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Structure of CUET 2022: Check Pattern, Marking and Exam Scheme

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: September 15, 2022 12:02 pm IST | CUET

CUET exam structure has Languages, Domain-Specific & General tests. Here are the latest details on the structure of CUET 2022. 

Structure of CUET 2022: Check Pattern, Marking and Exam Scheme

CUET 2022 is undergoing numerous changes. The name of the entrance test has changed from CUCET to CUET. Also, the structure of CUET has witnessed several new developments. The entrance exam will now comprise four sections- two domain-specific papers, one language test and a general test.

CUET Result 2022 (LIVE UPDATES)

Aspirants willing to appear for the UG entrance test need to be well versed with CUET structure 2022. It will not only provide them with a better understanding of the CUET exam pattern but will also help them in comprehending the type of questions that might be asked in the test. Scroll down to learn more about CUET 2022 structure.

Detailed CUET 2022 Exam Structure

Provided below is the detailed information about the exam structure of CUET 2022:

SLOT 1 (9 AM to 12:15 PM)

Sections

Tests/ Subjects

Test Duration

Total Questions to be Attempted

Total Marks

Section IA: Languages

Any one out of 13 different languages can be chosen

45 minutes for each language

40 questions out of 50 questions in each language (MCQs)

200 Marks (5 marks per question)

Section II: Domain-Specific

Maximum two out of 27 domain specific subjects can be chosen

45 minutes for each subject

40 questions out of 50 questions in each subject (MCQs)

200 Marks (5 marks per question)

Section III: General Test

For any such undergraduate course/ courses being offered by universities where a General Test is being used for UG admission.

60 minutes

60 questions out of 75 questions (MCQs)

300 Marks (5 marks per question)

SLOT 2 (3 PM to 6:45 PM)

Sections

Tests/ Subjects

Test Duration

Total Questions to be Attempted

Total Marks

Language

Any one out of the remaining 12 languages opted in Section IA

45 minutes for each language

40 questions out of 50 questions in each language (MCQs)

200 Marks (5 marks per question)

Section II: Domain-Specific

Maximum four out of 27 domain specific subjects can be chosen

45 minutes for each subject

40 questions out of 50 questions in each subject (MCQs)

200 Marks (5 marks per question)

Also Read: CUET 2022 Accountancy Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

CUET 2022 Exam Structure: Section IA & IB

In this section, the language of the candidate is tested through various Reading Comprehension (RCs). The RCs will be in MCQ format and will be Literary, Factual and Narrative based. Here are the list of languages that candidates needs to choose for Section IA & IB:

Sections

Languages

Section IA

Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Hindi, English and Urdu

Section IB

Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Nepali, Persian, Arabic, Italian, Sindhi, Konkani, Kashmiri, Bodo, Dogri, Japanese, Maithili, Santhali, Tibetan, Manipuri, Russian and Sanskrit

CUET 2022 Exam Structure: Section II

Section II offers a choice of 27 Subjects, out of which an aspirant may choose a maximum of six subjects. Candidates may select a maximum of 2 domain-specific subjects in Slot 1 and a maximum of 4 domain-specific subjects in Slot 2. Captured below is the list of CUET domain subjects candidates can refer to select their desired subject:

Accountancy/ BookKeeping

Biology/Biological 

Sociology

Sanskrit

Political Science

Anthropology

Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/Painting)/ Commercial Arts

Chemistry

Computer Science/ Informatics Practices

Engineering Graphics

Agriculture

Environmental Studies

Economics/Business Economics 

Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry

Business Studies

Entrepreneurship

Physics

Mathematics

Performing Arts-

(i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatanatyam/ Kathakali/ Odissi/

Kuchipudi/ Manipuri)

(ii) Drama-Theater

(iii) Music General (Hindustani)/ (Carnatic)/ (Rabindra Sangeet)/

(Percussion)/ (Non-Percussion)

Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/ Yoga

Home Science

Psychology

Mass Media/ Mass Communication

Knowledge Tradition-Practices India

History

Legal Studies

Geography/ Geology

CUET 2022 Exam Structure: Section III

Section III is a General Test for an undergraduate course (s) being provided by the educational institutes/ colleges where the General Test is used for granting admission. This section covers questions from Logical & Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Numerical Ability, General Mental Ability and Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts/ algebra geometry/ mensuration/ arithmetic/ stat taught till class 8).

Also Read: CUET 2022 Agriculture Syllabus: Check Topics, Pattern, Download PDF

Points to Remember about CUET 2022 Exam Structure

Provided below are a few points to remember for CUET exam structure 2022:

  1. Aspirants are required to choose a medium of instruction for the exam out of the 13 specified CUET languages
  2. The question paper will be bi-lingual, i.e. it will be in English and in the medium (1 of the 13 languages) opted by the candidates.
  3. Candidates should not mistake the medium of the exam with the “Language” chosen as a component of the test. The Language exam will be for assessing the skills/ proficiency of the candidates in the language chosen by him/ her and it will not be bi-lingual.
  4. Before choosing domain specific subjects, languages and general tests the applicant must check out the requirements of his/her intended College/ University. The choices made by candidates should match the requirements of the College/ University.
  5. An applicant can take a maximum of 9 tests in the following manner:

  • Maximum of 3 languages from Section IA & Section IB taken together, maximum of 5 Domain Subjects from Section II & General Test from Section III.

                                                                                                                              OR

  • Maximum of 2 languages from Section IA & Section IB taken together, maximum of 6 Domain Subjects from Section II & General Test from Section III.

CUET 2022 will be conducted in Computer Based Test or CBT mode. Candidates are required to prepare well for the exam in order to secure admission in the desired university through CUET.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more information on CUET 2022!

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