UGC NET 2020 Application (Till 9th March), Eligibility, Dates – Apply Here

NTA 2019UGC NET 2020 Application Form Last date has been extended till 9th March 2021 for December session. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET). This exam is conducted for the Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian University & Colleges. Eligible candidates can also apply for Assistant Professor in various Institutes & Universities. Candidates must go through this article for updated details regarding UGC NET application form 2020.  

UGC NET 2020 Application Form – Till 9th March (December cycle)  

newiconUGC NET 2020 Application Form Last date has been extended till 9th March 2021 for December cycle. Click here to apply. 

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Candidates must check these details regarding UGC NET 2020 application form:

  • Candidates are able to fill UGC NET 2020 application form through online mode.
  • The Registration process has begun from 16th March 2020 (June session). It has been started on 2nd February 2021 for December session.
  • The candidate must register valid/ working email ID & mobile number in the application form.
  • Candidates can make correction in the application form from 12th March 2021 for December session.
  • All communication detail will be send by NTA on candidates registered Email ID & mobile number.
  • Candidates have to provide required personal & educational details in the application form.
  • Multiple application form submitted by any candidate will be cancelled.
  • Candidates have to upload passport size photograph in size between 10 KB to 200 KB.
  • Candidates have to upload scanned image of signature in size between 4 KB to 30 KB.
  • Image & Signature of candidates must be in JPG or JPEG format only.
  • One time correction facility in application form will be provided through online mode.
  • Candidates will also have to choose the examination center while filling the application form.
  • There will be no need to send any hard copy to the authority.
  • Candidates must keep the multiple prints out of application form for further use.

Details required while applying for UGC NET 2020:

Following details will be required while filling UGC NET 2020 application form:

  • University certificate/ copy of board for Candidates’ name, parent’s name, and Date of Birth (D.O.B).
  • Aadhar Card
  • Any Id proof (Bank A/c number/ passport number/ ration card/other govt. ID)
  • Qualifying degree certificate/ last year mark sheet
  • Residence address
  • 4 choices of cities
  • NET subject code
  • Subject code at Post Graduation (PG) level
  • PG course code
  • Category certificate
  • PwD certificate
  • Valid Email ID & mobile number
  • Passport size photographs
  • Signature, etc

Application Fee:

  • UGC NET Application fee can be paid through online modes.
  • The online mode of payment is through credit card, debit card /net-banking/ Paytm.
  • The fee for different category is as:
GeneralRs. 1000/-
General EWS/OBC-NCLRs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/TransgenderRs. 250/-

UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through following details regarding UGC NET 2020 Eligibility criteria:

  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from any University or Institute recognized by the UGC.
  • Degree Holders:D. Degree holders will be also eligible to apply for the examination.
  • Percentage: Candidates will have to score minimum 55% (50% for reserved category) in the qualify examination.
  • Relaxation: 5% relaxation in marks will be given for Ph.D. holders.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in final semester in Master’s degree will be also eligible.
  • Age Limit for Assistant Professor: There will be no age limit for assistant professor.
  • Age Limit for JRF: Candidates must not be more than 30 years as on 1st December 2020.
  • Relaxation: 5 years of relaxation in upper age will be provided to OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PWD, and women category. 3 years of relaxation will also be provided to L.L.M. Degree holders.

UGC NET 2020 Application Dates

Candidates must check this table for details regarding UGC NET 2020 dates:

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
June SessionDecember Session
Application form begins16th March 20202nd February 2021
Last date to submit application form30th June 20209th March 2021
Last date to fee submission30th June 202010th March 2021 
UGC NET exam24th September 20202nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th & 17th May 2021

Also Check:

UGC NET 2020 Admit Card

How to Apply for UGC NET 2020

Candidates must go through these steps to apply for UGC NET 2020:

  • Go to the official link. (Link is provided above)
  • Click on ‘Apply for UGC NET 2020’.
  • Read generated instruction & click on ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ link.
  • Enter basic details like name, Email ID, Date of Birth (D.O.B), etc to register.
  • Now candidates will be successfully registered and will get their login credentials on their registered mail id and mobile number.
  • Now candidates have to fill the application form by providing their address, PIN code and selecting any 4 cities for examination venue & choice of course.
  • Upload passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • After uploading select payment mode & submit the fee as per your category.
  • Now, confirmation page will get generated.
  • Take print out of E-receipt & application form for further use.
Check hereHow to Fill UGC NET 2020 Application Form 

The candidates must check the given steps to know how to register for UGC NET 2020. Also remember to check the basic details regarding UGC NET 2020 application form to avoid basic mistakes.

