New Delhi: The CBSE UGC NET November 2017 will be held on Sunday November 05, 2017. The Online registration for the same will begin on August 11 and aspiring candidates should apply before September 11, the CBSE said in an official statement released Monday.
Conducted twice in a year by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the UGC NET is for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor.
“It is notified that CBSE will conduct the next UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 5th November, 2017 (Sunday).
“The candidates who desire to appear in the test may see the detailed notification available on the website www.cbsenet,nic.in from 4th August, 2017”, the CBSE said in an official release signed by the Executive Director.
“The candidates are required to apply online from 11th August 2017”, the CBSE statement said.
“The last date for applying online is 11th September, 2017 and fee can be paid up to 12th September, 2017”, the CBSE statement said.
The CBSE conducts UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) two times in a year to determine the eligibility of candidates for the posts Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).
Candidates who qualify for the JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible to apply for the post of an assistant professor in Indian universities and colleges.
The award of JRF and eligibility for assistant professor’s post depends on the performance of the candidate in all the three papers of NET. However, candidates qualifying exclusively for an assistant professor are not considered for JRF.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the UGC NET 2017 on Sunday January 22 in 84 subjects in 90 cities across India. Candidates cracking the CBSE UGC NET will be eligible for various Post Graduation level courses including M.Phil and Ph.D being run by more than 740 universities and institutions in the country.
The UGC NET January 2017 had 03 papers/sessions. While First and Second papers was of 100 marks each, the Third paper was of 150 marks. Examination for all three papers were held on the same day i.e. Sunday January 22, 2017.
The First paper had 60 questions (50 questions to be attempted), and from 09:30 am to 10:45 am. The Second paper had 50 questions (all are compulsory) and held from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm. The Third paper, held from 02:00 pm to 04:30 pm on Sunday January 22, 2017, had 75 questions (all are compulsory).
Candidates who have scored at least 55% in their master’s degree are eligible for NET.