Karnataka CET performance will not be a criterion for B.Sc admission: Deputy CM
BENGALURU [Maha Media]: Karnataka CET: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday said that the idea to make Common Entrance Test (CET) performance as the criteria for admission to the Bachelor of Science (BSc) course has been dropped. Narayan, who also holds the Higher Education portfolio and held a meeting with Vice-Chancellors, with regard to academic activities, clarified that the idea to make CET marks as the parameter for admission to B.Sc has been dropped, his office said in a release.
Earlier, it was said that in view of the cancellation of the 2nd PUC (class 12) examination, the department of higher education had been mulling to make CET marks as the basis for admission to the B.Sc courses. The government had recently decided to cancel the 2nd PUC exams this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.