The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted on behalf of University Grants Commission (UGC) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility of Assistant Professorship, Junior Research Fellowship or both, for Indian Universities and Colleges.

UGC NET Exam Pattern

  • The exam is conducted in Computer-based Online mode.
  • The test will consist of two papers and both the papers will have objective type questions.
  • The choice for the paper medium can be exercised at the time of filling the form. Candidates can choose either Hindi or English language.
  • The duration for Paper I is 1 hour and Paper II is 2 hours.
  • Total Marks- 300
ParticularsUGC NET Paper-I HighlightsUGC NET Paper-II Highlights
Exam ModeOnlineOnline
Exam Duration3 hours (180 minutes)
Type of PpaperCommon for all candidatesSubject-specific questions
Total Questions50100
Type of QuestionsMCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct optionMCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct option
Total Marks100200
Marking Scheme2 for correct answer 0 for incorrect answer+2 for correct answer 0 for incorrect answer
Language of PaperHindi and EnglishEnglish and Hindi

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