Common University Entrance Test is a Leap for Education
Common University Entrance Test

Common University Entrance Test- A Leap for Education

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is required for undergraduate admission to any of the country’s central institutions by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the exam. CUET is for admission in UG courses offered in all the participating institutions. Till last year CUET was known as CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test).

What’s New in Common University Entrance Test?

  1. The exam name has been changed from Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) to Central University Entrance Test (CUET).
  2. CUET 2022 will be conducted in 13 languages.
  3. The question paper of CUET 2022 will include a compulsory language test, two domain-specific tests, and a general test.
  4. CUET 2022 scores will be accepted by 53 Central Universities and Private Universities instead of 12 Central Universities, which were the participating institutes last year.
  5. The application fee has been changed. Till last year, there was no application fee for PwD category candidates, but this year, they have to pay the application fee meant for reserved category candidates.
  6. The exam will be conducted in 13 international cities.

Highlights of CUET.

Exam NameCUET (Common University Entrance Test)
Conducting BodyNTA (National Testing Agency)
Exam LevelUndergraduate and Postgraduate
Exam FrequencyOnce in a Year
Exam ModeOnline
Total no of Test Takers97,416(as per 2021)
CoursesBSc, MSc, Ph.D.
Exam Fees₹ 650(General)
₹ 600(OBC-NCL, EWS)
₹ 550(SC, ST, PWD, and Transgender)
₹ 3000(International Centers)
Exam Duration
Slot 1- 195 minutes
Slot 2- 225 minutes
Total MarksSlot 1- 700 marks
Slot 2- 400 marks
Total no of QuestionsSlot 1 = 175(140 to be attempted)
Slot 2 = 100(80 to be attempted)
Marking Scheme+4 for each correct answer
-1 for each incorrect answer
Language of ExamEnglish
Exam Center Cities547 cities in India and 13 cities Abroad
Accepting Colleges53 Central, Private, and Deemed to be Universities

CUET Important DATES.

NTA has announced CUET 2022 Application Dates:

Release of Application Form6 April 2022
Last Date to Apply Online6 May 2022 (up to 05:00 pm)
Last Date to Submit Application Fee6 May 2022 (up to 11:50 pm)
Online Correction WindowSecond Week of May 2022
Admit Card Issue DateFirst Week of June 2022
CUET 2022 Exam DateFirst and Second Week of July 2022
Answer Key ReleaseFourth Week of July 2022
Last Day to Submit Answer Key ChallengeFourth Week of July 2022
CUET 2022 ResultFirst Week of August 2022

CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For UG: Students have to pass class 12th with Science Stream. The student must have scored a minimum of 50% in Science Subject (45% for SC/ST). For BTech programs, the minimum aggregate for the General category candidates is 45 % and that of the reserved category candidates is 40%.

For PG: Candidates should have completed their graduation with at least 55% (50% for SC/ST), to be eligible for a Ph.D. program.

For Ph.D.: Candidates applying for a Ph.D. program must have a Master’s degree from a recognized university or institute. The candidate must have scored 55% (50% for SC/ST) to be eligible.

Syllabus for Common University Entrance Test

SubjectTotal Question
Part A: English language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytical skill25
Part B: Domain Knowledge75
Total Questions100

The CUCET entrance exam will be held online as a Computer

Based Test (CBT). The duration of the exam will be 2 hours or with 100 Multiple Choice Questions. Each correct attempt will earn the candidate 1 mark while each incorrect attempt will carry a penalty of 0.25 marks.

Navjeevan Science School, Sikar is providing free preparation for CUCET with class 12th so that every student of the school gets admission into his/her dream university/college and has a better future and an extensive career. Navjeevan Science School is a part of Navjeevan Science, Group. The esteemed institutes led a great foundation for education. The prestigious group has become an enlightening source for educational needs with its various institutes. Kautilya IIT Academy, Navjeevan RBSE School, and Navjeevan Defence Academy are also part of the group.

Common University Entrance Test

How to Register for CUET 2022

  • Visit the official website (
  • Click on the Registration link given below.
  • Fill out the application form and pay the application fees.
  • Submit the form.
  • Download the Confirmation Page.

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