CUCET Syllabus 2020: All the candidates who are going to take the CUCET 2020 must go through the complete CUCET Syllabus 2020.  The syllabus contains all the important topics from which questions will be asked in the exam. The question paper has 2 parts and they are Part A and Part B respectively. Part A contains 25 questions from subjects such as General Awareness, English, Aptitude, Analytical Skills. On the other hand, Part B contains 75 questions from domain knowledge such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology. The syllabus of CUCET 2020 varies according to the Integrated/Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programmes. However, it is essential for applicants to be aware of the exact syllabus because they rely on it for their preparation. Moreover, the syllabus will be of class 12th level.

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By considering the CUCET 2020 syllabus, candidates will prepare accordingly which will help them to score well in the test. In addition, it will save the time of an individual which could be wasted in preparation for some other random topics. Therefore, the authority advises aspirants to check the Central Universities Common Entrance Test Syllabus 2020 before starting the preparation. The syllabus will be available on the official website.

CUCET 2020 Syllabus For Different Subjects

The sections included in Part B of paper comprises of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. It is compulsory for candidates to attempt the Physics and Chemistry sections while they can attempt anyone from the Mathematics and Biology sections. CUCET 2020 Syllabus of all the subjects is prescribed below:


Measurement, Motion in one dimension, Laws of Motion, Motion in two dimensions, Work, Power and Energy, Linear Momentum & collisions, Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis, Gravitation, Oscillatory motion, Mechanics of solids and fluids, Heat and thermodynamics, Wave, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effect of Current, Electromagnetic induction, Ray Optics, and optical instruments, Wave Optics, Modern Physics


Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Redox Reactions, Equilibrium and Kinetics, Acid-Base Concepts, Acid-Base Concepts, Catalysis, Electrochemistry, Colloids, Colligative Properties of Solution, Periodic Table, Thermochemistry, General Organic Chemistry, Reaction intermediates, Isomerism, Polymers, Carbohydrates, Solid State, Petroleum


Algebra, Probability, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Vectors, Dynamics, Statics


Zoology: Origin of Life, Organic Evolution, Mechanism of Organic Evolution, Human Genetics and Eugenics, Applied Biology, Mammalian Anatomy, Animal Physiology

Botany: Plant Cell, Protoplasm, Ecology, Ecosystem, Genetics, Seeds in Angiospermic plants, Fruits, Cell differentiation Plant Tissue, Anatomy of Root, stem, and leaf, Important Phylums, Soil, Photosynthesis.

CUCET Exam Pattern 2020

Appearing candidates must have knowledge regarding the CUCET Exam Pattern 2020. Although they will get a rough idea about the exam particulars through the pattern. The exam conducting body has the power to decide every single aspect related to the exam. Thus, it lays down the exam pattern which is as follows:

  • Examination Mode: The entrance test will be conducted in offline mode i.e it is a pen and paper-based test.
  • Duration: CUCET 2020 will be held for a duration of 2 hours (120 minutes)
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will have objective type questions. For each questions, there will be 4 options of answers
  • Number of Sections: The paper has 2 sections and they are Part A and Part B. Part A will contain questions from English, General Awareness, Aptitude, and Analytical Skills while Part B will consist of domain knowledge. However, applicants will be able to choose between PCB and PCM related questions at the time of an exam.
  • Total Number of Questions: There will be a total of 100 questions. Part A will consist of 25 questions and Part B will consist of 75 questions.
  • Total Marks: The exam will be of 100 marks
  • Marking Scheme:
    • +1 mark for each correct answer
    • -0.25 mark for each incorrect answer
    • No marks will be deducted for an unattempted question
    • If more than one answer is marked then it will be treated as incorrect answer and the negative marking will be implied

CUCET Preparation Strategy 2020

There must be some strategy which candidates should use while preparing for Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2020. This strategy will eventually help applicants to prepare in the best way which will result in scoring of high marks.

Here is the CUCET Preparation Strategy 2020 and candidates must take it into account for their preparation:

  • Know the complete exam pattern, syllabus, and marking scheme.
  • Study from the relevant study material.
  • Have a good set of books that cover the complete syllabus.
  • Solve the maximum number of sample papers and previous year question papers.
  • Make short notes while preparing for the exam.
  • Take proper rest and eat healthy food to remain mentally and physically strong.

NOTE CUCET Application Form 2020 has been closed now for the 2020-21 session. Interested applicants can check the eligibility criteria first and if they satisfy the same then they can proceed to fill the form.


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