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September 3, 2020 • 10:55 am

UGC NET Form Correction 2020 | Follow Complete Correction Procedure

UGC NET Correction Form

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Aspirants who wish to apply for UGC NET Exam are required to be attentive while filling up 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 in your application form are correct and error-free, NTA provides the UGC NET Correction procedure. As per the latest notification, NTA has re-opened the UGC NET Correction window on 1st September 2020. Candidates who made any mistakes in the application form can correct their details till 2nd September 2020.

So check your applications and in case you find any error refer to the following given correction process to make the changes. 

Read the complete blog for correction form guidelines. 

UGC NET Correction Form Procedure

Important Guidelines of UGC NET Correction Form 2020

Specifications for Photograph



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How to Correct UGC NET 2020 Application Form? Procedure of Form Correction – Your Form!


You can make corrections in your particulars and choice of centre cities in form wherever incorrect or incomplete. The UGC NET 2020 correction forms were released from 1st September 2020 to 2nd September 2020. Previously the correction forms were released from 6th July 2020 to 20th July 2020.

You must follow the below mentioned procedure to correct your UGC NET 2020 application process:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of UGC NET 2020,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 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 submitting it.

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



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Important Guidelines of UGC NET Correction Form


As you all know 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 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 change in the application 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.


Important Note – 


UGC NET Correction facility is only for those aspirants who have already submitted their UGC NET 2020 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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Specifications for Candidate’s Photograph


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

To avoid such mistakes, NTA has provided the guidelines for the candidates to upload a clear photograph/signature as their candidature may get cancelled due to incorrect image.

You can check the detailed complete specification 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 2019 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.



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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 UGC NET Correction 2020.

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


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Showing 6 comments out of 6
  • Vaishnavi
    good morning sir ... can we alter candidate's name in the application form when they allow us to correct the application form after the date of application?
    Hello Vaishnavi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can make minor changes and correct the name in the application form during the correction process. Keep visiting for more info...
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  • Tamanna
    Good evening sir,is it possible to make correction in the category (caste)section?
    Hello Tamanna,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As per the official notification, candidates can edit/ correct only certain fields such as name, parents’ name, date of birth, conta...
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  • Frincy
    Sir, I have a correction in my application form of UGC net regarding category.i made a correction after that i am going to payment session it's showing as time out.after that I am ...
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    Hello Frincy,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    If you are still facing same problem, then you should immediately contact with the officials.
    Thank You!!