UGC NET December 2018 Application Form, Correction – Apply Here

UGC NET December 2018 Application FormUGC NET December 2018  Application Form Correction can be done till 14th October. NTA organizes the National Eligibility Test (NET) under the University Grants Commission (UGC). UGC NET conducts the Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor Programme for Indian students. Junior Research Fellowship candidates are eligible to pursue research in their PG subject from IITs or other national institutions. UGC NET qualified students can also apply for the post of Assistant professor. UGC NET 2018 exam will be conducted two times in a year. Candidates can check details about UGC NET Application Form 2018.

UGC NET 2018 Application Form – Correction Started

newiconUGC NET 2018 Image & Signature correction for December 2018 session can be done till 30th October 2018.The link for correction that has been sent to candidate’s mobile number will remain active till 30th October 2018.

Note: The photograph uploaded by the candidates without Name and Date are accepted. 

newiconUGC NET 2018 Application Form Correction Notification has been released. Click here to view notification.

UGC NET 2018 registration for Computer Based Test practice centre (for mock test) resuming on 10th September 2018.  Click here to register.

Note: The TPCs is operating on all Saturday’s/Sundays. The slot for Saturday is from 14:30 to 17:30 Hrs and two slots of Sunday are from 11:00 to 14:00 Hrs and 14:30 to 17:30 Hrs.

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July Session Updates:

UGC NET 2018 Application Image Correction has been started from 23rd March 2018. Candidates can make correction through login. Click here to make correction.

UGC NET 2018 Application Correction has been started from 25th April 2018. Click here to make correction.

UGC NET 2018 Application Form has been closed now. Last Date for fee payment is 13th April 2018 (11:59 PM)  Links are given below to fill the application form.

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UGC NET Application Form Correction

The application form correction has been started from 8th October 2018. Candidates can make correction through their login.

Candidates can make corrections till 14th October 2018. Correction in image and signature can be done till 30th October 2018 (11:50 PM).

Changes are allowed in all fields of the application form. The additional fee payment should be done through debit/credit card and e-challan.

UGC NET Application Form 2018

Here we are providing details about UGC NET Registration 2018:

  • The application form process has been over.
  • The last date of submission of application form was 30th September 2018.
  • Application form submitted after the due date will be rejected.
  • Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to fill the application form. Candidates can use Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number or any other valid Government ID number to apply.
  • The application process is consisting of total four steps.
  • The authority will provide the correction facility in UGC NET application form.
  • The size of photograph should be between 10KB to 100KB and signature size should be between 4KB to 30KB.
  • The dimension should be  3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) for photograph and  3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height) for signature.
  • Do not send the printout of the confirmation page to the authority office.

Application Fee:

The application fee of UGC NET exam 2018 will be different for all categories. Once the application fee paid, it is not refundable or transferable under any circumstances. The application fee can be paid through credit/ debit card or e-Challan. Candidates paying through e-Challan have to make the cash payment in bank. The category-wise fee details are given as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs. 800/-
OBC-NCLRs. 400/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 200/-

Eligibility Criteria

Students should apply after reading the eligibility criteria to appear in the UGC NET 2018 exam:

  • Age Criteria: For Junior Research Fellowship the upper age limit is 30 years as on 1st January 2018. No age limit is described for the assistant professor.
  • Relaxation of 5 years is given in the upper age limit for OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD category.
  • Relaxation will also be provided to the research experience students.
  • Qualifying Exam: Students must have the Master’s degree or equivalent from UGC recognized Universities/Institutions.
  • Subjects: The qualifying exam has to be passed in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications and Electronic Science.
  • Minimum Marks: Students should have scored 55% marks and 50% marks for reserved category students.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students those appearing in the final semester of the master’s degree can also apply.
  • Relaxation: There is a 5% of relaxation for Ph.D degree holders in aggregate marks. Such students should have a Master’s degree examination shall be completed by 19th September 1991.

