UGC NET May 2021 Exam Postponed, New dates Soon: Education Minister

UGC NET May 2021 examination has been postponed due to the situation prevailing after COVID-19. New dates of UGC NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) will be announced later and 15 days before in advance. The exam was to be held between 2 to 17 May.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 20, 2021 16:49 IST
UGC NET May 2021 Exam Postponed, New dates Soon: Education Minister
UGC NET May 2021 Exam Postponed, New dates soon, Photo: Twitter/Dr.Pokhriyal

Due to prevailing situation of Covid-19 pandemic across the country National Testing Agency has postponed the UGC NET May 2021 Computer Based Examination, said Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

"Keeping in mind the safety & well-being of candidates and exam functionaries during #covid19outbreak, I have advised @DG_NTA to postpone the UGC-NET Dec 2020 cycle (May 2021)", Minister tweeted on Tuesday.

UGC-NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) Computer Based Test was scheduled to be held from Between 2 to 17 May 2021 throughout the covering 81 subjects.

According to the official notice released by NTA, the revised dates for the UGC NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) Examination will be announced later and at least 15 days before the examination.

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