UGCNET & SET

UGCNET & SET

UGC will continue to hold NET, says HRD ministry

PUBLISH DATE 21st July 2017

There is no proposal to entrust the responsibility of conducting National Eligibility Test (NET) to any body other than the University Grants Commission, the ministry of human resource development informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday .

“As per directions of ministry of HRD, the CBSE has been conducting the UGCNET examination. There is no proposal under consideration at present to entrust responsibility of conducting the exam through any other mechanism,“ said minister of state for HRD Upednra Kushwaha said in a written reply.

The national exam is held twice a year ­ July and December ­ for the grant of junior research fellowship and eligibility for assistant professorship in universities and colleges.