University Grants Commission (UGC)-NET NTA 2024: Exam Dates, Syllabus, and Registration Details

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OVERVIEW OF UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST (UGC NET) EXAM DETAILS

 

The National Eligibility Test (NET), also known as UGC NET or NTA-UGC-NET, is an examination conducted by the National Testing Agency on behalf of the University Grants Commission to determine eligibility for the post of assistant professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges. Until July 2018, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the UGC NET exam, which the NTA has been conducting since December 2018. The exam is considered one of the hardest exams in India, with a success rate of only 6%.

 

Some key points about the UGC NET exam are:

 

  • The exam is conducted twice a year, in the months of June and December.
  • The exam is conducted in online mode, and candidates can choose their exam center.
  • The eligibility criteria for the exam require candidates to have completed their master's degree or be in the final year of their master's program with a minimum of 55% marks.
  • The exam is used to determine eligibility for the post of assistant professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges.

 

Candidates who pass the UGC NET exam are eligible for the post of assistant professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges. The exam is considered one of the toughest exams in India, and candidates need to prepare thoroughly to succeed.

 

CLICK HERE FOR UGC NET JUNE OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION 2024

 

UGC NET JUNE 2024 EXAMINATION –IMPORTANT DATES

 

  • Release of UGC NET June 2024 Official Notification 20th April, 2024
  • Starting Registration Date for UGC NET June 2024 – 20th April 2024
  • Last Registration Date for UGC NET June 2024 – 10th May, 2024
  • Last Succesful Payment Date of UGC NET– 11th May, 2024 to 12th May, 2024 (11:50 pm)
  • UGC NET June Application Correction Date 2024 –13th May, 2024 to 15th May, 2024
  • UGC NET June 2024 Examination Date – 18 June 2024
  • UGC NET June 2024 Declaration of Result – To Be Notified

 

UGC NET ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2024

 

UGC NET Age Limit 

 

JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 1st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.06.2024.

 

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor

 

Category –Wise Age Limit

 

Category

UGC NET Age Limit 2024 (JRF)

UGC NET Age Limit 2024 (Asst Professor)

General

18-30 Years

No Limit

OBC

18-35 Years

SC/ST

18-35 Years

PwD

18-35 Years

EWS

18-35 Years

Candidates with an L.L.M. Degree

18-33 Years

 

 

UGC NET June Educational Qualification 2024

 

Here is the educational qualification for the UGC NET June 2024 Exam in table form:

 

Category

Educational Qualification

General

At least 55% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent in education domains mentioned for the general category

OBC – NCL/PWD/ST/SC

At least 50% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent in education domains mentioned for the general category

Bachelor's Degree Holders Minimum 75% marks or equivalent grade

 

UGC NET Reservation Policy

 

Here is the reservation policy for the UGC NET 2023 December Exam in table form:

 

Category

Reservation

General-Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS)

10% of seats in Central Universities and Institutions that are considered to be Universities

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15% of seats in Central Universities and Institutions that are considered to be Universities

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

7.5% of seats in Central Universities and Institutions that are considered to be Universities

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non Creamy layer (OBC-NCL)

27% of seats in Central Universities and Institutions that are considered to be Universities

Person with Disability (PwD)

5% of seats in Central Universities and Institutions that are considered to be Universities

 

UGC NET Exam Subjects 2024

 

The UGC NET June 2024 consists of two papers, Paper I and Paper II.

 

Paper

Subjects

Paper I

Research Aptitude, Teaching Aptitude, Communication, Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Information and Communication Technology, and Mathematics

Paper II

83 subjects to choose from, including Economics, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, History, Anthropology, Commerce, Education, Social Work, Defence & Strategic Studies, Public Administration, Population Studies, and many more

 

For more information, please refer to the official UGC NET website.

