CBSE UGC NET December 2016 (22nd January 2017 )

CBSE- Central Board of Secondary Education is one of the popular organisation which conducts various examination and NET – National Eligibility Test is one of them. It is a national level examination which was scheduled to be conducted in June and December every year but from 2016 it is conducted in July and January. This examination gets conducted to select best candidates for eligibility of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

Each year this examination gets conducted successfully. Large numbers of candidates appear in this examination. Well, to apply for CBSE UGC NET 2016 examination, you must have completed Master’s degree with minimum 55% marks. Just like this, there are many other mandatory details regarding UGC NET 2017 eligibility criteria which you must know and also you must fulfill these in order to apply for it.

In this article we are going to provide all the important information such as minimum marks required, educational qualification, age limit, selection criteria, examination mode, application fee, application procedure and all important dates regarding UGC NET. Move forward and have a look on these details.

UGC NET Exam date has announced, It is going to held on 22nd January 2017

UGC NET Dec 2016 Application Form (January 2017)

UGC NET January 2017 application from will be available from 17th October 2016, after that all the interested candidates may go for UGC NET online application process. To check how to apply for CBSE UGC NETClick here 

Important Notice- Last date to apply for UGC NET is extended from 16th November 2016 till 23rd November 2016 and Last date for fee submission is 24th November 2016.

Important Dates- Announced

Online Application form submission start from 17th October 2016
Last date to apply 23rd November 2016
Last date of submission of fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of (CANARA/ICICI/SYNDICATE/HDFC) 24th November 2016
Correction in Particulars of application form on official website 28th November to 3rd December 2016
Admit Card availability 21st December 2016
Examination Date 22nd January 2017

Eligibility Criteria (Read Details)

The candidates who are interested in CBSE NET December 2016 must go through all the eligibility criteria before they apply for the examination.

  • The candidates applying for CBSE NET 2016 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.

 Tips to Score high in UGC NET Exam Paper 1 Click here

Age Limit

For Junior Research Fellowship-
Candidate’s age should not be more than 28 years.
Age relaxation is applicable as per govt. rule.
For Lecturer-ship-
There is no limitation in age.

How to Apply

Candidates who want to appear in National Eligibility Test (NET) must go to the official site of CBSE to apply for it. From there you need to fill the application form with all accurate and complete information.

Application Fee

If you belong to general category then you need to pay  Rs. 600
If you belong to OBC Category then you need to pay Rs. 300
If you belong to SC, SC category then you need to pay Rs. 150

NOTE: The payment can be done via debit card or credit card. Make sure you take a print out of confirmation detail of payment.

Check also Some Good Books to Prepare for UGC NET Exam- Click here

Exam Pattern


Check here CBSE UGC NET Exam Pattern- Click here

Admit Card

The admit cards for UGC NET December 2016 will be uploaded in the official website of CBSE. The appearing candidates can download their admit cards to take up the examination from the website Admit card will be available from first week of December 2016. To check how to download admit card for CBSE UGC NET January 2017- Click here

UGC NET Answer Key

After successful completion of CBSE UGC NET January 2017, we will update answer key on the given page. Those candidates will appeared in UGC NET January 2017, they can find the answer by clicking on the given link- Click here

Disclaimer- All the details given this article is taken from the last year schedule of CBSE NET examination. Given dates are tentative. Final schedule will be updated on this page after release of CBSE UGC NET January 2017 official notification. For more details you may visit here (

196 thoughts on “CBSE UGC NET December 2016 (22nd January 2017 )

  1. byomkesh giri says:


  2. shaikh jamal says:

    kindly give proper informatin regarding n,et,

  3. Kindly let me now when application will be open for net 2016.

  4. Ugc net 2016 details

  5. want to know information about life science for net exam 2016.

  6. Hi This is Madalasa kindly give me information about application form and date of Ugc net2016

  7. Ji….ha…achchh..h..

  8. Plz give me proper information about ugc net 2016

  9. just let me know the online aplication date for ugc net 2016 for june and december 2016

  10. swapnarani swain says:

    i am cont my master degree with i eligible for the NET exam? details about NET exam

    • Manoj Kumar Jena says:

      fFor general category and OBC candidate minimum 55% is the eligiblity for applying, for sc,ST candidate 50% minimum reqired in P.G exam

  11. mayank jain says:

    when form to fill on june 2016

  12. Is there any other time after June 2016, that the UGC NET Psychology exams is held? Any time within year 2016 itself?

