UGC NET Cut Off 2023 - Check Category and Subject wise Marks

UGC NET Cut Off 2023 - Check Category and Subject wise Marks

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Dec 15, 2022
The official website will soon publish the subject- and category-specific UGC NET Cut Off 2023. Candidates  may determine exam trends by looking at expected UGC NET Cut Off scores as well as previous year cut off from 2022 to 2017.
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The UGC NET Cut Off indicates the minimum score required to advance to a candidate's next round of the selection process. A few days after the exam, the National Testing Agency will release the UGC NET Cut Off 2023 and results on the official website. National Testing Agency will release the cut-off marks for both subject-wise and category-wise. To understand the exam level and set a target score, candidates preparing for the upcoming exam must check the previous year's cut-off scores.

The UGC NET Cutoff 2023 will inform candidates of the category-specific passing marks and the number of applicants who qualified for the next round. The NTA will release two lists of the UGC NET Cutoff, each with percentiles and marks for the categories "Assistant Professor Only" and "Assistant Professor & JRF." The qualifying requirements for the general category are 40%, while the reserved categories require 35%. Candidates can view the dates, factors affecting them, and download instructions for the cut off below.

UGC NET Cut off 2023

The UGC NET Cut Off 2023 will be released soon on the official website, along with the result and scorecard by the National Testing Agency.  Candidates must have these minimum scores to be eligible for Assistant Professor alone or JRF & Assistant Professor. A merit list is compiled based on the candidate's performance on the UGC NET exam. Authority will release cut off separately for each subject and category. Below is a direct link to download the UGC NET Cut Off PDF after it has been published.

UGC NET Cut Off 2023 PDF - Download Here (Inactive Link)

The total number of qualifying applicants who have applied for each subject in all categories will be included in the PDF. UGC NET Cut off 2023 will determine the factor that decides whether or not a candidate has qualified for a particular exam or not. Only when the minimum qualifying marks and the cut-off marks are scored are candidates moved to the next stage of the recruitment process. Candidates can check the factors affecting and how to calculate marks below.

UGC NET Expected Cutoff 2023

After the exam is completed, our experts will soon publish the UGC NET Expected Cut Off 2023. It will be given following a review of the factors determining the passing score, an analysis of the exam's questions, and an examination of patterns from previous years.

UGC NET Previous Year Cut Off (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019)

The following table contains the UGC NET Cut Off scores from the previous years for candidates to review. Candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off scores for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship positions below for the December 2021 and June 2022 cycle. The detailed subject-wise and the category-wise cut off score has been provided below.

UGC NET Cut Off 2022 for English

Candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off 2022 score for English subject in the table below.

CategoryUGC NET Cut Off for Assistant ProfessorUGC NET Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor
Cut off %TotalCut off %Total

UNRESERVED

96.7779353

1527

99.3219813

259

EWS

91.7343823

223

98.2686772

41

OBC(NCL)

89.3500021

999

97.2934657

158

SC

82.2214171

534

94.2756586

99

ST

78.3810362

311

91.7343823

53

PWD-VI-UR

76.7195085

20

95.7855394

3

PWD-HI-UR

56.1616894

17

78.3810362

4

PWD-LM-UR

83.069124

18

96.0405776

3

PWD-OD&AO-UR

13.047214

20

74.3695493

5

PWD-VI-OB

52.7405414

14

91.7429222

3

PWD-HI-OB

20.8789792

13

57.5417794

4

PWD-LM-OB

63.7668084

12

84.7403016

3

PWD-OD&AO-OB

----

----

13.047214

2

PWD-VI-SC

24.002234

7

69.4806032

2

PWD-HI-SC

----

----

71.1816159

1

PWD-LM-SC

63.7668084

7

88.3442886

1

PWD-OD&AO-SC

----

----

----

----

PWD-VI-ST

9.0776303

3

9.0776303

1

PWD-HI-ST

----

----

----

----

PWD-LM-ST

56.1616894

4

74.3695493

1

PWD-OD&AO-ST

----

----

45.6756897

1

PWD-VI-EW

44.0606607

2

81.0972204

1

PWD-HI-EW

33.6039868

3

73.7798251

1

PWD-LM-EW

78.3810362

2

93.4993013

1

PWD-OD&AO-EW

----

----

17.979121

1

UGC NET 2022 Cutoff for History

In the table below, candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off 2022 score of the History subject for December 2021 & June 2022 merged cycles.

