CBSE Recruitment 2016 of various posts of Junior Research fellowship and NET Assistant Professor:
CBSE invites applications the UGC fellowship exams for Junior Research fellowship JRF and NET Assistant Professor exams for July 2016 session. Interested candidates can apply for the same online.
The interested candidates should fulfill the following condition for eligibility:
- The candidates should have acquired a minimum of 55 percent in their Master’s Degree or equivalent from an UGC recognised university or institution (list of subjects and universities) you will find on the official website. The minimum cut off percentage for the SC/ST/PWD is 50 percent. Candidates who are awaiting their master’s degree results or candidates whose results have got delayed to some reasons may also apply for the same. If they qualify the JRF or Net exams their appointment will be provisional until their master degree results are out, if they secure the required percentage they will be granted permanent appointment.
- PhD degree holders whose master’s degree examination had been completed by 19th September 1991 can also apply and they will be granted a relaxation of 5 percentage in the aggregate marks.
- Candidates can apply for the subjects of their post graduation only; but candidates whose subjects are not covered in the list of subjects notified by the organisation, they may apply for the related subjects.
- Candidates holding post graduate diploma or certificates awarded by Indian University/institution or foreign degree, diploma or certificate awarded by foreign university/institution; should make sure that these degrees are equivalent to the master degree recognised by Indian university. They can clarify this by visiting the website of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, (www.aiuweb.org)
- JRF Junior Research Fellowship: The maximum age limit is 28 years. The candidate should not be more than 28 years as on 1st July 2016. A relaxation of five years is provided to the the candidates belonging to the OBC/SC/St/PWD and women candidates. Candidates having research experience in the related or relevant postgraduate subject can also avail age relaxation up to five years. They will have to produce relevant certificates when asked for by the authorities. Candidates possessing a L.L.M degree are eligible for an age relaxation of three years.
- Assistant professor: There is no age limit for applying for Assistant Professor post. NET/SLET/SET will be the minimum eligibility criteria for the recruitment. Candidates who possess a PhD degree awarded by the UGC, under the 2009 regulation do not have to fulfil the NET/SLET/SET criteria. Candidates who have qualified the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in the NET. Candidates who have qualified the SET from 1st Dec 2002, accredited by UGC can also apply for the post of 1st Dec 2002. But they can apply in universities and colleges under the state where they have cleared their Set from.
Scheme for the test:
The examination will consist of three papers. The question paper will have objective type of questions. The details of the three papers are given below:
- Paper I – Total marks 100; total number of questions 60, out which candidates need to attempt 50 questions, each question carries two marks. If a candidate attempts more than 50 questions the first fifty questions will be taken into consideration. The candidates will have to complete the paper within one hour fifteen minutes (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST. The paper is designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate.
- Paper II – Total marks 100; total number of questions 50; each question carries two marks. All the 50 questions are compulsory. The candidates will have to complete the paper within one hour fifteen minutes (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST. Questions will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
- Paper III – Total marks 150; total number of questions 75; each question carries two marks. All the 75 questions are compulsory. The candidates will have to complete the paper within two hours thirty minutes (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST. Questions will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.
- All the questions in Paper II and III cover the entire syllabus of the subject selected by the candidate.
- The candidates will have to mark the answer on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
Criteria for selection:
- The general candidates have to obtain a minimum of 40 marks (40%) in paper I and II; and 75 marks (50%) in paper III. The OBC/SC/ST/PWS candidates have to obtain a minimum of 35 marks (35%) in paper I and II; and 60 marks (40%) in paper III.
- Conditions for PWD (including visually challenged candidates)
- These candidates will be provided 25 minutes extra for completing paper I and II; and 50 minutes extra for completing paper III.
- CBSE will print paper I, II and III in Braille for subjects printed in English and Hindi language.
- A person with disability of 40 percent and more can opt for a scriber, who will write the paper for them. The candidate with inability will have to put a request the in writing to the concerned Centre Superintendent, at least one week in advance from the date of exam.
- The candidate can bring his own scribe or request for the same to the concerned Centre Superintendent, at least one week in advance from the date of exam.
- While filling the online application form the candidate has to fill in details about the percentage of disability.
- The scribe will be paid an amount of RS 1000 by the centre superintendent on the day of examination for all papers.
- A merit list will be developed subject wise and category wise from the list of the candidates qualifying step one.
- Top fifteen percent candidates from step two will be declared NET qualified and will be eligible for the post of Assistant Professor.
- A separate merit list will be developed from the NET qualified candidates, who will be granted JRF.
- The decision of UGC/CBSE will be final and cannot be questioned.
How to Apply:
- All the interested eligible candidates have to apply online. They can visit the CBSE website. www.cbsenet.nic.in, for the same. The candidates are advised to go through all the details in the website before filling up the online application form.
- The candidates are advised to keep certain things handy before filling the online application form. They should have a scanned copy of a passport size photo in JPG format, the file size should be between 4kb to 40 kb; and the dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The candidate should also have a scanned copy of his/her signature. The dimension of the signature should be 3.5 cm (width) x 1.5 cm (height).
