CUET 2023 Syllabus | Section-wise Syllabus for CUET 2023

CUET Syllabus: Before you start preparing for CUET 2023, it is important to understand the syllabus. Otherwise, your preparation plan can always go off track, and you might be left wondering where things might have gone wrong!

With more than 2 lakh seats on offer for undergraduate courses across 100+ universities, including 45 Central and several other (State, private, and deemed) Universities, CUET 2023 is going to be one of the most competitive examinations at the UG level. Apart from this, while preparing for CUET you will also need to take care of your board preparations as well. Though the UG admissions will be done on the basis of students' CUET scores, the University of Delhi has announced the consideration of class 12th marks for the tiebreaker scenario (students with equal CUET scores, choosing the same college and course). Many more universities are expected to follow the same. Therefore while preparing for the CUET 2023, you will need to adopt a structured approach. And in doing that, understanding the CUET 2023 syllabus is a critical step. You can also go through our CUET Sample paper to form a basic understanding of the types of questions asked and the pattern for it.

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CUET Sample Paper & Previous Years Question Paper

Following the pattern of the previous year, CUET 2023 is expected to have similar four sections:

  • Section IA – 13 Languages
  • Section IB – 19 Languages
  • Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects
  • Section III – General Test

Let us look at the overall CUET Exam Overview as well as CUET 2023 Exam Syllabus in brief.

CUET Exam Overview | CUET 2023 Exam Pattern

CUET Exam Pattern 2023

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions To be Marked Duration
Section IA 13 Languages  50 40 in each language 45 minutes for each language
Section IB 19 Languages 
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects  50 40 45 minutes for each subject
Section III General Test 75 60 60 minutes

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CUET Exam Syllabus

CUET Syllabus for Language Test

The students' fluency in the language is to be tested through questions asked in Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages – Factual, Literary and Narratives [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]. The languages included in Section IA and IB respectively are as mentioned below:

Section IA Section IB
English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, and Urdu. Chinese, German, French, Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Nepali, Russian, Spanish, Tibetan, Dogri, Bodo, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, and Sindhi.

CUET Syllabus for Domain Subject

The CUET syllabus for the domain-specific subjects will be the same as the NCERT syllabus for Class XII (Whole). Your NCERT books will be the best source of preparation for the domain-specific paper. One can choose from the following subjects for the domain-specific paper. The candidates may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects from the below-mentioned list.

These are again classified as Domain Subjects and Additional Subjects as below:

Domain Subjects Additional Subjects
Accountancy, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Economics, Geography, History, Home Science, Legal Studies, Maths, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology. Physical Education, Engineering graphics, Fine arts, Knowledge & Tradition - Practices in India, Entrepreneurship, Teaching aptitude, Mass media, and Agriculture.

CUET Syllabus for General Test

The General Aptitude Test (GT) is section III of the CUET paper and will comprise of the following:

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • General Mental Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Quantitative Reasoning 
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

CUET Exam Colleges

In a move that could be a potential game-changer for higher education in India, the government introduced a Common University Entrance Test for all the UG admissions in the universities across the country. 45 Central and many other universities (90 in total) across the country participated in the CUET 2022. In 2023 100+ universities are expected to accept the CUET score, as the admission criteria in the UG. Check out all the universities accepting CUET exam scores.

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