CBSE UGC NET 2018: Online registrations has started; Official links are here

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 06, 2018 13:37 hrs

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) shall start the online registration process for UGC NET 2018 examination scheduled to be held in the month of July.Candidates who are willing to appear for the test may submit their registrations on the official website,

Important Dates

Online Application Process Begins – 6th March 2018

Online Application Process Ends – 5th April 2018

Last date to submit fee – 6th April 2018

Correction of Application Form – 25th April 2018 to 1st May 2018

UGC NET 2018 Examination Date – 8th July 2018

Eligibility criteria

Candidates must have secured atleast 55 per cent marks in Master’s degree ore equivalent examination from a recognised universities/institutions. There is five per cent relaxation for OBC, Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category and transgender candidates who have secured at least 50 per cent marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or  equivalent examination.

Those who are pursuing their Master’s (in the final year) can also apply. Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of mark.

Age limit: Junior Research Fellowship (JRF): The candidate should not be over 30 years as on July 1, 2018. There is 5 years relaxation for the candidates belonging to OBC, SC/ST/PwD/ transgender categories and to women applicants.

UGC also provides relaxation to the candidates have research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years.

Selection process: Paper-I 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-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Registration: The examination fee of Rs.1000 should be paid by credit/ debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form.

1. Passport-size photograph of minimum 4kb to 40kb in JPG format with a dimension of 3.5cm (width) x 4.5cm (height).

2. Scanned Signature of minimum 4kb to 30kb in JPG format with a dimension of 3.5cm (width) x 1.5cm (height).

3. Debit Card/Credit Card to pay the fee online or generate an e-challan (payable at Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank).

4. All certificates and important documents must be kept in handy while filling the application form

Official notification: Click here to download 


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