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UGC NET Notification

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UGC NET Notification

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Aspirants of UGC NET 2019, who are willing to enhance their career with teaching sector can check all details in the UGC NET 2019 – Official Notification issued by NTA. UGC-NET, 2019 shall be conducted by the NTA in December, 2019 in subjects given at selected Cities of Examination centers spread across the country. Get the complete details and information related to UGC NET 2019 through UGC NET Notification. Candidates can check the daily updates regarding UGC NET on its Official Website.

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to the NTA. UGC-NET is a test being conducted to determine the eligibility ‘only for Assistant Professor’ and ‘for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ in Indian universities and colleges.

(i) The eligibility only ‘for Assistant Professor’ or for ‘both Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC-NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF. Candidates appearing in UGC-NET should clearly specify in the prescribed Application Form whether they are applying for ‘only Assistant Professor’ or ‘for both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor’. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/ colleges/ state governments, as the case may be.

(ii) The candidates who qualify for the award of JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them.

(iii) Candidates falling under Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ Persons with Disability (PwD)/ Transgender/ OtherBackward Classes(OBC) (Non Creamy Layer), as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (www.ncbc.nic.in), will be given special concessions as may be decided by the UGC.

(iv) Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates qualifying for the award of JRF will be eligible to receive the fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/ IITs/ Institutions. The validity period of the offer will be three years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, for those candidates who have joined M. Phil./ Ph.D., the date of commencement of fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.

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NTA follows certain schedule for conducting the successfull recruitment process. So, as per UGC NET 2019 important dates are:

Events Dates
On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11.50 pm) 09.09.2019 to 09.10.2019
Date for successful final transaction of fee (Upto 11.50 pm) 09.09.2019 to 09.10.2019
Through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net-Banking upto 11.50 pm Through e-challan upto bank hours upto 10.10.2019
Fee Payable by candidates General Rs. 1000/-
Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)* Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Rs. 250/-
GST/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only 18.10.2019 to 25.10.2019
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA’s website From 09.11.2019
Dates of Examination
(Exact date and shift of examination shall be made available by 21st October, 2018 on NTA’s website)
Between 02 December 2019 (Monday) and 06 December 2019 (Friday)
Duration of Examination 180 minutes (03 hours)
No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2
Timing of Examination First Shift: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Second Shift: 2.30 pm to 05.30 pm
Centre, Date, Shift and UGC-NET (Subject) Examination As indicated on Admit Card
Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA’s website: nta.ac.in, ntanet.nic.in Date shall be displayed on the NTA’s
Declaration of Result on NTA’s website by 31 December 2019


Dates of Examination
(Exact dates of examination/shifts will be made available on the NTA’s website)
Between 02.12.2019 to 06.12.2019
First Shift Second Shift
Timing of Examination 09.30 am12.30 pm 02.30 pm5.30 pm
Duration of Examination 03 hours
Entry in the Examination Centre* 7.30 am8.30 am 12.30 pm1.30pm pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room 8.45 am9.00 am 1.45 pm2.00 pm
Instructions by the Invigilators 9.15 am9.25 am 2.15 pm2.25 pm
Test Commences 9.30 am 2.30 pm
Test Concludes 12.30 pm 5.30 pm

* Candidates are advised to report at the Examination Center well in time, at least 2 hours before commencement of the examination. Candidates will not be permitted to enter in the Examination Center after 8.30 am in First Shift and after 1.00 pm in Second Shift.

In case any candidate furnishes false information, appears in more than one shifts/dates of the Computer Based Examination, the candidature is likely to be cancelled and the result in such a case will not be declared.

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Examination Centres:

  • The Centres (Cities) where the Test shall be conducted are given in the below-provided link.

  • The candidates have to select any four cities of their choice for examination of UGC NET December 2019.

  • It is mandatory to select four cities.

  • The efforts will be made to allow city of examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their application form.

  • However, due to administrative reasons, a different city or a nearby area may be allotted.

Examination will be held at the following cities, provided there are sufficient numbers of candidates in the city and may vary.*

Click HereTo check the list of the Centres.

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States/ Union Territories:

    The List of States/ Union Territories and their codes are given in the below provided link.

    Click HereTo check the list of States/ Union Territories and their Codes

Subject of Test:

    The List of NET subjects and their Codes are given in the below provided link.

    Click HereTo check the List of NET subjects and their Codes

Subjects at Post Graduation:

    The list of Subjects at Post Graduation level and their Codes in the below provided link.

    Click HereTo check the List of Subjects at Post Graduation level and their Codes.

Post Graduation Courses:

    The list of Post Graduation Courses and their Codes in the below provided link.

    Click HereTo check the List of Post Graduation Courses and their Codes.

Universities in India:

    The list of Universities in India is given at website:

    To check the List of Universities.Will Update Soon!!!

    The candidates have to select option Other in the drop down list and fill the name of the University, if they have passed/ appearing in their Post Graduation Examination from a University which is not mentioned in the list.

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Common Services Centres/ Facilitation Centres

Candidates who are not well conversant to submit the online application due to various constraints, can use the services of Common Services Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India under the Digital India initiatives of Hon’ble Prime Minister. The Common Services Centre (CSC) scheme is a part of the ambitious national e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of Government of India and is managed at each village panchayat level by a Village level Entrepreneur (VLE).

There are more than 1.5 lakhs Common Services Centres (CSC) across the country which will provide the desired support to candidates from urban as well as rural areas in online submission of application form and payment of fee through e-wallet. The list of the Common Services Centre is available on website: www.csc.gov.in.

Click Here – For Common Services Centres

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Legal Jurisdiction

All disputes pertaining to the conduct of UGC-NET Examination including Results shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi only. Further, any legal question arising out of the Examination shall be entertained only when raised within 30 days from the declaration of result.

The Director (Admn) of the NTA shall be the official by whose designation the NTA may sue or be sued.

UGC NET – Related Information
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