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UGC NET Answer Key of Jan 22 Exam

Last Updated - April 06, 2017

CBSE UGC NET Answer Key Jan 2017:  UGC NET exam was conducted successfully on January 22, 2017 in morning and evening sessions. Those candidates who appeared for UGC NET exam can check their predicted scores by downloading UGC NET answer keys. The UGC NET January 2017 answer keys have been released unofficially.

Central Board of Secondary Education conducted UGC NET exam for aspirants seeking qualification in Lecturer or Assistant/ Associate Professorship. Candidates who have qualified in UGC JRF exam will be given preference from various IITs and top most colleges in India. UGC NET exam is held for 83 subjects at around 89 exam centers across India.

UGC NET 2017 official answer keys and OMR sheets will be published online on the official website in March 2017. UGC NET exam contains 3 papers held in multiple sessions. In the following table, details related to UGC NET exam are mentioned:

SessionPaperMarksNumber of QuestionsDuration
FirstI10060 Questions out of which 50 questions are compulsory1 1/4 Hours (09:30 AM to 10:45 AM) IST
SecondII10050 Questions all are compulsory1 1/4 Hours (11:15 AM to 12:30 AM) IST
ThirdIII15075 Questions all are compulsory2 1/2 Hours (02:00 PM to 04:30 PM) IST

How to download CBSE UGC NET 2017 answer keys?

CBSE UGC NET December 2016 paper 1 exam consisted of 4 sets- W, X, Y & Z. To obtain CBSE UGC NET official answer keys, candidates are required to follow certain steps. The steps are mentioned below:

  1. Visit UGC NET official website at
  2. Under important links tab, select December-2016
  3. Click on the link, Answer Key Paper 1 to download the UGC NET answer key
  4. Answer keys for Paper 1, 2 & 3 in pdf format will appear on the screen
  5. Select your corresponding set and estimate the scores by comparing the actual answers.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key

Lakhs of candidates appeared for UGC NET 2017 exam with a hope to score qualified marks. Now candidates must be looking for UGC NET 2017 Answer Keys, we are informing such candidates that the answer keys (unofficial) have been published.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 of Set W is provided below:

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 of Set X is provided below:

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 of Set Y is provided below:

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 of Set Z is provided below:

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Result & Cut Off Marks

UGC NET 2017 Result is expected to be declared at in September 2017. Candidates can check their results once the merit list is published. Candidates must score UGC NET cut-off marks to qualify the exam. To prepare UGC NET merit list, the aggregate marks obtained in all 3 papers by each candidate is taken into consideration. Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category) from the merit list will be declared to be UGC NET qualified for Assistant Professor only.

Final UGC NET cut off for each subject is decided by CBSE. The details for UGC NET minimum qualifying marks are determined in the following table:

CategoryPaper IPaper IIPaper III
General40 (40%)40 (40%)75 (50%)
OBC/PWD/SC/ST35 (35%)35 (35%)60 (40%)



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