CUCET 2023: Application (Started), Slot Booking, Exam Dates, Eligibility

CUCET 2023 Online Registration will be Started in April 2023. The UG Examination will be held from 21st – 31st May 2023. The PG Examination will be held from 1st – 10th June 2023. CUCET stands for Common University Entrance Test and it is one of the reputed exams in the country which is organized by the National Testing Agency or NTA. CUCET is a mandatory test that must be undertaken by deserving and eligible aspirants who wish to take admitted to numerous central-level universities where of which are the University of Delhi, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and so on. CUCET provided admission to eligible candidates to several Undergraduate courses. 

CUCET is also conducted for providing admission into several postgraduate courses. This exam is organized in 154 exam centers all over the country. All those candidates who will clear CUCET will be admitted to numerous PG and UG courses at several reputed Indian Universities and Institutions. The exam is conducted in different mediums and the score is also acceptable in different state universities as well. 

If you desire to take admission through this entrance exam then this is the right article for you. Candidates must go through the same carefully and understand all the crucial aspects in detail. This article throws light upon pattern, eligibility, syllabus, exam centers, and other related aspects of the entrance. Please take a look at the same.

CUCET 2023 Notification – Registration Starting Soon

New CUCET 2023 Online Registration will be Started in April 2023. Click Here to Check Registration Details.

New CUCET 2023 Exam Dates has been Announced now, the UG Examination will be held from 21st – 31st May 2023 and from 1st – 10th June 2023 for PG Examination. Click Here to Check Exam Dates Details.

CUCET 2023 Quick Links

LATEST APPLICATIONS FOR VARIOUS UG & PG COURSES OPEN 2023

    1. Parul University, Gujarat | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    2. UPES Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    3. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | Management Admissions Closing Soon! Apply Now
    4. Alliance University, Bangalore | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    5. NIMS University, Jaipur | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    6. MIT WPU, Pune | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    7. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    9. Bennett University, Noida| Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
 
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CUCET 2023 Highlights

One should have a sufficient overview of the exam before proceeding to the detailed application. These highlights will give you certain knowledge regarding the entrance exam and you can also note the same for any future reference. 

It is better if you are aware of the basic information related to the exam and then move ahead with the application form. Let us look at the table and understand the highlights of the exam. 

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameCUCET 2023
Full Name of the ExamCommon University Entrance Test
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Types of Courses offeredUndergraduate and Postgraduate level
Mode of submitting an applicationOnline mode
Examination ModeOnline CBT
Admission Provided Central, State, and deemed universities
Level of the ExamNational Level
Duration of the ExamTwo Hours
Helpline Number8130609018
Offline Websitehttps://www.cucetexam.in/

CUCET 2023 Important Dates

These dates are tentative as of now. The aspirants must go through these dates and start their preparation accordingly. The dates will be released on the official website by the exam conducting authorities after taking certain factors into consideration. It is a sincere advice for the aspirants to not wait for the dates and focus on their preparation. 

Let us take a look at the required exam dates. You will be updated regarding the exam dates through our website. For more information, look at the official website. 

Undergraduate Courses

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Release of the Online application forms1st week of April 2023
Final date to submit the application forms1st week of May 2023
Application correctionTo be announced
Release of admit cardMay 2023
CUCET UG Entrance exam21st to 31st May 2023
Reserve Exam Dates1st – 7th June 2023
Release of the Answer Keys2nd week of July 2023
Declaration of the Results2nd week of July 2023
Beginning of the Counseling3rd week of July 2023

Postgraduate Courses

EventsDates 2023 (Tentative)
Release of the online application formsApril 2023
Final date to submit the application formsMay 2023
Last date of transaction of examination feeTo be announced
Application correctionTo be announced
Release of Admit cardsMay/ June 2023
CUCET PG exam1st – 10th June 2023
Release of the answer keys2nd week of July 2023
Declaration of results2nd week of July 2023
Beginning of the counseling3rd week of July 2023

CUCET 2023 Application Form

Aspirants are required to fill out the application form within the stipulated time period. The application forms must be filled out carefully and avoid any errors. The application forms are published on the official website by the exam conducting authorities. Application forms are released for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 

Depending upon your interest, fill out the application form. Some of the important points related to the application form are mentioned below. Let us take a look at the same. 

