UGC NET Exam Date 2024 Out: Check Fee, Qualification, and Other Details!

The 2024 UGC NET session 1 exam schedule has been issued by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The official UGC NET session 1 dates are June 10–21, 2024. After this online Computer Based Test (CBT) exam, the results should be available within three weeks.

UGC NET 2024 registration will soon be available on the NTA website, February 2024 will bring the UGC NET Admit Card 2024. Candidates can only submit one online application form; duplicate forms will be rejected. For details, see the article below on the official website.

UGC NET Exam Date 2024 Overview
Exam NameUGC NET 2024
Full FormUniversity Grant Commission National Eligibility Test
Level of ExamNational level
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of ExamTwo times each year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration180 minutes
No. of Subjects83 subjects
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Number of PapersPaper 1, Paper 2
Language/Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Purpose of ExamAssistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship
Exam TimeShift 1 – 09:00 am to 12:00 noon, Shift 2 – 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Important Dates for UGC NET 2024

The NTA revealed its 2024-2025 exam calendar on September 19, 2023. This calendar includes tentative UGC NET 2024 and other exam dates. This table shows the tentative UGC NET 2024 timetable.

UGC NET Exam 2024 Important Dates
EventsUGC NET June 2024 Dates (Expected)
UGC NET NotificationMarch 2024
UGC NET 2024 Online Application StartMarch 2024
Last date to apply onlineApril 2024
The last date of the exam feeApril 2024
UGC NET 2024 Correction windowApril 2024
Availability of UGC NET 2024 Admit cardMay 2024
UGC NET Exam Date 2024 June 10-21, 2024
Release of UGC NET 2024 Answer KeyJune 2024
UGC NET 2024 Objection periodJune 2024
Announcement of UGC NET 2024 ResultJuly 2024

UGC NET 2024 Age Limit

NTA changed the UGC NET Junior Research Fellowship age limit. The following table shows the UGC NET 2024 age limit.

Post NameUGC NET Age Limit
JRF Age Limit Not more than 30 years 
Assistant Professor Age LimitThere is no upper age limit

Exam Pattern 2024 UGC NET

Paper 1 and paper 2 comprise the 2024 UGC NET test pattern. Multiple-choice questions are on both papers. UGC NET exams last 3 hours for both papers. The exam has no negative marking and awards 2 marks for each correct answer. The table shows the UGC NET exam pattern.

UGC NET PaperNumber of QuestionsMarks
Paper 1 (Teaching/Research Aptitude)50100
Paper 2 (Based on the core subject)100200

UGC NET 2024 Application Fee

All UGC NET 2024 applicants must pay their category-specific application fees. The application cost is non-refundable and must be paid online or offline. Category-wise UGC NET test fees:

  • General/Unreserved: Rs. 1150/-
  • OBC-NCL: Rs. 600/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs. 325/-

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How to Apply for UGC NET 2024?

Candidates who meet UGC NET eligibility requirements must apply online via the NTA website. Steps to fill up the UGC NET Application Form June 2024:

  • Visit the website of NTA-
  • Click the ‘Application form’ link at the bottom of the homepage.
  • First-time UGC NET applicants should click ‘New Registration’.
  • Complete the registration by providing the necessary details.
    Complete the application by adding more information.
  • Upload JPEG passport photos (10-200 kb) and signatures (4-30 kb).
  • Pay your category-specific UGC NET application fee.
  • Download the confirmation page after saving and submitting the form.

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