UGC NET 2019 Application Form (From 4th Nov), Eligibility – Apply Here

NTA 2019UGC NET December 2019 Application Form has been re-started from 4th November 2019. NTA owes the authority to conduct the UGC National Eligibility Test. UGC NET is conducted for the Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship for Indian national citizens only. Eligible candidates can also apply for the post of Assistant professor in various universities and institutions. In this article, candidates can get the complete details on UGC NET application form 2019.

UGC NET 2019 Application Form – Re-Started (J&K Candidates)

newiconUGC NET 2019 Application Form for J&K candidates has been re-started from 4th November 2019. Click here to apply.

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Candidates are advised to go through information brochure before submission of the application form.

  • UGC NET 2019 application form has been started from 9th September 2019.
  • Eligible candidates can fill the application form through online mode only.
  • The application form will be submitted till 15th October 2019.
  • In case, the candidate wants do any correction in the application form, then he/she can perform it during 18th to 25th October 2019.
  • Candidates have to fill all the details in the application form and submit the fee.
  • It is also compulsory to upload the passport size photograph and signature.
  • Do not forget to take the printout of confirmation page after the payment of application fee.
  • The printout of the application form should not be sent to the NTA.

UGC NET Application Fee:

Candidates can remit the application fee through credit/debit card/net banking or UPI. The application fee is non-refundable or non-transferable in any circumstances. The fee is given in below table:

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralRs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS/OBC-NCLRs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderRs. 250/-

Eligibility Criteria

Check the complete eligibility criteria to appear in the UGC NET 2019:

Age Criteria:

  • For JRF, the maximum age limit is 30 years as on 1st December 2019.
  • No age limit to apply for Assistant Professor.
  • There is 5 years of age relaxation in upper age for OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PwD and women category.
  • Relaxation will also be provided to the research experience and 2 years LL.M Degree holders.


  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should hold the Master’s or equivalent degree from a university recognized by UGC. Ph.D candidates can also apply.
  • Minimum Marks: It is necessary to pass the qualifying exam at least with 55% marks in aggregate (50% marks for reserved categories).
  • Appearing Candidates: Final semester of the master’s degree can also apply.
  • Relaxation: 5% relaxation of marks for Ph.D degree holders. Such candidate’s Master degree examination should be completed by 19th September 1991.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant professor)

  • For the Assistant Professor, NET/SET/SLET is the qualifying examination.
  • 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 2019 Correction

The exam conducting authority will provide the correction facility in the submitted online application form. Correction will be started after the last date of application form. Candidates will able to access the correction window from 18th to 25th October 2019. The authority will allow the modification/editing only in some of the fields of application form.

UGC NET Application Date 2019

Check here the official UGC NET 2019 application form dates:

Opening of online of application9th September 2019
Last date of applying15th October 2019
Last date of successful transaction16th October 2019
Correction in application form18th – 25th October 2019
Date of examination2nd – 6th December 2019

How to Apply for UGC NET

Candidates can check the procedure to apply in UGC NET 2019:

  • Go to the official website (link is given above).
  • Click on ‘Apply for UGC NET-2019’ link.
  • Read the generated instructions and click on ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ link.
  • Enter the basic details like your name, email Id and Date of birth to get application number.
  • After that click on ‘Submit’ button and application number will be generated.
  • Now, fill the other required details in the application form and upload the photograph and signature.
  • Upload photograph of minimum 4kb to 40 kb and signature of minimum 4kb to 30 kb in JPEG format.
  • After that, select the payment mode to submit the fee.
  • After successful payment of application fee, candidate should check the fee payment status.
  • If fee payment is ‘OK’, then only candidate can print the confirmation page.
Check hereHow to Fill UGC NET 2019 Application Form

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