CUET UG Exams 2022: Exams Canceled at Many Centres. Here’s why | Rare Techy


Many students appearing for the Central University Entrance Test (CUTE)-UG examination on Wednesday claimed that the examination was canceled at their centers due to technical glitches. Some also complained that the exam started at least two hours later than the scheduled time. However, the University Grants Commission (UGC) promised to give a chance to the affected students.

The complaint was filed by students from centers including Guru Hargobind Institute of Management and Information Technology, Delhi, Asia Pacific Institute (Delhi) AIS Assessment Zone, Jasola, Akash International Senior Secondary School, Nanglo, Delhi and Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Pitampura.

Meanwhile, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced that students affected by the technical glitch will be given a chance to retake the exam. UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar told PTI, “There was a server problem at a few centres. All the affected candidates will get a chance to resit the exam.”

CUET is the common gateway for undergraduate admission in all central universities. The fourth phase of the exam began on Wednesday, with around 3.6 lakh candidates

The fourth phase of the exam started with around 3.6 lakh candidates appearing for the exam.

Officials said the exam for an additional 11,000 candidates, who were scheduled to appear in the fourth phase from August 17 to 20, has been postponed to August 30.

As per the initial plan, all phases of CUET-UG will end on August 20. The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is in charge of the exam, later announced that all phases of the exam will end in August. 28. However, now the schedule has been further postponed and the examination has been divided into six phases.

The glitch in the second phase of CUET prompted the agency to cancel the exam at various centres.

Kumar had said that the examination was canceled at various centers after receiving hints and reports of sabotage. Phase II and III examinations were also canceled at centers in Kerala and Itanagar due to rain and landslides.

(with inputs from agencies)

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