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UGC NET 2022 Admit Card (Phase 2 Soon), Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Cut off

Updated By Priyanka on 03 Aug, 2022 14:53

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About UGC NET 2022 Exam

UGC NET 2022 Phase 1 exams were conducted from 09, 11 & 12 of July, 2022 and the second phase for UGC NET 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 12, 13 & 14 of August, 2022. The UGC NET date sheet 2022 for Phase 2 will be released soon by the NTA. The NTA UGC NET admit card 2022 will be released around two days prior to the exam. Candidates will be able to download the admit card using the login details.

Candidates who have appeared in the UGC NET Phase 1 of exam, and also the candidates who will be giving their NET Exam during phase 2 can check the UGC NET 2022 Paper Analysis to get an idea about the difficulty level of the paper. The official answer key for the UGC NET phase 1 exam will be soon released by the authority. 

NTA has been entrusted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the major responsibility of conducting UGC-NET. The exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for Assistant Professor arnd Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges. For COVID-19 affected candidates, the validity of UGC NET JRF Award Letter has been extended by one year beyond its three years validity. Read more

National Testing Agency (NTA) has rescheduled the UGC NET December 2021 and June 2022 merged cycles exam for the candidates who could not appear for the examination in Shift 1 of July 9, 2022, due to technical problems at some exam centres. However, the UGC NET 2022 exam on July 9 Shift 2 went off smoothly at all the exam centres across the country.

The revised UGC NET exam date 2022 for the rescheduled exam shift will be announced shortly along with the revised admit card. The UGC NET admit card 2022 of these candidates will also be released soon.

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What is UGC NET?

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a national-level examination conducted to determine whether applicants are eligible for the posts of Assistant Professor, Lectureship, or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). UGC NET Exam is held twice a year for a total of 81 subjects.  Candidates may find all the information they need about UGC NET 2022 here like the exam's eligibility, application process, important dates, admit card, result, selection process, and more.

UGC NET Conducting Body

UGC NET is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) from December 2018. The National Testing Agency (NTA) was established by the Union Government of India to conduct national-level entrance examinations across the country. Prior to the inception of the NTA, UGC NET Examination was administered by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Until June 2018, CBSE used to conduct the UGC NET. Previous to that, UGC NET was organized by the UGC's National Educational Testing Bureau.

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UGC NET 2022 Exam Highlights

The major highlights of UGC NET 2022 Exam are provided below:

Exam Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC)

Exam Name

University Grants Commission National Testing Agency (UGC NET)

Exam Level

National

Exam Frequency

Twice a Year

Exam Date

July 9, 11 and 12, 2022

August 12, 13 and 14, 2022.

Exam Mode

Online as a Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Exam Medium

Hindi as well as English

Exam Fees

General Category: INR 1000/-

OBC: INR 500/-

SC/ ST: INR 250/-

Minimum Educational Requirements

55% Aggregate at PG level for Unreserved Categories

50% for OBC-NCL/ST/SC/Transgender Category

Upper Age Limit

None (except for JRF which is 30 Years)

Maximum Marks

Total: 300 Marks, which are divided as

  • Paper-I: 100 Marks
  • Paper-II: 200 Marks

Total Number of Questions

Total: 150 Questions, which are divided as

  • Paper-I: 50 MCQs
  • Paper-II: 100 MCQs

Maximum Duration

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Marking Scheme

For Correct Answer: +2 Marks

For Incorrect Answer: No Negative Marking

Official Website

https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in

Helpdesk Number

0120-6895200

UGC NET Exam Dates 2022

The dates for UGC NET Merged Cycles of December 2021 and June 2022 exams have been released, and the candidates can check the tentative dates here.

EventsUGC NET 2022 Exam Dates

Release Date of UGC NET Notification 2022

April 30, 2022

Start Date of UGC NET 2022 Application Form Submission

April 30, 2022

Last Date of UGC NET 2022 Application Form Submission

May 30, 2022

Last Date of UGC NET 2022 Fee Payment

May 30, 2022

UGC NET 2022 Application Form Correction Dates

May 31 to June 1, 2022

Release Date of UGC NET 2022 Admit Card

July 7, 2022 (Out)

UGC NET Exam Date 2022

July 9, 11 and 12, 2022

August 12, 13 and 14, 2022.

