UGC CBSE NET 2018 July Notification Online Registration (Last Date Extended)

Thursday, April 5, 2018

UGC CBSE NET 2018 July Notification Online Registration (Last Date Extended)

UGC CBSE NET 2018 July Notification
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notification of UGC CBSE NET 2018 July exam for filling up posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. Interested candidates may apply by filling UGC CBSE NET 2018 Online Registration form on or before the end date.

Last Date Extended

Central Board of Secondary Education invites application form from eligible and talented candidates to determine the eligibility of Indian candidates for Assistant Professor or for Junior Research Fellowship & Assistant Professor both. For the year 2018, UGC NET exam will be conducted only one time in a year.

UGC CBSE NET 2018 July Notification brief details:

Organization Name Central Board of Secondary Education
Exam Name UGC NET 2018 July Exam
Category Online Registration July Notification
End date to fill form 12.04.2018
Exam date 08.07.2018
Official Site

Eligibility Criteria:

Qualification Eligibility:
  • Qualifying Examination: Master’s or equivalent degree from Universities/Institutions recognized by UGC.
  • Subjects: Qualifying exam must be passed in subjects like Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc.
  • Minimum Marks: Percentage of marks required in the qualifying examination is 55% (50% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD categories).
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing for final exams towards a Master’s degree (or equivalent) are also eligible to apply.
  • Relaxation: Relaxation of 5% marks in qualifying examination shall be given to Ph.D degree holders whose master’s level exam had been completed by 19th September 1991.
Application Fee:
Category Application Fee
GEN Rs. 1000/-
OBC-NCL Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Rs. 250/-

Mode of Payment:
  • Application fee can be paid by credit/ debit card or through e-challan.
  • Candidates submitting the fee through e-challan have to make the payment in cash to Syndicate/Canara/ICICI bank.
Age Criteria:
For Junior Research Fellowship:
  • Age Limit: Maximum age limit is 30 years as on 1st January 2018.
  • Relaxation: 5 years relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to OBC-NCL, SC, ST, transgender and PwD category candidates. Relaxation will also be given to the candidates having research experience. Candidates possessing LL.M. degree will be eligible for 3 years relaxation in age.
For Assistant Professor:
Age Limit:
No prescribed upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

Who are Exempted From Appearing CBSE UGC NET (For Assistant Professor)?
  • D Degree Holders: Candidates possessing the PhD degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment of Assistant Professor in Universities/institutions.
  • UGC/CSIR JRF Qualified Candidates: Qualified candidates for UGC/CSIR JRF exam are exempted from appearing the NET but the condition is that the examination must be passed prior to 1989.
  • States Eligibility Test (SET) Candidates: Qualified candidates SET (held prior to 1st June 2002) are exempted from appearing in NET.

UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018:
  • Papers: The test will consist of two papers.
  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates have to mark their responses on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet.
  • Number of Questions: Total 150 questions will be asked in NET which is divided into 2 papers. Paper-I will have 50 questions and Paper-II will have 100 questions. All questions are compulsory to attempt.
  • Type of Questions: All the papers will have objective type questions.
  • Subjects: The Paper-I consists of General Aptitude Questions and the Paper-II contains questions related to the subject selected by candidates.
  • The medium of Paper: Candidate can choose the paper medium either Hindi or English. The choice for the paper medium can be exercised at the time of filling the form.
  • Exam Duration: Paper-1 will be of 1 hour while Paper-II will be of 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will carry 2 marks.
  • Negative Marking: CBSE is not following negative marking scheme in UGC NET.
Paper Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
I 50 questions (all compulsory) 100 1 hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.)
II 100 questions (all compulsory) 200  2 hours (11:00   A.M. to 1:00 P.M.)

How to fill UGC NET 2018 Application Form
  • Candidates may apply for UGC NET 2018 by filling the application form through online mode through the official website of CBSE NET (link is given above).
  • The application form has been released on 6th March 2018.
  • No application will be accepted after the last date.
  • Aadhaar card is necessary to apply for UGC NET 2018.
  • The application process consists of four steps viz. fill the application form, upload scanned photograph and signature, pay the examination fee and print confirmation page.
  • There is no need to send the printout of confirmation page to CBSE.
  • CBSE will also provide the correction facility in UGC NET application form 2018.
  • The correction will be done from 25th April to 1st May 2018

Important Date
Events Dates (Announced)
Issue of Detailed Notification 1st February 2018
Commencement of online application form 6th March 2018
Last date to submit the form 12th April 2018
Last date of fee submission 13th April 2018
Corrections in particulars of application form 25th April to 1st May 2018
Admit Card Availability June 2018
Exam Date 8th July 2018
Availability of Answer Key & OMR Sheet August 2018
Declaration of Result Sep 2018
Official Site Check here