CUET PG 2022: Three Central Universities in the Northeast are among those that attracted more than two lakh applications for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET-PG), which is a marked difference from the CUET-UG, which saw the aspirants mainly interested in the courses run by North India. universities.
For CUET-PG, which is to be held from September 1 to 11, Tripura University, Manipur University and North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) received 2.94 lakh, 2.90 lakh and 2.90 lakh respectively. 2.82 lakh, finding a place in the Top 10 league of popular institutions.
In contrast, these three universities had collectively attracted 1.17 lakh applications for CUET-UG, which is ongoing.
The geographical spread of the folk universities, in terms of receiving applications, was largely limited to Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.
As many as 3.57 lakh unique applicants, of which a majority (1.87 lakh) are women, have registered for the CUET-PG, which will also be organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The NTA is an autonomous institution under the Union Ministry of Education.
The distribution of the social categories of the candidates shows that 33% of them belong to the non-reserved category, 37.53% are OBCs, 11.24% SCs, 9.2% STs and 8.33% candidates registered in the EWS category. . No less than 2,273 applicants fall under the disability category, according to official data.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which attracted the second highest number of applications for CUET-UG, received the maximum number of applications (3.53 lakh) for the postgraduate edition of the test, followed by Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow (3.13 lakh) and Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University based in Uttarakhand (3.02 lakh).
No less than 66 universities, mostly run by the Center, have adopted the computerized CUET-PG for admissions in the 2022-23 academic session. It will be held in two shifts on September 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11 in around 500 cities in India and 13 centers overseas.
According to the CUET-PG newsletter, the entry will provide a common platform and equal opportunity for candidates across the country, “especially those in the Northeast and rural and remote areas and will help establish a better connection with universities”.
CUET-PG will be conducted in English in Hindi, except for language and literature articles. CUET-UG, meanwhile, runs in 13 languages. There will be 100 questions in each article on topics ranging from language comprehension, verbal ability, social studies, math, science, general awareness, mathematical and quantitative ability, analytical skills, as well as questions related to the domain.