Common University Entrance Test (CUET - UG) is a national-level entrance test, which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to undergraduate courses in various central, state, private, & many other universities of India. More than 250 universities (including 44+ central universities, like DU, BHU, JNU, JMI, Allahabad University, University of Hyderabad, etc.) will participate in CUET and accept only CUET scores as the basis of UG admission.
CUET Registration starts
CUET Registration closes
Last week of March 2024
Last date for the CUET application fee
Last week of March 2024
CUET Correction window
1st week of April 2024
Announcement of the CUET exam city slip
1st week of May 2024
CUET Admit card
2nd-3rd week of May 2024
CUET Exam dates
May 15 - 31 2024
CUET Reserve exam date
1st week of June 2024
Display of CUET Answer Key
1st week of June 2024
Declaration of CUET result
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CUET will be the sole gateway for UG admissions to 250+ universities participating in it. As of now, there are 44 Central Universities and the others are various state, private, and deemed universities, which will be participating in CUET 2024.
The admissions hitherto based on merit (class XII marks) will come under the purview of CUET, and the admissions will be done based on the CUET score (percentile) of the candidates. Go through crucial details of a few major universities that will participate in CUET 2024.
Our experts at Career Launcher have collated all the important information about the CUET entrance exam to help students grasp all the crucial aspects of this entrance exam. With all the relevant information ready at their disposal, students can analyze and comprehend the exam better and begin their CUET preparation.
For the convenience of the aspirants, here we've collated all the information about some of the top colleges from the University of Delhi (DU) that will come under the purview of CUET. Get detailed information about the courses offered, application and admission process, placements, and fee structure of these colleges in the respective articles below.
All the universities participating in CUET will offer UG admissions based on the CUET scores of the candidates. In these articles, we have collated information about a few popular courses, their scope, the best colleges you can apply for, and career avenues that are available after completing graduation in these subjects. Follow the articles below to get detailed information.
Application Form release
3rd�week of March 2022
Submission of application form
2nd�week of April 2022
Admit card release
2nd�week of May 2022
CUET 2022 exam date
3rd�week of May 2022
Answer Key release
4th�week of May 2022
3rd�week of June 2022
CUET Colleges are universities established under an Act of Parliament and are under the control and purview of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. In 2009, Parliament passed the Central Universities Act, which paved the way for creation of 16 Central Universities in addition to the existing ones, to give representation to all states. Accordingly, all the Central Universities are now governed by the Central Universities Act, 2009.
As of June 2020, there are 54 CUET Colleges providing technical and non-technical programs to young minds.
List of CUET Colleges:
|University of Delhi
|Banaras Hindu University
|Jamia Millia Islamia
|Aligarh Muslim University
|Jawaharlal Nehru University
|University of Allahabad
|University of Hyderabad
|Central University of Punjab
|English and Foreign Languages University
|North Eastern Hill University
|Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
|Dr. Hari Singh Gour University
|Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University
|Indira Gandhi National Open University
|Central Agricultural University
|Central Sanskrit University
|Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh
|Central University of Andhra Pradesh
|Central University of Gujarat
|Indian Maritime University
|Central University of Haryana
|Central University of Himachal Pradesh
|Central University of Jammu
|Jammu and Kashmir
|Central University of Jharkhand
|Central University of Karnataka
|Central University of Kashmir
|Jammu and Kashmir
|Central University of Kerala
|Central University of Odisha
|Central University of Rajasthan
|Central University of South Bihar
|Central University of Tamil Nadu
|Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University
|Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya
|Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
|Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
|Mahatma Gandhi Central University
|Maulana Azad National Urdu University
|National Sanskrit University
|National Sports University
|Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University
|Rajiv Gandhi University
|Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University
|Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University
|South Asian University
The 54 Central Universities together offer close to 1.68 Lac seats under various disciplines at undergraduate level. The admissions to most universities are done based on merit (class XII marks) except for a few of them which conduct separate entrance test for admissions to the programs offered, all or few of them. However, 14 of the Central Universities, the ones established after 2009, currently conduct a Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUET) for admissions to various disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUET) is currently conducted by 14 Central Universities and 4 State Universities. The exam is conducted in offline mode. CUET involves two Parts in offline mode:
For every correct response, candidate is awarded 1 marks and there is a penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect response.
The CUET 2022 Syllabus is likely to consist of 4 aptitude based sections. These sections are: English Language, Numerical Ability, Logical & Analytical Reasoning, & General Awareness and Current Affairs. Apart from this, the CUET 2022 Exam may also have a second paper which will consist of questions related to domain knowledge according to the course that you may have opted for. More specific information related to the CUET 2022 Syllabus will be available when the notification is released in April 2022.
