NTA Exam Dates - UGC NET 2018, JEE Main 2019, NEET 2019, GPAT, CMAT, and NCHM JEE 2019

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024

17 January 2019: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has covered one more exam under its belt. The Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the National Council for Hotel Management will now be conducted by NTA. The NCHM JEE exam is conducted for admission to B.Sc. courses in Hospitability and Hotel Administration. The NCHM JEE 2019 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 27th April. The online registration process for the same has started from 15th January and will continue till 15th March.

Other exams covered by the National Testing Agency are University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) December 2018, Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) 2019 (January & April), National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2019, Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2019, and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) 2019.

The Agency has successfully conducted the UGC NET and JEE Main (January session) exams in the month of December and January, respectively. The next session of JEE Main exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of April and NEET will be conducted in the month of May through pen & paper mode. Here is the complete schedule of all the exams conducted under the National Testing Agency.

NTA Exams 2018-19 Schedule

Competitive Exams


Registration Dates

Admit Card

Exam Dates

Result Announcement

UGC NET December 2018


1st - 30th Sept 2018

19th Nov 2018

18th – 22nd Dec 2018

5th Jan 2019 (announced)

JEE Main January 2019


1st - 30th Sept 2018

17th Dec 2018 

8th - 12th Jan 2019

31st Jan 2019

JEE Main April 2019


8th Feb - 7th Mar 2019

18th Mar 2019

6th - 20th Apr 2019

30th Apr 2019

NEET-UG May 2019

Pen & Paper

1st - 30th Nov 2018

15th Apr 2019

05th May 2019

05th June 2019

CMAT 2019


1st - 30th Nov 2018

7th Jan 2019

28th Jan 2019

10th Feb 2019

GPAT 2019


1st - 30th Nov 2018

7th Jan 2019

28th Jan 2019

10th Feb 2019



15th Jan – 15th Mar 2019

3rd April 2019

27th April 2019

By 15th May 2019

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The above dates are as per the latest updates made by the agency in exam dates. You can also check out the official schedule released at NTA’s official website under the ‘Latest @ NTA’ section (as indicated below.)

NTA Revised Schedule

How to apply for the exams through NTA’s official website?

NTA Official Website

  • Click on the ‘NTA EXAMS’ drop-down icon.

NTA Exams 2019

  • Click on the exam you want to apply for from the drop-down list. For instance, here we are clicking on ‘Joint Entrance Examination’ under the ‘Engineering’ section.

JEE Registration

  • You will be re-directed to ‘Engineering Exam’ page.

NTA Engineering Exams

  • Scroll down and you will see two buttons – ‘Registration’ and ‘Login’

NTA JEE Main Registration

  • Click on the ‘Registration’ button to register for the exam. Please note that the registration form will appear only when the registration process will start. Otherwise, you will be redirected to the same page.
  • After successful registration, click on the Login button and log-in using your registered ID and password to complete the application process.

About NTA

NTA was approved in November 2017 by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was formed with an aim of relieving the Central Board of Secondary Education from its responsibility of conducting entrance examination for higher education courses.

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