CategoryUGC NET Cut Off for Assistant ProfessorUGC NET Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor
Cut off %TotalCut off %Total

UNRESERVED

98.2165659

927

99.5158451

202

EWS

95.0850939

280

98.8890781

54

OBC(NCL)

93.9644164

834

98.667745

164

SC

87.6173709

465

96.3908451

86

ST

85.9496042

202

95.9138503

38

PWD-VI-UR

85.9496042

20

97.8717971

4

PWD-HI-UR

72.8824335

23

92.1809824

4

PWD-LM-UR

90.0995999

18

96.51826

5

PWD-OD&AO-UR

41.6519953

15

86.0817684

3

PWD-VI-OB

67.2937771

13

91.202009

2

PWD-HI-OB

50.7576402

14

70.0557512

3

PWD-LM-OB

82.404018

12

93.1216481

2

PWD-OD&AO-OB

----

----

47.9313867

3

PWD-VI-SC

53.7967141

6

93.5054773

1

PWD-HI-SC

52.8071205

6

56.6314804

2

PWD-LM-SC

78.586022

8

95.9138503

1

PWD-OD&AO-SC

----

----

66.788928

2

PWD-VI-ST

41.6519953

6

76.6365881

1

PWD-HI-ST

56.6314804

1

56.6314804

2

PWD-LM-ST

72.4482847

2

72.4482847

1

PWD-OD&AO-ST

----

----

----

 

PWD-VI-EW

69.8901847

6

97.0928748

1

PWD-HI-EW

41.6519953

3

67.2937771

1

PWD-LM-EW

82.404018

3

87.6173709

1

PWD-OD&AO-EW

----

----

47.9313867

2

UGC NET CutOff 2022 for Political Science

In the table below, candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off 2022 score for the Political Science subject.

CategoryUGC NET Cut Off for Assistant ProfessorUGC NET Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor
Cut off %TotalCut off %Total

UNRESERVED

97.0712311

1422

99.355089

288

EWS

91.9102451

387

98.5659454

81

OBC(NCL)

91.9102451

931

98.0302839

223

SC

83.5041545

640

94.3218736

124

ST

82.1966342

347

92.7369353

68

PWD-VI-UR

79.2610193

26

96.4781307

6

PWD-HI-UR

50.4242836

20

82.1966342

4

PWD-LM-UR

85.992661

23

94.9723734

4

PWD-OD&AO-UR

26.1795083

11

63.393648

3

PWD-VI-OB

55.554478

18

94.2469105

4

PWD-HI-OB

28.7591524

13

52.9117975

2

PWD-LM-OB

76.173605

14

90.2273398

3

PWD-OD&AO-OB

----

----

32.3927622

1

PWD-VI-SC

50.175039

12

88.9104398

2

PWD-HI-SC

29.9464338

5

32.3927622

3

PWD-LM-SC

65.5152052

10

94.2469105

1

PWD-OD&AO-SC

----

----

----

----

PWD-VI-ST

26.1795083

6

47.8257202

2

PWD-HI-ST

47.8257202

1

----

----

PWD-LM-ST

50.4242836

7

82.1966342

1

PWD-OD&AO-ST

----

----

31.4891141

1

PWD-VI-EW

58.0516899

6

92.7369353

1

PWD-HI-EW

34.8559619

3

65.5152052

1

PWD-LM-EW

71.9875867

4

91.8925472

2

PWD-OD&AO-EW

----

----

----

----

UGC NET 2022 Cut Off for Commerce

The table below contains the UGC NET Cut Off percentile for December 2021 & June 2022 merged cycles for the Commerce subject. The cutoff marks are mentioned below category-wise.

