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UGC NET 2024 (cancelled): Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam pattern & Latest News

UGC NET 2024


What is UGC NET Exam?

NTA conducts the UGC NET Exam to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship & Lecturership’ in Indian universities and colleges.

Every year, lakhs of candidates register for this exam to become lecturers or researchers in various fields. If you are willing to pursue a career in these fields, then appearing in the NTA NET 2024 Exam will be the best decision.

The National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET Admit Card 2024 on 14th june, For the June Cycle on the Official Website.

NTA has released the City intimation slip to the Applicants of UGC–NET June 2024 On June 7, 2024.

NTA will conduct Exam in OMR mode across India on a single day. NTA will soon issue a formal notification

The UGC NET 2024 Examination, Conducted by the NTA  has been Cancelled due to concerns "Integrity of Exam Compromised. 

On 19th June, 2024, the UGC received certain inputs from National Cyber Crime Threat Analytics Unit of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) under the Ministry of Home Affairs on the Examination. These inputs prima-facie indicate that the integrity of the aforesaid examination may have been compromised,” the ministry informed.

To know all the important details about the UGC NET 2024 Exam check the following details –


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UGC NET Notification 2024


The National Testing Agency (NTA) has launched the application process for UGC NET on April 20, 2024, alongside the notification PDF. Those interested in appearing for UGC NET 2024 June session can apply through the official website

As per the latest update NTA released the Exam Scheduled with Subject List. Candidates can check their exam time schedule according to their subject.

The National Testing Agency and UGC have decided to shift the UGC-NET from 16 June (Sunday) to 18th June 2024 (Tuesday).

UGC NET Exam June Session Application Form filling is started on the 20th April 2024 to 19th May (Upto 11:59 P.M.) 2024. Check the NTA UGC NET website.    

Note: This is advance information for the allotment of the city where the examination center will be located, to facilitate the candidates.

Here, check the detailed About UGC NET Notification 2024  before applying for the exam.


          UGC NET June 2024 Revised Exam Date Public Notice 


UGC NET June 2024 Exam Shedule


NTA has released the important dates for the UGC NET 2024 Exam. So, if you want to appear for the upcoming NET Exam, you should check the dates from the table given below.


Exam Activities

NTA NET 2024 Exam Dates

Online Application Start for UGC NET June 2024

20th April 2024 to 19th May 2024 (upto 11.59 pm)

Last date for submission of Examination fee (through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking /UPI 20th May 2024 (upto 11:59 P.M)

UGC NET Correction Form 2024

21st May 2024 to 23rd May 2024 (Upto 11:59 P.M.)

UGC NET Hall Tickets 2024

14th June 2024

UGC NET Revised Exam Date 2024

18th June 2024

Declaration of Result

Expected in July/August  



UGC NET EXAM Shedule - Subject Wise List




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UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2024

The conducting authority of the exam sets some guidelines to appear in the exam known as  Eligibility criteria. It is crucial to satisfy these criteria to apply for the exam.  

The eligibility for the UGC NET Exam has been decided based on two major factors i.e., education qualification and age limit.

UGC NET Education Qualification 2024 

♦  If you have completed post-graduation or have enrolled for the master's, you can apply for this exam.

♦  Candidates require 55% percent marks in their Master’s Degree for the General/EWS category and 50% marks for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD/ Transgender.

♦  PhD degree holders can also apply for the UGC NET June 2024 Exam.

UGC NET 2024 Age Limit  –


♦  There is no age restriction to appear for the UGC NET  Assistant Professor post.

♦   If you want to apply for JRF, your maximum age should be 30 years or less.

Age Relaxation for JRF


UGC provides some relaxation in the upper age limit for UGC NET- JRF aspirants, such as:



Age Relaxation

OBC, ST, SC, PWD, Transgender and Women Applicants

5 years

Research Experience (only if an approved university or institute produces the certificate)

5 years

L.L.M. Degree

3 years

Armed Forces

5 years

Here, check the detailed UGC NET Eligibility Criteria  before applying for the exam.

