NTA UGC NET, CSIR UGC NET 2019: The application process for the National Testing Agency (NTA) UGC NET December, CSIR UGC-NET has restarted for applicants from Jammu and Kashmir. The candidates can apply online through the official website- ntanet.nic.in till November 8, 2019.
Last week, NTA had announced that after receiving requests from the Higher Education Department, Srinagar and Jammu to extend the last date for submission of online application form of UGC-NET December 2019, the NTA decided to open the link from November 4 onwards.
The UGC NET examination will be conducted from December 2 to 6, while CSIR-UGC NET is scheduled to be held on December 15, 2019.
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The NET examination will be of two papers, paper 1 will consist of 50 questions of 100 marks, paper 2 will carry 100 questions of 200 marks.
UGC NET 2019: Eligibility
Education: Candidates must have at least 55 per cent marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent exam from recognised universities or institutions. The minimum marks for reserved category candidates is 50 per cent.
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.
Age limit: Candidates should not be more than 30 years old. Relaxation of five years is provided for OBC, ST/SC/PwD and transgender candidates. Additionally, three-year relaxation is for LLM degree holders and relaxation up to five years is provided for candidates who have served in armed forces subject to length of service, according to official notification
The NET is held for eligibility for Assistant Professor post only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or both. Those who clear the JRF will be eligible to receive scholarships from the University Grants Commission (UGC). Interested candidates can apply at the official website, ntanet.nic.in.