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CUET 2022: Central Universities from the North Eastern States exempted

Government Notice on CUET 2022

The Union Education Minister has a major announcement for the candidates and the universities regarding the CUET 2022. The central Universities in the North Eastern States and Uttarakhand have been exempted from the CUET 2022 norms. The official statement issued by the Ministry states that “Considering the operational difficulties in conducting the exam of CUET 2022, i.e. the issue of geographical conditions, hilly terrain, far-flung location, limited digital connectivity, infrastructure, etc. It has been decided that central Universities of North Eastern Regions namely Sikkim University, Rajiv Gandhi University, Manipur University, Assam University, Nagaland University, Tripura University, Mizoram University, NEHU as well HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand may take admission in the affiliated colleges to the central Universities as per the past practice instead of CUET for the year 2022-23 only.”

CUET 2022: Exam updates

The exam dates for Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has been announced by the National Testing Agency on 22 June 2022. The exams are going to be held from 15th July to 10 August 2022. For more details Student can refer to the official website or the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA),

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Meghalaya CM plea for exemption of universities

The government made it compulsory for all center universities to consider the scores of CUET for admissions for the academic year of 2022-23. It applied to both private and government-aided universities. The Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K Sangma has written a letter and requested the Education minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, to give Meghalaya relaxation for the CUET 2022, as the state is lacking preparedness for exams, it was a plea from both students and the authorities.

In his letter, the CM of Meghalaya states that ” You may be aware that Meghalaya has 12 Districts and the identified exam center for CUET is only in Shillong which would likely to carter 25,000 aspirants from across the state. This scenario is likely to cause a lot of distress and anxiety Among the students, especially from outlying districts.” He urged the government to ” provide state ample time to spread awareness and critical information on CUET to all the students and sufficient time for them to prepare.” A few weeks after the letter was received, the CM of Meghalaya took Twitter and thanked the education minister for exemption of non-centrally funded or private colleges and state government aided universities from appearing for the CUET exams in 2022

Reasons for the exemption of universities

The reasons are mentioned in the statement issued by the government which says that the North Eastern States and Uttarakhand are being exempted because of the following difficulties to organize the CUET 2022.

  1. Geographical conditions
  2. Hilly terrain
  3. Far-flung location
  4. LImited digital connectivity
  5. Infrastructure

These are the reasons stated by the government to ensure that there is clear communication. The reasons stated are major steps to ensure that candidates get fair decisions. 

General Studies Notes 2022

CUET 2022: Exempted Universities

  1. Sikkim university
  2. Rajiv Gandhi university
  3. Manipur University
  4. Assam University
  5. Nagaland University
  6. Tripura university
  7. Mizoram University
  8. North-Eastern Hill university, Meghalaya
  9. HNB Garhwal University, Uttarakhand

CUET 2022

CUET stands for Central University Entrance Test, which is organized by National Testing Agency (NTA). CUET registration will end soon and only the students who completed the registration process will be considered eligible candidates. The candidates who appear for the exam and quality will be able to take admitted to reputed central Universities in India. All the candidates must check the official website to get the latest updates on the CUET 2022. The mode of exam is online and the duration is 2 hours. There will be 100 MCQs and 0.25 negative markings for wrong answers.

FAQs related to CUET 2022

1. Is CUET compulsory for private colleges?
And. CUET 2022 has been exempted from 9 universities in India. Meghalaya private colleges and state government-aided universities are also included.

2. What is the use of CUET 2022?
And. CUET is a Central University Entrance Test that students take to get admission to all undergraduate programs in central Universities.

3. Is CUET conducted online?
And. For the academic year of 2022-23, CUET will be conducted online or computer-based.

4. When is the last day of CUET 2022 registration?
And. The last day to get registered for CUET 2022, is 22nd May 2022. The NTA will close the portal at 5:00 PM.

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