The UGC-NET will be conducted in objective mode from June 2012 onwards. The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held on the day of Examination in two separate sessions as under:
Number of Questions
60 out of which 50 questions are to be attempted
50x2 = 100
1¼ Hours (09.30 a.m. to 10.45 a.m.)
50 questions all of which are compulsory
50x2 = 100
1¼ Hours (10.45 a.m. to 12.00 Noon.)
75 questions all of which are compulsory
75x2 = 150
2½ Hours (01.30 p.m. to 04.00 p.m.)
The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III as given below:
Minimum marks (%) to be obtained
67.5 (45%) rounded off to 68
Only such candidates who obtain the minimum required marks in each Paper, separately, as mentioned above, will be considered for final preparation of result.
However, the final qualifying criteria for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for Lectureship shall be decided by UGC before declaration of result.
The syllabus of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III will remain the same.
The candidates will be allowed to carry the carbon printout of OMR Response Sheets with them on conclusion of the examination.