University Grants Commission – UGC has announced the next edition of the NET Exam, which will now be conducted by the NTA – National Testing Agency.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by Ministry of Human Resource Development as an independent autonomous, self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization; and the conduct of the UGC-NET examination has been entrusted to the NTA by UGC & the Government of India.
The NTA will conduct the next UGC-NET for ‘only Assistant Professor’ or for ‘both Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ between 9th to 23rd December, 2018.
Note : UGC has rolled out a revised syllabus for both Papers 1 & 2 from Jan 2019 onward.
The exam will consist of two papers as given below:
UGC NET Paper
Number of questions (All are compulsory)
Duration/ First shift
Duration/ Second shift
1 hour (9.30 am to 10.30 am) 1ST
1 hour (2.00 pm to 3.00 pm) 1ST
2 hours (11.00 am to 1.00 pm) 1ST
2 hours (3.30 pm to 5.30 pm) 1ST
The Test will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
The candidates who desire to appear in the test may see the detailed Information Bulletin for UGC-NET which will be available on the website www.nta.ac.in and www.ntanet.nic.in w.e.f. 1st September 2018.
The candidates are required to apply online between 1st September 2018 – 30th September 2018. The fees can be paid up to 1st October, 2018.
NTA UGC NET Support Helpdesk & Contact details :
Phone numbers :
Important Links :
- Official announcement : https://www.nta.ac.in/Download/NTA-UGC-NET.pdf
- Registration website : https://ntanet.nic.in/ntanet/root/loginpage.aspx