UGC NET December 2019-June 2020 General Instructions

Before submitting the Online Application, the candidate should read the notification carefully provided in

General Instruction for filling the Application Form :

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 Form.

ii) Submission of Online Application is mandatory. Hard copies of application form will not be accepted by CBSE.

iii) Application Form must be complete in all respects as per the Notification.

iv) All incomplete Application Forms will be rejected.

v) Applications submitted on any other format (including old UGC format) will not be accepted.

vi) Printout of online application (Confirmation Page) should be kept by the candidate for further reference.

vii) No applications can be submitted after the last date (i.e. 01/08/2017) and no fee will be accepted after 30th August, 2017 in any circumstances.

viii) The Candidate should note that their candidature is strictly provisional. The mere fact that Admission Card has been issued and the candidate is allowed to appear in the test shall not imply that the Board has finally accepted his/her candidature.

ix) CBSE may change the city of examination or date of examination without assigning any reason.

x) It may be noted that the Admission Card will be uploaded on the website The candidates are requested to ascertain their venue of the test in the mentioned in the Admission Card and appear in the examination only at the designated examination center. No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center other than that allotted to him/her in the admission card.

xi) The candidates are required to bring a photo identity card also along with their printout of online Admission Card on the day of examination. No candidate will be allowed to appear in the examination whose admission card is not issued by the Board.

xii) To ensure fair conduct of examination frisking of the candidates will be done properly at main entry gate of the exam center. The candidates should report at the examination center 2 hrs 30 minutes prior to commencement of examination and cooperate with the invigilators in frisking. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination center/hall after commencement of examination. No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall/room before 10:45 AM in the 1st session, 12:30 PM in the 2nd session and 4:30 P.M. in the 3rd session.

xv) All the examination hall/room will have a wall clock so the candidates are not allowed to wear any type of watch in the examination hall/room.

xvi) The use of calculators or Log Tables is not permitted. Mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices, bits of paper, books/note books etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall/Room. The candidate(s) found in possession of any of these items in the examination hall/room will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.

xvii) The candidates have to follow the instructions given by the invigilators in the examination hall/room and should not argue with the invigilators or other staff involved in the examination duty at the examination center. The candidates, who will not follow the instructions, will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.

xviii) In the examination hall/room, the candidates will neither talk to each other nor discuss any matter during the examination. The candidates should not disturb other candidates in the examination room and maintain complete silence during the examination. The candidate violating these instructions will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her result will not be declared.

xix) A candidate who does not appear in paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in paper-II and paper-III.

xx) Candidates will not be allowed to write any question from the Test Booklet on the Admission Card or on any other paper.

xxi) There are no negative marks of incorrect answers.

xxii) The candidate shall have to return the OMR Sheet of Paper I & II and Paper-III to the Invigilator before leaving the examination hall/room.

xxiii) No TA will be paid to the candidates, on account of appearing at the examination etc

xxiv) The captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of the candidates appeared in NET Jan, 2018 and answer keys of all the papers will be displayed on the website (the exact dates will be notified later on the website and in the leading newspapers). The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form on the website by paying a sum of [rupee]1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will be accepted online only through the link available on the website on payment of [rupee]1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. In case the challenge of any candidate regarding captured images of response sheets (OMR sheets)/answer keys is accepted, the fee will be refunded to such candidates against the accepted challenge. In all other cases the fee once paid will not be refunded. The CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and the result will be declared on the basis of final answer keys.

xxv) The marks of all the candidates will be uploaded on CBSE website soon after declaration of result. Besides this, CBSE will not issue any marks sheet to qualified/non qualified candidates.

xxvi) No grievances with regard to answer key (s) after declaration of result of NET Jan, 2018, will be entertained.

xxvii) In case the answer key(s) is/are found to be incorrect, the CBSE will process the result in the light of changed key (s) and qualify the additional candidates for JRF and/or Eligibility for Assistant Professor. However, the result of previously qualified candidates of JRF and/or eligibility for Assistant Professor shall remain unchanged.

xxviii) There are no negative marks of incorrect answers.

xxix) Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.

xxx) The decision of the CBSE shall be final in all matters.

xxxi) All legal disputes pertaining to this Test shall fall within the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.