UGC NET 2023: Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Eligibility

UGC NET 2023UGC NET 2023 Exam Date has been announced. It will be held from 13th to 22nd June 2023. Exam will be organized twice in a year in the month of June & December 2023. University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a national level eligibility test which conducts the “Assistant Professor” or “Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor Programme” for Indian students. In previous year, both sessions exams were merged by the official authority so there was only one exam held in year 2022. In this article, we have provided complete information such application form, exam dates, eligibility etc. regarding UGC NET 2023.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

  Exam Pattern Syllabus

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UGC NET 2023 Highlights

Name of the ExamUGC-NET
Full formUniversity Grants Commission National Eligibility Test
Level of ExamNational Level
Conducting BodyNTA
Application modeOnline mode
Exam modeOnline (Computer Based) mode
Date of Exam13th to 22nd June 2023

UGC NET 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table regarding UGC NET Exam Dates 2023 for December session:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form releases2nd week of January 2023
Last date to apply
Correction window
Admit Card releases
UGC NET 2023 Exam13th to 22nd June 2023
Answer Key Releases
Result announcement

UGC NET 2023 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding UGC NET 2023 application form:

  • UGC NET 2023 application form will be released separately for December & June session.
  • Candidates will be able to apply from January 2023 for June session.
  • The last date to submit the registration form will be till first week of February 2023.
  • The application form will be made available only through online mode. No other mode will be entertained to fill the application form.
  • Authority will also provide correction facility to edit incorrect details (if any) in the application form for limited time period.
  • More than one application form will not be accepted, so candidates must fill only single application form.
  • While filling application form, candidates must not forget to upload passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • The registration form will be accepted only of eligible candidates so candidates are advised to check norms to avoid any rejection in the form.
  • All important information will be sent to candidates registered mail ID & phone number, so it must be valid/working.
  • Once all details will be filled, candidates must not forget to take its printout for future use.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be submitted via online mode.
  • Mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • The application fee for different category will be as follows:
CategoryApplication Fee
General/ UR categoryRs. 1100/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL categoryRs. 550/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ TransgenderRs. 275/-

How to Apply for UGC NET 2023

  • Step:1 – Visit the official website of NTA.
  • Step:2 – On the home page, click on “Register Here” link.
  • Step:3 – Fill details such as name, phone number, email ID, Aadhar number, Parent’s name etc.
  • Step:4 – Now login using given OTP at registered phone number & email ID.
  • Step:5 – Fill other educational & asked details and complete the procedure.
  • Step:6 – Upload passport size photograph & signature in jpg format.
  • Step:7 – Before submission, re-check all the given details in the application form.
  • Step:8 – Now submit the application fee as per your category.
  • Step:9 – Once fee will be submitted, a confirmation page will appear on your computer screen.
  • Step:10 – Take its printout & keep it safe till the future use.

UGC NET 2023 Application Correction

Candidates will be able to edit incorrect details (If any) in UGC NET 2023 application form via online mode. It will be made available from third week of February 2023 for December session. Candidates will have to use their login credentials to edit details.

The correction facility is the one-time opportunity for all candidates to rectify their mistakes in the registration form. Candidates are advised to edit details before the last date & not to miss the opportunity.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through following details regarding UGC NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify master’s degree from any recognized board or university to be eligible.
  • Percentage: Applying candidate must have scored minimum 55% marks (50% as OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third gender) without round off.
  • Age Criteria: For JRF, candidate must not be more than 31 years. 5 year age relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates. There will be no maximum age limit for Assistant Professor.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in final year in year 2023 will be also eligible to apply for UGC NET 2023

UGC NET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check following points for UGC NET Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The examination for UGC NET will be conducted via online (computer based) mode.
  • No. of papers: There will be two papers in the examination.
  • Languages: Candidates can choose any English or Hindi language to give the examination.
  • No. of Questions: Question paper will consist of 150 questions.
  • Question Type: The Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked in the question paper.
  • Time Duration: Candidates can submit the question paper within 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 2 marks will be given.
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking for an incorrect answer.

The no. of questions & marks as per paper will be as follows:

PaperMarksNo. Of Questions
Paper I10050
Paper II200100

UGC NET 2023 Syllabus

UGC NET syllabus will be different for both paper as Paper I & II. The updated syllabus will be update in our article when it will be published officially. Topics will be from General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude, English, Law, Commerce, etc.