  13. Madhuri K.V. says:

    can we get updated news about UGC NET COMPUTER SCIENCE exam 2016

  14. dr. ashutosh shrivastava says:

    “why should not a one word or a sentence answer shall remain valid instead of multiple choice type option able test for the CBSE UGC NET 2016”
    The Pattern should be tentatively revised, as aforesaid.

    Dr. (Prof) ashutosh shrivastava PHD (ENG, LAW, EDUN, AGBM, HIST), DLIT(ENG), AITLE’09 & NET’14, HOD, DOE, GCDC, Pichhore, Dist- Shivpuri, m.p. 473995

    • Sir will you tell me if i score minimum mark in net exam 40,40,60 is i am elagable for p.hd program
      Or net qulified in general term

  15. I want to know whether home science is included in NET or not

  16. Jijesh k k says:

    How can I apply for the observer post in the NET exam2016

    • Dr. Moola Ram says:

      Dear Ma’am/Sir,
      Kindly let me know the process of how to become a UGC NET observer for the forthcoming examination or any other exams conducted by CBSE. Also, let me know when an acceptance form for the same will be made available. I am having more than 10 years of teaching experience as an Assistant Professor at a Delhi University.

  17. Jyoti Jaiswal says:

    please confirm to me when ugc net June 2016 exam forms will come & fill, if I have completed masters degree in library & information science.

  18. Jyoti Jaiswal says:

    kindly reply & help me .

  19. For net examination…
    Only with B.Tech degree is eligible or not.

  20. I am in my final year of BE. am i eligible to apply in NET

  21. sheela lalaji says:


  22. priya sinha says:

    hi i am post graduate in zoology but i don’t know how apply form in which paper.plz guide me

  23. Pl give the details of UGC NET EXAM -JUNE-2016

  24. wanna know about UGC NET CS

  25. sanjay kumar says:

    i am mca passed mujhe teaching line main jane ke liye ugc net exam dena chahiye
    pl;z confirm mee sir call me 9888144394

  26. Exam kab h

  27. mayankjain says:

    i mayankjain peruing master in journlism bhopal i want to apply on ugc net but this semester is last and renning at time of fill the form of ugc net time no result come out in whole pg lavel so can i mention the first year result on them please give some suggestion to me

  28. chouthmal gurjar says:

    Kya obc ki 55% ya 50% h sahi jankari send kro plz

  29. Hello, I want to know about UGC EXAM SYLLABUS for MBA and which subject i can apply. My subject is HR(mager).Please reply me.

    • TRISTUP SAHA says:

      You can get the syllabus on and can choose the 3rd paper which is optional according to
      ur choice of subject,including H R

  30. Sadaf khizra says:

    What’s differenc b/w cbse n csir ugc net?

  31. kantharao says:

    i want prepar jrf in economics plz guide me which books i have to prepar

  32. Sarvesh kumar singh says:

    ,I am this year.
    Can apply this form.

  33. Ajay Kumar Maurya says:

    Dec. 2016 ka All Subjects Cuttof kitana gaya hai

  34. I want to qualify ugc net please guide any body

  35. OBC k liye kitne % Marks hone chayia. Master degree m

  36. yashwant shid says:

    NET June-2015 me pass candidate ke certificate kabhi aayege?
    –Yashwant shid


    can u sugest me what is the process to crack net in commerce
    I m belonging to obc caste

  38. What is the last date to submit the NET application form

    • Not Published yet, Will be updated soon on this page after release of official notice for CBSE UGC NET June 2016

  39. when is the last date to for online application for June Net 2016

  40. Umesh Patil says:

    UGC NET exam information Jun 2016

  41. what I wanted, got
    good for net aspirants

  42. what are the suggested books for UGC NET English literature

  43. md tauqeer says:

    plz give me ugc net exam june 2016

  44. Amrendra pratap singh says:

    Net june2016

  45. Hi
    I am gratefuk to u tht u hv provided all the info about NET exm. Actually i am pursuing M.B.A(Finance) from Sikkim manipal university distance learning.
    Please tell me am i eligible for this test or not.???
    Thanks in advance

  46. Thanks for the information. I am also preparing for UGC NET and decided to prepare online.
    I have taken the material of “EDUNCLE” The material they provide is easy to understand and helpful.

