Higher-Education-and-Politics

Question 1
MC National University of Journalism and Communication is located at
A
Lucknow
B
Bhopal
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 2
Indian Institute of Advanced Study is located at
A
Dharmshala
B
Shimla
C
Solan
D
Chandigarh
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 3
Indicate the number of Regional Offices of National Council of Teacher Education.
A
04
B
05
C
06
D
08
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 4
Which of the following rights was considered the “Heart and Soul” of the Indian Constitution by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar ?
A
Freedom of Speech
B
Right to Equality
C
Right to Freedom of Religion
D
Right to Constitutional Remedies
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Indian-Constitutuion       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 5
Who among the following created the office of the District Collector in India ?
A
Lord Cornwallis
B
Warren Hastings
C
The Royal Commission on Decentralisation
D
Sir Charles Metcalfe
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 6
The Fundamental Duties of a citizen include
1. Respect for the Constitution, the National Flag and the National Anthem
2. To develop the scientific temper.
3. Respect for the Government.
4. To protect Wildlife.
Choose the correct answer from the
codes given below :
A
1, 2 and 3
B
1, 2 and 4
C
2, 3 and 4
D
1, 3, 4 and 2
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 7
In which of the following categories the enrolment of students in higher education in 2010-11 was beyond the percentage of seats reserved?
A
OBC students
B
SC students
C
ST students
D
Women students
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-and-Politics       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 8
Which one of the following statements is not correct about the University Grants Commission (UGC)?
A
It was established in 1956 by an Act of Parliament.
B
It is tasked with promoting and coordinating higher education.
C
It receives Plan and Non-Plan funds from the Central Government.
D
It receives funds from State Governments in respect of State Universities.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 9
Consider the statement which is followed by two arguments (I) and (II):
Statement: Should India switch over to a two party system?
Arguments
(I) Yes, it will lead to stability of Government.
(II) No, it will limit the choice of voters.
A
Only argument (I) is strong.
B
Only argument (II) is strong.
C
Both the arguments are strong.
D
Neither of the arguments is strong.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 9 Explanation: 
Given two arguments are strong one with respect to stability other with respect to the choice.
Question 10
Consider the statement which is followed by two arguments (I) and (II):
Statement: Should persons with criminal background be banned from contesting elections?
Arguments:
(I) Yes, it will decriminalize politics.
(II) No, it will encourage the ruling party to file frivolous cases against their political opponents.
A
Only argument (I) is strong.
B
Only argument (II) is strong.
C
Both the arguments are strong.
D
Neither of the arguments is strong.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 10 Explanation: 
Argument (I) only more strong with respect to the given statement.
Question 11
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about a Judge of the Supreme Court of India?
1) A Judge of the Supreme Court is appointed by the President of India.
2) He holds office during the pleasure of the President.
3) He can be suspended, pending an inquiry.
4) He can be removed for proven misbehaviors or incapacity.
A
1,2 and 3
B
1,3 and 4
C
1 and 3
D
1 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Supreme-Court       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 12
In the warrant of precedence, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha comes next only to
A
The President
B
The Vice-President
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Cabinet Ministers
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 13
The maximum number of fake institutions / universities as identified by the UGC in the year 2014 are in the State / Union territory of
A
Bihar
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Delhi
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 14
Which of the following institutions are empowered to confer or grant degrees under the UGC Act, 1956?
1. A university established by an Act of Parliament.
2. A university established by an Act of Legislature.
3. A university / institution established by a linguistic minority.
4. An institution which is a deemed to be university.
Select the correct answers from the codes given below:
A
1 and 2
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1, 2 and 4
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 15
Which of the following are the tools of good governance?
1. Social Audit
2. Separation of Powers
3. Citizen’s Charter
4. Right to Information
A
1, 3 and 4
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1 and 4
D
1, 2, 3, and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 16
Right to privacy as a Fundamental Right is implied in
A
Right to Freedom
B
Right to Life and Personal Liberty
C
Right to Equality
D
Right against Exploitation
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 17
Which of the following organizations deals with “capacity building programe” on Educational Planning?
A
NCERT
B
UGC
C
NAAC
D
NUEPA
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 18
Which of the following powers, the President has in relation to Lok Sabha?
1. Summoning
2 Adjournment- sine die
3. Prorogation
4. Dissolution
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
1 and 4
B
1, 2 and 3
C
1, 3 and 4
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 19
The interval between two sessions of parliament must not exceed
A
3 months
B
6 months
C
4 months
D
100 days
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 20
Digital Empowerment means
(i) Universal digit literacy
(ii) Universal access to all digital resources
(iii) Collaborative digital platform for participative governance.
(iv) Probability of all entitlements for individuals through cloud.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
(i) and (ii) only
B
(ii) and (iii) only
C
(i), (ii) and (iii) only
D
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2014 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 21
The first virtual university of India came up in
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 22
Arrange the following books in chronological order in which they appeared. Use the code given below:
(i) Limits to Growth
ii) Silent Spring
(iii) Our Common Future
(iv) Resourceful Earth
A
(i), (iii), (iv), (ii)
B
(ii), (iii), (i), (iv)
C
(ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
D
(i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Books       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 23
Which one of the following Councils has been disbanded in 2013?
A
Distance Education Council (DEC)
B
National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
C
National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
D
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 24
Which of the following statements are correct about the National Assessment and Accreditation Council?
1. It is an autonomous institution.
2. It is tasked with the responsibility of assessing and accrediting institutions of higher education.
3. It is located in Delhi.
4. It has regional offices.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
1 and 3
B
1 and 2
C
1, 2 and 4
D
2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NAAC       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 25
The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide disputes between two or more States falls under its
A
Advisory Jurisdiction
B
Appellate Jurisdiction
C
Original Jurisdiction
D
Writ Jurisdiction
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Supreme-Court       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 26
Which of the following statements are correct?
1. There are seven Union Territories in India.
