UGC NET 2022 Notification | Last Date Today, Direct Link to Apply

UGC NET 2022 Notification: UGC NET is basically an Eligibility Test conducted by NTA, used for applying Assistant Professorships [AP], Junior Research Fellowships [JRF] or both, for Indian Universities and Colleges. The NTA conducts the UGC NET exam twice, once in June and once in December. But UGC NET 2022 is a Combined Cycle of December 2021 and June 2022.

Official Notification of UGC NET 2022 [Download Pdf]

UGC NET 2022 Overview

Exam Name UGC NET 2022
Exam Cycle for UGC NET 2022 December 2021 and June 2022 (Combined cycles)
Full form of UGC NET University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National (All India)
Frequency of the Exam Twice a year
Award on Qualifying Exam Certificate of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF – Valid for 3 Years) & Assistant Professor (AP – Lifetime Validity)
Mode of Application Online  CBT (Computer Based Test)
Online Registration 30th April to 20th May 2022
Exam Mode Online (Computer-Based Test)
Exam Duration 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Language English and Hindi
No. of Test Cities 239
Exam Date 2nd Week Of June 2022 (Tentative)
Official Website Link


UGC NET 2022 Notification Out:

As per the notification released by UGC the registration process for UGC NET 2022 starts from 30th April to 20th May 2022. Interested candidate can register to appear UGC NET 2022 by visiting the official website given below.

Important Dates & Events

UGC NET 2022 Events Dates
UGC NET Notification 30th April 2022
Online Application Starts 30th April 2022
Last date to Submit UGC NET Application Form 20th May 2022 [5 pm]
Last date to Pay Fee 20th May 2022 [11:50 pm]
Correction of Application Form 21st May 2022 to 23rd May 2022
Downloading of UGC NET Admit Card To be notified
UGC NET 2022 Exam Dates To be notified
Exam Duration 180 minutes (03 hours)
There is No break between Paper 1 & Paper 2
Shifts of Exam First Shift: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm
Second Shift: 03.00 pm to 06.00 pm
UGC NET Answer Key 2022 To be notified
UGC NET Result Date To be notified

UGC NET 2022 Eligibility Criteria & Age Limit:

Check out the eligibility criteria as well as age limit for appearing in the UGC NET 2022 for the post of Assistant Professor & Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

Post UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2022
Educational Qualification Age Limit
Assistant Professor A candidate must have a Master’s Degree from the University Grant Commission recognized university or institution in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications and Electronic Science with minimum 55% aggregate if the candidate belongs to General / Other Backward Class.

Note: In case the candidate belongs to Scheduled Caste or Schedule Tribes, he / she must have Master’s Degree with minimum 50% aggregate.

There is no upper age limit cap.
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) A candidate’s age must not be above 31 years.

Note: There is 05 years upper age relaxation for the Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer), Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and PwD category candidates.

If the candidate holds a L.L.M. degree either he / she belongs to reserved category or not, there is a 03 years upper age relaxation for the post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).


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Application Fee of UGC NET

Check out category wise application fee details to apply given below.

Category Application Fee
General Rs.1,000/-
Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) Rs.500/-
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes / PwD Rs.250/-

* Payment Method – Online (Debit Card, Credit Card, UPI, Net Banking) 

Direct Link of Online Application

The online application process for UGC NET Dec 2021 & June 2022 merged cycle has been started already after the release of the official Notification by UGC. The eligible applicants can submit their application form by clicking the direct link given below. As per the Official Notification No application will be accepted after the last date of submission. The application process has 04 (four) steps, candidate should fill the form carefully to avoid the cancellation of his/her candidature.

Some Tips:

– The authority will provide candidates a chance to correct their application. [21st May 2022 to 23rd May 2022]

– The size of photograph must be between 10KB to 100KB and signature size should be between 4KB to 30KB. [Image Resizer] 

– The dimension should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) for photograph and 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height) for signature.

– Do not send the printout of the confirmation page to the authority office.

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