UGC NET 2021 Cut Off, Category/ Paper Wise Marks – Check Here

UGC NET 2021 Cut OffUGC NET 2021 Cut Off will be released in the month of October 2021. 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 2021.

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UGC NET 2021 Cut off

UGC NET 2021 Cut Off marks will be released after the declaration of results. Candidates 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 can check the cut off marks after its declaration by the officials. It will be made available only through online mode.

UGC NET Expected Cut Off

Candidates can 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

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 are 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 2021 Result

UGC NET 2021 Result will be declared by the prescribed authority in October 2021. Candidates can check their result by entering the application number, date of birth and roll number.

Candidates those will be selected in written test, their roll number are mentioned by displayed NTA on their website. One week after the declaration of UGC results, the marks of the candidates will also be uploaded.

UGC NET 2021 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.

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 2021 Counselling

After successfully qualifying the UGC NET 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Cut Off, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 19 Comments
  1. IPSITA says:

    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?

  2. MORTUZ Ali says:

    I will be conflicted this exam qualify then will be decided


    The program of the NET, Examination’December’2021.

  4. Ram Sahay nagatar says:

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

  5. ANISHA says:

    If I get 30 in first paper and 76 in second paper with obc ….I want to know that iam qualified or not.

  6. Muse says:

    What’s the cut off of English (Obc ).. I got 44 marks in paper 1 and 86 marks in paper 2 .. Can I clear?

  7. Swapna says:

    Telugu oc Ews women 178 jrf any chance

  8. Swapna says:

    Sir i got 178 oc Ews jrf any chance

  9. Merlin Nisha says:

    I got 50 marks for paper I. 104 for paper II in education . Will I qualify for this 2020 exam.

  10. ks says:

    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..

  11. ks says:

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

  12. Gurudatta says:

    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.

  13. Swati Pathak says:

    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

  14. Bappa says:

    What could be the cut off for Philosophy 2020?

  15. Shashi kumari says:

    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 .

  16. Vijay Singh Jat says:

    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

  17. Manoj Gangurde says:

    Admit card dates

  18. Ritesh Tondase says:

    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 ….

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

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

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