CUCET 2024: The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) registration will begin most likely in March 2024. The entrance exam is likely to take place tentatively in 3rd week of May 2024. However, there is no official confirmation regarding the CUCET 2024 exam date. Therefore, the interested candidates must fill the CUCET application form before the last date and get all the latest updates here. Before doing the registration of CUCET Notification, one must check the eligibility criteria, fees, and other instructions. Applicants who qualify for the exam are granted admission in various Integrated/ Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research programs. CUCET score is accepted by 41 central universities which are enlisted under the participating universities of CUCET 2024. The candidates must download the Admit Card and check the important dates of CUCET Registration 2024.
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In order to apply for the exam, students have to fill the application form. However, the authority will accept applications of only eligible applicants. Furthermore, those who successfully fill the form will be issued with an admit card. The admit card is an important document and without it, no individual will be able to take the exam. One must check the details regarding the application form of CUCET. Read the complete article to know more about CUCET exam date, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
CUCET Exam Date 2024
Check the complete schedule of Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2024.
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Last date of filling CUCET application form
|2nd week of April 2024|
Correction window opens
|3rd week of April 2024|
CUCET hall ticket
2nd week of May 2024
3rd week of May 2024
Availability of Answer Key
4th week of May 2024
Declaration of Result
|3rd week of June 2024|
|Counselling date||4th week of June 2024|
Highlights of CUCET 2024 Entrance Test
Candidates can take a glance over the table below in order to get a quick idea about the entrance exam:
|Name of the Exam||Central Universities Common Entrance Test|
|Also Known As||CUCET 2024|
|Exam Conducting Body||Organized by 10 Central Universities on a rotational basis|
|Mode of Examination||Offline Mode|
|Mode of Application||Online Mode|
|Purpose of Exam||To provide admission in various Integrated/Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programmes|
CUCET Eligibility Criteria 2024
All aspiring students must possess the CUCET Eligibility Criteria 2024 in order to appear in the examination. However, registration will be opened for only eligible candidates. On the other hand, if an individual fails to meet the prescribed eligibility criteria then they will not be able to do the registration and further fill the application form. The eligibility criteria are specifically laid down by the exam conducting authority. The criteria vary according to different participating institutes and the course selected by an aspirant for admission. Thus, students are advised to check the criteria as per their preference of institute and course.
CUCET Application Form 2024
The most important step for candidates is to take part in the application process so as to apply for the exam. CUCET Application Form 2024 will be available in pdf format. Candidates can obtain the form from the official website as it is released in online mode only. Hence, no other modes can be used to fill the form. The application process includes various steps such as:
- Register online by providing the required details. The authority will then generate application number and password for registered candidates
- Filling of Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2024 Application Form with personal, education and contact details.
- Uploading scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format
- Filling the choice of exam centres according to the convenience in order of priority
- Filling the choice of courses and institutes for admission
- After filling all the details, preview the form and in case of any mistake correct it before the final submission
- Lastly, students have to pay an application fee and submit the filled application form of CUCET 2024.
CUCET Application Fee 2024
Applicants have to pay an application fee for filling and submitting the application form. This fee varies according to a different category of students and has to be paid via online mode as well as offline mode
Online Payment: This type of payment can be done through Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card
Offline Payment: This type of payment has o be done through SBI Challan.
The table below displays the amount of application fee that to be paid by different categories:
|Category of Applicants||Amount of Application Fee|
|General/OBC Applicants||Rs. 800|
|SC/ST Applicants||Rs. 350|
CUCET Admit Card 2024
The exam regulating body will issue the CUCET Admit Card 2024 for registered applicants who have completed the application process. The admit card contains several details related to an appearing candidate and entrance exam. Thus, it acts an identity proof of the appearing student at the time of the exam. Candidates will be able to download the document from the official website using their application number and date of birth. Furthermore, applicants have to carry the admit card of CUCET 2024 along with themselves on the examination day as entry will not be given inside the examination hall to any individual without it. In addition, the authority requests students to keep the document safe and secure until all the admission formalities are over.
Replica of the admit card of CUCET
NOTE – Candidates must check if all the details furnished on the Central Universities Common Entrance Test Admit Card 2024 are correct or not. In case of any discrepancy, candidates must inform the concerned authority and get it rectified before the day of an exam.
CUCET Exam Pattern 2024
Applicants who are willing to take the examination must go through the CUCET 2024 exam pattern in advance. This will let them come across various details related to the exam that comprises of examination mode, sections, type of questions, language, etc. By knowing all this, students will be able to prepare accordingly and moreover, they will not face any difficulty while taking the exam. The complete exam pattern is given below:
- Mode of Examination: The entrance test will be conducted in offline mode i.e it is a pen and paper-based test.
