NET 2016 Application Form & Eligibility

NET 2016 – National Eligibility Test (NET):

Entrance Examination is conducted by UGC – University Grants Commission and NET is conducted to determine whether candidates are eligible to attain lectureship in related courses such as engineering, medical and business courses. Candidates are also awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), if they are eligible. This eligibility is useful to all fields of lecturers. Based on quality and qualifications, anyone is awarded or graded lectureship. For two major purposes, NET examination is conducted to all candidates. Mainly candidates are given eligibility to become professors or lecturers or JRFs and with this marks eligibility, candidates are given admission for Ph.D courses. Mainly applicants those who are desired to grasp Ph.D and M.Phil have to take up NET Examination in order to attain eligibility. Performance of candidates is strictly scrutinized and then they are given eligibility to get fellowships. Reserved categories of candidates especially PH/VH/SC/ST is given special concessions.

NET Eligibility Criteria:

  • Only Residents of India can apply NET examination and they have to be an Under Graduate Degree Holder. Only if they have fulfilled eligibility criteria, they are eligible to get selected
  • D and M.Phil degree holders are eligible to attain fellowship using NET Exam score.
  • Candidates those who have secured pass marks in NET exam will be qualified and at the same time they have to submit all necessary certificates. If not, they are disqualified

NET Application Form:

There are different possibilities available to procure application forms. To avail application forms, anyone can visit official website. It is also possible for anyone to obtain application forms from all bank branches. Application forms will be sent via post also.

NET Exam Dates:

  • Every month of March, application forms are available online and it is expected NET exam will be conducted in all important areas of India.
  • NET examination is conducted in three papers such as Paper I, Paper II and Paper III. Three of these examinations are conducted in order to evaluate and qualify candidates in these major papers.
  • Anyone has to secure atleast 40% of marks in Paper I and Paper II. 50% of marks are compulsory to secure in Paper III and this is applicable only to general category candidates. Reserved Category candidates are needed to secure 35% of marks in Paper I and Paper II and 40% are sufficient to candidates in Paper III.

NET 2016 Notifications  &  Important Dates

NET 2016 Hall ticket: pending

NET 2016 Application Form & online Application Form  : pending

NET 2016 Exam date:  pending

Late date for submission of NET 2016 form: pending

34 thoughts on “NET 2016 Application Form & Eligibility

  1. Sir i got 50%in M.AHindi shall I write Net exam.pls guide me. I am in doubt and I completed M.Phil. in hindi with 58%

  2. Hi There,

    I did my MBA , I want to give NET June 2016, please let me know when the form ll be available. Thanks

  3. Reg. Net notification for june 2016 exam… my subject code is 55 but i am not able to find it in the online form. Any one can throw some light on this pl.

  4. Hello Sir,

    Please let me know ..regarding NET 2016 Application Form & Eligibility .
    and i need full details about net 2016 application availability date and how to apply .

    1. Sir. .
      I have done M. A. English first year. Appeared for Second year. Am I eligible to give NET exam after completion of M.A. ?

  5. Hi Sir/Madam,

    I have completed in 2012 and am I eligible for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)?
    also I would like to know the Months when exams are expected to be conducted


  6. Sir, I would like to know am I eligible for the NET exam, age 42 and the student of M. Phil in Psychology in the year 2015-16.
    I mean to ask, what is the age criteria for appearing the NET exam?
    Yours sincerely,
    M. Thomasaiah

    1. Hello Thomasaiah.

      The age limit is set only for Junior Research Fellowship as of now. No age limits were set for Assistant Professor and Professor.

      For any clarification kindly check with the Link

      Best Wishes

  7. Sir I am a defence personal. My age is 38 years. Can I apply for the NET exam and what will be the last date for apply online.

  8. Dear Mam/ Sir ,
    I have MBA + Diploma in Human Resource , want to do PHD in humanities …need to know the dates of NET/ SET / PET for Mumbai University …for 2016 -2017

    Nitija Goswmai

  9. I have completed my MBA in 2014. Now i want to do P.hd in management or commerce. when i can apply for NET exam. Please let me know.


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