The official notification for the CBSE UGC NET 2017, which is scheduled to be held in November 2017, has been delayed.
Earlier, in an official notification CBSE has said that it will release the official notification for the upcoming exam on July 24.
This year the exam is scheduled for November 18, 2017.
Important dates regarding the exam
- Registration for the CBSE NET exam 2017 will begin on August 1 2017
- Last date to apply: August 30
- Last date for making the payment: August 31
- Exam date: November 18, 2017.
Changes in the eligibility criteria for UGC NET
- From this year, candidates in the reserved category will be considered qualified at 6 percent. Earlier, they were considered the same at 15 percent
- Changes in the rules, which give preference to the candidates of reserved category are also expected.
About the exam
CBSE conducts the NET exam on behalf of the UGC in order to set the minimum eligibility standards for the candidates for the post of Assistant professor or Junior Research Fellowship. The exam is conducted by the CBSE in 84 different subjects at the 90 selected examination centers spread across the country.