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UGC NET Application Form 2024: Last Date, Apply Online Link, Fee (Out)


UGC NET Application Form 2024: The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the UGC NET 2024 application form for the UGC NET June 2024 recruitment cycle along with the notification. The UGC NET official notification was released on April 20, 2024 — and online registrations started on the same date. Candidates planning to appear for this exam can fill out the online form from the official website — ugcnet.nta.nic.in. However, they can also register directly from this page using a direct link.

Practice From UGC NET Study Materials
NTA – UGC NET/SET/JRF Practice Book NTA – UGC NET/SET/JRF/Lectureship Teaching Practice Book
Upkar’s UGC NET/SET/JRF Practice Book General Aptitude (Theory and Practice) Practice Book

*Steps to practice exam questions are mentioned below.

Latest Updates:
— UGC has released the dates for the UGC NET 2024 June cycle application form, including the application form closing date. Check out the revised dates below along with the direct link to apply online for UGC NET 2024.

Before filling out the application form, candidates must check their eligibility. Failing to meet any of the eligibility criteria will result in disqualification at a later stage. The online test for the UGC NET 2024 June recruitment cycle will be conducted from June 16, 2024. Scroll down to check the complete details on the application form.

UGC NET Application 2024 Registration Dates

The UGC NET 2024 application form has been issued on the official website. Candidates must go through the table below to get an idea of the expected dates of all the important events related to the application form:

UGC NET 2024 EventsDates
Release of Application FormApril 20, 2024
UGC NET Application Form Last DateMay 10, 2024
Last Date to Pay FeeMay 12, 2024
Correction of Application Form May 13 to 15, 2024
UGC NET 2024 Exam DatesJune 16, 2024

UGC NET 2024 Application Form Link (Active)

The application form link for the UGC NET June 2024 cycle has been activated and will remain open from April 20 to May 12, 2024. For those aspiring to become Assistant Professors, pursue a Junior Research Fellowship, or both, at Indian Universities and Colleges, it is advisable to complete and submit their application well ahead of the deadline.

Pre-requisites for UGC NET Registration 2024

It is advised that candidates should keep their documents ready before filling out the UGC NET 2024 application form. The officials will not be responsible for any technical or network issues candidates face on the last day of the application submission. Hence, aspirants are required to keep the following document ready as mentioned below:

  • Aadhar card.
  • Copy of University or Board certificate for the proof of the candidate’s official name, parent’s name and date of birth.
  • ID proof such as bank account number, passport, ration card, voter ID or any other official Government ID.
  • Qualifying mark sheets or the mark sheet of last semester.
  • Corresponding and permanent addresses, along with the respective pin codes, are also important.
  • Four names of the cities as per the candidate’s choice.
  • Code of NET subject for which the applicant plans to take the exam.
  • Code of the subject at the post-graduation level.
  • Code of post-graduation course.
  • Category certificate if applicable.
  • Economically weaker section (EWS) certificate if applicable.
  • A person with a disability (PwD) certificate, if applicable.
  • A valid email ID and mobile number.
  • Scanned Images of photograph and signature in JPG or JPEG format.

Steps To Practice UGC NET Paper 1 Questions on Embibe

Follow the below-mentioned steps to practice unlimited UGC NET Paper 1 questions on Embibe:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job”.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Lecturership” from the Dropdown and click “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “UGC NET Paper 1” on the search bar and click “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Practice” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any UGC NET Paper 1 subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the practice.

Steps to Fill UGC NET Application Form 2024

Candidate must complete the online application process for the UGC NET 2024 exam in order to be eligible for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/or Assistant Professor. Candidates are advised to follow the step-wise procedure below to fill out the online application form:

Step 1: UGC NET Registration

Register online using a valid email ID and mobile number. Note down the generated application number and save it.

  • Go to the official website of NTA – https://ugcnet.ntaonline.in.
  • On the homepage, scroll down and click on “Application Form UGC NET June 2024 cycle”.
  • A new page will open. Now, on the left panel, click on the button “New Registration”.
  • An instruction page will be displayed. Read it and click on the ‘checkbox’ present at the bottom of the page. Next, click on the button “Click Here To Proceed“.
  • The registration page will open. Enter the personal details, such as the name of candidates, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, etc. Enter the contact details like address, mobile number, email ID, etc.
  • Once candidates have filled in all the required details, enter the security pin and click on “Submit”.
  • After successful submission of the details, an Application Number and Password will be generated. The details will be sent to the candidate’s mobile number and email ID. Note it down for future reference.

Step 2: Complete the UGC NET Application Form

  • Once candidates have registered with NTA, he/she will need to log in to their account using the login credentials – Application Number and Password. 
  • Following that, candidates must click the Complete Application Form button.
  • Start filling out the remaining information in the online application form. The following information must be entered into the UGC NET application form:
Personal DetailsApply ForEducation Details
– Name
– Gender
– Nationality
– PwD category option
– Minority community option
– Date of birth
– Single girl child option
– Category
– Diabetic option
– Subject name in post-graduation exam
– Post name (Assistant Professor or JRF)
– Four choices of exam centre (in order of priority)
– Subject opted for UGC NET 
– Post-graduation pass status
– Post-graduation qualifying exam from (India or outside India)
– Post-graduation board/university name
– Post-graduation result mode
– Post-graduation course/stream name
– Post-graduation qualifying exam state
– Post-graduation year of passing/appearing
Research/MPhil/PhD/Ex-Service DetailsDoctorate DetailsSecurity Pin

– Research specialisation, if any
– Whether MPhil passed/appearing
– Whether an ex-serviceman?
– Whether you possess research experience in the subject of post-graduation
– Whether PhD passes/appearing
Whether already a doctorate student?Security Pin
  • After filling in all of the details, applicants must click the Submit button and review the information entered in the form. 
  • After that, click the Final Submit button.

Step 3: Upload Images and Signature

Following that, applicants must upload their scanned images and signatures in accordance with the specifications outlined in the table below. JPEG format is required for scanned images and signatures.

FeatureDimensionsFile Size
Photograph3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height)Greater than 10 kb and less than 200 kb
Signature3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height)Greater than 4 kb and less than 30 kb

Step 4: Pay UGC NET Application Fee

  • After completing the upload of images, the next step is to pay the application fee.
  • Candidates need to pay the fees via online mode only.
  • Choose one of the online payment methods available and pay the fee by entering all the required details.

Step 5: Download the Confirmation Page

When the application fee is successfully paid, a confirmation page is generated. Candidates must print at least four copies of the confirmation page for future reference. Following that, the UGC NET 2024 application process will be completed.

UGC NET 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the UGC NET exam will be submitted online. Payment modes like debit cards, credit cards, and net banking are accepted. On successful payment, a reference number will be created, which should be saved for future reference. The category-wise amount of the exam fee is as follows:

CategoryUGC NET Application Fee (in Rs)
GeneralRs.1,100 Rs.1,150/-
General-EWS/OBC-NCLRs.550 Rs.600/-
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderRs.275 Rs.325/-

UGC NET Online Application: Important Points to Note

Check out the following important points that candidates must take into consideration:

  • Candidates must register before starting the application process. For registration, they must have valid contact details.
  • The application form which does not have proper information or no photograph will be rejected.
  • Candidates must cross-verify the information in the UGC NET Application Form 2024 before clicking on final submission.
  • Save the registration number once it is displayed on the screen. The information must be safe till the end of the UGC NET selection process.
  • It is advised to fill out the application form during non-peak hours to avoid server slow-down issues.
  • When the transaction is being processed, do not click on the “REFRESH” or “BACK” options, as it will lead to the failure of transactions.
  • Upload the signature as per the specified information mentioned in the above section.
  • Provide proper contact details, as the authority will not be responsible for missing any important information.
  • All the stages of the online application form filling can be done together or at a separate time.

Quick Links –

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UGC NET Answer KeyUGC NET Cut-off

FAQs on NTA UGC NET Application 2024

Find below some frequently asked questions related to the UGC NTA NET application form 2024:

Q: Has the online registration process for UGC NET 2024 started?

A: No. The online registration for the NTA UGC NET 2024 June exam started along with the release of the official notification, i.e., on April 20, 2024.

Q: How can I apply for UGC NET 2024?

A: Candidates can apply online for UGC NET 2024 exam by following the steps mentioned in the above article.

Q: What is the OBC fee for filling out UGC NET Online Form 2024?

A: The fee for filling out UGC NET Online Form 2024 for OBC-NCL (Non-creamy Layer) is now Rs.600/-. Last year, it was Rs.550/-. For SC/ST/PwD/ Third Gender, the fee is Rs.325/-; whereas, General/Unreserved aspirants have to pay Rs.1150/-.

Q: Is the Aadhaar card number mandatory for applying for the UGC NET 2024 exam?

A: No, the Aadhaar Card number is not required for UGC NET registration. Candidates can fill out the application form with any government ID number.

Q: Can I pay UGC NET application fee through demand draft?

A: No. The UGC NET application will be paid online.

We hope that this article on UGC NET online application 2024 has helped you. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest news and updates on UGC NET 2024 exam!

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