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CUET Exam Dates 2022 (Out): Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

Vidhi Thakkar
Vidhi ThakkarUpdated On: July 01, 2022 06:08 pm IST | CUET

CUET exam dates 2022 are out. All the important information regarding CUET 2022 exam dates, admit card, syllabus, result, etc are mentioned in this article. 

CUET Exam Dates 2022 (Out): Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

CUET Exam Dates 2022: CUET 2022 is an all-India entrance exam administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to UG programmes at all participating universities. CUET 2022 Exam was previously known as CUCET until last year. The University Grants Commission (UGC) modified the national-level entrance test this year. The CUET 2022 exam dates have been released by the conducting body. The CUET 2022 admit card is likely to be out anytime soon.

CUET exam duration is 2 hours and will be conducted in the CBT mode. The entrance test was formerly conducted in pen and paper mode, but the NTA has begun administering the test in a computer-based mode since last year. The entrance test will be held in 13 languages in 547 cities across India and 13 cities outside the country. The languages in which the exam will be conducted are English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada Telugu, Urdu, Malayalam, Assamese, Punjabi, Bengali and Odia.

CUET Exam Dates 2022

According to the official announcement, the CUET exam dates have been released and the exam will be conducted from July 15th to August 10th. Provided below are the official CUET 2022 exam dates:



Online Application for CUET 2022 Starts

April 6, 2022

Last Date to Fill CUET Application Form 2022

May 31, 2022

CUET 2022 Application Form Correction

May 25 to May 31, 2022

CUET 2022 Registration & Application Correction Re-opened

June 23 to June 26, 2022

CUET 2022 Admit Card

 1st week of July, 2022

CUET Exam Dates 2022

July 15, July 16, July 19, July 20, August 4, August 5, August 6, August 7, August 8 & August 10, 2022

The major goal of the CUET 2022 exam is to relieve students of the hassle of applying for UG admissions. 44 central institutions would accept CUET 2022 scores to fill around 1.8 lakh seats. CUET Exam 2022 is expected to be held in two parts: the first part will be held from 9 AM to 12:15 PM while the second part will be conducted from 3 PM to 6:45 PM.

What is CUET Full Form?

CUET full form: The full form of CUET is the Common University Entrance Test. Till 2021, it was known as Central Universities Common Entrance Test or CUCET. In 2022, NTA changed the name of the entrance test.

The Central University of Rajasthan was responsible for conducting the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) for the first time in the year 2010. The Central University of Rajasthan held the CUET exam from 2010 to 2020. However, in 2021, National Testing Agency (NTA) took charge of the entrance test and started conducting CUET. NTA is the conducting body responsible for releasing the CUET exam date 2022 and admit card.

CUET 2022 Exam Highlights

Captured below are the exam highlights for CUET 2022:

CUET Full Form

Common University Entrance Test

CUET Exam Dates 2022

July 15, July 16, July 19, July 20, August 4, August 5, August 6, August 7, August 8 & August 10, 2022

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Registration Mode


Exam Mode

Online/ CBT

Exam Sections

Section I (Language-specific), Section II (Domain-based) & Section III (General Test)

Exam Level


CUET 2022 Application Form

CUET 2022 application form is released in online mode. Candidates have to visit the official website of CUET in order to fill up and submit the CUET application form 2022 on time. They are advised to check the list of documents before starting with the application process. Here are a few simple steps on how to fill in the CUET 2022 application form:

  • The first step is to register by providing basic information such as your name, address, and contact information.
  • Login using the credentials generated during registration
  • Candidates must fill out the CUET application form with their personal and academic information, programme and exam city preferences, and upload documents after logging in with their registration credentials.
  • Candidates must pay the CUET application fee online (through debit/credit card) or via SBI Challan after completing the form.

CUET 2022 Application Form Fee 

CUET application form fee for candidates belonging to categories is tabulated below:


CUET Application Fee (in INR)





SC/ST/Other Gender


CUET 2022 Syllabus

The CUET syllabus 2022 for UG level courses is mentioned below. Candidates can just click on the link to download the PDF containing the syllabus. 

CUET Important Topics 2022 for UG Courses

Check out the section-wise important topics for CUET 2022 below:



Section I:

Language-Specific Subjects 

Questions from Reading Comprehension passages will be used to assess language. These passages could be factual, literary, or narrative in nature - Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary

Section II:


NCERT Syllabus for various subjects in class 12th

Section III:

General Test

General Knowledge, Current Events, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning, which includes topics such as the application of basic mathematical principles, Arithmetic, Algebra Geometry, Mensuration, Statistics up to Class 8, Logical and Analytical Reasoning.

