UGC NET Notification 2021-22 application form, exam date, pattern

By | December 6, 2021

UGC NET Notification 2021 application form, exam date, pattern: National Testing Agency (NTA) has published an official notification inviting online application forms for National Eligibility Test (NET) June 2021. UGC NET Exam 2021 is conducted by NTA every year a twice. The candidates who are looking for the opportunity as Assistant professor and Junior Research Fellow in Universities or Institutions across the country can utilize UGC NET June 2021 notification as a gate. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of UGC NET Notification 2021 can apply through the direct link of UGC NET application form 2021 given below.

The eligibility for ‘Assistant Professor’ or for ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ will depend on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for the award of JRF. Candidates appearing in UGC NET should thoughtfully select in the Application Form whether they are applying for ‘Assistant Professor’ or ‘Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor’.

UGC NET Notification 2021 overview

Name of the OrganizationNational Testing Agency (NTA) & University Grants Commission (UGC)
CategoryGovt jobs
Name of the TestNational Eligibility Test (NET)
Recruitment forAssistant Professor, Junior Research Fellowship
Exam modeComputer Based Test
Exam date29th Jan and 5, 6th Feb 2022
Duration of Exam180 minutes (3 hours) No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2
UGC NET Last date to apply2nd January 2022.
Official website

UGC NET Application fee 2021

The payment of fee using the Payment Gateway(s) integrated to the Online Application through Net Banking Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI / Wallet

  • General / Unreserved: Rs. 1000
  • Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL: Rs 500
  • SC / ST / PWD / Third Gender: Rs. 250

Eligibility Criteria for UGC NET June 2021

Education qualification: The General / Unreserved /General -EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (50% marks for reserved & transgenders) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from Universities / Institution recognized by UGC

Age limit: Not more than 28 years as on 01.07.2020 for JRF. However, there is no upper age limit for Assistant professor jobs.

Read: SSC CGL Notification 2021

Selection procedure

The selection of the candidates for the recruitment of Assistant Professor and JRF posts will be done through UGC NET 2021 written examination and document verification. Candidates who scores the qualifying marks in UGC NET are eligible for the recruitment of Assistant professor and JRF posts.

UGC NET Exam pattern 2021

The written test will consist of two papers such as paper 1 and paper 2. Both the papers are objective type multiple choice questions. There will be no break between the papers during the exam.

PaperMarksNumber of QuestionsMCQTotal duration
I10050The 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.3 hours (180 minutes) without any break for both the papers. All the questions are compulsory.
II200100This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge

Read: CBSE CTET Result 2021

How to apply UGC NET June 2021?

  • Firstly, visit official website
  • Click on “Joint CSIR-UGC NET June 2021: Fill Registration form
  • Click on “New Registration” and then click to proceed
  • Now, fill the UGC NET June 2021 application form carefully
  • Upload Photograph and Signature
  • Make the payment of application fee
  • Click on “Submit”
  • Finally, Take a print out of the application form for the future reference.

The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form could be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of prescribed Fee, then the candidate should approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator for ensuring the successful payment. Inspite of above, if successful transaction is not reflected on the Portal, the candidate may contact NTA Helpline

Important Links

UGC NET June 2021 information bulletin

UGC NET Application form 2021

Important dates of UGC NET 2021

Starting date of UGC NET application form submission3rd December 2021
Last date to apply UGC NET 20212nd January 2022.
UGC NET June Exam date29th January and 5, 6th Feb 2022
UGC NET Admit card 2021 downloadA week prior to the exam date
UGC NET June Result 2021March 2022.

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