UGC NET 2022: Phase 3 Admit Card, Subject Wise Exam Dates

UGC NET 2022: Phase 3 Admit Card, Subject Wise Exam Dates

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Sep 21, 2022
Check UGC NET 2022 Exam Date subject wise for Phase 3 of the December 2021 and June 2022 merged cycles. Download UGC NET 2022 admit card for Phase 2 @ugcnet.nta.nic. Check the UGC NET date sheet, review, answer key, syllabus, and more.
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NTA has released the UGC NET Phase 3 admit card for September 23, 2022, on the official website. Candidates can check the detailed shift and subject wise UGC NET 2022 exam date of the phase 3 exam scheduled from September 29 to October 14, 2022. UGC NET Phase 3 exam of December 2021 and June 2022 merged cycle will be conducted for the  Management, History, Political Science, Geography, Management, English, Commerce, Hindi, Environment Science, Sociology, Computer Science, Telugu, Marathi, and other subjects. Check NTA UGC NET date sheet 2022 subject wise for the Phase 3 exam below. The city intimation and admit card for the Phase 3 exam will be followed soon.

National Testing Agency is conducting the UGC NET 2022 exam for Phase 2 of the December 2021, and January 2022 merged cycle from September 20 to 22, 2022. We have provided the detailed UGC NET 2022 exam analysis to help candidates understand the exam level, types of questions asked, and important topics for the upcoming shifts.

UGC NET 2022 exam city intimation was released on September 13, 2022, for the Phase 2 exam. Candidates can check their UGC NET exam city and exam time in the city intimation on the National Testing Agency website Using their login credentials, aspirants can download their UGC NET 2022 admit card from the link. The UGC NET Phase 2 exam for December 2021 and June 2022 merged cycles is scheduled to be conducted from September 20 to 22, 2022. NTA has released the UGC NET date sheet 2022 subject wise for 13 subjects of the Phase 2 exam. Check NTA UGC NET exam dates 2022 subject wise Phase 2 for linguistics, languages, women studies, etc.

Candidates must prepare themselves well with the help UGC NET paper review of Phase 2 and Phase 1 for the upcoming exams. National Testing Agency will release the UGC NET answer key after the exam in October 2022. NTA conducted the UGC NET Phase 1 exam on July 09, 11, and 12, 2022. Check below the detailed syllabus, exam pattern, paper review, admit card, answer key, and more.

Important Dates
UGC NET Phase 2 Exam Date:  -Sep 20, 2022- Sep 22, 2022UGC NET Phase 2 Admit Card 2022:  -Sep 17, 2022UGC NET Phase 3 Exam Date 2022:  -Sep 23, 2022- Oct 14, 2022

UGC NET 2022

NTA has released the Phase 3 admit card and Subject and shift-wise schedule on the official website. Candidates can download the UGC NET 2022 admit card from the link below. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam center. Otherwise, you would not be allowed to take the exam.

UGC NET Phase 3 Admit Card 2022

UGC NET Phase 3 Admit Card Dates

National Testing Agency has released the shift and subject wise UGC NET 2022 exam date for Phase 3 on September 20, 2022, on the portal Candidates can check the detailed date sheet for the exam from the table below. The admit card for the Phase 2 exam was also released on the official website. Direct link to download UGC NET Phase 2 admit card is provided below.

UGC NET Phase 3 Exam Date PDF

UGC NET Exam Date 2022 Phase 3

National Testing Agency released the UGC NET 2022 city intimation for the Phase 2 exam on September 13, 2022. From the link, candidates can check the exam city. The subject wise exam date of the Phase 2 exam is shared below. Start your revision to boost your score in the upcoming exam.

