The National Testing Agency on Saturday announced the results of the Common University Entrance Test-Undergraduate (CUET-UG), which showed that more than 22,000 candidates scored 100 per cent.
The highest scorers were in English, followed by Biology and Economics.
More than 11.11 lakh candidates appeared in the second edition of the entrance exam.
While 5,685 candidates secured 100 per cent marks in English, 4,850 candidates secured the top score in Biology/Biotechnology/Biochemistry, followed by 2,836 in Economics.
“Each candidate’s performance has been assessed using equal-percentage method where the normal marks of each candidate in a given session spanning multiple days for the same subject are calculated,” said Senior Sadhan Parashar Director, National Testing Agency (NTA).
“The role of NTA is limited to registration of candidates, conducting examinations, hosting answer keys, inviting challenges, finalizing answer keys, preparing and declaring results and hosting scorecards.
“A merit list will be prepared by the participating universities and institutes. Universities will decide their individual counseling based on the scorecard of CUET (UG)- 2023 provided by NTA,” he added.
CHUTE-UG is the second largest entrance exam in the country in terms of number of applicants. In its first edition, 12.5 lakh students were registered for the exam and 9.9 lakh submitted their applications.
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