The Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that a meeting would be held with UGC and the UGC NET exam dates will be announced in next few days. The MHRD gave this information during his webinar held for teachers recently.
The June UGC NET exam for this year has been postponed and the registration process has been extended. Online registration for UGC NET will end on May 16. The registration process for CSIR NET also has been extended and will end on May 15.
UGC NET exam is an eligibility exam for Assistant Professorship and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) twice a year – in June and in December.
He was addressing teachers across the nation through a webinar during which he took questions from teachers and spoke about the various initiatives taken by the government to promote digital education.
Earlier, Pokhriyal said on Saturday, 9 May, that 3,000 CBSE schools in the country have been selected as evaluation centres for Class 12 and 10 board exams. More than 1.5 crore answer scripts will be sent for evaluation to the homes of teachers from these centres. The entire process will take 50 days approximately.
Transportation of the answer sheets to the teachers’ houses will not face any movement restrictions except for containment zones.
Source: NDTVNational, News