UGC NET June 2013 exam online application, eligibility & important dates

Online registration for UGC NET June 2013 exam has begun. See the eligibility, revised exam pattern & syllabus, study materials, how to prepare, how to apply and last date for UGC NET June 2013 exam and more!

UGC NET June 2013 official notification has been issued for which the last date to submit online is April 30, 2013 and the exam date for UGC NET June 2013 is 30.06.2013. The exam is conducted to determine the eligibility of Indian Nationals for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and eligibility for Lectureship in Indian Universities and Colleges.

So if you wish to join as a lecturer in any of the UGC sponsored Universities / Institutes/ Colleges, you need to qualify the NET exam. Now let's see the eligibility for UGC NET June 2013.

Who are eligible to apply for UGC NET June 2013?

Candidates with Master's Degree or equivalent examination from Universities / Institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc having secured not less than 55% marks are eligible to apply for UGC NET June 2013.

Candidates who have appeared for final year of Master's Degree or awaiting for your final exam results or whose qualifying examinations have been delayed are also eligible to apply.

The age limit to apply of UGC NET June 2013 exam for JRF is 28 years as on 01.06.2013. However upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD and female candidates and no upper age limit to apply for Lectureship exam.

UGC NET June 2013 exam syllabus and pattern

The written exam for UGC NET June 2013 consists of three papers which is of objective type questions. The exam will be held on two sessions. First session will have Paper I and Paper II exam from 9.30 am to 10:45 am and from 10:45 am to 12:00 noon respectively and second session for Paper III is from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

UGC NET exam paper I carries 100 marks
UGC NET exam paper II carries 100 marks
UGC NET exam paper III carries 150 marks.

The instructions to fill up the OMR sheet for NET June 2013 will be available on UGC official website during the last week of May 2013 and it will not be sent by post to candidates.

Here you can detailed revised and new exam pattern for UGC NET

How to prepare for UGC NET exam, books, study materials and reference guide

To crack UGC NET, you need proper preparation and study materials as it a tough competitive examination. Well here is some suggestions, tips & tricks to prepare on how to get ready for NET exam and go through the UGC NET recommended text books, guide, study materials & reference books which you can get online or from book shops.

UGC NET June 2013 online application form, fees and procedure to apply

Examination fees: Here is the fee details.
Fee for General candidates: 450
Fee for OBC: 225
Fee for SC/ST/PWD - 110
Get your bank challan generated from the system while you applying online, fill it up and pay through cash on the next working day of your registration at any branches of SBI. Check your fee payment status at UGC website two days after making payment at SBI.

How to apply:You can apply for UGC NET exam online only. Before applying scan your passport size photograph and keep it ready. Access the official website of UGC and fill the online application form for NET exam 2013. Duly fill it up and hit the submit button, upon which the system will generate bank challan. Take the print out of bank challan and make the payment as mentioned above. After two days of your payment, visit the official website at and take the print out of online application form, attendance slip and admit card for UGC NET June 2013 exam.

The copy of the application form and attendance slip along with bank challan and other relevant documents should reach the Registrar/ Principal of the Coordinating University/ College on or before 08.05.2013. The envelope should be superscribed as "UGC National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship, June 2013" Candidates are requested to retain the print out of admit card for UGC NET June 2013 and have to carry it on the day of the exam.

Important dates for UGC NET June 2013 exam

Last date to apply online for UGC NET June 2013 and generation of bank challan: 30.04.2013
Last date for fee payment at SBI: 02.05.2013
Last date for taking printout of online application form, attendance slip and admit card: 05.05.2013.
Last date for receipt of application form along with attendance slip to the respective Coordinating University with fee receipt: 08.05.2013.
UGC NET June 2013 exam date: 30.06.2013

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