main objective of this test will be to determine the eligibility of the
Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships
(JRF)/NET (National Eligibility Test) and also to determine their
eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in subjects that fall
under the faculty of Science & Technology.
• Chemical Sciences • Earth, Atmospheric, • Ocean and Planetary Sciences • Life Sciences • MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES • Physical Sciences • Engineering Sciences
: BS - 4 Years program / BE / B.Tech / B.Pharma / MBBS / Integrated
BS-MS / M.Sc or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks for general
and OBC (50% for SC/ST candidates, physically and Visually Handicapped
LECTURESHIP: Ph.D Degree holders who have passed Master's Degree prior to 19th September 1991, with at least 50% marks are eligible for Lectureship only.
The Test will be held at 26 Centers spread all over India. Centers such as Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune, Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
|Exam Name||Age Limit|
|JRF (NET)||Maximum 28 Years (Age Relaxation - 5 Years for SC/ST/OBC, PWD and Female Candidates)|
|LS (NET)||No Upper Age Limit|
Exam paper consist of three Sections:
The Test booklet contains one hundred and twenty Questions (20 in Part ‘A’+ 40 in Part ‘B’+ 60 in Part ‘C’)
Part A: General Aptitude Single correct Answer Type.
Part B: Questions related to subject Single correct Answer Type.
Questions related to subject MCQ (Multi Correct Question ) Type. In
this section Questions may have 'ONE' or 'MORE' correct options. Credit
in a question shall be given only on identification of 'ALL' the correct
options in Part 'C'. No credit shall be allowed in a question if any
incorrect option is marked as correct answer.