UGC NET Answer Key 2021 – National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the UGC NET answer key online at ugcnet.nta.nic.in. They can also get the answer keys directly from this page. Various coaching institutes and individuals also release the memory-based answer keys of UGC NET exam 2021. The conducting body first publishes the provisional answer key followed by the final answer key. Applicants can also submit objections against the UGC NET 2021 Official Answer Key. UGC NET result is prepared based on the final answer key. Get here complete details for UGC NET answer key 2021 including the process to download the answer key, objection process, marking scheme, and other information.
UGC NET Answer Key 2021
To raise an objection against UGC NET answer key, candidates have to pay a certain amount. Applicants have to pay the objection fee in the form of demand draft. Know the important dates related to UGC NET answer key 2021 from the table below:
|UGC NET exam date|
14 & 17 May 2021
To be announced
|UGC NET exam shift timings||To be announced|
|Release of unofficial answer key||On the same day of exam|
|Release of provisional answer key of|
|To be announced|
|Process to raise an objection||To be announced|
|Issuance of final answer key||To be announced|
UGC NET 2021 Answer Key Release Date
The examinations for UGC NET June 2020 Exam was conducted from September 23, 2020, to November 13, 2020, periodically. The official answer key for the exam was out on November 05, 2020, and November 16, 2020. That is, the answer key was out after 03 to 19 days after the exam. So, this year also, candidates can expect their UGC NET Provisional answer key at least 03 to 19 days after the exam.
Calculation of Scores As Per UGC NET Answer Key 2021
With the help of the official answer key, candidates can start their calculation of estimated scores. To know the procedure for the calculation of scores as per UGC NET answer key, follow the steps:
1st step: To begin with the process, note down the number of correct answers in UGC NET answer key Paper 1 and Paper 2.
2nd step: Once done, use the formula provided below to get estimated scores for UGC NET 2021.
Marks in UGC NET 2021 Paper-1 = Number of correct answers in paper 1 x 2 marks
Marks in UGC NET 2021 Paper-2 = Number of correct answers in paper 2 x 2 marks
UGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern
Exam Pattern of UGC NET 2021 is as follows
|Name of unit||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude||5||10|
|Information and Communication Technology (ICT)||5||10|
|People, Development and Environment||5||10|
|Higher Education System||5||10|
|Topic||No. of Qs||Marks|
|Subject specific topics||100||200|
Marking Scheme of UGC NET 2021 is as follows
|Answered and marked for review – correct answer||+2|
|Answered and marked for review – incorrect answer||0|
|Marked for review – correct or incorrect||0|
How to download UGC NET Answer Key 2021?
NTA releases provisional and final the answer key for UGC NET online. Candidates must go to the official website for UGC NET to check and download the answer key. We have provided here with the process for downloading UGC NET answer key 2021.
1st step: Visit the official website of UGC NET, ugcnet.nta.nic.in or click on the direct link provided above to download answer key.
2nd step: Scroll a little to get the link for downloading UGC NET answer key. Click on that.
3rd step: After clicking on the link, a login page is displayed. Enter the details asked – application number, date of birth, and security pin. Click on the ‘submit’ button.
4th step: After login, a dashboard appears on the screen. In the dashboard, links to downloading answer key and question paper are present. Click on the UGC NET answer key link.
5th step: UGC NET answer key is displayed on the screen. Hit the download button for downloading the answer key.
How to challenge UGC NET Answer Key 2021?
NTA provides candidates with an option to raise an objection against the provisional answer key. Follow the steps provided below to challenge UGC NET answer key.
1st step: Go to the official website that is ugcnet.nta.nic.in or click on the direct link given above.
2nd step: Click on ‘answer key challenge’ button present at the bottom of the home page.
3rd step: Now, login using the application number and date of birth and click on ‘submit’ button.
4th step: Hereafter, click on ‘click here for challenge regarding answer key’.
5th step: UGC NET 2021 answer key is displayed on the screen. Now, select the ID option which candidate think is incorrect for the given question ID. Click on the drop-down list which says ‘is question correct’. Select the ‘yes’ option from the list.
6th step: Upload the relevant proof of the challenge candidates have presented.
7th step: Pay the required fee for raising the objection. Proceed to submit the challenge.
As per the notification, candidates have to pay Rs.1000/- per question to challenge UGC NET answer key.
UGC NET 2021 Question Papers
NTA provides candidates with the question paper for all the sets through login. Aspirants can use these question papers along with the answer key for the calculation of their scores. These UGC NET question papers are also useful to challenge the answer keys. Follow the steps to download UGC NET 2021 question papers:
1st step: Go to the login page by following the steps provided above. Now, enter the login details which are application number, date of birth and security pin.
2nd step: Now, a dashboard is displayed on the screen. Click on ‘please click here for the display of your question paper and your responses’.
