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On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education shall hold the National Eligibility Test (NET) for determining 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. CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected NET Coordinating Institutions spread across the country. National Eligibility (NTA) has updated the UGC NET Exam Dates for the June 2021 session and December 2020 session for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) posts in Indian Government Universities and Colleges. In India, the UGC NET is conducted to determine the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professorships, Junior Research Fellowships, or both. In the past, CBSE conducted the UGC NET Exam, but since December 2018, it is controlled by National Testing Agency. Take coaching for Law UGC Coaching in Chandigarh and crack UGC Net exam. Divine institute provide best Law UGC Coaching in Chandigarh.

Application fee for the Law UGC Net 2021

In UGC NET exam fees will differ for all categories.. The category-wise fee details are mentioned below:

  1. General/Unreserved: Rs. 1000/-
  2. OBC-NCL: Rs. 500/-
  3. SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs. 250/-

UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Educational Qualification

  •  Candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent from UGC recognized Universities/Institutions.
  • The qualifying exam has to be passed in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications and Electronic Science.
  • Candidates should have scored 55% marks and 50% marks for reserved category students.
  • Candidates, appearing in the final semester of the master’s degree can also apply.
  • 5% relaxation is given to Ph.D degree holders in aggregate marks. Such candidates should have a Master’s degree examination which shall be completed by 19th September 1991.

Age Limit and Relaxation

Junior Research Fellowship(JRF) 

  •  Not more than 31 years as on 01 October 2021. (This age limit is applicable for the current examination only).
  • Relaxation of 5 years is provided in the upper age limit for OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD category.
  • Three years of relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates with L.L.M. degree. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces up to the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held.
  • Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit in applying for UGC-NET for Assistant Professor.

UGC NET: Reservation Policy

The reservation policy of the Government of India is applicable to UGC-NET. According to this, in the Central Universities and Institutions which are deemed to be Universities, 10% of the seats are reserved for the category General-Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS), 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste(SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe(ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non Creamy layer”(OBC-NCL).

Each category will have 4 (four)% reservations horizontally for Persons with Disabilities(PwD) as defined in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act,2016) (source-Press Release by UGC).

UGC NET 2021 Exam Pattern

The UGC NET 2021 June Examination will be conducted as a computer-based test (CBT) only. The Online Test will consist of two papers. both the papers will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions. There will be no break between two papers.

Paper Number Of Questions Marks Duration Mode Of Examination Language
Paper 1 50 100 3 Hours (180 Minutes) Online Hindi and English
Paper 2 100 200 3 Hours (180 Minutes) Online Hindi and English
Note: For each correct response the candidate will get 2 marks but there is no negative marking for incorrect answer.

UGC NET 2021 Selection Procedure

Candidates qualifying for the entrance test of UGC NET 2021, will be selected in the subject wise and category wise merit list published online. <strong>Top 6%</strong> of total students who have appeared for both the papers in the test will be considered qualified in the entrance test.
Admission into various Indian Universities or Institutions for the position of <strong>Assistant professor or JRF</strong> will be offered on the basis of cut off score secured as per their categories. <strong>Top 15%</strong> of candidates from each category and subject will be selected and declared eligible for Assistant Professor Position only.
The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.
The National level test for determining the eligibility of candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowship/Assistant Professor in all Science subjects falling under the Faculties of Science (Physical, Biological and Applied) is being conducted jointly with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. The candidates desirous of availing UGC-JRF or obtaining eligibility for Assistant Professor in the Science subjects are advised to appear at the UGC-CSIR national level test announced by the CSIR. The UGC Test for JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor will be held at the University Test Centres specified below. The candidates may register for the test at the nearest centre. Please note that change of centre will not be allowed under any circumstances.
The candidates are required to available apply online as prescribed by UGC in their notification issued on CBSE website https://www.cbse.gov.in/

UGC NET 2021 Exam Dates

  • 06 to 08 October 2021 (Wednesday to Friday)
  • 17 to 19 October 2021 (Sunday to Tuesday)


  1. Classes are available both online and off-line mode
  2. Both paper 1 and paper 2 are included in the package
  4. Recording facility for online classes & offline classes
  5. weekly Test series
  6. Full Length Test series
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