The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the admit cards for the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017. Candidates who have applied for the paper should download their admit cards from the official website (cbsenet.nic.in).
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the UGC NET examination on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The application process for the same ended on September 11 this year. Candidates who clear the paper will be eligible for a junior research fellowship or can be considered eligible for the post of assistant professors.
The exam will be divided into three papers. Papers 1 and 2 will include 50 questions for 100 marks which candidates will have 1 hour and 15 minutes to answer. Paper 3 will contain 75 questions for 150 marks which candidates will have 2.5 hours to answer.
Paper 1 will contain questions on reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness. Paper 2 and 3 will include questions on the subject selected by the candidate. Read | UGC NET 2017 admit card
Qualification criteria: The UGC has changed the NET qualifying criteria this year. For general category candidates, the minimum qualifying marks (aggregate) are 40 per cent while for reserved category, it is 35 per cent for in all three papers. Top six per cent of the candidates appeared in all three papers will be declared NET qualified by CBSE.