UGC NET Exam

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test Exam

What is UGC NET Exam?

The National Testing agency (NTA) has been entrusted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the task of conducting UGC-NET, which is test to determine the eligibility of Indian National for 'Assistant Professor' and 'Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor' in Indian Universities and Colleges.

Until June 2018, the NET was conducted by CBSE in 84 Subjects at 91 cities across the country. Thereafter from December 2018 onwards, the UGC-NET is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Awarding of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and / or Eligibility for Assistant Professorship depends on the aggregrate performance of the candidate in Paper - I and Paper - II of UGC-NET. The candidates qualifying only for Assistant Professorship are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned univeristies / colleges / state governments, as the case may be.

UGC NET 2022: Exam City Slip Released:

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the University Grants Commission, UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) Exam intimation slip. The candidates can check and download their exam city slip from the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

UGC NET 2022 : The Exam city slip has been released for various courses - Computer Science and Applications and Economics / Rural Economics / Co-operation / Demography Development Planning / Development Studies / Applied Economics / Development Economics / Econometrics / Business Economics and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 08 October, 2022.

UGC NET 2022 : Candidates must note that the admit card will be released soon by the NTA Authorities. Candidates can check the allotted exam centres, where the examination is going to be conducted.

Direct link to download UGC NET Exam city slip.

 UGC-NET is conducted twice every year. Due to postponement of December 2021 UGC-NET in view of COVID-19, the schedule of June 2022 UGC-NET has been delayed. In order to regularize the UGC-NET Examination cycles, the National Testing Agency (NTA), with the concurrence of UGC, has merged both UGC-NET of December 2021 and June 2022 (merged cycles), so that they may be conducted together in CBT Mode.

UGC NET Exam Details 

Exam name  University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET)
Conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency  Twice a year (June & December)
Exam level National 
Purpose  For posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 
Application mode  Online 
Exam mode  Online 
Exam duration  180 minutes (3 hours)
Average no of test-takers (single session) Over 8 lakhs 
Official website  ugcnet.nta.nic.in 
NTA helpdesk  0120-6895200 

OPENING OF THE ONLINE PORTAL FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM FOR UGC-NET DECEMBER 2021 & JUNE 2022 (merged cycles).

The NTA has been entrusted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the task of conducting UGC-NET, Which is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian Nationals for "Assistant Professor" and "Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor" in Indian Universities and colleges.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 (Merged Cycles) for 'Junior Research Fellowship' and eligibility for 'Assistant Professor' in 82 Subjects in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode.

The Slot of JRF of both UGC-NET December 2021 & June 2022 cycles have been merged while the methodology for Subject wise Cum Category-wise allocation of JRF remain Unchanged.

Examination dates for UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 Merged Cycles.

The dates for the conduct of Examination for UGC-NET December 2021 and June merged Cycles have now been finalized.

The Finalized dates for the examination are as follows:

Examination UGC-NET Dec 2021 & June 2022 (Merged Cycles)
Dates 08, 09, 11, 12 July 2022 and 20 to 30 September, 2022

 UGC NET December 2021 & June 2022 (merged cycles) Dates

The activity schedule of UGC-NET December 2021 & June 2022 (merged cycles), are as follows.

EVENTS DATES
Submission of Online Application Form 30 April 2022 to 20 May 2022 (Upto 5.00 PM)
Last date of submission of Examination fee (through Credit/Debit/Netbanking / UPI 20 May 2022 (Upto 11.50 PM)
Correction in the particulars in Online Application Form 21 May 2022 to 23 May 2022
Intimation of Cities of Exam Centers To be announced
Downloading of Admit Card from NTA 16 September, 2022
Dates of Examination 08, 09, 11, 12 July 2022 and 20 to 30 September, 2022
Timings of Examination

First Shift : 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM

Second Shift : 3.00 PM to 6.00 PM

Website ugcnet.nic.in

UGC NET June 2021

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous, self-reliant, and self-sustained premier testing organisation to the conduct the various exams like NEET-UG, JEE Main (I) & (II), CMAT, GPAT, and UGC NET.

NTA will conduct the UGC NET for only Assistant Professor or for both Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only from June 2021. A test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions. There will be no break between papers.

Paper Marks Number of Questions MCQ Total Duration
Paper - I 100 50 The questions in Paper-I intends to access the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awarness of the candidate 03 Hours (180 Minutes) without any break. All the questions are compulsory.

