UGC NET Application Form 2020 has been released on March 16, 2020. Candidates can fill UGC NET application form in online mode by visiting the official website i.e ugcnet.nta.nic.in. The last day to register for UGC NET 2020 exam is June 15, 2020(Extended). Registration fees for the general category is INR 1000, INR 500 for OBC and EWS, and INR 250 for SC/ ST/ PWD and Transgender candidates.
All the candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities. The minimum marks required in the qualifying exam are 55% and the upper age limit is 30 years as on June 1, 2020. There is no age limit described for the Assistant Professor. Check UGC NET Eligibility Criteria
UGC NET Application Process involves online registration, filling required details, uploading photo & signature and fee payment. Candidates have to indicate their NET subject, course at PG level, preferred exam cities and other details. UGC NET Application Fees can be paid in online mode only using debit/ credit card/ net banking or Paytm till April 17, 2020 (tentatively). Only successfully registered candidates will be issued UGC NET 2020 Admit Card.
NTA will conduct UGC NET 2020 June session in online mode as per the following schedule:
|Events||June 2020 Session|
|Release of UGC NET June 2020 Official Notification||March 16, 2020|
|UGC NET 2020 Registration to begin on||March 16, 2020|
|Last day to submit UGC NET 2020 Application Form||June 15, 2020 (11:50 PM) (Extended)|
|UGC NET 2020 Exam Dates||To be announced|
Aspirants can fill UGC NET Application Form 2020 by following the steps given below:
(All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times)
Candidates are required to upload scanned images only in the below-specified format and dimensions: Check How to upload photos and other documents?
|Format||JPG/ JPEG||JPG/ JPEG|
|Size||between 10 kb – 200 kb||between 4 kb – 30 kb|
|Dimensions||3.5 cm X 4.5 cm||3.5 cm X 1.5 cm|
The application fee varies as per candidate’s category:
|Category||Application Fee (Revised)|
|OBC-NCL/ EWS||INR 500|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender||INR 250|
Before filling UGC NET Application Form, candidates must consider important points listed below:
The clear explanation on how to fill up the details asked in UGC NET 2020 Application Form is tabulated below:
|Details Asked||Filling Criteria|
|Applied for||Select whether Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship or both|
|Subject opted for||Select one subject from the 81 specializations available.|
|City of Examination||Select 4 cities from 224 cities where the test is being conducted.|
|Reservation Category||Choose the Reservation Category properly from the drop-down list available|
|Mailing and Permanent Address||Enter Mailing and Permanent Address|
|Educational Qualifications||Enter all the educational qualifications|
|Password Generation||Choose a password and security question and answer, which will be used for all future correspondence|
Ques. When will the Online Application form for UGC NET June 2020 be available on the website?
Ans. UGC NET Application form will be available from March 16 – June 15, 2020 at ugcnet.nta.nic.in. The authorities will release the official notification on March 16, 2020 and after that candidates will be able to fill the online application form. Registration fees for the general category is INR 1000, INR 500 for OBC and EWS, and INR 250 for SC/ ST/ PWD and Transgender candidates. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Check UGC NET Eligibility
Ques. In case the Photograph is not having Name & Date of the Photograph, would the form be rejected?
Ans. No, the form will not be rejected. However, it is suggested to have a photo with name and date on it. All the details that need to be kept in mind while filling the online application form will be mentioned in the official notification releasing on March 16, 2020. Before applying, candidates must go through the document.
Ques. Do I have the option of editing my submitted application?
Ans. Yes, NTA will allow you to correct your UGC NET 2020 application form after June 15 (Tentatively). With the release of official notification on March 16, 2020 all the exam-related dates will be out.
Ques. Whether Aadhaar Card number mandatory for filing UGC NET 2020 application form?
Ans. No, the Aadhaar number is optional.
Ques. Can I apply for UGC NET 2020 exam through offline mode?
Ans. No, only an online application option is there. Candidates have to visit the official website to fill the application forms. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the form and paying online fees.
Ques. I am a candidate appearing for my final year exams in my Master's degree. Can I apply?
Ans. Yes, final year students can apply. All the candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities. General category students must have scored 55% marks in the qualifying exam and the upper age limit is 30 years as on June 1, 2020. There is no age limit described for the Assistant Professor.
Ques. Is the thumb impression necessary to upload with the application form?
Ans. No, thumb impression is not necessary.
Ques. Can I pay the application fee through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO, etc?
Ans. No. Candidates will be able to make fee payments only through the options available on the payment screen. No other method would be applicable for the same. The fees can be paid using debit card/ credit card/ net banking of SBI/ Syndicate/ HDFC and ICICI bank or through Paytm or UPI.
Ques. What subject should I select for UGC CBSE NET?
Ans. The subject in which you specialized in your post-graduation should be chosen for UGC CBSE NET. You can check the application procedure to learn more.
Ques. Is it possible to apply for NET in two different subjects?
Ans. No, you cannot apply for NET in two different subjects and only opt for the NET exam for your post-graduation subject.
Ques. How to change my UGC NET exam centre?
Ans. Once the admit card is published, you cannot appeal for changing the NET Exam centre in any way. However, during the application procedure, if you wish to change the exam centre before final submission, you can do so by simply editing the application form. For more details check UGC NET Application procedure here.
Ques. How many times can we attempt the UGC NET exams?
Ans. For JRF, you can apply only three times within the 30 years age limit. For an assistant professor post, you can attempt as many times as you want- there is no age limit or restriction on attempting.
Ques. In which language will the UGC NET exam be held?
Ans. The UGC NET exam is bilingual and the paper is in English and Hindi language.
Ques. Can a non-collegiate apply for the UGC NET?
Ans. A non-collegiate cannot appear for UGC NET as the minimum qualification required is a master's degree with 55% minimum aggregate.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.