The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) successfully conducted UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017 examination on Sunday. Of 9.30 lakh registered candidates, nearly 7.5 lakh appeared for the examination that was conducted in 91 cities at 1700 exam centres.
The candidates appeared in three papers, paper-I of General Awareness was common for all and paper-II and III were conducted out of 84 subjects selected by the candidates.
According to a statement by the CBSE, 4,09,439 male, 5,19,557 female and 3 transgenders candidates had registered for the exam and more than 75 per cent of them appeared in the exam.
25 minutes additional time was provided to differently-abled candidates for Paper–I and Paper –II while 50 minutes additional time was provided during paper III to such candidates, the statement said.
Results are expected to release by January 2018.
The CBSE will also release the OMR sheet and answer keys. Candidates can raise objection after the release. The Board will cross-check the information for a fee.