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How to Calculate Cut off Marks for UGC NET 2023?

How to Calculate Cut off Marks for UGC NET 2023?

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on Jan 19, 2024 09:49 AM IST | #UGC NET

How To Calculate Cut off Marks For UGC NET - National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the UGC NET cut off 2023 along with the declaration of the result. Candidates securing marks equal to or more than the UGC NET 2023 cut off marks are considered UGC NET qualified. Candidates can check the UGC NET cut off in the form of PDF for all subjects as per their categories. However, candidates must also know how to calculate cut off marks for UGC NET so that they can have an idea of the marking scheme.

Also, knowing how to calculate cut off of UGC NET, candidates can know whether they can qualify or not. There are various factors that are considered by the exam authorities in order to calculate the UGC NET exam cut off. Calculating the marks secured by the candidates in each slot also plays an important part in determining the cut off since UGC NET cut off is nothing but the marks obtained by the last qualifying candidate. To know more about how to calculate UGC NET cutoff, go through the article below.

How to calculate UGC NET Cut off - Qualifying Marks

The qualifying marks of UGC NET is pre-determined by the exam authorities. The UGC NET qualifying marks have been mentioned in the UGC NET notification PDF. As per the UGC NET qualifying marks, general category candidates must secure at least 40% marks while reserved category candidates must secure at least 35%. The table below contains the qualifying marks.

UGC NET 2023 Qualifying Marks

Category

Paper I (Out of 100 marks)

Paper II (Out of 200 marks)

UGC NET qualifying marks for General (Unreserved)

40 (40%)

40 (40%)

OBC Non-creamy layer, PWD/SC/ST and Transgenders

35 (35%)

35 (35%)

Determining Factors of UGC NET Cutoff

While calculating the UGC NET cut off, the authorities consider the following factors:

  • Total number of appeared candidates

  • Availability of seats

  • Difficulty level of the examination

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How to Calculate cut off marks for UGC NET - Assistant Professors

  • The number of candidates to be qualified (total slots or Eligibility for Assistant Professor) must be equal to 6% of the total candidates appearing in both the papers of UGC NET.

  • The total slots in which the exam will be held must be allocated to different categories as per the reservation policy

  • For JRF and Assistant Professor eligibility, candidates will have to appear for both papers - paper I and II and secure at least 40% marks in both the papers taken together for General (Unreserved) and 35% aggregate marks in both the papers for all candidates belonging to the following reserved categories (viz., SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer, PwD and Transgender).

  • The number of candidates to be declared qualified in any subject for a particular category is derived as per the method mentioned below

Example: Number of candidates to be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor in the subject ‘Economics’ for the Scheduled Caste (SC) category

Number of candidates belonging to SC category who secure at least 35% for SC category in Economics' (x) Total slots derived for SC category (÷) Total number of candidates belonging to SC category over all subjects who secure at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together

The aggregate percentage of the two papers as per the number of slots arrived at, will determine the qualifying cut-off for Assistant Professor ‘in ‘Economics’ for the SC category. Similar formula must be applied to all the other subjects for all other categories. So that the cut off mark for UGC NET can be calculated for all categories.

How to Calculate cut off marks for UGC NET - Both JRF and Assistant Professor

All those candidates willing to get shortlisted for both JRF & Assistant Professor both must know how the cut off for UGC NET is calculated for both. Here, the total number of slots available for awarding JRF is allocated among different categories as per the reservation policy. The table below contains the process through which the subject wise and category wise allocation of JRF is done

Number of candidates to be declared qualified for JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in the subject ‘Economics’ for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category

Number of candidates belonging to ST category who have opted for JRF and have qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor in the subject ‘Economics’ (x) Total JRF slots available for ST category (÷) Total number of candidates belonging to ST category over all subjects who have opted for JRF and have qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor

Note: The aggregate percentage of the two paper scores as per the number of JRF slots arrived at, will determine the qualifying cut-off for JRF in ‘Economics’ for the ST category. Similarly, the cut off of UGC NET for other categories and subjects will be done.

UGC NET Normalization procedure

The process of Normalization is done in order to compare the candidates' scores across multiple session papers. For normalization across sections, NTA uses the percentile equivalence process. This is done to provide equal opportunities to all candidates appearing in various slots which have different difficulty levels.

What is Percentile Scores in UGC NET?

Based on the relative performance of all the appeared candidates, the percentile scores are calculated. The marks secured by the candidates are converted into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each session of examinees. The previous percentile scores is calculated up to 7 decimal places to avoid bunching effect and avoid the situation of the tie.

UGC NET June 2023 Cutoff (June 2023)

Subject/Category wise cutoff

Subject/Category wise cutoff

Assistant ProfessorJRF

UGC NET Cut Off 2023 (December 2022 Session)

Subject/Category wise cutoff percentile

Subject/Category wise cutoff marks

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UGC NET 2020 Cut off (June Session) - General

Subject

Lectureship Cutoff Only (General)

JRF & Lectureship Cut off (General)

Economics

62.67

70.00

Political Science

60.0

68.0

Philosophy

63.33

72.0

Sociology

61.33

70.00

History

54.00

60.00

Anthropology

60.67

68.67

Commerce

95.63

99.35

Public Administration

62.00

68.00

Management

56.67

64.67

Hindi

97.2203957

99.59

English

98.29

99.7

Mass Communication and Journalism

58.67

65.33

Geography

60.67

68.00

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Where can I get the official cut off of UGC NET?

The UGC NET cut off is released along with the result at ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

2. What If I secure the qualifying marks and fail to secure the category wise cut off marks?

In order to qualify the test, candidates will have to secure both the qualifying marks as well as the UGC NET cut off marks as per their categories.

3. What is normalisation?

The process of normalisation is basically equating the marks of all the candidates to 100. This is done to give equal opportunity to the candidates appearing for the test in different slots which have different difficulty levels. 

4. What after qualifying as Assistant Professors?

Once you qualify for Assistant Professors, you will get an eligibility certificate through which you can apply in any of the colleges and universities for Lectureship.

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Hello aspirant,

Certainly, eligibility to apply for the UGC NET exam requires candidates to have passed their master's degree exams with a minimum of 55 per cent (50 per cent for SC/ST/OBC/PwD) within two years from the date of the UGC NET result declaration.

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The UGC NET 2024 notification will be available online on the official website of the National Testing Agency. Simultaneously, the UGC NET application form for 2024 will be released on ugcnet.nta.ac.in. The UGC has not conducted net exam in 2024 yet.

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Hello aspirant,

Before applying, candidates must review the qualifying requirements for UGC NET 2023. Twice a year, the UGC NET is held to ascertain the eligibility of applicants seeking to become Assistant Professors and JRFs.

The age limit for JRF is 30 years but there is no agr limit for assistant professor. So you are eligible for assistant professor job.

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Hello aspirant,

The official website, ugcnet.nta.nic.in, will host the 2023 NTA UGC NET question papers. Additionally, a number of institutions will create memory-based questions for applicants to determine the anticipated UGC NET cut off score based on feedback from students. For better preparation for the upcoming exam, those who plan to sit for the UGC NET 2023 must complete the previous years' question papers. They are able to acquire the UGC NET answer key along with the exam papers.

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