UGC NET Application Form 2024 (Out): Registration (Till May 10), Exam Date (Jun 16)

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Apr 21, 2024

Latest Updates for UGC NET

  • 21 April 2024 :

    UGC NET Application Form 2024 is out. The last date to apply is May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM).

UGC NET application form 2024 for the Jun session exam has been released on Apr 20, 2024. The form-filling is scheduled to last till May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM). Students are advised to fill out the form before the last date. Moreover, the UGC NET 2024 exam date has been scheduled for Jun 16, 2024.

Moreover, candidates must note that they need to pay the prescribed NET form fees after filling out the application form. The UGC NET exam fees for general category is INR 1150/-, for OBC it is INR 600/-, and for SC/ST the fees is INR 325/-. However, the UGC NET last date for fee payment is May 12, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM).

NTA will release the form for the UGC NET 2024 examination on the official website at Applicants must enter all the details carefully and are advised to cross-check the details once before clicking on the final submit option. Moreover, applicants must keep a copy of their filled application form for future reference.

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Table of Contents

UGC NET application form 2024 has been released on Apr 20, 2024. Candidates can apply for the exam till May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM). However, the direct to apply for the exam has been provided in the table below.

Applicants are advised to fill out the form before the last date.

Particulars Link
Direct Link to Apply for UGC NET Application Form 2024 Direct Link

Steps to Apply for UGC NET 2024

Aspirants who meet the minimal qualifying criterion can fill out UGC NET application form 2024 solely online. Candidates must pay the UGC NET form fees at the time of registration in order to receive the application form and check the UGC NET registration details shared below.

UGC NET Registration Window

UGC NET online application process is carried out online. However, the UGC NET form fill up 2024 will last till May 10, 2024. The steps to go forth with UGC NET registration 2024 are detailed below:

Step 1: Keep Required Documents to Fill UGC NET Form Ready

The candidates will be asked to attach several documents while filling UGC NET application form 2024. Hence, to avoid any last-minute hassle, first, the candidates are advised to create digital copies of the below-mentioned documents:

  • A Copy of Board/University Certificate for the Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, and Date of Birth
  • Aadhaar Card (Original Only)
  • Identification Proof – 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 e-mail address and Mobile Number
  • Candidate’s Photograph (10 KB-200 KB in size)
  • Candidate’s Scanned Signatures (4 KB-30 KB)

Read More: UGC NET Admit Card 2024

Step 2: UGC NET Registration and Login 2024

Students who are already registered on the official website can directly login using their UGC NET Application Number and Password.

  • UGC NET 2024 Registration: New users must register themselves on the official website to apply for the UGC NET application form 2024. Candidates can complete the registration process by filling in the required details.
  • Terms and Conditions: After logging in to fill up an application form, "Terms and Conditions" related to the exam are displayed. Candidates should go through the Terms and Conditions and then click on "Proceed Further".

Step 3: Filling Application Form

Now, the online NTA UGC NET application form 2024 will appear on the screen and candidates can start entering the required details in the form like personal details, education details, etc.

UGC NET Application Form Filling Window

UGC NET Form Address Window

  • Submission: Carefully fill in all the details before clicking on the Submit option. Details that have to be filled in by the students while submitting UGC NET 2024 application form are tabulated in the table.
  • Confirmation: After the "Submit" button is clicked, a Review Page appears where a candidate can review details entered by them. Candidates are advised to go through the details carefully and verify if all the information furnished is correct. After verification, click on 'Final Submit' to submit the UGC NET application form 2024.

UGC NET Password Generation Window

  • Application Number Generation: On submitting an UGC NET 2024 application form, the system will generate an application number, which must be kept safe as it is required to log in again.
  • Now, the Candidate can continue or skip to a further part. The candidate can continue filling up the rest of the information using the Application ID and Password.

