New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has informed that the scanned images of OMR answer sheets of the candidates with their recorded responses & answer keys of UGC NET Jan 2017 is uploaded on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in today, which will be available during 02 May 2017 to 08 May 2017. The UGC NET exam was held on 22 January 2017 for nearly 8 lakh registered candidates.
The CBSE said in a public notice that candidates are allowed to challenge the recorded responses if these differ from the ones they had marked on the OMR sheet. The challenge if any of scanned images of OMR answer sheets & answer key will be accepted online only, through the link available on the official website of the CBSE’s UGC-NET Exam. The challenges submitted by post or in person will not be entertained, the CBSE said.
The prescribed fee of Rs. 1000/- per recorded response challenged will be required to be submitted through Credit/Debit Card only up-to 08/05/2017. Similarly, the candidates are also allowed to challenge the answer keys through the link available on the website www.cbsenet.nic.in on 02/05/2017 to 08/05/2017. A fee of Rs. 1000/- per question will be required to be submitted through credit/debit card. The fee once paid is non refundable.
Further, the CBSE clarified that If the challenge is accepted by the Board i.e. if the recorded response is not the same as marked by the candidate on OMR sheet, the correction will be done and the fee will be refunded. In case, any registered candidate does not submit the challenge by the prescribed date and time, it will be presumed that his/her recorded response is the same as marked on OMR sheet. Similarly, if the challenge is accepted by the Board i.e. if any mistake is noticed by the subject experts in the answer key, a policy decision will be notified in the newspapers and the fee shall be refunded. The CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.
The UGC NET examination was conducted successfully on 22 January 2017 for approximately 7.94 lakh registered candidates. The exam was conducted in 90 cities at 1421 exam centres. The candidates appeared in three papers where 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 CBSE has used the Digi Scoring process for UGC NET exam.