UGC NET 2012 Exam Notifications,Details,Apply Online

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University grant Commission (UGC) has released the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam notification for December 2012.Candidates may apply online till last date of application i.e. 16-11-2012.

Bank Challan to apply online for UGC NET For SBI can be downloaded : Here

Candidates may apply online with their old registration Id if they applied earlier. For apply online to UGC NET exam Dec 2012 : Click Here

Eligibility :

Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.12.2012. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website : categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years’ relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

Lectureship: There is no upper age limit for applying for lectureship eligibility

Exam Pattern :




Number of Question


First I 100 60 out of which 50  question to be attempted 1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
First II 100 50 questions all are  compulsory 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
Second III 150 75 questions all are  compulsory 2½ Hours (01.30 P.M. to 04.00 P.M.)

Paper-I shall be of general nature covering  reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness.60 multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50).

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.

Minimum Scorecard in Each Subject

CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
GENERAL 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50 %)
OBC(Non-creamy layer) 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 67.5 (45 %) rounded off to 68
PH/VH/SC/ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40 %)


Application Submission End Date : Friday; November 16, 2012

Last date for receiving the documents* at the Coordinating University : Thursday; November 22, 2012

Examination Date : Sunday; Dec. 30, 2012

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