CBSE NET 2022 Exam

UGC NET 2022 Exam Online conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) On behalf of UGC, For the month of  June / December 2022 For Eligibility for Assistant Professor only OR Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both.

UGC NET 2022 Exam by CBSE December and June 2022

UGC NET 2022 Exam

Scope of UGC NET Exam


  •  Clearing of NET confers eligibility for lectureship upon Indian nationals, i.e. the NET qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of lecturer in all Indian universities/Institutes/colleges.
  • It was resolved in the UGC’s Commission Meeting held on 1.11.2001 that commencing from the SET examinations scheduled in or after June, 2002, the SET qualified candidates shall be eligible for appointment to the post of lecturer only in the universities/colleges belonging to the state from where they have passed the SET examination. The status of SET shall remain unchanged for SET examinations conducted prior to 1st June, 2002, that is, the candidates clearing SET were eligible for appointment to the post of lecturer anywhere in India.


  • The candidates who qualify the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Examination of UGC/CSIR NET are also eligible for the post of lectureship. In addition they are also eligible to receive Fellowships (UGC/CSIR) under various schemes subject to the candidates finding their placement in the universities/IITs/other national organizations. The validity of the offer is two years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF award letter. The validity period of the offer has been raised from one year to two years for JRF Award Letters issued on or after 1st April, 2005. However, in case the candidates have already joined M.Phil. /Ph.D., the date of commencement of fellowship will be from the date of declaration of NET examination result or date of their joining, whichever is later.

SLET 2022 – State Level Eligibility Test

UGC NET 2022 Exam

  • On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test(NET) on June and December 2022 for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges.
  • CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects (listed below) at 89 selected Cities of Examination spread across the country.

UGC NET Online 2022 Notification

  • UGC conducts NET twice a year, i.e., in the months of June and December. The notifications announcing the June and December examinations are published in the months of March and September respectively in the weekly journal of nation-wide circulation, viz, Employment News.

UGC NET 2022 Exam Date:

  • University Grants Commission used to conducted NET exam twice in a year, from June 2022, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the NET (National Eligibility Test). Generally NET exam held in the month of June and December.
  • Most recent NET exam date28th June
  • Next NET exam date : December 

UGC NET 2022 Online Application

  • Before submission of the online Application Form, the candidate should read this notification carefully.
  • For June month NET exam online application starts from  April. This year UGC NET June 2018 online application was stated from 16th April 2018. For December month NET exam online application starts from October.
  • The candidates are required to check the status of fee payment at CBSE website ( and if the status is ‘OK’ the candidate will be able to take the printout of Confirmation Page.
  • Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the scanned images as below:-
    • Passport size photograph in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 40 kb. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
    • Signature in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 30 kb. The dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height).

UGC NET 2022 Exam Eligibility

  • For General category Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC.
  • For ST/SC/OBC/PWD category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
  • Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.
  • The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

Age Limit and Relaxation

(i)Junior Research Fellowship:

  • Not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2018. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to ST/SC/OBC/PWD category

(II) Assistant Professor:

  • There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

UGC NET 2022 Exam Pattern

  • The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET.
  • The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions.
  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I, Paper – II and Paper – III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
  • There will be NO negative marking in UGC NET exam in any of the Paper. But previously there was negative marking in Paper I and II from (2002 to 2010). And Paper III was descriptive type instead of objective. 
Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
I 100 60   out   of   which   50 question to be attempted 01:15 Hours
II 100 50 questions    all    are compulsory 01:15 Hours
III 150 75 questions  all  are compulsory 02:30 Hours
  • Paper-I  – (Common for ALL) shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. 60 (sixty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50 (fifty). In the event of the candidate attempted more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
  • Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

UGC NET 2022 Syllabus

  • Unlike Paper I, Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).

Old Question Papers

UGC NET Previous Year Question Papers Solution

  • Here you can find all of the UGC NET previous year question papers answers are free of cost students can download these papers for phd / JRF Entrance exam 2022 preparation. This Year on 2022 UGC NET written test conducted , the paper is not available with us. Any Candidates who has UGC NET Last 10 to 20 Years previous solution can share with us.
 For 10 years Papers and solution  check subjects list below

UGC NET 2022 Practice Test:

  • UGC NET Questions Answers for JRF / LS Entrance . This mock test having 25 question each, with four choices. On each click on answers system will tell you where the answers is correct or incorrect. There many online practice set of UGC NET question answers quiz.
  For Online Mock Test on UGC NET exam  check subjects list below

UGC NET 2022 Books / Study Materials:

  • There are so many books for UGC NET Junior Research Fellowship examination Test 2022 For Joining into JRF or LS 2022 exam preparation, but i must say you should have latest two types of book one for UGC NET Last 10 or 20 years question with solution and another book is for UGC NET 2022 syllabus wise subjects description and solution. We have found some best UGC NET books in online you can check below.
   For Books and Study Materials on UGC NET  check subjects list below

UGC NET 2022 Admit Card

  • It may be noted that the UGC NET 2022 Admit Card for June and December month exam will be uploaded on the website in the first week of June and December respectively, 2022.
  • No admit cards will be sent to the candidates by post. The candidates should download their UGC NET 2022 Admit cards from the website to ascertain their venue of the Test as mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the admission card

UGC NET Result 2022

  • The result of June, UGC NET 2022 is declared generally in the month of October. Similarly December, UGC NET 2022 result is usually declared in the month of April. The UGC-NET results published in the Employment News are also available on UGC website.
  • The result of the UGC NET 2022 to be held on June and December, 2022 will be made available on the websites: as and when it is declared. UGC NET exam result declared within the three month of the exam date.
  • The candidate will not be individually intimated about their result. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor.
  • The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them.

How UGC NET 2022 Result will be made?

This will comprise of following steps:

Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor:

  • The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper –III as given below:
CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
GENERAL 40 (40%) 40(40%) 75 (50%)
OBC (Non-creamy layer) PWD/SC/ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40%)

Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepare subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only.

Step IV: A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III.

UGC NET 2022 List of Subjects

Subject Code Subject Name
00 General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)
01 Economics
02 Political Science
03 Philosophy
04 Psychology
05 Sociology
06 History
07 Anthropology
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies
16 Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Odia
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabie
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepali
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50 Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Dance
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
74 Women Studies
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management
94 Bodo
95 Santali
96 Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
97 Rabindra  Sangeet
98 Percussion Instruments
99 Drama
100 Theatre

UGC NET Exam Cut off 2013