Release Date of UGC NET 2022 Provisional Answer Key

To be out soon

Submission of Challenges Against UGC NET 2022 Provisional Answer Key

To be out soon

Release Date of UGC NET 2022 Final Answer Key

To be out soon

Release Date of UGC NET 2022 Result

To be out soon

UGC NET 2022 Exam Schedule 

UGC NET 2022 Exam Schedule has been released by the NTA for some of the subjects. UGC NET 2022 Exam Schedule for the remaining exams out of the 82 subjects for which the exam is conducted will be released soon as well. The date sheet contains the subject-wise schedule of the exam. UGC NET 2022 Exam Schedule containing the name of subjects and dates of examination for 09th, 11th & 12th July 2022 of UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 (Merged Cycles) has been listed below. 

Subject Name

Exam Date

Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/Non Formal Education

July 9, 2022

Chinese

July 9, 2022

Dogri

July 9, 2022

German

July 9, 2022

Indian Culture

July 9, 2022

Japanese

July 9, 2022

Konkani

July 9, 2022

Maithili

July 9, 2022

Persian

July 9, 2022

Prakrit

July 9, 2022

Rajasthani

July 9, 2022

Sindhi

July 11, 2022

Spanish

July 9, 2022

Archaeology

July 9, 2022

Criminology

July 9, 2022

Defence and Strategic Studies

July 11, 2022

Folk Literature

July 9, 2022

French (French Version)

July 9, 2022

Human Rights and Duties

July 12, 2022

Nepali

July 12, 2022

Pali

July 9, 2022

Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies

July 9, 2022

Psychology

July 12, 2022

Environmental Sciences

July 9, 2022

Physical Education

July 11, 2022

Library and Information Science

July 11, 2022

Marathi

July 9, 2022

Sanskrit traditional Subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ MadhavVedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa 

July 9, 2022

Population Studies

July 9, 2022

Russian

July 9, 2022

Social Medicine and Community Health

July 9, 2022

Telugu

July 9, 2022

Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

July 9, 2022

Home Science

July 12, 2022

UGC NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The basic criteria that candidates must fulfil to meet UGC NET eligibility 2022 are mentioned below in terms of the age limit and qualification:

UGC NET 2022 Age Limit:

  • Candidates should not be more than 31 years of age in order to be eligible for JRF.
  • There is no age restriction to applying for the post of Assistant Professor.
  • A relaxation of five years in age criteria is given to reserved category candidates.

UGC NET 2022 Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should have completed their post-graduation from a UGC recognised college/university.
  • A relaxation of five per cent in educational qualification is given to reserved category candidates.
  • Candidates who have cleared State Eligibility Test (SET) before June 1, 2002, are exempted from taking the UGC NET exam.

UGC NET Admit Card 2022

The UGC NET 2022 admit card will be made available by the officials online at its official website. The steps given below can be used by candidates to download their NTA UGC NET hall ticket for 2022:


1st Step: Visit the official website – ugcnet.nta.nic.in

2nd Step: Select the link on the homepage that says "Admit Card for UGC-NET Dec. 2021, and June 2022 (merged cycles) is online now."
3rd Step: Click the link for downloading the admit card once more. There will be a new page.
4th Step: Enter the Application Number, Date of Birth, and Security Pin.

5th Step: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.

6th Step: The UGC NET 2022 Hall Ticket will be displayed on the screen.
7th Step: Download the hall ticket, verify the particulars mentioned and take a few printouts.