2. Two Union Territories have Legislative Assemblies
3. One Union Territory has a High Court.
4. One Union Territory is the capital of two States.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
A
1 and 3 only
B
2 and 4 only
C
2, 3 and 4 only
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 27
Which of the following statements are correct about the Central Information Commission?
1. The Central Information Commission is a statutory body.
2. The chief Information Commissioner and other Information Commissioners are appointed by the president of India.
3. The Commission can impose a penalty upto a maximum of Rs 25,000
4. It can punish an errant officer.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
1 and 2 only
B
1, 2 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 28
Which of the following is/are a minority institution(s) ?
1. Punjabi University, Patiala
2. Osmania University, Hyderabad
3. Kashmir University, Srinagar
4. St. Stephens College, Delhi
Select the correct answer from the code given below :
A
1 and 2
B
2 and 4
C
2 only
D
4 only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 29
Which of the following statements are correct about the National Advisory Council (NAC) ?
1. The National Advisory Council is a statutory body.
2. It is headed by the Prime Minister of India.
3. It facilitates constant interaction with the leaders of civil society.
4. It provides policy and legislative inputs to the Government of India.
Select the correct answer from the code given below :
A
1, 2 and 3
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1, 3 and 4
D
3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NAC       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 30
Which of the following are Central Universities?
1. Pondicherry University
2. Vishwa Bharati
3. H.N.B. Garhwal University
4. Kurukshetra University
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
A
1, 2 and 3
B
1, 3 and 4
C
2, 3 and 4
D
1, 2 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2014 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 31
Consider the statement which ls followed by two arguments (i) and (ii).
Statement: India should have a very strong and powerful Lokpal.
Arguments: (i) Yes, it will go a long in eliminating corruption in bureaucracy.
(ii) No; it will discourage honest officers from making quick decisions.
Codes:
A
Only argument (i) is strong.
B
Only argument (ii) is strong.
C
Both the arguments are strong.
D
Neither of the arguments is strong.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2014 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 32
Which of the following universities has adopted the meta university concept?
A
Assam University
B
Delhi University
C
Hyderabad University
D
Pondicherry University
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2014 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 33
Which of the following statements are correct about a Central University?
1. Central University is established under an Act of Parliament.
2. The President of India acts as the visitor of the University.
3. President has the power to nominate some members to the Executive Committee or the Board of Management of the University.
4. The President occasionally presides over the meetings of the Executive Committee or Court.
Select the correct answer from the code given below:
A
1, 2 and 4
B
1, 3 and 4
C
1, 2 and 3
D
1, 2, 3 and 4
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2014 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 34
Which of the following universities/institutes is ranked first in the India Rankings 2016?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
B
Central University, Hyderabad
C
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
D
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NIRF-Ranking       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 35
Which of the following statements are correct about distance education in India?
(a) It supplements formal education.
(b) It reduces the cost of education.
(c) It replaces the formal education.
(d) It enhances access to education.
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
(b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 36
Which of the following are statutory bodies?
(a) Election Commission of India
(b) University Grants Commission (UGC)
(c) All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
(d) National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(b), (c) and (d)
C
(b) and (c)
D
(b) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 37
Which of the following statements are not correct in respect of Rajya Sabha?
(a) It has same powers as those of Lok Sabha.
(b) It can pass a vote of no-confidence against the Council of Ministers.
(c) It can amend a money bill.
(d) It can be dissolved during emergency.
A
(b) and (c)
B
(b), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (c)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 38
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the powers of the Governor of a State?
(a) He has the power to dissolve the Legislative Assembly.
(b) He has the power to appoint judges of the State High Court.
(c) He has the power to grant pardon in case of death sentence.
(d) He has diplomatic powers.
A
(a) only
B
(a) and (b)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
(a), (b) and (c)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 39
In which of the following cases, the principle of natural justice (Hear the other party) must be followed?
(a) Dismissal of an employee
(b) Supersession of a municipality
(c) Threat to national security
(d) Disciplinary action against a student or an employee
A
(a) and (b)
B
(a) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 40
The University Grants Commission was established with which of the following aims?
(a) Promotion of research and development in higher education
(b) Identifying and sustaining institutions of potential learning
(c) Capacity building of teachers
(d) Providing, autonomy to each and every higher educational institution in India
A
(a), (b) and (d)
B
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (c)
D
(b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 41
The session of the parliament is summoned by:
A
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
B
The President
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 42
Civil Service Day is celebrated in India on:
A
7th July
B
21st April
C
24th April
D
21st June
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Civil-Service-Day       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 43
The South Asia University is situated in the city of:
A
Kathmandu
B
Colombo
C
Dhaka
D
New Delhi
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 44
The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in institutions of higher education in India at present (2015) is about:
A
23 percent
B
8 percent
C
12 percent
D
19 percent
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 45
The total number of central universities in India in April 2015 was:
A
43
B
08
C
14
D
27
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 46
Sustainable development goals have specific targets to be achieved by
A
2022
B
2030
C
2040
D
2050
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Sustainable-Development       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 47
Which of the following statements about the Indian political system is/are correct?
(a) The president is both Head of the State and Head of the Government.
(b) Parliament is Supreme.
(c) The Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution.
(d) The Directive Principles of State Policy are justifiable.
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(b), (c) and (d)
C
(b) and (c)
D
(c) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 48
Which of the following are the fundamental duties?
(a) To respect the National Flag.
(b) To protect and improve the natural environment.
(c) For a parent to provide opportunities for education to his/her child.
(d) To protect monuments and places of national importance.
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(a), (b) and (d)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 49
