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UGC NET Exam Date 2023 Out: Check December Cycle Exam Schedule


UGC NET Exam Date 2023: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is ready to organise the UGC NET 2023 December exam from December 6 to 22, 2023. Candidates will be allowed to download their UGC NET Dec admit cards a few days before the exam date, and then they will be able to log in using their login credentials on ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Also, candidates can avail of the UGC NET exam intimation slip in December 2023. Previously, UGC issued the June cycle answer keys on July 6, 2023, and candidates could challenge their answer sheets from July 6 to 8, 2023.

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Earlier, M Jagadesh Kumar, Chairman of the UGC, announced the test schedule for the June 2023 cycle. Therefore, June 2023 cycle exam was held from June 13 to 22, 2023. This exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates for Assistant Professorship, Junior Research Fellowship, or both, for Indian Universities and Colleges. Read this article to get the complete details on important dates.

Latest Update!
— UGC has revised the schedule for UGC NET 2023 December application form. Be sure to check it out.
— UGC is ready to conduct the UGC NET 2023 December cycle exam from December 6 to 22, 2023. We strongly recommend all registered aspirants to practice the mock test series given on this page to improve their test-taking strategy.

UGC NET Exam Date 2023 December Cycle

UGC has issued a tweet regarding when the UGC NET 2023 December cycle exam will be conducted. As per the tweet, the UGC NET 2023 Dec exam has been scheduled from December 6 to 22, 2023. Let us take a look:

UGC NTA NET Important Dates 2023

The officials announced the examination dates for the NTA UGC NET December cycle. The exam will be held in two shifts. Check out the important dates from the below table:

EventsJune 2023 Dates
UGC NET June Application Window for June CycleMay 10, 2023
Last Date to Submit the UGC NET June ApplicationMay 31, 2023
Last Date to Pay Fee for UGC NET JuneMay 10 to Jun 1, 2023
Online Correction Window for UGC NET June 2023 ExamJun 2 to 3, 2023
UGC NET City Intimation for June 2023 CycleJune 23, 2023
UGC NET 2023 June Admit CardJune 23, 2023
UGC NET 2023 June ExamJune 13 to 22, 2023
UGC NET June Final Answer Key Release DateJuly 6, 2023
Starting Date to Submit the UGC NET December ApplicationSeptember 30, 2023
Last Date to Submit the UGC NET December ApplicationOctober 31, 2023 (Revised)
UGC NET Dec Application Correction DatesNovember 1 to 3, 2023
UGC NET 2023 December ExamDecember 6 to 22, 2023
UGC NET 2023 December ResultSoon Announced

UGC NET Exam Date 2023 June Cycle

Earlier, UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar had declared the June cycle test date on his social media profile. The chairman stated on Twitter, “The NTA administers the UGC NET twice a year, in June and December. This is to advise potential applicants that the first June 2023 cycle will be conducted from June 13 to June 22, 2023.”

Tweet by UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar Regarding UGC NET Exam Dates for June 2023 Cycle

UGC NET Exam Date for June Cycle

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Know the steps to take the UGC NET Paper 1 mock test series below:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the “Getting a Government Job” menu bar.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Lectureship” from the Dropdown and click “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “UGC NET Paper 1” on the search bar and click “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any UGC NET Paper 1 subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

UGC NET Exam Timings 2024

Candidates who are preparing for UGC NET Exam 2024 cycle must check the schedule and adhere to it. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. Check the below table for more information:

ParticularsShift 1Shift 2
Entry to the Examination Centre7.20 AM to 8.30 AM1:45 PM to 2:30 PM
Entry into the Examination Room8.15 AM to 8.45 AM2.15 PM to 2.30 PM
Last Entry in the Examination Hall08.45 AM2.45 PM
Instructions by the Invigilators8.45 PM to 8.55 AM2.45 PM to 2.55 PM
Test Commences09.00 AM03.00 PM
Test Concludes12.00 Noon06.00 PM

The exam timings are subject to change. We strongly suggest that all aspirants check out their admit cards for the exam timings.

UGC NET 2023 Notification Date

The NTA released the official UGC NET notification on September 30, 2023. The notification is in PDF format and includes exam-related information such as the application process, eligibility criteria, complete schedule, exam centres, exam pattern, etc. The UGC NET 2023 December cycle notification is downloadable in PDF through the link below:

UGC NET 2023 Application Form Date (Extended)

The UGC NET 2023 application form was released along with the notification. Aspirants can fill out the online application form until the last date, which is from September 30 to October 31, 2023 — also issued on the official website, i.e., ugcnet.nta.nic.in. The application fee is Rs.1,000/- for General category candidates, Rs.500/- for EWS/ OBC candidates, and Rs.250/- for Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Persons with Disability (PwD)/the third gender.

How to Apply for UGC NET 2023?

Candidates are advised to follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for the UGC NET 2023 exam:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of UGC NET on ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on “Registration of Online Application Form for UGC-NET June“ on the home page. It will be directed to a new webpage.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the “New Registration” option and then select the “Click Here to Proceed” button.
  • Enter your registration details.
  • 4th Step: A new enrollment ID and password will be generated. Log in with those credentials again.
  • 5th Step: Fill up the UGC NET Application Form with all the details asked on it.
  • 6th Step: Pay the application fee as per the category.
  • 7th Step: Download the UGC NET Application form onto your computer.
  • 8th Step: Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

UGC NTA 2023 December Admit Card Date

The UGC NET 2023 December admit card will be released one week before the exam day. The release date of the UGC NET 2024 December cycle hall ticket will be added here soon. The hall ticket will be issued to candidates who complete the online application process. The admit card will be available on the official website at ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Carrying a hall ticket and a valid photo ID proof on the examination day is compulsory.

However, it is important to note that the UGC NTA December admit card will not be sent through post or courier to the candidate’s residential address. Stay tuned to this page for a direct link to download the admit card.

UGC NET 2023 Answer Key Date

The provisional UGC NET answer key 2023 for the June cycle was released on June 6, 2023. Candidates could review the answer key and predict their scores by referring to their response sheet. NTA allowed applicants to raise objections against the provisional answer key by paying Rs.200 per question from July 6 to 8, 2023.

They must raise objections by providing supporting documents within the stipulated period. After scrutinising the objections, the National Testing Agency will release the final answer key. The UGC NET 2023 December cycle answer key will be released soon and added to this page.

UGC NET 2023 Result Date

The UGC NET December cycle result will be released after the successful completion of the exam. The result will be released as a scorecard on the official website. The scorecard includes the roll number and the marks obtained by a candidate, application number, mother’s name, father’s name, subject name, post name, and result status.

Last year, candidates could check their results and download the scorecard for the December 2022 exam on April 13, 2023, by logging into the portal using their application number and date of birth/ password. 

UGC NTA NET Contact Details

Candidates can use the below contact details if they find any difficulty regarding the UGC NET exam. Problems related to the application process, downloading the admit card, or accessing login credentials on the official website will be addressed.

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FAQs on UGC NET Important Date 2023

Find below some frequently asked questions related to the UGC NTA NET Exam Dates 2023:

Q: Who announces the UGC NET 2023 dates?

A: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announces the UGC NET 2023 dates for all exam cycles.

Q: When will the UGC NET notification for December 2023 be released?

A: The UGC NET Dec 2023 notification was released on September 30, 2023.

Q: What is the UGC NET December 2023 result date?

A: NTA will soon announce the result UGC NET December cycle declaration date.

Q: What is the exam date for the UGC NET December 2023 cycle?

A: The UGC NET December 2023 cycle exam date will be conducted from December 6 to 22, 2023.

Q: What is the exam timing for UGC NET 2023?

A: The timing of the UGC NET first shift is 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m., and the second shift is from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. However, aspirants are suggested to check their admit cards before leaving for the exam.

We hope this article on UGC NTA NET 2023 exam dates has helped you. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest news and updates on UGC NET!

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