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Apply Online UGC NET 2017, Details & Modification

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Net has released the notification for National Eligibility Test (NET) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges. National Eligibility Test (NET) conducts the test on 05th November 2017 in 84 subjects at 91 selected NET Examination Cities spread across the country.  

This is to remember that Aadhaar has been made compulsory for the enrollment of UGC NET Exam since 05th November 2017. The CBSE has decided to use Aadhaar authentication for the applicants at the time of submission of application form for UGC – NET (November) – 2017.

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The candidates 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. The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET.

However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.

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For UGC NET Certification

The role of CBSE is only upto the conduct of NET Examination and declaration of result. The e-certificates to qualified candidate are issued by UGC- NET Bureau. So the candidates declared qualified in NET are informed to contact Head, UGC NET Bureau, University of Delhi, South Campus, Benito Juarez Marg , New Delhi, Pin Code-110021, Phone No. (011-24116316, 24115416, 24115419) .   

It is notified that CBSE will conduct the next UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 05th November, 2017 (Sunday). The candidates who desire to appear in the test may see the detailed notification available on the websitehttp://cbsenet.nic.in from 04th August, 2017.

Eligibility & Age

Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC (list attached page No. 22 to 48) in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc. (list of subjects of post graduation attached at page No. 19 to 20) are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test. for details click below link.

Age : 

(i) Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.01.2017. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in ) SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants.

 (ii)Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor. NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. Provided however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of the Ph. D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions.

Schedule of Examination

Examination Schedule National Eligibility Test (NET) 05th November, 2017 (SUNDAY)




Number of Question





50 questions all are  compulsory

1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST




50 questions all are  compulsory

1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST




75 questions all are  compulsory

2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST

List of Subjects : Click Here

Important Dates

The candidates are required to apply online from 11th August, 2017.

The last date for applying online is 11th September, 2017 and fee can be paid up to 12th September, 2017. 

Reschedule of  Important Dates
Online Application Form Submission 11th August 2017
Last date for Applying Online 11th September 2017
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (SYNDICATE/CANARA/ICICI/HDFC BANK) 12th September 2017
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website 19th to 25th Sep, 2017
Uploading of Admit Card 3rd week of Oct 2017
Date of Examination 05th November2017

Contact CBSE related to any queries :

Central Board of Secondary Education

NET Unit
Plot No. 149, Block – H, 
Sector – 63, Noida – 201309 
Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.) 
Telephone No. : 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526. 
Fax No. : 0120-2427275, 2427772
Email : net@cbse.gov.in

More Info and Links : 

Apply Online : Here

Details Eligibility : Here

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