UGC NET 2020 Exam: Online Application Last Date Extended – Apply Now

UGC NET Notification: NTA (national testing agency) has decided to futher extend the last date of  UGC NET 2020 exam online application form from 31st may 2020 To 15 June 2020. The application process for UGC NET(National Eligibility Test) is to select eligible students for the post of Assistant Professor and/or JRF, Junior Research Fellowship award in Indian universities and colleges is started from 16th March to 16th May 2020(then its further extended to 15 June 2020). Due to current pandemic situation, the detailed schedule regarding revised schedule of admit card downlaod & exam date will be released soon on the official website @

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NTA Released Official Notice Regarding Last Date Extension

Postgraduates with 55% minimum marks may appear for UGC NET exam to be conducted by the National Testing Agency from 15th to 20th June 2020 (Postponed till further notice) .

UGC NET 2020 Exam Date:

The UGC NET was scheduled to be held from June 15 to 20 but as per COVID-19 breakdown it will be going to postponed.According to the recent announcement, NTA (national testing agency) has decided to further extend the last date of  UGC NET 2020 exam online application form till 15th June 2020 due to due to current pandemic situation.

The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test is conducted twice a year for selecting thousands of eligible students. In UGC NET December 2019 session, a total number of 7,93,813 candidates appeared out which 60,147 were qualified for Assistant Professor post and 5,092 qualified for both JRF & Assistant Professor. Check out the eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2020 and apply online by paying the required application fee.

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UGC NET 2020 Online Application

The Online Application form for UGC NET 2020 had started from 16th March 2020 on the UGC NET Official Website.Eligible candidates may apply  for ugc net exam 2020 by clicking on  the given below link once the link active till tomorrow i.e 16th May 2020.

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UGC NET 2020 Important Schedule:

Online Submission of Application Form 16 March – 16 April 2020(Extended to 16th May 2020).
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net-Banking/Paytm 17 April 2020 (Extended to 15 June 2020 upto 11:50 PM).


Fee Payable by Candidates

General/Unreserved Rs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS*/ OBC-NCL** Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Rs. 250/-
Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only 18 April to 24 April 2020(will be notified later)
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website 15th May 2020(will be notified later)
Dates of Examination 15 June 2020 to 20 June 2020)
Duration of Examination 180 minutes (03 hours) No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2
Timing of Examination First Shift: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Second Shift: 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm
Centre, Date and Shift for Candidates As indicated on Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys To be announced later on website
Declaration of Result on NTA website 5th July 2020

UGC NET 2020 Examination Schedule:

Dates of Examination Between 15 June 2020 and 20 June 2020
  First Shift Second Shift
Timing of Examination 09.30 am- 12.30 pm 02.30 pm- 5.30 pm
Duration of Examination 03 hours
Entry into the Examination Centre 7.30 am – 8.30 am 12.30 pm -1.30 pm
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room 8.45 am- 9.00 am 1.45 pm- 2.00 pm
Test Commences 9.30 am 2.30 pm
Test Concludes 12.30 pm 5.30 pm

UGC NET 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper Marks Number of Questions (All Are Compulsory) Duration (First Shift) Duration (Second Shift)
I 100 50 1 Hr (9:30 am to 10:30 am) 1 Hr (2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
II 200 100 2 Hr (11:00 am to 1:00 pm ) 2 Hr (3:30 pm to 5:30 pm )

UGC NET 2020 Age Limit

  • No maximum age limit is prescribed for Lectureship or Asst. Professorship.
  • For Junior Research Fellowship; the maximum age limit will be 30 years
  • Relaxation: A relaxation of up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Noncreamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on the website: SC/ST/PWD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.
    • Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates with research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on the production of a certificate from  appropriate authority.
    • Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates with L.L.M. Degree.
    • A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces up to the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held.
    • Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

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UGC NET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have appeared for their qualifying master’s degree (Final year) examination and whose result is still awaited can appear in the UGC NET June 2020 Examination.


Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks  in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc.are eligible for this Test.


For Reserved Category: The Other Backward Classes(OBC)/ Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks  in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this test.

How To Fill UGC NET 2020 Online Application Form 2020?

Step I: Registration Page

Fill in the basic information and note down the system generated Application No.

(i) Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/University Certificate in capital letters

(ii) Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy format as mentioned in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.

(iii) Mobile Number and e-mail Address – Candidates must provide own Mobile Number and e-mail address.

Note: Only one e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for one application.

Step II: Fill in the complete Application Form:

(a) The applicant fill all the required credentials in the form.

  • Personal information: includes, name, gender, parents’ name, mobile number, email address, date of birth, etc.
  • Permanent address : includes address, pin code, state code district etc.
  • Educational Qualification: the applicant required to fill the details of educational qualification which includes Name of the Course, Name of the College, Year of Passing, percentage of marks required etc.
  • -After all the details are filled, candidates need to click on the “Next” button.

Step III: Uploading of scanned images & Signature

  • Candidate’s Photograph & Signature should be in JPG/JPEG format only
  • The size of the scanned image of the photograph should be in between 10kb to 200kb.The photograph need not be attested.
  • The size of the scanned image of the signature should be between 4kb to 30kb .The candidate should put his full signature in running hand writing on white paper with Black Ink pen and scan for uploading.

Step IV : Payment of Fee and Status of receipt of Online Application Form with Fee. Make payment of fee through SBI /Syndicate/HDFC /ICICI Payment Gateway (Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/Paytm) and keep proof of fee paid.

Download save and print copy of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee for your record and future reference.

(b) All the steps for submission of Online Application Form, Uploading of Candidate’s photograph, Candidate’s signature, Payment of fee and Printing of Confirmation Page can also be done separately.

(c) Once finally submitted, particulars in certain specific fields may be changed only during correction window.

Note: The application particulars entered can be edited before final submission of the Application Form.

Application Fee:

Fee Payable by Candidates General/Unreserved Gen-EWS(Economically Weaker Sections )/ OBC-NCL (Non Creamy Layer) SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender
Rs. 1000/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 250/-


Q1. What is UGC-NET June 2020?

Ans.UGC-NET is a test being conducted to select the suitable candidates for Assistant Professor and Junior Research fellowship posts in authorized indian college and university.

Q2. Whether the examination will be offline or online?

Ans. This will be a computer-based test and will be conducted through online mode only.

Q3. Is there a criterion for negative marking?

Ans. There are no negative marks for incorrect responses.

Q4. How to Apply for UGC NET JUNE Exam 2020?

Ans. The details regarding the submission of application is available on the NTA website i.e. No other means or mode of application will be accepted.

Q5. When will be the exam conducted?

Ans.The UGC-NET exam will be postponed till further notice

Q6. What will be the Timing of Examination?

Ans. The examination will be held in two shifts i.e. First Shift: 9.30 am to 12.30 pm Second Shift: 2.30 pm to 05.30 pm

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