How to Calculate Scores and Cut off Marks for UGC NET?

Published on : 25th March 2020    Author : Satyaranjan Bai
UGC NET Exam

The National Testing Agency is going to conduct the UGC NET 2020 exam from 15th to 20th June. The result for the exam is likely to be announced by 5th July 2020. The result will be declared on the official website of NTA NET. The UGC NET cut-off is released along with the result.

How to Calculate UGC NET Cut-off 2020

For students unaware of the procedure how the UGC NET 2020 cut off is calculated must go through this article. The cut off is the minimum mark that the students score to qualify the exam or to get shortlisted for any programme. Here in UGC NET, the cut off is divided into two types –

  • Subject-wise cut off marks
  • Qualifying cut off marks

Category of the candidate does play an important role in determining the qualifying marks in the National Eligibility Test. Candidates belonging to the general category must score 40%. Those who come under the reserved category (SC, ST, OBC-NCL, PWD and Transgender) are required to score 35% in each paper (Paper I and II).

Take a quick look at the important factors that actually affect/ determine the UGC NET cut off.

  • Level of difficulty
  • Total number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • Availability of seats
  • Marking criteria
  • Ratio of candidates to seats
  • Reservation policies

Expected Cut off of UGC NET Exam for Assistant Professor and JRF (Category-wise)

The dedicated team at ExamsPlanner has spent some good time and has calculated the NTA UGC NET cut off 2020 for both general and reserved categories based on the cut off of UGC NET 2019 December session.

Expected UGC NET 2020 Cut-off for (General Category)

Subject

Category

Cut-off for JRF & Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Cut-Off for Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Economics

UNRESERVED

72

62.67

History

UNRESERVED

62.67

55.33

Management

UNRESERVED

61.33

54

Philosophy

UNRESERVED

74.67

64

Psychology

UNRESERVED

64.67

56

Political Science

UNRESERVED

68

58.67

Sociology

UNRESERVED

68.67

60

Anthropology

UNRESERVED

70

60

Commerce

UNRESERVED

62.67

55.33

Education

UNRESERVED

66.67

58

Social Work

UNRESERVED

64.67

57.33

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Expected Cut off for SC Category (2020)

Subject

Category

Cut-off for JRF & Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Cut-Off for Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Economics

SC

61.33

49.33

History

SC

56.67

48

Management

SC

54

47.33

Philosophy

SC

64.67

55.33

Psychology

SC

57.33

47.33

Political Science

SC

58.67

48.67

Sociology

SC

61.33

50.67

Anthropology

SC

65.33

51.33

Commerce

SC

56

48

Education

SC

58.67

49.33

Social Work

SC

57.33

48

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Expected UGC NET Cut off 2020 for OBC Category

Subject

Category

Cut-off for JRF & Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Cut-Off for Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Economics

OBC

68

54.67

History

OBC

59.33

51.33

Management

OBC

57.33

48.67

Philosophy

OBC

70

58

Psychology

OBC

60.67

50

Political Science

OBC

64

53.33

Sociology

OBC

64.67

54.67

Anthropology

OBC

64.67

54.67

Commerce

OBC

58.67

50.67

Education

OBC

62.67

58

Social Work

OBC

62

52

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UGC NET cut off 2020 for ST (Expected)

Subject

Category

Cut-off for JRF & Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Cut-Off for Assistant Professor (in Percentage)

Economics

ST

60.67

48.67

History

ST

56

47.33

Management

ST

52

46

Philosophy

ST

62.67

50.67

Psychology

ST

56

46

Political Science

ST

59.33

48.67

Sociology

ST

61.33

52

Anthropology

ST

59.33

50.67

Commerce

ST

54.67

47.33

Education

ST

58.67

50

Social Work

ST

55.33

47.33

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NTA UGC NET 2020 June Important Dates (Confirmed)

16th April is the last date to apply for the UGC NET 2020 June exam. NTA has started the online application process on 16th March 2020. The exam will be conducted from 15th to 20th June 2020.

UGC NET 2020 June Events

UGC NET 2020 June Important Dates

Online registration started

16 March 2020

Closing date of applying

16 April 2020

Last date to pay the application fee through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking

17 April 2020

Correction window opens

18 – 24 April 2020

Exam to be commenced

15 – 20 June 2020

Result to be declared

By 5 July 2020

The cut-off percentage provided in the above tables are as per the December 2019 cut-offs.


UGC NET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers



6 Comments

Ashwini - December 29, 2019REPLY

Hello Sir/Maám i have attended JRF NET in December 2019 Category: OBC Subject: Commerce In Paper-1 18 questions are correct so 18 x 2= 36 Marks Scored In Paper-2 39 questions are correct so 39 x 2= 78 Marks Scored Am i qualified maám?? How to calculate this cut off please do explain me?? Will wait for your reply

Exams Planner - January 2, 2020REPLY

The result is available now at the official website. You can check the same.

Shruti - July 8, 2019REPLY

I do not see the Computer Applications subject in cut off list

Exams Planner - July 12, 2019REPLY

It is available. Check out the Dec 2018 list. The 2019 cut-off list is not available yet.

Srilaxmi - July 2, 2019REPLY

I got 158 marks in environmental science paper.Will i get qualified for JRF.I belong to OBC NCL

Exams Planner - July 12, 2019REPLY

That will depend upon the cut-off.