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Reservation Policy of the Government of India applies to NTA UGC According to

this, in the Central Universities and Institutions that are deemed to be Universities, the

reservation of seats shall be as follows:



 Category Reservation  
1 Scheduled Caste (SC)                             15%
2 Scheduled Tribe (ST)  7.5%
3 Other Backward Classes (OBC)- Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 27%
4 General-Economically Weaker Sections (General- EWS) 10%
5 Person with Disability (PwD) 05%



Note:- The percentage has been increased from 4% to 5 %, vide Decision dated 05.04.2022 of the Commissioner under Section 32 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.


UGC NET Exam Pattern 2024

The Paper Pattern of NTA NET 2024 gives you knowledge about the exam and an understanding of its methodology and marking scheme.

According to the UGC NET Exam Pattern, the test will consist of two papers (paper I & II).

NTA NET Paper 1 is common for all subjects. It is primarily designed to test your Research Aptitude (Research Ethics, Research Methodology, Types of Research, Thesis Writing Application of ICT in Research) and Teaching Aptitude (Methods of Teaching, Nature of Teaching, Factors affecting teaching, Evaluation system, Learner’s characteristics, Teaching aids).

Paper-II is based on the selected subject (the subject you opt for).


Exam Pattern of NTA UGC NET 2024

Paper I

Paper II

Total Marks



Number of Questions



Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Marking Scheme

No negative marking 


3 Hours (180 minutes)

Without any break.

Exam Mode Offline / OMR sheet
Medium English/ Hindi



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UGC NET 2024 Application Form


An application form is the first process to register for the exam. If you want to appear in the NTA UGC NET 2024, then you should submit the NET Exam form.

You can apply for the exam in just four easy steps: -

» Step 1 – Go to the official website  ( and register for the 2024 Exam.

» Step 2 – Fill in the personal and educational details in the online application form.

» Step 3 – Upload your scanned Photograph and Signature as per the UGC NET guidelines.

» Step 4 – Pay the application fee through SBI /Syndicate/HDFC /ICICI Payment Gateways i.e., Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/Paytm.

To make it easier for applicants to apply appropriately and successfully, Eduncle has come up with the step-by-step procedure of the UGC NET Application Form 2024 along with a visual demonstration.


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UGC NET Syllabus 2024 For Paper 1 & 2 – Know about the Important Topics


The syllabus gives an idea of the topics asked in the exam. Before starting preparation for the exam, ensure that you have the updated NTA NET 2024 Syllabus of Paper 1 & your chosen subject. This year new subjects have been added to the syllabus of the NET exam, candidates have to check official websites.

The Syllabus of Paper 1 is common for all the subjects. In contrast, the Paper 2 syllabus will be based on the subject you have opted to appear in the exam.

Here, you will find the syllabus of Paper 1 along with the number of subtopics included.


 UGC NET Exam  2024  Paper 1 Syllabus

Total No. of Subtopics

Teaching Aptitude


Research Aptitude



A passage of text will be given. Questions will be asked from the passage.



Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude


Logical Reasoning


Data Interpretation


Information and Communication Technology (ICT)


People, Development and Environment


Higher Education System




You can check and get the free UGC NET Syllabus 2024 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 (all 83 subjects) here along with the list of their important chapters and topics.



UGC NET Books & Study Material 2024 Recommendations by Experts


Good quality study material is very important for UGC NET Preparation to score well in the exam. Eduncle provides the complete updated UGC NET Study Material to prepare for the 2024 exam that will help you to boost your preparation for a good result.

Below, you can check some best books for UGC NET Paper 1.


Books Name

Publication Name

Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper I – Teaching & Research Aptitude

Danika Publishing Company

NTA UGC NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude

Arihant Publication

Go to UGC NET Paper 1 Guide

Disha Publication

UGC-NET/JRF/SET Teaching & Research Aptitude (General Paper-I)

Upkar Publication


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Updated Syllabus for All Subjects

Sample Theory Notes

Model Test Papers with Solution (Paper 1 & 2)

5 Previous Exam Papers with Answer Keys

Complete Study Plan for Paper 1

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Personalized Guidance by Subject Experts

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UGC NET Previous Year Question Papers 2023, 2022, 2021 & Answer Key


Solving previous years' papers & sample papers designed by qualified faculty have always been the best technique to improve your NET Exam 2024 scores.

