The JNU administration Wednesday determined in its Academic Council assembly to conduct admissions to its varied programmes via the Common Universities Entrance Test from 2022-2023.
Director of Admissions Jayant Tripathi issued a notice stating that the proposal to undertake the CUET was “overwhelmingly endorsed” within the assembly.
“During the deliberations in the Academic Council, a large number of members including the Deans of Schools, Centre Chairpersons, and External Members of the Council emphasized that CUET would provide a level playing field to numerous eligible students from across the country reducing the burden of taking several entrance examinations,” learn the notice.
The CUET is performed by the National Testing Agency, and there’s a push to implement it in all Central Universities. The Delhi University administration has already said that they are going to be conducting undergraduate admissions via it from 2022-2023.
“In fact, since 2019 Jawaharlal Nehru University has been successfully conducting JNU Entrance Examination at various centres of the country to admit students in its various programmes of studies in collaboration with NTA in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode,” the notice said.