UGC NET January 2017 -

UGC NET January 2017 - On behalf of University Grants Commission (UGC), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announces UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) January 2017 to be held on 22.01.2017 for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges. CBSE will conduct UGC NET 2017 in 84 subjects. More details like Educational Qualifications & Eligibility, Age Limit, Online Application, NET Examination Scheme, NET January 2017 Exam Date, Minimum Qualifying Marks, Important Dates are given below.

Educational Qualifications & Eligibility:
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC. OBC - NCL, SC, ST, PWD category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible.

Age Limit:
Not more than 28 years as on 01.01.2017 for Junior Research Fellowship. Upper age limit relaxations applicable as per norms. There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

How to Apply:
Eligible candidates can apply online through from 17.10.2016 to 16.11.2016. General candidates required to pay Rs. 600/- towards Examination Fee, whereas OBC - NCL candidates shall pay Rs. 300/-, SC, ST, PWD candidates required to pay Rs. 150/- only.

UGC NET Examination Scheme:
Paper-I - 100 Marks - 75 Min - 50/60 Q to be attempted
Paper-II - 100 Marks - 75 Min - 50/50 Q to be attempted (all)
Paper-III - 150 Marks - 150 Min - 75/75 Q to be attempted (all)

UGC NET Minimum Qualifying Marks:
Paper-I - 40% for General candidates & 35% for others.
Paper-II - 40% for General candidates & 35% for others.
Paper-III - 75% for General candidates & 60% for others.

Important Dates:
1. Submission of online application form - 17.10.2016
2. Last date for Applying Online - 16.11.2016
3. Last date of submission of Fee - 17.11.2016
4. Correction in Particulars - 22nd to 29th Nov, 2016
5. Uploading of Admit Card - 21.12.2016
6. Date of Examination - 22.01.2017