Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced that the next UGC-NET exam for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor will be conducted from 2nd May 2021. Announcing the same on his twitter handle, Pokhriyal stated, “National Testing Agency (@DG_NTA) will conduct next UGC-NET exam for Junior Research Fellowship & eligibility for Assistant Professor on 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 & 17 May 2021. Read circular attached for more info! Good luck to all participants. #UGCNET
Further, the online UGC NET 2021 application form has also been made available on the official website and the last date to register and pay the fees is 2 March, 2021.
UGC NET is conducted twice every year. However, due to the pandemic last year, the June 2020 exam got postponed and deferred to September 2020 until November 2020. As a result, the December 2020 cycle had to be postponed and is now being conducted in March-April 2021.
National Testing Agency (@DG_NTA) will conduct next UGC-NET exam for Junior Research Fellowship & eligibility for Assistant Professor on 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 & 17 May 2021.
Read circular attached for more info! Good luck to all participants.#UGCNET pic.twitter.com/5j1zifvjD1
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) February 2, 2021
UGC NET Exam Dates 2021 – Schedule in Detail
The UGC NET exam will comprise of 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Read further details in the table below.
|Paper I||Paper II|
|Number of MCQ Questions||50||100|
|Timings (First Shift)||9 AM to 12 PM|
|Timings (Second Shift)||3 PM to 6 PM|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
UGC NET Exam 2021 – Important Details
- The UGC NET 2021 exam will be held in Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode.
- Candidates who wish to appear for the test can find details in the Information Bulletin for UGC NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) available on the website www.nta.ac.in and https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in from 2 February 2021.
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