UGC NET 2018 – Final Answer Key for December Session Exam Released

Published on : 16th January 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

The National Testing Agency has released the final answer key for the UG C NET 2018 December session exam on the official website. The exam was conducted from 18th to 22nd December 2019. Candidates can check the final answer key on the official website.

UGC NET 2018 exam result was released on 5th January 2019.

The final answer key has been released after considering the objections raised by the candidates against the answer key. The final answer key (revised) is available on the official website.

Steps to Download the UGC NET 2018 Final Answer Key

The provisional answer key for UGC NET 2018 exam was released on 29th December 2018. Candidates were given the opportunity to challenge the provisional answer key. And, the final answer key has been released recently. Follow the steps provided below to check the same:

  • Go to the official website –
  • Click on the link ‘Display of Final Answer Key and Question Paper’ button.
  • Enter your log-in details and access the answer key.

UGC NET 2018 Provisional Answer Key (December Session)

NTA has released the answer keys for the UGC NET exam on 29th December 2018. The facility to challenge the answer key was also available on the official website. A public notice has also been released in this regard on the official website;

“This facility is available from 29.02.2018 to 01.01.2019 (up to 5:00 PM). Candidates are required to pay online a sum of ₹ 1000/- (one thousand only) for each question challenged. The fee will be refunded if the challenge is found correct.”

Challenging the Answer Key

Check out the complete procedure for challenging the Answer Key as provided by the National Testing Agency.

After considering the challenges received, the final answer key is released. No challenge against the answer key is accepted after the release of the final answer key. The result of UGC NET exam is declared on the basis of the final answer key.

UGC NET 2018 Question Paper and Response Sheet

The agency had also released the question papers and scanned images of candidates’ response sheets (OMR sheets). The question paper and response sheet were used for calculating the expected UGC NET score and challenging the answer key. The facility to access the question paper and responses was available till 1st January 2019 (up to 5:00 PM).

UGC NET 2018 Cut-Off

The UGC NET 2018 cut-off for the December session exam is available on the official website. Subject-wise and category-wise cut-offs have been released for JRF & Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor (only) posts. Check out the complete list here.

UGC NET Result 2018 (December Session)

The result of UGC NET 2018 December session has been released on 5th January 2019. Candidates can check their result at the official website.

UGC NET December 2018 Exam Review

NTA organised UGC NET 2018 examination for December session in two shifts through the online mode –

  • Shift-1 – 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Shift-2 – 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Both the shifts had two papers – Paper-1 and Paper-2

Paper- I Exam Pattern

The paper-1 comprised of 50 objective-type questions. Each question carried 2 marks. The candidates had to answer all the questions that were prepared to assess the reasoning ability, general awareness, divergent thinking and comprehensive skills.

Paper-II Exam Pattern

The Paper-2 had 100 objective-type questions. Like the Paper-1, the questions of Paper-2 also carried 2 marks each. Here, questions were based on the subjects chosen by the students at the time of filling the application form.

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 Exam Previous Years Solved Papers


punam - February 28, 2019REPLY

sir muj net exam k histry ke previous ppr 18 dec. se 22 dec. k beech vle ppr send ker do pls

Shiallah Shafi - January 6, 2019REPLY

I need answer key of NET 2018 for english paper