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UGC NET November 2017 Exam Scheme
i) UGC NET November Test 2017 will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 5th November, 2017 ( Sunday ) in three separate sessions as under :
|Session||Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||Duration|
|First||I||100||50 questions all are |
|1¼ Hours ( 9:30 AM to
10:45 AM ) IST
|Second||II||100||50 questions all are |
|1¼ Hours ( 11:15 AM to
12:30 PM ) IST
|Third||III||150||75 questions all are |
|2½ Hours ( 2:00 PM to
4:30 PM ) IST
Paper – I shall 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. The paper shall consist of 50 objective type
compulsory questions and each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper – II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper – III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
All the questions of Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus ( including all electives, without options ).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I, Paper – II and Paper – III on the Optical Mark Reader ( OMR ) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
Procedure & Criteria for Declaration of UGC NET Result
This will comprise of following steps :
Step I : Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor :
The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper – I, Paper – II and Paper – III as given below :
|Category||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained|
|Paper - I||Paper - II||Paper - III|
|General||40% aggregate marks in all the three papers
|OBC ( Non-creamy layer ) / PwD / SC / ST||35% aggregate marks in all the three papers
Step II : Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.
Step III : Top 15% candidates ( for each subject and category ), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
Step IV : A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III by using the formula mentioned below :
Provisions for Persons with Disability ( Including Visually Challenged Candidates )
Twenty five minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper – I and Paper – II separately. For paper – III, fifty minutes compensatory time shall be provided.
In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to mark the answers for them. However, Low Vision candidates ( minimum 40% impairment ) will be allowed to write the examination with the help of a scribe. There is no provision of Test Booklets in Braille for visually impaired candidates.
UGC NET 2017 Syllabus of Test : All questions of Paper – II and Paper – III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus ( including all electives, without options ). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. CBSE will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.