UCG is to conduct NET 2017 without CBSE

September 26, 2016, 2:57 pm


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) asks University Grants Commission (UGC) to take up to National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017 examination itself without CBSE’s contribution. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) to itself conduct the National Eligibility Test (NET). NET exam is supposed to be held in January next year (2017) a CBSE official said, “The decision of the CBSE for not conducting UGC-NET from 2017 onwards is based on very cogent administrative reasons. It has been categorically conveyed to the UGC to take over the NET exam from January, 2017 and the Board will extend technical support if needed,” According to officials, CBSE has to focus towards the improvement to its quality of education and other systems.

CBSE chairperson R K Chaturvedi has penned down to UGC chairperson Ved Prakash about the matter and requested to take over the process of organizing the examination next year. CBSE decided not to be a part of NET examinations for the sake of other improvements in CBSE system.