UGC NET 2019 Application Form Details

Exam Date : December 2, 2019 To December 6, 2019
Result Date : December 31, 2019

Application Form Details for UGC NET 2019 Exam

Fill the online application form on the official UGC website.
Read all the instructions and fill all entries with relevant information.
Upload a recent scanned passport size photo in the space given for the same.
The required application fee can be paid through debit/credit card as well as through the e-challan generated from the website.
Attach all the necessary documents to the printouts of the filled application form, attendance slip and admission card and send it to the Registrar/Principal of the Coordinating Institute.

Candidates can fill UGC NET Application Form without late fee from September 9, 2019 till October 15, 2019. Candidates can fill an application form for this exam only in online mode. Candidates will have to register in order to fill the application form. They will have to register on the official UGC NET page, once the registration is done they can use that ID to log-in at any point in time.

Candidates should fill correct details, failing to do so leads to the cancellation of their application form. After the candidate fills all required details in UGC NET 2019 Application form, they are asked to choose a mode for payment of a fee. Candidate can pay the exam fee through Credit/Debit cards and also through e-challans.

UGC NET Application Form 2019 

Candidates are advised to check the status of their application fee after UGC NET 2019 Application Fee is submitted. Candidate should make sure that they follow UGC NET 2019 Exam Dates given by UGC NET to not miss out on any procedure. If the status is 'OK', candidates can take a printout of an application form, Attendance Slip, and Admission card. If the status is 'Not OK' in the UGC NET Application form, candidates can go through the following steps.

Application Form Payment

Candidates will have to make payment for UGC NET through online mode only. They can either use their Debit/Credit Card to make the payment or use E-challan as mentioned below:

Payment through e-challan:

  • Candidates who wish to pay through e-challan should take a print out of e-challan generated and should pay the required fee amount in the bank.
  • If the status appears as "Not OK", then-candidate should contact the concerned bank immediately to update his/her fee status on the website.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee through SBI/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI payment gateways as well.

Payment through Credit/Debit Card:

  • If a candidate wishes to pay through Credit/Debit card, then he/she can pay through a payment portal by entering the required details.
  • If the UGC NET fee is paid through credit/debit card and status appears as "Not OK’, it means that the transaction has been canceled and the amount will be refunded to concerned credit/debit card within a time period of one week. If so, candidates have to pay the application fee for UGC NET again.

UGC NET Registration Fees

The registration fee for each category candidates are General Category INR 1000/-, Other Backward Classes as per the central list of OBC available on the website are INR 500/-, and for SC/ST/PWD, the fee is INR 250/-.

Documents to be Uploaded for UGC NET

Candidates must upload a scanned copy of recently taken passport size photograph and signature for the UGC NET 2019. Documents should be in the formats as mentioned below:

UGC NET Documents Required
Photograph Size 10 KB to 100 KB
Signature Size 4 KB to 30 KB

UGC NET Application Form Filling Details

Before the beginning of a process of filling the form, please keep the following documents ready, it will help you with UGC NET 2019 Application Process.

  • Copy of Board/ University Certificate for Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth
  • Aadhaar Card (Original Only)
  • Type of Identification – Bank A/C Number/ Passport Number/ Ration Card/ Other Govt ID
  • Qualifying Degree Certificate or Last Semester Marks Sheets
  • Your Mailing Address as well as Permanent Address with Pin Code
  • Four Cities for Exam Centres of your choice
  • Code of NET Subject
  • Code of the subject at Post Graduation level
  • Code of Post Graduation Course
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • A person with Disability (PWD) Certificate
  • Your own e-mail address and Mobile Number
  • Scanned Documents (Photograph and Signature)

Checklist for Filling Online Application Form

Candidates are advised to ensure following points before filling Online Application form for UGC NET 2019:

  • Whether they fulfill eligibility conditions for this exam as prescribed under the heading ‘Conditions of Eligibility ’and‘ Age Limit’.
  • That they have filled their category viz General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender, in the relevant column correctly.
  • That they have filled their Subject and City of examination and code in the relevant column correctly.
  • Ensure that the Person with Disability (PWD) candidate has filled a relevant column in an online application form. Only PwD candidates have to fill this column and others have to leave it blank.
  • Whether they have kept a printout of the application form (confirmation page) for their record.

Issuing a Duplicate Certificate for UGC NET

Candidates who lost their original UGC NET 2019 certificate can apply for Duplicate Certificates. To get a duplicate Certificate candidate has to submit specific documents. An affidavit on a Judicial stamp paper duly attested by the Authority for loss of original certificate issued by UGC. An affidavit should mention in name of the candidate, his/her particulars like father's and mother's names, date of UGC NET 2019, Roll number, subject, address, etc.

Candidate must state in the affidavit that in case of his/her discovering the original NET certificate/JRF Award letter, he/she would not misuse it and return it to NET Bureau.

  • Payment: Candidate has to pay a demand draft of INR 100/- drawn in favor of Secretary, University Grants Commission, New Delhi payable at State Bank of India, Service Branch, (Code No. 7687), New Delhi.
  • FIR: An attested Copy of FIR registered at the nearest Police Station. The attestation stamp of Class-I gazetted officer must bear his/her name, designation, and official address.

E-Certificate for UGC NET 2019

All UGC NET qualified Candidates who have not received their e-certificate can download the same, candidates have to provide their respective details.


UGC NET Application Form FAQs

Ques: Will this examination is offline or online?

Ans: This examination will be conducted through a Computer-based Test made only.

Ques: What is the number of attempts for appearing in UGC-NET?

Ans: NTA will hold UGC-NET twice a year. First ones being held in December 2018.

Ques: In case my photograph is not having Name & Date of the Photograph, would my form be rejected?

Ans: Application form will not be rejected in this case because it is not mandatory to mention Name & Date in Photograph.

Ques: In case, Candidate has uploaded Blue Signature instead of a Black Signature in the application form of UGC-NET. Is it okay?

Ans: Your Application Form will not be rejected merely for this mistake.

Ques: Is Thumb Impression mandatory while filling a UGC NET application?

Ans: There is no need to upload a thumb impression in the online application of UGC NET 2019.

Discussion Forum

Info on applying UGC NET 2017 examination

Can candidate apply again with different email id when her/his information wrong?

Asked By: Vandana Gadade,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes. But you have to submit only one application form at the examination center for UGC NET 2017.

Application form fee status

How do I check whether my application form fee has been received?

Asked By: Arjun Kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

After the UGC NET fee submission, is it advised that to ensure that the fee has been successfully submitted, the candidate is required to check the status of fee payment at CBSE UGC website ( and if the status appears ‘Ok’ the candidate will be able to collect the printout of online Application Form (one copy), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.

In case, the fee payment status is not ‘OK’ the candidate are required to go through the following steps:

  • If the UGC NET 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 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 to concerned credit/debit card within a time period of one week.  Such candidates have to pay the NET fee once again.

Query regarding application form

I have made some mistakes in the application form. What do I do in this case?

Asked By: Priyanka K,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • If you have already submitted the application form then nothing can be done. Changes can be made before final submission.

Query regarding application details

I have a problem with filling my profile details and uploading my photo.  What do I do in this case?

Asked By: Aleena Benny,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • You have to check your internet status and retry. Maybe there is some problem with your internet connection.

Application Form query

I have done Graduation in Information Technology. What should I choose as education qualification?

Asked By: Natasha Satvik,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • If you have cleared your Masters in Information Technology, you can keep the same as your eligibility criteria.