There shall be no widespread entrance take a look at for admission to central universities this 12 months, the University Grants Commission (UGC) stated on July 18. The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) could also be applied from educational session 2022-2023, the Commission added.
In a tweet tagging the Education Minister, and Ministry of Education the UGC has stated, “In view of prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, admission process in Central Universities during Acad Session 2021-22, may continue as per past practice. Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) may be implemented from Acad Session 2022-23. “
The Commission had released new academic guidelines on July 16 and has requested universities to finish admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes by September 30. It has additionally requested the colleges and schools to finish closing semester or closing 12 months exams by August 30.
The CUCET was proposed within the nationwide training coverage (NEP) 2020. In December 2020, the Union ministry of training constituted a seven-member committee to suggest modalities for the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission to undergraduate programs throughout central universities in accordance with the NEP, 2020.
“The National Testing Agency (NTA) will work to offer a high-quality common aptitude test, as well as specialized common subject exams in the sciences, humanities, languages, arts, and vocational subjects, at least twice every year,” the NEP 2020 had envisaged.