If you have any other query related to UGC NET 2020 Application Form, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 169 Comments
  1. Athira says:

    I used my PAN card as ID proof while applied for UGC NET exam. Should I take the same for examination? Or can I use my adharcard or some other proof at exam hall?

    Please give me reply

  2. Suma says:

    I have ebc certificate,I belong to oc general category. Please let me know if I can apply for net exam under ews general category with my ebc certificate.

  3. Geeta says:

    I have three master’s degree so can I apply for NET 2020 for all the three degrees

  4. Gagandeep kaur says:

    Sir mainy form fill kiya tha ist step hogya tha next step mein subject ni dhow ho raha tha mujhy computer science or bahut dino sy try kar rai hu abb jab login karti hu to to wo not registered bata rah ajab ky pehly muje application no mila tha plss help me

  5. Tenzin kunga says:

    Sir I have make mistakes in my father name n so can I change the name plz n wen is correction date will announce..

  6. Shahid mohd khan says:

    When I was filling the application form on the net cafe I gave the whole details to the computer operator but by mistake he choosed history as my optional subject now I want to change it and take English as my optional subject. Because I have masters degree in English. Kindly help me to change it. Waiting for reply.

  7. ALI says:

    dear …

    How can edit the mistakes in application form…
    pls any link for Edit…

    help me.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Sir, i can’t open new registration…May I know why? Time extended or not?Pls do reply

  9. Swati jha says:

    My DOB is 29 dec 1987, am I eligible for JRF from human resource. Please suggest

    Swati jha

  10. Aditi says:

    i scored 53% in previous year. Am i eligible to sit for NET exam

  11. Sugandha says:

    Can you please let me know if I can choose Commerce for NET. I am doing MBA in Financial Management, right now in 2nd Semester. I don’t want to choose management but Commerce. please help

  12. Merin says:

    Sir,i want to know about the question pattern of this exam && is there any choices in Paper 2.(Computer science).

  13. AJANTA NARZARY says:


  14. Tungveer singh says:

    Give me correctly guideline for net jrf for cracking it. I am doing mastate in physics electronics.

  15. Tungveer singh says:

    Give me correctly guideline for net jrf for cracking it.

  16. Tunveer songh says:

    Give guideline for net jrf self imidiatily by which I can crack for jrf exam carefully and correctly please. I will be greatly kind of you.

  17. A Lavanya lakshmi says:

    In the year of 2017 my marriage was over, later on my surname was changed.
    Now I have doubt that wheather I should fill my application on which surname.

  18. Tulumoni borgohain says:

    Can you please inform me that is Master degree norms necessary for appearing the net exam?

  19. Anonymous says:

    Sir application form bharne ka time extend hoga kya?

  20. Anish says:

    I am pursuing 2 sem and in first semster got 58% can I fill up the form and get appeared in exam .

  21. Sanjay Oraon says:

    Mera 57% hai Mai apply kr sakta hun

  22. Sowmya says:

    Sir am pursuing btech final year I will be completing my final year in may can I apply for this exam

  23. K Anjaneyulu Naik says:

    Sir, I worked as junior research fellow for dst serb project. Project period is completed can I eligible for both assistant professor and jrf

  24. Elegant says:

    i have done the payment and the money transaction has been deducted from my bank account but it says that payment is unsuccessful, then when i try to sign in they say that the application number is invalid.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Pay the application fee again. The excessive amount will debited back to your account within few days. If not then contact the officials.

  25. Nilam bhagwan sabane says:

    Sir please extend net application form process… because of the korana
    .this situation..all net caffe is me not feeling this form..

  26. Sandra says:

    Why can’t I pay the fees through by debit card? I have been trying the same for the past eight days.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It might be internet issue. Try it again on later stage otherwise contact officials regarding same.

  27. Suhaani says:

    M apply for ugc net, kindly tell me what should I choose assistant professor or jrf and assistant professor.

  28. Manjula Swain says:

    Sir 21days lock down hai sir kaise form fill up kare. Sab kuch band hai. Sir date thodasa extension karne ke liye boliye.

  29. Sukhi says:

    Sir Kya net ka exam ho skta h ab June m

  30. Indradeo kumar says:

    I have paid my fee through UPI and fee diducted from my account but application form showing incomplete

  31. Hemant joshi says:

    सर यूजीसी नेट के फॉर्म भरने की आखिरी तारीख आगे नहीं बढ़ेगी क्योंकि मैं उत्तराखंड से विलोम करता हूं और यहां पर पहाड़ में नेट की स्पीड इतनी नहीं रहती कि हम मोबाइल से यूजीसी नेट 2020 का फॉर्म भर सकें और आजकल लॉकडाउन के कारण सारे साइबर कैफे बंद पड़े हैं तो हम कैसे फॉर्म भरेंगे यूजीसी के लिए इस विषय पर विचार विमर्श करना अति आवश्यक है …..

