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No Proposals To Relax UGC NET Requirements for Lectureship Posts says Pokhriyal

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Feb 12, 2021

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The Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal, has announced to rule out the proposals that will relax the requirement of the UGC-NET exam for the lectureship posts in the government and private colleges. 

In response to a written question in the Rajya Sabha, the Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' made the statement regarding the proposals to relax the UGC-NET requirements. 

Nishank stated that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has officially directed that currently, there's no proposals to relax the UGC-NET exams for the posts of lectureships. Thus, this is the reason to rule the proposals to the UGC-NET requirements for the posts of Lectureships in the government and public/private universities/institutions. 

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About UGC-NET 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) to select the aspirants for the posts of Assistant Professor or for both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in the Colleges and Universities across India. UGC NET is conducted to determine the eligibility of the candidates for the Junior Research Fellowship and Assistant Professorship. 

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