The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the task of conducting UGC-NET, which is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ in Indian universities and colleges.
UGC NET or NTA-UGC-NET, is the examination for determining the eligibility for the post of assistant proffesor and/or Junior research followship award in Indian Universities and Colleges. The examination is conducted by National Testing Agency on behalf of University Grant Commission. Until July 2018, the (CBSE) conducted the UGC NET exam, which the NTA has been conducting since December 2018. Currently, the exam is being conducted twice a year in the months of June and December in online mode.