NET Criminology (Paper III) Papers


National Eligibility Teat or NET is the common test which is scheduled to be held every year for the fellowship and junior research fellowship for their Universities. The paper is a new paper in comparison to the other papers but it has very unique field to work.

Qualification for appearing in this exam:

Candidates who are post-graduate from any field and their marks in the qualifying examination is 55% from any affiliated University can apply for the examination andcandidates who are still to pass their post-graduation can also apply if they are going to have their results before the final interviews. There is relaxation of marks and age for SC/ST candidates. There is age limitation of 28 years for general candidates. However, there is no such condition for lectureship.

Scoring and Negative Marking:

This paper is formed with questions of subjective type. There is no penalty for wrong answer, so it is advisable that candidates should attempt all the problems.

Mode of Exam:

Examination is held offline and students will get an answer sheet in which they have to write their answers provided by the UGC.


Paper contains only subjective pattern problems and these questions are sub divided part-wise to give a new type of question to the candidates.

Paper Pattern:

Paper of Criminology Paper III contains total no. of 26 problems in the paper; the paper is divided into 4 different sections. Section A is of unseen passage and there are 5 questions, Section B is of 15 questions, Section C is of 5 questions which should be written in 200 words each and Section D is of 1 question which is of essay type.


Paper is of 200 marks.


Paper is needed to be solved in 3 hours.

Recommended Books:

Criminology by Albert Stewert

Criminology by Anand

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