Recruitment : CUSAT

NET Exemption

How to avail NET Exemption

No NET Qualification. To avail exemption from NET, prove that your Ph.D is as per UGC  Regulations 2009 / 2016  OR

Provide proof for other conditions stipulated in clause II of the Instruction Sheet No.II of notification. Clause II is given as below:

A] ii) Besides fulfilling the qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC, CSIR or similar test accredited by the UGC like SLET/SET. The clearing of NET/SLET/SET shall not be required for candidates in such disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET has not been conducted.

Candidates who are or have been awarded a Ph.D Degree in accordance with the University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil/Ph.D Degree) Regulations 2009 or 2016 and their amendments from time to time as the case shall be exempted from NET/SLET/SET:

Provided, The candidates registered for Ph.D programme prior to July 11,2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances / Bye-laws/Regulations of the Institution awarding the degree and such Ph.D candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor, subject to the fulfillment of the following conditions:-

a) The Ph.D degree of the candidate has been awarded in a regular mode;

b) The Ph.D thesis has been evaluated by at least two external examiners;

c) An open Ph.D viva voce of the candidate has been conducted;

d) The candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.D work, out of which at least one is in a refereed journal;

e) The candidate has presented at least two papers based on his/her Ph.D work in conferences/seminars sponsored/funded/supported by the UGC/ ICSSR/ CSIR or any similar agency.

(The fulfillment of these conditions is to be certified by the Registrar or the Dean (Academic Affairs) of the University concerned)


B]. The Ph.D degree has been obtained from a foreign University/Institution with a ranking among top 500 in the World University Ranking (at any time) by any one of the following: (i) Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) (ii) the Times Higher Education (THE) or (iii) the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai).

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