The UGC has proposed to reserve 60% of the available seats for the National Eligibility Test (NET) Junior Research Fellowship (NET-JRF) qualified candidates in all higher education institutions.
Holders of four-year UG degrees with a minimum CGPA of 7.5 will be eligible for admission to PhD programmes on the basis of revised norms propounded by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The draft UGC regulations, 2022 was approved during the 556th commission meeting conducted on March 10. HT has reviewed a copy of the document. The changes are in line with the National Education Policy 2020.
The draft regulations are likely to be released for public suggestions on Thursday, said UGC officials familiar with the development.
On the basis of the document, there will be a status quo in terms of the procedure of admissions, the draft guidelines revised the eligibility criteria after the discontinuation of the MPhil degree under NEP 2020.
The draft regulations are likely to be released for public suggestions on Thursday- said UGC officials familiar with the development.