UGC NET Exam Day Instructions 2022: Reporting Time & Guidelines

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2022 ( UGC NET )

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Exam On: 9 Jul '22 - 12 Jul '22

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Rupali Pruthi
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Updated on May 16, 2022 12:40 IST

UGC NET 2022 exam will be held soon. Candidates need to follow the guidelines notified by the NTA at the UGC NET exam centres 2022. Check below the UGC NET exam day instructions and rules.

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UGC NET 2022 Exam day Guidelines

National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon be conducting the UGC NET 2022 exam for the merged cycles of December 2021 and June 2022. The NTA UGC NET exam will be held online in various exam centres across 541 cities of India. The exam will be conducted in two shifts every day. The first shift is from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and the second shift is from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. The NTA makes the proper arrangements at the UGC NET exam centres 2022 for the smooth conduct of the exam. Candidates need to follow a few exam day instructions and guidelines at the centres on the day of the examination. Read further to know the UGC NET exam day instructions 2022 that candidates must abide by to avoid any chances of disqualification during the paper.

Apart from the guidelines mentioned below, candidates must go through the instructions that are given on the UGC NET admit card 2022 carefully before going to appear for the exam. The UGC NET 2022 exam will be held in June this year.

UGC NET Exam Day Instructions 2022

The UGC NET exam day guidelines and instructions 2022 include things and documents that are required to be carried to the exam centres, dress code to be followed by candidates, safety measures and do's and don'ts for the candidates. Check the detailed guidelines below:

UGC NET 2022: Important Documents & Things to Carry

Documents and things that candidates must carry to the allotted UGC NET exam centre 2022 are mentioned below:

  • UGC NET admit card: Candidates can download the UGC NET admit card 2022 from the official website of the exam using their registration ID and date of birth.
  • One passport size photograph: Candidates need to carry one passport size photograph same as uploaded on the UGC NET application form 2022 for pasting on the attendance sheet.
  • Photo ID proof: Candidates must also carry a valid and original photo ID proof to the test centre. It may be noted that photocopies of the IDs even if attested or on mobile phones will not be considered. Documents that candidates can carry as the ID proof are PAN Card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (with photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card
  • PwD certificate: If applicable, candidates must carry their PwD certificate issued by the competent authority

UGC NET 2022: Dress Code & Things NOT to Carry

Check out the things that are not allowed and attire that candidates must not wear inside the UGC NET test centre:

  • Attire: Candidates should not wear shoes or footwear with thick soles. Also, candidates must not wear clothes with large buttons to the test centre.  
  • Personal belongings: Candidates should not carry any personal belongings such as mobile phones, purses or electronic devices such as calculators inside the test centre. Exam authority will not be responsible for the safe keep of the personal belongings of candidates.

Also Read: UGC NET Commerce Syllabus 2022: Important Topics, Books & Tips

UGC NET 2022: Reporting Time & Exam Day Instructions

Check important exam day instructions that candidates must abide by to avoid disqualification in the paper below:

  • Candidates must reach the test centre as per the reporting time mentioned on the admit card;
  • Candidates should read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the exam.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall without the admit card and photo ID proof.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre after 8.30 am in the first shift and after 2.30 pm in the second shift.
  • Candidates should report at the exam room at the centres by 8.45 am in the first shift and by 2.45 pm in the second shift.
  • Candidates must not leave the UGC NET exam hall before the paper ends.
  • On completion of the paper, candidates must wait for the instructions from the invigilator and must not right away get up from their seat to leave the exam hall.
  • Candidates wearing special attire such as burqa, hijab, turban, etc. must reach the exam centre early for thorough checking.
  • Candidates should sit on the seat indicating their roll numbers only. The candidature will stand cancelled if candidates change their room or seat on their own.
  • Candidates must ensure that the UGC NET question paper 2022 available on the computer is as per their opted subject. In case otherwise, candidates must bring the same to the notice of the invigilator.
  • Calculations and rough work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centres.
  • No candidate should involve in any unfair practices during the exam.

