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UGC NET 2024 Application Form & Apply Online

Topics Covered: UGC NET 2024 Application Form, Required Documents, Steps to Apply Online, Application Form Correction & Key Takeaways

The UGC NET is one of reputed exams which is held to determine eligibility for the posts of Assistant Professor and JRF in colleges and universities. 

The application process for any exam is the first step for candidates to enroll for the position they aim to achieve. 

To crack this exam, the candidates are advised to be determined and focus in the right direction! 

But before planning to prepare for the UGC NET, it is important for candidates to be aware of the most vital step in this exam process, which is the application procedure. 

For online application, the UGC NET exam follows a comprehensive process which consists of a defined Apply Online window.   

To apply successfully, the aspirants must meet the eligibility criteria for the exam.    

It should be noted, that since the registration procedure is a key step in the process, every candidate must take proper care before they proceed to submit their application form.  

Therefore, to help you with that, I’ve highlighted the important events related to UGC NET registration process 2024 and the steps on how to carefully fill the UGC NET Application form.   

Table of Content – UGC NET 2024 Application Form & Apply Online

UGC NET Application Form 2024

The NTA has announced the annual exam calendar for the academic year 2024 – 2025 including the UGC NET exam dates which are scheduled from 10th June 2024 – 21st June 2024.  

Currently, the notification for UGC NET 2024 exam has not been announced yet.  

As per the schedule, the registration process begins on the same day as the release of the notification. 

The candidates shall be informed regarding any updates announced by the UGC for the application process in this section.

UGC NET December Application Form 2023

Latest update: The application process for UGC NET December 2023 has started from 30th September 2023 and will remain active till 28th October 2023. However, the date for registration process has been extended till 31st October 2023 (upto 11:59 P.M.).

The UGC NET examination is conducted twice in a year, usually in the months of June and December.

The notification for UGC NET December Cycle exam has been officially released on 30th September 2023.  

To prepare for UGC NET exam, you must check the detailed UGC NET Syllabus, if you haven’t gone through it yet.

We will go through the process of applying to UGC NET 2023 online by explaining the steps to apply for NTA UGC NET.  

To provide you an overview of the important events, I have provided a table below mentioning the relevant details: 

UGC NET December 2023 Exam Events Exam Dates
Commencement of UGC NET Online Application Form 30th September 2023 (upto 05:00 P.M.)
Last date to submit the Form 31st October 2023 (upto 11:59 P.M.)
Last date of Fee Submission 31st October 2023 (upto 11:59 P.M.)
Correction in Particulars of Application form 01st–03rd November 2023 (upto 11:59 P.M)
Announcement of City of Exam Centre Last week of the November 2023
Centre, Date and Shift As indicated on Admit Card
Downloading of NTA UGC NET Admit Card TBA
UGC NET Exam Dates 06th December 2023 to 14th December 2023
Availability of Final Answer Key TBA
Declaration of Result online TBA

Since the notification for UGC NET 2024 will be out soon, you can look at the latest UGC NET exam pattern to understand the exam structure.

For better understanding of the exam, you can check the UGC NET previous year papers. 

UGC NET: Steps to Fill Application Form 2024

While the UGC NET apply online process is easy and convenient for candidates but don’t take the procedure for filling the UGC NET application form lightly and make sure you read all the steps carefully to avoid any mistakes. 

Before we proceed to steps to filling the application form, you can quick look to the UGC NET eligibility criteria.

Online Application Steps for UGC NET JRF

Fill Registration Form

Step 1: Visit the official website – https://ugcnet.nta.ac.in/

Now tap on the “Application Form UGC-NET 2024 Cycle” button at the base of the page.

Step 1 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 2: On tapping the button, you’ll be redirected to another page. You need to tap on the New Registration button.

Step 2 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 3: On tapping the button, you’ll be redirected to another page. Download the information bulletin. 

At the bottom of the page, check the box which says, “I have downloaded Information Bulletin, read and understood all the Instructions”. 

Tap on the ‘Click Here to Proceed’ button.

Step 3 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 4: On tapping the ‘Click Here to Proceed’ button, the UGC NET registration page will open on the screen. 

 

Details to be filled in the Registration Form are: 

  • Candidate’s Personal Details – Your Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Identification Number Complete Postal Address, Email Address & Mobile Number 
  • Password Security Details – Password (to be chosen), Security Question (to be chosen) & Security Answer

Next, tap on the Submit button to continue further with the application procedure. After submission, an application number will be produced on the screen.

Step 4 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 5: A pop-up appears on the screen which asks you to verify the details you have filled in the Registration Form. Check all the details very carefully. 

If you find any errors, click on “Edit Registration and make the necessary changes. 

After checking the declaration box, click on “Final Submit”. 

Step 5 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 6: Once you click on the final submit button, a new window opens up. Click on “Complete Application Form”.

Step 6 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Fill Application Form

Step 7: Now the UGC NET application form opens up, you need to fill in the details. 

Details to be filled in the UGC NET registration form include: 

  • Exam-related details such as exam centre, subject, post (Assistant Professor/JRF and Assistant Professor) based on your preference.  
  • Mailing Address, Permanent Location, Security pin and personal details.  
  • Educational qualification details such as the subject of postgraduate test, the status of post-graduation (passed/showing up), college name, year of passing post-graduation, the status of M.Phil. and Ph.D. (passed/showing up/not showing up), and so on. 
Step 7 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 8: A pop-up appears on the screen which asks you to verify the details you have filled in the application form. Check all the details very carefully. 

If you find any errors, click on “Edit Application Form Data” and make the necessary changes. After that, you can check the declaration box and click on “Final Submit”.

Step 8 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 9: A pop-up appears which says to confirm that you want to finally submit the application form.

Click on “yes” if you’re fully assured that you have not made any mistakes while filling up the application form.

Step 9 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Upload Image and Signature

Step 10: Once you submit the application form, a new window opens up which says to upload the images. Click on “Upload Images”.

Step 10 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 11: Next, you need to upload images of your signature and a recent passport size photograph in JPG/JPEG format.

Scanned Images Criteria for UGC NET JRF
Step 11 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Pay Application Fee & Download Confirmation Page

Step 12: You can pay the UGC NET application fees through SBI/HDFC/Syndicate/ICICI/Paytm payment gateway (debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI). Keep proof of fee paid.

Category Application Fee (in Rs.)
General 1,150
General - EWS/OBC-NCL 600
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender 325
Step 12 to Fill UGC NET Online Application Form

Step 13: Once you have successfully paid the UGC NET Application fees, an affirmation page will be created. Take a printout of the affirmation page and save it for future reference. 

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Now, that we have discussed the steps to UGC NET apply online, let’s proceed to the next topic.

UGC NET 2024 Application Form – Required Documents

Let’s make this easy for you, I’m going to make a list of all the things that you need before sitting down and filling the UGC NET application form 2024:

  • Board/University declaration
  • Ration card/Passport number/Aadhaar card number/Voter ID card number/other Government ID
  • Qualifying degree declaration
  • Class declaration (if pertinent)
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS) declaration (if applicable) 
  • Person with Disability (PwD) declaration (if applicable)
  • Scanned pictures of photograph and signature in JPG position (record size of photograph: 10 kb to 200 kb, document size of signature: 4 kb to 30 kb)
  • A legitimate email ID and portable number
  • Changeless and correspondence address with pin code
  • Four exam areas arranged by choice
  • Code of NET subject for which the applicant intends to take the test (accessible in data handout)
  • Code of post-graduation course (accessible in data handout)

Note: -The Aadhar Card is not a mandatory document for UGC NET registration, and the candidates can provide any other valid Government ID number such as passport number, bank account number, etc.  

Before you proceed to steps on how to fill in your application form, you can click on UGC NET cut off to check and analyze previous year trends of this examination. 

What to do if you forget the Application Number or Password?

If you forget your login details, needed to download hall ticket, such as ‘Application No.’ or ‘Password’, you can retrieve them using the process provided below.

Steps to retrieve Application Number:

You should first check your SMS/ Email for the ‘Application Number’ which was sent to you while applying online. If you do not find it there, follow the steps given below to retrieve your UGC NET Application Number.

  • Step 1: Open the Login Window and click on the ‘Forgot Application Number’ link.
  • Step 2: Enter ‘Candidate’s Name’, ‘Fathers Name’, ‘Mothers Name’, ‘Date of Birth’, and ‘Security Pin’.
  • Step 3: Click on the button ‘Get Application Number’. Clicking the button will show you your UGC NET Application Number on the screen.

Steps to retrieve Password:

In the case that you forget your password, the steps to follow are given below:

  • Step 1: Open the Login Window and click on the ‘Forgot Password’ link.
  • Step 2: Choose from the options available to reset the password such as using ‘Security Question & Answer’ or ‘Verification Code through SMS’ or ‘Reset link through Email’
  • Step 3: Enter the ‘Application Number’, ‘Date of Birth’, and ‘Security Pin’.
  • Step 4: Click on Submit. Next, you can reset your password and set a new one.

You can check on previous year UGC NET cutoff, if you haven’t done so. It will help you in analysing the difficulty level of UGC NET exam over last few years.

UGC NET Application Form Correction

In order to make changes to your UGC NET December 2023 application form, NTA does offer a one-time opportunity to make corrections in your UGC NET Application Form.

To give you a standard introduction of the UGC NET Correction process, I’ve listed the steps to make corrections in the application form below: 

Sign-in to the Correction Window

Step 1: Visit the official website – https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/ and scroll down to the bottom where you will find a blue button – Correction window for UGC-NET Exam. Click on that button.

Step 1 to do Correction in UGC NET Online Application

Step 2: A new page will open up. Fill in your application number, password, and security pin and click on Sign in.

Step 2 to do Correction in UGC NET Online Application

Go through the Instructions for Online Correction

Step 3: On the page that opens, you’ll find a section “Correction in Application Form Particulars” at the bottom. Click on the blue button “Correction in Application Form” given in that section.

