New Scheme of CBSE (UGC) NET Examination June-December 2017

CBSE UGC-NET Objective Pattern 2012 Onwards

  1. The CBSE (UGC) -NET will be organised in objective mode from June-December 2017. The Test will comprise of three papers which will consist of only objective type questions i.e.. MCQs and will be conducted on the desired day of Examination in two different sessions as under:



    Number of Questions





    50 of 50 questions are to be attempted-all are compulsory

    50 × 2 = 100

    1¼ Hours (09.30 a. m. To 10.45 a. m.)



    50 questions all of which are compulsory

    50 × 2 = 100

    1¼ Hours (10.45 a. m. To 12.00 Noon.)



    75 questions all of which are compulsory

    75 × 2 = 150

    2½ Hours (01.30 p. m. To 04.00 p. m.)

  2. The candidates need to attain minimum desired marks individually in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III, Which are quoted below:


    Minimum marks (%) to be obtained Paper-I

    Minimum marks (%) to be obtained Paper-II

    Minimum marks (%) to be obtained Paper-III


    40 (40%)

    40 (40%)

    75 (50%)


    35 (35%)

    35 (35%)

    67.5 (45%) rounded off to 68


    35 (35%)

    35 (35%)

    60 (40%)

    Those candidates who attain the minimum desired marks in each of the Paper individually as mentioned above will be considered for final preparation of result.

    Also, the final qualifying criteria for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for Lectureship shall be decided by UGC before declaration of result.

  3. The syllabus of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III will be similar.

  4. The candidates are not restricted to carry the carbon printout of OMR Response Sheets with them on conclusion of the examination.

  5. No negative marking will be there in the paper.

Discussions & Questions

  • Hi.. there is confusion to me regarding paper 3 of commerce and confusion is that whether we have to select a particular subject for paper 3 and in the exam papers will be different for students who ( - on )

    1 Answer

    As per new pattern (MCQ) there is no particular subject that you have to select, you will have to cover complete syllabus for NET commerce.

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