University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test
University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test

UGC NET Application Form 2024: NET JRF Registration Form, Eligibility & How to apply online

UGC NET Registration Form 2024 has been released by NTA on April 20, 2024. Candidates can register in the online mode on the official website - The last date to apply for UGC NET exam was May 19, 2024. Applications are closed now.
UGC NET Registration Form 2024

UGC NET Registration Form 2024

UGC NET Applicatin Form 2024: The National Testing Agency has started the application process for the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET 2024) June session on the official website, from April 20, 2024. The last date to apply for UGC NET examination was May 19, 2024. UGC NET application correction facility started from May 21, 2024 and closed on May 23, 2024. 

Candidates are advised to regularly check the official UGC NET portal for updates on registration dates and other important notifications. Once the registration starts, interested candidates can apply for the UGC NET 2024 exam online within the specified time frame.

Also Check: UGC NET 2024 Preparation

UGC NET Application Form 2024 - Latest Update

The UGC chairman, Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, tweeted and said ''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 UGC-NET. The candidates with a Four-Year Bachelor’s Degree Programme are allowed to appear in a subject in which they want to pursue a Ph.D. irrespective of the discipline in which they have obtained the four-year bachelor’s degree.''

UGC NET Registration Date 2024

The UGC NET Registration 2024 for the June session started on April 20, 2024. The important dates are provided in the table below.



UGC NET Registration 2024 starts

April 20, 2024

UGC NET Registration 2024 ends

May 19, 2024

UGC NET Correction window

May 21, 2024 to May 23, 2024

UGC NET 2024 Exam date

June 18, 2024

UGC NET Application Form 2024 - Documents Required

Candidates need to submit the following details and documents while registering for the UGC NET 2024 exam.

  • Copy of Board/ University Certificate  
  • Type of Identification (Aadhaar Card/Voter ID Card/ Other Govt ID)
  • Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester marks sheet
  • Mailing Address as well as Permanent Address with Pin Code
  • Four cities for Centres of your choice 
  • Code of NET Subject 
  • Code of subject at Postgraduate level 
  • Code of Post-Graduation Course
  • Category Certificate, if applicable
  • EWS Certificate, if applicable
  • PwD Certificate, if applicable
  • Mobile Number and email address of candidate
  • Scanned images in JPG/JPEG format

UGC NET Application Form 2024 - Steps to Fill 

To fill out the UGC NET 2024 application form, candidates can follow the instructions provided below.

  • Visit the official UGC-NET website,
  • Candidates are required to register using a valid email ID and phone number.
  • Now, open the candidate portal and login through your credentials. 
  • Fill in personal details such as your educational qualifications and other required information in the application form.
  • Upload scanned documents in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee online through the available payment options.
  • Review the filled-in application form carefully before final submission.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

UGC NET Application Fee 2024

The application fee for UGC NET 2024 will vary as per the category of the candidate. Candidates can take a look at the UGC NET Application fee in the table provided below.


UGC NET 2024 Application Fee 


INR 1150


INR 600


Third Gender

INR 325

UGC NET Application Form Correction Window 

After the submission of the UGC NET 2024 application form, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will provide a correction window for candidates to make necessary changes or corrections in their details. The correction window allows candidates to rectify any errors or discrepancies in their application form, such as personal details, educational qualifications, or choice of examination cities. 

Candidates must make the corrections (if any) within the specified dates to ensure the accuracy of their application details The dates for the correction window will be announced soon on the official website.

UGC NET Application Form 2024: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must carefully read the UGC NET 2024 eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The following candidates are eligible to apply for UGC NET exam:

  • Candidates with a Master’s degree who have secured at least 55% marks (50% in case of OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender category candidates) in their Master’s degree or equivalent examination can apply.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or who have appeared for their final year examination can also apply for the UGC-NET exam. However, such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks (55% marks for General/ General EWS/ Unreserved candidates and 50% for OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third Gender category candidates).
  • Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination was completed by 19 September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) can appear for UGC NET. A relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) will be granted to such candidates.

UGC NET Age Limit 2024

  • For Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), candidates should not be more than 30 years of age as on the 1st day of the month in which the examination is concluded. A relaxation of 5 years is provided for candidates belonging to OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third Gender category.
  • There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is UGC NET 2024 registration open?

NTA will soon begin the UGC NET 2024 registration. Tentatively, the registration will begin in April 2024. Once released, candidates will be able to apply for the UGC NET exam on the official website.

What is the official website of UGC NET application form 2024?

The UGC NET application form 2024 will be available on the official website -

What is the fee for UGC NET 2024?

The application fee for UGC NET 2024 is INR 1150 for General/Unreserved candidates. For Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL candidates, the application fee is INR 600 while for SC/ST/PwD/ Third Gender category candidates, the application fee is INR 325.

How can I apply for UGC NET June 2024?

Candidates can apply for UGC NET June 2024 by visiting the official website and filling out the application form.

What are the image specifications required to fill the UGC NET application form?

Candidates are required to upload the scanned copies of their photograph and signature while filling the UGC NET application form with the following image specifications:

  • The photograph should be bigger than 10 KB and smaller than 200 KB
  • The scanned signature file should be bigger than 4 KB and smaller than 30 KB