NTA Exams 2023 – Check Latest Exams Calendar

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NTA Exams

National Testing Agency (NTA) is the most prominent testing organization in India that conducts a varied range of competitive exams for different educational institutions. For the year 2023, NTA will be conducting varied exams such as JEE Mains, UGC NET, CMAT, NCHM, JNU-CET, amongst others. If you are planning to appear for any competitive exam which is organized by the NTA, then you have certainly come to the right place. This blog aims to bring you a comprehensive list of NTA exams for 2023 as well as their schedule and other essentials you must know about.

About NTA

NTA stands for National Test Agency. It was established in 2018 to conduct entrance examinations in the country. NTA takes care of all the procedures including test procedure, test delivery, test marking. Initially JEE Mains, UGC NET and NEET were conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). All India Council for Technical Education conducted exams including CMAT and GPAT. 

Features of NTA

NTA is responsible for other things as well. These include:

Latest NTA News: Exams Calendar 2023

Let’s check out some of the important news for the upcoming NTA exams:

NTA Exam Calendar

List of NTA Exams 

NTA is responsible for conducting a wide range of entrance exams for higher education in a multitude of disciplines as well as for different academic institutions. Every year, millions of students sit for the exams orchestrated by National Testing Agency. For the year 2023, the list of NTA exams is as follows:

NTA Exams Eligibility Criteria

National Testing Agency conducts 17 exams but there are some exams that are taken across India and are some of the most important exams in their fields. Here is the list of these exams and their eligibility criteria set by NTA.

ExamExam Eligibility
JEE Mains1. No age limit
2. Candidates who have passed class 12th or are appearing for class 12 exams in the current academic year
3. Candidates must have Physics, Maths, Language, Chemistry / Biology in their Class 12th.
NEET UG1. At Least 17 years old
2. Must have taken the NEET test less than 3 times
DU JAT1. Must be from a recognized board
2. Minimum 60% (General) or 55% (OBC & SC/ST) in Class 12th
3. Aggregate should be based on the top 4 subjects compulsorily including English and the subject taking the test for 
4. Category Certificate for OBC and SC/ST students
DUET 1. Minimum 60% in Class 12th for BTech
2. Minimum 60% for B.A. Hons Humanities
3. Minimum 75% for B.A. Hons
4. Multimedia and Mass Communication
DUET PG1. Minimum 50% in LLB for LLM
2. Minimum 60% in Bachelor’s degree with Maths as a subject for MCA
3. Minimum 50% in BCom for MCom
4. Minimum 50% in BEd for MEd
GPAT1. Must be an Indian Citizen
2. Compulsory B.Pharm degree
CMATCompleted graduation from any recognized University
UGC NetMinimum 55% in Masters degree

UGC NET 2023

The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for shortlisting the best-fit candidates for the post of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor in Indian Universities. Amongst the most popular NTA exams, the imperative features of the UGC NET have been elucidated below:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Ongoing Application Date 29 Dec ’22 – 17 Jan ’23
Exam21 Feb ’23 – 10 Mar ’23

Read Now: UGC NET Syllabus


It is a national level exam conducted to award candidates with Junior Research Fellowship and to appoint them as lecturers in universities. It is one of the prominent NTA exams in the field of Research and is organised across 225 cities in India. Here are the major notifications of the CSIR UGC NET exam:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Registration Dates- Start and EndMarch 2023 – April 2023
Downloading of Admit CardFirst week of June 2023
ExamThird week of June 2023
ResultFirst week of July 2023

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) 2023

Considered as one of the toughest exams in the world, JEE Main is also organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It aims to shortlist candidates for the various engineering courses at the coveted Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The following table enlists the important details of this NTA exam for 2023 session:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Exam Session 124 January ’23 – 25 January ’23
Exam Session 227 January ’23 – 31 January ’23
Exam Session 3Feb 7 2023 – March 7, 2023
ResultFebruary second week
May second week

Also Read: JEE Mains Results Announced, 13 Candidates Score Perfect 100

Also Read: How to Prepare for JEE Mains

Do Read: JEE Mains 2021: Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus & More

Common Management Admissions Test (CMAT), 2023

Accepted by numerous business schools all across India, the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a computer-based national-level management entrance examination. It is only applicable for admission into MBA courses. It is another key mention in our list of NTA exams and the dates and details of the CMAT exam are as follows:

Registration Dates- Start to EndFebruary 2023 to March 2023
Downloading Admit CardMarch 2023
ExamApril 2023
ResultTo be Notified

Also Read: All About CMAT Syllabus

Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT), 2023

This NTA exam is conducted at the national level and is affiliated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It aims to select candidates for M Pharm and equivalent programs offered at Indian medical institutions.

