Shillong (Meghalaya ),May 12: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma expressed his gratitude to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for allowing colleges affiliated to NEHU to continue with existing practice for admission instead CUET.
In a letter to the Chief Minister , Union Education Miniter said CUET would not be required this year for admission to undergraduate courses in colleges affiliated to the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) .
The letter also stated that the exemption was given for this academic year, considering the geographical conditions, far-flung locations, limited digital connectivity and infrastructure.
“The affiliated colleges of NEHU will continue with the existing practice for admission instead of CUET,” the letter stated .
Sangma on April 25 last met the Union Education Minister , seeking the exemption for Meghalaya colleges.
On behalf of the students of my State, I would like to express my gratitude to Hon’ble Minister @dpradhanbjp ji for allowing colleges affiliated to NEHU to continue with existing practice for admission instead of #CUET. pic.twitter.com/JRx2gh5YKP
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) May 12, 2022