JKCET today held at 54 centres; 27,490 students appeared

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, May 15: On the first day of exam held at 54 centres across the state nearly 27,490 students appeared in Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (CET)

The Chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE), Ghulam Hassan Tantray, said the exam was held smoothly throughout the state.

“The exam was held smoothly at 34 centres in Srinagar and 20 centres in Jammu. The total number of students who had registered was 33,218 and out of that 27,490 appeared in the exam today while as 5,722 students were absent,” Tantry said.

From this year, the Common Entrance Test (CET) is being held for admission to various medical courses, except MBBS and BDS, in various colleges of J&K.

The exam will continue on May 15. As per the Supreme Court guidelines, the MBBS and BDS admissions would be held through the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).“The NEET decision will not affect the CET as there are still many courses available for the students through CET,” he said.

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