NTA UGC NET Dec 2019: Exemption for SET Candidates Revised| Eligibility for Assistant Professor Posts

NTA will conduct UGC NET December 2019 Exam in online mode from 2nd December to 6th December 2019 to determine the eligibility for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or Assistant Professor only posts in Indian Universities and Colleges. Below are the Important UGC NET December 2019 Exam Dates:

UGC NET December 2019 Exam

Important Dates

Downloading of Admit Cards

9th November 2019

UGC NET December 2019 Exam Dates

2nd to 6th December 2019

Date for announcing results

31st December 2019

Correction in Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

As per the rules and norms of UGC, some candidates are exempted from appearing for the UGC NET Exam and are still eligible for the posts of Assistant Professors in various UGC recognized Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In the information bulletin released at the official website of NTA UGC NET, an error was found in the paragraph related to the Exemption for SET Candidates (Eligibility for Assistant Professor). Now, UGC has uploaded the corrected version of the paragraph as mention in the below table:

Incorrect Exemption Details mentioned in the Information Bulletin

Corrected Revised Exemption Details

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

(iii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st December 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st December 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

Exemption (Eligibility for Assistant Professor)

(iii) For SET Candidates: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the Universities/Colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

NTA UGC NET December 2019 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Exemption - Eligibility for Assistant Professor

NET/SET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professors in Universities/Colleges/ Institutions. In this regard, exemption from NET/SET/SLET will be governed by UGC regulations and amendments notified in the Gazette of India from time to time.

Let’s have a look at who all are exempted from appearing UGC NET 2019 Exam for the Assistant Professor Post:

For NET/SET/SLET Candidates:

The Candidates, who have been awarded a Ph.D. Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission Regulation Act 2009, shall be exempted from minimum eligibility condition of NET/SLET/SET for Assistant Professor or equivalent position in Universities and Colleges.

The candidates who have passed the UGC/CSIR JRF examination prior to 1989 are also exempted from appearing in NET.

NTA UGC NET December 2019 FAQs

For SET Candidates:

The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET, and are eligible to apply for Assistant Professor anywhere in India.

For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/colleges situated in the State from where they have cleared their SET.

Candidates can check important information related to NTA UGC NET December 2019 Exam from the links given below:

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NTA UGC NET December 2019 Important Information

1

NTA UGC NET December 2019 Latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus

2

Download Previous Year Papers of UGC NET Exam

3

NTA UGC NET December 2019 Preparation Strategy

4

NTA UGC NET December 2019 Study Plan

5

NTA UGC NET 2019 December: Best Books for 81 Subjects

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Best Books for Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper-1) UGC NET 2019 Exam Recommended by Experts

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UGC NET Previous Year Cut-Off

8

NTA UGC NET June 2019 Cut-off

9

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Check NTA UGC NET/ CSIR UGC-NET 2019-2020 Exam Calendar

 

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