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About UGC NET

UGC NET / CBSE NET 2018 (National Eligibility Test) schedule is released by the CBSE on behalf of UGC (University Grant Commission) and available on this page below. The candidates can apply for the same through online mode. CBSE UGC NET exam is conducted by the Central Board of School Examination (CBSE) twice in a year i.e. in the month of June to July and December to January. This year, UGC NET 2018 will be conducted on 8 July 2018.

CBSE conducts the NET and UGC is the body responsible for all other activities of the exam so the exam is referred as CBSE NET and also UGC NET.

The candidates who have completed the master's degree with minimum 55% (50% for OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD) marks are eligible to apply. The last date of submission of the applications for UGC NET Exam 2018 is 12 April 2018, and the date of examination is 8 July 2018. 

Latest Update: CBSE has extended till the last date to submit the application form till12 April 2018, 11:59 PM. 

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UGC NET is conducted for following positions

UGC NET 2018 is for Indian nationals and is an Eligibility test for the following position in Indian Universities and Colleges

  • Assistant Professor only.
  • Junior Research Fellowship only.
  • Both the Assistant Professor and JRF

Junior Research Fellowship: The candidates who will qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship will be eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. 

UGC NET 2018 Dates (July 2018 )

 

Events

Dates

Detailed Notification Availability

1 February 2018

UGC NET Online application

6 March 2018

Last Date for Application

Extended till 12 April 2018, 11:59 PM

Last Date to Pay the Application Fee

13 April 2018

UGC NET Admit card 2018

June 2018

UGC NET 2018 Exam

8 July 2018 (Sunday)

UGC NET 2018 (July) Result

September 2018

 

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UGC NET Eligibility criteria

Academic qualification: The candidates must have done Master’s degree or equivalent examination from the Universities or Institutions which is recognized by UGC in the selected subjects with minimum 55% marks (50% for OBC/SC/ST/PWD).

  • The candidates who are going to appear or appeared in the qualifying Master’s degree examination and waiting for the final result and the candidates whose qualifying exam have been delayed for any reason are also eligible to apply for UGC NET.

Age limitation and Relaxation:

Assistance Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

JRF: The candidates who belong to General category should not be aged more than 30 years as on 1 July 2018. 

  • Age Relaxation: the candidates who belong to OBC/SC/ST will have 5 year age relaxation. PWD and woman candidates have also 5 years of age relaxation.
    • Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant or related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on the production of a certificate from appropriate authority.
    • Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree.

UGC NET Application form and Admit Card

UGC NET Application Form will be available online. The candidates can fill the application form until 12 April 2018. The candidates who are willing to fill the application form need to fill it on or before the due date. The candidates applying for the UGC NET have to clearly specify in the prescribed application form whether they are applying for both JRF & Eligibility for the Assistance Professor OR only for the eligibility for Assistant Professor.

UGC NET Online Application Form - Apply

Steps to Fill the UGC NET 2018 Application Form

The candidates, who are going to apply for UGC NET July 2018 on the official website of UGC NET they have to follow the following steps to successfully complete the application process:

STEP 1First, the candidates have click on “Fill Application Form” then the candidates have to enter all the required details such as Examination details, Personal information, Educational Qualification in the Online Application Form 

STEP 2The candidates have to Upload Scanned Images of Photograph and Signature.

STEP 3: Payment of the UGC NET Application Fee: The candidates have to pay the Application Fee by e-challan or debit/credit card.

  • Payment through e-challan:  The candidates have to select the bank either Syndicate or Canara or ICICI to deposit the application fee through e-Challan mode.
  • Payment through Debit Card or Credit Card: The candidate can select Debit or Credit Card option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of the fee.

STEP 4The candidate must take a printout of the completed page and keep it for future use.

UGC NET Application Submission

The candidates can submit the application through online mode only. The candidates are advised to take a printout of the completed application form for future use. There is no need to send the application form anywhere as the UGC NET Application form is automatically submitted after the payment of the application fee.

UGC NET Admit Card 2018

UGC NET admit card will be available for download in the month of June 2018. It is to be noted that NET Admit card will not be sent by post to any candidate. Candidates can download their Admit card from the link given below, and it is advised to take the printout of the same for the future references. The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card along with their admit card on the day of examination.

UGC NET Admit Card 2018

UGC NET Fees

The application fee for UGC NET July 2018 category-wise gave as follows:

Category

Application Fee

General

Rs. 1000

OBC

Rs. 500

SC/ ST/ PWD

Rs. 250

UGC NET Result and Counselling

The following procedure and criteria will be followed for selection of the candidates:

STEP 1Minimum 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 minimum marks separately in Paper 1 and Paper 2 as given below:

Category

 

Minimum marks to be obtained

Paper 1

Paper 2

General

40%

OBC/SC/ST/PWD

35%


STEP 2
Amongst those candidates who have cleared step 1, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the two papers secured by such candidates

STEP 3: 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 4A 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 3.

UGC NET Answer Key 2018

UGC NET Answer Key is expected to be released in the fourth week of August 2018 by the conducting body i.e. Central Board of Secondary Education. UGC NET UGC Exam 2018 will be conducted on 8 July 2018 at 91 centres across India. Earlier the conducting body was UGC and hence CBSE and UGC NET Answer Key are the same resources. The exam is divided into two sections, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2. Applicants can check their UGC NET Answer Key 2018.