UGC NET 2022 Exam Centers

The list of UGC NET Exam Centres is as follows:

State

Exam Cities

State

Exam Cities

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Andhra Pradesh

Bheemavaram, Anantapur, Bapatla, Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Kadapa, Guntur, Ongole, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry. Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Tirupati

Madhya Pradesh

Betul, Balaghat, Bhopal, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Gwalior, Vidisha, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Khargone, Mandsaur, Sagar, Satna, Shahdol, Ujjain

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

Maharashtra

Akola, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad (maharashtra), Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Bhusawal, Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gondia, Yavatmal, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Washim, Navi Mumbai, Parbhani, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Wardha, Thane, Solapur, Satara

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar(Assam), Tezpur

Manipur

Imphal

Bihar

Aurangabad (BIHAR), Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Purnia (PURNEA), Patna

Meghalaya

Shillong

Chandigarh (ut)

Chandigarh

Mizoram

Aizawl

Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg/Bhilai

Nagaland

Kohima, Dimapur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Odisha

Balasore, Angul, Behrampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Daman & Diu (ut)

Daman

Puducherry

Puducherry

Delhi/New Delhi

Delhi

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Firozpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur

Goa

Panaji/Madgaon

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Jamnagar, Vadodara, Junagadh, Mehsana, Patan, Surat, Valsad, Rajkot,

Sikkim

Gangtok

Haryana

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Murthal/Sonepat, Panipat

Tamil Nadu

Cuddalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Kanyakumari, Karur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Nagarcoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Viluppuram

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala, Bilaspur, Hamirpur (HIMACHAL Pradesh), Kangra, Palampur, Shimla, Solan

Telangana

Mahbubnagar, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy, Warangal

Jammu & Kashmir

Samba, Baramulla, Jammu, Srinagar (J & K)

Tripura

Agartala

Jharkhand

Dhanbad, Bokaro, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida/Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Sitapur

Karnataka

Bellary, Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Udupi, Kolar, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Mysuru, Manipal, Tumakuru

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Nainital, Pantnagar, Roorkee

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kasaragod, Angamaly, Chenganur, Ernakulam/Kochi, Idukki, Kanjirappally, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Thrissur, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Moovattupuzha

West Bengal

Burdwan, Asansol, Darjeeling, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Siliguri

UGC NET Syllabus 2022

The first step to prepare for the UGC NET Exam is to thoroughly know the syllabus. Paper I is a common paper for all examinees, while Paper-II shall be based on the choice of the subject made by the candidate. A detailed syllabus of UGC NET 2022 is given below.

UGC NET Syllabus Paper 1

The syllabus for UGC NET Paper I is given below:

UnitsSyllabus
Unit I: Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching
  • Learner’s Characteristics
  • Factors Affecting Teaching
  • Methods of Teaching in Institutions of Higher Education
  • Teaching Support system
  • Evaluation Systems
Unit II: Research Aptitude
  • Research
  • Methods of Research
  • Thesis and Article Writing
  • Application of ICT in Research
  • Research Ethics
Unit III: Comprehension
  • Passage of Text with questions
Unit IV: Communication
  • Communication
  • Effective Communication
  • Barriers to Effective Communication
  • Mass Media and Society
Unit V: Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Types of Reasoning
  • Number Series, Letter Series, Codes and Relationships
  • Mathematical Aptitude (Fraction, Time & Distance, Ratio, Proportion and Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest and Discounting, Averages etc.)
Unit VI: Logical Reasoning
  • Understanding Structure of Arguments
  • Evaluating and Distinguishing Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Venn Diagram
  • Indian Logic
  • Pramanas
  • Structure and Kinds of Anumana
Unit VII: Data Interpretation
  • Sources, Acquisition, and Classification of Data
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Graphical Representations (Bar-chart, Histograms, Pie-chart, Table-chart and Line-chart) and Mapping of Data.
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data and Governance
Unit VIII: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT General Abbreviations and Terminology
  • Basics of the Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio, and Video Conferencing
  • Digital Initiative in Higher Education and Learning
  • ICT and Governance
Unit IX: People, development and Environment
  • Development and Environment
  • Human and Environment Interaction
  • Environmental Issues
  • Natural and Energy Resources
  • Impacts of Pollutants on Human Health
  • Natural Hazards and Disasters
  • Environmental protection Act of 1986, National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance.
Unit X: Higher Education System
  • Institutions of Higher Learning in Ancient India
  • Evolution of Higher Learning and Research in Post Independence India
  • Oriental, Conventional, and Non-Conventional Learning Programmes in India
  • Professional, Technical, and Skill-Based Education
  • Value Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Policies, Governance, and Administration

