NTA to Conduct CUCET 2022 | Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus and More

NTA CUCET 2022 is going to be quite different from those conducted till the previous year. This year, more than 40 central universities of India will take UG admissions based on the results of the CUCET. The exam will be conducted by NTA, National Testing Agency. It is primarily an autonomous body, established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, that is entitled to conduct university-level entrance examinations. It is expected so far that a minimum of 50% weightage will be given to be CUCET marks and the rest to the marks scored in the 12th Standard.

All those students aspiring to get into prestigious central universities must have all the information regarding the NTA CUCET 2022, its tentative dates, eligibility, and exam pattern. In this article, we have discussed all these points in detail.

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NTA CUCET 2022: Highlights

NTA CUCET 2022 is a hope for the students to get a fair chance in getting admission to higher education. As anticipated, this exam will give the students a clearer picture of entrance exam preparations as now they will not have to sit in tens of exams. Here are some of the highlights of CUCET 2022:



Exam Name

Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET

Conducting Body

NTA (National Testing Agency)


2 hours (120 Minutes)

Number of Questions

100 MCQs

Number of Sections

2 Sections (Part A - General Aptitude, Part B - Domain Knowledge)

Negative Marking


Exam Language



Undergraduate, Post-Graduate, Research Programme

Participating Universities in NTA CUCET 2022

Not one or two, but more than 40 central universities will be a part of NTA CUCET 2022. You must have a look at the participating universities so students can have a better idea.

Tentative dates for NTA CUCET 2022

NTA CUCET 2022 has great potential to change the face of the admission process to higher institutions. Unlike earlier, now each aspirant will get equal opportunity and each university will get a fair chance. NTA CUCET 2022 is expected to be conducted in the first half of 2022. So, students wishing to get into their dream university must buckle up and start preparing. Here are the tentative dates for NTA CUCET 2022 so that students can prepare accordingly:



CUCET Registration Start Date

April 2022

CUCET Application Form Submission Last Date

May 2022

Form Correction Window

May 2022

Admit Card

May 2022

CUCET 2022 Exam Date

June 2022

CUCET Final Answer Key

June 2022

CUCET Results 2022

July 2022

CUCET Merit List 2022

July 2022

CUCET counselling 2022

July 2022

NTA CUCET 2022 is expected to bring positive and equal opportunities for all the students. The preparations must begin soon to score your best. At Career Launcher, we offer study materials, guidance via coaching, as well as career counselling. Get in touch with us to start your full-fledged preparations and secure a seat at your preferred university. 

NTA CUCET 2022: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for NTA CUCET is decided in a way that every student can have a fair chance to appear in the exam and get admission into their desired central university. As mentioned above, a minimum of 50% weightage will be given to the CUCET. However, each university can differ in its eligibility criteria apart from the 50% weightage of CUCET. Students must check out the eligibility criteria of the universities they are seeking admission into. The eligibility for NTA CUCET 2022 are as follows:

NTA CUCET 2022: Application Form

NTA CUCET 2022 is expected to be conducted by the 2nd week of May 2022. The application form will release a few weeks before the exam. As of now, the application form is expected to be released by the third week of March 2022. However, the official notification is still awaited. Check out the details of the CUCET Application Form.

NTA CUCET 2022: Syllabus

As we are still waiting for the official notification, the syllabus is anticipated on the basis of the tentative exam pattern. It is expected that there will be two major sections in the exam, Section A with general papers and Section B with domain-specific papers. Following is expected to be the syllabus:

Section-A (General Papers) 

English Language

  • Comprehension 

  • Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

Numerical Ability

  • Arithmetic

  • Number System

  • Algebra 

  • Modern Mathematics

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

  • Patterns and Logics

  • Illogical Arguments Solution

  • Syllogism

  • Analogies 

  • Logical Sequences, etc.

General Awareness and Current Affairs

  • Static General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs

Section-B will be domain-specific which means the subject will be chosen by the candidates and the questions will be based on that particular subject so that every student has a fair chance to excel.

NTA CUCET 2022: Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for NTA CUCET 2022 is expected to be simple and straightforward. As per the past trends, it is assumed that there will be two sections with 100 MCQ questions in total. Section A will be a general paper with 25 MCQ questions and Section B will be a domain-specific paper with 75 MCQ questions.


Number of Questions


Part A


General Aptitude

Part B


Domain Knowledge

NTA CUCET 2022 will bring new hopes for the candidates seeking admission to higher education. This turning point is expected to be a positive change for both students and the universities. Due to the participation of more than 40 central universities, the importance of the examination has further increased. Career Launcher is here to provide the much-needed support through coaching facilities and study materials.