UGC NET December 2023 examination schedule: Important Dates and Details

The UGC NET December 2023 exam is scheduled to be conducted from December 6 to 14, 2023. Download detailed subject-wise schedule is available in PDF format.

Are you planning to appear for the UGC NET December 2023 examination? If so, it’s essential to stay updated with the latest information regarding the examination schedule. In this article, we will provide you with all the important details and dates for the UGC NET December 2023 examination, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

UGC NET December 2023 Examination Dates

The UGC NET December 2023 examination will be held from December 6 to December 22, 2023. The examination will be conducted in two shifts: the first shift from 9 am to 12 pm and the second shift from 3 pm to 6 pm.

The UGC NET first Shift for Paper 1 is from 9 am to 12 pm and the UGC NET second shift for paper 2 is from 3 pm to 6 pm for each subject. The UGC NET exam date 2023 for assistant professors has been released by NTA.

UGC NET Exam dates6 December – 22 December 2023
ShiftFirst Shift Second Shift
Timing of Examination09.00 am- 12.00 pm03.00 pm- 6.00 pm
Duration of Examination03 hours
Entry into the Examination Centre7.20 am – 8.30 am1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room7.20 am – 8.30 am1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Test Commences9.00 am3.00 pm
Test Concludes12.00 pm6.00 pm
  • There are no negative marks for an incorrect response.
  • For each correct response, the candidate will get 2 marks.
  • No marks will be given for questions Unanswered/Marked for Review

UGC NET Exam Schedule for Different Subjects

Here is the detailed schedule for the UGC NET December 2023 examination across various subjects:

S. No.Exam DateSubject CodeSubject NameShift
1.06.12.202330EnglishShift 1
2.102Hindu Studies
3.33Dogri
4.40Spanish
5.41Russian
6.42Persian
7.62Comparative Study of Religions
8.85Konkani
9.06HistoryShift 2
10.35Manipuri
11.44German
12.91Prakrit
13.101Sindhi
14.07.12.202308CommerceShift 1
15.16MusicShift 2
16.39French (French Version)
17.46Adult Education/Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non-Formal Education.
18.47Physical Education
19.50Indian Culture
20.55Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
21.60Buddhist Jaina; Gandhian and Peace Studies
22.66Museology & Conservation
23.67Archaeology
24.68Criminology
25.87Computer Science and Applications
26.08.12.202309EducationShift 1
27.72Comparative Literature
28.83Pali
29.19BengaliShift 2
30.45Japanese
31.103Indian Knowledge systems
32.71Folk Literature
33.14Public Administration
34.43Rajasthani
35.37Gujarati
36.24Punjabi
37.94Bodo
38.100Yoga
39.70Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
40.82Forensic Science
41.27Telugu
42.03Philosophy
43.11.12.202302Political ScienceShift 1
44.32Chinese
45.49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
46.84Kashmiri
47.20HindiShift 2
48.22Malayalam
49.34Nepali
50.36Assamese
51.95Santali
52.12.12.202301Economics/Rural Economics/Co-operation/Demography/Development Planning /Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco/Business EconomicsShift 1
53.28Urdu
54.18MaithiliShift 2
55.21Kannada
56.23Oriya
57.26Tamil
58.29Arabic
59.38Marathi
60.80Geography
61.13.12.202312Home ScienceShift 1
62.17Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing/Marketing Mgt./Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt./Personnel Mgt/Financial Mgt./Co-operative Management)
63.59Library and Information Science
64.65Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre
65.88Electronic Science
66.05SociologyShift 2
67.10Social Work
68.63Mass Communication and Journalism
69.73Sanskrit traditional subjects (including) Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa/Agama).
70.74Women Studies
71.90Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies; West Asian Studies; South East Asian Studies; African Studies; South Asian Studies; Soviet Studies; American Studies.
72.92Human Rights and Duties
73.14.12.202304PsychologyShift 1
74.11Defence and Strategic Studies
75.31Linguistics
76.79Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
77.81Social Medicine & Community Health
78.89Environmental Sciences
79.93Tourism Administration and Management.
80.07AnthropologyShift 2
81.15Population Studies
82.25Sanskrit
83.58Law

Download Official Notification

Intimation of Examination Centre

The notification regarding the intimation of the city examination center will be released on the UGC NET and NTA website 10 days before the examination. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the NTA website at nta.ac.in or UGC NET website at ugcnet.nta.nic.in for the latest updates.

Result Announcement

The UGC NET December 2023 result will be announced on January 10, 2024. Candidates can check their results on the NTA website or UGC NET website using their roll number and other required details.

Contact Information for UGC NET December 2023 Examination

If you have any queries or need more information regarding the UGC NET December 2023 examination, you can contact the NTA through the following channels:

  • Phone: 011-40759000
  • Email: ugcnet@nta.ac.in

Feel free to reach out to the NTA for any assistance or clarification regarding the examination process.

Here are some additional important dates for the UGC NET December 2023 exam:

  • Release of admit cards: 7-10 days before the exam date
  • Exam date: December 6 to 14, 2023
  • Declaration of result: Within 1-2 months after the exam date

Aspiring candidates appearing for the UGC NET December 2023 examination must be well-informed about the important dates and details. Mark your calendars accordingly and start your preparations to excel in the examination. Remember to regularly visit the NTA and UGC NET websites for any updates and announcements. All the best for your UGC NET journey!


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