UGC NET Cut off 2017

UGC National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)

UGC NET Cut off 2017

UGC NET Cut off 2016UGC NET Cut off 2017 – The cut off of UGC NET 2016 is the qualifying marks which must be scored by candidates to become eligible for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor. UGC NET 2017 cut off of January session will be declared by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) along with the result tentativelty in March/April. UGC NET 2017 January session was held on January 22. Only those candidates who will secure cut off marks in all Papers I, II and III will be declared qualified and shortlisted for eligiblity for Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) programmes or both in Indian universities and colleges. The UGC NET is conducted for around 100 subjects and cut off score differs from subject to subject. Candidates can check UGC NET cut off 2017 for all subjects, procedure to calculate cut off score and pervious years cut off marks from this page.

What is UGC NET 2017 Cut off and how to calculate it?

 

The examination authority CBSE decides UGC NET cut off 2017 in two ways. At first, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of qualifying marks (category wise) followed by preparation of merit list as per the scored marks. Based on UGC NET cut off 2017, only top 15% candidates selected for Assistant/Associate Professorship. And, for awarding JRF examination authority selects certain number of candidates having high rank in Assistant/Associate Professorship. The detail procedure regarding how to calculate UGC NET 2017 cut off score is given below.

 

Step I – UGC NET Qualifying marks

 

Candidates have to secure qualifying marks in all the three papers of UGC NET in order to get shortlisted for JRF or Assistant Professorship. The UGC NET qualifying marks for General category candidates is 40% in Paper I & II and 50% marks in Paper III respectively. While the qualifying marks for reserve category candidates is 35% in Paper I & II and 40% in Paper III. The result of only those candidates will be processed who will secure UGC NET 2017 cut off score in all three papers. The table below shows category wise UGC NET 2017 qualifying marks. 

UGC NET 2017 qualifying marks

Category

Paper I - Out of 100 marks

Paper II - Out of 100 marks

Paper III - Out of 150 marks

GENERAL (General)

40 (40%)

40 (40%)

75 (50%)

Reserved (OBC Non-creamy layer, PWD/SC/ST

35 (35%)

35 (35%)

60 (40%)

Step II –Merit list based on UGC NET Cut off 2017

 

A separate merit list will be prepared for candidates who have scored qualifying marks in each paper of UGC NET. Based on the marks secured CBSE will prepare subject -wise and category-wise merit list.

Step III – Assistant Professor Merit list based on UGC NET Cut off 2017

 

The examination authority will shortlists top 15% candidates in each subject to prepare merit list for deciding the eligibility of Assistant Professor. The score and rank of last candidates under top 15% criteria will become the UGC NET cut off for Assistant Professor. Every year the cut off score varies as it depends on difficulty of examination.

 

Step IV – UGC NET 2017 Cut off for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

 

The examination authority selects certain number from top 15% UGC NET qualified candidates for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) after considering their eligibility in terms of age. According to eligibility criteria for JRF, the upper age limit for general category candidates is 28 years. The upper age limit is 33 years for reserved category candidates.

 

UGC NET Cut off score of July 2016

 

In the tables below are the cut offs for some popular subjects in UGC NET, across four categories- General, OBC, SC and ST.

 

UGC NET Cut off score of Economics (Code - 01)

Economics

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

238

222

206

202

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

220

190

182

182

UGC NET Cut off score of Political Science (Code - 02)

Political Science

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

214

202

186

192

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

202

180

172

176

UGC NET Cut off score of Sociology (Code - 05)

Sociology

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

234

220

204

208

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

218

190

184

186

UGC NET Cut off score of History (Code - 06)

History

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

218

206

194

192

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

206

186

178

182

UGC NET Cut off score of Commerce (Code - 08)

Commerce

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

228

204

198

192

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

210

182

180

180

UGC NET Cut off score of Public Administration (Code - 14)

Public Administration

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

228

216

200

220

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

212

194

190

188

UGC NET Cut off score of Management (Code - 17)

Public Administration

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

228

216

200

220

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

212

194

190

188

UGC NET Cut off score of Hindi (Code - 20)

Hindi

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

236

228

216

212

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

218

200

194

192

UGC NET Cut off score of English (Code - 30)

English

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

224

200

192

192

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

210

178

174

178

UGC NET Cut off score of Law (Code - 58)

English

General

OBC

SC

ST

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

222

208

196

198

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

206

184

176

176

 

UGC NET Cut off score range

 

The table below shows the score range of candidates who qualified for JRF and Assistant Professor posts. The score range reflects the lower and upper marks limit of general category qualifying candidates.

