UGC NET 2024 cancelled: When will fresh exam take place? NTA shares BIG update

Education Ministry cancels UGC NET June 2024 exam. NTA announces fresh examination dates to be shared later. CBI to investigate the matter.

Livemint
Updated20 Jun 2024, 11:25 AM IST
NTA will issue a fresh date for the UGC NET June 2024.
NTA will issue a fresh date for the UGC NET June 2024.

Hours after the Education Ministry cancelled the UGC NET June 2024 exam that took place on June 18, the National Testing Agency (NTA) stated that a fresh examination would be conducted in the coming days.

It said the dates have not been announced yet, and more information will be shared separately. The matter is being handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for thorough investigation into this matter.

Also Read | UGC NET 2024 cancelled: ’Paper leak govt, cancel NEET too’, Congress to PM Modi

UGC NET UPDATE :- Fresh Examination shall be conducted, for which information shall be shared separately. Matter being handed over to CBI for thorough investigation in the matter,” NTA wrote on X (formerly Twitter).

This time, the National Eligibility Test (NET) was conducted in pen-and-paper mode on a single day -- June 18 -- with a record 11 lakh students registering for the exam.

UGC-NET is a test to determine the eligibility of Indian nationals for the award of junior research fellowship, for appointment as assistant professors and admission to PhD in Indian universities and colleges.

Also Read | NTA cancels June UGC-NET, as ‘integrity of exam compromised’

On Wednesday, the Union education ministry ordered the cancellation of the UGC-NET following reports that the exam's integrity may have been compromised. It then handed over the matter to the CBI for an investigation.

“To ensure the highest level of transparency and sanctity of the examination process, it has been decided that the UGC-NET June 2024 examination be cancelled. A fresh examination shall be conducted, for which information shall be shared separately. Simultaneously, the matter is being handed over to the CBI for a thorough investigation,” the ministry said.

Also Read | UGC-NET 2024 cancelled: Demands for NTA ban, and CBI probe grow | 10 points

The decision by the ministry comes amid a massive row on the medical entrance exam NEET over alleged irregularities, with the issue now before the Supreme Court.

There have been allegations of question paper leaks in states like Bihar and other irregularities in the prestigious exam. The allegations have led to protests in several cities and petitions being filed in several high courts and the Supreme Court.

 

(With inputs from agencies)

Catch all the Education News and Updates on Live Mint. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News.MoreLess
First Published:20 Jun 2024, 11:25 AM IST
HomeEducationnewsUGC NET 2024 cancelled: When will fresh exam take place? NTA shares BIG update

Most Active Stocks

Indian Oil Corporation

166.90
03:58 PM | 12 JUL 2024
-7.6 (-4.36%)

Tata Steel

168.70
03:58 PM | 12 JUL 2024
-0.3 (-0.18%)

Bharat Electronics

333.30
03:59 PM | 12 JUL 2024
-2.25 (-0.67%)

Wipro

560.05
03:56 PM | 12 JUL 2024
25.7 (4.81%)
More Active Stocks

Market Snapshot

  • Top Gainers
  • Top Losers
  • 52 Week High

KPIT Technologies

1,864.00
03:57 PM | 12 JUL 2024
154.25 (9.02%)

Inox Wind

171.90
03:59 PM | 12 JUL 2024
13.85 (8.76%)

Zensar Technologies

768.20
03:29 PM | 12 JUL 2024
50.45 (7.03%)

Coforge

5,950.05
03:29 PM | 12 JUL 2024
386.65 (6.95%)
More from Top Gainers

Recommended For You

    More Recommendations

    Gold Prices

    • 24K
    • 22K
    Bangalore
    74,087.00382.00
    Chennai
    73,942.00-780.00
    Delhi
    74,014.00309.00
    Kolkata
    74,377.00-345.00

    Fuel Price

    • Petrol
    • Diesel
    Bangalore
    102.86/L0.00
    Chennai
    100.85/L0.10
    Kolkata
    104.95/L0.00
    New Delhi
    94.72/L0.00
    OPEN IN APP
    HomeMarketsPremiumInstant LoanMint Shorts