The National Eligibility Test is one of the popular exams among postgraduate students. Every year, more than 8 lakh students register for each session, in which only 6% of them get selected for JRF and Assistant Professor.

So, to prepare in the best way for the exam, we would suggest you solve the Last 5 exams' UGC NET Previous year Question Papers along with their UGC NET Answer Key.

Solving previous years’ question papers helps you in various ways like the idea of exam difficulty level, types of questions asked, important topics, etc. And with the answer key, you can get an idea about your accuracy level.

You can download the previous papers & solutions sessions below.


General Paper 1




Computer Science




Political Science

Library Science





Other Subjects

Download UGC NET Question Papers & Answer Keys



Know what type of questions are asked in the exam by solving NTA NET Last 5 Exams Question Papers. Download Here!


UGC NET Mock Test 2024


Practicing is the best way to prepare for the exam, and mock tests will help you with it. By solving the NTA NET 2024 Mock Test, you can recall all the topics that you have covered. They will help you to increase your speed and accuracy so that you can attempt as many questions as possible with maximum accuracy and score better in the exam.

NTA provides NET mock test papers for all subjects.You can also get the free UGC NET Mock Test  


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UGC NET Admit Card 2024 (June) – How to Download subject Wise


The UGC NET Admit Card 2024 has released on June 14th, 2024 on the offical site. you must carry the UGC NET Admit Card 2024 at the Examination Hall. You can download the Hall ticket Subject wise from UGC NET website.

Some other documents that you are required to carry for the NTA UGC NET Exam 2024 with the admit card are: -

♦ Passport Size Photo

♦ Original Authorized Id Card

♦ PwD Certificate (If Eligible)


You can check the procedure to download the Admit card below: -

» Step 1 – Go to the official website and click on the download admit card link.

» Step 2 – Fill all the required details and submit it.

» Step 3 – Now, check your admit card details and download it for further use.



How to Prepare For UGC NET Exam 2024 Guidance & Study Plan by Subject Experts!


If you are preparing for UGC NET 2024, then you must study hard as the difficulty level of this exam is very high.

Hence, our experts have come up with the best study plan and tips that can help you to improve your scores:

♦  Start your preparation with updated study material.

♦  It is important to follow a proper schedule.

♦  Solving the question papers is the best way to recall all the syllabus topics.

♦  According to the NTA NET Toppers, practice and revision are always a success mantra to crack the exam.


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NTA UGC NET 2024 Session – Statistics You must Know


It is important to have the information of previous NET Exam like: -

♦  How many students appeared in NTA NET Last Session?

♦  How many subjects are there in the exam? etc.

These stats will help you to get a better understanding of the exam. So, we have shared the UGC NTA  NET Exam statistics below for your reference.


NTA NET Statistics

Stats (Approximate)

Candidates Registered


Candidates Appeared


Candidates qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only


Candidates qualified for JRF & eligible for Assistant Professor


No. of Subjects


Exam Centers





UGC NET 2024 Result June Cycle


The UGC NET result For June Cycle will be released by the NTA NET by the release of the provisional answer key 2024

Note - NTA has been declared the 2023 Exam Result along with the cutoff on 19th January 2024. 

Eduncle has also given the complete cut-off for other categories and a step-by-step procedure to check the UGC NET Cut Off Marks and UGC NET Result here.

♦  As per the Latest News UGC NET December 2023 Result has been declared on Official Website.



        NTA UGC NET Result December 2023


In case any candidate faces difficulty in downloading the Result, he/she can mail at For more updates or latest news keep visiting the Official website of Eduncle.

Display of Provisional Answer Key(s) and Question Paper with Recorded Responses for inviting Challenges to the Provisional Answer Key(s) of UGC NET December 2023 session (phase I-II) conducted between 6th December 2023 to 14th December 2023.

