New Delhi: Nearly 9.30 lakh candidates registered for UGC NET examination, which was held on 5 November 2017. Approximately 4,09,439 male, 5,19,557 female candidates and 3 transgenders registered for the exam. The CBSE informed that more than 75% candidates appeared in the exam.
The CBSE in a press statement informed that the exam was conducted successfully. The exam was conducted in 91 cities at 1700 exam centres. The candidates appeared in three papers, paper-I of General Awareness was common for all and paper-II and III were conducted out of 84 subjects selected by the candidates.
The examination was conducted under the supervision of the Chairperson, Smt. Anita Karwal, Secretary, Sh. Anurag Tripathi and other senior officers of CBSE. The Board had deployed 2091 observers and scores of invigilators. The Chairperson has thanked the Police, State administration authorities, all heads and staff of examination centres for extending support for the smooth conduct of the examination.
On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the National Eligibility Test (NET) 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.