CET performance to decide admission for Central varsity

Besides CET merit, the admission open for all students all over the country will be on roster system which include 15 per cent for SC, 7.5 per cent for ST and 27 per cent for OBC. To begin with, the CUK will have an intake of 30 students for each course and only 15 seats are available of general merit.

CUK Vice-Chancellor Dr A M Pathan said that the CET will be held in July at Gulbarga, Bangalore, Mysore, Dharwad, Shimoga, Mangalore and Hyderabad.

The date of CET will be announced soon. The notification for admission will be issued this month.

The CET will be based not necessarily on the syllabus of the 10+2 but on the current and general knowledge, general English, cognitive subjects and general aptitude.

It will have multiple choice questions on optical mark reader (OMR) sheet. The academic merit of a student at the qualifying examination will not be taken in to consideration. The results will be announced within three days.

Continuous assessment

The performance of students at the semester examination will be judged on the continuous assessment basis having 50 marks for theory examination and 50 marks for each semester.

Replying to a question Dr Pathan said, the Gulbarga University has agreed to provide hostel accommodation for girl students within the campus and for the boy students, the accommodation will have to be hired. For the framing of syllabus, a meeting of experts from various Central Universities and Centres of Excellence has been convened in Bangalore on June 21 and 22.

The Executive Council (Senate) and the Court (Academic Council) will be constituted in due course and the process has already been set in motion.

Dr Pathan said, the notification for the recruitment of teaching faculty will be issued very shortly.

The teachers will be appointed on permanent basis where as the registrar and the finance officer will be on contract for five years.

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