UGC NET Application Form 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date to fill UGC NET 2020 application form till May 16. The authorities had released UGC NET application form along with notification on March 16 in online mode at Earlier, candidates could fill the application form of UGC NET 2020 till April 16. Before filling the UGC NET application form 2020, candidates have to check the eligibility to apply. Exam conducting authorities will also open the correction window for UGC NET registration between. The application form of UGC NET June 2020 can be filled in four easy steps which include- registration, submission of other details, uploading of scanned images & paying application fee. After filling UGC NET application form 2020 candidates must take a print out and keep it for future references. Read complete article to know more about important documents required and steps to apply for UGC NET exam.

UGC NET Application Form 2020

Latest: UGC NET application form 2020 dates extended till May 16 - Apply Here

UGC NET 2020 Notification PDF- Download Here

UGC NET 2020 exam is slated to be conducted from June 15 to 20, 2020 in online mode across India.

NTA UGC NET 2020 Overview



Name of exam


Exam conducting body

NTA (National Testing Agency)

Exam Level


Number of papers

Two (Paper I and Paper II)

UGC NET exam Mode


Candidates registered for UGC NET exam

Around 10 lakh

Number of Subjects in UGC NET


UGC NET exam cities


Official website and

Address for Correspondence

Block C-20/1A/8, Sector 62, Gautam Budha Nagar, Noida- 201309 (UP)

Helpline for Technical issues

Ph: 0120-6895200 or Send Query Redressal System (QRS) in candidate login

UGC NET Application Form 2020 - Important Dates

Applicants who wish to appear in UGC NET exam should note that by knowing all important dates of UGC NET 2020 they can keep a track on all related events. As per UGC NET important dates candidates can fill the application form between March 16 to May 16, 2020. UGC NET exam will be conducted from June 15 to 20.

UGC NET Exam Dates 2020

UGC NET 2020 Events


Date of Commencement of UGC NET 2020 Application form

March 16, 2020 (Released)

Last date to apply for UGC NET 2020

May 16, 2020 (Extended)

Last date for receipt of examination Fee online in the Bank

May 16, 2020 (Extended)

UGC NET application form 2020 correction window

To be announced

Admit Card of UGC NET 2020

To be announced

Date of UGC NET 2020 exam

June 15 to 20, 2020

UGC NET result

July 5, 2020

Important Instructions before filling the application form of UGC NET 2020

Many times candidates often get confused as to what documents are required for UGC NET. Hence before filling UGC NET 2020 online form, applicants are advised to read Information Bulletin thoroughly and keep the below-mentioned documents ready.

  • Active e-mail address and Mobile Number of candidate

  • Copy of Board/ University Certificate for Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth

  • Legal ID proof i.e Aadhaar Card Number/Voter ID Card Number/ Other Govt ID

  • Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester marks sheet

  • Four cities for UGC NET Centers of your choice

  • Code of UGC NET 2020 Subject

  • Code of subject at Postgraduate level

  • Code of Post Graduation Course

  • Category Certificate, if applicable for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate

Documents required to fill UGC 2020 Application Form

Applicants should note that scanned images uploaded while filling UGC NET application form 2020 should be in JPG/JPEG format only

UGC NET photo and signature size


File size


Candidate’s Photograph

10 kb to 200 kb

3.5 cm X 4.5 cm

Candidate’s Signature in running hand

04 kb to 30 kb

3.5 cm X 1.5 cm

Note: Candidates should note that spectacles are allowed only if they are used regularly. Polaroid and Computer generated photos are not acceptable.

Web browser required to fill UGC NET application form 2020

Candidates must use the following web browser to do UGC NET 2020 registration process themselves to avoid any technical glitch.
● Internet Explorer 8 and above
● Mozilla 3.0 and above
● Google Chrome

How to fill UGC NET Application Form 2020

Candidates can fill the application form of UGC NET 2020 by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Apply for UGC NET Online Registration using unique email id and mobile number

Step 2: Complete UGC NET Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step 3: Upload scanned images of candidate’s photograph and signature in JPG/JPEG format.

Step 4: Make payment of UGC NET application fee through SBI /Syndicate/HDFC /ICICI Payment Gateway (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/Paytm) .


Step 1: UGC NET 2020 Apply Online - Registration

Applicants should note that the first step to apply is UGC NET Registration. In this stage candidates have to enter details like name, contact details i.e email id, mobile number and date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format. After filling the required details in the application form of UGC NET 2020 and clicking on submit button, the system will generate a unique user ID and password. Candidates must save UGC NET login details for future use as these credentials will be required to access a candidate's account at a later stage of selection process.


