CBSE UGC NET 2017 Online Application Form Released, Exam on 5th November


2017 UGC NET examination online form has been released today (10th August, 2017) in the official website by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The candidates can know about the detailed information of bulletin at the CBSE NET official website. The applications can be filled from August 11.

As per the official notification by the board the online application has been released today in the official website and the admit card for the said exam will be released before the two weeks of CBSE NET examination.

Every year thousands of students appear for the said exam and this year UGC NET test will be conducted in 85 subjects at 91 selected NET Examination Cities across the country. The qualified candidates can study research in the subject of their post-graduation and are also eligible for assistant professor.

On 5th November 2017 CBSE will be conducting the next edition of National Eligibility Test (NET). The Board conducts NET to determine the eligibility for junior research fellowship and for Assistant professor or both, on behalf of University Grants Commission (UGC).

From tomorrow onwards students can fill the UGC NET examination form and CBSE announced in a recent notice that the application would be processed for one month window to make applications for UGC NET 2017 and hence the application process would end on 11th September.

By 4th August, CBSE will release the detailed notification, as with the constant delay in the publication of detailed notification of UGC NET Nov 2017 from CBSE’s end, the aspirants fear if the application process would start as per schedule or not.

According to the rules, the applicant should be less than 28 years old, still there is 5 years relaxation will be given to OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PWD category candidates. 3 years relaxation is also provided for candidates having L.L.M. degree.

Adhaar Card is must for all while submitting the CBSE NET 2017 application, for authentication purposes. The candidates will have to fill online application for the test from the official website. The candidates who will be appearing for the CBSE NET 2017 should be having Master’s degree or equivalent in listed subjects scoring 55% from any state or central recognized university (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). Candidates who are in their final year are also allowed to appear for the exams, however, they can’t be awarded with the post before qualifying their degree exam. CBSE NET 2017 Exam will consist of 3 papers:

  • A total of 175 objective type questions including all three papers.
  • First and second paper will have 50 questions each, while third paper will have 75 questions.

Each question is of 2 marks and fortunately, there won’t be negative marking in the exam. Candidate can have the access of choosing the paper medium i.e., either Hindi or English.

  • The first paper stocks general aptitude questions
  • The second and third paper includes questions related to concerned subjects.

And timing are as following:

  • The first paper will be conducted from 9:30 am to 10:45 am
  • The second paper will be conducted  from 11.15 am to 12.30 pm
  • Whereas the third paper will be from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The candidates will have to secure minimum 40% qualifying marks in the NET examination. Based on the qualifying marks, CBSE will prepare a merit list for each category and subject. As per the new rules, 6% of total candidates will be declared NET qualified.

For more information students can visit the official website.


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