UGC-NET: HOW TO APPLY

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National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship

HOW TO APPLY :

(APPLICATIONS HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE):

1) STEPS FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

i)  The candidates are required to download the Bank Challan Performa from the UGC website OR take photocopy from the UGC-NET Notification published in the Employment News and then deposit the requisite test fee in any branch of State Bank of India along with the bank charges (commission) of Rs.20/-.
ii) Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the following : (i) Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format of less than 300 kb, (ii) Copy of Bank Challan (fee receipt).
iii) Candidate seeking admission to the Test must apply online (i.e. www. ugcnetonline.in OR through a link available on the UGC website: www. ugc.ac.in).
iv) After successful submission, the candidate should take printout of online Application Form (two copies), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.
v) SC/ST/PH/VH candidates and candidates belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer) (as per the Central list of OBC available on website : www. ncbc.nic.in) must enclose the attested copy of certificate for the same.
vi) Candidates seeking age relaxation must enclose the certificate of educational qualification/research experience entitling the candidates for age relaxation. (for details, please see item no. 4).
vii) The Application (consisting of two copies of printout of online application form, one copy of Attendance Slip and one copy of Admission Card) alongwith required documents (as mentioned in item No. 13) must reach the Registrar of the University (UGC Test Centre) on or before 08.11.2011.
viii) Application received after 08.11.2011 at the Test Centre will be rejected.
ix) Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on UGC website and to be published in the Employment News. Please note that Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
x) The envelope containing the Application Form should be superscribed “UGC NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURESHIP, DECEMBER 2011”.
xi) The candidates must affix their recent identical passport size photographs, at the places indicated, on the printout of Online Application Form and must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that a part of the signature spreads over the Application Form beyond the photograph. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department/Principal of the College/Class-I Gazetted Officer.
xii) In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. UGC will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during last days.

2) GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

i)  The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item no. 3 carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Test before filling the online application and submitting the printout of Online Application Forms.

ii) Candidates will be issued the Admission Card by the respective Test Centres after allotment of test venue. Candidates should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued to any candidate shall not imply that the Commission has finally accepted his/her candidature.

iii) UGC may change the centre(s) or date of examination without assigning any reason.
iv) Applications received after the last date will not be entertained.
v) No TA will be paid to the candidates.
vi) Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
vii) The decision of the Commission shall be final in all matters.
viii) All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.
ix) Candidates should correspond only with their respective Test centres for Admission Card or any other relevant information. UGC will not entertain any requests/queries in this regard.
x) The use of calculators or Log Tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers and electronic devices etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room.
xi) A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.
xii) Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.
xiii) Those candidates who do not receive their Admission Card (Roll Number) after allotment of the Venue of Test by the Co-ordinator of the respective Centre for appearing in the UGC-NET till 19th December 2011, are advised to contact the office of Registrar/Co-ordinator of their UGC-NET Centres from 20th to 23rd December 2011, with the copy of Admission Card (Provisional) and two identical passport-size photographs duly attested by a gazetted officer. No Admission Card (Roll Number) will be issued on the day of the Test (i.e. 24th December 2011). UGC will not be responsible for any delay/non-receipt of the Admission card.

Those candidates who have received the Admission Card (Roll Number) from the Test Centre without mentioning venue of Test ( or venue of Test is not clear) are advised to immediately contact the office of Registrar/Co-ordinator of their UGC-NET Centre well in advance before the date of examination (i.e. 24-12-2011).

xiv) The descriptive paper, i.e., Paper-III of language subjects must be answered in the concerned language only.
xv) Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs pasted by them in all the places, viz. in their Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admission Card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
xvi) The candidates in their own interest are requested to retain a photocopy of the Application Form, Admission Card and Attendance Slip for record.
xvii) Applications submitted on any other format (including old UGC format) will not be accepted.
xviii) Printout of online application sent directly to the UGC will not be accepted.
xix) Applications received after the last date (i.e. 08.11.2011) at the test centre will not be accepted.
xx) Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies submitted to the Test Centre without online submission, will not be accepted.
xxi) Application Form must be completed in all respect as per the Notification.
xxii) All incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.
xxiii) UGC will not issue any mark sheet to qualified/non qualified candidates. There is no provision for re-evaluation of papers.

13) ENCLOSURES TO BE SENT WITH THE APPLICATION

The candidates should send the following documents with printout on separate A-4 size papers of their online Application Form (two copies), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy):-

i) Copy of Bank Challan (UGC copy).
ii) Attested copies of SC/ST/Visually Handicapped/Physically Handicapped/ OBC (Non creamy layer) certificates, in case applicable.
iii) Certificate of educational qualification/research experience, in case applicable, entitling the candidate for age relaxation, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.
iv) Two self addressed unstamped envelopes of 10” X 4” size.

14) CHECK LIST FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

The candidates are advised to ensure the following points before filling the Online Application Forms:

i) Whether they fulfil the eligibility conditions for the Test as prescribed under the heading ‘CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY’ and ‘AGE LIMIT’.
ii) That they have filled their CATEGORY, viz., GEN/SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer), in the relevant column correctly.
iii) That they have filled their subject and Test Centre in the relevant column correctly.
iv) That the VH/PH candidates have filled the relevant column in the Online Application Form. Only VH/PH candidates have to fill this column and the others have to leave it blank.
v) Whether they have signed the printout of Online Application Form Admission Card and Attendance Slip.
vi) Whether they have enclosed the required documents with the Application Form before submission at the Test Centre.
vii) Whether they have kept a copy of the submitted documents for their own record.

15) The list of States/union territories along with their respective codes are given below:
Andhra Pradesh(01), Arunachal Pradesh(02), Assam(03), Bihar(04), Delhi(05), Goa(06), Gujarat(07), Haryana(08), Himachal Pradesh(09), Jammu & Kashmir(10), Karnataka(11), Kerala(12), Madhya Pradesh(13), Maharashtra(14), Manipur(15), Meghalaya(16), Mizoram(17), Nagaland(18), Orissa(19), Punjab(20), Rajasthan(21), Sikkim(22), Tamil Nadu(23), Tripura(24), Uttar Pradesh(25), West Bengal(26), Andaman & Nicobar Islands(27), Dadra & Nagar Havelli(28), Daman & Diu(29), Lakshadweep(30), Pondicherry(31), Chhattisgarh(32), Jharkhand(33), Uttarakhand(34), Chandigarh(35).

16) University Grants Commission shall not be responsible for any printing error(s) in this Notification.

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