UGC NET Application Form 2020 - Check How to Apply Online
UGC NET Application Form 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) had once again reopened the correction window for UGC NET 2020 application form on July 6 and the ned date to make changes was July 20 (till 5:00 p.m) and fee for the same can be paid till 11:50 p.m. Previously NTA had re-extended the UGC NET 2020 application form filling deadline from June 15, 2020 to June 30, 2020 till 5:00 p.m and the fee can be paid till 11:50 p.m. It is for the third time that the date for registration for the entrance exam which was supposed to be conducted in June has been extended due to the lockdown that wsa caused in wake of novel coronavirus. Earlier, the last date to fill UGC NET 2020 application form was extended from May 16 to May 31 The authorities had released UGC NET application form along with notification on March 16 in online mode at ugcnet.nta.nic.in. Earlier, candidates could fill the application form of UGC NET 2020 till April 16. Before filling the application form, candidates have to check the UGC NET eligibility 2020 to apply. 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.
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NTA UGC NET 2020 Overview
Name of exam
Exam conducting body
NTA (National Testing Agency)
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
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 of all related events. As per UGC NET important dates candidates can fill the application form between March 16 to June 15, 2020. UGC NET exam has been postponed and the new date for conducting the exam will be announced soon.
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
June 30, 2020 (Extended)
Last date for receipt of examination Fee online in the Bank
June 30, 2020
UGC NET application form 2020 correction window
July 6-July 20, 2020
Admit Card of UGC NET 2020
To be announced
Date of UGC NET 2020 exam
To be announced
UGC NET result
To be announced
UGC NET Application Correction Window
The exam conducting authorities have opened the UGC NET application correction window from July 6 to July 20 till 5 p.m. Candidates can make their required changes in the application form of UGC NET 2020 that they have already submitted during this period. Candidates who have not correctly uploaded their own scanned image or that of the signature can do so during this period.
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
Visit the official website of UGC NET
Click on UGC NET 2020 application correction window available on the homepage
Applicants can log in using your application number and password
Make changes in the incorrect details and click on the ‘Submit’ button
Click on the declaration checkbox
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
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.
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.
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
UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2020
NTA prescribed 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 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 2020 before applying.
What to keep ready before filling UGC 2020 Application Form
Candidates are required to keep the following information ready with them before they proceed to register for UGC NET 2020.
- 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
Category Certificate, if applicable for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate
Applicants should note that scanned images uploaded while filling UGC NET application form 2020 should be in JPG/JPEG format only
Dimensions and specifications of scanned documents to be uploaded
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.
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.
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
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer/EWS
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.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UGC NET Application Form 2020 - Check How to Apply Online
Question: When can I apply for UGC NET 2020 ?
Applicants can fill UGC NET application form March 16, 2020 in online mode at www.ntanet.nic.in.
Question: What is the last date to apply for the UGC NET online ?
Candidates can fill UGC NET 2020 application form till June 30, 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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Questions related to UGC NET
Can I be eligible for UGC NET ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE after MSc in Biotechnology?
Yes you are eligible for UGC NET Environmental Science after Msc in Biotechnology.
The educational requirements are listed below
55% aggregate marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or Equivalent Degree - For General/General EWS Category Candidates
50% aggregate marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or Equivalent Degree - For ST/SC/OBC/ PWD/ Transgender Candidates.
Age Limit and Relaxation
JRF : Not more than 30 years for open category applicants. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC- Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.
Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
Dear aspirants, I would like to know the proper strategy correspondence or online mode to prepare for UGC NET examination in English . The suggestions are highly required regarding suitable books and suitable coaching institute to join. Shall be highly grateful to you for guiding me on this
If you want to study online for free, you can do that with the help of ample study material on the Internet. You can also get youtube explained videos for free. What I would suggest is that try to get hold of some good coaching materials meanwhile. It will help structure your study plan and you will know exactly what to do and how to do.
If you want to go for coachings, these are some of the prestigious ones:
Elite IIT Institute
GATE-Indian Institute of Tutorials
CGS-Center for Government Services
Global Teachers Academy
Chembiosis Coaching Center
HIRE UGC NET/SET Guidance Center
Amrita Global Education
I want to apply for ugc net in mass communication and journalism in future, but for that should I do mba in media management, mba in media and entertainment or mba in communication management? Also, kindly mention if their is any other mba program that will help me reach my goal.
To attempt UGC NET, you must have qualified any masters /post graduate degree from ugc recognized university and you must have minimum 50% in same as per eligibility criteria. Courses mentioned by you make you eligible for the exam. All the three courses are basically related to communication management, however differ in some aspects such as digital advertising or marketing or management or public relations management. For more information, kindly visit the link given below
I have graduated B.A. without honors. now I am doing Masters from IGNOU. can I apply for UGC NET ?
Yes, you are eligible for the UGC NET exam because to apply for the exam candidates must have masters’ degree from the approved and recognized universities and IGNOU is a UGC approved University as per the latest eligibility criteria which is described as below :-
- Open category/Unreserved category candidates need to have secured a minimum of 55% marks in Masters or equivalent.
- OBC/ST/SC/PWD/Transgender candidates should have scored at least 50% marks in Masters or equivalent exam.
- Candidates in their final year of master’s degree can also take the UGC NET 2020 exam, however, such candidates have to complete their degree with required NET qualification marks within 2 years.
- As per the eligibility criteria of UGC NET Ph.D. degree holders with their master’s completed by September 19, 1992 can avail relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks. This means that such candidates must have secured at least 50% marks in masters.
- Candidates with post-graduate diploma/certificate by Indian University/Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate by the foreign University/Institute have to ensure that their diploma/degree/certificate is equivalent to master’s degree recognized by Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), NewDelhi.
To apply for JRF your age must not exceed 30 years or if you are from SC/ST/PWD/OBC candidate then you will get 5 years age relaxation but for assistant professor no age criteria is applicable.
For more details refer to the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
Hello, I have passed ugc net and csc set both exm in 2019 by using ews certificate, In west bengal ews certificates validation is one year, so my question is that if I do not renewed my certificate then my net set certificate will be cancelled or not?
For the award of Junior Research Fellowship, the UGC NET certificate remains valid for 3 years from the date of issue and for lectureship, it is vaild for lifetime.