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  1. What is UGC NET/JRF Exam?
  2. Who can apply?
  3. Age limit and fees?
  4. Exam structure, passing marks, cutoff marks
  5. Strategy, Studyplan, Booklist Answerkey with explanation
  6. Download Free Study Material for UGC

What is UGC NET/JRF Exam?

Each year, twice UGC conducts the exams of JRF/NET. It’s an eligibility test for those who want to become

  1. Junior research fellows (= can do research with monthly stipend 25,000/- per month approx.)
  2. Assistant professors (=can do job with starting salary 76,000 per month approx.)
    1. however certain universities require both NET certificate as well as Ph.D completion for appointment)

Who can apply?

Those who completed or soon to complete Masters (Post graduation) with minimum:

  • 55% for unreserved category
  • 50% for SC, ST, OBC and PH

Age limit and fees?

Eligibility General OBC SC/ST/PH
JRF 28 33 33
Asst. professor No age limit No age limit No age limit
Fees Rs.600/- Rs. 300/- Rs. 150/-

Applications are filled up online. Exam is conducted offline (pen and paper based test)

Exam structure, passing marks, cutoff marks

  • There is no interview
  • There is no descriptive paper
  • Only three MCQ papers on same day
Paper Syllabus Total no. of MCQs Total Marks Min. Passing marks for General Min. passing marks for SC, ST, PH Negative marking?
Paper-I
1.15 hrs
  • Teaching, higher education,
  • communication
  • Research aptitude
  • Maths, reasoning, comprehension
  • Environment, polity, ICT
60 (you’ve to tick only 50) 100 40 35
  • No negative marking
  • but if you tick more than 50 Qs, then only first 50 will be counted.
Paper-II
1.15 hrs
Optional Subject selected by you e.g. philosophy, political science etc. 50 (All compulsory) 100 40 35 no
Paper-III:
2:30 hrs
Optional Subject selected by you e.g. philosophy, political science etc. 75 (all compulsory) 150 75 60 no

Strategy, Studyplan, Booklist Answerkey with explanation

Analysis of UGC NET/JRF Paper-I

Download Free study material

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47 Comments on “UGC NET/JRF: Free Study Material, Topicwise Question Paper, Answerkey, Strategy, Tips, Syllabus, Exam dates, Cutoff, Age & Attempt limit, stipend & salary for junior research fellow (JRF) and Assistant Professors”

  1. Good Morning sir

    I Anuj prasad preparing UGC NET , Management paper code 17.
    please help me sir if you have questions topic wise for paper 2 like Managerial Economic , Organisation Behaviour, Human resources, Marketing management, Financial management, Ethics in management, business statistics, corporate strategy, production management, Entrepreneurship Development

    Thanks & Regards
    Anuj prasad

  2. Good Morning sir

    I Anuj prasad preparing UGC NET , Management paper code 17.
    please help me sir if you have questions topic wise for paper 2 like Managerial Economic , Organisation Behaviour, Human resources, Marketing management, Financial management, Ethics in management, business statistics, corporate strategy, production management, Entrepreneurship Development

    Thanks & Regards
    Anuj prasad
    email – [email protected]

  3. Sir please send me a study material of ugc net in english

  4. Sir pls send ugc management notes

  5. Sir, I am a post graduate in biochemistry, now applied for net in the subject of yoga…as I am passionate about the yoga philosophy and also teaching yoga since 4 years. Recently qualified level II Qci yoga examination conducted by ministry of Ayush.
    My doubt is am I eligible for PhD in yoga ..?
    Now In the month of May I am going to write PG diploma in yoga from Annamalai University.
    Sri

  6. sir plz mujhe cbse net 2018 july k prepration kliy koi app btaie hindi me .

  7. sir please, can u share me UGC NET paper 1 material

    1. kindly refer K.V. S Madan cbse ugc net paper 1 this is more than sufficient just do 4-time revision u will get 35 + Q sure shoot this is personal experience I am net qualified

  8. Sir this is diksha and I m preparing for UGC NET please sir help me to get study material for management subject code 17

  9. Sir,
    Kindly send the Strategy, Studyplan, Booklist Answerkey with explanation for Paper II English Literature

    Sunita Shah
    My email Id is

  10. Sir,
    I have done full time PGDM from a B school affiliated by osmania university hyderabad
    Am i eligible for NET exam or i have to do Masters ??

    Please guide me on this sir

    Regards
    Vineet Kumar

  11. sir kindly send me UGC NET PAPER 1 & 2 STUDY MATERIAL MY SUBJECT IS LAW

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