Enrolling for PhD gets tougher: No admission without passing NET, SET
The UGC has uploaded new sets of draft regulations on its website according to which, getting admission to PhD will now be quite difficult. Regarding the amendments, the public and stakeholders can provide feedback till June 15.
Regarding the amendments, the public and stakeholders can provide feedback till June 15.
What is Category I University?
According to UGC, a Category I University is “if it has been accredited by NAAC with score of 3.5 or above or if it has achieved a ranking in the top 50 institutions of the NIRF ranking in the category of universities for 2 years continuously.”
(Read: CBSE UGC NET 2017 Results announced at cbsenet.nic.in: Steps to check online)
What is Category II University?
Category II University is”if it has been accredited by NAAC with score between 3.01 and 3.49 or if it has achieved a ranking from 51 to 100 in the NIRF ranking in the category of universities for 2 years continuously.”
What is Category III University?
Category III University is if it does not come either under the Category I or Category II as mentioned above and the new regulation mandates that only those candidates would be eligible for enrolling to PhD course into Category-III institutions who have qualified the NET, SET or SLET examinations.
The regulations/guidelines/amendment uploaded by UGC for seeking feedback/comments from general public/stakeholders is available in the official website’s notices section.