Friday, August 13, 2021

UGC NET June 2021 Exam Notification

Due to postponement of December 2020 UGC-NET in view of COVID-19, the schedule of June 2021 UGC- NET has been delayed. In order to regularize the UGC-NET examination cycles, the National Testing Agency (NTA), with the concurrence of UGC, has merged both UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles so that they be conducted together in CBT mode. The Application process is therefore being reopened for the new applicants to fill in and submit their forms. 

UGC NET June 2021 Exam Notification

 The candidates who have registered for UGC-NET of December 2020 cycle but have not been able to complete the application process, can also complete and submit the application form online on the website, during the period specified below. 


Details of UGC NET June 2021 Exam

Name of Exam: NTA UGC NET June 2021

  • Exam conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)

  • Exam Level: National

  • Exam Mode: CBT (Online )

  • Exam Duration: 180 minutes

  • Date of Exam: 06 October to 11 October 2021


Eligibility Criteria of UGC NET Exam 2021

Age Limits are as follows:

  • JRF: Not more than 31 years as on 01.10.2021 (October 1, 2021). (This age limit is applicable for the current examination only). A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/Third gender categories and to women applicants.
  • Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.

Educational Qualification:

  • General/ Unreserved/ General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (available on the website: in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC-NCL / SC / ST / PwD / Third gender category candidates). Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

Application Fee of NTA UGC NET

  • General/ Unreserved: Rs. 1000/-
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) – (NCL)/ Economically Weaker Section (EWS): Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender: Rs. 250/-

Payment Mode: Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking/ E-Challan  (SBI/ HDFC/ Syndicate/ ICICI Payment Gateway)

How to Apply for UGC NET  2021

Interested and eligible candidates may apply for this exam through online mode by visiting official portal of National Testing Agency (NTA). 

Important Dates and Links of   UGC NET 2021

Details of Events Crucial Dates and Links
Commencement of Online Application 10-08-2021
Last Date of Online Application 05-09-2021
Last date of payment of fee through Credit/ Debit /Net Banking upto 11:50 pm:  06-09-2021
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only: 07 to 12-09-2021
Downloading of Admit Card from NTA Website:  To be announced later
Date for Examination: 06 to 11-10-2021
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