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CUET PG 2022 Psychology Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Payal Biswas
Payal BiswasUpdated On: June 14, 2022 02:27 pm IST | CUET PG

CUET PG 2022 Syllabus has been released by the NTA. Get details like syllabus, exam pattern, preparation tips, books etc, from this article.

CUET PG 2022 Psychology Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

National Testing Agency, the prestigious testing organization in India has published the CUET PG 2022 Psychology Syllabus. The syllabus is available on the official portal of CUET  Aspirants willing to opt for Psychology for the CUET PG exam 2022 can download the syllabus here.

CUET PG 2022 Application Form is available now on the official website of the Common University Entrance Test. Aspirants who have applied for the exam should start their preparation immediately. The Psychology syllabus covers some topics that an aspirant must study for appearing on the test. The important details of the CUET PG Psychology exam are described here in this article including the syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

CUET Overview

With more than 9 lakh registrations, CUET 2022 has become India’s second-biggest entrance examination. The concept of the CUET was brought for creating a single platform where students across India can compete for their undergraduate and postgraduate admission. This entrance test is conducted by the NTA whose responsibility is to administer the entrance test for higher education in India. The same organization has been assigned to conduct CUET PG 2022 exam. Earlier, it was known as the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET). This year 44 central universities including JNU, Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi University, Central University of Jammu, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, etc are taking part in this exam.

The registration process for the CUET PG exam commenced on May 19. The final date of application is June 18, 2022. Aspirants willing to get MA Psychology admission 2022 should be well informed about the CUET PG Syllabus 2022, eligibility criteria, and exam pattern. The Psychology syllabus (PGQP46) includes 13 areas of study through which an aspirant’s potential would be tested. The questions will be MCQ-based. Both the MA/ MSc. degrees will be offered for psychology. The exam will be held on Day 10 and in Slot 1.  

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CUET 2022 PG Psychology Syllabus: Download PDF

Aspirants need to be well versed in the detailed syllabus of Psychology if they want to get a good score in the exam. The CUCET 2022 Syllabus PDF PG for Psychology course can be downloaded from the provided link:

Click Here to Download Syllabus for the Master’s Programme in Psychology

Overview of CUET 2022 PG Psychology Syllabus

Overview of CUET 2022 PG Psychology Syllabus (PGQP46) is provided here in the following table:

Introduction to Psychology


History of Psychology


Schools of Psychology

Psychological Testing

Biological bases of Behaviour

Life-span Development

Learning, Memory

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

Sensation and Perception

Statistics for Psychology

Emotion and Motivation


CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern Highlights

Some fundamental information is provided below to make the aspirants well-informed on the CUET PG 2022 exam.



Name of the Examination

CUET PG 2022

Level of Examination

Post Graduate

Mode of Examination

CBT or Computer-Based Test

Medium of Instructions

English and Hindi (not applicable for the Sahitya and language paper)

Total Marks


Total No. of Questions to be Asked


Frequency of Examination

Once a year

Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +4

Incorrect Answer: - 1

Negative Marking


CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern

Provided below is the CUET PG 2022 Exam Pattern. Aspirants of the Psychology domain will check the PGQP46 code and its related pattern of questions from the table below.

Paper Code


Pattern of Question


Part A

  • No. of Questions: 25 questions
  • Topics Included: Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability

Part B

  • No. of Questions: 75
  • Topics Included: Domain knowledge questions on Social Sciences and Science, Teaching Aptitude, and Mathematics to test the knowledge on the same.







Part A

  • No. of Questions: 25
  • Topics Included: Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability/ Analytical Skills/ Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability/ General Awareness.

Part B

  • No. of Questions: 75
  • Topics Included: Domain Knowledge Questions




Part A

  • No. of Questions: 25 MCQ
  • Topics Included: Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Analytical Skills, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, General Awareness.

Part B

  • No. of Questions: 75
  • Topics Included: Domain knowledge questions on Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.


Part A

  • No. of Questions: 25
  • Topics Included: Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Mathematical Ability

Part B

  • No. of Questions: 75
  • Topics Included: Language-specific questions will be asked in this part.


  • No of Questions: 100
  • Topics Included: Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation


  • No of Questions: 100 questions Language
  • Topics Included: Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Computer Basics, and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge

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CUET PG 2022 Sociology Syllabus Preparation Tips

Mentioned below are some important preparation tips for the CUET PG Psychology exam:

Understand the Syllabus Content

Understanding the content of the CUET PG Psychology syllabus is the first thing to do for exam preparation. Download the syllabus and then go through it. Read the title of the contents. Try to understand what is expected to learn. And then study the subject matters.

Plan Study Schedule

An aspirant should plan a study schedule. Read the syllabus first and then plan your study schedule. While planning, make sure to consider the syllabus content, time, and learning abilities. Do not jump on the easy content first. Priority should be given according to the subject-matter orientation. Create weekly assignments and target to finish that within the scheduled time. By following a regular study routine, the entire syllabus can be completed with ease.

Find Resources

Textbooks may not enough for the CUET PG Psychology examination. Aspirants need to find helpful resources. One can use online resources, practice books, etc. to make their learning complete in all aspects. For complex subject matters, take help from mentors.

Relate with the Real-World Examples

The entire syllabus is prepared keeping up the master’s course in mind. Remember, the potential of a student for a master’s degree would be tested through this entrance examination. Therefore, an aspirant should train his mind in accordance with that. While learning different psychological concepts, try to use them in real-life scenarios. It would be helpful to dive deeply into the concept and takes your expertise to the next level.

Practice Sample Papers

Preparation for the CUET PG psychology exam would be incomplete without practicing the sample papers. Aspirants can study the previous year’s examination paper to understand what kind of questions may come in the exam. They can collect sample papers online or buy a book containing multiple sample test papers. By practicing these books, they will be able to gain confidence in the subject matter. Furthermore, they will learn to solve all the questions within the time constraint.

Maintain Good Health

Any examination creates stress to some extent. Exam-related stress and anxiety are very common. If the stress exceeds, it can create a bad impact on health. By following a healthy diet, light exercises, meditation, etc aspirants can maintain good health. Again, as they spent maximum time in preparation, they neglect to eat. This can also affect their health. Therefore, a healthy diet and most importantly on-time intake of food are advised for the candidates.

Best Books for CUET PG 2022 Psychology

CUET PG 2022 best books are available now. The below-mentioned book will help the candidates to take a strategic approach for CUET PG 2022 Psychology exam.



Psychology Entrance Exams Masters

Amit Panwar & Vishal Goyal

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