 

UGC NET JUNE 2024 – HOW TO APPLY

 

Here are the steps to apply for the UGC NET June 2024 Exam:

 

  1. Visit the official website of UGC NET - https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/
  2. Click on the "UGC NET June 2024 Registration" link on the homepage.
  3. Fill in the required details such as Name, Phone Number, Email Address, and Aadhar Number.
  4. Choose the preferred UGC NET subject as per your area of specialization in your post-graduation degree course.
  5. Upload the scanned documents such as photographs and signatures in the prescribed format and size.
  6. Pay the application fee through the available payment modes.
  7. Submit the application form and take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

 

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying, as the form can be accepted only for eligible candidates. The UGC NET June 2024 Exam application process is being carried out between April 20 to May 10, 2024.

 

UGC NET SELECTION PROCEDURE 2024

 

The selection procedure for the UGC NET June 2024 Exam is as follows:

 

1.   Candidates are required to appear for both Paper I and Paper II of the UGC NET June 2024 Exam.

2.   The minimum qualifying marks for Paper I and Paper II are 40% and 40% respectively for the General category, while for OBC-NCL/PWD/SC/ST categories, the minimum qualifying marks are 35% and 35% respectively.

3.   Candidates who qualify for both Paper I and Paper II and meet the eligibility criteria will be considered for the post of Assistant Professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

4.   The number of candidates to be qualified (total slots or Eligibility for Assistant Professor) shall be equal to 6% of the candidates who appeared in both the papers of NET and 1% (for JRF) from which the final selection will be made.

5.   The final selection will be based on the merit list prepared by the University Grants Commission (UGC) based on the candidate's performance in the UGC NET June 2024 Exam.

6.   Candidates who qualify for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) will be eligible to receive a fellowship for a period of two years, which can be further extended for a third year based on the candidate's performance.

7.   Candidates who qualify for the post of Assistant Professor will be eligible for recruitment in Indian universities and colleges.

 

UGC NET APPLICATION FEE 2024

 

Here is the application fee for the UGC NET June 2024 Exam in table form:

 

Category

Application Fee

General

INR 1150

OBC (NCL)/EWS

INR 600

SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender

INR 325

 

Candidates can pay the application fee online through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net banking, UPI, or Paytm.

 

The application fee once paid is not refundable or transferable under any circumstances. Candidates must pay the application fee before the last date of application submission.

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION OF UGC NET JUNE 2024 –

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF NET

CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION OF UGC NET June 2024

 

FAQs related to UGC NET Exam 2024:

 

  1. What is UGC NET?
    • UGC NET stands for University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test. It is conducted to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian universities and colleges.

 

  1. Who conducts the UGC NET exam?
    • The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the UGC NET exam on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC).

 

  1. What are the eligibility criteria for UGC NET?
    • The eligibility criteria vary depending on the subject and category of the candidate. Generally, candidates must have a master’s degree or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) from a recognized university.

 

  1. How often is the UGC NET exam conducted?
    • The UGC NET exam is conducted twice a year, usually in June and December.

 

  1. What is the exam pattern for UGC NET?
    • The UGC NET exam consists of two papers: Paper-I and Paper-II. Paper-I consists of 50 multiple choice questions (MCQs) on teaching and research aptitude, while Paper-II consists of 100 MCQs based on the subject selected by the candidate.

 

  1. Is there any negative marking in UGC NET?
    • No, there is no negative marking in the UGC NET exam.

 

  1. How can I apply for the UGC NET exam?
    • Candidates can apply for the UGC NET exam online through the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) during the application window.

 

  1. What documents do I need to apply for UGC NET?
    • Candidates need to have scanned copies of their photograph, signature, and relevant educational certificates while applying for the UGC NET exam.

 

  1. What is the syllabus for UGC NET?
    • The syllabus for UGC NET varies depending on the subject chosen by the candidate. It covers various topics related to the chosen subject along with general topics like teaching aptitude, research aptitude, etc.

 

  1. Is there any age limit for the UGC NET exam?
    • For the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), the maximum age limit is 30 years (relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Transgender candidates). There is no upper age limit for Assistant Professorship.
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