NET exam 2017 to be held on November 5, check how to apply
New Delhi, August 9: The detailed notification for the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017 has been released by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Candidates who wish to be eligible for Assistant Professorship or a Junior Research Fellowship can apply online from the official website.
The application process starts from August 11 this year and will carry on till September 11, 2017. The UGC NET 2017 exam will take place on Sunday, November 5. The exam fee for general category candidates is Rs 1000, for OBC is Rs 500 and for reserved classes is Rs 250.
The UGC will conduct the exam in three sessions on November 5 in which the candidates have to score at least 40 per cent (35 for reserved categories) in order to be clear the paper and be eligible for further rounds.
The option to correct mistakes in the application forms will be available from September 19 to Sept 25, 2017 and the admit card will be available on the website from October 15. The candidates applying for the course must have a score of 55% marks in their Master's degree and those who are giving their final year Master's are also eligible for the course.
The candidates who have cleared UGC/CSIR JRF exams before 1989 are exempted from appearing in NET.
Candidates who have passed the States Eligibility Test (SET) affiliated by UGC before December 1, 2002 (for the post of Assistant Professor) are also exempted.
Steps to apply for UGC NET 2017
Step 1: Go to the official website for UGC NET (cbsenet.nic.in).
Step 2: Click on the link provided to apply online (this will be available from August 11).
Step 3: Fill in the details in the fields provided.
Step 4: Submit the form and save a copy for further reference.