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Technical glitches persist on day-2 of CUET-UG phase-2 exams

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NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive day, harried college students and oldsters had a tricky time when many CUET-UG centres cancelled exams resulting from technical glitches.

Students in Noida, adjoining Delhi, have been the worst affected, with the National Testing Agency (NTA) cancelling the examination within the Noida examination centre. Many took to social media to share the discover NTA put up in entrance of the centres. The discover stated, “It is regretted that due to technical/logistics reasons, the CUET (UG) exam scheduled at the centre on August 5 is postponed to August 12.”

For college students and oldsters, already stressed because of the examination and travelling lengthy distances to the centre, it was worse after they needed to courageous the rain for 2 hours earlier than being turned away because the examination was cancelled on the final minute.

The testing company stated that the primary shift of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-Undergraduate examination was carried out easily at 95 per cent of the centres throughout the nation, regardless of college students posting anxious messages for NTA on Twitter concerning the examination being cancelled at their centres.

In Noida, many college students stated their examination was cancelled in each the morning and afternoon slots. In Greater Noida, many college students complained that their examination began late by half an hour resulting from technical glitches. In another centres, college students stated through the examination additionally their system was not working correctly and it was hanging, thus slowing the method.

One of the scholars on the Noida centre stated he had come to the examination centre two hours earlier than the examination. “But when it was time for us to take the exam, we were informed that it had been cancelled due to technical glitches. It was such a waste of time. They could have informed us on time. We are already under so much stress because of the exam,” the scholar stated.

Another pupil stated that they needed to courageous the rain and didn’t need to depart the centre until they acquired the NTA notification concerning the examination being cancelled.

A pupil, who had travelled a distance of fifty km, shared that they weren’t allowed to hold water bottles, and after they requested for water through the examination, they have been informed to fetch it from the water cooler. “I needed to stand up to get water as I used to be very thirsty.”

Another pupil added that the examination was simple, and it was the one saving grace after the early morning anxious second after they have been informed that their examination centre was modified. “I was on the verge of tears. My parents panicked too when we were told my centre was not in Paschim Vihar but in Jahangirpuri, which was 30 km away. Somehow, we managed to reach on time,” she added.

“Wasn’t the CUET presupposed to make the UG admissions course of easier?,” requested one other pupil on Twitter.

NTA stated they’d launch the admit playing cards quickly for the remaining exams scheduled from August 7, as many college students urged the testing company to launch the admit playing cards.

The second part of CUET-UG had a rocky begin on Thursday as technical and administrative points compelled the NTA to cancel the second shift examination throughout all 489 centres and postpone the primary shift at 29 centres in 17 states. These exams will likely be carried out on August 12.

The NTA has additionally postponed the CUET-UG in Kerala, scheduled for August 4, 5 and 6, resulting from heavy rains and stated contemporary dates can be introduced later.

Around 6.8 lakh candidates will seem for CUET part 2 exams.

The part I exams have been carried out on July 15, 16, 19 and 20, and the second part exams are slated for August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 20. The first part noticed 76.48 per cent attendance, whereas as many as 58,909 candidates missed it.

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), over 14 lakh registrations have been made for the doorway examination, a gateway to undergraduate programs in 90 universities throughout India.

NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive day, harried college students and oldsters had a tricky time when many CUET-UG centres cancelled exams resulting from technical glitches.

Students in Noida, adjoining Delhi, have been the worst affected, with the National Testing Agency (NTA) cancelling the examination within the Noida examination centre. Many took to social media to share the discover NTA put up in entrance of the centres. The discover stated, “It is regretted that due to technical/logistics reasons, the CUET (UG) exam scheduled at the centre on August 5 is postponed to August 12.”

For college students and oldsters, already stressed because of the examination and travelling lengthy distances to the centre, it was worse after they needed to courageous the rain for 2 hours earlier than being turned away because the examination was cancelled on the final minute.

The testing company stated that the primary shift of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)-Undergraduate examination was carried out easily at 95 per cent of the centres throughout the nation, regardless of college students posting anxious messages for NTA on Twitter concerning the examination being cancelled at their centres.

In Noida, many college students stated their examination was cancelled in each the morning and afternoon slots. In Greater Noida, many college students complained that their examination began late by half an hour resulting from technical glitches. In another centres, college students stated through the examination additionally their system was not working correctly and it was hanging, thus slowing the method.

One of the scholars on the Noida centre stated he had come to the examination centre two hours earlier than the examination. “But when it was time for us to take the exam, we were informed that it had been cancelled due to technical glitches. It was such a waste of time. They could have informed us on time. We are already under so much stress because of the exam,” the scholar stated.

Another pupil stated that they needed to courageous the rain and didn’t need to depart the centre until they acquired the NTA notification concerning the examination being cancelled.

A pupil, who had travelled a distance of fifty km, shared that they weren’t allowed to hold water bottles, and after they requested for water through the examination, they have been informed to fetch it from the water cooler. “I needed to stand up to get water as I used to be very thirsty.”

Another pupil added that the examination was simple, and it was the one saving grace after the early morning anxious second after they have been informed that their examination centre was modified. “I was on the verge of tears. My parents panicked too when we were told my centre was not in Paschim Vihar but in Jahangirpuri, which was 30 km away. Somehow, we managed to reach on time,” she added.

“Wasn’t the CUET presupposed to make the UG admissions course of easier?,” requested one other pupil on Twitter.

NTA stated they’d launch the admit playing cards quickly for the remaining exams scheduled from August 7, as many college students urged the testing company to launch the admit playing cards.

The second part of CUET-UG had a rocky begin on Thursday as technical and administrative points compelled the NTA to cancel the second shift examination throughout all 489 centres and postpone the primary shift at 29 centres in 17 states. These exams will likely be carried out on August 12.

The NTA has additionally postponed the CUET-UG in Kerala, scheduled for August 4, 5 and 6, resulting from heavy rains and stated contemporary dates can be introduced later.

Around 6.8 lakh candidates will seem for CUET part 2 exams.

The part I exams have been carried out on July 15, 16, 19 and 20, and the second part exams are slated for August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 20. The first part noticed 76.48 per cent attendance, whereas as many as 58,909 candidates missed it.

According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), over 14 lakh registrations have been made for the doorway examination, a gateway to undergraduate programs in 90 universities throughout India.