UGC NET 2022 City Intimation - Direct Link


Officials have announced the dates of the UGC NET exam for Phase 2. The exam will take place from September 20 to 22, 2022. Candidates who have filled out the application must prepare well to clear the NTA UGC NET exam. UGC NET Question Papers are vital in knowing the exam level and help you revise the syllabus thoroughly.

ugc net phase 2 exam date

UGC NET, also known as NTA UGC NET, is conducted twice yearly by NTA (National Testing Agency) on behalf of the University Grants Commission. NTA released the UGC NET exam date for the Phase 3 exam to determine candidates' eligibility for lectureship in the colleges and universities across the country and to award Junior Research Fellowship. UGC NET is a single-day computer-based test conducted in two parts, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2 for 300 marks (Paper 1 - 100 marks and Paper 2 - 200 marks). UGC NET exam is taken for 82 subjects at different exam centers across India. The candidates can download the hall tickets using the login details. Read more about UGC NET 2022 notification, exam dates, eligibility, selection process, UGC NET syllabus, preparation strategy, cutoff, and more.

UGC NET Latest Update

  • September 20, 2022: NTA has released the Phase 3 shift and subject-wise UGC NET 2022 exam dates with September 23 admit card.
  • September 16, 2022: NTA has released the portal's UGC NET date sheet for the Phase 3 exam and Phase 2 admit card.
  • September 13, 2022: NTA has released the city intimation for the Phase 2 exam, scheduled from September 20 to 30, 2022.
  • September 11, 2022: National Testing Agency has postponed the city intimation for the Phase 2 exam till September 13, 2022. 
  • August 08, 2022: The NTA has postponed the UGC NET phase 2 exam to September 20 to 30, 2022. City intimation and Admit Card will be available on September 11 and 16.
  • July 09, 2022: UGC has rescheduled the NET exam for 7 centers. Check the list of centers here.
  • July 08, 2022: UGC has postponed the UGC NET exam for Marathi and Telugu subjects till further notice. 
  • July 04, 2022: The NTA released the UGC NET 2022 Admit Card and detailed date sheet. Direct link to download Admit Card here.

Essential Links for UGC NET July 2022 Exam

UGC NET Exam Dates 2022 Subject Wise

Subject Wise UGC NET exam date 2022 for all subjects is released by the National Testing Agency. Candidates can check the detailed timetable in the table below. National Testing Agency conducts the exam in two shifts, i.e., from 9 am to 12 pm, and the second shift from 3 pm to 6 pm for each subject.

UGC NET Exam Dates 2022 Phase 2 & 3

Check the important UGC NET 2022 exam dates in the table, including the subject wise date sheet. NTA is conducting the remaining subjects' exams in Phase 2 and 3. Check the latest available dates for the NTA UGC NET here.

Events (June)UGC NET Exam Date 2022
UGC NET 2022 Notification Date April 30, 2022
Application formApril 30, 2022
Last date to ApplyMay 30, 2022 (Extended)
Correction WindowMay 31 to June 01, 2022
Admit Card

Phase 1 - July 04, 2022

Phase 2 - September 16, 2022
UGC NET 2022 Exam Date

July 09, 2022 (24 Subjects)

July 11, 2022 (5 Subjects)

July 12, 2022 (4 Subjects)

September 20, 2022 (5 Subjects)

September 21, 2022 (4 Subjects)

September 22, 2022 (4 Subjects)

September 23, 2022 (4 Subjects)

September 29, 2022 (3 Subjects)

September 30, 2022 (3 Subjects)

October 01, 2022 (7 Subjects)

October 08, 2022 (2 Subjects)

October 10, 2022 (History)

October 11, 2022 (4 Subjects)

October 12, 2022 (4 Subjects)

October 13, 2022 (English)

October 14, 2022 (7 Subjects)

NET exam Answer Key Release Date 2022To be notified
Result AnnouncementTo be notified

UGC NET Date Sheet 2022 Subject Wise

Check the UGC NET Date Sheet 2022 subject wise for Phase 3 & Phase 2 exams that includes literature and language subjects, political science, management, English, environment science, and other subjects available in the table below.

