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CUCET 2022 Exam

Central Universities Common Entrance Test is commonly known as CUCET exam which is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates appear for this national level entrance test every year to take admission into the various programmes offered at the participating universities. The Central Universities Common Entrance Test will be conducted in around 154 exam centres around the country. From this year, CUCET exam qualification is mandatory at Delhi University (DU) for the academic session 2022-23.

CUCET 2022 Exam Summary

The CUCET Exam has been confirmed for this year by NEP and NTA. CUCET. But the exam date and notification are yet to be published. Candidates can have a look at the glimpse of the CUCET 2022 Exam Summary as tabulated below-

CUCET 2022- Exam Summary

Exam Name

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Exam Level

University Level

Courses Offered

Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs

Participating Colleges

54

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Exam

Online (Computer-based Test)

Exam duration

2 hours

Type of questions

Multiple-choice questions

CUCET Exam Centers

Around 150

Mode of Counselling

Offline

Official website

www.cucet.nta.nic.in

CUCET 2022- Important Dates

The official CUCET 2022 notification for Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is usually released by the 3rd week of March 2022. Tentatively, NTA will conduct the online registration process for the CUCET entrance exam 2022 in March-April 2022.

CUCET 2022 Important Dates

Events

CUCET 2022 Dates

CUCET Application form

3rd week of March 2022

CUCET Application form ends

2nd week of April 2022

Last date for payment of fee online

4th week of April 2022

Release of Admit card

2nd week of May 2022

CUCET 2022 Exam Dates for UG and PG

June 2022

Provisional CUCET answer key 2022

June 2022

Last date for Raising Objections against CUCET Answer key

1st week of June 2022

Final CUCET answer key

2nd week of June 2022

CUCET 2022 Result

3rd week of June 2022

CUCET 2022 merit list

To be announced

Counselling of CUCET 2022

2nd week of July 2022

CUCET Exam Date 2022

NTA CUCET 2022 online examination is usually held in the month of June 2022. The detailed exam schedule for CUCET 2022 exam will be released along with the CUCET 2022 exam official notification. All candidates should visit this page regularly to get the latest updates about the CUCET exam date 2022. This year the NTA will conduct the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) in the online mode. 

CUCET 2022 Application Form

The CUCET 2022 application process would include steps like registration, application, image upload and payment. The candidates looking forward to take admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at centrally-funded universities must submit online applications at the official website https://cucet.nta.nic.in/. It is expected that the CUCET 2022 Application Form will be available from the 3rd week of March 2022 to the 04th week of April 2022. 

CUCET 2022 Application Fee

CUCET 2022 Application Fee can be paid by debit/credit card/net banking or Challan of SBI bank any branch. Candidates have to pay the application fee either in the online or offline mode. GST and other taxes will be applicable as determined by Govt. of India/ Bank. Candidates can check category-wise CUCET 2022 Application Fee from the table below.

Category

Payment through online/debit/credit card

Payment through Challan

Application Fees*

Application Fee

Bank Commission

Total Fee to be paid

General/OBC

INR 800 for three PUs

Rs. 800

Rs. 50

Rs. 850

SC/ST

INR 350 for three PUs

Rs. 350

Rs. 400

PWD

Exempted from Application Fee

CUCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the CUCET 2022 Exam must check the required eligibility criteria set by National Testing Agency for admission to UG (undergraduate) & PG (postgraduate) Courses before they start filling out their application form.

CUCET Education Qualification

The academic qualifications for Undergraduate Courses, Post Graduate Courses and PhD Programmes are different, which has been listed below. Candidates can check the CUCET Academic Qualification for the course they are going to opt.

Courses

Academic Qualification

Undergraduate

The student must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in class 12th for General category candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates.

Post Graduate

The student must have scored a minimum of 55% (General category) and 50% (SC/ST/OBC/PWD category) in Graduation Degree. In some places, there is a different cut off for the OBC candidate students.

PhD Programme

The candidate must have a postgraduate degree in the particular stream with a minimum of 55% marks for general candidates, 50% marks for OBC candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

CUCET 2022 Exam Pattern

CUCET Exam is also conducted in 12 scheduled languages apart from English and these are Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi. Candidates can check the exam pattern for CUCET 2022 from here.

1. CUCET 2022 will be conducted in an online mode this year; earlier, the exam was offline.

2. The duration of the CUCET Exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).

3. The question paper will be MCQ type only and there will be a total of 100 questions for 1 mark each.

4. There will be 2 sections in CUCET 2022 Exam: Part-A and Part-B.

5. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.

CUCET Exam Pattern 2022

Subjects

Total Questions

Part A

English language

25

General awareness

Mathematical aptitude

Analytical Skill

Part B

Domain Knowledge

75

Total questions

100

CUCET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) will consist of various topics from their previous academic syllabus. For UG courses, the CUCET exam syllabus will be from the 11th and 12th academic syllabus and for PG courses, the syllabus will be from the academic syllabus of the related undergraduate syllabus.

