Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) issued a notice to conduct University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test i.e., UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 10 July 2016 (Sunday).
The eligible and interested candidates may see the detailed notification which would be available on the official website from 12 April 2016 onwards. Candidates can apply online application from 12 April 2016 to 12 May 2016. The last day for the payment of fee is 13 May 2016.
CBSE will conduct NET in 83 subjects at 88 selected NET Examination Cities spread across the country. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF.
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC; Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test and Ph.D holders may apply for UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 10 July 2016.