Step 3 to do Correction in UGC NET Online Application

Step 4: A new page will open up with Instructions and Procedure for Online Correction of Application Form. Check the “I Agree” box and click on Proceed to Correction button.

Step 4 to do Correction in UGC NET Online Application

Make the necessary Corrections and Print/Download the Revised Application

Step 5: Your UGC NET application form will open up for correction. Make the necessary changes in the application form.

Step 6: You can make changes only in your Signature, Photograph, Personal Details, and Exam Centre Preferences. Anything else apart from these cannot be changed. 

Step 7: Click on Submit button once the corrections are made. You can take a printout of the revised application form for future reference. 

 UGC NET Apply Online – Important Instructions 

  • You can fill the application structure in online mode on the official site of the test as it were. Applications submitted in some other mode won’t be acknowledged
  • You can submit just a single application form
  • You must enter your email ID and phone number accurately as all the significant correspondence with respect to the test will be finished by NTA through email or SMS
  • If the affirmation page isn’t created after the payment of the application fee, then the transaction has been dropped. In such case, the sum will be refunded to your account. Then, you need to make another payment for the online application form.
  • You must hold the printed duplicates of the affirmation page for future reference

Conclusion

With this, we have discussed all the key aspects related to UGC NET 2024 Application process, including the required documents, steps to fill the registration form, important guidelines, and so on.

I hope this detailed information will be beneficial in expanding your knowledge regarding the UGC NET exam.   

Keep Learning!! 

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FAQs: UGC NET 2024 Application Form & Apply Online

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    How can you apply for UGC NET 2024?

    You can apply online for UGC NET 2024 by referring to the “UGC NET: Steps to Fill Application Form” section given above

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    What is the application fee for UGC NET 2024 exam?

    The application fee for UGC NET registration form applicable for candidates belonging to different categories is as follows: 

    • The candidates from General category must pay INR 1,150  
    • For those belonging to EWS/OBC-NCL category are required to pay INR 600 
    • The candidates from SC/ST/PwD/Transgender needed to pay INR 325 

     After the payment for the registration form is successfully made, the application fee is non – refundable. 

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    Can I pay UGC NET application fee through demand draft?

    No. UGC NET Application fee cannot be paid through demand draft. The valid options are- Credit/Debit card, Net Banking, and UPI.

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    I have forgotten my application number. How can I recover the same?

    You have to go to the login page and afterwards click on the “Forgot Password” link to initiate the process of recovering the password.

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    Does NTA provide the facility for application form correction?

    Yes. Once the duration for UGC NET apply online closes, NTA opens the application form correction window 

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    Can I apply for multiple subjects while filling the online application form of the UGC NET Exam?

    No. You can only apply choose one subject while filling the Application form of UGC NET exam.

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    What type of documents are required for the UGC NET application form?

    Some of the documents required while filling the UGC NET online application are as follows: 

    • Ration card/Passport number/Aadhaar card number/Voter ID card number/other Government ID 
    • Board/University declaration 
    • Qualifying degree certificate 
    • Scanned passport size photo and signature 

    As per the official information, it is not mandatory to submit thumb impression while filling the UGC NET application form

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    When will the UGC NET application process 2023 begin?

    The online application process for UGC NET December 2023 has begun from 28th September 2023 and will continue till 28th October 2023 (11:50 PM). The registration process has been extended till 31st October 2023 (Upto 11:59 P.M.)

10 Comments
  1. Bharat

    Sir, UGC NET Mock test enough to clear NET & JRf?

    Reply
    • admin

      Hello Bharat,
      No, you must make sure to cover all the topics given in the syllabus, do consistent revision along with that practice PYQs and mock tests as much as possible.

      Reply
  2. aashu

    Sir UGC NET Paper 1 ke liye Mock test & PYQ enough hai exam clear karne ke liye?

    Reply
    • admin

      Hello aashu,
      No, while you must solve MCQs and PYQs as many as possible, you must ensure to cover the entire syllabus and do regular revision of the same. 

      Reply
  3. Vikram

    Do we need to upload obc ncl certificate while applying for ugc net?

    Reply
    • admin

      Hello Vikram,
      Yes, you need to upload OBC – NCL certificate if you want relaxations in age limit as well as qualifying marks in UGC NET provided for reserved category.

      Reply
  4. Rahul

    Sir. I have paid the application fee but the confirmation page has not been generated. What does that mean?

    Reply
    • admin

      Hello Rahul,
      It might mean that your application has not been submitted successfully. In such case, you need to check your application status and upon seeing the proof of failure of registration, you should proceed with another transaction.

      Reply
  5. bhavna yadav

    Can I change my Paper 2 subject after the final submission of my UGC NET online application form?

    Reply
    • admin

      Hi bhavna,
      No you cannot change your optional subject after submitting your application form for UGC NET exam as there is no provision mentioned by the official website for the same.

      Reply
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