4.6 Lakh Students Appear for CUET-PG Exams Across 253 Cities: UGC Chairman

UGC Chairman Professor M Jagadesh Kumar

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The Common University Entrance Test for Postgraduate (CUET-PG) exams witnessed participation from over four lakh students across 253 cities, including international centers. 

UGC Chairman Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar announced the successful conclusion of the exams, highlighting the widespread reach and the significant number of candidates.

Content: The Common University Entrance Test for Postgraduate (CUET-PG) exams concluded successfully with a remarkable turnout of over four lakh students across various cities, including international centers. UGC Chairman Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar provided insights into the scale and scope of the exams, emphasizing its significance in the higher education landscape.

According to Prof. Kumar, CUET-PG exams were conducted in 565 centers, spanning 253 cities, with participation from nine international locations. The exams, held from March 11 to 28, 2024, were conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, ensuring a standardized and efficient evaluation process.

Prof. Kumar highlighted the extensive preparation involved in organizing the exams, including the creation of question papers by a team of 950 experts and 200 translators. The exams covered a wide range of subjects, with question papers meticulously designed to assess candidates’ knowledge and skills.

The introduction of CUET-PG aims to provide equal opportunities to candidates from diverse backgrounds and geographical locations. By offering a common platform for admissions into postgraduate programs across central and state universities, the exam facilitates greater access to higher education.

The UGC Chairman also provided updates on CUET (UG)-2024 for undergraduate admissions, indicating that the application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2024, in response to requests from candidates and stakeholders. Interested students are encouraged to visit the official website for the latest information and updates on CUET-UG exams.

Overall, the successful conduct of CUET-PG exams reflects the commitment of educational institutions and authorities to streamline the admissions process and promote academic excellence on a national scale.

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