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022

UGC NET exam comprises two papers- Paper 1 and 2. Both papers contain multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Candidates need to complete both papers in a single duration of three hours. Have a look at the detailed UGC NET exam pattern below.

UGC NET Paper

Number of Questions

Marks

Paper 1

50

100

Paper 2

100 

200

Total

150 

350

UGC NET 2022 Paper Analysis

UGC NET 2022 Exam Analysis will be provided soon after the exam has been conducted for Paper 1 and Paper 2. In the following table, UGC NET Exam analysis has been provided on the basis of previous year exams. Candidates can check the table and get an idea about the type of paper which will be conducted by NTA for UGC NET exam 2022. by checking the paper analysis for previous years candidates can know about the information such as type of questions asked, difficulty level of the examination, important topics, number of questions asked, etc. Check UGC NET Exam Analysis 2022 below.

Exam DatesDetailed Analysis
July 9, 2022Check Here
July 11, 2022Check Here
July 12, 2022To be Updated
August 12, 2022To be Updated
August 13, 2022To be Updated
August 14, 2022To be Updated

UGC NET Exam Analysis for Paper-1 Previous Year

Name of the TopicsName of the Sub-TopicsNumber of Questions Asked in the UGC NET ExamLevel(Easy/Moderate/Difficult)
Research Aptitude
  • Ethics of research
  • Qualitative research, Action & Qualitative research
  • Methods of teaching
8-9 QuestionsModerate to Difficult
Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration & Current Affairs
  • NAAC
  • Sakshat portal
  • Swayam Prabha, schemes
  • Swayam
3-4 QuestionsModerate
Teaching Aptitude
  • Teaching skills
  • Levels of teaching
  • Formative evaluation
  • Key behaviours of teaching
12-13 QuestionsModerate to Difficult
People & Environment
  • Paris Agreement
  • Ozone depletion
  • Global Warming
  • Climate change
  • COP25
  • Natural hazards
3-4 QuestionsModerate to Difficult
Reading Comprehension
5 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Memory hierarchy
  • Input & Output devices
  • FTP
  • VLE
  • TB
  •  AGP
2-3 QuestionsModerate to Difficult
Communication
  • Barriers of communication
  • Classroom communication
  • Statement based questions
  • Cluster network
  • Effective communication
4-5 QuestionsModerate
Logical Reasoning
  • Statement
  • Assertion & Reason based questions
  • Letter Coding
  • Relationship
  • Anumaan
  • Praman
  • Buddhism
  • Jainism
6-8 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Mathematics
  • Ratio
  • Profit & Loss
  •  Average
  • Percentage
4-5 QuestionsEasy to Moderate
Data Interpretation
  • Ratio
  • Proportion
  • Both Calculative in nature
5 QuestionsModerate
TOTAL50 QuestionsModerate to Difficult

UGC NET 2022 Preparation Tips

UGC NET 2022 will be conducted soon. Candidates who have applied for UGC NET 2022 must have started preparing for the exam. UGC NET exam is considered as one of the toughest exams to crack in India. Given Below are some of the tips that will help the candidates to prepare dilligently for UGC NET 2022 exam.

Check the Syllabus: Candidates who are appearing for UGC NET 2022 exam must check the syllabus for the exam which has been released by the UGC on its official website. Candidates are advised to prepare according to the revised syllabus only. Candidates must cover all the topics as mentioned in the syllabus. UGC NET Paper-1 will comprise questions related to general aptitude and reasoning and UGC NET Paper-2 will comprise questions related to the respective subject for which the candidate is appearing. It is compulsory to pass both the papers in order to crack UGC NET 2022 exam.