Which of the following statements are correct in respect of Niti Aayog?
(a) It is a constitutional body.
(b) It is a statutory body.
(c) It is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body.
(d) It is a think-tank.
A
(a) and (d)
B
(b) and (d)
C
(c) and (d)
D
(b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Niti-Aayog       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 50
Which of the following core value among the institutions of higher education are promoted by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council)?
(a) Contributing to national development.
(b) Fostering global competencies among students and teachers.
(c) Inculcating a value system among students and teachers.
(d) Promoting the optimum utilization of the infrastructure.
A
(b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NAAC       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 51
The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) has been declared unconstitutional by
A
The Supreme Court of India
B
The High Court
C
The High Court and the Supreme Court both
D
The President of India
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NJAC       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 52
Assertion (A): The purpose of higher education is to promote critical and creative thinking abilities among students.
Reason (R): These abilities ensure job placements
A
Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
B
Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
C
(A) is true and (R) is false
D
(A) is false and (R) is true
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Assertion-Reason-Higher-Education       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 53
Which of the following are the objectives of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)?
(a) To improve the overall quality of state institutions.
(b) To ensure adequate availability of quality faculty.
(c) To create new institutions through upgradation of existing autonomous colleges.
(d) To downgrade universities with poor infrastructure into autonomous colleges.
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 54
The grounds on which discrimination in admission to educational institutions is constitutionally prohibited are
(a) Religion
(b) Sex
(c) Place of birth
(d) Nationality
A
(b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 55
Which of the following statements are correct about Lok Sabha?
(a) The Constitution puts a limit on the size of the Lok Sabha.
(b) The size and shape of the Parliamentary Constituencies is determined by the Election Commission.
(c) First - past - the Post electoral system is followed.
(d) The Speaker of Lok Sabha does not have a casting vote in case of an equality of votes.
A
(a) and (c)
B
(a), b) and (c)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 56
Public Order as an item in the Constitution figures in
A
The Union List
B
The State List
C
The Concurrent List
D
The Residuary Powers
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 57
The term of office of the Advocate General of a State is:
A
4 years
B
5 years
C
6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier
D
not fixed
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 58
Which among the following States has the highest number of seats in the Lok Sabha?
A
Maharashtra
B
Rajasthan
C
Tamil Nadu
D
West Bengal
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 59
Assertion (A): Sustainable development is critical to well being of human society.
Reason (R): Environmentally sound policies do not harm the environment or deplete the natural resources.
A
Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
B
Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
C
(A) is true and (R) is false.
D
(A) is false and (R) is true.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Sustainable-Development       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 60
Which of the following are the demerits of globalisation of higher education?
(a) Exposure to global curriculum
(b) Promotion of elitism in education
(c) Commodification of higher education
(d) Increase in the cost of education Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
A
(a) and (d)
B
(a), (c) and (d)
C
(b), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 61
Which of the following statements are correct about deemed universities?
(a) The Governor of the State is the chancellor of deemed universities.
(b) They can design their own syllabus and course work.
(c) They can frame their own guidelines regarding admission and fees.
(d) They can grant degrees.
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(b), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 62
Which of the following statements are correct?
(a) Rajya Sabha is a permanent House which can be dissolved only during national emergency.
(b) Rajya Sabha does not represent the local interests of the States.
(c) Members of the Rajya Sabha are not bound to vote at the dictates of the states they represent.
(d) No Union territory has a representative in the Rajya Sabha.
A
(a) and (d)
B
(b) and (c)
C
(b), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 62 Explanation: 
Question 63
Which of the following are not necessarily the immediate consequences of the proclamation of the President's Rule in a State?
(a) Dissolution of the State Assembly.
(b) Removal of the Council of Ministers in the State.
(c) Takeover of the State administration by the Union Government.
(d) Appointment of a new Chief Secretary.
A
(a) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c)
C
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
D
(b) and (c)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 63 Explanation: 
Question 64
Instead of holding the office during the pleasure of the President who among the following hold(s) office during good behaviour?
(a) Governor of a State
(b) Attorney General of India
(c) Judges of the High Court
(d) Administrator of a Union Territory Select the correct answer from the codes given below
A
(a) only
B
(c) only
C
(a) and (c)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 64 Explanation: 
Question 65
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are formally known as
A
Transforming Our World: 2030 Agenda
B
Sustainable Living For All: 2022 Agenda
C
Life Of Dignity For All: 2022 Agenda
D
One Planet, One People: 2030 Agenda
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Sustainable-Development       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 66
The mandate of the University Grants Commission (UGC) includes
(i) Disbursing grants to Universities and colleges
(ii) Recognising and monitoring technical institutions
(iii) Funding research centres in Universities
(iv) Managing various scholarship programmes
A
(i), (ii) and (iv)
B
(i), (iii) and (iv)
C
(i), (ii) and (iii)
D
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 67
Which one of the following States is going to have India’s first National Rail and Transportation University?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Bihar
D
Gujarat
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 68
The Citizen’s Charter is an instrument which seeks to make an organisation
(i) Transparent
(ii) Accountable
(iii) Formal
(iv) Accessible
A
(i) and (iii)
B
(i), (ii) and (iii)
C
(i), (ii) and (iv)
D
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Citizens-Charter       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 69
The Chief Minister of a State is not eligible to vote in the Presidential election, if
A
he/she himself/herself is a candidate
B
he/she is a caretaker Chief Minister
C
he/she has a criminal case pending against him/her
D
he/she is a nominated member of the State Legislative Assembly
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 70
In the QS World Rankings (2018), which of the following Indian Universities is/are among the top 500 Universities?
(i) University of Delhi
(ii) University of Hyderabad
(iii) Banaras Hindu University
(iv) Jawaharlal Nehru University
A
(i) only
B
(i), (ii) and (iv)
C
(i), (ii) and (iii)
D
(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 71
Which of the following universities has received the Visitor’s Award for the best Central University in India in Feb, 2017?
