UGC NET Result 2023 (Out): Direct NET Result PDF Link

UGC NET Result 2023 (Out): Direct NET Result PDF Link

ByNikhil Verma  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2024
UGC NET Result 2023 has been released by the authorities and candidates can view it here. You can find the direct link to download, steps to check the result, and scorecard on this page.

UGC NET Result 2023: The wait is now over as NTA has declared Result for UGC NET Dec 2023 on 18th January 2024. Earlier, the result was supposed to be launched on 17 January 2024. Candidates can access the result by visiting the official website or simply scrolling down this page for the direct link. Candidates who appeared for the exams between 6th December and 19th December 2023 can check their results through a PDF file consisting of students' roll numbers The UGC NET Result is presented as a scorecard that includes a candidate's marks along with their roll number, application number, subject name, post name, and result status.

Candidates can access the result by providing the required login details. The NET Exam by UGC was conducted between 6th Dec- 19th Dec and the provisional answer key was released on 3rd January 2024. On this page, we have updated the direct link to download the UGC NET Result PDF, the steps to download it, and the details mentioned on the scorecard.

UGC NET Result 2023

UGC NET Result 2023 is out on the website of the National Testing Agency on 18 January 2024. Candidates who appeared for the exams between 6 December 2023 to 19 December 2023. must visit the portal and check the result notification for themselves. We have updated the direct link to download the result here. Just click on the direct link below to check your UGC NET result and find out whether you have cleared the exam or not. Candidates must note that the server might appear busy if too many people are viewing the result at once.

UGC NET Result 2024 - Direct Link

UGC NET Result 2023 Dates

Once the final answer key is released, NTA declares the result for the UGC NET exam on its official website. Candidates will be able to check their results by entering their application number and password. The following table contains important dates regarding the result and other important events. The UGC NET Result 2023 Expected date will be updated soon.



UGC NET Exam Dates Dec 2023

Phase 1: 6 December to 14 December

Provisional answer key release date

3 January 2024

Final answer key release date

To be announced

UGC NET Result 2023

18 January 2024

Cut off release date

To be announced

National Fellowship Result

To be announced

Steps to Check UGC NET Result 2023

The UGC NET result 2023 will display the candidate's score, percentile, and qualification status. Candidates can follow the steps below to check the result of the exam.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA.
  • Step 2: At the bottom of the homepage, Click on the link  "UGC NET Result." Click on it.
  • Step 3: The screen will switch to a new page.
  • Step 4: DOB and Application number must be entered.
  • Step 5: The exam scorecard will be shown on the screen.
  • Step 6: Save and Download the PDF.

Details Mentioned on the UGC NET Result

After the result is declared, NTA also releases the scorecard of the candidates. Candidates can download and print the scorecard for future reference. Check the details mentioned on the UGC NET Result that candidates must verify after downloading the scorecard.

  • Candidates Name.
  • Father & Mother Name.
  • Roll Number/Application Number.
  • Category.
  • Exam Date.
  • Subject Opted.
  • Post applied for (JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor Only).
  • Result Status.
  • Maximum Marks.

Minimum Qualifying Marks and Passing Criteria

The NTA follows the step-by-step process outlined below for UGC NET Result 2023:

  • 6% of applicants who take the exam for both Paper I and Paper II will be shortlisted.
  • The total number of slots will be divided among several categories following the reservation policy of the Indian government.
  • Candidates must appear for both papers I and II and obtain the minimum qualifying marks listed below to be eligible for "JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor" or "eligibility for Assistant Professor only."
    CategoriesMinimum Qualifying Marks (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
    SC/ST/OBC NCL/PwD/Transgender35%

How to Check UGC NET Result if You Forgot Application Number?

Candidates can generate a new application number by following the steps below if they forget their existing password. They need to access their registered account and check their UGC NET result.

  • Step 1: Go to the official exam website.
  • Step 2: Click the link for the UGC NET Result 2023.
  • Step 3: Select the link "Forgot Application No.?"
  • Step 4: Fill in the information listed below:
    • Name.
    • Father’s name.
    • Mother’s name.
    • Date of birth.
    • Security pin.
  • Step 5: Click "Get Application Number" from the menu.

