CUET UG 2023 recorded 74.4% attendance; 'significant increase' from last year: UGC chief

CUET UG Result 2023 Out: The attendance of male and female candidates remained the same as last year, M Jagadesh Kumar added.

CUET UG 2023 recorded 74.4% attendance; 'significant increase' from last year: UGC chief CUET UG 2023 attendance (Representational Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Vagisha Kaushik | Jul 16, 2023 - 5:31 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG 2023 recorded a 74.4 percent attendance overall, University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar informed. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the CUET UG result 2023 on July 15.

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The UGC chief added that the attendance of male and female candidates was the same in both years.

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“The overall attendance in CUET-UG 2023 is 74.4% - a significant increase from last year which was 65%. An increase of this magnitude indicates that students consider CUET-UG an important admission test. This year and last year, the attendance of male & female students was equal,” Kumar said in a tweet.

The UGC chairman had informed that a total of 19.2 lakh students had appeared for CUET UG 2023 exam which is 100% more than last year’s number of students which was 9.6 lakh.

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According to the NTA result details, a total of 14,99,790 unique candidates had registered for the entrance test out of which 11,16,011 candidates wrote the exam. Around 3.83 lakh students missed the exam. Of the total registered candidates, 6,96,134 candidates were female and 80,36,47 were male. 18,21,56 female students and 20,16,19 male candidates were absent.

Last year, the overall attendance was recorded at 64.96%. Around 14.90 lakh candidates had registered for CUET UG exam of which 9,68,201 students had appeared for the exam.

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