New Delhi, November 2, 2017 | UPDATED 15:58 IST CBSE UGC NET 2017 exam schedule at Check now!

CBSE UGC NET 2017 exam schedule at Check now!

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting UGC NET November 2017 exam on November 5.

Also, the board has released the UGC NET 2017 examination schedule today, November 2 on the official website, the link for which is

Take a look at the examination schedule:

Note: “The candidates are advised to visit the examination center a day before the conduct of examination to know the exact location of the center to avoid any delay in reporting at the examination center as per schedule. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall after the time of last entry (i.e. 9:30 am for Paper I, Paper and 2 pm for Paper III),” read the official notice.

Admit cards:

Meanwhile, candidates who will be appearing for the UGC NET Exam 2017 can download their admit cards from here.

About NET exam:

The exam is conducted for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges.

CBSE will conduct NET in 84 subjects at 90 selected NET examination cities spread across the country.

Change in the qualifying criteria of NET exam:

The University Grants Commission wishes to clarify that earlier qualifying criteria for UGC-NET exam involved qualifying top 15 per cent of those candidates in each subject and category, who obtained the minimum required marks in paper I, paper II and paper III according to the category of the candidates.

Subsequent to the orders of the High Court of Kerala, the University Grants Commission had revised the procedure and criteria of qualifying candidates and as such it has been decided that 6 per cent of the total candidates who appear in the UGC-NET examination will be declared qualified.


UGC (University Grants Commission) is a statutory organisation established by the union government in 1956. Its main objective is to provide recognition to the Indian universities and provide funds to such recognised universities and colleges.

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) now conducts this exam on behalf of UGC for the post of Lecturer and for providing the JRF for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and in research.