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The preparation of UGC NET aspirants at final stage as exam on 22 Jan 2017

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New Delhi: UGC NET exam will be held on 22 January 2017 (Sunday).   The candidates who have registered to appear the test are busy in giving final touch to the preparation. The CBSE will conduct NET Jan 2017 in 84 subjects at 90 selected examination centres spreading across the country.

The CBSE will use Digi Scoring of OMR answer sheet during the NET Exam. Digi Scoring has many benefits including accuracy, time saving and transparency. This technology will scan the OMR sheets and store images instantly on the central server. Another key feature of this technology is  Digi Scoring secures the data of each examinee in a temper proof format without losing precious time.

UGC-NET is viewed as one of the toughest examinations among national tests. For each exam, nearly  6-7 lakh candidates register to appear the test. As per the UGC annual report, in June NET 2014 and  Dec NET 2014, 5.39 lakh and 6.20 lakh candidates appeared for eligibility for Assistant Professor, respectively. On the other hand, nearly 3.71 lakh and 4.23 lakh candidates appeared for Junior Research Fellowship for June UGC-NET 2014 and DEC-NET 2014, respectively.

UGC NET test is conducted to select eligible candidates for awarding Junior Research Fellowship. Further, for candidates plan to pursue career in lectureship/ Assistant Professor in colleges and universities, they have to clear UGC NET.

Historical pass rate of the exam reflects the trend how it is difficult to clear the exam.  Assistant Professor/Lectureship category, the historical pass rate (% of candidates qualified for Assistant Professor) remained at 5-6%. In a better it can be explained that only five to six candidates qualify for Assistant Professor out of appeared 100 candidates in UGC-NET.

In Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) category, pass rate (% of candidates qualified) is around in the range of 1 – 1.50%.

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