CBSE NET Application Form 2015,Last Date of Submission,Eligibility

CBSE NET Application Form 2015,Last Date of Submission,Eligibility:

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Assistant Professor only or for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both. We anticipate the Central Board of Secondary Education to release by August-end 2015 an official announcement to invite Online Application Forms from the bona fide Indian citizens for appearing in the University Grants Commission – National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET), December 2015.

CBSE UGC NET Online Form December 2015

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), a Nodal Agency for Union Ministry of Human Resource Development shall conduct in the last week of December 2015, UGC-NET, December 2015 for Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor.

The Central Board of Secondary Education shall conduct the UGC – NET, December 2015 in 79 Subjects at 89 selected NET Coordinating Institutions throughout India. Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both at the Indian Universities and Colleges.

Scheme of HRD – UGC National Eligibility Test, December 2015:

The Central Board of Secondary Education shall conduct the NET, December 2015 based on the Subject opted for by the candidates as per following Pattern:

Session Paper No. Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions Marks Exam Duration
First I 60 Out of 50 Multiple Choice Questions to be attempted 100 1¼ Hours (09.30 A.M. to 10.45 A.M.)
First II 50 questions all are compulsory 100 1¼ Hours (10.45 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
Second III 75 questions all are compulsory 150 2½ Hours (01.30 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.)

The candidates may like to take a look at the Subjects (mentioned under the Heading NAMES of the NET Subjects:

Procedure and Criteria for Declaring of the Result:

The University Grants Commission has determined the Minimum Qualifying Marks for the candidates to be considered eligible for being awarded Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Assistant Professor as hereunder:

  Minimum Percentage of Marks to be obtained by the Candidates
Category Paper I Paper II Paper III
General 40 (40%) 40 (40%) 75 (50%)
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) / PwD / SC/ ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40%)


Step I

It is mandatory for the candidates desiring to appear in the National Educational Testing Bureau to secure the Minimum Qualifying Marks to be considered Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Assistant Professor as hereinabove.

Step ii Amongst those candidates who have cleared Step I, Merit List would be drawn up (Subject-wise and Category-wise) by using the Aggregate Marks secured by the candidates in the above Three Papers.
Step III Top 15% candidates (for each Subject and Category), from the Merit List mentioned under Step II shall be declared National Educational Testing (NET) Bureau for Junior Research Fellowship And Eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
Step IV The University Grants Commission would draw up a Separate Merit List for awarding the Junior Research Fellowship to the candidates from amongst the NET qualified candidates figuring in the Merit List under Step III.
  Furthermore, the University Grants Commission makes the aforestated Qualifying Criteria FINAL & BINDING on the Candidates.

Educational Qualification:

Following Educational Qualification has been prescribed as hereunder Union Ministry of Human Resource Department.

The Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the Qualifying Master’s Degree (Final Year) Examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed are also eligible to apply for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of Junior Research Fellowship / Eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have qualified their Master’s Degree Examination OR equivalent with, at least, 55% Marks (50% Marks in case of Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) / SC / ST / PwD (Persons with Disability) Category candidates. Such candidates shall be required to complete their P.G Degree Examination within Two Years from the Date of NET Result with the required Percentage of Marks, failing which they might be treated as disqualified.

The Ph.D. Degree holders whose Master’s Level Examination had been completed by 19th September 1992 (irrespective of the Date of Declaration of the Result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate Marks (i.e., from 55% to 50%) for appearing in the National Eligibility Test (NET).

Age Limit and Category wise Relaxations in Upper Age Limit (As on the Cut-off Date):

As regards the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

A Candidate belonging to General Category should be Maximum 28 Years of Age.

The Candidates belonging to Reserved Category (SC / ST / OBC – NCL) shall be granted Upper Age Limit Relaxable up to Five (05) Years. Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates with Research Experience, limited to the period spent on Research in the relevant / related Subject of post Graduation Degree, subject to a Maximum of 5 years, on production of a Certificate from appropriate Authority. Three years relaxation in age will be permissible to the candidates possessing LL.M. Degree.

For Eligibility for Assistant Professor (EAP): There is No Upper Age Limit.

The Candidates declared qualified for the award of Junior Research fellowship will become eligible to receive Fellowship of University Grants Commission (UGC) under various schemes, subject to their finding placement in the Universities / Indian Institutes of Technology / institutions.