  • The application forms for CUCET will be published online mode only. 
  • Application forms for Undergraduate courses will be published from the beginning of the month of April and will be available till the first week of May 2023. 
  • The application forms for Postgraduate courses will be released in the second week of the month of May and they will be available till the second week of June 2023. 
  • Aspirants are required to provide their basic information which includes personal information, education details, the university in which they studied, other mandatory information, choosing the convenient exam centers, and so on. 
  • Now, the candidates must upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature, and other crucial certificates and PWD certificate if required. 
  • There is also a good thing that the candidates will get the opportunity to make the corrections if any mistake is committed by them in the last week of May 2023 for Undergraduate courses. 
  • Once the application form is filled out and the application fee is paid they must take the printout of the application form for any future reference. 

How to fill out the Application Form?

Some of the easy steps to fill out the application form are given below in detail. Follow these steps and make sure that you don’t commit any mistakes while filling out the application form. 

  • Go to the official website of CUCET 2023. 
  • Moving on, the candidates must click on the register tab and proceed for the registration process of registration of CUCET. 
  • All the aspirants must make sure that they fill in the information such as their personal information, their father’s name, and their residential address as asked by them. 
  • Then, you need to make a password and then enter the security pin for saving it. 
  • Aspirants must preview their application form and verify their personal information and finally click on submit and send OTP to the mobile option in order to move ahead. 
  • Once the OTP verification is done the aspirants can use their login credentials to login into their application form. 
  • All the aspirants need to choose the name of the university in which they want to get admitted, the slot of the exam, and the center of the exam. 
  • Aspirants need to upload the documents which are mandatory in the application form which include the photograph and signature in the dimensions and format prescribed. 
  • Make the payment of the application fee as per your category and in the mode mentioned. 
  • Finally, take the printout of the application form and payment receipt for future reference. 

CUCET 2023 Application Form Correction

Candidates will be provided the facility of the correction of the forms when the last date gets over. You can edit your application form if needed in that correction window. Remember that the facility will not be provided once the date is over. 

This would be the last chance to make the corrections in the application form. Make sure you recheck your application form and make any corrections if required. The window will be opened for a limited period of time only. 

CUCET 2023 Application Fees

The payment of the application fee is crucial for the completion and approval of the application form. Your application form will be summarily rejected if the application fee is not paid. The application fee differs according to the course and category. Make sure to use a safe internet connection for payment of the application fee. Let us take a look at the application fee which is paid for UG and PG courses.

  • The application fee is required to be paid in online mode only. 
  • Aspirants can make the payment of the application fee with credit cards, debit cards, internet banking, and so on. 
  • The application fee once paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • The application fee must be paid before the deadline. 
Category of the candidatesApplication Fee
Application fee that needs to be paid by General, Other Backward Classes, EWS category applicants for UI and PG coursesRs 800 / –
Application fee that needs to be paid by reserved category applicants like SC / ST for UI and PG coursesRs 350 / –
Application fee that needs to be paid by General / OBC / EWS category applicants for RP coursesRs 1000 / –
Application fee for the reserved category applicants like SC / ST for RP coursesRs 450 / –

CUCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates need to follow the required eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. They must go through all the eligibility conditions in detail mentioned in the official notification. If the exam conducting authorities find that the candidates are not eligible for admission then they would be disqualified without any prior information. 

Make sure that you meet all the necessary eligibility conditions and then only move ahead in order to apply for the particular program. Let us take a look at the required eligibility conditions according to the type of courses one by one. 

Nationality of the aspirant: The aspirants who belong to Indian origin are only allowed to apply. 

Age Limit: Candidates belonging to any age limit are welcome to apply for the exam. There is no restriction on the age limit of the candidates for the application process. 

UG Courses

  • Educational Qualification: All the aspirants need to have completed their class 12th or Intermediate in any discipline from a recognized board or University. 
  • Marks Required: Those candidates who belong to the Unreserved category need to have passed their exam with 50% marks in their qualifying exam and 45% marks if an aspirant belongs to the reserved category. 

PG Courses

  • Educational Qualification: All the aspirants need to possess a bachelor’s degree in any relevant discipline in any stream from a recognized board or University. 
  • Marks Required: Those aspirants who belong to the General category must have scored a minimum of 50% marks and 45% if they belong to the reserved category. 
  • Exemption: Those candidates who have appeared in NET, JRF, SLET, or any Teacher fellowship will be exempted from this particular entrance exam.

CUCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Exam patterns must be followed by the candidates before they proceed with their preparation. The exam pattern is fixed by the exam conducting authorities after taking certain factors into consideration. As a matter of fact, the latest pattern will be uploaded on the official website, and candidates can take a look at the same and align their strategy accordingly. It is different for UG and PG courses. 

UG Programs

  • Exam Mode: The examination is expected to be organized in an online mode or Computer Based mode. 
  • Medium of Exam: As per the latest pattern, the exam is organized in English Medium apart from 13 other official languages of India. 
  • Questions Type: All the questions are going to be objective in nature. Candidates need to choose the most appropriate answer out of the given options. 
  • Duration of the Exam: There will be two slots where the duration of the exam for the first slot will be 3 hours and 15 minutes and 3 hours 45 mins for the second slot. 
  • Total Number of Questions: There are going to be 100 questions in the exam. 
  • Marking Pattern: Every correct answer will be provided five marks and one mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. 

PG Programs

  • Examination Mode: The exam is going to be organized in online mode or computer-based mode. 
  • Medium of Exam: The examination will be conducted in English or Hindi medium. 
  • Duration of the Exam: The total time provided to solve the question paper is 2 hours. 
  • Total Questions: The question paper will contain 100 questions only. 
  • Marking Pattern: Four marks will be allotted for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for any incorrect answer. 

UG and PG Programs

PartsSubjects AskedNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Part ILanguage, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, Analytical Skills25 questions25 marks
Part IIDomain Knowledge (PCM / PCB)75 questions75 marks
Total100 questions100 marks

Research Programs

PartsSubjects AskedNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Part ILanguage, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude, Analytical Skills, and Research Methodology50 questions50 marks
Part IIDomain Knowledge (PCM / PCB)50 questions50 marks
Total100 questions100 marks

CUCET 2023 Syllabus

It is very important to have a clear and broad understanding of the syllabus of the exam. If you don’t understand it clearly then sadly you won’t be able to clear the exam. The questions in the exam will be asked from these topics only. Remember to grasp each one of them efficiently so that you score good marks and do wonders in the exam. 

The syllabus is formulated by the exam conducting authorities after taking certain aspects into the mind and you must follow the same for your preparation. Let us take a look at the syllabus of CUCET. 

Undergraduate Programs

Aspirants are required to study as per their subject. They must prepare for the entrance exam according to the syllabus of class 11th and 12th. For example, an aspirant who had PCM or PCB is required to prepare the same with English as a subject. 

Postgraduate Programs

Aspirants are required to prepare for PG according to the subjects that they studied in their graduation. 

Phil and Ph.D. Research Program

Aspirants should align their preparation according to the syllabus of the M. Phil and Ph.D. research program which has been decided by UGC CSIR and NET JRF exams. 

PartsTopics
UGO 1(Part A)
  • Language
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical Skills
UGO 1(Part B)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
UGO 2
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reasoning
  • English
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation
  • General Aptitude
  • General Knowledge

CUCET 2023 Preparation Tips

These preparation tips are for boosting your preparation and performance in the exam. The preparation tips must be followed if you do not want any stones to be left unturned. Give your best after forming a strategy and also following the tips. 

These preparation tips help you to enhance your knowledge. Let us take a look at some of them. 

