CUET: NTA asks candidates to go to centres mentioned on admit cards

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Monday issued an advisory for Common University Entrance Test (CHUTE) candidates advising them to visit the centers mentioned in their admit cards. Two phases between July 15 and August 4. With 14.9 lakh registrations, CHEET is now the country’s second largest entrance exam, surpassing JEE-Main’s average registration of nine lakh.

The advice is for the candidates appearing for important exams on Tuesday.

“Several queries have been received from the candidates regarding the change of examination center scheduled on 19 July 2022. Candidates are hereby informed that they should go to the center mentioned in their admit card downloaded from the website In,” the notification read. .

A senior NTA official said an automated message was sent to all candidates on Monday asking them to check their admit cards a day before the exam.

“Candidates are advised to check their admit cards a day before the exam to avoid any inconvenience on the exam day,” the official said.

The first edition of Chute-UG started on Friday. It is being conducted till August 20. The Chuet exam is being held in two phases – Phase I in July and Phase II in August. Candidates who have opted for Physics, Chemistry or Biology have been assigned to the second phase of CUET exam, as NEET (UG) 2022 was held on July 17.

On the first day, many students missed the exam due to the last minute shifting of exam center which hampered the smooth conduct of Chuet for admission to undergraduate courses.

About 53,670 candidates appeared on the second day of the Common University Entrance Test (CHUTE) 2022 for admission to UG, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said on Saturday.

UGC chairman Prof M Jagdesh Kumar said, “The examination was held at 247 centers across the country where the number of candidates allotted in the first slot was 35,836 out of which 27,642 appeared. Slot 1 had 77 per cent attendance. In the second slot 26,028 out of a total of 36,109 appeared. participated. The overall percentage of attendance in the second slot was 74 percent.”

He also said that a total of 10 exams were held in slot 1 and 10 in slot 2.

To conduct the examination, the National Testing Agency (NTA) opened a control room supported by two national coordinators, 18 regional coordinators, 161 city coordinators and 251 observers.

Live CCTV surveillance was part of all examination centers adopted to prevent examination irregularities. NTA has provision for remote live viewing and recording through CCTV system of all exam centers in control room located at NTA. A total of 5,000 cameras have been installed per shift.

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