CBSE UGC National Eligibility Test (NET-2017) Notification, Exam Date


CBSE UGC National Eligibility Test (NET-2017) Notification, Exam Date released by Central Board of Secondary Education. University Grant Commission is going to conduct NET 2017 exam on 22nd January, 2016. CBSE has issued notification for the National Eligibility Test (NET) and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Examination to be conducted on 22nd January 2017 (Sunday). Eligible candidates can apply online for UGC-NET January 2017 Exam from 15th October 2016 at CBSE-NET

CBSE UGC National Eligibility Test (NET-2017) Notification

On behalf of UGC, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces holding of the National Eligibility Test (NET) on 22nd January, 2017 (SUNDAY) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian universities and colleges. CBSE will conduct NET in 83 subjects at 89 selected NET Examination Cities spread across the country.

CBSE UGC National Eligibility Test (NET-2017) Notification Details

  • Name of the Organization: Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Exam Name: UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) January 201
  • Exam Date: 22nd January, 2017 (SUNDAY)
  • NET Exam Mark: 350
  • Category: Exam Notification
  • Examination Type: Multiple Choices Question
  • Official Website:

National Eligibility Test which the aspirants commonly and proudly abbreviate as NET , is a national level exam meant for scrutinizing the expert of the knowledge required for holding the position of Lecturers/professors/ associates/ research fellows at Indian varsities & colleges.

Age Limit: 

  • Junior Research Fellowship: Candidates should be not more than 28 Years, and 5 Years relaxation is provided to the candidates belongs to OBC/SC/ST/PWD.
  • Assistant Professor: There is No Upper Age Limit for the NET exam for Assistant Professor.

Examination Schedule




Number of Question





60 out of which 50  question to be attempted

1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) IST




50 questions all are  compulsory

1¼ Hours (11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST




75 questions all are  compulsory

2½ Hours (02:00 P.M. to 04:30 P.M.) IST

Important Dates:
  • Detailed notification announce date: 15th October 2016
  • Online  Application form Submission start date: 15 October 2016.
  • Online Submission Last date: November 2016
  • Last  date  of  submission  for Application Fee : November 2016
  • Correction allow in Particulars of application between October/November , 2016
  • Examination Date: 22nd January 2017 (Officially Announced).