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Quota: Caste validity of MHT CET students stuck as internet

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Due to shutting down of internet services in parts of during the quota stir, caste validation of 2,344 students who had appeared for the engineering CET is pending, an said today.

The will, however, seek extension of the deadline from August 10 to August 14 to enable the students to upload their caste validity certificates, he said.

The allotment results for additional round of the MH CET 2018, held in May this year, were announced on August 7 in

"Due to ongoing stir and shutting down of in different parts of Maharashtra, the students could not upload their caste validity certificates. The last date for uploading the documents is August 10," the Social Justice department said.

Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) is a state-level under-graduate engineering entrance exam, which is conducted by the (DTE).

He said a request has been sent to the Admission Regulatory Authority (ARA) seeking extension of the deadline for of certificates.

The in seven rural tehsils of district and parts of district were suspended today to prevent rumour-mongering during the one-day shutdown observed by organisations.

in Navi Mumbai and (Rural) were suspended for some time during the Maratha quota agitation last month.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 19:50 IST