According to the latest notice, the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020 will take place from September 18-20. The admission exam for undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs to central universities across India was scheduled to take place earlier in May but was postponed due to the pandemic. The dates for declaring the result are yet to be announced.
Those who clear CUCET will be able to qualify for 14 central universities and four state universities for admission. The counselling session was scheduled to take place in June but the revised dates are yet to be officially announced and are likely to be confirmed after the declaration of result.
The exam entrance exam will have 100 questions. In UG/PG entrance exam, 25 questions will be from part A consisting of language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills and 75 questions from part B will be asked from part B or the domain-specific subjects. For research programmes, both A and B sections will have 50 questions. Each correct answer will carry one mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted, as per the official notice.
Due to the pandemic, the exam will be held amid social distancing norms. The details of additional rules will be written on the official admit card. Masks, sanitisers and staggered entry are must for these exams.
Meanwhile, the admission process to several other universities including the Delhi University is on. The DU’s exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). For other subjects, DU holds merit-based admissions. The last date to apply for admission in the DU is August 31.
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