UGC NET 2020 Schedule Announced; Check Registration Date

Last Modified: 21 Jun 2024

NTA has announced the UGC NET 2020 schedule on the official website for the June session.

New Delhi/ 25.02.2020: NTA has announced the UGC NET 2020 schedule on the official website for the June session. Interested candidates should keep things (documents) beforehand for an easy and seamless experience. National Testing Agency will begin the UGC NET 2020 registration process on 16th March.

The Agency will be conducting the UGC NET exam for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ in June, between 15th and 20th June 2020. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the exam online before 16th April 2020.

UGC NET June 2020 Exam Schedule: Important Dates

The NTA NET June 2020 exam will be conducted through Computer-Based mode. Here are the important dates for different exam dates released by National Testing Agency –

UGC NET June 2020 Events

UGC NET June 2020 Important Dates (Announced)

Registration process begins

16th March 2020

Registration process ends

16th April 2020

Download admit card

15th May 2020

Exam to be commenced

15th June – 20th June 2020

Answer key releases

Third week of June 2020

Declaration of result

5th July 2020

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The CBT will comprise of two papers which will be of three hours duration. Both the papers will have objective type questions based on the UGC NET new syllabi. The new syllabi for all the subjects can be downloaded from the official website –

As per NTA, “The award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor both Or Eligibility for Assistant Professor only depends on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor are not to be considered for award of JRF. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.”

Who can appear in the UGC NET Exam?

Candidates with Master’s or equivalent degree from a UGC-recognized University with minimum 55% marks (without rounding off) are eligible for the exam. The exam is conducted for subjects in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc.

The minimum marks for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories are 50% in their master’s degree.

As per the official notification, “Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.”

The upper age limit for the award of JRF is 30 years and there is no upper age limit for the post of Assistant Professor.

Keep a check on the official NTA NET website for further updates.

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