The admission process for Delhi University’s undergraduate courses is likely to be delayed by “at least a week” due to the extension of the CUET Exam 2022 UG schedule after the exam was canceled at several centers last week due to technical glitches.
The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) -UG which was scheduled to conclude on August 20 will now conclude on August 28. This year admission to all undergraduate courses in the university will be done through CUET.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday announced that the exam, which was canceled last week, will now be conducted from August 24 to 28 and fresh admit cards will be issued. The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday announced that the exam, which was canceled last week, will now be conducted from August 24 to 28 and fresh admit cards will be issued.
“The admission process is expected to be a week long as CUET Exam 2022 is rescheduled. The entire admission process will take a month,” said a senior Delhi University official.
The admission process is now expected to be completed by the end of September and classes for the first year students are expected to start in the first or second week of October.
“Earlier, the university was planning to start the classes by September-end,” the official added.
The admission process is likely to begin later this month with the Dean of Admission Haneet Gandhi, saying the Common Seat Allocation System (CSAS) portal will be open by August third week for aspirants to fill out applications.
Admission through the CSAS will be conducted in three phases:
- Submission of the CSAS 2022 application form,
- Selection of programmes and filling of preferences, and
- Seat allocation and admission.
UGC chairman Jagdish Kumar had said on Sunday that there were “signs of sabotage” and hence the cancellation of exams at various centres.