UGC NET June 2024: Extended Registration Deadline and Important Details

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced an extension for the UGC NET June 2024 registration deadline. Candidates now have until Sunday, May 19, 2024, to complete their applications. This extension provides additional time for prospective test-takers to ensure their registration is completed without haste. Here’s everything you need to know about the UGC NET June 2024 exam registration and other crucial details.

Extended Registration Deadline and Fee Payment

Originally, the last date for registration was May 15, 2024. However, candidates now have until May 19, 2024, to register on the official NTA UGC website at []( Additionally, registered candidates can make fee payments until May 20, 2024, up to 11:59 pm. Accepted payment methods include credit card, debit card, net banking, and UPI.

Correction Window

Candidates who need to make corrections to their application can do so during the correction window, which will be open from May 21 to May 23, 2024. It is crucial to provide accurate information, as all communication from NTA will be sent via the registered email address or mobile number.

Eligibility Criteria

General/unreserved/general-EWS candidates must have secured at least 55% marks in a master’s degree or equivalent examination from a UGC-recognized institution in relevant fields such as Humanities, Social Science, Computer Science, and Applications, and Electronic Science.

OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST, PwD, and Third gender category candidates must have at least 50% marks in their master’s degree or equivalent examination to be eligible.

Age Limit

For the UGC NET professorship exam, there is no upper age limit. However, candidates aiming for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) must be under 30 years old as of June 1, 2024. A relaxation of up to 5 years is granted for OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PwD, Third gender candidates, and women applicants.

Application Fee

The application fees are as follows:

  • General candidates: ₹1,150
  • General-EWS/OBC (NCL): ₹600
  • SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender: ₹325

All candidates must ensure they pay the examination fee by the stipulated deadline, May 20, 2024, at 11:59 pm.

Step-by-Step Guide to Apply

1. Visit the official UGC NET website: [](
2. Click on the UGC NET June 2024 link.
3. Select “New candidate register here.”
4. Register for the Online Application Form, create a password, and choose a security question.
5. Note down the system-generated Application Number.
6. Login with the Application Number.
7. Complete the application form and provide the necessary details.
8. Upload the required documents.
9. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
10. Download the confirmation page and print it for future reference.

Examination Date and Format

The UGC NET June 2024 examination is scheduled for June 16, 2024. The exam will last for 180 minutes (3 hours) and will be conducted in OMR (Pen & Paper) mode. It will consist of two papers with objective-type, multiple-choice questions, and there will be no break between the papers.

Assistance and Further Information

For any difficulties in applying, candidates can contact NTA at 011 – 40759000 / 011 – 69227700 or email at For the latest updates, candidates should regularly visit the official websites of NTA ([]( and UGC NET ([](

Take advantage of the extended registration period and ensure your application is submitted on time to avoid any last-minute issues. Good luck to all prospective

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