NTA revises UGC NET 2018 dates; result to be out on January 10
National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the exam schedule of various exams including UGC NET 2018 wherein the exam dates of UGC NET 2018 have been revised. As per the exam schedule of NTA, UGC NET will now be held from December 9 to 23, whereas earlier the exam was slated to be conducted from December 2 to 16.
Apart from changing the exam dates of UGC NET 2018 December session, NTA has also declared the dates related to admit card and result of UGC NET. According to the dates released, UGC NET 2018 admit card for December session will be released from November 19, in online mode. Candidates can download the admit card till December 23, which is the last date for the exam. NAT will announce the result of UGC NET 2018 on January 10, 2019.
Earlier, NTA had announced the exam dates and registration dates for UGC NET December session, however, the admit card and result dates were not announced.
Though the exam authority has revised the result and admit card dates, the registration dates for UGC NET 2018 remain the same. Aspiring candidates can fill the application form of UGC NET 2018 for December session from September 1 to 30, 2018, in online mode.
This is for the first time that the examination will be held online, as till July 2018, UGC NET would be held in offline mode. Though the mode of the examination has changed, the exam pattern for UGC NET would remain the same, as per a notification released earlier by NTA.
UGC NET is conducted twice a year for determining the eligibility of candidates as Assistant Professors and to award Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). UGC NET is held for two papers - Paper I and II. Both the papers are compulsory for all candidates to take. Based on their performance in both the papers, candidates will be considered qualified in UGC NET. Candidates who opt for appearing exclusively for Assistant Professor are not considered for JRF.
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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.