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CUET 2022 Geography Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: September 15, 2022 11:01 am IST | CUET

CUET 2022 Geography Syllabus has been released by NTA. 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 2022 Geography syllabus.

CUET 2022 Geography Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

National Testing Agency has released the Geography Syllabus on its official website. The Geography syllabus is made available on the official portal of CUET 2022 at  Aspirants, wishing to appear for the Geography subject, can download the syllabus PDF from this page. The Geography syllabus consists of the topics that would be tested in the CUET 2022. The CUET 2022 Syllabus of Geography subject defines the Units and their topics.

Also Check:CUET Result 2022

The CUET 2022 application form is made available and the examination will be held soon. Aspirants of CUET 2022 can check all the important details like important topics of the Geography domain, CUET examination pattern, and preparation tips in this article. 

CUET 2022 Overview

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2022.  This national-level examination will be held in CBT mode. CUET 2022 enables students to secure admission in any of the participating Central Universities or other universities.  For the first time in the history of CUET or CUCET, 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 2022 aspirants must appear for one language test from Section- IA and a domain-specific test as well. CUET 2022 is going to be conducted in two shifts viz Morning Shift and Afternoon Shift. The domain subject 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 2022 Geography Syllabus

CUET 2022 Geography syllabus 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 2022 Geography from here as the direct link is provided.

Click Here to Download CUET 2022 Geography syllabus  PDF

Overview of CUET 2022 Geography syllabus

The Fundamental of Human Geography Syllabus overview of CUET 2022 Geography can be checked in the table below.

Fundamentals of Human Geography


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

The overview of the Indian People and Economy syllabus that comes under the Geography subject of CUET 2022 can be checked in the table below.

India: People and Economy


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 2022 Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency has released the CUET 2022 Exam Pattern along with the syllabus of CUET. Aspiring candidates of CUET must know the examination pattern. Having a sound knowledge of examination pattern, candidates are at a better edge to give their best shot in the examination.

CUET 2022 Examination Pattern consists of types of questions, the total number of questions, marking scheme, duration of the examination, and so on.

CUET 2022 Geography 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 CUET 2022 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 2022 Geography Preparation Tips

Given below are some of the preparation tips of CUET 2022 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 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 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 2022 Syllabus for All the Papers

The syllabus for all the papers of CUET 2022 is provided in the table below. 

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