Prepare Notes for Important Topics: Candidates must study thoroughly for the UGC NET exam 2022. Candidates must prepare notes for their respective exam diligently which will help them cover all the topics with more attentiveness. In addittion to that, preparing notes will help in last minute revision of important topics which is important from exam perspective.

Solve Previous Year Question Paper: It is mandatory to solve previous year question papers for UGC NET exam 2022. Candidates must first finish all the syllabus and then try solving previous year question papers. By solving those papers, candidates will understand the exam pattern for UGC NET exam. Along with that, candidates will also get to know about the difficulty level of the examination and which are the important topics from examination perspective.

Time Management: Candidates must manage their time properly. In order to manage the time, candidates must prepare a time table and follow it with consistency. Candidates must cover all the topics in order to score good marks in UGC NET exam 2022.

Stay Healthy and Fit: Last but not the least it is also important to take care of the health as candidates appearing for UGC NET exam 2022 can not afford falling ill during the exam time. Hence it is advisable to all the candidates appearing for UGC NET 2022 exam to eat on time, do some exercise or yoga in order to stay healthy.

UGC NET 2022 Best Books

UGC NET 2022 exam will contain two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. In the following section, important books for both Paper 1 and paper 2 has been provided.

UGC NET Exam 2022 Books for Paper-1

Name of the BookName of AuthorPublisher and Edition
Trueman’s UGC NETor SET General Paper IM. Gagan, Sajit KumarDanika Publishing Company
NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF (Paper 1 )KVS MadaanPearson Education, Third Edition
2019 Latest Syllabus of NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF – (Paper 1 )Harpreet KaurOxford University Press, First Edition
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )Arihant ExpertsArihant Publications, Eleventh Edition
NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF of (Paper 1 )Dr. Usha Rani JainJBC Press, First Edition
CBSE UGC-NET - Teaching and Research AptitudeDr. M.S. Ansari & RPH Editorial BoardRamesh Publishing House

UGC NET Exam 2022 Books for Paper-2

Name of the SubjectRecommended Books 
Economics 
  • Trueman’s UGC NET Economics by Author Srinivas Shirur
  • UGC NET/JRF/SET Economics (Paper-II) -Upkar Prakashan 
SociologyTrueman’s UGC NET Sociology by S.Hussain
Political Science
  • Trueman’s UGC NET Political Science by K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar
  • UGC Net Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee 
HistoryTrueman’s UGC NET History by Promod Singh (Author)
Public Administration
  • UGC Net Public Administration 2018 by Deepak Swain Trueman
  • UGC NET Public Administration by Sajit Kumar
LinguisticsUGC NETor SET Linguistics Guide by Ringu Ann Baby
Law
  • Trueman’s UGC NET Law by Suman Chauhan
  • UGC-NET: Law (Paper-II) Exam Guide by Aproov Bhardwaj 
Mass Communication & Journalism
  • Trueman’s UGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism by Sameer K. Mishra 
  • UGC NET Mass Communication and Journalism by Atul Udaipuria and Nitesh Kumar Singh (Arihant Experts)
Women Studies (UGC NET)
  • Advanced Manual For Women Studies UGC/CBSE -NET
  • Women Studies JRF by Anmol Murlidhar Nimsadkar (Author)
GeographyTrueman’s UGC NET Geography by A. Magon, B.P. Panigrahi (Author)
Human Rights and Duties
  • UGC NET/SET (JFR&LS) Human Rights & Duties Paper II & III by Author Fazil Atul UdaipuriaArihant Experts
  • UGC NET Human Rights and Duties
UGC NET Books for Tribal and Regional Language Or LiteratureFolklore and Its Motifs in Tribal Literature by Dr. Kishore Jadav 
UGC NET Books for ArchaeologyUGC NET/JRF Archaeology and Philosophy Paper by Mohan Lal
Population StudiesPrinciples of Population Studies by Bhende, Himalayan Publishing House
Defence and Strategic StudiesCBSE UGC-NET-JRF (Defense And Strategic Studies)

UGC NET Result 2022

The UGC NET Result 2022 shall be prepared on the basis of the final answer key. The results shall be released by the authorities individually for every examinee through online mode. Candidates can check their results on the official website.

