CBSE UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2017- Check Details Here

CBSE UGC NET Eligibility Criteria Details 

The candidates who are going to apply for CBSE NET 2017 must go through all the eligibility criteria before they apply for the examination. They should ensure whether they meet all the eligibility criteria or not. If they fail to do so then they will not be able to apply for CBSE NET 2017. The eligibility criteria for CBSE NET 2017 are discussed below, the appearing candidates go through these criteria-

CBSE UGC NET Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification

  • The candidates applying for CBSE NET 2017 should have qualified the Master’s degree or equivalent in listed subjects scoring 55% from any state or central recognized university (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
  • The appearing candidates of final year are also eligible to apply for the examination (provided they have to qualify the examination before awarding the post). These candidates must have qualified their Master’s degree within 2 years from the date of NET results.
  • Those candidates will get 5% relaxation in aggregate marks whose master’s degree was completed by 19th September 1991.
  • The candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their Master’s only. The candidates whose post graduate subjects are not listed in the prescribed list can appear in the related subjects.

General Eligibility

  • The candidates applying for JRF must have aged below or equal to 28 years. The SC/ST/PWD/OBC and women candidates will be given 5 years age relaxation.
  • There will be no upper age limit for the post of Lecturer/Assistant Professor.
  • The age relaxation is also provisioned for the candidates with experience of research (provided they have to obtain a certificate of the same to get the relaxation).
  • The categorical relaxation in age will be allowed on the ground of producing relevant certificate.
  • The candidates will not get any age relaxation of more than 5 years either through one or multiple clause.
  • The certificates which will be considered as the proof of age are 10th standard marksheet or passing certificate and DOB certificate.

85 thoughts on “CBSE UGC NET Eligibility Criteria 2017- Check Details Here

  1. Please confirm i have complte PG in english and gradudation in zoology honours paper should i eligible for the net exam

  2. chetan mali says:

    I am in a last year of Be mechanical.should I eligible for net 2016 for mathematics?

  3. i have completed my graduation in 2014-2015, and currently appearing for MCOM PART 1/1st year, in April 2016,from mumbai university (idol), am i eligible for the NET EXAM in JUNE 2016? (under provisional basis or result awaited?


      yes you are eligible for net exam on june 2016 . if you qualify exam you will get 2 years time to submit your documents

  4. asha bachhav says:

    I apply the NET Exam-2016 but my age is 35 years old please reply for me

  5. Aman Wadhwa says:

    I have done MTECH in CSE.. Am I Eligible for CBSE NET n if so in which Stream?


    I am studying in m. pharm (pharmacology and toxicology) in 2nd sem. am i eligible for CBSC UGC NET exam n if yes than which stream ?

  7. I am pursuing my masters in industrial metallurgy (final sem),so which stream to select?

  8. Hi,

    I still have an year to complete my masters, can I apply for the Net exam this year and then again after the completion of my Post graduation?
    Are there any number of attempts you can apply for the exams?

  9. i have done mba after completing 3yrs of technical diploma can i eligible for net?

  10. Rinkle S. Raj says:

    I have completed my in communication engineering in 2015 with 74%. Am i eligible for cbse ugc net examination in electronucs science stream?

  11. Shalini Sinha says:

    Hi., I have completed my graduation in humanities nd post graduation in human rights…my age is around 31…plz imform me am I eligilble for dis net exam 2016…

  12. Hi,
    I have completed my Post graduation diploma management in 2012. Please confirm if i am eligible for the exam.

  13. iqra farooq says:

    my pg last semester is awaited. so am i eligible for ugc net examination.

  14. Hi,
    I have completed MCA in 2002 in computer applications. Am i also eligible to write exam for post of lecturer?

  15. Hi,

    I have completed my BBA from University of Pune and my MBA from Punjab Technical University. But I am from Nepal. So, am I eligible to appear for the NET test.

  16. Manikandan K says:

    Hello sir, I have done M.E power electronics and drives .I need some clarification of net exam. M.E is eligible of net exam .please reply for this regard
    Thanking you for your kind replying



  19. anupriya maurya says:

    Hello, I m student of final yr trade is CSE. I read some instructions that are present in websites students are eligible for submit the form their is no need of post graduation for students but inside the form post graduation hv compulsory then how I feel the form plz give me suggestion bcz I m waiting for filling these form very eagerly.

  20. Sir .. I completed my Mtech in electrical and electronics engineering in 2014. Am I eligible for this.? Please reply me..

  21. Latika Raula says:

    hello sir i complied graduate in arts in education (hours) and after that Master in financial control so could i eligible to apply this NET exam

  22. i am pursuing my master in embedded system. am i eligable for net exam

  23. Sir,
    I had completed Mba in Finance &marketing in 2012.I am eligible for this exam or not?. If I am eligible for exam which subject to choose for this exam.In which subject iam eligible. Please give your suggestions.

  24. Hi
    Can someone help me . I have done my masters from distance learning. Am I eligible for UGC NET ?

  25. hello sir. i have completed my masters in international business. am 28years 2 months old. am i eligible for jrf

  26. raghav mishra says:

    mba ko post graguation degree me include karte ha ya nai

  27. V. Jebastine Robert Clive says:

    I am post graduate in MA Public Administration, but I have done my UG in Chemistry subject. Can I eligible to apply NET exam in Public Administration? Please reply soon.

  28. Ive completed my msc frm chemistry am i eligible for net environmental science pls support me asap

  29. vijayalakshmi says:

    dear sir, i have completed my M.A English and B.A English in single sitting ( 8 papers in one year) from annamalai university, tamil nadu.
    And i have completed my B.Sc in chemistry(regular), iam i eligible to apply for NET.

  30. MANEESH KUMAR says:

    Dear Sir, I am pursuing my ma(Hindi) final year degree course but in graduation I have done B.Sc(Maths) and there are also 3 Year gap in ma after B.Sc.

    So, I wanna know that, ” Am I eligible for net exam 2016″? Plz also suggest for subject ?

  31. sir, iam pursuing mtech second year in information technology,am i eligible to write the cbse ugc net under the category of computer science and applications,

  32. I have done MTECH in CSE.. Am I Eligible for CBSE NET n if so in which Stream?
    only for Lecturer/Assistant Professor actually may age above 35

  33. iam completed M.A english (osmania univesity ) , iam i eligible to apply for NET.

  34. poonam sharma says:

    hello sir ,
    i had done and post graduation in nutrition & dietitics from punjab university,.
    n pursuing my in dietitics from ignou.
    Am i eligible for UGC NET exam?
    plzz replyyy.

  35. I have passed Paper I and II in History during Dec 2015. Please intimate whether I have to appear in all three papers or in Paper III only.

  36. sir i’m pursuing with digital image processing,1year,2sem,am i eligible for ugcnet exam?

  37. Mrityunjay Gupta says:

    I want to appear for NET exam on 10 Jul 16, however as per the application form, aadhar card number is required. I am not holding the card right now but I have applied for the same. Can I still fill the application? If not, can I give the acknowledgement number?
    Reply is awaited.
    Thank you.

  38. My age is 44 i am in 4th sem can i apply for net

  39. I will be 28 on 8th of july 2016. i don’t know if i am eligible. There is 5 years relaxation for women though. Am still confused

  40. rituja goyal says:

    Hello Sir,
    I am trying to fill the firm but as soon as i select post graduation subject it again get refreshed and all details are erased please help me.My subject is Management

  41. Hi Sir,

    Please note that i will complete my MBA – HR in distance education. Am I eligible for UGC NET exam.

  42. I have passed M.A. in gujarati, my age is 36. I want to apply for net exam.

  43. Mausami Nikunj Patel says:

    I have filled a form on line for CBSE UGC NET exam for July-2016
    I have to submit any document to examination centre, before exam ??

    • Mausami Nikunj Patel says:

      I have filled a form on line for CBSE UGC NET exam for July-2016
      I have to submit any document to examination centre, before exam ??

