University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET), or NTA UGC NET, is a national-level examination conducted to ensure the eligibility of candidates for both Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor posts in Indian universities and colleges. UGC NET will cover a total of 83 subjects. Candidates must fill in the UGC NET 2024 Application Form to apply for the exam. Only candidates who successfully fill out the application form will be eligible to receive their UGC NET Admit Card.

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UGC NET 2024 Overview

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct UGC NET 2024. The exam, known as the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test, is held twice a year at the national level. Here is an overview of UGC NET 2024.

UGC NET 2024 Overview
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam NameUGC NET 2024 
Posts Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyTwice a year (June and December)
Mode of ExamComputer-Based Test (Online)
Language/Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Number of Papers and Total Marks
  • Paper 1: 100 Marks 
  • Paper 2: 200 marks
Exam Helpdesk No.0120-6895200
Official Website

UGC NET 2024 Important Dates

UGC NET 2024 Notification for the June session is expected to be released in April 2024. UGC NET 2024 important dates are as follows:

UGC NET 2024 Important Dates
EventsUGC NET 2024 June DatesUGC NET 2024 December Dates
UGC NET 2024 NotificationExpected in April 2024To be announced
UGC NET 2024 Online Application Process StartedExpected in April 2024To be announced
UGC NET 2024 Online Application Process EndsTo be announcedTo be announced
UGC NET Exam Date 2024Between June 10 to 21, 2024To be announced
UGC NET Admit Card 2024Expected in May 2024Expected in November 2024
UGC NET Answer Key 2024To be announcedTo be announced
UGC NET Result 2024Expected in July 2024To be announced
UGC NET Cut Off 2024Expected in July 2024To be announced

UGC NET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The University Grant Commission standardizes the UGC NET 2024 Eligibility Criteria for the UGC NET 2024 exam, playing a crucial role for candidates appearing in it. Having an understanding of the eligibility criteria is essential for those wishing to apply for the UGC NET exam, specifically for the positions of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. If candidates meet the eligibility criteria, they are eligible to apply for the examination.

UGC NET Educational Qualification 2024

UGC NET Educational Qualification 2024
CategoryEssential Qualification
PG (streams)Candidates must have completed postgraduation in relevant streams from a UGC-recognized college/university.
Master’s DegreeCandidates from the General Category should possess an aggregate of 55%, while SC, ST, OBC candidates must have a 50% aggregate.
PG result awaitedCandidates appearing in or awaiting the result of the PG Degree must complete their degree within 2 years from the date of the NET examination. They are required to submit their result with the required percentage; otherwise, they will be considered disqualified.
PhD HoldersPhD holders whose master’s degree was completed on September 19, 1991, are eligible for a 5% relaxation in aggregate marks.

UGC NET Age Limit

There is no upper age limit for appearing in the UGC NET Professorship exam, whereas candidates must be less than or equal to 30 years of age to be eligible for the JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) post. However, candidates must fulfill other criteria to be eligible for the UGC NET exam. The details of the age limit criteria are as follows:

UGC NET Age Limit
CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC5 years
ST/SC5 years
Transgender5 years
Women candidates5 years

UGC NET 2024 Application Fee

The UGC NET application form fees vary for candidates belonging to different categories. Aspirants can make the payment through the Paytm payment gateway using debit card, credit card, net banking, UPI, and BI/HDFC/Syndicate/ICICI cards. Category-wise application fees are as follows:

UGC NET 2024 Application Fee
CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralRs  1150
General-EWS/OBC-NCLRs. 600
SC/ST/PWDRs. 325
TransgenderRs. 325

UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern 

The UGC NET 2024 exam pattern includes two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, both consisting of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The detailed UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern is as follows:

UGC NET 2024 Exam Pattern
AspectsPaper 1Paper 2
Question FormatMCQMCQ
Number of Questions50100
Total Marks100200
Marks per Question22
Duration1 hour2 hours
Negative MarkingNo Negative MarkingNo Negative Marking

UGC NET Syllabus for Paper 1

The UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024 includes a mandatory section on General Paper on Teaching and Research Aptitude, which covers various topics related to teaching and research abilities. This section is common for all candidates appearing for the exam. The complete syllabus for Paper 1 is provided below.

