No plans to merge NEET, JEE with CUET for the next 2 years: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

KOTA: There are no plans to merge JEE technical entrance examination and medical entrance examination NEET with the Common University Entrance Test (CUET), Union Minister of Education, Skills Development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan said.
University Grant Committee Chair Jagadesh Kumara had said last month that JEE and NEET will be merged with the CUET in the future.
“Amalgamation of NEET, JEE and CUET is currently a concept, a thought and the government has basically not decided on it yet,” Pradhan said while interacting with students, mostly from his home state of Odisha, from the Allen Career Institute here during his one-day visit to the city on Tuesdays.
There is no proposal to merge NEET, JEE and CUET and it will take at least two years to decide on the concept of a merger of the three exams and to conduct a combined test, Pradhan said as he told the students. asked not to be afraid.
On the increasing content in books from grade 9, so that students do not have to consult other books for preparation for competitive exams, Pradhan said the new books would be released under the new education policy-2020 in the next two years.
Implementation of NEP-2020 has started and called books for the five-year propaedeutic year Ball Vatican (kindergarten) in schools by February 2023.
The Union government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to set up a digital university in the country where students can take multidisciplinary courses for double degrees, the minister said.
Meanwhile, the minister asked the students for their suggestions on the contents of the books and study materials for the National Curriculum Framework Citizen Survey and assured them that their ideas would be considered.
Tens of thousands of students from all over the country are enrolled in various coaching institutes of kota for the preparation of several exams per year.

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