UGC NET Examination December 2013


Junior Research Fellowship/Eligibility for Lectureships

The University Grants Commission announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) on 29th December 2013 (SUNDAY) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and colleges. UGC will conduct NET in 79 subjects including Santali new subject (listed under item no. 9) at 84 (Eighty Four, including five new centres) selected NET Coordinating Institutions (listed under Item no. 10) spread across the country.

JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP:

Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities /IITs / institutions

The validity period of the offer is two years from the date of issue of JRF Award Letter

However, in case the candidates who have already joined MPhil / PhD, the date of commencement of fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY

AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION

  1. i.            Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.12.2013. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/ PWD/OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website. categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years’ relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.
  2. ii.            Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
  3. i.            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 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.

HOW TO APPLY

To know more information about how to apply please click here

Important Dates
Last date for Applying Online: 30th October 2013
National Eligibility Test (NET) on: 29th December 2013 (SUNDAY)

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