The entrance examinations for admission to the various courses for the academic year 2020-21 at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) commenced on 24th September, 2020. This year UoH received the highest number of 62,853 applications for admission to 2456 seats in 132 postgraduate and research programmes at the University.
Students are taking the entrance examination in 37 centres all over India with three centres in Hyderabad from 24th to 26th September 2020 with all the COVID19 precautions in and around the examination premises.
On the first day more than 66% students wrote the examinations all over India. In Hyderabad close to 7077 students are writing the examination at the College for Integrated Studies building of the University.
Two COVID infected students also gave the exam in the separate isolated exam hall arranged by the university taking all precautions laid down.
More than 34 students with disability also wrote the entrance examination on the first day with the help of scribes at the various centres.