Conducted by: UGC NET 2019 examination is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) every year on behalf of University Grants Commission to provide admission to the eligible candidate for the post of assistant professor or for Junior Research Fellowship in various colleges or universities.
Subjects: The Board conducts UGC NET exam every year in 84 subjects at 91 selected UGC NET 2019 Examination Cities spread across the country.
The number of seats available varies every year based on the requirements of the university. University Grant Commission validates and inspects the universities in India before finalizing on the vacancy positions
Offered as: Research Programme is offered in the name of Junior Research Fellowship(JRF).
Prosecute: The qualified candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject.
Seats: The number of seats available varies every year based on the requirements of the university. University Grant Commission validates and inspects the universities in India before finalizing on the vacancy positions.
Besides JRF: They also get eligible for Assistant Professor.
Conditions: The performance of the candidates in all the three papers of UGC NET2019 qualifies the candidates for JRF award and eligibility for Assistant Professor or eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
Candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.
Research institutes like IIT's may select JRF awardee for the whole time.
Payment: The payment of application fee can be made online as well as offline. In the form of e- challan, debit or credit card is permitted
Placement: The exam is conducted for over 84 subjects and the selected candidates are placed across the country in over 874 Universities
Programmes: Candidates can apply for various management programmes which include: Two-year Full-Time MBA (ii) Two-year Evening MBA Executive (iii) Two-year evening MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) (iv) Ph.D.
Instructable subjects: The candidates who clear UGC NET 2019 Exam can be a part of teaching profession and research on several subjects of Humanities (including Indian and some foreign languages), Social Sciences, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, Forensic Science, and Environmental Sciences.
Fellowship Offered: Fellowship is offered to the Candidates qualifying JRF, this will be provided by UGC or other institutions under various schemes. A monthly stipend of Rs. 25,000/- is given during the period of Research. The validity period of the offer is 2 years with respect to the date of issue of JRF Letter.
Application Form Fee: UGC NET 2019 exams are generally conducted 1st July 2019 to. The candidates must pay Rs.1000 (for General Category), Rs. 500 (for OBC Category)/ Rs. 250 (for SC/ST/PWD Category) as the application form fee. UGC NET 2019 exams are conducted twice a year so that the candidates can make use of the opportunities in the right way.
Other Backward Classes as per Central List of OBC available on the website.
UGC NET 2019 Exams held in several cities. There is no particular Syllabus for UGC NET 2019. The candidates have the liberty to choose the subjects from their field of excellence followed by a General Aptitude Test.
The next UGC NET 2019 conducted by NTA for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 5th November 2019.
The candidates who are interested to appear in the test can see the detailed notification available on the website from 24th July 2019. The candidates can apply online from 4th March 2019.
The last date for applying online is 5th April 2019 and fee can be paid up to 12th September 2019.
Results: The UGC NET 2019 results have been announced by the National Testing Agency. Check for more details UGC NET Results
Answer Key: The National Testing Agency UGC-NET 2018 answer key has been released on its official website. Check for more details UGC NET Answer Key
Faculty Deduction: UGC board decision may reduce SC/ST/OBC faculty posts.
UGC NET Exam Date: The UGC NET 2019 will be conducted on 1st July 2019.
UGC NET Answer Sheet Photocopy: The candidates willing to obtain their photocopy of OMR sheet along with Calculation Sheet have to apply for the same with a fee of INR 500/- on or before 09/02/2018.
The application must be sent to the Director, UGC NET, CBSE, H – 149, Sector – 63, Noida – 201309 (U.P.)
The payment can be made through a Demand Draft. The candidate has to write his/her name and Roll number at the back of the DD.
The candidate has to mention his/her Name, Roll number and address in the application. An incomplete application form will be rejected.
University Grants Commision National Eligibility Test
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Junior Research Fellowships & Lectureship
Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)
Application Form: The Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. NationalTesting Agency (NTA) from 4th March 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 5th April 2019.
Admit Card: The Admit Card will be released on the official website on 15th April 2019.
Examination: UGC NET 2019 will be offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) on 1st July 2019.
Results: The Results will be declared on the official website by the conducting authority for those who have cleared on 5th August 2019.
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Education: The candidates must have passed a Master's Degree or equivalent with minimum 55% marks for General category candidates and 50% marks for OBC/ SC/ ST category candidates.
Final Year: The candidates appearing in the final year of the semester are also eligible to apply. However, candidates will be disqualified if they fail to secure the marks as indicated by the Board.
