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UGC NET Application Form Correction, Fees, Procedure

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Jun 18, 2019

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Mansi Topa

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National Testing Agency provides UGC NET Form Correction facility to all the successfully registered candidates shortly. It is a one-time facility for making corrections in certain fields of the application form. Candidates have to pay an additional fee for the corrections.

From December 2018, NTA holds UGC NET in online (computer-based) mode. The entire December session concluded on January 6. Now, the June session commences from  March 2019. 

As per the official notification, the registration for the exam begins on March 1, 2019. Master’s degree holders with a minimum of 55% marks can apply before March 30 at the official portal. Know more 

Important Notes:

  • The errors can be rectified via online mode only.
  • Changes can be majorly made in photograph, signature, name, gender, date of birth.
  • Keep the requisite documents ready in advance for making changes in UGC NET Application Form.

UGC NET Correction Dates

The form correction in UGC NET Application form is a one-time facility. No candidate, under circumstances will be permitted to make changes after the stipulated time frame. A tentative schedule for making the corrections is tabulated below:

Event Date (December Session) Date (June Session)
Availability of Online Application Form September 01 - 30, 2018 March 1 – 30, 2019
Corrections in particulars of application form October 08 – 14, 2018 April 2019
Availability of UGC NET Admit Card November 19,  2018 May 15, 2019
NTA UGC NET Exam Date December 09 - 23, 2018 June 20 – 28, 2019
Availability of Answer Key & OMR Sheet First week of January 2019 July 2019
Result Declaration January 10, 2019 July 9, 2019

How to make UGC NET Form Correction?

Form Correction facility is available between April 7, 2019 to April 14, 2019. Candidates who have made mistakes in the application form can correct the same within the given time period.

 Follow the given steps to edit the credentials:

Step 1: Visit NTA/ UGC NET Official Website. 

Step 2: Click ‘Application Form Particulars Correction’ tab.

Step 3: Enter Application Number, Password and Security Pin to access application form for correction. 

UGC NET Form Correction

Step 4: Click on Manage Form Particulars Correction

Step 5: Read the above-mentioned instructions and go ahead to make Form Correction.  

Step 6: Edit the information that needs correction except for the mode of exam from Online to Offline.

Step 7: Submit the application form. Pay the additional fee (if required).


  • Changes will be updated immediately if an additional fee is not required.
  • NTA UGC NET correction in the category is also possible during form correction.
  • In case of additional fee payment based on the changes in the form, the final updates will be reflected after the payment.
  • The additional amount (if applicable) has to be paid either by Credit/Debit/SBI Buddy/Paytm or through e-Challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank.

UGC NET Application Form Correction

Candidates often make mistakes while filling UGC NET Application Form either because of lack of experience or confusion. Therefore, NTA has provides UGC NET Application Form Correction facility for all the applicants to edit the particulars in the online application form.

  • Candidates have to login on official site to edit the information.
  • No further opportunities will be given to candidates for making corrections.
  • Therefore, candidates must edit the form details carefully and thoroughly check the details before making it final draft.
  • Here is a list of items that CAN be changed or that CANNOT be changed in application form:
Items that can be changed Items that cannot be changed
Name of Candidate Examination center
Gender of Candidate Mobile Number
Date of Birth Email ID
Image upload correction
Grade point
Year of examination

UGC NET Admit Card 2019

UGC NET Admit Card will be available online on the official website from May 15, 2019. The document will be issued by the conducting body. Enter the required credentials to access the hall ticket.

Steps to Download UGC NET Admit Card

  1. Visit the official website of NTA
  2. Click on ‘Download UGC NET Admit Card’ link.
  3. Enter your login details i.e. Application Number and Password.
  4. Login and download NET Admit Card.
  5. Take a print out of UGC NET Admit Card on A4 sheet.

Download UGC NET Admit Card

Note: In case a candidate has forgotten their password, they can recover it using security question, or by getting a verification code on SMS or resetting the password through email.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.