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CUET 2022 Exam: National Testing Agency has released the official notification for Common Universities Entrance Test CUET-UG previously known as CUCET-UG. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the online application process for Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) dates for CUET 2022 Exam from 02nd April to 30th April 2022. CUET Exam is conducted for admission to Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs at several centrally-funded universities. The candidates qualifying CUET 2022 Exam can get admission to various UG and PG programs in various renowned Universities across the country. The candidates holding 12th pass certificate or graduation degree can fill out CUET Application Form 2022 which will be available on the official website. In this article, we are providing all details about the CUET 2022 exam like- CUET Full Form, Notification, Exam Dates, Selection Process, Online Form, CUET Syllabus, Latest Exam PatternPrevious Year's Question Paper, Eligibility Criteria, List of Colleges etc.  

CUET 2022 Exam

National Testing Agency has changed the name of Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) to Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). CUET 2022 will provide a single-window opportunity to students to seek admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country Central Universities Entrance Test will be conducted in 13 languages at around 154 exam centres around the country. This year, Delhi University (DU) has also made the CUET mandatory for the academic session 2022-23.

CUET 2022 Notification

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a notice regarding the CUET 2022 exam. As per the CUET Notification 2022, CUET-UG 2022 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in the 1st week of July 2022 and the online application process for the same will be conducted from 02nd April 2022 to 30th April 2022. Click on the below link to read out the complete information released by NTA for CUET 2022.

CUET-UG 2022 Notification PDF- Click to Download

CUET 2022 Exam Summary

CUET Exam has been confirmed for this year by NEP and NTA. CUET shall be a qualifying exam for admission to central universities, however, the exam date and notification are yet to be published. Have a look at the glimpse of the CUET 2022 Exam Summary as tabulated below- 

CUET 2022- Exam Summary
Full Exam Name Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level University Level
Courses Offered Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs
Central Universities 45
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (Computer-based Test)
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
CUET Exam Centers Around 150
Mode of Counselling Offline
Official website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/

CUET 2022- Important Dates

The official CUET 2022 notification for Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) has been released on 26th March 2022. Tentatively, NTA will conduct the online registration process for the CUET entrance exam 2022 in April 2022.

CUET 2022 Important Dates
Events CUET 2022 Dates
CUET Application form 02nd April 2022
CUET Application form ends 30th April 2022 
Last date for payment of fee online 4th week of April 2022 
Release of Admit card 2nd week of June 2022 
CUET 2022 Exam Dates for UG and PG 1st week of July 2022 
Provisional CUET answer key 2022 July 2022 
Last date for Raising Objections against CUET Answer key July 2022 
Final CUET answer key July 2022 
CUET 2022 Result To be announced 
CUET 2022 merit list To be announced 
Counselling of CUET 2022 2nd week of August 2022 

CUET Exam Date 2022 

NTA CUET 2022 online examination is expected to be conducted by the first week of July 2022. The detailed exam schedule for CU-CET 2022 exam will be released along with the official notification of the CUET 2022 exam which is expected to be released this month. All candidates are advised to visit this page regularly to get the latest updates about the CUET exam date 2022. This year the NTA will conduct the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) in an online mode. 

CUET Application Form 2022

The CUET 2022 application process would comprise steps including registration, application, image upload and payment. The candidates looking forward to admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at several centrally-funded universities must have to submit online applications at the official website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/. As per the latest notice of UGC, the CUET 2022 Application Form will be available from the 02nd April 2022 to the 30th April 2022. 

CUET 2022 Application Fee

CUET 2022 Application Fee can be paid by debit/credit card/net banking or Challan of SBI bank any branch. Candidates have to pay the application fee either online or offline mode. GST and other taxes will be applicable as by Govt. of India/ Bank. Check category-wise CUET 2022 Application Fee from the below table. 

Category Payment through online/debit/credit card Payment through Challan
Application Fees* Application Fee Bank Commission Total Fee to be paid
General/OBC INR 800 for three PUs Rs. 800 Rs. 50 Rs. 850
SC/ST INR 350 for three PUs Rs. 350 Rs. 400
PWD Exempted from Application Fee

How to fill CUET Application Form 2022?

The candidates have to fill out CUET Application Form 2022 to get registered for the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). Follow the below steps to fill CUET 2022 Application Form. 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of the CUET to fill CUET Application Form 2022.

Step 2 - Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab to register for the programme. 

Step 3 - After clicking, candidates will be able to see three programmes options- UG, PG, and RP. Click on the link you wish to apply for. 

Step 4 - Complete the registration process by entering details like program applied for, name, valid e-mail-id, mobile number, date of birth, and verification code displayed on the screen. 

Step 5 - Once all details are submitted, the application number and password are generated and are sent to the registered email address and mobile number. 

Step 6 - Use the application number and password to log in and fill up the application form by entering the log-in details like personal, academic qualification and communication address.

Step 7 - Upload scanned images of a recent passport-sized photograph and signature in prescribed format and dimensions. 

Step 8 - Select the examination centres- In order of preference, select and enter the exam centres.

Step 9 - On successful online application submission with payment of fees through an automated e-mail and SMS is sent to the registered e-mail ID and mobile number. 

CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the CUET 2022 Exam can check the required eligibility criteria set by National Testing Agency for admission to UG (undergraduate) & PG (postgraduate) Courses before they start filling out their application form.

CUET Education Qualification

The academic qualifications for Undergraduate Courses, Post Graduate Courses and PhD Programmes are different which has been discussed below for each course. Check the CUET Academic Qualification for the course you are going to opt. 

Courses Academic Qualification
Undergraduate  The student must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in class 12th for General category candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates.
Post Graduate The student must have scored a minimum of 55% (General category) and 50% (SC/ST/OBC/PWD category) in Graduation Degree. In some places, there is a different cut off for the OBC candidate students. 
PhD Programme The candidate must have a post-graduate degree in the particular stream with a minimum of 55% marks for general candidates, 50% marks for OBC candidate and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidate.

CUET Reservation

As CUET is an entrance exam for admissions to UG courses at the Central Universities, which have been established under an Act of the Parliament, each Central University must follow the norms set by the Government of India, with respect to intake and reservation of seats. This section of the CUET Eligibility provides relaxation to the SC/ST, OBC, and PwD category.

Generally, the following break-up is followed:

Category Reservation
Scheduled Castes (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy) (OBC) 27%
Persons with Disability (PWD) 5%

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

NTA will also conduct CUET Exam in 13 languages ( Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu). Check the revised CUCET Exam Pattern 2022 from here.

1. CUET 2022 will be conducted in an online mode this year, earlier, the exam was offline. 

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

➢ Section IA – 13 Languages 

➢ Section IB – 19 Languages 

➢ Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects 

➢ Section III – General Test

3. The question paper will be MCQ type only and there will be a total of 175 questions out of which 140 questions are to be attempted.

4. A Candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB together.

5. Section II consists of 27 Subjects, out of which a candidate may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects.

CUET Exam Pattern 2022
Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions To be Attempted Duration
Section IA 13 Languages  50 40 45 minutes for each language
Section IB 19 Languages 
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects  50 40 45 minutes for each subject
Section III General Test 75 60 60 minutes

Section IA Languages (13): Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu

Section IB Languages (19): French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese.

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