Mumbai University postpones PET examinations

After a clash between NET and PET examinations, Mumbai University has postponed the dates for the PhD and MPhil Entrance Test (PET) from December 16 to December 23

Mumbai University postpones PET examinations

After the PhD and MPhil Entrance Test (PET) and National Eligibility Test (NET) were to be held on the same date, i.e. December 16, Mumbai University has finally decided to push the dates forward to avoid a clash with the national level examinations which has instilled the students with a sense of relief. Earlier, Mumbai Live had learned about the problem and had shared a report on the same, after which the university has declared the new dates for the PET exams.

Recently, Mumbai University (MU) had declared that the PET examinations were going to be conducted through an online pattern for the first time. But on the same day, the National Eligibility Test (NET) entrance examinations were scheduled to be held which left the science stream students confused and hapless. However, after the students reached out to the authorities, the University decided to postpone the examinations to December 23.

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In order to earn eligibility to conduct research, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) students are required to appear for NET examinations. CSIR offers opportunities for research in science streams such as mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology and marine science where all the students are required to appear for NET exams.

While the dates for PET have been adjourned, it is vital for the educational institution to keep a track on the process of preparing the timetable for its students beforehand rather than postponing them later. On the other hand, the hall tickets for online test will be made available on December 15 online whereas the applicants can still fill the forms for the test till November 23.

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