UGC NET 2019 Notification Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Results, Preparation, exam pattern
UGC NET 2019 Notification Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Results, Preparation
UGC NET 2019 Notification : On behalf of UGC, the National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals ‘only for Assistant Professor’ or ‘for Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor both’ in Indian Universities and Colleges Till recently, the CBSE conducted the UGC NET 2019 in 84 subjects at 91 selected cities spread across the country.
From Dec 2018 onwards, the UGC NET will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
The award of ‘Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both’ or ‘Eligibility for Assistant Professor only’ depends on the performance of the candidate in both the papers of UGC NET in aggregate. However, the candidates qualifying for ‘Assistant Professor only’ are not to be considered for award of JRF. Additionally, candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor are governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.
UGC NET Eligibility
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (on the website: UGC NET 2019 ) in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.
The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/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.
Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non-Creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD (persons with disability)) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Candidates belonging to the third gender in other words transgender would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PWD categories. The subject wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PWD/OBC NCL categories in the corresponding subject.
The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.
Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates, whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects, may appear in a related subject.
Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree /diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiu.ac.in)
Important Dates University Grant Commission- National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)- June 2019
|UGC-NET :||JUNE 2019|
|Mode of examination:||Computer-Based|
|Registration Dates :||1 – 30 March 2019|
|Downloading of Admit Cards :||15 May 2019|
|Date of examinations :||20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 June 2019|
|Date of Announcing Results :||By 9 July 2019|
NTA UGC NET Syllabus & Exam Pattern
From December 2018, It is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of two papers, i.e., Paper I and II conducted in two different sessions. Candidates are required to appear for both the papers in order to be eligible for JRF and Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor. There will be no negative marking and both the papers will consist of only objective type questions (MCQs).
|Papers||Number of Questions
|Paper I (General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude)||50||100||1 Hour|
|Paper II ( Various Subjects of Specialisation)||100||200||2 Hours|
Paper I General Paper on Teaching & Research Aptitude consists of the following chapters-
Sections (Objective Multiple Choice Questions)
|V||Reasoning (including Maths)||5||10|
|VIII||Information & Communication Technology (ICT)||5||10|
|IX||People & Environment||5||10|
|X||Higher Education System: Governance, Polity & Administration||5||10|
Paper-II will be based on the Various Subjects of Specialisation
|Subject Code||Paper-II Subjects|
|01||Economics/ Rural Economics/ Co-operation/ Demography/ Development Planning/ Development Studies/ Econometrics/ Applied Economics/ Development Economics/ Business Economics|
|11||Defense and Strategic Studies|
Note: The candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/ Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject “Population Studies”
|17||Management (including Business Administration Management/ Marketing/ Marketing Management/ Industrial Relations and Personnel Management/ Personnel Management/ Financial Management/ Co-operative Management)|
|46||Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education|
|49||Arab Culture and Islamic Studies|
|55||Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/ Human Resource Management|
|59||Library and Information Science|
|60||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies|
|62||Comparative Study of Religions|
|63||Mass Communication and Journalism|
|65||Performing Art – Dance/Drama/Theatre|
|66||Museology & Conservation|
|70||Tribal and Regional Language/Literature|
|73||Sanskrit traditional subjects (including Jyotisha/ Sidhanta Jyotish/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimansa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsan/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhav Vedant/ Dharmasasta/ Sahitya/ Puranotihasa/ Agama)|
Note: The candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in the subject “Women Studies”
|79||Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/ Sculpture Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art)|
|81||Social Medicine & Community Health|
|87||Computer Science and Applications|
|90||Politics including International Relations/ International Studies including Defence/Strategic Studies, West Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies, African Studies, South Asian Studies, Soviet Studies, American Studies|
|92||Human Rights and Duties|
|93||Tourism Administration and Management|
|96||Karnatic Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)|
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