NTA UGC NET December 2019 Important dates, Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official UGC NET examination notification of the December session of the test. The online application process for this National Eligibility Test (NET) will begin from September 09 and the process will be concluded on October 09. NTA will conduct UGC NET exam on (Exam dates: December 2 to 6, 2019) in 84 subjects at 91 selected cities of examination spread across the country.

UGCE NET Important dates
S.NoItemUGC NET December
Exam Dates
Exam Dates
1Commencement of Online Application FormsSeptember 09, 2019March 16, 2020
2Last date to applyOctober 09, 2019April 16, 2020
3Download Admit CardsFrom November 09, 2019From May 15, 2020
4Exam DatesDecember 2 to 6, 2019June 15 to 20, 2020
5Announcement of ResultsLast week of December 2019Last week of July 2020

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UGC NET Exam Paper pattern:
There will be total of 2 papers which will consist of objective type questions.
Paper 1 of UGC NET Exam:
Total marks: 100
Total questions: 50 (all compulsory)
Duration: 1 hour (9:30 am to 10:30 am)

Each question will carry 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature and will test the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. A candidate’s reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness will be tested.

Paper 2 of UGC NET Exam:
Total marks: 200
Total questions: 100 (all compulsory)
Duration: 2 hours (11 am to 1 pm)

Each question will carry 2 marks and will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

UGC NET 2019: Eligibility criteria
Educational Qualification: Candidates need to secure at least 55 per cent marks in Master’s degree ore quivalent examination from a recognised universities/institutions. There is five per cent relaxation for OBC, Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category and transgender candidates who have secured at least 50 per cent marks (without rounding off) in Masters degree or equivalent examination.

Those who are pursuing their Master’s (in the final year) can also apply.  Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of mark.

Those who have Ph D degree and whose Masters level examination had been completed by March 19, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5 per cent in aggregate marks.

Age limit: 
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF): The candidate should not be over 30 years as on December 1, 2019. There is 5 years relaxation for the candidates belonging to OBC, SC/ST/PwD/ transgender categories and to women applicants.

UGC also provides relaxation to the candidates have research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years.

Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing LLM degree.

Five years for those who have served armed forces subject to the length of service.

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit.

UGC NET 2019: How To Apply
Interested candidates are advised to carefully go through the official notification to check their eligibility. Quickly, candidates ought to have completed their graduation and masters – depending on the course that they wish to take up the Asst. Professorship or JRF in. There is no upper age limit for Asst. Professor exam. However, there is an upper age limit of 30 years for JRF as on December 1, 2019. Once convinced of the eligibility, candidates can apply online on the official website ntanet.nic.in. The link for registration would be activated soon. Fill the online application form, upload the signature and image and pay the fees.

The candidates may keep these points before applying for UGC NET 2019 exam:
1. Candidate seeking admission to the Test (UGC-NET, December 2019) must apply online only on the NTA website: NTAnet.nic.in
2. Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the scanned images as below:-
Passport size photograph in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 40 kb. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Signature in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 30 kb. The dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height).

3. After filling all the details for applying online for NET the candidates have to select the option of payment of examination fee either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form indicating your details therein and complete the registration process.
4. Before applying online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on NTA website NTAnet.nic.in and note that fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected by the board. In other to avoid last-minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough.

According to the board, NTA will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during last days.
NTA UGC NET December 2019 Web Portal: NTAnet.nic.in

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