CUET 2024

Application Form (Last Date), Eligibility, Pattern, Fees, Syllabus, Sample Papers

CUET 2024: The NTA declared the CUET 2024 registration and application form-filling process live on 27th February. The CUET UG form-filling window has been once again extended till 5th April (till 09:50 PM). The call to extend the registration process was taken keeping in mind the ongoing Board exams of the students. The NTA will conduct the exam between May 15 - 31, 2024. CUET 2024 will be the sole gateway to approximately 250+ universities (including 44+ central universities like DU, BHU, JNU, JMI, etc) across the country.

The CUET 2024 will be a tough nut to crack and secure UG admission at any top university with the desired course. Considering the opportunities at stake all the CUET UG aspirants must be aware of crucial details regarding CUET 2024, and put their best foot forward for CUET preparation.

CUET 2024 Preparation Plan

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This article covers the brief timeline of CUET 2024. Here, we have thoroughly discussed each detail regarding CUET (UG) 2024, like the registration process and application forms, eligibility, latest exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, participating university list, sample papers, and more.

CUET 2024 Latest updates

To give CUET 2024 a fresh new look, many changes and adjustments were made in the paper pattern, subject list, and mode of the CUET UG by the UGC. The brief list of changes in CUET 2024 is listed below.

  • Two new subjects were added to section II (domain subjects) - Fashion Studies and Tourism
  • The CUET 2024 (UG) exam will be conducted in hybrid mode (both online and offline). Subjects for which NTA will receive applications over 1,50,000, and for states of Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, and a few Northeastern states, the exams will be conducted in offline mode. For subjects with fewer applications, the exam will be conducted online.
  • The previous year, students were allowed to choose 10 subjects, which has been reduced to 6 in CUET 2024. Candidates can select a maximum of 5 domain subjects and one mandatory language.
  • The NTA has also revised the CUET 2024 application fee. The detailed fee structure is discussed later in this article.

The official website for CUET 2024 has been changed to https://cuetug.ntaonline.in/.

When is CUET 2024?

The NTA has officially announced that the CUET 2024 (UG) will be conducted between May 15 - 31, 2024. Students should be aware of this, as it will enable them to comprehensively strategize their preparation and maximize their CUET scores.

Aspiring students must keep a tab on all the necessary updates regarding CUET 2024. The same will be updated here as well.

Important dates for when is CUET 2024 (UG):

What

When

CUET 2024 Application form (release date)

27th February 2024

CUET Application form last date

5th April 2024

CUET 2024 exam date

May 15 - 31, 2024

CUET 2024 Exam

The CUET 2024 exam will be conducted by the NTA, and it will provide a single window of opportunity to the candidates for admission to various UG courses offered by participating universities across the country.

Brief highlights of CUET 2024:

Category

Details

Name of the exam

Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Exam conducting authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Application mode

Online

Official website

https://cuetug.ntaonline.in/

Participating universities

Total 250+ (Including 44+ central universities, like DU, BHU, JNU, etc)

Exam mode

Computer-based test (CBT)

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Duration of the exam

To be announced later

Exam medium

13 different languages

Exam centers

400+ centers

Check below, the detailed schedule of the CUET UG 2024 to ensure that none of the important updates regarding CUET 2024 are missed.

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CUET 2024 Timeline

All the important dates for the CUET 2024 exam are mentioned below:

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CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

CUET 2024 eligibility criteria are a set of guidelines and parameters that students are required to fulfill to fill out the CUET application form. It includes educational qualification, age limit, and nationality of a candidate. Apart from the general CUET UG 2024 eligibility criteria, universities are also expected to announce their separate course-wise respective eligibility criteria for admission. Students are advised to visit the respective university website to check the eligibility criteria of their desired course before filling out the CUET 2024 form.

Based on the latest updates from NTA, for appearing in the CUET 2024, there will be no upper age limit. The candidates who have passed the class 12th/equivalent examination with 45% (A 5% relaxation will be provided to category students) or more marks or are appearing for it in 2024 irrespective of their age can fill out the CUET UG 2024 form and appear in the test.

For detailed information about the CUET 2024 eligibility criteria, reservation policy, and other relevant details, check below.

CUET 2024 Exam Pattern

There are a few significant changes in the CUET 2024 exam pattern. According to the latest pattern, the CUET paper will be divided into three sections. The exam will be conducted in 3 different slots each for approximately 2hr duration (for online mode), and NTA is planning to conduct the exam in a single slot (for offline mode). However, the final decision will be taken after the registration window closes. The three sections of CUET UG 2024 are - Section I - (A & B) language test, Section II - domain subjects, and Section III - general test. In total, a candidate can choose a maximum of 6 subjects combining all three sections of CUET 2024. These 6 subjects must include one language, and 4 domain subjects + GT or 5 domain subjects.

