UGC NET 2019 - NTA Announced June Session Exam Dates, Registration from 1st March

Published on : 5th February 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a public notice comprising UGC NET exam dates. The Agency will be conducting the UGC NET exam for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ in June 2019. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the exam through the official website from 1st March to 30th March 2019.

UGC NET 2019 – Important Dates

The UGC NET exam will be conducted through Computer-Based mode. Here are the important dates for different exam dates as released through the official notice:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Registration process begins

1st March 2019

Registration process ends

30th March 2019

Download admit card

15th May 2019

UGC NET exam date

20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 June 2019

Result declaration

By 9th July 2019

The CBT will comprise of two papers which will be of three hours duration. Both the papers will have objective type questions based on the UGC NET new syllabi. The new syllabi for all the subjects can be downloaded from the official website –

As per 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.”

Who can appear in the UGC NET Exam?

Candidates with Master’s or equivalent degree from a UGC-recognized University with minimum 55% marks (without rounding off) are eligible for the exam. The exam is conducted for subjects in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc.

The minimum marks for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories are 50% in their master’s degree.

As per the official notification, “Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.”

The upper age limit for the award of JRF is 30 years and there is no upper age limit for the post of Assistant Professor.

Keep a check on the official NTA NET website for further updates.

About the Author: Himanshu Basant Bhatt

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