  44. Sir,
    This is to your kind notice that the tiruchirappalli centre is concerned particularly gents are treated not satisfactory and also there are so many restrictions to stay there, so it is better to shift the gents to other venue, so that I have changed my venue to bangalore, this is regrettable one

  45. I m 40 year old and i m graduate…can i eligible for UGC NET exam 2016

  46. VIMALA
    I am a MBA(HRM) graduate.I did through distance elearning. Am I eligible to write NET exam?

  47. Hello sir,

    I will be appear for 1st semester of my M.A in dec 2016.

    Can I write the CBSE NET Exam for its January 2017 Net Exam??

  48. I have done MA in English Literature in 2007…but My graduation was in Science… I m 33 …can I apply for Net…please advice

  49. bapun sahoo says:

    if i complete master`s degree from an open university, then would i eligible for net entrance exam?? please reply me.

  50. Hi,

    I have done MBA-HR and Marketing. Am I eligible only for HR and Marketing stream else do I choose management stream for NET.

  51. Shivani Singh says:

    I have completed in Information security, Am i eligible for NET in Computer Science and applications?

  52. Amit Shah says:

    i hv completed my BCOM in 1999 with 59 % & MDBA From IIMM,Pune (DLD) can i apply for UGC Net

  53. Is a Candidate with ME (IT) eligible for UGC-NET?

  54. hi sir

    i am studing b pharmacy 4th year
    am i eligible for any of the exam please send me the reply

  55. I have completed my graduation in 2014-2015, and currently appearing for Mathemathics 1/1st year,Am i eligible for the NET EXAM in DCE 2016?

  56. Mangaiyarkarasi says:

    I have Completed M.E in Computer Science and Engineering and i am eligible for NET in Computer Science and applications??

  57. how to apply for net exam for hindi subject kindly give details

  58. I I’ll complete MSC maths.I want to apply for net exam….pls send which subject are eligible in net exam in January 2017…

  59. Santosh Nayak says:

    i am a mca student
    can i applay for ugc net in computer science or only msc in computer science students can applay?
    my graduation was in physics

  60. Hii
    i hv done my graduation in 2002 wd 57% and my PG in sociology hv complited in 2016 wd 50% . i ws in gen. cetegory before marriage but now i m in OBC but my age is 33, am i eligible for this exam.

  61. sir i have complited my but i have got 50 percent marks can i eligible for net exam???

  62. sir i have done my graduation with 47% in so can i appear in net exam and there is no problem after qualify net exam

  63. Ananda Raj Poudel says:

    sir, I have completed Msc(YOGA) From svyasa Yoga University, Banglore, India. And i am nepali citizen. kindly suggest me whether i am eligible for Net exam or not?

  64. I have a MA in Pschology but I want to appear in Net for Management subject. Can I do it? If yes, are there any implications that I should keep in mind?

  65. Sir I done graduation in and I am doing M.A economics final year am I eligible for net exam

  66. senthilkumaran says:

    dear. sir

    I have. completed lateral entry master. degree. I eligible for net exam

  67. Ponthilakji says:

    Hi Sir,

    I have completed my M.E VLSI DESIGN examination. Am i eligible for NET Exam?? Am i eligible to apply Electronic Science

  68. Atul Kumar says:

    Sir, I am an MBA graduate with specialization in HR. What should be my subject in UGC NET…Management or HRM? Am I eligible for both as I have studied the whole syllabus of both the subjects in my PG ? Kindly guide on urgent basis. Thnx in advance.

  69. sir, i have completed mba in information technology,am i eligible to write the cbse ugc net under the category of computer science and applications.

  70. hello,
    i have completed BE (E&tc) and aLSO completed ME(electronics) with 75.00% in nov.2016, m i eligible for cbse ugc net 2017. n which stream i have to choose n for which post. plzz rply

  71. Anbarasan M says:

    I have finished M.phil (CS) in 2016. Is there exemption from NET Exam


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