New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Saturday postponed the joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) which was scheduled to be held on Sunday.
The NTA reportedly postponed the exam for the candidates who were scheduled to appear it in Assam and Meghalaya. The exam has been postponed due to massive unrest in these States over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
A public notice issued by National Testing Agency, an autonomous organisation under the Department of Higher Education, said, "The candidates scheduled to appear in Joint CSIR-UGC NET December 2019 examination in Assam (Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Sivasagar and Tezpur) and Meghalaya (Shillong) are hereby informed that their examination has been postponed."
In in other states/Union Territories, the examination will be held on 15 December. "The revised date of examination for Assam and Meghalaya will be announced soon. All the candidates are advised to regularly visit the website of NTA www.nta.ac.in and https://csirnet.nta.nic.in for further information", it said.
With agency input