The technical glitches encountered within the preliminary phases of the Frequent College Entrance Take a look at (CUET) is not going to have an effect on enlargement plans for the essential examination which features a proposal to merge it with JEE and NEET, in response to UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar.
“The technical glitches in preliminary phases of CUET-UG aren’t setbacks however classes. They are going to be ironed out within the close to future and can under no circumstances deter scaling up or enlargement plans for the essential examination,” he informed PTI in an interview.
Kumar had earlier stated that in future the engineering entrance examination JEE and medical entrance examination NEET can even be merged with CUET.
“As per the NEP, the plan is to have a standard entrance examination to scale back the burden on college students of showing in a number of entrances. Nevertheless, we cannot hurry as much as introduce it as we have to plan properly. It’s a huge train,” he stated.
Requested when the merger is predicted, Kumar stated the modalities are but to be labored out.
“An skilled committee will likely be arrange by finish of this month. It can examine all necessary entrance exams being performed within the nation in addition to overseas. If now we have to introduce the examination subsequent yr, the preparation has to begin now contemplating the huge train and the totally different disciplines concerned.
“There additionally needs to be a consensus amongst stakeholders and the 2 fundamental points we have to handle is the syllabus in addition to the issue stage as every self-discipline has its personal peculiarities,” he stated.
The debut version of CUET-UG started in July and has been marred with glitches prompting the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) to cancel exams at a number of centres. Whereas a number of college students had been knowledgeable about cancellation an evening earlier than the examination, lots of them had been turned away from centres citing cancellations.
Kumar had stated the examination at sure centres have been cancelled following experiences of “sabotage”.
The fourth section of the CUET-UG is about to start on Wednesday.
With 14.9 lakh registrations, the CUET, the widespread gateway for undergraduate admissions in all central universities, is now the second greatest entrance examination within the nation, surpassing JEE-Foremost’s common registration of 9 lakh.
NEET-UG is the most important entrance take a look at in India with a median of 18 lakh registrations.
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