Updated: August 11, 2021 4:55:02 pm
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has opened the online portal for submission of the online application form for UGC-NET June 2021. The agency has merged both UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles. The candidates can submit the application form online on the website – ugcnet.nta.nic.in, nta.ac.in
The application process began on August 10 and the last date to apply is September 5, 11:50 pm. The last date to submit the application fee is September 6, 11:50 pm. The UGC-NET 2021 exam will be held from October 6 to October 11 in two shifts.
“Due to postponement of December 2020 UGC-NET in view of COVID-19, the schedule of June 2021 UGC-NET has been delayed. In order to regularise the UGC-NET examination cycles, the National Testing Agency (NTA), with the concurrence of UGC, has merged both UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles so that they be conducted together in CBT mode.” the official notification reads.
The candidates who have registered for UGC-NET of December 2020 cycle but have not been able to complete the application process, can also complete and submit the application form online.
NTA further clarified that the slots of JRFs of both UGC-NET of December 2020 and June 2021 cycles will be merged, while the methodology for Subject-wise cum Category-wise allocation of JRFs shall remain unchanged.
NTA has also informed about the age eligibility criteria for applying. For JRF, a candidate should not be more than 31 years as on October 1, 2021. This age limit is applicable for the current examination only. However, there is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor