The West Bengal authorities has reversed the choice of the Higher Education division to place up a centralised on-line admission system for undergraduate programs this yr and determined to return to the sooner course of of scholars making use of to high schools.
Education minister Bratya Basu shared after a gathering with vice-chancellors (VCs) of state-run universities that the admission course of to the UG could be the identical like in pre-covid time, the place a scholar must apply for a seat to a specific faculty and the respective greater academic establishment will take the choice based mostly on their admission standards and availability of seats.
Basu said that the VCs instructed him that the infrastructure just isn’t but able to have a web-based centralised admission portal instantly. As per the now scrapped new system, one might log in and apply, based mostly on the marks obtained by him at plus two board stage sitting at residence by means of the centralised on-line admission portal.
“The VCs said the covid situation and the resultant lockdown made it difficult for them to firm up a centralised admission online to UG courses in their affiliated colleges immediately as the admission season is set to begin soon. We will certainly roll it out by next year,” the Education minister added.
Earlier this month Basu, following a gathering with vice-chancellors of state universities, had mentioned a candidate can now apply for admission based mostly on the marks secured in greater secondary or different plus-two-level board exams by means of the centralised on-line admission portal.
With inputs from PTI.
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