UGC NET July 2018 Exam Scheme
The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 08th July, 2018 (SUNDAY) in two separate sessions as under
|Session||Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||Duration|
|First||I||100||50 questions all are |
|1 Hour ( 09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M .) IST|
|Second||II||200||100 questions all are |
|2 Hours ( 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M. ) IST|
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
All the questions of Paper – II will be compulsory, covering entire syllabi of earlier Paper II & Paper – III ( including all electives, without options ).
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I & Paper – II 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 : The number of candidates to be qualified (total slots) for Eligibility for Assistant Professor shall be equal to 6% of the candidates appeared in both the papers of NET.
Step II : The total slots shall be allocated to different categories as per the reservation policy of Government of India.
Step III : In order to be considered for ‘Both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Assistant Professor’ and for ‘Eligibility for Assistant Professor Only’, the candidate must have appeared in both the papers and secured at least 40% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for General (Unreserved) category candidates and at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for all candidates belonging to the reserved categories (viz., SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer) & PWD) and Transgenders.
Step IV : The number of candidates to be declared qualified in any subject for a particular category is derived as per the following methodology illustrated below
- Number of candidates to be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor in the subject ‘Economics’ (say) for the Scheduled Caste (SC) category : Number of candidates belonging to SC category who secure at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together for SC category for ‘Economics’ (×) Total slots derived for SC category as per Step II (÷)Total number of candidates belonging to SC category over all subjects who secure at least 35% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together.
The aggregate percentage of the two papers corresponding to the number of slots arrived at, shall determine the qualifying cut-off for Eligibility for Assistant Professor ‘in ‘Economics’ for the SC category. Similar yardstick shall be employed for deriving the subject-wise qualifying cut-offs for all
Step V: All candidates who had applied for ‘Eligibility for JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both’ out of the total number of qualified candidates derived as per Step IV, shall constitute the consideration zone for JRF.
Step VI: The total number slots available for awarding JRF is allocated among different categories as per the reservation policy of Government of India. The procedure for subjectwise cum category-wise allocation of JRF slots is illustrated below
- Number of candidates to be declared qualified for JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in the subject ‘Economics’ (say) for Scheduled Tribe (ST) category : Number of candidates belonging to ST category who have opted for JRF and have qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor in ‘Economics’ (say) (×) Total JRF slots available for ST category (÷)Total number of candidates belonging to ST category over all subjects who have opted for JRF and have qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor.
The aggregate percentage of the two papers corresponding to the number of JRF slots arrived at, shall determine the qualifying cut-off for JRF in ‘Economics’ for the ST category. Similar allocation procedure is used for all subjects and categories.It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC / CBSE is final and binding.
Provisions for Persons with Disability ( Including Visually Challenged Candidates )
Twenty minutes compensatory time shall be provided for Paper – I and forty minutes for Paper – II separately.
The persons with minimum 40% Disability ( Physically Challenged ) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services of scribe by making prior request (at least one week before the date of UGC-NET) in writing to the concerned Centre Superintendent. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability ( Physically Challenged ) candidates
The candidate has the discretion of opting for his / her own scribe or has to request the concerned Centre Superintendent for the same in writing at least one week in advance of the test. In such instances the candidate is allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination so as to verify whether the scribe is suitable or not. Those candidates who opt for their own scribe have to produce the scribe before the concerned Centre Superintendent along with his / her certificates of educational qualifications at least one day before the test.
There is no provision of Test Booklets in Braille for visually impaired candidates.
The candidates with disability should fill in the percentages and type of disability correctly in the online application form of NET July, 2018. The type of disabilities are mentioned as below
- Blindness and low vision
- deaf and hard of hearing
- locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy
- autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;
- Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities.
An amount of 1000/- ( Rs. One thousand only ) will be paid to the scribe by the Centre Superintendent on the day of examination for all papers.