It is great to hear that you want to become an English professor. For which you should be eligible to appear for UGC NET Exams.

If you are thinking after qualifying MBA you are eligible for a lecturer post, then I would like to clear you there are certain factors that you should know.

1. The UGC NET Exam is compulsory while thinking for lectureship or professorship.

2. It is necessary to know what is your qualifying marks in masters?

3. Master's degree should be valid college/university and that would be recognised by UGC.

3. You should know your other "UGC NET Eligibility" to appear for the NET Exam.

When it comes to the Eligibility of UGC NET Exams, There are four prospectives that we have to consider;

a) Qualifying Criteria: In This includes your qualification that Masters's is compulsory before applying for the UGC NET Exams.

b) Age Limit and relaxations

c) Qualifying Marks Criteria

d) Number of attempts

You don't have to worry about eligibility as we've linked eligibility above-mentioned link.

UGC NET 2021 Notification (Out): Download Official Notification

UGC NET 2021 notification has been released on February 2 by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The link to fill UGC NET application form 2021, has been activated on February 2. The UGC NET 2021 exam will be conducted on May 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, and 17.

The UGC NET notification contains all important details about the exam such as dates, eligibility criteria, paper pattern, syllabus, result declaration criteria, etc. Candidates are advised to go through the complete notification thoroughly before applying for the exam.

UGC NET Application Process 2021 (December 2020 Cycle)

UGC NET application process 2021 concluded successfully by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates could fill the UGC NET application form online till March 9, 2021. The last date to pay the application fees was March 10, 2021. UGC NET application fee is Rs 1,000 for General category candidates.

The UGC NET 2021 exam for Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Assistant Professor will be conducted on May 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, and 17.

UGC NET Application Correction 2021

The NTA has activated the online window to enable candidates to make corrections in the UGC NET application form 2021. The last date to make changes in the filled application is March 16, 2021. In order to make changes in the form, candidates need to follow the given steps:

Step 1: Visit the website-

Step 2: Click on the link 'Correction Application Form Dec 2020 Cycle’

Step 3: Sign in using your application number, password and security pin

Step 4: Make corrections in the application form

Step 5: Pay additional fee, if any

Step 6: Save the final copy

Step 7: Download the confirmation page

Documents/Information to Keep Ready Before Filling UGC NET Application Form
To avoid any inconvenience at the time of UGC NET registrations, candidates are advised to keep the following documents/information ready beforehand:

Board/University certificate

1. Ration card/Passport number/Aadhaar card number/Voter ID card number/other Government ID
2. Qualifying degree certificate
3. Category certificate (if applicable)
4. Economically Weaker Section (EWS) certificate (if applicable)
5. Person with Disability (PwD) certificate (if applicable)
6. Scanned images of photo and signature in JPG format (file size of photo: 10 kb to 200 kb, file size of signature: 4 kb to 30 kb)
7. A valid email ID and mobile number
8. Permanent and correspondence address with pin code
Four exam cities in order of preference
9. Code of NET subject for which the candidate plans to take the exam (available in information brochure)
10. Code of post-graduation course (available in information brochure)

UGC NET Exam Dates 2021

UGC NET 2021 exam dates have been announced by NTA.

UGC NET Notification Date | 02-Feb-2021

Application form | 02-Feb-2021 to 03-Mar-2021

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Q: Is PhD compulsory to appear for UGC NET?

A: No, PhD is not compulsory to appear for UGC NET exam. You need to clear post-graduation with at least 55 per cent aggregate in order to be eligible for the exam.
Q: Is UGC NET exam difficult?

A: The difficulty level of UGC NET exam is usually moderate. Check past years’ UGC NET exam analysis to know the exact difficulty level for the exam.

Q: Where can I know about Complete Details of UGC NET Exam?

A: I would recommed you to go through wikipedia and read and complete details, also you can read UGC NET Exam Details here.

Author's Bio: 

Anuj Jindal, the founder, is an ex-manager from SBI, with an M.Com from Delhi School of Economics. He also has a JRF in Commerce & Management and NET in HRM, along with more than 4 years of experience in the field of Education.