UGC NET 2018

UGC NET is conducted twice a year to select eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). UGC NET 2018 will be conducted by the newly formed body called NTA or National Testing Agency. Till date, the exam was conducted by CBSE. The July session of UGC NET has already been conducted and the recruitment process of the December session has been started. Let's have a look at the detailed analysis of UGC NET 2018 Exam.

UGC NET Exam Dates 2018

UGC NET 2018 Exam is scheduled from 9th December to 23rd December 2018. Let's have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for UGC NET 2018 Exam.

Events Dates
Start of Online Application 1st September 2018
Closing of Online Application 30th September 2018
Last date to Pay Fee 18th November 2018
Application Correction December 2018
UGC NET CBT Admit Card 19th November 2018
UGC NET CBT Exam Date 9th December 2018 – 23rd December 2018
UGC NET CBT Result 10th January 2018

UGC NET 2018 Exam Schedule

Serial No. Exam Date Shift 1 Timings Shift 2 Timings
1. 18.12.2018 (Tuesday) 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m 2.30 p.m - 6.00 p.m
2. 19.12.2018 (Wednesday) 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m 2.30 p.m - 6.00 p.m
3. 20.12.2018 (Thursday) 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m 2.30 p.m - 6.00 p.m
4. 21.12.2018 (Friday) 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m 2.30 p.m - 6.00 p.m
5. 22.12.2018 (Saturday) 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m 2.30 p.m - 6.00 p.m

UGC NET Admit Card 2018

UGC NET Admit Card has been released for CBT Examination. Candidates can download Admit Card from the official page of NTA, the link to which is given below. The exam is scheduled from 9th December to 23rd December 2018.

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UGC NET Notification 2018

The Official Notification for UGC NET 2018 was released on 1st September 2018 post which the recruitment process started. Candidates can read UGC NET Notification 2018 by clicking on the link mentioned below. UGC NET is a computer based online exam that will be conducted from 9th December to 23rd December 2018.

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UGC NET 2018 Apply Online

UGC NET Online Application began on 1st September 2018. The Apply Online window will close on 30th September 2018. Candidates who wish to apply online for the exam can do so by clicking on the link given below.

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UGC NET Application Fee 2018

To successfully register for UGC NET 2018, a candidate belonging to General Category must pay an applilcation fee of Rs. 800/- . Candidates belonging to OBC-NIL category must pay an application fee of Rs. 400/- and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD Category must pay Rs. 200/- as application fee for UGC NET 2018.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018

UGC NET Exam 2018 will be conducted online by National Testing Agency. Exam will constitute of 2 papers. Both papers will be objective type and will be attempted on the same day with an interval of 30 minutes in between.

Paper Marks Numebr of Questions Pattern Duration
Paper - I 100 50 The questions will be generic in nature, intending to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. 1 hour
Paper - II 200 100 This will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper–II will be compulsory. 2 hours

UGC NET Syllabus 2018

To ace UGC NET 2018 exam, a candidate must be well versed with UGC NET Syllabus 2018. The syllabus is different for different subjects asked in the two papers of UGC NET 2018 Exam. To get the detailed subject-wise syllabus of UGC NET 2018, click on the link given below.

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UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Let's have a look at the Eligibility Criteria of UGC NET 2018

Post Age Limit Educational Qualification
Junior Research Fellowship Not more than 30 years as on 1st January 2018
  • Candidates must have the Master’s degree or equivalent from UGC recognized Universities/Institutions
  • The qualifying exam has to be passed in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications and Electronic Science
  • Candidates should have scored 55% marks and 50% marks for reserved category students.
  • Candidates, those appearing in the final semester of the master’s degree can also apply.
  • 5% relaxation is given to Ph.D degree holders in aggregate marks. Such candidates should have a Master’s degree examination which shall be completed by 19th September 1991
  • Assistant Professor There is no age limit for this post
  • A candidate must have successfully cleared NET/SLET/SET exam
  • Age Relaxation

    Category Age Relaxation
    SC/ST 5 years
    OBC 5 years
    Women 5 years

    UGC NET Result 2018

    The result of UGC NET 2018 CBT will be released once the exam for the same has been conducted. The result for the UGC NET July session has been released. Candidates can check their result for UGC NET July Session 2018 by clicking on the link mentioned below.

    Click to check UGC NET July Session result 2018

    UGC NET Cut-Off 2018

    To get an insight into UGC NET 2018 Cut-Off, one must be acquainted with previous years' cut-off. Let's have a look at the previous year cut off for UGC NET 2018 Exam.

    Total Number of Candidates Qualified for JRF & Lectureship Both

    S.No. Subject Qualified for JRF & Lectureship Both Total Qualified Candidates
    1 Electronic Science (088) 70 988
    2 Computer Science and Applications (087) 113 2061
    3 Management (017) 90 1601
    4 English (030) 223 3328
    5 Economics (001) 162 2264
    6 Commerce (008) 407 6683
    7 Political Science (002) 285 3966
    8 Library and Information Science (059) 72 1200
    9 Education (009) 153 2864
    10 Psychology (004) 59 877
    11 Lab. Welfare/ PM/ IR/ Lab. & Soc. Wel./ HRM (055) 62 813
    12 History (006) 191 3075
    13 Law (058) 86 1390
    14 Yoga (100) 33 572
    15 Geography (080) 292 3746
    16 Sociology (005) 104 1594
    17 Philosophy (003) 40 478

    Total Number of Candidates Who Qualified for Lectureship Only

    S.No. Subject Qualified for Lectureship Only Total Qualified Candidates
    1 Electronic Science (088) 918 988
    2 Computer Science and Applications (087) 1948 2061
    3 Management (017) 1511 1601
    4 English (030) 3105 3328
    5 Economics (001) 2102 2264
    6 Commerce (008) 6276 6683
    7 Political Science (002) 3681 3966
    8 Library and Information Science (059) 1128 1200
    9 Education (009) 2711 2864
    10 Psychology (004) 818 877
    11 Lab. Welfare/ PM/ IR/ Lab. & Soc. Wel./ HRM (055) 751 813
    12 History (006) 2884 3075
    13 Law (058) 1304 1390
    14 Yoga (100) 539 572
    15 Geography (080) 3454 3746
    16 Sociology (005) 1490 1594
    17 Philosophy (003) 438 478

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