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UGC NET 2024 - Exam Dates (Out), Admit card (Soon), Eligibility, Paper Pattern, Syllabus

UGC NET 2024 - Exam Dates (Out), Admit card (Soon), Eligibility, Paper Pattern, Syllabus

Edited By Prabakaran K | Updated on May 20, 2024 10:10 AM IST | #UGC NET

National Testing Agency will open the UGC NET application form correction window tomorrow, May 21 and close it on May 23, 2024 . The UGC NET 2024 application form was closed on May 19, 2024 at ugcnet.nta.ac.in. NTA earlier announced the revised UGC NET exam date for June session and it will be conducted on June 18, 2024 in offline (OMR) mode. The UGC NET notification 2024 for June session was released on April 20, 2024. NTA has also released the UGC NET application form 2024 on the official website.

Interested applicants need to go through the UGC NET 2024 eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the exam. Eligible candidates should complete the UGC NET registration 2024 within the specified period. UGC NET 2024 notification contains important information such as the application form, exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, admit card and more. To know more about the UGC NET 2024 exam, read this article.

UGC NET 2024: Overview

Particulars

Details

Name of the exam

National Eligibility Test

Commonly known as

UGC NET

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Level of examination

National

Mode of exam

Offline

Frequency of exam

Twice (June and December)

Number of papers

Paper I

Paper II

Paper 2 - Number of Subjects available

(one subject is chosen by the candidate)

83

Official website

ugcnet.nta.ac.in

When can I apply for UGC NET 2024?

Candidates can apply for the UGC NET exam 2024 in online mode at ugcnet.nta.ac.in. They have to check the eligibility details carefully before filling out the online UGC NET application form 2024.

Will there be UGC NET exam in June 2024?

Yes, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the revised exam date and will be conducting the UGC NET exam 2024 for the June session on June 18, 2024. UGC NET 2024 June session will be conducted in offline more where candidates need to fill in the OMR sheet.

UGC NET Exam Dates 2024

UGC NET 2024 exam date has been released on the official website. The important dates must be tracked by the candidates so that no major event gets missed. Candidates can check the table below to know about the UGC NET exam date 2024.

UGC NET 2024 Important Dates

Events

UGC NET June 2024 Dates

UGC NET December Dates 2024

UGC NET Application Form 2024

April 20, 2024

To be announced

Last date to Apply for the UGC NET exam 2024

May 10, 2024

May 19, 2024 (Extended)

To be announced

Fee payment last date
May 20, 2024
To be announced

UGC NET 2024 Application Correction window

May 21 to 23, 2024

To be announced

UGC NET Admit Card 2024

To be announced

To be announced

UGC NET 2024 exam

June 18, 2024

To be announced

UGC NET Provisional Answer key 2024

To be announced

To be announced

UGC NET 2024 Final Answer Key

To be announced

To be announced

UGC NET Result 2024

To be announced

To be announced

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2024

NTA prescribed the UGC NET 2024 eligibility criteria. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2024 in order to be eligible for the exam and to prevent any cancellation of their candidacy due to the lack of documentary evidence at a later stage. The criteria for eligibility include provisions based on age and qualifications for education.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Educational Qualification

Applicants with a Master's degree in Humanities and Social Sciences (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc. with a minimum of 55% marks from UGC-recognized universities/institutions or equivalents are eligible to apply for UGC NET 2024. Candidates belonging to the group OBC/SC/ST/PWD/Transgender must have at least 50 percent of Master's degree marks to apply for UGC NET 2024.

UGC NET 2024 Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit

  • For candidates applying for JRF, the upper age limit is 30 years of age

  • There is no age limit for candidates who are applying for Assistant Professor.

Note - However, NTA provides relaxation to the students who belong to reserved categories such as OBC, ST/SC, Transgender and Women candidates

UGC NET Eligibility 2024 - Age Relaxation

Category

Age Relaxation

OBC

5 years

ST/SC

5 years

Transgender

5 years

Women candidates

5 years

UGC NET Application Form 2024

The UGC NET application form correction window will open tomorrow, May 21 and close on May 23, 2024. National Testing Agency closed the UGC NET 2024 application form on May 19, 2024 (Extended date). NTA released UGC NET 2024 application form online on April 20, 2024 on the official website only. UGC NET 2024 registration will be accepted only for those candidates who paid the application fee.

