UGC NET June 2016: Official Notification Released


The official notification for Council of Scientific & Industrial Research & University Grants Commission (CSIR UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) is out. The exam is scheduled to be held on June 19 (tentatively).

This exam is held for determining the eligibility of the Indian national candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of Science & Technology. The award of Junior Research Fellowship (NET) to the successful eligible candidates will depend on their finding admission/placement in a university/ national laboratory/ institution of higher learning and research, as applicable.

Educational qualification:
•    The candidates who wish to apply should have attained M. Sc or equivalent degree/Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS, having acquired at least 55 per cent marks for general
•    OBC-Non Creamy layer candidates and 50 per cent for candidates belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped and Visually Handicapped categories.
•  Candidates enrolled for M.Sc or having completed 10+2+3 years of the above qualifying examination as on March 1, 2016 are also eligible to apply in the above subject under the Result Awaited (RA) category on the condition that they complete the qualifying degree with requisite percentage of marks within the validity period of two years to avail the fellowship from the effective date of award.

Age limit:
For JRF (NET): The candidates applying for this post should not be more than 28 years of age.

For LS (NET): There is no upper age limit for this programme.

Application fee:
The candidates applying for the test may deposit their examination fee, after verifying their eligibility, in any branch of the Indian Bank throughout the country by paying the application fee in cash through bank challan or through RTGS/NEFT.

General: Rs 450/

OBC Non creamy layer: Rs 225/

SC/ST/Physically Handicapped (PH) or Visually Handicapped (VH): Rs 110/

Important dates:
Application Process Begins: April. 2016
Expected Last Date to Apply: May 2016
Last Date for Submission Of Fess Online: May, 2016
Exam Date: June, 2016