The Weekly Exam Update: UGC NET, CAT, XAT and More

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    Here is a cursory view of the most important exam news in the field of education from last week. Grab your pen and notepad and get started:

    CSIR NET Answer Key Released – The National Testing Agency released the CSIR NET 2020 provisional answer key on 3 December 2020 in online mode on the official website.

    JEECUP Round Ten Counselling Registration Starts – The Joint Entrance Examination Council, Uttar Pradesh, has announced Round Ten of JEECUP 2020 Online Counselling. Candidates who couldn’t apply for the previous rounds of counselling or were not allotted seats must visit the official website – to register themselves for the process.

    KCET 2020 Mock Seat Allotment Result Declared – The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the KCET 2020 Mock Seat Allotment Results as per the official schedule. Candidates who registered for the KCET 2020 counselling must visit the official website – to view the result.

    CAT Answer Key to be Out Soon – The Indian Institute of Management, Indore or IIM Indore will declare the provisional answer key of Common Admission Test or CAT 2020 soon. The CAT provisional answer key will be released in the first week of December. Candidates who wrote the examination must visit the official website – to view the answer key once it is released.

    ICAI CA Exam Venue Changed due to Election – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has released an official notification regarding the change of examination venue for a few cities like Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Lucknow. The cities for which the change in exam centre has been announced are due to the slated election on 1 December 2020.

    COMEDK UGET 2020 Counselling Result Declared – The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has declared the COMEDK UGET 2020 Counselling Result for the recently concluded entrance exam online on – the official website.

    UGC NET 2020 Final Answer Key Released – As per the official update, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the UGC NET final answer key. The final answer key has been released for 81 subjects, in the form of a pdf document on the official website.

    UGC NET 2020 June Exam Result and Cut-off Announced – The National Testing Agency has released the result and subject-wise cut off of UGC NET 2020 June exam. The cut off has been released for all categories on the official website for the exams conducted from 24 September 2020 to 13 November 2020.

    UGC Extends Deadline to Complete PhD and MPhil Thesis – The University Grants Commission (UGC) has given a six-month extension in the deadline for the submission of M.Phil and PhD thesis to the research scholars. The last date for submission of the aforementioned thesis was 31 December 2020 but the deadline has now been extended by UGC to 30 June 2021.

    VITEEE 2020 Registration Commences – The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has released the VITEEE application form 2021. Candidates who wish to apply for admission in VIT, can do so by filling the VITEEE 2021 application form. To register, candidates will have to visit the official website.

    AP NEET 2020 Provisional Merit List Released – Going by the latest reports, Dr. NTR University of Health and Science (NTRUHS) has released the provisional merit list for AP NEET 2020. The merit list has been released for admission to MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH under the state quota seats. In order to check the merit list, candidates will have to visit the official website.

    UPSEE 2020 Special Round Seat Allotment Result Declared – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) Lucknow, the conducting body of the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination, has declared the UPSEE 2020 Seat Allotment Results for the special round. Candidates who participated in the online counselling session must visit the official website – to view the result.

    FMGE 2020 Admit Card Released – The National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the admit card for Foreign Medical Graduate Exam – FMGE 2020. The December 2020 session’s admit cards are available on the official website.

    XAT 2021 Registration Date Extended – XLRI Jamshedpur, the conducting body of the XAT 2021 exam, has extended the late date to complete the registration process. The last day to fill the XAT application form is 10 December 2020 now. In order to register, students will have to visit – the official website and log in using their email id and password.

    Education Minister’s Live Session Postponed – To answer all the primordial queries regarding the JEE, NEET, and Board exam dates, the Union Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was to hold a live stream on 3 December 2020. However, the live session has been postponed and will be held on 10 December 2020.

    IGNOU Commences Re – registration for January Session – Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has opened its re-registration window for the January 2021 session, in online mode. Candidates who wish to continue their studies next year or semester will have to opt for the IGNOU 2021 re-registration and apply online on the official website.

    CAT 2020 Response Sheet to be Out Soon – The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore will be releasing the CAT 2020 answer key along with CAT response sheet for each slot, in online mode, anytime soon. In order to check their CAT 2020 answer key and response sheet, candidates will have to visit the official website and log in using their login id and password.

    Telangana NEET Phase I Counselling Started – The Telangana NEET-UG MBBS Phase 1 counselling has been started by Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences. The choice filling process has commenced on the official website.

    KCET Round 1 Seat Allotment Result Declared – As per the latest reports, the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has announced the KCET 2020 counselling – round 1 seat allotment result online. Candidates can access their round 1 seat allotment by visiting the official website of KCET 2020.

    CBSE 2021 Board Exams to be Held Offline – Officials from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday said that the Board is going to conduct the 2021 exams in offline mode. Ruling out any chances of online exams, they further added that consultations on dates for the conduct of exams are still in progress.

    VIT to Accept JEE Main and SAT Scores – The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has notified that it will accept JEE Main/SAT score for B.Tech admissions. In its admission brochure for engineering admission 2021, VIT Chennai stated that candidates with valid JEE Main or SAT scores will also be considered for admission and will not be bound to appear in VITEEE.

    CISCE Requests for Partial Reopening of Schools – The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has written to the chief ministers of all the states, requesting them to allow the partial reopening of schools. CISCE specifically asked for partial reopening for classes 10 and 12 from 4 January 2021 onwards.


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