UGC NET 2018: Admit Cards to be Released on November 18
UGC NET 2018

The exam is going to be held in two shifts that are from 9.30 to 11 pm and 2.30 to 6 pm from December 18 to 22, 2018.


The examination for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2018 (UGC NET) is to be conducted from December 9, 2018 to December 23, 2018 across the nation by the National Testing Agency (NTA)


A huge number of candidates appear for the National Eligibility Test (NET) every year.

NET is conducted for determining the eligibility for college and university level lectureship.

It is also conducted to award the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing their PhD or research to Indian nationals.


Important Dates


November 18, 2018: The admit cards will be made available on the official website by November 19, 2018.


December 9, 2018 to December 23, 2018: Exams will start from December 9 and will end on December 23, 2018.


January 10, 2019: The results of the examination are scheduled to be declared.



NTA UGC NET 2018: Exam Pattern


The exam for UGC NET 2018 will be conducted as Computer-Based Test (CBT).


It will consist of two papers: Paper I and Paper II.


Both the papers will be conducted in two different sessions.

In order to clear the exam, the candidates are required to appear for both papers: Paper I and Paper II.


UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern


Paper I


The paper I will consist of generic questions. It will be intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidates appearing for the exam.


It will be designed primarily to check the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates.


Paper II


The paper will be based on the subject selected by the candidates.


The candidates are required to compulsorily attempt all the questions.


Note* There ill not any negative marking for this exam.

Both the papers will consist of 30 minutes gap in between them and both the papers will consist of only objective type questions.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to the NTA.

UGC-NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Assistant Professor & Junior Research fellowship both in college and university.

On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges.


Till recently, the CBSE conducted the NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected Cities of spread across the country.