NET to be objective; no negative marking: UGC
The National Eligibility Test, NET, will be completely objective type from June 2012. The test conducted by University Grants Commission, UGC, will consist of 3 papers. As per the new examination pattern, there will be no negative marking.
The National Educational Testing Bureau of the UGC conducts NET to determine eligibility for lectureship and award of Junior Research Fellowship, JRF, to ensure minimum standards for entrants in teaching and research.