paper II) Exam Guide by Aproov Bhardwaj (R Gupta’s Publication)
Library and Information Science Trueman’s UGC NET Library and Information Science by S. Thakur (Author)
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies UGC NET Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies by Deepak Kumar
Comparative Study of Religions Comparative Study of Religions by C.R. JainComparative Study of Religions by Y. Masih
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)

Museology & Conservation Archaeology, Museology, and Conservation: A review Edited by Vibha Upadhaya
UGC NET Books for Archaeology UGC NET/JRF Archaeology and Philosophy Paper (Hindi) by Mohan Lal)
Criminology (UGC-NET/JRF) Criminology Solved Question Paper by Mr. Nitish Kumar Soni Dr. Mridul Srivastava Dr. Anup Yadava
UGC NET Books for Tribal and Regional Language/Literature Folklore and Its Motifs in Tribal Literature by Dr. Kishore Jadav
Folk Literature Folk Literature: A Concise Guide for NET/JRF by Marya Naim (Author)
UGC NET Books for 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)
Women Studies Advanced Manual For Women Studies UGC/CBSE -NET/JRF by Anmol Murlidhar Nimsadkar
UGC NET Books for 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)
Geography Trueman’s UGC NET Geography by A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi
Forensic Science Forensic Science UGC NET/JRF-MCQ by Dr. Anu Singla
UGC NET Books for Computer Science and Applications Trueman’s UGC NET/SET Computer Science and Applications by Sanjay Singhal, Sameer Mishra
Electronic Science CBSE UGC NET/SET ELECTRONIC SCIENCE by Sunil Kushwaha (Author)
Environmental Sciences Trueman’s UGC NET Environmental Science by Anil Tyagi and Virendra Singh
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

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

Best UGC NET Books & Study Materials From Top Publishers

We have provided the list of best books for UGC NET 2022 from top publishers.

You can click on the link given below and access the study materials from famous publishers for UGC NET Exam 2022.

How to Choose Best Books for UGC NET Preparation 2022

You can check the following points on choosing the best books for the UGC NET exam as given below: 
  • Check the year of publication and the edition while choosing the best books for UGC NET 2022. It is relevant to select a book that has all the updated content and information.

  • You can also pick up books recommended by some renowned coaching centres. Those books will be really helpful as there is a possibility that they may also have sample papers attached with them.

  • Keep it in mind that select the books by renowned authors or reputed publishing houses as such books will be more credible and have useful information.

  • Books focused on exam preparation with sample papers and previous years’ question papers are also available for UGC NET Preparation.

  • If you want more clarity, you can also compare topics and contents of 2-3 books and then verify the information with your mentors or UGC NET experts.

Other Important Information for UGC NET Exam 2022

You should have the following important information to boost your exam preparation for the NTA UGC NET exam. Click on the link to access other study materials related to the UGC NET exam.

                            We have covered the complete guide on UGC NET Books For Paper I & Paper-II 2022 . Feel free to ask any questions in the comment section below.

                            FAQs regarding UGC NET Books 2022

                            The frequently asked questions on UGC NET Books 2022 are given below:

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                              • What is the mode of the UGC NET exam?
                                • The mode of the UGC NET examination is online.
                              • How many papers are there in the UGC NET exam?
                                • There are two papers in the UGC NET exam i.e., Paper I and Paper-II.
                              • Which is the best book for UGC NET preparation?
                                • You can check the list of books for both the papers mentioned in this article.
                              • How to select the best UGC NET books?
                                • You should select the latest edition books with authentic and updated content.
                              • How many books should I refer to for UGC NET paper 1?
                                • You can refer to two or more books for more clarity on some topics. Some topics may be covered well in one book and others might be more clear in another book.

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