Day 1 (July 09, Saturday)
71Folk Literature
39French (French version)
50Indian Culture
65Performing Art - Dance/Drama/Theatre
90Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, and American Studies,
15Population Studies
73Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama)
81Social Medicine and Community Health
55Labour Welfare / Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare / Human Resource Management,
Day 2 (July 11, 2022, Monday)
11Defense & Strategic Studies
102Hindu Studies
47Physical Education
59Library & Information Science
Day 3 (July 12, 2022, Tuesday)
12Home Science
92Human Rights & Duties
Day 1 (Phase 2, September 20, 2022)
49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
60Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies
72Cooperative Literature
62Comparative Study of Religions
Day 2 (Phase 2, September 21, 2022)
Day 3 (Phase 2, September 22, 2022)
66Museology & Conservation
70Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
74Women Studies
Day 1 (Phase 3, September 23, 2022)
Day 2 (Phase 3, September 29, 2022)
08Commerce- Both shifts
32Chinese- Shift- 1
68Criminology- Shift- 1 
71Folk Literature- Shift- 1
39French (French Version)- Shift- 1
44German- Shift- 1
50Indian Culture- Shift- 1
18Maithili- Shift- 1
65Performing Art - Dance/Drama/Theatre- Shift- 1
42Persian- Shift- 1
90Politics 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- Shift- 1
15Population Studies- Shift- 1
73Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (Including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama)- Shift- 1
40Spanish- Shift- 1
81Social Medicine & Community Health- Shift- 1
88Electronic Science, Shift- 1
79Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art), Shift 2
Day 3 (Phase 3, September 30, 2022)
89Environmental Sciences, Shift- 1
20Hindi, Both Shifts
17Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing / Marketing Mgt. / Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt. / Personnel Mgt. / Financial Mgt. /Co-operative Management), Shift- 2
Day 4 (Phase 3, October 01, 2022)
21Kannada, Shift- 1
22Malayalam, Shift- 1
24Punjabi, Shift- 1
10Social Work, Shift- 1
05Sociology, Shift- 2
27Telugu, Shift- 1
38Marathi, Shift- 1
Day 5 (Phase 3, October 08, 2022)
87Computer Science and Applications, Shift- 1
01Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics / Development Economics / Business Economics, Shift- 2
Day 6 (Phase 3, October 10, 2022)
06History, Both Shifts
Day 7 (Phase 3, October 11, 2022)
07Anthropology, Shift- 2
16Music, Shift- 2
02Political Science, Both Shifts
14Public Administration, Shift- 1
Day 8 (Phase 3, October 12, 2022)
09Education, Shift- 1
80Geography, Shift- 2
23Oriya, Shift- 2
26Tamil, Shift- 2
Day 9 (Phase 3, October 13, 2022)
30English, Both Shifts
Day 10 (Phase 3, October 14, 2022)
46Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education, Shift- 1
82Forensic Science, Shift- 1
58Law, Shift- 2
63Mass Communication and Journalism, Shift- 2
03Philosophy, Shift- 2
25Sanskrit, Shift- 1
93Tourism Administration and Management, Shift- 2

UGC NET Exam Date 2022 for December

Once the June exam is over, the registration process for December 2022 cycle initiates from October’22. The candidates can only submit the application forms in the Application window. Check important tentative dates of the NTA UGC NET December exam below.

Events (December)UGC NET Exam Date 2022
Notification release dateTo be notified
UGC NET Application formTo be notified
Last date to applyTo be notified
UGC NET Admit CardTo be notified
Exam DateTo be notified
Answer Key Release DateTo be notified
Result AnnouncementTo be notified

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2022

The valuable insights into the paper and a detailed NET Exam Analysis for the July exam are shared below. UGC NET Exam Analysis includes all the details about the difficulty level of the exam, topics asked in the exam, etc., to check their performance in the exam. Candidates waiting for their exam can understand the paper level and be exam ready.

