On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) in the month of December 2019 is being conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges for Humanity subjects.
NTA UGC NET December 2019 Examination details:
Name of examination: NTA UGC NET December 2019 Examination
Education Qualification: Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.
The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
Age limitations: Candidates should not be more then 30 years. Age relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants. No age limit for Assistant Professor test.
National Testing Agency (NTA):
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.
National Eligibility Test (NET):
On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) will be conducted between 2nd December 2019 and 6th December 2019 by National Testing Agency (NTA) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only depends on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor are not to be considered for award of JRF.
Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.
The NTA will conduct the next UGC NET from 02/12/2019 to 06/12/2019. The Test will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. The test will consist of two papers having 50 and 100 number of questions having 100 and 200 marks respectively.
Application Fee: ₹1000/- (₹500/- for OBC candidates and ₹250/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates) to be paid online.
How to apply NTA UGC NET December 2019 Examination:
Candidates may Apply Online on prescribed format at NTA NET website from 09/09/2019 to 09/10/2019 only. Candidates can visit https://nta.ac.in or https://ntanet.nic.in to get more details about NTA UGC NET December 2019 Examination.
- Online application submission start from – 09.09.2019
- Last date for application submission – 09.10.2019
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