UGC NET EXAM INFO
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting UGC-NET to NTA.
UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility for ‘Assistant Professor’ and ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor’ in Indian universities and colleges.
UGC NET Exam is conducted twice a year (June & December) all over India.
UGC NET Exam is based on English & Hindi both Medium.
UGC NET Exam will be Computer Based Test (CBT) only.
Candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for the award of JRF.
The candidates who qualify for the award of JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor.
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (50% for reserved candidates) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (available on the website: www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/consolidated%20list%20of%20All%20universities.pdf in Humanities and Social Science (including languages), Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.
Final year students of master’s program or who are waiting for its result can also apply for the exam.
The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination have been completed by 19 September 1991 are given relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks.
SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Transgender and Women candidates are given an age relaxation of upto 5 years.
For JRF: Not more than 30 years as on 01.06.2020.
For Assistant Professor: - No upper age limit for it.
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It is designed to test reasoning ability, reading
comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
03 hours (180 minutes) without any break.
All the questions are compulsory.
The eligible candidates may apply online between 16 March 2020 - 16 May 2020 (upto 11.50 pm). The Application Fees can be paid upto 17 May 2020 (upto 11.50 pm).