National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a notice informing the postponement of UGC NET 2020 Exam. As per the notice the exam will now be conducted from September 24, 2020, onwards. The remaining details will be released soon on the official website: ugc.nta.nic.in.
The exam has been postponed as its dates were clashing with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) exam. NTA will be conducting ICAR Examination AIEEA-UG/PG and AICE-JRF/SRF (Ph.D.) 2020-21 on 16, 17, 22 and 23 September 2020.
The official notice reads, “In view of ICAR Examination AIEEA-UG/PG and AICE-JRF/SRF (PhD) 2020-21 being conducted on the above-mentioned dates, UGC- NET 2020 Examination will now be held from 24th September onwards, this is due to some common candidates in both exams and the requests received thereof. The exact schedule of Subject-wise and Shift-wise details will be uploaded subsequently.”
NTA will release the details about the downloading of the admit card indicating Roll Number, Examination Centre, Date, Shift and timing of Examination soon on ugcnet.nta.nic.in
UGC NET is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship, JRF at various universities and colleges recognized by UGC.
The exam would consist of two papers- Paper I and Paper II. Paper I would carry 100 marks and Paper-II would be carrying 200 marks. The exam would be conducted in two shifts- the first shift from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and the second shift from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
Candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website for regular updates on UGC-NET 2020 Examination