Today in this article, We are going to discussed about NTA UGC NET Notification Out 2021 – Last Date, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Age limit, Application Fee.
NTA (National Testing Agency) is a government agency established in Novemeber 2017. The motto of this agency is “Excellence in Assessment”. The whole purpose of this agency is to conduct various different Entrance Exams for higher Education.
JRF (Junior Research Fellow) & Assistant Professor
UGC NET 2021 – The Candidates must secured 55% (UR) or 50% (Backward Category) in Master’s degree or equivalent from recognized or reputed university Or Pursuing their Master’s degree or appeared for their Qualifying Master’s degree (final year) also eligible to apply for this Exam.
|Category||Percentage (Without Rounding Off)|
|GEN/ UR/ GEN-EWS||55%|
|ST/ SC/ OBC-NCL/ PwD/ Third Gender||50%|
Age Limit & Relaxation
|31 year on first day i.e. 01-03-2021.|
The age relaxation provided upto 5 years to the candidates belonging to OBC-NCL/ ST/ SC/ Third gender categories/ PwD & Women candidates.
|No upper age limit for the post of Assistant Professor.|
There are some seats reservations for some backward categories i.e. ST/ SC/ OBC-NCL/ General-EWS/ PwD.
|Category||Reservation Percentage (%)|
|PwD||4% with 40% or more disability|
There are Category – wise Application Fee written as below:
|Gen/ UR||Rs. 1,000/-|
|Gen – EWS/ OBC – NCL||Rs. 500/-|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third Gender||Rs. 250/-|
Pattern of Exam
UGC NET 2021 – The Exam will be composed of two papers – Paper – I & Paper – II. Both papers are of MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) type.
Paper – I
|No. of Question||50|
|MCQ||Reasoning ability, Reading Comprehension, |
Divergent thinking and General Awareness and check
candidates teaching/ research aptitude.
Paper – II
|No. of Question||100|
|MCQ||This Paper consists of Questions from |
Subject selected by the candidates and check candidates
Exam Time Duration
The Exam will be held in two shifts – First shift and Second shift. The time and duration of exam mentioned below:
|First Shift||9:00 am to 12:00 pm|
|Second Shift||3:00 pm to 6:00 pm|
Mode of Exam
CBT (Computer Based Test)
Medium of Question Paper
English and Hindi Only.
|Date of Online Registration||02-02-2021|
|Closing Date of Online Registration||02-03-2021|
|Last Date of Fee Submission||03-03-2021 till 11:50 pm|
|Date of Download of Admit Card||To be announced later on the website|
|Date of Exam||2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 & 17 May 2021|
|Date of Declaration of Results||To be announced later on the website|
How To Apply
Full Instructions for filling Online Application Form
|Step 1||Log on to NTA Website|
|Step 2|| Click on “Apply Only” button Under “December |
2020 Cycle (May 2021) of UGC NET” on
website – ugcnet.nta.nic.in
|Step 3||Download and Read Information Bulletin|
|Step 4||Register Online using your Email ID and Mobile No. |
and Note down your Application Number
|Step 5||Upload Scanned images of Photograph & Signature|
|Step 6||Submit Application Fee using Payment Gateway/ |
Payment modes of concerned banks/ Paytm
Size of Photograph & Signature
|Photograph||10 kb – 200 kb in JPG/ JPEG file|
|Signature||4 kb – 30 kb in JPG/ JPEG file|
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