UGC NET December 2023 Registration

The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a national-level exam that determines the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) positions in Indian universities and colleges. The exam is conducted twice a year, in June and December.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting the UGC NET exam. The UGC NET December 2023 registration process is expected to begin in September 2023.

UGC NET December 2023 Registration Important Dates

  • Registration start date: September 2023
  • Registration end date: October 2023
  • Exam date: December 2023

UGC NET December 2023 Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for UGC NET December 2023, candidates must:

  • Be a citizen of India.
  • Have a Master’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognized university.
  • Have a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the Master’s degree (50% for reserved category candidates).
  • Have a valid NET certificate (if applying for Assistant Professor only).

UGC NET December Application Process 2023

The application process for UGC NET December 2023 will be completely online. To apply, candidates must visit the official NTA website and create an account. Once logged in, candidates can fill up the application form and upload the required documents.

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How To Apply UGC NET December Form 2023 

To register for the UGC NET December 2023 exam, candidates must follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website –
  • Click on the “New Registration” link.
  • Create an account by entering your name, email address, and mobile number.
  • Fill in the online application form with all the required details.
  • Upload a scanned copy of your passport-size photograph and signature.
  • Pay the application fee online.
  • Submit the application form.

UGC NET Documents Required

  • Scanned copy of passport size photograph.
  • Scanned copy of signature.
  • Scanned copy of Master’s degree mark sheet.
  • Scanned copy of NET certificate (if applicable).

UGC NET December Application Fee

The application fee for UGC NET December 2023 is as follows:

  • General/OBC: INR 1150/-
  • EWS/SC/ST/PwD: INR 575/-

Payment Modes

The application fee can be paid online using debit card, credit card, or net banking.

Exam Pattern

The UGC NET December 2023 exam will be a computer-based test (CBT). The exam will consist of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 will be a general aptitude test and Paper 2 will be a subject-specific test.

  • Paper 1 will be of 1 hour duration and will consist of 100 questions. Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Paper 2 will be of 2.5 hours duration and will consist of 150 questions. Each question will carry 4 marks.

UGC NET December 2023 Negative Marking

There will be negative marking for incorrect answers in Paper 1. There will be a deduction of 1/3 mark for each incorrect answer.

UGC NET December Exam Results 2023

The results of UGC NET December 2023 are expected to be announced in February 2024. The results will be available on the official NTA website.

Tips for Preparing for UGC NET

Here are some tips for preparing for UGC NET December 2023:

  • Start your preparation early.
  • Make a study plan and stick to it.
  • Gather the relevant study material.
  • Focus on the important topics.
  • Solve previous year’s question papers and mock tests.
  • Take breaks and stay hydrated.


The UGC NET December 2023 registration process is expected to begin in September 2023. Interested candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official NTA website for the latest updates.