UGC NET Application Form 2022, Registration: Know How to Apply

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2022 ( UGC NET )

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Exam On: 9 Jul '22 - 12 Jul '22

Rupali Pruthi

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Updated on Jun 2, 2022 13:14 IST

UGC NET application 2022 has concluded successfully. The UGC NET registration 2022 was carried out from April 30 to May 20, 2022 and then from May 24 to 30, 2022. The online application process is comprised of various stages such as registration form, uploading of documents, filling up of application form and payment of fees. The UGC NET application correction facility was available from May 31 to June 1, 2022.

Candidates needed to undertake the online application process for the merged UGC NET 2022 exam for the December 2021 & June 2022 merged cycles in order to appear for the exam to attain eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/ or Assistant Professor. Before applying online for the exam, candidates are advised to go through the UGC NET eligibility criteria 2022

UGC NET Application Form 2022 Dates

Candidates can check UGC NET dates 2022 related to the application form below.

UGC NET Exam Events

UGC NET Exam Dates

UGC NET Notification 2022

30-Apr-2022

Application process

30-Apr-2022 to 20-May-2022 (previous date)

24-May-2022 to 30-May-2022 (extended date)

Last date to pay the application fee

20-May-2022 (previous date)

30-May-2022 (extended date)

Application correction window

21-May-2022 to 23-May-2022 (previous date)

31-May-2022 to 01-Jun-2022 (extended date)

UGC Admit card 2022

To be announced

UGC NET exam

To be announced

How to fill UGC NET Application Form 2022?  

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to apply online for UGC NET 2022 exam.

Step 1: Fill UGC NET Registration Form

UGC_NET_Registration

For UGC NET 2022 registrations, candidates first need to visit the official website of the exam. Thereafter, candidates need to click on Fill Application Form UGC NET June 2022 button available at the bottom of the page. On clicking the button, a new page will open. Candidates need to click on the New Registration button and download the information brochure. Once done, candidates need to click on the checkbox at the bottom of the page and click on the 'Click Here to Proceed' button. On clicking the button, the UGC NET registration page will open on the screen. Details to be filled in the registration form are.

Personal Details

Candidate's name

Father's name 

Mother's name 

Date of birth

Gender

Identification number

Identity type (Note: from December 2018 onwards, Aadhaar Card is not a mandatory document for UGC NET registrations. Candidates can free to provide any other valid Government ID number such as passport number, bank account number, etc)

Contact Details

Complete postal address

Email address

Mobile number

Choose Password

Password (to be chosen)

Security question (to be chosen)

Security answer

Security Pin (as shown on the screen)

Once all details are filled in, candidates can click on the Submit button. Thereafter, candidates need to review the information given on the page and click on the Final Submit button to proceed further with the application process. Once all details are submitted, an application number will be generated on the screen. Candidates need to note the system generated application number for future reference. 

Step 2: Fill UGC NET Application Form

UGC NET application form window

Next, candidates need to click on the Complete Application Form button and start filling the remaining details in the online application form. Details to be filled in UGC NET application form include.

Personal Details

Apply For

Education Details

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • PwD category option
  • Minority community option
  • Date of birth
  • Single girl child option
  • Category
  • Diabetic option
  • Subject name in post-graduation exam
  • Post name (Assistant Professor or JRF)
  • Four choices of exam centre (in order of priority)
  • Subject opted for UGC NET

 

  • Post-graduation pass status
  • Post-graduation qualifying exam from (India or outside India)
  • Post-graduation board/university name
  • Post-graduation result mode
  • Post-graduation course/stream name
  • Post-graduation qualifying exam state
  • Post-graduation year of passing/appearing
Research/MPhil/PhD/Ex-Service Details Doctorate Details Security Pin
  • Research specialisation, if any

  • Whether MPhil passed/appearing

  • Whether an ex-serviceman?

  • Whether you possess research experience in the subject of post-graduation

  • Whether PhD passes/appearing

Whether already a doctorate student? Security Pin (as shown on the screen)

After all the details are filled in, candidates need to click on the Submit button and review the details entered in the form. Thereafter, candidates need to click on the Final Submit button. 

Step 3: Upload Images and Signature

UGC NET photo and signature upload window

Next, candidates need to upload their scanned images and signature as per the specifications mentioned in the table below. The scanned images and signature should be in JPEG format.

Feature

Size

Size of photo image

Greater than 10 kb and less than 200 kb

Size of signature image

Greater than 4 kb and less than 30 kb

Step 4: Pay UGC NET Application Fee

Candidates can pay UGC NET 2022 application fee through SBI/HDFC/Syndicate/ICICI/Paytm payment gateway (debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI).

Category

UGC NET Application Fee (in Rs)

General

1,100

General-EWS/OBC-NCL

550

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender

275

Step 5: Download the Confirmation Page

On successful payment of the application fee, a confirmation page will be generated. Candidates need to take at least four printouts of the confirmation page and keep it for future reference. Thereafter, UGC NET 2022 application process will be complete.

