The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 exam scheduled to be held on December 15 in Assam and Meghalaya amid protests in the states over the amended Citizenship Act. In a notification posted on csirnet.nta.nic.in website, NTA said that the revised date of examination for the states of Assam and Meghalaya will be announced soon. The exam will be held in other states and UTs as per schedule.
The exam was scheduled to be held in cities of Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur in Assam and Shillong in Meghalaya.
"The candidates scheduled to appear in Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 Examination at the Examination Centres located in the States of “Assam” (viz. the cities of Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur) and “Meghalaya” (viz. the city of Shillong) are hereby informed that their exam which was scheduled to be held on 15 December 2019 has been postponed," the notification said.
"In other States/UTs, the Examination shall be held on 15 December 2019 as per schedule intimated earlier."
"The revised date of examination for the States of Assam and Meghalaya will be announced soon. All the candidates are advised to regularly visit the website of NTA www.nta.ac.in and https://csirnet.nta.nic.in for further information," it added.