A
Banaras Hindu University
B
Tezpur University
C
University of Hyderabad
D
Jawaharlal Nehru University
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 72
Which of the following has been ranked the best college in the country (2017) as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)?
A
St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
B
Fergusson College, Pune
C
Maharaja’s College, Mysore
D
Miranda House, Delhi
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NIRF-Ranking       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 73
Which of the following are the goals of higher education in India?
(a) Access
(b) Equity
(c) Quality and Excellence
(d) Relevance
(e) Value based Education
(f) Compulsory and free education
A
(a), (b), (e) and (f)
B
(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
C
(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f)
D
(a), (b) and (e) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 74
Which of the following come(s) within the ambit of the term ‘corruption’?
(a) Misuse of official position
(b) Deviation from rules, laws and norms
(c) Non-action when action is required
(d) Harm to public good
A
(a) and (b) only
B
(a), (b) and (d)
C
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
D
(a) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 75
Who among the following can be removed by the President without Parliament’s resolution?
A
Governor of a State
B
Chief Election Commissioner
C
Comptroller and Auditor – General
D
Judge of a High Court
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 76
The launch of satellite channel by IGNOU on 26 th January 2003 for technological education for the growth and development of distance education is :
A
Eklavya channel
B
Gyandarshan channel
C
Rajrishi channel
D
None of these
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       IGNOU       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 77
Match List - I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below :
A
ii i iv iii
B
i ii iii iv
C
ii iv i iii
D
iv iii ii i
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 78
Which of the following is not a Fundamental Right ?
A
Right to equality
B
Right against exploitation
C
Right to freedom of speech and expression
D
Right of free compulsory education of all children upto the age of 14
E
All the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 78 Explanation: 
All are correct
Question 79
The Lok - Sabha can be dissolved before the expiry of its normal five year term by :
A
The Prime Minister
B
The Speaker of Lok Sabha
C
The President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister
D
None of the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 80
Which one of the following is the most comprehensive source of population data?
A
National Family Health Surveys
B
National Sample Surveys
C
Census
D
Demographic Health Surveys
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Census       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 81
NAAC is an autonomous institution under the aegis of:
A
ICSSR
B
CSIR
C
AICTE
D
UGC
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NAAC       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 82
National Council for Women's Education was established in:
A
1958
B
1976
C
1989
D
2000
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       National-Council-for-Women-Education       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 83
Which one of the following is not situated in New Delhi?
A
Indian Council of Cultural Relations
B
Indian Council of Scientific Research
C
National Council of Educational Research and Training
D
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 84
Autonomy in higher education implies freedom in:
A
Administration
B
Policy-making
C
Finance
D
Curriculum development
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 85
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below: Codes:       (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)      
A
(iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
B
(i) (ii) (vi) (iv)
C
(iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
D
(ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 86
The University which telecasts interaction educational programmes through its own channel is
A
Osmania University
B
University of Pune
C
Annamalai University
D
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 87
Who has signed an MOU for Accreditation of Teacher Education Institutions in India?
A
NAAC and UGC
B
NCTE and NAAC
C
UGC and NCTE
D
NCTE and IGNOU
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NCTE-NAAC       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 88
The recommendation of National Knowledge Commission for the establishment of 1500 Universities is to
A
create more teaching jobs
B
ensure increase in student enrolment in higher education
C
replace or substitute the privately managed higher education institutions by public institutions
D
enable increased movement of students from rural areas to urban areas
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 89
According to Article 120 of the Constitution of India, the business in Parliament shall be transacted in
A
English only
B
Hindi only
C
English and Hindi both
D
All the languages included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 90
The Parliament in India is composed of
A
Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha
B
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & Vice President
C
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & President
D
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha with their Secretariats
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 91
The enrolment in higher education in India is contributed both by Formal System of Education and by System of Distance Education. Distance education contributes
A
50% of formal system
B
25% of formal system
C
10% of the formal system
D
Distance education system’s contribution is not taken into account while considering the figures of enrolment in higher education
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 92
Assertion (A): The U.G.C. Academic Staff Colleges came into existence to improve the quality of teachers.
Reason (R): University and college teachers have to undergo both orientation and refresher courses.
A
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation.
B
Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
C
(A) is correct and (R) is false.
D
(A) is false and (R) is correct.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Assertion-Reason-Higher-Education       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 93
The University Grants Commission was constituted on the recommendation of:
A
Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Commission
B
Mudaliar Commission
C
Sargent Commission
D
Kothari Commission
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 94
Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India safeguards the rights of Minorities to establish and run educational institutions of their own liking?
A
Article 19
B
Article 29
C
Article 30
D
Article 31
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 95
Match List - I (Institutions) with List - II (Functions) and select the correct answer by using the code given below: Code: (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
A
(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
B
(ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
C
(v) (iii) (iv) (ii)
D
(iv) (ii) (iii) (v)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 96
Foundation training to the newly recruited IAS (Probationers) is imparted by:
A
Indian Institute of Public Administration
B
Administrative Staff College of India
C
L.B.S. National Academy of Administration
D
Centre for Advanced Studies
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 97
Electoral disputes arising out of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections are settled by:
A
Election Commission of India
B
Joint Committee of Parliament
C
Supreme Court of India
D
Central Election Tribunal
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 98
Which of the following institutions in the field of education is set up by the MHRD Government of India?
