The National Testing Agency i.e. NTA has extended the last date of application for appearing in the UGC NET JRF examination for the year 2021. The last date to apply for the UGC NET Exam 2021 to be held for JRF or Junior Research Fellowship i.e. Junior Professor Fellowship in universities across the country was earlier 02 March. It has now been extended to 09 March 2021.
Candidates can now apply till midnight on March 9, 2021. This examination will be conducted twice a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA). At the same time, the last date for depositing the application fee has been made on 10 March 2021. While the time will be given from March 12 to March 16 to improve the application form.
The National Testing Agency mentioned that the examinations for UGC NET JRF will be conducted between 02 May to 17 May 2021. Along with this, the upper age limit has been extended for appearing in the exam and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). This modification will be valid for this paper only. So if you have not yet applied and are willing to apply, then look in the last slide. Also, click on the direct link provided there and apply immediately.
Age Limit (JRF): This examination was not conducted last year due to the corona epidemic. Due to this, the upper age limit of the applicants for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) has been expanded to 31 years. At the same time, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PWD, Third Gender have been given five years and LLM degree candidates for three years.
NTA said this age limit will be applicable only in the current examination. Please tell that the UGC NET exam is conducted for the Lecturership and Junior Research Fellowship. There is no upper age limit to apply for the job of Assistant Professor. Whereas, the upper age limit for JJRF was 30 years.
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The dates of the UGC-NET exam were announced by the Union Education Minister himself on behalf of the National Testing Agency, or NTA. Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had told on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, that this time the NTA Junior Professor Fellowship and UGC-NET Examination for Assistant Professor 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, Will hold on 14 and 17 May 2021. Dr. Nishank had issued a detailed notification wishing all the candidates for success and a golden future in the exam.
The online application portal to apply for UGC NET Exam 2021 has been begun on 02 February 2021. Also, the last date of application is 09 March. The application fee can be deposited by 10 March. There will be two exams in the UGC NET JRF test. These will be in two shifts i.e. morning and afternoon. It is noteworthy that the first paper in the examination will be on General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Teaching, and General Research Aptitude while the 2nd exam will be on a related subject.