The federal government is reportedly exploring the opportunity of merging the nationwide engineering and medical entrance exams into the present Widespread College Entrance Check (CUET,
The UGC chairperson, M Jagadesh Kumar stated on Friday that bringing JEE (Foremost) and NEET beneath one umbrella will assist in decreasing the burden of scholars. He additionally stated that the concept is in tune with the Centre’s Nationwide Training Coverage, 2020.
Spelling aid for college students, the College Grants Fee is reportedly contemplating merging the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check, NEET and Joint Entrance Check, JEE with the Widespread College Entrance Check or CUET. Therefore, making CUET an entrance take a look at for all. College Grants Fee (UGC) Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar on Friday stated the federal government is exploring the opportunity of merging the Nationwide Engineering and Medical Entrance Check (JEE and NEET) with the present Widespread College Entrance Check (CUET).
All to notice that CUET was launched this yr for undergraduate admissions in 90 universities together with 45 central universities and officers stated that 1.05 million college students utilized for CUET, making it the second largest examination after NEET, Which acquired 1.8 million purposes. Whereas the UGC chairman stated that the Nationwide Coverage on Training ,NEP) 2020 additionally envisages “one nation, one admission” and can cut back the burden of scholars showing in a number of entrance examinations for greater schooling.
The UGC chairperson additional stated the federal government was introducing the built-in entrance examination on the earliest, ideally by subsequent yr, “we’ve three main entrance examinations, that’s NEET, JEE (Foremost) and CUET and numerous college students showing for these entrances are widespread. And all these examinations are carried out by the Nationwide Testing Company ,NTA, Subsequently, we’re pondering why not use CUET scores alone for admission to a number of disciplines”.
He additionally talked about that, “NEET requires biology, physics and chemistry, JEE requires arithmetic, physics and chemistry. All these topics are already in CUET. Subsequently, it will not be a problem for medical and engineering faculties to make use of CUET scores for admission.” The union ministry of schooling and UGC have began the discussions to organize the stakeholders, he talked about.
UGC will kind a committee, together with specialists from numerous fields, to take a look at the current types of entrance exams, and the UGC chairperson stated, “the committee will work on getting ready suggestions for an built-in entrance examination. These suggestions will then be shared with the stakeholders for session and suggestions and based mostly on that the ministry and UGC will determine the modalities of the examination. Loads of planning needs to be completed.”