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UGC NET Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Qualifying Criteria 2017

UGC NET Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Qualifying Criteria 2017

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Check UGC NET Syllabus NOV 2017 Exam Scheme, Eligibility & Qualifying Criteria for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & NET (Assistant Professor). UGC NET NOV 2017 to be held on 5th November, 2017. Since December 2014, CBSE has been conducting UGC-NET exam for UGC. Candidates who are appearing in UGC-NET NOV 2017 exam are advised to must know about Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Conditions & Criteria, Qualifying Criteria and Nature of UGC-NET Exam. This will help them a lot in preparation of the exam.

UGC NET Syllabus 2017

Candidates who are participating in UGC-NET Exam 2017 are advised to go through the Syllabus of the Paper -I and Paper -II&III of the concerned subject to get required marks and qualified for UGC-NET EXAM. Get syllabus for the subject and paper you are wanted to download by clicking the below link.

Download Syllabus for UGC-NET

UGC-NET Exam Pattern/Scheme of Test 2017 (NOV)

Number of Question
FirstI10050 questions all are compulsory1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
FirstII10050 questions all are compulsory1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
SecondIII15075 questions all are compulsory2 1/2 Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)
Paper I will be of general nature. Candidate would be required to attempt 50 questions all are compulsory.

Paper II & III will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. All questions are compulsory.

Eligibility Criteria for UGC NET 2017 (NOV)

Candidates who want to participate in National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CBSE for UGC, must fulfill conditions of eligibility given below :

55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC.

50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination for OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST & PWD candidates and for Ph.D. Degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result).

Appearing candidates in qualifying Master's degree (final year) examination & whose result is still awaited. 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.

See Also : UGC NET JAN 2017 Cut-off Marks - Subject-Wise & Category-Wise

Procedure & Criteria for Declaration of Result of UGC-NET NOV 2017

This will comprise of following steps:

Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor:
The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:

Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
40% aggregate marks in all the three papers taken together
OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ PWD/ SC/ ST
35% aggregate marks in all the three papers taken together

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 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 in the detailed notification.

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.

image : UGC NET JRF Qualifying Criteria & Formula 2017 @ cbse-net.in

It might be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC will be final and binding.


  1. Is engineering graduate(computer science) eligible for ugc net?

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  3. While applying "The year of passing" cannot be changed from 2015 to 2016, actually I am final year M.Tech student. What should I do?

    1. You can't change the particulars after the payment of fee. Have you paid the fee challan?
      If you have paid the fee, there is no way to edit the same application.
      You can also try a new application form with correct details.

    2. Due to this discrepancy I didn't submitted the details. Will the site be updated.

  4. sir ,
    i have scored 52 (paper 1),42(paper 2),60 (paper 3) in cbse ugc net 2015 december in environmental science. I Belongs to OBC catgory. Am i qualified for assistant professor of JRF.

  5. I have scored an aggregate of 52% . Am I eligible to get net Dec2015....any hope

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  7. pls sir give upload philosophy ans key from july 2016

  8. Hello Sir,
    I have completed my PGDM from Accurate institute of management & technology, Gr. Noida. I am very confused that I am eligible or not.
    Please guide me.


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