UGC NET 2024 Application Form, New Exam Schedule, Last Date, Syllabus, Eligibility

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National Testing Agency conducts the UGC NET twice a year. The officials are all set to conduct the examination for the June 2024 session. Candidates who were waiting for the application process can now apply for it. The officials released the UGC NET 2024 Application Form on 20th April 2024. More updates, such as the new exam schedule, last date, syllabus, eligibility, and more, are available below.

UGC NET 2024 Application

The whole application process will be conducted online on the NTA official website. The UGC NET June 2024 Application link is scheduled to be deactivated on 10th May 2024. Readers should check the information bulletin before starting the application process.

Candidates will have to complete all stages and appear for the exam to get the scorecard. The officials have also changed the UGC National Eligibility Test dates recently. Per the new notice, the new exam schedule is 18th June 2024. 

UGC NET 2024 Application Form, New Exam Schedule, Last Date, Syllabus, Eligibility

UGC National Eligibility Test 2024: Highlights

Name of the ExamUniversity Grants Commission NET
Name of the Exam Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
For Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor
SessionJune 2024
Application Form Availability StatusNow Available
Application Form Availability ModeOnline Mode
Official Website

UGC NET 2024 Application Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria is one of the most important sections. It provides information regarding the eligibility criteria which need to be fulfilled to be able to appear for the exam. Please note that no applications of candidates who do not fulfill the mentioned conditions will be accepted by the concerned authority. Below is the detailed eligibility criteria mentioned by the officials:

  • Candidates belonging to the general and EWS category must have scored at least 55% marks in the post-graduation or its equivalent. 
  • Students belonging to the SC, ST, OBC-NCL, PWD, and Third Gender categories must have scored at least 50% marks in the post-graduation or its equivalent.
  • Please note that there is no upper age limit for candidates who are applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor and admission to PhD.
  • The maximum age limit of candidates applying for JRF must not be more than 30 years old on the 1st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 1st June 2024.

UGC NET 2024 Application: Important Dates

Commencement of the online registration and application process20th April 2024
The last date of the online registration and application process10th May 2024
The last date to pay the examination fee11th to 12th May 2024
Correction in the Application Form13th to 15th May 2024
Examination City Intimation SlipTo be announced
Publication of the Admit CardTo be announced
Date of the Entrance Examination16th June 2024
18th June 2024
Declaration of the ResultTo be announced

How to fill out the UGC NET 2024 Application Form?

Students who are interested in appearing for the exam will have to fill out the application form. The following is the step-by-step guide through which readers will be able to submit the UGC NET 2024 Application Form easily:

  • First of all, visit the authorized web portal of the UGC NET using this link address:
  • Secondly, the entry page will open on the respective screen.
  • Thirdly, go to the Latest News section available at the top of the home page.
  • Afterwards, find the UGC NET June 2024 Registration / Login option and click on it once.
    UGC NET June 2024 Registration Login option
  • Furthermore, a new page will open on the screen where you will see the registration link on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on it and the users will be redirected to a new page holding important instructions.
    UGC NET Registration Link 
  • Afterwards, a new page will open where you will have to select the method of completing the registration process.
  • Provide the necessary details, complete the registration process, and move back to the login page.
  • Additionally, enter the login details and get access to the application form.
    UGC NET Login Page
  • Start entering the details on the application form such as educational qualifications and others.
  • You will now reach the next stage, where you must upload the necessary documents in the required format and size.
  • Finally, the last stage of the application process will open on the screen, where you must select the payment method and pay the fee accordingly.
  • At last, go through the whole application form and submit the form to complete the process.

Documents Required While Filling the UGC NET 2024 Application

The following table includes a list of documents which will be needed while submitting the UGC NET 2024 Application Form:

Four cities for the exam centers of your choice
Identification Card Such As Bank A/c passbook with photograph/ Passport Number/ Ration Card/ Aadhaar Card Number/Voter ID Card Number/ Other Govt ID
Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester marks sheet
Mailing Address and Permanent Address with a Pincode 
Four cities for the exam centres of your choice
Code of NET Subject
Code of subjects at Post Graduation level
Code of Post-Graduation Course
Category Certificate (if applicable)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate (if applicable)
Person With Disability (PwD) Certificate (if applicable)
Applicant’s Working Email Address and Mobile Number
Scanned Passport Sized Photograph and Signature Image in JPG/JPEG format on Syllabus and Exam Pattern

In the following section, we have mentioned details regarding the syllabus and exam pattern of the UGC NET. Candidates who are applying for the exam should check the following section as it will help them with the exam preparation:

  • The authority will conduct the exam in the OMR-Based mode only.
  • There will be a total of two papers in the exam.
  • Both question papers will have objective-type, multiple-choice questions.
  • No break will be provided between both papers.
  • Paper 1: There will be a total of 50 questions. Each question will carry two marks which means that the question paper will be of 100 marks. The officials will assess the teaching and research aptitude. The paper will be prepared to check threading comprehension, general awareness, reasoning ability, and more.
  • Paper 2: There will be a total of 100 questions. The question paper will be of 200 marks. This means each question will carry 2 marks. The paper will be based on the subject opted by the candidate and will check the domain knowledge.
  • Candidates will have to complete the exam in 3 hours i.e., 180 minutes. 
  • There is no negative marking in the exam. 

Click here to check the UGC NET 2024 Syllabus Link

UGC NET 2024: Important Links

Visit the WebsiteUGC NET Website Link
Apply OnlineUGC NET June 2024 Application Link
Check OutUGC NET 2024 Information Bulletin
Get more updates onNET Notification 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the officials release the UGC NET 2024 Application Form?
As per the schedule in the information bulletin, the authority started accepting UGC NET 2024 Applications on 20 April 2024. The same application window is scheduled to be disclosed on 10 May 2024.

What is the application fee to apply for Exam 2024?
Applicants must pay the application fee, or their candidature will be rejected. The application fee is Rs. 1,150/—for candidates belonging to the General/ Unreserved category, Rs. 600/—for General-EWS and OBC-NCL categories, and Rs. 325 for candidates belonging to the SC, ST, PWD, and Third Gender categories.

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