University Grant Commission’s National Educational Testing Bureau governs National Eligibility Test to ascertain eligibility for lectureship & junior research fellowship for Indian citizens to confirm least criteria for the candidates in research and teaching. The test is taken in Commerce, Management, English, Computer Science, Economics, Education etc.
UGC NET is organized twice a year in the months of June and December. Junior research fellowship takes 5 years as per certain conditions for those who want to do research. Qualifying the JRF Test, university candidates get the fellowships allotted by UGC. Candidates who eligible for lectureship in the NET, and the deserving candidates are awarded with JRFs. It is equally important to mention it in the application forms while opting for JRFs.
Since 1984, the Junior research fellowship program has been taken consistently. The notification dated 22nd July, 1988 by the Government of India given the task to take the eligibility test for lectureship under UGC. As a result, UGC took the first NET, for eligibility of lectureship and the Junior fellowship program in two dates, one in December 1989 and in March, 1990.
The national eligibility test is conducted by UGC 2 times in a year in the months June and December. June and December exam notifications are published in the months of March and September in the employment news on a weekly basis.
UGC NET June exam result is usually declared in October, In the same way, UGC-NET December exam result is announced in April. The ugc-net results are declared in the ugc website and in the employment news as well.
The university grants commission is the only organization that gives grants and bestowed with two duties to perform below
It also entails:-
• Notification will be released on :2nd week of March 2017
• Submission of online form on first week of May 2017
• Last date for Submission online forms First week of June 2017
• Last date for fee submission through online generated bank Challan June 2017
• Correction in Particulars of Application Form on the Website: June 2017
• Exam Date for UGC NET on second week of July 2017
• UGC NET Commerce
• UGC NET Computer Science
• UGC NET English
• UGC NET Management
• UGC NET Economics
• UGC NET Life Science
• UGC NET Physical Science
• UGC NET Chemical Science
• UGC NET Mathematics
• UGC NET Electronics and Elecrical
|Session||Paper||Marks||Number of Question||Duration|
|First||I||100||60 out of which 50 question to be attempted||1¼ Hours
(09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
|First||II||100||50 questions all are compulsory||1¼ Hours
(10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
|Second||III||150||75 questions all are compulsory||2½ Hours
(01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)
Paper -1:- is taken to determine the research aptitude/teaching of the candidate(mainly general in nature). The test is basically set to access general awareness, reasoning ability, comprehension and divergent thinking. Candidates are required to give 50 questions out of 60 questions with two marks for every question. In case of attempting more than 50 questions, first fifty questions will be taken into consideration.
Paper-II:- as per the subject chosen by the candidates will be asked, 50 objective type compulsory questions of 2 marks will come.
Paper-III:-contains 75 objective type compulsory questions of 2 marks from the chosen subject by the candidates.
Every question from paper-I and Paper-II have to be attempted compulsory, includes entire syllabus (without options, but with all electives)
Aspirants are required to answer by marking on optical mark reader sheet given with the test booklet for Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III.
This includes some of the steps below:
Step-1 Eligibility for JRF and Assistant professor, one must obtain minimum marks in the NET
Candidates are needed to obtain following minimum marks individually in paper-I, paper-II, paper-III as under:
|CATEGORY||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained|
|PAPER – I||PAPER – II||PAPER– III|
|GENERAL||40 (40%)||40 (40%)||75 (50 %)|
|OBC(Non-creamy layer)||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||67.5 (45 %) rounded off to 68|
|PWD/SC/ST||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||(40 %)|
There will be no negative marking.
Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III.
For Disabled persons (Visually impaired)
Compensatory time of 30 minutes will be provided individually for Paper-I and paper-II and 45 minutes of compensatory time for Paper-III. The service of a scribe is also provided who should a graduated but not a candidate. Physically handicapped candidates who can’t write on their own can get these services by requesting before (at least one week prior the date of UGC NET) to the Coordinator of NET coordinating institutes. Scribe service and compensatory time will not be given to the physically handicapped (persons with disability) candidates. The facility of scribe is available for candidates with disabled 40% or more
Address: S.C.O 215-216-217 (First Floor) Backside Entry, Above Near ICICI Bank, Sector 34A, Sector 34, Chandigarh, 160022
One can know about the method to apply for UGC-NET with detailed description in the notification of the exam. The candidates will be notified by the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in. and through the employment news in the months of March and September.
Candidates are required to correspond with/ contact the university grants commission (UGC), Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002. One must mention Roll No.,UGC Reference No., the date of UGC-NET in which candidates appeared in the cover letter. In condition of non-submission of attested copies of documents earlier, can do with cover letter by signing it.The Attested copies of documents to be attached are:
In the event of loss/ non-receipt of the original one duplicate NET certificate will be issued. The candidates may submit the below documents for a duplicate certificate: