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UGC NET Recruitment 2023: Check Notification, Exam Date


UGC NET Recruitment 2023: The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the UGC NET December 2022 exam result on April 13, 2023. The UGC NET December 2022 exam was conducted between February 21 to March 16, 2023. Candidates check their results and download scorecards online on the official website, i.e., ugcnet.nta.nic. Earlier, the exam date for June 2023 cycle has been released on December 30, 2022. The online test will be held from June 13 to 22, 2023.

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NTA conducts the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) recruitment exam used to determine applicants’ eligibility for both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor positions. This exam consists of two papers, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2. Read on to know more.

Latest: The UGC NET December 2022 Result has been announced.

UGC NET 2023 Recruitment: Overview

The UGC NET 2023 exam will cover 83 subjects in total. Before getting into the details of the recruitment, candidates should take a look at the overview of the exam from the below table:

Name of the ExamUniversity Grants Commission National Eligibility Test
Commonly Known asUGC NET
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelNational
Frequency of the ExamTwice a Year
Mode of Application FormOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Number of PapersPaper 1 and Paper 2
Official Websiteugcnet.nta.nic.in

UGC NET 2023 Notification

The NTA will publish the notification for the June 2023 cycle of the UGC NET on its official website. The exam notification will be available in PDF format. The notification includes details about UGC NET/JRF exam dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, exam pattern, and other relevant information. Applicants can download the notification from the below link once it is available:

UGC NET 2023 Notification (Official link is not active yet)

UGC NET 2023 Important Dates

Candidates appearing for this exam should check the important dates. Knowing the same will help them avoid missing any event. Applicants can check the UGC NET important dates 2023 from the table below:

Release of Official NotificationTo Be Announced
Start of Online Application ProcessTo Be Announced
Last Date to Apply OnlineTo Be Announced
Last Date to Pay Online FeeTo Be Announced
Admit Card Release DateTo Be Announced
Exam DateJune 13 to 22, 2023
Answer Key Release DateTo Be Announced
Declaration of ResultTo be Announced

Steps To Practice UGC NET Paper 1 Questions at Embibe

Follow the below-mentioned steps to practice unlimited UGC NET Paper 1 questions at 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 on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “UGC NET Paper 1” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “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.

UGC NET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants must fulfil the eligibility criteria before proceeding with the UGC NET online registration. Check out the eligibility requirements below:

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have a Master’s degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks from
    universities/ institutions recognised by UGC.
  • OBC/ ST/ SC/ PwD/ Third gender candidates should have 50% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent examination.
  • Final-year students or aspirants whose final year result is still awaited are also eligible to apply for UGC NET. However, the officials will consider them eligible for the award of JRF/ eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed the degree examination with the minimum marks required.
  • PhD degree holders whose Master’s degree examinations have been completed by September 19, 1992, are eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks.

Age Limit

  • JRF: The age of candidates applying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship must not exceed 31 years as of June 01, 2023.
  • Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for candidates applying for Assistant Professor.

UGC NET 2023 Exam Pattern

NTA prescribes the exam pattern in the official notification. Candidates should check the pattern to know about the nature and number of questions, mode of exam, marking scheme, time duration, and exam topics. Candidates can check the UGC NET exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 below:

ParticularsUGC NET Paper 1UGC NET Paper 2
Exam ModeOnlineOnline
Type of PaperCommon for all candidatesSubject-specific questions
Total Questions50100
Type of QuestionsMCQsMCQs
Total Marks100 marks200 marks
Marking Scheme+2 for the correct answer
0 for the incorrect answer
+2 for the correct answer
0 for the incorrect answer
Language of paperEnglish and HindiEnglish and Hindi

UGC NET 2023 Application Form

The National Testing Agency will release the application form for this recruitment online on its official website. Interested candidates should ensure their eligibility before filling out the UGC NET application form. They must submit their applications before the last date. After the deadline, the officials do not accept any applications.

How to Apply for UGC NET Recruitment 2023?

Before completing the online SSC GD Application Form, candidates must carefully read the notification and understand the requirements. They must go through the following procedures to complete the application process:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website at ugcnet.nta.nic.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the online registration link.
  • 3rd Step: Enter basic details such as name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, etc.
  • 4th Step: After submitting the details, an application number and password will be generated.
  • 5th Step: Now, log in with the generated credentials and fill out the complete application form.
  • 6th Step: Upload scanned images of passport size photo and signature.
  • 7th Step: Pay the UGC NET application fee.
  • 8th Step: Print the confirmation page.

UGC NET Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI payment modes. The following is the UGC NET examination fee:

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ UnreservedRs. 1100/-
Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 550/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third GenderRs. 275/

UGC NET 2023 Selection Process

Candidates who pass the UGC NET 2023 entrance exam will be selected from the final merit list. The top 6% of all students who take both papers in the test will be considered qualified for the entrance test. However, admittance to various Indian universities or institutions for the position of assistant professor or JRF will be granted based on the cut-off score obtained in their respective categories.

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FAQs on UGC NET Recruitment 2023

Candidates can check the frequently asked questions on UGC NET Recruitment 2023 below:

Q: When will the UGC NET notification 2023 be released?

A: The UGC NET notification for June 2023 cycle will be released soon.

Q: What are the UGC NET online registration dates?

A: The online registration dates for UGC NET 2023 exam will be released in its official notification.

Q: When will UGC NET 2023 be conducted?

A: NTA will conduct the UGC NET June 2023 exam from June 13 to 22, 2023.

Q: How many times has the UGC NET been conducted?

A: The National Testing Agency conducts UGC NET twice every year.

Q: How to apply for the UGC NET 2023?

A: Candidates can apply online for UGC NET 2023 exam from the official website at ugcnet.nta.nic.in.

We hope this detailed article on UGC NET Recruitment 2023 helps you. Feel to check our app if you have any queries regarding the exam. We will be happy to help you out.

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