The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a centralized test for admission to undergraduate courses at the Central Universities across the country. It will ensure admissions in premier central/ state universities including Delhi University, BHU, JNU, etc. Conducted by NTA, CUCET 2021 will be an online Compter-Based-Test (CBT). The final notification along with the CUCET Exam date is yet to be released by the NTA.
While the official announcement for CUCET 2021 is awaited, it is expected that the exam will be conducted in September 2021.
CUCET Application forms are expected to be released soon. The notification bearing the CUCET Exam Date and the link to CUCET application form will be released on the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates fulfilling the CUCET Eligibility Criteria can fill the application form of CUCET to appear for the test. The registration link of the application form will remain active for around 25-30 days. Hence, students are advised to fill the CUCET application form in the due time to avoid last minute rush.
Things to keep in mind while filling CUCET Application:
CUCET 2021 Application forms will be released on the official website of NTA in the coming weeks. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to fill the CUCET application form:
The CUCET Application form will be made available on the NTA website. Go to the official website of NTA and download the notification and guideline to fill CUCET application form. Read it carefully.
Next, Click on Apply. Upon clicking on it, a new tab will appear with the application form.
The CUCET application form will largely require the following details- Personal Details, Qualifying Exam Details, Correspondence Address, Course and University Preference List, Exam Centre, Photograph and Signature and Declaration.
Fill in all the details with utmost diligence. Make sure you doubly check the spelling of the name.
You will also need to upload scanned photograph and signature in the CUCET application form.
Keep the scanned photo and signature ready as per the prescribed specifications (Photograph Size: 10KB – 100KB, Signature Size: 5KB – 20KB).
The course and university preference form, if available in the application form of CUCET, must be filled with due diligence.
You will first need to select the universities of your choice. And thereafter courses in the universities. There will be a cap at the maximum number of universities and courses that you can choose in one application. It will be notified in the official CUCET notification.
Once you’ve filled the entire CUCET application form, you’ll be required to pay the application fee.
You can either choose to pay online via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI or you can download the challan to pay the fee online. Choose your preferred payment option and complete the payment.
Application forms without the payment of fees will not be accepted. Hence, make sure to pay the application fee in due time.
While the official announcement for CUCET 2021 is awaited, it is expected that the CUCET exam date will in September 2021. In the table below, we have provided tentative dates for all important events of the CUCET:
|Release of CUCET 2021 Application||First Week of July|
|Last Date to apply for CUCET 2021||Last week of July|
|Online Correction Window||First Week of August|
|Issue of CUCET 2021 Admit Card||Third Week of August|
|CUCET Exam Date||First Week of September|
|Answer Key Release||First Week of September|
|CUCET 2021 Result||Third Week of September|
Note:The timelines and CUCET Exam Date given are tentative and may change once the exam is notified. Stay tuned for latest updates.
The CUCET Admit Card will be made available on the official website of NTA two weeks before the exam date. You’ll be notified via SMS and Email as and when the hall-tickets of CUCET will be available for download. The CUCET admit card or hall-ticket contains the important details such as CUCET Exam Date and time, exam venue, exam centre and various other credentials related to the exam. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall and appear for the CUCET exam without the admit card.
The selection process for CUCET begins once the exam is notified. To understand the same, please refer the following:
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