UGC NET Login 2024

  • Photograph and Signature: After all details are entered, candidates should upload scanned copies of their scanned photograph & signature (Candidates are advised to have a look at specifications regarding the size and dimension of images to be uploaded).
  • Rejection of UGC NET Forms: Candidates should fill in all the personal and educational details in UGC NET Jun form. Candidates must keep in mind that if entries are not appropriate, their UGC NET application form 2024 will be rejected they will not be able to take the exam.
UGC NET 2024 Form Filling
Details Asked Filling Criteria
Applied for Select whether Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship
Subject Opted for Select one subject from 100 specializations available. The selected subject must be your Master's degree specialization subject.
City of Examination Select one city from the 90 cities where the test is being conducted.
Name Enter your name
Gender Choose your gender
Caste Category Choose your Ca0ste Category properly from the drop-down list available
Mailing and Permanent Address Enter your Mailing and Permanent Address
Educational Qualifications Enter all your educational qualifications
Password Generation Choose a password and security question and answer, which will be used for all future correspondence

Step 4: Uploading Scanned Images

Candidates should upload scanned images only in a specified format and dimensions. The candidate should know about UGC NET Jun application form 2024 criteria to be followed when uploading a photo and signature.

The basic standards to be followed while uploading the photo in UGC NET application form 2024 are below.

  • Format: jpg/jpeg
  • Size of Photo: 4KB – 40KB
  • Photograph Dimension (width x height): 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm
  • Size of Signature Image: 1KB – 30 KB
  • Signature Dimension (length*Height): 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm

Step 5: Pay UGC NET Application Fee 2024

The final step is to pay UGC NET application fees. The candidate can do so through SBI, HDFC, Syndicate, ICICI, or PayTM gateways. Candidates can also use UGC NET application fee payment challan through E-Challans, Debit Cards, and Credit Cards to pay the fees.

NTA has increased the UGC NET 2024 application form fee. The revised UGC NET form fill up fees details for all the categories is given below. Once the fee is paid, the candidates may download and take a printout of the UGC NET application form 2024 page and preserve it for future reference.

UGC NET Fees for Application Form 2024
Category Application Fee
General INR 1150
General EWS, OBC-NCL INR 600
ST, SC, PwD, Transgender INR 325

Checklist for Filling Online Application Form

Candidates are advised to ensure the following points before filling in the UGC NET online application form 2024:

  • Whether they fulfil UGC NET application form 2024 eligibility criteria for this exam as prescribed under the heading 'Conditions of Eligibility' and 'Age Limit'.
  • In the relevant column correctly, whether they have filled their category viz General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender.
  • Whether they have filled in their chosen subject and City of examination and its code in the relevant column correctly.
  • Ensure that the Person with Disability (PWD) candidate has filled the relevant column in the 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 UGC NET 2024 application form (confirmation page) for their record.

Preparation Link: UGC NET Previous Year Papers

Q. What if I forgot my password or can't access my account?

Ans. If a candidate forgot the password or unable to access their account then they must visit the official website and click on "Forgot Password", enter the credentials required and retrieve all the details.

UGC NET Application Form Dates 2024

UGC NET application form 2024 has been released on Apr 20, 2024. The UGC NET exam 2024 application form last date is set for May 10, 2024. The form will be released officially on the website.

However, for now the exam date has been announced and is scheduled for Jun 16, 2024. Students must check the date list shared below.

UGC NET Exam Date 2024 for Jun Session
Events Dates
Upcoming Events
UGC NET Form Last Date May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM)
UGC NET Payment Last Date May 12, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM)
UGC NET 2024 Application Correction Window May 13 - 15, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM)
UGC NET 2024 Admit Card Availability Jun 2024
Exam City Intimation Link Activation Jun 2024
UGC NET 2024 Exam Date Jun 16, 2024 (released)
UGC NET 2024 Provisional Answer Key Jun 2024
Answer Key Challenge Window Jun 2024
UGC NET 2024 Final Answer Key Jul 2024
UGC NET 2024 Exam Result Date Jul 2024
Past Event
UGC NET Exam 2024 Registration Date Apr 20, 2024 (Ongoing)

Q. What is the maximum number of attempts for the UGC NET examination?

Ans. There is no restriction on the number of attempts for the UGC NET exam.

UGC NET 2024 Age Relaxation Criterion

Students must check the UGC NET exam 2024 age relaxation criteria for different categories shared in the pointers below for reference. The relaxation are provided to the candidates as per the UGC norms set by the Indian government.

  • The SC/ST/OBC/Female/PwD/Third Gender category candidates will have at least 5 years of age relaxation.
  • Depending on the time spent on researches the research scholars with get relaxation of 5 years.
  • The LLM candidates will get around 3 years of relaxation.
  • Applicants from armed forces will get 5 years of relaxation depending on the time period served in defence forces.

