UGC NET July 2018: Eligibility | Dates | How to apply | Syllabus | Results

UGC NET July 2018: The National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science.

The CSIR conducts the UGC-CSIR NET for other Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences jointly with the University Grants Commission. The tests are conducted twice in a year generally in the months of June and December. For candidates who desire to pursue research, the Junior Research Fellowship is available for five years subject to fulfillment of certain conditions. University Grants Commission has allocated a number of fellowships to the universities for the candidates who qualify the test for Junior Research Fellowship. The JRFs are awarded to the meritorious candidates from among the candidates qualifying for eligibility for lectureship in the National Eligibility Test. JRFs are available only to the candidates who opt for it in their application forms.

On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) on 08th July 2018 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. CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected UGC NET Examination Cities spread across the country. The role of CBSE is only upto the conduct of UGC 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).

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

All questions of Paper – I and Paper – II 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. CBSE will not send the syllabus to individual candidates

It is notified that CBSE will conduct the next UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 08th July, 2018. The candidates are required to apply online from 06th March, 2018. The last date for applying online is 05th April, 2018 and fee can be paid up to 06th April, 2018.  The CBSE has decided to use Aadhaar authentication for the applicants at the time of submission of application form for UGC NET (July) 2018.

UGC NET Time Table

Uploading of Admit CardComing Soon
Date of Examination08th July 2018
Online Application Form Submission05th March, 2018
Last date for Applying Online05th April, 2018
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (SYNDICATE/CANARA/ICICI/HDFC BANK)06th April, 2018
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website24-04-2018 to   01-05-2018

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Time Schedule for UGC NET July, 2018

 ParticularsPaper 1Paper 2
DATES OF EXAMINATION08.07.2018 (Sunday)08.07.2018 (Sunday)
a) Entry in the Examination Hall07.00 AM (IST)10.45 AM (IST)
b) Distribution of Test Booklet09.15 AM (IST)10.50 AM (IST)
c) Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/ opened to take out the Answer Sheet09.25 AM (IST)10.55 AM (IST)
d) Last entry in the Examination Hall09.30 AM (IST)11.00 AM (IST)
e) Test commences09.30 AM(IST)11.00 AM (IST)
f) Test concludes10.30 AM (IST)1.00 PM(IST)

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Instructions for Use of Test Booklet and Answer Sheet

The candidates will find the Answer Sheet placed inside the sealed Test Booklet. The seal will be broken/ opened by the candidates on the announcement by the invigilator and the Answer Sheet shall be taken out. Do not open/break the seal before the announcement. The candidates should verify the serial number and series of the Test Booklet with the serial number and series of OMR sheet. In case of any variation, the Test Booklet and OMR sheet should be immediately returned to the invigilator for the replacement with another set of same series available in the examination hall/center.

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Important Instruction

On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test on 08th July, 2018 (SUNDAY) 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. CBSE will conduct UGC NET in 84 subjects (listed under item no.14 on page 12-14) at 91 selected Cities of Examination (listed under item no.15 on page 14-16) spread across the country.

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Qualifying Criteria and Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. 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.

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Age Limit and Relaxation

Junior Research Fellowship – Not more than 30 years as on 01.07.2018. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender 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 February 23, 2018 6 possessing L.L.M. Degree.

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Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In this regard, exemption from NET/SET/SLET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India from time to time.

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Provisions for Persons with Disability UGC NET July 2018

Twenty minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper I and forty minutes for Paper II separately. The persons with minimum 40% Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services of scribe by making prior request (at least one week before the date of UGC-NET) in writing to the concerned Centre Superintendent. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.

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Examination Fee and Mode of Payment of UGC NET July 2018

CategoryGeneralOther Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer), as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.inSC/ST/PwD/ Transgender
Examination FeeRs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-Rs. 250/-

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Scheme of Examination of UGC NET July 2018

The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 08th July, 2018 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:

SessionPaperMarksNumber of QuestionDuration
FirstI10050 questions all are compulsory1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
SecondII200100 questions all are compulsory2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

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Procedure and Criteria for Declaration of Result of UGC NET July 2018

The number of candidates to be qualified (total slots) for Eligibility for Assistant Professor shall be equal to 6% of the candidates appeared in both the papers of NET.

The total slots shall be allocated to different categories as per the reservation policy of Government of India.

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Admit Card of UGC NET July 2018

It may be noted that the admission card will be uploaded on the website cbsenet.nic.in in the third week of June, 2018. No admission cards will be sent to the candidates by post. The candidates should download their admission cards from the website to ascertain their venue of the Test as mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center.

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How to Apply UGC NET July 2018

i) Candidate seeking admission to the Test (UGC-NET, July, 2018) must apply online only on the CBSE website: cbsenet.nic.in

ii) Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the scanned images as below:-

  • Passport size photograph in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 40 kb. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
  • Signature in JPG format of minimum 4kb to 30 kb. The dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height).

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General Instructions for Application Form UGC NET July 2018

i) The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item no. 3 carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Test before filling the online application Form.

ii) Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies of application form will not be accepted by CBSE.

iii) Application Form must be complete in all respects as per the Notification.

iv) All incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.

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Syllabus of UGC NET July 2018

Subject
Code
Subject
00General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper -I)Download
01Economics / Rural Economics /Co-operation / Demography / Development Planning/ Development Studies/Econometrics/ Applied Economics/Development Eco./Business EconomicsDownload
02Political ScienceDownload
03PhilosophyDownload
04PsychologyDownload
05SociologyDownload
06HistoryDownload
07AnthropologyDownload
08CommerceDownload
09EducationDownload
10Social WorkDownload

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List of Cities of Examination UGC NET July 2018

The candidates have to select any four cities of their choice for examination of NET July, 2018. The efforts will be made to allot city of examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their application form. However, in some exceptional circumstances, a different city of nearby area may be allotted.

CENTER CODESTATECITIES OF EXAMINATION
1ANDHRA PRADESHGUNTUR
2TIRUPATHI
3VISAKHAPATNAM
4ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDSPORTBLAIR
5ARUNACHAL PRADESHITANAGAR

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List of States / Union Territories of UGC NET July 2018

01. Andhra Pradesh02. Arunachal Pradesh03. Assam04. Bihar
05. Delhi06. Goa07. Gujarat08. Haryana
09. Himachal Pradesh10. Jammu & Kashmir11. Karnataka12. Kerala

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List of Subjects of Post-Graduation for UGC NET July 2018

S. No.Subject of Post GraduationS. No.Subject of Post Graduation
1Economics37Marathi
2Political Science38French
3Philosophy39Spanish
4Psychology40Russian
5Sociology41Persian

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S. No.Subject of Post GraduationS. No.Subject of Post Graduation
1Economics37Marathi
2Political Science38French
3Philosophy39Spanish
4Psychology40Russian
5Sociology41Persian
6History42Rajasthani
7Anthropology43German
8Commerce44Japanese
9Education45Adult Education/Continuing Education

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List of Subjects of Post-Graduation Courses for UGC NET July 2018

Course CodeCourse Name
1Ayurvedacharya
2Acharya
3LLM
4M. Arch.
13MCA
14M.F.M.
15M.H.R.D.
16M.I.B

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