Published: 13th August 2022
CUET UG 2022 Fourth Phase postponed to accommodate students' choice of city for exam centre
The second phase of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) was marred with glitches prompting the agency to cancel exams at various centres
The exam dates of the Central Universities Entrance Test - Undergraduate (CUET UG) 2022 for more than 11,000 candidates who were scheduled to appear in the fourth phase have been changed. Now, it will happen on August 30. This is being done to accommodate their choice of city for the exam centre, officials said Saturday, August 13.
The fourth phase of CUET UG was scheduled from August 17-20 and a total of 3.72 lakh candidates were set to appear, as stated in a report by PTI.
The National Testing Agency (NTA), the agency responsible for conducting the exam, had announced earlier all phases of the exam will conclude on August 28.
"The exam for over 11,000 out of 3.72 lakh candidates has been postponed to August 30 accommodate their choice of city for exam centre. NTA has increased the capacity at centres and also added more exam centres besides making efforts to ensure that the quality of the centres is enhanced," UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar said.
"It has also been decided to station additional technical manpower by deploying the facility of Associate Professor level as technical observor at every centre to ensure smooth conduct of examination," he added.
The second phase of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) was marred with glitches prompting the agency to cancel exams at various centres.
Kumar had last week said the exam was cancelled at various centres following indications and reports of "sabotage".