UGC NET EXAM

Updated: Nov 13, 2019

The National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and to award Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications, and Electronic Science. 

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducts the UGC-CSIR NET for other Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences jointly with the UGC. JRFs are available only to the candidates who opt for it in their application forms.

UGC Eligibility Criteria

Following are the conditions or criteria which a student has to meet before applying for the exam.

Age

The candidate must be an Indian and should be of age not more than 28 years (for JRF). There is no fixed maximum age limit for the post of Assistant Professor.

Percentage

Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this UGC NET.

However, candidates belonging to categories other than a general who has secured minimum 50% are eligible for the UGC NET exam.

Qualification

Also, students who have not yet completed the Masters or are appearing for the final year examination can also apply for the UGC NET exam.

UGC Exam Syllabus

UGC NET exam consists of 3 Papers (I, II, III). The syllabus for UGC paper I is same for all the subjects comprising topics like Reasoning, Analytical Skills, Basic Computer Science, Environment, General Knowledge, Teaching and Research Aptitude, Statistics, etc. However, UGC paper II and paper III have their own set of syllabus according to the choice of subject opted for the exam by the candidate. This can be downloaded from the official website.

UGC Exam Pattern

UGC NET exam consists of three papers. All the three papers consist of only objective type questions.

Paper-I is of general nature that evaluates teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension and general awareness of the candidate. 60 multiple choice questions of two marks each are given, out of which the candidate is required to answer any 50.   

Paper-II consists of 50 questions that carry 2 marks each.

Paper-III consists of 75 questions that carry 2 marks each. All the questions of UGC paper II and paper III are compulsory.

UGC Exam Schedule

UGC NET Exam is conducted twice every year. First in the month of June and then again in December (usually in the last two weeks of the month). UGC exam is conducted at a large scale in many Government institutions all over the country.

UGC Future Prospects

UGC NET is the first and the basic step in the profession of teaching at higher level educational institutions. Candidates aspiring for the post of Lecturer or Professor in college or university must fulfil the condition of clearing the UGC NET as per the rules of the Government of India. Also, UGC grants scholarships of Rs. 25,000 per month (for 5 years) for qualifying students who undertake PhD. in their respective fields to promote research which makes it a lucrative career to opt for.

UGC Exam official website

http://ugcnetonline.in/

UGC Exam Coaching institutes in Chandigarh

There are many UGC exam institutes in Chandigarh. All the coaching institutes in Chandigarh have different batches according to the convenience of the UGC exam aspirant. It is advised that the candidate chooses a UGC exam coaching institute in Chandigarh in a way that his time gets utilized in the most effective manner.

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