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Registration Dates- Start to EndFebruary 2023 – March 2023
Downloading Admit CardApril 2023
ExamApril 2023
ResultMay 2023

Also Read: GPAT Syllabus

All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test (AIA PGET)

In our long list of NTA exams, the All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test is organised for admission into MS/MD/PG Diploma programs in Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha as well as Homeopathy courses. AIA PGET exam is a crucial exam for those seeking admission into AYUSH institutions in the country. Take a look at the dates of this NTA exam for the year 2023:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Registration Dates- Start and EndTBA
Downloading Admit CardTo be Announced
ExamTo be Announced
ResultTo be Announced

National Council for Hotel Management (NCHM) JEE, 2023

As a national-level entrance exam organised by NTA, the National Council for Hotel Management, i.e. NCHM JEE is carried for admission into hospitality and hotel management courses in the country. It is also amongst the well-known NTA exams and the dates and features of this test are as follows:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Application Form February 2023 to May 2023
Admit Card June 2023
ExamJune 2023
ResultJuly 2023

Recommended Read: Career in Hotel Management

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) MBA, 2023

Amongst the long list of National Testing Agency exams 2023, IGNOU MBA exam is conducted for admissions into management institutes in India and is an aptitude test that aims at assessing the candidate’s knowledge about the vast domain of management.

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Application form last date October 31, 2022
Downloading of Admit CardTBA
ExamDec 2022 – Jan 2023
ResultTo be Announced

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR AIEE), 2023

ICAR All India Entrance Examination (AIEE) is conducted to shortlist candidates for admission in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Agriculture and Allied Sciences offered by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. For this NTA Exam 2021, the important dates and notifications are as follows:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Registration Dates- Start and EndTBA
Downloading Admit CardTBA

Must Read: Agriculture Courses

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Test (JNUET) 2023

This entrance test is conducted to offer admission to aspirants in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the Jawaharlal Nehru University. Coming under the NTA exams, JNU ET is mainly organised in the month of May every year. The important dates for JNUET 2023 are:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Application formFeb to March 2023
Downloading Admit CardApril/May 2023
ExamFor UG: 21st to 31st May 2023
For PG: 1st to 10th June 2023
ResultJuly 2023

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET), 2023

The Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) is carried out for admissions into undergraduate, postgraduate level as well as MPhil and PhD programmes at the colleges affiliated under DU. The key dates for this NTA exam are:

Application DeadlineFirst week of Feb 2023
Downloading Admit CardThird week of May 2023
ExamFor UG: 21 May 2023 to 31 May 2023
ResultJuly 2023

Must Read: Delhi University Courses After 12th

IIFT MBA Exam, 2023

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Admission test is an entrance exam for admission in the MBA programmes of the IIFT college for all three campuses. Here are all the important dates for IIFT MBA 2021-

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Registration Dates- Start and EndOctober to November 2022
Downloading Admit Card16 Dec 2022
Exam18 Dec 2022
Result4th week of January 2023

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test- Undergraduate 2023

NEET UG is a pre-medical entrance test for all students who wish to pursue undergraduate medical courses from the medical colleges of the country. Here are all the important dates for NEET-UG 2021-

Mode of ExaminationOffline
Application ProcessMarch 2023 to April 2023
Downloading Admit Card4th week of April 2023
Exam7 May 2023
Result4th week of June 2023

IND-SAT Exam 2023

IND-SAT also known as the Indian Scholastic Assessment Test is an exam conducted by the NTA in order to grant admissions and scholarships to foreign students to study in India. The test comprises a math test, writing and language test and a reading test. 

NTA Application Process

Almost all the National Testing Agency exams follow the same procedure for application. 

1. Fill an application form

If you are applying for an exam by NTA, be it NEET, JEE Mains, CMAT, GPAT, UGC Net, DUET or DUJAT, you need to fill an application form on the official website of NTA.

2. Download the Admit Card

Once you have filled the application along with the documents, you need to download your admit card. You can download your admit card by entering your application number and date of birth.

3. Appear for the exam

The admit card will have details on your test centre where you need to take your test. The paper will have subjects related to whichever course you are planning to take with that test.

4. Wait for the result

The last thing you need to wait for is the result. You can get the result on the website of NTA. Here, you will know your marks, overall rank, state rank. According to your result, you will be selected by different universities.


Will NEET be conducted in 2023?

Yes, NEET will be conducted in 2023.

Which exams will be conducted by NTA?

Some of the exams conducted by NTA are mentioned below.
JEE (Main) Engineering. Joint Entrance Examination – (Main)
NEET (UG) Medical. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test – (UG)

Is NTA a government or private?

NTA is a government agency.

Hence, we hope that this blog has provided you with a detailed list of NTA exams 2023 by the National Testing Agency. If you are confused about your career choices, sign up for a free 30-minute career counseling session with our experts at Leverage Edu and let us guide you towards making informed decisions to follow your dream career!

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  1. When will Shrestha online application form submit and when does shreshta net start 2023-2024

    1. Hey Tirupati,
      The online application process for Shrestha NET 2023-24 is expected to begin in May 2023. However, we would suggest you keep looking for updates on the official website for the latest updates.

  1. When will Shrestha online application form submit and when does shreshta net start 2023-2024

    1. Hey Tirupati,
      The online application process for Shrestha NET 2023-24 is expected to begin in May 2023. However, we would suggest you keep looking for updates on the official website for the latest updates.