AMU will adopt CUET for undergraduate courses this academic session


The Aligarh Muslim University (UMA) on Saturday approved the proposal to adopt the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for undergraduate courses for the current academic session, academic sources said.

The decision came after AMU’s Academic Council discussed the letter sent by UGC to the university earlier this month in which it had sought to allay some concerns raised by the university regarding any likely erosion of autonomy of the institution due to CUET.

The UGC in its communication had assured the WBU that while it will use the test result of CUET, its admissions arrangements, including internal booking, appointment of vice-chancellor in various categories and admissions of bridging course and madrasa students, will remain unchanged, a university spokesperson said. mentioned.

The university will hold its own counseling session and conduct its admission test for class 12, BTech, postgraduate courses, degree courses and all other courses not covered by CUET, he said. he declares.

Based on the recommendations of a committee approved by the Academic Council, the university will conduct its own councils, as has been done in the past.

Applicants from madrasas/institutions recognized by UMA according to the procedure will also be eligible for admission based on CUET score if they meet the eligibility requirements stated in the University Admission Guide, as recommended .

In addition, students who have graduated from the AMU Bridge Course (CEPECAMI) may be admitted based on the CUET score if they meet the eligibility requirements set by the university.

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 will remain intact.

The meeting was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor in the presence of the Registrar, Controller of Examinations, Deans of Faculties, Director of Colleges, Chairs/Chairs of Departments, Directors of Centers and other members of the Academic Council, the sources said.

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