UGC NET Exam Analysis, September 20, 2022, Video Analysis

UGC NET Exam Analysis- Day Wise

UGC NET Exam Analysis 2022 Date Wise
UGC NET Exam Paper 1 Analysis, July 09, 2022
Paper 1 UGC NET Exam Analysis, July 11, 2022
UGC NET Exam Analysis, Paper 1, July 12, 2022
UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis, September 20, 2022
UGC NET Paper 1 Exam Analysis, September 21, 2022

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UGC NET Paper 2 Exam Analysis Articles
UGC NET Exam AnalysisUGC NET Paper 1 Analysis
UGC NET Commerce AnalysisUGC NET Economics Analysis
UGC NET English AnalysisUGC NET Hindi Analysis
UGC NET Sociology AnalysisUGC NET Computer Science Analysis
UGC NET History AnalysisUGC NET Political Science Analysis
UGC NET Education AnalysisUGC NET Geography Analysis
UGC NET Management Analysis
UGC NET Last Year Trend Analysis

UGC NET 2022 Question Papers

UGC NET Question Papers 2022 will be provided here after the official release of the answer key. Only registered candidates can download their questions paper by login into the portal. Solve and practice the UGC NET Previous Year Papers to better understand the exam pattern and question level. The papers also help you know the weightage of various topics in the syllabus, and you can plan your preparation accordingly. Download subject-wise questions papers of NET from below:

UGC NET 2022 Answer Key

The NTA will release UGC NET answer key 2022 after the exam. With the help of the answer keys, candidates can calculate their scores and check whether they can qualify for the paper or not. The UGC NET Answer Key can be downloaded from the link once released. One can challenge the answer given in the key if one doubts the authenticity of the given option.

UGC NET 2022 Result

NTA will release the result for the UGC NET 2022 for all the subjects after the answer key. Those successful candidates who acquire scores equal to or more than the minimum qualifying marks are declared qualified. The direct link to check the UGC NET 2022 Result will be available on the official website after the successful completion of the exam.

UGC NET 2022 Syllabus

UGC NET Syllabus 2022 is prescribed by the University Grant Commission and is released for each subject on the portal in the notification pdf. The topics are divided into two parts. Candidates can check the important link for the UGC NET Syllabus below.

  • The syllabus for paper 1 includes subjects that check the candidates' basic aptitude and general knowledge like English, Reasoning, Mathematics, data interpretation, environmental studies, and general awareness of the candidates.
  • The syllabus of UGC NET Paper 2 comprises the subject chosen by the candidates in their application form.

NTA UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus

The subject-wise topic for the Paper 1 is provided here. Check the important topics for the exam. This paper is common for all the candidates where basic knowledge about teaching, English, Reasoning, Mathematics, DI, etc., is required.

UGC NET Subjects for Paper 2

Candidates can choose one of the subjects for NET paper 2. It is mandatory to select one subject from the list of 82 subjects. The important subjects are Economics, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, History, Commerce, Management, English, etc.

UGC NET Syllabus 2022 for Paper 2

UGC NET 2022 Syllabus for Paper 2 plays an important role in the UGC NET qualification. It holds 200 marks in the exam Candidates can check the syllabus in Hindi and English from the link for various subjects like management, commerce, English, political science, economics, etc.

What is UGC NET?

UGC NET, the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test, is one of the country's most prestigious exams. It is the gateway for candidates who want to make their career in research work or want to impart education in universities and top colleges of India. The national-level exam is conducted twice in June and December of each year. The candidates who have completed a master's degree and want to pursue their career in research or lectureship need to clear the NTA UGC NET exam. Rank holders in the exam get the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for research work.

After qualifying for the UGC NET Exam, candidates can apply for Junior Research Fellowship to pursue Ph.D. from one of the prestigious central universities. Besides this, candidates can go for Assistant Professor posts in the central universities.

UGC NET 2022 Details

Check the important details of UGC NET 2022 that involve conducting body, exam level, purpose, frequency, and other important information regarding the NET exam in the table.



Exam Name

UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test) 2022

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level



Junior Research Fellowship & Associate Professor


Twice a year

Exam Timings

Shift 1 - 09:00 am to 12:00 Noon
Shift 2 - 03:00 to 06:00 pm

No. of Subjects

82 Subjects


English and Hindi

Application Mode


Exam Mode


Exam Duration

180 minutes

UGC NET Helpline Number


0120-6895200 (Operational 09:30 am to 06:00 pm during working days)

What is the NET Exam?

