UGC NET June 2024 Rescheduled: Exam Now on June 18th

UGC NET June 2024 Exam: Comprehensive Guide and Latest Updates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has informed that the UGC NET June 2024 exam will henceforth be held on June 18th. It was originally scheduled for June 16th, but the candidates asked for more preparation time. Candidates seeking Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) posts in Indian institutions and colleges must pass the UGC NET test. This revision guarantees that every candidate will have enough time to complete their exam day preparations and make the required arrangements. Read more, UGC NET 2024: Dates, Application, Pattern, Syllabus & Eligibility

Ugc Net June 2024 Rescheduled Exam Now On June 18th

Understanding the UGC NET Admit Card and City Intimation Slip

The UGC NET admit card, which includes the exam centre details, will be released soon. Conversely, the city intimation slip reveals the exam city where candidates will sit for the exam. The UGC NET exam, now rescheduled to June 18, 2024, will cover 83 subjects. Initially set for June 16, 2024, the date was changed due to requests from candidates.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently issued the city intimation slip for the UGC NET June 2024 cycle on June 7, 2024. Candidates can download their UGC NET city slips from the official website,, using their application number and password. The application correction window for the UGC NET exam closed on May 23, 2024.

Essential Exam Preparation Tips

Candidates preparing for the UGC NET exam should thoroughly review the UGC NET syllabus 2024 to devise an effective study plan and aim for high scores. Here are the detailed sections and marking schemes to assist you in your preparation:

Section-wise Weightage of Paper 1 and Paper 2

  • Paper 1: General aptitude, teaching and research aptitude, comprising 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) for a total of 100 marks.
  • Paper 2: Subject-specific, comprising 100 MCQs for a total of 200 marks.

Marking Scheme

  • Each correct answer awards 2 marks.
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

Importance of UGC NET Exam Analysis

Analyzing previous UGC NET exams can provide insights into question patterns, difficulty levels, and important topics. This analysis is crucial for strategizing and focusing on high-yield areas.

Detailed Overview of UGC NET 2024

Exam Details

  • Conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Level: National
  • Frequency: Twice a year
  • Mode: Offline (OMR-based)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Shifts: Morning (09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) and Afternoon (03:00 PM to 06:00 PM)
  • Fees: INR 1,150 (General), INR 600 (OBC), INR 325 (SC/ST/PwD)


  • Paper 1: 50 questions, 100 marks
  • Paper 2: 100 questions, 200 marks
  • Total: 150 questions, 300 marks
  • Language: English and Hindi


  • To determine eligibility for Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.

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UGC NET 2024 Exam Dates and Important Events

  • Exam Date: June 18, 2024
  • Notification Release: April 20, 2024
  • Application Period: April 20, 2024 – May 19, 2024
  • Application Fee Payment: May 20, 2024
  • Application Correction Window: May 21, 2024 – May 23, 2024
  • Admit Card Release: To be announced

UGC NET  June 2024 Exam Shift and Subject Schedule

Shift 1 (09:30 AM to 12:30 PM)

Subjects include Philosophy, History, Commerce, Social Work, Public Administration, Music, Hindi, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Arabic, Linguistics, Nepali, Marathi, French, Spanish, Russian, Rajasthani, German, Japanese, Adult Education, Physical Education, Arab Culture and Islamic Studies, Indian Culture, Law, Buddhist-Jaina-Gandhian and Peace Studies, Comparative Study of Religions, Dance/Drama/Performing Art, Criminology, Comparative Literature, Women Studies, Visual Art, Geography, Social Medicine and Community Health, Konkani, Computer Science and Applications, Environmental Sciences, Tourism Administration and Management, Santali, Sindhi.

Shift 2 (03:00 PM to 06:00 PM)

Subjects include Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Education, Defence and Strategic Studies, Home Science, Population Studies, Management, Maithili, Bengali, Malayalam, Telugu, Urdu, English, Chinese, Dogri, Manipuri, Assamese, Gujarati, Persian, Labour Welfare, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication and Journalism, Museology and Conservation, Archaeology, Tribal and Regional Language-Literature, Folk Literature, Sanskrit Traditional, Forensic Science, Pali, Kashmiri, Electronic Science, Politics Including International, Prakrit, Human Rights and Duties, Bodo, Yoga, Hindu Studies, Indian Knowledge System.

City Intimation Slip and Admit Card Details

Candidates can check their exam city using the city intimation slip available on the official website. Steps to download the city intimation slip include:

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  1. Visit
  2. Click on the UGC NET city intimation slip link.
  3. Enter application number and date of birth.
  4. Submit the details and view the city intimation slip.

The admit card, to be released a week before the exam, will include details such as the exam and shift timing. Steps to download the admit card:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click on ‘Download Admit Card for UGC NET June 2024’ link.
  3. Log in with application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  4. Download and print the admit card.

Latest Updates: NTA NET Scores for PhD Admissions

The NTA and UGC have announced changes starting from the June cycle of the UGC NET exam:

  • The exam will be conducted in OMR mode.
  • Normalisation of marks will be discontinued.
  • Candidates with a four-year UG degree and 75% marks can enrol in PhD programs using UGC NET scores.
  • UGC NET scores will be used for PhD admissions, categorized into three sections:
    • Category 1: Eligible for JRF, Assistant Professorship, and PhD.
    • Category 2: Eligible for Assistant Professorship and PhD.
    • Category 3: Eligible for PhD based on interview and NET scores.

Candidates should refer to the official website for the most up-to-date information and guidelines.

For further assistance, candidates can contact the helpline number: 0120-6895200 or email:

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