UGC NET Answer Key 2022: Check Answer Key Here - Embibe
  • Written By Manish Chandra Srivastava
  • Last Modified 26-08-2022
  • Written By Manish Chandra Srivastava
  • Last Modified 26-08-2022

UGC NET Answer Key 2022: Check Subject-wise Provisional Answer Key

UGC NET Answer Key 2022: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the exam dates for the merged UGC NET December 2021 and June 2022 cycle on their official website. The UGC NET exam Phase I was conducted on July 9, 11, 12, 2022. Phase II exam was earlier scheduled for August 12, 13, 14, 2022 but has been postponed. It will now be conducted between 20th and 30th September 2022.

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The UGC NET Answer Key will be available soon after the exam is concluded. This article provides all important details related to UGC NET answer key. Candidates can challenge UGC NET 2022 answer key if they find any problem with the answers provided for the questions. Candidates can check how to check and raise objections in the answer keys in this article. Read on to know more.

UGC NET Answer Key 2022

UGC NTA NET Answer Key 2022 will be released once the exam is concluded. Candidates can check the important dates related to UGC NET answer key in the table below:

UGC NET EventsImportant Dates
UGC NET Exam DateJuly 11, 13, 14, 2022
Between 20th and 30th September 2022.
Provisional Answer Key & Response SheetsTo be Notified
Challenging Answer KeyTo be Notified
Final Answer KeyTo be Notified
UGC NET ResultTo be Notified

UGC NET Mock Test

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  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e.,
  • 2nd Step: Use your mobile number/email to log in
  • 3rd Step: Then select your Goal as ‘UGC NET’ Paper I under Lectureship.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
  • 5th Step: Once done, click on the mentioned links to take the TEST.

Steps to Download UGC NET Answer Key 2022

To download the provisional answer key, candidates have to use their Application Number and Date of Birth and follow the steps as mentioned below:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website
  • 2nd Step: Search for the link to check the UGC NET 2021 May Answer Key on the homepage and click on it.
  • 3rd Step: Enter your ‘Application Number‘ or ‘Roll Number‘ and ‘Date of Birth‘.
  • 4th Step: Fill in the ‘Security Pin‘ as per the image displayed.
  • 5th Step: Click on the ‘Login‘ button to submit the details.
  • 6th Step: Download the official answer key and response sheets. Start cross-checking your response sheet with the provisional answer key.

Details on UGC NTA NET Answer Key

The UGC NET solution key will have the following details mentioned on it:

  1. Name of the Exam
  2. Date of the Exam
  3. Shift
  4. Name of the Subject
  5. Subject ID
  6. Question ID
  7. Correct Option ID

Steps to Challenge UGC NET Answer Key

If candidates are not satisfied with the provisional UGC NET solution key, they can raise objections against it by paying a processing fee of Rs. 1000 for each question. The payment can be made in online mode through debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

If the objection is found valid, the amount will be refunded to the candidates. After further discussion, NTA will make the final decision about the challenges and then release the final UGC National Eligibility Test Answer key. NTA does not entertain any changes after the release of the final UGC NET Answer Key.

Steps to Challenge the Provisional Answer Key

The steps to challenge the provisional answer key are as under:

  • 1st Step: Visit the UGC NET official website –
  • 2nd Step: Click on the “View Question Paper and Challenge Provisional Answer Key” link.
  • 3rd Step: Login using your application number and date of birth.
  • 4th Step: Click on the “Challenge/s Regarding Answer Key” option.
  • 5th Step: Question IDs will be reflected on the screen in sequential order. The ID under the column “Correct Option” indicates the correct answer that will be used by the NTA. If you want to challenge, then you have to use one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by checking the boxes.
  • 6th Step: Once you click on your desired option, click on ‘Save Your Claim’ and head to the next screen.
  • 7th Step: You will see a list of the Option IDs that have been challenged by you.
  • 9th Step: Upload supporting documents.
  • 10th Step: Click on ‘Save Your Claim Finally’.
  • 11th Step: You will again come across a screen that displays your challenges. Ensure to make the payment by your preferred mode of payment.

Display of UGC NET Recorded Responses

NTA displays the recorded responses along with the provisional answer key on the NTA website before the declaration of the result. The response sheets are made available as per the schedule, and candidates need to download them for future reference. The UGC NET response sheets consist of responses marked by the candidates during the computer-based exam.

How to Calculate UGC NET Score?

The official UGC NET key helps candidates predict their chances of qualifying for a Lectureship (Assistant Professor) or Junior Research Fellowship. The score can be calculated only if they have a clear idea of the marking scheme of UGC NET.

  1. Every correct answer carries 2 marks.
  2. There is no negative marking for wrong answers or questions left unanswered in UGC NET.
  3. There will be a total of 150 questions under two sections of the exam paper.
  4. The total marks for UGC NET is 300.

UGC NET Formula to Calculate Scores

Total Marks Obtained = Number of Correct Answers X 2

Once the answer key is released, go through it and exercise the opportunity to challenge the answer key in case of any objections.

As the UGC NET 2022 Answer Keys are not released, candidates can check the final answer key for UGC NET 2020 June to know the format and get a better idea. Click the below link to view the UGC National Eligibility Test 2020 June Final Answer Key PDF.

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FAQs on UGC NET Answer Key

Check the frequently asked questions on UGC NET 2021-22 solution keys given below:

Q.1: When will officials release the UGC NET Answer Key?
The National Testing Agency is yet to announce the date for UGC NET 2021-22 Answer Key release. The article will be updated with the information as soon as it is made available on the official website.

Q.2: When is the UGC NET exam?
Ans: The UGC NET exam December 2021 and June 2022 combined cycle is scheduled to be conducted on July 9, 11, 12, 2022 and August 12, 13, 14, 2022.

Q.3: Are candidates allowed to raise objections to the solution key?
Ans: Yes, candidates have the right to challenge the key by paying a nominal fee per question within the stipulated time. The amount will be refunded if the challenge is valid.

Q.4: How much should I pay to challenge a question?
Ans: Candidates need to pay Rs.1000 per question to challenge the answer key. However, the amount will be refunded if the challenge is valid.

Q.5: From where can I download the UGC NET Answer Key?
Ans: Candidates can download the official answer key by visiting the official website.

Q.6: How many stages of UGC NET Answer Key will be released?
The UGC NET Answer Key will be released in two stages, i.e. provisional and final.

We hope that this article on UGC NET Answer Key helps you. Stay tuned to for the latest updates on UGC NET.

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