Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released detailed notice for CBSE UGC NET 2017. The exam will be held on November 05, 2017, and the candidates are able to apply from August 11 to September 11, 2017. The CBSE National Eligibility Test (NET) is begin conducted to award eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. The selection of the candidates will be done as per merit, which will be prepared according to the new norms of University Grant Commission (UGC).

The candidates selected for the JRF, will also automatically qualify for Assistant Professor as well. However, the candidates will only be termed qualified, if they will qualify all the three Papers of UGC NET Nov 2017. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria, new selection procedure, application procedure, revised application fee, and more details on CBSE UGC NET Nov 2017 from this page.

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Application Form for CBSE UGC NET November 2017 has been released. Click here to apply.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 – What is New?

Application Increase – The application fee has been increased from Rs. 600 to 1000, for General category. Even for the reserved category, the amount of fee has been raised up. The candidates can check it from below:

Exam Pattern Changed: The pattern of the examination has been changed slightly. Earlier, the candidates had the option to attempt any 50 questions out of 60. However, now the candidates do have such option.

Aadhaar card compulsory –  It is now required to enter Aadhaar number, name, date of birth, gender to register for CBSE NET 2017. Those not in possession of Aadhaar card will have to make application for Aadhaar enrolment. Only such applicants are exempt from this who are from states of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Meghalaya; they can enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number.

Amended Qualifying Criteria – UGC has amended the selection criteria for the examination. Instead of declaring top 15% category-wise merit holder qualified, 6% of the total candidates will be qualified.

Details of CBSE UGC NET 2017 – November Exam

CBSE NET Nov 2017 Important Dates

The important dates for the UGC NET 207 examination are as mentioned below. Candidates are to check these date and ensure that all the formalities for the events are fulfilled before the lapse of the deadline.

Event Dates
Submission of online application form August 11, 2017
Last date for applying online September 11, 2017
Last date of submission of Fee through online
generated Bank Challan
September 12, 2017
Correction in Particulars of application form September 19 to 25, 2017
Availability of admit card October 2017
CBSE UGC NET will be held on November 05, 2017
Answer Keys and OMR Sheet December 2017
Result December 2017/January 2018

Prospects of JRF and Assistant Professor

Junior Research Fellowship – The candidates who will qualify for JRF, will be able to receive a fellowship of UGC, in various institutes. The validity of JRF will be 2 years, which will come in effect from the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, if the candidate has already taken admission in M.Phil/Ph.D.D course, then the validity will be checked from the date of declaration of UGC NET 2017 result or joinining (whichever will be late).

Assistant Professor – The candidates who will be granted eligibility for Assistant Professor will be considered for recruitment in various universities, colleges, state government, etc.

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CBSE UGC NET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have at least 55% marks (50% marks for OBC / SC / ST / PwD) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this CBSE UGC NET Test. 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.

The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks.

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 and Relaxation for CBSE UGC NET 2017

Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC / SC / ST / PWD categories and to women applicants. 3 years relaxation is permissible to the candidates possessing LLM Degree. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience.

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

NET / SLET / SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the UGC shall be exempted. The candidates who have passed the UGC / CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.

For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Assistant Professor held prior to Dec 01, 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st Dec 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Application Form

The application form of CBSE UGC NET 2017 for November paper is available online, on cbsenet.nic.in. Only the eligible candidates will be invited to submit the application form. The candidates will have to submit details related to themselves and the education qualification that they had. Apart from this, the candidates will also have to upload photograph and signature as well.

The payment of fee is another mandatory aspect of submitting the application form. Recently held CBSE UGC NET Exam Fees will be Rs. 1000 for General Candidate; Rs. 500 for OBC & Rs. 250 for SC / ST / PwD.

CBSE UGC NET Admit Card 2017

The admit card for CBE UGC NET is also called as the admission card. It will be released online, in the month of October 2017. The candidates will be able to download it by submitting the Application Number and Password. On the exam day, the candidates need to carry it mandatorily.

No candidates will receive their CBSE NET 2017 admit card via post. Also, the candidates must check the exam center mentioned on it carefully. On the exam day, the candidates will only be allowed to appear for the examination at the designated exam center only.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Exam Centre

The examination will be held in 91 cities, across India. The candidates can check the exam list of the exam centers from below:

State Cities
Andhra Pradesh Guntur
Tirupati
Visakhapatnam
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Portblair
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagr
Assam Guwahati
Silchar (Assam)
Dibrugarh
Tezpur
Bihar Bhagalpur
Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhatishgarh Bilaspur
Raipur
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Goa
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Patna
Rajkot
Vadodara
Haryana Faridabad
Hissar
Kurukshetra
Murthal (Sonepat)
Himachal Pradesh Dharmshala
Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar (J&K)
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Mangalore
Mysore
Kerala Kochi
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Rewa
Ujjain
Maharashtra Amravati
Aurangabad
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nasik
Solapur
Pune
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawal
Nagaland Kohima
Orissa Berhampur
Bhubaneswar
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar
Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok (Sikkim)
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Tiruchirapalli
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Bareilly
Gorakhpur
Kanpur
Lucknow
Meerut
Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Nainital
Srinagar (Uttrakhand)
West Bengal Burdwan
Darjeeling
Kolkata

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Syllabus

The syllabus of UGC NET is different for all the subjects. The candidates can check it from here. The candidates must ensure that they prepare as per the syllabus so that their preparation is done well.

