(UGC NET 2010) Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility For Lectureship Notification 2010

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UGC NET JUNE 2010 Notification

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Last Date to Apply Online - 26-4-2010

  • Date of UGC NET examination: 27.06.2010

  • Date of UGC NET Notification : 28th March 2010

i) Last date for Applying On-Line 26-4-2010

ii) Last date for receiving the print out of online Application Form (2 copies) , Attendance Slip and Admission Card at the respective test centres (with fee receipt & category certificate(s) ). Print out of online application form sent directly to the UGC office will not be entertained. 30.04.2010  It is notified that the next UGC-NET for Junior Research fellowship and eligibility for Lectureship will be held on 27th June, 2010 (Sunday)in Humanities, Social Sciences (including languages), Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science etc. The candidates who desire to appear in the test may see the detailed notification to be published in the employment news . The same is also available ton the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in. The candidates are advised to download the above-mentioned notification along with the application form from the UGC website. The last date for submission of the Online application form at UGC-NET centres is 26.04.2010

National Educational Testing (Net) Bureau
UGC National Elgibility Test For Junior Research Fellowship(JRF) and Eligibility For Lectureship – June 2010

EXAM. DATE : 27.06.2010 NOTIFICATIONCLOSING DATE : 30.04.2010

Last date for receipt of duly completed Application Forms at the respective Test Centres is 30.04.2010 Candidates should submit their Application Forms only to the Registrar of the university from where they wish to appear in the Test as indicated in item 10 below. The application must be strictly as per the prescribed format.. APPLICATION SENT DIRECTLY TO THE UGC OFFICE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED

  1. The University Grants Commission announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) on 27th June, 2010 (Sunday) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and eligibility for Lectureship in Indian universities and colleges. UGC will conduct NET in 77 (seventy seven) subjects (listed under item no. 9) at 66 (sixty six) selected University Centres (listed under Item no. 10) spread across the country. The result of the UGC-NET held on 27th December, 2009 and the one to be held on 27th June, 2010 will be made available on the UGC website : www.ugc.ac.in and shall also be published in the Employment News as and when it is declared. The candidates will not be individually intimated about their result. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Lectureship. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Lectureship will not be considered for award of JRF. Candidates appearing in NET should clearly specify in the prescribed Application Form whether they are applying for both JRF & eligibility for Lectureship OR only for eligibility for Lectureship. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Lectureship will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Lecturers of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.

  2. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Lectureship. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF will depend on the performance of the candidate in NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Lectureship will not be considered for award of JRF. Candidates appearing in NET should clearly specify in the prescribed Application Form whether they are applying for both JRF & eligibility for Lectureship OR only for eligibility for Lectureship. Candidates who qualify the Test for eligibility for Lectureship will be governed by the rules and regulations for recruitment of Lecturers of the concerned universities/colleges/state governments, as the case may be.

    Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Visually Handicapped (VH)/Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates will be given such special concessions as may be decided by the Commission.

2) JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP :

Candidates qualifying for the award of Junior Research Fellowship will be eligible to receive fellowship of UGC under various schemes, subject to finding their placement in universities/IITs/institutions. The validity period of the offer is two years w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, in case the candidates have already joined M.Phil/Ph.D., the date of commencement of fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET result or date of their joining, whichever is later.

UGC NET ELIGIBILITY : CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY

i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for this Test. The Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Physically Handicapped (PH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

ii) 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 JRF/Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their Master’s degree examination or equivalent with at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PH/VH 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.

iii) The Ph.D. 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

iv) 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 in item No. 9, may appear in a related subject.

v) Candidates seeking concession in fee are required to submit attested copy of their OBC(Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PH/VH certificate along with online print out of their Application Forms (obtained while applying on-line). Other candidates are not required to submit any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility alongwith print out of their Application Form. Therefore, 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 Commission at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

vi) Candidates with post-graduate diploma/certificate course(s), should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their course(s) with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.

4) AGE LIMIT & RELAXATION :
i) Junior Research Fellowship : Not more than 28 years as on 01.06.2010. A relaxation upto 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH 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 L.L.M. Degree. Total age relaxation on the above ground(s) shall not exceed five years under any circumstances.

ii) Lectureship : No upper age limit.