Students are advised to check complete syllabus before starting preparing for the exam. Students must keep checking NTA website for syllabus.

UGC NET Preparation Tips

Candidates must check following tips & tricks regarding UGC NET:

  • Check complete exam pattern & syllabus.
  • Make proper notes & strictly follow it.
  • Practice from mock test & previous year sample paper.
  • Keep atleast last one week only for revision.
  • Do not get panic.
  • Take proper diet & sleep properly.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Registration can be done through online mode only.

Answer: The application form will be submitted till the third week of January 2023.
Answer: The exam will be conducted through computer based mode.
Answer: Date & slot will be allotted by a normalization process, so there will be no facility to select the date & slot.
Answer: 3 hours will be given to candidate to complete the examination.
Answer: There is no negative marking in UGC NET exam.
Answer: It will be organized for around 83 subjects.
Answer: Rank is not assigned in UGC-NET exam.
Answer: No, Candidates will not allowed to submit the application form after the due date.
Answer: The application fee will be paid through debit card, credit card or net banking.

UGC NET 2023 Admit Card

UGC NET Admit Card will be issued in the month of May 2023 before 15 days from the examination. It will be available only through online mode. Candidates have to enter the required details in order to download the UGC NET hall ticket.

Candidates have to bring admit card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the website and Photo ID proof at the examination hall. Candidates must check all details printed on the admit card, in case of any discrepancy contact to the official immediately.

UGC NET 2023 Answer Key

The answer key will be published in two parts, i.e. provisional and final answer key. UGC NET Answer key will be released in the month of July 2023. Students will be able to download the answer key through online mode.

An opportunity to submit challenge regarding the provisional answer key will be provided by the NTA. Candidates will have to pay Rs.200 per question to challenge the answer key. Final answer key will be published after the completion of objection window.

UGC NET 2023 Result

NTA will announce the UGC NET Result 2023 in the second week of July 2023. It will be checked through online mode only. The result for each session will be prepared in the form of raw scores and percentile scores of total raw scores.

The candidates will not be intimated by NTA about their result individually they have to check their result through the website. Any request regarding re-checking or re-evaluation will not be entertained by the authority.

UGC NET 2023 Cut-off

The cut-off will be announced separately for all the categories. UGC NET Cut-off 2023 will be published by the NTA through online mode. Candidates will have to secure the minimum cut-off marks to qualify the exam.

The cut-off will be prepared on the basis of various factors such as number of candidates appeared in the exam, availability of posts, difficulty level of exam, previous years cut-off trends etc. The expected cut-off is given below:

CategoryPaper I (Max marks: 100)Paper II (Max marks: 100)
General category40 Marks 40%80 Marks 40 (40%)
OBC (NCL)/PWD/ST/SC35 Marks 35%70 Marks (35%)

UGC NET 2023 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected for Assistant Professor and JRF on the basis of their performance in the UGC NET exam. After the declaration of result, no further rounds will be organized for selection of candidates.

Only the successful candidates will be consider for selection. Top 6% of the total candidates will be declared qualify. Candidates have to score minimum marks in both papers to be eligible for the post of JRF and Assistant Professor.

If you have any other queries about UGC NET 2023, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 195 Comments
  1. Mohanapriya C says:

    Dear mam/sir,
    i am apply yesterday onwards. but the security key is not support sir. please clear my problem as soon as possible. Thankyou

  2. YOONUS V says:

    My birthday 10/05/ 1987

    I am in OBC category which has 5 years age relaxation for JRF

    Can I apply for JRF?

  3. Bhavanabinu says:

    Sir/madam, i am postgraduated from Annamalai University, am i eligible for applying net

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates must qualify Master’s degree or appearing in master’s degree in year of admission to be eligible for UGC NET exam.

  4. Rekha says:

    My age is 39, will I able to fill the UGC net exam

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      There is no age limit criteria to apply for assistant professor. However, candidates should not be more than 31 for JRF exam.

  5. Sunitha says:

    Sir I have completed My PG in chemistry from Madhya pradesh Bhoj open university I will be eligible for NET chemical sciences or not

  6. Pradhnya Ramteke says:

    Mai MSC MICROBIOLOGY 1st year me hu. Kya mai NET 2023 June me de sakti hu ???

  7. Vallarasi says:

    I am pursuing my masters degree from IGNOU. Can I apply for this exam?

