UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.
The UGC NET December 2022 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode in multi shifts as per the time schedule specified in the Information at a glance, in the Subjects given at Appendix -III in selected Cities spread across the Country (Appendix -IV).
Mode of Examination
The Examination shall be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
Pattern of Examination
The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple choice questions. There will be no break between papers.
Subject and Syllabus of Test
The List of Subjects and their Codes for UGC-NET December 2022 of UGC NET are given at Appendix -III. A new subject “Indian Knowledge System” (Subject code 103) has been introduced among the list of subjects vide letter no. F.No.4- 1/2018(NET/Policy) dated: 25.10.2022, received from NET Bureau of UGC w.e.f. UGC-NET December 2022.
The candidates may note that the syllabus has been modified and the new syllabus applicable from June 2019 onwards has also been notified through a Public Notice on NTA website.
Updated Syllabus for all NET Subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website: https://www.ugcnetonline.in/syllabus-new.php.
Medium of Question Paper
The medium of Question Paper shall be in English & Hindi only
Age Limit and Relaxation
(i) JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 1st day of the month in which the examination is concluded i.e. 01.02.2023.
(i) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.
Registration and Application Process
Instructions for filling Online Application Form
1. Candidates have to apply for UGC NET December 2022 “Online” ONLY by accessing the website: https://ugcnet.nta.nic.in/ . The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.
2. It is suggested that the candidate should keep the following ready before starting the filling of the Application Form:
3. Information Bulletin should be downloaded and read carefully by the candidate to be sure about his/her eligibility and acquaint themselves with requirements for submission of Online Application Form.
4. In order to avoid correction in the particulars in later stage, the candidate should exercise utmost caution while filling up correct details.
5. Following Steps may be followed to Apply Online:
Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using own Email Id and Mobile No.
Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application
Number. Upload scanned images of: (i) the recent photograph (file size 10Kb –200Kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb)
Step-3: Pay fee using SBI/ CANARA/ ICICI/ HDFC Bank/Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI and
keep proof of fee paid.
All the 3 Steps can be done together or at separate timings. The submission of Application of a candidate could be considered as successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her.
Procedure for Filling Application Form
Part I: Registration Page
Fill in the basic information and note down the system-generated Application No.
(i) Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as given in the Senior Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters
(ii) Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy format as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
(iii) Mobile Number and e-mail Address – Candidates must provide own Mobile Number and e-mail address.
Note: Only one registered e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for correspondence.
PART II: Fill in the complete Application Form Fill in the complete Application
Uploading of scanned images
(i) Candidate’s Photograph: to be uploaded
(ii) Candidate’s Signature : to be uploaded
Admit Card for UGC NET December 2022
1 The Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates of UGC NET December 2022, subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria.
2 The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on date, shift, time and discipline as indicated in his/her Admit Card.
3 No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on Date and Timings
other than that allotted to them in their Admit card.
4 In case a candidate is unable to download Admit Card from the website, he/she may approach the Help Line of NTA between 09:30 am to 5:30 pm or write to NTA at: [email protected]
5 The candidates are advised to read the Instructions given in the Admit Card carefully in advance of the exam day and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
6 In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 09:30 am to 5:30 pm. In such cases, candidates would appear in the Examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later.
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