The NTA has decided that the deadline for determining the upper age limit for applying for the JRF is 1 December 2022. The official notice is now available on the official website: nta.ac.in.
UGC NET December 2022: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued an important notice regarding the upper age limit for UGC NET December 2022. The official notice is now available on the official website: nta.ac.in.
The Agency said it has received representations from applicants to set the deadline for calculating the age limit for applying for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).
In view of these representations, the Agency has decided that the deadline for determining the upper age limit for applying for the JRF is December 1, 2022 for the December 2022 UGC-NET exam. Interested candidates should not be over the age of 30, as of December 1, 2022.
A relaxation of up to 5 years is provided for candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL (according to the OBC Central List available on the site) /SC/ST/PwD/ third gender categories and female candidates. In addition, flexibility will also be granted to candidates with research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of the postgraduate degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, upon presentation of a certificate from the competent authority, which must be a recognized Indian university / an institute of national importance / a duly approved / recognized / accredited foreign university in its own country / a public sector enterprise of the Government of India / the government of India Indian state. The NTA also clarified that there is no upper age limit for applying to UGC-NET as an assistant professor. Further relaxations are available on the official NTA website.