UGC NET 2023 Selection Process: Know All Steps Here

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UGC NET Selection Process 2023: The NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the UGC NET Selection Process for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship. The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) is a national exam that is used to evaluate applicants for Assistant Professor positions only, or for both.

This exam is conducted for students who wish to become professors in Indian universities and colleges. In this blog, we will talk about the selection process for UGC NET. Here is a quick preview of the UGC NET exam which will help provide the necessary information.

Particulars Details
Exam Name UGC NET 2023
Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose Qualifying exam for Assistant Professors and JRF
Examination Mode Online
Official Website

UGC NET Selection Procedure 2023

All those candidates who are appearing for UGC NET 2023 exam should know the UGC NET Selection Process. The UGC NET selection process consists of various steps. In this, it is seen the number of candidates who are qualified (total number of candidates qualified for Assistant Professors). This is usually equal to 6 per cent of the candidates who appeared in both the papers of NET and 1 per cent (for JRF). This is necessary for the final selection which needs to be made. 

Also Read UGC NET Syllabus 2023: Paper 1 and 2 Syllabus PDF

UGC NET Selection Process Guidelines

It is crucial to understand the NTA’s adherence to the UGC NET selection criteria. Here is a list of all the rules that must be followed in order to prepare for the UGC NET outcome.

  • The number of candidates who are required to be qualified (in all slots or Eligibility for Assistant Professors) should be equal to 6 per cent of the candidates who appeared for both the papers of UGC NET and only 1 per cent qualify for the JRF exam.
  • The UGC NET 2023 exam is usually conducted online as a Computer Based Test (CBT). in order to qualify for the positions of “JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor” and “Assistant Professor.” In order to be eligible, an applicant must have taken both exams.

The candidate must have obtained at least a 40 per cent overall score in both papers combined for the General (unreserved) category and at least a 35 per cent overall score in both papers combined for all candidates.

  • All the candidates who have appeared for the exam and are declared eligible in any subject for a particular category. 

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When will NTA next conduct the UGC NET exam?

It is expected that the UGC NET will next be conducted on June 2024.

Is UGC NET conducted online?

Yes, ever since NTA (National Testing Agency) started conducting the UGC NET exam, it is conducted in online mode which is a computer-based test (CBT) only.

When is the UGC NET 2023 result expected?

The UGC NET result will soon be announced on the official website. Stay tuned.

We hope this blog provided you with all the necessary information. This blog talked about the selection process which is carried out for the UGC NET exam. 

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