CBSE UGC NET 2018 Results

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Jun 18, 2019

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To check CBSE UGC NET 2018 Result, candidates will have to log in to the official site with their roll number and date of birth.

  • CBSE or UGC will announce the result for CBSE UGC NET 2018 exam of January session in May 2018.
  • The board will declare the result only for those candidates who have qualified all the three papers.
  • Candidates who get a cut-off score, as per their category, will be eligible for the position of assistant professor or junior research fellowship.
  • According to CBSE UGC NET 2018 result, only 15% students are considered for the post of Assistant Professor only.
  • CBSE UGC NET 2018 counseling will start soon after the exam result is declared.
  • To get the counseling date, a candidate needs to confirm his/her ranking and then based on merit, a date is allocated by the officials.

CBSE UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) is an annual exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education on the behalf of UGC (University Grants Commission). It is conducted to check the eligibility for Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship for Indian Universities or Colleges. The exam is conducted for 84 subjects.

Dates for CBSE UGC NET 2018 Results

The exam will be conducted in January 2018 and application process for the same will start in October 2017. Applicants are requested to keep visiting the site for updates.

Event Date
Exam Date January 2018
CBSE UGC NET Answer Key & OMR Sheet May 2018
CBSE UGC NET Result May 2018

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Exam Highlights

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Results will be declared twice a year for 2 sessions, January and July.

UGC NET Exam 2018 January 2018 and July 2018
Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education
Official Website
Name of Examination National Eligibility Test (NET)
Details Required Roll number, password and date of birth
Details on Scorecard Subject name, percentage, marks in each paper, total marks

How to Check CBSE UGC NET 2018 Result?

Candidates need their roll number, password, and birth date to check their CBSE UGC NET 2018 result online. The result is declared online on the official website by CBSE or UGC.

CBSE UGC NET 2018 result is expected to be declared by May 2018. There might be chances of errors in the list of qualifying students. In such cases, UGC will declare the rectified result later.

The steps to check CBSE UGC NET result 2018 is shared below:

  • Go to the official website of CBSE
  • Open the link, NET 2018 result. The link will be displayed on the home page
  • Once the new page opens up, enter the registration ID and password.
  • Click on submit button to proceed
  • Once you submit the username and password, a screen with results will load
  • Check your result
  • Take a printout of the result for future reference.

Details on CBSE UGC NET 2018 Score Card

The detailed score card for CBSE UGC NET 2018 can be downloaded online. A candidate needs to login with username and password to check the result of examination online.

CBSE UGC NET 2018 scorecard contains:

  • Candidate’s details like name, roll number
  • Subject appeared for
  • Marks secured by the candidate in each paper
  • Total marks
  • Percentage

Normalization of CBSE UGC NET 2018 Scorecard

A merit list is created by UGC to determine the list of eligible students.

1. Preparation of merit list based on cut-off scores

For the students who secure cut-off scores, a merit list is prepared. This merit list is based on their aggregate marks, scored in each subject in all three papers. There are two lists, one subject-wise and the other category-wise.

2. UGC NET result for Merit Students

UGC takes out top 15% candidates from the merit list and announces them eligible for Assistant Professors in Indian universities and colleges.

3. UGC NET result for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

After the above process, a separate cut-off list is prepared for the students eligible for JRF. Below is the formula to calculate the score and thus the eligibility.

Number of slots under General Category for JRF = (Number of candidates who have opted for eligibility for Assistant Professor in that subject                                                                                            X Number of slots available under General category) / Total number of general candidates                                                                                            who have opted for JRD and are qualified for eligibility for assistant professor

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Answer Key

Answer key of CBSE UGC NET 2018 will be released in May 2018. The answer key has the correct answers of all the papers. Once the result is out, a candidate can verify the marks using the answer key.

Answer key of all the CBSE UGC NET 2018 papers will be available online in the first week of May and aspirants can download the answer keys from there.

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Merit List

UGC prepares a list of merit students. Once the list is out, UGC prepares a subject-wise merit list as well, which has names of those candidates who are NET qualified for applying for jobs as an Assistant Professor or Junior Research Fellowship. Students are required to go through the eligibility criteria of each university or college before applying.

Cut Off

Candidates appearing for UGC NET 2018 need to score above cut-off marks in order to qualify the NET exam. Only those candidates who score above the cut-off scores, in all three papers, are given their result.

Every correct answer will fetch 2 marks. There is no negative marking in UGC NET 2018 exam. Candidates can calculate their marks based on the answers marked and then verify them with the marks scored.

Check the minimum marks for each paper below:

Category Paper I - Out of 100 marks Paper II - Out of 100 marks Paper III - Out of 150 marks
General 40 (40%) 40 (40%) out of total of 100 marks 75 (50%)
OBC (Non-creamy layer) PWD/SC/ST 35 (35%) 35 (35%) 60 (40%)

CBSE UGC NET 2018 Counselling

To appear in NET counselling, candidates must abide by the following points:

  • CBSE UGC NET 2018 counselling will take place in three rounds on three different dates.
  • Candidates need to confirm the ranking based on the result declared by UGC.
  • Candidates need to confirm their availability for counselling on the date mentioned on the official website.
  • Before a candidate appears for the counselling he/she needs to decide the course of choice.

 Take a note of the documents required at the time of counselling

  • Original counselling letter
  • Original Admit card
  • Bank draft to be taken along, a candidate can process it as per the guidelines mentioned on UGC NET website
  • Original 2 copies of 10th and 12th certificates
  • Score card
  • Original degree or the provisional certificate if candidate is appearing
  • Community certificate (SC/ST/OBC/Other) signed by the authorized authority
  • Medical documents mentioned on UGC NET application form
  • 4-6 passport size photographs color and black and white

Go through the guidelines once more before you go for the counselling and carry all the required documents with you to CBSE UGC NET 2018 counseling session.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.