NTA Introduces Changes In UGC NET Pattern & Syllabi; Launches Mobile App For Mock Tests

NTA Introduces Changes In UGC NET Pattern & Syllabi; Launches Mobile App For Mock Tests
Shristi Kirti | Feb 7, 2019 - 12:55 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 7: National Testing Agency (NTA) has introduced changes in the exam pattern of UGC NET 2019, while the syllabus has also been revised. According to the new pattern, UGC NET 2019 will now be conducted in a single window of three hours wherein candidates have to take both paper I and II in one go. This is different to how the exam would be held earlier, till December 2018. Earlier, both the papers of UGC NET would be held separately in different time slots, with an interval between both the papers. Paper I would be for 1 hour, while paper II used to be conducted for 2 hours, with a gap of 30 minutes in between.

Besides this, another change which has been introduced recently is the revision of the syllabus. The exam in June 2019 will be held based on the new syllabus of UGC NET.

Also, for the ease and comfort of the candidates (especially the ones from rural areas, the examination authority has launched a mobile application so that candidates can regularly take mock tests conveniently on their smartphones. While releasing the mock test mobile application, the Minister of State (HRD), Dr. Satya Pal Singh said that there are 4000 Test Practice Centres (TPCs) established to facilitate the aspirants to get acquainted with the Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates will have to register to the official website of NTA or NTA App in order to visit the the test practise centre.

UGC NET 2019 exam for the June session is scheduled to be conducted on June 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2019. The exam will be conducted in online mode to determine the eligibility of the candidates as Assistant Professors and for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Candidates will be able to fill the application form from March 1 to 30. The result of the online exam will be announced by July 9, 2019.

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