Documents Required to Fill UGC NET 2022 Application Form

To avoid any inconvenience at the time of UGC NET registrations, candidates are advised to keep the following documents/information ready beforehand.

  • Board/University certificate
  • Ration card/Passport number/Aadhaar card number/Voter ID card number/other Government ID
  • Qualifying degree certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS) certificate (if applicable)
  • Person with Disability (PwD) certificate (if applicable)
  • Scanned images of photo and signature in JPG format (file size of photo: 10 kb to 200 kb, file size of signature: 4 kb to 30 kb)
  • A valid email ID and mobile number
  • Permanent and correspondence address with pin code
  • Four exam cities in order of preference
  • Code of NET subject for which the candidate plans to take the exam (available in information brochure)
  • Code of post-graduation course (available in information brochure)

Watch UGC NET 2022 Application Form Fill Up Video

UGC NET Application Form: Important Points to Note

  • Candidates can submit the application form in online mode on the official website of the exam only. UGC NET applications submitted in any other mode will not be accepted
  • Candidates can submit only one application form
  • Candidates must enter their email ID and mobile number in the application form correctly as all the important communication regarding the exam will be done by NTA through email or SMS
  • All the four steps of the application process (registration, application form filling, uploading of photo and signature, and application fee payment) can be done together or at separate times 
  • Candidates do not need to upload any document other than scanned photo and signature in the application form
  • In case, the confirmation page is not generated after the payment of the application fee, this means that the transaction has been cancelled. In such cases, the amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction of fee payment
  • Candidates must retain the printed copies of the confirmation page for future reference
  • Since the entire UGC NET application process is online, candidates do not need to send any document through post/fax/by hand/email to NTA 

UGC NET Registration Trends

The number of candidates who registered and appeared for the UGC NET exam over the past few years is given below:

UGC NET Application Form Correction 2022

The NTA offers a one-time facility to candidates for correction of the application form. Steps to avail of the UGC NET 2022 application form correction facility are mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of the exam
  • Click on the application form correction button
  • Login using the application number and password
  • Click on the link/button available for application form correction
  • Read the instructions and click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox
  • Click on Proceed for Application button
  • Make the necessary changes in the application form
  • Click on Submit button
  • Review the corrections made and click on the checkboxes given at the bottom of the page
  • Pay the additional fee, if any.
  • Click on the Final Submit button
  • Take a printout of the revised Confirmation Page

Also Read: UGC NET Application Correction 2022: Direct Link, Changes Allowed, Last Date

UGC NET Application Form Particulars in which Corrections can be Made

UGC NET application form particulars in which candidates can make corrections if required include:

  • Personal details
  • Choice for exam centre
  • Educational details
  • Scanned photo and signature

Candidates can make corrections in any of the particulars of the online application form, excluding the following fields:

For candidates who have verified Aadhaar Card

  • No change allowed in the mobile number, email address, permanent address & correspondence address
  • No change allowed in candidate’s name, date of birth and gender
  • No change is allowed in the photo
  • Change is allowed either in the father’s name or mother’s name (anyone only)

For candidates who have not verified the Aadhaar for modification

  • No change allowed in the mobile number, email address, permanent address & correspondence address
  • No change is allowed in the photo
  • Change is allowed either in the candidate’s name or father’s name or mother’s name (anyone only)

UGC NET Application 2022 FAQs

Q: When will UGC NET application form 2022 be released?

A: UGC NET application form 2022 was released on the official website on April 30, 2022. The last date to fill the form was May 30, 2022.

Q: How can I apply for UGC NET 2022?

A: You can apply for UGC NET 2022 exam by following the given steps:
  • Visit the website- ugcnet.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘Application form for UGC NET Dec 2021 & June 2022 cycles’ link
  • Click on the ‘New Registration’
  • Enter the required details and complete the registration
  • Fill the complete application form
  • Upload scanned pictures of passport size photo (10-200 kb) and signature (4-30 kb). Both the images should be in JPEG format
  • Pay the UGC NET application fee (Gen - INR 1000; OBC/EWS - INR 500; SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender - INR 250)
  • Save and submit the form
  • Download the confirmation page

Q: What is the application fee for UGC NET 2022 exam?

A: Candidates have to pay INR 1,100 (INR 550 for EWs/OBC-NCL and INR 275 for SC/ST/PwD) as the application fee for UGC NET exam.

Q: Is the Aadhar card number mandatory for applying for UGC NET exam?

A: No, Aadhar card number is not mandatory for UGC NET registrations. Candidates can use any government ID number for filling the application form.

Q: Can I pay UGC NET application fee through demand draft?

A: No, the UGC NET application fee can be paid in online mode through debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI only.

Q: Do I have the option of submitting the application form in offline mode?

A: No, the UGC NET application form can be submitted online on the official website of the exam only.

Q: I have forgotten my application number. How can I recover the same?

A: In case, you forget your application number or password, you can recover the same on the official website of the exam by clicking on the Forgot Password or Forgot Application Number link.

