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CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: September 13, 2023 04:52 pm IST | CUET

National Testing Agency will be releasing the CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus. Candidates can download the syllabus PDF of Geography from this page. This article details about the examination pattern, preparation tips, and a detailed overview of the CUET Geography syllabus.

CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus will be released by National Testing Agency on the official website. The Geography syllabus will be made available on the official portal of CUET 2024 at  Aspirants wishing to appear for the Geography subject can download the syllabus PDF from this page. The CUET Geography syllabus 2024 defines the Units and their topics. Aspirants of CUET 2024 can check all the important details like important topics of CUET 2024 Geography, CUET examination pattern, and preparation tips in this article. 

CUET 2024 Overview

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2024.  This national-level examination is held in CBT mode. CUET 2024 enables students to secure admission to any of the participating Central Universities or other universities. For the first time in the history of CUET, the examination is going to be held in different languages. Test takers have complete freedom in selecting any one of these languages Marathi, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Urdu, Malayalam Odia, and Assamese as their medium of instruction.

CUET 2024 aspirants must appear for one language test from Section- IA and a domain-specific test as well. CUET 2024 is going to be conducted in three shifts. The CUET 2024 Geography question paper will have 50 Questions. There is an internal choice for the subject. Candidates can answer any 40 questions out of 50. All the questions of Geography are objective-type MCQs. The examination is conducted for 200 marks. 

CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus

CUET Geography syllabus 2024 consists of topics from Class XII of NCERT. Candidates aspiring to appear for the Geography domain subject should know the syllabus of the subject. Candidates can download the syllabus of CUET 2024 Geography from here as the direct link is provided.

Click Here to Download CUET Geography syllabus  PDF(English PDF Available)

Click Here to Download CUET Geography Syllabus PDF (Hindi PDF Available)

Overview of CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus

The CUET Geography Syllabus 2024 is divided into two sections that can be checked in the table below.

Fundamentals of Human Geography

The Fundamental of Human Geography Syllabus overview of CUET 2024 Geography syllabus can be checked in the table below.


Title of the Unit



Human Geography: Nature and Scope




  • Population of the world
  • Population change
  • Age-sex ratio
  • Human development


Human Activities

  • Primary activities
  • Secondary activities
  • Tertiary activities
  • Quaternary activities


Transport, Communication and Trade

  • Land transport
  • Water transport
  • Air transport
  • Oil and gas pipelines
  • Satellite communication and cyber space
  • International trade


Human Settlements

  • Settlement types

India: People and Economy

The overview of the Indian People and Economy syllabus that comes under the CUET 2024 Geography syllabus can be checked in the table below.


Title of the Unit




  • Migration
  • Human development
  • Population, environment and development


Human Settlements

  • Rural settlements
  • Urban settlements


Resources and Development

  • Land resources
  • Water resources
  • Mineral and energy resources
  • Industries
  • Planning in India


Transport, Communication and International Trade

  • Transport and communication
  • International trade


Geographical Perspective on Selected Issues and Problems

  • Environmental pollution
  • Urbanisation
  • Land Degradation

CUET 2024 Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency will release the CUET 2024 Exam Pattern along with the CUET 2024 Geography syllabus. Aspiring candidates of CUET must know the examination pattern. CUET 2024 Examination Pattern consists of types of questions, the total number of questions, the marking scheme, the duration of the examination, and so on. Having a sound knowledge of examination pattern, candidates are at a better edge to give their best shot in the examination.

CUET 2024 Geography Pattern Highlights

The following table indicates the CUET 2024 Geography exam pattern highlights.


Details of Exam Pattern

Examination Name


Full Name

Common Universities Entrance Test

Medium of Instruction

Any one of the languages (Marathi, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Urdu, Malayalam Odia, and Assamese)

Total Questions Asked in Geography  Exam

50 questions

Total Questions to be Attempted in Geography Exam

40 questions

Total Marks in Geography Exam


Question Type

Objective Type (MCQs)

Geography Exam Duration

45 minutes

Mode of the Exam

Computer Based Test

Frequency of Exam

Once a year

Negative Marking


Marking Scheme

Marks for each correct answer: +5

Marks for every incorrect answer: -1

Marks for unanswered questions: 0

Provided below is the examination pattern of CUET 2024 of different sections.


Tests/ Subjects

Number of Questions Asked

Number of Questions to be Answered

Total Marks

Duration of the exam

Section IA: Languages

Language Test-(Thirteen languages )




45 minutes for each language

Section IB: Special Languages

Special Language Test- (Twenty languages)




45 minutes for each language

Section II: Subject-specific

Domain-specific Tests – Twenty-Seven Subjects




45 minutes for each subject

Section III: General Test

General test




60 minutes

CUET 2024 Geography Preparation Tips

Given below are some of the preparation tips for CUET 2024 Geography.

Prepare a Study Schedule

The first thing that candidates must do is to prepare a study schedule for the preparation of the examination. As it is said, without a proper plan, nothing can be achieved. Proper planning is very essential for doing well in the examination. Students must prepare an effective study schedule to cover the entire syllabus.  Preparation is easy but following it makes the desired dream come true.

Familiarize with Syllabus

Candidates who are planning to appear for the CUET Geography examination must know the entire syllabus as questions may be asked from any topic or unit. Hence, all the candidates are advised to prepare each and every topic prescribed in the CUET Geography syllabus. Start your preparation early so that you can have ample time to analyze every topic and do well in the examination.

Revision must be Vision

Candidates must note that revision is very important because constantly revising the topics will help the candidates to recall the subject. Aspirants are advised to set a period of one month for the revision. Revising not only important topics or units but also all the concepts, units or chapters is a must.

Practice Sample Papers

Reading and learning the entire syllabus is not enough and candidates may not evaluate their performance. In order to assess how much candidates have learnt so far, they must write and practice CUET 2024 Geography sample papers and mock tests. By doing so, there is a chance to rectify their own mistakes and improve their performance in the examination.

Take Healthy Diet

Most of the students do not consume enough food, especially at the time of examinations. It could be fear of the examination or they do not feel like to eat, because they are completely occupied with the preparation. As a result, they may fall sick. To avoid all these unnecessary health issues, candidates are advised to take healthy and nutritious food. 

CUET 2024 Syllabus for All the Papers

The syllabus for all the papers of CUET 2024 is provided in the table below. 

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