UGC NET Application Date 2018

Here, we have updated the official exam schedule for the UGC NET 2018 exam:

EventsDates (Announced)
December Session
Application form release1st September 2018
Last date to submit application30th September 2018
Last date to pay fee1st October 2018
Application correction8th – 14th October 2018
Exam date9th – 23rd December 2018
July Session
Starting of online application form6th March 2018
Closing date of submission of the form12th April 2018 (Extended)
Last date to pay the fee13th April 2018 (Extended)
Corrections in application form25th April to 1st May 2018
UGC NET Exam Date8th July 2018

UGC NET 2019 Application Form

UGC NET 2019 Application Form will be released in the month of March 2019. Candidates can fill the application through online mode only. This exam is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of UGC. It is a national level eligibility test. It is the eligibility test for Indian nationals to became a Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship.

How to Apply for UGC NET

By following the steps given below, students can fill the UGC NET 2018 application form:

  • Students must visit the official website link of UGC NET (link is given above).
  • Click on the link related to “Apply for NET December 2018”.
  • Go through the “New Candidate Registration” section.
  • Click on the “Apply for December 2018” option.
  • Read all the instructions carefully and click on “Proceed to Apply Online”.
  • The authentication form will be opened on the screen.
  • Enter details like Nationality, State/UT which you belongs, Select Identification Type, Identification Number, Candidate’s Name, DOB, Gender, etc.
  • After filling the details, click on the “Submit” button.
  • Once the authentication process is done, candidates can proceed to fill the application.
  • Candidates have to fill all the required details in the application form.
  • After submitting the details, an Application Number will be generated.
  • Upload the scanned images of latest photograph and signature in prescribed format.
  • Now, pay the application fee through online or offline method.
  • After completing the fee payment, candidates have to take the printout of the confirmation page and keep it safe.

Click here to view UGC NET 2018 Bulletin

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: No only master degree holders can apply.
Answer: No, you have to apply with your post graduation subject only.
Answer: At the home page of the website of UGC NET click on Candidate Login and then forget password/can’t access the account and retreive your login details by providing the required details.
Answer: There is correction facility provided from 8th – 14th October 2018.
Answer: No, application form is available through online mode only.
Answer: You can check the age eligibility criteria from the above given section.
Answer: No. The application fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable in any case.
Answer: The application form will be rejected by the authority.

For any other queries related to UGC NET 2018 Application form, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Smitha says:

    Respected sir. Twice I applied for net exam.I didn’t received the admit an MBA hr graduate would like to apply this June . I need a coaching class to prepare well . Hopefully waiting

  2. sandhya says:

    sir, my daughter studied and MBA(HR) for which subject she has to appear for NET exam ?Pl suggest

  3. Hanif Khan says:

    Can give.

  4. Brundha says:

    Can an ECE background Masters student apply for UGC NET exam by opting Computer Science paper?

  5. Brundha says:

    I didnt masters in electronics and communication but since i am working in software i am interested to write Computer science paper. Am i eligible for this?

  6. Ritupundhi says:

    I have completed m. Ed I apply net exam subject of education

  7. Seshadri says:

    Chemistry or chemical science subject is there or nor in the list. Anyone can answer to my question. Please

  8. Seshadri says:

    I completed my PG with chemistry subject. Can I eligible to apply ugc Net.


    I did my MBA in Finance ( I have studied Business Economics, Business Environment, Business Law, Financial Management, Financial institutions, accounting for Managers) can I apply for Commerce in NET?

  10. Maya says:

    I scored 54.8% in M.A Public Administration I am eligible for apply net exam

  11. B.Annappa says:

    I’m obc I got total marks 126
    I’m I eligible for the PhD, jrf this marks will not support I know

  12. Ashu says:

    Hii…I am pursuing mah masters and just completed mah first semester of am eligible for the net exam of may 2018

  13. Anoop says:

    Sir have any age relaxation for woman in JRF.

    • Sahana says:

      Sir, I want to get the clarification regarding age relaxation for woman candidate? Last year application it was mentioned that it is there

  14. Pramod mahour says:

    My wife is obc is she will get relaxation of marks 50% slot as category student

  15. Kaushik Meenakshi says:

    I am doing external, so i am eligible to apply for net?