  47. when application form came

  48. mayank jain says:



    • It is notified that CBSE will conduct the next UGC-NET for Junior Research
      Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor on 10th July 2016 (Sunday). The candidates who
      desire to appear in the test may see the detailed notification available on the website from 12th April, 2016. The candidates are required to apply online from
      12.04.2016. The last date for applying online is 12st May 2016 and fee can be paid up to 13
      May, 2016.

  50. Tapan Patel says:

    hello sir/madam

    when start online application for ugc net ?

  51. Hello dear sir/mam,
    I am post-graduate in pharmacy field. Can I eligible for UGC-NET exam. As i see the syllabus of UGC-NET exam, there is pharmacy not included in the subject area. Is this test beneficial for me as to appear as assitant professor and JRF in pharmacy field. Please shortly suggest me for this. Thanks.

  52. Astha sharma says:

    As per the latest UGC NET Notification, the official website will begin the UGC NET Online Application Form filling from the 12th April 2016 on wards. The Ugc net exam will be conducted july
    i got this information from Eduncle.

  53. ramnarsh thakur says:

    pls post the dec 2015 result as i hv secured 53.14% obc category is there any posibility to qualify in cut off list

  54. Plz give me proper information about ugc net 2016

  55. Is Candidate in general category having 54% in pg eligible any how to appear in NET.

  56. Kalaivani A says:

    I’m completed M. Tech Remote Sensing in 2014….Am I eligible to apply NET exam?

  57. I have done M.Com in management so which subject am I eligible to give NET in commerce ir management. .plz someone help me..

  58. Sunil Kumar says:

    there is no link on the web site from where we can apply !!!
    Plz guide me !!

  59. if we pass in paper I we will be selected for assistant professor post?

  60. May I know the numbers for the post of lecturer ship?

  61. I have done igno bsc.&Igno MCA. Am l eligible for net.

  62. Rajesh Patidar says:

    Can an Hotel Management Post Graduate will attained the Examination..
    Please provided detailed information.
    Thank you.

  63. what the hell with general categories . .y so high fee
    indian govt never change

  64. I want to know that Microbiology is included or not in NET

  65. Vijay Gurav says:

    I have completed Ma 1st year and Bed ,
    My Ma 2nd part pending can I apply Net .

  66. M i sure the given info is sufficient to qualify for NET if not please guide me friends how can i qualify for NET. You all are very special for me please give me suggestions. i am available in whatsapp 8794578790. Your guidance can change ones life. And i am sure will defunitely qualify for the exam.

  67. dasasreenu says:

    respected sir is eligible Telugu medium students for UGC net exams?

  68. Hello Sir, My Father is earning 8 Lacs of salary per annum. He is working as a Govt. Servant. Can I get the BC Certificate?

  69. My name is nirmala. sir i finished M.Ed, but i didn’ t finish my M.A. whether i qualified to apply the Net exam. My qualification is B.A., M.Ed.,

    • durga prasad sharma says:

      Yes …. You can apply…. Only education subject.. You have complete M.Ed…so also can apply… (Y)

    • Sir did u apply net exam in education subject .have u know details about study material book pls suggest me

  70. garikapati sowjanya says:

    hello sir (chemicl engineering) students are eligible for wrritten ugc net exam .plz kindly give me reply.thanku sir

  71. Sir please suggest book for subject population studies in USC net 2016.

  72. Dear sir mam how to make correction on application form. form already submitted.


    I am pursuing PGDM from Delhi college and want to do apply for this exam ..I have completed my 1st year and 2nd year will begin from july 2016 as this is a pgdm so it will get over in march 2017…
    and currently april is running so i want to know AM I ELIGIBLE for this or not ?
    should I go for this exam in 2016 OR should I wait for this for 1 more year ?

    completed my 1st year from july my 2nd year classes will commence !!
    this pgdm is approved by AICTE AND AIU …

    ([email protected])


  75. sir ,aamzen pe jo book online milti hi wo book hindi language me rahti hi ki ni?mjhe hindi me book chaiye.

