UGC NET Exam Dates 2020 - Check Registration, Admit Card & Result Dates
UGC NET Exam Dates 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced UGC NET 2020 exam dates for the June session in their annual calendar. Candidates must check the exam dates of UGC NET 2020 to keep up with all the events of the exam. UGC NET exam dates 2020 include the release dates of the application form, admit card, result, etc. As per UGC NET exam dates, the exam body has released the application form on March 16, 2020. The last date to fill UGC NET 2020 application form is June 30 has now been re-extended due to COVID-19 outnreak. UGC NET exam dates mention that the admit card will be released a few days before the date of examination. Candidates who apply for UGC NET will be able to download the admit card till the day of the exam. UGC NET 2020 exam date will be announced soon. UGC NET 2020 result will be announced soon after the exam. Know more about UGC NET exam dates 2020 in the article below.
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UGC NET Exam Dates 2020 - Highlights
Name of the exam
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of Application
Mode of Exam
Frequency of the exam
Twice a year (June & December)
Medium of the exam
Hindi & English (Except for language subjects)
UGC NET 2020 Important Dates
Candidates can check the important dates related to all events of UGC NET 2020 in the table below. The exam body has only announced the dates for the June session. UGC NET exam dates 2020 for the December session will be announced by the exam authorities in due course. Meanwhile, candidates can check the tentative dates. UGC NET exam dates (Dec session) will be updated here as and when announced.UGC NET 2020 will be conducted twice in the year - June session and December session. The exam dates of UGC NET December session are yet to be announced. It is expected that UGC NET application form for the December session will be released in the second week of September 2020.
UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates
UGC NET 2020 June Session
UGC NET 2020 December Session (Tentative)
UGC NET application form releases
March 16, 2020
September 9, 2020
Last date to fill the online application form
June 30, 2020 (Re-Extended)
October 9, 2020
Application correction window
July 6, July 20, 2020 (Extended)
To be announced
A download of admit card
To be announced
November 9, 2020
UGC NET question papers & response sheets release
To be announced
To be announced
UGC NET exam dates 2020
To be announced
December 2 to 6, 2020
Release date of UGC NET answer key
To be announced
To be announced
Announcement of result
To be announced
December 31, 2020
UGC NET Application Dates 2020
NTA has released the application form of UGC NET 2020 June session on March 16. The last date to fill UGC NET application form 2020 was June 30, 2020 and changes in it could be made from July 6 to July 20 (Extended). According to UGC NET 2020 exam dates, the application form for the December session is likely to be released in the second week of September 2020. The link to fill UGC NET application form will be available on the official website ntanet.nic.in. Candidates will have to register on the website following which they can fill the application form details, upload scanned images of photograph and signature and pay the application fee using credit card, debit card, net banking, or e-challan. Candidates will also be provided with an application correction window during which they can make changes in the form.
UGC NET Admit Card Dates 2020
Candidates who apply for the exam will be release UGC NET admit card 2020. The exam body will release the admit card for the June session on a few days before the scheduled UGC NET exam dates. Important details like reporting time, time of commencement of the exam, shift, exam centre code, exam centre address, personal details about the candidates like name, category, etc. and exam day instructions will be printed on UGC NET admit card. It is mandatory that the candidates carry their admit cards to the exam centres along with a valid photo ID like Aadhaar card, driving license, etc. Candidates who fail to do so will not be permitted to take the exam.
UGC NET Answer Key Dates 2020
The exam authorities will release UGC NET 2020 answer key after the exam has been conducted. First, a provisional UGC NET answer key will be released. Candidates will be able to raise objections on the provisional answer key if they find that the answers provided are incorrect. To challenge UGC NET answer key, candidates will have to pay a requisite fee of Rs. 1000 per question. After taking the challenges made into consideration, a final answer key will be released. The result and merit list will be prepared on the basis of the final UGC NET answer key.
UGC NET Result Dates 2020
Along with the UGC NET exam dates 2020, the exam body has also announced the result declaration date. UGC NET result 2020 for the June session will be declared soon after the exam. Candidates must note that only 6% of the appeared candidates who have scored UGC NET cutoff marks or more will be shortlisted in the result. UGC NET result mentions the subject for which the candidate has taken the exam, total marks, marks obtained by the candidate, qualifying status, etc. Candidates shortlisted in UGC NET 2020 result will be issued NET eligibility certificates and awarded Junior Research Fellowship.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UGC NET Exam Dates 2020 - Check Registration, Admit Card & Result Dates
Question: When will the answer key of UGC NET 2020 be released?