A
Indian council of world Affair, New Delhi
B
Mythic Society, Bangalore
C
National Bal Bhawn, New Delhi
D
India International Centre, New Delhi
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2006 June UGC NET Paper-1
Question 99
What is the name of the Research station established by the Indian Government for 'Conducting Research at Antarctic?
A
Dakshin Gangotri
B
Yamunotri
C
Uttari Gangotri
D
None of the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2006 June UGC NET Paper-1
Question 100
Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) includes:
A
Department of Elementary Education and Literacy
B
Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education
C
Department of Women and Child Development
D
All the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       MHRD       2006 June UGC NET Paper-1
Question 101
Parliament can legislate on matters listed in the State lis
A
With the prior permission of the President.
B
Only after the constitution is amended suitably.
C
In case of inconsistency among State legislatures.
D
At the request of two or more States.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2006 June UGC NET Paper-1
Question 102
The right to impart and receive information is guaranteed in the Constitution of India by Article:
A
19 (2) (a)
B
19(16)
C
19(2)
D
19(1) (a)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 103
The first Indian Satellite for serving the educational sector is known as:
A
SATEDU
B
INSAT - B
C
EDUSAT
D
INSAT-C
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       EDUSAT       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 104
Exclusive educational channel of IGNOU is known as:
A
GyanDarshan
B
Cyan Vani
C
DoorDarshan
D
Prasar Bharati
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       IGNOU       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 105
The head quarter of Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya is situated in:
A
Sevagram
B
New Delhi
C
Wardha
D
Ahmedabad
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 106
Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
A
(ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
B
(iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
C
(iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
D
(i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 107
The aim of vocationalization of education is:
A
preparing students for a vocation along with knowledge
B
converting liberal education into vocational education
C
giving more importance to vocational than general education
D
making liberal education job-oriented
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 108
The University which telecasts interactive educational programmes through its own channel is:
A
B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
B
I.G.N.O.U.
C
University of Pune
D
Annamalai University
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 109
The Government established the University Grants Commission by an Act of Parliament in the year:
A
1980
B
1948
C
1950
D
1956
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 110
Universities having central campus for imparting education are called:
A
Central Universities
B
Deemed Universities
C
Residential Universities
D
Open Universities
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 111
According to Radhakrishnan Commission, the aim of Higher Education is:
A
To develop the democratic values, peace and harmony
B
To develop great personalities who can give their contributions in politics, administration, industry and commerce
C
Both (A) and (B)
D
None of these
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 112
The National Museum at New Delhi is attached to:
A
Delhi University
B
a Deemed University
C
a Subordinate Office of the JNU
D
Part of Ministry of Tourism and Culture
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 113
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below: Codes: (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
A
(iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
B
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
C
(iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
D
(iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 114
Election of Rural and Urban local bodies are conducted and ultimately supervised by:
A
Election Commission of India
B
State Election Commission
C
District Collector and District Magistrate
D
Concerned Returning Officer
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 115
Which opinion is not correct?
A
Education is a subject of concurrent list of VII schedule of Constitution of India
B
University Grants Commission is a statutory body
C
Patent, inventions, design, copyright and trademarks are the subject of concurrent list
D
Indian Council of Social Science Research is a statutory body related to research in social sciences
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 116
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
A
(iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
B
(iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
C
(iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
D
(i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 117
The Kothari Commission's report was entitled on:
A
Education and National Development
B
Learning to be adventure
C
Diversification of Education
D
Education and socialization in democracy
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Kothari-Commission       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 118
Which of the following is not a Dualmode University?
A
Delhi University
B
Bangalore University
C
Madras University
D
Indira Gandhi National Open University
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 119
Which part of the Constitution of India is known as "Code of Administrators”?
A
Part I
B
Part II
C
Part III
D
Part IV
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 120
Which article of the constitution provides safeguards to Naga Customary and their social practices against any act of Parliament?
A
Article 371 A
B
Article 371 B
C
Article 371 C
D
Article 263
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 121
Which one of the following is not the tool of good governance?
A
Right to information
B
Citizens' Charter
C
Social Auditing
D
Judicial Activism
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 122
India’s first Defence University is in the State of
A
Haryana
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Punjab
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 123
Most of the Universities in India
A
conduct teaching and research only
B
affiliate colleges and conduct examinations
C
conduct teaching/research and examinations
D
promote research only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 124
Which one of the following is not a Constitutional Body?
A
Election Commission
B
Finance Commission
C
Union Public Service Commission
D
Planning Commission
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 125
Which one of the following statements is not correct?
A
Indian Parliament is supreme.
B
The Supreme Court of India has the power of judicial review.
C
There is a division of powers between the Centre and the States.
D
There is a Council of Ministers to aid and advise the President.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 126
Which one of the following statements reflects the republic character of Indian democracy?
A
Written Constitution
B
No State religion
C
Devolution of power to local Government institutions
D
Elected President and directly or indirectly elected Parliament
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 127
Who among the following appointed by the Governor can be removed by only the President of India?
A
Chief Minister of a State
B
A member of the State Public Service Commission
C
Advocate-General
D
Vice-Chancellor of a State University
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 128
The Right to Information Act, 2005 makes the provision of
A
Dissemination of all types of information by all Public authorities to any person.
B
Establishment of Central, State and District Level Information Commissions as an appellate body.
C