CategoryUGC NET Cut Off for Assistant ProfessorUGC NET Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor
Cut off %TotalCut off %Total

UNRESERVED

98.1591657

990

99.6850283

189

EWS

95.3034227

274

99.0690838

53

OBC(NCL)

92.5036747

816

98.3901449

135

SC

87.1623891

270

95.7634659

50

ST

84.7443707

107

94.7084762

20

PWD-VI-UR

84.0969057

8

94.6030223

3

PWD-HI-UR

73.9306002

7

85.6704246

2

PWD-LM-UR

86.4964753

12

96.9537059

2

PWD-OD&AO-UR

36.1167495

11

70.588647

3

PWD-VI-OB

61.960167

5

89.7193572

1

PWD-HI-OB

47.5605661

3

74.7229551

1

PWD-LM-OB

78.7862797

7

95.3418086

1

PWD-OD&AO-OB

----

----

63.1833135

3

PWD-VI-SC

32.8200462

2

91.9501079

1

PWD-HI-SC

32.8200462

2

32.8200462

1

PWD-LM-SC

72.5929479

2

93.8306548

1

PWD-OD&AO-SC

----

----

----

----

PWD-VI-ST

61.960167

1

61.960167

1

PWD-HI-ST

----

----

----

----

PWD-LM-ST

53.6819381

1

53.6819381

1

PWD-OD&AO-ST

----

----

----

----

PWD-VI-EW

71.1244952

2

84.0969057

1

PWD-HI-EW

56.6562725

2

84.0969057

1

PWD-LM-EW

80.5612857

3

86.4964753

1

PWD-OD&AO-EW

----

----

----

----

UGC NET Cut Off 2022 for Hindi

Candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off 2022 score for the Hindi subject in the table below.

CategoryUGC NET Cut Off for Assistant ProfessorUGC NET Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor
Cut off %TotalCut off %Total

UNRESERVED

96.8212978

1357

99.2769274

285

EWS

92.2480984

432

98.4727715

94

OBC(NCL)

91.1024509

1028

97.9129906

216

SC

82.6838201

582

93.2716687

117

ST

79.0919335

187

93.2716687

33

PWD-VI-UR

79.0919335

18

96.8212978

4

PWD-HI-UR

55.840924

21

85.8716155

5

PWD-LM-UR

84.3083858

22

94.4934591

4

PWD-OD&AO-UR

19.4149685

10

70.7879525

2

PWD-VI-OB

53.3852944

14

89.966194

3

PWD-HI-OB

19.4149685

15

60.9126863

3

PWD-LM-OB

72.9114694

17

91.1024509

5

PWD-OD&AO-OB

----

----

25.8099352

2

PWD-VI-SC

28.1294018

9

89.863097

2

PWD-HI-SC

23.7674899

4

47.2893216

2

PWD-LM-SC

72.9114694

9

82.7623973

2

PWD-OD&AO-SC

----

----

40.5390177

1

PWD-VI-ST

30.1308184

2

80.9183961

1

PWD-HI-ST

----

----

----

----

PWD-LM-ST

50.0760572

4

75.2042445

1

PWD-OD&AO-ST

----

----

19.4149685

1

PWD-VI-EW

52.7836933

5

93.7085488

1

PWD-HI-EW

17.3396563

4

73.1336276

1

PWD-LM-EW

70.7879525

6

91.1024509

1

PWD-OD&AO-EW

----

----

----

----

UGC NET CutOff 2021

Candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off score for the different subjects along with the category in the table below.

