Higher Education System MCQs (UGC NET paper 1 FREE Updated Notes 2020)

  1. The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in institutions of higher education in India at present (2015) is about

(a) 8%
(b) 12%
(c) 19%
(d) 23%
Ans. c

  1. The total number of central universities in India in April 2015 was

(a) 8
(b) 14
(c) 27
(d) 43
Ans. d

  1. The maximum number of fake institutions/universitics 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
Ans. b

  1. Which of the following institutions are empowered to confer or grant degrees under the UGC Act, 1956?

(i) A university established by an Act of Parliament.
(ii) A university established by an Act of Legislature.
(iii) A university/institution established by a linguistic minority.
(iv) An institution which is a deemed to be university.
Select the correct answers from the codes given below:
(a)        (i)and(ii)
(b) (i), (ii), and (iii)
(c) (i), (ii), and (iv)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv)
Ans. c

  1. MOOC stands for

(a) Media Online Open Course
(b) Massachusetts Open Online Course
(c) Massive Open Online Course
(d) Myrind Open Online Course
Ans. c

  1. Which of the following organizations deals with ‘Capacity Building Programme’ on Educational Planning?

(b) UGC
(c) NAAC
Ans. d

  1. 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
Ans. b

  1. Which of the following powers, the President has in relation to Lok Sabha?

(i) Summoning
(ii) Adjournment-sine die
(iii) Prorogation
(iv) Dissolution
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) (i)and(iv)
(b) (i), (ii), and (iii)
(c) (i), (iii), and (iv)
(d) (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv)
Ans. b

  1. The interval between two sessions of the Parliament must not exceed

(a) 3 months
(b) 6 months
(c) 4 months
(d) 100 days
Ans. b

  1. Education as a subject of legislation figures in the

(a) Union List
(b) State List
(c) Concurrent List
(d) Residuary Powers
Ans. c

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