JC CAT – Just Careers Common Admission Test

Just Careers Common Admission Test (JC CAT) is a National Level Online Entrance Test for admission into Business Schools and Management Institutes. JC CAT was established in 2007 to facilitate all Business Schools in India to screen MBA aspirants seeking admission to MBA and allied programs. Any B-school participating in JC CAT can use JC CAT score as an admission input based on the Score Cards issued to the candidates who appeared in JC CAT. More than 100 reputed B-schools / Management Institutes participate in JC CAT. These B-schools are dedicating their intellectual resources for educating and building future leaders.

Salient Features of JC CAT

  • An All India Level Online Entrance Test for MBA & affiliated programs
  • Conducted three times a year
  • Accepted by leading New Age B-Schools
  • Availed by thousands of MBA aspirants
  • Individualized Score Card
  • Fee Scholarships to Top Rankers

Candidates applying for admission to MBA / PGDBM Programs must have pursued Bachelor Degree Program from a recognized university / institute after 12 years of formal education. Candidates appearing in the final year bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidate must produce a certificate from the Principal / Head of the Department / Registrar / Director of the university / Institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is waiting for results.

Test Structure:

JC CAT consists of five parts; Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data analysis & Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning, and Indian and Global Environment. Each section carries 40 objective type questions and each question carries one mark. There is negative marking for a wrong answer. In all there are 200 questions in JC CAT and the duration is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Sections & Marks

Language Comprehension – 40 Questions

Mathematical Skills – 40 Questions

Data Analysis & Sufficiency – 40 Questions

Intelligence & Critical Reasoning – 40 Questions

Indian & Global Environment – 40 Questions

How to Apply:

JC CAT Registration Form can be filled online  Candidates applying online are required to send a Bank Draft of Rs. 250/- in favor of JC CAT payable at New Delhi along with one passport size photograph carrying their signatures and a covering letter mentioning their Name, Address, Bank draft Number, Date of Online Registration etc. within a week of your online registration.

JC CAT is usually conducted 3 times a year in January, May, October.

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UGC – NET 2012 University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test

The National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure minimum standards for the entrants in the teaching profession and research.

The Test is conducted in Humanities (including languages), Social Sciences, Forensic Science, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Applications and Electronic Science.

N E T Schedule

UGC conducts NET twice a year, i.e., in the months of June and December. The notifications announcing the June and December examinations are published in the months of March and September respectively in the weekly journal of nation-wide circulation, viz, Employment News.

N E T Results Declaration Schedule

The result of June, UGC-NET is declared generally in the month of October. Similarly December, UGC-NET result is usually declared in the month of April. The UGC-NET results published in the Employment News are also available on UGC website.

NET subjects

The list of NET subjects
Subject Code Name of the Subject
01 Economics
02 Political Science
03 Philosophy
04 Psychology
05 Sociology
06 History
07 Anthropology
08 Commerce
09 Education
10 Social Work
11 Defence and Strategic Studies
12 Home Science
14 Public Administration
15 Population Studies*
16 Music
17 Management
18 Maithili
19 Bengali
20 Hindi
21 Kannada
22 Malayalam
23 Oriya
24 Punjabi
25 Sanskrit
26 Tamil
27 Telugu
28 Urdu
29 Arabic
30 English
31 Linguistics
32 Chinese
33 Dogri
34 Nepali
35 Manipuri
36 Assamese
37 Gujarati
38 Marathi
39 French
40 Spanish
41 Russian
42 Persian
43 Rajasthani
44 German
45 Japanese
46 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Andragogy/ Non Formal Education
47 Physical Education
49 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies
50. Indian Culture
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour and Social Welfare/Human Resource Management
58 Law
59 Library and Information Science
60 Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies
62 Comparative Study of Religions
63 Mass Communication and Journalism
65 Performing Arts – Dance/Drama/Theatre
66 Museology & Conservation
67 Archaeology
68 Criminology
70 Tribal and Regional Language/Literature
71 Folk Literature
72 Comparative Literature
73 Sanskrit Traditional Subjects (including Jyotisha/Sidhanta Jyotisha/ Navya Vyakarna/ Vyakarna/ Mimamsa/ Navya Nyaya/ Sankhya Yoga/ Tulanatmaka Darsana/ Shukla Yajurveda/ Madhva Vedanta/ Dharma Sastra/ Sahitya/ Purana-itihasa/Agama/Advaita Vedanta)
74 Women Studies
79 Visual Arts (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/ Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art)
80 Geography
81 Social Medicine & Community Health
82 Forensic Science
83 Pali
84 Kashmiri
85 Konkani
87 Computer Science and Applications
88 Electronic Science
89 Environmental Sciences
90 International and Area Studies
91 Prakrit
92 Human Rights and Duties
93 Tourism Administration and Management



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How To Apply:

Applications have to be submitted online only

Important Dates for December 2011 UGC NET

Last date for receiving the documents at the test center: Nov. 08, 2011

Examination Date: Dec. 24, 2011

UGC NET – 2012 Notification will be issued in the month of March 2012

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Agricultural Research Service National Eligibility Test Examination-2012.

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will hold a competitive ARS/NET Examination – 2011 as per the following scheme where two separate examinations will be held as

( I) Prelim – ARS / NET Examination – 2011 and

(II) ARS – Main Examination – 2011.

