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.
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.
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.
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.
Candidates can also download the Question Papers July 2018 for all subjects from the official website.
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CBSE organised UGC NET July 2018 examination in two sessions –
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.
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.
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.