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UGC NET 2018 on 8th July, Countdown Begins!

Published On : 05th Jul 2018 ,Thursday

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET) on Sunday July 8, 2018. The captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of the candidates appeared in NET July, 2018 and answer keys of all the papers will be displayed on the website during fourth week of August, 2018. UGC NET is conducted to test the candidates applying for the positions– Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship across Indian Universities and colleges for 100 subjects.


  • Candidates obtaining at least 55 per cent of marks (50% marks for OBC-Non Creamy Layer/SC/ST/PwD category candidates) in an aggregate of the subjects studied in Master’s Degree or equivalent postgraduate degree programme.
  • The degree programme should be recognized by UGC.
  • The candidate applying for JRF should not be more than 30 years of age as on July 1, 2018. Moreover, there will be a five years relaxation offered to the candidates belonging to reserved category.

Exam pattern

  • UGC NET consists of two papers comprising objective type questions. The first paper will be held for one hour while the second paper will be held for two hours.
  • The Paper I will have 50 objective-type questions of 2 marks each, designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
  •  The Paper II will have 100 questions of 2 marks each. The questions will be based on the subject interest of the UGC NET 2018 applicant.