* Highly experienced and NET qualified faculties
* Key point notes for subjects, Assignments, Subject-wise Tests, Mock Tests
* Hostel/P.G. facility available
* Cab facility available from MOHALI
i) The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on Last SUNDAY of June and December in two separate sessions as under:
Number of Question
60 out of which 50 question to be attempted
1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
50 questions all are compulsory
1¼ Hours (11.15 A.M. to 12.30 PM)
75 questions all are compulsory
2½ Hours (02.00 P.M. to 4.30 P.M.)
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. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty 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 questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.
The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be uploaded on UGC website (www.ugcnetonline.in or www.ugc.ac.in) in the last week of May and November. It may be noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.
This will comprise of following steps:
Step I: 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 following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:
Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
PAPER – I
PAPER – II
75 (50 %)
67.5 (45 %) rounded off to 68
60 (40 %)
Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III: 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 IV: 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 is final and binding.
ii) For Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) thirty minutes' compensatory time shall be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five minutes' compensatory time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services by making prior request (at least one week before the date of UGC-NET) in writing to the Co-ordinator of the NET Coordinating Institution. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.
The facility of Scribe is applicable only for candidates with disability of 40% or more.
The candidate has the discretion of opting for his/her own scribe or has to request the Co-ordinator of the Coordinating Institution for the same in writing at least one week in advance of the test. In such instances the candidate is allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination so as to verify whether the scribe is suitable or not. Those candidates who opt for their own scribe have to produce the scribe before the Co-ordinator along with her/his certificates of educational qualifications at least one day before the test.
iii) Syllabus of Test: All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC Website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. UGC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
iv) In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi versions, the questions in English version shall be taken as final.
i) Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.12.2013. 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: www.ncbc.nic.in) 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.
ii)) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master's Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The 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 is eligible for this Test.
ii) 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. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/Assistant Professor eligibility only after they have passed their Master's degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
iii) 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 (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.
iv) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates, whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No. 9, may appear in a related subject.
v) Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/PWD category are required to submit attested copy of the category Certificate along with online printout of their Application Forms (obtained while applying on-line). Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility along with printout of their Application Form. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the Commission at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.vi) 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. (www.aiuweb.org)
i) 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 Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions.
ii) The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
iii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 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.
Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website : www.ncbc.nic.in
i) After filling all the details for applying online for NET, the computer will automatically generate your 'Bank Challan' indicating your details therein. A print out of this Bank Challan may be taken by the candidate for payment through cash, on the next working day (after generating the challan from www.ugcnetonline.in) at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) alongwith bank charges (commission) of Rs.20/-
ii) Two days after the payment of fee at SBI through filled Bank Challan, the candidate is required to check the status of fee payment at UGC website (www.ugcnetonline.in) and if the status is 'OK' the candidate will be able to take the printout of online Application Form (one copy), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.
The candidate has to attach the UGC copy of the challan with the printout of online Application Form which he/she has to submit to the Registrar/Principal of UGC-NET Coordinating Institution opted by the candidate.
Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
The list of NET subjects along with their respective codes is as given below: Subject Code and Name of the Subject 01 Economics, 02 Political Science, 03 Philosophy, 04 Psychology, 05 Sociology, 06 History, 07 Anthropology, 08 Commerce, 09 Education, 10 Social Work, 11 Defence and Strategic Studies, 12 Home Science, 14 Public Administration, 15 Population Studies*, 16 Music, 17 Management, 18 Maithili, 19 Bengali, 20 Hindi, 21 Kannada, 22 Malayalam, 23 Odia, 24 Punjabi, 25 Sanskrit, 26 Tamil, 27 Telugu, 28 Urdu, 29 Arabic, 30 English, 31 Linguistics, 32 Chinese, 33 Dogri, 34 Nepali, 35 Manipuri, 36 Assamese, 37 Gujarati , 38 Marathi, 39 French, 40 Spanish, 41 Russian, 42 Persian, 43 Rajasthani, 44 German, 45 Japanese, 46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education, 47 Physical Education, 49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies, 50 Indian Culture, 55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management, 58 Law, 59 Library and Information Science, 60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies, 62 Comparative Study of Religions, 63 Mass Communication and Journalism, 65 Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre, 66 Museology & Conservation, 67 Archaeology, 68 Criminology, 70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature, 71 Folk Literature, 72 Comparative Literature, 73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta), 74 Women Studies **, 79 Visual Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art), 80 Geography, 81 Social Medicine & Community Health, 82 Forensic Science, 83 Pali, 84 Kashmiri, 85 Konkani, 87 Computer Science and Applications, 88 Electronic Science, 89 Environmental Sciences, 90 International and Area Studies, 91 Prakrit, 92 Human Rights and Duties, 93 Tourism Administration and Management, 94 Bodo, 95 Santali.
*The candidates with Master's Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject "Population Studies" (Code 15).
