UGC NET Notification December 2018: On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges.
Till recently, the CBSE conducted the NET in 84 subjects at 91 selected Cities of spread across the country.
From Dec 2018 onwards, the UGC- NET (for Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both), will be conducted by the NTA.
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.
NOTE: Those candidates who have uploaded the photograph without Date and Time and White Background inadvertently, the same also will be accepted. The Application form will not be rejected in this case. If there is any discrepancy found in the images, a message will be sent to candidate’s registered mobile number and link will be provided to correct the images in their login.
Candidates are further informed that link for image or signature correction would remain active till 11:50 p.m. 30th October 2018. Correction in these two fields can be made on or before this date.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.
To assess competence of candidates for admissions and recruitment has always been a challenge in terms of matching with research based international standards, efficiency, transparency and error free delivery. The National Testing Agency is entrusted to address all such issues using best in every field, from test preparation, to test delivery and to test marking.
UGC Net Important Dates
|On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11.50 pm)||01.09.2018 to 30.09.2018|
|Date for successful final transaction of fee (Upto 11.50 pm)||01.09.2018 to 01.10.2018|
|Through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking upto 11.50 pm Through e-challan upto bank hours||Up to 1.10.2018|
|Fee Payable by candidates
Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)*
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender `
GST/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable
|Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only||08.10.2018 to 14.10.2018|
|Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s website||From 19.11.2018|
|Dates of Examination
(Exact date and shift of examination shall be made available by 21st October, 2018 on NTA’s website)
|Between 09.12.2018 (Sunday) to 23.12.2018 (Sunday)|
|Timing of Examination||First Shift : 9.30 am to 01.00 pm
Second Shift : 2.00 pm to 05.30 pm
|Centre, Date, Shift and UGC-NET (Subject) Examination||As indicated on Admit Card|
|Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA’s website: nta.ac.in, ntanet.nic.in||Date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website|
|Declaration of Result on NTA’s website||By 10thJanuary, 2019.|
|Sr. no.||Date & Day||Shift 1||Shift 2|
|1||18.12.2018 (Tuesday)||9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.|
|2||19.12.2018 (Wednesday)||9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.|
|3||20.12.2018 (Thursday)||9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.|
|4||21.12.2018 (Friday)||9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.|
|5||22.12.2018 (Saturday)||9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.|