Subjects

Type

Gen

EWS

OBC 

SC

ST

Sociology

JRF

206196192178174

Lectureship

184168164152146
Sanskrit 

JRF

218210206196178

Lectureship

196180178168156

Economics

JRF

21620620018217

Lectureship

194174170154148

Philosophy

JRF

226212208194186

Lectureship

198182176166148

Computer Science

JRF

186176168156156

Lectureship

162148144136134
Anthropology

JRF

212202198186178

Lectureship

190178170160150
Social Work

JRF

182174170162152

Lectureship

164148148140138

Management

JRF

176168164158152

Lectureship

160148144138136

UGC NET Cut Off 2020

The subject-wise and category-wise UGC NET Cut Off percentile is provided in the table below. 

Subjects

Type

Gen

EWS

OBC 

SC

ST

Economics

JRF

70.00 

66.67 

65.33

60.67

58.67

Lectureship

62.67

56.67

56.00

50.67

49.33

Political Science

JRF

68.00

64.67

64.00

59.33

60.00

Lectureship

60.00

55.33

55.33

50.67

50.00

Sociology

JRF

70.00

66.67

64.67

62.00

60.67

Lectureship

61.33

55.33

54.67

50.67 

49.33

History

JRF

60.00

58.00

56.67

52.67

52.67

Lectureship

54.00

50.00

49.33 

46.00

44.67

Education

JRF

67.33

63.33

62.67

57.33

58.00

Lectureship

58.00

52.00

52.00

48.00

48.00

Social Work

JRF

72.00

69.33

68.67

64.67

62.00

Lectureship

64.00

58.00

58.67

53.33

53.33

Management

JRF

64.67

61.33

59.33

58.00

56.67

Lectureship

56.67

52.67

52.00

50.00

48.67

Sanskrit

JRF

74.00

72.00

70.00

67.33 

66.00

Lectureship

66.00

60.67

60.67 

57.33 

51.33

Law

JRF

69.33

67.33

64.67 

60.67

58.67

Lectureship

62.00

56.67

56.00

52.00

50.00

Library

JRF

58.00

56.67

54.67

51.33

51.33

Lectureship

52.67

47.33 

47.33

44.67

44.67

Geography

JRF

68.00

65.33

64.67

62.00

58.67

Lectureship

60.67

56.00

56.00

53.33

50.67

Computer Science

JRF

63.33

58.67

57.33

54.00

52.67

Lectureship

54.67

49.33

48.67 

46.67

45.33

Electronic Science

JRF

57.33

53.33

54.00

52.00

44.67

Lectureship

52.00

47.33

46.67

44.67

41.33

Psychology

JRF

60.67

57.33

56.67

54.00

52.67

Lectureship

54.67

50.67

49.33

46.00

45.33

Home Science

JRF

70.67

66.67

64.67

60.67

62.00

Lectureship

62.00

56.00

55.33

53.33

52.00

Environment

JRF

68.00

64.67

62.67

60.00

56.67

Lectureship

59.33

54.67

53.33

50.67 

48.00

Yoga

JRF

70.00

68.67

65.33

61.33

60.67

Lectureship

61.33

56.00

55.33

52.67

51.33

Anthropology

JRF

68.67

60.00

65.33 

60.00

54.67

Lectureship

60.67

55.33

54.00

54.00

48.67

Telugu

JRF

60.67

60.00

57.33

55.33

59.33

Lectureship

54.67

50.00

50.67 

46.67

43.33

Odia

JRF

62.67

60.00

59.33

58.00 

53.33

Lectureship

56.00

52.00

52.67

49.33

44.67

Visual Art

JRF

64.00

60.00

60.00

56.67

59.33

Lectureship

56.67

52.67

52.00

47.33

45.33

Labour Welfare

JRF

70.67

68.67

65.33

62.67 

63.33

Lectureship

61.33

56.67

55.33

52.67

51.33

UGC NET Cutoff 2019

Candidates can check the UGC NET Cut Off for June 2019 cycle in the table below.