The UGC NET result has to be downloaded by individual candidates from the official website of the authority through their own login credentials. The result shall contain their performance in the examination. The authority will not send any result to the candidates individually through post or other offline means.

The result of UGC NET will contain paper-wise and overall marks scored in the exam by the individual candidate, along with percentages obtained. Based on their scores, candidates shall know their qualifying status for the posts of JRF and Assistant Professor across the country. Candidates can check their results by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Go to the official website of UGC NET.

Step 2: Click on the UGC NET 2022 score on the Homepage.

Step 3: On the result page, enter Application Number, Date of Birth, and Security Pin as asked.

Step 4: Click on the Submit button.

Step 5: The NTA UGC NET Result 2022 will be displayed on your screen. Download the result and keep a copy of it for future references.

UGC NET Cut off 2022

The UGC NET 2022 Cut Off marks (expected) are shared here. These marks have been prepared after analyzing the difficulty level of the exam paper and various other factors on which cut off depends.

NTA UGC NET 2022 Paper 1 Expected Cut Off 

Category

Expected Cut-Off (Out of 100 Marks)

General/ EWS

40-50

OBC/SC/ST/Transgender

35-45

NTA UGC NET 2022 Paper 2 Expected Cut Off

Subjects

JRF & Assistant Professor Expected Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks)

Assistant Professor Expected Cut Off (Out of 200 Marks)

General

OBC/ EWS

SC

ST

General

OBC/ EWS

SC

ST

Economics

70-75

65-70

60-65

55-60

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

Political Science

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

55-60

50-55

45-50

45-50

Psychology

60-65

57-62

55-60

55-60

55-60

50-55

45-50

45-50

Commerce

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

60-65

55-60

50-55

45-50

Public Administration

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

55-60

50-55

45-50

40-45

Mass Communication & Journalism

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

55-60

50-55

45-50

40-45

Law

60-65

57-62

55-60

55-60

55-60

50-55

45-50

45-50

Environmental Science

60-65

57-62

55-60

55-60

55-60

50-55

45-50

45-50

Library & Information Science

60-65

55-60

52-57

52-57

50-55

45-50

43-48

43-48

Yoga

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

60-65

55-60

50-55

45-50

International and Area Studies

60-65

57-62

55-60

55-60

55-60

50-55

45-50

45-50

Women Studies

70-75

65-70

60-65

55-60

65-70

60-65

55-60

50-55

Tourism Administration and Management

60-65

55-60

52-57

52-57

50-55

45-50

43-48

43-48

Computer Science & Application

60-65

55-60

52-57

52-57

50-55

45-50

43-48

43-48

UGC NET 2022 Selection Process

UGC NET selection process begins with the release of an official notification. The UGC NET notification is the first official document that gives information regarding the exam such as exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and others. The UGC NET selection process comprises various steps. Have a look at these steps below:

Step 1: Fill UGC NET application form

Step 2: Download the UGC NET admit card

Step 3: Appear for the UGC NET exam

Step 4: Check UGC NET result

Candidates can know in detail about the selection process here: UGC NET 2022 Selection Process

UGC NET 2022 E-Certificate Criteria

UGC NET 2022 exam qualifiers will be awarded an E-Certificate by the UGC. In order to clear the UGC NET exam, General Categoy candidate is required to atleast score 40% marks and Reserved Category candidate is required to score atleast 35% marks. Not all candidates who score the mentioned score will be eligible for the E-certificate. Candidates also need to score passing marks as per the cut off. Only top 6% candidates who passed the UGC NET exam will be eligible for the E-certificate. Passing Marks criteria for UGC NET 2022 exam is mentioned in the following table:

CategoryPaper I (Out of 100 marks)Paper-II (Out of 100 marks)Paper III (Out of 150 marks)
General/Open40 (40%)40 (40%)75 (50%)
Reserved (OBC Non-creamy layer, PWD/SC/ST35 (35%)35 (35%)60 (40%)

How is UGC NET Different from CSIR NET?

