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NTA UGC NET June 2024 – JRF & Asst Professor Exam

NTA UGC NET June 2024

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official notification of NTA UGC NET June 2024 for ‘Junior Research Fellowship’ and eligibility for ‘Assistant Professor’ and admission to Ph.D. Candidates who fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria may read this article and apply online for these vacancy. 

UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘award of Junior Research Fellowship and appointment as Assistant Professor’, ‘appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to Ph.D.’ and ‘admission to Ph.D. only’ in Indian universities and colleges.

NTA UGC NET Exam Details

Name of exam: NTA UGC NET June 2024

Exam conducting body: 
National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam level: National

Exam mode: 
CBT (Online )

Exam duration: 180 minutes

Date of exam: 
16th June 2024
Centres @ Assam: Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur
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Official Website:
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Eligibility Criteria of NTA UGC NET Exam

Age Limit:

Not more than 30 years as on 01.06.2024. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC-NCL (as per the Central list of OBC available on website: /SC/ST/PwD/Third gender categories and to women applicants.

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

Admission to PhD: 
There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Admission to PhD.

Educational Qualification:

(a) General/Unreserved/General-EWS candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (available on the website: in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. List of subjects at Post Graduation level is attached as Appendix -III. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Third gender category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

(b) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.

(c) The candidates having passed a 4-year/8-semester bachelor’s degree programme should have a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade on a point scale wherever the grading system is followed.

# The candidates qualifying in the NET, based on a four-year undergraduate degree, will be eligible for the award of the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and for admission to the Ph.D. The candidates qualifying in the NET, based on a four-year undergraduate degree, will not be eligible for appointment as Assistant Professor.

(d) The candidates who are pursuing Four Year/8 Semester Bachelor’s Degree Programme and are in their last semester/year may also apply for the test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for the award of JRF/admission to Ph.D. only after fulfilling the requirements contained in the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedures for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2022 within two years (if qualified for award of JRF)/within one year (if qualified for admission to Ph.D. only) from the date of declaration of the NET result, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

(e) The candidates with a Four-Year Bachelor’s Degree Programme are allowed to appear in a subject (the List of Subjects and their Codes for UGC - NET June 2024 are given at official notification) in which they want to pursue a Ph.D. irrespective of the discipline in which they have obtained the four-year bachelor’s degree.

# For more details about educational qualification, pl check official notification .

Application Fee of NTA UGC NET

The category-wise application fees are as under
Fee (in Rs.)
Rs. 1150/-
Rs. 600/-
SC/ST/PWD/ Third Gender
Rs. 325/-

How to Apply for NTA UGC NET Exam ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply for this exam through online mode by visiting official portal of National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for NTA UGC NET June Notification 2024.

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on the "Online Application Form" .

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Make payment of application fee as per your category and submit the form.

# At the end, take a print out of the application form .

Important Dates of NTA UGC NET Exam 2024

# Starting date of online application submission: 20th April 2024
# Last date of online application submission: 10th May 2024 (upto 11:50 P.M)
# Correction in the Particulars in Online Application Form: 13th May 2024 to 15th May 2024 (upto 11:50 P.M)
# Downloading of CSIR UGC NET Admit Cards: To be updated
# Date of NTA UGC NET Examination: 16th June 2024

Important Web-Links of NTA UGC NET Exam

Online Application Form
Click Here
Official Notification
Click Here
Information Brochure
Click Here
Official Website
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