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NTA UGC-NET June 2024 National Eligibility Test Assistant Professor : University Grants Commission

Organisation : National Testing Agency NTA
Recruitment Name : UGC-NET June 2024 University Grants Commission – National Eligibility Test Assistant Professor
Exam Date : 16th June 2024
Application Last Date : 12th May, 2024
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UGC-NET National Eligibility Test

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) with the task of conducting UGC-NET, which is a Test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘Assistant Professor’ as well as ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ in Indian Universities and Colleges.The UGC-NET is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode w.e.f. December 2018 onwards. UGC-NET is conducted twice every year (June & December).

Related / Similar Recruitment : Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2024 National Eligibility Test for JRF & Lecturership/ Assistant Professor

Eligibility Criteria for UGC – NET

Qualifying Examination:
(a) General/Unreserved/General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (available on the website: in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. List of subjects at Post Graduation level is attached as Appendix -III. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Third gender category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

(b) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.

However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC-NCL/ SC / ST / PwD / Third gender category candidates).

Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

Age Limit :
(i) JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 01st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.06.2024.
(ii) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
(iii) Admission to PhD: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Admission to PhD.

Examination Fees of UGC-NET

Fee Payable for UGC – NET June 2024
General/Unreserved Rs. 1150/-
Gen-EWS / OBC-NCL Rs. 600/-
Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Person with Disability (PwD), Third gender Rs. 325/-

** Pay fee using the Payment Gateway(s) integrated to the Online Application through Net Banking Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI
** Applicable service/processing charges & GST over and above the Examination Fee, are to be Paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank/ Payment Gateway Integrator.

How to Apply for UGC-NET?

Instructions for filling Online Application Form:
** Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility.
** Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:
Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using own Email Id and Mobile No.
Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application Number. Upload scanned images of: (i) a recent photograph (file size 10KB – 200KB) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4KB – 30KB)
Step-3: Pay fee using SBI/CANARA/ICICI/HDFC Bank/ Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI and keep proof of fee paid.
** Download, save and print a copy of Confirmation Page of the Application Form (which would be downloadable only after successful remittance of fee) for future reference.

Procedure for Filling Application Form :
Part I: Registration Page :
Fill in the basic information and note down the system generated Application No.
(i) Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as given in the Senior Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters.
(ii) Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
(iii) Mobile Number and e-mail Address – Candidates must provide their own MobileNumber and e-mail address.
Note: Only one registered e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for correspondence.
Part II: Fill in the complete Application Form :
Fill in the complete Application.
(i) Other Backward Classes (OBC) – Non-Creamy Layer as per the Central List of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website ( Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General.

(ii) Economically Weaker Section (EWS) – As per the OM No. 20013/01/2019-BC-II dated January 17, 2019 issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the OM No. 12-4/2019-U1 dated 17.01.2019 as well as the Letters No 35-2/2019-T.S.I dated 21.01.2019, 01.02.2019, 04.02.2019 and 15.02.2019 of MHRD Department of Higher Education (which is now known as Ministry of Education) regarding implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) for admission in Central Educational Institutions.

(iii) Provide a complete postal address with PIN Code (Correspondence Address as well as Permanent Address) for further correspondence. PIN code of Correspondence Address should be given in the space provided for this purpose.

Uploading of Scanned Images :
(i) Candidate’s Photograph: to be uploaded.
** Photography should not be done with a cap or goggles. The photograph should cover 80% of the face (without mask) visible including ears against white background.
** Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.
** Polaroid and Computer-generated photos are not acceptable.
** Applications not complying with these instructions or with unclear photographs are liable to be rejected.

** Candidates may please note that if it is found that photograph uploaded is fabricated i.e. de- shaped or seems to be hand- made or computer made, the form of the candidate will be rejected and the same would be considered as using unfairmeans and the candidate would be dealt with accordingly.

** Application without photograph shall be rejected. The photograph need not be attested. Candidates are advised to take 6 to 8 passport size-colored photographs with a white background.

: Passport size photograph is to be used for uploading on Online Application Form and also for pasting on Attendance Sheet at the Examination centre. The candidate should scan his/her passport size photograph for uploading. File size must be between 10 KB to 200 KB.

(ii) Candidate’s Signature: to be uploaded.
** The candidates are required to upload the full signature in running handwriting in the appropriate box given in the Online Application Form. Writing full name in the Box in Capital letters would not be accepted as signature and the Application Form would be rejected. Further, unsigned Online Application Forms will also be rejected.
** The candidate should put his full signature on white paper with Blue/Black Ink pen and scan for uploading.
** File size must be between 04 KB to 30 KB.
Note: Candidate must ensure that the uploaded images are clear and proper.

Important Dates of UGC-NET

Online registration and submission of Application Form (complete in all respect) through NTA Website 20th April 2024 to 10th May 2024
Last date for successful transaction of Examination fee (through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI Payment Modes 11th May 2024 to 12th May 2024 (up to 11:50pm)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only 13th May 2024 to 15th May 2024
Intimation of Cities of exam centres To be Intimated Later
Downloading of Admit Card by the Candidate from NTA Website To be Intimated Later
Dates of Examination 16 June 2024

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