Paper-II 200 100 This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge

Candidates who hold a Master's or equivalent degree with a minimum of at least 55% marks from a recognised UGC universities/institutions in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible to apply.

The candidates from Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/persons with disability (PwD) category candidates are to be entitled with a relaxation 5% marks ineligibility. Click here to know more about the eligibility criteria in details.

NTA strictly follows the Government of India's reservation policy, as per which a minimum of 27%, 15%, 7.5% and 5% of fellowships are reserved for the OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST and Persons with Disabilities (PwD).

Age Limit:

1. For Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.

2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF): Not more than 31 years as on 1st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.06.2022. (The Age limit is applicable for the current examination only).

UGC NET Application Fee 2022:

General/Unreserverd Rs. 1100/-
General-EWS/OBC-NCL Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD  Rs. 275/-
Third Gender

UGC NET December 2021 & June 2022 Registration:

Candidates can apply for UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 (merged cycles) through the Online Mode.

Candidates are required to apply online by following the terms & conditions strictly mentioned in the registration procedure.

The submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website, i.e. www.ntanet.nic.in only. To know more about the detailed scenario of registration procedure click here.

UGC NET June 2022 Cities of Examination:

A Candidate can select four cities of their choice while filling Online Application Form of December 2021 and June 2022 (merged cycles) of UGC-NET.

Important Points to Note :

1. The candidates should fill their complete postal address with PIN Code for further correspondence.

2. The candidate must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in Online Application Form are their own (Which cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by NTA through e-mail or SMS.

3. The candidate should not give the postal address, Mobile Number or E-mail ID of Coaching Centre in the Online Application Form.

4. In order to appear for UGC-NET December 2021 & June 2022 (merged cycles) of, the candidates are required to apply online. The Application Form other than online mode shall not to be accepted. No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.

5. Online submission of application may be done by accessing the NTA Official Website - ugcnet.nic.in.

6. Online Application Form cannot be withdrawn once it is submitted successfully.

7. Application Form of candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria shall be rejected.

Notifications

UGC NET NET Final Answer Key 2022 released

NTA - National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET Final Answer Key 2022 on 02 November, 2022.

Candidates who have appeared for the UGC NET written examination of December 2021 & June 2022 (Merged Cycles) can check their final answer key by visiting the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

2 November 2022
UGC NET Answer KEY 2022 Released

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the answer key for University Grants Commission National Eligibility, UGC NET December 2021 & June 2022 (merged cycles) Phase 1, 2 and 3 Exams. The candidates who had appeared in the examination, can now check and download their UGC NET Provisional Answer Key from the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

NTA has also released the question paper and response sheets along with the answer key. The candidates must keep in this mind that they can raise the objection against these answer key till 20 October, 2022 Upto 5:00 PM.

19 October 2022
UGC NET 2022 Admit Card released for Phase IV.

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) Admit Card 2022 for December 2021 & June 2022 (Merged Cycles), Phave IV.

Candidates who are registered can appear for the examination and they can download their admit card by visiting the official website of UGC NET - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

The Examination will be conducted on 12 October, 2022. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website by using the Application number and Date of Birth.

10 October 2022
UGC NET 2022 Admit Card released

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the UGC NET Admit Card 2022 for the exam set to be held for 08 October and 10 October, 2022.

Candidates who have registered for UGC NET Exam 2022 can download their admit card from the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

Candidates who are going to appear for examination on 08 to 10 October, 2022 must download their UGC NET Admit Card only by using their login credentials on the official website.

6 October 2022
UGC NET 2022: Exam City Slip released

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the University Grants Commission, UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) Exam intimation slip. The candidates can check and download their exam city slip from the official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

UGC NET 2022 : The Exam city slip has been released for various courses - Computer Science and Applications and Economics / Rural Economics / Co-operation / Demography Development Planning / Development Studies / Applied Economics / Development Economics / Econometrics / Business Economics and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 08 October, 2022.

4 October 2022
UGC NET 2022 Exam Starts from tomorrow for Phase 2
UGC NET 2022 Admit Card for Phase 2 Releasing today
NTA CSIR UGC NET 2022 Registration Ends Today.
NTA will close the CSIR UGC NET 2022 Application Form Today - 10 August, 2022.
UGC NET 2022 Admit Card Released Today
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