UGC NET has issued notification for Junior Research fellowship and to determine eligibility for Lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for India nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research the test will be held on 26th June 2011 (Sunday) in Humanities, Social Sciences (including languages), Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science etc.
AGE: for Junior Research Fellowship the age not be more than 28 years as on 01.06.2011. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH 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, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years’ relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.
For Lectureship the upper age limit for applying for lectureship eligibility.
Eligibility: The candidates who are interested must have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Physically Handicapped (PH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examinations 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 may also apply for this Test.
The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991.
Examination Fee: For General category the fee is: Rs.450/-
For Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website : www.ncbc.nic.in ) Rs.225/-
SC/ST/PH/VH candidates Rs.110/-
The candidate is expected to fill the Bank Challan Form in triplicate (Bank Copy, UGC Copy & Candidate’s Copy) as given in the Notification.
How To Apply: Applications will accept only online and they need to follow the instructions as given here http://ugcnetonline.in/how_to_apply.php
Test Centres: Printout of Online Application Form should be addressed to the Registrar of the respective University Test Centres. However, candidates desirous of appearing at the Centre Code No. 65 shall address their Application Forms to the Principal of the College. To get centers with code visit here http://ugcnetonline.in/Test_centre.phpImportant Dates: Important dates are listed below:
Starting date of online application submission
Closing date of online application submission
Last date for receiving the documents
For more information visit here http://ugcnetonline.in/