NET exam stands for National Eligibility Test, which CSIR and UGC conduct to select the candidates for JRF or Assistant Professor in various subjects. The top exams for NET are CSIR NET & UGC NET. Many states are also conducting the SET exam, i.e., the State Eligibility Test for states that help them select the best candidates for professor in-state colleges. The popular SET exams are:

UGC NET Eligibility 2022

Who Can Apply for UGC NET? Candidates should check and confirm their eligibility before applying for the exam. Candidates must fulfil certain conditions prescribed under NET exam eligibility criteria 2022, like age limit, educational qualification, and other parameters. NTA had recently changed the UGC NET Eligibility, in which the age limit was also revised.

Along with the updated UGC NET age limit, UGC has announced the change in the qualification PG Degree. Read further to know more about eligibility.

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 below: 


Upper Age Limit

Reserved Category



Women/ Army candidates

Candidates holding L.L.M. Degree


31 years

36 years

34 years

Assistant Professor

No Upper Age Limit

UGC NET 2022 Qualification

UGC NET Qualification 2022 is given for candidates interested in the exam. CA/CS/ICWA is considered equivalent to a PG Degree. A chartered accountant is now eligible for the NET exam. Candidates in the final year of their post-graduation can appear for the exam. They have to produce their degree at the time of admission.


UGC NET Educational Eligibility

General Category

At least 55% marks in Master’s degree OR equivalent in Humanities and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science

SC/ST/OBC Category

At least 50% in Master’s degree OR equivalent in education domains mentioned for the general category

Candidates holding Doctorate Degree

An additional 5% marks relaxation for candidates who completed the PG program. 

UGC NET Reservation Policy

The reservation policy of the Government of India is applied to NTA UGC NET. According to the reservation policy, in the Central Universities and Institutions that 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 has 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 Notification 2022

UGC NET 2022 Notification was released by the NTA on April 30, 2022, on the official website for June 2022 and December 2021 merged cycles. Notification is the bible of the UGC NET exam, which has all the information related to the exam. Candidates interested in the exam can check all the important information like criteria, dates, prerequisites, and more in the notification. Download the UGC NET Notification 2022 PDF here.

  • UGC NET June Notification: UGC NET notification 2022 for the June exam was released by the NTA with the December 2021 cycle in April 2022. Aspirants can read the advertisement from the given link.
  • UGC NET December Notification: The notification PDF for the NTA UGC NET December cycle is expected to be released in October 2022. There is hardly any change in both advertisements.

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, and NET exam registration can be done online only. Before applying for UGC NET 2022, candidates need to know the step-by-step instructions to avoid errors or last-minute hassle.

How to Apply for UGC NET 2022 Online?

Follow the steps below to apply online for the NTA UGC NET 2022 exam. Candidates can follow the instructions, so they don't need to correct the application in the correction window.

  • Once the application process is live, you can find the direct link to the 'Registration Form' on this page.
  • After successful registration, you will be assigned an 'Application Number.' Make sure you memorize it or store it safely.
  • Next, UGC NET logs in using the assigned details to proceed with the application process.
  • Upload scanned copies of your passport size photograph' and 'signature' in the prescribed file size, dimensions, and file format (preferably JPG/JPEG format).
  • In the payment gateway, pay the requisite application fee online or offline.
  • After a successful payment, you will receive a confirmation message to your registered email address and mobile number.
  • Take out at least 4 printouts of the confirmation page and keep it secured for future reference.

UGC NET Application Fee

Candidates have to pay UGC NET Application Fee after completing the application. The candidates must pay INR 1,100 for general, INR 550 for EWS/OBC, and INR 275 for SC/ST/PWD. The category-wise application fee for the NTA UGC NET exam has been provided below.

  • INR 1100 for the general category.
  • INR 550 for the OBC category.
  • INR 275 for the SC/ST category

UGC NET 2022 Salary

UGC NET Salary includes both UGC JRF salary and UGC Assistant Professor salary. Qualifying for the NET creates a plethora of teaching and research job opportunities. It is not just restricted to the post of Assistant Professor and JRF. Aside from these two career paths, individuals can apply to several reputable public sector organizations (PSUs) that use the NET exam score to hire people for specific positions.

