Exam Detail

UGC (NET) Exam Notification 2018

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:
  • Medium-: Multiple
  • Examination Mode-: Both

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), on behalf of UGC, has released a notification to conduct National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship. Interested candidates may check the exam details and apply online from 06-03-2018 to 05-04-2018.
More details about UGC NET (2018), including academic programmes, eligibility criteria, how to apply and important dates, are given below:

Exam Details:
Exam Name: National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018

Educational Qualification:

Eligibility Criteria for UGC NET (2018):
• Candidates should have passed Post Graduation Degree from universities/institutions recognised by UGC with at least 55% marks.
• Candidates in final year of their Master's Degree can also apply.

Age Limit (as on 01-07-2018): Maximum 30 Years
For Assistant Professor: No Upper Age Limit

Age Relaxation:

Sr. No.

Category of Candidates

Relaxation of Age Permissible

1.

SC/ST Candidates

05 Years

2.

OBC Candidates

05 Years

3.

PWD Candidates

05 Years

4.

Women Candidates

05 Years

Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Written Examination.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay through Online mode using Net banking/Credit or Debit Card OR e-Challan at Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank, as per the following details:

General Candidates

OBC Candidates

SC/ST/PWD Candidates

Rs. 1000

Rs. 500

Rs. 250

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through UGC NET website - https://cbsenet.nic.in/ - from 06-03-2018 to 05-04-2018.

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 06-03-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 05-04-2018
Last Date of Submission through Bank Challan: 06-04-2018
Starting Date of Correction in Online Application: 24-04-2018
Last Date of Correction in Online Application: 01-05-2018
Date of Examination: 08-07-2018

Important Links:

Detail Advertisement Link

Apply Online

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through UGC NET website - https://cbsenet.nic.in/ - from 06-03-2018 to 05-04-2018.

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 06-03-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 05-04-2018
Last Date of Submission through Bank Challan: 06-04-2018
Starting Date of Correction in Online Application: 24-04-2018
Last Date of Correction in Online Application: 01-05-2018
Date of Examination: 08-07-2018

Important Links:

Detail Advertisement Link

Apply Online

Exam Details:
Exam Name: National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018

Educational Qualification:

Eligibility Criteria for UGC NET (2018):
• Candidates should have passed Post Graduation Degree from universities/institutions recognised by UGC with at least 55% marks.
• Candidates in final year of their Master's Degree can also apply.

Age Limit (as on 01-07-2018): Maximum 30 Years
For Assistant Professor: No Upper Age Limit

Age Relaxation:

Sr. No.

Category of Candidates

Relaxation of Age Permissible

1.

SC/ST Candidates

05 Years

2.

OBC Candidates

05 Years

3.

PWD Candidates

05 Years

4.

Women Candidates

05 Years

Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Written Examination.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay through Online mode using Net banking/Credit or Debit Card OR e-Challan at Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank, as per the following details:

General Candidates

OBC Candidates

SC/ST/PWD Candidates

Rs. 1000

Rs. 500

Rs. 250

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 06-03-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 05-04-2018
Last Date of Submission through Bank Challan: 06-04-2018
Starting Date of Correction in Online Application: 24-04-2018
Last Date of Correction in Online Application: 01-05-2018
Date of Examination: 08-07-2018

Important Links:

Detail Advertisement Link

Apply Online

The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 08th July, 2018 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:

Session

Paper

Marks

Number of Question

Duration

First

I

100

50 questions all are

compulsory

1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST

Second

II

200

100 questions all are

compulsory

2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

All the questions of Paper II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II &

Paper III (including all electives, without options).

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper I & Paper II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.

The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR sheet are given on page 16 and 17. It may be noted that these instructions to candidates will not be sent to any of the candidate by post.

i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC (on the website:https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/consolidated%20list%20of%20All%20universities.pdf) in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc. (list of subjects of post graduation attached at page No. 20) are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master's degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master's Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non Creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD (persons with disability)) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

iii) Candidates belonging to third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/OBC NCL categories in the corresponding subject.

iv) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

v) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No.14 (on page 12-13), may appear in a related subject.

vi) Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the UGC/CBSE at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

vii) Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiu.ac.in)

Admit Card

It may be noted that the admission card will be uploaded on the website cbsenet.nic.in in the third week of June, 2018. No admission cards will be sent to the candidates by post. The candidates should download their admission cards from the website to ascertain their venue of the Test as mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the admission card.

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 06-03-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 05-04-2018
Last Date of Submission through Bank Challan: 06-04-2018
Starting Date of Correction in Online Application: 24-04-2018
Last Date of Correction in Online Application: 01-05-2018
Date of Examination: 08-07-2018

Important Links:

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