UGC NET Application Form Correction 2024

NTA will only allow UGC NET application form corrections to be made online. UGC NET Jun application form correction window will be activated by the authority probably by Apr 2024.

NTA provides candidates with a one-time facility for UGC NET 2024 application form modification. Following are the steps to use the UGC NET Jun 2024 application form correction facility:

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the examination's official website at
  • Step 2: Use the application number and password to log in.
  • Step 3: To correct the application form, click the appropriate link or button.
  • Step 4: After reading the guidelines, select the "I Agree" checkbox.
  • Step 5: To begin an application, click the button.
  • Step 6: Make the required adjustments to UGC NET Jun application form 2024.
  • Step 7: Press the Submit button.
  • Step 8: Review the changes made, then tick the boxes provided at the bottom of the page.
  • Step 9: Pay the extra charge, if any.
  • Step 10: Select "Final Submit" from the menu.
  • Step 11: Print out the updated Confirmation Page.

UGC NET Application Form Particulars in Which Corrections Can Be Made

Details on the UGC NET application form that candidates may amend as necessary include:

  • Personal information
  • Choice of testing location
  • Educational information
  • Photo and signature scans

Candidates may change any information on UGC NET application form 2024, with the exception of the following fields:



For candidates who have verified their Aadhaar Card

No changes are permitted to the candidate's name, date of birth, or gender.

No changes are permitted to the candidate's cellphone number, email address, permanent address, or correspondence address.

No alterations to the image are permitted, not even to the names of the mother or father (and only those).

For candidates who have not verified the Aadhaar for modification

Changes to the mobile number, email address, mailing address, or permanent address are not permitted.

The image cannot be altered in any way.

Changes are permitted only to the candidate's name, father's name, or mother's name.

Q. What is the validity of the UGC NET certificate?

Ans. The certificate of UGC NET exam is valid for lifetime.

Issuing a Duplicate Certificate for UGC NET

Candidates who lost their original UGC NET 2024 certificate can apply for Duplicate Certificates. To get a duplicate certificate, candidates have to submit an affidavit on a Judicial stamp paper, duly attested by the Authority for loss of original certificate issued by UGC.

The affidavit should mention the name of the candidate, their particulars like father's and mother's names, date of UGC NET 2024, Roll number, subject, address, etc. Candidates must state in the affidavit that if they discover the original NET certificate/JRF Award Letter, they will not misuse it and return it to UGC NET Bureau.

  • Payment: Candidate has to pay a demand draft of INR 100/- drawn in favor of the 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 the Class-I gazetted officer must bear their name, designation, and official address.

E-Certificate for UGC NET 2024

All UGC NET qualified candidates who have not received their e-certificate can download the same by providing their respective details:


Q. Can we fill another form of UGC NET through different mail ID?

Ans. Yes, applicants can fill one more UGC NET application form 2024 through different mail ID, but they must submit any one of the form at the examination centre.

Other Important Notes on UGC NET 2024

Candidates are required to check UGC NET application fee payment status on the official website of UGC NET. The candidate will only take a printout of the "Confirmation Page" if the status is "OK". In case of status is "NOT OK", candidates are advised to do the following:

  • The candidate has to make sure that they submit the UGC NET application form 2024 before the mentioned last date.
  • Candidate must approach the concerned bank at the earliest to update they payment status, only if payment was done via e-challan mode.
  • If payment were made using a debit/credit card, the amount would be refunded to the concerned bank account within a week. Candidates must make the payment again in such cases.

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When will the UGC NET application form 2024 be released?

The application form for UGC NET 2024 has been released on Apr 20, 2024.

Can I edit the details submitted in UGC NET form 2024?

Yes, UGC NET form 2024 correction window for Jun session will be availed to the candidates from May 13 - 15, 2024. However, the UGC NET online apply link will be released on the official website.

UGC NET application form is available in online or offline mode?

UGC NET application form 2024 will be available only in online mode.

What is the last date to apply for UGC NET 2024 Jun session exam?

The UGC NET application form 2024 last date for Jun session is May 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 PM).

What is the UGC NET application form 2024 fee?

UGC NET application form 2024 fee for general, OBC/EWS, ST/SC/PwD category is Rs 1150, Rs 600, and Rs 325, respectively.


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