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 Selection Process 2022

UGC NET Selection Process 2022 is one of the simplest processes of any exam. As per the norms of the commission, only 6% of candidates are shortlisted out of the total number of candidates that appeared in both papers. Check out the UGC NET Selection Process criteria below.

UGC NET Minimum Qualifying Marks

The minimum qualifying marks are calculated in the form of an aggregate score.


Qualifying Marks

Unreserved category candidates

40% marks


35% marks

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022

UGC National Eligibility Test is a computer-based examination and consists of two papers. Both the papers in the NET exam qualify in nature and take place on the same day. No marks are deducted for incorrect answers. Learn more about the UGC NET 2022 Exam Pattern below.

  • Marking Scheme: +2 marks for each correct response and no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • Time Duration: 3 hours without any break (Newly Introduced).

Paper Type



Paper 1 (Teaching/Research Aptitude)



Paper 2 (Based on the core subject)






UGC NET 2022 Preparation Tips

To prepare for the UGC NET 2022 exam, it is important to understand the subjects properly. Therefore, you can go through some subject-wise expert tips for the upcoming exam. For productive UGC NET Preparation, it is important to know the questions asked in the exam and the topics-weightage.

UGC NET 2022 Mock Test

To score better in the NTA UGC NET 2022 exam, candidates should start result-oriented preparation with the UGC NET Mock Test. Attempting the online test series is best to analyze the performance and improve the score in the NET examination.

Why Start Early for UGC NET Preparation

UGC NET 2022 Books

The UGC NET 2022 books are an essential part of the study material. To guarantee success in the exam, candidates should obtain the best NET books and develop a study plan. Check the below list of important books for the Paper 1 books you must follow to start the preparation.

Book Name


Trueman’s UGC NET /SET General Paper 1


UGC NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude

Arihant Experts

NET/SET/JRF Paper 1- Teaching and Research Aptitude

KVS Madaan (Pearson Education)

UGC NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude General Paper-1

Upkar Prakashan

Note: You can refer to any NTA UGC NET books mentioned above. You can refer to two books for more clarity and better preparation if needed.

UGC NET Paper 2 Books

After checking the Paper 1 book, candidates should check the Paper 2 books to help them get a good exam score. Both papers have a good weightage in the exam. You can not ignore any topics in the exam. Check the subject-wise booklist below:

UGC NET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

The National Testing Agency issues instructions for the UGC NET exam day. It is strongly advised that all candidates thoroughly read the NET admit card's rules and guidelines. Candidates can also read the directions below for more information regarding the NET exam 2022.

What to Carry on Exam Day?

Candidates are given a pen/pencil and blank sheets for rough work in the computer-based test. Candidates should still bring a pen or pencil to the NTA UGC NET exam center to minimize any last-minute stress.

What Not to Carry on Exam Day?

Instruments, metallic items, and electronic gadgets/devices are not permitted in the exam hall. It's also worth noting that there may be no provision for safeguarding candidates' belongings. The following are items that are strictly prohibited inside the NET exam room.

  • Any printed or written material
  • Geometry/pencil box
  • Mobile phone/earphone/microphone/pager
  • Calculator
  • Slide rules
  • Camera
  • Handbag/purse
  • Eatables and water (loose or packed)
  • Watch
  • DocuPen
  • Log tables
  • Tape recorder

UGC NET 2022 Exam Centers

Check the important details below regarding various states' UGC NET exam centers. It is important to select the best suitable center for the exam. You must reach the NET Exam Center on time without delay, so you don't miss the exam. Candidates must fill out the suitable center while filling out the forms for the NET exam. Check the important center's list below.

