UGC NET 2019: NTA NET Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates

UGC NET 2019National Eligibility Test (UGC NET 2019) will be managed by the National Testing Agency (NTA). UGC NET is conducted for the Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship for Indian national citizens. UGC NET is conducted once in a year. Junior Research Fellowship honorees are also eligible to pursue research in their PG subject from IITs or other national institutions on the basis of this exam score. Candidates can also apply for the post of Assistant professor in various universities and institutions. Candidates can get the complete details on UGC NET 2019 in this article.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

 Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

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UGC NET 2019 Exam Date

Here, we have updated tentative dates of UGC NET 2019.

EventsDates
Releasing of official notificationFebraury 2019
Starting of online of application1st week of March 2019
Last date to apply online2nd week of April 2019
Admit card availability3rd week of June 2019
Date of examinationJuly 2019
Declaration of resultAugust 2019

UGC NET 2019 Application Form

Candidates should go through the guidelines given below to fill the UGC NET application form.

  • Candidates can fill the UGC NET 2019 application form through online mode.
  • The candidates can apply online from the first week of March 2019.
  • The last date for applying online will be second week of April 2019.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form, upload the required images, pay the fee and take the confirmation page printout.
  • Do not send the printout of the confirmation page to the NTA office.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee can be paid through credit/debit card or e-Challan (in cash to Syndicate /Canara / ICICI bank).
  • The application fee cannot be refundable or transferable under any circumstances.
CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs. 1000/-
OBC-NCLRs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 250/-

 Eligibility Criteria

The complete eligibility criteria for JRF and Assistant professor programmes is given below:

Age Criteria:

  • For Junior Research Fellowship, the upper age limit is 30 years as on 1st January 2019.
  • No age limit for the Assistant Professor.
  • The relaxation in the upper age limit for OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PwD and women category will be 5 years.
  • Relaxation will also be provided to the research experience and LL.M Degree (3 years) holders.

Qualification Requirement:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates those have the Master’s degree or equivalent from a university recognized by UGC can apply. Ph.D candidates can also apply.
  • Minimum Marks: It is necessary to have at least 55% marks in aggregate in the master’s degree. 50% marks for reserved categories.
  • Appearing Candidates: 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 candidates should have the Master’s degree examination which should be completed by 19th September 1991.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant professor)

  • NET/SET/SLET will be the minimum eligibility criteria for the Assistant Professors.
  • Candidates those passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are exempted to appear in the exam.
  • For SET Candidates: Those qualified the SET (held prior to 1st June 2002) are exempted from appearing in NET. Such candidates can apply for the post of Assistant Professor anywhere in India. Those cleared the SET (1st June 2002 onwards) are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the Universities/colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Papers: The exam will be consisting of two papers.
  • Medium of Test: The medium of paper either Hindi or English depending upon candidate’s choice.
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: No provision of negative marking.
PaperMarksNo. of QuestionsDuration of Exam
Paper I100501 hr
Paper II2001002 hr

UGC NET 2019 Syllabus

Paper I will be consist of the questions which will be of general nature and to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will basically be designed to test the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The validity of UGC-NET certificate of Eligibility for Assistant Professor/Lectureship is forever.
Answer: There will be the correction facility in UGC NET application form. The correction window will be made available only for 1 week.
Answer: The candidates having Post Graduate Diploma awarded by any Institution can apply. The awarded diploma should be equivalent with Master’s degree of recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Answer: The candidates should apply subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates those post-graduation subject is not included in the list of NET subjects, may appear in a related subject.
Answer: Yes, it is necessary to attempt both parts of the NET exam.
Answer: The answer key will be uploaded on the NTA website.
Answer: The roll number of the qualified candidates will be published on the NTA website.

UGC NET Admit Card 2019

The exam authority will released the UGC NET admit card 2019 one month prior to the examination. The candidates have to bring a photo identity card along with the printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination.

Without valid admission card no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall. No admit card will be sent to the candidates individually by post.

UGC NET 2019 Answer Key

After the successful completion of NET examination, the exam conducting authority will release the answer key for all papers. The answer key for each paper will be released separately.

Candidates can challenge the OMR Sheet/answer key. For challenging the questions, candidates have to pay the Rs. 1000/- for each question. After revaluation of the objection from the candidates, the final answer key will be released.

UGC NET Result 2019

The UGC NET result 2019 will be declared after one month of the completion of examination. The candidates can get their results by entering the application number, roll number and date of birth.

The NTA will not issue the mark sheet for qualified or not qualified candidates. The NTA will mention the roll number of the qualified candidates those will be selected through written test. After one week of result declaration, the authority will also upload the marks of all the candidates secured in the exam.

UGC NET Cut-Off 2019

Candidates those wish to clear the NET exam, they have to score the cut off marks given below. Those will secure the cut off marks will be considered for the fellowship.

