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UGC NET 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 12 Jul, 2021 14:34

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About UGC NET 2021 (Exam Date Soon)

UGC NET 2021 exam date for the May session exam is expected to be confirmed by the last week of July. UGC NET is an eligibility exam that determines the candidates' eligibility for the post of Assistant Professor or Lectureship or JRF (Junior Research Fellow). UGC NET is conducted twice a year. Candidates can check all the details pertaining to the UGC NET 2021 such as important dates, the application process, eligibility, admit card, selection process etc here.

UGC NET May 2021 Information Bulletin

List of Documents Required to Fill UGC NET Application Form

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UGC NET Exam Update 2020

  • Jul 12, 2021 02:35 PM: UGC NET 2021 exam date for May session will be confirmed soon.

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UGC NET May 2021 Important Dates

The dates for UGC NET December 2020 exam have released, and the candidates can check all the dates here.

EventsDates
UGC NET December 2020 Application Form Filling Start DateFebruary 02, 2021
UGC NET December 2020 Application Form Filling End DateMarch 09 2021
Form CorrectionMarch 12 to 16, 2021
Availability of UGC NET December 2020 Admit CardTo be Notified
UGC NET December 2020 (May 2021) Exam DateTo be Notified
UGC NET December 2020 Result DateTo be Notified

UGC NET Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the UGC NET exam are as follows -

Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the University Grants Commission
May 2021 Exam DateTo be Notified
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based (Online)
Maximum Marks300 (Paper I=100 & Paper II=200)
Maximum Duration3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Marks Eligibility55% Aggregate at PG level (50% for OBC-NCL/ST/SC/Transgender Category)
Upper Age LimitNone (30 Years for JRF)

UGC NET 2021 Exam Centers

State

Exam Cities

State

Exam Cities

Manipur

Imphal

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar(Assam), Tezpur

Meghalaya

Shillong

West Bengal

Burdwan, Asansol, Darjeeling, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah,Kalyani, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Siliguri

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima, Dimapur

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

Chandigarh (ut)

Chandigarh

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Andhra Pradesh

Bheemavaram, Anantapur, Bapatla, Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Kadapa, Guntur, Ongole, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry. Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Tirupati

Daman & Diu (ut)

Daman

Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg/Bhilai

Delhi/New Delhi

Delhi

Maharashtra

Akola, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad (maharashtra), Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Bhusawal, Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gondia, Yavatmal, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Washim, Navi Mumbai,Parbhani, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Wardha, Thane, Solapur, Satara

Goa

Panaji/Madgaon

Bihar

Aurangabad (BIHAR), Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Purnia (PURNEA), Patna

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Puducherry

Puducherry

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar,Gandhinagar, Godhra,Jamnagar, Vadodara, Junagadh, Mehsana, Patan,Surat, Valsad, Rajkot,

Odisha

Balasore, Angul, Behrampur(Ganjam),Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack,Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Sikkim

Gangtok

Haryana

Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Murthal/Sonepat, Panipat

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Firozpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar,Nainital, Pantnagar, Roorkee

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala,Bilaspur,Hamirpur (HIMACHAL Pradesh), Kangra, Palampur, Shimla, Solan

Jammu & Kashmir

Samba, Baramulla, Jammu, Srinagar (J & K)

Telangana

Mahbubnagar, Hyderabad, Karimnagar,Khammam,Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy,Warangal

Tripura

Agartala

Madhya Pradesh

Betul, Balaghat, Bhopal, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Gwalior, Vidisha, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa, Khargone,Mandsaur,Sagar, Satna, Shahdol, Ujjain

Tamil Nadu

Cuddalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Kanyakumari, Karur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Nagarcoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore,Viluppuram

Jharkhand

Dhanbad, Bokaro, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida/Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura,Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Sitapur

Karnataka

Bellary, Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad,Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Udupi, Kolar, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Mysuru, Manipal, Tumakuru

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kasaragod, Angamaly, Chenganur, Ernakulam/Kochi, Idukki, Kanjirappally,Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Thrissur, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Moovattupuzha

Career Prospects After UGC NET Entrance Exam

After qualifying the UGC NET entrance exam, the candidates can serve in the following positions:

  1. Assistant Professor

  2. Reader

  3. Head of the Department

  4. Professor

The UGC NET qualified candidates who are selected for the above-mentioned posts are offered an annual salary between INR 4.42 Lakhs and 11.88 Lakhs depending on the post for which they have been offered.

