Updated on Dec 31, 2019 - 4:36 p.m. IST by Piyush.Dixit

UGC NET 2019 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the result of UGC NET 2019 December session on Dec 31 at ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Candidates can check UGC NET 2019 result by logging in using their application number and password/ date of birth. UGC NET 2019 answer key released in PDF format. On the basis of the final answer key of UGC NET 2019, NTA has announced UGC NET result. A total of 65,239 candidates have qualified for Assistant Professor while 5,029 candidates have qualified for both JRF and Assistant Professor. Qualified candidates will be given UGC NET 2019 eligibility certificate which will be valid for 3 years for JRF. The eligibility certificate for Assistant Professors will be valid for a lifetime. This year, a total of 10,34,869 candidates had registered to appear in UGC NET exam for 81 subjects. However, only 7,93,813 candidates could take the test. UGC NET 2019 exam was conducted from December 2 to 6, 2019.
Latest: NTA has declared UGC NET Result 2019. Check the result now!
Check UGC NET 2019 Cutoff for December Session.
Candidates who qualify the exam are considered UGC NET qualified. UGC NET is conducted for two papers - paper I and II in computer-based mode. UGC NET online exam is conducted twice in a year to determine the eligibility of candidates as Assistant Professors and awarding Junior Research Fellowship Programme (JRF).

Note: Previously, for June 2019 session 55701 candidates have qualified for Assistant Professor whereas 4756 candidates have qualified for JRF & Assistant Professor.

NTA UGC NET 2019 - Highlights



Name of exam


Exam conducting body

NTA (National Testing Agency)

Exam Level


Number of papers

Two (Paper I and Paper II)

Mode of exam


Candidates to appear in exam


Number of Subjects81

UGC NET 2019 Result

National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the result of UGC NET December session on December 31, 2019. Candidates can check their result by entering application number and date of birth in the login window. UGC NET result 2019 contains name, roll number, candidate's name, mother's name, father's name, category, number of candidates appeared in the subject, applied for, marks obtained paper-wise, percentage of marks obtained and percentile score.

UGC NET 2019 Answer Key

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the final answer key of UGC NET 2019 on December 23 in the form of PDF. The answer key of UGC NET contains question IDs and correct answer IDs. Candidates can compare their answers with that of UGC NET final answer key 2019 and calculate their probable scores. Earlier the provisional answer key of UGC NET 2019 was released on December 10. Candidate could raise objections in the provisional UGC NET answer key 2019 from December 10 to 13.

UGC NET Admit Card 2019

NTA has released the UGC NET 2019 admit card in online mode for all the candidates who have successfully submitted the application form. Candidates can download the admit card by following these steps:

  • Click on the link UGC NET 2019 admit card above on this page

  • Enter the required login credentials - application number and password in the login window.

  • UGC NET 2019 admit card will appear on the screen

  • Download and take a printout of the UGC NET admit card 2019

UGC NET admit card has details related to exam centre address, name and roll number of the candidate, exam date and time, exam day instructions etc. Also, no hard copy of UGC NET admit card will be sent through the post. Along with UGC NET admit card 2019, candidates will have to carry any one of the identity proof (Passport, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) to the exam centre.

UGC NET 2019 Application Form

NTA has released the application form of UGC NET 2019 for December session on September 9, 2019 n online mode. While filling the UGC NET application form 2019, candidates have to enter their personal details, educational details, upload scanned photograph, signature and pay the application fee. Candidates must go through the following steps in order to fill the application form of UGC NET 2019.

  1. Online registration
  2. Uploading scanned photograph and signature
  3. Filling up of important details
  4. Preview of application form
  5. Payment of application fee
  6. Print out of UGC NET 2019 application form

UGC NET 2019 Application Fee


Application Fee


Rs. 800

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

Rs. 400



NTA UGC NET Dates 2019

Candidates who wish to appear for UGC NET 2019 exam can check below the important dates related to notification, application form, admit card and UGC NET exam dates from the given table.

Important Dates Related to UGC NET 2019


UGC NET 2019 December Session

UGC NET 2020 June Session

UGC NET Application form

September 9, 2019 (Released)

March 16, 2020

Last date to apply

October 9, 2019

April 16, 2020
Application CorrectionTo be announcedTo be announced
Last date to pay the online application feeOctober 9, 2019April 16, 2020

UGC NET admit card

November 9, 2019

May 15, 2020

UGC NET Online exam

December 2 to 6, 2019

June 15 to 20, 2020

UGC NET question papers and response sheet

To be announced

To be announced

UGC NET Cutoff

December 31, 2019 (Released)

To be announced

UGC NET Final Answer Key

December 31, 2019 (Released)

To be announced

UGC NET result

December 31, 2019 (Declared)

July 5, 2020

UGC NET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

National Testing Agency prescribes the eligibility criteria of UGC NET 2019. It is important for the candidates to check the UGC NET 2019 eligibility criteria in order to avoid any rejection at later stage. The eligibility criteria include requirements based on age and educational qualification.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Educational Qualification

Candidates with minimum of 55% marks in his/her master’s from a recognized university/institutions recognized by UGC can apply for UGC NET 2019, whereas candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST category are required to have at least 50% marks in their post-graduation in order to appear for the exam.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age

  • Candidates who wish to apply for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) must not be more that 30 years of age.

Also, candidates belonging to OBC, SC, and ST category are given upper age relaxation to apply for the exam. Check the table below to know the age relaxation given to the candidates.

