UGC NET Application Form 2023 – Check Apply Online Last Date

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the application form for the UGC NET December cycle exam along with the UGC NET notification on September 30, 2023, which contains important information about the application dates and exam guidelines. Interested candidates can submit their applications for UGC NET exam from September 30 to October 28, 2023. The application fee is Rs 1150 for General Category candidates, Rs 600 for OBC (NCL)/EWS and Rs 600 for SC/ST/PWD candidates. , it is Rs 325. To become eligible for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and/or Assistant Professor posts, candidates must complete the online application process for the UGC NET 2023 examination for December 2023 cycle. It is important to review the UGC NET eligibility criteria for 2023 before applying for the exam.

UGC NET Application Form 2023 – Overview

Name of the ExamUGC NET (National Testing Agency)
Full formUniversity Grants Commission National Eligibility Test
Level of ExamNational Level
Conducting BodyNTA
Application Start Date30 September 2023
Application Last Date28-10-2023 Till 05 PM 
UGC NET 2023 Application Correction Date30 & 31 October 2023 (11:50 PM)
Application modeOnline mode
Exam modeOnline (Computer Based) mode
UGC NET 2023 Exam Duration180 minutes (03 hours) No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2
UGC NET Official or

👉Application Fees & Important Dates

Application Start : 30-10-2023
Last Date Apply Online : 28-10-2023 Till 05 PM 
Last Date Fee Payment : 29-10-2023
Correction Last Date : 30-31 October
Exam Date Online : 06 – 22 December 2023
Admit Card : Available Soon
Gen : Rs.1150/-
OBC : Rs.600/-
SC / ST / PH : Rs.325/-
Pay the Exam Fee Through Online Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking OR Pay E Challan.
EligibilityAge Limit
Passed / Appeared Master Degree in Related Subject with At Least Min 55% Marks.
Qualification: Candidates must hold a master’s degree from a recognized board or university to be eligible.
Percentage: Applicants must have achieved a minimum of 55% marks (50% for OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Third gender), without rounding off.
Age Criteria: To apply for JRF, candidates should not exceed 30 years of age as of June 1, 2023. Reserved category candidates receive a 5-year age relaxation. There is no maximum age limit for the Assistant Professor position.
Appearing: Candidates currently in their final year in 2023 are also eligible to apply for UGC NET 2023.
JRF : Max Age : 31 Years.
NET : No Age Limit
As on 2023.
Age Relaxation As Per Rules.

NTA UGC NET December 2023 Exam Subject

CodeSubject NameCodeSubject Name
01Economics02Political Science
09Education10Social Work
11Defence and Strategies Studies12Home Science
101Sindhi14Public Administration
15Population Studies16Hindustani Music
45Japanese46Adult Education / Continuing Education / Androgyny / Non Formal Education
47Physical Education49Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50Indian Culture55Labour Welfare / Personal Management / Industrial Relaton / Labour and Social Welfare / Human Resource Management
59Library and Information Science60Budhist , Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
61–62Comparative Study of Religious
63Mass Communication and Journalism85Konkari
65Dance66Musicology and Conservation
6970Tribal and Regional Language
71Folk Literature72Comparative Literature
73Sanskrit Traditional Language74Women Studies
79Visual Arts80Geography
81Social Medicine and Community Health82Forensic Science
87Computer Science and Application88Electronics Science
89Environmental Science90International and Area Studies
91Prakrit92Human Right and Duties
93Tourism Administration and Management94Bodo
95Santhali96Karnatic Music
97Rabindra Sangeet98Percussion Instruments
99Drama / Theater100Yoga


Apply Online Click Here
Download NotificationClick Here
Join Telegram Channel Click Here
Official Website Click Here
UGC NET Previous Year Question PapersClick Here
UGC NET 2023 Syllabus Click Here

How to Fill Up for UGC NET Application Form 2023 December Session?

Step I: Registration Page:-

To complete the UGC NET Application Form for the year 2023 and receive your system-generated Application No., please fill in the following basic information accurately:
(i) Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name: Enter these details exactly as they appear in your Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/University Certificate, using capital letters.
(ii) Date of Birth: Input your date of birth in the format dd/mm/yyyy, exactly as mentioned in your Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/University certificate.
(iii) Mobile Number and e-mail Address: Provide your own Mobile Number and e-mail address. Please note that only one e-mail address and one Mobile Number can be used for a single application.

