Indore: Heavy traffic jam outside the main entrance and a lot of hustle-bustle inside the campus are nuisance to any organisation but for the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) it’s was a sign of overwhelming response to its common entrance test (CET)-2014 conducted on Thursday.

As many as 16068 candidates on Monday thronged the UTD campus in Indore and outstation campuses in six other cities to write the entrance test which is gaining popularity with each passing year. In front of the UTD campus entrance gate was chaos as vehicles stalled with thousands of students rushing to appear in the CET.

“The response of students was indeed overwhelming,” Vice Chancellor Prof DP Singh said after successful completion of the CET-2014. The CET, a national-level test, was conducted to fill 1785 seats of professional courses offered by eight teaching departments viz IMS, IIPS, School of Commerce, School of Economics, EMRC, School of Pharmacy, School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Law.

The varsity had divided the courses in four groups — Group A, B, C and D. Group A is for different PG courses in management, Group B for integrated courses in management, Group C for integrated courses in computer science, hospital administration and pharmacy and Group D for LLM programme.

The CET was held in two sessions simultaneously in seven cities Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Kota, New Delhi, Raipur and Allahabad. The test for admissions in courses under Groups A and C would be held at 10 pm to 11.30 am while Group B and D courses test would be conducted at 2 pm to 3.30 pm.  The candidates had been asked to report at the test centres one hour before the exams begin.

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