CUET 2022 Complete Details: Exam Dates, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus

CUET

CUET 2022: National Testing Agency (NTA) will conducts Common University Entrance Test (CUET) exam to enroll students into various UG programmes offered at all central universities including DU, JNU, JMI, BHU.

Check full details about the CUET UG 2022 exam like Exam Dates, Participating Universities, Selection Process, Online Form, CUET Syllabus, Latest Exam Pattern, Previous Year’s Question Paper, Eligibility Criteria etc. here.

Latest –

  • CUET Exam Dates Declared
  • Reopening of Application Form for Registration and Correction during 23-24 June 2022

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About Common University Entrance Test CUET (UG) – 2022

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET (UG) – 2022) is being introduced for admission into all UG Programmes in all Central Universities for academic session 2022-23 under the Ministry of Education, (MoE).

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from rural and other remote areas and help establish better connect with the Universities.

A single examination will enable the Candidates to cover a wide outreach and be part of the admissions process to various Central Universities.

Central University Entrance Test will be conducted in 13 languages at around 154 exam centres around the country.

CUET 2022 Exam Dates

The CUET 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on 15th, 16th, 19th and 20th July 2022 and 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th August 2022 in CBT mode.

CUET 2022 Participating Universities

As of now 86 Universities out of which there are 43 Central Universities, 13 State Universities, 12 Deemed Universities and 18 Private Universities.

  1. ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY
  2. ASSAM UNIVERSITY
  3. BABASAHEB BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY
  4. BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
  5. CENTRAL SANSKRIT UNIVERSITY
  6. CENTRAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY OF ANDHRA PRADESH
  7. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF ANDHRA PRADESH
  8. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF GUJARAT
  9. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF HARYANA
  10. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
  11. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU
  12. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF JHARKHAND
  13. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KARNATAKA
  14. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR
  15. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KERALA
  16. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF ODISHA
  17. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN
  18. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH BIHAR
  19. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TAMIL NADU
  20. DR. HARISINGH GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA
  21. GURU GHASIDAS VISHWAVIDYALAYA
  22. HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY
  23. INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY
  24. JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA
  25. JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
  26. MAHATMA GANDHI ANTARRASHTRIYA HINDI VISHWAVIDYALAYA
  27. MAHATMA GANDHI CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
  28. MANIPUR UNIVERSITY
  29. MAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY
  30. MIZORAM UNIVERSITY
  31. NAGALAND UNIVERSITY
  32. NATIONAL SANSKRIT UNIVERSITY
  33. NORTH-EASTERN HILL UNIVERSITY
  34. PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
  35. RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY
  36. SHRI LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI NATIONAL SANSKRIT UNIVERSITY
  37. SIKKIM UNIVERSITY
  38. TEZPUR UNIVERSITY
  39. THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNIVERSITY
  40. TRIPURA UNIVERSITY
  41. UNIVERSITY OF ALLAHABAD
  42. UNIVERSITY OF DELHI
  43. UNIVERSITY OF HYDERABAD
  44. VISVA-BHARATI UNIVERSITY
  45. BARKATULLAH UNIVERSITY
  46. DEVI AHILYA VISHWAVIDYALAYA
  47. DR. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
  48. DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS UNIVERSITY
  49. DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY DELHI
  50. JHARKHAND RAKSHA SHAKTI UNIVERSITY
  51. JIWAJI UNIVERSITY
  52. MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
  53. MAHATMA JYOTIBA PHULE ROHILKHAND UNIVERSITY
  54. SARDAR PATEL UNIVERSITY OF POLICE SECURITY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
  55. SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI UNIVERSITY
  56. VIKRAM UNIVERSITY
  57. AVINASHILINGAM INSTITUTE FOR HOME SCIENCE AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR WOMEN
  58. CHINMAYA VISHWAVIDYAPEETH
  59. DAYALBAGH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
  60. GUJARAT VIDYAPITH
  61. GURUKULA KANGRI
  62. JAMIA HAMDARD
  63. LAKSHMIBAI NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  64. NATIONAL RAIL AND TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
  65. PONNAIYAH RAMAJAYAM INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  66. TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (TISS)
  67. THE GANDHIGRAM RURAL INSTITUTE (DTBU)
  68. APEX UNIVERSITY
  69. ARUNACHAL UNIVERSITY OF STUDIES
  70. BENNETT UNIVERSITY
  71. BML MUNJAL UNIVERSITY
  72. CAREER POINT UNIVERSITY
  73. CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ UNIVERSITY
  74. GALGOTIAS UNIVERSITY
  75. IES UNIVERSITY
  76. IIMT UNIVERSITY
  77. JAGAN NATH UNIVERSITY BAHADURGARH HARYANA
  78. JAGANNATH UNIVERSITY
  79. JAYPEE UNIVERSITY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  80. K.R. MANGALAM UNIVERSITY
  81. MEWAR UNIVERSITY
  82. NIIT UNIVERSITY
  83. RNB GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
  84. SHOBHIT UNIVERSITY
  85. SRM UNIVERSITY
  86. TEERTHANKER MAHAVEER UNIVERSITY

& Many Others to Join.

CUET 2022 Exam Summary

Full Exam NameCommon University Entrance Test (CUET)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Courses OfferedUndergraduate Programs
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-based Test)
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions
Official websitehttps://cuet.samarth.ac.in/

CUET 2022 Important Dates

EventsCUET 2022 Dates
CUET Application form Starts06 April 2022
CUET Application form ends (Extended)31 May 2022 (Upto 09.00 PM)
Last date for payment of fee online (Extended)31 May 2022 (Upto 11.50 PM)
Correction window25-31 May 2022
Reopening of Application Form for Registration and Correction23-24 June 2022
Release of Admit cardJune/July 2022 
CUET 2022 Exam Dates for UG15th, 16th, 19th and 20th July 2022
and 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 10th August 2022
Provisional CUET answer key 2022Aug 2022 
Last date for Raising Objections against CUET Answer keyAug 2022 
Final CUET answer keyAug 2022 
CUET 2022 ResultTo be announced 
CUET 2022 merit listTo be announced 
Counselling of CUET 20222nd week of August 2022 

CUET 2022 Application Form

  • Candidates have to apply online on https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/
  • Candidates must read carefully the Instructions (including how to fill up the Application Form online) given in the Information Bulletin.
  • The application process would comprise steps including registration, application, image upload and payment.

Steps to fill CUET 2022 Application Form –

  • Step 1  Fill Registration Form
  • Step 2 – Fill Application Form
  • Step 3 – Fee Payment

CUET 2022 Application Fee

The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator.

Slot: Timing of ExaminationNo. of Tests/ SubjectsGeneral (Unreserved)OBC (NCL)/ EWSSC/ST/PwBD/Third genderCentres Outside India
Slot-1: 09.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m.Upto 4₹ 650/-₹ 600/-₹ 550/-₹ 3000/-
Slot-2: 03.00 p.m. to 06.45 p.m.Upto 5₹ 650/-₹ 600/-₹ 550/-₹ 3000/-

CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • For appearing in the CUET (UG) – 2022, there is no age limit for the candidates.
  • The candidates who have passed the class 12th /equivalent examination or are appearing in 2022 irrespective of their age can appear in CUET (UG) – 2022 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria (if any) of the University (ies) in which they are desirous of taking admission.

Note

  • For admission in Universities through CUET (UG) – 2022 , the existing policies regarding quota, category, relaxation, reservations, qualification, subject combinations, preferences etc. of the respective University shall be applicable.
  • As the eligibility criteria for admission may be unique for every University, the candidates are advised to visit the University website to which they are applying for their respective programs.
  • Candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess the eligibility criteria laid down by the University they are applying to.
  • Mere appearance in the Entrance Test or securing pass marks at the test does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Programme unless he/she fulfils the Programme wise eligibility conditions of the University they are applying to.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

A candidate is required to opt for one of the specified languages as the medium of the paper, as per desired University’s eligibility criteria, while applying. The question paper in respect of the Domain Specific Subjects and the General Test, will be bi-lingual, i.e., it will be in the medium (one of the 13 languages) opted by the candidate and in English. NTA will also conduct CUET Exam in 13 languages –

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Gujarati
  • Odiya
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

CUET Tests Design

CUET (UG) – 2022 will consist of the following 4 sections namely-

➢ Section IA – 13 Languages (As a medium and “Language”)

➢ Section IB – 20 Languages 

➢ Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects 

➢ Section III – General Test

A candidate has the option to choose any Language/Domain specific Subjects/ General Test or a combination there of as may be required for admission to specified course/s of the desired University/ies while applying.

It is not mandatory to choose any one or more of the Tests/Subjects stated above.

The choice of Tests/Subjests would depend on the course/s opted by the candidate and the University/ies where admission is sought.

Examination Slots are scheduled with a combination of Sections stated above.

  • A Candidate can take maximum of 09 Tests in following manner :
    • Maximum of 02 languages from Section IA and Section IB taken together, maximum of 06 Domain Subjects from Section II and General Test from Section III. OR
    • Maximum of 03 languages from Section IA and Section IB taken together, maximum of 05 Domain Subjects from Section II and General Test from Section III. 
  • Considering that candidates from different States/Boards would be applying for CUET (UG)- 2022, NTA has decided to provide choice in all Sections of question papers, however, the total number of questions to be attempted will remain the same.
  • For choosing Languages, domain specific Subjects and General Test the Candidate MUST refer to requirements of his/her intended University as choices should match the requirements of the University.

