UGC NET Begins On May 2, Admit Card Soon: Live Updates

The UGC NET will be held from May 2 to May 17. The exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to select candidates for Assistant Professor post and to award Junior Research Fellowships (JRF).

UGC NET Begins On May 2, Admit Card Soon: Live Updates

UGC NET begins on May 2. No official announcement on postponing the exam has been made yet.

New Delhi:

The UGC NET will be held from May 2 to May 17. The exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to select candidates for Assistant Professor post and to award Junior Research Fellowships (JRF). Admit cards for the exam are expected soon. The UGC NET admit cards will be available on the official website of the NTA and candidates can download it using their registration details.

In view of the rising cases of COVID-19 after the government postponed board exams and entrance exams, candidates are requesting to postpone the UGC NET too.

India recorded 2,73,810 fresh infections and 1,619 deaths in new record high, taking the caseload to 1.5 crore. Over 1.78 lakh people have died so far. This is the fifth straight day that over 2 lakh cases were reported.

UGC NET Exam, Admit Card: Live Updates

Apr 19, 2021 16:29 (IST)
UGC NET: No official update so far on postponement of exam
While candidates are demanding to postpone the UGC NET which is scheduled to begin on May 2, the exam conducting body National Testing Agency is yet to give a fresh update on whether the exam will be held as per the schedule and when the admit card will be released.
Apr 19, 2021 14:41 (IST)
UGC NET: Candidates are waiting for an update regarding the exam, admit card
Only 11 days are left for the exam to begin and candidates are anxiously waiting for an update. Meanwhile, the Delhi government has announced total curfew from April 19 (10 pm) to April 26 (5 am). However, the government has said that candidates will be allowed to appear for exams using their admit cards.
Apr 19, 2021 14:36 (IST)
UGC NET admit card helpline
In case a candidate is unable to download admit card from the website, he/she may approach the Help Line of NTA between 09:30 am to 5:30 pm or write to NTA at: ugcnet@nta.ac.in.

Apr 19, 2021 14:03 (IST)
UGC NET : NFSC, NFOBC, MANF merit criteria
The National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste Students (NFSC), National Fellowship for Other Backward Classes (NFOBC) and the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF) shall be governed by the guidelines available on the official websites of the concerned Ministries and/or the UGC.
Apr 19, 2021 12:53 (IST)
UGC NET admit card: Know how to download
UGC NET admit card will be available on the official website of NTA, nta.ac.in. Candidates can download it using their registration details.
Apr 19, 2021 11:51 (IST)
UGC NET: Candidates are suggested to visit NTA website for updates
The National Testing Agency (NTA) is likely to make an announcement regarding the UGC NET soon. Candidates are suggested to visit the official website of NTA for timely updates.
Apr 19, 2021 11:32 (IST)
UGC NET: Delhi government announces total curfew from tonight till next Monday
Delhi will be under complete curfew from tonight to next Monday morning amid a record rise in coronavirus cases. On Sunday, Delhi recorded the biggest jump in its daily Covid tally with 25,462 fresh cases, with a positivity rate of nearly 30 per cent -- meaning almost every third sample being tested in the city is turning out to be positive.
Apr 19, 2021 11:14 (IST)
UGC NET: Over 5 lakh candidates had appeared in the last exam
In the June 2020 edition of the exam which was held in September-October, a total of 5,26,707 candidates had appeared in the exam out of 8,60,976 registered candidates.

Apr 19, 2021 11:00 (IST)
UGC NET: June 2020 exam was delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2020 session of the UGC NET could not be held on time and was postponed. The exam was held in September-October. A total of 47,157 candidates had qualified the exam. Out of these 36138 are those candidates who had applied for JRF and Assistant Professor and qualified for Assistant Professor only.
Apr 19, 2021 10:50 (IST)
Board exams, entrance exams have been cancelled/ postponed
In view of the rising cases of COVID-19, state governments have cancelled board exams and entrance exams. National level exams like CBSE board examJEE Main entrance exam have also been postponed. 

These exams will be held later when the situation is conducive to conduct them, the government has said.
Apr 19, 2021 10:35 (IST)
UGC NET to be held in computer based mode
The UGC NET examination shall be conducted in computer based test mode only. The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions. There will be no break between papers.  Exam Syllabus
Apr 19, 2021 10:31 (IST)
UGC NET: COVID-19 related guidelines
Regarding COVID-19, the NTA has released a set of guidelines for candidates who will appear for the UGC NET. Candidates can use personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), personal transparent water bottle, A simple transparent Ball Point Pen, transparent water bottle, sugar tablets if the candidate is diabetic.
Apr 19, 2021 10:10 (IST)
UGC NET: Candidates demand to postpone exam
After the government postponed board exams and entrance exams like JEE Main, UGC NET candidates are demanding to postpone the exam. 
Apr 19, 2021 10:05 (IST)
UGC NET admit card soon
The UGC NET admit card is expected soon. The NTA will release the admit card on its official website. "Candidates shall appear in the exam at their own cost at the Examination Centre on the Date / shift and time indicated on their respective admit cards which would be issued by the NTA in due course through its website," the NTA has said.
Apr 19, 2021 09:58 (IST)
UGC NET December 2020 edition exam to be held in May 2021
The UGC NET scheduled to begin on May 2, is the December 2020 edition of the exam. The UGC NET is held twice a year-- in June and in December. The December 2020 UGC NET could not be held on time as the June 2020 edition was delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic.