UGC NET Philosophy (Code No. 03) Exam Scheme and syllabus is being mentioned below as per which the candidates can prepare well for the exam. UGC NET Syllabus for Philosophy subject will include the following topics as mentioned. Exam Scheme and Philosophy syllabus for UGC NET is the first step for the preparations of the exam. Paper II & paper III syllabus has to be prepared as per it is designed by CBSE NET.
Exam Scheme: Paper II will be of 50 objective questions (100 marks).
Paper III has further 2 parts- Part A & B. Part A will have 10 short essay type questions (160 marks) & Part B is compulsory and 1 question from each elective is asked in the exam (200 marks)
Paper II Syllabus:
- Classical Indian Philosophy: Vedic & Upanisadic world views, Atman, Jagrat, Svapna, Susupti, Turtya, Brahman, karma, Moksa, Samsara, Carvaka, Jainism, Budhinism, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Samkhya, Yoga, Sruti & Importance, Vedanta (Advaita, Visistadvaita, Dvaita)
- Modern Indian Thinkers: Vivekanada, Aurobindo, Iqbal, Tagore, K.C. Bhattacharyya, Radhakrishnan, J.Krishnamurti, Gandhi, Ambedkar
- Classical Western Philosophy: Early greek philosophers, Ionians, Aristotle, Plato, Parmenides, Sophists, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Medieval philosophy
- Modern Western Philosophy: Rationalism, Descartes, Spinoza, kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, Husserl, Heidegger, Logical Positivism, C.S. Pierce and William James, G. Ryle
Paper III (Part A) Syllabus:
Unit- I: Vyavaharika and paramarthika Satta, Nitya and anitya Dravya, Karanata, Akasa, Dik and Kala, Samanya and Sambandha, Cit, Acit and Atman
Unit II: Appearance and reality, Being and becoming, Casuality, space and time, matter, mind and self, substance and universals, problem of personal identity
Unit III: Prama, Kinds of Pramanas, Khyativada, Pramanyavada, Anvitabhidhanavada, Sabdagraha
Unit IV: Definition of knowledge, ways of knowing, theories of error, theories of truth, Belief and skepticism, Problem of induction
Unit V: Concept in Nyaya, Buddhism, Samkara Vedanta, Nature and kinds of anumana, vyapti, Hetvabhasas
Unit VI: Rna, Rta, Purusarthas, Svadharma, Varnadharma, Asramadharma, Niskamakarma, Pancastla, brahmaviharas
Unit VII: Good, right, justice, duty, obligation, cardinal virtues, eudaemonism, freedom
Unit VIII: Ethical cognitivism, Ethical realism, Kan’t moral theory
Unit IX: Truth and validity, classification of proportions, square of opposition
Unit X: Truth function and propositional logic, quantification, decision procedures, proving validity, argument, axiomatic system
Part B: There are 5 elective optional/ compulsory subjects. The syllabus for these can be checked from the PDF file attached below.
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