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UGC NET September 2013 Exam Dates

Published On: 05 Mar 2013 | Last Updated On: 21 Aug 2013

National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced the exam dates for the UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET 2013), which will be conducted in September 2013. The UGC-NET entrance examination will be held on Sunday, September 08, 2013.

National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) is going to conduct the UGC-NET again for Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Lectureship at Ranchi and Delhi Centre for all those candidates who could not appear in the UGC-NET held on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Eligibility Criteria for UGC-NET 2013

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this test. The scheduled caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Physically Handicapped (PH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in master’s degree or equivalent examinations are eligible for this test.
  • Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/PH/VH category candidates). Such candidates must complete their PG degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
  • The Ph.D degree holders whose  master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

Application Procedure for UGC-NET 2013

For details and information on how to apply, please visit their official website.

Paper Pattern for UGC-NET 2013

The UGC-NET will be conducted in objective mode. The test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held in two separate sessions as under:




Number of Question





60 out of which 50  question to be attempted

1¼ Hours




50 questions all are  compulsory

1¼ Hours




75 questions all are  compulsory

2½ Hours

Important Dates

Date of UGC-NET September-2013 examination: Sunday, September 08, 2013.

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