5) EXEMPTION (ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURESHIP) :

i) For M. Phil/ Ph.D candidates: The candidates having Ph.D. Degree in the concerned subject are exempted from NET for Under Graduate and Post Graduate level teaching. The candidates having M. Phil Degree in the concerned subject are exempted from NET for Under Graduate level teaching only. The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.

ii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship held prior to 1st June 2003, are exempted from appearing in NET, being eligible to apply for Lectureship anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2003 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of lecturer only in the universities/ colleges belonging to the state from where they have cleared their SET. All SET qualified candidates are also eligible to appear in NET, if they so desire.

6) EXAMINATION FEE AND MODE OF PAYMENT :

For General candidates, the examination fee is Rs.450/-; for Other Backward Classes (OBC), the fee is Rs. 225/- and for SC/ST/PH/VH candidates, it is Rs. 110/-. The fee should be paid in the form of a single crossed demand draft from any Government of India Bank/Scheduled Government Bank payable at their Service Branch, New Delhi/Delhi only with six months’ validity drawn in favour of the Secretary, U.G.C., New Delhi. Fee once paid, will not be refunded under any circumstances.

7) SCHEME AND DATE OF TEST :

(i) The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will be held on 27.06.2010 in two separate sessions as under :
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Session Paper Marks Duration
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First I 100 1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
First II 100 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 NOON)
Second III 200 2½ Hours (01.30 P.M. to 04.00 P.M.)
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Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.

Paper-II shall consist of short questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each of these papers will consist of a Test Booklet containing 50 objective type questions. The candidate will have to mark the response for each question on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided alongwith the Test Booklet. The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be sent to the candidate along with the Admit Card. Paper-III will consist of only descriptive questions from the subject selected by the candidate. The candidate will be required to attempt questions in the space provided in the Test Booklet. The format of Paper-III has been revised w.e.f. June,2005 UGC-NET and is available on the UGC website www.ugc.ac.in.

Syllabus of UGC NET Test: Syllabi for all NET subjects can be downloaded from the UGC Website www.ugc.ac.in and are also available in the libraries of all Indian universities. UGC will not send the syllabus to individual candidates.

IMPORTANT :
i) The national level Test for determining the eligibility of candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowship/Lectureship in science subjects (Chemical Sciences; Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Physical Sciences) is conducted jointly with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. Check out CSIR UGC NET The candidates in science subjects, desirous of availing UGC-JRF or obtaining eligibility for Lectureship in these subjects are advised to appear in the Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship conducted by CSIR.

ii) The UGC-NET for JRF/eligibility for Lectureship will be held at the University Test Centres specified in the list under item No. 10. PLEASE NOTE THAT CHANGE OF CENTRE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

Website: UGC website

UGC Net 2010 Subjects

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 Music
  • 17 Management
  • 18 Maithili
  • 19 Bengali
  • 20 Hindi
  • 21 Kannada
  • 22 Malayalam
  • 23 Oriya
  • 24 Punjabi
  • 25 Sanskrit
  • 26 Tamil
  • 27 Telugu
  • 28 Urdu
  • 29 Arabic
  • 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/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education.
  • 47 Physical Education
  • 49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
  • 50 Indian Culture
  • 55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/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 Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre
  • 66 Museology & Conservation
  • 67 Archaeology

  • 68 Criminology
  • 70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
  • 71 Folk Literature
  • 72 Comparative Literature
  • 73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotis ha/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 Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied 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.



 

* The candidates who have completed their 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).

HOW TO APPLY FOR UGC NET June 2010 : (APPLICATIONS HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE)

i) Before applying Online, the candidates must possess the following : (i) Scanned passport (pp) size photograph in JPEG format, (ii) Copy of Bank Challan (fee receipt).

ii) Candidate seeking admission to the Test must apply online (i.e. www.ugcnetonline.in OR through a link available on the UGC website: www.ugc.ac.in). The candidates are required to download the Bank Challan Performa from the above website OR take photocopy from the UGC-NET Notification to be published in the Employment News dated 10-04-2010. and then deposit the requisite test fee in any branch of State Bank of India along with the bank charges (commission) of Rs.20/-. Candidate after successfully filling the online application is required to take printout of the Online Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admission Card on separate A-4 size papers and paste his/her recent passport sized photograph, put his/her signature at the required space, attach attested copy of SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy layer)/PH/VH certificate, if applicable together with certificate of educational qualification/ research experience entitling the candidate for age relaxation and send the same with UGC marked copy of Bank Challan to the Registrar of the university (UGC Test Centre) from where the candidate has opted to appear for the Test. In case, the printout of Online Application Form along with the required documents does not reach the Test Centre on or before 30-04-2010, the candidature of the applicant shall be rejected. Before applying On line, candidates are advised to go through detailed notification available at UGC website and also to be shortly published in the Employment News. Please note that Fee submitted through any other mode like Money Order, Demand Draft, IPO etc. will be summarily rejected.

