CUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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CUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

CUCET 2021 eligibility criteria specify the eligibility norms that must be fulfilled by the applicants to be eligible to apply for the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria mention the age limit, educational criteria, and the qualifying marks that an applicant must score to appear in CUCET 2021. Applicants must note that CUCET 2021 eligibility criteria vary university-wise. Therefore, before applying for the exam, candidates can check the university-wise eligibility criteria.

CUCET Eligibility Criteria for UG Courses

CUCET 2021 eligibility criteria for UG courses is as follows -

  • General category applicants should score at least 50% marks in class 12.

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe applicants should have a minimum of 45% marks in class 12.

  • In class 12, applicants should have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology depending upon the course applying for.

CUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for PG Courses

CUCET Eligibility for PG courses is as follows -

  • General category applicants should score 55% marks in their Graduation from a recognised university.

  • SC/ST/OBC/PWD category applicants should have 50% marks in their Graduation from a recognised university.

CUCET Eligibility Criteria 2021 for Ph.D Courses

  • Applicants should have a Master’s degree in any stream with a minimum of 55% marks for General category applicants, 50% marks for OBC category applicants and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD category applicants.
  • If an applicant has cleared UGC-CSIR JRF, GATE, NBHM or qualified in any other National level Exam, then he/she is exempted from appearing in the entrance exam.

Course-wise Eligibility Criteria for CUCET 2021

Check out the eligibility criteria for UI and PG courses for which CUCET is conducted:

Eligibility Criteria for CUCET UI Courses 2021:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

Integrated B.A.B.Ed/Integrated B.A.LL.B (Hons.).Integrated B.A.LL.B/B.B.A/B.C.A/B.A

10+2 or equivalent in any stream from a recognised Board/University with not less than 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Integrated B.Sc B.Ed

10+2 or equivalent in Science stream from a recognised Board/University with not less than 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Integrated B.Sc B.Ed (Mathematics)

  • 10+2 or equivalent in Science stream from a recognised Board/University with not less than 60% marks for General category, 55% marks for OBC-NCL category and 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Must not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July of the current year
  • Must have Mathematics/Statistics, Physics and Chemistry in 10+2.

Integrated M.Sc in Biochemistry/B.Voc in Biomedical Sciences

10+2 or equivalent in Science stream with Biology from a recognised Board/University with not less than 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Integrated B.Sc. M.Sc/Integrated M.Sc in Biotechnology

At least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent on grading scale of the Board at 10+2 level with Biology/Mathematics/Biotechnology/Biochemistry. 5% relaxation to OBC/SC/ST/PWD candidates

Integrated B.Sc (Hons.) M.Sc/Integrated M.Sc in Chemistry

10+2 or equivalent in Science stream with Chemistry from a recognised Board/University with not less than 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Integrated M.C.A/Integrated M.Sc in Computer Science

10+2 in any discipline

Integrated M.Sc in Economics

10+2 or equivalent with English and Mathematics from a recognised Board/University with not less than 65% marks for General/OBC and 60% marks for SC/ST candidates.

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

10+2 or equivalent in Science stream with Chemistry from a recognised Board/University with not less than 45% marks for General/OBC and 40% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Physics and Mathematics must be compulsory in 10+2 along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Computer Science/Biology and Electronics

B.Voc

10+2 pass from a recognised board with at least 45% marks in aggregate

Students with NSQF certification level may also apply

Students who have passed an equivalent exam from a polytechnic in the same field

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering/B.Sc in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognised Board/University with not less than 50% marks for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates.

B.A in Social Science

10+2 in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

B.Sc in Textiles

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognised Board/University with not less than 60% marks for General/OBC and 55% marks for SC/ST candidates.

Eligibility Criteria for CUCET PG Courses 2021:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

M.B.A in Agribusiness

A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture related/Humanities, Social Sciences, Pure Sciences, Commerce, Management, Engineering, Design and Planning and Rural Management, etc. from a recognised University with not less than 55% marks for General/OBC and 50% marks for SC/ST candidates.

M.A/M.Sc in Applied Criminology and Police Studies

Graduation in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

M.Sc in Biochemistry

Must have qualified B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc in Botany/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Zoology/Life Sciences/Chemistry or B.Voc in Biomedical Sciences with at least 50% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

M.Sc in Biotechnology

Must have qualified B.Sc (Hons.)/B.Sc in Botany/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Zoology/Chemistry or B.Voc in Biomedical Sciences/Industrial Waste Management with at least 50% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

M.B.A

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or any degree from a recognised university

OR

  • Passed final exam from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Cost and Works Accountants or Company Secretaries

OR

  • Passed A.M.I.E (Engineering)

M.Com

  • Passed B.com (Hons.)/B.Com at least 50% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

OR 

  • Passed B.A(Hons.) Economics at least 50% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories.

OR

  • Passed B.B.S/B.B.A/B.I.F.A/B.B.E/B.Voc in Retail and Logistics Management with at least 60% marks in aggregate

LL.M

Must have an LL.B degree recognised by the Bar Council of India (BCI) with not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade/CGPA

Reservation to reserved category candidates according to CUJ norms.

M.A./M.Sc in Psychology

Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/OBC categories.

M.P.A (Theatre/Music/Dance/Drama)

Graduation in any discipline with Performing Arts as one of the subjects at least 55% marks in aggregate. 5% relaxation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/OBC categories.

Master of Public Health (M.P.H)

Must have qualified MBBS/BDS/B.Sc Nursing/any branch of Engineering/B.Pharm/Bachelor of Physiotherapy/B Ayush/B.Vety/MSW/Economics/Policy Science/Sociology/Nutrition/Development Economics/Public Administration/Psychology/law

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FAQs about CUCET Eligibility

What is the eligibility criteria for B.A Social Science under CUCET?

In order to be eligible for B.A in Social Science under CUCET, candidates must have passed 10+2 in any discipline from a recognised board with not less than 55% marks (for General & OBC candidates)/50% marks (for SC, ST & PH candidates) in aggregate.

Are the eligibility criteria same for undergraduate and integrated programmes under CUCET?

Yes, eligibility criteria are the same for undergraduate/integrated (UI) programmes under CUCET.

What is the eligibility criteria for MBA Agribusiness under CUCET?

Candidates applying for MBA in Agribusiness must have completed graduation in an agriculture-related subject/humanities, commerce, pure sciences, engineering, rural management, social sciences, etc. from a recognised university with not less than 55% marks (for General/OBC candidates)/50% marks (for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.

How many times can I take CUCET?

The conducting body of CUCET does not provide any information on the number of attempts for the exam.

Can my CUCET application be rejected after successful submission?

Yes, the situation arises is a candidate fails to meet the CUCET eligibility criteria for the concerned course, as laid down by the participating university.

Do different universities under CUCET have a different set of eligibility criteria?

Yes, different universities under CUCET have a different set of eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria prescribed by the concerned university only.

How many seats are reserved for reserved category CUCET candidates?

Reservation of seats under CUCET is as per norms issued by the Government of India/participating universities. Candidates can visit the official website of the concerned university to get the required information.

Is there any age limit for CUCET?

No, there is no upper age limit for CUCET 2020.

Is there any relaxation for reserved category CUCET applicants?

Yes, SC/ST/PwD candidates applying for CUCET get 5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks.

What is the eligibility criteria for B.A.LL.B under CUCET?

In order to be eligible for B.A.LL.B under CUCET, candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board in any stream with not less than 50% marks (for General & OBC candidates)/45% marks (for SC, ST & PwD candidates) in aggregate.

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