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UGC NET 2016 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria
UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a test to determine eligibility for college and university level lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals. It aims to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in teaching professions and research. On behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC), the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) holds the test 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. The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science.
Candidates can get the full details of UGC NET December 2016 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.
|Exam Name:||University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)|
|Conducting Institute:||University Grants Commission (UGC)|
|Commonly called as:||UGC NET|
|Exam Level:||National Level|
|Online Application Form Submission||16th August 2016|
|Last Date for Submission of Examination Fee||08th September 2016|
|Last date for Applying Online||09th September 2016|
|Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (SYNDICATE/CANARA/ICICI/HDFC BANK)||15th November 2016|
|Correction in Particulars of application form on the website||November 2016|
|NET Examination (Tentative) Date||18th December 2016|
- Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) 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 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 examination OR equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC(Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
- 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.
- Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only.
- Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE
- 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.
Age Limit & Relaxation
- Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.07.2016. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants.
|Application Fee for General category candidates||Rs. 600/-|
|Application Fee for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||Rs. 300/-|
|Application Fee for SC/ST/PwD||Rs. 150/-|
Application Have To Be Submitted Online: Steps For Submission Of Online Application Form
i) Candidate seeking admission to the Test (UGC-NET December 2016) must apply online only on the CBSE website: www.cbsenet.nic.in
ii) Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the scanned images as below:-
- Passport size photograph in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 40 kb. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
- Signature in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 30 kb. The dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height).
iii) After filling all the details for applying online for NET the candidates have to select the option of payment of examination fee either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form indicating your details therein and follow the process as mentioned under 6 (ii & iii)
iv) The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card along with their printout of online admission card on the day of examination.
v) Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on CBSE website www.cbsenet.nic.in Please note that Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
vi) In other to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. CBSE will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during last days.
|1 Guntur||2 Tirupati||3 Visakhapatnam|
|4 Portblair||5 Itanagar||6 Guwahati|
|7 Silchar||8 Dibrugarh||9 Tezpur|
|10 Bhagalpur||11 Patna||12 Chandigarh|
|13 Bilaspur||14 Raipur||15 New Delhi|
|16 Goa||17 Ahmedabad||18 Patan|
|19 Rajkot||20 Vadodara||21 Faridabad|
|22 Hissar||23 Kurkshetra||24 Murthal (Sonepat)|
|25 Dharmshala||26 Shimla||27 Jammu|
|28 Srinagar (J&K)||29 Ranchi||30 Bengaluru|
|31 Dharwad||32 Gulbarga||33 Mangalore|
|34 Mysore||35 Kochi||36 Kozkikode|
|37 Thirvananthapuram||38 Bhopal||39 Gwalior|
|40 Indore||41 Jabalpur||42 Rewa|
|43 Ujjain||44 Amravati||45 Aurangabad|
|46 Jalgaon||47 Kolhapur||48 Mumbai|
|49 Nagpur||50 Solapur||51 Pune|
|52 Imphal||53 Shillong||54 Aizawal|
|55 Kohima||56 Berhampur||57 Bhubaneswar|
|58 Sambalpur||59 Puducherry||60 Amritsar|
|61 Patiala||62 Ajmer||63 Bikaner|
|64 Jaipur||65 Jodhpur||66 Kota|
|67 Udaipur||68 Gangtok (Sikkim)||69 Chennai|
|70 Coimbatore||71 Madurai||72 Tiruchirapalli|
|73 Hyderabad||74 Agartala||75 Agra|
|76 Aligarh||77 Allahabad||78 Bareilly|
|79 Gorakhpur||80 Kanpur||81 Lucknow|
|82 Meerut||83 Varanasi||84 Dehradun|
|85 Nainital||86 Srinagar (Uk)||87 Burdwan|
|88 Darjeeling||89 Kolkata|
All questions of Paper - II and Paper - III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. CBSE will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
Number of Question
60 out of which 50 question to be attempted
1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST
50 questions all are compulsory
1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST
75 questions all are compulsory
2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST
Paper-I shall 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. 60 (sixty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50 (fifty). In the event of the candidate attempted more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
All the questions of Paper - II and Paper- III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper - II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
- There are no negative marks of incorrect answers
Admit card download from university website.
The candidate should also dowload ehall ticket from University official website.
The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.
The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.
Candidates have who score more than cut off Marks would feature in the merit list. Candidates names included in the merit list will be called for counselling rounds. Candidates can check previous years cut off marks to get an idea of Cut off for the current year as cut off will be declared after the declaration of Result.
- The marks of all the candidates will be uploaded on CBSE website
- The captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of the candidates appeared in NET December, 2016 and answer keys of all the papers will be displayed on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in.
- The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in on payment of Rs.1000/- per question.
- In case the answer key(s) is/are found to be incorrect, the CBSE will process the result in the light of changed key (s) and qualify the additional candidates for JRF and/or Eligibility for Assistant Professor. However, the result of previously qualified candidates of JRF and/or eligibility for Assistant Professor shall remain unchanged.
The candidates are also advised to download the Rank Cards from the website after publication of results.
Procedure & Criteria For Declaration Of Result This will comprise of following steps:
Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor:
The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper - III as given below:
|CATEGORY||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained|
|PAPER -I||PAPER - I I||PAPER - III|
|GENERAL||40 (40%)||40 (40%)||75 (50%)|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer) PWD/SC/ST||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||60 (40%)|
Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepare subjectwise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III: 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.
Step IV: 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.
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