UGC NET 2021 Inviting Application for May 2021: Apply Now!

The Notification for UGC NET 2021 (December Cycle 2020)has been released by National Testing Agency (NTA) for May 2021. The NTA is conducting a University Grants Commission (UGC)-National Eligibility Test (NET) for the posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian Universities and colleges. All the candidates looking up for such an opportunity can fulfil their applications before 2nd March 2021.

Those candidates looking for information related to eligibility criteria, exam pattern and a direct link to apply for UGC NET Recruitment 2021 can continue reading this blog carefully.

UGC NET 2021 – Important Dates

 EVENTS DATES
Application started on   02nd February 2021
Last Date of Application  02nd March 2021
Last Date for online fee payment (Credit/ Debit card/ Net Banking up to 11:50 PM) (e-challan up to bank hours)  03rd March 2021 (till 11:50 PM)
Correction in particulars application form (only on website)  05th March 2021 to 09th March 2021
UGC NET Admit Card  April 2021 (Tentatively)
UGC NET Exam Dates02nd May 2021 to 07th May 2021

10th May 2021 to 12th May 2021

14th May 2021

17th May 2021  

UGC NET 2021 – Official Notification’s Highlight

Exam Regulating AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)  
Post  Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
Vacancies  Not Yet Defined
Exam Level  National Level Exam
Exam Mode   Online
Official Website  https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/webinfo/Page/Page?PageId=1&LangId=P

UGC NET Application Fee 2021

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ Unreserved  Rs 1000/-  
OBC-NCL/ Gen-EWS  Rs 500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Third genderRs 250/-  
Mode of PaymentDebit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking/ e-Challan (SBI/HDFC/Syndicate/ ICICI Payment Gateway  

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

PostAge LimitEducational Qualification
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)


Assistant Professor
Not more than 31 years as of 01st March 2021


No upper age limit
Candidates must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent from UGC recognized universities or institutes.

Minimum marks scored: General category candidates: 55% marks Reserved category candidates: 50% marks.


Appearing the final semester of the master’s degree can apply.

5% relaxation is given to Ph.D. degree holders in aggregate marks.  

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2021

Computer Based Test

PaperNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Paper I50 questions100 marks03 hours (180 minutes)  
Paper-II100 questions200 marks03 hours (180 minutes)  
  • First Shift: 09:00 am – 12:00 noon
  • Second Shift: 03:00 pm – 06:00 pm
  • No negative marking scheme.
  • 2 marks for each correct answer.

UGC NET Detailed Syllabus 2021 

Updated syllabus for all Net Subjects can be downloaded from the following link:

Click Here to Download

Steps to Apply for UGC Net 2021

  1. Click below for new registration to apply for UGC NET 2021

Instructions (testservices.nic.in)

  • Read information bullets carefully and click to proceed.
  • Register for the online form with your email id and mobile number and note down system generated application number.
  • Upload Documents
  • A recent photo in jpg/jpeg file, size 10 Kb – 200 Kb either in colour or black and white.
  • Candidate’s signature in jpg/jpeg file, size 4 Kb – 30 Kb.
  • Proceed with the payment.
  • Submit the form and download the receipt for future reference.

UGC NET 2021 – Direct Link to Apply!

Click below to register or login yourself for the UGC NET Recruitment 2021.

Click Here

UGC NET Official Notification 2021

If any candidate holds any sort of query related to recruitment or notification, we will recommend downloading official notification for detailed information regarding the post.

Click to Download UGC NET Official Notification 2021

 This blog was all about NTA UGC NET 2021 (December Cycle 2020) in detail. Hope you find this blog was useful. Radian Learning company wishes all learners effective learning and a rewarding career ahead. 

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