UGC Asks Central Universities to Use Only CUET Scores for Admission to UG

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday instructed all central universities to use only CUET scores for admission into various undergraduate courses, except for some activity-based programs such as the arts. entertainment and physical education.

UGC announced last month that Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores, not Class 12 scores, will be required for admission to 45 central universities and universities can set their criteria. minimum eligibility.

“It is specified that all Central Universities and their colleges shall only use CUET scores when admitting students into UG programs.

“However, in some activity-based courses such as fine arts, performing arts, sports, physical education, etc., additional criteria may be used,” the UGC secretary said, Rajnish Jain, in a letter to the Vice Chancellors of all Central Universities.

According to the National Testing Agency (NTA), responsible for conducting the test, CUET will provide a one-stop-shop opportunity for students seeking admission to any central university in the country.

The exam will be conducted in Computer Based Testing (CBT) mode.

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