who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s
Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions
recognised by UGC (list attached page No. 22 to 48) in Humanities
(including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science
&Applications, Electronic Science etc. (list of subjects of post
graduation attached at page No. 19 to 20) 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.
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 Junior
Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant professor 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.
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.
Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whosepost graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects in item No.14 (on page 12-13), may appear in a related subject.
are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of
their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation
Page) to CBSE. However 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 UGC/CBSE at any stage, their
candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
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)
Age Limit :
For JRF : Not more than 28 years as on 01.01.2017
For Assistant Professor : There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor.