CBSE UGC NET recruitment exam 2017: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC) on January 22, 2017, the CBSE has stated in a circular published on its official website. The application process will begin from October 17. The last date to apply is November 16.
Start of online application process: October 17, 2016
Last date of applying online: November 16, 2016
Last date of submitting application fee through bank challan: November 17, 2016
Correction in Particulars of application form on website: November 22, 2016 to November 29, 2016
Date of admit card release: December 21, 2016
Exam date: January 22, 2017
The NET exam is held to shortlist eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. Candidates are tested on 84 subjects. The exam is held at more than 100 venues across 90 cities identified as NET exam centres.
The application forms for UGC NET 2017 would be available on the official website of the CBSE from October 17, 2017 which is just a few days away. The detailed application details, fee payment method, age limit, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, reservation criteria, etc, would be notified shortly.
Recently, the CBSE had written to the UGC that the commission should take charge of conducting the NET exam as it is putting a lot of burden on the Board due to which it is not able to devote time to its expansion plans. As of now, it is the CBSE who will be conducting the UGC NET exam but the scenario might change next year onwards.
The UGC NET January 2017 exam would be having three papers in all. It is necessary that the candidates attempt all three papers. The first two papers would be of 75 minutes each. The third paper would of 150 minutes.
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