UGC NET Result 2018

UGC NET Result 2018 for the exam that scheduled to be conducted on 8 July 2018 will be released by the CBSE. To check the result candidates have to visit the link given below. The candidates have to login by entering the application number which will be generated during the submission of the application form and the password which will be selected by the candidates during the filling of the application form. No candidates will be sent the individual result by post or any other medium. Follow the link given below:

UGC NET Result 2018 - Check Here

UGC NET Exam pattern

UGC NET Exam will consist of two papers consisting only objective type questions. The papers will be held on the same day in two different sessions.

Paper 1: The paper 1 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 2: The paper 2 shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

  • Duration of Exam: Total exam duration will be 3 hours in 2 sessions.
  • Mode of exam: Pen-Paper based.
  • No. of Sections: Total 2 section will be in the examination.
  • No. of Questions: 150 Questions
  • Negative marking: There is no negative marking in the examination.  

UGC NET 2018 Schedule

 

National Eligibility Test (NET) 

8 July 2018 (SUNDAY)

Session

Paper

Marks

Number of Question

Duration

First

I

100

50 compulsory questions

1 Hour (09:30 AM to 10:30 AM) IST

Second

II

200

100 compulsory questions

2 Hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM) IST

 

UGC NET Important details

The candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. In case the subject studied in the post-graduation is not covered in the list of subjects, the candidate may then appear in a related subject.

UGC NET Syllabus 2018

Part 1 and 2 of NET Exam covers the entire UGC NET Syllabus (including all electives, without options). The candidates will have to focus on the syllabi of the course selected at the time of application. Code wise list of the subjects is given below.

UGC NET 2018 - List of Subjects with Code 

 

Subject Code        

Subject Name

1

Economics

2

Political Science

3

Philosophy

4

Psychology

5

Sociology

6

History

7

Anthropology

8

Commerce

9

Education

10

Social Work

11

Defence and Strategic Studies

12

Home Science

14

Public Administration

15

Population Studies

16

Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

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

Labor Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations
/Labor 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

Dance

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
Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)

74

Women Studies

79

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies 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

96

Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

97

Rabindra  Sangeet

98

Percussion Instruments

99

Drama/Theatre

100

Yoga

 

UGC NET 2018 Centre with State code

 

Code no

State

Cities of Examination

1

Andhra pradesh

Guntur

2

-

Tirupati

3

-

Visakhapatnam

4

Andaman & Nicobar islands

Portblair

5

Arunachal pradesh

Itanagar

6

Assam

Guwahati

7

-

Silchar (assam)

8

-

Dibrugarh

9

-

Tezpur

10

Bihar

Bhagalpur

11

-

Patna

12

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

13

Chhatishgarh

Bilaspur

14

-

Raipur

15

Delhi

New Delhi

16

Goa

Goa

17

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

18

-

Patan

19

-

Rajkot

20

-

Vadodara

21

Haryana

Faridabad

22      

-                                       

Hissar

23

-

Kurkshetra

24

-

Murthal (sonepat)

25

Himachal Pradesh

Dharmshala

26

-

Shimla

27

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

28

-

Srinagar (j&k)

29

Jharkhand

Ranchi

30

Karnataka

Bengaluru

31

-

Dharwad

32

-

Gulbarga

33

-

Mangalore

34

-

Mysore

35

Kerela

Kochi

36

-

Kozkikode

37

-

Thirvananthapuram

38

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

39

-

Gwalior

40

-

Indore

41

-

Jabalpur

42

-

Rewa

43

-

Ujjain

44

Maharashtra

Amravati

45

-

Aurangabad

46

-

Jalgaon

47

-

Kolhapur

48

-

Mumbai

49

-

Nagpur

50

-

Nasik

51

-

Solapur

52

-

Pune

53

Manipur

Imphal

54

Meghalaya

Shillong

55

Mizoram

Aizawal

56

Nagaland

Kohima

57

Orissa

Berhampur

58

-

Bhubaneswar

59

-

Sambalpur

60

Puducherry

Puducherry

61

Punjab

Amritsar

62

-

Patiala

63

Rajasthan

Ajmer

64

-

Bikaner

65

-

Jaipur

66

-

Jodhpur

67

-

Kota

68

-

Udaipur

69

Sikkim

Gangtok (sikkim)

70

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

71

-

Coimbatore

72

-

Madurai

73

-

Tiruchirapalli

74

Telangana

Hyderabad

75

-

Warangal

76

Tripura

Agartala

77

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

78

-

Aligarh

79

-

Allahabad

80

-

Bareilly

81        

-                                                 

Gorakhpur

82

-

Kanpur

83

-

Lucknow

84

-

Meerut

85

-

Varanasi

86

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

87

-

Nainital

88

-

Srinagar  (Uttrakhand)

89

West Bengal

Burdwan

90

-

Darjeeling

91

-

Kolkata

 

UGC NET Time Schedule 2018 (July 2018)

 

Date of Examination

 

Paper-1

Paper-2

8 July 2018 (Sunday)

Entry in the Examination Hall

7:00 AM (IST)

10:45 AM (IST)

Distribution of Test Booklet

9:15 AM (IST)

10:50 AM (IST)

Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/opened to take out  the Answer  Sheet

9:25 AM (IST)

10:55 AM (IST)

Last entry in the  Examination Hall

9:30 AM (IST)

11:00 AM (IST)

Test commences

9:30 AM (IST)

11:00 AM (IST)

Test concludes

10:30 AM (IST)

01:00 PM (IST)

 

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UGC NET Contact

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, 7042399529 
Fax No. : 0120-2427275
Email: net@cbse.gov.in