As per the directives from Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry, National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date for Registration for UGC NET, CSIR-NET 2020, IGNOU OPNEMAT XLVII and other exam by 1 month due to Covid-19 lockdown. All those candidates who wish to apply for these exams can do so through their respective website.
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ tweeted  – “To enable students to fill up their application forms during these testing times, I have advised @DG_NTA to postpone the last date of acceptance of applications of ICAR Exam, JNU Entrance Exam, UGC NET, CSIR NET, NCHM JEE, IGNOU PhD and Management Entrance Exams by 1 month,”
The detailed schedules regarding revised dates of downloading admit cards and dates of examination are yet to be announced by the agency.  As per the notification, revised schedule will be announced only after the assessment of the situation after April 15, 2020. 


Revised Registration Dates for Exams conducted by NTA

Current Dates
Revised Dates
UGC NET 2020 (June)
March 16 to April 16, 2020
March 16 to May 16, 2020
CSIR NET 2020 (June)
March 16 to April 15, 2020
March 16 to May15, 2020
JNUEE 2020
March 2 to March 31, 2020
March 2 to April 30, 2020
January 1 to March 31, 2020
January 1 to April 30, 2020
ICAR 2020
March 1 to March 31, 2020
March 1 to April 30, 2020
April 1 to April 30, 2020
April 1 to May 30, 2020
IGNOU OPENMAT XLVII and PHD  Admission 2020
February 28 to March 23, 2020
February 28 to April 30, 2020


The candidates are advised to keep visiting the respective examination websites for latest updates.