UGC NET Result: National Fellowship

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students (MANF), National Fellowship for Other Backward Classes (NFOBC), and National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste (NFSC) Results for the UGC NET National Fellowship 2023. By following the instructions, applicants can download NTA UGC NET Result and get the list of those who are eligible to receive a National Fellowship:

  • Visit the website by going to
  • Select the 'List of Candidates Qualified for Award of NFSC/MANF/MANF' link.
  • Check the list of qualified candidates.
  • Download the PDF.

UGC NET Merit List 2023

As soon as the NTA UGC NET Result is released on the official website, the NTA will publish the merit list for this year. The applicant can view the UGC NET Merit list by logging into their registered account.

UGC NET Normalization Process 2023

The UGC NET Normalization Process is a method used to adjust the scores of candidates who appear for different sessions or shifts of the UGC NET exam. The normalization process is used to ensure fairness and equity in the evaluation of candidates, as the exam is conducted in multiple shifts and the difficulty level of each shift may vary. In the UGC NET Result Normalization procedure, values measured on various scales are modified to provide more logical outcomes. Following the normalization process, candidates' results from several exam sessions are compared. The scores of all applicants are then normalized using percentile values.

UGC NET Cut off

National Testing Agency has released the UGC NET result as well as the cut-off 2023 on their official portal. The commission has listed minimum qualifying marks and other important points to reach a scorecard for the assistant professor and junior research fellowship. Points on which UGC NET Cut off is decided are as follows:

  • The number of qualified candidates must be 6% of the total number of candidates appearing for that subject.
  • The number of candidates for each category is declared qualified per the Government of India's reservation policy.
  • Candidates must score minimum qualifying marks in both papers.


Minimum Marks Required

Score (Paper 1 + Paper 2)




Other than general



What Happens after UGC NET Result?

As the UGC NET Result is declared, the qualified candidates will be able to download the UGC NET Certificates and JRF letters from the NTA official website. Candidates can use the certification to apply for the Assistant Professor in universities and colleges. JRF-qualified candidates can pursue the research work with the fellowship amount. The certificate is issued to candidates who qualify for the post of Assistant Professor, while the e-certificate is typically issued to candidates who qualify for JRF.

The candidates who are not able to qualify for the exam for the current cycle must start preparing for the upcoming cycle and check out UGC NET Mock Test Series by Byju's Exam Prep.


  • The UGC NET Result 2023 has been declared on the official website of NTA on 13 April 2023. Candidates can now log in to their registered accounts with the application number, date of birth, and password to check their scorecard for the UGC NET Exam.

  • Candidates can check the following steps below to download their scorecards.

    • Step 1: Visit the official website of UGC NET.
    • Step 2: At the bottom of the homepage, Click on Download 'UGC NET 2022 Result' link.
    • Step 3: Enter the application number and date of birth or password to log in.
    • Step 4: New screen will open. Candidates can check their scorecards.
    • Step 5: Download and Print PDF.
  • Candidate's name, Father name, Mother name, Roll Number, Application number, Category, Exam date, Subject opted, The number of candidates registered, The number of candidates who appeared, Result Status, Maximum Marks, Marks secured in each paper, Percentile of Marks Secured are the details mentioned on the UGC NET 2023 Result.

  • Candidates must log in with their application number and birthdate to download the UGC NET Result. To view the scorecard, they must enter these credentials on the official website.

  • Candidates may regenerate their application number by using the "Forgot Application" option on the account login page. The necessary information must be entered in order to regenerate the application number or password and to check UGC NET Result 2023.

  • Candidates will be notified of UGC NET 2023 Result through SMS on their registered mobile number. To check and download the results, candidates must visit and log in to the official website. We will update the direct link to download the result here.

  • The validity of the UGC NET certificate for JRF is 4 years from the date of certificate issue. For Assistant Professors, there is no such validity period, the certificate is valid for their entire life.

  • As per the UGC NET Result, only the top 6% of candidates are declared qualified for that subject. Clearing the minimum qualifying marks does not guarantee you the qualification status. Check the UGC NET Cut off to know more about the minimum qualifying marks.

  • If you misplace your UGC NET certificate, you can obtain a duplicate copy of the certificate by contacting the exam conducting authority. Furthermore, NTA will provide you with an application form to apply for a duplicate certificate. Fill out the form and submit it along with the required documents.

  • The cut-off marks for the UGC NET exam are determined by the National Testing Agency (NTA) based on various factors such as the number of candidates who appeared for the exam, the difficulty level of the paper, and the highest score obtained by a candidate. The minimum qualifying marks for UGC NET vary for each category, and for the post of Assistant Professor and JRF.