UGC NET Exam 2013 – 2014 Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus & Application

UGC conducts qualifying exam for postgraduate candidates who want to pursue a career in leaching in India or want to earn a PhD degree in research programs.

The test is conducted for around 90 or more disciplines. The exam is held to determine the eligibility of the candidate to be a university lecturer and to award Junior Research Fellowship.

The first NET by UGC was held in 1989 and is now held twice a year in June and again in December.

Preparing for the exam in advance is very important as it is supposed to be the toughest exam in the Indian education.

UGC NET Exam Important Dates

Last date of filling application form fee – 30/10/2013

Last date of submission of fee – 02/11/2013

Last date of printout of form – 05/11/2013

Date of exam – 29/12/2013

Selection Procedure for UGC Net Exam

Candidates are chosen according to the performance in the test that is held by UGC NET. There is only a written exam that candidates will appear for. Candidates who qualify in the first paper will be allowed to appear in the second. Those who qualify in the both the tests are chosen.

UGC Net Exam Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate should have a Master’s Degree or any equivalent exam from any recognized university in languages, Humanities, computer science and applications, social science and electronic science etc.
  2. Candidate should score 55% marks for the general category and for OBC. For reserved candidates the score should be 50%.
  3. Candidates who are in the final year of the Masters degree or have their test delayed can also apply.
  4. The age of the candidate should not exceed 28 years. Age relaxation is applicable only for groups that fit in the rule.

Application Fees For UGC Net Exam

Candidates have to pay for the application form. The fees for the application form differ according to the category.

  1. Candidates in the general category will pay Rs. 450
  2. Candidates in the OBC category will pay Rs. 225
  3. Candidates in the SC/ST category will pay Rs. 110.

How to Apply / Application Procedure for UGC Net Exam

Candidates should apply online on the UGC NET official website. The official website address is Candidate needs to have a valid email ID and password to be filled in the application form. They have to fill the online application form as mentioned. Every detail needs to be filled correctly. Wrong information or incorrect information forms will be rejected. Applicants have to upload a scanned photography along with the signature of the candidate.

Candidates now have to pay the fees through the challan. A printout of the online application form should also be taken after paying the fees.

Candidates can now send the form and the documents to the Registrar or the Principal of the Coordinating institution before the date mentioned.

Syllabus and Pattern for UGC Net Exam

The pattern of the test comprise of three papers. They will be held in two sessions. Those who qualify in the first test will be allowed to appear for the second test. All the papers will be of objective type questions.

The first test comprises of two papers of 100 marks each.  The papers will be of 1 ¼ hours duration each. The second test will carry 200 marks and is given 2 ½ hours duration.

The syllabus of the test should be downloaded from the official website. Candidates will not receive any particular syllabus from the organization. For the second test, candidates have to option to choose either English or Hindi medium of language expect for languages.


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  12. pratap says:

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  13. shande anandi says:

    Net exam june 2014 chang patarn? Pz tel me…

  14. prajyotee landge says:

    I want my application form no. please send it on my email now please. I am waiting.

  15. bipra biswas says:

    my NET roll no is 12300958;pls send me my test venue name.

  16. S.Selvi says:


  17. Asha Shaw says:

    Please sent details of examination center against the name of Asha Shaw Roll No. 122002214 ( UGC) 10449386 Kolkata University

  18. solomon says:

    i need the secrite sllylabuss of akkido

  19. manbir says:

    My roll no is 25060308 I want to know my centre

  20. vinay says:

    Please update fast results

  21. vivek says:

    ple tel me sir about the patarn of 2014 june is same.. its very imp sir.. thanks

  22. sandeep says:

    can some one tell me the date of result held for net exam held on june 2009.

  23. vidya lakshmi v says:

    When is last date to pay fee for NET 2014

  24. misriya says:

    when I can download my certificate of net held on June 2013?

  25. vijay kumar says:

    dear sir please give result.

  26. vijay kumar says:

    dear sir,
    please provide net result held on 30del 2013

  27. request
    sir please give result

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