What is CUCET Exam?
CUCET is an entrance exam, which is conducted by Central University (CU). It is a university-level examination, which takes place online and is mandatory if you want to get admission to various UG & PG engineering or management courses offered by Central Universities. Central Universities also offer scholarships for these undergraduate and postgraduate courses. CUCET entrance exam is your gateway ticket in case you want admission to these prestigious colleges.
CUCET Entrance Exam 2022 Exam Highlights
|Type of Questions||MCQ|
|Sections and Number of Questions||Part A: 25 questions Part B: 75 questions Some Integrated Papers: 100 questions|
|Courses Offered||Integrated/ undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programs|
CUCET 2022 Entrance Exam Updates
CUCET Entrance Exam 2022 is likely to be conducted in June 2022. Students who have completed their 12th or are pursuing an undergraduate degree are eligible to appear for the CUCET exam and can fill CUCET 2022 Application form by the 3rd week of March 2022 (Tentatively). You can visit their official website for more details and information, as the eligibility criteria for UG & PG programs are different.
- The questions paper for the CUCET entrance examination 2022 will be divided into two sections, out of which Part A consists of 25 MCQ questions and Part B comes with 75 MCQ-type questions. So, there will be a total of 100 questions. The candidates will be rewarded with 1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
- The syllabus of CUCET 2022 varies from course to course. Some important subjects in CUCET 2022 are Reasoning, English, Analytical Skills, General Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Numerical Aptitude, General Knowledge, and some topics are also included streamwise. For UG students need to cover, Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.
- The cut-off for CUCET 2022 will be shared by participating colleges separately. It will vary from course to course and categories. A merit list will also be prepared on the basis of marks scored by candidates in CUCET 2022.
- Candidates will be able to download their CUCET admit card in the second week of May (Tentatively).
CUCET 2022 Entrance Exam Dates (Tentative)
|Events||Dates for UG and PG|
|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|
|Result||3rd week of June 2022|
|CUCET 2022 merit list||To be announced|
|Counseling of CUCET 2022||2nd week of July 2022|
CUCET Exam 2022 Syllabus for Section 1 (Physics)
|Motion in one dimension||Oscillatory motion||Current Electricity|
|Laws of Motion, Motion in two dimensions||Mechanics of solids and fluids||Magnetic Effect of Current|
|Work, Power, and Energy||Heat and thermodynamics||Magnetism in Matter|
|Linear Momentum & collisions||Wave||Electromagnetic induction|
|Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis||Ray Optics and optical instruments||Wave Optics & Modern Physics|
CUCET 2022 Entrance Exam Syllabus for Section 2 (Chemistry)
|Chemical Bonding||Colloids||General Organic Chemistry|
|Redox Reactions||Colligative Properties of Solution||Reaction intermediates|
|Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics||Periodic Table||Isomerism|
|Acid-Base concepts||Preparation and Properties of certain substances||Polymers|
CUCET 2022 Syllabus for Section 3 (Mathematics)
CUCET Syllabus for Section 4 (Biology)
|Origin of Life||Applied Biology||Human Genetics and Eugenics|
|Organic Evolution||Mammalian Anatomy||Animal Physiology|
|Plant Cell||Genetics||Cell Differentiation Plant Tissue|
|Protoplasm||Seeds in angiosperm plants||Anatomy of Root, Stem, and Leaf|
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Eligibility Criteria for CUCET 2022 Entrance Exam
Total 14 Central and 4 state universities will be participating in CUCET 2022. Each university has its own unique eligibility criteria for the participating candidates. CUCET entrance exam offers three types of courses including Undergraduate, Research & Integrated PG courses. Students should go through the eligibility criteria for their respective courses separately.
|Course||% Required||Subjects Required||Category|
|UG||50% in 12th||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Biology||General|
|45% in 12th||SC/ST|
|PG||55% in UG||Bachelor’s in same field Or any associated field in which the candidate wishes to take Masters||General|
|50% in UG||SC/ST|
CUCET Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form
- Candidates cab visit the official website of CUCET https://cucet.nta.nic.in/WebinfoCms/Page/Page?PageId=1&LangId=P and fill out the CUCET application form online.
- You will have to fill in all the mandatory details including academic, personal, and more.
- Keep the scanned copy of your documents, photograph, and signature handy.
- You will have to pay an application fee.
- Do not forget to take out the printouts of the application form.
CUCET 2022 Application Fee:
- You can pay the application fee via debit/credit card/net banking or Challan of SBI bank in any SBI branch.
- GST and other taxes are also applicable.
- The PwD candidates are exempted.
|Category||Payment via online/debit/credit card||Payment via Challan|
|Application Fee||Application Fee||Bank Commission||Total Fee to be paid|
|General/OBC||INR 800 for three PUs||INR 800||INR 50||INR 850|
|SC/ST||INR 350 for three PUs||INR 350||INR 400|
|PWD||Exempted from Application Fee|
CUCET Entrance Exam 2022 Form Correction
Candidates appearing for CUCET 2022 will be able to correct their application forms in case they missed something or filled incorrect information.
- Candidates are eligible to edit a few details in their application form.
- Candidates can also change their CUCET exam centers as two more have been added by the NTA.
- Candidates are also eligible to either cancel or edit their pre-selected examination centers in case they want to opt for the ones that have been newly added.
CUCET 2022 Admit Card
- The Admit Card for the CUCET 2022 will be sent to the applicant’s registered email ID. You need to download it and take the printout.
- You can also download the admit card from CUCET official website.
- The details present on the CUCET admit card include the candidate’s roll number, examination center, exam date, timings, etc.
- Carrying admit card is important on the day of examination.
You now have ample reasons to apply for this examination. Do not miss this opportunity!
ALL THE BEST!