The Academic Council of Aligarh Muslim University has approved the proposal to appear in the Common University Entrance Test for undergraduate courses for the current academic session. The recommendations of a committee constituted by the Academic Council in December to deliberate on all aspects were accepted. The Vice Chancellor of AMU had sent a detailed letter seeking clarifications on several matters and the Additional Secretary (Higher Education), Ministry of Education spoke on the points raised by the university.
The committee discussed and decided that the university will use the test scores of CUET. But the university’s provisions for admission including internal reservation, nomination of Vice-Chancellor for various categories and admission of students of bridge courses and madrasas will remain unaffected. The university will conduct its own counseling session and it will conduct entrance exams for B.Tech, Postgraduate courses, Class XI, Diploma courses, Schools and all other courses which are not in CUET. Candidates from Madrasas, Institutions recognized by Aligarh Muslim University will also be eligible to take admission on the basis of CUET score, if they fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the AMU Admission Guide and if they have passed the AMU Bridge Course.
Vice Chancellor presided
The Academic Council also discussed in detail and approved the recommendation of the Admission Committee for admission and eligibility of various courses for the academic session 2022-23. The meeting was presided over by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tariq Mansoor. The meeting was attended by Registrar, Controller of Examinations, Deans of Faculties, Principals of Colleges, Heads/Chairs of Departments, Directors of Centers and other Academic Council members.