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(Jobs) UGC : Online Application For Lower Division Clerks - 2013
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UGC : Online Application For Lower Division Clerks - 2013


University Grants Commission

University Grants Commission (UGC), is a statutory body under the administrative control of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. The UGC has the unique distinction of being the only grant-giving agency in the country which has been entrusted with responsibilities of providing funds and that of coordination, determination and maintenance of standards in institutions of higher education. UGC invites applications for recruitment to the post of Lower Division Clerks, as per details given below:

Lower Division Clerks

Total Posts: 100

Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200 in Pay Band 1 with Grade Pay of Rs.1900 and other allowances as admissible to the Central Government employees

Age Limit: The candidate must have attained the age of 18 years and must not have attained the age of more than 25 years as on 01.01.2013 (i.e. born between 1.1.1988 to 1.1.1995)

Education Qualification : Must have passed Matriculation (10th Standard) or higher examination from a recognized Board/University. Please upload scanned copy of Matric/10th certificate issued by recognized Board at appropriate place in the online application.

Scheme of examination:

The examination will consist of a written examination and typing test on Computer.

Written Examination:


Number of

Maximum marks

General Awareness



General Intelligence



Numerical Ability



General English






Skill/Typing Test:

Only those candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for skill/typing test as per the cut off criteria decided by UGC. The test will be held in English/Hindi and on computers only. The computers will be provided by the UGC.

A candidate will have to qualify the skill/typing test at the speed of 30 words per minute in English or Hindi as per the option exercised by the candidate. The speed will be adjudged on the accuracy of typing of a given text passage in 10 minutes on a computer provided by the UGC or the agency authorized by the UGC to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so notified.

Mode of Selection:

Candidates will be short-listed for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the written examination. A merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by each candidate in the written examination. At the time
of preparation of merit list, candidates only five times the number of vacancies will be called for skill test from the merit list. However, the skill/typing test will be of qualifying nature only. A candidate has to qualify the written examination as well as skill/typing test to be considered for appointment.

Application Fee:

Rs.300 for Un-reserved and Rs.200 for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates. No fee is payable by SC/ST/Physically Challenged and Female candidates.

Mode of payment of fee: Fee should be deposited in the UGC’s Account with State Bank of India after completing the Part I of registration process. The candidates are required to fill the details of depositing the examination fee in the designated account. As such candidates are advised to deposit the requisite fee before attempting to fill the Step II of the online application.

How To Apply:

Candidates are required to apply On-line through UGC website www.ugc.ac.in only. No other means/mode of submission of applications will be accepted under any circumstances. The on-line registration process involves 2 steps for successful registration of the application

Applications will be accepted ‘Online only’ as per the schedule given at page 1 of this document through a link provided at the UGC’s website www.ugc.ac.in under the link http://ugcldcrectt13.in.  After successful submission of application, a Registration Number will be provided to each candidate. Applicants are NOT required to submit print-outs of their application to UGC.

Important Dates:

  • Opening Date for On-Line Registration of Applications : 28.05.2013 (08.00 Hrs.)

  • Last Date for Completion of Step I of On-Line Registration :18.06.2013 (23.59 Hrs.)

  • Last Date for depositing examination fee at State Bank of India : 22.06.2013 (Banking hours)

  • Last date for completion of Step-II of On-Line Registration and closing of registration :26.06.2013 (23.59 Hrs.)