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CET to be postponed to 3rd week of May

The time table was reworked and fresh dates have been sent to the government for approval.

Written by Agencies | Bangalore | Published: April 17, 2012 5:14:41 pm

Common Entrance Test for selection of students for admission into professional courses in Karnataka scheduled for the first week of May will be postponed to the third week,Director Pre-University V Rashmi Mahesh said today.

Speaking to reporters here,Rashmi Mahesh said the question paper leak and strike by PU teachers for higher pay package has delayed the schedule by 15 n days.

As a result the CET will now be conducted probably on May 21,22 and 23 instead of May 3,4 and 5,she said.

Rashmi Mahesh said that in wake of the delay,Pre University second year answer sheet valuation will go on till April 29 and likely to extend upto May 4.

Since PU teachers are also entrusted work of CET,the postponement is inevitable. Only 20 per cent of 32 lakh answer sheets have been valuated till now. Hence,the time table was reworked and fresh dates have been sent to the government for approval.

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