Key Highlight
of UGC NET Exam
Registration Start
16 March 2020 to 16 April
Last Date of Registration
17 Apr 2020
Form/Application Correction Window
25 Apr - 02 May 2020
Admit Card Available to Download
15 May 2020
Exam Date
15 - 20 jun 2020
Answer Key Releasing Date
24 Jun 2020
Date of Result Announcement
5 Jul 2020
Examination Fee
Gen - 1000 OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/ EWS - 500 SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender - 250
Exam Duration
3 Hrs

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • The candidate must have a master's degree in any stream with 55% marks throughout the year from a recognized university.
  • The candidates in the final years can also apply.
  • There is no age limit for Assistant Professor

Exam Pattern:

There will be 2 Papers in Exam – I & II . It is of total 150 Questions of 300 Marks with a cumulative time duration 3 Hours . Paper 1 will have 50 Questions (3 Hrs) & Paper II will have 100 Questions (3Hrs) and each correct answer carries 2 Marks. Paper 1 will consist of General Aptitude with the time limit of 1 hour & Paper II will consist of  questions related to the subject which is chosen by the candidate.

There is no negative marking in the Exam.

Syllabus: UGC NET 

The syllabus for UGC NET  are:

General Aptitude: 

  1. Teaching Aptitude
  2. Research Aptitude
  3. Comprehension
  4. Communication
  5. Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  6. Logical Reasoning
  7. Data Interpretation
  8. Information and Communication Technology
  9. People, Development and Environment 
  10. Higher Education System

The Subject Chosen by the Candidate 

Paper 2 Syllabus will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

  • It will have 100 MCQs only on the stream chosen by the candidate. 
  • All the questions of Paper II will be compulsory.
  • It is suggested to thoroughly revise all the topics of Bachelors and Masters curriculum of your subject.

Tips and Tricks: UGC NET 

Candidates applying for UGC NET  are in Lakhs and they are from the distinguished universities’ in India, that makes it difficult to crack but all you need to do is follow these tricks and tips to succeed:

•Take Mock tests online to know your Strengths’ and Weakness.
•Keep yourself updated with the latest development in the areas of your interest.
•Must have the complete knowledge of Reasoning and Aptitude.
•Must have the Knowledge about the subject you have chosen to do Ph.D. from like Marketing, Rural Development and more.
•Solve previous years’ question papers in order to know what to expect and it will test your speed as well as accuracy.
•There is no negative marking.
•Prepare yourself for the timing of the exam so that you will able to finish well in time.
•Don’t be anxious and before going to examination hall eat properly, have proper sleep and just relax.

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