The validity period of the offer is Two (02) Years; i.e., w.e.f. the date of issue of JRF Award Letter. However, in case the candidates who have already joined M.Phil. / Ph.D., the Date of Commencement of the Fellowship shall be from the date of declaration of NET Result or Date of their Joining, whichever is later.

Subject wise Syllabus for the Central Board of Secondary Education National Eligibility Test (CBSE NET), December 2015

The Central Board of Secondary Education shall conduct CBSE NET, December 2015 the Union Ministry of HRD and University Grants Commission for the Subjects detailed hereunder:

Subject Code Names of the NET Subjects
I Paper I
II Paper II
Paper III consisting of the Subject as written here under:
01. Economics
02. Political Science
03. Philosophy
04. Psychology
05. Sociology
06. History
07. Anthropology
08. Commerce
09. Education
10. Social Work
11. Defense and Strategic Studies
12. Home Science
14. Public Administration
15. Population Studies*
Hindustani Music (Vocal/Instrumental)
17. Management
18. Maithili
19. Bengali
20. Hindi
21. Kannada
22. Malayalam
23. Odia
24. Punjabi
25. Sanskrut
26. Tamil
27. Telugu
28. Urdu
29. Arabic
30. English
31. Linguistics
32. Chinese
33. Dogari
34. Nepali
35. Manipuri
36. Assamese
37. Gujarati
38. Marathi
39. French
40. Spanish
41. Russian
42. Persian
43. Rajasthani
44. German
45. Japanese
46. Adult Education / Continuing Education / Andragogy / Non-Formal Education
47. Physical Education
49. Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50. Indian Culture
55. Labour Welfare / Personnel Management / Industrial Relations / Labor and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58. Law
59. Library and Information Science
60. Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62. Comparative Study of Religions
63. Mass Communication and Journalism
65. Dance
66. Museology & Conservation
67. Archaeology
68. Criminology
70. Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71. Folk Literature
72. Comparative Literature

Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha / Sidhanta Jyotisha / Navya Vyakarna / Vyakarna / Mimamsa / Navya Nyaya / Sankhya Yoga / Tulanatmaka Darsana / Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra / Sahitya / Purana-Itihasa / Agama / Advaita Vedanta)

74. Women Studies**
79. Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting / Sculpture / Graphics / Applies Art / History of Art)
80. Geography
81. Social Medicine & Community Health
82. Forensic Science
83. Pali
84. Kashmiri
85. Konkani
87. Computer Science and Applications
88. Electronic Science
89. Environmental Sciences
90. International and Area Sciences
91. Prakrit
92. Human Rights and Duties
93. Tourism Administration and Management
94. Bodo
95. Santali
96. Karnatik Music (Vocal Instrument, Percussion)
97. Rabindra Sangeet
98. Percussion Instruments
99. Drama
100. Theatre

Even though we would continue to bring QUICKER UPDATES relevant to University Grants Commission’s CBSE National Eligibility Test, June 2015 and display the same for our visitors, yet we advise them to continue visiting the Central Board of Secondary Education National Eligibility Test (CBSE NET), June 2015 Website

How to Apply: Online.

Mode of Application Fee: Online.

 Mode of Application / Examination Fee:

For June 2015, the Examination Fee was hereunder:

The Candidates would have the option to pay Examination Fee would be Credit / Debit Card or through e-Challan generated during the Online filling of the Application Form.

In case of e-Challan the Payment required to be made at the Syndicate / Canara / ICICI Bank. In case the Examination Fee is paid through Credit / Debit Card, additional Processing Charges will also be debited from the Credit / Debit Card of the Candidate as hereunder:

Credit card: -1.20%of the Examination Fee + the Service Tax (ST) as applicable.

Debit Card: -0.75% of examination fee plus the Service Tax (ST) as applicable.


Srl. No. Category Fee


01. General 600/-
02. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer), as per the Central List of OBC available on Website: 300/-
03. SC/ST/PwD 150/-

We would bring QUICKER UPDATES concurring with the Central Board of Secondary Education Notification relevant to the forthcoming CBSE NET, December 2015 for our visitors, which shall be published on our Website for the CBSE NET December 2015 aspiring candidates.

Bookmark for inputs on the exact Date for the UGC – National Eligibility Test, December 2015, Online Registration Schedule, Admit Cards / Hall Tickets Downloading, Minimum Qualifying Marks / Minimum Percentage of Marks Category wise, Merit List, UGC – NET December 2015 Final Merit List, Final Result, etc.    

However, we would like to advise our visitors to continue visiting the Central Board of Secondary Education Website

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