Code No. : 30 CBSE NET Exam English Syllabus 2017
Subject : English
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
- Chaucer to Shakespeare
- Jacobean to Restoration Periods
- Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature
- Romantic Period
- Victorian Period
- Modern Period
- Contemporary Period
- American and other non – British Literature’s
- Literary Theory and Criticism
- Rhetoric and Prosody
UGC NET English Paper III ( A ) ( Core Group )
- British Literature from Chaucer to the present day
- 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.