Dos and Donts of UGC NET 2020 Exam
Do’s and Don’ts of UGC NET 2020 Exam - National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) twice every year - June and December. The test is held in online mode wherein a large number of postgraduates try out their luck. NTA UGC NET is one of the most coveted exams in the field of acquiring the eligibility of an Assistant Professor and being awarded with the Junior Research Fellowship. As per the UGC NET exam pattern, the test is held for 81 different subjects among which the candidates can choose their desired ones. Thus, it becomes very important for the candidates to know the do’s and don’ts of UGC NET. There might be many candidates who would be appearing for UGC NET for the first time. To avoid any confusion and chaos, candidates must be aware of all the UGC NET do’s and don’ts.
Before knowing all about the do’s and don’ts of UGC NET, candidates must know a few things about UGC NET 2020 exam. The test will be conducted in online mode for two papers - paper I and II. Paper I will be common for all the candidates while paper II will be based on the subjects opted by the candidate. Only those candidates will be able to take the test who will meet the UGC NET eligibility criteria on the basis of age and education qualification. All those candidates will be considered qualified in the test who will be securing the minimum UGC NET cut off scores. Shortlisted candidates will be given the eligibility certificate and awarded fellowship for Assistant Professors and JRF respectively. Thus to know few of the important do’s and don’ts, go through the article below.
Do’s of UGC NET 2020 - Before the exam
Before appearing for the exam, a candidates must keep the following do’s in their mind:
Candidates must read the UGC NET notification brochure thoroughly available at the authorities website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in
Acquaint yours with the UGC NET exam pattern.
Check all the topics to be studied from the syllabus of UGC NET.
Try to solve as many previous year’s UGC NET question papers
Take as many UGC NET mock tests to evaluate your performance level.
Stay updated with all the current happening to get help in the paper I of the UGC NET exam for general awareness section.and
Download the admit card well before time
Carry the UGC NET admit card to the exam centre along with one prescribed photo ID proof.
Reach the UGC NET exam centres at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam.
Do’s of UGC NET 2020 - During the exam
During the exam, candidates must keep the following UGC NET do’s and don'ts in mind:
Listen to all the instructions given to the candidates in the exam hall.
Read all instructions on the computer screen before starting off with the test.
Attempt easy questions first leaving the difficult questions to answer at the end.
Focus only on your computer screen.
Keep a track on time since there is a limited time given for the test.
Leave the exam centre only after completing the test.
Don’ts of UGC NET - Before the exam
There are a few things that a candidate must avoid before the exam as well as during the exam. Here are some don’t of UGC NET exams to help the candidates avoid any kind of confusion and stress.
Do not pay attention to what others are studying and how much of the syllabus have they completed.
One must not not skip their meals and a sound sleep due to their hectic study schedule.
Do not jump to another chapter without completing one.
Do not wait for the last minute to download the admit card
Do not forget to carry the admit card and valid ID proof to the exam centres.
Items like calculators, digital watch, paper, copy, books etc must not be carried to the exam centres. .
Don’ts of UGC NET 2020 - During the exam
Candidates must not be nervous during the exam since it might lead to forgetting important things.
Do panic if you get a tough set of questions.
Do not keep solving the question which you think you don't know.
Do not waste your time on difficult and time consuming questions as no one can score high by just solving difficult questions.
Usage of any unfair means must not be done strictly.
Do not leave the exam centre before completing the exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Dos and Donts of UGC NET 2020 Exam
Question: When should I reach the exam centres of UGC NET 2020?
You must reach the exam centres at least 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam.
Question: What do I need to carry to the exam hall?
You must carry UGC NET admit card along with a prescribed photo ID proof.
Question: Is it necessary to study all the chapters mentioned in the UGC NET syllabus?
If you study all the chapters mentioned in the syllabus of UGC NET, you will be able to crack the exam easily.
Question: What if i forget to bring the UGC NET admit card to the exam centre?
You will not be able to appear for the exam without the admit card.
Question: Do I have to appear in both the papers of UGC NET?
Yes, you will have to appear for both paper I and II.Paper I is common for all while paper II is based on the subjects opted by the candidates.
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Questions related to UGC NET
When will NTA schedule exams like UGC NET, CSIR, DU, JNU exams ?
We are discussing with the organisations for whom we conduct the test. So discussions are on and very shortly we'll be able to come up with the dates but these dates are going to be after the July dates only.
Director General, NTA
Will I require the EWS certificate at the time of ugc net result declariton or at the time of phd admission?
The candidate who came under EWS category as per the Certificate issued by the Competent Authority will show his/her certificate at the time of admission/ appointment.
when will the net exam due to covid 19
The new dates for UGC NET exam has not been announced yet. However, it is expected to be held in June/July 2020. The authorities have earlier extended the application form date till May 16. To keep a track, read UGC NET exam dates 2020 .
ugc net 1 previous papers solved
You can get previous year question papers of UGC NET examination by going through its official page, the link for the same is given below
These papers of UGC NET examination will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .
Best of luck for your UGC NET examination.
I studied B.E Civil engineering. Should I choose M.E Environmental engineering or Environmental science and engineering to attend UGC NET exam
ugc net score is used to recruitment for lecturers in college and as well as research fellowship program, see if you want to come in teaching career or interested to do phd then you should appear in ugc net, however m.tech in environment engineering has also various job available in many industry and manufacturing company. however try to do m.tech from a tier 1 institute, like iits, nits, vit vellore, bits etc.