A meeting of all the Deans, Heads of Departments, and Officers of the University was organized under the chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alok Kumar Chakrawal on May 30, 2022, at noon in the auditorium of the Administrative Building of Guru Ghasidas University (Central University), Bilaspur. The meeting was about the Central University Entrance Examination (CUET), conducted by the National Testing Agency for admission to undergraduate level courses and preparations for the new academic session. At the beginning of the meeting, the Registrar, Professor Shailendra Kumar, welcomed the teachers and officers present and highlighted the issues under discussion. After that, the Vice-Chancellor said that the University is progressing beyond expectation and making its name all over India.
At the beginning of the meeting said that a record 11.51 lakh candidates have registered themselves for this examination so far. Out of these, more than 1 lakh 85 thousand applications have been received so far for 2359 seats for the upcoming academic session in various undergraduate courses. The last date for submission is May 31, so we expect around 2 lakh applications. In 2019 for these same courses, we received about 20500 applications.
The Vice-Chancellor said that this is a matter of great joy and pride for the University and a challenge. Students from all over India are thinking of taking admission to CU with many expectations, so we have to live up to those expectations. In this meeting, a detailed discussion was held mainly on the necessary infrastructure for the smooth conduct of academic activities, conditions of hostels, libraries, guest houses, help centres and many other facilities related to the students and their parents. Along with this, the Vice-Chancellor sought suggestions from everyone for further up-gradation of all these facilities. At the end of the meeting, the Registrar, Professor Shailendra Kumar gave the vote of thanks.