Meghalaya, Nagaland students are exempt from CUET for admission to the state, here are the details

Undergraduate students from Meghalaya and Nagaland will be exempted from CUET for seeking admission in colleges affiliated to the central universities in the two states, according to a PTI report. The two central universities are North Eastern Hill University in Meghalaya and Nagaland University in Nagaland.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma thanked Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for exempting undergraduate students of Meghalaya seeking admission in colleges affiliated to North Eastern Hill University.

In a post on I thank @dpradhanbjp ji for his continued support and understanding.”

The exemption from CUET was granted following the state governments’ request to the National Testing Agency (NTA) which had conducted CUET for students seeking admission into UG from both the central universities in Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Following the central ministry’s decision, the UGC agreed to allow admission to the affiliated colleges as per the existing norms in the states by granting exemption from CUET for the academic year 2024-2025.

The Central University Entrance Test (CUET) in Meghalaya and Nagaland faced bottlenecks after the exam started on May 15.

According to reports, the state government had asked the NTA to reconduct the exam or exempt Meghalaya from the test, keeping in mind the interests of the students and the seriousness with which the state had conducted the CUET exam.

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