National Testing Agency UGC NET Notification: Application Online Form 2021
UGC Net Recruitment 2021: National Testing Agency NTA has been reintroduced the NTA UGC NET Notification 2021 for Online Application Form for the October Examination 2021.UGC has postponed the December 2020 UGC-NET Notification with a view of COVID-19, the schedule of June 2021 UGC-NET Notification has also been delayed by the UGC-NET.
In order to make the UGC-NET Exam 2021 cycles regularize, the National Testing Agency (NTA), with the help of UGC, has merged both the UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles of examination. UGC-NET did so that both the examination would be conducted together through CBT mode. Therefore the Application process has been reopened for the new applicants to fill in and submit their online application forms.
National Testing Agency UGC NET Notification 2021: Important Exam Dates
All those candidates who have registered for the UGC-NET Notification of December 2020 cycle and was not been able to complete the application process, can also complete and submit the application form online through the website ugcnet.nta.nic.in, www.nta.ac.in during the period specified below.
The schedule of UGC-NET Notification June 2021 is as follows:
|UGC NET Combined Exam for June 2021 & Dec 2020||Important Dates|
|Online Registration and Application Date (For Dec 2020 Exam)||2nd February to 9th March 2021|
|Last Date of Online Payment of Application Fees (For Dec 2020 Exam)||10th March 2021|
|Correction of Online Application Form||12 March to 16 March 2021|
|Online Registration and Application Date (For June 2021 Exam)||10th August to 5th September 2021|
|Last Date of Online Payment of Application Fees (For June 2021 Exam)||6th September 2021|
|Correction of Online Application Form (For June 2021 & Dec 2020 Exam)||07 September to 12 September 2021|
|Admit Cards||To be announced later|
|UGC NET 2021 Combined Exam||6th October to 11th October 2021|
The slots of JRFs of both UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles will be merged, while the methodology for Subject-wise cum Category-wise allocation of JRFs shall remain unchanged.
|Fee Payable for UGC-NET (Pay fee using the Payment Gateway(s) integrated to the Online Application through Net Banking Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI / Wallet)|
|Gen-EWS*/ OBC-NCL||Rs. 500|
|Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) / Person with Disability (PwD)||Rs. 250|
National Testing Agency UGC NET Notification 2021: Eligibility Criteria
National Testing Agency NTA has been reintroduced the Online Application Form for the UGC NET Notification with some eligibility criteria mentioned below. All the candidates must ensure all the eligibility criteria before applying online application.
|Category||Percentage Criteria (Minimum)|
|General/ EWS||55% aggregate in Master’s Degree or Equivalent Degree|
|ST/ SC/ OBC/ PWD/ Transgender||50% aggregate in Master’s Degree or Equivalent Degree|
Age Limit and Relaxation
JRF: Not more than 31 years, Age relaxation has been provided of up to 5 years to all those candidates who are belonging to OBC-NCL (as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in) /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.
1 According to the Reservation Policy of the Government of India, Central Universities and Institutions which are deemed to be Universities, the reservation of seats shall be followed as:
(i) 15% of the seats for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates
(ii) 7.5% of the seats for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates
(iii) 27% of the seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) candidates as per the Central List
(iv) 10% of the seats for General – Economically Weaker Sections (General- EWS) candidates
(v) 04% of the seats in the above-mentioned categories for Persons with
Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability.
(vi) Reservation for Kashmiri Migrant (subject to notification from Ministry of Education for Academic Session 2021-22).
How to Apply for National Testing Agency UGC NET Notification 2021?
Follow the following steps to apply online for UGC Net Recruitment 2021 and get to know the full process of how to apply online:
Step-1: Candidates can register online through Online Registration by using one’s personal Email ID and Mobile No. Candidates must note down the system-generated Application Numbers for future reference.
Step-2: Candidates must complete the Online Application Form correctly.
Step-3: As per Notification candidates must upload scanned images of: (i) a recent photograph (in jpg/ jpeg file, size 10Kb – 200Kb) either in color or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb);
Step-4: Candidates must pay the fee using the Payment Gateway(s)/Payment Modes of concerned Banks/Paytm integrated to the Online Application and keep the copy of fee paid.
National Testing Agency UGC NET Application Online Form 2021: Exam Pattern
According to the notification of UGC Net 2021, the examination shall be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. The Test will comprise of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective-type, multiple-choice questions. There will be no break between papers.
|Paper||MCQ||Number of Questions (All are compulsory)
|I||The questions in Paper I intends to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.||50||100||1 Hour||
03 hours (180 minutes) without any break. All the questions are compulsory.
|II||This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge||100||200||2 Hours|
UGC has released the different subject codes along with the subject name, candidates must fill in the correct subject code and subject name while filling up of online application form.
As per UGC NET Notification 2021, UGC has released the subject code along with the subject name candidates can fill those subjects for which they are eligible.