National Testing Agency is scheduled to release NTA UGC NET 2020 application form on March 16 at its official website - in online mode. Interested candidates meeting the eligibility standards can fill the application form till April 16. Thus, it is very important for the candidates to know how to fill the UGC NET application form, what items must be kept ready for filling the form and in what cases can the form be rejected by the authorities. Firstly, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria before they apply for the NTA UGC NET exam. To know how to fill the form, candidates must go through the following points:

Factors Affecting UGC NET 2020 Application Form Rejection; Know Here

How to fill UGC NET Application Form 2020

  • Online Registration by filling the unique email id and mobile number

  • UGC NET application form login through the system generated application number.

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

  • Make payment of application fee through SBI /Syndicate/HDFC /ICICI Payment Gateway (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/Paytm).

However, it is most important for the candidates to know in which situations their application form of UGC NET can be rejected by the exam authorities. Some of the most common factors on the basis of which the rejection of application form happens are listed below:

Factors Leading To Application Form Rejection

  • The final submission of UGC NET online application form will be incomplete without the uploading of scanned copy candidates photo and signature.

  • The application form will also be rejected by NTA in case the application form fee is not submitted.

  • UGC NET application form with unclear photograph of the candidate will also be rejected.

  • The application form will be rejected in case the photograph uploaded by the candidate is found to be fabricated i.e. de-shaped, hand-made or computer made

  • The application form without photograph will also be rejected. It must be remembered that photographs must not be attested.

  • Candidates must not write their full name in the box of signature. It would result in application form rejection.

  • Application form without signature will also be rejected.

  • Also, candidates found not meeting the eligibility criteria would also be debarred at later stages of the selection process.

About UGC NET 2020

UGC NET exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates as Assistant Professors and to award the Junior Research Fellowship. As per the exam pattern of UGC NET test is held in online mode for two papers - paper I and II. Paper I is common for all while paper II is based on the subjects opted by the candidate. Candidates successfully applying for the exam will be issued the UGC NET admit card. It is important for the candidates to bring their admit card to their respective UGC NET exam centres on the exam day. The UGC NET result 2020 will be announced on July 5 in online mode on the official website wherein the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates will be mentioned. Only those candidates will be considered qualified who will secure the UGC NET cut off scores.

Candidates can read the top 10 UGC NET FAQs to know more and get their queries answered.

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which are the best book for ugc net paper1 in hindi medium

Apoorva Student Expert 23rd Mar, 2020

Hello dear student,

I understand you want to know about the books you can refer to and I would like to help you with that but you haven't mentioned for which branch like Life sciences, or chemistry, or which domain you want to know this about. So kindly mention it , then we will be able to help you

Best wishes


ugc net management bilingual books in hindi and englidh

Harshita Sharan Srivastava Student Expert 22nd Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Here's a list of recommended books for UGC Net:

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Management by M. Shivani
  • Arihant UGC Net Management book by Mohit Agarwal
  • NTA-UGC-NET: Management by  Dr. Sima Kumari
  • NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude by Pearson

Good Luck


ugc net management ki bilingual books englidh and hindi

Megha 22nd Mar, 2020

Hello Ashika !

The best books for preparing for UGC NET management are:

  1. Marketing Management by Philip Kotler
  2. Organizational Behavior by Stephen P. Robbins, Timothy A. Judge
  3. Financial Management by I.M. Pandey
  4. Indian Economy by Mishra and Puri
  5. Modern Micro Economics by A. Koutsoyiannis
  6. Human Resource Management by Trueman Authored by Reetu Dogra
  7. Previous year papers of UGC-NET on Management by R. Gupta's
  8. Previous year papers of UGC-NET on Management by Dr. Sima Kumari

You can also visit our site to know about all important books for Paper 1 and various subjects of Paper 2.


I have qualified ugc net in December 2019 under ews category. But I got my ews certificate after publication of nta net result. is there any problem in this matter?

Animesh Vats Student Expert 25th Mar, 2020


Well I don't think so that you will be getting any problem as long as you have the appropriate documentation. Although you can mention it to the authorities that your documents were under progress when you applied and got it ove it was approved. So I think you are good to go.

I hope my answer helps.

All the best.


What are the best books for UGC NET JRF?

Hrisheekesh Singh 20th Mar, 2020

Hi Debjyoti,

The best books for UGC NET/SET/JRF Exam are as follows:-

@Paper 1

  • NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude of KVS Madaan /Pearson Education
  • NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF - Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude of Harpreet Kaur /Oxford University Press
  • Trueman's UGC NET/SET General Paper I - Teaching & Research Aptitude of Sajit Kumar, M. Gagan
  • NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF - Paper 1 Teaching and Research Aptitude of Arihant Experts/Arihant Publications
  • NTA UGC NET / SET / JRF - Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude of Dr. Usha Rani Jain

@Paper 2

  • For paper 2 there are 100 subjects so it is not possible to mention that here you should refer to this article for Best Books for UGC NET 2020.

Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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