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UGC NET Commerce 2024 Exam

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About UGC NET Commerce 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 Commerce 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 

UGC NET Commerce Eligibility

  • All the citizens of India who have pursued their Post Graduation in Commerce from an Institute or University recognized by the Government of India can apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • All the candidates hailing from other countries who have finished their Post Graduation from an Indian recognized university or institute can apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • All the citizens of India who have completed their Master's Degree in Commerce from a recognized Foreign institute or university can apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • All the candidates from foreign nations who have pursued their Master's Degree from any recognized International University or Institute can apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam


Educational Qualifications
  • All the candidates who wish to apply for the exam should have a Master's Degree in Commerce from a recognized university at least with an aggregate of 55%. However, there is a score relaxation of 5% for the candidates of Scheduled Castes (SC), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Transgender, Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

  • All the interested candidates must have a Master's Degree certificate in Commerce from a recognized university to apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • Aspirants who are studying in the final year of the Master's Degree or aspirants who have completed the final year examination and waiting for the results can also apply for the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • All the final year aspirants who have written and qualified for the UGC NET Commerce exam should get the percentage prescribed by the NTA (National Testing Agency) to get the eligibility certificate

  • Also, these aspirants who have appeared or waiting for the results should complete their Master's Degree with prescribed percentage within 2 years from the declaration date of the UGC NET Commerce Exam Results 2022, or else they will be assumed as disqualified

  • NTA (National Testing Agency) provides relaxation of 5% in score to the candidates who finished their Ph.D. and Master's Degree on 19 September 1991 

  • For Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

There is no minimum age limit prescribed for the JRF but the maximum age should not be more than 31. However, there are age relaxations as per rules and are given below


Age Relaxation (In Years)

Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST)


Women Candidates of All Categories


Other Backward Classes (OBC), Transgender


Armed Force Candidates


Candidates Who Are Having LLM Degree


UGC NET Commerce Selection

UGC NET exam is held by the NTA (National Testing Agency). The selection process of the UGC NET exam comprises a

  • Computer-Based Written Examination

Computer-Based Examination of UGC NET Commerce
  • NTA NET (National Eligibility Test) is an online examination conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency)

  • The UGC NET Commerce exam will have two papers,i.e, Paper I and Paper II

  • Paper I of the computer-based examination of the UGC NET Commerce Selection Process is the same for all the candidates while Paper II is commerce here and varies according to the preference of the candidates
  • Paper I of the UGC NET Commerce will have 50 questions from the syllabus of Teaching and Research Aptitude. Paper-II will contain 100 questions from the UGC NET Commerce Syllabus 2022
  • The duration of the NTA NET Exam is 3 hours or 180 minutes specifically

  • The questions of the UGC NET Commerce exam are multiple-choice questions with four options

  • Aspirants need to select one option among the given 4 options and candidates get a score of 2 marks for every correct answer

  • Paper I is will be held for 100 marks and Paper-II of the UGC NET Commerce will be held for a total of 200 marks

  • The question paper of the UGC NET Commerce exam will be available in both English and Hindi languages

  • Candidates can choose the language of their preference at the time of UGC NET Commerce Application Process 2022

  • Aspirants will be given a time of total 3 hours for completing both the papers of the UGC NET Commerce exam

  • No negative marks will be there for wrong answers, or unattempted questions in the UGC NET Commerce exam 2022

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UGC NET Commerce Syllabus

Paper I
  • Teaching Aptitude

  • Research Aptitude

  • Comprehension

  • Communication

  • Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Data Interpretation

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

  • People, Development and Environment

  • Higher Education System

  • Business Environment and International Business

  • Accounting and Auditing

  • Business Economics

  • Business Finance

  • Business Statistics and Research Methods

  • Business Management and Human Resource Management

  • Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Marketing Management

  • Legal Aspects of Business 

  • Income Tax and Corporate Tax Planning

UGC NET Commerce Exam Pattern

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2022 - Paper I

Name of the Section

Number of Questions


Teaching Aptitude






Reading Comprehension



Research Aptitude






Logical Reasoning



Higher Education System - Governance, Polity, and Administration



Information and Communication Technology



Data Interpretation



People and Environment



Total Number of Questions


Total Marks



Detailed Paper Wise Exam Pattern of the UGC NET Commerce exam


Number of Questions


Total Time

I (Teaching and Research Aptitude)




3 Hours

II (Commerce)






UGC NET Commerce Cut off

Cut off is the minimum required score that exam appeared candidates have to secure to get qualified.

The UGC NET cut off is determined every year by the NTA (National Testing Agency) by considering

  • Total Number of Candidates Appeared for the UGC NET Commerce Exam, and

  • UGC NET Commerce Exam Question Paper Level

UGC NET Commerce Cut Off 2022 (Expected)


UGC Cut Off



Other Backward Classes (OBC)


Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)


UGC NET Commerce Cut Off 

Year and Month

UGC Cut Off

Total Number of Candidates

Assistant Professor Only

Both JRF and Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Only

Both JRF and Assistant Professor

June 2019





December 2018





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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) UGC NET Commerce Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of UGC NET Commerce Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the UGC NET Commerce exam. The syllabus of UGC NET Commerce comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of UGC NET Commerce syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of UGC NET Commerce Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the UGC NET Commerce 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.
Q. Which is the best Mock test series for the UGC NET Commerce Exam?
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Q. How to prepare for the UGC NET Commerce Exam?
A. To prepare for UGC NET Commerce 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.
Q. How to Download UGC NET Commerce Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download UGC NET Commerce exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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