UGC NET 2022 Exam Date Out: The exam dates for UGC NET 2022 June exam have been announced the exam is conducted in two phases. Phase 1 exam dates are 9, 11, and 12 July 2022. Phase 2 exam dates are 12, 13 and 14 August 2022.

UGC NET Exam is Conducted by NTA ( National Testing Agency ) twice every year to select eligible candidates for both Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or only Assistant Professor in Indian colleges and universities. NTA conducts UGC NET 2022 for 100 subjects in various shifts. NTA UGC NET exam is conducted twice in the month of June & December every year. But this cycle has been disrupted due to COVID and subsequent lockdowns. National Eligibility (NTA) will be conducting UGC NET 2022 As the UGC NET, 2022 Exam Date has been released by NTA for the June 2022 and December 2021 cycle.

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UGC NET 2022 Summary

UGC NET Exam is Conducted by NTA ( National Testing Agency ) twice every year to select eligible candidates for both Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or only Assistant Professor in Indian colleges and universities. NTA conducts UGC NET 2022 for 100 subjects in various shifts.

here we provide a list of all subjects for the NET exam if you are preparing for the NET exam you can Click on the subject for which you want to give exam for all things related to that exam like UGC NET Syllabus, UGC NET Previous year Question Paper, UGC NET Preparation Strategy for your subject. Important booklist for UGC NET EXAM, etc.

Exam NameUGC NET 2022 
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
CycleUGC NET 2022 June and 2021 December
Full-FormUniversity Grants Commission National Eligibility Test
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year
UGC NET Exam Date 202209th July to 14th August 2022
Mode of ExamOnline – CBT (Computer Based Test)
Exam Duration180 minutes
Exam TimeShift 1 – 09:00 am to 12:00 noon
Shift 2 – 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
No. of Papers and Total MarksPaper-1: 100 marks
Paper-2: 200 marks
Total Questions50 MCQs in Paper 1 and 100 MCQs in Paper 2
Marking Scheme+2 for each correct answer
No negative marking for incorrect answer
Language/Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
No. of Subjects82 subjects
Exam PurposeDetermine the eligibility of candidates for posts of only Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges
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UGC NET 2022 Exam Schedule

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET) December 2021 and June 2022 (Merged Cycles) for Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Assistant Professor on 09, 11, 12 July 2022 & 12, 13, 14 August 2022, in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

The name of subjects and schedule of examination for 09, 11 & 12 July 2022 of UGC-NET December 2021 and June 2022 (Merged Cycles) are provided by NTA.

The examination schedule and names of the remaining subjects to be held between 12, 13 & 14 August 2022 are provided NTA. Candidates are advised to check the given link.

UGC NET 2022 Admit Card

National Testing Agency (NTA) released UGC NET 2022 Hall ticket / Admit Card on their official website on 07th July 2022. All the Eligible Candidates, who had apply for the UGC NET 2022 Examination, can check their exam city and download their admit cards and check other details by clicking on the link below.

UGC NET Admit Card Out- Click to Download

UGC NET 2022 Answer Key

UGC NET 2022 Result

UGC NET 2022 Scorecard

UGC NET 2022 Cut Off

The UGC NET 2022 is yet to be conducted. Once the exam has been conducted, the cut-off for the NET exam will be updated. The cut-off marks depend on the factors mentioned below.

  • The difficulty level of the exam,
  • Several slots are available.

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Minimum qualifying marks (in %)

CategoryPaper – IPaper – II
General candidates40%40%
OBC – NCL/PWD/ST/SC candidates35%35%

UGC NET 2022 Notification

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released UGC NET 2022 Notification pdf for June and 2021 December(merged cycles) for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The interested candidates who want to apply for the NTA NET Exam can check all the detailed information related to UGC NET 2022 (Dec 2021 & June 2022 Cycle) from the below link as released by NTA.

UGC NET 2022 Application Form

UGC NET registration was over on May 31, 2022, for June 2022 and December 2021 exam cycles. Candidates now have to wait for the December 2022 exam cycle notification and application. NET exam registration can be done in online mode only. Candidates can fill out the UGC NET application form by following the given steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the website-
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Application form UGC NET Dec 2020 & June 2021 cycles’ link
  • Step 3: Click on the ‘New Registration’
  • Step 4: Enter the required details and complete the registration
  • Step 5: Fill out the complete application form
  • Step 6: Upload scanned pictures of passport size photo (10-200 kb) and signature (4-30 kb). Both the images should be in JPEG format
  • Step 7: Pay the UGC NET application fee (Gen – Rs 1000; OBC/EWS – Rs 500; SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender – Rs 250)
  • Step 8: Save and submit the form
  • Step 9: Download the confirmation page

UGC NET 2022 Application Fee

The application fee for the UGC NET 2022 exam is different for all categories. Candidates have to pay UGC NET Application Fee after completing the application. The application fee is not refundable or transferable once paid. The category-wise fee details are mentioned below:

  • General/Unreserved: Rs. 1100/-
  • OBC-NCL: Rs. 550/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs. 275/-

UGC NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for the NET Exam 2022 must qualify for the Eligibility Criteria prescribed by UGC for NET exam eligibility criteria 2022. Candidates are advised to check and confirm their eligibility before applying for the exam. NTA had recently made some changes in the UGC NET Eligibility, in which the age limit was also revised.