Category-wise age limit


Age Relaxation


5 years


5 years


5 years

Women candidates

5 years

  • Candidates applying for Assistant Professor, there is no upper age limit.

UGC NET Exam Centres 2019

The venues where the exam will be conducted are the exam centers of UGC NET 2019. NTA releases a list of exam centres for the exam along with the notification. Candidates have to select 4 exam centres of UGC NET 2019 in order of their preference (where they want to take the test) while filling the application form. Given below is a list of some of the states and cities where UGC NET exam centres 2019 will be located.

Exam Centres of UGC NET 2019

Centre Code


Centre Code



Port Blair


















Bihar Sharif

































UGC NET 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of UGC NET 2019 is prescribed by National Testing Agency (NTA). UGC NET 2019 exam pattern will have important information about the exam like nature of questions, marking scheme, mode of exam, time duration, etc. As per the exam pattern of UGC NET 2019, there will be two papers - paper I and II conducted for 100 and 200 marks respectively. No marks will be deducted for any wrong answer whereas each correct answer will be given 2 marks. It is important for the candidates to check the exam pattern before start preparing for the exam.

Exam Pattern of UGC NET 2019


Paper I


Number of questions



Total marks allotted



UGC NET Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of UGC NET 2019 includes the topics from where the questions will be asked in the exam will in paper I and II. By following UGC NET 2019 syllabus candidates can prepare well for both the papers. The syllabus for paper I will be based on reasoning ability, general awareness, comprehension and divergent thinking whereas in paper II candidates can select subjects from a list of around 85 subjects. Some of the subjects are Economics, Psychology, Malayalam, German, Dance, Music, etc.

UGC NET Cutoff 2019

UGC NET cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates have to score in order to be eligible for Assistant Professorship and JRF. The authority releases two types of cutoff marks for UGC NET – qualifying and subject-wise cut off marks. The UGC NET qualifying cut off marks for General category is 40% in Paper I & II while the qualifying marks for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD/Transgender categories is 35% in Paper I & II. Candidates are also able to check overall UGC NET cutoff foe June session category-wise and state -wise. The important factors that are considered while deciding the cutoff of UGC NET are the availability of seats, number of applicants and difficulty level of the exam.

UGC NET Result and Cutoff Analysis Video

UGC NET 2019 Question Papers

The question papers of UGC NET along with response sheets has been released by the exam conducting body on June 28, 2019. To download the question papers and response sheet, candidates need to login with their application number, password and security pin. Solving question papers of UGC NET will help aspirants to be more accurate while taking the exam, manage time and improve their problem-solving skills.

UGC NET Merit List 2019

Merit list of UGC NET 2019 will be released along with UGC NET result 2019. The UGC NET merit list includes roll numbers of candidates who have qualified for the eligibility of Assistant Professor and award of Junior Research Fellowship. The merit list of UGC NET 2019 will be made on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained by the candidates. Different merit lists will be prepared for those qualifying for JRF and those qualifying exam for Assistant Professor.

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i got my EWS certificate issued by Rajasthan govt. This certificate is issued on the base of annual income (less than 8lakhs) only as Rajasthan govt has removed the second rule for issuing EWS (Land/property /house etc).Is this Ews certificate can be used for applying for UGC NET exam??

hrithik jain 27th Jan, 2020


Yes, while filling the form there is an option to specify for the EWS category. You are not required to upload it but have to specify it while filling the form. Remember, you will need the certificate during the time of verification.


how can prepare ugc net exam please you give me solution

Masira 12th Jan, 2020


To better prepare for the exam know the exam pattern of what type of questions will be asked, then go through the entire syllabus and analyze which sections seem to be easy and which are tough so that you can allocate your time accordingly, in both the papers I and II. You can buy any one of the ugc books and also refer to post-graduation action books covering the important concepts in detail. YouTube videos can be viewed to gather more information on a particular topic. You can try to solve previous years paper to practice better and you can also practice through online mock tests.

Hope this helps, Good Luck.

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I Have done my MBA specialised in Tourism and Marketing; Can I apply for UGC Net in tourism?

IMran Mir 12th Jan, 2020

Hi there!


I hope you are having a nice day!

I would like to inform you that for UGC NET the eligibility criteria is the aspirant should have masters' degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks as per the NTA guidelines.

So if you have obtained 55% aggregate marks in your masters' degree programme then definitely you can opt for UGC NET in tourism.

Hope it helps. So keep studying and keep growing.

All the best for your future!



Is M.E(CSE) graduate eligible for UGC NET exam???

Koyel Bagchi 6th Jan, 2020


Yes surely you are eligible for UGC NET but you must assure that you have 55% marks in your master degree level. The basic criteria for UGC NET is to complete the master degree with 55% marks. If you want to apply for junior fellowship research then your age must be not more than 30.

Hope for the best and I think it will be help you.

Thank you.


sir Is there any scope of getting govt sector jobs after clearing ugc net in mba management?pls help me out

PALLAV TIRIYAR 5th Jan, 2020

UGC NET examines the eligibilty of the candidates who want to pursue teaching as a profession in Indian Government colleges. Through MBA in UGC NET, various public sector units recruit candidates for the posts of HR and marketing managers. Also, through a good score in the exam, a tag of JRF qualified is assigned (for top 2-3 percent students only) . This mean that the Indian Government will sponsor the expenditures in their Ph.D Programmes or research work.
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