UGC Public Notice: Clarification Regarding UGC NET Qualifying Criteria

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University Grants Commission
New Delhi – 110 002

Date: 14-07-2017

Public Notice

University Grants Commission wishes to clarify that earlier qualifying criteria for UGC-NET Exam involved qualifying top 15% of those candidates in each subject and category, who obtained the minimum required marks in paper-I, paper-II & paper-III according to the category of the candidates.

Subsequent to the orders of the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala, University Grants Commission had revised the procedure and criteria of qualifying candidates and as such it has been decided that 6% of the total candidates who appear in the UGC-NET examination will be declared qualified. The qualifying percentage out of appeared candidates in the previous 4 UGC-NET examinations is given below:

Check: CBSE UGC NET Paper 1 – Last 12 Years Question Papers with Answers

Examination Qualifying percentage
out of Appeared
June 2015 UGC-NET 4.83%
December 2015 UGC-NET 4.96%
July 2016 UGC-NET 4.08%
January 2017 UGC-NET 3.99%
Future UGC-NET
(With revised qualifying criteria)

As such the number of candidates who would qualify in the future NET Examinations is likely to increase.

Head, NET Bureau


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