M.Sc. / MCA / M.Tech or Equivalent degree with at least 55% marks for General and OBC candidates 50% for SC/ST candidates, Physically and Visually handicapped candidates.
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC. The Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/persons with disability (PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks.
Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination may also apply for this test. Such candidates must complete their Masters degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of NET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
Candidates belonging to the transgender category would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age and qualifying criteria for NET (i.e. JRF and Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories.
The Ph.D.degree holders whose Master’s level examination have been completed by 19th September 1991.