Age Limit: The candidates appearing for UGC NET 2019 must be below 30 years.
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Subjects: The syllabus for UGC NET 2019 will be decided by the conducting authority i.e. NTA which will be different for each subject.
Topics: The UGC NET question paper consists of two sections paper 1 and paper 2 which are:
Reasoning (including Mathematical)
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
People and Environment
Higher Education System: Governance, Polity, and Administration
The Paper 2 will have the syllabus from specific subjects as chosen by the candidates for UGC NET 2019.
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Mode: The UGC NET 2019 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) on 1st July 2019.
No. of Papers: The question paper consists of two paper which is paper 1 and paper 2.
Paper 1: The question paper consists of 50 questions with total marks of 100 for which 1-hour duration will be given to complete it.
Paper 2: The question paper consists of 100 questions with total marks of 200 for which 2-hour duration will be given to complete it.
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Application Form: The Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. National Testing Agency (NTA) from 4th March 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 5th April 2019.
Registration Fee: All the candidates must pay the registrations fee of INR 800 for General category, INR 400 for OBC (Non-creamy Layer) category, and INR 200 for SC/ ST/ Transgender category candidates through the online medium such as Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
Document Upload: Candidates have to upload the passport size photograph of 10 KB to 200 KB and signature of 4 KB to 30 KB.
Aadhaar Authentication: The NTA has decided to use Aadhaar Authentication for the applicants at the time of submission of Application Form for UGC NET.
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Exam Centre: The UGC NET will be conducted in all the major cities across India.
Choice of Centre: The candidates may choose up to 4 Exam Centre as there choice of location for the paper I or paper II or both paper I and paper II.
Availability: The efforts will be made to allocate city of the exam to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their Application Form. However, due to administrative reasons, a different city or nearby area may be allotted.
Id Proof: Candidates must carry a valid id proof along with the Admit Card to the Exam Centre without fail.
Authority: The decision of the NTA regarding allotment of Centre, date & shift shall be final. No further correspondence or request shall be entertained in such case.
Note: Candidates failing to carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhaar/ Voter ID Card) with Hall Ticket/ Admit Card to the Exam Centre will not be allowed inside the exam hall.
Admit Card: The Admit Card will be released by the NTA online for all the aspirants on 15th April 2019.
Unable to Download: In case candidates are unable to download Admit Cards from the website, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The phone numbers of the help desk are available on the website of JEE (Main).
Other Centres: Candidate will not be allowed to appear at the exam center, other than the allotted centre for him/her in their Admit Card.
Id Proof: Candidate must carry anyone government id proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.
In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM from 15/04/2019 to 15/05/2019
In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded admit card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make the correction in the record later.
Note: The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
Results: The Results will be declared on the official website by the conducting authority for those who have cleared on 5th August 2019.
Answer Key: The NTA will display Answer Key of the questions on the NTA’s website www.ntanet.nic.in to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Answer Key. The Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for three to five days.
Percentage: The aggregate percentage of the two paper scores corresponding to the number of JRF slots arrived at, shall determine the qualifying cut-off for JRF in ‘Economics’ for the ST category.
Re-evaluation/ Re-checking: There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/re-checking of the results. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
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Seat Allocation: Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of UGC NET 2019 through a Seat Allocation Process.
Document Verification: The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/ Admission. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding Identification, Age, Qualifying Examination, State of Eligibility, Category, and Disability (if any) of the candidate.
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NTA has decided to use Aadhaar for the applicants of UGC NET(November) 2019, and hereby notifies the following:
Authentication: Applicants who have Aadhaar card can enter Aadhaar card number, name, date of birth & gender in the online application for UGC-NET(November) 2019 as his/her identity and authentication.
Mandatory: The exam authority has also made it compulsory for the students to carry Aadhar Card for an Identity Proof.
Requirements: Passport number, Ration number, Bank account number or any other Government identity number should be provided by applicants from J&K, Assam & Meghalaya at the time of exam at the exam center.
NTA has marked and published the minimum qualifying marks for general and reserved category candidates.
UGC NET 2019 Cut Off is the qualifying marks required to validate the eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor.
Minimum Qualifying Marks
UGC helps NET qualified candidates to bring their academic profile to the attention of universities/colleges to get them a suitable job. UGC helps them through their portal to get them a suitable job.
Candidates looking for Jobs can always register & login with their respective password.
The portal allows the candidates to browse and search for Jobs.
Registration of Employers and posting of Jobs is done also done by Employers.
