CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus (Released): Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Lam Vijaykanth

Updated On: May 17, 2024 03:16 pm IST | CUET

The CUET 2024 Geography exam will mainly consist of questions from the NCERT Class 12 syllabus. To perform well in CUET UG 2024, candidates should download the CUET Geography syllabus 2024 PDF from this page and begin preparing accordingly.

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

CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus has been released by the National Testing Agency. Candidates who have opted for Geography as a domain subject must go through the CUET 2024 Geography Syllabus. Mainly, the following subjects are included in the CUET 2024 Geography syllabus such as human geography fundamentals, human geography's nature and scope, people, human activities, transportation, communication, and commerce, human settlements and people.

Candidates for the CUET UG 2024 can seek all of the important details in this article, such as the CUET Geography syllabus 2024, the CUET examination pattern, and preparation tips.

CUET UG 2024 

The CUET UG 2024 exam dates have been revised. The CUET UG 2024 is being conducted on May 15 to May 24, 2024. NTA will conduct 15 test papers in offline mode from May 15 to May 18 and 48 subjects will be held in CBT mode from May 21 to May 24, 2024. As the CUET UG 2024 exam will be conducted in 7 days with a single shifts, there would be no normalization process of score.

Latest Update: CUET UG 2024 Admit Card has been released on May 13, 2024 for the candidates who are going to appear for CUET UG 2024 exam from May 15 to May 18, 2024. Candidates can use the Direct link to Download CUET Admit Card 2024 and download their admit card. Also, the advance CUET UG City Intimation Slip 2024 Released for the examination scheduled to be held on May 15, 16, 17, and 18 on May 6, 2024.  Candidates can download the same using the given link; CUET City Intimation Slip 2024.

CUET UG 2024 aspirants must appear for one language test from Section- IA and a domain-specific test as well. CUET UG 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 CUET 2024 Geography syllabus from here as the direct link is provided.

Click Here to Download CUET Geography Syllabus 2024 PDF

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 Geography syllabus 2024 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 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

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 CUET 2024 Geography syllabus. Preparation is easy but following it makes the desired dream come true.

Familiarize with CUET Geography Syllabus 2024

Candidates who are planning to appear for the CUET Geography examination must know the entire CUET 2024 Geography 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 2024. 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 sample papers 2024 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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