The authority will also prepare the separate merit list. The subject-wise and category-wise merit list will be drawn for the candidates those will satisfy the cut-off scores. After the declaration of result, candidates can get their e-certificates from the UGC NET bureau.

CategoryMinimum Marks (%) to be obtained
Paper-IPaper-IIPaper-III
General40%40%75%
OBC (Non-Creamy layer)/PWD/SC/ST35%35%60%

If you have any other queries about UGC NET 2019, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Hema Suthar says:

    I have completed mcom 2010 .I received 54%.can I eligible for net or any other PhD entrance exam .my age is 31.

  2. Abhishek says:

    Where is the official notification of net2019 ??
    How to confirm ??

  3. sanjay says:

    is there time extra for handicapped on online exam

  4. charu agarwal says:

    Sir mera M.A 3rd sem hai kya mai jrf(net) ke liye apply kr skti hu

  5. Satyam Singh says:

    Sir mai mtech student hu ab mera 3rd sem start hoga to Kya mai ye September waala form fill kar sakta hu ugc-net ya csir-net ka….subject ( physical science)

  6. Sumana Ghosh says:

    I have got 54.25% in my m.a..
    Can I able to sit in the NET exam. I belong to OBC category.

  7. Srikanth Daggubati says:

    Whether MBA Finance is eligible for this exam ?

  8. Kruti Rawal says:

    Hi team,
    I have completed my engineering (full time) and pgdm (HR) which is a distance learning course scoring 75%. Am I eligible for the exam with correspondence masters course?

  9. Abdullah Mashud Pramanik says:

    B. Tech in computer science and engineering.. I am applying the Net exam or not… Please reply

  10. Anita says:

    Omr sheet m roll no Thik write kiya but circles m Ek mistakes ho gyi…. 4 pr circle Krna tha…. But 6 pr diya…. Then circle 4 or 6. Pr h… Result pr koi effect to nhi paadga

  11. Amrendra kumar says:

    Dear sir,
    I am PGDM in Marketing.Can I give UGC NET exam or other qualification would be need.

  12. Pranoti agarwal says:

    Syllabus for management stream

  13. Manisha B says:

    2 papers or 3 papers?
    Cut off shows 3 papers details.

  14. Sitaram meena says:

    Exam online hogi kya

  15. Firdos Shaikh says:

    I am not able to get the syllabus for the same and can you advise some books for the same

  16. Roshee vaid says:

    I did my masters in english. Which books and what syllabus should i prefer for NET preparations?

  17. Rajesh says:

    I am in my m.tech 2nd year 1st semister. Am I alligible to apply

  18. Dipti Kumbhar says:

    I have completed my bsc it in 2013 ,can I apply for NET/SET exam???

  19. Mahi says:

    Sir NET clear hone per scholarship milti hai kya

  20. Reena Thakur says:

    Where will be the exam centre

  21. sara says:

    Paper 2 answer keys for HR 2018 net upload please..

  22. Pooja shah says:

    I want to know the syllabus of net exam 2019

  23. Padmashri says:

    Hello I complete my bsc in microbiology nd MSC in biotechnology which sub can I select for net exm paper2nd plz suggest:

  24. Shatakshi rastogi says:

    Hi I have completed my m.com can I appear with ugc net in management .

  25. RIZWAN KHAN says:

    Sir I am m.pharma from pharmaceutical chemistry.which subject I can choose in UGC-NET.

  26. Lipi says:

    5 year relaxation is fr general category women also ??? Or only fr other classes?? Kindly reply

  27. Madhavi says:

    I have completed my Masters in Engineering.Can I apply for UGC NET 2019.

  28. harsha says:

    hi I completed my mba in marketing and HR by 2002 .I am working abroad.i am 36 .passed with first class and my college is AICTE approved affliated to bharathiar university.full time course.can I appear for NET?

  29. Gowsalya says:

    I have done MCA. Can i appear in UGC NET 2019

  30. AMANULLAH GH says:

    Respected Sir,
    My son has Completed His PG (MCA) during 2007 and now he working in an MNC .Can my son APPEAR for UGC NET 2019 ..? Would he be eligible for PhD..?
    Kindly provide Syllabus for UGC NET – 2019

    TQ
    AMANULLAH ,
    ANANTAPUR, A.P.

  31. Noelin says:

    Net exam has been changed again to twice a year right ?? So how is it only once in the year 2019 ?

  32. Kanika Sau says:

    I am a student of vidyasagar university M. A third semester in English, can I apply for net exam January 2019? what percentage should be required to sit for this exam?

  33. Roshani says:

    Hello sir ,,,, I m 31 year old can I Apply for JRF (net) ,,,,plz ans. Me I m confused ,,,,I know I have option for Assistanse profecer ,,,,but I m entrasted for JRF,,,, I m Msc. With chemistry

  34. MAHENDRA BHARDWAJ says:

    I completed m.sc.maths from recognized university (ggu).Can I apply net exam 2019 and which net subject and code.I am not understanding net subject for m.sc.mathematics

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, can apply. The exact code for your subject will be notified after after releasing notice for UGC NET 2019.

