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The University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts a National Eligibility Test (NET) for selecting candidates for lecturer posts and also for Junior Research Fellowship at various universities and colleges.
BesIdes this, some states also conduct their own eligibility test for selecting lecturers. The state level exam is called SLET. This exam is also conducted according to the syllabus prescribed by the UGC.
The exams are conducted for lecturer posts in various subjects. English is one of them. UGC NET/JRF/SLET English (Paper - II & III) 1st Edition covers the exam questions for English from previous years. The book contains objective type questions as defined in the UGC pattern.
The book also covers short answer questions and essay writing to provide a thorough foundation in preparing for the test. The book begins with previous years’ solved papers. The first section of the book is divided into ten chapters. It covers the history of English literature.
The ten chapters covered in the book are the period up to Chaucer, the age of Shakespeare, Jacobean to restoration period, the Augustan Age, the romantic period, the Victorian period, the modern age, American, Indo-Anglian and other Non-British literature, literary theory and criticism, and rhetoric and prosody.
The second part in UGC NET/JRF/SLET English (Paper - II & III) 1st Edition covers the paper II sections. The first section in this part covers comprehension of prose and poetry. It contains prose passages and poetry passages. The next section covers short questions and answers.
The third section covers electives and specializations. It focuses on literary theory and criticism, It covers Greek and Roman critics, Elizabethan critics, neo classical critics, romantic critics, Victorian critics, and critics of the modern age.
The fourth section covers essay writing. The book then provides two model papers.
UGC NET/JRF/SLET English (Paper - II & III) 1st Edition is an ideal book for preparing for the NET/SLET English exam.
About the author
B.B. Jain writes books for school and competitive exams.
Other books by B.B. Jain are UGC NET/JRF/SET English Literature (Paper - II), and STET Bihar Uchch Madhyamik Shikshak Patarta Pariksha English (Class 11 - 12) .
His books concentrate on preparing students for English language section of their exams.