Latest UGC NET News and Updates

UGC-NET News and Updates

National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science.

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducts the UGC-CSIR NET for other Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences jointly with the UGC. The tests are conducted twice in a year generally in the months of July and December.




UGC plans to scrap research papers publication rule for PhD

University Grants Commission plans scrap the mandatory requirement of publishing research papers before final submission of PhD thesis papers


UGC NET 2022 Registration deadline extended

NTA has extended the registration deadline for UGC NET December 2021 and June 2022. Check here the extended date of UGC NET 2022


UGC asks all Academic Institutes to accept Degrees, Mark sheets in Digi Locker

Recent notice by UGC requests all Academic Institutions to accept Degrees, Marks Sheet and other Educational documents in electronic form stored in Digi locker account.


UGC introduce CUET for PG Admission from Academic Session 2022

University Grant Commission has introduced CUET for Admission to Postgraduate Courses also from Academic Session 2022. Read on for more details


UGC exempts 9 Central Universities from CUET 2022

Union Grant Commission has exempted 9 central universities from Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for Admission in 2022-23. Read on for more details.


UGC urge HEIs for immediate implementation of Academic Bank of Credits

University Grants Commission has asked the Higher Educational Institutes to implement the Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) on Urgent basis. Read on for more details.


UGC launches ‘Shodh Chakra’ to assist and help researchers

Union Grant Commission had launched ‘Shodh Chakra’ to provide assistance and help the research scholars in their research work. Read on for more details.


UGC approves guidelines for internships for undergraduate students

University Grants Commission has given the approval to the draft guidelines making internships of 8 to 10 weeks mandatory for Undergraduate Students. Read on for more details


UGC issued guidelines for students welfare on the Campuses

Union Grant Commission has issued the guidelines for students welfare on the Campuses. Read on to check more details on UGC guidelines


UGC approves regulations for dual and joint degrees with Foreign Universities

University Grant Commission has eased the norms for dual and joint degrees program with Foreign Universities. Check more details.