UGC NET 2022: COVID-19 Guidelines & Safety Measures at Exam Centres

Check out the safety measures taken by NTA at all the UGC NET exam centres with respect to COVID-19 below:

  • All social distancing guidelines laid out by the Government of India will be followed at the test centre
  • Before the start of each shift of the exam, the complete seating area including, the monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk, chair, etc. will be thoroughly sanitized
  • There will be a significant gap between two seats inside the exam hall
  • Hand sanitisers will be present at the entry and inside the test centre at various places for both candidates and the staff
  • At the entry, admit cards of the candidates will be scanned through barcode readers
  • At the time of entry, the body temperature of candidates will be checked using thermo guns
  • Candidates violating COVID-19 directives/advisories by the Government of India will not be allowed to sit for the paper
  • Candidates must paste a passport-size photograph and sign on the attendance sheet after sanitizing their hands with the sanitiser
  • At the completion of the exam, candidates will be allowed to leave the test centre in an orderly manner one candidate at a time

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Comments

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Can a student from MBA in Media Business Management apply for UGC NET Management subject code 55?

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Anusha Mandloi

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

I think yes. You can apply for UGC NET in Management Subject as your Masters was in management only.

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Can a person apply for UGC NET in 2 subjects at a time? I have done Masters in 2 subjects.

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Mallika Ahuja

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

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Vinty Tanwar

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

Yes, you can appear in the National Eligibility Test (NET) in two different subjects.

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Am I eligible for UGC NET even if I had back in M.Com last semester or any negative impact on my appearance?

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Dear student it is my pleasure to help you and guide you
dear student if you have back in M.Com so you are not eligible for NET because for NET you must clear all subjects of your master's degree.

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My wife has done MS in public health dentistry. Is she eligible for the UGC NET exam?

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

You can refer the latest UGC notification. There are 100+ subjects covered. One can choose the subject from the UGC subject list or subject most similar to listed subject. Yes, she can appear with subject like community health. Best wishes.

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If I'll do my M.Sc. in microbiology, then am I eligible for UGC NET?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirantIt's great connecting with you. You can definitely apply for the UGC NET if you have completed the Masters's programme with at least 55% marks. The candidate from the reserved CAT must have at least 50% marks. There is no age limit for the lectureship, but to apply for the JRF Fellow...Dear aspirant
It's great connecting with you. You can definitely apply for the UGC NET if you have completed the Masters's programme with at least 55% marks. The candidate from the reserved CAT must have at least 50% marks. There is no age limit for the lectureship, but to apply for the JRF Fellowship, the age limit is 30 years. If you found it useful then upvote or thumb up my answer. Good luck.

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I have done my M.Com via distance mode. Can I appear for UGC NET exam?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a month ago

Yes you can give UGC NET subjected to the UGC DEB approval of your University.

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M.Sc. In Physics subject not found in the UGC NET list while applying what should I do?

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Vivek Kr.

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

The list of 101 subjects asked in NTA UGC NET Exam are:EconomicsPolitical SciencePhilosophyPsychology SociologyHistoryAnthropologyCommerceEducationSocial WorkDefense & Strategic StudiesHome SciencePublic AdministrationPopulation StudiesMusicManagementMaithiliBengaliHindiKannadaMalayalamOr...The list of 101 subjects asked in NTA UGC NET Exam are:
Economics
Political Science
Philosophy
Psychology
Sociology
History
Anthropology
Commerce
Education
Social Work
Defense & Strategic Studies
Home Science
Public Administration
Population Studies
Music
Management
Maithili
Bengali
Hindi
Kannada
Malayalam
Oriya
Punjabi
Sanskrit
Tamil
Telugu
Urdu
Arabic
English
Linguistics
Chinese
Dogri
Nepali
Manipur
Assamese
Gujarati
Marathi
French
Spanish
Russian
Persian
Rajasthan
German
Japanese
Adult Education
Physical Education
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Indian Culture
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
Law
Library & Information Science
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies
Comparative Study of Religions
Mass Communication & Journalism
Performing Art-Dance/Drama/Theatre
Museology & Conservation
Archaeology
Criminology
Tribal & Regional Language/Literature
Folk Literature
Comparative Literature
Sanskrit
Women Studies
Visual Arts
Geography
Social Medicine & Community Health
Forensic Science
Pali
Kashmir
Konkani
Computer Science & Applications
Electronic Science
Environmental Sciences
Politics including International Relations
Prakrit
Human Rights & Duties
Tourism Administration & Management
Bodo
Santali
Yoga
Sindhi
So, Physics is not available with this.

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I am a B.Tech graduate and have also done MA in history. Am I eligible for UGC NET exam with paper 2 history?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

2 months ago

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY-I) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Masters Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Scien...CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY-
I) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Masters Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. Are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Masters degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
ii) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Masters degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/Assistant Professor eligibility only after they have passed their Masters degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P. G. degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

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