Students allege irregularities in CUET-UG answer key released by National Testing Agency

The students have alleged Many irregularities In the provisional answer key of the Common University Entrance Test-Undergraduate, or CUET-UG exam, Hindu This information was given on Monday.

These allegations started surfacing just hours after the National Testing Agency released the answer key of the entrance exam on Sunday.

The answer key was scheduled to be released on June 30, but it was not released. Delayed by agency The step has been taken to avoid any errors, NDTV reported.

The National Testing Agency, which conducts the exam, has been mired in controversy over alleged irregularities and leakage of question papers in India’s two biggest competitive entrance exams: the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to undergraduate medical courses and the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test for the post of assistant professor in universities and colleges.

The agency has said that students can challenge the provisional answer key till July 9 at a cost of Rs 200 per question.

On Sunday, the National Testing Agency issued a notification saying that the challenges given by the candidates will be verified by a panel of subject experts.

“If the challenge of any candidate is found to be correct, the answer key will be revised and applied accordingly in the response of all candidates,” it added. “Based on the revised final answer key, the result will be prepared and declared. No individual candidate will be informed about the acceptance/rejection of his/her challenge.”

Falak Ali, a student from Delhi who took the exam, said, Hindu On Monday, he said, “I had scored 100 marks in Psychology and Legal Studies in the CBSE exams but after checking the answer keys in these subjects, my marks are negative as many questions are wrong.”

“In the subjects I took the exam, about 30 answers were wrong,” Ali told the newspaper. “The fee for challenging a question is Rs 200, which is too much for a single question and many people cannot afford it.”

Ali’s mother told Hindu Similar complaints are being filed by students from various subjects.

“Ever since the answer key has been released, all my friends on WhatsApp have been discussing how there are inaccuracies in various subjects,” Sneha Pandey, who took the CUET-UG exam in four subjects, told the newspaper. “We are all discouraged since the key has been released.”

The National Testing Agency has said that will be retested If the complaints of the students are found to be genuine then the exam for CUET-UG will be conducted between July 15 and July 19.

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