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August 5, 2019 • 5:10 pm

NTA UGC NET Qualifying Criteria Dec 2019 - Latest Changes

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UGC NET Qualifying Criteria 2019

 

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NTA conducts UGC NET for inviting applicants for pursuing Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship in universities and colleges across India.

 

To appear for the Exam, the candidates must know about the UGC NET Eligibility, to check whether they are eligible to apply for the exam or not.

 

The National Testing Agency has provided the selection criteria for UGC NET Exam for the candidates who are going to appear for the UGC NET 2019 Exam.

 

Below we have shared the complete details regarding the changed selection criteria of UGC NET Exam. Let’s have a look at the details.

 

 

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UGC NET Selection Criteria – Check the Steps below

 

There is certain qualifying criteria which need is followed by UGC to select the deserving candidates. Here you can check complete qualifying criteria for the UGC NET Exam.

 

UGC has decided that 6% of the candidates appearing for the NET Exam will be declared as qualifying to be eligible for the entry-level post of Assistant Professor and the Reservation Policy as per the category will be applied to this 6% qualified candidates.

Top 6% of the candidates who take the exam and score minimum 40% aggregate marks (at least 35% aggregate marks for candidates belonging to social groups viz., Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)/ People with Disabilities/Transgenders) will be eligible for Assistant Professor.

A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III by using the formula mentioned below:

 

 

 

 

No. of slots under General (UR) category for JRF in a subject =

No. of candidates who have opted for JRF and are qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor in that subject X No. of slots available under General (UR) category.

Total No. of General (UR) candidates who have opted for JRF and are qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor

 

The similar formula will be used for OBC/SC/ST/Transgender categories for all the subjects.

 

As you know that NTA now started conducting the UGC NET Exam in multiple shift papers. The raw score of candidates in all the shifts will be calculated with the help of the normalization procedure. The use of UGC NET Normalization Procedure is for ensuring that aspirants are neither benefitted nor disadvantaged due to the dissimilar difficulty level of papers.

 

This Normalization procedure is an established practice for comparing aspirants scores across multi-session papers. NTA will use the percentile equivalence for normalization across sections”.

 

 

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Previous Norms v/s the Latest UGC NET Selection Procedure

  

As per the Previous UGC norms regarding the procedure and criteria for declaration of UGC NET Result, the top 15% candidates from each of the four reservation category (OBC, SC, ST, PWD, Transgenders) on the merit list with prescribed minimum marks will be declared as qualified for Assistant Professor.

 

The Merit List of the candidates who have secured minimum marks would be prepared subject wise and category wise.

 

Now, as per the new notification, only 6% of candidates will now declared as qualified.

 

This means that if suppose 6 Lakh candidates appear in UGC NET Exam then 6% of 6 lakh i.e. 36000 slots will be provided for the qualifying candidates for different categories as per the new policy.

 

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Why was the decision to change the Qualifying Criteria undertaken?

 

The decision to change the selection criteria of UGC NET Exam came after a petition was filed by Nair Service Society with the Kerala High Court.

 

According to the HC order in January 2017, the selection criteria of giving relaxation marks to reserved categories were considered as unconstitutional and as a move which is unfavorable for the general candidates.

 

As per the petition filed, the High Court had argued that because of the UGC NET Qualifying minimum marks prescribed to the reserved categories candidates, there are more candidates qualified with minimum marks from these categories as compared to the number of general candidates qualified for the exam.

 

As per the current Reservation Policy, the reservation provided for the four categories are mentioned below.

 

 

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We would appreciate your feedback on this move from UGC. Share your thoughts and queries in the comment section.

 

