AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION

S.No

Category

Age Limit Relaxation (as on 1st March 2019)

1 Age Limit Relaxation (as on 1st March 2019) 5 years (35 years)
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 5 years (35 years)
3 Women 5 years (35 years)
4 Persons with disabilities (PwD) 5 years (35 years)
5 Transgender 5 years (35 years)
6 Candidates having research experience Period spent on research – Maximum 5 years
7 Candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree 3 years
8 Candidates who have served in the armed forces 5 years

A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC, SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender categories and to women applicants.

Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority.

Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. A relaxation of upto 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces upto the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held.

Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.