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UGC NET Exam Date 2021 Released: National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the revised UGC NET Exam schedule subject wise.  NTA has released the UGC NET December 2020 and June 2021 cycles exam date which will be going to held from 20 November to 5 December 2021 i.e. 20,21,22,24,25,26,29,30 November, 01,03,04,05, 15-23 December 2021.

The UGC NET examination for 7 NET Subjects i.e., Bengali, Kannada, Home Science, Hindi, Geography, Sociology and Sanskrit will be conducted between 15-23 December 2021.The Admit cards for the candidates appearing in subjects scheduled for 20, 21 November 2021 has been out on the official website. The detail of the Examination schedule day and date wise, shifts have been given below:

UGC NET Exam Date 2021: Important Dates

EventsDates 2021
Starting of application form2nd February 2021 (Reopened from 10 Aug 2021)
Last date to submit the application form2nd March 2021(Till 5 Sept 2021)
Last date for fee submission3rd March 2021(Till 6 Sept 2021)
Application correction5th to 9th March 2021(From 7 Sept 2021 to 12 Sept 2021)
Availability of admit cardWill be Notified Later
UGC NET Exam dates20 November to 23 December 2021(Revised)

UGC NET Exam Schedule 2021

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
146Adult Education/ Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education  20 – Nov – 21                Shift1
249Arab Culture and Islamic Studies20 – Nov – 21Shift1
329Arabic20 – Nov – 21Shift1
432Chinese20 – Nov – 21Shift1
562Comparative Study of Religions20 – Nov – 21Shift1
633Dogri20 – Nov – 21Shift1
744German20 – Nov – 21Shift1
837Gujarati20 – Nov – 21Shift1
950Indian Culture20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1045Japanese20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1185Konkani20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1218Maithili20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1335Manipuri20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1442Persian20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1591Prakrit20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1643Rajasthani20 – Nov – 21Shift1
17101Sindhi20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1840Spanish20 – Nov – 21Shift1
1970Tribal and Religion Language / Literature20 – Nov – 21Shift1
2067Archaeology20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2160Buddhist, Jain, Gandhian and Peace Studies20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2272Comparative Literature20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2368Criminology20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2411Defence and Strategic Studies20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2571Folk Literature20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2682Forensic Science20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2739French (French Version)20 – Nov – 21Shift2
2892Human Rights and Duties20 – Nov – 21Shift2
     
2931Linguistics20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3063Mass Communication and Journalism20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3166Museology & Conservation20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3234Nepali20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3383Pali20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3403Philosophy20 – Nov – 21Shift2  
3590Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.  20 – Nov – 21Shift2
3693Tourism Administration and Management.20 – Nov – 21Shift2

Day 2 (21.11.2021, Sunday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam Date ShiftShift
3758Law21 – Nov – 21Shift 1
3804Psychology21 – Nov – 21Shift 1
3989Environmental Sciences21 – Nov – 21Shift 2
4065Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre21 – Nov – 21Shift 2
4147Physical Education21 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 3 (22.11.2021, Monday)

 S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
4202Political Science (Group – 1)22 – Nov – 21Shift 1
4395Santali22 – Nov – 21Shift 1
44100Yoga22 – Nov – 21Shift 1
4502Political Science (Group – 2)22 – Nov – 21Shift 2
4614Public Administration22 – Nov – 21Shift 2
4774Women Studies22 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 4 (24.11.2021, Wednesday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
4801Economics / Rural Economics /Co – operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics /Development Eco./Business Economics  24 – Nov – 21Shift 1
4959Library and Information Science24 – Nov – 21Shift 2
5038Marathi24 – Nov – 21Shift 2
5124Punjabi24 – Nov – 21Shift 2
5273Sanskrit traditional Subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /  24 – Nov – 21Shift 2
5328Urdu24 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 5 (25.11.2021, Thursday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
5408Commerce (Group – 1)25 – Nov – 21Shift 1
5516Music25 – Nov – 21Shift 1
5608Commerce (Group – 2)25 – Nov – 21Shift 2
5779Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting /Sculpture Graphics /Applied Art/History of Art)  25 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 6 (26.11.2021, Friday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
5808Commerce (Group – 3)26 – Nov – 21Shift 1
5926Tamil26 – Nov – 21Shift 1
6087Computer Science and Applications26 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 7 (29.11.2021, Monday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
6106History (Group – 1)29 – Nov – 21Shift 1
6215Population Studies29 – Nov – 21Shift 1
6307Anthropology29 – Nov – 21Shift 2
6406History (Group – 2)29 – Nov – 21Shift 2

