CUET 2022 registration have started from April 6, 2022 onwards. National Testing Agency (NTA) has initiated the registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) on 6 April 6, 2022. The CUET 2022 registration process is activated, interested candidates who want to take admission to central universities can apply for the CUET exam by visiting the official CUET website i.e cuet.samarth.edu.in.
As per the preliminary information, the deadline of form submission will be May 6 2022 unto 11:50 PM. Therefore interested candidates are advised to apply before the deadline expires.
NTA might conduct the CUET exam in first and second week of July, 2022. CUET exams will be conducted in two slots- Slot 1 will be for 195 minutes and Slot 2 for 225 minutes.
One may note that CUET will be a multiple choice question based exam.
National Testing is conducting the Common Universities Entrance Test for admission in 13 languages to undergraduate courses in central universities all over the country. The government has made CUET qualification mandatory for students aspiring to take admission to central universities for undergraduate courses.
Students will be allowed specific universities based on their performance in the CUET test.
How to apply for CUET 2022 Registration?
The CUET website provides as an easy and user friendly interface for applying for the exam. Once the registration process opens, student may visit the CUET website and click on the registration link.
- Fill personal details as asked by the registration form and submit
- Now log in using the registered email and password that you might have received on your personal email.
- Enter all requisite details, personal information, educational qualification, etc
- After duly verifying the details, upload the documents
- Submit the form and save or print the acknowledgment
While CUET is novel experiment by the Central government to conduct an all Indian level single entrance exam for entrance to central universities, it has not been free from troubles and criticism.
Many have voiced concerns that CUET will lower the value of board exams and promote the coaching culture. Dismissing this concern, UGC) Chairman Jagadesh Kumar recently said that the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will neither make the board exams irrelevant nor give a push to “coaching culture”.
Many states have criticized the CUET for encroaching upon the federal structure and state powers to regulate the education sector. It may be noted that education comes under the concurrent list of 7th schedule of the Indian constitution. This means both the Union and State government can legislate on educational matters.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has already protested against national level entrance exams like CUET and NEET. During his recent visit to Delhi, he urged the PM to withdraw CUET and medical entrance test NEET.
National Testing Agency that conducts the CUET exam is central government body established the Union Government in 2017 with Vineet Joshi as its Director General. It conducts some other all India level exams as well as mandated by the government.
NTA works under the overall supervision of the Ministry of education. So far, 25 state run universities all over the country have decided to use to CUET scores for admission to undergraduate programs, informed UGC Chairman M Jagdesh Kumar.
Some notable Central Universities that have decided to be part of CUET include Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi University, Allahabad University, etc.