Age Limit & Relaxation for CBSE NET January 2017


i) Junior Research Fellowship:

  • Not more than 28 years as on 01.01.2017.
  • A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: ) 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, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority.
  • Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree.
  • Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

ii) Assistant Professor:

  • There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

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