- What is CUET
- History of CUET
- CET Important points
- Entrance Tests for the courses.
- CUET Examination Centres.
- Universities participating in CUET
- Exam Pattern
- For UG and PG
- For RP Program
- Negative Marking
- Syllabus for CUET
- Why should you choose “Testzone at Smartkeeda” over others for CUET examination?
- How Testzone offers you the best test series for CUET Examination?
- Message to aspirants from Testzone.
What is Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET)?
The Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) is an all-India test organized for admission to several integrated/Under Graduate, Post Graduate, and Research Programmes in various Central and State Universities of India.
The Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GOI) has established the National Testing Agency as an independent under the Societies Registration Act (1860) for conducting efficient, transparent, and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been assigned to conduct (CUET) for admission in various central universities for undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the 45 participating Central Universities.
History of CUET:
CUET exam was first being held in 2010 in which several Universities offered 41 UG and PG courses in about 30 examination centres in 2010.
CUET Important points:
Before applying for CUET, Aspirants are advised to check the participating universities' eligibility criteria for the desired Programme.
The details of Programmes, Eligibility Criteria, Programme Structure, etc., are available on the respective website of Participating Universities.
Admissions in various central and state universities are handled at the level of participation of Universities for their respective programs. The Central Universities will declare the admission schedule through counselling after the declaration of the results of the CUET exam. Counselling will be held online and offline for participating Central Universities.
CUET exam will be of Computer-based online exam for central universities like JNU, DU, BHU, and many more. The CBT exam will be 3 hours in duration and divided into two sections: Common Aptitude Test (50 questions) and Domain Specific Test (30 questions). As per the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, NTA will conduct CUET twice yearly.
Entrance tests for the courses:
B.Voc. (Biomedical Sciences), (Industrial Waste Management)
B.Tech. (CSE), (Electrical Engg.), (Civil Engg.), (Printing and Packaging Technology), (E&C Engg.)
Integrated B.Sc. (Hons)
M.Sc. (Botany), (Zoology), (Chemistry), (Physics).
B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics), (Textiles).
Integrated M.Sc. (Mathematics), (Biochemistry), (Biotechnology), (Chemistry), (Computer Science, (Environmental Science), (Microbiology), (Physics), (Statistics), (Life Sciences).
B.Sc. + B.Ed.
B.Sc. B.Ed. (Mathematics) and many more.
CUET Examination centres:
CUET 2023 (UG) notification is soon going to be released by NTA. As per sources, the registration for CUET UG 2023 will likely begin from the first week of February 2023. The CUET examination for undergraduate programs will be conducted between May 21 to 31, 2023. The universities are planning to wrap up the undergraduate admissions by July 2023 and start the new academic session by 1 August 2023. The offline CUET exam was held in 154 exam centres of CUET 2021 for admissions to UG, PG, and Research programmes.
The CUET 2022 for admission to 90 participating universities was conducted from July 15 to August 30. There were two shifts of the CUET entrance exam, divided into four sections - Section 1A (language test), Section 1B (optional language test), Section 2 (domain-specific test) and Section 3 (general test). The CUET 2022 entrance exam was conducted in around 489 exam centres of CUET 2022 around the country and 9 centres outside India.
Candidates appearing for the entrance examination must check the CUET exam centres before filling the application form. Following were the exam centres of CUET 2021, which candidates can check and select while filling the candidature.
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
|Bokaro Steel City|
|Kalaburagi / Gulbarga|
|Leh and Ladhak||Leh|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
Universities participating in CUET:
The Central University Entrance Test (CUET) was cancelled in 2021 due to the on-going pandemic, however, the Ministry of Education conducted it for the year 2022 for as many as 41 central universities.
- Central University of Orissa (At - Landiguda, P.O. - Koraput, Dist. - Koraput, Orissa – 764021)
- Central University of Punjab (D-13, Civil Station, Bhatinda – 151001)
- Central University of Rajasthan (Dist-Ajmer-305801, Rajasthan)
- Central University of Tamil Nadu (C/o Collectorate Annexe, Tiruvarur - 610 001)
- Dr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya (Sagar, Madhya Pradesh - 470 003)
- Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh)
- Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (Srinagar, Uttarkhand – 246174)
- Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) (IGNOU Complex, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110068)
- Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (Amarkantak Madhya Pradesh)
- Jamia Millia Islamia (Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110025)
- Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110067)
- Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (Vardha ,(Maharashtra) P.B.No.16, Panchitteeta, Arvi Road, Umri, Wardha – 442 001)
- Manipur University (Canchipur Imphal – 795003)
- Maulana Azad National Urdu University (Achibowli Hyderabad – 500032)
- Mizoram University (P.B.No.190, Aizawl Mizoram- 796012)
- Nagaland University (Kohima, Nagaland – 797001)
- North Eastern Hill University (Lower Lachumere, Shillong-793022)
- Pondicherry University (Puducherry-605014)
- Rajiv Gandhi University (Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh – 791112)
- Sikkim University (C/o Youth Hostel, 6th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737102)
- Tezpur University (Nappam, Dist. Sonitpur, Tezpur, Assam - 784 025)
- The English and Foreign Languages University (O.U. Campus, Hyderabad – 500007)
- Tripura University (Suryamaninagar Agartala – 799130)
- University of Allahabad (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh – 211002)
- University of Delhi (Delhi-110007)
- University of Hyderabad (Hyderabad-500134)
- Visva Bharati (Shanti Niketan, West Bengal – 731235)
- Mahatma Gandhi Central University (PO-Motihari, Motihari, Bihar – 845401)
- Central Sanskrit University, Delhi (56-57, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058)
- Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University (New Delhi)
- National Sanskrit University (LIC Road, Tirupati)
- Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University
- Bengaluru Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics University
- Khallikote University
- Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice.
For UG and PG Programmes:
Part A: Consisting of 25 questions each.
- General Awareness
- Mathematical Aptitude
- Analytical Skills
Part B: Consisting of 75 MCQs.
Domain Knowledge: Sometimes divided into three/ four/ five sections and a candidate is required to answer a set of any three sections totalling to 75.
- Some Integrated Programmes MBA/ B.Voc/LLB/MCA and other general Programme require to pass only one paper consisting of 100 MCQs covering English Language, Reasoning, Data Interpretations, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Analytical Skills.
For RP Programmes:
Part A: Consisting of 50 MCQs.
- General Awareness
- Mathematical Aptitude
- Analytical Skills
- Research Methodology.
Part B: Consisting of 50 MCQs.
For UI & PG Programmes, negative marking scheme is followed with a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. However, the negative marking is not followed for research programmes.
Syllabus of CU-CET:
Syllabus of UG courses:
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- To mentally prepare yourself for the examination before the authentic examination.
- To learn how to manage time for each section and each question.
- To practice similar questions to the actual examination.
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