UGC NET 2019

Exam Date : 20th June 2019 To 28th June 2019
Result Date : 15th July 2019

UGC NET Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Results 2019

Introduction to UGC NET 2019

  • About UGC NET: University Grands Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a National Level Entrance Test conducted by NTA for the post of Assistant Professor or for Junior Research Fellowship.

  • Conducted by: UGC NET 2019 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 every year in 84 subjects at 91 selected UGC NET 2019 Examination Cities spread across the country. 

  • 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

UGC NET 2019 Details

  • 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 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 INR 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 20th June 2019  to. The candidates must pay INR 800/- (for General Category), INR 400/- (for OBC or Economically Weaker Sections) and INR 200/- (for SC/ST/PWD Category) as the application form fee. UGC NET 2019 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.

SC/ST/PWD/ Transgender

Examination Fees

INR 800/-

INR 400/-

INR 200/-


Note: GST/ Processing Charges will be applicable as per the norms of merchant sites. These cahrges have to be paid by the applicants only.

  • UGC NET 2019 are 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 20th June 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 1st March 2019.

  • The last date for applying online is 30th March 2019 and fee can be paid up to 12th September 2019.

UGC NET 2019 Latest News and Changes

Conducting Body

  • CBSE was responsible to conduct UGC NET on behalf of University Grants Commission.

  • But with the commissioning of the autonomous National Testing Agency (NTA) under the aegis of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, will be conducting the examination.

  • In fact, from December 2018 NTA will conduct the examination.

New Exam Pattern for UGC NET (December) 2018

  • UGC NET will comprise only two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Earlier, the exam included three papers.

  • Total Number of Questions- 150 (Paper 1- 50, Paper 2- 100)

  • It is mandatory to attempt all the questions from both the papers.

  • Paper 2 will cover syllabi of both Paper 2 and Paper 3 as per the previous pattern of UGC NET.

Eligibility Criteria for JRF Aspirants

  • The upper age for the Junior Research Fellowship was 28 years earlier. However, it has been increased by two years for the candidates who belong to the General Category.

  • The revised upper age limit is 30 years for the candidates of General Category.

  • For the reserved category, the upper age limit will be 35 years.

UGC NET 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test





Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Courses Offered

Junior Research Fellowships & Lectureship


Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)

Exam Date

20th June 2019




Paper 1- 75 minutes and Paper 2- 75 minutes

Official Website


Helpline Number

8076535482 / 7703859909 

UGC NET 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form: The Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. National Testing Agency (NTA) from 1st March 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on 30th March 2019.

  • Admit Card: You can download the Admit Card from the official website on 15th May 2019.

  • Examination: UGC NET 2019 will be offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) on 20th June 2019.

  • Results: The Results will be declared on the official website by the conducting authority for those who have cleared on 15th July 2019.

  • Counselling: You will be called for the counselling process once you clear the UGC NET 2019 on 25th August 2019.

  • Get more information about the exam schedule in UGC NET 2019 Important Dates section.

Important Events to UGC NET


Application Form Start Date

1st March 2019

Application Form Last Date

30th March 2019

Correction Window for UGC NET Application Form

7th to 14th April 2019

Admit Card Availability

15th May 2019 

UGC NET Exam Date

20th June 2019 to 28th June 2019 

UGC NET 2019 Important Dates

  • Online Application Form submission starts from 1st March 2019.

  • Late date to apply for UGC NET exam is on 30th March 2019.

  • The last date for submission of fee through online generated Bank Challan is 1st April 2019.

  • UGC NET Admit Card will be available from 15th May 2019.

  • UGC NET Examination will be held in between 20th June 2019 and 28th June 2019.

  • UGC NET Results will be announced on 15th July 2019.

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UGC NET 2019 Eligibility


  • 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.

Age Limit:

  • Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates must not be above 28 years of age as on January 1st 2019.

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UGC NET 2019 Application Process

  • 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.

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UGC NET 2019 Application Form Details

  • 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.

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UGC NET 2019 Admit Card

  • 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.

  • Information about the candidate will be printed on the UGC NET 2019 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.

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UGC NET 2019 Exam Pattern

The UGC NET exam consists of two papers:

  • Paper1: All the candidates should attend paper 1 which consists of 50 questions. Paper 1 duration is of 60 minutes.

  • Paper 2: Paper 2 has 100 questions. All the questions are mandatory. The duration of paper 2 is 120 minutes.

