Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released notification for UGC- NET July -2018 for Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both. Eligible candidates may apply online from 06.03.2018 to 05.04.2018. More details are as follows:
UGC- NET July -2018 (Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both)
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC. 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.
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.
Age Limits (as on 01.07.2018):
For Junior Research Fellowship: Maximum 30 years, A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC/ SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants.
For Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
Fee (Online mode or E-Challan):
General: Rs. 1000/-
OBC (Non-creamy layer): Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender: Rs. 250/-
As per the revised scheme, the test will consist of two papers as below:
Paper-I: 100 marks, 50 questions. All are compulsory, 1 Hour (09:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
Paper-II: 200 Marks, 100 questions. All are compulsory, 2 Hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will 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.
Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
Opening Date of Online Form: 06 March 2018
Last Date of Online Form: 05 April 2018
Last Date of Deposit Fee: 06 April 2018
Correction in Application Form: 25 April to 01 May 2018
Exam Date: 08 July 2018