Transparency and accountability in Public authorities.
D
All of the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 129
The accreditation process by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)  differs  from that  of  National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in terms of
A
Disciplines covered by both being the same, there is duplication of efforts.
B
One has institutional grading approach and the other has programme grading approach.
C
Once get accredited by NBA or NAAC, the institution is free from renewal of grading, which is not a progressive decision.
D
This accreditation amounts to approval of minimum standards in the quality of education in the institution concerned.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       NAAC-NBA       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 130
Which option is not correct?
A
Most of the educational institutions of National repute in scientific and technical sphere fall Under 64th entry of Union list.
B
Education, in general, is the subject of concurrent list since 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act 1976.
C
Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE) was first established in 1920.
D
India had implemented the right to Free and Compulsory Primary Education in 2002 through 86th Constitutional Amendment.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 131
Which statement is not correct about the “National Education Day” of India?x
A
It is celebrated on 5th September every year.
B
It is celebrated on 11th November every year.
C
It is celebrated in the memory of India’s first Union Minister of Education, Dr. Abul Kalam Azad.
D
It is being celebrated since 2008
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 132
Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes : (a) (b) (c) (d)
A
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
B
(iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
C
(ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
D
(ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 133
Deemed Universities declared by UGC under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, are not permitted to
A
Offer programmes in higher education and issue degrees.
B
give affiliation to any institute of higher education.
C
open off-campus and off-shore campus anywhere in the country and overseas respectively without the permission of the UGC.
D
offer distance education programmes without the approval of the Distance Education Council
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 134
The aim of value education to inculcate in students is
A
the moral values
B
the social values
C
the political values
D
the economic values
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 135
Indicate the number of Regional Offices of University Grants Commission of India.
A
10
B
07
C
08
D
09
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 136
One-rupee currency note in India bears the signature of
A
The President of India
B
Finance Minister of India
C
Governor, Reserve Bank of India
D
Finance Secretary of Government of India
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Indian-Currency       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 137
Match the List – I with the List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)
A
(i) (iii) (ii) (iv)
B
(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
C
(iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
D
(ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 138
Constitutionally the registration and recognition of political parties is the function performed by
A
The State Election Commission of respective States
B
The Law Ministry of Government of India
C
The Election Commission of India
D
Election Department of the State Governments
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 139
The members of Gram Sabha are
A
Sarpanch, Upsarpanch and all elected Panchas
B
Sarpanch, Upsarpanch and Village level worker
C
Sarpanch, Gram Sevak and elected Panchas
D
Registered voters of Village Panchayat
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 140
The first Open University in India was set up in the State of
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Delhi
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 141
Most of the Universities in India are funded by
A
the Central Government
B
the State Governments
C
the University Grants Commission
D
Private bodies and Individuals
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 142
Which of the following organizations looks after the quality of Technical and Management education in India ?
A
NCTE
B
MCI
C
AICTE
D
CSIR
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       AICTE       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 143
Consider the following statements : Identify the statement which implies natural justice.
A
The principle of natural justice is followed by the Courts.
B
Justice delayed is justice denied.
C
Natural justice is an inalienable right of a citizen
D
A reasonable opportunity of being heard must be given.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 144
The President of India is
A
the Head of State
B
the Head of Government
C
both Head of the State and the Head of the Government
D
None of the above
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 145
Who among the following holds office during the pleasure of the President of India ?
A
Chief Election Commissioner
B
Comptroller and Auditor General of India
C
Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission
D
Governor of a State
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 146
India has the highest number of students in colleges after
A
the U.K.
B
the U.S.A.
C
Australia
D
Canada
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 147
Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about the Attorney General of India?
  1. The President appoints a person, who is qualified to be a Judge of a High Court, to be the Attorney General of India.
  2. He has the right of audience in all the Courts of the country.
  3. He has the right to take part in the proceedings of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
  4. He has a fixed tenure.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below : Codes :
A
1 and 4
B
2, 3 and 4
C
3 and 4
D
3 only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 148
Which of the following prefix President Pranab Mukherjee desires to be discontinued while interacting with Indian dignitaries as well as in official notings ?
1. His Excellency
2. Mahamahim
3. Hon’ble
4. Shri/Smt.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
A
1 and 3
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 2
D
1, 2 and 3
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 149
Which of the following can be done under conditions of financial emergency?
  1. State Legislative Assemblies can be abolished.
  2. Central Government can acquire control over the budget and expenditure of States.
  3. Salaries of the Judges of the High Courts and the Supreme Court can be reduced.
  4. Right to Constitutional Remedies can be suspended.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:
A
1, 2 and 3
B
2, 3 and 4
C
1 and 2
D
2 and 3
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 150
Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes : (a) (b) (c) (d)
A
(iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
B
(ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
C
(iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
D
(iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-System       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 151
In which year the University Grants Commission was established ?
A
1948
B
1944
C
1953
D
1960
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       UGC       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 152
Another name of Basic Education or Nai Talim is :
A
Compulsory Education
B
New Education Policy
C
Wardha Education Plan
D
Sarva Shikshya Abhiyan
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 153
The Idea of Democratic Decentralisation in India was popularised by :
A
A.D. Gorwala Committee, 1951
B
Paul H. Appleby Committee, 1953
C
B.R. Mehta Committee, 1957
D
