NTA UGC- NET June exam 2020 dates to be confirmed in a few days: HRD Minister

Candidates who have applied for NTA UGC-NET June examination 2020 are eagerly waiting to know the dates of examination amid lockdown due to coronavirus disease outbreak in the country.

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday said that the decision on dates for UGC-NET and other examination will be taken in a couple of days. The HRD minister said this while addressing students’ queries related to education through a webinar on Twitter and Facebook. The minister said that it was possible to conduct some examinations after June 15 if the situation normalises.

According to the information bulletin for the exam, the NTA UGC- NET June 2020 examination is scheduled to be held from June 15 to 20.

“We will announce the dates of UGC- NET and other exams in a few days. The exams are possible to be conducted anytime after June. However, some exams can be conducted after June 15 if the situation normalises. We will decide and announce the dates accordingly,” the minister said on Tuesday. He also advised the candidates to utilise the lockdown period properly for preparation of the coming exams.
National Testing Agency had started the registration process for UGC- NET exam on March 16 and the registration process was scheduled to end on April 16. However, the registration deadline has been extended till May 15 due to the hardships faced by the candidates in online registration due to the coronavirus pandemic.

NTA conducts the UGC-NET exam for ‘Assistant Professor’ and for ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor. The test consists of two papers. Both the papers will be conducted in single three hour duration. The exam will be in computer based test mode.

However, all candidates are advised to fill the UGC NET application form without any further delay so as to avoid any last minute problems. UGC NET application fee 2020 is mentioned below:

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