Notification For UGC- NET November -2017
For Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship &Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both
1. Submission of online application form 11.08.2017
2. Last date for Applying Online 11.09.2017
3. Last date of submission of Fee 12.09.2017
4. Correction in Particulars of application 19th to 25th September, 2017
5. Date of Examination 05.11.2017
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY:
i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC . 50% for the candidates belong to OBC,SC,ST,PwD category are eligible for this Test.
ii) Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
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AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION:
i) Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.11.2017. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (NCL), SC/ST/PwD categories and to women applicants.
ii) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
- General: Rs 1000/-
- OBC (NCL): Rs 500/-
- SC/ST/PwD: Rs 250/-
i)The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 05th November, 2017 (SUNDAY) in three separate sessions as under:
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. The paper shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions and each question will carry 2 marks.
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 the questions of Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I, Paper – II and Paper – III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR sheet are given on page 16 and 17. It may
be noted that these instructions to candidates will not be sent to any of the candidate by
This will comprise of following steps:
Step I: The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks in aggregate of all three papers i.e. Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper –III for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor as given below:
Step II: Amongst those candidates who have appeared in all three papers and cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III: The number of slots for eligibility for Assistant Professor only will be equal to the 6% of the candidates appeared in all three papers of NET. The subject-wise and category-wise distribution of slots will be calculated by using the similar formula as used for calculation slots of JRF as mentioned on the next page.
Step IV: A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III by using the formula mentioned on next page.
Similar formula will be used for OBC/SC/ST category and all the subjects.
It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC/CBSE is final and binding.
i) The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item no. 3 carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Test before filling the online application Form.
ii) Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies of application form will not be accepted by CBSE.
iii) Application Form must be complete in all respects as per the Notification.
iv) All incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.
v) Applications submitted on any other format (including old UGC format) will not be accepted.
vi) Printout of online application (Confirmation Page) should be kept by the candidate for further reference.
vii) No applications can be submitted after the last date (i.e. 11/09/2017) and no fee will be accepted after 12/09/ 2017 in any circumstances.
viii) The Candidate should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued and the candidate is allowed to appear in the test shall not imply that the Board has finally accepted his/her candidature.
ix) CBSE may change the city of examination or date of examination without assigning any reason.
x) It may be noted that the Admission Card will be uploaded on the website cbsenet.nic.in in the third week of October, 2017. The candidates are requested to ascertain their venue of the test in the mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the admission card.
xi) The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination. No candidate will be allowed to appear in the examination whose admission card is not issued by the Board.
xii) To ensure fair conduct of examination frisking of the candidates will be done properly at main entry gate of the exam center. The candidates should report at the examination center 2 hrs 30 minutes prior to commencement of examination and cooperate with the invigilators in frisking. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination center/hall after commencement of examination. No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before 10:45 AM in the 1st session, 12:30 PM in the 2nd session and 4:30 p.m. in the 3rd session.
xv) All the examination hall/room will have a wall clock so the candidates are not allowed to wear any type of watch in the examination hall/room.
xvi) The CBSE will provide a ball point pen to the all the candidates in the examination hall/room so the candidates are not allowed to carry any type of pen/pencil in the examination hall/room.
xvii) The use of calculators of Log Tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices, bits of paper, books/note books etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room. The candidate(s) found in possession of any of these items in the examination hall/room will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.
xviii) The candidates have to follow the instructions given by the invigilators in the examination hall/room and should not argue with the invigilators or other staff involved in the examination duty at the examination centre. The candidates, who will not follow the instructions, will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.
xix) In the examination hall/room, the candidates will neither talk to each other nor discuss any matter during the examination. The candidates should not disturb the candidates in the examination room and maintain complete silence during the examination. The candidate violating these instructions will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.
xx) A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paperII and paper-III.
xxi) Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.
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xxii) There are no negative marks of incorrect answers.
xxiii) The candidate shall have to return the OMR Sheet of Paper I & II and Paper-III to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall/room.
xxiv) No TA will be paid to the candidates, on account of appearing at the examination etc
xxv) The captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of the candidates appeared in NET November, 2017 and answer keys of all the papers will be displayed on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in during first week of January, 2018 (the exact dates will be notified later in the newspapers). The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in on payment of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. In case the challenge of any candidate regarding captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets)/answer keys is accepted, the fee will be refunded to such candidates. In all other cases the fee once paid will not be refunded. The CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and the result will be declared on the basis of final answer keys.
xxvi) The marks of all the candidates will be uploaded on CBSE website www.cbsenet.nic.in soon after declaration of result. Besides this, CBSE will not issue any marks sheet to qualified/non qualified candidates.
xxvii) No grievance with regard to answer key(s) after declaration of result of NET November, 2017 will be entertained.
xxviii) There are no negative marks of incorrect answers.
xxix) The marks of all the candidates will be uploaded on CBSE website www.cbsenet.nic.in soon after declaration of result. Besides this, CBSE will not issue any marks sheet to qualified/non qualified candidates.
xxx) Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
xxxi) The decision of the CBSE shall be final in all matters.
xxxii) All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only
SUBJECT & SYLLABUS OF TEST:
All questions of Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabus for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. CBSE will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
*The candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/ Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject “Population Studies” (Code 15).
**The candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in subject ‘Women Studies’ (Code 74).
CITIES OF EXAMINATION:
The candidates have to select any four cities of their choice for examination of NET November, 2017.
The efforts will be made to allot city of examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their application form. However, in some exceptional circumstances, a different city of nearby area may be allotted.
TIME SCHEDULE FOR NET November, 2017
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