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June 05, 2023 • 22:59 pm

UGC NET Correction window 2023- Complete Correction Procedure

Aspirants who wish to apply for UGC NET 2023 June Exam are required to be attentive while filling out the application form. It has been found that many aspirants make mistakes in the examination form by entering the wrong details.

To ensure that all the details that you have added to your application form are correct and error-free, NTA provides the facility of Application Correction. The UGC NET Correction Form window will be open on 2nd June 2023 to 3rd June 2023.

Candidates who have made any mistakes in the form can correct their details before the last date in online mode.

Still, if you find any issues while filling the form, we have covered the complete details and procedure of UGC NET Correction form 2023 in this blog.


UGC NET 2023 Form Correction Procedure

Important Guidelines of UGC NET Correction Form 2023

Specifications for Photograph

FAQs About UGC NET Form Correction



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How to Correct the Wrong Details in the 2023 Application Form? Procedure for UGC NET Form Correction


If you find any issue while filling the form, you must follow the below-mentioned procedure to correct your UGC NET 2023 application process:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of UGC NET i.e.

Step 2 – Once you land on the official website, click on the ‘Application Form Correction’.

Step 3 – Now in the next step, you will require to enter the respective login details like registration number, password, and security pin to log in.

Step 4 – After logging in successfully, you would be able to make the desired changes to the previous application form. Choose the field in which you require to make changes.

Step 5 – After making changes, candidates must check the changes made carefully to avoid any error and then submit it.

Step 6 – Lastly take a printout of your UGC NET Correction Form.



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Important Guidelines of UGC NET Correction Form


NTA will provide the centre city of examination in order of choice preferences that have been submitted by you in the UGC NET Application Form.

However, due to administrative reasons, a different city may be allotted, and the decision of the NTA regarding the allotment of centre city shall be final.

You are required to pay the additional fee (wherever applicable) while correcting the form. The payment can be made through Credit/Debit Card/ Net Banking/UPI and PAYTM.

The final changes/update in the online application form will be reflected only after the payment.

No changes in the UGC NET Correction form will be accepted through fax/application, including email, etc.

Candidates who have sent emails earlier regarding any correction are also advised to correct the details through the official website.



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Important Note – 


UGC NET Correction facility is only for those aspirants who have already submitted their 2023 application form successfully but have made some mistakes in the form.

Here are some of the common issues that are found in the uploaded photograph/signature.

Red-eyes due to improper flash.

Improper focus on the face.

Incorrect dimension or size of uploaded images.

Unclear or hazy photos.

Not looking straight into the camera.

The scenery in the background or selfie.

Poor scanning of signature (nearly invisible) or small size of the image.

Hidden face due to spectacles.

Drawing lines or fancy circles instead of a proper signature.

Vertical signature and horizontal photograph.

Absence of candidate’s name and date of taking the photograph.



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UGC NET Form Correction 2023 - Specifications for Candidate’s Photograph 


As per the official information, many errors are found in the photograph and signature that are uploaded by the aspirants while submitting the form.

To avoid such mistakes in UGC NET Application Form Correction Window 2023, NTA has provided the guidelines for the candidates to upload a clear photograph/signature as their candidature may get cancelled due to an incorrect image.

You can check the detailed specification for UGC NET Correction from below: - 

The passport size photograph should be latest and in JPG/JPEG format.

Passport size photograph should be 10 kb to 200 kb.

The photographs must be taken on or after 01st September 2022 preferably indicating clearly the name of the candidate along with the date of taking the photograph.

The photograph should not be with cap or goggles. The focus needs to be on face (80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background)

Spectacles are allowed only if being used regularly.

Polaroid and computer-generated photos are not acceptable.

Applications not complying with these instructions or with unclear photographs are liable to be rejected.

Application without photographs shall be rejected.

The photographs need not be attested. Candidates are advised to keep 6 to 8 passport size and 4 to 6 Postcard size (4”X6”) colour photographs with white background.

Candidates may note that if the photographs uploaded are found to be fabricated i.e. de- shaped or seem to be hand-made or computer made, the application will be rejected and the same would be considered as using unfair means and the candidate would be dealt with accordingly.

In case someone else’s photographs have been uploaded, the candidature shall be cancelled and the case will be considered as using UFM. Criminal action as per laws of the country shall also be initiated.



