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How to Calculate Cut-off Marks For UGC NET?

The UGC NET cut-off scores will generally be released along with the UGC NET result. Candidates appearing in the UGC NET December 2018 exam (18th-22nd December) can access their cut-off marks on 10th January 2019.

What Is Cut-off?

The cut-off of an entrance exam is the minimum qualifying mark scored by the candidate to get shortlisted for the particular programme. Here, the UGC NET December 2018 cut-off will be of two types – the qualifying cut-off marks and the subject-wise cut-off marks. The UGC-NET appearing candidates must keep in mind that the qualifying varies as per their categories. The general category candidates need to score 40%, while the reserved category aspirants (SC/ST/PWD/OBC-NCL/Transgender) should score 35% in Paper I and Paper II separately (mandatory).

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Various Factors that Calculate UGC NET Cut-off 2018

The cut-off for UGC NET 2018 December will be released for both the above-mentioned categories after considering the underneath factors –

  • Marking criteria
  • Total number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • Reservation policies
  • Level of difficulty
  • Availability of seats
  • Ratio of candidates to seats

UGC NET cut-off 2018 for JRF and Assistant Lecturer (Category-wise) (Expected)

General Category

Subject Code Subject Category JRF & Lectureship Cutoff Lectureship Only Cutoff
01 Economics UNRESERVED 66.00 56.00
02 Political Science UNRESERVED 61.33 52.67
03 Philosophy UNRESERVED 70.67 62.00
05 Sociology UNRESERVED 68.00 58.00
06 History UNRESERVED 56.67 50.00
07 Anthropology UNRESERVED 70.00 58.00
08 Commerce UNRESERVED 64.00 54.67
14 Public Administration UNRESERVED 70.00 57.33
17 Management UNRESERVED 62.00 52.67
20 Hindi UNRESERVED 66.00 58.00
30 English UNRESERVED 60.67 52.00
63 Mass Communication and Journal UNRESERVED 60.00 53.33
80 Geography UNRESERVED 64.00 55.33

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UGC NET Cut off 2018 for SC (Expected)

Subject Code Subject Category JRF & Lectureship Cutoff Lectureship Only Cutoff
01 Economics SC 56.00 45.33
02 Political Science SC 54.00 45.33
03 Philosophy SC 64.00 52.00
05 Sociology SC 59.33 48.00
06 History SC 50.67 43.33
07 Anthropology SC 66.00 50.00
08 Commerce SC 55.33 46.00
14 Public Administration SC 64.67 46.00
17 Management SC 54.00 44.67
20 Hindi SC 60.00 50.67
30 English SC 52.00 43.33
63 Mass Communication and Journalism SC 54.00 44.67
80 Geography SC 58.00 48.67

UGC NET Cut off 2018 for OBC (Expected)

Subject Code Subject Category JRF & Lectureship Cutoff Lectureship Only Cutoff
01 Economics OBC 60.67 49.33
02 Political Science OBC 57.33 48.67
03 Philosophy OBC 67.33 54.67
05 Sociology OBC 64.67 52.00
06 History OBC 54.00 46.00
07 Anthropology OBC 67.33 52.67
08 Commerce OBC 59.33 49.33
14 Public Administration OBC 64.00 51.33
17 Management OBC 56.67 46.67
20 Hindi OBC 63.33 54.00
30 English OBC 56.00 46.00
63 Mass Communication and Journalism OBC 58.00 48.00
80 Geography OBC 60.67 51.33

UGC NET Cut off 2018 for ST (Expected)

Subject Code Subject Category JRF & Lectureship Cutoff Lectureship Only Cutoff
01 Economics ST 53.33 44.00
02 Political Science ST 53.33 45.33
03 Philosophy ST 58.00 46.67
05 Sociology ST 62.00 47.33
06 History ST 50.67 43.33
07 Anthropology ST 57.33 47.33
08 Commerce ST 54.67 45.33
14 Public Administration ST 64.00 45.33
17 Management ST 51.33 44.67
20 Hindi ST 58.67 49.33
30 English ST 51.33 42.67
63 Mass Communication and Journalism ST 54.00 45.33
80 Geography ST 56.00 46.67

 UGC NET Cut off 2018 for Sanskrit (Expected)

Subject Code Subject Category JRF & Lectureship Cutoff Lectureship Only Cutoff
25 Sanskrit UNRESERVED 66.67 56.67
25 Sanskrit OBC 62.67 50.00
25 Sanskrit SC 59.33 48.00
25 Sanskrit ST 57.33 43.33
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects UNRESERVED 65.33 51.33
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects OBC 54.67 44.00
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects SC 48.67 42.67
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects ST 44.00 40.67

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UGC NET 2018 (December) Important Dates

Events Dates (Announced)
UGC NET registration 1st to 30th September 2018
Admit card available 19-November-2018
Exam commences 18th to 22nd  December 2018
Result announcement 10-January-2019
Cut-off 10-January-2019

18 Comments

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  1. Cutoff for SC candidate
    Commerce subject

    1. The cutoff for all subjects of UGC NET 2018 December session will be released within a few days of result declaration. The result will be declared by 10th January 2019. Keep a check on the official NTA NET website.

  2. When will the official answer key after the correction of challenged responses be published?

    1. There is no information on this. However, it will be released with the result only.

  3. is the cut off given in the website os the confirmed cut off?

    1. No, it is expected cut-off on the basis of previous year’s cut-off. The cut-off list for the December session exam will be released soon.

  4. Education cut off sir plz provide

    1. The result has been released and the cut-off will be released soon. It will be updates as and when released.

  5. Ravi Bhushan Sharma

    I feel anyone selected to teach should be the TOP in the field. I donot see how lowering qualifyiing percentage for reserved category will help get the best. It will definately lower teaching standards, I submit that the reservation of any kind should be done away with.

  6. There is some confusion or misprint in management cut off (general ) . The total marks showing is 1209 and percentage as 54 . 1209 out of 300 . Kindly clarify

    1. The cut-off for December 2018 session is yet to be released. Please provide a reference about which cut-off you are asking for.

      1. The cut off for Managment ( General )

  7. To clear cut off for net 2018 December percentage score or percentile score which one is considered?

    1. The percentage score is considered for determining whether you have qualified the exam or not.

  8. I have scored 64.57 percentile in management cut off is 62 yet I am unqualified . Why?

    1. The cut-off is in percentage and what you are mentioning is percentile which means you have scored higher than 64.57 percentage students who have taken the exam. Qualifying the exam will depend upon the marks you have scored in the exam.

  9. the cut-off of law?

    1. The cut-off for UGC NET 2018 December session exam has not been declared yet. Keep a check on the official website of NTA NET for updates.

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