UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) June 2013
Important Dates:- June 2013
Last date for Applying Online & generation of filled Bank Challan for Fee. : Tuesday; April 30, 2013
Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI). : Thursday; May 02, 2013
Last date of taking printout of Application Form,Attendance Slip and Admit Card from UGC website (www.ugcnetonline.in) : Sunday; May 05, 2013
Last date for receiving the printout of online Application Form (one copy) and Attendance Slip (one copy) at the respective Coordinating University opted by the candidate (with fee receipt & category certificate(s) ) : Wednesday; May 08, 2013
AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION :
i) Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2013. 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 : www.ncbc.nic.in) 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.
ii) Lectureship: There is no upper age limit for applying for lectureship eligibility.
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EXAMINATION FEE :
General Candidates Rs.450/-
Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website :www.ncbc.nic.in )
Rs.225/- SC/ST/PWD candidates Rs.110/-
MODE OF PAYMENT
» The candidate is to fill the Bank Challan Form in triplicate (Bank Copy, UGC Copy & Candidate’s Copy) as given in the Notification.
» All the three copies of the Challan Form have to be submitted in any branch of State Bank of India along with the bank charges (commission) of Rs.20/-.
» The bank will retain its copy and return the other two copies of the challan to the candidate.
» The candidate has to attach the UGC copy of the challan with the printout of online Application Form which he/she has to submit to the Registrar/Principal of UGC-NET Coordinating University/College opted by the candidate.
» Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected.
» Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION :
i) The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 30th June, 2013 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under:
Session Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 60 out of which 50 question to be attempted 1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
First II 100 50 questions all are compulsory 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
Second III 150 75 questions all are compulsory 2½ Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.
Paper-II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.
The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be uploaded on UGC website (www.ugcnetonline.in or www.ugc.ac.in) in the last week of May, 2013. It may noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.
PROCEDURE & CRITERIA FOR DECLARATION OF RESULT:
This will comprise of following steps:
Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for lectureship:
The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:
CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
PAPER – I PAPER – II PAPER– III
GENERAL 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50 %)
OBC(Non-creamy layer) 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 67.5 (45 %) rounded off to 68
PWD/SC/ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40 %)
Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only.
Step IV: A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III.
It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC is final and binding.
ii) For Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) thirty minutes’ extra time shall be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five minutes’ extra time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services by making prior request (at least one week before the date of UGC-NET) in writing to the Co-ordinator of the NET Coordinating University. Extra time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.
iii) Syllabus of Test: All questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC Website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. UGC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.
iv) In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi versions, the questions in English version shall be taken as final.