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May 10, 2023 • 10:49 am

UGC NET Application Form 2023 (OUT) - Procedure to Apply Online

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UGC NET June 2023 Application Form are available on official website from 10th May 2023.

Candidates who aspire to become Assistant Professor or JRF can fill UGC NET Online form from the official NTA website i.e., But to apply for the exam, you must fulfill the eligibility guidelines released by the NTA.

In this article, you will get information on how to fill UGC NET Application Form and important dates related to it. Use the following index to jump on the required information:

UGC NET Application Form 2023 Dates

Important Documents Required to Fill UGC NET Online Form

UGC NET 2023 Apply Online Procedure

UGC NET Application Form Fee

UGC NET Application Form Important Points

UGC NET Correction Form

Frequently Asked Questions



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UGC NET Application Form 2023 Dates (Official)


NTA has released the notification regarding UGC NET June 2023 in the month of  May 2023. To have an idea about the updated dates, refer to the below table:


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UGC NET 2023 Dates

Release of UGC NET 2023 Official Notification

10th May 2023

UGC NET 2023 Application Form start date

10th May 2023

UGC NET 2023 Application Form last date

31st May 2023

UGC NET Application Form 2023 Correction Process


UGC NET Online Exam Dates

13th June 2023 to 22nd June 2023


After checking UGC NET Application Form 2023 dates, you must also have the information of all other important dates and UGC NET Notification 2023 released by NTA.


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Important Documents Required to Fill UGC NET Online Form


Filling out the NTA UGC NET Online Application form includes steps like online registration, entering the required details, uploading documents, and payment.

While registering you will require some documents, such as-

Certificate from the University/board for Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, and Date of Birth.

Identity proof like Ration card/Passport /Aadhaar card /Voter ID card /other Government ID.

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria documents like Marksheet of master’s degree.

Note: If your master’s degree result is not declared at the time of UGC NET June 2023 Apply online process, you can mention it in the form.

Mailing Address as well as Permanent Address with Pin Code.

e-mail address and Mobile Number of the candidate.

Category/EWS/PwD certificate (if applicable).

Scanned images of photo and signature in JPG/JPEG format

Size of photo: 10 kb to 200 kb

Size of signature: 4 kb to 30 kb

Exam information brochure for Code of UGC NET Subject.

Code of post-graduation course (available in information brochure).


It is important to be ready with these documents to make the UGC NET online form-filling process convenient.



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UGC NET 2023 Application Form | How to Apply and Download Online? 


Filling out the UGC NET Online Application Form 2023 includes 4 simple steps. Having prior information about these steps can help you in avoiding common mistakes.

Check the following procedure for UGC NET 2023. Apply Online and know how to download UGC NET Application form:



Step 1 - UGC NET 2023 Online Registration


Visit the NTA Official Website and click on the “Registration of Online Application Form for UGC NET June 2023” button.


Note: If you have already registered for the exam, then you may log in to the website via application number & password. But if you are a new user, then you will have to click the “New Registration” button as shown in the following image:


Once you do that, you will be redirected to the UGC NET 2023 Application Form.

Enter the details asked in the form and click on “Submit”. NTA will ask to confirm the details again, click on “Yes”, and “Final Submit” to complete the registration form.


Personal Details


After completing the registration process, you will get a unique Application Number. Now, you can use this number to login to the website to complete the UGC NET online application process.


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Step 2 - Fill Personal and Educational Details


You must fill all the personal and educational details in the UGC NET application form 2023 and click on the “Submit” button.

After filling the details, recheck it. If you have submitted the wrong details, then edit it by clicking on “Edit Application Data”.

Note - The details must be appropriately filled otherwise your UGC NET 2023 Application Form may get rejected.


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Step 3 - Upload Photographs and Signature


You have to upload a scanned photograph and signature. Choose the file/document/picture from your device and click on the “Upload” button.

According to the official UGC NET notification, the photograph should be: -

In jpg/jpeg format only.

More than 10 kb and less than 200 kb.

Must have the candidate's name and the date of the day when the picture was clicked.

The signature should be in running handwriting on white paper with a black pen. The size should be more than 4kb but less than 30kb.


Upload Photograph & Signature



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Step 4 - Payment Procedure


Once all the steps have been completed you can “Proceed for Payment” to pay the fee.

Note - The fee payment procedure under UGC NET 2023 Apply Online is completely online, through SBI /Syndicate/HDFC /ICICI Payment Gateways i.e. Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking/Paytm.


Proceed to Payment


Select the bank by which you want to pay the exam fee and click on the button to final submit the UGC NET Exam form. After making the payment, take the proof of fee payment.





UGC NET Online Application Fee


The application fee for UGC NET 2023 form is different for all categories. You can check them in the following table: -



UGC NET Application Form 2023 Fee


INR 1150


INR 600


INR 325



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Once your form is successfully submitted, you can download the UGC NET Exam 2023 Application Form and take the printout for future reference.


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UGC NET Application Form 2023 Important Points


There are few things which you need to keep in mind regarding the NTA NET 2023 Application Form. Read those pointers below:

The PwD (Person with Disability) candidates should fill the relevant column in the UGC NET 2023 application form.

You are not required to send the hard copies of their online application forms to the exam convener institute.