CUCET UG/Integrated Courses Syllabus

Subject

CUCET Syllabus

English Language

  1. Comprehension Passages- To test understanding of a passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc
  2. Fundamentals of grammar- incorrect sentences, filling blanks in sentences with appropriate words,
  3. Vocabulary-  synonyms, antonyms

Numerical Ability

  1. Areas like arithmetic
  2. Number system
  3. Basics of algebra
  4. Modern maths

General Awareness and Current Affairs

  1. Static general knowledge
  2. Current Affairs (national & international current affairs)

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

  1. Syllogisms
  2. Logical sequences
  3. Analogies
  4. Series
  5. Directions
  6. Cocks & calendars
  7. Seating Arrangements
  8. Puzzles

CUCET Colleges

For the academic session of 2022-2023, there will be 54 CUCET participating Universities and colleges. We have provided the list of CUCET Colleges/Universities accepting CUCET 2022 Scores for UG & PG admission below.

CUCET Colleges

State

Location

Banaras Hindu University

Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi

Delhi University

Delhi

New Delhi

Aligarh Muslim University

Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh

JamiaMilliaIslamia

Delhi

New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Delhi

New Delhi

BabasahebBhimraoAmbedkar University

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

Guru GhasidasVishwavidyalaya

Chhattisgarh

Bilaspur

Tezpur University

Assam

Tezpur

University of Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

Prayagraj

Visva-Bharati University

West Bengal

Santiniketan

Dr. Hari Singh Gour University

Madhya Pradesh

Sagar

English and Foreign Languages University

Telangana

Hyderabad

North-Eastern Hill University

Meghalaya

Shillong

HemwatiNandanBahugunaGarhwal University

Uttarakhand

Srinagar

University of Hyderabad

Telangana

Hyderabad

Manipur University

Manipur

Imphal

Pondicherry University

Puducherry

Pondicherry

Rajiv Gandhi University

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Tripura University

Tripura

Agartala

Assam University

Assam

Silchar

Nagaland University

Nagaland

Lumami

Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

Maharashtra

Wardha

Maulana Azad National Urdu University

Telangana

Hyderabad

Mizoram University

Mizoram

Aizawl

Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Madhya Pradesh

Amarkantak

Sikkim University

Sikkim

Gangtok

Central University of South Bihar

Bihar

Gaya

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University

Bihar

Samastipur

National Sanskrit University[note 3]

Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati

ShriLalBahadurShastri National Sanskrit University

Delhi

New Delhi

Central Sanskrit University

Delhi

New Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Delhi

New Delhi

Central Agricultural University

Manipur

Imphal

Indian Maritime University

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Central University of Gujarat

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Central University of Haryana

Haryana

Mahendragarh

Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala

Central University of Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar

Central University of Jharkhand

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Central University of Karnataka

Karnataka

Kalaburagi

Central University of Kerala

Kerala

Kasaragod

Central University of Odisha

Odisha

Koraput

Central University of Punjab

Punjab

Bathinda

Central University of Rajasthan

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Central University of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

Tiruvarur

Nalanda University

Bihar

Rajgir, Nalanda

South Asian University

Delhi

New Delhi

Central University of Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu

Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University

Uttar Pradesh

Raebareli

Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University

Uttar Pradesh

Jhansi

Mahatma Gandhi Central University

Bihar

Motihari

National Sports University

Manipur

Imphal

Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Vizianagaram

Central University of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur

CUCET 2022 Exam Centers

CUCET 2022 will be held at more than 154 centres in various states. The candidates will be able to select the choice of exam centres while filling out their CUCET Application Form. We have provided the list of CUCET Exam Centres 2022.

CUCET 2022 Exam Centers

State

 

City

Gujarat

 

Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar

Godhra

Mehsana

Rajkot

Surat

Vadodara

Vapi

Uttar Pradesh

 

Allahabad

Lucknow

Varanasi

Agra

Gorakhpur

Meerut

Prayagraj

Punjab

 

Amritsar

Bathinda

Chandigarh

Ludhiana

Patiala

Jalandhar

West Bengal

 

Asansol

Kolkata

Siliguri

Karnataka

 

Bengaluru

Bidar

Davanagere

Hubli

Kalaburagi

Mangalore

Mysore

Raichur

Yadgir

Belagavi

Bellary

Rajasthan

 

Ajmer

Bikaner

Jaipur

Jodhpur

Kota

Sikar

Udaipur

Jaisalmer

Barmer

Bihar

 

Begusarai

Bhagalpur

Gaya

Muzaffarpur

Patna

Purnia

Siwan

Motihari

Madhya Pradesh

 

Bhopal

Indore

Jabalpur

Odisha

 

Bhubaneshwar

Brahmapur

Sambalpur

Kerala

 

Calicut

Kalpetta

Kannur

Kasaragod

Kochi

Kottayam

Palakkad

Thiruvananthapuram

Thrissur

Tamil Nadu

 

