The debut version of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-UG, which is the second largest entrance check within the nation, has been marred by a number of glitches inflicting examination cancellations and leaving the aspirants nervous and struggling. Here is a listing of glitches and situations of what went fallacious within the examination with over 14.9 lakh aspirants:
— Exam centre change: A final-minute change of examination centre on the primary day of the check on July 15 led to many candidates lacking the examination. Students who turned for the examination at a number of centres in Delhi within the morning slot reported they weren’t allowed entry. The NTA later introduced that candidates who had been knowledgeable concerning the centre change via emails and SMS an evening earlier than the examination, is not going to get an opportunity for retest. In the additional phases too aspirants have been complaining about final minute modifications in examination centres.
— Mass cancellation of examination following studies of “sabotage”: The second shift examination on first day of second part (August 4) was cancelled in any respect centres. During your complete part, examination was cancelled at a number of centres with UGC Chairman saying the examination has been cancelled following studies of sabotage. The candidates from the second part will likely be getting an opportunity for retest later this month.
— Exam postponed to accommodate selection of centre: The examination in third part was postponed for over 11,000 candidates as their selection of metropolis for examination centre couldn’t be accommodated. They may also be showing for the examination on August 30.
— Uninformed modifications in examination dates: Several aspirants have been claiming that their examination dates are being modified with out prior info main them to unintentionally miss the exams. The college students have been reaching out to each NTA and UGC looking for readability on retest.
— Admit playing cards mentioning already handed examination dates: Several CUET-UG aspirants have claimed that the examination dates talked about on their admit playing cards have already handed whereas the date intimated to them earlier was completely different. The NTA has appealed to the candidates to not panic and stick with the dates which they’ve been knowledgeable and their admit playing cards will replicate the right dates quickly.
— Exam cancellation as a consequence of technical glitches: Technical glitches marred the fourth part of the CUET on August 17 forcing the NTA to cancel the examination at 13 centres affecting over 8,600 candidates. The affected candidates will get an opportunity for retest on August 25.
— Exam cancellation as a consequence of rains, landslides: The examination in second and third phases had been additionally cancelled at some centres in Kerala and Itanagar as a consequence of rains and landslides. In Arunachal Pradesh’s Itanagar, solely three candidates may attain the 2 examination centres and the remaining couldn’t as a consequence of a landslide. All the affected candidates will get an opportunity for retest.
— Delayed schedule: According to the preliminary plan, all phases of the CUET-UG had been scheduled to conclude on August 20. The NTA had later introduced that each one phases of the examination will conclude on August 28. However, now the schedule has been additional deferred and the examination has been cut up into six phases and is slated to conclude on August 30. The delayed schedule of the examination has additional delayed college admissions.
The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is answerable for conducting the exams, had introduced a grievance redressal electronic mail for candidates who’re battling the problems. According to University Grants Commission (UGC), every grievance is being evaluated and after verification a name is being taken whether or not to permit the candidate to seem for a retest. On Monday, the NTA had introduced an unique electronic mail for candidates with grievances of CUET date clashing with different exams.
UGC Chief Jagadesh Kumar had final week advised PTI that the glitches is not going to have an effect on enlargement plans for the essential examination which features a proposal to merge it with JEE and NEET and conducting the examination twice a 12 months.
Kumar had in March introduced that the undergraduate admissions will likely be performed in all central universities via a typical entrance check and never on foundation of sophistication 12 marks.