CUCET 2020 Entrance test compulsory for Engg, MBA admissions at Chandigarh Univ

Chandigarh: Chandigarh University has announced a new admission policy for the academic session 2020-21, under which students seeking admission to University Engineering and MBA programs will now compulsorily have to take the National Level Entrance Test ‘CUCET-2020’. This was announced by University Vice Chancellor Dr. R.S. Bawa. Chandigarh University currently offers 15 Engineering programs, 6 Industry Collaborative Engineering programs at Under-Graduate level, and 7 specializations in MBA programs.

Sharing details of the new admission policy, Dr. Bawa said, “Chandigarh University will be conducting its own entrance test which is mandatory for Engineering and MBA students who wish to seek admission to the university from 2020.”

“CUCET-2020 will not only make students eligible for admissions but will also offer academic scholarships up to 100% in more than 109 programs offered by the University,” added the Vice-Chancellor. Scholarships worth Rs. 27 Crores will be offered to students according to merit in the Central Universities Common Entrance Test, or CUCET, which is being conducted in three phases.

The first phase, which began in November and will continue till 20 December, saw more than 15,000 students filing applications for the online entrance test. The second phase will commence in January and end in April, while the final phase will be held from May to July.

“The main highlight of the CUCET-2020 is that the online examination can be taken by students from home at a time & date of their choice as they will be monitored through an intelligent & smart invigilation process,” said Dr. Bawa.

Chandigarh University offers engineering programs in 15 disciplines, including Aerospace Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Bio-Technology Engineering, Food Technology Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, Graphics and Gaming Engineering.

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