Important details about the CUET 2024 exam pattern are mentioned below:

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Slots & Duration

Single-slot (for offline) 3 slots (for online) - (Time & duration will be announced later)

Mode of Exam

Online (CBT)

Number of Sections

Section IA & IB:

Languages (40 Questions to be marked out of 50 Questions)

Section II:

Domain-Specific (40 Questions to be marked out of 50 Questions)

Section III:

General Test (50 Questions to be marked out of 60 Questions)

Exam Language

The exam will be conducted in 13 languages

The NTA is expected to follow the same marking scheme for CUET 2024 as it was in the previous year. Which is, 5 marks for every correct attempt, and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect attempt. However, there will be no penalty for unattempted questions in CUET.

CUET UG 2024 marking scheme

Answer type

Marks

Right Answer

+5 marks

Wrong answer

-1 mark

Unattempted questions

0 (no negative marking)

In case of any dropped question in CUET 2024 (Question for which no correct options were available), full marks will be awarded to the students who have attempted it.

For detailed information on the CUET 2024 exam pattern and the marking scheme check below.

CUET UG 2024 Syllabus

While preparing for CUET 2024 candidates will need to take care of their Board preparations as well. Therefore students must go through the detailed CUET UG as well as the board syllabus so that they can take adequate preparation measures to ensure that they secure excellent scores in both.

There are no changes expected in the CUET syllabus. The domain subjects syllabus for CUET 2024 will be the same as the whole NCERT syllabus for Class XII (respective subjects), but none of the Boards cover the complete NCERT class 12 syllabus in 12th. Candidates have to put in some extra effort to cover the difference.

To get the detailed stream & subject-wise CUET 2024 syllabus for all the domain subjects, check the tabs and respective subjects below.

Check the detailed Arts/Humanities stream subjects CUET syllabus from the table below.

Subject Syllabus Brief Detailed Syllabus
Geography Syllabus There are 2 sections each containing 5 different units in the CUET Geography syllabus View More
History Syllabus CUET History syllabus for 2024 has 15 comprehensive units View More
Legal Studies Syllabus The CUET syllabus for Legal Studies comprises a total of 8 units View More
Political Science Syllabus The CUET Political Science syllabus is divided into 2 sections. The sections comprise 10 and 9 chapters respectively View More
Psychology Syllabus The CUET 2024 syllabus for Psychology consists of 9 units View More
Sociology Syllabus There are a total of 10 units in the CUET Sociology syllabus View More
Physical Education Syllabus This is a common syllabus for Physical Education, NCC, and Yoga. It has a total of 9 units View More
Environmental Studies Syllabus The Environmental Studies syllabus has a total of 7 brief units View More
Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India Syllabus The CUET syllabus 2024 for this subject consists of 8 units View More

Check the detailed Commerce stream subjects CUET 2024 syllabus from the table below.

Subject Syllabus Brief Detailed Syllabus
Accountancy Syllabus There are two broad sections and 11 constituent units that cover the complete CUET 2024 syllabus for Accountancy View More
Business Studies Syllabus  The Business Studies syllabus for CUET 2024 is divided into two broad sections, consisting of 13 units View More
Economics Syllabus The CUET Economics syllabus for 2024 has 10 brief units View More
Entrepreneurship Syllabus There are 6 different units in CUET 2024 Entrepreneurship syllabus View More

Check the detailed Science stream subjects CUET exam syllabus from the table below.

Subject Syllabus Brief Detailed Syllabus
Biology Syllabus There are 5 brief units which the CUET Biology syllabus consists of View More
Chemistry Syllabus The Chemistry syllabus for CUET 2024 consists of 16 brief units View More
Computer Science Syllabus There are 3 sections in the CUET Computer Science syllabus: Section A, Section B1 & B2. There are 4, 9, and 8 units in the respective sections View More
Engineering Graphics Syllabus The Engineering Graphics syllabus for CUET 2024 consists of a total of 7 units View More
Home Science Syllabus There are a total of 6 sections in the CUET Home Science syllabus. 6 sections combined have a total of 18 units View More
Mathematics Syllabus This includes syllabus for both, Applied and Core Mathematics. The CUET 2024 syllabus for Mathematics is divided into three sections: A, B1, and B2. All the sections combined have a total of 53 chapters View More
Physics Syllabus The CUET syllabus for Physics comprises a total of 10 units View More

CUET 2024 Application Form

The CUET 2024 registration and application process began on 27th Feb and will remain open till 5th April (09:50 PM). Candidates should take their time and read the complete information bulletin (released by the NTA) before filling out the CUET application form. The detailed information is available on the official website of NTA-CUET.

To apply for CUET 2024, firstly students need to do their CUET registration, and subsequently fill out the CUET 2024 application form before the last date.

The first step in filling out the CUET 2024 form is CUET registration. Candidates must follow these steps to fill out the CUET form:

Step 1: Click on the “New Candidate Register Here” button for fresh CUET UG registration.

Step 2: Download and read the Information Bulletin carefully before applying.

Step 3: Fill out the CUET 2024 registration form which includes filling out personal details and address. Choose the password and enter the security pin, then click on Submit.

