Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of UGC-NET in less than a month claiming it to be ‘results in a record time of three weeks’ on Tuesday.
The exam was conducted in 84 different subjects on July 8. This year, the NET examination witnessed the highest turnout of candidates. a total number of 11,48,235 candidates had registered for the exam.
Out of the total number, 8,59,498 appeared for both the papers. As many as 55,872 candidates qualified for eligibility for assistant professor (this also includes candidates qualified for JRF), while 3,929 candidates qualified for both JRF and eligible for assistant professor.
“This time, the examination was divided into two papers instead of three papers to ease the burden on examinees. According to the UGC policy, six per cent of those candidates who appeared for both the papers and obtained minimum qualifying marks in aggregate of both papers are declared NET qualified. The certificates for the qualified candidates will be issued by UGC,” said Anurag Tripathi, Secretary of CBSE and Director of UGC NET/JRF exams, CBSE.