NTA UGC Calendar 2020: New Exam Guidelines for Universities

NTA UGC Calendar 2020: NTA UGC Calendar 2020 – 2021 Released!!! Details regarding the New Guidelines for Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities. Students shall check here the details and changes regarding the academic activities and exams.

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic throughout the country our central government has announced the complete lock down for all educational institutions, universities etc. Due to this lock down there is a lot of issues regarding the classes and exams the University Grants Commission constituted an Expert Committee to calculate and make recommendations on the issues related to the Examinations and the Academic Calendar to avoid academic loss and take appropriate measures for the students future.

Prof. R. C. Kuhad, Former Member, UGC headed the Expert Committee and Vice Chancellor, Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh, Haryana along with other members. The Commission at its meeting held on 27.4.2020 accepted the Report of the Committee and approved the Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar.

University Grants Commission(UGC) has issued NTA UGC Calendar 2020 certain guidelines for the University students regarding the Academic Session and University Examinations. Candidates can check the detailed guidelines issued by UGC.

NTA UGC Calendar 2020:

Main recommendations in the guidelines issued by UGC today 

1. Intermediate Semester Students: Will be graded based on internal assessment of the present and previous semester. In states where the COVID-19 situation has normalized, there will be exams in the month of July.

2. Terminal Semester Students: Exams will be held in the month of July.

3. A COVID-19 cell will be constituted in every university which will be empowered to solve the issues of students related to academic calendar and examinations.

4. A COVID-19 cell in the UGC to be created for faster decision making.

NTA UGC Academic Calendar 2020:

Events Dates
Start of Even Semester 01.01.2020
Suspension of Classes 16.03.2020
Continuation of Teaching-Learning through various modes such as Online Learning / Distance Learning / Social Media (WhatsApp / YouTube) / E-mails / Video Conferencing / Mobile Apps / SWAYAMPRABHA Channels on DTH etc. 16.03.2020 to 31.05.2020
Finalisation of Dissertation/ Project Work/ Internship Reports/ E-labs/ Completion of Syllabus/ Internal Assessment/ Assignment/ Students Placement Drive etc. 01.06.2020 to 15.06.2020
Summer Vacations# 16.06.2020 to 30.06.2020
Conduct of Examinations:

Terminal Semester/ Year

Intermediate Semester/Year

01.07.2020 to 15.07.2020

16.07.2020 to 31.07.2020

Evaluation and Declaration of Result:

Terminal Semester/ Year

Intermediate Semester/ Year




#– If situation so demands, the universities can have Summer Vacations for 30 days from 01-06-2020 to 30-06-2020. In that case the teaching-learning through various modes can be held up to 15-05-2020 and subsequently Finalization of Dissertation etc. may be completed from 16-05-2020 to 31-05-2020.

2. The Academic Session 2020-21 may commence from 01.8.2020 for old students and from 01.09.2020 for fresh students.

NTA UGU Academic Calendar 2020-2021:

Events Dates
Admission Process 01.08.2020 to 31.08.2020
Commencement of Classes

Students of 2nd/ 3rdyear

Fresh batch (First Semester/Year)



Conduct of Examinations 01.01.2021 to 25.01.2021
Commencement of Classes for Even Semester 27.01.2021
Dispersal of Classes 25.05.2021
Conduct of Examinations 26.05.2021 to 25.06.2021
Summer Vacations 01.07.2021 to 30.07.2021
Commencement of Next Academic Session 02.08.2021


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