Address: National Testing Agency
Block C-20/1A/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Telephone Number: 8076535482, 7703859909
Board has released notice regarding the release of Photocopy of OMR Sheet and rectification in that, there are some points that are important to note down.
Rectification fee is INR 500.
The Application should be sent in the name to The Director, UGC NET.
Candidates must write the Names with Address & Roll number correctly. In case of payment through Demand Draft, the Name & Roll Number should be mentioned on the backside.
The Photocopy will not be allowed for commercial purposes in any colleges or institutes.
The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination.
No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before 11.30 a.m. in the 1st session and 3.30 p.m. in the second session.
Candidates should correspond only with their respective NET Coordinating Institution for Venue of test/seating arrangement or any other relevant information. UGC will not entertain any requests/queries in this regard.
Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.
The candidate shall have to return the original OMR Sheet of Paper I & II together and Paper-III to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall/room. However, candidates are allowed to carry the Test Booklets of Paper-I, II and III along with the duplicate copy (carbonless copy) of OMR Sheet on the conclusion of the examination.
Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs pasted by them in all the places, viz., in their Application Form and Admission Card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.
The use of calculators or Log Tables are not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room.
Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
Online Application Form submission starts from 4th March 2019.
Late date to apply for UGC NET exam is on 5th April 2019.
The last date for submission of fee through online generated Bank Challan is 17th November.
UGC NET Admit Card will be available from 15th April 2019.
UGC NET Examination will be held on 1st July 2019.
UGC NET Results will be announced on 5th August 2019.
General category: At least 55% marks should be secured by candidates belonging to the General category in their Master Degree or equivalent Examination from a university recognized by UGC.
OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories: Candidates belonging to the OBC/SC/ST/PwD categories should have completed their Master’s degree or equivalent program with at least 50% of marks to be eligible for UGC NET.
Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates must not be above 28 years of age as on January 1st 2019.
Assistant Professor: Candidates should be above 28 years of age as on January 2019.
Age relaxation: 5 years age relaxation will be given to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/OBC category and Women.The age relaxation is also provisioned for the candidates with experience of research.The categorical relaxation in age will be allowed on the ground of producing relevant certificates.
Documents to be submitted: 10th standard marks card and DOB certificate need to be submitted for proof of age.
Candidates should go through the eligibility criteria carefully and should apply for the exam only if they are eligible for it.
Before applying online, candidates should have all the scanned images in the required format.
After all the necessary details for UGC NET 2019 are filled online, candidates should select the mode of payment of examination fee and follow the process as mentioned.
Candidates seeking age relaxation are supposed to enclose the certificate of educational qualification/research experience entitling the candidate for age relaxation.
The Application along with Bank Challan and other required documents must reach be sent to the Registrar/Principal of the Coordinating Institution.
Candidates should retain the printout of online Admission card and shall bring it on the day of examination after affixing their passport size photograph.
The Applicants must affix their recent identical passport size photographs, at the places indicated, on the printout of Online Application Form and Attendance Slip, and must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that a part of the signature spreads over the Application Form and Attendance Slip beyond the photograph. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department/ Principal of the College/Class-I Gazetted Officer.
UGC NET 2019 Examination fee for General Category is Rs. 1000, for OBC it is Rs. 500, for SC/ST/PwD candidates the fee is Rs.250.
The exam fee can be paid by online methods or by e-challan generated at the time of filling the application form.
It is advised to ensure that the fee has been successfully submitted, the candidate is required to check the status of fee payment at CBSE UGC NET 2019 website.
If the UGC NET 2019 exam fee is paid through e-challan by depositing cash in the above-mentioned bank, the candidate should contact the concerned bank immediately to update his/her fee status on the website.
If the UGC NET 2019 fee is paid through credit/debit card and status appears as not ‘OK’, it means the transaction has been cancelled and the amount will be refunded.
After successful registration for UGC NET 2019 exam, candidates can download the admit card from the official website.
Candidates must make sure that all the details entered while registration is correct so that there are no mistakes in the admit card.
UGC NET 2019 admit card serves as hall ticket too.
In case of any discrepancies in the Admit Card, candidates should inform the authorities concerned.
If the candidate faces any technical issue in downloading the admit card for UGC NET 2019, then the authorities should be informed.
The UGC NET exam consists of three papers, split into three different sessions:
Paper1: All the candidates should attend paper 1 which consists of 60 questions. Only 50 questions need to be answered. Paper 1 duration is set to 75 minutes.
Paper 2: Paper 2 has 50 questions. All the questions are mandatory. The duration of paper 2 is 75 minutes.