  8. S.Mehdi says:

    Can I apply ugc net application form for June 2023 session???

  9. Malya Gupta says:

    If i fill hindi medium by mistake in form so can i get exam paper in both language or only hindi?

  10. Sandhya says:

    Sir I’m M.A 1st year student. Can I apply for UGC NET ?

  11. Anand korti says:

    can we apply two examination center at a time because my job is only on tour can i opt for delhi and hubli at a time so that when exam date will be declared when i will there i can attend the exam

  12. B.Premalatha. says:

    Dear sir, my master degree percentage is 54.8. my marriage belong to inter-caste.Is there any concession of this marriage.But my experience in Arts and science colleges is 10+ years.Is there any possibility to attend this exam?

  13. Yogendra Prasad yadav says:

    मैं OBC से आता हूँ । मेरा M.A में 54.25 % है क्या मैं नेट के लिए आवेदन कर सकता हूँ। मेरा उम्र33 वर्ष है।

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For Assistant Professor, there is no age limit while for JRF, applying students must not be more than 30 years as on admission year.

  14. Khushi says:

    Sir ugc kitne class tak ke liye hai

  15. Madhavi says:

    Hi sir, I’m 32years old,am i eligible for net exam

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, there is no age limit to apply for assistant professor but for JRF, your age should not be more than 31 years.

  16. Adnan says:

    Can A candidate who is doing maaters apply for net exam?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For UGC NET, the minimum qualification required to apply is a postgraduate degree. Thus, only if you have completed your Master’s degree study in History or any related subject, you are eligible to apply for UGC NET with History as your main paper

  17. K RANJANIDEVI says:

    SIR/MAM when will be the exam conduced in 2023 and when i want to apply for the exam sir please clear my doubts through my mail ID sir.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      UGC NET 2023 dates & details are yet to be released. To receive updates & notification in your mail, you must subscribe with us.

  18. Sunita tripathi says:

    Hi Sir I m 35 years old. Am i eligible for the examination?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For JRF, applying candidates must not be more than 31 years. 5 years age relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.

  19. bilal says:

    what is link for the registration of UGC NET 2023 ?

  20. Garima says:

    sir m m.a. final year ki student hu kya m net exam k liye applicable hu

  21. Puli apparao says:

    Thank you sir

  22. Diksha says:

    I have scored 54% in MA English can I apply for ugc net exam?

  23. Shiv Kumar says:

    Hlo sir
    Please provide me the syllabus of History for preparing NET EXAM JUNE 2023.


    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Syllabus for the UGC NET 2023 exams not released yet. We will update in article whenever it will be released. Till then you can go through the previous year syllabus here.

  24. Sandhya yadav says:

    Sir mera M.A complete ho chuka hai kya mai neet ke liye eligible hun

  25. Neetu sharma says:

    Meri percentage 53 Hai Kya Mai ews Ki hi Kya Mai use lga sakti hu

  26. Sandhya says:

    Mai m a first year ki student hu kya mai net jrf 2023ke liye apley Kar sakti hu

  27. Koyal mathur says:

    I am 34 years 11months 22 days old female from SC category.
    Am I eligible for JRF or not?
    Please reply.

  28. Siva says:

    I am 1980 born. Will I be allowed to write NET ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      or JRF, candidate must not be more than 31 years. 5 year age relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates. There will be no maximum age limit for Assistant Professor.

  29. Meghana says:

    Can mtech graduate apply for this exam

  30. Prodip yash says:

    Sair. I am 30 years 4 munth old. What i have apply ugc net jrf jrf to 2023 exam.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, you are eligible. You must wait for the authority to release UGC NET 2023 application dates & details.

  31. Asha Jyothi says:

    I’ve completed MHRM, my age is 29 now, so what would be my subject to apply for net exam, how many no. Of attempts can I do because I’m from general category

  32. Rosina A says:


  33. Afrin says:

    Im pursuing my 1st year in M.Sc, I’d like to apply, am i eligible to crack NET during my 1st year?

  34. Omprakash says:

    Sir net ke form kab bhare jayenge 2023

  35. Mubeena says:

    Sir am a frst year mcom student .i cmpltd frst semester,can i apply for ugc net 2023 session

  36. Aksa says:

    My age is 27 years and 10 months
    Can I give ugc net exam? If yes, then when will I can take admission for UGC 2023

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For JRF, candidate must not be more than 31 years. 5 year age relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates. There will be no maximum age limit for Assistant Professor.