3rd step: Hereafter, the UGC NET question paper is displayed on the screen.
UGC NET Answer Key 2021 Subject Wise
You can also check subject wise UGC NET 2021 question paper with answer key for all 81 subjects from links below.
|UGC NET Subjects||Links|
|Adult Education||Click Here|
|Arab Culture||Click Here|
|Comparative Literature||Click Here|
|Comparative Study of Religion||Click Here|
|Computer Science & Applications||Click Here|
|Defense & Strategic Studies||Click Here|
|Electronic Science||Click Here|
|Environmental Sciences||Click Here|
|Folk Literature||Click Here|
|Forensic Science||Click Here|
|Home Science||Click Here|
|Human Rights||Click Here|
|Indian Culture||Click Here|
|Labour Welfare||Click Here|
|Library Information Science||Click Here|
|Mass Communication||Click Here|
|Performing Art||Click Here|
|Physical Education||Click Here|
|Political Science||Click Here|
|Population Studies||Click Here|
|Public Administration||Click Here|
|Sanskrit Traditional Subjects||Click Here|
|Social Medicine||Click Here|
|Social Work||Click Here|
|Tribal and Regional Language||Click Here|
|Visual Arts||Click Here|
|Women Studies||Click Here|
UGC NET 2021 Qualifying marks
For the selection as ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘JRF and Assistant Professor’, candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks. Get to know about UGC NET 2021 qualifying marks from the table provided below:
|SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Transgender||35%|
UGC NET Cutoff 2021
To know about the previous year cut off marks for UGC NET, refer to the table below.
|UGC NET Exam||Qualifying criteria and cut-off (%)|
|UGC NET June 2019||Click here for cut off of UGC NET June 2019|
|UGC NET Dec 2018||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Dec 2018|
|UGC NET Jan 2017||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Jan 2017|
|UGC NET July 2016||Click here for cut off of UGC NET July 2016|
|UGC NET Dec 2015||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Dec 2015|
|UGC NET June 2015||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Jun 2015|
|UGC NET December 2014||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Dec 2014|
|UGC NET June 2014||Click here for cut off of UGC NET Jun 2014|
UGC NET Result 2021
NTA declares UGC NET result within 30 days after the commencement of the examination. After the release of the final answer key, candidates can check their result for UGC NET 2021 online. To check the result, visit the official website ugcnet.nta.nic.in. To check result, candidates have to login using their application number and date of birth. Those applicants who are able to secure the minimum qualifying marks are awarded e-certificate and JRF award letter. Candidates can download these certificates from the official website of UGC NET. To download the e-certificate and JRF award letter, keep the following details ready for login – roll number/application number, date of birth and exam session.
About UGC NET
University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a national level exam which is conducted by the National Testing Agency. This exam is conducted twice a year that is in June and December. UGC NET is conducted for the selection of eligible candidates as ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘JRF and Assistant Professor’.
UGC NET Answer Key Archives
Download answer key here: Click here to download UGC NET final answer key 2020.
Public Notice regarding the Display of Final Answer Keys of UGC-NET June, 2020
- Click here to download Public Notice regarding the Display of Final Answer Keys of UGC-NET June, 2020.
- Click here to download notice regarding question papers, response sheet, and provisional answer key of UGC NET June 2020 of exam held between November 04 to 13, 2020.
- Tap here to download detailed Notice regarding question papers, response sheet, and provisional answer key of UGC NET June 2020 of exam held between September 24 to October 17, 2020.
UGC NET Answer Key 2020 Day Wise
|Exam Date||Question Paper & Answer Key|
|13 Nov 2020||Click here|
|12 Nov 2020||Click here|
|11 Nov 2020||Click here|
|05 Nov 2020||Click here|
|04 Nov 2020||Click here|
|17 Oct 2020||Click here|
|09 Oct 2020||Click here|
|01 Oct 2020||Click here|
|30 Sep 2020||Click here|
|29 Sep 2020||Click here|
|25 Sep 2020||Click here|
|24 Sep 2020||Click here|
- Final Answer Key for UGC NET July 2019: Click Here
- Final Answer key: Click Here to check UGC NET final answer key Dec 2019.
- Day wise UGC NET Dec 2019 answer key
|Exam Date||Question Paper and Answer Key|
|02 Dec 2019||Click Here|
|03 Dec 2019||Click Here|
|04 Dec 2019||Click Here|
|05 Dec 2019||Click Here|
|06 Dec 2019||Click Here|
Ans : NTA gives +2 marks to candidates for marking the correct answer. There is no negative marking in UGC NET.
Ans : Yes. NTA opens a window to challenge the answer key only if there is any incorrect answer. Candidates have to provide valid proof as well to verify their objections.
Ans : Yes. Candidates have to pay for each question they challenge. The amount that candidates have to pay is Rs.1000/- per question to challenge the answer key.