Stages Involved in the UGC NET Exam

The following stages are involved in the UGC NET entrance exam:

  1. Submission of UGC NET Online application form and fee

  2. Correction in the UGC NET online application form

  3. Availability of Admit card/Hall ticket

  4. UGC NET Exam

  5. Declaration of Answer key

  6. Result declaration 

  7. UGC NET selection process

What is the Age Limit for UGC NET Exam?

Candidates appearing in the UGC NET exam for the post of Assistant Professor posts, there will be no maximum age bar but the maximum age limit for the post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is 30 years.

How is UGC NET Different from CSIR NET?

The following pointers will explain briefly the difference between UGC NET and CSIR NET entrance exams:

UGC NET 

CSIR NET

Stands for University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

Stands for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Eligibility Test

Conducted for the Posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian Colleges or Universities

Conducted for the Posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian Colleges or Universities and R&D Organisations

Exam conducted for Humanities, Arts, Commerce, Social Science and all other streams unrelated to Science 

Exam conducted only for Science stream

Important Dates

UGC NET 2020 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 02 Feb to 12 Mar, 2021

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Related Questions

If I choose History as an optional subject for my UPSC entrance exam and fail to clear the exam, can I apply for UGC NET with History?

-Ishiqa srivastavaUpdated on March 30, 2021 01:33 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, it seems that you are mixing up two very different things completely. In order to be eligible to apply for the UPSC civil services examination, you at least need to have a graduation degree from any recognised University. 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. We suggest you take a look at the following links for a better understanding regarding both ...

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I have completed my MBA and In my graduation (BA - Major in English). Please suggest, do I need to select the management paper for NET exam or I could have Option to choose another subject as well,Like as History.

-NISHITUpdated on December 03, 2020 12:03 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

You can select any subject of your choice in UGC NET 2020 and there is no such limitation restricting you to choosing subjects related to your academics. However, it is recommended that you choose a subject related to your post-graduation or graduation as it helps a lot in the exam.

Check the eligibility criteria and syllabus of UGC NET for more details. Please feel free to write back if you have any queries.

Thank you.

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Where can I find the detailed syllabus and exam pattern for UGC NET Mathematics exam 2020?

-SssUpdated on September 07, 2020 02:01 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, as per the latest information available on the official website of the University Grants Commission (UGC), there are no details regarding the conduct of the UGC NET mathematics exam. There is no syllabus and exam pattern for the UGC NET mathematics exam available on the official website. However, you can apply for CSIR UGC NET 2020 exam in which there is a subject called - Mathematical Sciences. The CSIR UGC NET 2020 mathematical sciences exam is expected to be conducted in the second week of November and you can find out all the details regarding the same from the ...

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FAQs about UGC NET

What are the new exam dates of UGC NET May 2021?

The new exam dates of UGC NET May 2021 are yet to be confirmed.

What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for UGC NET exam?

The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for UGC NET exam is to have a Master’s degree in any stream from a UGC recognised institution with a 55% aggregate (50% for reserved candidates).

What is the validity of UGC NET eligibility certificate?

The UGC NET eligibility certificate is valid forever for the candidates.

What is the age limit to apply for UGC NET exam?

For Assistant Professors, there is no upper age limit to apply for UGC NET. For Junior Researchers, the upper age limit is 30 years. A relaxation of 5 years is provided to the women/SC/ST/PwD/OBC/other reserved categories candidates in Junior Research fellowship.

How many times is UGC NET conducted in a year?

UGC NET is conducted twice a year.

Is there any extension in UGC NET Application form?

Yes, UGC NET application form has been extended and the applicants can now fill the form up to June 15th, 2020.

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