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Description: UGC NET is an important examination for lectureship and junior research fellowship in India. The National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research. The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conducts the UGC-CSIR NET for other Science subjects, namely, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences jointly with the UGC. The tests are conducted twice in a year generally in the months of June and December. For candidates who desire to pursue research, the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) is available for five years subject to fulfillment of certain conditions. UGC has allocated a number of fellowships to the universities for the candidates who qualify the test for JRF. The JRFs are awarded to the meritorious candidates from among the candidates qualifiying for eligibility for lectureship in the NET. JRFs are available only to the candidates who opt for it in their application forms. UGC NET Exam, all you want to know: This is National level Entrance test conducted by University Grants Commission (UGC) for the aspirants who like to start their career as Lecturers in Colleges and Universities or as Junior Researchers in Indian Research institutes. National Eligibility Test (NET) is conducted two times a year. Once the candidate clears the test, he/she will be eligible for Lecturer post or Junior Research Fellowship program if they are interested to do research works in colleges, universities and other research institutions. The candidates who qualify for the award of Junior Research Fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for Assistant Professor. The universities, institutions, IITs and other national organizations may select the JRF awardees for whole time research work in accordance with the procedure prescribed by them. The award of JRF and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both OR Eligibility for Assistant Professor only will depend on the performance of the candidate in all three papers of NET. However, the candidates qualifying exclusively for Assistant Professor will not be considered for award of JRF. Why a candidate needs to take UGC NET exam? In the year 1984, University Grant Commission (UGC) introduced Junior Research Fellowship program as the basic qualification in order to work as researchers in the Universities and colleges. In the year 1989, National Eligibility Test (NET) was made mandatory for the candidates who like to start their career as Lecturers and Researchers. UGC NET Subject List: Economics Political Science Philosophy Psychology Sociology History Anthropology Commerce Education Social Work Defence and Strategic Studies Home Science Public Administration Population Studies Music Management Maithili Bengali Hindi Kannada Malayalam Oriya Sculpture Sanskrit Tamil Telugu Urdu Arabic English Linguistics Chinese Dogri Nepali Manipuri Assamese Gujarati Marathi French Spanish Russian Persian Rajasthani German Japanese Adult Education/Continuing Education Andragogy/Non Formal Education Physical Education Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Indian Culture Labour Welfare/ Personnel Management / Industrial Relations / Labour & Social Welfare / HRM Law Library and Information Science Buddhist Comparative Study of Religions Mass Communication and Journalism Performing Arts - Dance / Drama / Theatre Museology & Conservation Archaeology Criminology Tribal and Regional Language/ Literature Folk Literature Comparative Literature Sanskrit Traditional Subjects Jyotisha Sidhanta Jyotisha Navya Vyakarna Vyakarna Mimamsa Navya Nyaya Sankhya Yoga Tulanatmaka Darsana Shukla Yajurveda Madhva Vedanta Dharma Sastra Sahitya Purana – itihasa Agama Women Studies Visual Arts Drawing & Painting Computer Science and Applications Konkani Kashmiri Pali Forensic Science Social Medicine & Community Health Geography History of Art Applied Art Graphics Electronic Science Environmental Sciences International and Area Studies Prakrit Human Rights and Duties Tourism Administration and Management Punjabi Advaita Vedanta Bodo Santali For Subject wise Syllabus please visit UGC NET Syllabus section.