Both the aforesaid examinations will be conducted on 12.02.2012.

NET is a qualifying examination for determining eligibility for Lecturer / Assistant Professor in the State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and other Agricultural Universities (AUs). NET Certificates will be issued to the candidates by the A.S.R.B. after the screening of the eligibility of the provisionally qualified candidates to enable them to apply against vacancies to be notified or advertised by the State Agricultural Universities. SAUs/AUs will consider their eligibility through interview or any such other tests as devised for recruitment of Lecturers or Assistant Professors.


For Prelim – ARS/NET Examination:
A candidate must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subject with
specialization as defined in Annexure-II, on or before 1st August, 2011.
For ARS – Main Examination:
A candidate must posses a Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subject with
specialization as defined in Annexure-III, on or before 1st August, 2011.


The candidates seeking admission to ARS/NET Examination must pay to the Board a fee of Rs. 1,000/- (Rs. One thousand only) through a Crossed Bank Draft only, valid for six
months from the date of issue, drawn in favour of Secretary, A.S.R.B. and payable at New

Exam Pattern:

For Prelim – ARS / NET Examination

There will one question paper of 2 ½ (Two and half) hours duration consisting of 200
objective type multiple choice questions. Each question carries one mark. Out of 200 questions 50 questions shall be of General Knowledge derived from the relevant broad seven main groups of Agriculture & Allied Sciences as indicated in Annexure – II.

For ARS – Main Examination

(answer books for only those candidates who pass the Prelim ARS/NET Examination will be evaluated)
There will be one paper of 240 marks with 3 (Three) hour’s duration and the questions
from each discipline will be subjective with expectations of descriptive answers. The ARS –
Main Examination shall be conducted in the disciplines mentioned in Annexure – III.
C). Viva – Voce examination will carry 60 marks.

How To Apply:

A candidate seeking admission to the Examination must apply to the Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 on the application form available on ICAR Website

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Last Date:

The completed application form must reach the Secretary, Agricultural Scientists
Recruitment Board, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-I, Pusa, New Delhi-110012 by post or
delivered in person on or before 31.10.2011.

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Symbiosis National Aptitude Test

Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test is a common and mandatory written test for the admission to all the Post-Graduate Institutes of Symbiosis International University. However, it is only the first step. In addition, a candidate has to undergo the selection process of the desired Institute to qualify for the admission to the Post-Graduate programme of that Institute.


Graduates in any discipline from statutory University with minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) for all the Master of Business Administration Programme, except for the Programmes which requires graduate with specific subject specializations. These specializations are mentioned on the respective institute’s website.

How To Apply:

A student aspiring to do higher studies at Symbiosis International University needs to do the following:

Stage-1: SNAP Test

  • Register online at www.snaptest.org
  • Upload a latest scanned photograph of own at the time of SNAP Online Registration.
  • Follow the instructions for payment for Test fee of Rs. 1550/- on above website.
  • Any Changes in the online application form may be made only up to the closing date of Registration i.e., Wednesday, 23 November 2011. No change is permitted after this under any circumstances.
  • All disputes between candidate and the Symbiosis Test Secretariat shall be subject to exclusive jurisdiction of Pune city and by Arbitrator only.
  • Download and print “Admit Card” through the SNAP website. [www.snaptest.org] From Tuesday, 6 December 2011 till Sunday, 18 December 2011.
  • Admit Card along with Photo Identity proof should be carried to the Test Centre at the time of test.
  • (Candidates should note that authenticated Admit Card is an important document without which the candidate will not be permitted to appear for further selection processes of the institutes. If Admit card is lost, no duplicate Admit Card will be issued. It should be preserved till admission process is over).

SNAP Score will remain valid for admission to all Post Graduate Programmes of Symbiosis International University for the academic year.

Important Dates:

Registration Closes on November 23, 2011 – Wednesday
Payment Closes on November 25, 2011 – Friday
SNAP Test 2011 December 18, 2011 – Sunday
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Announcement of Result January 12, 2012 – Thursday

Test Structure:

  • SNAP/SIMC-(MMC)/SIG (M. Sc- Geoinformatics) Test duration is 120 minutes.
  • SNAP/SIMC-(MMC)/SIG (M. Sc- Geoinformatics) Test is an objective test. Each question has 4 responses. Candidate should choose an appropriate response.
  • Candidate must use Blue or Black ball point pen only.
  • Each wrong answer attracts 25% negative marks.
  • SNAP Test Structure is as follows,
    SNAP Test Date : December 18 , 2011
    SNAP Test Time : 2:00 PM. To 4:00 PM.

SNAP Test Structure

Sr.No. Section Total Marks
1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40
2. Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 40
3. General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 40
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60
Total 180

SIMC – MMC-(For Pune campus only) Details are as follow,
Test Date : December 18 , 2011
Test Time : 2:00 PM. To 4:00 PM.

Sr.No. Section Total Marks
1. General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 40
2. Media & Culture 40
3. Current affairs and Contemporary issues 40
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 60
Total 180

SIG – M. Sc (Geoinformatics) Details are as follow,
Test Date: December 18, 2011
Test Time: 2:00 PM. To 4:00 PM.

Sr.No. Section Total Marks
1. General Studies: General Science, General Geography, Current Affairs and General Knowledge 70
2. General English: Reading Comprehension, Grammar and vocabulary 50
3. Logical Reasoning 30
Total 150

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