The University Grants Commission (UGC) will conduct National Eligibility Test (NET) on 30th June 2013 for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Lectureship only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship both in Indian universities and colleges.
Maximum age & qualification
Junior Research Fellowship: The age limit for the eligible candidates not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2013. For SC/ST/ PWD/OBC and who having research experience in relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree candidates age not more than 33 years as on 01.06.2013. For L.L.M. Degree candidates age not more than 31 years.
Lectureship: There is no age limit for applying for lectureship eligibility.
How to apply
Candidates should apply only through online in the UGC websites: www.ugc.ac.in or www.ugcnetonline.in.
Mode of submitting application form
Candidates should apply only through online in the Commission’s Website www.ugc.ac.in or www.ugcnetonline.in. General candidates are required to pay Rs.450/- other BC candidates are required to pay only Rs.225/- and for SC/ST/PWD candidates are required to pay only Rs.110/-.
Last date of submission of Fee through online: 06.05.2013
Last date of taking printout of Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admit Card from UGC website www.ugcnetonline.in: 09.05.2013
Last date for receiving the printout of online Application Form and Attendance Slip: 13.05.2013
Date of Written Examination 30.06.2013
Scheme of test
The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 30.06.2013.
Paper-I: 60 multiple choice questions out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50 questions. Each question will carry 2 marks. In the event of the candidate attempting more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper-II: 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidates. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-III: 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidates. Each question will carry 2 marks.