Important dates for UGC NET June 2020 announced

Bhubaneswar: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released dates for the June session of the UGC NET 2020 Examination.

As per the notice, the exams for different subjects will be conducted online between June 15 and June 20 this year.

Important dates announced by NTA prior to the exams are:

16th March 2020: Release of Online Application

16th April 2020: Last date of filling Online Application

15th May 2020: Availability of Admit card

15th to 20th June 2020: UGC NET Exam

June 2020: Release of Answer Key

5th July 2020: Announcement of Results

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates applying for the exam must own a Master’s degree or its equivalent from a university recognized by UGC.  Minimum percentage secured in the degree is 55% for General category and 50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD.

Candidates in their final years of qualifying exams may also apply for the exam.

Age Limit: Although there is no age-limit allotted for the post of Assistant Professor, candidates applying for the position of JRF must be below 30years on January 1, 2020. However, a relaxation of five years is allowed for reserved candidates and candidates who have served in the armed forces. For candidates with an LLM degree, 3 years of age relaxation is given.

June 2020 Exam Cut Off: 40% cut off marks in both the papers is slated for General category students and for reserved categories, it is 35%.                              

Selection Procedure: A subject and category merit list will be prepared and published online. Top 6% of the total students appearing for both the papers in the test will be considered qualified.

Only Top 15% candidates from each category and subject will be considered eligible for the post of Assistant Professor Position.

Application Fee:

Rs 1000 for General category

Rs 500 for OBC/NCL

Rs 250 for ST/SC/PWD

Exam pattern: The exam will be conducted in Online CBT mode. Paper-I will carry 50 questions and Paper-II will carry 100 questions. Each question will worth 2 marks making it a total of 300 marks examination. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

For subject-wise syllabus and further details, keep visiting the official website of UGC NET –

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