Paper 3: Paper 3 has 75 questions all of which are compulsory. the duration of paper 3 is 150 minutes.
Marks Allotted: Paper 1: 100 marks, Paper 2: 100 marks, Paper 3: 150 marks.
Provision for persons with disabilities: 25 minutes of compensatory time shall be provided for Paper-1 and Paper-2 separately. 50 minutes of compensatory time shall be provided for Paper-3. CBSE will also provide the test booklet in Braille, for the visually challenged candidates. Candidates who are not in a position to attempt the exam on their own can request the services of a scribe by making a prior request.
The below list consists of some of the topics for UGC NET:
Candidates who appeared for UGC NET 2019 exam can check their results on the official site of UGC NET.
Results will be published on 5th August 2019.
The minimum marks need to be obtained by candidates depends on the category they belong to(General, OBC etc).
Amongst candidates who will clear Step I, a merit list will then be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks secured by such candidates in all the three papers.
The top 15 percent candidates according to the merit list are qualified to apply for the Assistant Professor position.
A separate merit list for the award of Junior Research Fellow will be prepared from amongst the UGC NET qualified candidates.
Results are declared after assessing scores of all the papers of UGC NET 2019 exam.
Results and Counselling schedule: The University Grants Commission releases the Counselling Schedule for National Eligibility Test. The CBSE will release the results of UGC NET exam.
Verification: Candidates who aspire to participate in UGC NET 2019 counselling must verify first. Counselling of UGC-NET will be conducted on 25th August 2019
Post result declaration: The Important dates and the documents required for UGC NET 2019 counselling will be published on the website after the results are declared.
Documents required: Candidates are required to bring their Original Documents and Certificate of Counselling.
CSIR NET, UGC NET, and ICMR GATE are the entrance exam to get the admission in this college. The students who are shortlisted must give the personal interview.
For M.phil, the student must clear P.G with the relevant subject along with 60%. The student must clear UGC NET. The first part is written test, and the second part is viva_voce. (75+25)
You have to appear for or passed your 10+2 exams in any stream. You need to appear for Undergraduate Admission Test(UGC NET) and need to score at least 40% out of total marks to get admission in the main campus.
When will I get the Results to this years UGC NET Exam?
The UGC NET Results will be published in the month of June.
Candidates are advised to keep themselves updated on UGC NET notifications to make sure you don't miss out on anything important.
What are the rumours of CBSE not issuing certificates to this year's UGC NET candidates?
These are not rumours.
CBSE will not be issuing the relevant certificates to individuals who appeared in UGC NET 2017.
Official Updates regarding this have been released by CBSE and UGC NET on their Official Websites.
All candidates are advised to get in touch with the Board to get a clarification as they haven't released further details regarding the next step.
Contact Number to UGC NET (Delhi HQ): 011-24116316, 24115416, 24115419
Hello, As per the UGC NET paper pattern the exam is conducted in three rounds. Paper-I is common for all the candidates which consists questions based on reasoning, general awareness and quantitative aptitude. Paper-II & III are related to the subject chosen by the candidate.
May I know how to get UGC NET 2017 e-Certificate?
Candidates who cleared CBSE/UGC NET exam can download eCertificate from UGC NET Official Website www.ugcnetonline.in
Steps to download eCertificate:
If you wish to apply for UGC NET – June 2016, however you had already applied for UGC NET – December 2017?
In case you had already applied for UGC NET – December 2016 and you wish to apply for UGC NET – June 2017 session, use – ‘Login Section’ at home page and act accordingly.
I am a UGC NET 2017 aspirant. How can I get UGC NET JRF Letter?
Candidates who cleared UGC NET 2017 with JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) will be given JRF “Letter of Award”.
This will be sent to the candidates home address after releasing eCertificates on UGC NET Official Website (typically within 2 months).
May I know what is the Password of UGC NET e-Certificate?
The UGC NET 2017 e-Certificate is protected by a password, which is a combination of first four letters of your name (in capital letters) and your date of birth as DD/MM/YYYY.
May I know what is Validity of UGC NET 2017 Certificate?
UGC NET E-Certificate is valid Life Time.
However, JRF Letter of Award is valid for only Two Years from date of results.
The validity of JRF is 2 years and the lectureship certificate is valid for lifetime. The result of UGC NET Jan Session is going to release very soon.
What are the recent changes that have been brought out by the UGC NET Board in regards to the Exam?
The candidate attempting for NEET has to be aware of the following updates to NEET 2017: