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    What is the syllabus for NET exam after completing MBA in marketing and HR?

    dear sir , i did my MBA in 9hr and marketing) , before that i completed my b.com corporate secretaryship . what s the syllabus for my net exam preparation

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    UGC NET Economics Syllabus 2012-2013:-


    1. Micro-economic Analysis

    Demand analysis – Marshallian, Hicksian and Revealed preference approaches
    Theory of Production and Costs
    Pricing and output under different forms of market structure
    Factor Pricing analysis
    Elements of general equilibrium and new welfare economics

    2. Macro-economic Analysis

    Determination of output and employment – Classical approach, Keynesian approach, Consumption hypotheses
    Demand for Money – Fisher and Cambridge versions, Approaches of Keynesian, Friedman, Patinkin, Baumol and Tobin
    Supply of Money, Determinants of money supply, High-powered money, Money multiplier
    Phillips Curve analysis
    Business cycles – Models of Samuelson, Hicks and Kaldor.
    Macro-economic Equilibrium – Relative roles of monetary and fiscal policies

    3. Development and Planning

    Economic Growth, Economic Development and sustainable Development – Importance of institutions – Government and markets – Perpetuation of underdevelopment – Vicious circle of poverty, circular causation, structural view of underdevelopment – Measurement of development conventional, HDI and quality of life indices
    Theories of Development – Classical, Marx and Schumpeter; Economic Growth – Harrod-Domar model, instability of equilibrium, Neoclassical growth – Solow’s model, steady state growth. Approaches to development : Balanced growth, critical minimum effort, big push, unlimited supply of labour, unbalanced growth, low income equilibrium trap
    Indicators and measurement of poverty
    Importance of agriculture and industry in economic development – choice of techniques and appropriate technology – Investment criteria – Elementary idea of cost-benefit analysis
    Trade and Aid – International trade as ‘engine of growth’ – Globalization and LDC’s Objectives and role of monetary and fiscal policies in economic development Techniques of planning; Plan Models in India; planning in a market-oriented economy

    4. Public Finance

    Role of the Government in Economic activity – Allocation, distribution and stabilization functions; Private, Public and Merit goods
    The Public Budgets – Kinds of Budgets, Zero-base budgeting, different concepts of budget deficits; Budgets of the Union Government in India Public Expenditure – Hypotheses; effects and evaluation
    Public Revenue – Different approaches to the division of tax burden, incidence and effects of taxation; elasticity and buoyancy; taxable capacity Public Debt – Sources, effects, burden and its management
    Fiscal Federalism -Theory and problems; Problems of Centre-State Financial relations in India
    Fiscal Policy – Neutral and compensatory and functional finance; balanced budget multiplier

    5. International Economics

    Theories of International Trade : Empirical verification and Relevance International Trade under Imperfect competition Terms of Trade and Economic Growth – Secular Deterioration of Terms of Trade Hypothesis – a critical review
    Equilibrium / disequilibrium in Balance of Payment – Traditional, Absorption and Monetary approaches for adjustment in the Balance of Payments, Foreign Trade multiplier
    Impact of Tariffs, Partial and general equilibrium analysis; Political economy of Non-Tariff Barriers
    Theory of regionalism at Global level – Collapse of Bretton-Wood System – Recent
    Monetary reforms
    Trade Policy and Reforms in India

    6. Indian Economy

    Basic Economic indicators – National income, performance of different sectors Trends in prices and money supply
    Agriculture – Institutional and technological aspects, new agricultural policy Industry – New industrial policy and liberalization
    Money and banking – Concepts of money supply, inflation, monetary policy and financial sector reforms
    Public finance – Trends in revenue and expenditures of the Central and State Governments, Public debt; analysis of the Union Budget Foreign trade – Trends, Balance of payments and trade reforms Poverty, unemployment, migration and environment

    7. Statistical Methods

    Measures of Central tendency, dispersion, skewness and kurtosis
    Elementary theory of probability – Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions
    Simple correlation and regression analysis
    Statistical inferences – Applications, sampling distributions (t, x2 and F tests),
    sampling of attributes, testing of Hypothesis
    Index numbers and time series analysis
    Sampling and census methods, types of sampling and errors

    PAPER III (A) [Core group]


    Theory of Demand-Axiomatic approach, Demand functions, Consumerbehaviour
    under conditions of uncertainty
    Theory of production
    Collusive and non-collusive oligopolies
    Different models of objectives of the firm – Baumol, Morris and Williamson
    Factor pricing
    General equilibrium and Welfare Economics


