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On behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC), the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that it would direct the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2015 on June 28, 2015 (Sunday). CBSE NET 2015 will be used for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for eligibility as Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and colleges. CBSE will direct NET in 84 subjects at  89 selected NET Coordinating Institutions spread across India. 
CBSE UGC NET 2018 Eligibility:-

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. (list of subjects of post graduation attached at page No. 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 equivalentexamination are eligible for this Test.
ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master's degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their 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 Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master's Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non Creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD (persons with disability)) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
iii) Candidates belonging to third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/OBC –NCL categories in the corresponding subject.
iv) 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.
v) 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.14 (on page 12-13), may appear in a related subject.
vi) Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE. However 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 UGC/CBSE at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
vii) 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.aiu.ac.in)
i) 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 (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in ) 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 possessing L.L.M. Degree. A relaxation of up to 5 years is provided to the candidates who have served in the armed forces subject to the length of service in the armed forces up to the first day of the month in which the concerned UGC-NET is to be held. 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) 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.
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 States 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.


NET Registration / Application Form

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Online Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online on website:- http://cbsenet.nic.in

4 Simple Steps to apply online for CBSE NET 2018

    Fill the CBSE NET 2018 Online Application Form
    Upload Scanned Photograph
    Pay the Examination Fee
    Print Application Form, Admission Card, Attendance Slip

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)
General - Rs. 1000/-
Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer), as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in - Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender - Rs. 250/-
i) The candidates may pay the examination fee either by credit/ debit card or through echallan generated during the online filling of the application form. In case of e-challan the payment should be made in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank. In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit card the additional processing charges as following will also be debited from the credit/debit card of the candidate.
Credit card: - 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable.
Debit Card: - 0.75% of examination fee plus the service tax as applicable
ii) After filling all the details for applying online for NET, the candidate will have the option to select the mode of payment of examination fee either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form indicating their details therein.


NET Exam Dates

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Date:- 

CBSE NET July 2018 Date - 08.07.2018
Session I, Paper I -  09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.
Second II, Paper II - 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M





NET Syllabus

CBSE UGC (NET) 2018 Syllabus:-

Syllabi for all NET 2018 subjects can be downloaded from the UGC Website:- www.ugc.ac.in.
Click Here to View NET Syllabus.

Paper Pattern

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Pattern:-

The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions in two separate sessions.

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 you would be required to answer any 50(fifty). In the event of the candidate attempting 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 you. Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by you .

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 for incorrect answers.

List of NET Subjects

NET Preparation

Edu Vidya offers you some of the essential tips for preparation of  CBSE UGC NET 2018
•While preparation, read the topics as you are reading story as this makes your memory strong and enables you to learn the chapters easily. 
•Try to make notes in the form of bullets as this will enable you to revise the topics in lesser time. 
•Every topic is important so, don’t try to skip any chapter. 
•Give more time to theorectical papers than practical papers since this is because practicing the practical papers will be easier than theoretical papers. 

UGC NET Books                    UGC NET Sample Papers

UGC NET Coaching Institutes         UGC NET Preparation Tips


NET Notification

UGC NET 2018 Notification:-

Apply online at website:- https://cbsenet.nic.in from 05.03.2018 to 05.04.2018
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank challan, at any branch of (Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank) or through credit/debit card - 06.04.2018 
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website - 25/04/2018 to 01/05/2018
Admission card will be uploaded on the website cbsenet.nic.in in the third week of June, 2018.
UGC NET July 2018 Date - 08.07.2018
Session I, Paper I -  09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.
Second II, Paper II - 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.
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Comments (3)
Posted On : 20 July 2013
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Whant scrnciarly
Posted By : Lakshmikantha
Posted On : 01 February 2018
Please tell me the next exam date after Nov
Posted By : Fathima
Posted On : 29 October 2017
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plz inform to me next notification.
Posted By : sivasankara rao
Posted On : 13 July 2013
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Posted By : Komal
Posted On : 20 November 2017
Please inform next form
Posted By : ram bhawan diwakar
Posted On : 01 June 2017
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net exam date 2014...........infom me
Posted By : pratiksha tomar
Posted On : 08 July 2013
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Sir, net ka application form next time kb aane wala hai. Plz tell me
Posted By : Md umar khan
Posted On : 19 May 2017
Pls give me notification for net and set publish?
Posted By : shreya
Posted On : 18 July 2016
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