The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday approved the proposal for appearing in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for undergraduate courses for the current academic session.
“The Committee discussed the letter and resolved that the University will use the test score of CUET, but the University’s provisions for admissions including internal reservation, Vice Chancellor’s nomination to various categories and admissions to students of Bridge Course and Madrasas will remain unaffected.
The University will hold its own counseling session and it will conduct its admission test for B. Tech, Postgraduate Courses, Class XI, Diploma Courses, Schools and all other courses not in CUET,” read the statement.
The AMU statement on Saturday said, “According to the recommendations of the committee approved by the Academic Council, the University will conduct its own counselling -as it has been doing during the past years, candidates of the Madrasas / Institutions recognised by AMU as per procedure will also be eligible to take admission on the basis of CCUET score if they fulfil laid down eligibility conditions in the Guide to Admission of AMU and students who have graduated the AMU Bridge Course (CEPECAMI) will be eligible to take admission on the basis of CUET score, if they fulfill the laid down eligibility conditions of AMU.”
The statement said that the internal quota and all nomination quotas (Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe, Backward Class, Children of University Employees, Children of Alumni, Children of Central Government Employees recently posted/transferred to Aligarh, belonging to Distant State/ Union Territory, Physically Challenged, NCC Cadet, Outstanding Sportsperson, Outstanding Debater, Children of Armed Forces who died in combat) shall remain intact.
Aligarh Muslim University is a public central university in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, which was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University in 1920, following the Aligarh Muslim University Act.