  16. Arun says:

    Hello sir,
    I’m have completed MBA,my stream is retail I can give the UGC exam for assistance processed.plz suggest me. Thank you

  17. little princess says:

    Is there any relaxation in age for JRF for women candidates beyond 28 years??

  18. Kaulesh Rabidas says:

    I am post graduate in hindi
    I am 34 years SC category from Bihar. But graduation completed from WB .Now I want to apply from Bihar .
    Today I am a Bihar niyojit TET teacher.

  19. Sansmith says:

    I chose ‘Marketing’ as a specialization in my post-grad, but ‘Marketing’ is not included in the list of subjects given on the official CBSE NET website. My question is, is there a way for me to check the most closely-related subject I can choose so as to not have my application rescinded by UGC at a later stage? For example, I have thought of choosing ‘Mass Communications and Journalism’, since it has little relation to Marketing, will my application stand valid?

  20. Jyoti says:

    Sir,paper would be either objective or in descriptive manner…and is there any negative marking?..i m confused about it..plz clear the doubt..

  21. Madhumathi says:

    Sir Iam in MBA 4 Sem can I apply for 2018exam for ugc

  22. Joshna Monteiro says:

    Hi sir, right now I am studying MBA 3rd semester (finance is my specialisation) which all subjects are there for exams?…. Whether I am eligible for ugc net 2018?

  23. Bhagyashree says:

    Is the distance learning degree of MCA eligible for UGC NET exam?
    I have done MCA from ICFAI university Tripura. Thanks for your answer in advance.

  24. Sakshi says:

    I read somewhere age relaxation for women candidate also?
    Does pursuing PhD means person has research experience?

  25. ANKITA PRASAD says:

    I will be completing my Masters in biotechnology in MAY 2018 & FURTHER I want to pursue Ph.D. in Nutrition and Dietetics… So is NET examination necessary? fOR NUTRITION AND DIETETICS are THERE ANOTHER examinations?

  26. mithaaanoop says:

    I have completed PG in Zoology,,Marklist and certificates not recieved yet,can I apply for 2018 exam. If so which will be zoology candidates 3rd paper

  27. Navya says:

    Hi,sir iam in mtech second year,can I apply for the net exam in the April 18?

  28. k chandra sekhar says:

    Hi sir i have completed my MBA with Marketing and HRM specializations in 2005 passed out,
    Present working in Banking industry total having 11yrs exp, I am interested in Management subject.I am eligible for 2018 june examination.

  29. Madhu says:

    I have done PGDM from Mumbai. Will that be considered as masters in my case. Is experience in teaching required for JRF?

  30. priya sharma says:

    I have done my MBA IN 2014 from PTU Am I eligible for june 2018 ugc net exam

  31. Manish Shrimali says:

    I have completed M Com with 62% from Ranchi University in 2004. My dob is 5 oct 79. Am I eligible to appear for June 18 (Asst. Prof.).

  32. Arvind says:

    I have done pg but 55% and sc categroy

  33. Reddaiah.R says:

    I am working as a school assistant (Telugu) my qualifications MA(telugu)62.5%and M. Ed with 60% age of48 years. May I eligible for net and which subject. please clarify my doubt.

  34. srilakshmi says:

    am a final year student in m.a.(eng)can i eligible for net exam which is held in 2018?plz send me answer.

  35. Veena nair says:

    Respected sir,
    I had completed mcom last year with 65%.
    Can u suggest me whether I am eligible for NET Exams..

  36. yasmin says:

    i did nutrition and food technology with 60 %. can i apply.

  37. Mohd Arif says:

    I have completed a MBA marketing course in 2016. Am I eligible to appear in NET?

  38. Santosh Kumar says:

    Master degree me 54.50 marks Hai kya apply kar sakte hai

  39. bhimesh motakpalli says:

    I am first year student, Iam eligible net exam 2018.

