The Central Universities Entrance Take a look at-UG for over 11,000 candidates who had been scheduled to seem within the fourth part of the examination has been deferred to August 30 to accommodate their selection of metropolis for centre, officers mentioned Saturday.
The fourth part of the CUET for admission in undergraduate programs was scheduled from August 17-20 and a complete of three.72 lakh candidates had been set to seem.
In accordance with the preliminary plan, all phases of the examination had been scheduled to conclude on August 20. The Nationwide Testing Company (NTA), which is accountable for conducting the examination, had later introduced that each one phases of the examination will conclude on August 28 .
Nonetheless, now the schedule has been additional deferred and the examination cut up into six phases.
“The examination for over 11,000 out of three.72 lakh candidates has been postponed to August 30 to accommodate their selection of metropolis for examination centre. The NTA (Nationwide Testing Company) has elevated the capability at facilities and likewise added extra examination facilities moreover making efforts to make sure the standard of the facilities is enhanced,” UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar mentioned.
“It has additionally been determined to station extra technical manpower by deploying the ability of Affiliate Professor degree as technical observer at each middle to make sure clean conduct of examination,” he added.
The second part of Widespread College Entrance Take a look at (CUET) was marred with glitches prompting the company to cancel exams at numerous centres.
Kumar had final week mentioned the examination was canceled at numerous facilities following indications and studies of “sabotage”.
“The NTA has additionally obtained some e-mails relating to digital glitches confronted by particular person candidates throughout earlier part in addition to requests for change of date, centre, metropolis and re-examination. Such requests are being examined on case-to-case foundation utilizing audit path of particular person candidates and report of the centres. If discovered possible, the candidates will likely be showing on August 30,” the UGC Chief mentioned.
The examination in second and third part was additionally canceled at facilities in Kerala and Itanagar resulting from rains and landslides.