iii) The envelope containing the Application Form should be superscribed “UGC NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AND ELIGIBILITY FOR LECTURESHIP, JUNE, 2010”.

iv) The candidates must affix their recent identical passport size photographs, at the places indicated, on the printout of Online Application Form and must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that a part of the signature spreads over the Application Form beyond the photograph. Besides, it should be duly attested by the Head of the University Department/Principal of the College/Class-I Gazetted Officer.

v) In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. UGC will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature.

12) GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

i) The candidates must read the conditions of eligibility as given at item no. 3 carefully and must satisfy themselves regarding their eligibility for the Test before filling the online application and submitting the printout of Online Application Forms.
ii) Candidates will be issued the Admission Card by the respective Test Centres. Candidates should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued to any candidate shall not imply that the Commission has finally accepted his/her candidature.
iii) UGC may change the centre(s) or date of examination without assigning any reason.
iv) Applications received after the last date will not be entertained.
v) No TA will be paid to the candidates.
vi) Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
vii) The decision of the Commission shall be final in all matters.
viii) All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.
ix) Candidates should correspond only with their respective Test centres for Admission Card or any other relevant information. UGC will not entertain any requests/queries in this regard.
x) The use of calculators or Log Tables is not permitted. Cellular phones, pagers etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room.
xi) A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.
xii) Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.

xiii) Those candidates who do not receive their Admission Card (Roll Number) after allotment of the venue of the Test by the coordinator of the respective Test Centre for appearing in the UGC-NET till 23rd June 2010, are advised to contact the office of Registrar/Co-ordinator of their UGC-NET Centres from 24th to 26th June, 2010, with the copy of Admission Card (Provisional) and two identical passport-size photographs duly attested by a gazetted officer. No Admission Card (Roll Number) will be issued on the day of the Test (i.e. 27th June, 2010) under any circumstances. UGC will not be responsible for any delay/non-receipt of the Admission card.

xiv) The descriptive papers, i.e., Paper-III of language subjects must be answered in the concerned language only.
xv) Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended and photographs pasted by them in all the places, viz. in their Application Form, Attendance Slip and Admission Card should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
xvi) The candidates in their own interest are requested to keep a photocopy of the Application Form, Admission Care and Attendance Slip for their own record.
xvii) Applications submitted on any other format (including UGC old format ) will not be accepted.
xviii) Print out of online application sent directly to the UGC will not be accepted.
xix) Applications submitted (hard copy) in any other format/form or received after last date will not be accepted.
xx) Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies submitted to the Test Centre without online submission, will not be accepted.

13) ENCLOSURES TO BE SENT WITH THE APPLICATION

The candidates should send the following documents with their application:

i) Copy of Bank Challan (UGC copy).
ii) Copy of SC/ST/Visually Handicapped/Physically Handicapped/ OBC (Non creamy layer) certificates, in case applicable.
iii) certificate of educational qualification/research experience, in case applicable, entitling the candidate for age relaxation, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer.
iv) Two self addressed unstamped envelopes of 10” X 4” size.

14) CHECK LIST FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

The candidates are advised to ensure the following points carefully before filling the Online Application Forms:

i) Whether they fulfil the eligibility conditions for the Test as prescribed under the heading ‘CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY’ and ‘AGE LIMIT’.
ii) That they have filled their CATEGORY, viz., GEN/SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer), in the relevant column correctly.
iii) That the VH/PH candidates have filled the relevant column in the Online Application Form. Only VH/PH candidates have to fill this column and the others have to leave it blank.
iv) Whether they have signed the printout of Online Application Form Admission Card and Attendance Slip.
v) Whether they have enclosed the required documents with the application form before submission.
vi) Whether they have kept a copy of the submitted documents for their own record.



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