Category Wise UGC NET Cut Off for June 2019

Subjects

Type

Gen

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Adult Education

JRF & AP

76.6774.6774.677272

AP Only

70.6761.3365.3365.3359.33
Archaeology

JRF & AP

7067.3367.3363.3357.33

AP Only

62.6755.335649.3348

Commerce

JRF & AP

6864.6763.3360.6757.33

AP Only

605253.335048

Computer Application

JRF & AP

62.6759.33585452

AP Only

54.6746.6747.334645.33

Dance

JRF & AP

71.336866.676460

AP Only

646258.6755.3355.33

Defence Studies

JRF & AP

74.676869.3365.3356.67

AP Only

64.6753.3357.3351.3354

Economics

JRF & AP

74.6769.3368.6763.3362

AP Only

65.33545650.6750

Education

JRF & AP

605656.6753.3352

AP Only

52.674647.3345.3345.33

Electronic Science

JRF & AP

6662.6763.3361.3359.33

AP Only

59.3351.335451.3348.67

English

JRF & AP

6661.3360.6757.3355.33

AP Only

5849.3351.3347.3347.33

Environment Science

JRF & AP

65.3360.676056.6755.33

AP Only

5648.675048.6746.67

Forensic Science

JRF & AP

686463.3360.6760

AP Only

60.6754.675652.6750

Geography

JRF & AP

68646461.3359.33

AP Only

605254.6751.3350

Gujarati

JRF & AP

54.67525253.3344.67

AP Only

50.6745.3345.3342.6741.33

Hindi

JRF & AP

6056.6757.335453.33

AP Only

53.3347.3349.3346.6745.33

History

JRF & AP

6258.67585454

AP Only

54.67485046.6746.67

Home Science

JRF & AP

65.3360.676057.3360.67

AP Only

56.6747.3349.334847.33

Human Rights and Duties

JRF & AP

78.676468.6755.3362

AP Only

6457.3356.6753.3353.33

Mass Communication

JRF & AP

65.3361.3361.3356.6757.33

AP Only

58505249.3350

Labour Welfare

JRF & AP

7066.6765.336465.33

AP Only

61.335254.6753.3353.33

 Law

JRF & AP

6460.6760.675856

AP Only

5851.3352.675048.67

Library

JRF & AP

64.6761.33605852

AP Only

56485047.3346
Management

JRF & AP

686263.3361.3362

AP Only

6051.3353.3350.6749.33
Music

JRF & AP

746868.6765.3373.33

AP Only

63.3354.67565450.67
Odia

JRF & AP

66.6762.676058.6756

AP Only

57.3347.33525044.67
Philosophy 

JRF & AP

74686864.6760.67

AP Only

6454.675653.3351.33
Physical Education

JRF & AP

62.6756545052.67

AP Only

52.6744.674643.3343.33
Political Science

JRF & AP

666260.675655.33

AP Only

56.6748.6750.6746.6746
Population Studies

JRF & AP

69.3366.6767.3362.6756

AP Only

62.6755.3354.675452
Psychology

JRF & AP

65.3359.336055.3356.67

AP Only

57.3348.6750.6747.3347.33
Public Administration

JRF & AP

65.3360.6763.336055.33

AP Only

585052.6748.6746
Punjabi

JRF & AP

6260.67585436

AP Only

54.6748.6747.3344.6736
Sanskrit

JRF & AP

72.6769.3367.3365.3362

AP Only

63.3353.3356.6754.6750
Social Work

JRF & AP

62.6756.67585653.33

AP Only

55.3349.33504645.33
Sociology

JRF & AP

71.3366.6766.6763.3362

AP Only

6252.6754.675049.33
Telugu

JRF & AP

6258.67565654

AP Only

52.6745.3347.3345.3343.33
Tourism

JRF & AP

6260.6757.3355.3354.67

AP Only

55.3349.3349.334846
Urdu

JRF & AP

65.3358.6760.6756.6756

AP Only

56.6749.3350.674647.33
Visual Arts

JRF & AP

64.6758.6761.335660.67

AP Only

57.3350.6752.6749.3348.67
Women Studies

JRF & AP

7265.3366.6765.3362

AP Only

65.3354.6760.6754.6755.33
Yoga

JRF & AP

71.3367.336865.3357.33

AP Only

625255.335252

How to Download UGC NET 2023 Cut Off?