  37. Manisha says:

    Can we give JRF first and then opt for UGC net?

  38. Chithra says:

    I am August 31 St 1991 born lady am I eligible to write 2023 net jrf?

  39. Munmun ghosh says:

    I want to apply for net 2023 kindly send me the link

  40. Shruti Pathak says:

    For NET exam December, 2022, I am unable to find the application form link kindly help

  41. moudgalya says:

    hi sir, what is the minimum duration to clear ugc net exam

  42. manoj says:

    please share me the link of UGC NET 2023 application link,I cound’nt find the link.?

  43. Sushmita Banerjee says:

    post-Graduate Degree from an UGC entitled University qualifies as a Master Degree ?

  44. My name is Aditya Singh says:

    I want to attamped net exam 2023 how can I apply and when to application form will be coming.
    Please answer

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Details are not released yet for UGC NET 2023. You must check your eligibility and apply whenever it will be released.

  45. Debjani Rakshit says:


    How can I fill up my application Form December 2022 in net exam.

    please advise me


  46. Pancham singh bikawat says:

    Sir.kya me online ugc net paper ki teyari ker sakta hu kya ?
    …? 9753290110

  47. Sush says:

    So for the june session exam 2023, when will be dates out for the registration?

  48. Swarndeep says:

    Sir what is the difference net and jrf please tell me

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      UGC NET is the minimum eligibility to teach in colleges and Universities and JRF gives you a stipend of 31k+ per month, if you get enrolled in Ph.D after qualifying for it.

  49. Rajesh meerwal says:

    pls tell me precess of Session 2023 ugc net

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We have provided all the details in our article. You must check our article. However, dates are not released yet.

  50. Prerna Kanaujia says:

    Do we have to give both paper together?

  51. Chethana Rao says:

    Unable to find the application form to register for the exam to be held in December 2022. could you please look into it.

  52. Sarmila behera says:

    Which document will be needed for UGC NET exam?? Please answer me sir .

  53. Manjiri Kulkarni says:

    how can I select my sub.?

  54. Himadri says:

    When are the Application form release for fill?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Application form is expected to start soon. We will update relevant details in our article whenever officials will release it.

  55. gowtham says:

    how to fill registration form

  56. Saritachoudhary says:

    Sir I’m a student of bsc stream bhut I have done my postgraduate in history
    Can I apply to ugc net by MA history subject
    Thank you

  57. G Kumar Swamy says:

    I am in MBA final year how can I choose subjects for phd

  58. Dhari Patel says:

    When will the UCG NET exam be held in June 2023?

  59. Vinita says:

    September me paper 1 ka exam hoge
    Na us ka syllabus kya h kya main de sakti ho exam abi main 1st year me ho

  60. Shobha soni says:

    कितनी बार exam दे सकते है

  61. Bisholata says:

    Sir/ maam , Next
    UGC NET Exam application form date please tell me

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      UGC NET 2023 application details or dates are not released yet. We will let you known whenever details about it will be released.

  62. Bisholata says:

    Can i try both CsIR ugc net n nta ugc net?

  63. Anupam Behera says:

    Sir i’m a MCA student .Can i apply for UGC NET?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, you will be eligible to apply for the next session. Also, check other eligibility norms before applying.

  64. Afreen says:

    i completed my masters in mass comm. but it is possible if i apply for PHD with different subject ?

  65. Abhirupa says:

    Can you tell me how to see the syllabus for UGC NET

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Syllabus for UGC NET 2023 is not released yet. We will update it whenever release, till then you can check syllabus of UGC NET 2022 Here.

  66. Damanpreet kaur says:

    Can I apply for UGC net examination , if I have got reappear in one examination

  67. Amit mehta says:

    I want to all important date to fill ugc net exam

  68. Poonam says:

    January 2023me hone wale exam ke form kab fill kiye jaayege

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It is expected to release in the month of September 2022. However, official details is yet to be released.

  69. Viji.t says:

    Nice content 👍

  70. Jitendra Rout says:

    I have prepared to ugc net

  71. Poulomi chakraborty says:

    2023 year ka liye kab thak from fill-up date hai. UGC net ke liye. Plzzzzzzzzzzzz toda sa information chaiye.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Details regarding UGC NET 2023 are not released yet. It might be released on the month of September 2022 for December session.

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