Candidates will be able to pay the fees for the UGC NET 2024 application form on or before May 20, 2024. Candidates must upload all the required documents in the UGC NET application form 2024 as per the specifications and pay the fees depending upon the category to which they belong.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2024

As per the exam pattern of UGC NET 2024, There will be two papers for the UGC NET exam. Both papers consist of multiple-choice questions. No break between papers is going to take place. There is no negative marking and for any wrong response, no marks will be deducted in UGC NET exam. 2 marks will be given for each correct answer. The overall duration of the UGC NET exam will be 3 hours.

UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern

Paper

Paper 1

Paper 2

Number of questions

50

100

Total marks allotted

100

200

UGC NET Syllabus 2024

The syllabus of UGC NET 2024 has been released by the NTA. For all candidates, Paper 1 of UGC NET is similar and common, the syllabus for Paper I will be focused on the candidates' teaching and reasoning ability, general knowledge, understanding and divergent thought. UGC NET 2024 syllabus for Paper 2 is subject-based and, from a list of 83 subjects, candidates may choose one subject. Economics, commerce, psychology, management, Malayalam, German, music, etc., as per their preference. The NET syllabus 2024 is available for all the subsections. Candidates will be able to download the UGC NET 2024 syllabus pdf on the official website. The UGC NET 2024 syllabus pdf will cover all the topics.

UGC NET Books 2024

While preparing for UGC NET, applicants need to know the best and recommended books. The UGC NET exam consists of two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. For all candidates, Paper 1 is standard and candidates should refer to the same list of recommended books for UGC NET Paper 1.

Since Paper 2 of UGC NET exam is subject-based, UGC NET books for various subjects such as trade, economics, management etc. will be different. Candidates must purchase books that accurately and specifically cover the content and topics. NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Study Aptitude by writers such as KVS Madaan, Harpreet Kaur, Sajit Kumar, etc. Candidates should refer to books.

UGC NET Question Papers 2024

To get an idea of the UGC NET exam, candidates have to practise UGC NET question papers. Solving question papers of UGC NET will familiarise you with the difficulty level of questions, types of questions, and common question topics, all of which will help candidates develop a plan for planning and practising well. UGC NET's previous official papers up to 2014 are available on the official website of UGC.

UGC NET Mock Test 2024

NTA provides candidates with an opportunity to take UGC NET 2024 mock test for different subjects, for example, UGC NET online mock test for English, UGC NET mock test Commerce, UGC NET mock test in Hindi, UGC NET mock test Economics, etc. Follow the simple steps listed below and take the UGC NET mock test.

  • Visit the official website of NTA: National Testing Agency

  • Select which ‘exam’ and ‘paper’ you want to appear for

  • Select UGC NET from the drop-down and Paper I or your respective subject for Paper 2

  • Click on the ‘Start mock test’ button

UGC NET Cut Off 2023 (December Session)
Candidates can download UGC NET 2023 December session official cutoff now.
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UGC NET Admit Card 2024

NTA will release the UGC NET 2024 admit card online on its official website. Applicants must download the admit card and present themselves at the examination centre on the date and change stated on their admit cards. The exact NET exam date 2024 will be mentioned in the admit card. Information such as the name of the candidate, roll number, NET subject, exam centre, exam date, applicant change, exam day instructions, etc. will be included in the UGC NET 2024 admit card.

Applicants must also carry a photo identity card (Passport, Driving License, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) along with their 2024 UGC NET admission card. The name displayed on the proof of photo identification must match the name shown on the admit card.

Steps to Download UGC NET 2024 Hall Ticket:

  • Visit the official website of UGC NET 2024

  • Click on UGC NET admit card link

  • Login window will be opened

  • Enter your application number, date of birth

  • Download UGC NET Admit Card 2024

UGC NET Exam Centres 2024

National Testing Agency released the list of UGC NET exam centres on its official website. UGC NET 2024 exam centres are the cities where the exam will be conducted. Candidates planning to appear for the entrance exam can check the UGC NET exam centres to know in which cities it will take place.

While filling out the application form candidates will have to enter the top 4 preferences of UGC NET exam centres where they want to take the test. The detailed exam centre address and will be mentioned in the candidate's admit card.

UGC NET Answer Key 2024

NTA will release the UGC NET 2024 answer key along with the question papers. Candidates will have to log in via the application number and date of birth/password to search the UGC NET 2024 answer key. The number of correct and incorrect answers in the UGC NET answer key can be verified by candidates. The answer key will initially be published on a provisional basis and candidates will be able to raise objections to the answers which are incorrect.

