The Bihar State Level Combined Entrance Examination (CET) has been postponed due to inevitable reasons for enrolling for the two year B.Ed.
According to information provided by Ashok Kumar Mehta, state nodal officer of CET-B Ed, the decision on the effect was taken by order of the Chancellors of Universities, which convened an online review meeting with the respective Divisional Commissioner. Chancellors evaluated the prevailing situation even after the divisional commissioners gave their responses.
The CET-B.Ed was to be held on June 23 from 11 am to 1 pm.
Prof. SP Singh, Vice Chancellor of LN Mithila University (LNMU), the nodal university for CET-BAD, attended the meeting in the royal palace on Monday, without the nodal officer.
Mehta reported that as many as 30,000 candidates were unable to download the admission card from the CET website till Sunday due to a network problem that has resulted in the shutdown of internet services in several districts of Bihar since June 17. The number rose to 20 districts on Monday.
A total of 1,91,929 candidates have registered for CET-B.Ed, which will be held in 325 centers across 11 cities in Bihar.
According to LN Mithila University (LNMU), Registrar of Dharmas, Dr. Mustak Ahmed has been nominated as the Nodal University for the third consecutive year to conduct the two year CET-B.Ed. The four-year Integrated B.Ed.-2022 course will be conducted after the CBSE Class 12 results are published.
The number of female candidates registered for CET is 97718 followed by 94211 male candidates. A large number of candidates have registered for Patna Center (54584) followed by Muzaffarpur (27605), Darbhanga (24575), Gaya (16689), Bhagalpur (13250), Purnia (11638), Madhepur (11527), Ara (10074), Hajipur (7940). ), Munger (7028) and Chapra (7019) respectively. Similarly, the two centers designated to conduct CET for admission in the Shiksha Shastri Course are Patna and Darbhanga, and according to available data, 122 candidates have registered for Patna and 158 Darbhanga Center.
Last year, when conducting the CET-B.Ed exam at Nodal University, the LNMU has ensured two-year CET-B.Ed and 99.52% enrollment in Shiksha Shastri and 95% enrollment for a four-year integrated BA. B.Ed and B.Sc-B.Ed course.
CET was conducted for admission to B.Ed courses offered by 342 colleges in 14 universities across the state.
CET-B.Ed came into effect in 2018 with the Chancellors Initiative.
For the first two years 2018 and 2019, the exam was conducted by Nalanda Open University.