UGC NET 2018 Exam Notification – Apply for NTA National Eligibility Test


NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam Notification Apply Online at for NTA National Eligibility Test.

NTA UGC NET 2018: Good news! UGC NET 2018 Exam dates have been announced. Till now CBSE conducted the National Eligibility Test. But from December 2018 onwards, National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct NET for about 85 subjects on selected cities within country. To determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor posts in Indian Universities and Colleges, this exam is being conducted. Aspirants those who have completed post graduation in relevant subjects can submit their applications on or before 30th September 2018 to participate in the test. List of UGC NET 2018 subjects, eligibilities and other details connected with this exam are given below.

NTA NET 2018 Exam for JRF and Assistant Professor Eligibility

Index Highlights Details
Exam Subjects [Designations: Assistant Professor, JRF]
[No. of Subjects: 85]
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Eligibility Criteria [Qualification: Post Graduation]
[Age Limit: 30 years for JRF]
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Exam Procedure [Online Exam] Click Here
Applying Procedure [Fees: Rs.800/-]
[Applying Mode: Online]
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Official Notification [Site:]
[Location: India]
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Last Date 30-09-2018 Click Here

NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam Subjects

No. NET Subjects
1. Economics
2. Political Science
3. Philosophy
4. Psychology
5. Sociology
6. History
7. Anthropology
8. Commerce
9. Education
10. Social Work
11. Defense and Strategic Studies
12. Home Science
13. Public Administration
14. Population Studies
15. Hindustani Music (Vocal/ Instrumental)
16. Management
17. Maithili
18. Bengali
19. Hindi
20. Kannada
21. Malayalam
22. Odia
23. Punjabi
24. Sanskrit
25. Tamil
26. Telugu
27. Urdu
28. Arabic
29. English
30. Linguistics
31. Chinese
32. Dogri
33. Nepali
34. Manipuri
35. Assamese
36. Gujarati
37. Marathi
38. French
39. Spanish
40. Russian
41. Persian
42. Rajasthani
43. German
44. Japanese
45. Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education
46. Physical Education
47. Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
48. Indian Culture
49. Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour & Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management
50. Law
51. Library and Information Science
52. Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
53. Comparative Study of Religions
54. Mass Communication and Journalism
55. Dance
56. Museology & Conservation
57. Archaeology
58. Criminology
59. Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature
60. Folk Literature
61. Comparative Literature
62. Sanskrit Traditional Subjects
63. Women Studies
64. Visual Art
65. Geography
66. Social Medicine & Community Health
67. Forensic Science
68. Pali
69. Kashmiri
70. Konkani
71. Computer Science and Applications
72. Electronic Science
73. Environmental Sciences
74. International and Area Studies
75. Prakrit
76. Human Rights and Duties
77. Tourism Administration and Management
78. Bodo
79. Santali
80. Karnatik Music
81. RabindraSangeet
82. Percussion Instruments
83. Drama/ Theatre
84. Yoga
85. Sindhi

Eligibility Criteria

No. Particulars Requirements
1. Qualification
  • Master Degree in relevant subjects
  • Aspirants pursuing PG Degree or awaiting for results can also apply
2. Academic Marks
  • OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PWDs: 50% marks
  • Ph.D holders: 50% marks (for candidates completed PG by 19th September 1991)
  • Others: 55% marks
3. Age Limits
  • JRF: should not be above 30 years
  • Assistant Professor: No upper age limit
4. Upper Age Relaxations For Assistant Professor:

  • Not Applicable

For JRF:

  • LLM Degree holders: 3 years
  • OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender/ Women: 5 years
  • Aspirants served in armed forces: 5 years
  • Candidates with research experience: 5 years
5. Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)
  • Passed UGC/ CSIR JRF exam prior to 1989
  • Passed UGC SET for Assistant Professor posts held prior to 1st December 2002

Exam Procedure

No. Particulars Details
1. Mode of Exam
  • Exam will be conducted on online mode (i.e. Computer)
2. Exam Papers There will be 2 exam papers.

  • Paper-I: 100 marks
  • Paper-II: 200 marks
3. Exam Topics
  • Paper-I: Reasoning Ability, Comprehension, Divergent Thinking and General Awareness questions will be asked
  • Paper-II: Questions will be asked from subject selected by candidates

How to Apply for NTA UGC NET 2018?

Fees: Aspirants have to pay examination fee depending upon category to participate on NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam, while submitting application form.

No. Category Fee Amount Payment Mode
1. General Rs.800/- Online mode
2. OBC (NCL) Rs.400/-
3. SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender Rs.200/-

Applying Procedure: Applications for NTA NET Exam 2018 should be submitted online by eligible and interested citizens as per instructions given below.

  • Candidates have to visit website
  • Read the NTA NET 2018 notification/ brochure carefully
  • Click “Fill Application Form” link in the page
  • Hit “Apply for UGC-NET December 2018” tab on next page
  • Read the instructions, tick the checkbox and hit “Proceed to Apply Online” tab
  • Fill the Authentication form and “Submit” it
  • Then proceed to fill the personal information, contact, qualification details etc in application form
  • Click “Next” button and review the filled application form
  • If everything is okay, click on “Submit” button
  • Candidates will get Application Number
  • Then proceed to upload scanned images of photograph and signature
  • After uploading images, click “Pay Examination Fee” button
  • Remit the fee by selecting payment option
  • Atlast, print confirmation page (4 copies) and keep it safe

Official Notification

Link to Apply Online Click Here
Officially Published Advertisement Click Here
Official Website of Organisation

Important Dates

Events Dates
Online Registration Started From 1st September 2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application 30th September 2018
Last Date for Fee Payment 1st October 2018
Corrections in Application can be Made From 8th to 14th October 2018
Admit Cards for Exam can be Downloaded From 19th November 2018
Dates of Examination 9th to 23rd December 2018
Exam Results will be Declared on 10th January 2019

Note:  In the above section we have provided adequate information about NTA UGC NET December 2018 Exam. Aspirants can read the official notification linked in this article and know about the exam shifts, admit cards and procedure for declaration of result etc.


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