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UGC introduces CUET 2022 for PG Admission: Registration starts today

Disha Assawa
Disha AssawaUpdated On: May 19, 2022 11:09 am IST

UGC will organize CUET PG exam for admission in postgraduate courses. The exam will be conducted in the third week of July and the application process will begin today i.e., from 19th May onwards. 

UGC introduces CUET for post-graduate courses

UGC has introduced the CUET exam for postgraduate courses as well. Through a Twitter post, it has been confirmed that candidates willing to pursue a Master's degree from a central university can apply for CUET PG exam. The exam will be conducted in the third week of July and the application process will begin today i.e., from 19th May onwards. A new website is expected to be launched for the application process of CUET PG exam.

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint on Thursday, University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman M Jagadesh Kumar said the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will soon be conducted for admission to postgraduate courses. In the interview, he said, "We are working on extending CUET to postgraduate programmes as well. We will soon be announcing this". 

As a result of the "overwhelming response" from educational institutions, Kumar said that UGC is looking into extending the CUET to Master's programmes offered by central universities.

Also Read: Total Number of Candidates Registered for CUET UG 2022

CUET PG 2022 Important Dates

CUET dates for postgraduate courses are as follows-

Commencement of application process19th May 2022
End of application processTo be Announced
Exam date3rd week of July 2022

Also Read: CUET UG 2022: Domain Subjects, Eligibility, Choices

For postgraduate admissions, different universities follow their own criteria. There are some that accept graduation marks as an admissions criterion, even though most require an entrance exam. Bringing in CUET will ensure consistency throughout the application process, allowing students to apply to multiple universities using a single portal.


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