  40. Manasi says:

    I have my master’s degree in Japanese language and education from Japan. Am I qualified for NET exam? They don’t have names of all Universities.

  41. Gunja says:

    I want to start the preparation for june exam pls tell me the book and I don’t knw to apply online can I go somewhere and apply pls guide

  42. Sruthi says:

    Few weeks back notifications for January 2018 was released, as UGC is planing to conduct the exam once in a year, will it conduct January exam? or will they conduct it only around mid of the year?

  43. Prankur Jaisw says:

    Hi, I have done my Masters in Fashion Management from Nift Delhi which is UGC recognised.However, it is not as per the specialisation mentioned here…Am I eligible for Net exams?

  44. Kajal says:

    I have done MBA in finance, can I apply.

  45. Uma banjare says:

    I have post graduate in botany as well how to apply in environmental science net exam in assistance professor please reply me

  46. dear sir says:

    dear sir
    everyday i am checking website for application form past three weeks(3rd week of october 2017) for jan 2018 exam . there is no link provided. it comes as privacy security. please help me out to visit website and fill in application form.
    thanking you

  47. Prabitha says:

    Where should l look for net application for jan18

  48. Zafar says:

    Iam in mtech 3rd sem..4th sem will be started in january…can i apply for net exam?

  49. Jayapriya says:

    I have done in my master degree zoology am I eligible for January 2018 net exam

  50. Shilpa says:

    I am a post graduate in pharmacy. Can I apply?

  51. gyaneshwari says:

    whats the new format of two sessions jan n july all about for NET 2018

  52. kavitha says:

    please tell me 2018 ugc net exam date

  53. rinku rathore says:

    I have done…am i elligible for the exam?

  54. K. Kumar says:


    I’m doing my master’s in the UK in Psychology (1 year). Will I be eligible to write NET?

  55. Sonali Natarajan says:

    I have done my M.Tech(integrated). Am i eligible for UGC NET 2018?

  56. Dillip says:

    Hi can somebody let me know how to apply for 2018 UGC NET.Can u plz share the link where i can find the online application form

  57. Tejaswinic says:

    i am currently persevering M B A final semester, i am studying in a private college i am i eligible for net

  58. Kartik Rai says:


    i have done Btech, can i apply for the net 2018? any help will be appreciated. TIA

  59. Narendra singh says:

    I have 55.4% in msc physics but have grace in 1 subject so i m eligible or not

  60. amogh says:

    I have completed a two year executive MBA course from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University in 2016. Am I eligible to appear in NET?If yes, can I choose any management subject?


    I have Complete my Master in Public Administration, so can I p
    Appear my NET In history, or Political Science??

  62. Anu says:

    Is qualified CA eligible to apply for NET

  63. mounika says:

    Can a masters in English apply?

  64. Janeswar says:

    Can a IGNOU/correpondant student apply for NET?

  65. Query says:

    I want to know after clearing the NET exam, of which subject assistant professor i can become?I mean the criteria for subjects i can teach

  66. Jija says:

    Once NET is cleared will age be considered for selecting lectures?

  67. Manpreet kaur says:

    I loose the chance to fill the net exam this year which will be held on 5th Nov 2017 . .I wanna know that when will’be the next exam date or can I fill this exam now or not

  68. Shivani says:

    Can master’s in economics is eligible for UGC Net

  69. Ather suha says:

    I have two questions
    1.when will be next 2018 NET exam and their clear possibilty of getting job after cracking NET exam???

    • Mohit Negi says:

      The tentaive dates are listed in the article. After clearing you will be qualified to pursue Phd or apply for lecturer job in colleges/universities.

  70. Soumya says:

    I am a post graduate in Bio-technology. ( Bio-technology)Am i eligible for the exam?

  71. Lalhruaisuaki Darlong says:

    May i please know if january 2018 is also the month for cbse ugc net examination?

    • Maayra says:

      I have done B.Ed and M. Com as well but i haven’t got the result of final year yet because of some issue in university..can i apply Net exam

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