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Odisha CPET for Admission to Postgraduate Programs to Start on October 12

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The maiden Widespread Submit-Commencement Admission Entrance Check (CPET) for admission to grasp’s diploma programs in faculties and universities in Odisha will start on October 12, the state Greater Schooling Division introduced on Friday. The examination will proceed until October 22 with strict adherence to COVID-19 tips, stated Greater Schooling Secretary Saswat Mishra.

The admission will probably be held in 83 streams this educational session, he stated. The widespread entrance take a look at will assist alleviate the hardship of scholars, notably of these residing in distant areas, Mishra stated.

Sixty-eight faculties and state-run universities, having post-graduate programs, will admit college students via the CPET as towards the follow of getting particular person choice assessments, he stated. The CPET offers a single-window system for making use of and showing in a single entrance take a look at, thereby saving the scholars from the inconvenience of showing in a number of assessments carried out by a number of institutes at a number of locations and on a number of dates, the officer stated.

It can additionally assist college students save some huge cash as they don’t have to pay software charges to a number of institutes, nor have they got to incur bills to journey to a number of locations, he stated. This can even eradicate the issue of conflict of dates which was, in any other case, forcing the scholars to seem in a single take a look at and forego others regardless of paying the charges, Mishra stated.

The number of candidates for admission into programs will probably be made on the idea of marks secured within the entrance (70 out of 100) and the profession marks (30). The advantage listing will probably be revealed on November 7, he stated.

Replying to a query, he stated the authorities have determined to permit candidates contaminated with coronavirus to seem for the examination. “Particular preparations will probably be made for COVID-19 examinees to attend the doorway. They’ll seem within the examination from isolation rooms,” Mishra stated.

Complete 62,200 college students have utilized for the doorway take a look at this 12 months. The examination will probably be held in 26 centres for 14,700 post-graduate seats. He stated the lessons will probably be held on-line if there’s a delay within the reopening of schools.

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