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CUCET 2022 - Exam Date, Registration (Starts), Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 12 Apr, 2022 13:15

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About CUCET 2022 (Application Form Out)

CUCET 2022 application form has been released on April 6, 2022 at midnight. The registration deadline for the exam is May 6, 2022, upto 5 PM. Candidates can fill out their CUCET application form through the official website. Before submitting the registration form for CUCET, aspirants must keep handy all the required documents. The entrance test is expected to be held in the first & second weeks of July 2022.

NTA CUCET is a combined national-level entrance exam that is conducted for the aspirants willing to pursue Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctorate courses offered by the central universities of Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Kashmir, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Jammu, South Bihar, Karnataka, and Kerala. There are several colleges in India accepting CUCET 2022 scores. Recently, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University agreed to participate in the CUCET exam. The entrance test was conducted by the Central University of Rajasthan until 2020. In 2021, National Testing Agency took over the conduct of the entrance test. Candidates have to participate in the application process of CUCET in order to sit for the exam. 

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CUCET 2022 Latest Updates

  • Apr 07, 2022 03:08 PM: CUET 2022 Exam Pattern: Internal Choice in Questions, Stress-Free Initiative by NTA. Read More
  • Apr 07, 2022 03:06 PM: CUCET 2022 list of participating universities released. Read More
  • Apr 07, 2022 11:25 AM: CUET syllabus 2022 is out for UG courses along with the application form. Read More.
  • Apr 07, 2022 10:35 AM: CUET 2022 application form out. The final date to register for the exam is May 6, 2022. Read More.
  • Apr 07, 2022 10:00 AM: CUCET Application Form 2022 has been released on April 6, 2022 at 11:50 PM. Candidates are required to fill up and submit the form only in online mode. Read More.
  • Apr 03, 2022 08:58 AM: CUCET Application Form has been delayed and the registration will start from April 6, 2022 onwards. Read More!
  • Mar 22, 2022 03:17 PM: CUCET 2022 to be Conducted in 13 Languages. Read More.
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CUCET 2022 Highlights

Check out the key highlights of CUCET 2022 below:

Exam Name

CUCET 2022 (Earlier known as CUCET)

Full Name

Central Universities Entrance Test

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Date

July 2022 (Tentative)

Medium of Instructions

13 languages (Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Odiya, Assamese, English, Punjabi, Hindi & Urdu)

Exam Purpose

Admission to UG & PG level courses offered by various Central, State & Private Universities/ Institutes

Exam Sections

Section I: Language specific

Section II: Domain specific

Section III: General Test

Exam Mode

CBT/ Online

Question Type


Negative Marking


CUCET 2022 Application Form

The National Testing Agency will release the application form for CUCET 2022 by the first week of April 2022. The application form will be out in online mode. Aspirants, who would like to apply for CUCET 2022, must complete the registration process first and then fill in the application form of CUCET 2022. To fill in the application form of CUCET 2022, the applicants must enter personal as well as academic details. After completing filling up the application form for CUCET 2022, applicants must pay the prescribed application fee. Before filling up the application form, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of CUCET 20222.

CUCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

CUCET 2022 eligibility criteria will be framed and released by the National Testing Agency. It will be released by the conducting body along with the official notification. CUCET eligibility criteria 2022 denote the minimum requirements that a candidate should possess in order to apply for the examination. Check out a quick overview of the eligibility criteria below.

Course Level

Minimum Qualification

Mandatory Subjects

Minimum Aggregate


Class 12th

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Biology

General: 50%

SC/ ST: 45%


Undergraduate degree

The relevant or associated field in which candidates wish to pursue Master's

General: 55%

SC/ ST: 50%


Master’s degree

The relevant or associated field in which candidates wish to pursue PhD

General: 55%

OBC: 50%

SC/ ST: 45%

CUCET 2022 Exam Important Dates

Candidates appearing for CUCET 2022 must keep track of important events for the exam. The important dates for CUCET exam 2022 are tabulated below.


