NET exemption for SET candidates prior to June 2002
Kochi: The candidates who have cleared the States Eligibility Test (SET) accredited by UGC for eligibility for Assistant Professor held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET. They are also eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor anywhere in India.
The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued a notification regarding this on its website. As per the notification, the candidates who have cleared SET prior to 1st June 2002 are exempted from appearing NET. For SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET, it clarified.
Meanwhile, registration for CSIR-UGC NET for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship has opened on www.csirhrdg.res.in website. The facility will be available till 9th September 2016. The examination will be held on 18th December 2016.