UGC NET Answer Key 2020 will be released on the official website after the exam has been conducted. Dates for the same will be announced later.
Question: What is the last date to download UGC NET 2020 admit card?
Candidates can download the admit card of UGC NET 2020 till their respective exam days. The exam date will be announced soon.
Question: When can I challenge UGC NET answer key?
The provisional answer key will be released after the exam has been conducted. Candidates will be able to raise objections on the dates announced by the exam body. UGC NET answer key challenge dates will be announced later.
Question: When will UGC NET 2020 December be conducted?
It is expected that UGC NET December session will be conducted in the first week of December 2020.
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Questions related to UGC NET
Can I be eligible for UGC NET ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE after MSc in Biotechnology?
Yes you are eligible for UGC NET Environmental Science after Msc in Biotechnology.
The educational requirements are listed below
55% aggregate marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or Equivalent Degree - For General/General EWS Category Candidates
50% aggregate marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or Equivalent Degree - For ST/SC/OBC/ PWD/ Transgender Candidates.
Age Limit and Relaxation
JRF : Not more than 30 years for open category applicants. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC- Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.
Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
Dear aspirants, I would like to know the proper strategy correspondence or online mode to prepare for UGC NET examination in English . The suggestions are highly required regarding suitable books and suitable coaching institute to join. Shall be highly grateful to you for guiding me on this
If you want to study online for free, you can do that with the help of ample study material on the Internet. You can also get youtube explained videos for free. What I would suggest is that try to get hold of some good coaching materials meanwhile. It will help structure your study plan and you will know exactly what to do and how to do.
If you want to go for coachings, these are some of the prestigious ones:
Elite IIT Institute
GATE-Indian Institute of Tutorials
CGS-Center for Government Services
Global Teachers Academy
Chembiosis Coaching Center
HIRE UGC NET/SET Guidance Center
Amrita Global Education
I want to apply for ugc net in mass communication and journalism in future, but for that should I do mba in media management, mba in media and entertainment or mba in communication management? Also, kindly mention if their is any other mba program that will help me reach my goal.
To attempt UGC NET, you must have qualified any masters /post graduate degree from ugc recognized university and you must have minimum 50% in same as per eligibility criteria. Courses mentioned by you make you eligible for the exam. All the three courses are basically related to communication management, however differ in some aspects such as digital advertising or marketing or management or public relations management. For more information, kindly visit the link given below
I have graduated B.A. without honors. now I am doing Masters from IGNOU. can I apply for UGC NET ?
Yes, you are eligible for the UGC NET exam because to apply for the exam candidates must have masters’ degree from the approved and recognized universities and IGNOU is a UGC approved University as per the latest eligibility criteria which is described as below :-
- Open category/Unreserved category candidates need to have secured a minimum of 55% marks in Masters or equivalent.
- OBC/ST/SC/PWD/Transgender candidates should have scored at least 50% marks in Masters or equivalent exam.
- Candidates in their final year of master’s degree can also take the UGC NET 2020 exam, however, such candidates have to complete their degree with required NET qualification marks within 2 years.
- As per the eligibility criteria of UGC NET Ph.D. degree holders with their master’s completed by September 19, 1992 can avail relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks. This means that such candidates must have secured at least 50% marks in masters.
- Candidates with post-graduate diploma/certificate by Indian University/Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate by the foreign University/Institute have to ensure that their diploma/degree/certificate is equivalent to master’s degree recognized by Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), NewDelhi.
To apply for JRF your age must not exceed 30 years or if you are from SC/ST/PWD/OBC candidate then you will get 5 years age relaxation but for assistant professor no age criteria is applicable.
For more details refer to the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
Hello, I have passed ugc net and csc set both exm in 2019 by using ews certificate, In west bengal ews certificates validation is one year, so my question is that if I do not renewed my certificate then my net set certificate will be cancelled or not?
For the award of Junior Research Fellowship, the UGC NET certificate remains valid for 3 years from the date of issue and for lectureship, it is vaild for lifetime.