This book, in its third edition, is designed and developed for students who aspire to build a career in academics and research field. It also prepares the candidates to qualify the National Eligibility Test (NET) and develop teaching and research aptitude in real terms. Divided into ten units, this edition includes all important topics of Teaching and Research aptitude and applications as per the latest syllabus (NET Paper I). A perfect blend of theory, practice questions, and discussions in the chapters are supported by updated facts, figures, diagrams and tables. This title specifically helps students to assess their reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness.