In December final yr, the Centre had arrange a seven-member committee to advocate modalities for a “high-quality aptitude test” for admission to undergraduate programmes of central universities, which might come into impact from the 2021-22 educational session. Earlier, TOI had reported that the pc-primarily based frequent entrance examination, to be carried out by National Testing Agency, could be necessary for admission to all central universities.
While sources in Union ministry of schooling (MoE) acknowledged that aspirants must seem for the aptitude take a look at (comprising verbal and quantitative capability and logical reasoning), adopted by topic-particular assessments, many have been involved about its impression on DU’s admissions, that are largely benefit-primarily based.
However, DU performing vice-chancellor PC Joshi, who’s a member of the MoE committee, informed TOI that college students may relaxation assured that their Class XII marks would count and there could be no compromise on benefit.
“CUCET will be finalised soon and DU will adopt it. Naturally, this year admissions will be different. While CUCET’s final form is still awaited, we have already set up our own admission committee in place. We will sync our admissions based on what CUCET suggests,” added Joshi.
Joshi stated they might quickly finalise the weightage for Class XII marks and CUCET outcomes.