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UGC NET 2023 Notification

UGC NET 2023 Notification: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the notification for the National Eligibility Test on 10th May 2023. The UGC NET exam is conducted to fill vacancies for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor in various Indian Universities. This article will provide you with relevant information on the UGC NET Exam, the process of selection, career opportunities, syllabus, direct links to download the full syllabus released by the Agency, examination pattern, admit card details, and other important information.

UGC NET 2023 Notification – Download PDF

Candidates can download the UGC NET 2023 Notification through the link below. 

Download UGC NET 2023 Notification PDF

UGC NET 2023 Notification  – Overview

Here’s a brief overview of the information the UGC NET 2023 notification provides

Examination conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency
Name of the ExaminationUGC- NET
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Frequency of ExaminationTwice a year
EligibilityMaster’s degree with minimum 55 percent marks
Age LimitJRF- 30 Years or below Assistant Professor-No age limit
Official websiteClick Here
Commencement of Registration process10th May 2023
Last date of submission31st May 2023
Correction window 2nd – 3rd June 2023 (up to 11.59 PM)
Announcement of city of exam centerFirst week of June 2023
Availability of Admit cardSecond week of June 2023
UGC NET 2023 Exam Date13th to 22nd June 2023
Release of Answer KeyTBA
Announcement of ResultsTBA

UGC NET 2023 Notification – Important Dates

The UGC NET 2023 exam will be held from the 13th of June to the 22nd of June 2023. The other important dates will be provided by UGC through the official notification when it is released. The following table will be updated with the release of the notification.

Registration process starts10th May 2023
Last date of submission31st May 2023
Correction window 2nd to 3rd June 2023 (Till 11.59 PM)
Availability of Admit cardSecond week of June 2023
Exam Dates13th to 22nd June 2023
Release of Answer KeyTo Be Announced
Announcement of ResultsTo Be Announced

UGC NET 2023 – Application Link

Candidates can apply for UGC NET 2023 through the link below. Candidates should also make sure to read the selection criteria, eligibility, and steps of the application process before applying for a smoother application process.

Apply For UGC NET 2023 (June)

UGC NET 2023 Notification – Selection Criteria For Lectureship

Only 6 percent of candidates who appeared will qualify for the examination and become eligible for the post of Assistant Professor. A category-wise reservation policy will be applied for these qualified candidates.

The subject-wise merit list and UGC NET qualifying criteria for Lectureship as per category are prepared on the basis of the following:

Number. of Qualified Candidates (General Category) for Lectureship in English SubjectThe number of candidates (General category) who secure a minimum of 40 percent aggregate marks in papers 1 &and paper 2 taken for ‘English’ multiplied by the total number of slots available for the General category, divided by the total number of candidates (General category) overall subjects who secure at least 40 percent aggregate marks in both papers combined.

UGC NET 2023 Notification – Selection Criteria 2023 For JRF

For Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) only 1 percent of the appeared candidates will be eligible for the certificate. The formula to select the qualified candidates for JRF is:

Number. of Qualified Candidates (General Category) for Lectureship in English SubjectThe number of candidates (General category) who opted JRF and have qualified for assistant professor in English subject multiplied by the total number of slots available for JRF (General category), divided by the total number of candidates (General category) over all subjects who opted for JRF and qualified for Assistant Professor

UGC NET 2023 Notification – Eligibility Criteria: 

The various criteria of eligibility for UGC NET are given below :

Educational Qualification

Candidates holding a Master’s Degree or equivalent (with minimum 55 percent marks)  from recognized universities in Humanities (including languages), Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, etc. are eligible for this examination.

  • Candidates belonging to the non-creamy layer of other backward classes (OBC-NC), scheduled tribe (ST), scheduled caste (SC), persons with disability (PwD), and transgender categories must have a minimum of 50 per cent marks.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or are waiting for the result or whose qualifying examinations have been delayed too can apply for the examination. Such candidates will be admitted provisionally and will be considered for award of JRF or recruitment as Assistant Professor only when they will pass their Master’s Degree with at least 55 per cent marks (50 per cent marks for the reserved category).
  • Such candidates will also have to complete their Master’s degree within two years from the date of the UGC NET Result with the required percentage of marks, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidates with a PhD degree whose Master’s level examination was completed before 19th September 1991 will be eligible for a relaxation of 5 per cent in the aggregate marks.
  • Transgender candidates will be provided with the same relaxation in fee, age, and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. JRF and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ ST/ PwD categories.
  • The requiredsubject wise cut off marks for the transgenders will be the lowest among those for SC/ ST/ PwD/ OBC–NCL categories in the respective subject.

NET Exemptions

NET/ SET/ SLET is the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment as an Assistant Professorship in Indian Universities and Colleges. There are certain exemptions from NET/ SET/ SLET which will be governed by UGC amendments and regulations notified in the Gazette of India from time to time.

  • Candidates who have passed UGC/ CSIR/ JRF exam before 1989 are exempted from appearing in the National Eligibility Test.
  • Candidates who have passed the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held before 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in National Eligibility Test and are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor anywhere in India.
  • Candidates qualified in SET held after 1st June 2003, are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities and colleges situated in their respective states.

Reservation Policy

The reservation policy applicable to the UGC NET examination is as per the rules and regulations of the Government of India. Accordingly, the seats are reserved in the central universities and institutes which are deemed to be universities. The reservation of seats is mentioned below: 

CategoryReservation of seats (In percentage)
Scheduled Castes (SC)15
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5
Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)27
General-Economically Weaker Sections (General-EWS)10
Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40 percent or more disability4

Important Points

  • Candidates are recommended to give the UGC NET examination in the subject of their post-graduation only
  • If the post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects given by UGC, candidates may appear in a related subject as per the official recommendation
  • Those holding a post-graduate diploma/ certificate from an Indian university or a degree/ diploma/ certificate from a foreign university must determine if their diploma/ degree/ certificate is equivalent to a master’s degree from a recognized Indian university.
  • The equivalence must be determined by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi


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