Examination Scheme

Examination will be conducted on multiple days in two slots per day as given below:

SlotSlot 1Slot 2
Timing of Examination09.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. (IST)03.00 p.m. to 06.45 p.m. (IST)
Duration of Examination*45 or 60 Minutes to 195 Minutes*45 Minutes to 225 Minutes*

* Assuming the candidate takes all the offered Sections in the given slot.

Examination Structure in Slot 1 (Morning Session)

Sr. No.Subjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedMarks per questionTotal marksDuration
1Language (any one of the 13 languages opted in Section IA)5040520045 minutes per language
2Domain Specific Subjects (Max. 2 subjects)5040520045 minutes per subject (Max. duration can go upto 90 minutes for 2 subjects)
3General Test7560530060 minutes

Examination Structure in Slot 2 (Afternoon Session)

Sr. No.Subjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedMarks per questionTotal marksDuration
1Language (any one of the remaining 12 languages opted in Section IA (if one already taken in slot 1) and 1 from Section IB – as applicable) OR as applicable per note below5040520045 minutes per language
2Domain Specific Subjects (Max. 4 subjects)5040520045 minutes per subject   (Max. duration can go upto 3 hours for 4 subjects)

List of Languages/ Domain Specific Subjects /General Test offered under CUET(UG)-2022

Section IA Languages (13)

  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Tamil
  4. Telugu
  5. Kannada
  6. Malayalam
  7. Marathi
  8. Gujarati
  9. Odiya
  10. Bengali
  11. Assamese
  12. Punjabi
  13. Urdu

Section IB Languages (20)

  1. French
  2. Spanish
  3. German
  4. Nepali
  5. Persian
  6. Italian
  7. Arabic
  8. Sindhi
  9. Kashmiri
  10. Konkani
  11. Bodo
  12. Dogri
  13. Maithili
  14. Manipuri
  15. Santhali
  16. Tibetan
  17. Japanese
  18. Russian
  19. Chinese
  20. Sanskrit

Section II: Domain (27 Domain Specific Subjects)

Section III: General Test

  • For Vocational/Open Eligibility/Cross Stream/Any other as applicable

Marking Scheme of Examination

  • Correct answer or the most appropriate answer: Five marks (+5) (
  • Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark (-1).
  • Unanswered/Marked for Review will be given no mark (0).
  • If more than one option is found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to only those who have marked any of the correct options.
  • If all options are found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to all those who have attempted the question.
  • If none of the options is found correct or a Question is found to be wrong or a Question is dropped then all candidates who have appeared will be given five marks (+5).

CUET 2022 Syllabus

Section IA & IB

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary].

Section II

As given on NTA website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/

Section III

General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

CUET 2022 Exam Centers

While applying, candidates have to select any four cities of their choice.

CUET 2022 will be held at more than 154 centres in various states.

The candidates have to select the choice of exam centres while filling out their CUET Application Form.

CUET 2022 Admit Card

  • The e-Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates through the NTA website, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions and receipt of the prescribed application fee by NTA.
  • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. The candidate will appear in the examination at the given Centre on the date and shift/timing as indicated in his/her e-Admit Card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination Centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit Card. CUET 2022 Answer Key.

Download CUET 2022 Admit Card

CUET 2022 Result

  • CUET Result 2022 will be announced on the official website within a month period after the exam is conducted. The result will be displayed in online mode only.
  • To check the result of CUET 2022, the candidates need to enter their login details generated at the time of registration.
  • The CUET Result 2022 will consist of the score obtained in the entrance exam and its qualifying status.
  • The CUET 2022 merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by candidates in the CUET entrance test.

How to check CUET Result 2022?

  • Visit the official website of NTA CUET https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/
  • Click on the “CUET 2022 SCORECARD”.
  • Enter the roll number and date of birth in the login window.
  • CUET Result appears on the screen, download and save it for future reference.

CUET 2022 Counselling

  • Each participating university will begin its CUET 2022 counselling process post the release of the CUET Result 2022.
  • The candidates have to visit the official website of the participating universities of CUET 2022 regularly to participate in the counselling process as they have to register themselves in the counselling of CUET 2022 and select the desired programmes within a limited period of time.
  • While participating in the counselling, candidates have to carry the required documents along with them for verification. Based on the choices filled by the candidates, the admission lists of CUET 2022 will be released for the allocation of the seats after CUET 2022 Counselling.

Important Links

CUET UG 2022 NotificationClick Here
CUET UG 2022 Information BrochureClick Here
CUET UG 2022 Application FormClick Here