What Is the Significance of Class 12 Board Marks for UG Admission?

Published on 4th December 2023 | 13:23 PM

To be eligible for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET), students are required to have at least a minimum aggregate of 45% in their class 12 Board exams and also have required subjects in class 12 for their targetted UG course. Students should keep in mind that their class 12 Board marks will not make any changes or give an individual special treatment beyond fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria.

For UG admission, the CUET score is the most crucial factor. Nevertheless, for students who are seeking admission to the University of Delhi (DU) their class 12 Board marks will be taken into consideration in case there’s a tie between two students who have chosen the exact course and college. Students' Board marks will act as a tiebreaker if such a case arises. 

In addition, students should be mindful that CUET is conducted for numerous universities (250+), and each one of them may have its unique admission process therefore, the weightage allotted to class 12 Board marks in the admission process may differ. So, it is advised for students to check the official website of the respective university to attain clarity on the importance of 12th Board marks in CUET 2024.

Eligibility Criteria: Will 12th Board Marks be Considered for CUET (UG) Admission?

Students are required to meet the eligibility criteria and visit the institute's official websites for distinctive admission guidelines and essentials.

> As per the official statement of CUET 2024, there is no age bar for students taking the CUET (UG) exam. 

> This implies that students who have completed class 12 or its equivalent exam in 2024, regardless of their age, can take the CUET 2024 (UG) exam.

> Nonetheless, it is crucial to keep in mind that each participating institute may have its unique eligibility criteria for undergraduate admissions, having any specific conditions related to age.

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