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nta ugc net exam december 2018

August 22, 2018


Written by Yadla Vishwa Sree

NTA UGC NET Exam December 2018:

The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted to select the eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and the award of Junior Research Fellowship. As per a recent announcement by the HRD Ministry, the examination will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

NTA UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018 (Revised)

Candidates can check the CBSE UGC NET 2018 exam pattern which tells about the number of questions, marking scheme, type of questions, duration of the exam and other details related to the exam.


The test will consist of two papers.

Mode of Exam

Examination will be conducted in online mode. i.e., Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
Number of QuestionsTotal 150 questions will be asked in NET which is divided into 2 papers.
Paper-I will have 50 questions and
Paper-II will have 100 questions.
All questions are compulsory to attempt.
Type of QuestionsAll the papers will have objective type questions.
SubjectsThe Paper-I consists of General Aptitude Questions and
The Paper-II contains questions related to the subject selected by candidates.
The medium of PaperCandidate can choose the paper medium in either Hindi or English. The choice for the paper medium can be exercised at the time of filling the form.
Exam DurationPaper-1 will be of 1-hour while
Paper-II will be for 2 hours.
Marking SchemeEach correct answer will carry 2 marks.
Negative MarkingNTA is not following negative marking scheme in UGC NET.
Registration BeginsSeptember 1 to September 30, 2018
The Fees can be paid upto1st October 2018
Downloading of admit cardsNovember 19, 2018
Dates of ExaminationsDecember 9 to December 23, 2018
Dates of ResultsJanuary 10, 2019
PaperNumber of Questions
(all compulsory)
Maximum MarksExam Duration / first shiftExam Duration / Second shift
I50  1001 hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.)1 hour (02:00 P.M. to 03:00 P.M.)
II1002002 hours (11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.)2 hours (03:30 P.M. to 05:30 P.M.)

The Candidates who desires to appear in the test may see the detailed Information Bulletin for UGC-NET which will be available on the website and w.e.f 1st September 2018