Detailed CUET Syllabus 2022 for UG Courses

The syllabus of CUCT has been revised and all the questions for UG admission will be asked from class 12th only. Given here are the PDFs for CUET syllabus 2022.




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Art Education Sculpture

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Business Studies

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Computer Science

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Engineering Graphics

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Economics/Business Economics

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Home Science

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Environmental Studies

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Knowledge Tradition – Practices India

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Legal Studies

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Political Science

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Mass Media/ Mass Communication

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Physical Education

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Teaching Aptitude

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Also Read: Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University UG Admission 2022 through CUET

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

The following are the details of the CUET 2022 Exam Pattern for the UG programme:

The examination will only include multiple-choice questions.

  • Section I: Language-specific questions will be found in Sections 1A and 1B. These multiple-choice questions will be based on the passage from Reading Comprehension.
  • Section II: This section will pose questions on domain-specific subjects.
  • Section III: This portion has 60 questions from the following categories: general knowledge, current events, general mental ability, numerical ability, and quantitative reasoning.

Duration: The duration for Section I is 45 minutes, Section II is 45 minutes, and Section III is 60 minutes respectively.

Exam Format: The exam will be administered on a computer (computer-based).

Difficulty Level: The questions' difficulty level will depend on the 12th grade.

Marking Scheme: +5 marks will be awarded for correct answers, 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect attempts while no marks will be reduced for unattempted questions.

CUET 2022 Preparation Tips

Here are some of the important preparation tips for CUET 2022:

  • Candidates should try to cover the syllabus from the textbooks prescribed by NCERT. They can also find additional study materials on various online platforms.

  • Since the CUET Syllabus 2022 is of the Class 12th level, aspirants must try to cover all the topics that are prescribed by the conducting body.

  • Candidates must try to solve as many practice papers, sample questions, previous year's question papers & CUET 2022 mock test as possible. This will increase speed and enhance accuracy.

  • Aspirants can also take part in Book practice sessions with NTA at their Test Practice Centres. All the details regarding the same is mentioned on the official website of the National Testing Agency, i.e. nta.ac.in

CUET 2022 Admit Card

CUET 2022 admit card will be available online. The admit card for CUET can be downloaded from the official website by registered applicants. The admit card can be downloaded at any time before the examination.

As soon as the CUET hall ticket is released, a direct link for CUET admit card 2022 will be provided. In addition to this,

  • An applicant's CUET 2022 Admit Card will be emailed to his or her registered email address. The admission card can be downloaded and printed.
  • Only those who have successfully enrolled will receive an admit card.
  • Exam centre, roll number, CUET 2022 exam date, and timing were among the information on the admit card.
  • On the day of the exam, CUET admit card 2022 is required to be carried along with a valid photo ID.

CUET 2022 Result

The result for CUET 2022 will most likely be announced in the first week of August. The CUET result 2022 or scorecard will be available online, and applicants will need to check in to the website provided to download it (to be updated once the result is declared). Candidates' personal information, section-wise and overall scores, percentiles and cut-offs will all be included in the CUET result.

CUET 2022 Results will be available on the official website for exam takers to verify. The results are published on the official website.

  • Shortlisting Process: Candidates will be chosen based on their performance in CUET exam and their qualifying test scores.
  • GD/PI: Following the shortlisting process, the involved universities conduct additional processes in which they are invited to participate in Group Discussions and Personal Interviews.
  • List of Merits: The merit list will be created based on the candidate's performance and used for admission to UG, PG, PG Diploma, Integrated Programs, B Ed, and PhD programmes at the participating Central Universities.

Steps to Check CUET 2022 Result

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to check CUET 2022 Result:

  • Go to the official website (the link will be activated along with the announcement of the result)
  • Login using your birth date and roll number.
  • The CUET result will be displayed on the screen.
  • CUET result can be downloaded and printed.

Also Read: Banaras Hindu University UG Admission 2022 through CUET

CUET 2022 Cutoff

Along with the results, the CUET 2022 cutoff will be released. The cutoff refers to the minimum score required to pass the exam. While the NTA will announce the qualifying cutoff, member institutes will announce individual cutoffs for each programme they provide. The cutoff marks for the CUET exam will be determined by elements such as the exam's difficulty level, the number of test-takers, and available seats, among others.

