The Union Minister for Education, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ recently launched the National Level Entrance cum Scholarship Test of Chandigarh University “CUCET 2021”.
He said, “National level Entrance cum Scholarship Test CUCET 2021 announced by Chandigarh university is a novel attempt to search for budding talent from every corner of India and motivate them to pursue their dream career by offering them an academic scholarship to overcome the financial barriers.”
The National Entrance cum Scholarship Test would offer academic scholarships worth Rs 33 Crores to the students in more than 135 Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate programs offered by the University. Meritorious student on the basis of CUCET-2021 scores can avail scholarships upto 100% in the academic fees.
While delivering his address, the education minister added, “We have often witnessed cases of drop-outs in Indian Education System where meritorious students have to opt-out of higher education set-up due to financial constraints. CUCET-2021 is an attempt to plug these drop-out cases as it offers a helping hand for such talented students from all across India”. The student can fill online application form at www.cucet.cuchd.in and can appear online with a flexibility to choose his or her date & time slot. CUCET-2021 would be conducted in two phases where the first phase would run from December 2020 to May 2021.
“Chandigarh University is investing heavily on the talent of Indian Youth and it offers national platform through CUCET-2021 to such deserving students who aspires to be successful by undergoing quality higher education in the field of their choice,” said Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University.