CUET-UG postponed at few centres due to technical glitches, admit cards still valid: NTA

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced that the Common University Entrance Test Undergraduate (CUET UG) 2022, scheduled for August 4, has been postponed at some centers in 17 states. Chuet-UG has been suspended due to administrative and technical reasons, NTA said. The agency also said that the same admit cards will be valid for candidates whose CHUTE-UG exam has been postponed.

The first day of the second phase of Chuet for undergraduate courses was marred by several issues, with many candidates claiming to have faced technical glitches and some complaining that their exams had been postponed.

In an official statement, the NTA said, “Due to various administrative and technical reasons, the CUET-UG 2022 examination scheduled for August 4 (first shift) has been postponed to August 12 for some examination centres.”

“If August 12-14 is not suitable, candidates can send an email to mentioning their preferred date and roll number,” the NTA statement said.

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NTA official statement

The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Thursday postponed the CUET-UG in Kerala due to heavy rains in the state, officials said.

The second phase of Chuet-UG, which was running in nine cities across the rest of the country and abroad, will continue till August 6. About 6 lakh 8 thousand candidates registered for the second phase examination.

“Due to heavy rains in many districts of Kerala in the last few days, it has been brought to the notice of NTA that a large number of candidates will not be able to reach the examination centers of CUET (UG)- 2022 within the scheduled time. As time goes by the movement will be very difficult and there may be disruption of power,” said Sadhan Parashar, Senior Director, NTA.

“Therefore, to support the student community, it has been decided to postpone CUET (UG) – 2022 for candidates appearing in cities of Kerala state for 04, 05 and 06 August 2022,” he added.

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