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

NTA 2019UGC NET 2019 Exam Dates have been released now. From 2019, National 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 one time 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

UGC NET 2019 Notifications – Exam Dates Released

newiconUGC NET 2019 Exam Dates have been released now. The application form will be available from 1st September 2018. Check here for exam dates.

newiconFrom the year 2019, UGC NET examination will be conducted through online mode (computer based exam).

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UGC NET 2019 Exam Date

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

EventsDates (Announced)
Releasing of official notification7th July 2018
Starting of online of application1st September 2018
Last date to apply online30th September 2018
Admit card availability1st week of November 2018
Date of examination2nd December to 16th December 2018 (two shifts per day on Saturdays and Sundays)
Declaration of resultLast week of January 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 1st September 2018.
  • The last date for applying online will be 30th September 2018.
  • 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 CBSE 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 CBSE website.
Answer: The roll number of the qualified candidates will be published on the CBSE website.

UGC NET Admit Card 2019

The exam authority will released the UGC NET admit card 2019 in the 1st week of November 2018. 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 in the last week of January 2019.The candidates can get their results by entering the application number, roll number and date of birth.

The CBSE will not issue the mark sheet for qualified or not qualified candidates. The CBSE 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. Pooja says:

    When will be done 3rd paper conducted

  2. Mohan Kumbhar says:

    I am a lecturer in commerce in junior College
    My age is 46
    Can I appear for ney/set exam?

  3. Pradosh kumar says:

    Allahabad,की रिजेक्ट परीछा ,कब होगी ,

  4. bhagyashree padhi says:

    can i appear for net set exam by 52%

  5. Suhani jain says:

    Hi
    I have completed my bcom from delhi university and is pursuing ca final but hv not completed CA .Is im eligible to apply for exam

  6. Nehavyas says:

    I’m in 2nd year of MBA….am I eligible for NET exam which is going to held in June 2019

  7. Aneesha says:

    I did my masters in English from funky by 60%.Can I apply for Net exam?

  8. Ram Pravesh Tiwari says:

    I have M.Ed.special education (visual impairment). What will be the slabus of NET.

  9. Soni says:

    What is the passing criteria of net exam.

  10. Mahesha says:

    I am studying for 3dsem m. Com i have apply for net

  11. Rajjan Verma says:

    Sir, I got 52.4% marks in M.A. (mathematics) . I belong to OBC category. Can I apply CSIR NET exam.

  12. Abdul says:

    Ugcnet will be conducted to wife or once

  13. Darasingh Suna says:

    I am persuing my MA 2nd year. Can I apply UGC NET 2019?

  14. Shiv Charan Singh says:

    I have did MA in public administration.
    Am I applicable to give net exam in political science?

  15. Dhaval says:

    M.sc Maths students Appy?

  16. santhosh says:

    Am completed my M.tech(computer science engineering)… May I eligible for this???

  17. Princy says:

    Is csir net started taking place once in a year for science students also?

  18. Shabana tk says:

    I am an MBA graduate from Bangalore university. Can i write NET? ; and when will be the date for NET 2019 happens?

  19. Sarang joshi says:

    thanku so much give to important information.

  20. yashika says:

    what is the cut off of ugc jrf this year…?
    actly you are given the cut off of last yrs only when there are 3 papers were conduct but now the pattern were changed so tell the current cut off for general.

  21. Mayuri says:

    I did my MBA HR through distance …..am I eligible for net?
    The university is UGC granted.

    will there be any discriptive questions?

  22. sagar p says:

    hi this information very usedfull to me sent me all other exam
    thank you.

  23. 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.

  24. Abhishek says:

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

  25. sanjay says:

    is there time extra for handicapped on online exam

  26. charu agarwal says:

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

  27. 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)

  28. 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.

  29. Srikanth Daggubati says:

    Whether MBA Finance is eligible for this exam ?

  30. 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?

  31. Abdullah Mashud Pramanik says:

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

  32. 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

  33. Amrendra kumar says:

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

  34. Pranoti agarwal says:

    Syllabus for management stream

  35. Manisha B says:

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

  36. Sitaram meena says:

    Exam online hogi kya

  37. Firdos Shaikh says:

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

  38. Roshee vaid says:

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

  39. Rajesh says:

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

  40. Dipti Kumbhar says:

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

  41. Mahi says:

    Sir NET clear hone per scholarship milti hai kya

  42. Reena Thakur says:

    Where will be the exam centre

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