 

UGC NET Cut off range

Sr.No.

Subject

JRF & Assistant Professor Cut off Score

Assistant Professor Cut off Score

1.

Economics

238-284

220 - 250

2.

Political Science

214 - 256

202 - 226

3.

Sociology

234 – 260

218 - 250

4.

History

218 - 240

206 - 226

5.

Commerce

228 - 282

210- 242

6.

Public Administration

228 - 240

212 - 246

7.

Management

226 - 270

210 - 264

8.

Hindi

236 - 272

218 - 262

9.

English

224 - 256

210 - 230

10.

Law

222- 250

206 - 238

#Data based on UGC NET 2016 July Session

 

Previous Year UGC NET Cut off for JRF and Assistant Professor

 

Candidates can check UGC NET cut off for JRF and Assistant Professor in 2015 and 2014 academic year is given below.

 

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UGC NET cut off 2015 of December Session (JRF and Assistant Professor)

Subject Code

Subject

Category

Total

JRF Cut off

Total

Assistant Professor Cut off

1

Economics

GENERAL

106

68

486

62.86

OBC

51

63.43

513

54.29

SC

27

58.86

159

51.43

ST

17

57.14

83

51.43

PWD

4

57.14

15

53.14

2

Political Science

GENERAL

99

64.57

448

60

OBC

51

61.71

537

53.14

SC

32

57.14

188

50.86

ST

25

58.29

112

52

PWD

7

54.29

21

50.29

3

Philosophy

GENERAL

15

65.14

90

59.43

OBC

6

61.71

61

53.71

SC

5

58.29

25

52.57

ST

3

56

12

49.71

PWD

1

52

3

48

4

Psychology

GENERAL

26

65.71

147

61.14

OBC

8

60.57

92

53.14

SC

6

61.14

26

51.43

ST

4

54.86

12

50.29

PWD

1

53.14

2

48.57

5

Sociology

GENERAL

50

67.43

233

62.86

OBC

28

63.43

235

56

SC

16

60.57

96

53.14

ST

10

60.57

49

54.29

PWD

2

61.14

8

53.14

6

History

GENERAL

65

60

322

57.14

OBC

55

57.71

600

51.43

SC

26

54.29

172

49.14

ST

14

53.71

65

50.29

PWD

6

53.14

23

49.71

7

Anthropology

GENERAL

20

71.43

88

65.14

OBC

5

68

36

58.86

SC

3

64.57

13

58.86

ST

6

64

29

54.86

PWD

1

46.29

1

46.29

8

Commerce

GENERAL

109

64

537

59.43

OBC

110

57.71

1208

51.43

SC

46

55.43

288

50.29

ST

16

54.29

83

49.71

PWD

9

53.14

30

49.71

9

Education

GENERAL

105

61.71

706

57.71

OBC

71

57.71

900

51.43

SC

45

54.29

320

49.71

ST

20

53.71

93

50.29

PWD

11

52.57

49

48.57

10

Social Work

GENERAL

63

68.57

353

62.29

OBC

31

64.57

254

56

SC

18

61.14

108

53.71

ST

15

61.14

62

56

PWD

4

57.14

8

52

11

Defence and Strategic Studies

GENERAL

4

67.43

32

62.86

OBC

4

64

20

56

SC

1

55.43

7

52

ST

1

53.71

2

53.71

PWD

1

61.14

1

61.14

12

Home Science

GENERAL

48

64.57

265

58.86

OBC

18

60

203

52

SC

8

57.14

52

50.29

ST

3

56.57

15

52

PWD

1

56.57

3

50.29

14

Public Administration

GENERAL

10

64.57

58

60.57

OBC

7

61.71

48

56.57

SC

2

62.29

12

53.14

ST

2

59.43

9

53.71

PWD

0

57.14

1

57.14

15

Population Studies

GENERAL

9

70.86

52

64

OBC

4

68

41

56

SC

2

62.29

13

53.14

ST

1

69.14

4

57.14

PWD

1

54.29

1

54.29

16

Hindustani Music (Voc./Inst.)

