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CUET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines: Documents to Carry, Instructions

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: July 12, 2022 03:42 pm IST | CUET

CUET 2022 will be held from July 15 to August 20, 2022. Check out the important exam day guidelines for CUET 2022 here.

Exam Day Guidelines for CUET 2022

CUET 2022 will be conducted in two shifts on numerous days from July 15 to August 20, 2022. The Common University Entrance Test will be held in CBT mode for granting UG admissions to the aspirants. Candidates willing to appear for the entrance test are required to be aware of the CUET exam day guidelines. This would help them in avoiding any unnecessary hiccups on the exam day.

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This article provides all the valid information about the exam day guidelines for CUET 2022 including the important instructions, exam timings, things to carry, things to not carry, COVID-related curbs etc. Read on to explore more about it.

CUET 2022 Exam Day Timings

The exam date of CUET has been released. The test will be conducted in the morning and afternoon shifts. The table given below captures the exam day timings and dates for CUET 2022:

Exam Dates (Out)

Exam Timings

July 15 to August 20, 2022

Morning Shift: 09:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Afternoon Shift: 03:00 PM to 06:45 PM

Exam Day Guidelines for CUET 2022

Check out some of the crucial CUET exam day guidelines below:

Before the Exam:

Here are some of the important guidelines before the exam:

  • Aspirants should not overeat or undereat before the exam day. They should also not compromise their sleeping hours and should take at least 7-8 hours of sleep on the night before the exam.
  • Before leaving the home for the exam, candidates should go through all the documents. They should make sure to carry the most important documents like admit cards and valid ID proof or else they will not be allowed to sit for the exam.
  • Aspirants must paste the recently clicked passport-sized photograph on the CUET admit card before leaving for the exam.
  • Candidates should reach the exam centre at least 1-2 hours before the reporting time in order to avoid any last-minute rush. It must be noted that the applicants will not be allowed to enter the exam venue 30 minutes before the exam commencement.
  • Aspirants should dress appropriately keeping the comfort and the exam in mind.

During the Exam:

Provided below are a few of the important guidelines that aspirants must follow during the exam:

  • Aspirants should find and take their seats immediately after the opening of the exam doors.
  • Applicants should ensure that the Question Papers displayed on their computer screens are as per their opted subject indicated in the Admit Card. If the Question Paper is different, they should immediately bring it to the attention of the concerned invigilator.
  • In case of any first aid emergency, technical assistance or any other information during the course of the entrance test, aspirants are free to approach the Centre Superintendent or Invigilator present in the room.
  • Candidates should not adopt unfair means during the exam. It may lead to direct disqualification from the test.
  • All writing work and calculations need to be done only in the rough sheets provided at the exam centre. On completion of the exam, aspirants must hand over their respective rough sheets to the Invigilator present on duty in the room.

After the Exam:

Given below are a few of the important CUET exam day guidelines that aspirants have to follow after the exam ends:

  • Aspirants are not allowed to leave the room until the exam time is over.
  • Candidates are required to leave the exam room in an orderly manner.
  • It is crucial that aspirants follow social distancing before, during and after the exam.
  • PwBD candidates will be provided with a compensatory time of 15 minutes for the 45 minutes long examination and 20 minutes for a one-hour long examination.
  • NTA will not conduct a re-test for aspirants who were unable to attend the entrance test.

Also Read: How will Admissions to DU Change after Implementation of CUET 2022

Things to carry to the CUET 2022 Exam Centre

Here is the list of things and documents that candidates are allowed to carry to the CUET 2022 exam centre:

  • Print copy of Admit Card along with a duly filled in Self Declaration (Undertaking) form available on the NTA Website.
  • Any one of the authorized, valid, original and non-expired photo IDs such as the School Identity Card, PAN card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar Card with photograph, E-Aadhaar with photograph, Ration Card with photograph, Class 12th
  • One recently clicked passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online CUET Application Form). It is required for pasting in the attendance sheet at the exam centre.
  • Board Admit Card with a photograph or Bank Passbook with Photograph.
  • Original PwBD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer (if claiming the relaxation under the PwBD category)
  • Aspirants are also allowed to carry a transparent water bottle and Black ballpoint pen to the exam venue.

Things not to carry to the CUET 2022 Exam Centre

Everything other than the ones mentioned above will be prohibited in the exam hall. If aspirants have any of the following things, they should make sure to leave them outside the exam hall:

Any kind of gadgets/ electronic devices

Books or study material of any type

Geometry box/ pencil-box/ pouch/ scale

Wallets or handbags

Goggles or sunglasses

Printed, handwritten, blank or any white paper or writing pad or  piece of paper

Jewellery such as earrings, rings, bracelets, pendants, nose pins, charms, chain/necklaces, brooch, hair bands, badges, hair pins, clothes with full sleeves or big buttons

Closed sandals/ shoes

Also Read: Structure of CUET 2022: Check Pattern, Marking and Exam Scheme

Candidates should note that if they are found in possession of any of the aforementioned objects, their candidature will be cancelled by the authorities. CUET Result 2022 will also not be declared for such candidates.

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