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Old January 20th, 2014, 06:13 PM
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University Grants Commission - NET is the national level entrance examination in India for postgraduate candidates who plan to qualify for university level teaching jobs in India and/or admission to PhD research programmes. Following are the eligibility details of it:

The applicant must have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities recognised by UGC in Humanities and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc.

Age limit:
Junior Research Fellowship
Not more than 28 years as on 01.12.2014. (A relaxation upto 5 years to SC/ST/ PWD/OBC)

Assistant Professor
There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
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Old February 6th, 2015, 12:18 PM
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As you want I am here providing you Age limit criteria for UGC NET exam.

Age Limit & Relaxation:

Junior Research Fellowship:

Not more than 28 years.

Relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC /SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants.

Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree.

Three years’ relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree.

Assistant Professor:
No upper age limit.

Scheme Of Test

Scheme is given in following format:

60 out of which 50 question to be attempted
1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)

50 questions all are compulsory
1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)

75 questions all are compulsory
2 1/2 Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)

Paper-I shall 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.

Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50).

In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate.

Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate.
Each question will carry 2 marks..

All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).

Criteria for declaration of result:

CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be
GENERAL40 (40%)40 (40%)75 (50 %)

OBC (Non-creamy
layer)/ PWD/
SC/ ST35 (35%)35 (35%)60 (40 %)
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