Central University of Kerala: UG Admission Process, Fee, Entrance Exams & More:

The Central University of Kerala was established under the Central University Act in 2009 in Kasaragod district in the state of Kerala. The college is one of the initial 15 universities established under this Act which also makes it one of the most popular universities in South India. Kerala University includes 151 prestigious colleges divided into two parts- autonomous and non-autonomous colleges. In total, it has 16 faculties and 42 departments that offer various UG and PG courses such as BA, MA, M.Sc, LLM, M.Ed, MSW, MPH and P.hD. It is accredited with an "A" Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and ranked 27th in the overall ranking of NIRF 2021. It is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

As per the new announcement, the Central University of Kerala will follow the CUET policy for conducting entrance exams and admissions to various UG and PG courses. From 2022, the university will no longer conduct its university entrance exam, but rather the CUET (Common University Entrance Test) conducted by NTA.

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University of Kerala: Admission Process

The University of Kerala was conducting its university entrance exam until 2021 for shortlisting candidates for its various UG and PG courses. However, with the changing pattern of the entrance exams of Central Universities in India, Kerala University will also be conducting the CUET Exam from 2022 for selecting candidates for undergraduate courses as well as post-graduate courses. The exam is supposed to be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency). Although, the university has yet not unveiled all the details, here are some of the details of the exam:

Sections

Subjects/Tests

Questions to be attempted

Question Type

Duration

Section IA - Languages

There are 13 different languages. Any of these languages may be chosen.

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passagesFactual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]

45 Minutes for each language

Section IB - Languages

There are 20 Languages. Any other language apart from those offered in Section I A may be chosen. (However, a candidate may choose a maximum of three languages combining section 1A and 1B taken together).

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passagesFactual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]

45 minutes for each language.

Section II - Domain

There are 27 Domains specific Subjects being offered under this Section. A candidate may choose a maximum of six (06) Domains as desired by the applicable University/ Universities.

40 Questions to be attempted out of 50

Input text can be used  for MCQ Based Questions  MCQs based  on syllabus given on NTA website

45 Minutes for each Domain Specific Subject.

Section III- General Test

For any such undergraduate programme/ programmes being offered by Universities where a General Test is being used for admission.

60 Questions are to be attempted out of 75

Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions  General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/ mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

60 Minutes.

Central University of Kerala: UG Application Fee

All the candidates filling the CUET Form will be required to pay a small amount of the admission fee. It is levied in order to make the necessary arrangements for the students in the CUET Exam. The SC and ST students will have some relaxation in the fee.

Slot: Timing of exam

No. of tests/subjects

General/ Unreserved

OBC/NCL

SC/ST/PwBD/ Third gender

Centers Outside India

Slot 1: 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Upto 4

INR 650

INR 600

INR 550

INR 3000

Slot 2: 3:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Upto 5

INR 650

INR 600

INR 550

INR 3000

CUET Exam: Important Dates

Kerala University will soon release all the information regarding the CUET Exam 2022 and the admission details of the university. Till then, you can keep a tab on the tentative CUET Exam dates for 2022:

Events

Date(Tentative)

Registration start date

6-Apr-2022

Application closes

22-May-2022

Form correction window

25 May - 31 May 2022

Admit Card

Mid-June 2022

Exam date

First week July 2022

Final answer key

Second week july 2022

CUET 2022 result

Last week - July 2022

Merit list 2022

First week - August 2022

Counselling 2022

First week - August 2022