UGC NET 2020

UGC NET - National Eligibility Test is conducted twice in a year for the selection of deserving candidates for the posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).Last Year approx. 10.34 lakh candidates registered and  7.93 Lakh candidates appeared for UGC NET  exam to become a lecturer or researcher in their respective fields.The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct next UGC-NET for ‘Assistant Professor’ and for ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ from 16th March 2020 to  16th April 2020 and the exam will be conducted in the month of June 2020.


Detailed Notification For UGC NET 2020






UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates:

UGC NET June 2020 registration process has been started from 16th March 2020 and will continue till 16th April 2020. The UGC-NET Exam would be held on 15th to 20th June 2020

Note: The Test will be Conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode only

Download Admit Card For UGC NET 2020


UGC NET 2020 Schedule:

  • Registration Started: 16th March 2020
  • Last Date For Apply: 16th April 2020
  • Downloading Admit Card: Tentatively in the month of May 2020
  • Date Of Examination:  15th to 20th June 2020
  • Date of Announcing Results: Within 2-3 Weeks After the examination

UGC NET 2020 Online Application:

The Online Application form for UGC NET 2020 will be available from 16-03-2020 to 16-04-2020 on the www.ntanet.nic.in website.

The process of UGC NET online application will consist of four steps. Aspirants should keep in mind the below:

  • The UGC NET officials will provide candidates with a chance to edit their online application.
  • The size of photograph must be between 10KB to 100KB and signature size should be between 4KB to 30KB.
  • The dimension should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) for photograph and 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height) for signature.
  • Do not send the printout of the confirmation page to the authority office.

UGC NET 2020 Application Fee:

The application fee of UGC NET 2020 varies category-wise. Application fee once paid, is not refundable or transferable under any circumstances. Fee details are as follows:

  • General-Rs.800/-
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)*: RS.400/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/ Transgender- Rs.200/-

UGC NET 2020 Eligibility:

Candidates must apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the UGC NET 2020 exam, Here are the broad pointers:

Candidates who are pursuing their master’s degree equivalent courses or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying master’s degree (Final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examination have been delayed can appear in the UGC NET  2020 Examination.

Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications,Electronic Science etc.are eligible for this Test. 

For Reserved Category: The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.

UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern:

UGC NET Exam Pattern: The test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be attempted with a break of 30 minutes between them.

Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 03 hours (09:30 am to 12:30 pm) 03 hours (02:30 pm to 05:30 pm)
II 200 100

Note: There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.

UGC NET 2020 Exam Age Criteria:

For Junior Research Fellowship:

Age Limit: The maximum age limit is 30 years as on 1.06. 2020.
Relaxation: A relaxation of up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Noncreamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on the website: www.ncbc.nic.in) SC/ST/PWD/Transgender categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates with research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on the production of a certificate from  appropriate authority. Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates with L.L.M. Degree. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces up to the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances

There is no age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.

For Assistant Professor:

Age Limit: No prescribed upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

UGC NET 2020 Syllabus:

The syllabus of National Eligibility Test (NET) is different for different subjects. The subjects included in NET is more than 100. Candidates should also prepare from the syllabus of their qualifying examination. Candidates must prepare as per the syllabus prescribed by the NTA.


UGC NET 2020 Result:

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the UGC NET 2020 result and cut off on the official website.




UGC NET E-Certificate:

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued the E certificate to give honour to all the selected candidates in UGC NET 2019.

The validity of the UGC NET E certificate fo the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is 3 Year from the date of declaration of result/ issuing the certificate. There is no time limit of the E certificate of Assistant Professor post.



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