GENERAL

9

66.86

59

62.29

OBC

4

64

40

55.43

SC

4

60

24

54.29

ST

1

52.57

2

50.29

PWD

1

61.14

4

54.86

17

Management

GENERAL

35

64.57

320

60

OBC

27

60.57

377

52

SC

14

57.71

107

51.43

ST

7

58.86

21

52

PWD

2

55.43

8

52.57

18

Maithili

GENERAL

1

73.71

4

72.57

OBC

1

64

3

63.43

SC

1

48.57

1

48.57

ST

---

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

19

Bengali

GENERAL

2

58.86

8

54.29

OBC

1

51.43

10

49.14

SC

2

53.71

11

48.57

ST

1

46.29

1

46.29

PWD

1

50.29

1

50.29

20

Hindi

GENERAL

193

64.57

869

60.57

OBC

122

62.29

988

55.43

SC

61

58.86

357

53.14

ST

25

57.14

107

52.57

PWD

17

57.14

42

52.57

21

Kannada

GENERAL

8

62.86

37

58.86

OBC

10

60.57

73

54.29

SC

5

58.29

31

53.14

ST

2

60.57

8

53.71

PWD

0

53.14

1

53.14

22

Malayalam

GENERAL

12

64.57

79

60

OBC

9

62.29

104

53.71

SC

2

62.29

17

53.71

ST

1

48

1

48

PWD

1

42.29

1

42.29

23

Odia

GENERAL

1

56.57

5

54.86

OBC

1

54.29

8

50.86

SC

1

55.43

3

48

ST

1

47.43

1

47.43

PWD

1

45.14

1

45.14

24

Punjabi

GENERAL

21

60

103

57.14

OBC

5

58.29

58

51.43

SC

17

54.86

92

50.29

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

2

54.29

4

50.29

25

Sanskrit

GENERAL

72

66.29

313

61.14

OBC

37

62.86

298

54.86

SC

23

60

120

53.14

ST

5

57.14

28

52

PWD

4

58.29

11

53.14

26

Tamil

GENERAL

4

57.71

22

54.29

OBC

6

55.43

88

50.29

SC

3

53.71

28

49.14

ST

1

45.14

1

45.14

PWD

2

53.71

5

47.43

27

Telugu

GENERAL

6

61.14

18

58.29

OBC

8

58.29

59

50.86

SC

3

54.29

17

49.71

ST

1

52.57

8

50.86

PWD

1

53.14

2

50.29

28

Urdu

GENERAL

12

66.86

66

60.57

OBC

9

61.71

85

54.29

SC

1

57.71

3

54.29

ST

1

60

4

54.29

PWD

2

61.71

4

50.29

29

Arabie

GENERAL

6

70.29

29

65.14

OBC

7

67.43

51

57.14

SC

----

----

----

----

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

0

56

1

56

30

English

GENERAL

9

63.43

59

59.43

OBC

9

57.71

133

50.86

SC

6

53.71

35

49.14

ST

3

54.29

17

49.14

PWD

1

53.14

4

49.71

31

Linguistics

GENERAL

10

72

50

65.71

OBC

2

67.43

27

59.43

SC

1

64

6

56

ST

3

58.86

13

54.86

PWD

----

----

----

----

32

Chinese

GENERAL

0

55.43

1

55.43

OBC

1

50.29

1

50.29

SC

1

44.57

1

44.57

ST

1

44

1

44

PWD

----

----

----

----

33

Dogri

GENERAL

1

57.71

1

57.71

OBC

1

46.29

1

46.29

SC

1

54.86

1

54.86

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

34

Nepali

GENERAL

0

56

1

56

OBC

1

45.71

1

45.71

SC

0

45.14

1

45.14

ST

1

40.57

1

40.57

PWD

---

---

---

-----

35

Manipuri

GENERAL

1

61.14

1

61.14

OBC

1

59.43

6

54.29

SC

1

53.14

1

53.14

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

36

Assamese

GENERAL

3

64.57

16

58.86

OBC

2

61.71

23

53.14

SC

1

56

4

50.86

ST

2

60.57

7

51.43

PWD

1

42.29

1

42.29

37

Gujarati

GENERAL

1

52.57

1

52.57

OBC

1

54.29

4

47.43

SC

0

45.14

1

45.14

ST

2

47.43

2

47.43

PWD

----

----

----

----

38

Marathi

GENERAL

1

49.14

1

49.14

OBC

1

50.86

6

47.43

SC

0

49.14

1

49.14

ST

1

45.14

1

45.14

PWD

0

45.71

1

45.71

39

French

GENERAL

1

67.43

9

63.43

OBC

1

58.29

5

54.86

SC

1

44.57

1

44.57

ST

1

46.29

1

46.29

PWD

1

50.29

1

50.29

40

Spanish

GENERAL

0

65.71

1

65.71

OBC

1

65.14

1

65.14

SC

1

50.29

1

50.29

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

41

Russian

GENERAL

1

68.57

2

67.43

OBC

1

59.43

1

59.43

SC

1

54.86

1

54.86

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

42

Persian

GENERAL

1

77.14

10

67.43

OBC

1

70.29

4

64

SC

1

51.43

1

51.43

ST

1

57.14

1

57.14

PWD

1

54.86

1

54.86

43

Rajasthani

GENERAL

2

67.43

11

60.57

OBC

2

65.14

11

55.43

SC

0

55.43

3

55.43

ST

1

50.86

1

50.86

PWD

1

60.57

0

60.57

44

German

GENERAL

1

76.57

7

67.43

OBC

1

68

3

62.86

SC

1

67.43

1

48

ST

1

42.86

1

42.86

PWD

----

----

----

----

45

Japanese

GENERAL

1

60

1

60

OBC

----

----

----

----

SC

1

45.71

1

45.71

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

46

Adult Edu./Con. Edu./Andragogy/N.F.Edu.

GENERAL

9

70.29

42

63.43

OBC

4

68

31

57.14

SC

4

65.14

12

55.43

ST

1

61.71

8

56

PWD

1

57.71

1

57.71

47

Physical Education

GENERAL

1

55.43

1

55.43

OBC

1

53.71

18

47.43

SC

2

49.14

6

45.71

ST

1

46.29

1

46.29

PWD

0

44

1

44

49

Arab Culture and Islamic Studies

GENERAL

2

69.71

17

65.14

OBC

2

67.43

9

57.71

SC

----

----

----

----

ST

1

42.86

1

42.86

PWD

1

57.71

1

46.86

50

Indian Culture

GENERAL

1

64

3

60.57

OBC

2

54.29

7

51.43

SC

0

52.57

1

52.57

ST

 

----

----

----

PWD

 

