Calcutta University: PG entrance tests to go online

June 25, 2019

Calcutta University will be conducting online entrance examinations for all postgraduate courses from this academic session. According to Vice Chancellor Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, "The way the admission process has been made online, Calcutta University will conduct the PG entrance examinations online likewise".She further added that  the decision has been made for the sake of modernisation, transparency and saving time.


She said that CU is the first university to introduce this modern way of conducting the entrance test.


Starting this year, the entrance for all the 66 department teaching PG courses in the 162-year-old University and other CU affiliated colleges will now be conducted online.


The students will appear for the examinations in specific examination centres allotted by the university.


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Talking about the final examinations of PG examinations, the VC said for the next academic year, the university will also think about conducting the examinations away from the home centre.


For instance, PG students studying in a particular college will have to write their exam in a different centre in order to maintain transparency.


"Calcutta University is trying to strengthen the examination system by making it fair and following a path of discipline," the VC added.


Courtesy: NDTV


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