National Eligibility Test 2020
Form Date: 16 Mar - 16 Apr 2020
Computer Based Test
UGC NET Basic Information
Updated On - March 27 2020 by Swati Chandra
UGC NET 2020 Application Form has been released on 16 March 2020 for June Session. The last date to apply for 16 April 2020. UGC NET is a national level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA. UGC NET 2020 is scheduled from June 15 to June 20, 2020. This exam aims to determine the eligibility of the candidates for the following positions NET JRF (Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant professor) and Assistant Professor. To apply for UGC NET 2020, candidates must have a post-graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks. UGC NET 2020 is conducted as a computer-based test (CBT) only. UGC NET exam is conducted twice every year in June and December respectively. Candidates must go through the complete article to get full information about UGC NET 2020 (June month).
UGC NET 2020 Application form has been released by NTA on the official website on 16 March 2020.
The complete details of UGC NET Application Form 2020 are given below:
The following online steps will guide the aspiring candidates to understand the procedure of application form and fill the form:
Candidate can check the below-given table to find out the application fee structure as per categories defined:
Other Backward Classes (OBC)- (NCL - Non-Creamy Layer)/Economically Weaker Section (EWS)
Mode of Payment: Application Fee had to be paid through either of the following modes: Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI.
NOTE: Request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will not be entertained by NTA under any circumstances
The candidates must fulfil the UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria given below to appear for the exam:
(i) UGC NET JRF:
(ii) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.
The candidates can download the UGC NET 2020 Admit Card from 15 May 2020 on the official website of NTA and the candidates need to download the same.
Candiates can check the details regarding UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern that are provided below:
No. of Questions
The questions will be generic, intending to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
180 minutes (three hours) without any break.
All the questions will be compulsory.
This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
NOTE: Marking Scheme - For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks. There will not be any negative marking for an incorrect response. No marks will be given for unanswered/Marked for Review questions.
The syllabus of UGC NET 2020 will give an idea about the subject and can help with the preparation. Candidates will be provided with the syllabus of the respective subject they have opted for the entrance exam based on their post-graduation specialization. The syllabus of NET 2020 for 101 subjects can be downloaded in both English and Hindi medium as per the convenience.
Before start preparing for the exam, candidates can refer to the UGC NET 2020 preparation tips given below to score good marks in the exam:
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the UGC NET 2020 Answer Key in June 2020 after the completion of NET Exams. Check further details below:
Candidates can check UGC NET 2020 Result that will be declared on 05 July 2020. The result will be prepared based on the final answer key.
Candidates can check the list of cities for test for NTA UGC NET 2020 for December session below:
|3||Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair|
|8||Daman & Diu||Daman|
|9||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Dadra and Nagar Haveli|
|15||Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City|
|16||Jammu & Kashmir||Baramulla|
Check the below-given details to know about UGC National Eligibility Test 2020:
Name of the exam
UGC NET 2020 (National Eligibility Test)
Exam conducting body
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Nation Level entrance exam
Online (Computer Based Test)
To determine the eligibility of the candidates for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship), Assistant professor, Assistant Professor positions.
Stay connected for UGC National Eligibility Test 2020 conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).
Until 2018 the test was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education but now December 2018 onwards, National Testing Agency is conducting it successfully. It is a National Agency approved by the Union Council of Ministers established in November 2017. The main aim of NTA is to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. Other than JEE MAIN, NTA also conducts various exams like National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate, Common Management Admission Test and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test.
|UGC NET 2020 Form Date||16 Mar - 16 Apr 2020|
|Application Correction||16 Apr - 22 Apr 2020 (Tentative)|
|Admit Card Downloading Date||15 May 2020|
|UGC NET 2020 Exam Date||15 Jun - 20 Jun 2020|
|Result Date||05 Jul 2020|
Multiple Choice Questions
Instructions:Paper 1 consists of 50 questions carrying 2 marks each
Multiple Choice Questions
Instructions:Paper 2 consists of 100 questions carrying 2 marks each and total time for both Papers I and Paper II is 3 hours
16 Mar 2020
16 Apr 2020
15 Jun - 20 Jun 2020