UGC NET Nov Exam Pattern 2017

The exam pattern of CBSE UGC NET has changed a little. The candidates can check the new exam pattern from below:

Mode: The exam will be held in pen and paper mode and the candidates will have to mark answers on an OMR sheet.

Duration: Candidates will get 1 hour and 45 minutes to attempt Part I and II. However, to attempt Part III, candidates will get 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Parts: CBSE UGC NET Nov 2017 will be divided into three Parts. The details of these parts are given below.

Marking Scheme: Each question will be of 2 marks. In all the paper will be 300 marks and each Part of the exam will be of 100 marks. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Details of Parts in NET Nov 2017

Paper–I – The section will carry 50 questions, to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent
thinking and general awareness of the candidates. The candidates will have to attempt all the question within the due time period.

Paper-II – Will carry question on the chosen subjects. The number of questions and marks will be the same as Part I

Paper–III – This Part will also contain a question on the subject of the candidates. However, in this section, the number of questions will be 75 and each of it will be of

The table below will help candidates in understanding the pattern of each Part easily:

 

CBSE UGC NET Nov Answer Key 2017

CBSE will also release the official answer key for the exam. However, before that, the Board will upload the scanned OMR images of the answer sheet. Both will be uploaded online and the candidates may use it to predict their score in the examination.

The candidates will have the liberty to challenge the answer key. To do so, the candidates need to pay Rs. 1000 per question and also submit the proof that will support the scrutiny. If the objection is found valid, the fee amount will be refunded.

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Result

Just like all the other events of the examination, the result will also be published online. It will contain the Roll Number, Name, Subject, Marks and Percentage Obtained in each Paper. Apart from this, it will also state the qualifying status of the candidates, i.e. if they have qualified for JRF or Assistant Professorship.

CBSE UGC NET Selection Procedure 2017

The selection procedure of CBSE NET 2017 has changed.  Earlier, top 15% merit holders were declared qualified. However, now the selection will be done as below:

For Assistant Professor

Step-1: The candidates must obtain aggregate minimum marks, in Paper I, II, and III. The minimum marks to be obtained are as below:

Category Minimum Marks to be Obtained
Paper I Paper II Paper III
General 40% aggregate
OBC-NCL/PwD/SC/ST 35% aggregate

Step-2: Those who will score more than the aggregate marks will be allocated merit. The merit list will be prepared in the as per the score and the cutoff mark.

Step 3: For the Assistant Professor, a total of 6% candidates will be termed qualified. However, this 6% will only include those candidates who would have appeared and qualified all the three Papers.

  • The subject-wise and category-wise distribution of the slots, for qualified candidates, will be done by using the formula below, which is the same as that for JRF:

For Junior Research Fellowship

For JRF qualified candidates a seperate merit list will be prepared. It will be prepared on the basis of the above mentioned formula.

CBSE UGC NET November 2017 Certificate

The e-certificates to a qualified candidate are issued by UGC NET Bureau and not CBSE. Candidates declared qualified in NET should contact Head, UGC NET Bureau, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi.

Subjects under CBSE UGC NET 2017

There are 84 subjects, so far, under CBSE UGC NET and these are all listed as below:

  1. Economics
  2. Political Science
  3. Philosophy
  4. Psychology
  5. Sociology
  6. History
  7. Anthropology
  8. Commerce
  9. Education
  10. Social Work
  11. Defence and Strategic Studies
  12. Home Science
  13. Public Administration
  14. Population Studies*
  15. Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
  16. Management
  17. Maithili
  18. Bengali
  19. Hindi
  20. Kannada
  21. Malayalam
  22. Odia
  23. Punjabi
  24. Sanskrit
  25. Tamil
  26. Telugu
  27. Urdu
  28. Arabie
  29. English
  30. Linguistics
  31. Chinese
  32. Dogri
  33. Nepali
  34. Manipuri
  35. Assamese
  36. Gujarati
  37. Marathi
  38. French
  39. Spanish
  40. Russian
  41. Persian
  42. Rajasthani
  43. German
  44. Japanese
  45. Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education
  46. Physical Education
  47. Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
  48. Indian Culture
  49. Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
  50. 58 Law
  51. Library and Information Science
  52. Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
  53. Comparative Study of Religions
  54. Mass Communication and Journalism
  55. Dance
  56. Museology & Conservation
  57. Archaeology
  58. Criminology
  59. Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
  60. Folk Literature
  61. Comparative Literature
  62. Sanskrit Traditional Subjects
  63. Women Studies
  64. Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)
  65. Geography
  66. Social Medicine & Community Health
  67. Forensic Science
  68. Pali
  69. Kashmiri
  70. Konkani
  71. Computer Science and Applications
  72. Electronic Science
  73. Environmental Sciences
  74. International and Area Studies
  75. Prakrit
  76. Human Rights and Duties
  77. Tourism Administration and Management
  78. Bodo
  79. Santali
  80. Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
  81. Rabindra Sangeet
  82. Percussion Instruments
  83. Drama/ Theatre
  84. Yoga

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