Chennai

Coimbatore

Madurai

Thiruvarur

Tiruchirappalli

Uttarakhand

 

Dehradun

Jharkhand

 

Dhanbad

Jamshedpur

Ranchi

Assam

 

Guwahati

Haryana

 

Hisar

Mahendragarh

Telangana

 

Hyderabad

Jammu and Kashmir

 

Jammu

Kargil

Kathua

Leh

Srinagar

Udhampur

Maharashtra

 

Mumbai

Nagpur

Pune

Solapur

Delhi

 

New Delhi

Chhattisgarh

 

Raipur

Himachal Pradesh

 

Shimla

Andhra Pradesh

 

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

 

CUCET 2022 Admit Card

The CUCET Admit Card will be released 10 to 15 days before the CUCET 2022 exam date. The CUCET Admit Card will have the exam centre address, exam timings application number and course applied for printed in it. CUCET hall ticket 2022 along with a valid photo ID are the mandatory documents on the day of the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the CUCET 2022 admit card, they need to contact the exam conducting authorities immediately and rectify the error. 

CUCET 2022 Answer Key

The authorities will release the provisional answer key of CUCET 2022 in October in online mode. The test takers can calculate their possible marks through the CUCET answer key 2022. In case of any discrepancy in the CUCET 2022 answer key, the candidates could contest the answer key by providing the supporting documents within the stipulated time. The CUCET final answer key 2022 for PG and UG courses will be released after taking valid considerations.

CUCET 2022 Result

CUCET Result 2022 will be announced on the official website within a month period after the exam is conducted. The result will be displayed in online mode only. To check the result of CUCET 2022, the candidates need to enter their login details generated at the time of registration. The CUCET Result 2022 will consist of the score obtained in the entrance exam and its qualifying status. The CUCET 2022 merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by candidates in the CUCET entrance test.

CUCET 2022 Cut Off

The CUCET Cut Off 2022 will be released after the CUCET 2022 exam is conducted. The CUCET Cut Off will be released along with the score card of the entrance examination. Only the ones who score more than the Cut Off marks are invited to participate in online/offline CUCET counselling by the relevant authority. The CUCET Cut Off will be based on the number of applicants, the difficulty level of the exam, previous year cut off marks and the number of seats available. The cut-off marks may vary depending upon the programmes and the universities.

CUCET 2022 Counselling

Each participating university will conduct its CUCET 2022 counselling process after publication of the CUCET Result 2022. The candidates have to visit the official website of the participating universities of CUCET 2022 regularly to participate in the counselling process as they have to register themselves in the counselling of CUCET 2022 and select the desired programmes within a limited period of time. Candidates have to carry the required documents along with them for verification during counsellling. Based on the choices filled by the candidates, the admission lists of CUCET 2022 will be released for the allocation of the seats after CUCET 2022 Counselling.

CUCET 2022: FAQs

Q1. Is CUCET confirmed for 2022?

Ans. Yes, the CUCET Exam has been confirmed for this year by the National Testing Agency, and the exam date and notification is expected to be announced soon.

Q2. When is CUCET 2022 to be held?

Ans. NTA CUCET 2022 Exam is expected to be held in June 2022. The detailed exam schedule will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

 

Q3. What is CUCET 2022?

Ans. NTA has been assigned the responsibility of conducting Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2022 for admission to Integrated/UnderGraduate (UI) Programmes and Post-graduation (PG) Programmes in 14 Central Universities for the Academic Session 2022-23. This all-India test is being organized by 14 Central Universities for admission to UG and PG in these Universities/Institute(s). It provides a single window opportunity to the students to seek admission in these Participating Universities (PU) across the country.

 

Q4. What is the total number of participating universities in the CU-CET 2022?

Ans. 12 Central Universities are participating for the Academic Session 2022-23 for CUCET 2022 exam.

 

Q5. What is the full form of CUCET?

Ans. The full form of CUCET is the Central University Common Entrance Test.

 

Q6. What is the medium of CUCET 2022?

Ans. The CUCET Exam will be conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi..

 

Q7. Can I submit two application forms for two courses at a time?

Ans. Interested candidates can apply for multiple courses, subject to their fulfillment of eligibility criteria. They should not fill in duplicate or multiple Forms for the same course, which may lead to cancellation of all his/her Application Forms.

 

Q8. What is the mode of CUCET exam?

Ans. CUCET 2022 exam will be conducted in online mode. It is a Computer Based Test (CBT).

 

Q9. What is CUCET Eligibility for UG Courses?

Ans. The Minimum Eligibility for CUCET UG Courses is 12th pass with 50% for General category and 45% marks for SC/ST and to apply for CUCET PG Courses, graduation in the preferred subject is mandatory

 

Q10. Is CUCET a tough exam?

Ans. If you prepare well with a proper strategy and clear the basics of the subjects, then you can easily crack the CUCET exam with good rank.

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