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Any official notification is not yet released by authority regarding extension of application date. You must stay tuned with us for latest updates.

  32. Enjeela Shakeel says:

    Considering the outbreak of corona and lockdown of everything else, many competitive exams are not getting conducted. Will NET be conducted or not?


  33. MANEESH A S says:

    I cannot pay the fee through debit card. what is the problem

  34. Kalim khan says:

    Sir please change the date of UGC net application form because of lock down.

  35. Rahul says:

    I was paid fee successfully but before 3days but confirmation page not updated and fee payment stage not shown as completed what is my situation and how to get my money returned please tell me the way .

  36. humaira says:

    please tell me which password i have to choose here.because every time it ask for 8-13 digits with special digits

  37. Nitty sankhyan says:

    Corrections form kB niklenge.

  38. Mansi says:

    Can a post graduate diploma degree holder apply for this exam??

  39. mukesh khanna says:

    sir how to fee payment

  40. NILESH JADHAV says:

    cannot find the BOTANY (Life science) Subject option, in Post Graduate Exam name,as i am Botany student. and wish to apply for the NET EXAM.

  41. Varsha Guptapta says:

    Students who have done PGDM can also eligible for this exam ?

  42. Ajay Derashri says:

    Respected Sir .

    Sir m State Government me mera EWS Certificate bana huaa h, or m rajasthan sy hu so sir ky me yhe form EWS category m bhar skta hu ky . please guide me.

  43. Divya ks says:

    I am an MCOM graduate of 31yrs old. Am I eligible for the exam

  44. Mohd.furkan says:

    सर में ओबीसी कैटेगरी में आता हूँ, मेरी मास्टर डिग्री में 49% है क्या में इसका पात्र हूँ।8941009239

  45. Fathimanaseeha says:

    I had lost one paper can I write the examination?

  46. anshu says:

    what after you will qualified net?

  47. Priyanka says:

    General women’s ke liye fees kitni Deni padegi

  48. Aiswarya says:

    I’m currently doing pg first year. I m eligible for apply net xam

  49. Debdulal Bag says:

    I want to cancel my registration of ugc net 2020,how it is possible???

  50. waseem says:

    i have cleared Net exams in 2018 and now i want to apply for jrf only is that option available..

  51. Harish says:

    Dear sir,
    I have completed my degree Bsc in chemistry shall I can also apply for UGC NET Exam pls let me know

  52. Warjri says:

    I can’t find the form section

  53. Sanjay says:

    Agriculture wale bhi form bhar skte h kya

  54. sangeetha says:

    My DOB is 14th june 1984, so i am eligible for JRF or not plz reply me….sir/madam. my caste is SC.

  55. sangetha says:

    My DOB is 14th june 1984, so i am eligible for JRF or not plz reply me….sir/madam. my caste is SC.

  56. Saritsau says:

    Please send me the application form over mail.

  57. RUPNARAYAN says:

    Sir Mai MA Previous Sociology Ka Student hu kya Mai is farm ko apply Kar sakta hu please bataiye sir

  58. Tara says:

    I am appearing b.ed final can I apply for net exam

  59. Divya says:

    why can’t i open application form ?Is there any other link available?

  60. Joginder says:

    May I apply from sem 2 of m sc

  61. केवला राम says:

    दिव्यांग के लिए नेट में कोई आरक्षण का पर्वधन है सर जी

  62. Shabir ahmad wani says:

    We are thankful to you that you provides us all information regarding exam.

  63. Ram Nilling says:

    Keep updating to students through social media also

  64. prashnajitdehuri says:

    If a student continue his study in MSc so,he can apply to UGC net yes or no

  65. Sabika says:

    Master’s last semester can also apply or not

  66. Sankari says:

    Sir now im studying 1 msc for september exam shall i eligible to apPly

  67. SHANKAR HEGDE says:

    My daughter is a master degree holder in architecture from NIT Trichy, kindly let me know the paper 2(name and code) for which she has to appear in NET exam .please

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You can go with the code subject through which you are applying for UGC NET. You can check details of code subjects in the information bulletin of UGC NET on the website.

  68. meera s says:

    i want to know the details about the category certificate and pwd certificate



  70. Suvasmita pradhan says:

    Ugc net 2020 form fill up kab se start hoga?

  71. Prerna Bawa says:

    Have forgotten my application number please help…

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