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 Organization||National Testing Agency (NTA) & University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Name of the Test||National Eligibility Test (NET)|
|Recruitment for||Assistant Professor, Junior Research Fellowship|
|Exam mode||Computer Based Test|
|Exam date||29th Jan and 5, 6th Feb 2022|
|Duration of Exam||180 minutes (3 hours) No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2|
|UGC NET Last date to apply||2nd January 2022.|
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.
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.
|Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||MCQ||Total duration|
|I||100||50||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.||3 hours (180 minutes) without any break for both the papers. All the questions are compulsory.|
|II||200||100||This 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 https://csirnet.nta.nic.in
- 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 dates of UGC NET 2021
|Starting date of UGC NET application form submission||3rd December 2021|
|Last date to apply UGC NET 2021||2nd January 2022.|
|UGC NET June Exam date||29th January and 5, 6th Feb 2022|
|UGC NET Admit card 2021 download||A week prior to the exam date|
|UGC NET June Result 2021||March 2022.|