  35. Gladys S says:

    I am a Commerce Graduate with B.Ed specialisation in English.Am I eligible for this exam?

  36. tabasum says:

    sir i have done BBA my age will be 32 by 2019 can i apply for net

  37. Shobha kumari says:

    Net ka exam year me kitna bar form nikalta hai aur kb kb pls btaye

  38. Shivani Sharma says:

    Hi,

    After clearing NET, can I do PhD in Management?

  39. Deep says:

    Hi. I am mpharm (pharmacogy) in net exam which I will chouse

  40. Sandeep says:

    Actually I did master degree in English as distance education from vinayaka mission sikkim. So can I apply for this in 2019.

  41. Sangbaran Chakma says:

    If I done my PG or Master degree from IGNOU in Master of Science Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management (MSc(DFSM)
    Then, can I would be able to apply NET in Human Physiology?

  42. saloni says:

    are qualified company secretaries eligible to appear in net exam? please mention eligibility criteria. thanks

  43. Uma says:

    Can u suggest me good tutions for ugcNET management in Bengaluru?

  44. Menuka Chhetri says:

    When the 2019 NET exam will be held?In which month??

  45. Tanvi says:

    In the minimum marks to be obtained section its mentions about 3 papers whereas according to revised format only two papers are to be answered and where will i get the revised syllabus for the second paper?

  46. Shalini says:

    Sir, I’m M.Pharm final yr student. Am i eligible for this exam or not??
    Thank you.

  47. shiwi says:

    sir ugc net mai only 2 paper hote h so last m minimum marks obtain section m vo third paper kya h and sir full slybus provide kra dijiye

  48. Sonikumari says:

    UGC net 2018 me July ke bad Next exam kb hoga

  49. Chitra Sachdev says:

    Which all degree candidates can apply can a dentist apply for this ??
    How many attempts can be given for it ?

  50. Samiya says:

    I have completed my post graduate medical biochemistry at 2011 and I’m doing my ph.d
    Which exam should I attend and what’s the syllabus for it
    Help me out

  51. Puja G says:

    I’m a qualified CS.Am I eligible for NET.

  52. Navi Jan says:

    Sir I’m completely m.com 49.65percent what i elegible net and also MA English tell me i elegible from My.com or ma

  53. lekshmi says:

    Am a degree final year student.Can i apply for ugc net exam this year?

  54. Akanksha chand says:

    How many times ugcnet conducts the NET exam

  55. Preeti Mishra says:

    Sir will you please provide syllabus for UGC (net )2019.

  56. Moorthy says:

    Bachelor of pharmacy – final semester student is eligible for NET 2019 ?

  57. Aarohi says:

    Ye btao net ka exam year m 2times h ya one time in year

  58. Soumya says:

    I am in bsc 3rd year chemistry course, am I eligible for net

  59. Garima Raj says:

    I have done my taught master’s in International and Contemporary Literatures and Media from NUI, Galway, Ireland which is one year degree program. Would I be eligible for appearing in the NET exam?

  60. Rachna says:

    i have done Mtech in ECE can i appear in UGC NET

  61. naveen agarwal says:

    can i appear for net exam .i am mcom final year student.recentiy i completed my previous year exam .how many time net exam conduct in a year?

  62. Aksha says:

    how many papers do we have to appear,
    paper 1 + paper 2
    or
    paper 1 + paper 2 and 3?

    Also is the individual paper cut off 40% or in totality.

  63. Aneeja says:

    Hi ,

    Are there 2 papers or 3 papers for exam?

  64. ROMA says:

    In previous details there are 2 papers mention. But in last minimum marks to be obtained are of 3 papers. Why?

  65. Atreyee Dutta says:

    I am in my last year of master’s degree in design from HMKW, university of Applied science, Berlin.
    I want to apply for NET for further studies in India.
    How do I know if the degree is recognised by UGC or not?
    Am I eligible?

  66. Nirali says:

    How paper 2 net July 2018 how many questions will be of paper 2 and how many questions will be of paper 3??

  67. Shivangi Agarwal says:

    Which is paper 3 in UGC net exam for a commerce student

  68. Antima says:

    I have done MBA in Marketing can I appear In net exam

  69. Shalini lal says:

    I have done masters in industrial design from national institute of design , Ahmedabad. I have experience in teaching print design subjects..If I want to qualify net. Is there any subject available for me for paper 2 or 3 . What should I do if I want to qualify net.

  70. Wangdu says:

    i am a final/5th year student of Tibetan astrology student, can i apply for NET 2019, Our course was five years Degree sir kindly suggest me
    Thanks you

  71. Chandanjyoti Konwar says:

    Is NCL is nessesery for NEET 2018 for Assam candidates?

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