National testing agency(NTA) exam calendar 2020 released

  • 19 September 2019

The National Test Agency has announced the dates for 13 centralized competitive exams. As per the Union HRD Ministry’s direction, the exam calendar has been given well in advance to give students time to plan and prepare for the exams. The centralization of the exams for higher education will relieve the burden of conduction them from examination boards like CBSE and AICTE.

All exams except NEET are to be conducted online. JEE (Main), UGC NET and NEET are to be conducted in multiple sittings, providing students a choice of dates to take the exams; JEE (MAIN) and UGC NET will be conducted twice before the beginning of the academic year.

The cycle of tests will begin in December 2019 and end in June 2020. They will be conducted in cities all over India. The NTA has requested that other examination bodies to avoid these dates and prevent a clash of exams.

A country wide network of Test Practice Centers (TPCs) is also being established. Students will have an opportunity to have a firsthand experience of the Computer Based Tests (CBTs) starting from September 1st, 2019. The agency will also provide secure and encrypted software to deliver the test on time, and ensure no leaks and other malpractices.  


Exam Date

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade(IIFT) MBA Admission – 2020

1st December, 2019

UGC National eligibility Test (UGC-NET) – December 2019

2nd to 6th December, 2019

UGC National eligibility Test (UGC-NET) – June 2020

15th to 20th June, 2020

CSIR-UGC NET Examination(CSIR-UGC NET)-December 2019

15th December, 2019

CSIR-UGC NET Examination(CSIR-UGC NET)-June 2020

21st June, 2020

Joint Entrance Examination(Main) January-2020

6th  to 11th January, 2020

Joint Entrance Examination(Main) April-2020

3rd to 9th April, 2020

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)-2020

24th January, 2020

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)-2020

24th January, 2020

All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET)- 2020

29th April, 2020

National Council for Hotel Management (NCHM) JEE Admission Test-2020

25th April, 2020

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) MBA and B.Ed. Admission Test-2020

29th April, 2020

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) AIEEA 2020

1st June, 2020

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Test (JNUET)-2020

11th to 14th May, 2020

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)-2020

2nd to 9th June, 2020

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG-2020

3rd May, 2020


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