UGC NET Application Form 2023: NET JRF Application Correction Link

University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test 2023 ( UGC NET )

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Exam On: 6 Dec '23 - 14 Dec '23

Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Nov 29, 2023 15:37 IST

UGC NET Application Form 2023: The National Testing Agency (NTA) closed the application and application correction window for the December cycle on October 31 and November 3, 2023, respectively. Earlier, the dates for the UGC NET application and correction window were extended by the NTA and UGC on October 27, 2023. The last date for making application and correction was extended from October 27 and October 31 to October 31 and November 3, 2023, respectively. 

Candidates need to undertake the online application process for the UGC NET 2023 exam for the December 2023 cycle in order to appear for the exam to attain eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/ or Assistant Professor. Candidates are advised to go through the UGC NET eligibility criteria 2023 before appearing for the UGC NET exam.

Q:   What is the last date to apply for the UGC NET 2023 exam?

Q:   Is it possible to change the exam centre after submitting the UGC NET application form?

Q:   I have forgotten my UGC NET application number. What should I do?

UGC NET Application Correction Link

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

  • Visit the official website of the exam
  • Login using the application number and password
  • Click on the link/button available for the UGC NET application form correction
  • Read the instructions and click on the ‘I Agree' checkbox
  • Click on the Proceed for Application button
  • Make the necessary changes in the application form
  • Click on the 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 2024 Exam 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 of 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 2023 December Online Form 

UGC NET application form 2023 was released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the UGC NET 2023 December session on September 30, 2023 and continued till October 31, 2023. The UGC NET 2023 exam will be conducted for 83 subjects from December 6 to 22, 2023.

UGC NET Application Date Extended Notification: Click_Here

 

Q:   What was the UGC application correction dates for December cycle?

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

Q:   Can we change the subject code in the correction window as I have chosen wrong subject?

UGC NET 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UGC NET 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

6 Dec '23 -

14 Dec '23

UGC NET Exam 2023

ONGOING

10 Jun '24

UGC NET Exam 2024

DatesPast Exam Dates

4 Dec '23 -

8 Dec '23

UGC NET Admit Card

2 Dec '23

UGC NET City Slip

1 Nov '23 -

3 Nov '23

UGC NET Application Correction

How to Apply @ugcnet.nta.nic.in?

Filling out the UGC NET application is divided into five stages: registration form, application form, image & signature upload, application fee, and confirmation page. The candidates have to fill out the complete application in order to get the hall ticket for the UGC NET exam. Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to apply online for UGC NET 2023 exam.

Step 1: Fill UGC NET Registration Form

For UGC NET 2023 registrations, candidates first need to visit the official website of the UGC NET exam. Thereafter, candidates need to click on the "Fill Application Form UGC NET December 2023" 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. After that, 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

Next, candidates need to click on the Complete Application Form button and start filling in the remaining details in the online application form. Details to be filled in UGC NET application form 2023 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 2023 application fee through SBI/HDFC/Syndicate/ICICI/Paytm payment gateway (debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI).

Category

UGC NET Application Fee (in INR)

General

1,150

General-EWS/OBC-NCL

600

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender

325

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 them for future reference. Thereafter, UGC NET 2023 application process will be complete.

How to Apply for UGC NET Exam?

Q:   How to fill the UGC NET application form?

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

Q:   I have forgotten my UGC NET application number. What should I do?

UGC NET Form Filling Issues & Problems

The candidates are facing multiple challenges while filling out the application form for the UGC NET 2023 December session. The candidates can check all the problems/issues related to the UGC NET 2023 application form and solutions to them:

Challenges During Filling UGC NET 2023 Application

The aspirants can check the challenges that are being faced by the candidates while filling out the UGC NET 2023 application form

  • OTP problem: After filling out the personal details candidates are not getting the OTP and automated registration number. 
  • Automatic Change in the Application Form After Submission: The particulars filled in by the candidates are automatically changed after the submission of the application form. 
  • Uploading Photograph & Signature: The aspirants are facing problems while uploading their photographs and signatures after multiple attempts. 
  • Multiple Payments: The candidates are facing while making payments for the UGC NET application.

Solution for UGC NET Application Form Challenges

The candidates can check the solutions for the challenges that are being faced by the candidates while filling out the UGC NET 2023 application form below:

The aspirants who are facing the problem in getting the OTP can do the following things:

  • Check Internet Speed: As more than 8 lakhs (approx) are trying to fill out the application form at once, the candidates are facing a server crash. The candidates are advised to use fast internet or wait for a few days to fill out the application form. 
  • Change in Application Particulars: The candidates are advised to check the application form thoroughly before submitting the application form. If the candidates have submitted the application form then they have to wait for the application correction window to make corrections in the application form. 
  • Photograph & Signature: The candidates are advised to check the dimensions and the size of the photograph and Signature before uploading it as the the platform accepts the photograph and signature in a given range of sizes and formats. If the size and format are correct then the candidates are advised to wait for some time as it will be a server error due to the slow speed of the Internet or a server crash due to high traffic.
  • Multiple Payment: The candidates are advised to make multiple payments for the UGC NET 2023 application form. Once the payment is done, keep the payment receipt by your bank and wait for 72 hours. If the payment status is not successful within the time limit, then mail the problem to the UGC NET help desk explaining the problem in brief, and attach the payment receipt by your bank in the mail. 