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UGC NET 2019 Syllabus

The below list consists of some of the topics for UGC NET:

  • Indian Culture

  • Labour Welfare

  • Languages

  • Law

  • Library Science

  • Management

  • Mass Communication

  • Painting

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UGC NET 2019 Results

  • Candidates who appeared for UGC NET 2019 exam can check their results on the official site of UGC NET.

  • Results will be published on 15th July 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.

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UGC NET 2019 Counselling

  • 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.

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UGC NET 2019 Cut off

  • Candidates who will clear the UGC NET Cut off will become eligible for taking admission for the post of assistant professor or for Junior Research Fellowship in various colleges or universities.
  • The CLAT Cut off depends on the number of candidates appearing for the exam, level of complexity of the exam, number of seats available, etc.
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Colleges which accept [UGC NET]

Want to get in ?
BS-MS, IPHD,PhD, batch of 2024
11 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

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.

Want to get in ?
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil], batch of 2018
26 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

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)

Want to get in ?
Be Positive!
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biology), batch of 2018
03 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

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. 

Want to get in ?
MSc (Botany), batch of 2016
02 Mar 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for getting admission in West Bengal State University is to pass the 12th in Biology stream with 55% of marks in which I scored 60%.
  • The students have to clear the UGC NET exam to get admission in this college.

Want to get in ?
Ph.D (Management), batch of 2017
21 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria to join the Central University of Haryana is passing the Post Graduate with at least 55% marks.
  • The students have to clear the UGC NET exam or CUCET exam.

Want to get in ?
Integrated MSc Earthsciences, batch of 2017
20 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Yogi Vemana University is clearing the UGC NET exam with good marks is required to get admission.

Want to get in ?
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2014
19 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences is clearing the UGC NET exam.

Want to get in ?
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2018
07 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The entrance exam taken is UGC NET.
  • The typical cutoff is 60% or above to get admissions in Barkatullah University, [BU] Bhopal.

Discussion Forum

UGC NET 2017 Results

When will I get the Results to this years UGC NET Exam?

Asked By: Sujith Yadav,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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.

CBSE not issuing certificates to UGC NET 2017 candidates

What are the rumours of CBSE not issuing certificates to this year's UGC NET candidates?

Asked By: Karan Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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

Answer By: Rahul Sharma

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. 

About UGC NET 2017 e-Certificate

May I know how to get UGC NET 2017 e-Certificate?

Asked By: Suraj Kavi,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates who cleared CBSE/UGC NET exam can download eCertificate from UGC NET Official Website

Steps to download eCertificate:

  • Open UGC NET Official Website
  • Login with your Registered eMail ID and Password.
  • After successful login click on Download eCertificate link which can be seen in left side panel.
  • Click on Click Here to Download e-Certificate button.

Applying for UGC NET 2017

If you wish to apply for UGC NET – June 2016, however you had already applied for UGC NET – December 2017?

Asked By: Shivshankar Patil,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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.

About UGC NET JRF letter 2017

I am a UGC NET 2017 aspirant. How can I get UGC NET JRF Letter?

Asked By: Bharti Gupta,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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).

Password of UGC NET 2017

May I know what is the Password of UGC NET e-Certificate?

Asked By: Arpita Kaur,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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.

Validity of UGC NET 2017

May I know what is Validity of UGC NET 2017 Certificate?

Asked By: Poornima Jain,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

UGC NET E-Certificate is valid Life Time.

However, JRF Letter of Award is valid for only Two Years from date of results.

Answer By: Ritu Gupta

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.

Changes made in UGC NET

What are the recent changes that have been brought out by the UGC NET Board in regards to the Exam?

Asked By: Bryan Althandra,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidate attempting for NEET has to be aware of the following updates to NEET 2017:

  • The age limit for medical aspirants seeking admission under the 15% all India quota has been set for 25 years while the candidates belonging to reserved categories may appear in the test up to 30 years of age. Candidates can attempt for the NEET exam three times only.
  • As per the notifications and news CBSE might make the Aadhaar card compulsory to apply for NEET 2017. Earlier CBSE had made the Aadhaar card mandatory to register for JEE main 2017 examination. CBSE has released another notification making it clear that Aadhar will be one common identity proof for all examinations.
  • Candidates from various states and diverse backgrounds appear in the NEET examination. Therefore, CBSE has decided to conduct the NEET 2017 in eight regional languages other than English and Hindi. The languages Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Tamil, Marathi and Telugu have been confirmed for NEET 2017.

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