NTA Declared UGC NET Exam 2021 Dates - Check More Details Here

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Apr 19, 2021

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) Exam every year to determine candidates’ abilities for the posts of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) & Assistant Professors in government organizations and institutions.

Every year thousands of candidates apply for the UGC NET exam. The UGC NET notification and application form was released in February. According to the official notification, the exam was to be conducted in May 2021.

Recently, the NTA has declared the UGC NET 2021 exam dates on its official website. The candidates who had applied for the UGC NET 2021 must check the exam dates here. More details regarding the same have been provided below.

UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates

According to the official data, the UGC NET exam will start from May 2, 2021, and will continue till May 17, 2021. A more detailed calendar of UGC NET Exam 2021 is provided in the table below.

UGC NET 2021 Exam Event Important Dates
Notification Release  February 2, 2021
Application Starting  February 2, 2021
Application Closing  March 9, 2021 (Extended)
Fee Payment March 10, 2021
Admit Card  Expected to be released soon
UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates
  • May 2 to 7, 2021
  • May 10 to 12, 2021
  • May 14 & 17, 2021

UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates NTA Official Notification Download

UGC NET 2021 - Exam Pattern

The notice also declared the exam pattern for the UGC NET 2021 Exam. According to the official notice, the exam will be conducted in two shifts and a time of 3 hours will be given to complete 2 papers. More detailed information regarding the same has been tabulated below.

Paper Marks Number of MCQ Questions Timing of Shift-I Timing of Shift-II Duration
Paper-I 100 50 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM 03 Hours
Paper-II 200 100

UGC NET 2021 - Admit Card

The candidates need to carry the UGC NET Admit card with them to get entry into the exam hall. The admit card of the UGC NET Exam will be shortly available on the official NTA site. The candidates are advised to take an original photo id proof along with the admit card in the examination.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.