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UGC NET admit card 2021: Check key steps to download

Are you also looking to download your Admit Card for UGC NET Exam May 2021?

So, Don’t worry…The waiting time is now over and It is expected that april 15 2021 is the date of the announcement of the NET Exam Admit Card.

The NTA (National Testing Agency) is going to conduct the UGC NET 2021 exam from May 2 onwards (December 2020 Session).

All the candidates who have applied for the exam can check the steps to download the UGC NET 2021 admit card which will be available on the official website — ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

The Admit Card  is the gateway to appear for the entrance test as it contains vital details of the candidates as well as the exam.

As per the UGC NET exam date 2021, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 17, 2021 by the NTA. It is mandatory to bring the NET Exam admit card 2021 along with the valid photo id proof and COVID-19 essentials to the UGC NET exam centre 2021.

How to download UGC NET admit card 2021?

  • Visit the UGC NET 2021 official website- ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
  • Click on the link available for ‘NET Exam admit card’ at the bottom of the homepage.
  • Enter application number, date of birth as UGC NET login credentials.
  • Fill in the security key available on the screen.
  • Click on submit.
  • UGC NET 2021 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the UGC NET 2021 admit card and take two-three printouts for future use.

Essentials need to be carried with UGC NET 2021 admit card

  • Valid photo id proof (Aadhaar card, PAN card, Driving license, Passport, Employee ID card, and PwD certificate)
  • Mask
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Ball pen

Note: PwD certificates need to be carried only if applicable.

Problems in Downloading UGC NET 2021 Admit Card

A candidate may face problems in downloading UGC NET admit card under the following circumstances:

  • Incomplete applications: The official website of NTA states that UGC NET admit cards will not be issued to candidates whose applications are found to be incomplete due to any reason such as blurry photograph, unsigned application, etc.
  • Non-fulfilment of eligibility criteria: Admit card will also not be issued to candidates who do not fulfill the UGC NET eligibility 2021. Regarding the same, the official website states, “Issue of Admit Cards, however, shall not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which shall be further scrutinized at subsequent stages of admission process.”
  • Incorrect credentials: In case, candidates forget their login credentials, they will not be able to download the admit card. In such a situation, candidates needs to click on the “I can’t access my account” link in the admit card download window, which will help in re-generation of the credentials.
  • Slow internet: In case of no or slow internet, candidates will not be able to download the admit card. Therefore, candidates are advised to ensure a smooth internet connection before downloading the admit card.

What after UGC NET 2021 Admit Card?

UGC NET exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) to determine the eligibility of candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and the post of Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for UGC NET, however, only a few are able to crack the exam. In December 2019, 7.93 lakh candidates appeared for the exam out of which only 60,000 candidates qualified the exam for lectureship and 5,000 qualified for both JRF and lectureship.

Therefore, while the competition among candidates to crack the exam is huge, it is extremely important to have the right UGC NET preparation strategy to ensure success. Given below is the complete guide on how you should prepare for UGC NET 2021 exam.

By the time candidates download their admit card, UGC NET exam will just be a week away. That one week should be dedicated to the revision of the exam as well as a thorough understanding of the UGC NET exam pattern.

UGC NET Previous year question papers

Since UGC NET is an online exam, it is highly important for candidates to practice as many mock tests as possible. In addition, it is also important to attempt as many previous years’ UGC NET question papers as possible. Practicing UGC NET mock tests and attempting past years’ papers help candidates in many ways such as:

  • It gives the real look and feel of the exam
  • It improves the time management skill of candidates
  • Candidates are able to judge their weak areas for the exam
  • Candidates get to know the important topics for the exam

FAQs regarding NTA NET Exam Admit Card 2021

Q: When will NET admit card 2021 be released?

A: The NTA UGC NET 2021 admit card release date has not been announced yet. However, it is expected to be released in April since the exam is scheduled to be conducted in May.

Q: Who will release the NET admit card?

A: National Testing Agency, the conducting body for the exam, will release UGC NET 2021 admit card.

Q: Will the hard copy of the NTA NET admit card be released?

A: No, the hard copy of the UGC Exam admit card will not be released. Candidates have to take a print out of the digital copy of the admit card.

Q: How can I download the UGC NET 2021 admit card?

A: You can download the UGC NET admit card by logging into your registered account on the official website of the exam.

Q: What login details are required to download the  NTA NET admit card?

A: You need the application number and date of birth to login into your account to download the admit card.

Q: I have forgot my login credentials required to download the admit card. What should I do?

A: You can regenerate your login credentials (application number and password) by clicking on the link, “I can’t access my account; present in the admit card download window.

Q: If I do not receive the nta net admit card, whom should I contact?

A: Candidates must note that admit cards will not be sent by post. These will be uploaded on the official website of the exam. Candidates need to download the admit card from the website only.

Q: In case I face problem in downloading the admit card, what should I do?

A: First of all, you should check your internet connection. If the internet is not the issue, logout from UGC NET website and log in again. If the problem still persists, contact on the helpline number of NTA immediately.

Q: What details are given on the nta net admit card?

A: UGC NET admit card contains all relevant details such as exam date, shift timing, reporting time of candidates at the test centre, exam centre address, etc.

Q: Can I show the digital copy of the admit card if I forget to carry the hard copy to the exam centre?

A: No, only original printout of the NET admit card will be acceptable by exam authorities.

Q: Which documents do I need to carry at the UGC NET exam centre on the day of the exam?

A: You must not forget to carry your admit card to the allotted UGC NET exam centre. Apart from this, you should also carry an original and valid ID proof and at least two passport-size photos to the centre.

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