UGC NET Paper 1 Syllabus 2024
Unit NameSyllabus
Unit-I (Teaching Aptitude)
  • Teaching: Concept, objectives, levels of teaching (memory, understanding, and reflective), characteristics, and basic requirements
  • Learner’s characteristics: Characteristics of adolescent and adult learners (academic, social, emotional and cognitive), individual differences
  • Factors affecting teaching related to Teacher, Learner, Support material, Instructional facilities, Learning environment, and Institution
  • Methods of teaching in higher learning institutions: Teacher-centred vs learner-centered methods; offline vs online methods (Swayam, Swayamprabha, MOOCs, etc.).
  • Teaching support system: Traditional, modern, and ICT based
  • Evaluation systems: Elements and types of evaluation, evaluation in Choice Based Credit Systems in higher education, computer-based testing, innovations in evaluation systems
Unit-II (Research Aptitude)
  • Research: Meaning, types, and characteristics, positivism and post-positivist approach to research
  • Methods of research: Experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Steps of research
  • Thesis and article writing: Format and styles of referencing
  • Application of ICT in research
  • Research ethics
Unit-III (Comprehension)Reading comprehension with questions
Unit-IV (Communication)
  • Communication: Meaning, types, and characteristics of communication
  • Effective communication: Verbal and non-verbal, inter-cultural and group communications, classroom communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Mass-media and society
Unit-V (Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude)Types of reasoning, mathematical aptitude, number and letter series, etc.
Unit-VI (Logical Reasoning)Argument structure, deductive and inductive reasoning, analogies, Venn diagrams, Indian logic, etc.
Unit-VII (Data Interpretation)Data sources, acquisition, classification, Interpretation, Governance, etc.
Unit-VIII (Information and Communication Technology (ICT))Basics of ICT, internet, email, digital initiatives, and governance, etc.
Unit-IX (People, Development and Environment)Development and environment interaction, environmental issues, resources, Environmental protection acts, international agreements, and efforts, etc.
Unit-X (Higher Education System)
History of higher education in India, learning programs, policies, and governance, etc.

UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024 PDF

Candidates choose the subject for UGC NET Paper 2. They can select either their post-graduation subject or a related one. NTA conducts the UGC NET for a total of 83 subjects. Here are the subjects for UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024, along with the respective links for downloading the syllabus in English and Hindi.

UGC NET Paper 2 Syllabus 2024
UGC NET SubjectsUGC NET Syllabus (English PDF)UGC NET Syllabus (Hindi PDF)
Economics / Rural Economics /Cooperation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies / Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business EconomicsDownloadDownload
Political ScienceDownloadDownload
Social WorkDownloadDownload
Defence and Strategic StudiesDownloadDownload
Home ScienceDownloadDownload
Public AdministrationDownloadDownload
Population StudiesDownloadDownload

UGC NET Salary 2024

UGC NET Salary 2024 will range between Rs, 30000 to Rs.60000. The UGC NET In Hand Salary for candidates who qualify for the Assistant Professor position in a University or College ranges from approximately Rs. 40,000 as per the 7th Pay Commission, along with various other benefits and allowances. Those who clear the UGC NET Examination with Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are entitled to receive a stipend of Rs. 37,000 per month, along with House Rent Allowance (HRA).

UGC NET 2024 Exam Centre

The National Testing Agency publishes the list of UGC NET Exam Centers on its official website. The cities where the UGC NET exam will be held are as follows.

UGC NET 2024 Exam Centre
Centre CodeState/UT NameCentre CodeState/UT Name
01Andaman & Nicobar20Lakshadweep
02Andhra Pradesh21Madhya Pradesh
03Arunachal Pradesh22Maharashtra
08Dadra & Nagar Haveli27Odisha
09Daman & Diu28Puducherry
10Delhi/New Delhi29Punjab
13Haryana32Tamil Nadu
14Himachal Pradesh33Telangana
15Jammu & Kashmir34Tripura
16Jharkhand35Uttar Pradesh
18Kerala37West Bengal

Why IBTS for UGC NET Coaching in Chandigarh 

IBTS Institute is one of the Best Institute and premier institute offering world-class UGC NET Coaching in Chandigarh & Online Coaching for UCG Net to students who wish to appear for the UGC NET exam. At IBTS, We help them achieve their goals with world-class training programs that have helped many candidates succeed and reap great rewards. Aspirants should choose IBTS UGC NET COACHING in Chandigarh for the following reasons.

  • UGC NET is an exam conducted and administered across India.
  • Currently, Chandigarh is the most popular and reputed location for UGC NET training.
  • A new batch starts every Monday.
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  • Special additional time for Doubt session classes.
  • CLASS DURATION: Daily 3 to 5 Hours Sessions.
  • STUDY MATERIAL: Full Booklets Set, Practice Sheets & Notes,
  • CLASS STRENGTH: 15 student’s per Batch
  • DOUBT SESSIONS: Daily (1:1)
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UGC NET 2024 Minimum Qualifying Marks

Candidates need to secure the minimum qualifying marks to be included in the list of candidates who have qualified for the UGC NET exam. The minimum qualifying marks for UGC NET 2024 are given in the table below.

UGC NET 2024 Minimum Qualifying Marks
CategoriesMinimum Qualifying Marks in Both Papers (in %)
OBC (non-creamy layer)/PwD/Transgender35


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