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The admit card for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) UGC NET exam will be available online from Wednesday, December 28, 2016, according to a new CBSE notification. 

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The admit card can be downloaded from the official website The exam for  University Grants Commission's National Eligibility Test (NET) will be held on January 22, 2017.

The last date for applying online was November 23, while the last date for submitting fee online through bank challan was November 24. After uploading the details for the admit card, the time period given to make corrections to the application form was November 28 to December 3.

The CBSE UGC NET exam is conducted to determine eligible candidates for positions of assistant professor and junior research fellowship. Students who have masters in a subject can apply for UGC NET for that particular subject.

Here are the steps to download admit cards:

1. Log on to the CBSE's UGC-NET website

2. Click on the link for admit card download

3. Fill in the required details

4. Click on submit

5. Admit card will be displayed on the screen

6. Take a printout and save the admit card on your computer too

No candidate will be allowed entry to the examination hall without the admit card.

The UGC NET 2017 test will consist of three papers. UGC NET candidate who qualifies for the award of junior research fellowship are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible for assistant professor.

Candidates get an option to choose for both JRF and NET or only NET.