Tripura’s Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath announced on Tuesday that admission to the state’s 22 general degree colleges will be done online in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

He said the decision, a first for the state, was taken by the government for the welfare of the students.

Everything will be available in detail on the admission portal and the students can fill up their application forms online from their homes. The admission will be done on the basis of merit. The candidates will have to furnish their photograph, signature and marks, Nath told reporters at the civil secretariat here.

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