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CBSE UGC NET Exam Date - Overview
CBSE UGC NET Exams are conducted to determine the eligible Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges. CBSE conducts the Exam on behalf of UGC and is conducted twice in a year. Candidates aspiring can apply via two categories i.e.
- Eligibility for Assistant Professor only [OR]
- Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both
Currently, the Exam Dates for CBSE UGC NET Exam is being released by CBSE and is scheduled to be on November 5, 2017.
CBSE UGC NET Exam Date
CBSE has released the Exam date for the National Eligibility Test (NET) that is going to be conducted in the month of November 2017. We have furnished the important dates to be notified by the candidate with respect to the NET Exam in the table below.
|Online Application form - Submission Started
||August 11, 2017
|Online Application form - Last date
||September 11, 2017
|Payment of Fee through Online generated challan (any branch of - Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC) or through credit/debit card - Last date
||September 12, 2017
|Online correction of information furnished in Application form
||September 19-25, 2017
|Admit Card release
||Third week of October 2017
|Date of Examination
||November 5, 2017
|Answer Key - Release date
||First Week of January 2018
||Yet to be released
CBSE UGC NET Exam Date - Detailed Schedule
The CBSE UGC NET Exam that is scheduled to be happening on November 5, 2017, will have Three Papers i.e. Paper I, II, and III. All three papers will be conducted on the same day. A detailed Paper wise time schedule for the Exam is given in the table below.
|Date of the Exam
|Entry in Exam Hall
|Distribution of Test Booklet
|Seal to be broken to take out the answer sheet
|Last Entry in the Exam hall
CBSE UGC NET - Admit Card
- The Admit Card/Admission Card for the candidates to take up the CBSE UGC NET Exam will be published in the third week of October, 2017.
- Candidates are requested to download their Admit Card as a proof to appear for the Exam and to know the venue of the Exam.
- Admit Card will not be sent by post to any candidates under any circumstances.
- Candidate will not be allowed to take up the Exam if he/she does not hold the Admit Card.
- Candidates should appear for the Exam in the designated Centre and no candidate is allowed to appear at any other examination centre than the one allotted for him/her.
- Candidates are required to bring a photo identity along with a printout of their Admit Card to the Exam.
For more details on Admit Card, check CBSE UGC NET Admit Card
CBSE UGC NET - Details on Exam
- 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 Question booklet.
- Candidates with disability having 40% or more disability, 25 minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper I and Paper II separately. 50 minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper III.
- For the fair conduct of examination frisking of the candidates will be done properly at main entry gate of the exam center. The candidates should report at the examination center 2 hrs 30 minutes prior to commencement of examination and cooperate with the invigilators with checking process.
- A candidate who does not appear in Paper I, will not be permitted to appear in Paper II and Paper III.
CBSE UGC NET - Award Details
- 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.
- 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.
- The candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.
- Candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research fellowship will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/IITs/institutions. The validity period of the offer is two years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter.
CBSE UGC NET - Selection Process
- Candidates taking up CBSE UGC NET Exam should secure minimum marks in aggregate of all three papers (Paper I, II, and III) to be considered for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor.
- General - 40% aggregate in all three papers taken together
- OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PwD/SC/ST - 35% aggregate in all three papers taken together
- A merit list for the candidates who cleared the Test with aggregate marks in all three papers will be prepared. Merit list is prepared subject-wise and category-wise.
- A separated merit list will be prepared for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from the NET qualified candidates merit list. The qualifying criteria by UGC/CBSE are final and binding.
CBSE UGC NET - Exam Pattern
CBSE UGC NET Exam will have three divisions i.e. Three papers (Paper I, II, and III). Each paper will be conducted separately (in three sessions) and separate question booklet will be issued. Paper I and II have time duration of 1 hour 15 minutes each
and Paper III will be for 2 hours 30 minutes
. A detailed Exam Pattern is given in the table below.
||No. of Questions
||50 (All are compulsory)
||1¼ hours (9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.)
||50 (All are compulsory)
||1¼ hours (11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
||75 (All are compulsory)
||2½ hours (2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
No negative marking is will be give to wrong answers.
CBSE UGC NET - Syllabus
The NET Exam to be conducted by CBSE on behalf of UGC is conducted twice a year and covers a wide number of specializations. The Exam is conducted for around 84 specialized subjects and eligibility for the award will be based on score secured. The Syllabus for all these papers is made available online by UGC. For more details on Exam syllabus, check CBSE UGC NET Syllabus
CBSE UGC NET - Question Paper and Answer Key
CBSE on completion of NET will release the Question Paper and Answer Key for each paper and for each subject. Answer Keys released can be cross referred and any grievances can be addressed to CBSE within the stipulated time. Question paper and Answer keys of previous exams can be used for reference by candidates preparing for the Exam. For more details, check CBSE UGC NET Answer Key
and CBSE UGC NET Question Paper