UGC NET Exam Date 2020 Out: Check New UGC NET Exam Schedule Now

UGC NET Exam Date 2020:  The National Testing Agency has rescheduled the dates of UGC NET Exam 2020.The UGC- NET 2020 Examination will now be held from 24th, 25th 29th & 30th September,  1st, 7th, 9th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd October and 5th Of November 2020 . The exact schedule of Subject-wise and Shift-wise details will be uploaded subsequently. 

 The online application filling date is over now. You can check the revised exam dates of the UGC NET on the official portal of NTA UGC NET i.e frequently or can stay updated with us for the latest updates. 

UGC NET 2020 New Exam Date Notice

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Steps to check the New UGC NET Exam date for  2020:

The new exam date will be released via press release and on their official website by the NTA authorities. You can check the dates by following the steps stated below: 

  • Visit the official website of NTA UGC, 
  • Open the announcement section blinking in the notification section. 
  • Double click on the notification for UGC NET exam date (new). 
  • The page with a new exam schedule and instruction will appear on your screen. 

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Important UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates for June Session:

Events UGC NET Exam Date
Release of UGC NET notification 16th March 2020
Online Application form  16 March – 30th June [Close Now]
Admit Card 19th September 2020
Exam Date 24th September Onwards
Result to be notified later

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National Testing Agency conducts the UGC NET exam twice a year in the month of June and December (tentative). This National Eligibility Test is conducted for selection of Assistant professors in colleges or universities or Junior Research fellowship programs to pass the students to pursue research for their PG studies from national institutions. Due to the pandemic effect of Coronavirus, the UGC NET exam date for the June session has been postponed until further notice.The candidates now have more time to strengthen their preparation for the exam. The other session of UGC NET 2020 is tentatively decided to be held in December 2020, which will be updated in the month of October or November. 

UGC NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

UGC NET Exam Date 2020:

University Grants Commission – National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) : June 2020 Date Sheet of Examination


Date Time Subject code Subject Name REMARK
24 Sept 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.
32 Chinese
62 Comparative Study Religions
33 Dogri
44 German
37 Gujarati
50 Indian Culture
45 Japanese
21 Kannada
85 Konkani
18 Maithili
35 Manipuri
42 Persian
91 Prakrit
43 Rajasthani
25 Sanskrit
101 Sindhi
40 Spanish
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
03.00PM to 06.00PM 49 Arabic Culture and Islamic Studies
29 Arabic
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
11 Defence Strategic Studies
31 Linguistics
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
34 Nepali
23 Oriya
83 Pali
26 Tamil
25 Sept 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 72 Comparative Literature
68 Criminology
71 Folk Literature
82 Forensic Science
39 French (French Version)
66 Museology & Conservation
4 Psychology
93 Tourism Administration and Management.
03.00PM to 06.00PM 67 Archaeology
92 Human Rights and Duties
59 Library and Information Science
3 Philosophy
90 Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.
29. Sept 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 58 Law
47 Physical Education
03.00PM to 06.00PM 89 Environmental Sciences
65 Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre
73 Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya

Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /

95 Santali
74 Women Studies
30 Sept 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 17 Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
30 Sept 03.00PM to 06.00PM 1 Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business Economics
01. Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 030 English Group – 1
03.00PM to 06.00PM( Group – 2
07 Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 5 Sociology
03.00PM to 06.00PM 87 Computer Science and Applications
09. Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 6 History
03.00PM to 06.00PM 2 Political Science
17. Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 008 Commerce Group – 1
03.00PM to 06.00PM Group – 2
21 Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 9 Education
03.00PM to 06.00PM 80 Geography
22 Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 36 Assamese
22 Malayalam
38 Marathi
24 Punjabi
41 Russian
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
03.00PM to 06.00PM 19 Bengali
94 Bodo
84 Kashmiri
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
23 Oct 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 020 Hindi Group – 1
03.00PM to 06.00PM Group – 2
05 Nov 09.00AM to 12.00 PM 88 Electronic Science
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
16 Music
15 Population Studies
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
03.00PM to 06.00PM 7 Anthropology
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
10 Social Work
100 Yoga

UGC NET Exam Schedule

UGC NET Exam will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions without break.
Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 1 Hr (9:00 am to 10:00 am) 1 Hr (3:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
II 200 100 2 Hr (10:00 am to 12:00 pm ) 2 Hr (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm )
  • There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.
  • For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks.
  • No marks will be given for questions Unanswered/Marked for Review

UGC NET 2020 Admit Card:

The admit cards is  available on the official portal . You can download the admit from their website and keep a printout of the admit card, as carrying admit cards along with valid ID proof is mandatory to enter the exam hall. To download the admit card, you must fill up the registration number or D.O.B correctly which was provided on the time of filling up the application form. 

Direct Link To Download Admit Card

Eligibility Criteria for UGC NET 2020:

The candidate must hold a PG degree from the university recognized by UGC or any other equivalent degree. Candidates who are appearing in their final year of qualifying exam are also eligible to appear in the UGC NET 2020. There is no age limit for Assistant Professor post whereas the candidate must not be greater than 30 years if he/she is applying for JRF program.

Note:  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: Women Applicant and SC/ST/PWD/Transgender categories.  

UGC NET 2020: Eligibility Criteria & Age Limit

UGC NET 2020 Results:

The date for announcing the result will be released along with the new exam date for UGC NET 2020. The candidate must stay updated with the official notification for UGC NET 2020 on our website or the official portal of UGC NET. The selected candidates will be provided with an eligibility certification for a fellowship program for further Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship program for Indian colleges and universities. 

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UGC NET Exam Date FAQs:

Q. When will be the exam conducted?

Ans.The UGC- NET 2020 Examination will now be held from 24th, 25th 29th & 30th September,  1st, 7th, 9th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd October and 5th Of November 2020 .

Q. What will be the Timing of Examination?

Ans. The examination will be held in two shifts i.e. First Shift: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm Second Shift: 3.00 pm to 06.00 pm

Q. Is there a criterion for negative marking?

Ans. There are no negative marks for incorrect responses.

Q: Is UGC NET conducted online?

Ans: Yes, ever since NTA has started conducting the exam, UGC NET is conducted in online mode as a computer-based test (CBT) only.


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