New Delhi: The next UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) 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 today Dt 22 January 2018, the test will have two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Each paper will have 100 marks.
Paper I will have 50 questions and all are compulsory. The paper II will have 100 questions and all are compulsory.
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 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.
Paper I scheme details: Paper I will have 50 objective type questions (compulsory) and each 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 scheme details: Paper II will have 100 objective type questions (compulsory) and 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).