To honor the NET-qualified candidates, the National Testing Agency issues NTA NET Certificate on behalf of UGC.
Earlier, UGC used to release the UGC NET Certificate after 7-8 months of result declaration. But keeping the students’ requirements in mind, the HRD Ministry has started a platform from where they can download UGC certificates easily.
The UGC NET Certificate December 2020 and June 2021 cycles was released by NTA on 17th March 2022 on the official e-portal.
In this blog, we have covered all the important points related to UGC NET Certificates 2021-22.
What is UGC NET e-Certificate?
On qualifying UGC NET Exam, the National Testing Agency issues an award letter/certificate to appreciate the qualified candidates.
This is the authentic digital copy approved by the UGC which ensures that the candidate has qualified the NET Exam and is eligible for the NTA NET Certificate & UGC NET JRF certificate.
Importance & Benefits of UGC NET Certificate
With the UGC NET certificate, students can apply for the Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor jobs in reputed Indian institutes.
The NET qualifiers can take advantage of the UGC Scholarship & Fellowships along with the NTA NET certificate for their research.
The UGC NET certificate and award of JRF can be utilized for higher studies like PhD.
Note – The officials have made the NTA NET Certificate and UGC NET JRF certificate download process completely safe and secure with the digital signature.
What is the Validity of the UGC NET Certificate?
UGC NET Certificate has some validity period for both JRF and Assistant Professor. The last date of validity of NET Certificate is mentioned on the award letter.
Validity of NET Certificate for JRF
For the award of Junior Research Fellowship, the UGC NET e Certificate remains valid for 3 years from the date of issue.
Validity of UGC NET Certificate for Assistant Professor
The NTA NET Certificate validity for lectureship is a lifetime. Candidates can take the benefit of the award letter anytime.
Note - UGC has extended the deadline for NET and JRF qualified candidates to complete their Master's program. The Candidates who qualified for December 2018 UGC NET exam, the date has been extended to 30th June 2022 and for June 2019 candidates, the last date to complete the Master’s program is 31st December 2022.
How to Download UGC NET Certificate 2021? [Step by Step Procedure]
To download the UGC NET e Certificate 2021 without any problem, it is recommended to follow the proper process. Refer to the following step-by-step procedure.
Step-1: To download the UGC NET Certificate, visit the NTA NET official website.
Step-2: Click on the given link to download the UGC Certificate 2021.
Step-3: Enter the following details and click on the "Proceed" button.
Roll Number or Application Number
Date of Birth as entered in the application form
Exam Session - December 2020 & June 2021 Cycle
Security Pin, etc.
Step-4: If you have entered all the details correctly, the UGC Certificate will be displayed on the screen.
Important Note - NTA has also released the UGC NET Certificate December 2019 and other previous years. You can download the UGC NET e certificate from the given URL by following the above procedure.
UGC NET e-Certificate
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Unable to Download the UGC NET e-Certificate?
Many candidates face difficulty while downloading their UGC NET e certificate. If you are also facing any kind of problem then you should immediately send a request e-mail along with the following mentioned documents at email@example.com.
Documents to be Attached with the Request Mail
Postgraduate marks sheet (All Semester/ Consolidated) and degree.
Certifications stating the university or degree affiliated to UGC or AIU at the time of your postgraduation enrolment.
SC/ ST/ PwD/ OBC (NCL) certificates (if applicable)
Latest OBC (NCL) certificate as per the central list of NCBC (if applicable)
Certificate of Research Experience from the approved authority (if applicable)
Ex-serviceman/actual service certificate (if applicable)
Important Points About Documents
All the certificates must be attested by a gazetted officer with an official stamp bearing his/her name, designation, and official address.
The certificates, which are in languages other than Hindi and English, may require to be translated in Hindi or English and attested by the issuing authority of the original certificates.
It is required to send all these documents in a single PDF file only.
The request mail should be addressed to “Senior Director, NTA Office”.
All the documents should be arranged in the same order as mentioned above.
The attached documents should be easily visible.
If possible, please highlight the important points on the subject of the email in yellow color.
Important Instruction: Candidates are advised to read the UGC NET Eligibility Criteria for UGC National Eligibility Test carefully because if you don’t fulfill the criteria even after qualifying for the exam, your candidature may be canceled and the certificate will not be issued.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding UGC NET e-Certificate 2021-22
Here we have compiled the most frequently asked queries of candidates regarding NTA UGC NET e-certificate 2022. Check our NET FAQs article to know all queries related to the exam.
Ques. 1) How can I get my NET certificate of achievement?
Ans.) You can get the UGC NET e Certificate from the official website. You can check the complete procedure for the UGC NET Certificate download here.
Ques.2) What is the use of UGC NET certificate?
Ans.) NTA NET Certificate will help you to get the post of assistant professor or junior research fellowship in Indian universities.
Ques. 3) How long is UGC NET certificate valid?
Ans.) Three years.
For the award of JRF, the certificate remains valid for 3 years from the date of issue and for lectureship, it is valid for a lifetime.
Ques. 4) What is the UGC NET certificate password?
Ans.) The NTA NET Certificate password is the first four letters of your name (in the capital) and date of birth as DDMMYYYY.
For eg: PIYU09031980
Ques 5.) What does an E certificate mean?
Ans.) E Certificate stands for - Electronic Certificate
It included the data that identifies the certificate holder, verifies his eligibility, and secures the exchange of information.
Ques 6.) When will UGC NET Certificate 2021 be released?
Ans.) NTA jhas released the UGC NET Dec 2020 & June 2021 e-certificate on the official webportal on 17th March 2022.
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