The following key points will illustrate the differences between UGC NET and CSIR UGC NET Examinations in detail:

UGC NET 

CSIR UGC NET

UGC NET stands for “University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test”

CSIR NET stands for “Council of Scientific and Industrial Research University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test”

It is conducted for the Posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian Colleges or Universities

It is conducted for the Posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian Colleges or Universities and R&D Organisations

It is conducted for streams unrelated to the Science stream, e.g., Humanities, Arts, Commerce, Social Science, etc.

It is conducted only for Science stream

Career Prospects After UGC NET Exam

After qualifying UGC NET Examination, the candidates can serve in the following positions:

  • Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
  • Both

Candidates who have passed UGC NET Exam and have been selected for the above-mentioned positions will be offered an annual salary ranging from INR 4.42 lakhs to INR 11.88 lakhs, depending on the position they have been assigned.

Contact Details for UGC NET Exam

National Testing Agency (NTA) contact information for UGC NET Exam is given below:

Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 
Noida -201309

Email: ugcnet@nta.ac.in

Phone Number: 0120-6895200

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If I choose History as an optional subject for my UPSC entrance exam and fail to clear the exam, can I apply for UGC NET with History?

-Ishiqa srivastavaUpdated on June 25, 2022 01:38 PM
  • 4 Answers
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, it seems that you are mixing up two very different things completely. In order to be eligible to apply for the UPSC civil services examination, you at least need to have a graduation degree from any recognised University. For UGC NET, the minimum qualification required to apply is a postgraduate degree. Thus, only if you have completed your Master’s degree study in History or any related subject, you are eligible to apply for UGC NET with History as your main paper. We suggest you take a look at the following links for a better understanding regarding both UPSC …

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I have completed my MBA and In my graduation (BA - Major in English). Please suggest, do I need to select the management paper for NET exam or I could have Option to choose another subject as well,Like as History.

-NISHITUpdated on December 03, 2020 12:03 PM
  • 2 Answers
Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

You can select any subject of your choice in UGC NET 2020 and there is no such limitation restricting you to choosing subjects related to your academics. However, it is recommended that you choose a subject related to your post-graduation or graduation as it helps a lot in the exam.

Check the eligibility criteria and syllabus of UGC NET for more details. Please feel free to write back if you have any queries.

Thank you.

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Where can I find the detailed syllabus and exam pattern for UGC NET Mathematics exam 2020?

-SssUpdated on September 07, 2020 02:01 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, as per the latest information available on the official website of the University Grants Commission (UGC), there are no details regarding the conduct of the UGC NET mathematics exam. There is no syllabus and exam pattern for the UGC NET mathematics exam available on the official website. However, you can apply for CSIR UGC NET 2020 exam in which there is a subject called - Mathematical Sciences. The CSIR UGC NET 2020 mathematical sciences exam is expected to be conducted in the second week of November and you can find out all the details regarding the same from …

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FAQs about UGC NET

What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for UGC NET exam?

The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for UGC NET exam is to have a Master’s degree in any stream from a UGC recognised institution with a 55% aggregate (50% for reserved candidates).

What is the validity of UGC NET eligibility certificate?

The UGC NET eligibility certificate is valid forever for the candidates.

What is the age limit to apply for UGC NET exam?

For Assistant Professors, there is no upper age limit to apply for UGC NET. For Junior Researchers, the upper age limit is 30 years. A relaxation of 5 years is provided to the women/SC/ST/PwD/OBC/other reserved categories candidates in Junior Research fellowship.

How many times is UGC NET conducted in a year?

UGC NET is conducted twice a year.

When will UGC NET 2021 be conducted?

UGC NET 2021 will be conducted from November 20 to December 5

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