UGC NET 2021 Last Date of Application Extended by NTA till March 9: Apply Now

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Mar 4, 2021

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March 04, 2021: The NTA UGC NET 2021 Application Process has been extended by the National Testing Agency till March 09, 2021. Previously the last date to submit the National Testing Agency (NTA) University Grant Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) Application for 2021 was March 02, 2021, followed by the last date to pay the application fee on March 03, 2021. 

However, the Agency received a number of requests from the students requesting to extend the date which has ultimately led to this extension. The last date to pay the Application fee now is March 10, 2021. With these, the dates for the correction of application have too been pushed. All the eligible candidates can apply from the official website at

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NTA UGC NET 2021 Application Dates

Events Previous Dates Revised Dates
End of Online Application March 02, 2021 March 09, 2021
Last date to Pay Application Fee March 03, 2021 March 10, 2021
Application Form Correction March 05- March 09, 2021 March 12- March 16, 2021

Steps to Apply for NTA UGC NET 2021 from the Official Website

  1. Go to the official website of UGC NET at
  2. Find the link ‘Fill Application Form Dec 2020 (May 2021)’ and click on it.
  3. Find the button for ‘New Registration’ and click on it.
  4. Enter all the details asked and click on ‘Registration’
  5. Enter all the information asked in the Application Form.
  6. Cross-check the numbers and spellings with the help of original certificates and documents.
  7. Upload the scanned copies of a recent photograph (10-200 Kb) and a signature (4-30 Kb) in the JPEG format.
  8. Pay the application fees through netbanking, credit card or debit card.
  9. Save the form and submit it.
  10. Download the confirmation receipt and the filled application form.

NTA UGC NET 2021 Application Fees

Categories Application Fees
General INR 1000
SC/ST/PWD/Transgender INR 250

For more and complete details about NTA UGC NET 2021 Recruitment, visit their official website at

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