Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test ( UGC NET) for eligibility for Assistant Professor only, and Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.
CBSE UGC NET Jan 2017 Exam Pattern
The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET of 350 Marks.
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate.
Paper-II and Paper-III shall consist objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate.
The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper I, Paper II and Paper III for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor Posts.
CBSE UGC NET Jan 2017 Notification Syllabus Exam Pattern
CBSE Notification For UGC-NET 22 January, 2017 For Eligibility for Assistant Professor only OR Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor
Dates To Remember:
Opening Date: 17th October 2016
Last Date: 16th November 2016
Last Date Fee through Online Generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC Bank) or through Credit/ Debit Card: 17th November 2016
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website: 22nd to 29th November, 2016
Uploading of Admit Card: 21st December 2016
Examination Date: 22-January-2017
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have secured at least 55% marks (50% in case Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates belonging to non-creamy layer/ Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognised by UGC.
Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree final year examination and whose result is still awaited may also apply for this test.
NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. Provided however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of the Ph. D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions. The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
Upper Age Limit: 28 years as on 01-January-2017 for Junior Research Fellowship. Relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as per rules. There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
Examination Fee To Be Paid:
For General Candidates: Rs. 600/-
For Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer): Rs. 300/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates: Rs. 150/-
Applicants are suggested to pay the examination fee either by credit/ debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form.
Application Mode: Online