The 7th UGC NET Examination result has been declared by CBSE in record time. The UGC NET examination was conducted on 8 July 2018 across 91 cities in the country. Number of candidates qualified for eligibility for assistant professor (this includes candidates qualified for JRF also) is 55,872. The number of candidates appeared in both papers is 8,59,498. Candidates qualified for JRF and eligible for assistant professor both is 3,929. Candidates can check their results on cbsenet.nic.in.
The examination was conducted in 84 different subjects. A total number of 11,48,235 candidates registered for the examination. The number was the largest among the past examinations of UGC NET.
There were 2,082 examination centres across the country. A total 2,864 observers and 675 Board officials were deputed at these centres to oversee the smooth and fair conduct of examination.
This time there were some changes in the exam pattern to reduce the burden on examinees:
1. Instead of 3 papers, there were 2 papers (Paper I & Paper II).
2. In order to facilitate quick employment of eligible candidates, the result has been declared in record time of 3 weeks. The exam was conducted on 8th July, 2018 and result has been declared on 31st July, 2018.
3. In order to make the examination system transparent, the O.M.R. sheets images and captured data was displayed for the verification by examinees.
4· To ensure accuracy of result, the keys of question papers were displayed in advance to invite challenges if any.
As per the UGC policy, 6 percent of those candidates who appear in both the papers and obtain minimum qualifying marks in aggregate of both papers are declared NET qualified. The certificates to the qualified candidates will be issued by UGC.