Ashok Mehta Committee, 1978
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 154
In India, a political party is recognised as a National or Regional Party by the :
A
President of India
B
Election Commission of India
C
Law ministry in consultation with the Law Commission of India
D
Union Parliament in consultation with the State Legislatures
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 155
Which of the following factors is/are responsible for the increase of the role of Government in Developing Countries ?
(a) Economic Planning
(b) Rising expectation of People
(c) Privatisation
(d) Emergence of the concept of Welfare State
Select the most appropriate answer from the code given below :
A
(a) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (d)
C
Only (c)
D
Only (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 156
India has the largest Higher Education System in the World after :
(a) The United States of America
(b) Australia
(c) China
(d) United Kingdom (U.K.)
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c) only
C
(a), (c) and (d) only
D
(a) and (c) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 157
Prime Minister Research Fellowship is for students pursuing Ph.D programme in :
A
State and Central Universities
B
Central Universities, IISc, IITs, NITs, IISERs and IIITs
C
IISc, IITs, NITs, IISERs, IIITs, State and Central Universities
D
IITs and IISc
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       PMRF       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 158
Leader of the Opposition is a member of committees which select :
(a) the Central Information Commissioner
(b) the Central Vigilance Commissioner
(c) the Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission
(d) the Chairperson of National Commission for Women
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c) only
C
(a), (c) and (d) only
D
(a), (b) and (d) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 159
Which of the following statements are correct about gender budgeting ?
(a) It is a separate budget addressing the specific needs of women.
(b) It assesses the impact of government budget on women.
(c) It is an accounting exercise.
(d) It is another budgeting innovation.
A
(b) and (d) only
B
(a) and (d) only
C
(a), (c) and (d) only
D
(b), (c) and (d) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Budgeting       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 160
Which of the following are the barriers to citizen-centric administration in India ?
(a) Wooden and inflexible attitude of the civil servants
(b) Ineffective implementation of laws and rules
(c) Awareness of rights and duties of citizens
(d) Lack of job opportunities for the youth
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(a), (b) and (c) only
C
(a), (b) and (d) only
D
(a) and (b) only
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Politics       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 161
“ e-Pathshala” is an initiative by :
A
NCTE
B
CBSE
C
UGC
D
NCERT
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       e-Pathshala       UGC NET CS 2018 DEC Paper-1
Question 162
The Council of Rural Development Authority is situated at :
A
Hyderabad
B
Pune
C
Ahmedabad
D
Ludhiana
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Rural-Development-Authority       UGC NET CS 2018 DEC Paper-1
Question 163
University and University-level institutions are categorised into :
(a) Central Universities
(b) State Universities
(c) Private Universities
(d) Deemed-to-be Universities
(e) Institutions of Higher Learning
(f) Civil Sector Institutions
A
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
B
(c), (d), (e) and (f)
C
(a), (c), (e) and (f)
D
(b), (d), (e) and (f)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       UGC NET CS 2018 DEC Paper-1
Question 164
​In 1948, under whose chairmanship Education Commission was set up to reconstruct University Education in India ?
A
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
B
Prof. P.C. Joshi
C
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
D
Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-Commision       UGC NET CS 2018 DEC Paper-1
Question 165
The first Open University established in India is :
A
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
B
Nalanda Open University, Patna
C
Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
D
BhimRao Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       UGC NET CS 2018 DEC Paper-1
Question 166
The education Commision of india that first took serious note of the problem of Brain Drain was
A
The education Commision of india
B
The university education Commission
C
The calcutta university commission
D
The sargeant Commision
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-Commision       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 166 Explanation: 
The Sargent Scheme, formally known as the Report of the Sargent Commission on Post-War Education Development in India, was a 1944 memorandum prepared at the behest of the British-run Government of India that outlined the future development of literacy and education in India.
The commission was mainly constructed with the express motto “to enquire into the condition and prospects of the University of Calcutta and to consider the question of a constructive policy in relation to the question it presents”.
Question 167
Which one of the following instructional designs is NOT a part of SWAYAM launched by Government of India?
A
E-Tutorial
B
E-Content
C
Physical Interaction
D
Discussion Forum
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       SWAYAM       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 167 Explanation: 
The courses hosted on SWAYAM are in 4 quadrants –
(1) video lecture,
(2) specially prepared reading material that can be downloaded/printed
(3) self-assessment tests through tests and quizzes and
(4) an online discussion forum for clearing the doubts
Question 168
The present form of Inter University Board that was previously established for promoting cooperation and coordination among universities is
A
UGC
B
AIU
C
NUEPA
D
ICSSR
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       AIU       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 168 Explanation: 
Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is an organisation and association of major universities in India.
It evaluates the courses, syllabi, standards, and credits of foreign Universities pursued abroad and equates them in relation to various courses offered by Indian Universities.
Question 169
In post independence India, Which one of the following Committee/Commission's report deals with all levels of education in India?
A
Sargent Commission
B
Hartog Committee
C
Kothari Commission
D
Radhakrishnan Commission
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Education-Commissions       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 169 Explanation: 
The National Education Commission (1964-1966), popularly known as Kothari Commission, was an ad hoc commission set up by the Government of India to examine all aspects of the educational sector in India, to evolve a general pattern of education and to advise guidelines and policies for the development of education in India
Question 170
Which of the following are priority areas in relation to the sustainable development goals?
(a) No Poverty
(b) Zero hunger
(c) Reducing Urbanization
(d) Peace, justice and strong Institutions
Choose the correct answer from the options given below:
A
(a), (b), (c)
B
(a), (c), (d)
C
(b), (c), (d)
D
(a), (b), (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Sustainable-Development       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 170 Explanation: 
Sustainable Development Goals:
1. No Poverty
2. Zero Hunger
3. Good Health and Well being
4. Quality Education
5. Gender equality
6. Clean water and sanitation
7. Affordable and green energy
8. Decent work and economic growth
9. Industry, Innovation and infrastructure
10. Reduced inequalities
11. Sustainable cities and communities
12. Responsible consumption and production
13. Climate Action
14. Life below Water
15. Life on land
16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
17. Partnerships for the goals
Question 171

