UGC NET December 2020 Exam To Be Conducted in May 2021; Registration from today

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Feb 2, 2021

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February 02, 2021: National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to conduct the UGC NET December 2020 Exam in the month of May 2021. NTA has released the UGC NET 2021 application form in the online mode. Interested candidates will be able to fill the online UGC NET 2021 application form till March 2, 2021, and the fees can be paid till March 3, 2021. It has been notified that the UGC NET 2021 exam will be conducted from May 2 to May 17, 2021.

As per the latest notification, the UGC NET December 2020 Exams will be conducted in 2 shifts, i.e from 9 AM to 12 Noon and 3 PM to 6 PM. There will be 2 papers, in which the 1st paper will consist of 50 MCQs of 100 marks, and the 2nd paper will consist of 100 objective-type MCQs of 200 marks. 

Check: UGC Issues a Letter for Filling up Backlog Reserved Teaching & Non-Teaching Posts 

UGC NET December 2020 Exam: Important Dates 

Candidates interested to apply for the UGC NET December 2020 Exam can check the important dates below. 

Events  Important dates 
Start of UGC NET 2021 application form  February 2, 2021 
Last date to register for UGC NET 2021  March 2, 2021 
Last date to pay the application fee  March 3, 2021 
UGC NET 2021 exam May 2, 2021, to May 17, 2021 

Check: UGC NET December 2020 Exam Pattern 

UGC NET December Application Form: How to Register? 

Candidates can go through the step-by-step process provided below to register online for the UGC NET December 2020 examination. 

  • Step 1: Visit official website of UGC NET 
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the tab stating 'UGC-NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021)'
  • Step 3: You'll be redirected to a new window page and now click on the 'UGC NET' new registration tab. Go through the instructions and download the information bulletin 
  • Step 4: Proceed to Register and provide all the necessary details that is being asked and select a password & security pin and submit it 
  • Step 5: UGC NET ID and password will be generated to the registered number. Now, login using the auto-generated login credentials 
  • Step 6: Fill the relevant details and upload the required documents as specified 
  • Step 7: Then, pay the desired application fee and submit the UGC NET 2020 Application Form 
  • Step 8: Thereafter, take a printout of the application confirmation slip for future reference 

Check: CBSE UGC NET 2021: Application Form (Soon), Eligibility, Exam Dates & Pattern 

UGC NET December 2020 Exam: Application Fee Details 

Candidates are required to pay the desired application fee to successfully register themselves for the UGC NET December 2020 examinations. Check the table to know the desired application fee. 

Category  Application fee 
General  INR 1000
EWS & OBC INR 500 
SC/ST/PWD/Transgender  INR 250

Check: UGC NET Result 2021, Scorecard, Cutoff and Eligibility Certificate 

NTA conducts the UGC NET Exams twice a year and last year, due to the pandemic covid-19 circumstances, the June cycle of the UGC NET 2020 exam was postponed and was conducted from September to November. 

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