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UGC NET 2014: Application forms available on official website

UGC NET 2014: Application forms available on official website
The application forma for the University Grants Commission (UGC ) National Eligibility Test (NET) is now available on the official website. Last date to apply for the exam is May 5, 2014.
The examination is scheduled to be held on June 29, 2014. The test is held to test the eligibility of candidates for the position of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). UGC will conduct NET in 79 subjects (listed under item no. 9) at 86 (including two new Coordinating Institutions) selected NET Coordinating Institutions spread across the country.
Candidates who have secured at least 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for OBC/SC/ST/PWD) in Master's Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test.
Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master's degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed can apply for the exam on provisional basis.
Candidates with a Ph.D. degree whose Master's level examination had been completed by September 19, 1991 will be given a relaxation of 5 per cent in aggregate marks requirement.
Age limit:
The applicant should not be more than 28 years of age as on June 6, 2014.
Paper pattern:
The Examination consists of 3 papers of objective-type questions divided into 2 sessions. Papers 1 and 2 will be covered in first session and Paper 3 in session two. Arts subjects including Social Sciences and Languages are handled by UGC while Science Subjects such as Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences are managed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) jointly with UGC.
How to apply:
Interested and eligible candidates have to apply online through the official website:
Before applying the candidate must have scanned a passport size photograph in JPEG format of less than 300 kb.
Once the candidate has submitted the duly filled online application for NET, the computer will automatically generate a 'Bank Challan'. The candidates is required to take a printout of the generated bank challan in order to pay the application fee  through cash, on the next working day at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) alongwith Bank charges (commission) of Rs 40/-
For further details visit the official website:

Important dates:

  • Last date for Applying Online and generation of filled Bank Challan for Fee: May 5, 2014
  • Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI): May 7, 2014
  • Last date of taking printout of Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admit Card: May 10, 2014
  • Last date for receiving the printout of online Application Form: May 15, 2014
  • Date of Examination: June 29, 2014
Thanks to : India Today