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UGC NET Educational Qualification

Candidates who possess a post-graduation degree are eligible for NTA NET Exam. Candidates who are in the final year of their post-graduation can appear for the exam but They have to produce their degree at the time of admission. CA/CS/ICWA is considered equivalent to the PG Degree. A chartered accountant is now eligible for the NET exam.

CategoryUGC NET Educational Eligibility
General CategoryAt least 55% marks in Master’s degree OR equivalent in Humanities and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science
SC/ST/OBC CategoryAt least 50% in Master’s degree OR equivalent in education domains mentioned for the general category
Candidates holding Doctorate DegreeAn additional 5% marks relaxation for candidates who completed the PG program. 

UGC NET 2022 Age Limit

UGC NET Age Limit 2022 is different for JRF and Assistant Professor. The age of candidates applying for JRF must be 31 years, whereas there is no age limit for Assistant Professor. Check out the age limit for both the post and varied categories from the above link.

UGC NET Reservation Policy

The reservation policy of the Government of India is applicable to UGC-NET as well. According to this, in the Central Universities and Institutions which are deemed to be Universities, 10% of the seats are reserved for the category General-Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS), 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste(SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe(ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non Creamy layer”(OBC-NCL).

Each category will have 4 (four)% reservations horizontally for Persons with Disabilities(PwD) as defined in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act,2016) (source-Press Release by UGC).

UGC NET Salary

UGC NET Salary includes both UGC JRF salary and UGC Assistant Professor salary. Candidates must go through the detailed UGC NET Qualified Salary, job profile, and information about various options after the exam.

UGC NET JRF Fellowship:

  • For the first two years, the fellowship of INR 31,000/– + HRA per month (depends on different institutes)
  • For the next three years, the fellowship of INR 35,000/– + HRA per month (depends on different institutes)

UGC NET 2022 Syllabus

UGC NET 2022 Books

UGC NET 2022 Selection Procedure

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022

UGC NET exam comprises two papers (paper-I and -II) containing multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Candidates need to complete both papers in a single duration of three hours.

UGC NET PaperNumber of QuestionsMarks
Paper I50 100
Paper II100 200
Total150 350

NTA UGC NET 2022 Part-I Exam Pattern

PartSections (Objective Multiple Choice Questions)QuestionsMarks
ITeaching Aptitude510
IIResearch Aptitude510
IIIReading Comprehension510
VReasoning (including Maths)510
VILogical Reasoning510
VIIData Interpretation510
VIIIInformation & Communication Technology (ICT)510
IXPeople & Environment510
XHigher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration510

NTA UGC NET 2022 Part-II Exam Pattern

Paper-IIType of QuestionsNo. of QuestionsMark for 1 QuestionTotal Marks
Selected SubjectObjective Multiple Choice Questions1002200

UGC NET EXAM 2022 Subjects

NET December 2020 Cycle October 2022 Subject Available

Subject CodeSubject NameSubject CodeSubject Name
01Economics02Political Science
09Education10Social Work
11Defence and Strategies Studies12Home Science
101Sindhi14Public Administration
15Population Studies16Hindustani Music
45Japanese46Adult Education / Continuing Education / Androgyny /
Non Formal Education
47Physical Education49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50Indian Culture55Labour Welfare / Personnel Management / Industrial Relation /
Labour and Social Welfare / Human Resource Management
59Library and Information Science60Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies
6162Comparative Study of Religious
63Mass Communication and Journalism85Konkani
65Dance66Musicology and Conservation
6970Tribal and Regional Language
71Folk Literature72Comparative Literature
73Sanskrit Traditional Language74Women Studies
79Visual Arts80Geography
81Social Medicine and Community Health82Forensic Science
87Computer Science and Application88Electronics Science
89Environmental Science90International and Area Studies
91Prakrit92Human Rights and Duties
93Tourism Administration and Management94Bodo
95Santhali96Karnatic Music
97Rabindra Sangeet98Percussion Instruments
99Drama / Theater100Yoga