28th April 2013, 09:58 PM
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Can I appear for NET after completing graduation in Economics Hons?

I have completed my graduation in Economics Hons.....after that I did a 2 year post graduate diploma course in HR management from Symbiosis center for distance learning....and economics was one of my subjects in PGDBA...so am I qualified to appear for NET exams....If yes, please do let me know the process to apply for it and how to prepare for it.

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29th April 2013, 08:45 AM
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Default Re: Can I appear for NET after completing graduation in Economics Hons?

Post graduate diploma in business administration (PGDBA) is considered equivalent to the Master of Business Administration course. Which means that you are eligible for the National Eligibility Test.

To appear for NET entrance exam candidate should have completed post graduation degree course. The NET is conducted for college lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship.

If you are meeting the percentage criteria to appear for the exam, then you will have to wait for the official notification from University Grants Commission which is expected anytime soon since the NET exam is expected to take place in June.

Every year NET is conducted in June and December. The registration for the exam is done online through the UGC NET website.


1. Nationality: Indian

2. Degree: Master degree or any equivalent course.

3. Marks: 55% or more.

4. Marks: SC/ST need 50 percent marks to appear for exam.

5. Final year students may also appear.

6. But final year PG students will have to submit the degree within 2 years of clearing National Eligibility Test.

7. Attempts: No limit on number of attempts per candidate.

8. Age (JRF): 28 years is the maximum age limit.

9. Age Relaxation: 31 years limit for OBC and 33 for SC/ST student appearing for Junior Research Fellowship.

10. Age (Lectureship): While the lower age is 19, there is no upper age limit.
29th April 2013, 12:01 PM
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Default Re: Can I appear for NET after completing graduation in Economics Hons?


you are not eligible for NET EXAM.


---you must be passed a post graduation degree from a recognized university.

---you must consist 55% in PG degree

---There is no age limit.

----5% reservation for SC category.

NET exam consist;-

---Written exam which is now objective type
---Merit list

You can also get Fellowship through this exam,if you are selected in merit list.

All the best......................
1st May 2013, 12:03 AM
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Default Re: Can I appear for NET after completing graduation in Economics Hons?

Dear Friend

As you have mentioned that you have done post graduate course in human resource management ,so you are eligible for the National Eligibility Test.

This entrance exam is held two times in the month of June as well as in December by the UGC every year.

Master's degree in any discipline of your choice from a recognized university is the minimum requirement for this exam.Final year candidates can also apply for the exam.

You % of marks in post graduation should not be less than 55 other wise you will not be eligible for it.SC/ST candidates get a 5% relaxation in marks.

For JRF(Junior Research fellowship},maximum age limit is 28 years.

For Lectureship: No restriction on upper age limit but minimum age should be 19 years.

There is also no bar on no of attempts .

You can apply for the NET exams that will be held in June this year at http://www.ugcnetonline.in.

After applying online ,you will have to pay the examination fee through SBI Challan form and once your fee is paid and is verified and you will have to take out the print out of application form and get attested and send it to the specified address.

You should give more emphasis on the subject with which you will appear for the NET exam and try to solve previous year papers for better idea.

For any more details regarding NET exam please visit www.ugc.ac.in

Hope the information helps as well as satisfies you .If you have any other query regarding this please leave it here .We will reply you as soon as possible .

All the best for you career.

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26th September 2019, 12:48 PM
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I am doing graduation in economics hons in final year I can apear in net economic
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19th April 2020, 12:16 PM
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I am pursing my degree in hons.!Am I eligible for NET just after my graduation or I need to have a master's degree for that!
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