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CBSE UGC NET January 2017: Release of Admit Card delayed, will be available on Dec 28
Wednesday December 21, 2016 4:39 PM, News Network

UGC NET January 2017

New Delhi:
In the new schedule released today, the Central Board of Education (CBSE) said the Admit Card for UGC NET January 2017 examination will be available for download from Dcember 28 onwards.

The CBSE in its earlier plan had said it will make available online the link active on its official website to download the Admit Card (Hall Ticket) for the UGC NET January 2017 examination today i.e. Wednesday December 21.

According to the latest informtaion however the Admit Card for UGC NET January 2017 exam will be released on December 28.

"It is to notify to all the Registered Candidates of UGC NET January, 2017 that the facility of downloading the admit card will be operational from 28th December, 2016 on the website", the CBSE said in an official release.

Once released online, candidates who have applied for the test can download it till the time of exam to be held on Sunday January 22, 2017.

The Admit Card download link will be available on CBSE UGC NET official website Once one the website, candidates should follow the steps given below to download and print their Admit Card.

  • Go to CBSE UGC NET official website by clicking here:
  • Check for the tab marked with 'Download Admit Card'
  • Click on the given tab and fill the required information
  • The Admit Card after verification of details entered will be displayed on the screen
  • Take a printout
  • In case of any mistake, error ot misprinting, inform the CBSE

The exam will be conducted in 84 subjects in 90 cities across the country. According to examination schedule, the UGC NET January 2017 will have 03 papers/sessions. While First and Second papers will be of 100 marks each, the Third paper will be of 150 marks.

Examination for all three papers will be held on the same day i.e. Sunday January 22, 2017.

The First paper will have 60 questions (50 questions to be attempted). It will be held from 09:30 am to 10:45 am.

The Second paper will have 50 questions (all are compulsory). It will be held from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm.

The Third paper will have 75 questions (all are compulsory). It will be held from 02:00 pm to 04:30 pm on Sunday January 22, 2017.

The CBSE conducts UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) two times in a year to determine the eligibility of candidates for the posts assistant professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

Candidates who qualify for the JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible to apply for the post of an assistant professor in Indian universities and colleges.

The award of JRF and eligibility for assistant professor’s post depends on the performance of the candidate in all the three papers of NET. However, candidates qualifying exclusively for an assistant professor are not considered for JRF.

Candidates who have scored at least 55% in their master’s degree are eligible for NET.

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