  • Andhra Pradesh: Anantapur (AP01), Bhimavaram (AP03), Chirala (AP04), Eluru (AP06), Guntur (AP07), Kadapa (AP08), Nellore (AP11), Rajahmundry (AP13), Srikakulam (AP14), Vijayawada (AP17), etc
  • Assam: Dibrugarh (AM01), Guwahati (AM02), Silchar (AM04), Tezpur (AM05), etc
  • Bihar: Bhagalpur (BR02), Darbhanga (BR04), Gaya (BR05), Muzaffarpur (BR06), Patna (BR07), Purnea (BR08), Arrah (BR09), etc
  • Chhattisgarh: Bhilai Nagar/Durg (CG 01), Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) (CG02), Raipur (CG03).

UGC NET 2022 Cut Off

The UGC NET NTA 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.

How to Calculate Cut-Off Marks for UGC NET 2022?

NTA releases the UGC NET cut-off with the result in a separate PDF. It is determined by considering the predetermined candidates that NTA takes for 'Assistant Professor only' and 'Assistant Professor and JRF.' NTA takes the top 6 percent of the candidates for Assistant Professor only and the top 0.5 percent for 'Assistant Professor and JRF.' The cut-off is the minimum mark that candidates secure to qualify for UGC NET or JRF. NTA releases the cut-off separately for both categories. Check out the previous year's NTA UGC NET cut-off marks for all the subjects below.

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How to Get a NTA UGC NET Certificate?

After qualifying for the exam, candidates can download the e-Certificate of UGC NET 2022. It is important to download the certificate for future use. It is proof of your UGC NET qualification; you will need it for application and eligibility purposes.


  • UGC NET Exam 2022 is one of the most prestigious exams, compulsory for candidates who want to make a career in research work or lectureship. The aspirants must have completed a master's degree to appear for the NET exam. NTA conducts the exam in June and December month of the year. NET is one of the knowledge-based exams that requires deep knowledge of the subject.

  • National Testing Agency released the UGC NET exam city 2022 in the city intimation slip on September 13, 2022, for 13 subjects. Candidates who have exams in Phase 2 can check the exam city and subject wise exam date on the official website The exam city for the Phase 3 exam will be released soon on the official website.

  • NTA has released the exam subject and shift-wise schedule for Phase 3 of the UGC NET 2022 exam on the official website The date sheet for Phase 2 was released earlier, scheduled from September 20 to 22, 2022. Earlier Phase 1 was conducted on July 09, 11, and 12, 2022. 

  • The NTA has announced the UGC NET Exam Date for Phase 3. Phase 3 exam will be held from September 23 to October 14, 2022, for 36 Subjects. The Phase 2 exam is scheduled from September 20 to 22, 2022, for the 13 subjects. The agency conducted the Phase 1 exam on July 09, 11, and 12, 2022. The commission has decided to conduct the December 2021 and June 2022 together at various NET Centres all over the country.

  • Yes, Phase 2 and 3 of the UGC NET NTA exam were postponed from August to September 20 to October 14, 2022, for the 64 subjects. The exam was scheduled for August 12, 13, and 14, 2022. Candidates must use this time to prepare well for the exam.

  • The admit card for the UGC NET exam has been released for the exam. Candidates can download the admit card from the portal of the direct link provided here. Follow the given steps to download the hall ticket:

    • Visit the official website,
    • Click on Admit Card button,
    • Enter the credentials to login on to the portal,
    • Download the NTA UGC NET hall ticket for future reference.
  • Candidates can register themselves by filling out the UGC NET 2022 Application Forms by visiting the official website or clicking on the direct link given here, and following the instructions given below:

    • Click on the UGC NET Forms button,
    • Fill out the basic information and complete the registration form,
    • Upload the required documents like photos, signatures, etc.
    • Complete the application form with additional information,
    • Pay the application fee if applicable,
    • Take the NTA UGC NET application form printout.
  • Candidates must have completed their post-graduation from a recognized university to be eligible for the UGC NET exam. The minimum percentage of marks for the general candidates is 55% and for the reserved category, it is 50% only. There is no age limit for the assistant professor exam where candidates must not exceed 31 years of age for JRF.

