CBSE UGC NET 2017 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts UGC NET 2017 on behalf of University Grant Commission (UGC) on 19 November 2017. CBSE UGC NET Nov 2017 exam is conducted for the posts of Junior Research Fellowship or eligibility for Assistant Professor or both in Indian University.

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Short Notification for Nov 2017 Exam has been announced. Click here to check official notice. Detailed Notification will be released on 24th July 2017. Please stay with us for the latest update.


UGC NET candidate 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 universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them.

Candidates can check here CBSE NET 2017 details such as application process, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card, answer key, result etc..

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Online Application: Candidates seeking admission to the CBSE NET 2017 must apply online only on the CBSE official website from 01st August 2017. Before applying online candidates must ensure their eligibility for the Test.

Examination Fee: Recently held CBSE UGC NET Exam Fees was Rs 600 for General Candidate; Rs. 300 for OBC & Rs. 150 for SC / ST / PwD. It is expected that it will be similar for the Nov 2017 NET exam also.

Admit Card: CBSE release the Admit card for National Eligibility Test to be held on November 19, 2017. Candidates can download CBSE NET Admit Card online from CBSE NET official website.

NET Result: After release OMR response sheets and answer keys of CBSE UGC NET November 2017, Central Board of Secondary Education will publish the NET result online.

Certificate: The e-certificates to qualified candidate are issued by UGC NET Bureau. Candidates declared qualified in NET should contact Head, UGC NET Bureau, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg , New Delhi.

Schedule for the CBSE NET Nov 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Submission of online application form August 01, 2017
Last date for applying online August 30, 2017
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan August 31, 2017
Correction in Particulars of application form
Availability of admit card
Date of exam November 19, 2017
Answer Keys & OMR Sheet

Notification for CBSE UGC NET November 2017

UGC NET 2017

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 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 & Relaxation

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 01 Dec 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.

UGC NET 2017 Scheme of Examination

Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held as per schedule in three separate sessions as under:

Schedule of Examination

Explanation regarding each section is given below.

  • 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).

There are no negative marks of incorrect answers

CBSE UGC NET Selection Procedure

Eligible Candidate who are applied for CBSE NET, must check the procedure of selection and prepared accordingly.

Step wise Selection procedure is given below.

Step-1: Candidate must required the 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:

CBSE NET Dec 2014

Step-2: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepare subject wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

Step 3: 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 4: 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.

It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC/CBSE is final and binding.

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