The University Grants Commission (UGC) announced that all universities of the NE regions, including Nagaland University (NU), need to conduct Common University Entrance Test (CUET) from the next academic session, i.e., 2023-24.
“It is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that the University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Education, Government of India has issued a circular (MO. F. 13-11/2020(CU» Dated 19″‘ May 2022 that Central Universities of North-Eastern Regions including Nagaland University were exempted from Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for admission in the Undergraduate Programmes for current academic session 2022-23,” – the UGC said in a notification issued on October 25.
“It is to be noted that from the next academic session i.e., 2023-24 all students intending to seek admission for Undergraduate Programmes will be required to appear for the CUET,” – the release further reads.
It is worth noting that the NU is a Central University established by an Act of Parliament of the Government of India in 1989. Its headquarter located at Lumami in Zunheboto District. While the other campuses are spread across the state – at Kohima, Medziphema, and Dimapur.
The Kohima campus is spread over 240 acres and located at Meriema, around 10 km from the city center. It houses 11 departments and two centres and caters to around 1000 post-graduates, Doctorate students, and Research Scholars.