Q:   I am unable to upload my photograph and signature while filling out the UGC NET application form. What should I do?

Q:   I have not cleared the UGC NET exam. Can I appear for the exam again?

Q:   What is JRF after the UGC NET exam?

Pre-requisites for UGC NET Registrations 2023

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)
  • A 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, the 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)

Q:   How to pay the UGC NET application fees?

Q:   Why is the UGC NET confirmation page important?

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

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

Also Read: UGC NET 2024 Exam Dates

All 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 a 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 

Q:   What is the application fees for UGC NET exam?

Q:   Why is the UGC NET confirmation page important?

Q:   Who releases the UGC NET application form?

Age Limit for UGC NET 2023 Application Form

The candidates must check the age eligibility criteria to appear in the UGC NET 2023 exam. The age eligibility for JRF and Assistant Professor has been given below for the candidates: 

Age Limit for JRF 

The applicants who are less than or equal to 30 years as of December 1, 2023, can apply for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The candidates who fall under the category of SC/ST/OBC get relaxation according to UGC norms.

Age Limit for Assistant Professor 

There is no upper age limit to apply for the Assistant Professor exam. The candidates who have completed their post-graduation or appearing in their final year can apply for the UGC NET assistant professor. 

UGC NET Age Relaxation Criteria

The age relaxation for UGC NET/JRF exam has been given below for the candidates. The relaxation is given to the candidates according to the  UGC norms fixed by the Indian government:

  • The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Female/PwD/Third Gender will get age relaxation upto 5 years 
  • The research scholars will get age relaxation of upto five years depending on the time span spent on research 
  • The LLM candidates will get up to 3 years of age relaxation 
  • Candidates who are from the armed forces will get upto 5 years of age relaxation depending on the time period of service in the defence forces 

Q:   Is Adhaar Card mandatory to apply for UGC NET exam?

Q:   Will the application fees get refunded if I withdraw the application form, UGC NET?

Q:   How many attempts are allowed in UGC NET exam?

UGC NET Answer Key

UGC NET provisional answer key will be released after the exam is concluded for UGC NET/JRF. Along with the provisional answer key, the UGC NET response sheet will also be released by the board for the candidates. Candidates must compare the response sheet with the provisional answer key to know their marks in the UGC NET exam. The candidates can make objections against the released answer key. The final result will be released by the NTA on behalf of UGC after the scrutiny of the objections raised by the candidates. The exam cutoff list will be released along with the final result. The candidates can check the category-wise cutoff of their subjects in the released cut-off list. The candidates can check their final results by logging into their registered accounts.

Q:   What does securing 99 percentile mean in UGC NET exam?

Q:   How can I raise objections against UGC NET provisional answer key?

Q:   How can I download UGC NET answer key?

UGC NET E Certificate

The UGC NET/ JRF is awarded to those candidates who successfully qualify for the exam by crossing the cutoff. The certificates are released online on the official websites by the NTA on behalf of UGC. These e-certificates are digitally signed copies approved by UGC that ensure the candidate has qualified for the UGC NET/JRF exam. Earlier, UGC used to release the certificates after seven or eight months of the declaration of the final result. However, due to the necessity of the candidates HRD ministry started a platform to download the UGC NET e-certificate directly. 

Q:   What details are required to download the UGC NET result and scorecard?

Q:   I want my UGC NET score to be re-evaluated. What is the process for the same?

Q:   What counts as a good score in UGC NET exam?

UGC NET Books 2023

The candidates should start preparing for the December 2023 cycle as the application process and dates for the UGC NET exam are going to be released soon. To prepare for the exam, the candidates can go through the list of books that have been given below for the candidates to prepare for the UGC NET Paper 1 exam. The paper 2 exam is subject-specific. The link to get the Paper 2 preparation books has been given below in the article:

  • Trueman's UGC NET/SET General Paper I M Gagan and Sajit Kumar 
  • NTA UGC NET/SET/JRF Paper I: Teaching and Research Aptitude by Pearson KVS Madaan 
  • General Paper-1 UGC NET/JRF/SLET – Teaching & Research Aptitude Arihant Experts 
  • NTA UGC Paper 1 for NET/SET/JRF, Oxford 

Read More: Paper 2 Preparation Books

                    UGC NET English Syllabus

Q:   Which are the best books for the preparation of UGC NET Mass Communication exam?

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