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Legal Awareness of Academic Professionals: A Case Study of UGC Net June 2012 Case

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Asian School of Business, Technocity,Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 3, Issue (3), Pages 22-26, March,14 (2014)


National Eligibility Test (NET) of June 2012 conducted by University Grants Commission, New Delhi was the most controversial examination in the history of UGC NET examination series and this case study is related to the legal awareness of academic professionals with special reference to UGC NET June 2012 case. The scope of this study is limited to Kerala state only .Data collected from UGC NET June 2012 unfair cutoff victims and petitioners of UGC NET June 2012 case in Kerala High Court. Questionnaire and interview method are adopted for collecting the data. Findings shows that Internet (37.33 % ),Books( 33.17%) and Library(14.18 %) were the major sources of information collected for filing a case and 50.67 % have basic idea about the law (Civil and Criminal laws of India ).


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