CUET 2023 – Whats is Common University Entrance Test ?

Bad News for the students who have been waiting for admission into top Central Universities without any entrance test. As the University Grant Commission (UGC) has brought a surprising news for the students who are going to pass the 10+2 Examination. According to the UGC Notice, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct an Entrance Test named as Common University Entrance Test or CUET for admission to the Undergraduate Programmes in Arts & Commerce from this academic session (2022-23) onwards. Thus, admission to top universities like Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia etc will only be through CUET Scores.

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) Introduction

CUET or Common University Entrance Test is an Undergraduate entrance test for all the Central Universities (CUs) for the academic session 2022-2023. Thus, CUET as the name suggests will be a common entrance exam to students to seek admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country. Moreover, as per the available information, the CUET (UG) – 2022 will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) for the applicants. Hence, the aspirants who desire to appear for the test, may refer to the Information Bulletin for admission to Undergraduate programmes of the desired Central Universities (CUs).

What is the Exam Pattern in CUET ?

The Common University Entrance Test will have questions of the Class XII Standard. Moreover, the Exam will have the following sections as under –

Section IA13 Languages
Section IB19 Languages
Section II27 Domain specific Subjects
Section IIIGeneral Test

Please Note that choosing options from each Section is not mandatory. The choices should match the requirements of the desired University.

Highlights of CUET – UG 2022 – 23

Mode of the TestComputer Based Test – CBT
Test PatternObjective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Medium13 languages ( Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu)
SyllabusSection IA & IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]
Section II: As per NCERT model syllabus as applicable to Class XII only.
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

From when will CUET 2022 Registration Start ?

As per NTA Notification Dated 26th March 2022, the Online Application Forms for CUET Undergraduate Programmes will open from 02.04.2022. NTA will provide the link for the same on the official website Thus, the candidates who wish to appear for CUET (UG) – 2022 should go through the required eligibility of the desired University/ Universities for selecting the options from UG Programmes being offered. Please Note that the Online Application will be open from 2nd to 30th April 2022.

Finally,we hope the information has been useful to the students. Thus, the willing candidates can follow the important links below to know more on CUET 2022.

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