Important Dates

Availability of Online Application Form 2022

April 6, 2022

Last Date to Submit Application Form 2022

May 6, 2022

Last Date of Successful Fee Transaction

To be Notified

CUCET 2022 Application Form Correction

To be Notified

CUCET 2022 Admit card

To be Notified

CUCET 2022 Exam Dates

July 2022

Release of CUCET 2022 Answer Key

To be Notified


To be Notified

Announcement of CUCET 2022 Result

To be Notified

CUCET 2022 Exam Pattern

CUCET 2022 Examination pattern is expected to be changed. NTA will release the CUCET exam pattern 2022 along with the notification on its official website. The aspirants of CUCET 2022 must know the examination pattern of CUCET 2022. The examination pattern of CUCET 2022 includes the details like marking scheme, duration of exam, number of sections total number of questions, mode of exam, and total marks.  If aspirants are familiar with examination pattern, they can prepare a perfect strategy to do well in the examination.  

CUCET 2022 will contain 4 sections. An overall of all the four sections is provided here:

Exam Section

Subjects/ Tests

Total Questions

Exam Duration

Section IA

13 Languages

50 questions

45 minutes per language

Section IB

19 Languages

Section II

27 Domain-specific Subjects

50 questions

45 minutes per subject

Section III

General Test

75 questions

60 minutes

NTA has specified that it is not mandatory to choose options from each section. Only that the choices should match the university requirements.

CUCET 2022 Syllabus

CUCET Syllabus 2022 is defined by the National Testing Agency for the candidates who are going to appear for the entrance test. It contains different subjects and the name of the chapters from which the question paper is prepared. Knowing the CUCET 2022 syllabus, candidates come to an understanding of what to prepare. It also helps them in preparing a study plan to cover all the important topics.

Some of the most popular books for CUCET preparation are mentioned below:

Book Name

Publisher/ Author

English Grammar in Use

Raymond Murphy

High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin

Complete Mathematics

Lucent’s Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination

RS Agarwal

General Knowledge


Shortcuts in Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams

Disha Experts

CUCET 2022 Admit Card

The admit card of CUCET 2022 will be released in online mode. It will be released on the official website of the entrance exam. Candidates are advised to download CUCET admit card at least 4-5 days before the exam as it avoids any last-minute rush. The hall ticket will not be sent to the address of the candidates through post or courier. 

It is crucial to carry the CUCET admit card along with the ID proof to the exam centre. Without it, candidates will not be allowed to sit for the exam. The admit card will be generated for only those candidates who have successfully registered themselves for the exam before the prescribed deadline.

CUCET 2022 Preparation Tips

Check out a few of the CUCET preparation tips 2022 below:

  • Chalk out a timetable before sitting for exam preparation. Allot time for different topics according to the weightage, understanding and difficulty level.

  • Take a lot at the exam pattern & syllabus of CUCET 2022. It will provide an idea about important topics that need to be covered for the exam.

  • Before picking up complicated topics, start the preparation by strengthening the foundation/ base. 

  • Solve as many previous year’s question papers, mock tests & sample papers as possible. This will increase both speed and accuracy.

  • Keep the last 2-3 weeks aside for revision in order to ensure that the memory stays intact and fresh on the exam day.

Here are some more important preparation tips for CUCET 2022!

CUCET 2022 Sample Papers

Applicants willing to appear for the Central Universities Entrance Test, need to solve as many CUCET sample papers and questions before the exam as they can. This helps in analysing the exam structure and understanding the type of questions that might crop up in the entrance test.

Candidates must start solving the CUCET sample papers after the entire exam preparation is over. This will also help them in evaluating their performance and work on their weak areas.

CUCET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

Here are a few exam day guidelines for CUCET 2022:

  • Candidates should reach the exam centre at least an hour before the reporting time.

  • Aspirants should not carry smart or electronic devices like pagers, smartwatches, calculators, mobile phones etc. to the exam centre.

  • It is mandatory to carry the admit card and valid ID proof for verification purposes.

  • Social distancing must be followed at all times.

  • Candidates should not indulge in any unfair practices and they will lead to direct disqualification from the exam.

Check out some more CUCET exam day guidelines 2022 here!

