UGC NET 2019

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

What is UGC NET?

The full form of UGC NET is 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. 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.

The Board conducts UGC NET every year in 84 subjects at 91 selected UGC NET 2019 Examination Cities spread across the country. Research Programme is offered in the name of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).



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. 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.

  • 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.
  • The exam is conducted for over 84 subjects and the selected candidates are placed across the country in over 874 Universities. 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.
UGC NET Highlights

Exam Name

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test





Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Courses Offered

Junior Research Fellowships & Lectureship


Online i.e, Computer-based test

Exam Date

20th June 2019




Paper 1- 75 minutes and Paper 2- 75 minutes

Official Website

Helpline Number

8076535482 / 7703859909 
  • Candidates can apply for various management programs 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.
  • 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 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.


UGC NET Exam Date

 The UGC Net 2019 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. The candidates who satisfy the eligibility can apply.

The UGC NET Exam dates will be announced on the official website itself. UGC NET 2019 will be online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT) on 20th June 2019.

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 Eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria for a candidate who is applying for UGC NEET 2019 is the candidate should have completed his/her Master's degree or an equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 55%

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 Syllabus

The UGC NET 2019 Syllabus is decided by the National Testing Agency (NTA). UGC NET 2019 will have 2 papers Paper 1 and Paper 2

Paper 1 General Aptitude 100 Marks
Paper 2 The Subjects selected by candidates 200 Marks

Paper 1 is a mandatory paper for all the students taking up the exam. There are almost 100 subjects in UGC NET 2019 candidates can select the subject. 

UGC NET Registration

The registration form will be available on the official website from 1st March 2019. The candidates will have to enter their details including an ID Number (Not necessarily Aadhar card it can be any Government Approved ID card). 

Once the registration is done there will be an Application Number generated on the screen. The candidates will have to make a note of this number for future reference.

How to apply for UGC NET?

  • Step 1: Fill Up The UGC NET Registration Form
  • Step 2: Fill Up The UGC NET Application Form
  • Step 3: Upload the Documents i.e, Photograph and Signature
  • Step 4: Fee Payment For The Application Form
  • Step 5: Take Printout Of The Application Form

UGC Application Form

The UGC NET 2019 Application Form will be available on the official website of the conducting Authority from 1st March 2019. The candidates who satisfy the Eligibility criteria can apply for the exam.

The UGC NET Application Form Fee is as below:

UGC NET 2019 Application Fee


Application fee







The Application Fee can be paid through Credit/debit/E-Challan.

Documents Required for form filling

The following documents are required to Apply for UGC NET:

  • Marks sheet of class 10 and 12
  • A scanned file of Photograph and Signature
  • A valid credit/debit/Net banking for Fee payment

UGC NET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is decided by the National Testing Agency (NTA). 

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 the syllabus of both Paper 2 and Paper 3 as per the previous pattern of UGC NET.

UGC NET Admit Card

The UGC NET 2019 Admit Card will be issued from 15th May 2019. The candidates can download the Admit Card from the official website of UGC NET. 

The Admit card is an important document that a candidate has to carry to the UGC NET 2019 Examination hall. Along with the Admit card, the candidates will have to carry a government-approved ID card and a photograph.

The candidates can follow the below given steps to download the Admit Card from the Official website:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of UGC NET
  • Step 2: Enter the Application Number and Password
  • Step 3: Click on the Submit Button and download the Admit Card
  • Step 4: Take a Printout of the Admit Card.

UGC NET Exam Centers

The UGC NET Exam will be conducted in 91 cities across India. The Candidates will get the option of choosing 3 exam centers of their choice while filling the application form.

The conducting authority makes sure that the candidates get the center that they have chosen. Once the Exam Center is allotted it cannot be changed. The seats will be allotted based on availability.

The candidates will have to carry the following documents to the exam hall along with them:

  • Admit Card
  • Government ID
  • A passport size photo

UGC NET Result

The UGC NET result will not be mailed or sent by post. The UGC NET 2019 Result will be announced on the official website on 15th July 2019.

The candidates are advised to take a printout of the result for future reference.

How to download UGC NET Result?

The candidates can follow the given steps to download their result from the official website:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website
  • Step 2: Click on the UGC NET 2019 Result link. Enter the credentials given on Admit card along with the password and then log in. The results will be displayed.
  • Step 3: The candidates will have to take a printout of the result for future Admission process.

UGC NET Cutoff

The UGC NET Cutoff is decided by the conducting Authority. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks candidate has to score to be eligible for the post of Assistant professorship and JRF.

A separate cutoff list will be prepared for Category wise eligibility and Subject wise eligibility.

UGC NET Selection Process

The candidates who score marks that are eligible for the posting of Assistant professorship or JRF will be called for the counseling. During the counseling, the candidates will be allotted to the postings they have applied for only if they are eligible.

UGC NET Counseling

After the declaration of result, the conducting authorities announce about the Counseling on the official website. The UGC NET Counseling is only for the candidates who clear the Examination.

How To Prepare for UGC NET?

  • Time management is the key to success. The aspirants will have to write two papers so they should know how to manage the time.
  • Solve Previous year paper and mock papers this will give you an idea about how the questions will be framed.
  • Prepare Notes and keep it handy to revise.
  • Revision and Self Analysis helps to evaluate your performance.


Q. What is the Age limit for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)?

Ans. For the post JRF, the age limit is 30 and for for the post of an Assistant professor, there is no upper age limit.

Q. Is Aadhar card Mandatory for UGC NET?

Ans. No, the candidates can provide any government approved ID proof like Passport, Voter ID, etc.

Q. Can a candidate choose multiple subjects while filling the Application form?

Ans. No, a candidate can choose only one subject.

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 ?
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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.