UGC NET 2018: CBSE extends registration date to April 12, apply at cbsenet.nic.in
Finally! Thank you, CBSE- (Want to know the reason? Read Ahead)
It’s time for you all to say thanks to CBSE (Central Board Of Secondary Education) because CBSE has extended Registration Date to April 12. So, now you don’t have to worry and rush for registrations. (Feeling Relaxed isn’t?) . so, Candidates who still haven’t registered themselves can soon register themselves at cbsenet.nic.in. The last date for submission of application fee is extended to April 13. Candidates who clear the paper will be eligible for a junior research fellowship or can be considered for the post of assistant professors. NET will be conducted in 84 subjects at 91 selected cities.
Now you all must be wondering about-
The Eligibility criteria:-
Candidates need to secure at least 55 per cent marks in Master’s degree or equivalent examination from a recognized universities/institutions. There is five per cent relaxation for OBC, Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) category and transgender candidates who have secured at least 50 per cent marks (without rounding off) in Masters degree or equivalent examination.
Those who are pursuing their Master’s (in the final year) can also apply. Such candidates must complete their Master’s degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of mark.
UGC NET 2018: Important dates:
- Last date to submit application form: April 12.
- Last date of fee submission: April 13.
- Corrections in particulars of application form: April 25 to May 1.
- Admit Card download: June 2018.
- Exam date: July 8, 2018.
- Availability of answer Key and OMR sheet: August 2018.
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF):
The upper age limit for appearing in JRF has been raised by two years, i.e. from the existing upper age limit of 28 years to 30 years (the relaxation as earlier will remain same).
Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit.
This year, the board had made changes in the exam pattern and eligibility criteria. Instead of 3 papers, there will be only 2 papers – paper 1 and paper 2.
— Paper 1: It will be of 100 marks and will contain 50 objective type compulsory questions. Each question will carry 2 marks and will be of general nature and will test the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate.The duration of the same will be one hour (9:30 am to 10:30 am).
— Paper 2: It will be of 100 marks and will contain 100 objective type compulsory questions. Each question will carry 2 marks and will be based on the subject opted by the candidate. The duration of the same will be two hours (11 am to 1 pm).
— Age limit increased: The age limit has been raised by 2 years. Earlier, the upper age limit for appearing for JRF was 28 years, but now, it has been increased to 30 years.