CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY :
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree
Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited o
Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only.
Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE.
AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION :
(i)Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non- creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in ) SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years,
(ii)Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.
onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.
UGC NET orientation program - Paper 1
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On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) during the month of July for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges. CBSE will conduct NET in 83 subjects at 88 selected NET Examination Cities spread across the country.