NTA UGC NET 2019 - Exam Schedule, Syllabus Download, Admit Card Postponed

Last Modified: 09 Jun 2024

The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test, also known as UGC NET or NET, is one of the most sought-after entrance examinations in the country that determines the eligibility of the candidates for university and college-level lectureship. The exam is conducted to assess the “eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professional only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges”.

Note: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which was conducting the NET exam on behalf of the University Grants Commission, is no longer bestowed with the responsibility. As of now, the National Testing Agency also known as NTA has taken up the authority to conduct UGC NET Exam 2019 twice in a year- June and December.

As per the officials, NTA is all set to conduct UGC NET 2019 June Exam on June 20th, 21th and June 24th to 28th in two different shifts- Morning and Evening. Applicants can download their respective NET 2019 June Admit Card from May 27th onwards. In order to download the admit card, students have to visit the official portal i.e. ntanet.nic.in to access the document.

This year, the NET will be conducted at 263 exam centres all over India.

UGC NET 2019 July Session Highlights


Exam Highlights

Exam Name

UGC NET 2019 Exam

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Exam Month

June 2019

Mode of Exam


Mode of Application


Eligibility Criteria

Master’s Degree with a minimum score of 55%

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Helpdesk No

+91 7042399520


[email protected]

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UGC NET June 2019 Session Exam Schedule -

For the ease of students, here we mentioned all the important events of NET 2019 June Exam in the tabular form, as follows -

Important Events

Dates to be Remembered

UGC NET 2019 Application Process

From 1st March to 30th March 2019

Releasing Date of UGC NET 2019 Admit Card

27th May 2019 Onwards

UGC NET 2019 Exam Date

20th to 28th June 2019 (except 22nd and 23rd June)

UGC NET Result 2019 Release

15th July 2019

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NTA UGC NET Eligibility criteria 2019 -

The latest eligibility criteria for UGC NET 2019 exam with regard to age and educational qualification of candidates are mentioned below:

Age Criteria

There is no maximum age limit for candidates taking UGC NET 2019 exam for the post of Assistant Professor.

There is an age limit for candidates going for Junior Research Fellowship. For them, the maximum age limit is 30 years. It is relaxable by five years for female candidates SC/ST/OBC/PWD. Maximum age limit is also relaxable up to five years for candidates with an LLM degree and those with research experience.

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates with a master’s degree from any recognised University in Humanities, Electronic Sciences, Social Sciences and computer science and applications are eligible.
  • They need to score at least 55% marks in the NET examination. Those belonging to the reserved category need to score at least 50% marks.
  • Applicants appearing in their final qualifying examination or those waiting for the results are also fit to apply.
  • Candidates with a PhD degree or who have completed Master’s degree either on or before September 1991 can get a 5% relaxation in the total score of their qualifying examination.
  • They are required to appear for the subject of their qualifying exam only. Candidates, whose qualifying exam subject remains uncovered in the subject list as specified by UGC, are required to appear in a related subject.

UGC NET Application Form 2019 -

The application form will be made available on the official NTA website from 01st March 2019. The last date for submitting the application form is 30th March 2019. Applicants should use the newest version of web browsers for completion of their application process. Aadhaar number is mandatory for UGC NET 2019 Online Application Form.

Steps To Follow For the application process for NTA UGC NET:

  • Candidates need to register themselves at the official website with their names, email IDs and valid mobile numbers.
  • After successful registration, their application form number and password will be generated.
  • Candidates need to re-login the website and enter their personal details, academic details, contact information, choice of program, work experience details and exam centre.
  • Now, they need to upload the scanned images of their recent passport-sized photographs and signature with the following specifications:



Candidates’ recent passport-size photography

Dimension of image: 3.5cm X 4.5cm File size: 4KB - 40KB

Candidates’ specimen signatures

Dimension of image: 1.5cm X 3.5cm File size: 1KB - 30KB

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UGC NET 2019 Application Fee Structure

  • Pay the application fee online through the modes of payment mentioned on the official website. The modes of payment include Debit/Credit cards or Net Banking.
  • Get a print of the e-Challan from the website and make payment at any ICICI/Syndicate/Canara bank branches. Having done this, you need to enter the details on the Challan to UGC NET online application form available on the official website for completing the process.
  • The application fee for the different categories is mentioned below:


Application fee

For general candidates

INR 600


INR 300


INR 150

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UGC NET 2019 Admit Card

Candidates can download the official admit card from the certified web portal of NTA. UGC NET Admit Card 2019 for June session will be accessible from 27th May 2019. Details, such as candidates names, registration numbers, photographs, dates of birth, exam dates, timings, exam venues, etc. will be printed on the admit card. Admit card along with a valid ID proof need to be produced at the exam centre.

