UGC NET 2024 June Exam: What would be the next step? Dates To Be Announced Soon

UGC NET 2024 June Exam was conducted on 18 June 2024 and 9,08,580 students appeared for the test. Everyone perhaps was happy as one part of the task was accomplished.

The task was that of working towards a bright future in the field of teaching or in research. UGC NET 2024 June Exam application submission opened on 20 April.

UGC NET 2024 June ExamIndividuals applied for the exam as usual even this year too in large numbers. Many enthusiastically appeared for UGC NET 2024 June Exam on 18 June 2024.

UGC NET exam is taken by many in India either with an aim of becoming an assistant professor or commencing research work.

The scores in the exam are considered for providing jobs of assistant professors or awarding junior research fellowship.

Expectation Not Usual

It is usual for those who appear for exams to eagerly wait for the results with a hope that they would get good scores.

While the next step is to see the result and collect the score cards every time, this year something different awaited those who appeared for UGC NET 2024 June Exam.

Exam held on 18 June 2024 now stands to be cancelled. The reason behind the move is said to the integrity of the exam being compromised.

UGC NET 2024 June Exam was conducted in 317 cities across India over 1,200 centers and a day after it was conducted it got cancelled.

Sources say, National Testing Agency (NTA) got inputs indicating that the test could have been compromised.

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Following the information it received, the decision was said to have been taken on 19 June 2024 to cancel the exam.

Information about the integrity of the exam being compromised were said to have been provided by Indian Cybercrime Coordination Centre (I4C).

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More to it

There is more to it when it comes to UGC NET 2024 June exam. Certain other sources say, the question paper connected with the test was leaked about 2 days before the exam was to be conducted.

Question paper was also said to have been put on sale on the dark web for an amount that is more than Rs 5 lakhs.

To ensure integrity and sanctity of the exam, the decision to cancel it was supposed to have been taken.

New date for UGC NET 2024 June Exam

The new date for conducting UGC NET 2024 June Exam would be announced soon. Candidates can frequently visit the official website of the exam for updates.

Even while the candidates will have to wait for the new date to appear for UGC NET 2024 June Exam, it is to note that there was a change in the exam pattern this year.

Test was conducted in offline mode, as a pen and paper based test instead of the usual online mode or computer based test.

The exam was conducted on the same day instead of it being held over many days.


A strong wave of discontentment is said to have taken over the students, especially those who have appeared for UGC NET 2024 June Exam as their efforts went wasted.

Writing UGC NET 2024 June Exam once again may not be an easy thing for the students.

For it is a situation that may be really confusing. Many of them do not know, as to how the questions would be, and the time they are left with preparing for the exam.


The work of investigating the matter related to UGC NET exam has been handed over to CBI – Central Bureau of Investigation. A case has also been registered and investigation is said to have commenced.

UGC NET 2024 June ExamAttempt

Students have to now appear for UGC NET 2024 June Exam once again. It remains to be seen as to how many would be back to take it again.

Those who do not take it now, can wait for the December edition.

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The exam is conducted two times in a year, the next time, they would get an opportunity is in December.

Registration for December edition opens in September or October, applications can be submitted then.

The outcome of the present situation related to UGC NET 2024 June exam may create an impression that may not be easily forgotten.

There is something that once can say without any doubt and that is to ensure that these things should not happen again.

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