Step 2: UGC NET 2020 Apply Online - Complete UGC NET Application Form 2020

Applicants are advised to fill details in this stage carefully as once the form will be submitted it can only be edited after the link will be activated by authorities not before that. In this stage of filling NTA UGC NET 2020 application form, candidates need to select the subject, exam cities and enter details like mobile number, email ID, parents related info, mailing address, permanent address, etc.

Note: While filling the second step of application of UGC NET 2020 candidates should note that Single Girl Child option will be visible only if the candidate has selected the option “Female” in the gender column. Single Girl Child in the family without a brother or sister may select this option.


Step 3: UGC NET 2020 Apply Online- Uploading of scanned images of candidate’s document

UGC NET Scanned Documents Size

Candidate’s photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb

Candidate’s signature in running hand should le between 4 kb to 30 kb


  • NTA UGC NET 2020 Applications, not complying with instructions or with unclear photographs are liable to be rejected.

  • Writing full names in the box in capital letters would not be accepted as signature and UGC NET June 2020 application form would be rejected.

Step 4: UGC NET 2020 Apply Online - UGC NET Application Fee Payment

After uploading the image and signature, candidates must pay the requisite UGC NET 2020 application fee. It is to be noted that UGC NET form fees 2020 must be paid as per the category of the candidate. The table below contains the application fee that must be paid as per the category.

UGC NET Application Fees 2020


Application Fee


Rs. 1000

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer/EWS

Rs. 500


Rs. 250

The payment of UGC NET 2020 application fee can be made in both offline and online mode via SBI_MOPS (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking, e-challan). For Payment through E-Challan, candidates have to download the e-challan and submit the challan and fee at the nearest State Bank of India Branch.

After successful completion of UGC NET June application form 2020 candidates are advised to take a print out of final recipient as it will be required after qualifying the exam.

UGC NET Application Correction Window

The exam conducting authorities will provide the UGC NET application correction window after the last date to apply will be over. Candidates can make their required changes in the application form of UGC NET 2020 that they have already submitted during this period. The dates for CSIR UGC NET application correction window will be announced by the exam body later.

How to Make Corrections in UGC NET Application Form ?

Candidates can check the steps given below to make corrections in the application form of UGC NET 2020

  1. Visit the official website of UGC NET

  2. Click on UGC NET 2020 application correction window available on the homepage

  3. Applicants can log in using your application number and password

  4. Make changes in the incorrect details and click on the ‘Submit’ button

  5. Click on the declaration checkbox

  6. Click on the last ‘Submit’ button and take a printout of the confirmation page

UGC NET Registration Statistics

UGC NET Session

Number of candidates registered for UGC NET

Candidates appeared in UGC NET exam

December, 2019



June, 2019



December, 2018



June, 2018



Earlier UGC NET December 2019 examination was conducted by the NTA between December 2 and 6 in 700 UGC NET exam centres across 219 cities. A total of 10.34 lakh candidates registered for the examination of which 7.93 lakh candidates appeared in UGC NET exam.

By checking UGC NET application form statistics candidates will get an idea about the level of competition of this exam. After checking it, candidates can accordingly compose their strategy to qualify for the UGC NET June 2020 exam.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2020

NTA will prescribe the eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2020 in its official notification. It is important for the candidates to check detailed eligibility before filling UGC NET 2020 application form. The eligibility criteria includes the details such as educational qualification, age limit, etc. unreserved candidates with a minimum of 55% marks in Masters or equivalent. Candidates must know all the details about UGC NET eligibility criteria before applying.

UGC NET Exam Centres 2020

Aspirants should note that there are 700 UGC NET exam centres across 219 cities in Pan India. Exam centres are vital while filling UGC NET application form 2020. Applicants have to choose 4 exam centres of their choice during UGC NET 2020 apply online process. It is to be noted that once selected, candidates can not alter their UGC NET exam centre 2020.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UGC NET Application Form 2020

Question: When can I apply for UGC NET 2020 ?


Applicants can fill UGC NET application form March 16, 2020 in online mode at

Question: What is the last date to apply for the UGC NET online ?


Candidates can fill UGC NET 2020 application form till May 16, 2020.

Question: Can I edit/correct my NTA UGC NET application from 2020?


Yes, NTA releases the correction window of UGC NET 2020 after the last date to apply is over.

Question: How to apply for UGC NET 2020?


Applicants can visit the official website of UGC NET and click on apply online and finish all 4 steps.

Question: Who is eligible for the NET exam?


Candidates who fulfill UGC NET 2020 eligibility can fill application form

Question: Can I change my exam centres after filling UGC NET 2020 application form ?


No candidates will be allowed to change exam centers after filling UGC NET application form 2020.

Question: What is the purpose of UGC NET 2020?


candidates who qualify UGC NET 2020 exam will be eligible to apply as Assistant professor in private or government college.

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