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 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.
|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 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.
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.
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.
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 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|
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.
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|
|Assistant Professor||There is no age limit for this post|
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.
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|
|7||Political Science (002)||285||3966|
|8||Library and Information Science (059)||72||1200|
|11||Lab. Welfare/ PM/ IR/ Lab. & Soc. Wel./ HRM (055)||62||813|
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|
|7||Political Science (002)||3681||3966|
|8||Library and Information Science (059)||1128||1200|
|11||Lab. Welfare/ PM/ IR/ Lab. & Soc. Wel./ HRM (055)||751||813|