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.