NTA announces CUET 2024 exam date; tests between May 15 and 31

CUET 2024 will be held in CBT mode for admission to central, state, private, and deemed universities.

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CUET 2024 exam date announced (Representational Image: Wikimedia Commons)CUET 2024 exam date announced (Representational Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Vagisha Kaushik | September 19, 2023 | 02:58 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG 2024 will be conducted between May 15 and May 31, 2024 for admission to undergraduate degree programmes in universities across the country. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the CUET UG 2024 exam date today in the exam calendar for the academic year 2024-25.

NTA has also announced CUET PG exam date 2024 for admission to postgraduate courses in colleges and universities. CUET PG 2024 will be held between March 11 and 28.

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The CUET exam 2024 is the second largest entrance exam in the country and was introduced in the year 2022 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) replacing the merit-based admissions in the colleges and universities. The debut edition of the test saw 14.9 lakh registrations surpassing those for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for engineering.

Starting with two shifts in a day, the CUET exam was conducted in three shifts this year. UGC also increased the exam centres to avoid the glitches faced by students in the first edition. However, the second edition was also marred by issues such as far off centres, late admit cards, and more.

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This year, 5,685 candidates scored 100 percentile in English. The second highest number of students scoring 100 percentile was in biology, biological studies, biotechnology and biochemistry where 4,850 candidates secured 100 percentile. The result was declared for 14 lakh applicants.

The CUET exam is held for admission to 44 central, 44 state, 32 deemed, 134 private and three other participating universities. UGC may merge the JEE Main, CUET, and NEET exams into a single entrance exam.

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