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UGC NET Anthropology 2024 Exam

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About UGC NET Anthropology Exam

National Testing Agency (NTA) has uploaded the UGC NET 2023 notification along with exam registration dates and exam dates on its official website. NTA has released the UGC NET 2023 Notification PDF for June-2023 Examination for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) on 10th May 2023. NTA will conduct UGC NET 2023 exam for eligibility for JRF and Assistant Professor in 83 subjects. in CBT mode. Aspirants can check all the detailed information related to UGC NET 2023 June cycle.


UGC NET Anthropology Exam Date

The UGC NET exam date 2023 for the UGC NET's June cycle has been notified on the official website along with UGC NET Notification 2023. The UGC NET 2023 online CBT exam was held from the 13th to the 22nd of June 2023. Check the important dates for UGC NET 2023 as mentioned below. 

Events Dates
UGC NET Notification 10th May 2023
Release of Application form 10th May 2023
UGC NET Application Form Last Date 31st May 2023 (up to 5 pm)
Last date to Pay Fee 01st June 2023 (upto 11:50 P.M)
Correction of Application Form  02nd – 03rd June 2023 (upto 11:50 P.M)
UGC NET Admit Card 2023 10th June 2023
UGC NET 2023 Exam Dates 13th to 22nd June 2023
UGC NET Answer Key 2023 06th July 2023 
UGC NET Result 2023 25th July 2023 
Official website https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in 

UGC NET Anthropology Eligibility

You should know the UGC NET Eligibility Criteria for Anthropology before filling the online Application Form. 

In addition, make sure that you have met all essential criteria as mentioned in Educational Qualification & Age Limit.

Educational Qualification
  • You have to complete Post-Graduation in Anthropology, Finance, Economics, Business Services, Accountancy, or another equivalent subject.
  • If you are belonging to General Category, then you have to secure 55% in Anthropology or equivalent subject, and for ST/SC/OBC/PWD/Transgenders, the percentage criteria are 50%.

Age Limit 
  • For UGC NET Anthropology JRF: 30 Years for General Category & Up to 5 Years of Age Relaxation in Other Categories.
  • For UGC NET Anthropology Lectureship: No Upper Age Limit for NET Exam 2022 Anthropology Lectureship.

UGC NET Anthropology Syllabus

UGC NET Anthropology Syllabus lets you know about the topics covered in the exam. You should know that the UGC NET Anthropology exam is divided into two parts, i.e., UGC NET Paper 1 & Paper 2.

 UGC NET Paper 1 syllabus is common for all candidates, but paper 2 is based on the subject you have chosen.

  • Paper-I Syllabus covers teaching and reasoning ability, research aptitude, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness. 
  • Paper-II Syllabus is based on Anthropology subject. It tests your depth of knowledge and expertise in the respective subject.

Syllabus for Paper 1:

Unit Topic
Unit 1 Teaching Aptitude
Unit 2 Research Aptitude
Unit 3 Reading Comprehension
Unit 4 Communication
Unit 5 Reasoning (including Maths)
Unit 6 Logical Reasoning
Unit 7 Data Interpretation
Unit 8 Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
Unit 9 People & Environment
Unit 10 Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration

Syllabus for Paper 2

The University Grants Commission (UGC) NET revised its syllabus for UGC NET in Anthropology in June 2019 and the same syllabus will be applicable for the upcoming UGC NET / JRF and SET or SLET examination. 


UGC NET Anthropology Exam Pattern

UGC NET Exam is a computer-based test having multiple-choice questions. 

You can easily know about the exam to understand its methodology and marking scheme by checking the latest UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022.

Check out the table below for a quick overview of the NTA NET Anthropology paper pattern:

Particulars Paper-I Overview Paper-II Overview
Exam mode Online Online
Exam duration 3 hours (180 minutes)
Type of paper Common for all candidates Subject-specific questions
Total questions 50 100
Type of questions MCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct option MCQs; 4 options with only 1 correct option
Total marks 100 200
Marking scheme 2 marks for the correct answer
0 for an incorrect answer
2 marks for the correct answer
0 for an incorrect answer
Language of paper English and Hindi English and Hindi

UGC NET Anthropology Cut off

NTA releases the UGC NET Anthropology Cut Off marks after the declaration of results.

You have to obtain 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 the top 6% qualified candidates will be considered for the Junior Research Fellowship program.

Go through the UGC NET cut-off for Anthropology Paper 2020 from the table below (official) to get an idea for this year.

UGC NET Anthropology Cut Off for Assistant Professor 2020 June
Category Cutoff Marks Percentage Total
UNRESERVED 60.67 55
EWS 55.33 10
OBC(NCL) 54 28
SC 54 15
ST 48.67 38
PWD‐VI‐UR ‐‐‐‐ ‐‐‐‐
PWD‐HI‐UR 37.33 1
PWD‐LM‐UR 40 1
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UGC NET Anthropology Cut Off for JRF & Assistant Professor 2020 June
Category Cutoff Marks Percentage Total
UNRESERVED 68.67 6
EWS 60 1
OBC(NCL) 65.33 3
SC 60 1
ST 54.67 3
PWD‐VI‐UR ‐‐‐‐ ‐‐‐‐
PWD‐HI‐UR 37.33 1
PWD‐LM‐UR ‐‐‐‐ ‐‐‐‐
PWD‐OD&AO‐UR ‐‐‐‐ ‐‐‐‐
PWD‐VI‐OB ‐‐‐‐ ‐‐‐‐
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) UGC NET Anthropology Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of UGC NET Anthropology Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the UGC NET Anthropology exam. The syllabus of UGC NET Anthropology comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of UGC NET Anthropology syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of UGC NET Anthropology Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the UGC NET Anthropology exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the UGC NET Anthropology Exam?
A. To prepare for UGC NET Anthropology exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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