The number of candidates who appeared for the Common University Entrance Test for Undergraduate or CUET UG has increased twice since last year, according to data shared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in the result notification released on July 15.
This year, approximately 19.2 lakh candidates appeared for the entrance test, which is a 100% increase compared to last year’s 9.6 lakh. It is worth mentioning that the CUET UG exam was held for the first time in 2022.
Statement from UGC Chairman
University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar tweeted, “In 2022, 9.6 lakh students appeared in CUET-UG. In 2023, this number jumped to 19.2 lakhs, a 100% increase. We expect these numbers to further increase in the coming years.”
The results of CUET UG 2023 were announced on July 15. The test was conducted in nine phases from May to June.
A total of 249 universities will select students for undergraduate admissions based on the results of this national-level entrance test.
The subject-wise distribution of 100 percentile scorers is as follows:
|Number of 100 Percentile Scorers
Qualified candidates are required to apply for admission at universities based on the choices they filled out in the exam application forms.