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UGC NET Notification, Exam Dates 2021 Out - News & Updates

UGC NET Notification 2021

UGC NET 2021 Study Material


NTA has released the UGC NET Notification May 2021 along with the application form (Dec 2020 session) on 2nd February 2021. As per the notification, the NET exam for December session will be conducted from 2nd May to 17th May 2021. 

National Testing Agency has also released the complete information bulletin regarding the NTA UGC NET exam date 2021, news, correction form.

Check the following details about UGC NET Notification 2020-2021.

UGC NET Exam Date 2021

UGC NET Notification 2021 [Official]

Essential Guide After Getting UGC NET Notification

FAQs About UGC NET Notification 2021 Exam



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NTA UGC NET Exam Dates 2021 [Official]


It is important for you to have all the updates of UGC NET latest news so that you do not miss any event related to the UGC NET Exam

Below is the complete calendar of UGC NET Dates:


UGC NET Exam Events

UGC NET Exam Dates 2021

UGC NET Notification 2021 Release

2nd February 2021

Release of UGC NET Application Form 2021

2nd February 2021

Last date to fill the UGC NET Application Form 2021 9th March 2021 (Extended)
UGC NET Last Date for Fees Payment 10th March 2021 (Till 11:50 PM)

UGC NET Correction Form 2021

12th March 2021 to 16th March 2021

UGC NET 2021 Admit Card Download

Last week of March/first week of April 2021 (Expected)

NTA UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, and 17th May 2021


Note - The above information is up to date as per the latest UGC NET notification.



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UGC NET May 2021 Notification Released by NTA for Dec 2020 Session


These are the significant announcements made by NTA along with the latest news of UGC NET 2021 that will provide you the updated notices without any difficulty. 


 As per the latest UGC NET notification, NTA has started the UGC NET Form Correction Process from 12th March 2021 to 16th March 2021.

 NTA has extended the date of the UGC NET Application form from 2nd March 2021 to 9th March 2021.

 NTA has released the official UGC NET Notification 2021 (Dec 2020 session) on 2nd February 2021. Check the official notification here.

 According to the latest notification, the UGC NET Exam Dec 2020 (May 2021) will be conducted on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, and 17th May 2021.


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 NTA will release the UGC NET Admit Card 2021 in March/April 2021.

 UGC NET Answer Key for May 2021 will release at End of May/First week of June 2021.

 NTA will release the UGC NET May 2021 Results in the Last week of June 2021 (Expected).

 According to the UGC NET News announced by NTA, the Economically Weaker Section candidates (with issued Certificate by the Competent Authority), who wish to fill the application form are required to mention their category in the registration form.



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Essential Guide After Getting UGC NET 2021 Exam Notification


To help you with NET preparation, Eduncle is providing an exclusive guide that contains all the required information which you will require for uninterrupted studies.

Eligibility – You must know the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Check the UGC NET Eligibility here.

Syllabus – To start your preparation, the idea of exam topics will help you prepare in the right direction. Download the complete UGC NET Syllabus here.

Paper Pattern – When you are preparing for the exam you should know the pattern of the questions asked in the exam. You can find the UGC NET Exam Pattern here.

Previous Years Question Papers – Get a wise idea of the UGC NET Exam Questions asked in previous years, which will help you understand the topics of higher importance and marking.

Preparation Tips – For effective preparation it is advised to take the help of experts. Here are some important tips by Eduncle faculties for your UGC NET Preparation.

Result – Know the cut off of previous exams. This will help you set your target and head in the right direction. Check UGC NET Cut off Marks of your subjects.

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Frequently Asked Questions About UGC NET Notification 2021


Over the years a lot of aspirants have asked various queries regarding UGC NET notification 2021, UGC NET latest news, and important dates. If you have any queries regarding the exam notification, then you must check the following UGC NET FAQs.


Ques 1 - What is the latest UGC NET News about 2021 Exam?

Ans.) NTA has released the UGC NET Exam Dates and Application form for Dec 2020 session (May 2021).


Ques 2 - What is NTA UGC NET Result Date 2021?

Ans.) As per the previous UGC NET notification, it is expected that the UGC NET 2021 Result will be announced by officials in June 2021.


Ques 3 - When will the UGC NET 2021 Notification be released?

Ans.) As per the latest notification, NTA has released the UGC NET Notification May 2021 (for Dec 2020 session) on 2nd February.


Ques 5 - When can I fill the UGC NET Application Form 2021?

Ans.) The NET application form has been released on 2nd February 2021. The online submission of the application form can be done from 2nd February to 9th March 2021 (extended). 


Ques 6 - Who will release the UGC NET notification 2021?

Ans.) National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET 2021 Notification (from Dec 2018 onwards). Previously it was released by CBSE.


Ques 7 - Has Eduncle recently conducted the Webinar for UGC NET Aspirants?

Ans.) Yes, Eduncle has recently conducted a webinar on 10th February with Mahak Mahajan, UGC NET Expert. She shared her valuable tips to prepare for the UGC NET Exam. You can watch the webinar HERE.


Ques 8- What are the UGC NET 2021 Dates?

Ans.) UGC NET dates for the 2021 session are 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th, and 17th May 2021.



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We hope the above-mentioned information provides the complete latest UGC NET Notification 2021. If you have any further query that hasn’t been answered, you can share them with us in the comment section below.

This article contains all the latest information about the exam. As soon as any further update is released by the officials, we will update the same.

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  • V lakshmi nandiki
    I want study materials for ugc net english paper 2
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  • Anusha nayak
    when will be the next NET exam?? June attempt will be conducted?? or it will be directly in dec??
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  • Sanjaya kumar nayak
    Any distance degree holder but ugc net qualified can be a lecturer in gvt ?
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    If you satisfied the eligibility criteria for that govt exam, then you can become a lecturer.
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  • Debu paul
    sir,I have completed P.G in political science, from distance education, i eligible for UGC NET examination?
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    Yes, you are eligible for UGC NET Exam.
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  • Kalpana
    hello sir.. I have completed mba hospital and healthcare management. I'm I eligible to apply for management in ugc net.
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  • Darji vaishaliben
    Hello sir I m vaishali I m recently completed b.a with English now i get admission in m.a with English so how to prepare net and crack this exam tell me
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  • Tarannum khushnuma
    Hi sir,my qualification is mtech,guide me how to prepare for electronic science subject sir...
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  • Abhishek Malviya
    sir what will be time for next application for Net
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    There is no such official notification release of next UGC NET Exam. Once it will release by NTA, we will update in the same blog...
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  • Ram prasad pati
    I have done my MBA from ICFAI University, In my certificate it is mentioned as MBA in management, can I persue PhD in HR.
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    You will be eligibile to apply for UGC NET exam if you have completed the MBA degree from UGC approved university.
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  • Anjali pala
    can you tell me an accurate date of the exam?
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