UGC NET 2023 Application Form Registration Ends Today for Dec 2022 session

NTA UGC NET 2023 UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) is one of the important and toughest national level exams conducted for fellowship and lectureship in India. The application form for NTA UGC NET for Dec 2022 session is available from 29th Dec 2022 and the last date to submit its application is 23rd Jan 2023. For more information about UGC NET 2022 Dec session read the following article.

UGC NET exam is conducted to assess and determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian Universities and Colleges.

Update: UGC NET Application submission will be submitted by 23rd Jan 2023.

UGC NET Dec 2022 Notification

UGC NET Application
UGC NET Application

In this article, NET aspirants are going to get all the crucial information regarding UGC NET 2022 application such as application process, fee details, eligibility, exam pattern, application link, syllabus, etc. They can also apply directly from the application link shared in this article.

UGC NET 2023 Application Form

Here in this article, candidates will get all the crucial details about NTA UGC NET 2023 application form, exam dates, eligibility, essential changes, syllabus, pattern, admit card, etc.

ExaminationUGC NET 2023
CategoryApplication Information
Exam typeNational level entrance exam for lectureship and fellowship
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency
CycleDec 2022
PostAssistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship
OfferedTwice a year
Exam date21 Feb to 10 March 2023
Mode of examinationOnline
NTA official
DownloadUGC NET Dec 2022 Information Brochure

NTA UGC NET Application Dates 2023

Events/ ActivitiesDec 2022
Availability of online application form29th December 2022
Last date for registration23rd Jan 2023
Last date to submit fee23rd Jan 2023
Correction in the application form
Date of issue of admit cardFeb 2nd week
Date of Examination21st Feb to 10th March 2023
Announcement of result

UGC NET Application Eligibility 2022

Before filling out an application form applicants need to check the required eligibility criteria for the particular examination. Eligibility criteria for NTA UGC NET 2023 exams are as follows-

Age Criteria-

  • The upper age limit for Junior Research Fellow is 30 years as of 1st Feb 2023.
  • There is no age limit for Assistant Professor.
  • There is a relaxation of 5 years on the upper age limit for OBC-NCL, SC, ST, women, and PwD

Educational qualification criteria-

  • Candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent with at least 55% (50% for OBC/ SC/ST/ PWD and candidates belonging to Non-creamy layer) marks without rounding off from UGC recognized University.
  • Final year appearing candidates whose final result is still awaited are eligible for NET 2023.

How to apply for UGC NET Dec 2022 Application Form?

The application form link will be available from 29th December 2022. Candidates can fill out the application form through the official website of NTA before the last date.

Candidates can follow the given procedure to fill the online registration form-

  1. Visit the official website of NTA (mentioned above)
  2. Register by providing relevant details.’
  3. Fill in all required information like personal details and qualification etc.
  4. Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  5. Make a payment of application fees.
  6. Submit the registration form.
  7. Take the printout of the confirmation page and application form for future reference.

Candidates are not required to send the printed copy of the application fee to the NTA office. Candidates must fill all the details carefully in the application form.

UGC NET 2023 Documents Required

Passport Size photograph:

  • Candidates must upload their recently clicked passport size photograph which must be taken on or after notified dates.
  • The scanned size of the file should be between 10 to 200 KB


  • The signature must be carried on white paper with a black or blue pen only.
  • The size of the scanned file is 4 to 30 KB

UGC NET 2023 Application Fee

Check the category-wise application fee applicable to the candidates given below-

Category of the candidate’sApplication fee
OBC- Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)Rs.550/-
SC/ST/ PWD/ Third GenderRs.275/-
  • Candidates can make the payment of application fee through online mode.
  • The application fee is non-transferable and non-refundable. Once paid it will not be returned to the candidates under any circumstance.

UGC NET Dec 2022 Admit Card

NTA UGC NET 2023 Exam Pattern

The New exam pattern for UGC NET examination is as follows-

  • The exam will be conducted in online mode i.e. Computer Based Test.
  • The exam paper will consist of two papers.
  • Exam will be conducted in two shifts
  • The total duration of both the papers is 3 hours (without any break)
PaperTotal QuestionTotal Marks
Paper I50100
Paper II100200

Questions type- Objective type questions

  • The medium of the exam will be either Hindi or English depending on the candidate’s choice.
  • There is no provision for negative marking.
  • It is to be noted that there will be no break between the two papers.

UGC NET 2023 Syllabus

NTA UGC NET 2022 exam consists of two papers. The questions asked in paper 1 are designed to test aptitude, general awareness, reason power and comprehension, and intelligence. So, candidates have to prepare according to that. Whereas, the second paper will be based on the core subject of the candidate as opted by them during the form submission.

NTA UGC NET Admit Card 2023

NTA will issue the UGC NET Admit Card to the registered candidates through the official website. Candidates can download the admit cards as per the schedule. Admit Card will not be delivered personally to candidates through post or any other medium. All the candidates must carry their admit cards to the examination hall on the day of the exam as no candidate will be allowed to write the exam without a valid admit card.

UGC NET Answer Keys

Once the exam is over NTA will publish the answer key to all sets of the NET questions. Answers keys will be released a few days after the conduction of the exam. Candidates can also challenge the answer key if they are not satisfied.

NTA UGC NET Result 2023

UGC NET Result date is not announced yet by the officials. The result will be available on the official NTA website on the scheduled date.

Candidates are advised to stay in touch with the official website of NTA and our page to get regular news and updates about the UGC NET Exam. If they have any issues regarding this article, they can mention the same in the comment box below

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