CUET 2024 Exam Day Guidelines: Documents to Carry, Instructions

Samiksha Rautela

Updated On: May 19, 2024 10:15 am IST | CUET

Candidates must know the CUET exam day guidelines 2024 to avoid any unexpected mistake last minute. The CUET exam day guidelines include confirming & arriving early at the exam location, waiting for instructions from the invigilator before starting or leaving, etc. Read on to know more!

Exam Day Guidelines for CUET

CUET exam day guidelines 2024 are extremely important as they assist candidates in avoiding unexpected mistakes that may lead to disqualification. The NTA will hold the CUET 2024 exam in a hybrid mode (pen and paper and CBT). Candidates are advised to follow CUET exam day guidelines as missing any of them may jeopardise their chances of taking the entrance exam. The CUET exam day guidelines are released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the admit card. Along with a list of forbidden items, the admit card includes information about the exam location, schedule, and dos and don'ts.

Some of the CUET exam day guidelines 2024 state that candidates should arrive at the exam location early to avoid being delayed by mandatory checking and frisking during the exam. To avoid problems on exam day, the candidate should confirm the location of the exam centre at least one day ahead of time. In the end, even if the candidate completes their paper ahead of schedule, they should wait for instructions from the invigilator before leaving.

CUET Admit Card 2024 has been released on May 19, 2024 for CUET 2024 exams will be conducted in CBT mode on May 21st, 22nd and 24th, 2024. The CUET 2024 admit card download link has made available on the official website, exams.nta.ac.in/CUET-UG/. It is advised that students have their login information handy. Students who find any discrepancy in their CUET hall ticket 2024 will need to visit the official website of the NTA to have their queries resolved. The CUET exam 2024 started on May 15, 2024 and will end on May 24, 2024.

Direct link to Download CUET Admit Card 2024 (Activated).

Also, the NTA has released the CUET City Intimation Slip for the examination scheduled to be held on May 15, 16, 17, and 18. Download CUET City Intimation Slip 2024 from here!

Here, we have included every detail regarding the CUET exam day guidelines 2024, including important instructions, exam timings, items to bring, items to avoid carrying, and other more. Continue reading to know it all.

CUET 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

Check out some of the important CUET exam day guidelines 2024 highlighted below:

Dress Code:

To take the exam, candidates must dress appropriately for the CUET exam. Refer below to know the CUET 2024 exam day dress guidelines prescribed by NTA.
  • Light clothes with long sleeves are not permitted.
  • If candidates arrive at the Examination Centre dressed in cultural/customary attire, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time to allow for proper frisking without causing any inconvenience to the candidate while maintaining the sanctity of the examination.
  • Sandals with low heels and slippers are acceptable. You are not allowed to wear shoes.
  • The CUET 2024 admit card cannot be released until the NTA has given its specific approval, in the event that a deviation is necessary due to unforeseen circumstances (medical, etc.).

Before the Exam:

Here are some of the important CUET exam day guidelines 2024 & instructions before the exam:

  • Aspirants should not overeat or undereat in stress before the exam day.
  • Candidates should also not compromise on their sleeping hours and should take a minimum of 7-8 hours of sleep on the night before the exam. This will help calm their minds.
  • Before leaving the home for the exam, candidates should go through all the relevant documents that are required on the day of the exam. 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 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 commencement of the exam.
  • Aspirants should dress appropriately keeping the comfort and the exam in mind given the heated weather conditions.

    During the Exam:

    Provided below are a few of the important CUET exam day guidelines 2024 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 2024 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.

    CUET 2024 Exam Day Instructions & Timings

    The following table indicates CUET UG Test Papers which are schduled to be conducted in Pen & paper (Offline) mode

    Date

    Shift

    Start Time

    End Time

    Duration (minutes)

