CBSE Notification For UGC-NET 22 January, 2017 For Eligibility for Assistant Professor only OR Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor
On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) for eligibility for Assistant Professor only, and Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.
The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET of 350 Marks.
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate.
Paper-II and Paper-III shall consist objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate.
The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper I, Paper II and Paper III for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor Posts.
Opening Date for Submission of Online Application: 17th October 2016
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 16th November 2016
Last Date of submission of Fee through Online Generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC Bank) or through Credit/ Debit Card: 17th November 2016
Correction in Particulars of application form on the website: 22nd to 29th November, 2016
Uploading of Admit Card: 21st December 2016
Date of Examination: 22-January-2017
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have secured at least 55% marks (50% in case Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates belonging to non-creamy layer/ Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/ institutions recognised by UGC.
Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree final year examination and whose result is still awaited may also apply for this test.
NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. Provided however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of the Ph. D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SELT/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions. The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
Upper Age Limit: 28 years as on 01-January-2017 for Junior Research Fellowship. Relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as per rules. There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
02 Political Science
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies [candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) of Mathematics/ Statistics ] 16 Hindustani Music (Vocal/ Instrumental)
55 Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
66 Museology & Conservation
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 Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Puranaitihasa/ Agama/ Advaita Vedanta)
74 Women Studies [candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences] 79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphics/ Applies Art/ History of Art)
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management
96 Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
97 Rabindra Sangeet
98 Percussion Instruments
99 Drama/ Theatre
For General Candidates: Rs. 600/-
For Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer): Rs. 300/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates: Rs. 150/-
Applicants are suggested to pay the examination fee either by credit/ debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates are suggested to apply online through official page www.cbsenet.nic.in
For complete detail on this eligibility test, as basic eligibility criteria to appear for this test, scheme of examination, list of NET subject and syllabus of test, cities of examination, time schedule for NET Jan, 2017, list of subjects of post graduation, list of post graduation courses, list of universities in India, step by step information on how to apply online, instructions for use of test booklet and answer sheet, and other important guidelines, please refer to official CBSE Notification For UGC-NET Jan, 2017 For Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor notification, here, CBSE UGC NET Jan 2017 Advertisement- Information Bulletin.