The UGC NET Cut Off will be released along with the declaration of the result and scorecard. The cut off will be released in PDF format on the official website. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to check their cut off:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the National Testing Agency.
  • Step 2: Check for the "UGC NET Cut Off 2023 PDF" link on the homepage in the Latest Information Section.
  • Step 3: Subject-wise and Category-wise PDF will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 4: Check the cut off score for Assistant Professor and JRF position.
  • Step 5: Save and Download the PDF

Factors Determining the UGC NET Cutoff 2023

The UGC NET Cut Off 2023 may depend on a variety of factors. The candidate can plan their exam preparation more effectively by keeping these factors in mind. National Testing Agency uses the following factors to determine the UGC NET Cut off:

  • The number of applicants who took the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the question paper.
  • Cut off and exam patterns from the previous year.

How to Calculate UGC NET Cut Off 2023 Marks?

National Testing Agency will use the following methods to determine the UGC NET Cut Off marks. Candidates can check below a detailed explanation of how the cut off marks are calculated:

  • Step 1: The total number of qualified candidates must equal 6% of the candidates who appeared in both exam papers
  • Step 2: Total number of slots allocated to candidates belonging to different categories as per the reservation policy of the Government of India.
  • Step 3: The eligibility criteria for applicants who pass the UGC NET exam will be based on their subject-specific category. The qualifying cut-off will be determined by the combined percentage that candidates obtained in both papers, according to the number of slots available.
  • Step 4: According to the reservation rules, the number of slots available for JRF awards is distributed among the various categories.
  • Step 5: The minimum marks applicants must get to be eligible for consideration as a junior research fellow or assistant professor are listed in the table below.
CategoryMinimum Marks (%) to be Scored
General40% Marks in both the papers taken together
OBC/SC/ST35% Marks in both the papers taken together

UGC NET Cut Off FAQs

  • The UGC NET Cut Off is the minimum passing score needed to pass the UGC NET Exam. The National Testing Agency will publish the UGC NET Cut Off for each category and subject separately. It is determined by a variety of factors such as the number of applications, the difficulty level of the exam, and so on.

  • The National Testing Agency will release the UGC NET Cut Off PDF along with the result and scorecard after completing the exams. Candidates can access the PDF by searching for "UGC NET Cut Off" on the official website. We have provided direct links above to download the category and subject-wise cut-off for your comfort.

  • Yes, the UGC NET Cut Off will vary for each category. The cutoff changes based on the category, either going upwards or downwards. To pass the exam, candidates must achieve higher than the minimum marks set by the National Testing Agency for their category.

  • The UGC NET Cut Off is determined by various factors, which are listed below:

    • The difficulty level of the examination.
    • The number of candidates who appeared in the examination.
    • Preparation level of candidates.
    • Previous year cut off trends.
  • Candidates must receive a score of 40% if they fall within the General category. To pass the UGC NET exam, candidates from reserved categories must receive a score of 35%.

  • National Testing Agency will release the UGC NET Cut Off 2023 marks on the official website. Along with the result and scorecard, the cut off will be released. NTA will release category-wise and subject-wise cut off in the PDF format.

  • Yes, the UGC NET Cut Off score for the Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship will be different. To be eligible for the exam in both categories, candidates must pass both cutoff.

  • The minimum scores needed to be evaluated for merit are the minimum qualifying scores. The UGC NET Cut Off is the score determining whether an applicant is eligible to receive the certificate.

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