University of Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, has announced the registration date for the exam National Eligibility Test (NET) for the session Dec 2013.
UGC NET Dec 2013 exam is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and colleges.
NET exam will be conducted in 79 subjects. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them.
Junior Research Fellowship:
Candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/IITs/institutions. The validity period of the offer is two years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter.
Candidates should have passed Master's degree in any discipline with 55% (50% for SC/ST) of marks from any recognised university bu UGC.
How to apply:
Candidates have to apply online.
For general candidates: Rs 450/-.
Other backward classes candidates: Rs 225/-.
For SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs 110/-.
Last date to apply online is on 30 Oct 2013.
Last date of submission of fee through online is 2nd Nov 2013.
Last date for receiving the printout of application form is on 9th Nov 2013.
UGC NET Dec 2013 exam will be held on 29 Dec 2013.