CUET 2022 Merit List

The CUET 2022 merit list will be released by the participating universities and NTA will have no rile in preparing it. The merit list shows the candidates who are eligible for counselling based on their cut-off scores and rank. Candidates should be aware that the minimum marks required for related disciplines vary in CUET participating universities. Candidates who are shortlisted in the CUET merit list for various programmes must ensure that they attend the participating university's online/offline counselling session.

Steps to Download CUET 2022 Merit List

Candidates can download the CUET Merit List following the mentioned steps below:

  • Go to the official website (the link of all the participating universities will be given separately as soon as the merit list will be out)
  • Select your preferred topic by clicking on it.
  • A PDF with a list of students, their number, and their CET score will be displayed.
  • Download the CUET merit list 2022 for future reference.

CUET 2022 Counselling

The participating institutes will conduct their own CUET 2022 counselling sessions. Following the announcement of the results, each institute will provide a merit list based on qualified candidates. Interested individuals must first register, after which they will be able to engage in the counselling process, which will most likely be conducted online.

In general, there are three rounds of counselling, with the number of rounds varying based on the number of available seats. Candidates must accept the admission offer by reporting to the institutes and having their documents confirmed when the seat allotment outcome is announced.

There are a few programmes that will perform interview rounds instead of counselling. The admission process for such programmes will be announced individually in the CUET 2022 information pamphlet by NTA.

CUET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates who are taking the CUET exam should attentively study the CUET exam day guidelines on their admit card. On the day of the exam, candidates must have brought the following documents to the designated test centre:

  • CUET admit card: The admit card is a critical document to have with you when you go to the exam centre. Candidates who do not have their admit cards on the exam day are not permitted to take the exam.
  • Candidates are required to provide valid and original picture ID evidence to the exam centre. Driving licences, passports, PAN cards, voter ID cards, and Aadhaar cards are examples of documents that could be given as proof of identity.
  • Candidates are also urged to bring a passport-size photograph with them to the test centre. The photograph should have been the same as the one used when filling out the CUET application form.

Candidates should be aware of the documents that must be carried as well as the items that should not be brought into the exam venue. Calculators, cellphones, watches, food, and other items fall under this category.

The students opting for CUET 2022 Admissions can refer to this article and keep a check on this page for further updates and CUET 2022 exam dates. If you have any questions, visit our QnA section and feel free to write your queries to us.

For further news/articles and updates related to CUET 2022, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!


Why is CUET Conducted?

CUET exam is conducted for candidates seeking admission in undergraduate programmes under the 45 central universities

What is the difference between CUET in CUCET?

CUET is the news name for CUCET exam. NTA has renamed the exam as CUET from 2021, which involves 45 central universities. Candidates can take admission in any of these universities by appearing for CUET exam.

Does Delhi University (DU) come under CUET?

Yes, Delhi University is included in CUET. Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh of Delhi University (DU) launched the university's admission policy under the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) on April 5, 2022, stating the subjects students will need to sit for at the entrance in order to get admission to various degrees.

What is the duration of CUET exam?

The duration of the CUET 2022 examination is 2 hours.

How many questions are in CUET 2022 exam?

The CUET 2022 Exam consists of 120 questions in total. You will receive one point for each correct answer. For each incorrect response, 0.25 points will be deducted.

Can we use rough paper in CUET 2022 examination?

A applicant must first obtain permission to use a rough paper and then display the material on the webcam. The relevant authority will verify whether or not something has been written down. Only after that will a candidate be permitted to utilise the rough paper.

Does CUET 2022 have negative marking?

Yes, there are negative markings on the CUET 2022 exam. 0.25 points will be removed for each incorrect answer.

Are we allowed to use calculator in CUET exam?

No, calculators are not permitted in the CUET 2022 examination. 

How long does it take to prepare for CUET exam?

Six months is sufficient time for passing the CUET exam. All you have to do is make a timetable, take short notes, know the syllabus and exam pattern, and be confident. Begin by preparing for the topics that you find the most difficult, and then continue with your studies.

Is CUET exam difficult?

The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUET 2022) is expected to be easy-moderate in difficulty. So, if you have a basic comprehension of subjects such as quantitative aptitude, English, logic, and general awareness, you can easily pass the exam with a good grade.

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