Step II: Fill in the complete Application Form:-

In the application form, the applicant needs to provide various essential details:
Personal Information: This section includes your name, gender, parents’ names, mobile number, email address, date of birth, and other personal details.
Permanent Address: Here, you’ll need to input your permanent address, pin code, state code, district, and related information.
Educational Qualification: In this part, you should fill out your educational history, including the course name, college name, year of passing, percentage of marks obtained, and other relevant details.
Once you’ve completed all these sections, click on the “Next” button to proceed with your application.

Step III: Uploading of scanned images & Signature:-

When uploading the candidate’s Photograph & Signature for the UGC NET Application:
Format: Ensure that both the photograph and signature are in JPG/JPEG format only.
Photograph Size: The scanned image of the photograph should have a file size ranging from 10kb to 200kb. Attestation of the photograph is not required.
Signature Size: The scanned image of the signature should be between 4kb to 30kb. The candidate must sign in running handwriting with a Black Ink pen on white paper, and then scan it for uploading.
Spectacles: Wearing spectacles is allowed, but only if they are regularly used.
Photo Quality: Avoid using Polaroid or computer-generated photos, as they are not acceptable.
Consistency: Use the same Passport size photograph for both uploading in the Online UGC NET Application Form and for pasting on the Attendance Sheet at the Examination Centre.

Step IV: Payment of Fee and Status of Receipt of UGC NET Online Application Form with Fee.

To complete the UGC NET application process, follow these steps:-

  1. Make Payment: Use SBI, Syndicate, HDFC, ICICI Payment Gateway for fee payment (Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking, or Paytm). Keep proof of the fee payment.
  2. Confirmation Page: After successfully remitting the fee, download, save, and print a copy of the Confirmation Page for your records and future reference.
  3. Separate Actions: You can perform each step individually, including submitting the Online UGC NET Application Form, uploading your photograph and signature, making the fee payment, and printing the Confirmation Page.
  4. Correction Window: After final submission, certain specific fields can be edited only during the correction window. Please note that application particulars can be edited before the final submission of the Application Form.

Important Documents for UGC NET Application Form 2023

Candidates are advised to have the following documents ready when filling out the UGC NET 2023 online application:

  1. Educational certificates and mark sheets.
  2. Proof of identity: PAN Card, Driver’s License, Passport number, Aadhaar card number, Voter ID card number, or any other valid Government ID proof.
  3. Category certificate (if applicable).
  4. Economically Weaker Section (EWS) certificate (if applicable).
  5. Person with Disability (PwD) certificate (if applicable).
  6. Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name as it appears on the Senior Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate, using capital letters.
  7. Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy format, as recorded in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
  8. Scanned images of a photograph and signature in JPG format (photo size: 10 kb to 200 kb, signature size: 4 kb to 30 kb).
  9. A valid email ID and mobile number.
  10. Permanent and correspondence addresses with pin codes.
  11. Subject code for the exam you intend to take (as mentioned in the information brochure).
  12. Code of your post-graduation course (as mentioned in the information brochure).

UGC NET Application Form Correction Link

Candidates for the UGC NET December 2023 exam will have the opportunity to correct their application form within a specified time frame provided by NTA. After this period, no corrections will be accepted. Here’s how to make corrections:

  1. Visit the official exam website:
  2. Log in using your application number and password.
  3. Click on the UGC NET application form correction link.
  4. Read the instructions and check the ‘I Agree’ checkbox.
  5. Click on the “Proceed for UGC NET Application” button.
  6. Make the necessary changes in the application form.
  7. Click the “Submit” button.
  8. Review the corrections and tick the checkboxes at the bottom of the page.
  9. Submit and print out the revised Confirmation Page for your records.

What is the date of the UGC NET exam 2023?

UGC NET 2023 exam will be conducted from 6 December to 22 December 2023 by the NTA.

Is UGC NET 2023 Notification released?

Yes UGC NET Notification 2023 has been released on the official website on 30 September 2023.

How to apply for UGC NET December 2023?

Apply Online from the website

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top