    Test Paper code

    Test Paper

    Day 1

    15 May 2024

    Shift 1A

    10:00

    11:00

    60

    306

    Chemistry

    11:00

    12:15

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 1B

    12:15

    13:00

    45

    304

    Biology

    13:00

    15:00

    120

    Session Break

    Shift 2A

    15:00

    15:45

    45

    101

    English

    15:45

    17:00

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 2B

    17:00

    18:00

    60

    501

    General Test

    Day 2

    16 May 2024

    Shift 1A

    10:00

    11:00

    60

    309

    Economics

    11:00

    12:15

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 1B

    12:15

    13:00

    45

    102

    Hindi

    13:00

    15:00

    120

    Session Break

    Shift 2A

    15:00

    16:00

    60

    322

    Physics

    16:00

    17:15

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 2B

    17:15

    18:15

    60

    319

    Mathematics

    Day 3

    17 May 2024

    Shift 1A

    10:00

    10:45

    45

    313

    Geography

    10:45

    12:00

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 1B

    12:00

    12:45

    45

    321

    Physical Education

    12:45

    15:00

    135

    Session Break

    Shift 2A

    15:00

    15:45

    45

    305

    Business Studies

    15:45

    17:00

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 2B

    17:00

    18:00

    60

    301

    Accountancy

    Day 4

    18 May 2024

    Shift 1

    13:30

    14:15

    45

    314

    History

    14:15

    15:30

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 2

    15:30

    16:15

    45

    323

    Political Science

    16:15

    17:30

    75

    Shift Break

    Shift 3

    17:30

    18:15

    45

    326

    Sociology

    CUET UG 2024 Online Exam Schulde

    Candidates can check the CUET UG 2024 exam Schedule for Test Papers to be conducted in CBT (Computer-Based Test) mode in the following table

    Date

    Shift

    Start Time

    End Time

    Duration (mins)

    Test paper(s)

    Day 5

    21 May 2024

    Shift 1

    09:00

    11:15

    135

    Kannada (106), Odia (109), Punjabi (110),

    Telugu (112), Arabic (201), Chinese (203),

    French (205), Kashmiri (209), Konkani (210),

    Maithili (211), Nepali (213), Russian (215),

    Santhali (216), Sindhi (217), Tibetan (219),

    Agriculture (302)

    11:15

    13:15

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 2

    13:15

    14:45

    90

    Fine Arts (312), Sanskrit (325)

    14:45

    16:45

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 3

    16:45

    18:15

    90

    Psychology (324), Fashion Studies (328)

    Day 6

    22 May 2024

    Shift 1

    09:00

    10:00

    60

    Computer Sciences / Informative Practices (308)

    10:00

    12:00

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 2

    12:00

    14:15

    135

    Sanskrit (220), Entrepreneurship (311), Home

    Science (315), Teaching Aptitude (327)

    14:15

    16:15

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 3

    16:15

    17:45

    90

    Anthropology (303), Legal Studies(317)

    Day 7

    24 May 2024

    Shift 1

    09:00

    11:15

    135

    Assamese (103), Gujarati (105), Malayalam

    (107), Tamil (111), Urdu (113), Bodo(202),

    German(206),    Manipuri(212),    KTPI    (316), Mass Media(318)

    11:15

    12:15

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 2

    13:15

    14:45

    90

    Dogri (204), Persian (214), Spanish (218), Environmental Studies (307), Performing Arts (320)

    14:15

    16:15

    120

    Shift Break

    Shift 3

    16:45

    18:15

    90

    Bengali (104), Marathi (108), Italian (207),

    Japanese (208), Engineering Graphics (310),

    Tourism (329)

    Also Read: CUET Exam Centres

    CUET Exam Day Guidelines 2024 & Instructions

    General CUET 2024 exam day guidelines & instructions are mentioned below for the convenience of the candidates:
    • Candidate must be careful to reach the exam center beforehand as stated in the Reporting/Entry time at the Centre, in the Admit Card.
    • Candidates would not be permitted to enter the exam hall after the closing time as per the CUET exam day guidelines 2024.
    • If the candidates are able to complete their paper before the stated time then they should still wait for instructions from the invigilator before moving out.
    • Candidates should verify the location of the exam center at least a day prior to the exam so that they do not face any problem on the exam day.
    • Candidates should arrive at the location of the exam early so that their entry is not delayed due to mandatory checking and frisking during the exam time .

    Things to Carry to the CUET 2024 Exam Centre

    Below is mentioned a list of things and documents that candidates would be allowed to carry on the day of the CUET 2024 exam that is important for CUET exam day instructions and guidelines. Candidates are advised to go through the list thoroughly and prepare themselves accordingly:

    • Candidates should carry printed copies (preferably two) of Admit Card along with a duly filled-in Self Declaration (Undertaking) form available on the NTA Website.
    • Candidates should possess 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 XII.
    • Candidates should note that only recently clicked passport-size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online CUET Application Form) would be permitted.
    • Candidates would be required to paste the photograph in the attendance sheet at the time of the exam in the exam centre.
    • Board Admit Card with a photograph or Bank Passbook with Photograph.
    • Original PWD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer (if claiming the relaxation under the PWD category)
    • Candidates would also  be allowed to carry a transparent water bottle and Black ballpoint pen to the exam hall.

      Also Read: Structure of CUET 2024

      Things Not to Carry to CUET 2024 Exam Centre

      Everything other than the ones mentioned above in the CUET exam day guidelines 2024 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

      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 2024 will also not be declared for such candidates.

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