The National Testing Agency shall be commencing their standard admission test for 15 central universities from the next academic year onward. As per the latest reports by the ministry of Human, Development Resource is supposed to accept the proposal today itself.
A few of the central universities for which the entrance examination will be directed by the National Testing Agency includes Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Jammu, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka.
Aside from these universities, the National Testing Agency is also assumed to include some of the other central universities for the same common entrance test. Till now, the Central University Common Entrance Test also known as CUCET, was convoyed by the University of Rajasthan and also, it is for the first time that the NTA will be managing the entrance. The agency has however now handled the entrance examination for several of the courses of Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University this year.
As per the sources, the common entrance test from the next academic year for the central universities will be carried in May 2020 for 50 undergraduate courses, 170 postgraduate courses and nearby to 100 M. Phil and PhD programs. The official website, through which more results can be obtained is https://nta.ac.in/ .
Also, the Officials from the Ministry of Human Resource Development while speaking the media said that the National Testing Agency could be made its prime testing agency. The agency has so far handled the national level entrance examinations for medical, engineering and other programs without any glitches making it the best option.
The examinations conducted by the National Testing Agency includes:
- The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
- Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main)
- Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)
- UGC NET, Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)
- JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE)
- Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)etc.
CUCET is conveyed for admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate programs which shall be taken across the participating central universities.
You can also take a glance at UGC NET 2019 Correction Window.