  76. Sir, I have MBA Degree, Now 36 years age to me. So am I eligible to NET?. I am interested in lecturer field.

  77. Mallikeswari says:

    How Should i change the total marks entered wrongly into correct one in the confirmation page?
    Pls help me

  78. sir once finished the application process what I can do afterwards.after getting admit card in which address I will send the attachment of admit card,attendance certificate,application form and certificates.

  79. I have running in last sem…..
    Can i apply this form????

  80. life science subject can fill in cbse net or not??

  81. Sir i have done M.A in 1991. I secure 53%.
    Now whether i am eligible for UGC NET??

  82. MEGHA VERMA says:

    Hello Mam,
    I am pursuing my pg diploma ,can i eligible for this or not my batch year is 2015-17
    I have cleared my 1st year my second year would be started from july 2016
    Would i eligible for appearing for NET


  83. mahaboob basha says:

    Sir I am a Muslim.i have a reservation in andhrapradesh as OBC category.can I get the reservation in NET EXAM .plz tell me I am get confused

  84. I had done MCA with 84% marks. I need to know can i opt for English subject for Net exam or is it necessary to give exam in “computer applicaions” subject only ????

    Please reply soon!!!!!!!!!!

  85. Priya kumari says:

    sir i am applying ugc net july2016 but my wrong singnatue was upload to another how so plz give me suggest how can change my singnature

  86. joydeb das says:

    Hellow,I completed ma English distance from out hyd with 51% and oc,am i eligible to write net.

  87. joydeb das says:

    Hellow,sir I completed MA english distance from ou hyd with 51% as oc,am i write net 16.please coment

  88. joydeb das says:

    Hello,I completed ma English with 51% in general catagori may i eligible in net.

  89. ranjeet kumar says:

    LSW se pg hai mai net ka form filup kar sakta hu. preparation ke liye best book kon sa ho ga

  90. katam harikrishna says:

    where it is submet in net confirmation page plz inform

  91. can u tell me the age relaxation for jrf post i am 29 now

  92. Where is item no 14 on page 11


    INFORMATION search in CBSE UGC NET 2016
    Important Dates for UGC NET July 2016
    Application process will be start from 12th April 2016
    Last Date to apply for UGC NET June 2016 12th May 2016
    Last date to pay application fee 13th May 2016
    Correction in perticulars of application form 17th to 23rd May 2016
    Date of the UG NET Examination 10th July 2016 u

  94. Is There we need to send hard copy of online filled form to UGC Net head office.

  95. Is CBSE UGC NET is entrance exam to do Phd.? pls suggest …?

  96. k.Padmarajan says:

    what can i do for the change of language

  97. sir,

    pls. refer good books for ugc net paper I & III geography

  98. M.MADHU SUDAN says:

    sir,i completed my degree with MATHS, PHYSICS,CHEMISTRY and PG with telugu with 60% marks. Am I eligible for UGC NET telugu subject?

  99. why the application form page is not opening…Last date for registration is 12th may 2016 then why service is unavailable.plz reply me soon

  100. is a gradaute in computer science eligible for the net jrf exam ?

  101. mebin john mathews says:

    what is the best way to prepare for net exam? is it solving question papers or reading a good net book? if it is a book which author is better? if it is question papers how much should be solved? please give me a reply as soon as possible…..

  102. What to select as I have done my MBA from Sikkim Manipal University but from university name this is not present …where as Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical Science is present . Should I select the 2nd one only while correction / apply or should I select others and write SMU as full name of Sikkim Manipal University is not taking. Please suggest.

  103. prashant rajgonda patil says:

    i am belongs from minority cast, so plz tell to , in that application from we do not fill the minority categroy in application from.

  104. pls inform me when next examination and inform me last date to apply to appear examination

  105. Sir,
    my application form fill uncomplet father name but correction date out . Plese help .

  106. Susan Thomas says:

    I am a postgraduate in community health nursing.can I apply for net exam under the subject of community health and social medicine.

  107. Are Pharm D students eligible for writing NET exam

  108. When does the Admit Card for July 2016 NEt Exams available

  109. Jahangir hossain says:

    application No: 60659199

  110. Ajay Chaudhary says:

    When admission for DEC 2016 exam will open

  111. shweta goyal says:

    hello sir,
    mene exam 2014 me 55.06% se pass kiya tha.
    kya me net ke exam ke liye apply kr sakti hu?
    iskeliye mujhe konsi book se study krni hogi plz plz help me

  112. Jhalak jain says:

    Sir….please suggest book for subject mathematics in UGC Net

  113. hi …..i want to prepare for net so pls suggest me a good book to prepare for english…so that i can score a good percentage…

  114. anam yusuf says:

    Plzz…next net exam full detials 2016

  115. Bhagawat Sapkota says:

    what is the system of examinatoin of december 2016 ? when we can submet ta form?

  116. i am cont my master degree .am i eligible for the NET exam? details about NET exam

  117. Ramyaa Gowda says:

    hello !!!when will the applications open up for December-2016 CBSE-NET exam and which is the good book for electronics sciences ???please guide me

  118. AKASH kumar says:

    i m a bsc hons in chemistry i had no specialisation in bsc now what should i write at the place of subject specialisation . please reply as soon as possible..

  119. Dear Sir
    I am passed M.Com in 2016 my marks is 59 per cent and my age is 41 years can I apply ugc net examination dec 2016 examination.
    Pl suggest me

  120. I completed my MBA in Human resource and Finance in july 2016. Plz suggest me for which subject i should apply.

  121. Sonerao Tajane says:

    UGC NET INFORMATION December ;2016

  122. Prithvi raj verma says:

    Net keep form bharne ki last date kya h

  123. Prithvi raj verma says:

    Net form bharne ki last date kya hai

  124. Prithvi raj verma says:

    Exam date bhi batana

  125. ekta singh says:

    When will the ugc net application form for december 2016 will be available

  126. Satpal Dagar says:

    Hello I’m Dagar please tell me ugc net form date

  127. rachita kapoor says:

    Sir , i have completed my PGDCA course. Did i am eligible for net 2016 xam

  128. sonali goel says:

    when will be the forms for net exams available?????
    how can we keep in touch with the respective authorities for latest updates??????

  129. hi sir which books are useful for environmental science persons to qualifing the UGC NET…

  130. sukh baghla says:

    is there negativ marking in NET XAM??

  131. sukh baghla says:

    is there nagative marking in NET exam??


    Dear Sir,

    Can a candidate with M.B.A. (finance) can write UGC-NET in Public Administration paper or Human Resources Management Paper.

    Please reply.


  133. Why there is no option for food science…

  134. dharam singh meena says:

    sir. 2nd year class m se net ki exam. de sekete hai kya

  135. m v dharmarao says:

    how to apply ugc net (telugu subject)
    please replay sir/madam

  136. May I eligible for net 2017….. Because my graduation in science n post graduation in humanities (psychology )?
    I m confused., Pls help

  137. Ahana sonowal says:

    hello…. i have complete my M.A in poltical science .. n apply january 2017 cbse ugc net.Bt mistakelly i have added wrong grade point… can i correct it or otherwise i can again apply form ..plz help me…

  138. Nilakshi sonowal says:

    hello…..sir /mam…i hv also apply net 2017…. bt mistakly
    i have added wrng Grade point… is possible 2 correct it
    or otherws i will be apply again plz

  139. Hi,
    I have completed Master Degree in Management. Can I apply UGC NET Exam sub. In Geography / MSW. Pls reply ASAP.

  140. K P KASHYAP says:


  141. Priya sharma says:

    I am a CS qualified. Am I eligible to apply for net

    • Yes priya, but check the schemes
      The candidates applying for CBSE NET 2016 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.

  142. abdur rahman says:

    i hv cmpltd my M.B.A
    Now tell me can i elligibel for net exam & how can i sellect my paper for net?

  143. Past 1 week am trying to get online register to attend NET exam 22 jan 2017.. but i couldnt get response .. is there any problem with cbse ugc net website.. how can i fill the application .. couple of days left..

  144. How to make corrections in an already submitted application?

  145. SOUMYA RAJSINGH says:


  146. Rajesh Gupta says:

    I m trying to fill up form since last 5 days but could not till date filled the form .what is d problem .

  147. udayakumar says:

    Sir iam applied UGC NET 2016 exam in General category and i paid the fees it is possible to change in OBC category in the form correction. please reply me

  148. Vaidehi Desai says:

    Sir can I fill the form today as date is over.

  149. Sir i have reappear in am i eligible for net

  150. Sir i have a reappear in am i eligible for net exam

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