UGC NET 2021 Official New Update: As per the official circular of UGC dated 15th March 2021, CA/CS/ICWA Qualification will be considered equivalent to PG Degree for appearing in UGC NET. Check the details here!

UGC NET 2021 Official New Update: University Grant
Commission through its official circular dated 15th March 2021 informed that the Commission has decided to consider CA/CS/ICWA Qualification equivalent to PG Degree. The circular stated that “UGC had received requests from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Companies Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India to consider the qualification being awarded by them, i.e., Chartered Accountant (CA), Company Secretary (CS) and Cost and Works Accountants (ICWA) respectively, equivalent to Post Graduation Degree.”

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The circular also states that “To consider this, a Committee was constituted by UGC. The Commission, in its 550th meeting held on 18th February 2021 considered the recommendation of the Expert Committee and resolved as under:

Below are some Important Dates for the NTA UGC NET December 2020 Exam:

UGC NET December 2020 Exam and Important Dates

Online Application and Registration Date

2nd February to 9th March 2021 (till 11:50 PM)

Last Date of Online Payment of Application Fees

10th March 2021 (till 11:50 PM)

Correction of Online Application Form

12th to 16th March 2021 (up to 11.50 p.m.)

Downloading of Admit Cards

To be announced later

UGC NET June 2020 Exam Dates

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 17 May 2021

This year, UGC NET December 2020 Exam will be conducted by NTA from 2nd to 17th May 2021 in 81 subjects at selected Examination Centers spread across the country for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only.

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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.