Candidates interested in applying need to possess a Master's degree or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/BS-4 years/BE/BTech/BPharma/MBBS with at least 55% marks.
Candidates having only a Bachelor's degree shall not be eligible for Lectureship
For Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET : The maximum age of applicant should be 28 years as on July 1, 2017. There is upper age limit relaxation up to 5 years in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PwD)/female applicants and 3 years in case of OBC(non-creamy layer) candidates.
For Lecturers NET : There is no upper age limit.
The exam will consist of 200 multiple choice questions based on life sciences, earth, atmospheric, ocean and planetary sciences, mathematical sciences, chemical sciences and physical sciences.
Bangalore, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guntur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jorhat, Karaikudi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pilani, Pune,Raipur, Roorkee, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur and Varanasi.
The examination is held to test the eligibility of the aspirants for the award of Junior Research Fellowships NET. Also, through UGC NET, the eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas is determined.