I am from Mumbai. After completion of M.Sc.(Electronics) through Distance Learning from Periyar University Institute of Distance Education. (PRIDE), Salem with 55% is one eligible to appear for UGC-NET exam for Lectureship. Periyar University is recognized by UGC and is included in the list of recognized Distance Learning Universities on DEC website. It is a Tamil Nadu State Government University running Distance Learning programmes since 2001. They have their study center in Mumbai where the practicals for the above course are conducted in face to face mode.