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UGC NET December 2018: Online Application Process Begins

By: Sakshi Awasthi on September 03, 2018

The Online Registration process for University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test, commonly known as UGC NET has commenced. The UGC NET December 2018 examination is scheduled to be conducted from December 9 to December 23, 2018, and this time the examination will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Earlier, until July 2018, the examination was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The last date to apply for UGC NET 2018 examination is September 30, 2018. The Candidates seeking to appear for NET 2018 examination must visit the official website of NTA at and complete the application process.

Requirements for UGC NET 2018 Registration:

  • Scanned image of Candidates' passport size photograph in JPG format with 3.5 cm width and 4.5 cm height. The size of the image must be between 4 KB and 40 KB.
  • Scanned image of Candidates' signature in blue or blank pen on a blank paper. The image should be in JPG format and the size must be between 4 KB to 30 KB.
  • Mark Sheet and Certificate of Post Graduate Examination.
  • Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net-Banking facility for Online Fee Payment.

UGC NET December 2018 Application Fee:


UGC NET Application Fee

General Category

INR 800

OBC Category

INR 400

SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender

INR 200


Steps to Apply for UGC NET December 2018:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the National Testing Agency at

Step 2: Click on ‘NTA Exams' link available on the homepage.


Step 3: Select UGC NET examination from the list of examinations.

Step 4: A new page will appear. Click on ‘Fill Application Form' link available on the bottom of the screen.


Step 5: Another page will appear, showing two different option. If you are already a registered candidate then provide your Application Number, Password, Security Pin and Proceed further. However, in case of new candidate click on ‘Apply for UGC-NET December-2018' link available on the screen.


Step 6: Read all the instructions meticulously and tick the option to acknowledge your understanding regarding terms and conditions and proceed further.


Step 7: Authentication Form will appear on the screen. Provide the required information and submit the form.


Step 8: After filling the Application Form, Upload the scanned images and proceed further.

Step 9: Pay the application fee either through Online or Offline mode. Online mode includes Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking and in case of Offline Mode, you need to generate e-challan and make the payment at nearest Syndicate, Canara or ICICI Bank.

Step 10: Once the Application Fee is paid, your online application process will complete. Take a print out of the ‘Confirmation page' for future references.

UGC NET December 2018 Schedule:



Online Registration Starts

September 1, 2018

Online Registration Ends

September 30, 2018

Availability of Admit Card

November 19, 2018

UGC NET 2018 Exam Dates

From December 9, 2018, to December 23, 2018. (The examination will be conducted in two shifts on Saturdays and Sundays)

Declaration of Result

January 10, 2019

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