**The candidates with Master's Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in the subject 'Women Studies' (Code 74).
The Coordinating Institutions with their respective codes are given below. Printout of Online Application Form should be addressed to the Registrar/Principal of the respective Coordinating Institutions.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGE OF COORDINATING INSTITUTIONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
LIST OF NET COORDINATING INSTITUTIONS
|Code No.||Name of NET Coordinating Institutions|
|01||Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh – 202 002.|
|02||University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211 002.|
|03||Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 003.|
|04||Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar – 791 111.|
|05||Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221 005.|
|06||Bangalore University, Bengaluru – 560 056.|
|07||M.P. Bhoj Open University, Raja Bhoj Marg, Bhopal – 462 016.|
|08||Berhampur University, Berhampur – 760 007.|
|09||Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046.|
|10||Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli – 620 024.|
|11||University of Burdwan, Burdwan – 713 104.|
|12||University of Calcutta, Kolkata – 700 073.|
|13||University of Calicut, Kozhikode – 673 635.|
|14||Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut – 250 005.|
|15||Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur – 208 024.|
|16||Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi – 682 022.|
|17||College of Vocational Studies, Triveni (Sheikh Sarai), Phase-II, New Delhi-110017.|
|18||Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya , Indore – 452 001.|
|19||Dr. B. S. A. Marathwada University, Aurangabad – 431 004.|
|20||Gauhati University, Guwahati – 781 014.|
|21||Goa University, Goa – 403 203.|
|22||Deendayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur–273 009.|
|23||Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380 009.|
|24||Gulbarga University, Gulbarga – 585 106.|
|25||Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar – 143 005.|
|26||Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla – 171 005.|
|27||University of Jammu, Jammu (Tawi) – 180 006.|
|28||Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur – 342 001.|
|29||Jiwaji University, Gwalior – 474 011.|
|30||Karnatak University, Dharwad – 580 003.|
|31||University of Kashmir, Srinagar – 190 006.|
|32||University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 034.|
|33||Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra – 132 119.|
|34||University of Lucknow, Lucknow – 226 007.|
|35||M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara – 390 002.|
|36||University of Madras, Chennai – 600 005.|
|37||Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai – 625 021.|
|38||Mangalore University, Mangalore – 574 199.|
|39||Manipur University, Imphal – 795 003.|
|40||Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur – 313 001.|
|41||University of Mumbai, Dr. S.D. Sharma Bhavan, Vidyanagri, Kalina, Santacruz (E), Mumbai – 400 098.|
|42||Nagarjuna University, Guntur – 522 510.|
|43||Nagpur University, Nagpur – 440 001.|
|44||North Bengal University, Darjeeling – 734 430.|
|45||North Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793 022.|
|46||Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007.|
|47||Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur – 492 010.|
|48||Panjab University, Chandigarh – 160 014.|
|49||Patna University, Patna – 800 005.|
|50||University of Pune, Pune – 411 007.|
|51||University of Rajasthan, Jaipur – 302 004.|
|52||Ranchi University, Ranchi – 834 008.|
|53||Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur – 482 001.|
|54||H.N. Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar-246 174|
|55||Sambalpur University, Sambalpur – 768 019.|
|56||Saurashtra University, Rajkot – 360 005.|
|57||Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati – 517 502.|
|58||Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur – 812 007.|
|59||Tripura University, Agartala – 799 004.|
|60||Utkal University, Bhubaneswar – 751 004.|
|61||Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra – 282 004.|
|62||Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer – 305 009.|
|63||Mizoram University, Mizoram, Post Box No.190, Aizawl –796 012.|
|64||Nagaland University, P.B.341, Lumani, Kohima –797 001.|
|65||Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Port Blair – 744 104.|
|66||Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa – 486 003.|
|67||Assam University, Silchar – 788 011 (Assam).|
|68||Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh – 786 004.|
|69||Sikkim University, 6th Mile, Samdur, P.O. Tadong-737 102 (Gangtok, Sikkim).|
|70||Tezpur University, Tezpur – 784 028.|
|71||Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan|
|72||Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak – 124 001.|
|73||Punjabi University, Patiala – 147 002.|
|74||University of Mysore, Crawford Hall, Mysore – 570 005.|
|75||Doon University, Motharawala Road, Kedarpur, P.P. Ajabpur,Dehradun-248 001.|
|76||Kumaun University, Nainital-263 001.|
|77||Pondicherry University, R Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry-605 014.|
|78||Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hissar – 125001.|
|79||YMCA University of Science & Technology, Faridabad – 121006 (Haryana).|
|80||Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Koni, Bilaspur – 495009.|
|81||North Maharashtra University, PB No.80, Umavinagar, Jalgaon - 425001.|
|82||Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati – 444602.|
|83||Shivaji University, Vidyanagar, Kolhapur – 416004.|
|84||University of Kota, M.B.S. Marg, Kota – 324005.|