The long wait has ended as the official notification for the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018 has been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) at cbsenet.nic.in. Candidates who wish to apply for the same can check out the details of UGC NET on the official website now apply for it according to the online application dates given for the same. Candidates can also check the Syllabi for all NET subjects on the official website of UGC and they can check the list of all the subjects that will be covered under NET here.
According to the released notification, “It is notified that CBSE will conduct the next UGC-NET for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 08th July, 2018 (Sunday).” It adds that, “The candidates who desire to appear in the test may see the detailed notification available on the website http://cbsenet.nic.in from 01st February, 2018. The candidates are required to apply online from 06th March, 2018. The last date for applying online is 05th April, 2018 and fee can be paid up to 06th April, 2018.” Check out the details for UGC NET 2018 here-
CBSE UGC NET 2018 Age limit
The upper age limit for appearing in JRF has also been raised by two years, i.e. from the existing upper age limit of 28 years to 30 years (the relaxation as earlier will remain same).
CBSE UGC NET 2018 Exam Pattern
The exam will be divided into two papers. While Paper 1 will consist of 50 compulsory questions, it will be conducted for 1 hour. The Paper 2 will have 100 compulsory questions and will be conducted for a total duration of 2 hours. While the total marks for Paper 1 will be 100; it will be 200 for Paper 2. Here are the specifications for the two papers-
Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions each carrying 2 marks which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.