CUCET 2022 Exam Centres

CUCET 2022 will be conducted in the following exam centres 

Test CityStateTest CityState
TrichyTamil NaduRanchiJharkhand

Himachal Pradesh

BhopalMadhya PradeshSikarRajasthan
ChennaiTamil NaduAhmedabadGujarat
CoimbatoreTamil NaduAllahabadUttar Pradesh
LucknowUttar PradeshNager CoilTamil Nadu
MaduraiTamil NaduNew DelhiNew Delhi
IndoreMadhya PradeshKannurKerala
JabalpurMadhya PradeshKargilJ&K
JodhpurRajasthanThiruvarurTamil Nadu
GulbargaKarnatakaVishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
VaranasiUttar PradeshKochiKerala
VijaywadaAndhra PradeshKolkataWest Bengal

CUCET 2022 Answer Key

CUCET 2022 answer key will be released by National Testing Agency through online mode at cucet.nta.nic.in. Students who have appeared for CUCET 2022 examination can check the answer key of CUCET 2022 to calculate approximate marks that they are going to score in the examination. NTA will release the provisional answer key first and then the final answer key of CUCET 2022.

CUCET 2022 Participating Colleges

A total of 45 CUCET participating universities will grant undergraduate admission through the entrance test. As per the chairman of UGC, 25 state universities in Karnataka including the University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka Folklore University, University of Agricultural Sciences, Karnatak University and the University of Mysore are also willing to accept CUCET scores for offering admission to B.Sc, B.Com & BA programmes.

The entire List of Universities Accepting CUCET 2022 Scores can be checked here! (To be Activated)

CUCET 2022 Result

CUCET Result 2022 will be released online on the official website of the entrance exam. In order to check their respective scores, candidates are required to enter their registered credentials on the login portal of the website. 

The CUCET 2022 result will contain the qualifying status of the aspirant along with the score obtained in the entrance test. A merit list will also be generated based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance examination.

CUCET 2022 Counselling Process

Each CUCET 2022 participating college will conduct its counselling session online. In order to participate in the counselling process of CUCET 2022, candidates are required to register themselves and select the desired course. Each participating college will have a separate counselling fee for the aspirants.

The final admission list with the names of the shortlisted candidates will be released based on the performance of the candidates, choices filled by them and total number of vacant seats.

CUCET 2022 Conducting Body

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) for both Undergraduate/ Integrated (UI) and Post Graduate (PG) programmes offered by the 12 participating Central Universities.

CUCET 2022 Contact Details

Address: Central University of Rajasthan, NH-8, Bandar Sindri, Dist-Ajmer-305817, Rajasthan (India)

Phone number: +91-1463-238755

Website: http://www.curaj.ac.in/

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Dear Candidate,

Here are the CUCET eligibility criteria for MBA 2022:

  • Candidates should be an Indian citizen
  • General category applicants should score 55% marks in their Graduation from a recognized university.
  • SC/ST/OBC/PWD category applicants should have 50% marks in their Graduation from a recognized university.

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FAQs about CUCET

What is CUCET?

The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national-level test conducted for admission to various undergraduate/integrated, postgraduate, and research programmes offered by 45 universities.

Is CUCET conducted for admission to Delhi University?

Yes, CUCET is also conducted for admission to the University of Delhi. Most of the central universities are going to participate in CUCET 2022. 

What is the conducting body of CUCET?

CUCET 2022 is conducted by the National Testing Agency

What is the last date to register for CUCET 2022?

CUCET 2022 Notification is yet to be released.

Who is going conduct CUCET 2022?

National Testing Agency is going to conduct CUCET 2022. 

Is CUCET conducted for LL.M?

Yes, CUCET is conducted for admission to the course of LL.M as well.

How many courses can I apply for under CUCET?

One can applyy for not more than three programmes offered by three participating colleges of CUCET. An additional fee will be charged for the same.

How many times is CUCET conducted in a year?

CUCET is conducted once every year.

Is CUCET conducted in online/offline mode?

CUCET is a pen and paper-based offline exam.

For which programmes is CUCET conducted?

CUCET is conducted for various undergraduate, integrated, postgraduate and research programmes. For the entire list, you can click here.

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