Day 8 (30.11.2021, Tuesday)

S. No.   Subject Code          Subject Name      Exam DateShift
65         17Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/ Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./ Personnel Mgt./Financial Mgt./Co – operative Management)  30 – Nov – 21Shift 1

Day 9 (01.12.2021, Wednesday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
6630English (Group – 1)1 – Dec – 21Shift 1
6730English (Group – 2)1 – Dec – 21Shift 2

Day 10 (03.12.2021, Friday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
6809Education (Group – 1)3 – Dec – 21Shift 1
6984Kashmiri3 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7022Malayalam3 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7141Russian3 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7209Education (Group – 2)3 – Dec – 21Shift 2
7388Electronic Science3 – Dec – 21Shift 2
7481Social Medicine and Community Health3 – Dec – 21Shift 2

Day 11 (04.12.2021, Saturday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
7536Assamese4 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7694Bodo4 – Dec – 21Shift 2

Day 12 (05.12.2021, Sunday)

S. No.Subject CodeSubject NameExam DateShift
7723Oriya5 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7827Telugu5 – Dec – 21Shift 1
7955Labour Welfare/Personnel Management /Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management5 – Dec – 21Shift 2
8010Social Work5 – Dec – 21Shift 2

UGC NET Exam Date 2021

UGC NET Exam dates             20,21,22,24,25,26,29,30 November, 01,03,04,05,15-23 December 2021.
ShiftFirst Shift Second Shift
Timing of Examination09.00 am- 12.00 pm02.00 pm- 6.00 pm
Duration of Examination01 hours02 hours
Entry into the Examination Centre7.20 am – 8.30 am1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room7.20 am – 8.30 am1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Test Commences9.00 am3.00 pm
Test Concludes12.00 pm6.00 pm
  • There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 2 marks.
  • No marks will be given for questions Unanswered/Marked for Review

Steps To Check UGC NET Exam Date 2021

The new exam date has been released via press release and on their official website by the NTA authorities. You can check the dates by following the steps stated below:

  • Visit the official website of NTA UGC, @www.ugcnet.nta.nic.in
  • Open the announcement section blinking in the notification section.
  • Double click on the notification for the UGC NET exam date (new).
  • The page with a new exam schedule and instructions will appear on your screen.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Category         UGC NET Educational Qualification
General CategorySecured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent in subjects like Social Science, Computer Science, and Application  
SC/ST/OBC                                          Same As mentioned for the general category  
Ph.D. Degree holders   5% marks relaxation is provided for candidates who have completed the PG program before       September 19, 1991
  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science, etc. are eligible for this Test.
  • For Reserve category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.

UGC NET Admit Card 2021

The admit cards have been released on the UGC NET official portal. You can download the admit from their website and keep a printout of the admit card, as carrying admit cards along with valid ID proof is mandatory to enter the exam hall. To download the admit card, you must fill up the registration number or D.O.B correctly which was provided at the time of filling up the application form.

FAQ: UGC NET Exam Date 2021

Q. When will be the exam conducted?

A.The UGC- NET 2021 Exam date 20 November to 23 December 2021(Revised)

Q. What will be the Timing of the Examination?

Ans. The examination will be held in two shifts i.e. First Shift: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm Second Shift: 3.00 pm to 06.00 pm

Q. Is there a criterion for negative marking?

Ans. There are no negative marks for incorrect responses.

Q: Is UGC NET conducted online?

Ans: Yes, ever since NTA has started conducting the exam, UGC NET is conducted in online mode as a computer-based test (CBT) only.

Q. How many times is the UGC NET exam conducted in a year?

A. The UGC NET exam is usually conducted twice a year.

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