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January 22, 2024 • 17:24 pm

UGC NET Exam Answer Key 2023 (Out) - Download & Check Now!

UGC NET Answer Key and How to Challenge it

The National Testing Agency, NTA has released the Final UGC NET 2023 Answer Key for all phases of the exams conducted in December 2023. This official key has been made available here to download.

A per the latest news NTA has released the Provisional Answer Key for the UGC NET Exam December 2023 on Official Website.

Display of Final Answer Key(s) and Question Paper with Recorded Responses for inviting Challenges to the Provisional AnswerKey(s) of UGC NET December 2023 (Phases I & II) conducted from 6th December 2023 to 14th December 2023. 

You can get the final UGC NET answer key, if:

You had appeared for the 2023 exam and want to compare your response sheet.

You want to check whether your challenged claims have been accepted or not for the UGC NET Answer Key.

You will appear for the UGC NET December 2023 exam, as it will help you practice the previous year's papers to boost your exam preparation.

In this blog, you will find the complete details related to the NTA UGC NET Answer Key.

NTA will release soon the UGC NET EXAM December 2023 e-Certificate. Candidates can Download it From Official Websites. For More Details, you can go through with e-Certificate.


Important Dates of UGC NET Answer Key 2023

How to Download NTA UGC NET Answer Keys from Official Website?

Details Mentioned on Answer Key of UGC NET 2023

How to calculate exam score using NTA UGC NET Answer Key?

How to challenge the UGC NET Answer Key 2023?

Instructions Regarding Fee Payment

NTA UGC NET Answer Key (Last 5 Exams)

Frequently Asked Questions



Download Previous 5 Papers along with UGC NET Answer Keys to analyze your preparation.



Important Dates of UGC NET Answer Key 2023


The UGC NET exam 2023 was conducted in Two phases from 6th December  2023 to 14th December 2023. The following table includes the important dates of the 2023 UGC NET Exam: -


Exam Events

UGC NET 2021 Exam Important Dates

UGC NET 2023 Exam Date 6th December 2023 to 14 December 2023

Provisional UGC NET Answer Key Release

 4th January 2024

Response Sheet & Question Paper 

January 2024

Challenging of Preliminary Answer Key December 2023

3rd January 2024

Final UGC NET 2023 Answer Key

19th January 2024

UGC NET Result 19th January 2024


Check the complete UGC NET Notification 2023 released by the official website here.



How to Download the UGC NET Answer Key 2023?


The official website will release the UGC NET Answer Key twice - the primary and final key. You can download the final answer key of UGC NET 2023 by following the steps given below.

Step-1: You must visit the official website to download the answer key.

Step-2: Click on the "Final Answer Key" option.

Step- 3: A pdf file will open, download it to check the UGC NET Answer Key 2023.



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What information will be given on the UGC NET 2023 Answer Key?


NTA UGC NET Answer Key includes correct answers to all the questions that were asked in the examination. The other details given on the answer sheet are:

Name of the examination

Exam date, time, and shift

Exam subject name and code

Question ID

Correct option ID


If you face difficulty while downloading the key, due to any reason then you can get them from Eduncle. We provide the free UGC NET Answer Key pdf along with the last 5 exam papers.

Below, you can check the final Answer Key 2023 for all UGC NET Subjects:-




How to Calculate the UGC NET 2023 Scores?


To calculate the UGC NET exam scores 2023, you must go through the UGC NET exam pattern and marking scheme properly. This will help you to accurately calculate the scores.

The formula for score calculation:

Total Marks Obtained = Number of Correct Answers X 2



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How to Challenge UGC NET Answer Key 2023?


The officials will be given students, who find any discrepancy in the released answer key, a chance to challenge it. You can Challenge UGC NET Provisional Answer Key December 2023 for all 83 subjects in December 2023. 

In order to challenge the key, you will have to pay a fee of INR 200 per question that can be paid by Credit/Debit Card only.

Below you can check, 'How to Challenge UGC NET 2023 Answer Key?' that will help you claim your answers or recorded responses.

NOTE:- The Provisonal Answer Key for UGC NET  will be released shortly.

Step 1 – Visit the of NTA. 

Step 2 – Click on the option “Display of Key Challenge for UGC NET December 2023”.

Step 3 – Log in with the help of your UGC NET Application Number and Password/Date of Birth.

Step 4 – Select the ‘Challenges regarding answer key ’ option.

Step 5 – There are two IDs in sequential order, one for 50 Questions of Paper 1 and the other for 100 Questions of Paper 2.


UGC NET Answer Key Challenge


Step 6 – Select the correct answer using the Option ID given next to the Question ID for which you wish to claim & Click ‘Save Your Claims’. Repeat the process for all the questions you want to challenge. 

Step 7 – Upload the supporting document for all the claimed answers in a single PDF & Click ‘Save Your Claims and Pay Fee’.

Step 8 – Now click on ‘Pay Fee’ & finally make your Payment using Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking



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Instructions Regarding Fee Payment


Before submitting your fee for every response challenge, candidates must know some important instructions that are given below: - 

200 INR is the prescribed fee for every response challenged.

You can use a Debit/Credit card/Net Banking to submit the fee.


