Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test or (UPCET) 2021 now will be held on June 15, in 61 cities across the country. For admission to B.E, B.Tech, B.Tech Biotech, B.Tech (Agri), B.Pharma, Bachelor in Management, etc courses in Uttar Pradesh state academic institutes, AKTU will be conducting the CET on 15th June. Earlier the exam was to be held on 16 May.
The decision to revise the UPCET 2021 examination date is taken in view of the ongoing situation amid Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University usually known as AKTU has added B.Tech Biotech and B.Tech Agriculture etc courses in the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2021. The entrance test which was to be held on May 16 now will be held on June 15, 2021 (Tuesday).
The entrance exam date is revised along in accordance to the order of state Government. To curb the ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases across the state, Authorities have ordered to postpone the exams including of Board exams 2021. However, it is also predicted that conducting UPCET on 15th June could be tough, if the ongoing situation do not improve.
"It has been brought to our notice that the date of the UPCET 2021 exam clashes with the certain papers of Class XII exams of CBSE as well as Intermediate level exam of UP Board and hence those who are appearing in those exams are unable to apply for UPCET 2021. With a view to enable such students to apply for UPCET 2021 and to ensure larger participation of candidates, UPCET 2021 is rescheduled," the official notice reads.