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  • Harsha
    if i am scoring between 190-200 what are the chances of me clearing net in the subject english?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Shilpa,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, you have fair chances to qualify the exam then.   Good Luck!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Harsha
    Okhay, but what the basic cut off marks for English like for last year. I am not able to understand it from the list
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Shilpa,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Please check the expected cutoff marks for English in the following blog - UGC NET Result & Cutoff 2017.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Harsha
    the cut off are quite difficult to decipher , i was actually asking about the qualification marks for general in english. thank you for helping and solving doubts, really appreciated.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Shilpa,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Joy
    Sir, I do not understand that 6% criteria. Whether it is the 6% of all appeared candidates or the candidates appeared in General Category, SC category, OBC category, ST Category separately... Please clarify the matter... Another question is if any candidate get 190 in Management subject, can he/she get the lecturership position this year?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Joy,   Greetings from Eduncle!   As per the latest qualifying criteria, the top 6% candidates including all categories will only be eligible for UGC NET Assistant Professor Exam.   The result have been declared on CBSE NET Official Site. Please check the UGC NET Result page to know whether you've qualified or not.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Anekpal Singh
    What is the entry level post of Assistant Professor? Please tell me in detail 6% out of total appearing will be qualified NET or after this i.e. Merit list will be made from 6% qualifying candidates not please let me know.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Anekpal, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! The Assistant Professor is itself an entry level post offered after UGC NET Exam. As per your another query, the 6% of appearing Candidates will be qualified for UGC NET Exam based on their categories. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Aiswarya K
    Hi Im in general category candidate. Im going to appear Net exam. In the revised rule, howmany mark I need to get for qualifying Net?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Aishwarya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   To become a NET qualifier, you must beat the cutoff marks for your category and opted subject. The cutoff varies every year, so you can check out expected cutoff's here - UGC NET Cutoff July 2018.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Sumit
    Does it means once i have scored 50% agg. in paper 1& 2 that's all? Will be qualified then or this is primary requirement after which i have to be in 6% as well?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Sumit,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No actually 50% is the eligibility criteria for UGC NET. As far as, the qualifying criteria is concerned, it is different for each subject and completely depends on subject and category wise cutoff.   On the other hand, the lectureship aspirants have to come into Top 6% of qualifying candidates to become eligible for lectureship.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Rohit
    In UGC NET Cutoff for Management for SC for Assistant Professor Only, the cut off is 49.14 and total is 208. Could you tell me what is this "TOTAL". Is it the total number of students who have qualified or something else.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Rohit,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The term 'total' is used for total marks obtained by the student in the exam. Hope your query is cleared now.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Rohit
    In the same row i could see 15 in total column for another category...I m sure this "15" cannot be the marks scored
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Rohit,   Greetings from Eduncle!   There might be some typing error. Please share the screenshot with us so that we can rectify it.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Anjali Mishra Mishra
    can you plz clear my doughts I m anjali mishra category gen if i had score 40% its means i m not qualify for net exam how much score get to clear net and jrf
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Anjali,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Please click on the following link to check out the cutoff for UGC NET Exam.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    V K
    The candidates are required to obtain the following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III. Step 1 Gen cat. Papar 1st 40% 2nd 40% 3rd 50% Step-2: Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a merit list will be prepare subject wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by such candidates. Step 3: Top 15% candidates (for each subject and category), from the merit list mentioned under step II, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only. Step 4: A separate merit list for the award of JRF will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the merit list prepared under step III.
  • Priyaranjan Saha
    I don't understand if overall 6℅ will be selected then , category wise constitutional reservation system where maintain?? Please answer me
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    Priyaranjan Saha
    Please send my quiry in email
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Priyaranjan,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes! To end up the category wise reservation system & provide each candidate similar opportunity to showcase his/her talent, the official authorities have made this move. Now all the aspirants who are going to appear in UGC NET LS Exam will have similar opportunities to design their career in Lecturer-ship based on their skills.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Kowsi
    top 6% candidate selection are based on individual cut-off or aggregate marks?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Kowsi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The 6% criteria is for those candidates who scores more than the Assistant Professor Cutoff. You can check the official cutoff on UGC NET Result page.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Anumita
    Hello sir/ma'am, I needed to ask that I have secured only 47% in my graduation and right now m pursuing masters... Will I be eligible for giving net/jrf??
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Anumita,   Greetings from Eduncle!   If you are in the final year of your post-graduation degree, only then you can apply, else not.   Thanks for asking your query to us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Harsha
    I am getting 182 in ugc English, what is the chance of me clearing the net exam. Please reply ASAP.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Rashi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The UGC NET Results have already been declared on the official site. Please follow the link and check out whether you've qualified the exam or not. Good Luck!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Fareed Ahmed
    Hello sir. I want to know that if top 6% candidates will be qualify NET. Cut points for reserved category and opens will be same or different.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Fareed,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The cutoff points are expected to be remained as same for all categories.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Satabdi
    Hellow sir, I got 182 in the subject education. I applied for Lecturership and jrf. I am from SC category. Is there any chance to qualify net. Kindly don't reply as it is based on cutoff. Just need your opinion so that I can gain some hope. Thanks.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Satabdi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The UGC NET Results have already been declared on the official site. Please follow the link and check out whether you've qualified the exam or not. Good Luck!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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