UGC NET 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The National Eligibility Test consists of two papers - Paper I and Paper II.
  • The Paper I assesses the language skills, general awareness and reasoning ability of candidates, whereas the Paper II consists of questions related to the subjects that the candidates have chosen.
  • The total number of questions will be 150 in two sessions (Paper I carries 50 compulsory questions; Paper II carries 100 mandatory questions). Each question carries two marks.
  • There is no negative marking in this exam
  • Duration of the exam in three sessions is 3 hours

Syllabus for UGC NET 2019

There are 84 subjects for the exam and the syllabus for each subject will be different. Candidates are required to prepare in accordance with the latest syllabus prescribed by the Agency.

Read more: UGC NET 2019 Syllabus

NTA UGC NET 2019 Result

The result of the June 2019 exam edition will be announced by 15th July 2019. The test-takers can check their scorecards by visiting the official website.

How to download NTA UGC NET 2019 Scorecard?

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on ‘UGC NET Result
  • Enter login credentials
  • Scorecard will be shown on screen
  • Download, save and get the print of the document for further use

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the qualification required for NTA UGC NET 2019 exam?

Interested candidates must possess a postgraduate degree with at least 55% marks in aggregate.

Q. When will NTA conduct the UGC NET June 2019 exam?

The exam will schedule to be held from 20th to 28th June 2019 (except 22nd and 23rd June).

Q. Is there any maximum age limit for candidates taking this exam?

There is no maximum age limit for candidates taking this exam for the post of Assistant Professor. But, there is a maximum age limit of 30 years for Junior Research Fellowship.

Q. What is the fee structure for general candidates?

It is INR 600/-.

Q. Is there any fee concession for OBC?

Yes, there is fee concession for them. They need to pay INR 300/-.

Q. What is the exam structure?

The exam will be conducted in two sessions - Paper I and Paper II. Refer to the exam pattern section for more information.

Q. What is the duration of the exam?

The duration of both the papers is three hours.

Q. Is there negative marking scheme for NET?

There is no negative marking in this exam.

UGC NET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • UGC NET Paper 2 Solved Papers - 44 Subjects (E-Book) Download
  • CTET Paper I & Paper II Previous Year Solved Papers (2011 - 2016) (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET 14 Years Previous Solved Papers + 6000 MCQ Combo (E-Book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 6000 MCQ (E-book) Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1- 14 Year Solved Paper (E-book) Download

Recommended Study Material for UGC NET Exam

  • UGC NET Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude Download
  • Trueman's UGC NET/SET General Paper I Download
  • UGC NET Paper 1: Teaching and Research Aptitude by Pearson Download
  • NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF: Teaching & Research Aptitude Paper 1 Download
  • Computer Sciences & Applications (Paper I, II & III) Previous Years Papers Download
  • Trueman's UGC NET Computer Science Download


Bhabishya Kumar Mishra , May 16, 2019

I have just been awarded doctorate from TM Bhagalpur university bhagalpur. My age is 42. Can i apply for associate professor ?

Pawankumar Pal, May 1, 2019

I have just completed my 2 SEM exam of 1st year of MMS . Can I apply for net exam? If yes when, is it in month of Dec 2019. Also answer when filling of application form will start. Please reply

Exams Planner, May 7, 2019

You can apply for the exam. You must clear the PG exam within two years of qualifying the NET exam. There is no information on the next exam, keep a check on the official website.

Amrita, March 11, 2019

My name is amrita mujhe net ka exam ka syllabus chahiye kisi ke pas ho to please mujhe mere mail box me send kr de please

Exams Planner, March 13, 2019

Hello, you can get complete syllabus for all subjects here - https://www.examsplanner.in/articles/ugc-net-exam-syllabus-for-all-subjects/ You can download the required syllabus from the above link.

PRIYANKA, February 16, 2019

I Am pursuing mcom and my final exam is in Dec can I apply for this exam

Exams Planner, February 25, 2019


Supriya , February 9, 2019

I have done BSc biotechnology and MSc in botany.. Can I apply for this exam?

Exams Planner, February 12, 2019

You must go for the CSIR UGC NET exam. Find complete details here - https://www.examsplanner.in/csir-ugc-net-exam/.

JUHI, February 2, 2019

i have done post graduation in 2017 but i have scored 54.30% .. so i eligible for the NET EXAM???

Exams Planner, February 15, 2019

If you belong to general category, you must have secured minimum 55%. Otherwise, if you are from reserved categories, you are eligible for the exam.

VIJESH VANIYAN, January 23, 2019

What is the age restriction for NET exam

KHAN, January 20, 2019


Elabharathy. M, January 17, 2019

Can they write the exam those who are completed in distance education?

Santosh, January 14, 2019

I am Post graduate from Sam Higginbottom can I eligible for this.