UGC NET July 2018 Revised Answer Key Released - Check Result & Cut Off Marks

Published on : 31st July 2018

UGC NET Answer Key 2018: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the question papers, answer key and recorded response sheets for UGC NET July 2018 exam. Candidates can access the same through the official CBSE UGC NET website.

On Sunday (8th July 2018), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) successfully conducted its last NET exam on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The exam was held in 91 cities across the nation where more than 11 lakh students (highest number till date) turned up at the exam centres. CBSE organised the exam for 84 different subjects.

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The National Eligibility Test (NET) determines the eligibility of a post-graduate student (or those appearing in the final year examination of such degree) to obtain the award of a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or post of an Assistant Professor in any Indian University. Only Indian nationals are eligible to take the test.

UGC NET 2018 Answer Key

The answer keys have been released as per the pre-scheduled time on 24th July 2018. As per the official UGC NET 2018 information brochure, scanned images of candidates’ response sheets (OMR sheets) along with provisional answer keys were to be uploaded on the official website. On 31st July 2018, the revised answer key for UGC NET July 2018 session has been released.

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Candidates got a chance to challenge against the provisional answer key by filling an online form and paying a sum of ₹ 1000 per question. The last date to challenge the answer key was 27th July 2018. Payment was accepted through online mode only. If the challenge raised by the candidate is accepted, the deposited fee will be refunded to the account from which the payment is made.

Steps to View and Challenge the UGC NET 2018 Answer Key

  • Visit the official CBSE NET website - https://cbsenet.nic.in/
  • Click on the link “Answer Key and Recorded Response Challenge” button on the home page.
  • You will be redirected to the candidate’s login window.
  • Log-in using your Id and password.
  • You will see options to challenge answer keys or your response. Select as per your requirement. The option to view the images of your response sheets will also be available.
  • If you want to raise more than one objection, add all in one go. You won’t be able to edit the challenge once submitted.
  • After submitting the challenge, you will be redirected to the fee payment page.
  • Pay the prescribed amount through online mode of payment. Please note that the candidate will bear the additional processing fee (if any). If the board accepts your challenge, the fee will be refunded to the same account through which payment has been made.
  • Before making payment, check your name, roll number, and fee amount carefully.

Candidates can also download the Question Papers July 2018 for all subjects from the official website.

UGC NET Cut Off Marks 2018 

CBSE UGC NET July 2018 Exam Review:

CBSE organised UGC NET July 2018 examination in two sessions –

  • The first session is the Paper I (From 9.30 am to 10.30 am – 1 hour)
  • The second session is the Paper II (From 11 am to 1 pm – 2 hours)

Paper I Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of July edition comprised 50 objective-type questions. Each question carried 2 marks. The candidates had to answer all the compulsory questions that were prepared to assess the reasoning ability, general awareness, divergent thinking and comprehensive skills.

Paper II Exam Pattern:

The Paper II had 100 objective-type questions. Like the Paper I, the questions of Paper II also carried 2 marks each. Here, questions were based on the subjects chosen by the students.

UGC NET JULY 2018 Result

After considering the challenges/objections raised by the candidates, a final answer key will be uploaded by the board. The UGC NET 2018 result will be prepared on the basis of the final answer key. As per the official notification, the board will not entertain any grievances related to the answer key after result declaration. The UGC NET 2018 result has been announced on 31st July 2018.

Note: The National Testing Agency is now the official exam-conducting body of UGC NET. The premier Agency will regulate its first entrance exam, i.e. the UGC NET December 2018 edition on 2nd December.

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