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CUCET 2022 to be based on class 12 syllabus only: No questions from class 11

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: April 01, 2022 10:20 am IST

CUCET 2022 will be completely based on the syllabus of class 12th and will no more have questions from class 11th. Here are all the latest updates about CUCET 2022!

CUCET 2022 to be based on class 12 syllabus only: No questions from class 11

CUCET 2022 will be completely based on the class 12th syllabus. According to M Jagadesh Kumar, the chairman of the University Grand Commission, UGC, the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) would have no questions from class 11th. He further asserted that the entrance test may be conducted twice a year from the next academic session.

The UGC Chairman informed that the exam will neither give a push to “coaching culture” nor will it make board exams irrelevant. Kumar said that many varsities will still use the board exam results as the qualifying criteria and CUCET will not require any coaching. He also said that state board students will have no disadvantages and the entrance test will provide a level field to students hailing from different boards.

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Since CUCET 2022 will be held in 13 languages, the test will provide equal opportunities to students from various rural, geographical and economic backgrounds. The 13 languages in which the exam will be conducted are English, Odia, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Assamese, Urdu, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi and Gujarati.

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CUCET exam 2022 will not be limited to Central University admissions only. Several prominent private varsities and educational institutes will accept the score obtained in the entrance exam for shortlisting candidates and granting admission.

Kumar confirmed that eight deemed to be universities including Jamia Hamdard and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) have expressed an interest in using CUET scores for UG admissions. 

CUCET exam was introduced in 2010 when a total of 7 newly established Central varsities subscribed to it. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting the entrance test. CUET is a Computer-based Test that will consist of three sections. Section A will be a language test that will be followed by Section B which is a domain-specific test. Section C is an optional and general test for vocational, cross-stream or open eligibility.

CUCET 2022 application form will be made available from April 2 to April 30, 2022. Interested and eligible candidates are required to fill up and submit the registration form before the last date prescribed by the conducting body expires.

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