The major barriers for access to higher education in India are:

    (a) more opportunities of employment for less educated
    (b) government policies
    (c) language of instruction
    (d) economic status
    (e) competition from foreign universities
    (f) gender discrimination in society

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(b), (c) and (e)
C
(c), (d) and (f)
D
(d), (e) and (f)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Barriers-for-access-to-Higher-Education       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
Question 172

Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) aims to achieve the following in Higher Education System:

    (a) Equity
    (b) Access
    (c) 50% GER
    (d) Excellence

Choose the correct option from those given below:

A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(a), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (b) and (d)
D
(b), (c) and (d)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
Question 173

According to GATS (General Agreement on Trade and Services), higher education should be a commodity in the

A
domestic public sector
B
domestic private sector
C
non-trading section
D
global marketplace
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Higher-Education-System       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
Question 174

Which of the following statements is true in the Indian context?

A
Autonomous colleges can grant degrees independent of universities
B
Autonomous colleges can grant only bachelor’s degree independent of universities
C
Except doctoral degrees, all other degrees and diplomas can be granted by autonomous colleges
D
Whatever may be the degree or diploma,autonomous college can grant them under their own name but under the seal of an affiliated university
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Categorization-of-Universities       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
Question 175

The themes of some Sustainable Development Goals are

    (a) Climate action
    (b) Sustainable cities and communities
    (c) Peace, justice and strong institutions
    (d) Skill development and decent employment
    (e) Green agriculture
    (f) Responsible consumption and production

Choose the most appropriate from those given below:

A
(a), (b), (c), (e) and (f)
B
(b), (c), (e) and (f)
C
(b), (c), (d), (e) and (f)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (f)
       Higher-Education-and-Politics       Sustainable-Development       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
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