UGC NET Answer Key 2022: Phase 1, 2, 3, and 4 Subject-wise PDF

UGC NET Answer Key 2022: Phase 1, 2, 3, and 4 Subject-wise PDF

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Oct 25, 2022
NTA has released the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 for the December 2021 and June 2022 exam cycles. Candidates can check how to download the UGC NET 2022 Answer Key, details mentioned, and how to challenges.
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The UGC NET 2022 Answer Key challenge option for Phases 4 of the official website, ugcnet.nta.nic.in, was closed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on October 24. Subject-by-subject for the combined December 2021 and June 2022 cycles of the UGC NET exam, the answer key has been released. Candidates can download the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 for all Phases exams in PDF format from the website. 

To display the provisional answer key(s) and the question paper with recorded answers in response to answer key challenges, the time limit was extended. The period was extended to 11:50 p.m. on October 20, 2022, the deadline for candidates to express objections. On October 18, 2022, the National Testing Agency (NTA) made the UGC NET 2022 Answer Key available for the combined December 2021 and June 2022 cycles for Phases 1, 2, and 3. The UGC NET 2022 Question Paper with Recorded Responses has also been made available by the NTA. Candidates who took the UGC NET 2022 exam can access the answer key by logging in.

UGC NET Answer Key 2022

National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 on its official website. NTA has released the answer key for Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3 for the merged December 2021 and June 2022 cycles. It can be checked by the candidates who have appeared in the UGC NET Exam through their login credentials (application number and password). Candidates can check the direct link to download the answer key below.

UGC NET Answer Key 2022 - Download Here

Candidates can raise their objections on the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 for Phases 1, 2 and 3. NTA will release a public notice inviting Answer Key challenges for Phase IV of the combined December 2021 and June 2022 cycles of the UGC NET. Candidates may challenge the Answer Key by paying a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 200 (Rupees Two Hundred only) for each challenged question if they are unsatisfied with it. Check all the important information related to UGC NET Answer Key 2022 below.

UGC NET Answer Key 2022 Important Dates

UGC NET was administered in a computer-based test (CBT) format across four phases for December 2021 and June 2022 (merged cycles). UGC NET Answer Key 2022 is now available for Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3. Candidates can check the important dates related to UGC NET Answer Key below.

EventsDate
UGC NET Admit Card Release DatePhase 1: July 04, 2022
Phase 2: September 16, 2022
Phase 3: September 21, 2022
Phase 4: October 07, 2022
UGC NET Exam Date 2022Phase 1: 09 July 2022 - 12 July 2022
Phase 2: 20 Sept 2022 - 23 Sept 2022
Phase 3: 29 Sept 2022 - 01 Oct 2022
Phase 4: 08 Oct 2022 - 14 Oct 2022
UGC NET Answer Key 202218 October 2022
Last date to challenge UGC NET 2022 Answer Key18 October 2022 - 20 October 2022 (up to 05:00 P.M.)
Last Date to Pay Fee20 October 2022 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Final UGC NET Answer Key 2022To be notified
UGC NET Result 2022To be notified

How to Download UGC NET Answer Key 2022?

For the UGC NET 2022 Exam, Candidates can check and download the provisional UGC NET Answer Key 2022 by following the steps below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA UGC NET, i.e. ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
  • Step 2: Click the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 link that has been made available on the homepage.
  • Step 3: Select a login by selecting any option that includes.
    • Through the Application Number and Password.
    • Through Application Number and Date of Birth.
  • Step 4: Fill in the following information:
    • Application ID.
    • Birthdate or Password.
    • Security Pin.
  • Step 5: Click on the "Sign In" button.
  • Step 6: Download the UGC NET Answer Key PDF, Question Paper, and Response Sheet.

Details Mentioned on UGC NET Answer Key 2022

The UGC NET 2022 Answer Key offers the right answers for every question asked in the UGC NET Exam. The UGC NET Answer Key includes the following information, among other things:

  • Exam date.
  • Exam shift.
  • Exam subject name and code.
  • Question ID.
  • Correct option ID.
  • Candidate Response.

How to Challenge UGC NET Answer Key 2022?

For candidates to challenge, the National Testing Agency has published the Provisional UGC NET Answer Key 2022 and the Question Paper with Recorded Responses on the website, i.e. ugcnet. nta. nic. in. Candidates who disagree with the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 may contest it by paying a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 200 (Rupees Two Hundred only) for each challenged question. The payment of the processing fee may be made through a Debit card/Credit Card/Net Banking/Paytm up to 20 October 2022 (up to 05:00 P.M.). No challenge will be considered if the processing fee has not been received. No other method of submission will be permitted for the Challenges.

