UGC NET December 2018 Exam Dates, Online Application, Syllabus, Eligibility
The National Eligibility Test, commonly known as UGC NET is specifically meant for those students who have dreamt of becoming Lecturer in future. This exam is the gateway to starting your career as a Lectureship or Research Scholar. Even many students take advantage of this exam in getting various other jobs such as jobs at public sector undertaking, research lab as well as institutes.
Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) used to conduct the UGC net exam. But from December 2018 NTA will be conducting the exam in online mode.
UGC NET Dec 2018 Syllabus PDF Available – Download For Free
NTA UGC NET 2018 Exam Dates and Latest Notification News
The National Testing Agency, commonly known as NTA has started the UGC NET 2018 exam in online more from 1st September 2018. Check out the table given below to know more about the important dates of NTA UGC NET Exam.
|S. No.||Exam Activities||Important Dates|
|1.||UGC NET Exam Date||9th Dec to 23rd Dec 2018|
|2.||UGC NET Online Process Dates||1st Sep to 30th Sep 2018|
|3.||UGC NET 2018 Application Correction Process||8th October to 30th October 2018|
|4.||UGC NET Admit Card Release||19th November 2018|
|5.||UGC NET Dec 2018 Result Declaration||10th January 2019|
NTA UGC NET Eligibility Criteria for Age Limit & Educational Qualification
There are two different factors through which the NTA UGC NET 2018 Eligibility depend and they are Age Limit as well as Educational Qualification.
The candidates should pass his or her post graduation degree with at least 55% marks (General). Or 50% marks (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) are eligible for appearing in the NET Exam.
Also, the students who are still in their final year of post-graduation are eligible to appear in the NTA UGC NET Exam under the result awaited category.
As per the rule of the NTA UGC NET Eligibility Criteria, the candidates can only choose those subjects specifically that are related to their post-graduation subjects.
Age Limit Criteria
30 years for General or Unreserved Category Candidates.
For the reserved category candidates such as SC/ST/OBC/PWD: 35 years
The female candidates based out of any category: 35 years
35 years for the LLM Degree Holders
NTA UGC NET Exam Pattern 2018 for Paper 1 as well as Paper 2 (Updated Scheme)
The pattern of the NTA UGC NET Exam provides the candidates with an ultimate knowledge about the exam entirely for understanding the marking scheme as well as methodology.
There will be two papers in the exam as per the updated pattern such as Paper 1 and Paper 2.
The UGC NET Paper I is common for all the candidates. All the questions are from General Aptitude. But the Paper II is entirely is depending upon the choice of the candidates. Moreover, there is no negative marking in the exam.
NTA UGC NET Syllabus 2018 | List of Important Chapters and Topics
If you are in search of the UGC NET Syllabus for the upcoming NTA UGC NET exam, then you are in the right place. Career Darshan has provided you with all the required information that you need to know about the UGC NET syllabus for Paper 1 as well as Paper 2 including important chapters as well as topics.
UGC NET 2018 Application Form for December Exam and Correction Procedure
The aspirants who are willing to appear NET Exam need to fulfill all such formalities for appearing in the exam. For appearing in the NET Exam, the candidates are needed to fill the online application form. They need to fill the form very carefully. This is because once the form is submitted, they cannot edit the application.
To make it easier for you to submit the application, here in Career Darshan we have provided you with the step by step process on how to apply for the NET Exam.
Step 2 Read all the instructions carefully as well as thoroughly before filling up the application form.
Step 3 If you feel any confusion, you can write in the comments section of the blog.
We hope that these instructions have helped you out to fill the NET Online form.
UGC NET Admit Card 2018 for December Exam
Admit card is the must while appearing the NET Exam. You must carry your admit card with you while entering into the examination hall.
Unlike other exams, UGC NET Admit Card 2018 is the necessary document which each and every student need to carry at the exam hall.
For the details about the Admit Card of UGC NET 2018 Exam – CLICK HERE
UGC NET Question Paper 2018| Previous Years as well as Sample Model Papers
It is very essential to solving NET Previous Year Paper or Sample Paper that is specifically structured by qualified faculty. And we always recommend you to previous year papers in PDF format that we have already shared with you.
If you haven’t seen the Previous year papers of UGC NET – CLICK HERE
UGC NET Books, Study Material and Coaching Recommendation by Experts
Each and every aspiring student dreams of qualifying the NET Exam with good marks, And to achieve this target, you need to give complete dedication towards your studies. Career Darshan offers you the best guidance in preparing for the upcoming NTA UGC NET Exam 2018. We will help you in all possible ways to get good marks. We not only offer quality study materials but also guide you in boosting your preparation.
How to prepare for UGC NET and Clear the Exam in 1st Attempt?
The candidates who are studying for the upcoming NET Exam 2018 are needed to study very well as there are a lot of competitors. And for this, you need to design your testing process comprehensively.
We have already posted an article on how to prepare for NET and clear the exam in the first attempt. You can click on the link given here.
CBSE UGC NET Result 2018| How to Calculate Cutoff Marks for UGC NET?
The CBSE used to conduct the UGC NET Exam earlier. The candidates who qualify the exam are specifically eligible to perform the reward of Junior Research Fellowship or Assistant Professor in any Government college or university in India.
What is the Procedure to download UGC NET e-Certificate July 2018?
If you are a NET clearance and you are in search of the downloaded UGC NET certificate. Then you need to make sure that you have all your documents ready as well as have submitted to the official authorities. By chance, if you have not submitted your documents during NET form. Then you need to submit the documents to the CBSE NET Delhi. Also, you have to inform the same to the board authorities.
What after qualifying the UGC NET 2018 Exam?
If you are a beginner and you are wondering about which career scopes you are going to get after qualifying NET Exam. Well, we have already written a blog post on this based on the particular subjects. Check out the links given below.
We hope that this entire guide has helped you out to get each and every information about the National Eligibility Test, commonly known as UGC NET Exam. If you find this article useful and have any query do write us in the comments section below.
All the best for your upcoming exam!
List of Top NTA UGC NET Frequently Asked Questions
Are you aiming to crack your upcoming UGC NET Exam, then you might have some sort of confusion regarding the exam. The Frequently Asked Question of UGC NET is one of the best sources for clarifying the general doubts of the candidates regarding the exam.
For clearing your confusion, Career Darshan has specifically come with the packaged guide for presenting all the FAQs related to the UGC NET Exam.
We hope this article will help you a lot in understanding the useful insight of the exam.
UGC NET FAQs 2018 – Get Resolved Your Queries
No matter how well you prepare for your UGC NET exam, there is some sort of questions that particularly arise in your mind. Following are the questions:
1: What is UGC NET Exam?
UGC NET is the national level competitive exam that specifically helps in determining the capability of the candidate for the post of professorship as well as the award of Junior Research Fellowship in reputed college or university.
2: What are the benefits of qualifying UGC NET?
Following are the special benefits of qualifying the UGC NET Exam:
Become an Assistant Professor or Lecturer in a reputed college.
Able to become a research fellow at a prestigious university or college
Can apply for a public sector undertaking.
One can become an entrepreneur.
Publishing your own research.
Becoming a NET Faculty or an author.
Starting teaching to undergraduate as well as postgraduate students.
3: Can I appear for UGC NET after my graduation?
No, you cannot apply for UGC NET just after your graduation. This is because the minimum eligibility criteria for applying is post graduation degree.
4: Am I eligible for UGC NET after a PG Diploma?
Yes, if you have completed your post graduation diploma in overall, you are eligible to apply.
5: What is the age limit to apply for the UGC NET Exam?
As per the official notification, there is no specific age limit for the post of Assistant Professor. Whereas for the award of Junior Research Fellowship, the candidate cannot exceed 30 years of age.
6: Will distance education be acceptable for UGC NET?
Yes definitely, distance education is acceptable only if you completed your PG degree from the UGC approved or recognized university.
7: What is the syllabus for UGC NET?
The syllabus of the UGC NET exam is completely different for each and every subject. As per the recent notification, the exam pattern is totally changed. Now only two papers are included in the UGC NET Exam.
To check the complete syllabus of the UGC NET Exam – CLICK HERE
8: How to get a UGC NET Certificate after I clear the exam?
The student who has cracked the UGC NET Exam can check the step by step procedure for getting their certificate. The UGC BET Bureau provides the e-certificate to all the qualified candidates.
9: Are there any negative marking in the UGC NET Exam?
No, the good part of NET exam in overall is that there is no negative marking.
10: How to download the NTA UGC admit card 2018?
One can easily download the UGC NET admit card with the help of steps given below:
Firstly, visit the official site of the UGC NET and then click on the Download Admit Card Link.
Secondly, Put your application number as well as the password in the space.
Then, click on the Submit button for downloading your admit card.
NOTE: The admit card will not be sent to the candidate by post.
11: What is the expected cutoff of NTA UGC NET Exam?
The candidates specifically need to acquire minimum passing mark in UGC NET Paper 1 as well as Paper 2 for the post of the Assistant Professor or the award of Junior Research Fellowship.
As the exam is completed the board decides to the cut off marks based on the previous year exam as well as the difficulty level of the paper. We have already provided a blog based you can check out to know –CLICK HERE
12: How to prepare for UGC NET Exam?
If you need any kind of help regarding your preparation for UGC NET Exam, you can drop your query here. We are always there to help you out by offering you the guidance as well as tips for the preparation.
13: Are B.Tech graduates eligible for the UGC NET Exam?
No, unfortunately, B.Tech graduates are not eligible for the UGC NET Exam.
14: What is the best book or guide to prepare for the UGC NET Exam?
The UGC conducts the NET exam in 84 different subjects. We have already posted a blog based on this topic. For the UGC NET Study Materials and preparation Books, Click Here.
15: How many times will the UGC NET be conducted in 2018?
The UGC conducts the Net exam twice a year and in 2018 that is July as well as December.
16: What is the difference between the CSIR NET and NTA UGC NET?
The difference between CSIR NET and NTA UGC NET is that CSIR NET is for the science stream candidates in five different subjects whereas the NTA UGC NET Exam is for the candidates who are in arts, commerce and other streams that are for more than 80 subjects.
17: What is the validity of the UGC NET certificate?
The validity for the NET certificate is for the lifetime. But the JRF letter is particularly for 3 years from the date of issue of the JRF Award letter. However, if the candidate has already is pursuing his or her M.Phil or PhD, the date of commencement of Fellowship shall be from the date of the declaration of the NET result or date of their joining whichever is later.
18: What is the mode of the UGC NET Exam?
Computer Based Mode or Online mode only.
19: What is the salary of a UGC NET qualified person?
As the candidate qualifies the NET exam, the assistant professor gets the salary of around INR 30,000-40,000 per month whereas the candidates who applied for JRF get INR 25,000 stipend.
We hope this blog has specifically helped you out regarding your queries for your upcoming NET Exam. If you have any other queries, please feel free to connect with us in the comments section below.