NTA UGC NET Correction Form Fields


Candidates are advised to make corrections in the following field in their respective Online Application Form:






For    Candidates    who    have    verified AADHAR 

No change allowed in Mobile Number, Email    Address, Permanent Address & Correspondence Address 

No change allowed in Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth and Gender 

No change allowed in Photo 

Change is allowed either in Father’s Name or Mother’s Name (anyone only) 


For   Candidates   who   have   not   used Aadhar for modification 

No change allowed in Mobile Number, Email    Address, Permanent Address & Correspondence Address 

No change allowed in Photo 

Change is allowed either in candidate’s Name or Father’s Name or Mother’s Name (anyone only) 


NOTE: Candidates may correct/modify/edit any of the particular(s) in the Application Form.



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UGC NET Form Correction FAQs


Here, we have compiled the questions that are frequently asked by students, if you also have a query regarding the same, then you must read the following questions.


Also, we have covered all the UGC NET exam related queries of aspirants in our UGC NET FAQ blog, you can refer to it for any UGC NET information.



Q1. Can we change the UGC NET exam centre after filling the application form?  

Ans. Yes, you can change the exam centre in the UGC NET correction form 2023. NTA will try to allot you the preferred centre as per the availability but cannot guarantee. 



Q2. Can we change subject code in the UGC NET Correction form? 

Ans. No, you can’t change the subject code once mentioned in the Application form process. 



Q3. When can I make corrections in the UGC NET Application Form? 

Ans. UGC NET June 2023 Application Correction Form window will be open on 02nd June2023 to 03rd June 2022. You should keep yourself updated with all the UGC NET Notification.



Q4. How to Correct UGC NET Form Details after applying for the exam? 

Ans. You can make correction in UGC NET Form by login to the official website. You can check the complete procedure to make corrections in the application form without facing any problem.



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Q5. What changes could be done during the NTA NET correction form window? 

Ans. A candidate can change the following details during the UGC NET Correction Window. 

Personal Details

Exam Centre Preference





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Be cautious while making changes in your form, as only one-time correction opportunities will be offered to you to make corrections.

If you have any doubts about the UGC NET Correction procedure 2023 or facing any problem to make the changes in the form, ask your queries with us through the comments box.

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Showing 10 comments out of 41
  • Shivani

    Sir I had missed mentioning my father's middle name in the form. Is that problematic?

  • Devika

    hi Sir, when is the next UGC Net exam? I'm confused.


    Hello Devika,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    There is no official announcement, but as per the previous trends, the UGC NET Exam 2022 is expected to be conduct in June 2022.
    Thank You!!

  • Harshita bhargava

    Hi I have entered my new address in form but I do not have that address in my any id and now correction in form cannot be done so what should I suppose to do


    Hello Harshita,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can make changes only in personal details, signatures, and photographs. In this case address changes, you should contact the officials through the helping numbers provided by them.
    Thank You!!

  • Ria

    Can December 2020 cycle students can change their centre?


    Hello Ria,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can change the exam Centre Preference while filling the UGC NET correction form.
    Thank You!!

  • Kuldeep

    Can we correct the educational details


    Hello Kuldeep,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are not able to make any changes in the education qualification through UGC NET Correction Form.
    Thank You!!

  • J sowmiya

    Hello, can we upload the xerox copies of the marksheet/degree certificate for UGC net since I am having only the xerox copies of all the documents required


    Hello Sowmiya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can not upload the xerox copy of documents while filling the UGC NET Application Form.
    Thank You!!

  • K.swathi

    Hello. I have already applied for december 2020 cycle...but i wrongly marked the category..does i have the chance to correct the the time period september 7-12


    Hello K. Swathi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    NTA has not provided any option to change the category in the correction form. For this, you should contact from the official website via mail.
    Thank You!!

  • Manish sharma

    I am manish Sir we can uploads ews certificate bec we cant upload certificate due to covid . reragistraion are faild .now what can I do


    Hello Manish,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can contact the officials regarding this.
    Thank You!!

  • Gajendra

    Can I change subject... I filled wrong subject


    Hello Gajendra,
    Welcome to Eduncle!
    As per officials, you can make changes in personal details, Exam Centre Preference, Photograph, and in Signature through UGC NET Correction Form.
    Thank You!!

  • Tapati

    Those are fill form in february can they change centre?


    Hello Tapati,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    UGC NET Exam for December 2020, and June 2021 cycle has been merged, so all the candidates who filled the form earlier, can also make changes through UGC NET Correction Form 2021.
    Thank You!!


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