Entrance Test CUET-PG Important update, check exam date, application form, age limit
New Delhi: The Common University Entrance Test-PG for admission to postgraduate programmes in universities across the country will be conducted from June 5-12, the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced today.
Candidates can apply for the exam till May 5. The application deadline earlier was April 19.
“Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-PG will be conducted on June 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the NTA website for the latest updates regarding the examination,” a senior official said.
While the University Grants Commission (UGC) has mandated all central universities to use CUET for undergraduate admission, it has been kept optional for postgraduate admissions.
A total of 180 universities, including Central, state and private ones, have come on board to conduct their postgraduate admissions through CUET-PG.
Unlike CUET-UG, the PG test will be conducted in two shifts per day. The UGC has decided to conduct the undergraduate exam in three shifts from this year.
“For appearing in the CUET-PG, 2023, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the bachelor degree and equivalent examination or appearing in 2023 irrespective of their age can appear in CUET-PG 2023 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria of the university in which they are desirous of taking admission,” the official added.