UGC NET June 2024 Apply Online

The National Testing Agency (NTA) invites online applications for the University Grants Commission (UGC) NET – 2024. NTA will conduct UGC-NET June 2024 for the ‘Junior Research Fellowship’ and eligibility for the ‘Assistant Professor’ across 83 subjects, all in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. All eligible and interested male and female candidates can apply online at the UGC NET official website

UGC NET June 2024: Overview

UGC NET June 2024 Apply Online
Article NameUGC NET June-2024
Test Agency National Testing Agency
DepartmentDepartment of Higher Education
Test EditionJUNE-2024
Exam Date18 June 2024
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Application ModeOnline

Important Dates

Submission of Online Application Form19th May 2024
Last date for submission of Examination fee
(through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking /UPI)
20 May 2024
Correction in the Particulars in Online Application Form21st May 2024 to 23rd May 2024
Announcement of City of Exam CentreUpdated Soon
Downloading of Admit Card from NTA WebsiteUpdated Soon
Date of Examination18th June 2024(revised)
Centre, Date and ShiftAs mentioned on Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Key(s)To be announced later

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ UnreservedRs. 1150/-
General-EWS/OBC-NCLRs. 600/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 325/-
Third GenderRs. 325/-

UGC NET June 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • General/UR/General-EWS candidates must have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc. List of subjects at Post Graduation level is attached as Appendix -V.
  • OBC belonging to Non-Creamy Layer/SC/ST/PwD/Third gender category candidates must have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination to be eligible for this Test.
  • Candidates currently pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course, or candidates awaiting the result of their final year Master’s degree examination, or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed, may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and considered eligible for the award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after passing their Master’s Degree or equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks for OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PwD/Third gender category candidates). Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with the required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

Age Limitation:

  • JRF: Not more than 30 years as of 1st day of the month in which the examination concludes, i.e., 01.06.2024
  • Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
  • Admission to PhD: There is no upper age limit for applying for UGC-NET for Admission to PhD.

How To Apply Online For UGC NET 2024

To apply for the UGC NET exam, follow these steps:

  • Visit the official NTA website at and register online using your own Email Id and Mobile Number.
  • Fill out the Online Application Form and make a note of the Application Number generated by the system. Upload scanned images of your recent photograph (file size: 10Kb – 200Kb) with 80% of your face visible against a white background (without a mask), and your signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb).
  • Pay the application fee using SBI, CANARA, ICICI, HDFC Bank, Debit Card, Credit Card, or UPI. Keep proof of the fee payment.
  • After successful payment, download, save, and print a copy of the Confirmation Page of the Application Form for future reference.
  • Note: The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be available for download only after the successful payment of the fee by the candidate.

Uploading of Scanned images for UGC NET Form

i) Candidate’s Photograph Upload:

Candidates must upload a photograph adhering to the following specifications:

  • The photograph should not include any cap or goggles.
  • The face of the candidate (without a mask) should cover at least 80% of the frame, including the ears, against a white background.
  • Note: A passport-size photograph is required for uploading on the Online Application Form and for pasting on the Attendance Sheet at the Examination center.
  • Candidates should scan their passport-size photograph for uploading and ensuring the file size is between 10 kb to 200 kb.

ii) Candidate’s Signature Upload:

Candidates are required to upload their full signature in running handwriting in the designated box on the Online Application Form.

  • Writing the full name in capital letters in the box will not be accepted as a signature, leading to the rejection of the Application Form.
  • And unsigned Online Application Forms will also be rejected.
  • Candidates should sign their full name on white paper using a Blue/Black Ink pen and scan it for uploading,
  • The file size must be between 04 kb to 30 kb.

Important Links

Click Here to Apply Online UGC NET 2024 Application Form
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Download Revised Exam Date Notice
Download Information Bulletin
Official Notice
Official Website

UGC NET 2024 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The Examination shall be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.

The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions. There will be no break between papers.

PaperMarksNumber of QuestionsMCQTotal duration
I10050The questions in Paper I intends to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, reading comprehension, divergent thinkingand general awareness of the Candidate.03 hours (180 minutes) without any break. All the questions are compulsory.
II200100This is based on the subject selected by the candidate and will assess domain knowledge.

Note: Updated Syllabus for all NET Subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website:

UGC NET Exam Medium of Question Paper

  • The medium of Question Paper shall be in English & Hindi only
  • Option of medium of Question Paper should be carefully chosen by the Candidate, while filling the Application Form online. The option once exercised cannot be changed.
  • Candidates opting for Hindi medium in the Application Form will be given bilingual paper, but candidates opting for English medium will be given English version only.
  • Candidates are required to answer in the medium as per option exercised in the Application Form.
  • In case of any ambiguity in translation/ construction of a question in the exam, its English version shall be treated as final and the decision of NTA shall be final in this regard.

Marking Scheme of UGC NET 2024

  • Each question carries 02 (two) marks.
  • For each correct response, candidate will get 02 (two) marks.
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect response.
  • No marks will be given for questions un-answered/un-attempted/marked for Review.
  • To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as correct option
  • If a question is found to be incorrect/ambiguous or has multiple correct answers, only those candidates who have attempted the question and chosen one of the correct answers would be given the credit.
  • If a question is found to be incorrect and the Question is dropped, then two marks (+2) will be awarded to all those who have appeared in the exam. The reason could be due to human error or technical error.

Code of UGC-NET Subject 2024

SubjectSubject CodeSubjectSubject Code
Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.46Anthropology07
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies49Arabic29
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies60Chinese32
Commerce08Comparative Literature72
Comparative Study of Religions62Computer Science and Applications87
Criminology68Defence and Strategic Studies11
Dogri33Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics / Development Economics / Business Economics01
Education09Electronic Science88
English30Environmental Sciences89
Folk Literature71Forensic Science82
French (French Version)39Geography80
Hindi20***Hindu Studies102
History06Home Science12
Human Rights and Duties92Indian Culture50
Labour Welfare / Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare / Human Resource Management55Law58
Library and Information Science59Linguistics31
Management (including Business Admn. Mgt./Marketing / Marketing Mgt. / Industrial Relations and Personnel Mgt. / Personnel Mgt. / Financial Mgt. /Co-operative Management)17Manipuri35
Marathi38Mass Communication and Journalism63
Museology & Conservation66Music16
Pali83Performing Art – Dance/ Drama/ Theatre65
Physical Education47Political Science02
Politics including International Relations/International Studies including Defence / Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies.90Population Studies15
Public Administration14Punjabi24
Sanskrit25Sanskrit traditional subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa /Agama).73
Social Medicine & Community Health81Social Work10
Tourism Administration and Management93Tribal and Regional Language/Literature70
Urdu28Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art)79
Women Studies74Yoga100

FAQ For UGC NET 2024

Q 1: What is eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2024?

A: Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognized by UGC.

Q 2: Is there an option to correct any mistakes in the submitted Online Application Form?

A: Yes, candidates can make corrections in the particulars of the Online Application Form from 21 May 2024 to 23 May 2024.

Q 3: What is the application Last Date for UGC NET June 2024?

A: Last date for submission of online application form is 19th May 2024.