    Keynesian and post-Keynesian approaches to theory of output and employment; concept of investment multiplier; consumption hypotheses Theories of investment and accelerator
    Theories of demand for money – Keynesian and post-Keynesian
    Different approaches to money supply; money supply; components and determinants;
    money multiplier
    Output – price determination (aggregate supply and aggregate demand curve analysis)
    Flerning-Mundell open economy model


    Development and Growth – Role of institutions
    Theories of growth and development – Models of growth of Joan Robinson and Kaldor; Technical Progress – Hicks, Harrod and learning by doing, production function approach to the determinants of growth : Endogenous growth : role of education, research and knowledge – explanation of cross country differentials in economic development and growth.
    Theories of development – Classical, Marx, Schumpeter and structural analysis of development – Imperfect market paradigm, Lewis model of development, Ranis-Fei model, Dependency theory of development
    Factors in economy development – natural resources, population, capital, Human Resource Development and infrastructure
    Trade and development – trade as engine of growth, two-gap analysis, Prebisch, Singer and Myrdal views; gains from trade and LDCs


    Theories of taxation, types, incidence and effects
    Theories of public expenditure – effects on savings, investment and growth Burden of public debt
    Union Finance – Trends in Revenue and Expenditure of the Government of India
    State finance – Trends in Revenue and Expenditure of the State Governments
    Public Debt – India’s Public debt since 1951 – growth composition, ownership pattern and debt management
    Union-State Financial Relations – Horizontal and vertical imbalances; the Finance Commissions
    Fiscal Policy and Fiscal Reforms in India


    Monetary approach’ and adjustment in the balance of payments
    Regional blocs – multilateralism and world trading system
    The Political Economy of imposition of non-tariff barriers
    International trade under conditions of imperfect competition in goods market
    Theory of International reserves
    Optimum Currency Areas – Theory and impact in the developed and developing countries
    WTO and its impact on the different sectors of the economy


    Components of money supply
    Role, constituents and functions of money and capital markets
    RBI – recent monetary and credit policies
    Commercial banks and co-operative banks
    Specialized financial and investment institutions
    Non-Bank financial institutions and Regional Rural Banks


    Industrial structure and economic growth
    Pattern of industrialization – Public and Private; large and small industries
    Theories of Industrial location – Indian experience
    Industrial productivity – measurement, partial and total trends Industrial Finance in India
    Industrial Labour – Problems, policies and reforms in India Economic Reforms and industrial growth


    Population and Economic development – interrelation between population, development and environment, sustainable development
    Malthusian theory of population, Optimum theory of population, theory of demographic transition, population as ‘Limits to Growth’ and as ‘Ultimate Source’
    Concepts of Demography – Vital rates, Life tables, composition and uses, Measurement of fertility – Total fertility rate, gross and net reproduction rate – Age pyramids, population projection – stable, stationary and quasi-stationary population; characteristics of Indian population through recent census
    Poverty in India – Absolute and relative; analysis of poverty in India
    Environment as necessity – amenity and public goods; causes of environmental and ecosystem degeneration – policies for controlling pollution – economic and persuasive; their relative effectiveness in LDCs; Relation between population, poverty and environmental degradation – microplanning for environment and eco-preservation – water sheds, joint forest management and self-help groups
    Role of State in environmental preservation – Review of environmental legislation in India


    Role of Agriculture in Indian Economy – Share of Agriculture, interrelationship between agriculture and industry
    Institutional aspects – Land reforms, Green revolution
    Technological aspects – Agricultural inputs and shifts in production function
    Capital formation in the rural sector – Savings, assets and credits
    Strategies for rural development
    Regional disparities in Indian agriculture
    Cooperative movement in India – Organization, structure and development of different types of cooperatives in India


    Application of Differential and Integral Calculus in theories of consumer behaviour, Production and pricing under different market conditions
    Input-output analysis and linear programming
    Application of Correlation and Regression
    Testing of Hypothesis in Regression Analysis



    Single Equation Linear Model :

    Assumption and properties of OLS
    Multiple Regression Model – Estimation and Interpretation
    Multi-collinearity – Auto-correlation and heteroscedasticity – Causes, detection, consequences and remedy
    Dummy variables, distributed lags – Need, limitations and interpretation
    Applications in Economics

    Simultaneous Equation models :

    Structural and reduced forms
    Endogenous and exogenous variables
    Identification problems and conditions
    Single equation methods of estimations – TSLS, indirect least squares and least variance ratio

    Techniques of Forecasting :

    Econometric properties of time series, Unit root, integrated series, random walk and white noise


    Theory of Consumer Behaviour and Theory of Firms
    Theory of Pricing – Monopoly, Monopolistic competition, Duopoly and Oligopoly
    Theory of Games – Two-person, Zero-sum Game, Pure and Mixed strategy, Saddle point solution, Linear programming and input output analysis
    Static and Dynamic Multiplier and Accelerator, Samuelson-Hicks trade cycle model.
    Growth Models – Harrod and Domar, Neoclassical models – Solow, Meade, Kaldor’s Model with technological progress, endogenous growth models
    Employment and output determination with fixed and flexible prices (IS-LM, Aggregate demand and aggregate supply analysis)

    Elective -III

    The Rise and Fall of Bretton-Wood and emerging International Monetary System World Trading System – Evolution and Distortions
    Globalization – Developments in Exchange Markets, Euro-Currency Markets, and International Bond Markets, International Debt crisis
    Theory of Foreign Exchange Markets – Exchange Trading, Arbitrage and Market Hedging

    Elective – IV

    Growth and Productivity trends in Indian Agriculture Development of distributive institutions – Costs and price policies Agricultural marketing and credit
    Trends in migration and labour markets. Minimum Wages Act WTO and sustainable agricultural development Reforms in Indian agriculture

    Elective – V

    Planning and Economic Development
    Costs, Prices, WTO and Indian Agriculture
    Globalization, Liberalization and the Indian Industrial Sector
    Infrastructure and Economic Development
    Social Sector, Poverty and Reforms in India
    Women, Environment and Economic Development
    Trade Reforms and Liberalization
    Financial sector reforms
    Fiscal policy and fiscal reforms

    UGC NET Psychology Syllabus:-

    PAPER – II

    1. Perceptual Processes

    Approaches to the Study of Perception : Gestalt and physiological approaches

    Perceptual Organization : Gestalt, Figure and Ground, Laws of Organization

    Perceptual Constancy : Size, Shape and Brightness, Illusion; Perception of Depth and Movements.

    Role of motivation and learning in perception

    2. Learning Process

    Classical conditioning : Procedure, Phenomena and related issues

    Instrumental learning : Phenomena, Paradigms and theoretical issues

    Reinforcement: Basic variables and schedules

    Verbal learning : Methods and materials, organizational processes

    3. Memory and forgetting

    Memory processes : Encoding, Storage, Retrieval

    Stages of memory : Sensory memory, Short-term Memory (STM) and Long-term Memory (LTM)

    Episodic and Semantic memory

    Theories of Forgetting : Interference, decay, retrieval

    4. Thinking and Problem Solving

    Theories of thought processes : Associationism, Gestalt, Information processing

    Concept formation : Rules and strategies

    Reasoning : Deductive and inductive

    Problem-solving : Type and strategies

    Role of concepts in thinking

    5 . Motivation and Emotion

    Basic motivational concepts : Instincts, needs, drives, incentives, motivational cycle

    Approaches to the study of motivation : Psychoanalytical, ethological, S-R Cognitive, humanistic

    Biological Motives : Hunger, thirst, sleep and sex

    Social Motives : Achievement, affiliation, approval Exploratory behaviour and curiosity Physiological correlates of emotions

    Theories of emotions : James-Lange, Canon-Bard, Schachter and Singer

    Conflicts : Sources and types

    6. Human Abilities

    Intelligence : Biological, Social, Eco-cultural determinants

    Theories of intelligence : Spearman, Thurston, Guilford

    Individual and group differences : Extent and causes

    Measurement of human abilities

    7. Personality

    Determinants of personality : Biological and socio-cultural

    Approaches to the study of personality : Psychoanalytic, neo-freudian, social learning, trait and type, cognitive

    Personality assessment : Psychometric and projective tests Self-concept: Origin and development

    8. Research Methodology

    Research problems, hypothesis, variables and their Operationalization

    Types of psychological research

    Methods of psychological research : Experimental, Quasi-experimental, case studies, field studies and cross-cultural studies-

    Methods of data collection : Observation, interview, questionnaire, tests and scales. Non-parametric tests

    9. Measurement and testing

    Test construction : Item writing, item analysis

    test standardization : Reliability, validity and norms

    Types of tests : Intelligence, aptitude, personality – characteristics and important examples

    Attitude scales and interest inventories

    Educational measurement and evaluation

    10. Biological Basis of Behaviour

    Receptors, effectors and adjuster mechanisms

    Neural impulse : Origin, conduction and measurement

    Sensory system : Vision and Audition

    Human nervous system : Structure and functions

    PAPER - III (A)



    Signal detection theory, subliminal perception and related factors, information processing approach to perception, culture and perception, perceptual styles. Ecological perspective on perception.