----

----

----

55

Lab. Welfare/PM/IR/Lab.&Soc.Wel./HRM

GENERAL

23

69.71

159

62.86

OBC

10

65.14

104

55.43

SC

6

61.14

31

55.43

ST

2

61.71

11

55.43

PWD

1

57.71

4

54.29

58

Law

GENERAL

28

62.29

172

57.71

OBC

17

57.14

175

50.86

SC

11

54.86

76

49.71

ST

5

53.71

19

49.71

PWD

1

52

6

48

59

Library and Information Science

GENERAL

37

63.43

240

59.43

OBC

20

60.57

241

52.57

SC

12

57.14

87

50.86

ST

6

55.43

22

50.86

PWD

3

53.71

10

50.86

60

Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian & Peace Studies

GENERAL

6

71.43

25

66.86

OBC

1

68.57

13

61.14

SC

1

66.86

7

61.14

ST

1

68

3

61.71

PWD

1

61.14

1

60.57

62

Comparative Study of Religions

GENERAL

1

65.71

9

62.29

OBC

1

63.43

3

57.14

SC

1

62.29

1

55.43

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

63

Mass Communication and Journalism

GENERAL

10

62.29

46

59.43

OBC

7

57.71

89

51.43

SC

4

54.86

29

49.71

ST

2

53.71

14

49.71

PWD

1

50.29

2

50.29

65

Dance

GENERAL

2

70.86

20

60.57

OBC

1

68

8

54.29

SC

1

64

4

58.86

ST

0

54.86

1

54.86

PWD

0

50.86

1

50.86

66

Museology & Conservation

GENERAL

2

68.57

7

63.43

OBC

1

63.43

2

59.43

SC

1

54.86

1

54.86

ST

1

53.14

1

53.14

PWD

1

60

1

60

67

Archaeology

GENERAL

6

65.14

26

61.71

OBC

3

62.86

23

56.57

SC

1

60.57

7

52.57

ST

1

56.57

4

49.71

PWD

1

55.43

1

55.43

68

Criminology

GENERAL

3

75.43

20

67.43

OBC

1

73.14

8

62.86

SC

1

68.57

6

58.29

ST

0

48

1

48

PWD

1

45.71

1

45.71

70

Tribal and Regional Language/Literature

GENERAL

2

68

9

64

OBC

1

69.71

9

60.57

SC

1

55.43

1

55.43

ST

4

64

16

56

PWD

1

60

1

60

71

Folk Literature

GENERAL

1

69.14

4

57.71

OBC

1

64.57

2

52.57

SC

1

57.14

2

55.43

ST

1

55.43

3

53.14

PWD

----

----

----

----

72

Comparative Literature

GENERAL

1

73.71

6

64

OBC

1

62.29

2

57.14

SC

1

50.29

1

50.29

ST

1

49.14

1

49.14

PWD

----

----

----

----

73

Sanskrit Traditional Subjects

GENERAL

6

66.86

45

61.14

OBC

2

61.14

28

50.86

SC

1

54.29

8

48.57

ST

1

49.71

7

48.57

PWD

1

57.14

1

57.14

74

Women Studies

GENERAL

5

67.43

37

61.71

OBC

3

61.71

19

56

SC

1

57.71

9

53.14

ST

1

55.43

6

54.29

PWD

0

53.71

1

53.71

79

Visual Art

GENERAL

13

63.43

54

58.29

OBC

12

58.86

88

52.57

SC

7

55.43

28

50.29

ST

1

55.43

4

49.14

PWD

1

57.71

3

49.71

80

Geography

GENERAL

219

63.43

960

58.86

OBC

110

60.57

835

53.71

SC

66

58.29

336

52

ST

37

58.29

131

52

PWD

8

55.43

20

50.86

81

Social Medicine & Community Health

GENERAL

4

64.57

23

58.86

OBC

2

61.71