Step 4: Validate the details in the preview application section and then click on “Submit and Send OTP on mobile”. If required, candidates can edit their credentials at this stage.

Step 5: Complete the verification process by entering the OTP received on the registered mobile number/email ID.

After students complete their CUET 2024 registration process, they can log in to their dashboard by entering the login details and start filling out the CUET UG application form for the year 2024.

To Fill out the CUET 2024 form, students will be required to keep the following details & documents ready -

CUET UG Application Fees

The registration or the application fees for the CUET UG 2024 form have been completely revised by the NTA. Candidates must pay the CUET 2024 application fee in the final step of filling out the form. The detailed CUET 2024 application fees are mentioned in the table below.

No. of subjects

Centres in India

Centers Outside India

General (UR) OBC-NCL/EWS SC/ST/PwBD/Third gender

First 3 Subjects

₹ 1000/-

₹ 900/-

₹ 800/-

₹ 4500/-

For Each Additional Subject

₹ 400/-

₹ 375/-

₹ 350/-

₹ 1800/-

To get detailed information on the CUET 2024 registration, CUET login steps for filling out the CUET 2024 application form, application fees, and other relevant details, check out the tab below.

CUET 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for CUET 2024 is the hall ticket to the examination room. According to the brief CUET 2024 timeline released by the NTA, the CUET 2024 admit card will be released 3-4 days before the exam day. Without the CUET Admit Card, a candidate will not be allowed to enter the center on the exam day. Students must ensure that they download the CUET 2024 admit card, take a printout, and don't forget to carry it with them to the examination center on the day of their CUET exam.

A separate exam city slip and admit card for CUET will be issued by the NTA. Candidates need to log in to their dashboard on the official website of CUET 2024 and directly download it by entering the required credentials. CUET exam city slip will be issued by the NTA on 30th April. Check the brief details, below.

How to download the CUET 2024 admit card?

Candidates can download the CUET admit card by following the steps mentioned below:

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CUET 2024 Results & Answer Key

The NTA will release the provisional CUET 2024 answer key a few days/weeks after the exam. Candidates can download the provisional CUET UG answer key from the official website of CUET to tally their responses and raise objections. It is to be noted that there will be a fee charged for each objection the student raises. After the objections are evaluated by the expert team of the NTA & CUET, only then the final CUET 2024 answer key will be released. The CUET 2024 results will be declared based on the final answer key only. As per the latest notification released by the NTA, the CUET 2024 (UG) results will be declared on 30th June.

How to download the CUET UG answer key?

A candidate can download the CUET UG answer key by following the steps mentioned below:

Go through the detailed information regarding CUET UG result, answer key, and how to download and check the same by clicking the tab below.

CUET 2024 Participating Universities

A total of 250+ universities (including 44+ central universities) are estimated to participate in CUET 2024 and will be offering approximately 3 lakh undergraduate seats combined in various courses across its constituent colleges.

Go through the list of universities that will be accepting CUET scores for admission to its constituent colleges. Check the table below.

CUET UG 2024 University List

Aligarh Muslim University

Jamia Millia Islamia

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Banaras Hindu University

Pondicherry University

Central University of Andhra Pradesh

Tezpur University

Central University of Haryana

The English and Foreign Languages University

Central University of Himachal Pradesh

University of Allahabad

Central University of Jammu

University of Delhi

Central University of Jharkhand

University of Hyderabad

Central University of Karnataka

Visva Bharati University

Central University of Rajasthan

Manipur University

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CUET Previous Year Question Paper

Candidates who are planning to write CUET (UG) in 2024, should go through the CUET previous year's question & sample paper thoroughly to understand the tentative pattern of the test. It will also allow the candidates to gain better clarity regarding the popular trend of the questions, and sections that might have more weightage in CUET 2024.

Going through the previous year’s question & sample paper of CUET UG will be a great stepping stone to begin CUET 2024 preparation and will enable students to boost their CUET scores.

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CUET 2024 Preparation

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Frequently Asked Questions

The CUET 2024 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is scheduled to be conducted between May 15 - 31, 2024.

The CUET 2024 is a nationwide UG admission test for admission to over 250 universities. Based on the previous year’s trend, the CUET UG 2024 is expected to be moderate in difficulty level. However, the students are advised to prepare comprehensively. Students need to score very high marks in CUET 2024 to secure admission to any top colleges.

The first step for CUET 2024 preparation is to go through the syllabus comprehensively. After going through the syllabus and grasping it, students need to analyze their strengths and weaknesses to prepare a thorough study plan. Enrolling in a comprehensive coaching program and practicing with various mocks and test series for CUET UG 2024 will help students boost their CUET 2024 score.

A student can choose a maximum of 6 subjects in CUET 2024. However, students also have the option of choosing either 3, 4, or 5 subjects for CUET as well.

Students aspiring for UG admissions can take the CUET UG anytime they want after they pass class 12. As of now, there is no upper age limit to apply for CUET.

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