UGC NET Answer Key 2018
Shristi Kirti, 06 Sep 2018, #UGC NET

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 -National Testing Agency (NTA) will release UGC NET answer key along with candidate’s response sheet in the first week of January 2019. The UGC NET answer key 2018 will carry the correct answers to questions asked in the exam. The answer key will be available online for all sets of online test booklets. To download UGC NET 2018 answer key, candidates have to key in the required credentials. As per notification, the window to check the answer key will remain active for 4 to 5 days. Candidates also have the opportunity to challenge UGC NET answer key 2018 if they have any doubt with regard to the answers in the answer key.

Candidates will have to register their challenge online by paying Rs 1000 for per answer. After examining the challenges, NTA will release the revised answer key if there is any changes in the same. UGC NET answer key is also released by Coaching Institutes like Professor’s Academy, Bansal Academy, CareerEndeavour etc within few hours after completion of exam. UGC NET 2018 exam is scheduled to be conducted by NTA from December 9 to 23 in two shifts.

 

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 Dates

Events

Dates

Date of UGC NET exam

December 9 to 23, 2018

Release of UGC NET answer key 2018

First week of January 2019

Announcement of result

January 10, 2019

How to check UGC NET Answer Key 2018

In order to check UGC NET answer key 2018, candidates can follow the steps below.

  • Click on the link of UGC NET answer key 2018 (link will be available on this page as and when released).

  • The window for filling in the login credentials may or may not be available which will be notified later on this page.

  • Fill in the login credentials in the space provided on the login window (If asked).

  • Candidates will be redirected to the answer key page.

  • Download the PDF format of UGC NET answer key 2018.

Challenging UGC NET 2018 Answer Key

  • The exam authority will be released all sets of the question paper. Candidates can challenge the official UGC NET answer keys by filling up an application form and paying an amount of Rs. 1000 per question.
  • The candidates are advised to take a printout of the image of OMR sheets, recorded responses, answer keys and challenges submitted by them for future reference.
  • The refund of the fee paid by candidates towards the challenge of answer keys will be credited to the credit/debit card directly through which the transaction will be done by the candidate.
  • Therefore the candidates should make payment through their own credit/debit card.

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 by Coaching Institutes

Before the declaration of official UGET NET answer key, some coaching centres like Professors Academy has released the same. Coaching centres such as Bansal Academy, Careerendevour, U.G.C Academy etc. are also expected to release the answer key of UGC NET 2018 for December session.

UGC NET Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 by coaching centers

Download links

Professors Academy

Download here for Set P & Q

Download here for Set R & S

 

Previous UGC NET Answer Key 2018

Question paper sets

UGC NET Answer Key 2017 Download links

Paper 1 (November)

Download here

Paper 2 (November)

Download here

Paper 3 (November)

Download here

Final Answer Key

Download here

Paper 1 (January)

Download here

Paper 2 (January)

Download here

Paper 3 (January)

Download here

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 - Calculation of Score

As per UGC NET exam pattern, the exam will be conducted for two papers – paper I and II. Paper I has 1 mark question while paper 2 consists of questions of 2 marks each. As there is no negative marking, candidates can calculate their marks based on number of correct answers given by them.

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 - Qualifying Marks

In order to qualify the exam of UGC NET 2018 for Assistant Professor and for qualifying both JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor, general category candidates must score equal to or more than 40% in both the papers whereas SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer, PwD and Transgender) candidates must score 35%

The table given below shows the UGC NET qualifying marksUGC NET Cut offCandidates can check below previous years UGC NET cut off for all papers:

Paper

General

OBC-NC/PWD/SC/ST

Paper I

40 (40%)

35 (35%)

Paper II

40 (40%)

35 (35%)

 

 

Advantages of UGC NET Answer Key 2018

  • Candidates will be able to know the correct answers to all the questions asked in UGC NET 2018 exam.

  • The probable score can also be calculated by the candidates after knowing the correct answers to the questions.

  • Chances of qualifying the exam can also be predicted by referring to the UGC NET answer key 2018 and calculating the score.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam of UGC NET 2018 will be conducted for two papers – paper I and II. Paper I is to teat the candidates on the ground of general ability in order to asses the teaching/research ability of the candidates. Paper I consists of 50 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each. Paper II consists of 100 objective questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry two marks. Candidates are given 1 hour to complete paper I while 2 hours are given for paper II.

UGC NET Result 2018

NTA will declare the final result of UGC NET 2018 on January 10 for those candidates who have secured qualifying marks as per their category. UGC NET result will be declared after correcting the scores obtained by the candidate in different sessions by normalizing.

UGC NET Answer Key 2018 - FAQs

Q. When will the UGC NET answer key 2018 be available for the exam scheduled to be conducted for the December session?

Ans. NTA will release the answer key of UGC NET in the first week of January 2019. UGC NET answer key 2018 will be available officially for only 4 to 5 days during which candidates can check the correct answers and also challenge if they have any doubt with regard to the answers in the answer key.

Q. How to calculate the score by referring to the answer key of UGC NET 2018?

Ans. Candidates can check the number of correct answers given by them and calculate it according to the marks allotted for each answer. There is no negative marking and thus the marks scored by the candidates will be based on only the correct answers given by them.

Q. How to see the responses given by the candidate in UGC NET exam 2018?

Ans. Candidates will be able to see their response sheet which will be available along with the answer key of UGC NET 2018 which will be released by NTA in the first week of January 2019. The response sheet window will remain active for 4 to 5 days within which candidates can check the answers given by them.

 

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