UGC-NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021)- Registration Started


National Testing Agency (NTA) has started online registration for UGC-NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021). Interested candidates can submit the application online before the last date. Here is the basic details regarding the UGC-NET December 2020 Cycle (May 2021)-

Exam Pattern, Marks & Timing

The December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) of UGC NET will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode in multi shifts.

The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions. 1st Paper will be 100 Marks and 2nd will be 200 Marks. 1st Paper has 50 questions and 2nd Paper has 100 Marks.

The medium of Question Paper shall be in English & Hindi only. Candidates opting for Hindi medium in the Application Form will be given bilingual paper, but candidates opting for English medium will be given English version only. 

Each question carries 02 (two) marks. There is no negative marking for incorrect response. 

Education Qualification

General/Unreserved/General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent and  50% marks for Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Third gender category candidates.

Age Limit

For JRF- Not more than 31 years as on 1 st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.03.2021.

For Assistant Professor- There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.

Fees- For General/Unreserved- Rs.1000/-, EWS/OBC-NCL-Rs.500/-, SC/ST/PwD-Rs.250/-

How to Apply Online

Log on to NTA website ugcnet.nta.nic.in and click on the “Apply Online” button under December 2020 Cycle (May 2021) of UGC NET.

Register for Online Registration using your own Email ID and Mobile No. and note down system generated Application Number.

Complete the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application Number.

Upload legible scanned images of: (i) a recent photograph (in jpg/ jpeg file, size 10Kb – 200Kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb - 30kb).

Pay fee using the Payment Gateway(s) / Payment Modes of concerned Banks / Paytm integrated to the Online Application and keep proof of fee paid.

Documents to be brought to the Examination Centre

A printed copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA website.

One passport size photograph.

PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card.

PwD certificate.

Important Dates

Starting Date and Closing Date of Online Application- 02 Feb 2021- 02 Mar 2021

Last Date for Submission of Online Fees- 03 Mar 2021

Last Date for Modification in Online Application-05 March – 09 March 2021

Date of Admit Card- Updated Soon

Date of Exam-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 17 May 2021

Important Links

Official Notification- Click Here

Apply Online- Click Here

Official Website- Click Here



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