UGC NET 2019 official notification was released on 7th July 2018. The application form for NTA NET 2019 will start on 1st September 2018. As per the notification, from now onward NET exam will be conducted by the National Test Agency (NTA) instead of CBSE. This exam is conducted for the Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges. NTA UGC NET exam will be conducted in 84 subjects at 91 selected exam centers across India. In this article we have given complete details on UGC NET 2019 exam such as its exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, registration process, admit card and other latest news.
Latest news on UGC NET 2019 Exam
21st August 2019 – The registration window will open from September 1 and will close on September 30, 2018. Once all the procedures are completed, the admit cards will be released before the examination.
Overview of UGC NET 2019 UG Exam
|Name of Exam||National Eligibility Test|
|Organised By||National Test Agency (NTA)|
|Level||National Level Entrance Exam|
|Courses Offered||Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship|
|Marking Scheme||Right Answer: + 2 marks
Wrong Answer: No negative marking
|Exam Duration||Paper 1 – 1 Hour
Paper 2 – 2 Hour
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Types of Question||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of Questions||Paper 1 – 50 question
Paper 2 – 100 question
|Exam Date||2nd December to 16th December 2018|
UGC NET 2019 Exam Dates
|Exam Event||Important Date|
|UGC NET 2019 Registration starts||1st September 2018|
|Application Fee Submission Deadline||30th September 2018|
|Opening of Application Form Correction Window||October 2018|
|Download like for Admit Card||1st week of November 2018|
|Scheduled Date for UGC NET 2019||2nd December to 16th December 2018|
|Release of Answer Key||January 2019|
|Publishing of UGC NET 2019 Result||Last week of January 2019|
UGC NET 2019 Application Form
UGC NET 2019 registration will conduct only through online mode. Application form submission will start from 1st September 2018 and will end on 30th September 2018. Candidate will have 30 days to fill their application form and apply for the UGC NET 2019 exam. Following we have given few important points regarding UGC NET application form 2019:
Before applying for UGC NET 2019 exam, the candidates need to fulfill all the below-given eligibility criteria.
If the candidate is eligible, they can apply for UGC NET exam through online mode from 1st to 30th September 2018.
In the registration process, the candidate needs to provide all correct information like personal data and academics details
The candidate also needs to scan and upload the required documentation to apply for UGC NET exam.
How to apply for UGC NET 2019?
Below we have given steps to download UGC NET 2019 hall ticket:
Step 1 – The candidate needs to register through the official website of UGC NET 2019 exam. For starting the online registration process, the candidate needs to provide their name, email id, and active mobile number.
Step 2 – If you receive application no. and password on your inbox, it means the Step 1 is successfully done. In step 2, the candidates need to re-login to the website and start filling their personal and academic details.
Step 3 – In this step candidate needs to upload the scanned copy of their passport-size photo and their signature. Passport-size image dimension should be 3.5cm X 4.5cm and file size: 4KB – 40KB. Signature image dimensions should be 1.5cm X 3.5cm and file size: 1KB – 30KB.
Step 4 – Cross-check all the filled information to avoid any type of mistakes. If all is fine, then submit the form and make the payment of application fees through online or offline payment.
UGC NET Application Fees
Application fees for NTA UGC NET 2019 exam could be paid through online and offline mode.
Online Mode of Payment: Net Banking or Credit/Debit Cards.
Offline Mode of Payment: E-challan at Syndicate/ ICICI/ Canara Bank branch
UGC NET Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2019 is structured by the National Test Agency. The complete check list to apply for NET 2019 exam is given below:
For Assistance Professor – No upper age limit has been determined.
For Junior Research Fellowship – Maximum age limit is 28 years of age as on November 1, 2019.
Age Relaxation – 5 years of age relaxation is given to reserved category (OBC/SC/ST/PWD) and Female Candidates. Candidates with LLM degree as well as candidates having research experience also has 5 years of age relaxation for Junior Research Fellowship.
Qualifying Exam: Candidate must hold a Master degree in any of the following field i.e. Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Electronic Sciences, Computer Science, and Applications.
Marks Required: For the general candidate, 55% is the aggregate marks in above qualifying exam. For reserve category candidate, 50% is the aggregate marks.
UGC NET Exam Pattern 2019
As per the latest notification, CBSE Board has been replaced by NTA (National Test Agency). The exam pattern for UGC NET 2019 has been determined by NTA Board. According to the latest pattern, UGC NET will have 2 papers. UGC NET Paper 1 for language skills, reasoning ability, and general awareness. UGC NET Paper 2 for subject-related questions. Below we have given key point regarding UGC NET 2019 exam pattern:
Exam Mode: The UGC NET 2019 exam will be conducted through online mode.
Type of Questions: 120 Objective type questions will be asked in 2 sessions, each carrying 2 marks.
Exam Language: Hindi or English.
Marking Scheme: Each question will carry 2 marks. UGC NET 2019 has No negative marking.
|Paper||Marks||No. of Questions||Duration of Exam|
|Paper I||100||50||1 hr|
|Paper II||200||100||2 hr|
UGC NET 2019 Admit Card
The admit card for UGC NET 2019 will be issued by National Test Agency in the 1st week of November 2018. Only registered candidates can download the admit card through the official website. Please note, admit card is mandatory in the examination hall. Without hall ticket, the candidate won’t be allowed to appear for the exam.
UGC NET 2019 Hall Ticket will consist of details like candidates name, exam center, exam date, and subjects. The candidate also needs to bring an acceptable Photo Identity Card from any one of the following i.e. Passport, Driving license, College/Institute Identity Card, Aadhaar Card, Pan Card, Voters Id Card, etc.
How to download UGC NET 2019 Admit Card?
Step 1 – The candidate needs to visit the official website of UGC NET or NTA and log in through their application no., email id, and password.
Step 2 – After the login is successful, the Admit Card window will be displayed on the computer screen. There you have to click “Download Admit Card” link.
Step 3 – Once the admit card is downloaded, the candidate needs to verify all the details mentioned in the admit card. In case of any error, they need to contact the official board.
We would request every candidate to take print out of NTA UGC NET 2019 admit card for future reference.