Students need not write multiple exams, says UGC chairman. Details here



Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC), Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar has said that with CUET in place, students do not have to write multiple examinations. He furthered his statement by saying that aspiring candidates will also not have to exemplary marks to overcome the competition in the Class 12 Board examinations. 

The Chairman stated, “We have written to the Vice-Chancellors, Directors, Principals of all State Universities, Private Universities, Deemed to be Universities and Colleges for using CUET scores for admissions in UG programs from the academic session 2022-23 in all UGC funded central universities in 13 Indian languages by the National Testing Agency (NTA).”

Jagadesh Kumar informed that UGC had written to state Universities, private and deemed to be universities to use Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores for admissions in the Under Graduate (UG) programs

In the letter written to the state universities, the Chairman wrote, “Many State universities, deemed to be universities, private universities and other Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) in the country also use either marks of 12th Board or conduct entrance test for admission in UG programmes.”

The letter added, “To save students from appearing in multiple entrance examinations, conducted on different dates, sometimes coinciding with each other, and to also provide equal opportunity to all students from different Boards, UGC invites and encourages all state universities, deemed to be universities, private universities and other HEIs to adopt and use CUET score from 2022-23 onwards for admission of students in their UG programs.”

The NTA in its notice mentioned, “The CUET (UG) – 2022 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode and will be objective type with multiple-choice questions. The test will consist of four sections which are Section IA – 13 Languages, Section IB – 20 Languages, Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects, Section III – General Test The aspirants.”

As per the NTA notice, the aspirants will be able to register for CUET examination online from 2 April, 2022.

The NTA also advises candidates to visit the NTA CUET (UG)-2022 official website (, available from 2 April, 2022, for the latest updates regarding the Examination. 

Subscribe to Mint Newsletters

* Enter a valid email

* Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

the App to get 14 days of unlimited access to Mint Premium absolutely free!

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.