Number of candidates appearing in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH-CET) conducted for the admission to engineering, pharmacy and agriculture courses have declined by 5per cent.
This year, 4.13 lakh students have registered for the test. Last year, 4.36 lakh students had appeared for the CET.
According to teachers, the reason for drop in registration may be due to divergent of students in other multiple avenues.
Speaking on the matter, a teacher said, “Changes made by the authorities is syllabus of common Entrance Test (CET) created confusion among students.”
CET Cell has decided to conduct MH-CET for 12 days twice a day. It will begin on May 2, 2019 and will conclude on May 13.
The examination is being conducted online for the first time while choice of the day and a slot for CET is to be opted by the students.