The committee of subject specialists will confirm any challenges put forth by the candidates. If a candidate's challenge is correct, the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 will be updated and applied appropriately to each candidate's response. The revised Final Answer Key will be the basis for preparing and announcing the results. No candidate will be told whether or not his or her challenge was accepted. After the challenge, the Experts will decide on a final key. After October 20, 2022, no challenges will be entertained (up to 05:00 P.M.) 

Steps to Challenge the UGC NET Answer Key 2022

The following are the steps to challenge the UGC NET provisional answer key:

  • Step 1: Go to the UGC NET official website.
  • Step 2: Open the link for the answer key by clicking on it.
  • Step 3: Click on any one of the links:
    • Through the application number and password.
    • Through application number and date of birth.
  • Step 4: Enter the application number, the password/birthdate, and the security pin (as shown on the screen)
  • Step 5: Select "Sign In."
  • Step 6: Select the link for the challenge's answer.
  • Step 7: Choose the proper answer option ID for the question ID that requires a challenge.
  • Step 8: Select "Save Your Claims" from the menu.
  • Step 9: Submit all supporting documentation as a single PDF file.
  • Step 10: Click the "Save Your Claims & Pay Fee."
  • Step 11: Pay INR 200 for each online question.

How to Calculate UGC NET Answer Key 2022 Marks?

With the help of the NTA UGC NET Answer Key 2022, Candidates can check their number of correct answers and calculate the score they can obtain in the examination and sometimes the cutoff. UGC NET Answer Key 2022 is also an important part of the selection process, as wrong answers can affect the chances of candidate selection in UGC NET Exam.

UGC NET 2022 Marking Scheme

After calculating the number of wrong and right questions through the UGC NET Answer Key 2022, Candidates must check the marking scheme to know the exact score in the exam. The making scheme per the latest UGC NET Exam Pattern is as follows:

  • Calculate the marked responses with the official correct answers.
  • Add +2 for each correct answer in the exam.
  • Add 0 for each incorrect answer in the exam.
  • Total the marks for all the correct answers in the exam.

UGC NET Final Answer Key 2022

NTA will release the final UGC NET Answer Key 2022 after the challenge window is closed and NTA has checked all the objections. After receiving and considering the various objection and queries from candidates, a revised and final UGC NET Answer Key 2022 will be released soon.

What After UGC NET Answer Key 2022?

After releasing the final UGC NET Answer Key 2022, candidates have to wait for the UGC NET 2022 Result, which will be available on the official website as a scorecard and can be downloaded by the candidates through their login credentials. Qualified candidates have to appear for the other UGC NET selection process.

UGC NET Result 2022

After releasing the Final UGC NET Answer Key 2022, NTA will release the UGC NET Result on the official website. Candidates can check the result using the same credentials they get during the application process.

UGC NET Cut-Off 2022

UGC NET cut-off is released separately for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor. NTA releases the UGC NET Cut-Off depending on many factors like the number of applicants, the difficulty level of the exam, the total number of vacancies, and more. Candidates can check the cutoff after the result from the link given.

UGC NET Answer Key FAQs

  • The NTA released the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 on October 18, 2022, for Phases 1, 2 and 3. Candidates can raise the objection on the answer key till 20 October 2022. Candidates who have appeared in UGC NET Exam can check the response sheet.

  • The UGC NET Answer Key 2022 is released on the official website of the National Testing Agency. Candidates can check the answer key from the direct link shared above.

  • The UGC NET Answer Key 2022 includes the right responses to every question on the exam. Exam date, shift, topic name, subject code, question ID, and right option ID are some of the information that is included in the answer key.

  • By following the instructions, Candidates can download the provisional UGC NET Answer Key 2022:

    • Visit the official website of NTA or UGC NET.
    • Click on the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 link.
    • Sign in using the application number, date of birth, or password.
    • Press the "Sign In" button.
    • Download the UGC NET question paper, answer key, and response sheet.
  • The final UGC NET Answer Key 2022 for the exam is released after the window for challenging the provisional key closes.

  • UGC NET Answer Key 2022 is an important document to know the status of the answers marked by them and the expected score they get in the exam.

  • By login onto your registered account on the exam's official website, you can object to the provisional UGC NET Answer Key 2022.

  • A fee of INR 200 per question must be paid by those who want to challenge the answer key. Payment for the fee must be made online using a credit card, debit card, internet banking, or UPI.

  • The fee is refunded if a candidate's objection to the UGC NET Answer Key 2022 is accepted. The fee is not refunded in any other circumstances.

  • The UGC NET Answer Key 2022 challenge is available from October 18 to October 20, 2022, up to 5:00 P.M. for Phases 1, 2, and 3.

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