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CBSC UGC NET Jan exam 2017: Check out last minute tips and reminders

The Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) Will Hold The National Eligibility Test (NET) On Sunday Starting From 9.30 Am.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 22 Jan 2017, 07:38:08 AM
CBSC UGC NET Jan 2017 exam today

New Delhi:

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will hold the National Eligibility Test (NET) on Sunday starting from 9.30 am. There must be lots of questions and doubts which must be cleared before the candidates appear at the centre before examination. 

Here are some important tips and last minute reminders:


Paper I will begin at 9.30 am and end at 10.45 am. Candidates have to answer 50 out of 60 multiple choice questions of 2 marks each.

Paper II will begin at 11.15 am and end at 12.30 pm. It will contain 50 questions carrying two marks each.

Paper III will begin at 2 pm and end at 4.30 pm. It will contain 75 questions carrying two marks each.

Important documents and items

Candidates need to carry admit card and a photo identity proof. Also remember to keep a ball-point pen of blue/black ink and any other stationary item that you require. Do not bring any calculators, Log Tables, mobile phones, pagers, electronic devices, bits of paper, books or note books as these will not be allowed inside the exam center.

Steps to download the admit card:

– Log on to official website (

– Click on the link to log in using your application number and password.

– Click on the link to download the admit card.

– Save a soft-copy and take a print out of the same to carry with you on the day of the exam.

No negative marking:

The NET paper has no negative marking. So do not be afraid to attempt every question. You will not lose extra marks for answering something wrong. The more questions you manage to answer, the better are your chances at gaining good results.

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First Published : 22 Jan 2017, 06:54:00 AM