7,000 CANDIDATES APPEAR IN NET
Jammu, June 24 : As many as seven thousand candidates appeared in the University Grant Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship conducted, here today.
Maximum number of candidates were seen at Jammu University Centre which hosted around five sub-centres among the total 13 centres set up for the test in the winter capital for the aspirants of this region..
The day witnessed NET Examination for 47 subjects, including subjects of Arts stream, languages, social sciences and others.
The exam was divided into three papers and conducted in two shifts. Paper I was about general studies (General knowledge) and Paper II pertained to the particular subject for which an individual candidate had applied, while the paper III, also pertaining to the main subject, has this time changed from subjective to objective type.
First session was from 9:30 am to 12:00, duirng which candidates took test for the general studies and main subject objective type. In the second session from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm the second paper of the main subject was conducted with a changed pattern .
Atul Sharma, a candidate in Jammu University, told Greater Kashmir that he is happy with the changed pattern. “As all the papers were objective type so I feel less tired and like me almost all the candidate finished their exam before time. In my previous attempts I felt very tired after appearing in subjective portion as one has to write fast and attempt all the question in a very limited time”.
Another candidate, Amita Barhoo said, “The change of pattern in NET examination is a good initiative taken by UGC. I believe that objective type questioning is much effective in evaluating actual knowledge of the candidates”.
Professor Ramnika Jalali, Coordinator UGC NET said, “ The exam was conducted smoothly and strictly as per the UGC norms in all the centres including 5 in Jammu University campus and 8 at in other Institutions”.
She said, “This time the pattern was little changed as all the three papers paper were objective type with no negative marking”.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 24 Jun 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 24 Jun 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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