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Anuj Jindal

UGC NET June 2020 Eligibility Criteria & Preparation Tips

Reported by Anuj Jindal | November 6th, 2020 @ 05:53 AM

Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.

However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for the award of JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree OR an equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC falling in Non Creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category candidates).

Candidates belonging to the transgender category would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. JRF and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories.

The PhD degree holders whose Master’s level examination have been completed by September 19, 1991, (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e.from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their Post Graduation only and who Master's degree subject has to be covered in the list of NET Subjects. Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/Institute or Foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the Foreign University are eligible to apply.

Age Limit:

  1. For Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for Assistant Professor.
  2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF): The Upper age limit fixed 30 years as on 01-06-2020, (Age relaxation up to 5 years to candidates belonging to OBC
    Read more: UGC NET Eligibility Age Relaxable and reservation policy

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