What is The Full Form of NET?

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Explain What is the full form of NET?

The NET full form is the National Eligibility Test. For graduates with a Ph.D. or if they want to pursue their teaching career in India, NET is largely a nationwide entrance exam. Think of UGC NET or NTA-UGC-NET. It is an exam conducted to determine the credibility of the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) degree and assistant professor in Indian universities and colleges. NET is the minimum requirement for technical teaching and research. The above test is taken in several subjects namely computer science and engineering, social science, computer applications, forensics, political science, history, sociology, home science, anthropology, law, education, and many more. Literary subjects such as English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Marathi, French, Spanish, Japanese, etc.

full form of NET

About NET

Who conducted NET?

1. NET is approved by the UGC (Commission for University Grants). UGC conducts this exam across India.

2. The test was first carried out in 1989 and has been carried out twice a year since then.

3. UGC CSIR NET studies natural science subjects. It is the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

4. CBSE ran the UGC NET exam until July 2018, but the NTA (National Testing Agency) will be taking the UGC National Eligibility Test from December 2018.

5. The main objective of this test is to rank students for college-level lectures as well as for the Junior Research Fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria of UGC NET

1. Candidates must achieve at least 55% of the points in their postgraduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university.

2. Students in the final year of study are entitled to take the exam.

3. A candidate with a Ph.D., the postgraduate course of which was completed before September 19, 1991, is granted a relaxation mark of 5%.

4. Previously, the maximum age to apply for UGC NET JRF was 28 years. Now it has increased by three years, up to 31 years, for candidates in the general category.

5. For the reserved category (SC, ST, OBC), the maximum age limit to apply is 36 years, which means 5 years of rest.

Application Process of NET

The application process consists of registering, filling out an application form, uploading documents, and paying the fees. All steps must be carried out online. Applicants must provide specific details during the UGC NET application process. Applicants can be disqualified if discrepancies are found.

Below is a step-by-step process for applying for UGC NET-

1. Go to the UGC NET official website at ugcnet.nta.nic.in

2. Click on the link "Fill out the UGC-NET application form 2021".

3. Fill out the registration form. You will receive access data by logging in with your registered mobile number.

4. Log in with the access data you received and then fill out the application form.

5. After completing the UGC NET application form, you need to upload the required documents. i.e. scanned copy of your passport photo and signature.

6. Continue to pay the fee on your application form.

7. After successful payment, you will need to print out your application form for later use.

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