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Central Board of Secondary Education is conducting National Eligibility Test on behalf of University Grant Commission for post of Assistant Professor or JRF as per the scheduled date. The candidates who are interested for CBSE UGC NET 2015 can apply through the details given below.


Eligibility Criteria for CBSE UGC NET 2015 is given below. Candidate can go through it clearly.

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent exam from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science &Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test
  • Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship/eligibility for Assistant professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination OR equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC(Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified
  • The PhD degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 (irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in NET
  • Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects may appear in a related subject
  • Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to CBSE. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the UGC/CBSE at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action
  • Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi


Junior Research Fellowship: Not more than 28 years as on 01st June 2015. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non-Creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on website www.ncbc.nic.in SC/ST/PWD categories and to women applicants
Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on production of a certificate from appropriate authority

Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing LLM Degree; total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances

Assistant Professor: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor



The list of NET subjects along with their respective codes are as given below:

(01) Economics, (02) Political Science, (03) Philosophy,

(04) Psychology, (05) Sociology, (06) History,

(07) Anthropology, (08) Commerce, (09) Education,

(10) Social Work, (11) Defence and Strategic Studies,

(12) Home Science,(14) Public Administration,

(15) Population Studies*, (16) Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental),

(17)Management (18) Maithili, (19) Bengali, (20) Hindi,

(21) Kannada, (22) Malayalam, (23) Odia, (24) Punjabi,

(25) Sanskrit, (26) Tamil, (27) Telugu, (28) Urdu,

(29) Arabie, (30) English, (31) Linguistics,

(32) Chinese, (33) Dogri, (34) Nepali, (35) Manipuri,

(36) Assamese, (37) Gujarati, (38) Marathi, (39) French,

(40) Spanish, (41) Russian, (42) Persian, (43) Rajasthani,

(44) German, (45) Japanese,

(46)Adult Education/Andragogy (47)Physical Education (49)Arab Culture and Islamic Studies (50)Indian Culture (55) Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social elfare/Human Resource Management,

(58) Law, (59) Library and Information Science,

(60) Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies,

(62) Comparative Study of Religions,

(63) Mass Communication and Journalism, (65) Dance,

(66) Museology & Conservation, (67) Archaeology,

(68) Criminology, (70) Tribal and Regional Language/Literature,

(71) Folk Literature, (72) Comparative Literature,

(73) Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/Mimamsa/Navya Nyaya/Sankhya Yoga/Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta),

(74) Women Studies, (79) Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applies Art/History of Art),

(80) Geography, (81) Social Medicine & Community Health,

(82) Forensic Science, (83) Pali, (84) Kashmiri, (85) Konkani,

(87) Computer Science and Applications, (88) Electronic Science,

(89) Environmental Sciences, (90) International and Area Studies,

(91) Prakrit, (92) Human Rights and Duties,

(93) Tourism Administration and Management, (94) Bodo,

(95) Santali, (96) Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion),

(97) Rabindra Sangeet,(98) Percussion Instruments, (99) Drama, (100) Theatre

*The candidates with Master’s Degree in Geography (with specialization in Population Studies) or Mathematics/Statistics are also eligible to appear in the subject “Population Studies” (Code 15)

**The candidates with Master’s Degree in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences are eligible to appear in the subject ‘Women Studies’ (Code 74)


Submission of online application form 16th April 2015
Last date for Applying Online 15th May 2015
Last date of submission of Fee 16th May 2015
Date of Examination 28th June 2015 (Sunday)