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CUET History 2023: Check syllabus, exam pattern, and marking scheme

Aman Agarwal
Aman AgarwalUpdated On: January 19, 2023 09:00 pm IST
CUET UG 2023 is scheduled to be conducted from May 21 and 31, and the aspirants can now check the History syllabus along with the detailed exam pattern. History is one of the domain subjects in the CUET exam. 
CUET History 2023

CUET History 2023: National Testing Agency has announced the exam dates for the CUET 2023 which is scheduled to be held between the 21st to 31st of May 2023. Candidates who selected History as the domain-specific subject must be looking to know the exam pattern, along with the syllabus, best book to prepare, mar schemeking and more. In 2023 thet history question will be asked from 15 different chapters. Candidates appearing for the exam must check the syllabus along with the exam pattern. It will enable an aspirant to determine the total question asked in the exam along with the total marks and many more. There will be a total of 3 sections in the exam and the second section will be the domain-specific section. Check more details below

CUET History 2023 Syllabus

Below candidate can check the syllabus for the CUET History Syllabus 2023:




The Story of the First Cities Harappan Archaeology 


Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story 


Social Histories using the Mahabharata


A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa


Medieval society through Travellers’ Accounts 


Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi Tradition


New Architecture: Hampi 


Agrarian Relations :The Ain-i- Akbari 


The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles 


Colonialism and Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports


Representations of 1857


Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports 


Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes 


Partition through Oral Sources 


The Making of the Constitution 

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CUET 2023 Exam Pattern and Important Highlights 

Here is the CUET 2023 Exam Pattern along with the Important highlights:

CUET Exam Date

21st to 31st of May 2023

Exam Level

UG (Under Graduate)

Exam Type

MCQ Based Test

Exam Mode

CBT (Computer Based Test)

Total number of Section 

3 (Language, Domain Specific subject and General Test)

Total Slot in Exam


Total Question 


Total Marks

900 (If the candidate appeared for General Test) or else 600 Marks

Duration of the Exam

150 Minutes (2 Houur 30 minutes)

Section Wise Time Duration

  • Section 1 - 45
  • Section 2 - 45
  • Section 2 - 45
  • Section 3 - 60

Section Wise Marks Distribution 

  • Section 1A - 200
  • Section 1B - 200
  • Section 2 -  200
  • Section 3 - 300

Section Wise Question Distribution

  • Section 1 A - 50 (Answer any 40)
  • Section 1 B - 50 (Answer any 40)
  • Section 2 -  75 (Answer any 60)
  • Section 3 - 75 (Answer Any 60) 

Marking Scheme

  • 5 Marks for all the correct Answer 
  • 1 Maks will be deducted for the wrong answer 
  • 0 Marks for Unattempted question

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