UGC-NET JRF Jan 2017 Important Dates, Scheme, Procedure and Subjects

UGC-NET JRF Jan 2017

Important Dates

1 Submission of online application form 17.10.2016
2 Last date for Applying Online 16.11.2016
3 Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank challan , at any branch of (Syndicate/ Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank) or through credit/debit card 17.11.2016
4 Correction in Particulars of application form on the website 22nd- 29th Nov, 2016
5 Uploading of Admit Card 21.12.2016
6 Date of Examination 22.01.2017

On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test(NET) on 22.01.2017 (SUNDAY) 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. CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects and list of subjects available at http://cbsenet.nic.in/

The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF. Candidate appearing in NET should clearly specify in the prescribed Application Form whether they are applying for both JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR only for eligibility for Assistant Professor. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Assistant Professor will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Assistant Professor of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.


Candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research fellowship will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in universities/IITs/institutions. The validity period of the offer is two years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, in case the candidates who have already joined M. Phil. / Ph.D., the date of commencement of fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.


The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions in three separate sessions as under:

Session Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 60 out of which 50 question to be attempted 1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST
Second II 100 50 questions all are compulsory 1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST
Third III 150 75 questions all are compulsory 1¼ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST

Paper -I 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. 60 (sixty) multiple choice questions of 2 marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any 50 (fifty). In the event of the candidate attempted more than 50 questions, the first 50 questions attempted by the candidate would be evaluated.

Paper - II shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper -III will consist of 75 objective type compulsory questions from the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

**All the questions of Paper –II and Paper –III will be compulsory


This will comprise of following steps:

Step I: Minimum marks to be obtained in NET for considering a candidate for the award of JRF and eligibility for Assistant Professor: The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in app papers as follows

Step II: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepared subject - wise and category - wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates.

Step III: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only.

Step IV: A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step II.


All questions of Paper –II and Paper –III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options). Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC website and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities.

The list of NET subjects along with their respective codes is as given below:

Economics (01) Mock Test
Philosophy (03) Practice Test
Sociology (05) Mock Test
Anthropology (07)
Education (09) Mock Test
Defence and Strategic Studies (11)
Public Administration (14)
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental) (16)
Maithili (18)
Hindi (20)
Malayalam (22)
Punjabi (24)
Tamil (26)
Urdu (28)
English (30) Practice Test
Chinese (32)
Nepali (34)
Assamese (36)
Marathi (38) Practice Test
Spanish (40)
Persian (42)
German (44)
Adult Education/Continuing Education/Andragogy/Non Formal Education (46)
Arab Culture and Islamic Studies (49)
Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management (55)
Library and Information Science (59)
Comparative Study of Religions (62)
Dance (65)
Archaeology (67)
Tribal and Regional Language/Literature (70)
Comparative Literature (72)
Women Studies ** (74)
Geography (80) Practice Test
Forensic Science (82)
Kashmiri (84)
Computer Science and Applications (87) Mock Test
Environmental Sciences (89)
Prakrit (91)
Tourism Administration and Management (93)
Santali (95)
Rabindra Sangeet (97)
Drama/ Theatre (99)
Political Science (02) Practice Test
Psychology (04) Mock Test
History (06) Practice Test
Commerce (08) Mock Test
Social Work (10)
Home Science (12)
Population Studies* (15)
Management (17)
Bengali (19)
Odia (23)
Telugu (27)
Arabic (29)
Linguistics (31)
Dogri (33)
Manipuri (35)
Gujarati (37)
French (39)
Russian (41)
Rajasthani (43)
Japanese (45)
Physical Education (47)
Indian Culture (50)
Law (58) Mock Test
Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies (60)
Mass Communication and Journalism (63)
Museology & Conservation (66)
Criminology (68)
Folk Literature (71)
Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana -itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta) (73)
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/ Applied Art/ History of Art) (79)
Social Medicine & Community Health (81)
Pali (83)
Konkani (85)
Electronic Science (88)
International and Area Studies (90)
Human Rights and Duties (92)
Bodo (94)
Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion) (96)
Percussion Instruments (98)
Yoga (100)

*The candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/ Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject “Population Studies” (Code 15).

**The candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in subject 'Women Studies' (Code 74)

Official notification for UGC NET available at url: http://cbsenet.nic.in/cms/public/home.aspx All the best to all of you for UGC-NET Jan 2017 exam preparation. If you want to share your thoughts please leave a comment below.

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K  KIRTI DIXIT Commented On: 21-Sep-2017

Sir please provide mock test paper for labour welfare sub code 55

P  PRITY KUMARI Commented On: 04-Jul-2017

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