UGC NET 2024 Cut Off, Category Wise – Check Details Here

UGC NET 2024 Cut OffUGC NET 2024 Cut Off List will be released via online mode. UGC NET is a national level entrance test conducted to determine the eligibility for the post of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship programme of Indian nationals. It is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Through this article, candidates will get complete details related to UGC NET Cut Off 2024.

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UGC NET 2024 Cut Off

UGC NET 2024 Cut Off marks will be released in September 2024 after the declaration of results. Candidates will have to obtained the minimum cut off marks to get selected in the merit list.

The merit list will be prepared category-wise and subject-wise for each subject. Only top 6% qualified candidates will be considered for Junior Research Fellowship programme. Candidates must check the cut off marks after declaration of result. It will be made available only through online mode.

UGC NET Expected Cut Off

Candidates must check the expected category-wise and paper-wise qualifying marks (according to last year) from the given below table:

CategoryPaper I (Max marks: 100)Paper II (Max marks: 100)
General category40 Marks 40%80 Marks 40 (40%)
OBC (NCL)/PWD/ST/SC35 Marks 35%70 Marks (35%)

UGC NET Previous Year Cut Off

Below we are providing the cut off for 2023 year:

For Assistant ProfessorClick here
For JRFClick here

Check below to know subject wise cut off (2023).

UGC NET SubjectsUnreserved cut-off marksSC cut-off marksST cut-off marksOBC cut-off marks
Public Administration190160156174
Mass Communication And Journalism170150152154
Computer Science And Applications160138138144
Political Science190162156174

For 2022:

Cut Off ListSubject wise cut off percentile
Click here Click here 
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Click Here for UGC NET Cut Off 2019 (December session).

Below we are providing the cut off for 2018 for general category:

SubjectJRF & Lectureship CutoffLectureship Only Cutoff
Political Science61.3352.67
Public Administration70.0057.33
Mass Communication and Journal60.0053.33

Click here to view UGC NET 2018 Cut off (July session)

Factors Determining Cut off

The cut off marks will be different for various papers. Various factors are taken into consideration for determining the cut off marks. These factors will be as follows:

  • Difficulty level of the paper
  • Reservation policies
  • Number of candidates appeared for the exam
  • Number of Candidate passed the exam
  • Availability of seats
  • Marking scheme

UGC NET 2024 Result

UGC NET 2024 Result will be declared by the prescribed authority in September 2024 for June session. Candidates can check their result by entering the application number, date of birth and roll number.

Candidates those will get selected in written test, their roll number will be mentioned by displayed NTA on their website. As the authority will declare the  UGC results, the marks of the candidates will also be uploaded on the website.

UGC NET 2024 Merit list

After the releasing of cut off marks by the prescribed authority, merit list will be prepared. Merit list will be prepared separately for JRF and assistant professor. Result will be released in September 2024.

The merit list will contain all the shortlisted candidates those have cleared the minimum cut off marks. Top 15% candidates from the merit list will be selected for the Assistant Professor only from each category and subject.

Separate merit list will be prepared from the qualified candidates for JRF. The final subject wise and category wise merit list will be released based on all the papers given by the candidate.

UGC NET 2024 Counselling

After successfully qualifying the UGC NET 2024 entrance exam and cut off, the counselling process will be organized. Candidates will be required to submit the counselling application with certain documents. Also, processing fee will be submitted by the candidates.

Documents Required:

Candidates must carry the original and photocopy of the documents mentioned below:

  • Class X and XII mark sheet and pass certificates
  • Degree and provisional certificate
  • UGC NET Admit card
  • Scorecard/Rank card
  • Counselling letter
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Passport size photographs
  • Medical documents

UGC NET 2024 Cut Off marks will be released category wise and paper wise for the position of Assistant professor and Junior Research Fellowship. Candidates those will secure the cut off marks, their name will be included in the merit list.

If you have any query related to UGC NET 2024 Cut Off, you can ask your query in the comments section below.


  1. सर मुझे पहले सब्जेक्ट में 77% अंक मिले वह दूसरे सब्जेक्ट में 44% अंक मिले टोटल परसेंटेज 55 प्रतिशत है यह पर्सेंट सहायक प्रोफेसर के लिए मान्य है या नहीं

  2. Sir I got 42 in paper 1st and 90 in second paper belig to obc.frimanagement .appeared in 2022 ugc net exam 9 July.m iqulified or not

  3. My UGC NET score is 95.75 in Education paper and the cut off is 96.82.As I belong to open category I lost my rank.Is there any way the scores can be rechecked

  4. Iam history student…obc category got 41 % for paper 1 and 48% for paper 2…..exam attended 2021…why didn’t got Net?

  5. Maam I scored 50 marks out of 100 in paper 1 and 72 marks out of 200 in paper 2 for psychologyUGCNET june 2020 and December 2021. I belong to ST category. But I got not qualified. Why? Please help me.

  6. Iam SC candidate 1 paper 30 marks obtained 2 paper 66 marks obtained … What about the cutoff of 2021 … Can I qualified for NET UGC please let me know

  7. I scored 60 marks in paper I and 88 in paper II.Qualifying marks should be 40% which i scored. But still result shows not qualified for JRF and Or Assistant Professor. Why?

  8. If the required percentage I.e.15 percent does not qualify in a paper then what shall be the critaria to select the candidates for assistant professor.
    Secondly this time the paper was very tough of English literature, is UGC giving any relaxation to the candidates.
    Thirdly is there any provision of Grace Marx.

  9. Mera score 56.66% ban raha hai
    Mera subject Buddhist studies h obc se related hu kya mera ugc net qualify ho sakta hai

  10. Sir I cleared the NET exam in 2nd yr Pg(2020) and I completed my PG in NOV(2021) now can I given my all information to the UGC for completion of my PG degree

  11. I have scored 142 total, and in both paper above 40% , then my selection is not happen… Is all the selection procedure based on cutoff mark of subject?

  12. Public administration 2020 me St ki cut off kitane rahi or 44 percentage wale ko e-certificate milega ya nahi jankari dena ji

  13. Sir…
    I got 34 marks when I checked the provisional ans it possible to get 1 mark when final ans key will be release??pls kindly reply this..

  14. Sir..I got 34 marks when I checked the provisional answer it possible to get 35 marks when the final key will be release??

  15. I got 42 marks paper1 and 76marks in paper 2 computer science subject. I am from OBC category. Is there any chance to qualify as assistant professor please inform.

  16. Hello sir
    I am a forensic science student
    I have checked my answer key and found that I am securing 59.33 percent is there any chances of qualifying the nta net for assistant professor. I am a student from general category

  17. Agar maine net ugc exam me qualifying marks obtain kar liya to kya mai net qualify kahlaungi.i mean if i obtain 40 percent which is minimum qualifying marks .

  18. Sir if defence person clear the NET examination during service then he will be applicable for asst professor after retirement
    Sir I Hope for correct reply towards you

  19. I want to know the dates for upcoming UGC NET exams in 2020 …. because I haven’t filled the form which was released recently before few months ….

    1. No official dates has been released yet for upcoming session. It will start tentatively in first week of August 2020.

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