22

52.57

SC

2

59.43

5

53.14

ST

1

53.71

2

52.57

PWD

1

48

1

48

82

Forensic Science

GENERAL

6

65.71

26

61.14

OBC

3

59.43

25

53.71

SC

2

61.14

13

52

ST

1

58.29

2

56.57

PWD

1

49.14

1

49.14

83

Pali

GENERAL

1

72

4

61.71

OBC

1

66.86

2

60.57

SC

1

61.14

4

58.29

ST

0

54.86

1

54.86

PWD

----

----

----

----

84

Kashmiri

GENERAL

1

81.71

1

81.71

OBC

1

40.57

1

40.57

SC

----

----

----

----

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

85

Konkani

GENERAL

----

----

----

----

OBC

1

42.86

1

42.86

SC

----

----

----

----

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

87

Computer Science and Applications

GENERAL

25

65.14

171

60.57

OBC

26

60

298

52.57

SC

9

55.43

49

52

ST

1

54.29

8

51.43

PWD

2

55.43

6

52.57

88

Electronic Science

GENERAL

117

68

664

62.86

OBC

57

65.14

400

56.57

SC

20

61.71

119

55.43

ST

3

60

20

54.86

PWD

1

58.29

6

54.29

89

Environmental Sciences

GENERAL

14

62.29

57

58.29

OBC

8

58.29

85

51.43

SC

4

55.43

27

49.14

ST

4

54.29

18

48.57

PWD

1

53.71

1

53.71

90

International and Area Studies

GENERAL

4

64.57

21

61.71

OBC

1

62.29

14

56.57

SC

1

58.29

4

56.57

ST

1

57.71

5

54.29

PWD

1

54.29

1

54.29

91

Prakrit

GENERAL

1

74.86

3

74.29

OBC

1

67.43

1

67.43

SC

0

44

1

44

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

92

Human Rights and Duties

GENERAL

2

68.57

11

61.71

OBC

1

67.43

11

55.43

SC

1

54.86

3

52

ST

1

60.57

2

52

PWD

1

48.57

1

48.57

93

Tourism Administration and Management

GENERAL

5

59.43

31

57.14

OBC

2

57.71

29

50.29

SC

2

55.43

13

50.29

ST

2

51.43

7

49.14

PWD

1

55.43

1

49.71

94

Bodo

GENERAL

1

64.57

4

57.71

OBC

----

----

----

----

SC

----

----

----

----

ST

3

57.71

11

53.71

PWD

1

49.14

1

49.14

95

 

Santali

GENERAL

1

62.86

8

57.71

OBC

1

53.14

1

53.14

SC

0

42.29

1

42.29

ST

4

60

20

55.43

PWD

1

50.86

1

50.86

96

Karnatik Music (Voc. Inst., Percussion)

GENERAL

1

73.14

6

63.43

OBC

1

60

5

52

SC

0

51.43

1

51.43

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

97

Rabindra Sangeet

GENERAL

1

66.29

2

64.57

OBC

1

59.43

1

59.43

SC

1

64.57

0

64.57

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

----

----

----

----

98

Percussion Instruments

GENERAL

1

73.71

8

65.14

OBC

2

66.86

3

58.86

SC

1

60.57

2

56.57

ST

----

----

----

----

PWD

0

64.57

1

64.57

99

Drama/Theatre

GENERAL

1

61.71

7

58.29

OBC

1

58.86

7

52.57

SC

1

55.43

4

51.43

ST

0

44

1

44

PWD

----

----

----

----

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