    Learning theories : Hull, Tolman, Skinner

    Cognitive approaches in learning: Latent learning, observational learning

    Experimental analysis of behaviour : Behaviour modification, shaping Discrimination learning

    Neurophysiology of learning


    Models of memory : Atkinson and Shiffrin, Craik and Lockhart, Tulving

    Semantic memory : Episodic, trace model and network model

    Long-term memory: Retrieval cues, flashbulb memory, constructive processes in memory, eyewitness testimony, autobiographical memory

    Biological basis of memory : The search for the engram, PET scan, and biochemical factors in memory

    Improving memory : Strategies

    Unit – IV

    Cognitive strategies : Algorhythms and heuristics

    Convergent and divergent thinking

    Decision-making; impediments to problem – solving

    Creative thinking and problem-solving

    Language and thought


    Historical antecedents of motivation from Mechanism to Cognition

    Cognitive bases of motivation : Intrinsic motivation, Attribution, Competence

    Measurement of motives : Issues and techniques

    Cross-cultural perspectives of motivation : Achievement, Aggression

    Components of emotion: Physiological, expressive and cognitive

    Neural mechanism of emotion : Central and peripheral

    Measurent of emotions : Physiological, expressive and cognitive measures

    Current theories of emotions and facial feedback hypothesis

    Stress and coping : Reactions to stress, outcomes of stress


    Theories of intelligence : Cattell, Jensen, Sternberg Goleman

    Creativity : Views of Torrance, Getzels, Guilford

    Intelligence and creativity : Relationship

    Abilities and achievement : Concept and role of emotional intelligence


    Clinical and growth approaches to personality

    Existential and humanistic theories of personality : Frankl, Rollo May, Maslow, Rogers

    Personality assessment : Projective, psychometric and behavioural measures

    Psychology of self : Western and Eastern perspectives, measurement of self


    Research designs : Correlational, factorial, randomized block, matched group, quasi-experimental, time series design

    ANOVA : Randomized and repeated

    Correlational analysis : Partial, multiple and regression analysis

    Factor analysis : Assumptions, methods, rotation and interpretation


    Psychological scaling : Purpose and methods

    Sources of bias in psychological testing

    Ethical issues in psychological testing

    Application of factor analysis in standardization of tests-with Important illustrations


    Methods of Physiological psychology : Lesion and Brain Stimulation

    Sleep and waking : Stages of sleep, Disorders of sleep and Physiological mechanisms of sleep and waking

    Ingestive Behaviour : Drinking and its neural mechanism; hunger and its neural mechanism

    Endocrine system : Chemical and glandular



    Elective - I

    Current trends in Social Psychology

    Social cognition

    Social influence

    Prosocial behaviour

    Applied social psychology : Health, Environment and Law

    Elective - II

    Development processes : Nature, Principles and related

    concepts – maturity, experience factors in development: Biogenic, Psychogenic and Sociogenic

    Stages of Development : Theories of Development: Psychoanalytic, Behaviouristic and cognitive

    Various aspects of development : Sensory-motor, cognitive, language, emotional, social and moral


    Human development and individual differences

    Motivation and learning

    Factors in educational achievement

    Social psychology of education

    Teacher effectiveness

    Guidance in schools : Needs, organizational set up and techniques

    Counselling : Process and areas


    Development of industrial and organizational psychology

    Selection processes in organization

    Organizational training

    Performance appraisal

    Motivation and work


    Work environment

    Organizational behaviour : Theories, socialization, effectiveness


    Psychopathology : Concepts, classification and causes : clinical diagnostics

    Common clinical disorders

    Mental retardation

    Mental Health : Intervention models and psychotherapies

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    Re: What is the syllabus for NET exam after completing MBA in marketing and HR?

    Please let me know syllabus for NET for optional subject Marketing and also let me know that what will be changes in paper 3 after changing the pattern I mean whether there will be separate paper for each optional subject?

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    i have passed MBA in HR and want to do Ph.D in HR. Please give me details of the subjects which i can opt for paper II

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    Re: What is the syllabus for NET exam after completing MBA in marketing and HR?

    i had compited MBA in marketing. now i wnt to do phd in marketing.wolud you please tel me dates of net or phd entrence exam?

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    Re: What is the syllabus for NET exam after completing MBA in marketing and HR?

    NET stands for National Eligibility Test.It will be conduct twice time in a year by UGC.

    Those candidate have completed masters degree from recognized university are eligible for NET exam.

    For general and OBC candidate must be hold 55%above in masters degree. SC/ST candidate must be hold 50% above in masters degree.

    I have attached the Syllabus of Management department so please check it out.This paper are really helpful for you.

    For online Registration You can visit to http://ugcnetonline.in

    For more details about NET exam click on the link http://www.ugc.ac.in
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    Syllabus of Management department for PhD admission through NET

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