  • First and foremost, form a timetable and proper strategy and follow the same on a daily basis to make sure that your preparation is up to the mark. 
  • Try and solve the previous year’s question papers as much as possible to gain clarity with the type and level of questions that are asked in the exam and also boost your performance. 
  • Go through the topics from time to time and analyze the weak and strong points. Focus more on weak areas. 
  • Go through the mock tests and analyze the same for improving your knowledge. 
  • Eat healthy food to avoid any health issues at the time of the exam. 
  • Understand all the exam patterns and the syllabus in great detail and be well versed in the same. 
  • From the notes and note down important points for a quick revision and boost your knowledge. 
  • Don’t overthink and don’t take much stress on the day of the exam. 
  • For better performance, try to keep your mind calm and practice yoga. 

CUCET 2023 Books

The choice of books should be good for performing better in the exam. Some of the highly recommended books for the exam are mentioned below. Either you can select from this collection or choose any other book at your convenience. Let us take a look at some of the books. 

SubjectName of the books
General Awareness
  • General Knowledge by Arihant
  • Disha’s Rapid General Knowledge by Disha Experts
English Language
  • English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy
  • Competitive English Grammar and Composition by Arihant
  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
Analytical Skills
  • Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning by Arihant
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Mathematical Aptitude
  • Lucent’s Complete Mathematics
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Sharma
  • Shortcuts in Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by Disha Experts
  • Test of Arithmetic by Arihant

CUCET 2023 Admit Card

Admit cards are going to be published in the middle of June 2023 for UG programs and in the case of PG programs they will be released in the third week of June 2023. They are expected to be released in online manner. In order to download the admit cards, the candidates need to enter their login credentials which include the application number, password, and also date of birth. 

Carry the admit card on the exam day and also take a valid ID proof. Retain the same till the end of the admission. 

CUCET 2023 Exam Centers

You will be provided an option to choose any exam center according to your convenience. Let us take a look at some of them. 

AhmedabadHubliKochiSholapur
AllahabadDehradunKolkataPune
IndoreDhanbadKotaPatna
AmritsarChennaiMumbaiPatiala
BangaloreChandigarhMysoreRaipur
BidarJaipurNagpurRanchi
BikanerJodhpurNagercoilShimla
CalicutKargilVaranasiShikar
GuwahatiKathuaThrissurJammu/Srinagar

CUCET 2023 Answer Key

Aspirants can check the raw scores with the help of the answer key which is likely to be released in the month of July 2023 in an online mode. You can also raise objections in the answer key after which a final answer key will be published. 

CUCET 2023 Result

The results of the candidates will be published in the second week of July 2023 on the official website in an online mode. You can also check the result with the help of the login credentials. Once the result is published, the candidates can see their ranks, cut-offs, marks, and so on. Take the printout of the result and keep it safe with you. 

CUCET 2023 Cut Off

The cut-off refers to the minimum marks that must be scored by the candidates in order to get admission to the desired university. Cut-off will vary as per the course. It will be published for different categories and you must check the same on the official website. 

CUCET 2023 Counseling Procedure 

This is the final stage and it allows the seats to interested and eligible candidates after the verification of the documents. The process of counseling is likely to be conducted online mode in the third week of July 2023. Some of the documents that are required to be carried are as follows. 

  • 10th & 12th certificate
  • 10th & 12th mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • CUCET 2023 Score Card
  • Admission Form

Some Important FAQs

LATEST APPLICATIONS FOR VARIOUS UG & PG COURSES OPEN 2023

    1. Parul University, Gujarat | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    2. Manipal University, Karnataka | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    3. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | Management Admissions Closing Soon! Apply Now
    4. Alliance University, Bangalore | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    5. NIMS University, Jaipur | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    6. MIT WPU, Pune | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    7. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    9. Bennett University, Noida| Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
 

Question- What is the mode of application?

Ans- The applications are submitted online mode only. 

Question- What sort of questions are asked in the exam?

Ans- All the questions are objective in nature. 

Question- Who is the conducting authority?

Ans- NTA is the conducting authority. 

If you have any other quires about CUCET 2023, you can leave your question below in the comment box.

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