As indicated earlier in this page, all questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives).
The NET/JRF candidates have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet to be provided along with the Test Booklet.
The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet can be had by uploading it from the UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in or www.ugc.ac.in ) in the last week of previous month of test date. It is to be 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:
I: The Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for
considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for
Assistant Professor are as given bolow:
The candidates must obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:
|CATEGORY||Minimum Marks (%) to be required|
|PAPER – I||PAPER – II||PAPER– III|
|GENERAL||40 (40%)||40 (40%)||75 (50 %)|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ PWD/ SC/ ST||35 (35%)||35 (35%)||60 (40 %)|
Step II: A merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates from among the candidates who have cleared step I .
Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject-wise and category-wise) will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor from the merit list mentioned under step II, .
Step IV: A separate meritorious candidates list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates in the merit list prepared under step III.
It is very clear that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC is final and binding.
(ii). For Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) can get thirty minutes’ compensatory time and will be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five minutes’ compensatory time will be provided. They can also get the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. UGC will also provide the Test Booklets of Paper-I, II & III in Braille along with usual Test Booklets to such Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) as provided to other candidates.
Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also get these same 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 Institution. Compensatory time and facility of scribe will not be permitted to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.
(iii). Test Syllabus : As indicated earlier in this webpage, all questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory and covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the www.net-question.in
(iv). In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi versions, the questions in English version will be taken as final