Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

New Delhi: The next UGC NET Exam for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Eligibility for Assistant Professors will be held on 08 July, 2018 (Sunday). In a short notification, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) informed that the July 2018 Test will be held in a new revised scheme.

As per the notification, which is published in a national English Daily yesterday i.e, 22 January 2018, the UGC NET Exam will have two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I will be for 100 Marks while Paper II will carry 200 Marks.

Paper I will have 50 objective type questions (compulsory), carrying 2 marks each. The paper shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching / research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. The candidates need to answer this paper in 60 minutes (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM).

Paper II, on the other hand, will have 100 objective type questions (compulsory), each carrying 2 marks, which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate. The test will held for two hours (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM).

The upper Age limit has been extended to 30 years from the existing 28 years (the age relaxation as earlier will remain same).

The notification said that the detailed notification on the test will be available on the official website of UGC-NET from 01 February, 2018.

Meanwhile, online application portal for UGC NET Exam July 2018 exam will open from 06 March, 2018. The online application portal will close on 05 April, 2018. The fee can be paid up to 06 April, 2018.

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