UGC NET June 2024 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Detailed Process

National Testing Agency is inviting Applications for UGC-NET June 2024 from 20th April 2024 to 10th May 2024.Online registration and submission of Application Form is accepted through NTA Website: https://ugcnet.nta.ac.in/.

What is UGC-NET?

UGC-NET is University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) across Indi. It is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘award of Junior Research Fellowship and appointment as Assistant Professor’, ‘appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.’ and ‘admission to Ph.D. only’ in Indian universities and colleges.

UGC – NET June 2024 Summary

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct UGC – NET June 2024 for ‘Junior Research Fellowship’ and eligibility for ‘Assistant Professor’ and admission to Ph.D in 83 subjects in OMR (Pen & Paper) mode.

NTA also released Examination date for UGC-NET June 2024 Session. As per Revised Schedule the Test will be Organized on 18 June 2024. Check Exam Schedule PDF Here.

UGC – NET June 2024 Information Bulletin

NTA is provided link to Download Information booklet pdf for UGC – NET June 2024. Complete Detailes are available in the Bulletin. Here is the link to Download it and All Candidates must Read the booklet carefully and need to Check their Eligibility before Applying for the Exam. For any clarification related to UGC – NET June 2024, the candidates can also contact 011-40759000 or email ugcnet@nta.ac.in.

Download UGC – NET June 2024 Information Booklet PDF

Who can Write UGC – NET June 2024?

Candidates with Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC are Eligible to Apply for UGC NET. Moreover, 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. Detailed Eligibility Including Percentage Required, Category based Excemption Details are given on Official Website.

Note: The eligibility in NET will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC-NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for ‘Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.’ or for ‘admission to Ph.D. only’ will not be considered for the award of JRF.

UGC-NET June 2024 Important Dates

EVENTSDATES
Online registration and submission of Application Form (complete in all respect) through NTA Website: https://ugcnet.nta.ac.in/20th April 2024 to 10th May 2024
Last date for successful transaction of Examination fee (through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI Payment Modes11th May 2024 to 12th May 2024 (up to 11:50pm)
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only13th May 2024 to 15th May 2024
Intimation of Cities of exam centresTo be Intimated Later
Downloading of Admit Card by the Candidate from NTA WebsiteTo be Intimated Later
Dates of Examination18 June 2024

UGC – NET June 2024 Application Fee

CategoryFee Amount
General/UnreservedRs. 1150/-
Gen-EWS*/ OBC-NCL**Rs. 600/-
Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Person with Disability (PwD)Rs. 325/-
Third gender

(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.

UGC-NET Exam Pattern

Time Duration of UGC-NET Examination is 180 minutes (03 hours). And there is No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions.

The medium of Question Paper shall be in English & Hindi only, except language papers. Candidates are required to answer in the medium as per option exercised in the Application Form.

  • Each question carries 02 (two) marks.
  • For each correct response, candidate will get 02 (two) marks.
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect response.
PaperMarksNumber of QuestionsMCQTotal duration
I10050The questions in Paper I intends toassess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the Candidate.03 hours (180 minutes) without any break. All the questions are compulsory.
II200100This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge.

Age Limit and Relaxation

JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 01st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.06.2024.

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.

Admission to PhD: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Admission to PhD.

Qualification Ceteria

UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘award of Junior Research Fellowship and appointment as Assistant Professor’, ‘appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.’ and ‘admission to Ph.D. only’ in Indian universities and colleges. The eligibility will be determined in the following manner:

Qualified forEligible for
JRFAssistant ProfessorPh.D. admission
Category-1 Award of JRF and appointment as Assistant ProfessorYesYesYes
Category-2 Appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.NoYesYes
Category-3 Admission to Ph.D. onlyNoNoYes

UGC-NET Online Application

Candidates have to apply for UGC – NET June 2024 “Online” ONLY by accessing the website: https://ugcnet.nta.ac.in/; https://ugcnet.ntaonline.in. The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.

UGC-NET Online Application Link (Active)

Before beginning the process of filling the Online Application Form, read Information Bulletin carefully, keep ready required documents and follow instructions mentioned by NTA.

About National Testing Agency (NTA)

The Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GOI) has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent, autonomous, and self-sustained premier testing organization under the Societies Registration Act (1860) for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.

The 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 ‘award of Junior Research Fellowship and appointment as Assistant Professor’, ‘appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.’ and ‘admission to Ph.D. only’ in Indian universities and colleges.

About University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grant Commission (UGC) is a Statuary Body of Government of India, Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, constituted under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, vested with two responsibilities: that of providing funds and that of coordination, determination and maintenance of standards in institutions of higher education.

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