UGC NET Exam 2023

The UGC NET Exam 2023 has been released. It will take place from June 13th to June,22nd 2023. The UGC NET Exam will be held twice a year, in June and December of 2023. The National Testing Agency will administer the University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test [UGC NET NTA]. It is a National Level Eligibility Test for Indian students to participate in the Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor programme. The official authority consolidated both sessions of the previous year, therefore there was just one test held in 2022. In this article we have supplied all information about UGC NET 2023, such as the application form, exam dates, eligibility, and so on.

After Qualifying the exam aspirants have UGC NET EXAM options & opportunities in the fields of teaching and research. Besides from these two career paths, you can also acquire a job in a Universities that hires based on the UGC NET test score

1. UGC NET Exam 2023 


Name of the Exam UGC-NET
Full form University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test
Level of Exam National Level
Conducting Body NTA
Application mode Online mode
Exam mode Online (Computer Based) mode
Date of Exam 13th to 22nd June 2023

2. UGC NET Exam 2023 | BIG NEWS

To be considered for Assistant Professor or JRF, candidates from the General category must have at least 40% aggregate in both papers taken together, and candidates from the Reserved category (SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Transgender) must have at least 35% aggregate in both papers taken together.


Aspirants may review the table below for UGC NET Dates 2023 for the December Session

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases April 2023
Last date to apply
Correction window
Admit Card releases
UGC NET 2023 Exam 13th to 22nd June 2023
Answer Key Releases
Result announcement

3. UGC NET Exam Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must read the following information about the UGC NET Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria;

    1. To be qualified, candidates must hold a master’s degree from a recognised board or institution.

    1. Percentage: The applying applicant must have received at least 55% (50% as OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third gender) without rounding off.

    1. Candidate must be under the age of 31 to be considered for JRF in UGC NET Exam. Candidates from the reserved categories will be allowed a 5-year age relaxation. There will be no upper age limit for Associate Professor positions.

    1. Students appearing in their final year in 2023 will also be able to apply for UGC NET Exam 2023.


Candidates must check following points for UGC NET EXAM Pattern.

    • Exam Mode: The UGC NET test will be administered online (through computer).

    • Number of papers: The examination will consist of two papers.

    • Languages: Applicants may take the test in either English or Hindi.

    • Number of Questions: There will be 150 questions on the question paper.

    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be included on the question paper.

    • Applicants have three hours to complete the question paper.

    • Marking Scheme: Two points will be awarded for each right answer.

    • Negative marking: No negative marking will be given for wrong answers.

The no. of questions & marks as per paper will be as follows:

Paper Marks No. Of Questions
Paper I 100 50
Paper II 200 100
Total 300 150

5. UGC NET Exam 2023


The UGC NET Exam syllabus will be different for Paper I and Paper II. When the amended syllabus is officially released, we will update our article. Subjects will range from General Paper on Teaching and Research Ability to English, Law, and Commerce, among others.

The major topics that may be covered in the UGC NET EXAM 2023:

1. Teaching Aptitude

2. Research Aptitude

3. Logical Reasoning

4. Data Interpretation

5. Reading Comprehension

6. Communication

7. Information and communication technology(ICT)

8. People and Environment

9. Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration

10. Current Affairs and General Knowledge

In addition, questions from the subject-specific curriculum will be included in the test. The UGC NET Exam includes a wide range of courses, with different syllabuses for  each. As a result, applicants should consult the official UGC NET Exam website for the exact curriculum of their topic.

UGC NET Preparation Tips

Aspirants should review the following UGC NET Exam tips and tricks:

Check out the entire test pattern and curriculum.

Write accurate notes and closely adhere to them.

Practise with a mock test and last year’s sample paper.

Retain at least the last week for revision.

Don’t freak out.

Have a healthy diet and get enough sleep.


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