National Eligibility Test July 2016 Eligibility Criteria for UGC - NET Exam

National Eligibility Test July 2016 

Eligibility Criteria for UGC - NET Exam


Conditions of Eligibility:
1. Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc.

2. The Other Backward Classes  belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe , Persons with disability category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

3. 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. However,

4. Such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination OR equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC (Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category candidates.

5. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

6. The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks for appearing in NET.

7. Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No.14 (on page 11), may appear in a related subject.

8. Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form to CBSE. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the UGC/CBSE at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

9. Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. (www.aiuweb.org)

Age Limit and Relaxation:
 
1. Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2015. (5 years for  OBC (Non- creamy layer). 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, 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.

2. Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.


List of UGC NET Subjects

Subject Code  and Subject Name

1 Economics

2 Political Science

3 Philosophy

4   Psychology

5 Sociology

6 History

7 Anthropology

8 Commerce

9 Education

10 Social Work

11 Defence and Strategic Studies

12 Home Science

14 Public Administration

15 Population Studies

16 Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)

17 Management

18 Maithili

19 Bengali

20 Hindi

21 Kannada

22 Malayalam

23 Odia

24 Punjabi

25 Sanskrit

26 Tamil

27 Telugu

28 Urdu

29 Arabie

30 English

31 Linguistics

32 Chinese

33 Dogri

34 Nepali

35 Manipuri

36 Assamese

37 Gujarati

38 Marathi

39 French

40 Spanish

41 Russian

42 Persian

43 Rajasthani

44 German

45 Japanese

46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy / Non Formal Education

47 Physical Education

49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

50 Indian Culture

55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social                                     Welfare/Human Resource Management

58 Law

59 Library and Information Science

60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies

62 Comparative Study of Religions

63 Mass Communication and Journalism

65 Dance

66 Museology & Conservation

67 Archaeology

68 Criminology

70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

71 Folk Literature

72 Comparative Literature

73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/                           Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla                                 Yojurveda/ Madhv Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita                           Vedanta)

74 Women Studies

79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art)

80 Geography

81 Social Medicine & Community Health

82 Forensic Science

83 Pali

84 Kashmiri

85 Konkani

87 Computer Science and Applications

88 Electronic Science

89 Environmental Sciences

90 International and Area Studies

91 Prakrit

92 Human Rights and Duties

93 Tourism Administration and Management

94 Bodo

95 Santali

96 Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)

97 Rabindra  Sangeet

98 Percussion Instruments

99 Drama

100 Theatre