For the first time, Patna University (PU) will admit students in vocational undergraduate (UG) courses based on their intermediate (Class 12) scores. This year, the university will not conduct entrance exams to admit students in the new academic session 2021-22.

In general, P.U. Holds entrance exams for vocational courses but will be canceled this year due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation. The university is considering conducting an interview during the admission process for the new academic session.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Academic Council (AC) on Monday (May 31, 2021). The meeting was held online and was chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Girish Kumar Chaudhary.

Regarding the student registration process, Chaudhary said that the decision not to take the entrance test was taken due to the current situation.

The Chancellor said the decision has been passed unanimously in the meeting and will now be presented at the syndicate meeting on June 2, after which it will be sent to the Raj Bhavan for approval by the Governor. The registration process will start as soon as permission is obtained from there.

In 2020, more than 2,000,000 candidates appeared for the entrance exams conducted by PU for various undergraduate courses.

According to officials, the admission process for postgraduate (PG) courses will remain the same. Students will be awarded PG for the academic session 2021-22 based on the marks obtained in their previous degree examinations. Admission to the courses will be given.

The state has 14,250 active COVID-19 cases, including 1,174 new cases, according to a June 1 bulletin issued by the Bihar Health Department. The death toll is 5,222 and the number of people released is 6,88,462.

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