INDIA

Debut edition of second largest entrance exam under way

The debut edition of the Common University Entrance Test-UG, the second biggest entrance exam in the country, began on 15 July 2022 at test centres in over 510 cities of India and abroad, reports PTI.

With 14.9 lakh (1.49 million) registrations, the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) – the common gateway for undergraduate admission in all central universities – is now the second biggest entrance exam surpassing JEE (Joint Entrance Exam)-Main's average registration of nine lakh. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)-UG is the biggest entrance test in India with an average of 18 lakh registrations.

While the National Testing Agency is having a final check on the logistics, the aspirants are an anxious lot, preparing for the exam that will transform the way undergraduate admissions are conducted in the country, especially at popular central universities like Delhi University where class 12 scores were a deciding factor.
Full report on The Hindu site