  • Candidates can download the UGC NET Notification PDF for June & December from the NTA portal or the direct link. The UGC NET June notification contains all the important information like eligibility, dates, application, pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, and other important information. NTA UGC NET December notification contains all the important dates of the application form, exam date, etc., but all other details remain the same in the notification.

  • The NET exam is the National Eligibility exam conducted by CSIR & UGC for science, commerce, English, Political Science, Management & other subjects. The exams are popularly known as UGC NET NTA & CSIR UGC NET exams. Various states also conduct SET exams for their states like KSET, GSET, APSET, and other state eligibility tests.

  • The UGC NET exam syllabus is one of the broad syllabi of any exam. NTA UGC NET 2022 Syllabus is divided into two parts. The first part is common to all the candidates and contains teaching/research aptitude, comprehensive skills, reasoning ability, and other general knowledge. The other part of the paper consists of subject-specific questions. Check the syllabus for Papers 2 from the links provided here:

  • The age limit for the UGC NET exam is 31 years for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Earlier the age limit was 30 years which was increased to 31 years recently. There is no age limit for the assistant professor posts in NTA UGC NET Exam.

  • Candidates must follow the given steps prepared by the experts for the UGC NET Exam Preparation. Follow these steps to targeted preparation:

    • Check the detailed pattern & syllabus thoroughly,
    • Attempt a few questions to know weak and strong areas,
    • Make a plan by keeping in mind the weak and strong areas,
    • Revise as much as you can.
  • This is a very subjective question. It depends on one preparation and the individual. Candidates with a strong base and clear concepts must follow a few UGC NET Books to boost their confidence and pass the exam. You need to devote proper time to your preparation.

  • UGC NET Exam is a comprehensive exam conducted for almost all subjects, while the CSIR NET exam is organized only for the science stream subjects. This is the major difference between both exams. CSIR NET offer JRF for selected subjects whereas the UGC NET offer JRF for a lot number of subject.

  • Candidates need to pay the application fee to complete the application process. The application fee for general candidates is ₹ 1100/-, for OBC, it is ₹ 550/-, and for SC/ST candidates, it is ₹ 275/-. Candidates can submit the application fee online and offline in banks or through debit cards/ credit cards or other means.

  • UGC NET Exam Pattern is simple to understand. There are two papers on the UGC NET exam. The exam is conducted on the same day. The first paper is common for all the stream candidates, whereas the second paper checks the knowledge of a specific subject.

  • The UGC NET full form is University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test. The exam is conducted to select the candidates for Junior Research Fellowship, Assistant Professor, or both. The exam is conducted two times a year.

  • Candidates who qualify for the UGC NET NTA will initially get a minimum of INR 35,000 pm fellowship. The assistant professor posts are very reputed posts with great salaries and perks. The JRF is not eligible for the perks. They will only get the fellowship.

  • Yes, graduates can apply for the UGC NET 2022, but at the time of result, you must have completed your post-graduation. The candidate must have post-graduation before the final result of the UGC NET exam.

  • A minimum of 40% marks is required to qualify for the UGC NET 2022 exam. After getting 40% marks, the separate cut-off will be published for different subjects. The final allotment of seats will be based on the cutoff marks decided by the commission.

  • Yes, IGNOU & PGDM students are eligible for the UGC NET exam. All the IGNOU candidates must have completed the post-graduation from one of the listed subjects. There is no college restriction, and it should be government-recognized universities/colleges.

  • The UGC NET Qualified Salary for an assistant professor is mentioned. Candidates can expect lucrative pay in the range of INR 25,000/- to INR 40,000/- per month in the starting phase based on their scores, skills, and college.

  • Candidates can attempt the UGC NET exam throughout their life. However, the eligibility for JRF is determined by the age of the candidates. The candidate can give the NTA UGC NET Exam for JRF up to 30 years of age. There is age relaxation for women and OBC/SC/ST/PwD candidates.

  • NET exams are conducted two times a year, one in June and the other in December of that year. The June cycle exam is conducted in July mostly, whereas the December exam is conducted in December only.


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