NET Exam Dates Announced: Check Now!

By Divya

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally released the date for the next National Eligibility Test (NET) on its official website.

According to the notification, the exam for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor will be conducted on November 19, 2017. The detailed notification regarding the same will be available on the website on July 24, 2017.

On behalf of UGC, the CBSE conducts the exam for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Assistant Professor post only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) both in Indian universities and colleges.


The exam is conducted twice a year, usually in the months of June and December, but since the past one year, it is being conducted in July and January.

NET Exam Dates Announced

Ph.D. admissions get tougher:

The UGC has also announced new sets of draft regulations on its website according to which, getting admission to Ph.D. will now be quite difficult.
The draft regulation has suggested that the institutions which come under 'Category III Institution' would enroll candidates who have qualified the NET or SLET or SET examinations for their Ph.D. courses only.

Important dates to remember:

  • Registration will commence from August 1, 2017.
  • The last date for applying online is August 30, 2017.
  • The last date to pay the fee is August 31, 2017.
  • NET will be conducted on November 19, 2017.

Also read: CBSE UGC NET 2017 Results Declared: Check Now!

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