National Testing Agency Begins NET Exam Today; More Than 9 Lakh to Appear

20 Jun, 2019
National Testing Agency Begins NET Exam Today; More Than 9 Lakh to Appear

The testing by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the UGC NET June 2019 examination begins today. This computer-based examination will begin today and will end on the 26th of June, 2019. Around 9.42 lakh candidates will be appearing for the UGC NET examination as per the data released by the NTA. This exam will be conducted for 81 subjects. This will be the second time that the UGC NET will be conducting a computer-based exam. The NTA NET exams will be conducted in around 615 centers in 237 cities.

Like the last time, this time would be a live CCTV surveillance too. The CCTV surveillance will be started in around 600 examination centers to curb malpractices in the exam.

‘The NTA has made arrangements for live viewing at remote locations and recording of CCTVs Systems of all examination centers at control room situated in the NTA.’

A control room has been opened by the NTA and 15 regional coordinates, 162 city coordinates, and 280 observers have been positioned. In all the examination centers the NTA has completed the third party audit.

To curb cheating in this computer-based exam around 3800 jammers have been installed in each of the shift of the exam.

The UGC NET exam will be conducted in two shifts by the NTA. THE FIRST SHIFTY WILL BE FROM 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and the second shift would be from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

The NTA NET examination will be consisting of two papers. The first paper will have 50 questions focusing on teaching and research aptitude, general awareness, knowledge, etc.

The second paper will be consisting of 100 subject-specific questions. Each question in both the papers will be consisting of 2 marks. To complete both the question papers the composite time is given is 3 hours.

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