- Duration: 2 hours (120 minutes)
- Type of Questions: CUCET question paper will have objective-type questions. For every question, there will be 4 options of answers
- Number of Sections: The paper will be divided into 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 related questions at the time of an exam.
- Total Number of Questions: Part A will consist of 25 questions and Part B PCB and PCM consist of 75 questions. Hence, there will be a total of 100 questions.
- Total Marks: The exam will be of 100 marks
- Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for each correct answer while 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No marks will be deducted for an unattempt question and if more than one answer is marked then it will be treated as incorrect answer and the negative marking will be implied.
CUCET 2024 Syllabus
Along with the exam pattern, candidates must be aware of the exact CUCET Syllabus 2024. The syllabus will include important topics and is particularly based on the class 12th level. The topics will be from the following subjects such as General Awareness, English, Aptitude, Analytical Skills, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology. Applicants must take a look at the prescribed syllabus before starting their preparation. Additionally, considering the syllabus of CUCET will save the time of the student which might be wasted on the preparation of some unnecessary topics.
CUCET Preparation Tips 2024
Here are some of the CUCET Preparation tips for those who want to sit in the exam. These tips will probably help students to score well:
- Have complete knowledge of exam pattern, syllabus and, marking scheme.
- Study from the suitable study material.
- Have a good set of books which will contain each for each subject. This will eventually result in proper time management.
- Solve maximum number of sample papers and previous years question papers.
- Make short notes while preparing for the exam.
- Take up a lot of mock tests to analyze the preparation.
- Take proper rest and eat healthy food to remain mentally and physically strong.
CUCET Exam Centres 2024
There are a number of centres where the examination will be held. Check the table below containing the list of exam of centres:
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
CUCET Answer Key 2024
After the conclusion of an entrance test, the exam conducting body publishes the provisional CUCET Answer Key 2024 on the official site. This key consists of all the correct answers to the questions that will be asked in the entrance exam. Therefore, using an answer key, aspirants can calculate their approximate score by comparing the answers marked by them against those present in the key. Furthermore, if candidates find any error in the published answer key of CUCET then they can challenge by raising objections against it. These objections can be raised specifically within the given deadline and applicants have to send the documented proof for challenging the answer key. The authority will finally release the official CUCET 2024 answer key after accumulating all the objections raised.
CUCET Result 2024
Applicants who will take the Central Universities Common Entrance Test can check their CUCET Results. The result displays the total marks secured by candidates as well as their qualifying status. Aspirants can access the result by visiting the official portal and logging in using their credentials. Moreover, the authority will also release the merit list depending upon the CUCET.
CUCET Cutoff 2024
The minimum qualifying score required by students in order to be eligible for admission is known as the CUCET Cutoff 2024. Hence, they need to score equivalent to or above the prescribed cutoff otherwise they will be not shortlisted for further admission process. Consequently, they will be disqualified and will not be granted admission. Aspirants who meet the prescribed cutoff will certainly have higher chances of getting admission in any of the participating institutes. Therefore, it is necessary for candidates to satisfy the cutoff. The cutoff consists of opening and closing ranks for admission. The concerned authority prepares the cutoff of CUCET by taking into consideration the following factors:
- Total number of applications received by the authority
- Total number of candidates appearing in the exam
- The difficulty level of the entrance exam.
- The total number of available seats.
- And lastly, the trends in the previous year’s cutoff.
CUCET Counselling 2024
There is no centralized CUCET Counselling 2024. This counselling will, however, be based on the rank/merit list prepared by them. Students must keep a check on the notification for counselling which is different for each of the participating universities. Also, the counselling fee will differ as per the university which they have to check separately. At the time of counselling, applicants have to produce a number of documents for verification.
Documents Needed During Counselling
The list of documents that are required by the exam conducting authority for verification consists of the following:
- CUCET Admit Card
- Result of CUCET
- Degree Certificate and Mark sheet of all semesters and qualifying examination
- Category Certificate (if applicable)
- Medical Certificate (for PwD candidates)
- Photocopies of the original documents
- Other requisite documents
- Passport size photographs
CUCET Participating Universities 2024
There are 14 central universities and four state universities that are enlisted under the participating universities of CUCET The list includes the following CUCET Participating Institutes.
Names of Universities
Total Number of Seats
Central University of Jammu
Central University of Odisha
Central University of Haryana
Central University of Punjab
Central University of Kashmir
Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Rajasthan
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Tamil Nadu
Central University of Gujarat
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Assam University, Silchar
Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)
Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University
Khallikote University, Berhampur
Sardar Patel University of Police, Security, and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur