UGC NET 2017 Overview

Exam Type:
National Level
Format:
Offline/PBT
Language:
English,Hindi

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC), conducts the National Eligibility Test (NET). The test is required to regulate the eligibility for the posts of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship and eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and in colleges. CBSE will conduct the UGC-NET 2017 in 84 subjects in 91 NET examination cities across the country.

UGC NET 2017 application process for the exam conducted in November has already started. CBSE released UGC NET 2017 notifications on August 4, 2017 after which online application form submission process also started. UGC NET 2017 application process started from August 11, 2017 and the last date to submit the online application form is September 11, 2017. Those interested in taking the same should fill the UGC NET application form before the last date.

There will be three papers of NET and final selection of the candidates depends on their performance in all three papers.

UGC NET 2017 Overview

Exam Name

UGC NET 2017

Conducting Body

CBSE

Certificate Issuance Body

UGC-NET Bureau issues E-certificates

UGC NET 2017 Notifications

August 4, 2017

UGC NET 2017 Online Application Process

August 11, 2017 to September 11, 2017

UGC NET 2017 November Exam Date

November 05, 2017

Latest Updates

UGC NET 2017 Exam Dates Announced

CBSE Releases UGC NET 2017 Admit Cards

UGC NET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants who wish to apply for UGC NET 2017 should first check the eligibility criteria. UGC NET 2017 eligibility criteria give you an overview of the qualities the exam conducting body is looking for in the candidates.

 

Candidates don’t need to send any documents or the printout of their Application Form to CBSE. 

Educational Qualification

The candidate should have passed a Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks (without rounding off) from a UGC recognised university in any of the 100 subjects mentioned on the official website of CBSE UGC NET.

Students belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD category are required to have at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree are eligible for the test.

Those candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination or waiting for the results can also apply. However, they are required to complete their PG within two years from the date of NET result.

The PhD degree holders who have completed their Master’s degree by September 19, 1991, will be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in the aggregate marks.

Candidates should try to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. However, they can appear in a related subject if their post graduation subject is not covered in the list of 84 subjects.

Age

Junior Research Fellowship
Candidate should not be more than 28 years of age as on November 1, 2017. There is a relaxation of 5 years for women applicants and the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC and PwD category.

Assistant Professor
There is no upper age limit for the candidates applying for the post of assistant professor.

For detailed information on UGC NET 2017 Eligibility Criteria, read more

UGC NET 2017 Application Details

Candidates can apply for UG NET 2017 exam only by filling online application form. To be considered for the award of JRF, candidates filling the form should clearly specify whether they are applying for both JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor OR only for Assistant Professor. This is essential for the final selection as the rules and regulations for selection of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor are different.

UGC NET 2017 Application Process

·         Candidates applying for CBSE UGC 2017 exam are required to visit the official website of the CBSE NET.

·         Fill up all the required information in the online application form, upload the scanned copy of photograph and signature.

·         After fillip up all the details, make a payment of examination fee through credit/debit card or through e-challan.

UGC NET 2017 Important Dates

Event

Date

UGC NET 2017 Notifications

August 04, 2017

Submission of Online Application Form

August 11, 2017

Last date for UGC NET Online Application

September 11, 2017

Last date for submission of fee through e-challan

September 12, 2017

Correction in application form

September 19 to 25

UGC NET 2017 Admit Card

3rd Week of October

Examination date

November 5, 2017

UGC NET 2017 Admit Card

No admit cards will be sent to the candidates by post. Applicants who applied for UGC NET 2017 need to download the admit cards from the official website of CBSE. UGC NET 2017 admit cards will be uploaded by the authorities in the third week of October 2017, after which candidates can download the same by logging in their accounts.

For UGC NET 2017 Application Form, read more

Application fees detail

UGC NET application will not be accepted until candidates pay the required fees. The candidates can pay the examination fee either by debit/credit card or through e-challan which needs to be generated while filling the application form.  Those making payment through e-challan need to visit any branch of Syndicate, Canara or ICICI Bank before September 12, 2017, to make the payment.

An additional processing charge will be debited from the accounts of candidates making payment through debit/credit card.

·         Credit card: - 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable.

·         Debit Card: - 0.75% of examination fee plus the service tax as applicable

UGC NET 2017 Admission Fee

Category

Exam Fee

General

Rs. 1,000/-

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

Rs. 5,00/-

SC/ST/PWD

Rs.2,50/-

Fee once paid will not be refunded in any condition. 

Exam Pattern

UGC NET Exam Pattern

UGC NET 2017 will have three papers with objective type questions. All three exams will be conducted in three separate sessions on the same day. Candidates need to clear all the exams to qualify for the final selection.

Session

Paper

Marks

Number of Questions

Duration

First

I

100

50 questions all are Compulsory

1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M) IST

Second

II

100

50 questions all are Compulsory

1¼ Hours (11:15 .M. to
12:30 P.M) IST

Third

III

100

75 questions all are Compulsory

2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to
04:30 P.M) IST

Part I will have 50 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) based on general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. This part comprises questions on reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness. Each question in this section carries 2 marks.

Part II and Part III will have 50 and 75 objective type questions respectively, which will be based on the subject selected by the candidates. Questions in these exams also carry 2 marks each.

There is no negative marking for wrong answers. 

UGC NET 2017 Exam Syllabus

UGC NET 2017 syllabus includes 84 subjects. Candidates can download complete UGC NET 2017 syllabus from the official website of UGC. The syllabus is NET subjects is also available in Indian Universities.

Note: CBSE won’t send UGC NET 2017 syllabus to individual candidates.

