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UGC NET Latest News and updates.

Updated on 23 October 2020
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Updated on 23 October 2020

UGC NET is an exam conducted for the students who want to become an assistant professor or Junior Research Fellowship or both. The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test is conducted by the National Testing Agency, which is a national level examination. This exam is conducted only in online mode and consists of two papers, ie. paper 1 and paper 2 for 3 hours. According to the latest news, the admit cards for the UGC NET exam has still not been announced by NTA.

The examination will be conducted on September 16, but the admit card is yet to be released. The admit card will be released on their official site of UGC.

The examination will be conducted from September 16 to September 18, 2020.

As we know, there are 2 papers in the UGC NET exam in Paper 1 and Paper 2 for 100 and 200 marks respectively. As always examination shall be conducted in 2 shifts from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and the second shift from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

It was decided that the exam was going to be held on June 15, 2020, but due to COVID 19, the examination got postponed. Earlier it was decided that the exam will be held for 3 papers but then it was changed to 2 papers.

The exam will be held online, which is a Computer Based Test. The students should read all the guidelines mentioned on the official portal of UGC well and before the time of the exam.

Important Dates of UGC NET Examination are:

Important Updates on UGC NET


UGC NET Notification

16 March 2020

UGC NET Application Form

16th March 2020

Last Date to apply online

30th June 2020

Last Day to Pay Exam Fee

30th June 2020

UGC NET Correction Form 

2nd September 2020

UGC NET Admit Card

15 days before the examination 

UGC NET Exam Date

16th, 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th September 2020.

These are all the important announcements made by NTA alongside the newest UGC NET news which will provide you the updated notices with no difficulty. 

As per the NTA Official website, the NET 2020 Exam is going to be conducted from 16th to 18th and 21st to 25th September 2020. You can check the official notification here. 

 NTA has closed the correction in the application form again on 2nd September 2020. You can check the small print of the UGC NET Form Correction Process here.

 UGC NET Application window has been closed - It was started on 16th March 2020 and the last date to fill the application form was 30th June 2020.

UGC NET Notification 2020 was released by officials on 16th March 2020.

 As per UGC NET Exam Pattern 2020, Paper 1 & Paper 2 will be conducted in a single three-hour duration.

 The National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET Dec 2019 Certificates. Visit the official site to download the Certificate with the assistance of your Application Number and Date of Birth. 

 According to the general public notice announced by NTA, the Economically Weaker Section candidates (with issued Certificate by the Competent Authority), who wish to fill the form are required to mention their category in the registration form.

These are a few updates and news about the UGC NET exam, as for the admit cards they will soon be released by NTA.

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