The ministry of schooling is anticipated to announce the exam later this month. Earlier this week, a seven-member committee arrange by the UGC in December 2020 submitted its report. The panel was tasked with recommending the modalities for the “high-quality aptitude test” for admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. programmes in central universities.
1st widespread entrance take a look at for central universities doubtless by finish of June
The report beneficial the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) needs to be launched for admission to all programmes in central universities from the approaching educational 12 months, and that the exam needs to be carried out at the very least twice a 12 months.
However, Amit Khare, secretary for increased schooling within the ministry, had informed TOI in March that this 12 months the widespread exam will solely be for admission to undergraduate programs, and shall be carried out solely as soon as.
The CUCET is an element of the brand new National Education Policy 2020, which states that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will facilitate a single entrance exam for admission to universities throughout the nation. The company is tasked with conducting a excessive-high quality widespread aptitude take a look at just like the SAT examination within the US.
The committee’s report mentioned a single utility kind will allow candidates to use to a number of central universities together with Jawaharlal Nehru University, Banaras Hindu University, and Delhi University amongst others.
The first CUCET is more likely to be carried out across the finish of June and the outcomes are more likely to be introduced in July in order that the admission cycle isn’t delayed.
According to a member of the committee, the CUCET will consist of two elements: Section A shall be a flair take a look at of 50 questions on studying comprehension, verbal potential, quantitative reasoning, logical and analytical reasoning, normal consciousness, and ICT. Section B may have 50 area-particular questions.
The laptop-primarily based bilingual (Hindi and English) a number of-selection take a look at shall be three hours-lengthy. According to the committee’s report, universities ought to require aspirants to attain a minimal of 50% in CUCET. However, will probably be as much as the universities to resolve if they are going to use the general rating or give totally different weightage to Part A and Part B.