NTA UGC NET June 2023 Exam Date Announced: Will not be merged with December 2022 Cycle

NTA UGC NET June 2023 Exam Date Announced: NTA has announced UGC NET June 2023 exam dates on its official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Check the official exam dates for both December 2022 and June 2023 sessions, for Assistant Professor and JRF.
Archana Shandilya
NTA UGC NET June 2023 Exam Date Announced

NTA UGC NET June 2023 Exam Date Announced: The National Testing Agency has announced the UGC NET June 2023 exam dates on its official website - ugcnet.nta.nic.in. The commission was expected to merge the exam dates for December 2022 and June 2023 earlier. However, in a bid to regularize the UGC NET 2023 examination, the commission has announced that it will conduct the exams for both sessions separately. 

As per the notice available on the official website, ugcnet.nta.nic.in, the UGC NET June 2023 exam shall be conducted from June 13 to 22, 2023 in multiple shifts. As of now, the commission has concluded the December 2022 registration process. The commission is expected to announce the UGC NET June 2023 application form in March/April 2023 (Tentative). 

UGC NET 2023 Updates

Check UGC NET 2023 Registration Process

Check UGC NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Download UGC NET 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus for 83 Subjects

Download Previous Year Papers of UGC NET Exam

Get UGC NET 2023 Free Study Material

Check UGC NET 2023 Exam Centre List

Download NTA UGC NET & CSIR NET E-Certificate

Download UGC NET 2022 Result & Cutoff Marks Subject-wise

UGC NET 2023 Exam Dates

The United Grant Commission has notified the exam dates for UGC NET December 2022 session and June 2023 cycles. Earlier, it was rumored that the commission will club the exam dates for both cycles this year as well. However, as per the notice released by the commission, these exams will be conducted separately. Citing the Covid-19 outbreak, the commission clubbed the exam dates for both sessions from the last two years. 

However, as per the notice released on the website, the UGC NET exam for December 2022 shall be conducted from 21 February 2023 to 10 March 2023. The UGC NET paper 1 and 2 will be conducted in two shifts,  9.00 am to 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm. Similarly, the exam for UGC NET June 2023 session shall be held from June 13 to 22, 2023.

UGC NET Selection Process 2023

The UGC NET selection process is very simple and is based on two factors namely, eligibility criteria and exam pattern. Candidates have to qualify for each of the two factors to get a name in the final UGC NET merit list. Here in the section below, we have discussed the details surrounding the same. 

Trending Now

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2023

  1. As per the UGC NET eligibility criteria, there is no mention of an age limit for the Assistant Professor profile. However, the upper age limit is 30 years for the Junior Research Fellow(JRF)
  2. Candidate should have completed a Master's degree in any of the subjects with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Whereas the aggregate mark for the SC/ST category is 50% marks.
  3. Ph.D. holders are also allowed to attempt the UGC NET examination only if their Master’s degree is completed by September 19, 1991.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2023

The UGC NET Exam Pattern 2023 is shared below:



Total Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration


Paper I will have questions from the Teaching/ Research aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Reading Comprehension, Divergent thinking, and General Awareness 



03 hours without any break. 


Question in paper 2 is to be chosen by the candidate and judges the overall knowledge based on that subject.







3 hours


UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) is a popular competitive examination conducted twice every year by the National Testing Agency. This examination is conducted for candidates who wish to pursue a career as an Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellow(JRF). At present, the examination is conducted for around 83 subjects.

Candidates who qualify for the UGC NET June 2023 selection process will be eligible for the e-certificates awarded by the United Grant Commission. These e-certificate comes with a validity of three years for the JRF profile. Whereas, the same is a lifetime for the profile of Assistant Professor or Lecturership. After getting the certificate, the candidates can work in any of the central or state-funded universities.


Q1. What are the UGC NET June 2023 Exam Dates?

The UGC NET exam for June 2023 cycle is scheduled to be held from 13 to 22 June 2023.

Q2. When will the UGC NET June 2023 Exam Registration be held?

The registration process for UGC NET June 2023 Exam will be held in March/April 2023 (Tentatively).

Q3. What is the UGC NET Exam Pattern 2023?

The UGC NET 2023 Exam is going to have a written examination consisting of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Related Categories

खेलें हर किस्म के रोमांच से भरपूर गेम्स सिर्फ़ जागरण प्ले पर

Live users reading now

Result Updates