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From CAT results to NTA academic calendar, here’s everything that happened in the education sector this week In this week’s segment of Education News, we have CAT 2022 Result, CLAT 2023 Result and Academic Calendar released by NTA and many more.
Cat 2022 result
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) declared the results of Common Admission Test on 21 December The exam was conducted on 27 November and the results were declared in record time. 11 candidates scored 100 percentile, out of which 10 were engineers but there was no female candidate in that list. There are four women and 41 engineers in the list of 55 toppers who scored 100 to 99.98 percentile. Around 2.22 lakh students appeared in the exam held this year.
This year also engineers dominated the exam. Among the candidates with 100 percentile, there are two each from Delhi, Maharashtra and Telangana and one each from Gujarat, Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
The Consortium of National Law Universities (Consortium of NLUs) declared the CLAT 2023 results on December 23. The final answer key was declared on December 22 and the exam was conducted on December 18. Out of 150 questions in CLAT UG, one question was withdrawn. The question was from the Quantitative Techniques section and the question number was 144. Hence, the evaluation for CLAT UG will be out of 149 marks instead of 150 marks. For CLAT PG, three questions- 47, 71 and 113 were amended. Two students scored 100 percentile in CLAT UG 2023. NLSIU, Bangalore was the most popular choice among UG toppers.
National Testing Agency released the academic calendar for the year 2023. As per the calendar, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted on May 7, 2023. CUET will be conducted from May 21 to 31. CUET is June 1 to 7, 2023.
The registration for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) for January session has started and will close on January 12 at 9 PM. The exams will be conducted on January 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31, 2023. The reserved dates for JEE Main January session are February 1, 2 and 3, April session April 6,8,10,11 and 12, 2023 and the reserved dates are April 13 and 15.
This year, JEE Advanced will be conducted by IIT Guwahati. It will be conducted on June 4, registrations for it will start from April 30, results will be declared on June 18 at 10 am and JoSAA counseling is likely to start from June 19.
The number of Indian students going to the US and UK has surpassed the number of Chinese. Some experts believe that the reason could be COVID-19 among others. “Compared to pre-pandemic levels, the number of student visas granted to Chinese nationals in the first half of 2022 has decreased by more than 50 percent. Many aspiring Chinese students have had to re-evaluate their plans to pursue higher education in the US and UK due to visa issues related to the pandemic, said Piyush Kumar, Regional Director (South Asia and Mauritius) of IDP Education.