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About NET Examination
The National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted twice a year during the last weeks of June and December by the National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC). The purpose of the test is to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for candidates interested in pursuing research and/or teaching as a career. The UGC-NET examination is designed to ensure minimum standards for the candidates in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science. For more details, click HERE
Eligibility for Appearing in NET Examination
(i) At least 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. The eligibility score for SC/ST/PH/VH candidates is at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination.
(ii) In case of candidates who are appearing in their qualifying Masters degree exam should be able to pass the qualifying exam with the requisite scores within two years from the date of declaration of NET results. Further details can be accessed HERE.
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Outline of the common syllabus for UGC NET Paper-I (Teaching and Research Aptitude)
Unit-1: Teaching Aptitude
Unit-2: Research Aptitude
Unit-3: Reading Comprehension
Unit-5: Reasoning (Including Mathematical)
Unit-6: Logical Reasoning
Unit-7: Data Interpretation
Unit-8: Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Unit-9: People and Environment
Unit-10: Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration