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CUET UG 2022 Live | 'No Retest,' Says UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar

Close to 14.90 lakh candidates are appearing for the CUET UG 2022 exams on Friday. Catch live updates here.

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Hours after the Common University Entrance Test-Undergraduate (CUET UG) 2022 took off to a chaotic start on Friday, 15 July due to last-minute changes in the exam centres of several students, University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar said that no retest will be held for those who missed Friday's CUET.

Earlier, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had said that "CUET is a step towards quality and standardisation."

Many students told The Quint that due to last-minute changes they had to change their travel plans, and many of them couldn't reach the centre on time.

The first slot commenced at 9 am and concluded at 12:15 pm, whereas the second slot exams were held from 3 pm to 6:45 pm.
Snapshot
  • Close to 14.90 lakh candidates are appearing for the exams on Friday.

  • The CUET UG examination is scheduled for 15 July-20 August in and around 500 cities across India and 10 cities outside India.

  • All Class 12 graduates can apply for the CUET UG 2022 exam. The university admission test will be held till 20 August.

  • CUET score will be released in percentile format, which means it will indicate the position of a candidate vis-a-vis other candidates.

10:37 PM , 15 Jul
KEY EVENT

'No Retest': UGC Chairman

University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar said on Friday evening that no retest will be held for those who missed Friday's Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for undergraduate admissions to central universities.

This came hours after reports from several cities stated that students missed the paper due to sudden changes in exam centres.

The first-ever CUET is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in two phases.

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6:58 PM , 15 Jul
KEY EVENT

'CUET a Step Towards Quality and Standardisation': Union Education Minister

"CUET a step towards quality and standardisation; any remaining challenge in exam will be resolved at earliest," said Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

6:52 PM , 15 Jul

Slot 2 Exam Concludes

The chaotic first day of CUET concluded on Friday evening. Many students were troubled due to last-minute changes in exam centres. However, NTA has confirmed that such students will be given an opportunity to appear in second phase.

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3:25 PM , 15 Jul

Exam Cancelled at Two Centes

CUET exam at two centres in West Bengal's New Jalpaiguri and Punjab's Pathankot was cancelled due to technical issues, reported news agency PTI.


Published: 15 Jul 2022, 11:13 AM IST
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