UGC NET 2020: About, Highlights, Application correction, Eligibility, Process

UGC NET 2020 Highlights.

About UGC NET 2020:

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a national-level exam conducted to select Applicants for the post of Assistant Professor or Both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in Indian Universities and Colleges. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) was conducting NET on behalf of UGC till June 2018. From December 2018 onwards National Testing Agency (NTA) started taking the UGC NET exam.

 UGC NET 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test) 2020

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Online only

Exam Duration

180 minutes

Exam Purpose 

Selection of Applicants for posts of only Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.

Registered Candidates




Exam Helpdesk No.


Official Website


 UGC NET Eligibility 2020

 The eligibility criteria that Applicants must fulfill to meet UGC NET eligibility 2020 are:

  • Applicants must score at least 55 percent aggregate marks in post-graduation. 
  • Applicants must not be more than 30 years in age to be eligible for JRF.
  • There is no age limit restriction to apply for the post of Assistant Professor.
  • A relief of five percent in educational qualification is given to reserved category applicants.
  • A relief of five years in age criteria is given to reserved category applicants.
  • Applicants who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) before June 1, 2002, are exempted from taking the UGC NET exam.

 UGC NET 2020 Important Dates:

Check important UGC NET 2020 exam dates below:

UGC NET Events

UGC NET Exam Dates

Salient Features



On march 16, UGC NET 2020 notification was released by NTA.

Application form

16-Mar-2020 to 15-Jun-2020 30-Jun-2020

UGC NET 2020 application form submission deadline was extended for the fourth time to June 30. On March 16 UGC NET online form was released. 

Last date of successful transaction of application fee


Applicants can pay the UGC NET application fee 2020 (Rs 1,000 for General category, Rs 500 for OBC-NCL, Rs 250 for SC/ST/PwD) latest by June 30 till 11:50 PM. 

Application form correction window

06-Jul-2020 to 20-Jul-2020

UGC NET application correction facility has been extended till July 20. Before, the UGC NET application correction window was to close on July 15.  

Admit card



Before, UGC NET 2020 admit card was to be released on the official website on May 15. Currently, the date has been postponed. 

UGC NET exam

15-Jun-2020 to 20-Jun-2020

Before, UGC NET 2020 exam was to be held at different test centres across India from June 15-20. Now, the revised UGC NET exam date 2020 is awaited by NTA.


By 05-Jul-2020

Before, UGC NET 2020 result was to be announced on the official website by July 5. Now, the revised date for the declaration of the result is awaited.

 UGC NET Exam Date 2020 

NTA is expected to announce the UGC NET 2020 exam date soon, as the application process is over.  

Before, UGC NET 2020 exam was scheduled to be conducted by NTA from June 15-20. However, the exam was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the revised date for the exam will be declared soon. 

UGC NET Application Correction Window 2020 

NTA has extended the UGC NET application form correction facility for registered applicants till July 20. Applicants can make changes in their details, educational details, the choice for exam center, and scanned photo and signature. On July 6, the UGC NET 2020 application correction facility was started.

On June 30 UGC NET Application process 2020 got over. Applicants could fill the UGC NET 2020 online form till 5:00 PM on the same date.

The UGC NET application fee was Rs 1,000 for General category Applicants, Rs 500 for General-EWS/OBC-NCL Applicants, and Rs 250 for SC/ST/PwD/transgender Applicants.

UGC NET Selection Process

UGC NET selection process includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill UGC NET application form

For UGC NET registrations, Applicants can fill the application form in online mode on the official website of the exam. 

Step 2: Download UGC NET admit card

After successful registrations, applicants can download their UGC NET admit card by logging in to their registered accounts.

Step 3: Appear for UGC NET exam

Applicants have to appear for the UGC NET exam. UGC NET is a computer-based test that consists of two papers - I and II. In three hours, both the papers contain objective-type questions that applicants need to complete.

Step 4: Check UGC NET result

NTA declares UGC NET result on its official website as per the prescribed schedule. The result contains the roll number and status (qualified for Assistant Professor only or both JRF and Assistant Professor) of applicants qualifying the National Eligibility Test. 
UGC NET Exam Day Guidelines

The National Testing Agency issues an advisory stating some guidelines for UGC NET candidates. All Aspirants are recommended to read the advisory and instructions mentioned on the admit card carefully.

The documents required:

Documents that Aspirant need to carry at UGC NET exam center 2020 are:

  • Admit card: Applicants must carry a clear printout (preferably colored printout on A4 size paper) of the downloaded UGC NET admit card from NTA website   
  • Passport size photo: Applicants must carry one passport size photograph that is pasted on the attendance sheet at the exam center
  • ID proof: Applicants must carry a valid and original photo ID proof such as PAN card/driving license/voter ID card/passport/Aadhaar Card (with the photograph)/e-Aadhaar/Ration Card to the test center.Id proof images clicked in mobile phones etc are NOT accepted.”
  • PwD certificate: Applicants who want to claim relief under the PwD category should carry their PwD certificate issued by the competent authority.


How many times is UGC NET conducted in a year?

NTA UGC NET is conducted twice a year - June and December.

For how many subjects are there in the UGC NET exam?

UGC NET is conducted for a total of 81 subjects.

Is UGC NET conducted online?

Yes, ever since NTA has started conducting the exam, UGC NET is conducted in online mode as a computer-based test (CBT) only.




IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.