Allahabad University to conduct CRET-2020 at 14 centres on Jan 17 for PhD admissions


Allahabad University (AU) will conduct its Combined Research Entrance Test (CRET)-2020 at 14 centres in offline mode in Prayagraj between 11am and 1.30pm on January 17 underneath strict observance of Covid-19 prevention pointers, mentioned Prashant Agarwal, director of Admission-2020, AU.

The candidates will likely be ready to obtain their admit playing cards for showing within the entrance examination from the official web site of AU from January Eight onwards, he added. Through CRET-2020, admissions to 625 seats of PhD programs are to happen in AU, in addition to its constituent faculties. Out of the 625 seats, 203 seats have been out there in several topics of the college whereas the remaining belong to totally different faculties, officers defined. For the 625 seats on provide, a complete of round 7,200 candidates have utilized.

CRET-2020 coordinator Prof AR Siddiqui mentioned the rules issued by the federal government for protecting folks protected from Covid-19 can be adopted in letter and spirit in the course of the entrance examination. All aspirants would bear necessary thermal scanning earlier than getting in to the examination halls and would additionally want to put on facemask and observe all different pointers for showing within the admission check. Likewise, all college and faculty officers related to conducting the doorway check would additionally observe all these laid out norms strictly, he mentioned.

NET JRF or junior analysis fellowship winners vying for admission in AU and its faculties are eligible to straight participate within the level-2 of the choice course of (interview spherical) with out having to seem within the written examination of CRET. Recently, the NET JRF outcomes have been declared. However, the applying course of for CRET-2020 had already been accomplished by then. As a outcome, the JRFs have been requested to apply for collaborating in Level-2 of CRET-2020 by January 8. These candidates may even want to submit JRF award letter together with the purposes, mentioned Prof Prashant Agarwal.

Earlier, preparations to maintain CRET-2020 on January 10 have been underneath approach, however the examination was postponed for the advantage of the candidates in mild of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur additionally holding its admission check for analysis programmes on the identical day, college officers mentioned. AU had invited CRET-2020 software from July 29 to September 5 after which had prolonged the final date of software to September 30, 2020.


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