Applicants will have to pay a required fee of Rs. 1000 per query and attach proof supporting their request to raise objections for the answer key of UGC NET 2024. After all the objections made by the candidates have been taken into consideration, a final one will be published. After reviewing the official UGC NET final answer key, candidates will measure their potential scores and thus know the chances of qualifying for the exam.

Steps to download UGC NET 2024 Answer Key:

The following are the details to be mentioned on the answer key of UGC NET 2024,

  • Open the official website of NTA UGC NET.

  • Click on the answer key link on the web page (link will be updated).

  • Login to the website by using valid credentials.

  • Click on the submit button.

  • The UGC NET 2024 answer key will appear on the screen.

  • Download and save it as a PDF file.

UGC NET Result 2024

The UGC NET 2024 result for the June session will be announced by NTA in online mode. Candidates may use their application number and birth date/password to verify the results. The result of UGC NET 2024 includes the candidate's data, the marks secured by them, and their qualifying status.

How to check UGC NET 2024 result:

Go through the points listed below to learn how to download UGC NET Result 2024.:

  • Visit the official website - ugcnet.nta.ac.in

  • Click on UGC NET 2024 June result link.

  • Enter the UGC NET application number and password/date of birth in the login window that appears.

  • The screen will then display the UGC NET result 2024.

  • Download the result and save it for future reference.

Details specified on the UGC NET 2024 result

Candidates can find the details mentioned in the UGC NET 2024 result

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Roll Number

  • Application Number

  • Father’s name

  • Date

  • Category

  • Mother’s name

  • Maximum marks

  • Paper

  • Marks and Percentile obtained in each paper

  • Percentage of marks secured

UGC NET Cutoff 2024

There are two forms of UGC NET 2024 cut off including subject-wise cut off marks and qualifying marks will be referred to by NTA in the notification. At least 40 per cent marks must be secured by general category candidates, while reserved category candidates (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PWD, and transgenders) must score a minimum of 35 per cent marks in both papers. These minimum qualification marks apply to applicants who are eligible for an Assistant Professor as well as a JRF.

NTA will release the cut off of UGC NET 2024 separately for candidates who qualify for lectureship and JRF. The UGC NET cut off 2024 shows the category-wise and subject-wise cut off marks along with the total number of eligible candidates who have appeared in all categories for each subject.

UGC NET Contact Details

Email address - ugcnet@nta.ac.in

Telephone - 0120 6895200

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When will the UGC NET 2024 exam be conducted?

The exam date for the UGC NET 2024 June session has been announced by the exam authorities. UGC NET exam 2024 for the June session will be conducted on June 18, 2024.

2. Can I give UGC NET 2024 in offline mode?

Yes, NTA has announced that the exam will be conducted in offline (OMR) mode on June 18, 2024.

3. What is the maximum age limit for applying for the UGC NET 2024 examination?

Applicants need not be more than 30 years of age in order to qualify for the JRF. There is no age limit for applying for the Assistant Professor job.  

4. Does the UGC NET exam have any negative markings?

No, the exam does not have any negative markings. For an incorrect answer or a question left unanswered, candidates are given zero points.

5. What is the validity of the eligibility certificate for UGC NET?

For the UGC NET eligibility certificate obtained for the position of assistant professor, there is no recommended validity. This ensures that the Assistant Professor's UGC NET credential is valid for life. The JRF award letter is, however, valid for a term of three years from the date of issue of the letter.

6. What is UGC NET salary?

After qualifying in the exam, candidates can apply in Indian universities and colleges. The starting salary for Assistant Professor is Rs. 5.75 lac per annum.

7. What is UGC NET exam for?

The National Eligibility Test (NET) exam is conducted by University Grants Commission (UGC) for determining the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professorship, Junior Research Fellowship or both.

8. Who are eligible for the NET exam?

Candidates who have a Master's degree are eligible to apply for the UGC NET.

9. Is the NET exam difficult?

No, the exam is not difficult but there are two things that need to be taken care of - one is the tough competition due to a lot of applicants applying and the second thing is preparations which must be spot on.

10. What is the UGC NET exam date 2024?

The UGC NET exam date 2024 for June session is June 18, 2024.

11. Will NTA release the NET JRF exam date 2024 separatly?

NTA will release the NET JRF exam date 2024 with all others subject exam dates through their official notification.

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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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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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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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