Karnataka: CET results postponed to August 21 due to 'technical reasons'
The results of the Common Entrance Test (CET), which was initially scheduled to be announced on Thursday, will now be declared on Friday (August 21).
The declaration of the results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) has been postponed to Friday (August 21). The results were expected to be announced today.
Confirming the same, deputy chief minister CN Ashwathnarayan on Wednesday (August 19) said, "The results of the CET exam, which was due to be announced on August 20 will now be announced on August 21 (Friday) due to technical reasons."
The minister, also in charge of Higher Education, added that the results will be made available to the public at 12.30 pm at http://karresults.nic.in.
The CET was held amid a slew of precautionary measures on July 30 and 31. The exam, which was originally scheduled to be held in April, was postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 1.9 lakh students had registered for it.
Meanwhile, COMEDK UGET and Uni-Gauge 2020 entrance tests were conducted in 73 centres across the state, including 36 in Bengaluru, on Wednesday.
According to a release from the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK), 43,331 candidates out of the registered 61,290 attempted the exam across the country.