23 Jan 2018

CBSE NET July, 2018 Schedule, Syllabus, Previous Paper etc.

UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) July, 2018 Notification, Schedule, Syllabus, Admit Card, Question Paper, Answer Key and Result

On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test(NET) on 08th JULY, 2018 (SUNDAY)for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges. CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected Cities of Examination spread across the country.

Key Dates-

1. Start of online Application- 05.03.2018
2. Last date for online Application-  05.04.2018
3. Last date for fee payment- 06.04.2018
4. Correction in Particulars of application form- 25/04/2018 to 01/05/2018 
5. Date of Examination- 08.07.2018
6. Uploading of Admit Cards- third week of June, 2018

Application Form Submission date has been extended till 12 April 2018 11:59 PM and Fee submission upto 13 April 2018 11:59 PM.


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 in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. 
The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability (PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test. 
ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master's degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their 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 and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master's Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non Creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD (persons with disability)) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified. 
iii) Candidates belonging to third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/OBC –NCL categories in the corresponding subject. 
iv) The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET. 
v) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No.14 (on page 12-13), may appear in a related subject. 
vi) Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the UGC/CBSE at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action. 
vii) Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiu.ac.in)

Age Limit-

i) Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 30 years as on 01.07.2018.
(Age relaxation for reserved categories is also admissible on 30 years)
ii) Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor. 


General Category- 1000/- 
Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)- 500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender- 250/-


i) The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 08th July, 2018 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:


100 Marks 50 Questions One hour (9.30 AM to 10.30 AM) 

Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will 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.


200 Marks 100 Questions Two hours (11.00 AM to 1.00 PM)

Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All the questions of Paper– II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II & Paper– III (including all electives, without options). The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper– I & Paper– II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.


It may be noted that the admission card will be uploaded on the website cbsenet.nic.in in the third week of June, 2018. 
No admission cards will be sent to the candidates by post. The candidates should download their admission cards from the website to ascertain their venue of the Test as mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. 
To download Admit Card- Click here OR Click here


Candidate seeking admission to the Test (UGC-NET, July, 2018) must apply online only on the CBSE website: cbsenet.nic.in

To apply online- Click here


All questions of Paper– II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus of earlier Paper- II & Paper– III (including all electives, without options). 
Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in/net/syllabus.aspx and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. 
CBSE will not send the syllabus to individual candidates

For more details view detailed notification Click here

CBSE NET July, 2018 Result- 

CBSE declared NET July 2018 result. Candidates can check their result using Application No., Roll Number and Date of birth. 
To download Result- Click here

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