CBSE extends UGC NET registration date; know revised eligibility criteria

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The online registration date for UGC NET July 2018 exam has been extended to April 12. Students can now submit their applications by April 12, 2018.

The last date to pay online fee is April 13 while UGC NET aspirants can make corrections in particulars of their application form from April 25 to May 1.

Admit card for the exam can be downloaded in June 2018 and the availability of answer key and OMR sheet is expected to be in August 2018.

Eligibility Criteria and Exam Details

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had earlier released the UGC NET July 2018 examination notification and brought around some changes in the exam pattern and eligibility criteria.

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It is worth mentioning that some revisions have been brought in the exam pattern. The exam pattern for UGC NET 2018 would now be changed as per the short notification, UGC NET examination would now have two papers – Paper I and II of 100 and 200 marks respectively.

The paper would be an objective type paper of 300 marks- Paper I would be general aptitude test with 50 questions, paper II would be an objective paper focusing on the subject chosen by the candidate, as per media reports.

While the students will appear for the UGC NET 2018 examination on July 8, the upper age limit for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) has been extended from 28 to 30 years.