First CET by 7 universities gets good response
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Last Updated: Monday, June 21, 2010, 17:52
New Delhi: The first common entrance test conducted by seven new central universities has received encouraging response with nearly 6,000 candidates successfully appearing in the test.

The central universities of Bihar, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kashmir and Kerala successfully conducted the first-ever Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) on June 19 and 20.

The test was conducted in 30 centres in seven states. Nearly 6,000 candidates had applied for 37 programmes like Business administration, Computer technology, Development studies, Animal sciences, Economics and languages offered by these universities, official sources said.

The central universities of Jharkhand, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are offering five-year Integrated MA/MSc programmes.

The last date for submission of application forms was extended from May 31 to June 12.

Srinagar and Jaipur centres registered a significantly high number of more than 800 candidates each. The other preferred centres are Patna, Kasargod, Brambe (Jharkhand), Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Thiruvarur and Thiruvananthapuram.

Conduct of CUCET with seven participating central universities has ensured the realisation of a single window opportunity for candidates to write and seek admission through a common test.


First Published: Monday, June 21, 2010, 17:52

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