There will be some extra service charges that need to be paid by aspirants, such as:

For Debit Card – Service tax as applicable and 1.20% of examination fee.

For Credit Card – 0.75% taxes for the exam fee of up to 2000 INR and 1% taxes for exam fee that is more than 2000 INR.



UGC NET Previous Years Answer Key (Last 5 Exams)


The students who are preparing for the upcoming UGC NET exam must practice multiple questions. For this, you can solve previous year's papers that provide a good number of questions.

After solving them, analyze your answers with the help of the answer key. You can download the NET Previous Question Papers along with UGC NET Answer Key 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 sessions from the following table.



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UGC NET Answer Key June 2021 & Dec 2020


If you are looking for the NTA UGC NET answer key 2021 then check the following table and download it for your subject.




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UGC NET Answer Key June 2020


If you are looking for NTA UGC NET answer key June 2020 then check the following table and download it for your subject.




UGC NET Answer Key December 2019


Download the UGC NET Answer Key Dec 2019 from the following table.




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UGC NET Answer Key 2019 PDF for June Session


You can download the free PDF of UGC NET Key June 2019 for your subject to analyze the performance.




UGC NET Answer Key December 2018


Download the UGC NET Dec 2018 exam key pdf from the following table.




Download the Complete Free Paper Analysis by Experts for UGC NET Exams (Paper 1 and 2).



UGC NET June 2018 Answer Key


Download the UGC NET June 2018 Answer key from the table below: -




If you wish to download the UGC NET study material 2023 designed by exam experts for both Paper 1 and 2, then refer to the following table:




Frequently Asked Questions of UGC NET Answer Key 2023


In this section, check the most common queries related to NTA UGC NET Answer Key 2023. You can also refer to our UGC NET FAQs blog for general UGC NET questions.



Ques. 1) When will the UGC NET answer key 2023 be released?

Ans.) The UGC NET 2023 Final Answer Key will be release in January 2024 for all phases on the official website of NTA NET.


Ques. 2) How to download the UGC NET answer key 2023?

Ans.) Candidates can check the Final Answer Key of UGC NET 2023 from the official website and download the same. You can check the complete procedure here Download NTA UGC NET 2023 Answer Keys


Ques. 3) Why is the UGC NET answer key important?

Ans.) The NTA UGC NET Answer Key will help you check your marked responses in the exam and challenge the answers as well. 


Ques. 4) How to challenge the NTA UGC NET 2023 answer key?

Ans.) You can raise an objection against the answer key through the official website of NTA. Check the step-by-step procedure to know how to Challenge the UGC NET Answer Key 2023



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Ques. 5) What is the fee to challenge the answer key of UGC NET 2023?

Ans.) NTA has set a standard fee of INR 200 per question to raise objections.


Ques. 6) Will the final result be released on the basis of the answer key of UGC NET 2023?

Ans.) Yes, the UGC NET Result 2023 will be released on the basis of the final UGC NET Answer Key 2023.


Ques. 7) How do I download the NTA NET response sheet?

Ans.) To download the response sheet, follow these steps: -

Step 1 – You must visit the official website and click on the “UGC NET Response sheet”.

Step 2 – Login into the website by using the registration details.

Step 3 – From this page, you can download the pdf of the response sheet.



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We hope, this article is helpful for you to get the details of UGC NET Answer Key 2023.

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  • Scoopcat test

    what is minimum qualification required


    Hello Scoopcat,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of UGC NET Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!

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    Vinay yadav

    sir mai net ,jrf ki pepration kr reha hu eskai bad b.a mai number 50/ say kum hai agali koi problem to nhi hogi


    Hello Vinay,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The minimum eligibility to apply for the UGC NET exam is a post-graduation degree with 55% marks. Check out the complete UGC NET eligibility criteria for detailed information.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Jot

    Maine it ke hai kya mai UGC NET kr skhte hu


    Hello Jot,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are eligible to apply for UGC NET for Computer & technology subject.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Kamali Miraja

    Respected sir, please help me, I'm not able to download answer keys and study material, If i am registering it comes number already exist,please do the needful...


    Hello Kamali,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Kindly reset your password and try to login with new password. Still if you face any problem to login, feel free to reach us.
    Thank You.

  • Staff Vacancy

    Sir i forgot ugc net application number. so how to get this


    Hello Maqbul,   Greetings from Eduncle!   To recover your application number, go to official login portal of UGC NET and click on 'I can't access my account'. Here you'll get two options - for password recover and for application number recover. Please click on 2nd option and continue. Enter all the required details and submit. You'll receive your application number in your mailbox.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team

  • Mabil Mabil

    Can u pls sir 2016 July net scam answer key sent me sir


    Hello Mabil, Greetings from Eduncle! You can download the answer keys for July 2016 by Registering at Eduncle! Kindly provide your login details and get access to Kuly2016 answer keys. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team


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