Q: How many candidates register for UGC NET every year?

A: Over 10 lakh candidates register for UGC NET every year. In 2021, around 12,67,000 had registered for the exam.

Q: Does NTA provide the facility for application form correction?

A: Yes, once the online form submission process ends, NTA opens the window for form correction.

Q: Is the UGC NET application fee refundable?

A: No, the UGC NET application fee once paid is not refunded to candidates.

Q: What is the UGC NET confirmation page?

A: UGC NET confirmation page is a page that gets generated after the successful payment of the application fee.

Q: I have paid the application fee but the confirmation page has not been generated. What does that mean?

A: It means that the application fee transaction done by you is unsuccessful. In such a case, you should make another transaction for the payment of application fee.

Q: Why is the UGC NET confirmation page important?

A: The UGC NET confirmation page is important as it works as proof of having submitted the application form and fee successfully. Therefore, candidates must not forget to download and print the confirmation page at the end of the application process.

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Comments

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Can a student from MBA in Media Business Management apply for UGC NET Management subject code 55?

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Anusha Mandloi

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

I think yes. You can apply for UGC NET in Management Subject as your Masters was in management only.

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Can a person apply for UGC NET in 2 subjects at a time? I have done Masters in 2 subjects.

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Mallika Ahuja

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

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Vinty Tanwar

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

Yes, you can appear in the National Eligibility Test (NET) in two different subjects.

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Am I eligible for UGC NET even if I had back in M.Com last semester or any negative impact on my appearance?

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Pankaj

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Dear student it is my pleasure to help you and guide you
dear student if you have back in M.Com so you are not eligible for NET because for NET you must clear all subjects of your master's degree.

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My wife has done MS in public health dentistry. Is she eligible for the UGC NET exam?

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Dinesh upadhyay

Guide-Level 13

a month ago

You can refer the latest UGC notification. There are 100+ subjects covered. One can choose the subject from the UGC subject list or subject most similar to listed subject. Yes, she can appear with subject like community health. Best wishes.

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If I'll do my M.Sc. in microbiology, then am I eligible for UGC NET?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Dear aspirantIt's great connecting with you. You can definitely apply for the UGC NET if you have completed the Masters's programme with at least 55% marks. The candidate from the reserved CAT must have at least 50% marks. There is no age limit for the lectureship, but to apply for the JRF Fellow...Dear aspirant
It's great connecting with you. You can definitely apply for the UGC NET if you have completed the Masters's programme with at least 55% marks. The candidate from the reserved CAT must have at least 50% marks. There is no age limit for the lectureship, but to apply for the JRF Fellowship, the age limit is 30 years. If you found it useful then upvote or thumb up my answer. Good luck.

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I have done my M.Com via distance mode. Can I appear for UGC NET exam?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

a month ago

Yes you can give UGC NET subjected to the UGC DEB approval of your University.

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M.Sc. In Physics subject not found in the UGC NET list while applying what should I do?

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Vivek Kr.

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

The list of 101 subjects asked in NTA UGC NET Exam are:EconomicsPolitical SciencePhilosophyPsychology SociologyHistoryAnthropologyCommerceEducationSocial WorkDefense & Strategic StudiesHome SciencePublic AdministrationPopulation StudiesMusicManagementMaithiliBengaliHindiKannadaMalayalamOr...The list of 101 subjects asked in NTA UGC NET Exam are:
Economics
Political Science
Philosophy
Psychology
Sociology
History
Anthropology
Commerce
Education
Social Work
Defense & Strategic Studies
Home Science
Public Administration
Population Studies
Music
Management
Maithili
Bengali
Hindi
Kannada
Malayalam
Oriya
Punjabi
Sanskrit
Tamil
Telugu
Urdu
Arabic
English
Linguistics
Chinese
Dogri
Nepali
Manipur
Assamese
Gujarati
Marathi
French
Spanish
Russian
Persian
Rajasthan
German
Japanese
Adult Education
Physical Education
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
Indian Culture
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
Law
Library & Information Science
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian, and Peace Studies
Comparative Study of Religions
Mass Communication & Journalism
Performing Art-Dance/Drama/Theatre
Museology & Conservation
Archaeology
Criminology
Tribal & Regional Language/Literature
Folk Literature
Comparative Literature
Sanskrit
Women Studies
Visual Arts
Geography
Social Medicine & Community Health
Forensic Science
Pali
Kashmir
Konkani
Computer Science & Applications
Electronic Science
Environmental Sciences
Politics including International Relations
Prakrit
Human Rights & Duties
Tourism Administration & Management
Bodo
Santali
Yoga
Sindhi
So, Physics is not available with this.

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I am a B.Tech graduate and have also done MA in history. Am I eligible for UGC NET exam with paper 2 history?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

2 months ago

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY-I) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Masters Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Scien...CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY-
I) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Masters Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. Are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Masters degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
ii) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Masters degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/Assistant Professor eligibility only after they have passed their Masters degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P. G. degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

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