Chandigarh University has launched CUCET 2021, which is the National Level Entrance cum Scholarship Test of Chandigarh University. The launch of this test was done by the hands of Union Minister for Education, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal. While launching the test, he quoted “National level Entrance cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021, announced by Chandigarh university is a novel attempt to search for budding talent from every corner of India and motivate them to pursue their dream career by offering them an academic scholarship to overcome the financial barriers”.
CUCET-2021 would be conducted in two phases where the first phase would run from December 14, 2020, to May 31, 2021. The results will be intimated shortly after the examination via registered Email and will be displayed on the CUCET login account of the candidates. Candidates can apply for the test online at cucet.cuchd.in. The last date to register is May 29, 2021. Additionally, the candidates will be able to choose his or her date & time slot to appear for CUCET 2021, after they have registered for the test.
The Education Minister further added, “We have often witnessed cases of drop-outs in the Indian Education System where meritorious students have to opt-out of higher education set-up due to financial constraints. CUCET-2021 is an attempt to plug these drop-out cases as it offers a helping hand for such talented students from all across India”.
CUCET 2021 aims at offering academic scholarships worth Rs. 33 Crores to the students in more than 135 Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs offered by the University. The meritorious student on the basis of CUCET-2021 scores can avail scholarships up to 100% in the academic fees.
Prof. Satbir Singh Sehgal Registrar of Chandigarh University Gharuan while briefing about CUCET-2021 said that “The entrance test would be compulsory for students aspiring to seek admission to Engineering, Pharmacy, MBA, 5 Years Integrated Under-Graduate Law Programs, Agriculture while the test would also offer academic scholarships for all the 135 UG & PG programs offered by Chandigarh University”.
Dr. Sehgal further added that “Students can apply for CUCET-2021 through online and offline mode where the applications are available at University Website and regional centers of University across 21 States & UTs”.
“Ever since the inception of University in 2012, Chandigarh University has offered academic scholarships to more than 63,000 students to promote talent and merit amongst the Indian Youth who dreams of getting quality & world-class education” Dr. Sehgal added.
One of the engineering students who bagged a 75% scholarship through CUCET-2020, Atul Ranjan from Jharkhand states that “I was able to fulfill my dream of studying at one of the prestigious institutions of India only because of CUCET Scholarship as it offered me a financial support”.