CUET Exam 2024

About CUET UG, Exam Dates, University list… and more

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) was introduced in the year 2022, and it has revamped the entire UG admission scenario in India. The CUET exam 2024 registration began on 27th February. The application process was initially scheduled to end on 26th March, but considering the ongoing Board exams, the NTA has decided to extend the registration and form-filling window till 5th April. NTA previously declared that it will conduct the CUET UG 2024 exam between May 15 and 31. For the first time since its inception, the CUET exam 2024 (UG) will be conducted in a hybrid mode (both online and offline) by the NTA. As many as 44+ central universities and many other State, Private, and Deemed universities, (a total of 250+) are expected to participate in CUET UG 2024.

CUET Exam 2024 Highlights:

  • Registrations: 27 Feb. - 5th Apr.
  • Exam Date: 15 - 31 May, 2024
  • Exam Mode: Hybrid (Online/Offline)
  • CUET Result: 30 June, 2024

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The CUET exam 2024, will be the sole gateway for UG admissions across all the participating universities. Students must check the complete list of CUET participating universities and the eligibility criteria for the respective courses they are aspiring for.

Follow this article till the end to learn all the important details about the CUET exam 2024, brief CUET exam timeline, the list of CUET participating universities, and much more.

Significance of the CUET Exam

With the ever-rising cut-offs, the best of the central universities (like DU, BHU, JNU, etc) and other top universities were getting out of reach for many aspiring students. Moreover, as there was no uniformity among the various Board examinations regarding syllabus, level of difficulty, and marking schemes, students from some of the Boards got an undue advantage.

Therefore, the CUET exam was introduced to provide all UG aspirants across the country an equal and common opportunity for UG admission, irrespective of the Boards they passed out from. The CUET exam 2024 will be conducted by the NTA. It will provide a single window of opportunity to the candidates for admission to different UG courses in any of the CUET participating universities across the country.

The CUET exam will be held online as a CBT (Computer Based Test). A few important things to help students with their CUET preparation are understanding the exam, going through the CUET syllabus & exam pattern, and brief awareness of all the CUET participating universities.

The following is a brief description of the pattern for CUET exam 2024.

  • The CUET exam 2024 will have 3 sections. The details of those sections are as follows -
    • Section I (A & B): Languages (33 Language) - (40 Questions to be marked out of 50)
    • Section II: Domain-Specific (27 Subjects) - (40 Questions to be marked out of 50)
    • Section III: General Test (50 Questions to be marked out of 60)
  • A student can choose a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 subjects from all three sections combined.
  • The CUET exam 2024 will be conducted in a hybrid form (both online & offline)
  • For a detailed CUET exam pattern, Click here.

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CUET Exam Dates 2024

All the tentative CUET exam dates for 2024 are mentioned in the table below:

CUET Participating Universities

Common University Entrance Test (2024) will be the sole criteria for admission to all the UG programs in all the CUET participating universities (250+ in total). It will provide an equal and common opportunity to the students who seek UG admission in the academic session 2024-25.

The government & UGC-recommended CUET exam has been embraced by 44+ Central universities (like DU, BHU, JNU, JMI, Hyderabad University, Allahabad University) and many other (state, deemed, and private) universities. Students must prepare well for the CUET exam 2024 and put their best foot forward to secure their admission to any of the top colleges or universities.

CUET Participating Universities List for 2024:

Name of the University



Established in the Year

Aligarh Muslim University

Uttar Pradesh



Banaras Hindu University

Uttar Pradesh



Central University of Gujarat




Central University of Haryana




Central University of Kerala




Central University of Rajasthan




Jamia Millia Islamia


New Delhi

1920 (1988)

Jawaharlal Nehru University


New Delhi


Pondicherry University




The English and Foreign Languages University




University of Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh


1887 (2005)

University of Delhi




University of Hyderabad




Visva Bharati University

West Bengal



Read the full list of CUET participating universities for the CUET exam 2024, below.

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CUET Exam 2024

The CUET exam has provided students with a golden opportunity by opening the doors for UG admission to 250+ universities in the country through one common entrance. It has been introduced to reduce the pressure of high cut-offs (Class 12 Board marks based) for entering prestigious colleges and universities.

Instead of appearing for multiple entrance tests, students now can focus on a single MCQ-based aptitude test to get admission to any of these top universities in the country (all the universities mentioned in the CUET participating universities list for CUET 2024).

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