UGC NET Exam date 2021: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the UGC-NET exam for junior research fellowship (JRF) and assistant professor in May 2021. The Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced that the National Eligibility Test (NET) will be held from May 2 to 7 and May 10 to 12, May 14 and 17, 2021. The application process for UGC NET(National Eligibility Test) is to select eligible students for the post of Assistant Professor and/or JRF, Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges has started from 2nd February till 2nd March 2021.
UGC NET 2020 Exam Date:
|UGC NET Exam dates||2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 & 17 May 2021.|
|Shift||First Shift||Second Shift|
|Timing of Examination||09.00 am- 12.00 pm||02.00 pm- 6.00 pm|
|Duration of Examination||03 hours|
|Entry into the Examination Centre||7.20 am – 8.30 am||1.45 pm- 2.00 pm|
|Entry in the Examination Hall/Room||7.20 am – 8.30 am||1.45 pm- 2.00 pm|
|Test Commences||9.00 am||3.00 pm|
|Test Concludes||12.00 pm||6.00 pm|
UGC NET 2021 Application Dates
For December Session:
|Starting of application form||2nd February 2021|
|Last date to submit application form||2nd March 2021|
|Last date for fee submission||3rd March 2021|
|Application correction||5th to 9th March 2021|
|Availability of admit card||March/ April 2021|
|UGC NET Exam dates||2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th & 17th May 2021|
UGC NET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
|Category||UGC NET Educational Qualification|
|General Category||Secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent in subjects like, Social Science, Computer Science, and Application|
|SC/ST/OBC||Same As mentioned for the general category|
|Ph.D. Degree holders||
5% marks relaxation is provided for candidates who have completed the PG program before September 19, 1991.
- 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 Reserve category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.