UGC NET 2017 Syllabus

 

Code

Subjects

1

Economics

2

Political Science

3

Philosophy

4

Psychology

5

Sociology

6

History

7

Anthropology

8

Commerce

9

Education

10

Social Work

11

Defence and Strategic Studies

12

Home Science

14

Public Administration

15

Population Studies*

16

Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

17

Management

18

Maithili

19

Bengali

20

Hindi

21

Kannada

22

Malayalam

23

Odia

24

Punjabi

25

Sanskrit

26

Tamil

27

Telugu

28

Urdu

29

Arabic

30

English

31

Linguistics

32

Chinese

33

Dogri

34

Nepali

35

Manipuri

36

Assamese

37

Gujarati

38

Marathi

39

French

40

Spanish

41

Russian

42

Persian

43

Rajasthani

44

German

45

Japanese

46

Adult Education/Continuing Education/

Andragogy/Non Formal Education

47

Physical Education

49

Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

50

Indian Culture

55

Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/

Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management

58

Law

59

Library and Information Science

60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

62

Comparative Study of Religions

63

Mass Communication and Journalism

65

Dance

66

Museology & Conservation

67

Archaeology

68

Criminology

70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

71

Folk Literature

72

Comparative Literature

73

Sanskrit Traditional Subjects

(including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/

Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana /

Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/

Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)

74

Women Studies **

79

Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/

Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)

80

Geography

81

Social Medicine & Community Health

82

Forensic Science

83

Pali

84

Kashmiri

85

Konkani

87

Computer Science and Applications

88

Electronic Science

89

Environmental Sciences

90

International and Area Studies

91

Prakrit

92

Human Rights and Duties

93

Tourism Administration and Management

94

Bodo

95

Santali

96

Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

97

Rabindra Sangeet

98

Percussion Instruments

99

Drama/ Theatre

100

Yoga

CBSE UGC NET 2017 List of Subjects

UGC NET 2017 Exam Centres

Candidates applying for UGC NET 2017 exam are allowed to select four cities for their NET 2017 examination center. The governing body will try to allot city their choice, but there is no assurance of getting the same examination center. Candidates can also be allotted a different city in some nearby area.

CODE NO.

STATE

CITIES OF EXAMINATION

CODE NO.

STATE

CITIES OF EXAMINATION

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

GUNTUR

46

MAHARASHTRA

JALGAON

2

TIRUPATI

47

KOLHAPUR

3

VISAKHAPATNAM

48

MUMBAI

4

ANDAMAN &

NICOBAR ISLANDS

PORTBLAIR

49

NAGPUR

5

ARUNACHAL

PRADESH

ITANAGAR

50

NASIK

6

ASSAM

GUWAHATI

51

SOLAPUR

7

SILCHAR (ASSAM)

52

PUNE

8

DIBRUGARH

53

MANIPUR

IMPHAL

9

TEZPUR

54

MEGHALAYA

SHILLONG

10

BIHAR

BHAGALPUR

55

MIZORAM

AIZAWAL

11

PATNA

56

NAGALAND

KOHIMA

12

CHANDIGARH

CHANDIGARH

57

ORISSA

BERHAMPUR

13

CHHATISHGARH

BILASPUR

58

BHUBANESWAR

14

RAIPUR

59

SAMBALPUR

15

DELHI

NEW DELHI

60

PUDUCHERRY

PUDUCHERRY

16

GOA

GOA

61

PUNJAB

AMRITSAR

17

GUJARAT

AHMEDABAD

62

PATIALA

18

PATAN

63

RAJASTHAN

AJMER

19

RAJKOT

64

BIKANER

20

VADODARA

65

JAIPUR

21

HARYANA

FARIDABAD

66

JODHPUR

22

HISSAR

67

KOTA

23

KURKSHETRA

68

UDAIPUR

24

MURTHAL (SONEPAT)

69

SIKKIM

GANGTOK

(SIKKIM)

25

HIMACHAL

PRADESH

DHARMSHALA

70

TAMIL NADU

CHENNAI

26

SHIMLA

71

COIMBATORE

27

JAMMU

& KASHMIR

JAMMU

72

MADURAI

28

SRINAGAR (J&K)

73

TIRUCHIRAPALLI

29

JHARKHAND

RANCHI

74

TELANGANA

HYDERABAD

30

KARNATAKA

BENGALURU

75

WARANGAL

31

DHARWAD

76

TRIPURA

AGARTALA

32

GULBARGA

77

UTTAR PRADESH

AGRA

33

MANGALORE

78

ALIGARH

34

MYSORE

79

ALLAHABAD

35

KERELA

KOCHI

80

BAREILLY

36

KOZKIKODE

81

GORAKHPUR

37

THIRVANANTHAPURAM

82

KANPUR

38

MADHYA PRADESH

BHOPAL

83

LUCKNOW

39

GWALIOR

84

MEERUT

40

INDORE

85

VARANASI

41

JABALPUR

86

UTTARAKHAND

DEHRADUN

42

REWA

87

NAINITAL

43

UJJAIN

88

SRINAGAR (UTTRAKHAND)

44

MAHARASHTRA

AMRAVATI

89

WEST BENGAL

BURDWAN

45

AURANGABAD

90

DARJEELING

   

91

KOLKATA

CBSE UGC NET 2017 Exam Centres

UGC NET 2017 Contact Details

Central Board of Secondary Education

Plot No. 149, Block - H,
Sector - 63, Noida - 201309
Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)

Telephone No. : 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399524,
7042399525, 7042399526, 7042399528, 7042399529

Fax No. : 0120-2427772
Email : net@cbse.gov.in