Keep the print/softcopy of the online submitted UGC NET application with you, it will be required at the time of downloading UGC NET Admit Card. 

The final submission of the online application requires the completion of step 2 and step 3. Forms with incomplete steps will face rejection and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.

You can submit only one application form.

You must enter your 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.

In case, the confirmation page is not generated after the payment, it means that the transaction has been cancelled. In such cases, the amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate will have to make another transaction for UGC NET Online payment.



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UGC NET Correction Form


After the UGC NET Online Application Form last date, the National Testing Agency offers one-time chance for correction of the application form in case you have made any mistake.

Visit the official website.

Login to the account using your application number and password.

Click on the link for UGC NET 2023 application form correction.

Change in the required fields of the UGC NET 2023 Application Form.

Submit the edited form clicking the Submit button.

To make any correction in the form, you will have to pay an additional fee for every change.


You can visit our UGC NET Correction Form Procedure blog to know the complete details of the correction form.



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FAQs for UGC NET Online Application


Here, we have shared the most common queries of the NTA UGC NET Apply Online Process, if you have any question please refer to them.

You can also check the general queries about the UGC NET exam on our UGC NET FAQs blog.


Ques. 1) Is thumb impression mandatory while filling the UGC NET Online Application Form?

Ans.) As per the last NTA notification, there is no need to upload thumb impression in NTA UGC NET Application Form.


Ques. 2) Can anyone cancel the application submitted for the UGC NET Exam?

Ans.) No, once the UGC NET 2023 Application Form is submitted, it cannot be cancelled or withdrawn in any circumstances.


Ques. 3) Can I apply for multiple subjects while filling the online application form of the UGC NET Exam?

Ans.) No, you can only apply for one subject in UGC NET exam. Filling up multiple applications may lead to the cancellation of the UGC NET Online Application Form.


Ques. 4) When will UGC NET Application form 2023 be released?

Ans.) UGC NET application form 2023 is released on 10th May 2023.


Ques. 5) Is Aadhar card number mandatory to apply for the UGC NET exam?

Ans.) No, the Aadhar card number is not compulsory for UGC NET registrations. You can use any government ID number.


Ques. 6) Can I pay the UGC NET application fee through a demand draft or any means?

Ans.) No, the UGC NET application fee can be paid in online mode only through debit card/credit card/net banking/UPI.


Ques. 7) Do I have the option of submitting the application form in offline mode?

Ans.) No, the UGC NET form can be submitted in online mode on the official website of the exam only.


Ques. 8) I have forgotten my application number. How can I recover the same?

Ans.) In case, you forget your application number or password, you can recover the same on the official website of the exam by clicking on the "Forgot Password" or "Forgot Application Number" link.


Ques. 9) Does NTA provide the facility for application form correction?

Ans.) Yes, once the UGC NET Online Form submission process ends, NTA opens the window for form correction.


Ques. 10) Is the UGC NET application fee refundable?

Ans.) No, the UGC NET application fee once paid is not refunded to candidates.


Ques. 11) Will the forms with no Name & Date on the Photograph be rejected?

Ans.) No, the form will not be rejected. However, it is suggested to have a photo with name and date on it.


Ques. 12) How can I change my UGC NET exam centre?

Ans.) Once the admit card is published, you can change the UGC NET Exam Centre while filling the correction form only.


Ques. 13) How to edit the UGC NET Online Application Form?

Ans.) If you have not submitted the form then you can edit your UGC NET Online Application form by following the below steps: - 

Step 1 - Go to the official website and click on the application form link.

Step 2 - Login through application no. and password. 

Step 3 - Click on the edit button and correct all the details before submitting it.


Note - If you have already submitted the form, then you can edit your detail during the correction procedure.




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We hope, the above details about the UGC NET Application form 2023 will help you to register for the exam without any confusion.

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Showing 10 comments out of 335
  • Dijendra reang

    when can i apply for UGC NET exam session 2022 December


    Hello Dijendra ,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The online application process for the UGC NET exam has been completed on 30th May 2022. Now you can appear for the next session of NET exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Aamer al aflak

    Can a foreigner apply for UGC NET exam which he is post graduate degree from india ?!

  • Vaishali mendhe

    Sir when will the application form start for library science for the session June 2022.

  • Shweta Rani

    I am shweta,pgdm,bglr.can i know similar exams to ugc net by nta.I am of37???


    Hello Shweta,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Other than UGC NET, NTA organizes the CSIR NET exam also. If your age is 37 then, you can apply for both these exams for the assistant professor post.
    Thank You!!

  • Swarna panthi

    I have filled the form for ugc net december 2020, so do i have to fill the form again?


    Hello Swarna,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    If you have filled the UGC NET December 2020 Form, there is no need to fill the form again.
    Thank You!!

  • Dipali

    Hello , I am Dipali ., I'm a commerce student , I get all study material ,which is become very helpful for net exam. for this I thanks to Ankita mam, who giving me information of Educle. sir, shall I completed study for 6, October exam as per your notes


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  • V

    kya jrf aur assistant professor ka paper alag aata hai


    Hello Vatsal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    There are no separate papers in NET Exam for Assistant professors or JRF.
    Thank You!!

  • Arpita paul

    can obc category allowed for assistant professor if they have 50% in masters


    Hello Arpita,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible with 50% marks if you are belonging to OBC Category.
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