Candidates need to score a minimum number of marks in each one of Paper I, Paper II and Paper III. In addition to that they need to secure a minimum total marks to qualify for JRF or Lecturership. Reserved Category and Differently abled candidates are given some relaxation in the qualifying exam as detailed below:
The qualifying marks for the UGC NET Exam depend on the category that you belong to. All candidates need to clear all three exams separately as mentioned below:
|General||OBC||PH / VH / SC / ST|
|I||40 marks (40%)||35 marks (35%)||35 marks (35%)|
|II||40 marks (40%)||35 marks (35%)||35 marks (35%)|
|III||75 marks (50%)||67.5 marks (45%)||60 marks (40%)|
Now this is a new twist in NET result starting Dec 2012 exam. A merit list will be prepared subject-wise and category-wise using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by candidates qualified in Step I. Only the Top 15% in each category and subject will qualify UGC NET. A separate list for JRF qualified candidates will be made.
The final qualifying criteria for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for Lectureship shall be decided by UGC before declaration of result.