UGC-NET To Be Held Twice A Year Again, Know Important Dates & 3 Major Changes
The NET, scheduled to be held on July & December 2019 this year, is conducted by the NTA to select professors and JRFs.
The UGC-National Eligibility Test (NET) will once again be conducted twice a year, and a two-paper exam will replace the earlier three-paper format. The cut-off age of candidates applying for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) has also been revised to 30 years from 28 years. The duration of the exam will change from five-and-a-half-hours to three hours.
UGC NET Dec 2019 Complete Information
Based on the performance of the candidate in both the paper of UGC NET 2019 in aggregate, the candidate will be awarded for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both or Eligibility for Assistant Professor. NTA will be announced soon the schedule for UGC NET July 2019. Check the table for UGC NET July 2019 (Tentative).
- Commencement of online submission of application form – April 2019
- Download UGC NET Admit Card – 15 Days Before the Exam
- Commencement of Exam – 2nd Week of July 2019
- Release of UGC NET Dec 2018 Result – September 2019
(3 Major Changes for UGC NET from July 2019)
Change 1) – 2 Papers Instead of 3
The JRF and/or Assistant Professor aspirants will get a huge relief as from NET July 2019 they will be appearing for 2 papers only. Paper 1 will comprise of 50 Objective Type Questions that will carry 100 marks. All questions will be compulsory and candidates will be given 1 hour to attempt the same. The official exam time for Paper 1 is 9:30AM to 10:30AM.
- Paper 1 will be set to check the teaching/research aptitude of the candidates and will include questions based on reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness.
- Paper 2 will comprise of 100 Objective Type Questions that will carry 200 marks. All questions will be compulsory and candidates will be given 2 hours to attempt the same. The official exam time for Paper 1 is 11AM to 1PM. Paper 2 will test the proficiency and mastery of the candidates in their chosen subject.