NTA to Conduct UGC NET 2020 on 24 September

NTA Postpones UGC NET 2020, To be Held from 24th September

On 14 September 2020, the National Testing Agency announced the postponement of UGC NET 2020. The UGC-NET 2020, scheduled from 16 September 2020, has now been postponed to 24 September 2020. According to reports, the UGC NET 2020 admit card will soon be made available on ugcnet.nta.nic.in the official website. NTA decided to postpone the exam as the exam dates coincided with ICAR AIEEA-UG/PG and AICE-JRF/SRF (PhD) 2020-21, which will be conducted on 16, 17, 22, and 23 September 2020. NTA will announce the subject wise schedule, and the date for the admit card release for the UGC NET 2020 exam soon.

Click here to check UGC NET 2020 official notification.

Important Dates for UGC NET 2020

Events Dates
UGC NET 2020 Admit Card To be announced
UGC NET 2020 Exam Date 24 September 2020 onwards


The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is conducted twice every year by the National Testing Agency. The exam is conducted every year for admission into colleges offering doctoral degrees like PhD and JRF. The exam is also taken up by candidates for either the post of Lecturer and Assistant Professor. The June 2020 session has been delayed due to the COVID-19.

The UGC NET 2020 exam consists of two papers – one includes teaching aptitude, and other is the subject chosen by the candidates. To qualify, candidates need to pass in both the papers individually. There is no negative marking in the UGC NET examination.


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