CBSE UGC NET results 2017: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce the result for National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) soon. The exams were conducted in January 2017. The board has recently released the answer keys for UGC NET 2017 on its official website cbsenet.nic.in.
These exams were conducted on 22 January 2017. Twice every year, CBSE holds the NET exams for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for universities and colleges across India. The January UGC NET Exams were conducted for 83 subjects at 88 selected UGC NET examination centres across the country.
As per the rule, while the candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are eligible for being Assistant Professor. JRF qualified candidate also get admission directly for PhD. The non-JRF candidate are usually asked to appear in entrance exams for PhD admission. On the other hand, a candidate who only qualify for UGC NET exams but not for JRF, is eligible for being appointed as Assistant Professor in any university, college across India.
As per the UGC NET 2017 exam pattern, the exam had three papers and it was compulsory for candidates to appear in all papers. The UGC NET 2017 paper I was of general nature intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. Paper II and III of UGC NET 2017 were subject specifics as selected by candidates for pursuing Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programmes.
CBSE says its role is only upto the conduct of NET Examination and declaration of result. The e-certificates to qualified candidate are issued by UGC- NET Bureau.
Recently, CBSE has said that it is overburdened by different exams and asked the Union Human Resource Development Ministry to take away the UGC NET exam from them. But until the further orders, the exam will be conducted by the CBSE. According to media report, HRD Ministry is mulling to conduct CTET and UGCNET once a year.