                                      UGC NET JUNE 2023 CATEGORY WISE CUTOFFs                                    


Also You  can find all the UGC NET Exam dates June 2024 with Subject Code :

Schedule of UGC NET June 2024 (Exam Date:18th June 2024)
Shif t -1(09:30 AM to 12:30 PM)   Shift -2 (03:00 PM to 06:00 Pl1)
S.No. Subject
Subject Name S.No. Subject
Subject Name
1 003 Philosophy 1 001 Economics
2 006 History 2 002 Political Science
3 008 Conm1e1'Ce 3 004 Psychology
4 010 Social Work 4 005 Sociology
5 014 Public Administration 5 007 Anthropology
6 016 Music 6 009 Education
7 020 Hindi 7 011 Defence And Strategic Studies
8 021 Kannada 8 012 Home Science
9 023 Oriya 9 015 Population Studies
10 024 Punjabi 10 017 Management
11 025 Sanskrit 11 018 Maithili
12 026 Tamil 12 019 Bengali
13 029 Arabic 13 022 Malayalam
14 031 Linguistics 14 027 Telugu
15 034 Nepali 15 028 Urdu
16 038 Marathi 16 030 English
17 039 French (French Version) 17 032 Chinese
18 040 Spanish 18 033 Dogri
19 041 Russian 19 035 Manipuri
20 043 Rajasthani 20 036 Assan1ese
21 044 Geiman 21 037 Gujarati
22 045 Japanese 22 042 Persian
23 046 Adult Education 23 055 Labour Welfare
24 047 Physical Education 24 059 Library and Infonnation Science
25 049 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies 25 063 Mass Communication and Journalism
26 050 Indian Culture 26 066 Museology And Conservation
27 058 Law 27 067 Archaeology
28 060 Buddhist - Jaina - Gandhian and Peace Studies 28 070 Tribal and Regional Language - Literature
29 062 Comparative Study of Religions 29 071 Folk Literature
30 065 Dance / Drama / Performing Art 30 073 Sanskrit Traditional
31 068 Criminology 31 082 Forensic Science
32 072 Comparative Literature 32 083 Pali
33 074 Women Studies 33 084 Kashmiri
34 079 Visual Art 34 088 Electronic Science
35 080 Geography 35 090 Politics Including International
36 081 Social Medicine and Community Health 36 091 Praktit
37 085 Konkani 37 092 Human Rights and Duties
38 087 Computer science and aoolications 38 094 Bodo
39 089 Environmental Sciences 39 100 Yoga
40 093 Tourism Administration and Management 40 102 Hindu Studies
41 095 Santali 41 103 Indian Knowledge System
42 101 Sindhi  



NTA UGC NET E-Certificate 2024

Conducting the National Eligibility Test and providing the award of certificates and JRF to the qualified candidates is the responsibility of NTA (previously, the University Grants Commission was responsible for releasing the certificate).

  • As Per the latest updates NTA Will released the E-Certificate for the June 2024 after Exam result.
  • The certificates will be issued for those candidates who will qualify for the NTA NET Exam. The validity of the JRF certificate award is three years from the date of issue. At the same time, it is valid for a lifetime for a lectureship
  • National Testing Agency takes 10 to 20 days to issue the certificates after the result declaration. With the certificate, you will get many benefits such as: -
  • You can apply for JRF and assistant professor in any reputed institutes across India.
  • You can take advantage of the scholarship & fellowship offered by UGC.


Note - NTA has released the UGC NET Certificates for December 2023, 4-5 months after declaring the UGC NET results. Click on the link to get the complete details of the UGC NET E-Certificate.


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What After Qualifying NTA UGC NET Exam 2024?


There are multiple options available after clearing NTA UGC NET Exam 2024. For e.g., Lectureship and Assistant Professor opportunities in UGC Approved Universities.

You can also get the following jobs through NET JRF: -

 ♦  JRF (Junior Research Fellow)

 ♦  PF (Project Fellow)

 ♦  PA (Project Assistant/Associate)

 ♦  Author

 ♦  Project Manager

Check other career scopes after qualifying for the exam through - NET Career Scopes.




UGC NET Exam Review


Before starting your exam preparation, it is important to know the difficulty level of the exam to make the study plan accordingly. UGC NET Exam Review will help you with it.

As per the previous exam students' feedback, the difficulty level of the NET NTA Exam was: -

♦  NTA NET 2023 Paper 1 was moderate level.

♦  The overall difficulty level of Paper 2 was moderate to difficult.


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Frequently Asked Questions of NTA UGC NET Exam 2024


Here, we have covered the most asked Queries Regarding the UGC NET 2024 exam. Check them below: 

Query 1) How many times is the UGC NET conducted in a year?

Ans – NTA conducts the UGC NET Exam twice in June and December. The upcoming session of the exams are in June 2024 and December 2024.


Query 2) How many subjects are available in NTA NET 2024?

Ans – UGC NET Exam 2024 will be conducted in 83 subjects.


Query 3) Will UGC NTA NET 2024 be conducted online?

Ans – Yes, UGC NET 2024 Exam will be conducted in online mode only.


Query 4) What are the passing marks for the UGC NET Exam?

Ans – You will have to secure minimum qualifying marks in both papers. The approx. qualifying marks for the General category are 40% or (78 Percentile) whereas, reserved category candidates require 35% aggregate marks.


Query 5) What is the salary of a UGC NTA NET qualified lecturer?

Ans – The salary of an Assistant Professor varies from INR 50000 to 75000 per month.


Query 6) How many attempts are allowed for UGC NET Exam?

Ans –There is no limit for appearing in the UGC NET Exam for the post of Assistant Professor.


Query 7) Is it possible to apply for UGC NET 2024 in two different subjects?

Ans – No, you can only apply for one Subject of UGC NET 2024 in a session.


Query 8) Which subject I should choose for UGC NET 2024?

Ans – The subject from which you have pursued your master’s degree is the best to choose in UGC NTA NET.


Query 9) How tough is it to crack the NET 2024 Exam?

Ans – The difficulty level of the National Eligibility Test is tough because as per the UGC policy, 6% of those candidates who appear in both the papers and obtain minimum qualifying marks in aggregate of both the papers are declared NET qualified.  But you can crack it by adopting the right approach, smart study tips, and quality study material.


Query 10) Will questions repeat in UGC NET 2024?

Ans – There will be a very low chance of question repetition. But you may find the questions on the same topics and concepts.


Query 11) Can I change the exam center in UGC NET Exam 2024?

Ans – Yes, you can change your NTA NET Exam Centre during the correction form.


Query 12) Are professional qualifications, viz. Chartered Accountancy (CA) / Company Secretary / Indian Cost & Works Accountancy (ICWA) valid qualifications to appear in NET?

Ans - Yes


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Here we have provided all the necessary details about UGC NET Exam 2024. We hope this guide provides all the information about the exam. 

Please share the article with NTA UGC National Eligibility Test 2024 aspirants if you find the article informative. If you have any queries, you can ask us in the comments box below.

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Showing 10 comments out of 61
  • Abhishek roy

    I have a question I have a Mba degree Can I give UGC NET in Economics? There are different sources but not even one correct information

  • Prachi jaiswal

    I'm msc agriculture statistics students can i apply UGC NET exam??


    Hello Prachi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    If you are a student of agriculture, you should appear for CSIR NET Exam. It is held to recruit candidates from science streams for the post of JRF and Lecturer.
    Thank You!!

  • Pooja

    hello sir mne m.a ki h sanskrit se or ab m net ki tyari krni ki such rani hu sanskrit se .kya ye aap first paper ki tyari ki leye helpful h.......?

  • Rushda ahmed

    I've completed my pharm.D, which subject will be best suited for me? I'm interested to work in the research field as jrf.


    Hello Rushad,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You should appear for CSIR NET Earth Science subject, if you have done Pharm D, and want to apply as a JRF.
    Thank You!

  • Shifa bose

    I have completed my masters in Environmental science can I give ugc net or csir in life sciences???


    Hello Shifa,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can apply for CSIR NET Earth Science, after completing master in in environmental science.
    Thank You!!


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