UGC NET Entrance exam Details

Name of Entrance Exam

National Entrence Exam -UGC NET

Category of Exam

Educational Entrence Exam in india

About Exam

On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges.

Till recently, the CBSE conducted the NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected Cities of spread across the country.

From Dec 2018 onwards, the UGC- NET (for Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both), will be conducted by the NTA.

The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only depends on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor are not to be considered for award of JRF. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.


The eligibility criteria are some of the mandatory norms of an exam which are required to be followed by the participating candidates. These are set by the organizing authorities to select only the eligible candidates. Any of the candidates found not fulfilling these eligibility norms shall later be disqualified from the examination. Therefore, candidates must take care that they check with the conditions and then apply for the exam. The eligibility conditions for the CBSE NET 2019 exam are given as follows.

Candidates must be having a master’s degree from a recognized university.

The general category candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in the master’s degree in disciplines such as computer science or application, humanities, electronics and social sciences. The reserved category candidates must have secured 50% marks in total.

Candidates who will be appearing in the final semester exams of their post-graduation can also apply for the ugc NET 2019.

The age limit of the candidates for the junior research fellowship programs is 28 years.

Exam pattern and syllabus

UGC NET Syllabus 2019

UGC NET 2019 June Paper 1 CBT Exam is scheduled on 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 June 2019. In this article, we are covering UGC NET 2019 syllabus for Paper-I & Paper–II. UGC NET Syllabus 2019 is different for different topics asked in the CBT Exam. To ace the exam, a candidate must be weel versed in all the chapters of each topic asked in UGC NET 2019 Exam.


CBSE UGC NET Syllabus 2019

Candidates should be totally aware of the UGC NET syllabus before appearing for the exam.
UGC NET 2019 exam will consist of 2 papers (Paper 1 & Paper 2), the UGC NET Paper 1 will be a common paper for
 all candidates while Paper 2 will be subject based. let's have a look at the UGC NET Syllabus for 2019 Exam:

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1:

The UGC NET syllabus for Paper 1 is designed in such a way that it will test the candidate’s teaching and
research ability of the candidate. The PDF file link for UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus is mentioned below:


UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 2:

UGC NET Paper 2 will be based on subject-wise. A total of 94 subjects will be covered in the UGC NET Exam.
 Candidates will have to select one subject for the NET Exam preferably the subject of their post-graduation.
 The PDF file links for UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus for all subjects are mentioned below:

Exam fees

UGC NET Application Fee
Category    Application Fee (Revised)
General          INR 800
OBC-NCL        INR 400
SC/ST/PwD     INR 200

Important Dates

Event    June Session (Ongoing)
UGC NET 2019 Exam Notification    February 5, 2019
Availability of Online Application Form    March 1 – 30, 2019
UGC NET Application Fee Payment    April 1, 2019
UGC NET Form Correction Facility    April 7 – 14, 2019
Availability of UGC NET Admit Card    May 15, 2019 – Download now!
UGC NET 2019 Exam Date    June 20 – 28, 2019

How to apply

Official Website & Contact Details: