UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates

UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates: UGC NET 2020 Exam New Schedule Released by NTA, UGC NET 2020 Exam has been postponed 1 week further due to clashing Exam Dates with ICAR AIEEA-UG/PG & AICE-JRF/SRF (Ph.D) Exam. NTA will release a detailed schedule at

UGC NET Exam 2020 Postponed by 1 week due to ICAR AIEEA-UG/PG & AICE-JRF/SRF (Ph.D) Exam

NTA UGC NET 2020 Exam Date: NTA has postponed the UGC NET Exam dates to 24th September 2020 (onwards) Earlier the UGC NET Exam was scheduled to be conducted from 16th to 18th September 2020 and 21st to 25th September 2020. The official notification released by NTA has stated that “National Testing Agency will be conducting ICAR Examination AIEEA-UG/PG and AICE-JRF/SRF (Ph.D.) 2020-21 on 16, 17, 22 and 23 September 2020.”

UGC NET June 2020 Exam Important Dates
Online Application and Registration Date 16th March 2020 to 30th June 2020 (5:00 PM)
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only 6th July to 20th July 2020

Re-Opened from 31st August 2020 to 2nd September

UGC NET June 2020 Exam Dates 24th September 2020 Onwards
Downloading of Admit Cards 15 days before the Exam (Delayed)

UGC NET Exam Date Announced by NTA

NTA has release a notice related to dates of various examinations to be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). As per the notice, the UGC NET 2020 June examination will be conducted from 16th to 18th September and 21st to 25th September 2020. Let’s have a look at the latest examinations calendar of NTA.


Application Window Reopens for Correction: Change Exam Centre

National Testing Agency (NTA) has re-opened UGC NET 2020 Online Application Correction Window. If any candidate wants to change their exam centres or have mistakenly filled wrong information in the application form, here is an opportunity to make corrections in their online application form. The online link to make correction for the UGC NET June 2020 Exam is given below.

Application Window Link for Form Correction: Change Exam Centre

Exam Schedule of UGC NET

Dates of Examination Postponed
Shift 1 Shift 2
Timing of Examination 09.30 am- 12.30 pm 02.30 pm- 5.30 pm
Duration of Examination
03 hours
Entry into the Examination Centre* 7.30 am – 8.30 am 12.30 pm -1.30 pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room 8.45 am- 9.00 am 1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Instructions by the invigilators 9.15 am -9.25 am 2.15 pm- 2.25 pm
Test Commences 9.30 am 2.30 pm
Test Concludes 12.30 pm 5.30 pm

UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

UGC NET 2020 June Examination shall be conducted as Computer Based Test (CBT) only. The Online Test will consist of two papers. both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions. There will be no break between two papers.

Paper Number of Questions Marks Duration
Paper 1 50 100 03 hours (180 minutes)
Paper 2 100 200

Note: For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks but there is no negative marking for incorrect answer.

UGC NET Paper Details

Exam Mode: The entrance test will be organized in Online CBT mode.

Number of Papers: There will be two papers for the exam – Paper I and Paper II.

Number of Questions: Total of 150 questions will be there in the exam paper. 50 questions in Paper I and 100 questions in Paper II.

Type of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple choice type questions.

Language Medium: The question paper will be available in the medium language of English and Hindi.

Time Duration: Paper I will be of 1 hour duration while Paper II will be of 2 hours.

Total Marks: Paper 1 will be of 100 marks and Paper II will be of 200 marks.

Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 2 marks will be given. There will be no provision of negative marking for incorrect answer.

Click Here to View UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern (Paper I + Paper II)

UGC NET 2020 Cut Off

UGC NET 2020 Cut Off will be published online by the authority after the entrance test. Separate category wise and subject wise merit list will be drawn for the students successfully securing the cut off marks.

In the below table we have mentioned the cut off marks for various categories as per the last year trends:

Category Minimum qualifying marks (in %)
Paper – I Paper – II
General candidates 40% 40%
OBC – NCL/PWD/ST/SC candidates 35% 35%

UGC NET Preparation Tips 2020- 10 Tips to Crack UGC-NET Exam

The online exam of NTA UGC NET 2020 will be conducted soon. Candidates have approximately 1.5 months to prepare for this exam. So, here are some tips by experts on how to prepare for UGC NET 2020 in 1.5 months. Candidates are advised to read this article thoroughly in order to understand how they must utilize their time before the exam and prepare for UGC NET Exam in 1.5 months.

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NTA UGC NET June 2020 Exam Pattern

UGC NET June 2020 Exam will be conducted in online mode to determine the candidate’s eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only posts in Indian Universities and Colleges. It will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of two papers, i.e., Paper I and II conducted in a single session (No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2). Candidates are required to appear for both the papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor only.

NTA UGC NET June 2020 Exam Pattern



Number of Questions (All are compulsory)



(No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2)




1 Hour




2 Hours





3 Hours

NTA UGC NET June 2020 Practice Paper-1 & Paper-2 Mock Test with Answers