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Important dates:  :

i)

Last date for Applying Online & generation of filled Bank Challan for Fee. 05.05.2014
       

ii)

Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI).   07.05.2014

iii)

Last date of taking printout of Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admit Card from UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in   10.05.2014

iv)

Last date for receiving the printout of online Application Form (one copy) and Attendance Slip (one copy) at the respective Coordinating Institution opted by the candidate (with fee receipt & category certificate(s) )

  15.05.2014
NOTE : PRINTOUT OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM SENT DIRECTLY TO THE UGC OFFICE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.  
 
   

1)

i)

Before submission of the online Application Form, the candidate should read this notification carefully.

ii)

The University Grants Commission announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) on 29th June 2014 (SUNDAY) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian universities and colleges. UGC will conduct NET in 79 subjects (listed under item no. 9) at 86 (including two new Coordinating Institutions) selected NET Coordinating Institutions (listed under Item no. 10) spread across the country.

The result of the UGC-NET to be held on 29th June, 2014 will be made available on the UGC websites: www.ugc.ac.in and www.ugcnetonline.in as and when it is declared. The candidates will not be individually intimated about their result.

The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. 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. Candidates 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.

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with disability (PWD)/Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Non-creamy layer), as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website : www.ncbc.nic.in, candidates will be given such special concessions as may be decided by the Commission.

   
   

2)

JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP : 
   
 

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.

   
   

3)

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY
   

i)  

Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

   

ii)  

Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of JRF/Assistant Professor eligibility only after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ SC/ ST/ PWD (Persons with disability) category candidates). Such candidates must complete their P.G. degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

   

iii)  

The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September, 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET.

   

iv)  

Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The candidates whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No. 9, may appear in a related subject.

   

v)  

Candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD category are required to submit attested copy of the category Certificate along with online printout of their Application Forms (obtained while applying on-line). Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility along with printout of their Application Form. Therefore, the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the Commission at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

   

vi)  

Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/Institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. ( www.aiuweb.org )  

   
   

4)

AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION : 
   

i)  

Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2014. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website : www.ncbc.nic.in )/SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority. Three years’ relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

   

ii)  

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.

 
   

5)

EXEMPTION (ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR)

   

i)  

NET/SLET/SET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/Institutions. Provided however, that candidates, who are or have been awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D. Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent positions in Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions.

   

ii)  

The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.
   

iii)  

For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.

 
   

6)

EXAMINATION FEE AND MODE OF PAYMENT : 
   
 

For General candidates, the examination fee is Rs.450/-; for Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website: www.ncbc.nic.in), the fee is Rs. 225/- and for SC/ST/PWD candidates, it is Rs. 110/-.

i)

After filling all the details for applying online for NET, the computer will automatically generate your ‘Bank Challan’ indicating your details therein. A print out of this Bank Challan may be taken by the candidate for payment through cash, on the next working day (after generating the challan from www.ugcnetonline.in) at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) alongwith Bank charges (commission) of Rs.40/-
   

ii)

Two days after the payment of fee at SBI through filled Bank Challan, the candidate is required to check the status of fee payment at UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in ) and if the status is ‘OK’ the candidate will be able to take the printout of online Application Form (one copy), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.
   
 

The candidate has to attach the UGC copy of the Bank Challan with the printout of online Application Form which he/she has to submit to the Registrar/Principal of UGC-NET Coordinating Institution opted by the candidate.

   
 

Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

   
   

7)

SCHEME AND DATE OF TEST
   

i)  

The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on 29th June, 2014 (SUNDAY) in two 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.)
First II 100 50 questions all are compulsory 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
Second III 150 75 questions all are compulsory 2 1/2 Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)
   
  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. Sixty (60) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer any fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting more than fifty questions, the first fifty 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 questions of Paper-II and Paper-III will be compulsory, covering entire syllabus (including all electives, without options).

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.

The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be uploaded on UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in or www.ugc.ac.in ) in the last week of May, 2014. It may be noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.

PROCEDURE & CRITERIA FOR DECLARATION OF RESULT:

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 following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:

   
 
CATEGORY Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained
PAPER – I PAPER – II PAPER– III
GENERAL 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50 %)
OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ PWD/ SC/ ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40 %)
 
 

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 III.

It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by UGC is final and binding.

   

ii)  

For Persons with Disability (Visually Challenged candidates) thirty minutes’ compensatory time shall be provided separately for paper-I and Paper-II. For paper-III, forty five minutes’ compensatory time shall be provided. They will also be provided the services of a scribe who would be a graduate in a subject other than that of the candidate. UGC will also provide the Test Booklets of Paper-I, II & III in Braille alongwith usual Test Booklets as provided to other candidates.

Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail these services by making prior request (at least one week before the date of UGC-NET) in writing to the Co-ordinator of the NET Coordinating Institution. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.

The facility of Scribe is applicable only for candidates with disability of 40% or more.

The candidate has the discretion of opting for his/her own scribe or has to request the Co-ordinator of the Coordinating Institution for the same in writing at least one week in advance of the test. In such instances the candidate is allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination so as to verify whether the scribe is suitable or not. Those candidates who opt for their own scribe have to produce the scribe before the Co-ordinator along with her/his certificates of educational qualifications at least one day before the test.

   

iii)  

Syllabus of Test: 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 www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian Universities. UGC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.

   

iv)  

In case of any discrepancy found in the English and Hindi versions, the questions in English version shall be taken as final.

   
   

8)

IMPORTANT :
   

i)  

The National level Test for determining the eligibility of candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowship/ Assistant Professor in science subjects (Chemical Sciences; Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences) is conducted jointly with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. The candidates in these science subjects, desirous of availing UGC-JRF or obtaining eligibility for Assistant Professor in these subjects are advised to appear in the Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor conducted by CSIR.

   

ii)  

The UGC-NET for JRF/eligibility for Assistant Professor will be held at the NET Coordinating Institutions specified in the list under item No. 10.
   
 
   

  9)

SUBJECTS :
 
 
The list of NET subjects along with their respective codes is as given below:
Subject Code Name of the Subject
 
01 Economics
02 Political Science
03 Philosophy
04 Psychology
05 Sociology
06 History
07 Anthropology
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies*
16 Music
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Odia
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabic
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepali
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50 Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 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)
74 Women Studies **
79 Visual Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management

94

Bodo

95

Santali
 
*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 the subject ‘Women Studies’ (Code 74).
 
   

10)

Coordinating Institutions :

 
 

The Coordinating Institutions with their respective codes are given below. Printout of Online Application Form should be addressed to the Registrar/Principal of the respective Coordinating Institutions.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGE OF COORDINATING INSTITUTIONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

   
LIST OF NET COORDINATING INSTITUTIONS

 

Code No.

Name of NET Coordinating Institutions
   
01 Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh – 202 002.
02 University of Allahabad, Allahabad – 211 002.
03 Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 003.
04 Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar – 791 111.
05 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221 005.
06 Bangalore University, Bengaluru – 560 056.
07 M.P. Bhoj Open University, Raja Bhoj Marg, Bhopal – 462 016.
08 Berhampur University, Berhampur – 760 007.
09 Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046.
10 Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli – 620 024.
11 University of Burdwan, Burdwan – 713 104.
12 University of Calcutta, Kolkata – 700 073.
13 University of Calicut, Kozhikode – 673 635.
14 Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut – 250 005.
15 Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur – 208 024.
16 Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi – 682 022.
17 College of Vocational Studies, Triveni (Sheikh Sarai), Phase-II, New Delhi-110017.
18 Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya , Indore – 452 001.
19 Dr. B. S. A. Marathwada University, Aurangabad – 431 004.
20 Gauhati University, Guwahati – 781 014.
21 Goa University, Goa – 403 203.
22 Deendayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur–273 009.
23 Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380 009.
24 Gulbarga University, Gulbarga – 585 106.
25 Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar – 143 005.
26 Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla – 171 005.
27 University of Jammu, Jammu (Tawi) – 180 006.
28 Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur – 342 001.
29 Jiwaji University, Gwalior – 474 011.
30 Karnatak University, Dharwad – 580 003.
31 University of Kashmir, Srinagar – 190 006.
32 University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 034.
33 Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra – 132 119.
34 University of Lucknow, Lucknow – 226 007.
35 M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara – 390 002.
36 University of Madras, Chennai – 600 005.
37 Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai – 625 021.
38 Mangalore University, Mangalore – 574 199.
39 Manipur University, Imphal – 795 003.
40 Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur – 313 001.
41 University of Mumbai, Dr. S.D. Sharma Bhavan, Vidyanagri, Kalina, Santacruz (E), Mumbai – 400 098.
42 Nagarjuna University, Guntur – 522 510.
43 Nagpur University, Nagpur – 440 001.
44 North Bengal University, Darjeeling – 734 430.
45 North Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793 022.
46 Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007.
47 Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur – 492 010.
48 Panjab University, Chandigarh – 160 014.
49 Patna University, Patna – 800 005.
50 University of Pune, Pune – 411 007.
51 University of Rajasthan, Jaipur – 302 004.
52 Ranchi University, Ranchi – 834 008.
53 Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur – 482 001.
54 H.N. Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar-246 174
55 Sambalpur University, Sambalpur – 768 019.
56 Saurashtra University, Rajkot – 360 005.
57 Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati – 517 502.
58 Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur – 812 007.
59 Tripura University, Agartala – 799 004.
60 Utkal University, Bhubaneswar – 751 004.
61 Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra – 282 004.
62 Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer – 305 009.
63 Mizoram University, Mizoram, Post Box No.190, Aizawl –796 012.
64 Nagaland University, P.B.341, Lumani, Kohima –797 001.
65 Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Port Blair – 744 104.
66 Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa – 486 003.
67 Assam University, Silchar – 788 011 (Assam).
68 Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh – 786 004.
69 Sikkim University, 6th Mile, Samdur, P.O. Tadong-737 102 (Gangtok, Sikkim).
70 Tezpur University, Tezpur – 784 028.
71 Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan
72 Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak – 124 001.
73 Punjabi University, Patiala – 147 002.
74 University of Mysore, Crawford Hall, Mysore – 570 005.
75 Doon University, Motharawala Road, Kedarpur, P.P. Ajabpur, Dehradun-248 001
76 Kumaun University, Nainital-263 001.
77 Puducherry University, R Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry-605 014.
78 Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hissar – 125001.
79 YMCA University of Science & Technology, Faridabad – 121006 (Haryana).
80 Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Koni, Bilaspur – 495009.
81 North Maharashtra University, PB No.80, Umavinagar, Jalgaon - 425001.
82 Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati – 444602.
83 Shivaji University, Vidyanagar, Kolhapur – 416004.
84 University of Kota, M.B.S. Marg, Kota – 324005.
85 Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal (Sonepat) – 131 039
86 Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, University Road, Patan-384265.
   
   

11)

HOW TO APPLY (APPLICATIONS HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE) :
   

1)

STEPS FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
 
   

i)

Candidate seeking admission to the Test (UGC-NET, June, 2014) must apply online (i.e. www.ugcnetonline.in OR through a link available on the UGC website: www.ugc.ac.in ).
   

ii)

Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the Scanned passport size photograph in JPEG format of less than 300 kb.
   

iii)

After filling all the details for applying online for NET, the computer will automatically generate your ‘Bank Challan’ indicating your details therein A print out of this Bank Challan may be taken by the candidate for payment through cash, on the next working day (after generating the challan from www.ugcnetonline.in ) at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) alongwith Bank charges (commission) of Rs.40/-
   

iv)

Two days after the payment of fee at SBI through filled Bank Challan, the candidate is required to check the status of fee payment at UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in ) and if the status is ‘OK’ the candidate will be able to take the printout of online Application Form (one copy), Attendance Slip (one copy) and Admission Card (one copy) on separate A-4 size papers.
   

v)

Candidates belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer) (as per the Central list of OBC available on website : www.ncbc.nic.in )/SC/ST/PWD must enclose the attested copy of certificate for the same.
   

vi)

Candidates seeking age relaxation must enclose the certificate of educational qualification/research experience entitling the candidates for age relaxation. (for details, please see ‘Age Limit & Relaxation’ under item no. 4).
   

vii)

The Application (consisting of one copy of printout of online application form and one copy of Attendance Slip) along with Bank Challan (in original) and other required documents (as mentioned in item No. 13) must reach the Registrar/Principal of the Coordinating Institution on or before 15.05.2014.
   

viii)

The candidates should retain the print out of online Admission card with them and will bring it on the day of examination after affixing the identical passport size photograph. The photograph must be signed across by the candidate after affixing, so that a part of the signature spreads over the Admit Card. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department/ Principal of the College/ class-I Gazetted officer.
   

ix)

It may be noted that no Admission Card will be issued by the respective NET Coordinating Institutions. Candidates are requested to ascertain their venue of the test/seating arrangement from the website of the respective NET Coordinating Institution and note it in their printout of online Admission Card at least 10 days before the Test, i.e. upto 19th June, 2014.
   

x)

The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination.
   

xi)

It may be pointed out that noting of seating arrangement/venue of test from the website of respective NET Coordinating Institutions will be the sole responsibility of candidate only. The NET Coordinating Institutions will not inform to the candidate separately regarding the seating arrangement/Venue of Test.
   

xii)

Before applying Online, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available on UGC website (i.e. www.ugcnetonline.in OR through a link available on the UGC website: www.ugc.ac.in  ). Please note that Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.
   

xiii)

The envelope containing the Application Form should be superscribed “UGC NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, JUNE, 2014”.
   

xiv)

The candidates must affix their recent identical passport size photographs, at the places indicated, on the printout of Online Application Form and Attendance Slip must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that a part of the signature spreads over the Application Form and Attendance Slip beyond the photograph. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department/ Principal of the College/Class-I Gazetted Officer.
   

xv)

In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. UGC will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during last days.
   
 
    12)  GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS :
   

i)  

The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item no. 3 carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Test before filling the online application and submitting the printout of Online Application Form.
   

ii)  

It may be noted that candidates will not be issued the Admission Card by the respective NET Coordinating Institutions. Candidates should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued at the time of online registration and the candidate is allowed to appear in the test shall not imply that the Commission has finally accepted his/her candidature.
   

iii)  

The Application (consisting of one copy of printout of online application form and one copy of Attendance Slip) along with Bank Challan (in original) and other required documents (as mentioned in item No. 13) must reach the Registrar/Principal of the NET Coordinating Institution on or before 15.05.2014.
   

iv)  

It may be noted that no Admission Card will be issued by the respective NET Coordinating Institution. Candidates are requested to ascertain their venue of the test/seating arrangement from the website of the respective NET Coordinating Institution and note it in their printout of online Admission Card at least 10 days before the Test, i.e. upto 19th June, 2014.
   

v)  

The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination.
   

vi)  

It may be pointed out that noting of seating arrangement/venue of test from the official website of respective NET Coordinating Institution will be the sole responsibility of candidate only. NET Coordinating Institution will not be responsible in this regard.
   

vii)  

UGC may change the NET Coordinating Institutions or date of examination without assigning any reason.
   

viii)  

Applications received after the last date will not be entertained.
   

ix)  

No TA will be paid to the candidates.
   

x)  

Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
   

xi)  

Candidates should correspond only with their respective NET Coordinating Institution for Venue of test/seating arrangement or any other relevant information. UGC will not entertain any requests/queries in this regard.
   

xii)  

The use of calculators or Log Tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room.
   

xiii)  

A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.
   

xiv)  

Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.
   

xv)  

Those candidates who are not able to find out their seating arrangement/ venue of Test from the website of the respective NET Coordinating Institution for appearing in the UGC-NET till 19th June, 2014, are advised to contact the office of Registrar/Principal/Co-ordinator of their UGC- NET Coordinating Institutions from 20th to 28th June, 2014.
   

xvi)  

Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs pasted by them in all the places, viz., in their Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admission Card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
   

xvii)  

The candidates in their own interest are requested to retain a photocopy of the Application Form and Attendance Slip for their record.
   

xviii)  

Applications submitted on any other format (including old UGC format) will not be accepted.
   

xix)  

Printout of online application sent directly to the UGC will not be accepted.
   

xx)  

Printout of online Application Form must reach the NET Coordinating Institution opted by the candidate latest by 15.05.2014.
   

xxi)  

Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies submitted to the NET Coordinating Institutions without online submission, will not be accepted.
   

xxii)  

Application Form must be complete in all respects as per the Notification.
   

xxiii)

All incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.
   

xxiv)

The marks of all the candidates will be uploaded on UGC website ( www.ugcnetonline.in ) soon after declaration of result. Besides this, UGC will not issue any mark sheet to qualified/non qualified candidates.
   

xxv)

The candidates, having any grievances with regard to answer key(s) even after declaration of result of NET June, 2014, may send a written request to the Head, UGC NET Bureau, South Campus University of Delhi, Benito Juarez Marg, New Delhi-110021 supporting his/her stand with standard books/literature along with a Demand Draft of Rs.5,000/- in favour of Secretary, UGC within one month from the date of declaration of result of NET June, 2014 examination. The request(s) so received will be placed before the Expert Committee(s) for re-examination of the answer key(s). In case the answer key(s) is/are found to be incorrect, the UGC will process the result in the light of changed key(s) and qualify the additional candidates for JRF and/or eligibility for Assistant Professor. Also, the result of previously qualified candidates for JRF and/or eligibility for Assistant Professor shall remain unchanged.
   

xxvi)

No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before 11.30 a.m. in the 1st session and 3.30 p.m. in the second session.
   

xxvii)

The candidate shall have to return the original OMR Sheet of Paper I & II together and Paper-III to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall/room. However, candidates are allowed to carry the Test Booklets of Paper-I, II and III along with duplicate copy (carbon less copy) of OMR Sheet on conclusion of examination.
   

xxviii)

The detailed instructions for the candidates will be uploaded on the UGC website www.ugcnetonline.in or www.ugc.ac.in. during the last week of May, 2014. Candidates may please see the instructions regarding use of Test Booklets, OMR Sheet and Specimen copy of OMR Sheet from the UGC website. It may be noted that instructions to candidates will not be sent to the candidate by post.
   

xxix)

There are no negative marks for incorrect answers.
   

xxx)

The decision of the Commission shall be final in all matters.
   

xxxi)

All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only
   
 
     13)  ENCLOSURES TO BE SENT WITH THE APPLICATION :
 

The candidates should send the following documents with printout on separate A-4 size papers of their online Application Form (one copy) and Attendance Slip (one copy) :-

 
   

i)  

Original copy of Bank Challan (UGC copy).
   

ii)  

Attested copies of OBC (Non creamy layer)/SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PWD) certificates, in case applicable.
   

iii)  

Certificate of educational qualification/research experience, in case applicable, entitling the candidate for age relaxation, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.
   

 
 
     14)    CHECK LIST FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM : 
 
 

The candidates are advised to ensure the following points before filling the Online Application Forms:

 
   

i)  

Whether they fulfil the eligibility conditions for the Test as prescribed under the heading ‘CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY’ and ‘AGE LIMIT’.
   

ii)  

That they have filled their CATEGORY, viz., GEN/OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ ST/ PWD, in the relevant column correctly.
   

iii)  

That they have filled their subject and NET Coordinating Institution and code in the relevant column correctly.
   

iv)  

That the Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates have filled the relevant column in the Online Application Form. Only PWD candidates have to fill this column and the others have to leave it blank.
   

v)  

Whether they have signed the printout of Online Application Form, Admission Card and Attendance Slip.
   

vi)  

Whether they have enclosed the required documents with the Application Form before submission at the NET Coordinating Institution.
   

vii)  

Whether they have kept a copy of the submitted documents for their own record.
   
   

15)

The list of States/Union Territories along with their respective codes is given below:
   
 

Andhra Pradesh(01), Arunachal Pradesh(02), Assam(03), Bihar(04), Delhi(05), Goa(06), Gujarat(07), Haryana(08), Himachal Pradesh(09), Jammu & Kashmir(10), Karnataka(11), Kerala(12), Madhya Pradesh(13), Maharashtra(14), Manipur(15), Meghalaya(16), Mizoram(17), Nagaland(18), Odisha(19), Punjab(20), Rajasthan(21), Sikkim(22), Tamil Nadu(23), Tripura(24), Uttar Pradesh(25), West Bengal(26), Andaman & Nicobar Islands(27), Dadar & Nagar Havelli(28), Daman & Diu(29), Lakshadweep(30), Puducherry(31), Chhattisgarh(32), Jharkhand(33), Uttarakhand(34), Chandigarh(35).

   
   

16)

University Grants Commission shall not be responsible for any printing error(s) in this Notification.