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CUET 2022 Exam Pattern: Internal Choice in Questions, Stress-Free Initiative by NTA

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: April 07, 2022 06:11 pm IST

NTA has initiated a Stress-Free examination pattern for CUET 2022 by providing the internal choice for all the UG CUET 2022 Exams. Check out the detailed examination pattern here.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern: Internal Choice in Questions, Stress-Free Initiative by NTA

CUET 2022 exam pattern has been released by the National Testing Agency. NTA has initiated a stress-free examination pattern. Keeping diverse categories of students in mind, NTA has taken such a decision. Most educationists do appreciate NTA for such a wonderful initiative. For every UG CUET 2022 examination, there is an internal choice.

The new exam pattern for CUET 2022 gives a lot of internal choices for every paper. For the languages test, there will be a total of 50 questions, from which candidates must attempt only 40 questions. Therefore, the candidates can have an internal choice of 10 questions. Each correct answer carries 5 Marks. The language tests are conducted for a total of 200 marks. It is a very good initiative by NTA. The duration of the examination is 45 minutes. There is a negative marking too. One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer, according to the new CUET exam pattern 2022.

Candidates are blessed with the internal choice even for domain-specific subjects. The domain-specific subject tests are going to have 50 questions. Test takers should attempt 40 questions. So there is an internal choice for domain-specific subjects too. There are 10 internal choices. Candidates have the complete freedom to select the 40 questions and can attempt them. Candidates can select maximum of 4 subjects. Candidates will get 5 marks for every correct answer. One mark is deducted for every incorrect answer. Domain-specific subject tests are conducted for 200 marks. The duration of the examination is 3 hours.

NTA has given internal choice for the general test too. General Test consists of 75 questions out of which examination takers should attempt 60 questions. Candidates can leave out 15 questions as to their choice. The test is conducted for 300 marks. This is the detailed CUET 2022 exam pattern for the UG programme.

Read More: CUET 2022 Application Form Released: Direct link to register, fee

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

The CUET 2022 examination pattern for UG Entrance examinations is provided in the table below.

Papers/ Subjects

Total Number of Questions

Number of Questions to be Attempted

Marks Allocation 

Total Marks







45 Minutes per Language

Domain Specific Subjects





45 Minutes

Per one domain-specific subject

3 Hours for (4 Subjects)

General Test





60 Minutes

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