The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is an entrance exam for UG admissions to 250+ universities, including 44+ Central Universities (like DU, BHU, JMI, JNU, AMU, University of Allahabad, and University of Hyderabad). The exam will test a student's language aptitude, subject knowledge, and general mental ability.
In case of a tie between 2 or more students with the same CUET score choosing the same college and course, their class 12th boards marks (Best of 3, 4, and 5 subsequently) will be considered. Yet a tie, the age will be the final tiebreaker. The older student will get the seat.
The CUET scores will be used for UG admissions to undergraduate courses of 44+ Central Universities including Delhi University, BHU, Jamia Millia Islamia, JNU, AMU, University of Allahabad, University of Hyderabad among others.
For the first time, CUET 2024 will be conducted in a hybrid (both online/offline) mode, by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
CUET syllabus comprises of the whole NCERT syllabus for class 12. CUET is designed to evaluate one's understanding of language, knowledge of subjects studied in class XII and general reasoning and quantitative skills. The paper will comprise of three sections: Language, Subject Domain Test and General Aptitude Test.
For every correct attempt, 5 marks will be awarded. For every incorrect attempt, 1 mark will be deducted. There will be no penalty for unattempted questions.
CUET 2023 was conducted in three different slots. However, NTA is expected to conduct CUET 2024 in a single slot. The duration and the timings will be announced soon.
Any student desirous of taking admissions to undergraduate programs at the Universities participating in CUET must take the test. Admissions to all Central Universities including Delhi University, BHU, Jamia Millia Islamia, JNU, AMU, University of Allahabad, University of Hyderabad, and many other state and private universities (total 250+), will be based on CUET scores and no direct weightage will be given to class XII boards marks.
Going by the past experience of CUET 2023, the test is expected to be moderately difficult to easy. CUET is a mix of General Ability Tests, understanding of language, and subjects studied in class XII. One can excel and score well if they are determined and focused; coupled with the right approach, practice, and preparation.
CUET will only release the students' scorecards. The cut-off will be decided by each of the participating Central Universities separately, for each program on offer. Each University will announce the cut-off for a program based on the number of applications they receive for the program.
As of now, one can sit for the CUET multiple times. However, the Central Universities might have their own eligibility criteria for admission to their UG programs.
A candidate can apply for multiple courses and Universities, based on fulfilment of the eligibility criteria as determined by respective universities. There is no upper or lower limit to the number of universities a candidate can apply.
Yes. One can appear for CUET even when one is due to appear for the Class XII Boards exams. But one will need to produce the marksheet/certificates about fulfilling the eligibility criteria for the Course/University applied, at the time of admissions.
As of now, CUET is conducted only once a year.
Yes, Only CUET scores will now be accepted for admissions to undergraduate programs in all the Central and many other Universities (250+) participating in CUET.
Admissions are handled at the level of each of the participating universities for the respective program. The relevant universities will decide the cut-off for each program based on the CUET scores of applicants.
The National Testing Agency entrusted to conduct the CUET exam will release the sample paper in due course. However, Career Launcher provides free sample mock, which can be accessed from the free account at aspiration.ai. For which you need to register first.
Preparing for any entrance exam requires one to know about the paper pattern and the content covered therein. So, start with writing a Mock Test at www.aspiration.ai. Following tips will help you prepare better for CUET:
The registration process for CUET 2024 will Tentatively start at the end of February.
A total of 44+ Central Universities will accept CUET UG score; with each University having its own criteria for admissions. One can apply to as many Universities one wishes for. However, it is not mandatory to select all the universities in the application form. A student is eligible to register and participate in the counselling process of any of the participating universities, with a valid CUET score. Decision to select the university should be based on cost, quality of education and placement opportunities among others.
There are 44+ Central Universities and a total of 250+ universities participating in the CUET (UG) 2024. Together, they will offer more than 3 lakh seats for various undergraduate courses.
Yes. SRCC, Hindu College, St. Stephens' College are affiliated to University of Delhi, which is a Central University. Thus, those and all other colleges of Delhi University will follow the rules as decided by the University of Delhi.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a Central University founded in 1916. CUET 2022, and onwards, will be mandatory for all Central Universities in the country. Accordingly, BHU will not be conducting its own entrance any more for B.Com.; and will, instead, accept the scores of CUET.
Yes. CUET is mandatory for admissions to undergraduate programs in all the colleges affiliated to a Central University. If you wish to study B.A (Hons) in any discipline from any of the affiliated colleges of Delhi University, you will need to take CUET.
The University of Hyderabad offers Five-Year Integrated Master of Science (M.Sc.) in various disciplines. As it is a Central University, established in 1974 by an Act of the Parliament, it will be part of CUET; and will admit students based on CUET scores.
Yes. Being a Central University, JNU will be part of CUET; and will accept CUET scores for admissions into its undergraduate courses.