- Once he/she is done with these things he/she can move on and fill the online application form. They have to fill in all the details asked in the form carefully. The candidates are also advised to check the details carefully for any kind of mistakes and errors.
- Once they are done with the filling of the application form they have to select the payment option for payment of the examination fee. The online payment can be done through debit card, credit card, net banking or through e-challans. Payment of the examination fee in any other form like money order, IPO or demand draft will be rejected.
- The candidates are advised to bring a photo identity card along with the print out of the online application form at the day of the examination. The candidates failing to do so will not be allowed to sit in the exams.
- Applications submitted in any other format prescribed by CBSE will be rejected. Incomplete forms will be rejected. Hard copies of the application forms will not be accepted.
- Delay in submission of the application form due to any reason will not be the responsibility of CBSE. Candidates are advised to fill the application form in advance to avoid last minute rush and server problems.
- Candidates please note that CBSE can change the city or date of examination if needed without giving any reason for it.
- Candidates are advised to appear for the exams assigned to them on the admit card and not any other centre.
- Frisking will be done in the examination centres for candidates.
- No candidates are advised to reach the examination centres well in advance. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall once the exam starts.
- No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall before 10.45 AM for the first paper; 12:30 PM for the second paper and 12:30 PM for the third paper.
- Candidates will not be allowed to carry calculators, mobiles, any other electronic devices and watches for the exams. The examination hall will have a wall clock for the convenience of the candidates.
- CBSE will provide a ball point pen to all the candidates for the examination. Therefore the candidates are advised not to carry any pen or pencil along with them.
- The candidates have follow the instructions of the invigilators. Disobeying them will lead to cancellation of their candidature for the exam.
- The candidates are warned against talking to any other candidate while the examination is on. They have to maintain complete silence during the examination and should not disturb their fellow candidates in any form.
- Candidates who fail to appear in paper I, he will not be allowed to appear in paper II and III.
- Candidates will not be allowed to copy any question from the test booklet in their admit card or any piece of paper.
- The candidate will have to return the OMR sheet for all the papers before leaving the examination hall.
- No TA will be provided to the candidates appearing for the examination.
- The answers to all the questions for all the three papers for the July 2016 NET exam will be on display on the website of CBSE, www.cbsenet.nic; in the fourth week of August 2016.
- Candidates who are not satisfied with the captured response can challenge it by filling an online application form in the CBSE website. They will have to pay a payment of RS 1000/- per question. The payment can be made through credit card, debit card or e-challans. If any candidates challenge is accepted, the fee will be refunded to the candidate.
- The result of the examination will be uploaded in the website; candidates will not be allotted any separate mark sheet for the same.
- If any candidate has any type of grievances; regarding the answer keys even after the declaration of result of July, 2016 NET exams. One can file a written application, supported with books or literature; to the Executive Director CBSE, H-149, Sector – 63, Noida 201309 (U.P.). He also needs to send a draft of RS 5000/- in favour of Secretary, CBSE payable at Noida/Delhi within one month from the date of declaration of result.
- There is no scheme of negative marking in all the three papers of the examination.
- The decision of the CBSE will be final and cannot be questioned in any form.
Check list for filling online application form:
- Candidates should go through all the instructions given in the website, to ensure whether are eligible for applying for the NET exams. They should check the qualification required, age limit and so on.
- All candidates need to fill in the details correctly. They should also enter information related to category columns correctly.
- Candidates should be careful while filling up the columns for subject selected, city of examination and code.
- Candidates are advised to keep a printout of the online application form with them for further reference.
- The syllabi for all the NET subjects can be downloaded from the official UGC website www.ugc.ac.in, It is also available in the libraries of all Indian universities.
- Candidates will have to attempt all the questions in paper II and III. It covers the entire syllabus of the subject, it includes all electives without multiple options.
- The General category candidates have pay an examination fee of Rs 600/-; OBC candidates have to pay an amount of Rs 300/-; and the SC/ST/PWD have to pay an amount of RS 150/-.
- The candidates have to pay the fee online. They can pay it though credit card, debit card, net banking or through e-challan. In case of e-challan the payment should be made in Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank
- If the payment is made through credit card 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable; in case of debit card 0.75% of examination fee plus the service tax as applicable.
- He candidates can verify the payment details at the CBSE website. If it has been accepted and the status is okay. Candidates will be able to take out the print out of the confirmation page.
- If the candidate does not get an Okay status; then if the payment is made through e-challans, he needs to contact the concerned bank for updating the fee status on the CBSE website. In case it is paid through debit/credit card, and the status is not okay; it means the transaction has got cancelled and the amount will get refunded to the candidate’s account within a week. Here the candidate will have to make the payment again till he gets a okay status.
- Fee submitted in any other mode like money order, demand draft and so on will not be accepted.
- Candidates also need to note that fee once paid by the candidate is non refundable in any situation or circumstances.
- 12.04.16: Candidates can star online application
- 12.05.16 last date to for filling up online application form
- 13.05.16 Last date for examination fee deposit
- 10.07.16 Date of exam
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