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 Pattern, Previous 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 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
Exam NameCentral Universities Entrance Test (CUET)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Courses OfferedUndergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs
Central Universities45
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-based Test)
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions
CUET Exam CentersAround 150
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Official website

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
EventsCUET 2022 Dates
CUET Application form02nd April 2022
CUET Application form ends30th April 2022 
Last date for payment of fee online4th week of April 2022 
Release of Admit card2nd week of June 2022 
CUET 2022 Exam Dates for UG and PG1st week of July 2022 
Provisional CUET answer key 2022July 2022 
Last date for Raising Objections against CUET Answer keyJuly 2022 
Final CUET answer keyJuly 2022 
CUET 2022 ResultTo be announced 
CUET 2022 merit listTo be announced 
Counselling of CUET 20222nd 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 2022 Application Form

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 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. 

CategoryPayment through online/debit/credit cardPayment through Challan
Application Fees*Application FeeBank CommissionTotal Fee to be paid
General/OBCINR 800 for three PUsRs. 800Rs. 50Rs. 850
SC/STINR 350 for three PUsRs. 350Rs. 400
PWDExempted 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. 

CoursesAcademic 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 GraduateThe 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 ProgrammeThe 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:

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 CUET 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
SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedDuration
Section IA13 Languages 504045 minutes for each language
Section IB19 Languages 
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects 504045 minutes for each subject
Section IIIGeneral Test756060 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.

CUET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUET) will consist of various topics from the related previous academic syllabus. The CUET Syllabus 2022 for UG courses will be from the 11th and 12th academic syllabus and for PG courses, the syllabus will be from the academic syllabus of the related undergraduate syllabus.

CUET UG/Integrated Courses Syllabus

SubjectCUET Syllabus
English LanguageComprehension Passages- To test their understanding of a passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etcFundamentals of grammar- incorrect sentences, filling blanks in sentences with appropriate words,Vocabulary-  synonyms, antonyms
Numerical AbilityAreas like arithmeticNumber systemBasics of algebraModern maths
General Awareness and Current AffairsStatic general knowledge current Affairs (national & international current affairs)
Logical & Analytical ReasoningSyllogismsLogical sequencesAnalogiesSeriesDirectionsCocks & calendarsSeating ArrangementsPuzzles

CUET Colleges

For the academic session 2022-2023, there will be 54 CUET participating Universities and colleges. Following is the list of CUET Colleges/Universities accepting CUET 2022 Scores for UG & PG admission. 

CUET CollegesStateLocation
Banaras Hindu UniversityUttar PradeshVaranasi
Delhi UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Aligarh Muslim UniversityUttar PradeshAligarh
Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhiNew Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityUttar PradeshLucknow
Guru Ghasidas VishwavidyalayaChhattisgarhBilaspur
Tezpur UniversityAssamTezpur
University of AllahabadUttar PradeshPrayagraj
Visva-Bharati UniversityWest BengalSantiniketan
Dr. Hari Singh Gour UniversityMadhya PradeshSagar
English and Foreign Languages UniversityTelanganaHyderabad
North-Eastern Hill UniversityMeghalayaShillong
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhandSrinagar
University of HyderabadTelanganaHyderabad
Manipur UniversityManipurImphal
Pondicherry UniversityPuducherryPondicherry
Rajiv Gandhi UniversityArunachal PradeshItanagar
Tripura UniversityTripuraAgartala
Assam UniversityAssamSilchar
Nagaland UniversityNagalandLumami
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwavidyalayaMaharashtraWardha
Maulana Azad National Urdu UniversityTelanganaHyderabad
Mizoram UniversityMizoramAizawl
Indira Gandhi National Tribal UniversityMadhya PradeshAmarkantak
Sikkim UniversitySikkimGangtok
Central University of South BiharBiharGaya
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture UniversityBiharSamastipur
National Sanskrit University[note 3]Andhra PradeshTirupati
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Central Sanskrit UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Central Agricultural UniversityManipurImphal
Indian Maritime UniversityTamil NaduChennai
Central University of GujaratGujaratGandhinagar
Central University of HaryanaHaryanaMahendragarh
Central University of Himachal PradeshHimachal PradeshDharamsala
Central University of KashmirJammu and KashmirSrinagar
Central University of JharkhandJharkhandRanchi
Central University of KarnatakaKarnatakaKalaburagi
Central University of KeralaKeralaKasaragod
Central University of OdishaOdishaKoraput
Central University of PunjabPunjabBathinda
Central University of RajasthanRajasthanAjmer
Central University of Tamil NaduTamil NaduTiruvarur
Nalanda UniversityBiharRajgir, Nalanda
South Asian UniversityDelhiNew Delhi
Central University of JammuJammu and KashmirJammu
Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation UniversityUttar PradeshRaebareli
Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural UniversityUttar PradeshJhansi
Mahatma Gandhi Central UniversityBiharMotihari
National Sports UniversityManipurImphal
Central Tribal University of Andhra PradeshAndhra PradeshVizianagaram
Central University of Andhra PradeshAndhra PradeshAnantapur

CUET 2022 Exam Centers

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. Below is the list of CUET Exam Centres 2022. 

CUET 2022 Exam Centers
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
West BengalAsansol
Madhya PradeshBhopal
Tamil NaduChennai
Jammu and KashmirJammu
DelhiNew Delhi
Himachal PradeshShimla
Andhra PradeshVijayawada

CUET 2022 Admit Card 

CUET Admit Card will be released around 10 to 15 days before the exam date announced for CUET 2022. The CUET Admit Card will consist of the exam centre address, exam timings application number and course applied. CUET hall ticket 2022 along with a valid photo ID is the mandatory document on the day of the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the CUET 2022 admit card, they need to contact the exam conducting authorities immediately and rectify the error. 

CUET 2022 Answer Key 

The authorities will release the provisional answer key of CUET 2022 in July 2022 in online mode. The test takers can calculate their possible marks through the CUET answer key 2022. In case of any discrepancy in the CUET 2022 answer key, the candidates could contest the answer key by providing the supporting documents within the stipulated time. The CUET final answer key 2022 for PG and UG courses will be released after taking valid considerations.

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?

  1. Visit the official website of NTA CUET
  2. Click on the “CUET 2022 SCORECARD” appearing in the latest news section.
  3. The result login window will appear on the screen.
  4. Enter the roll number and date of birth in the login window.
  5. Click on the “Login” tab.
  6. CUET Result appears on the screen, download and save it for future reference.

CUET 2022 Cut Off

The CUET Cut Off 2022 will be released after the CUET 2022 exam is completed. The CUET Cut Off will be released along with the scorecard of the entrance examination. Only the candidates who score more than the Cut Off marks are invited to participate in online/offline CUET counselling by the relevant authority. The CUET Cut Off will be based on the number of applicants, the difficulty level of the exam, previous year cut off marks and the number of seats available. The cut-off marks may vary depending upon the programmes and the universities.

CUET Cut off 2019: Central University of Tamil Nadu

Refer to the table below to know the CUET Cut off 2019 for the Central University of Tamilnadu:

CoursesUR (Marks)OBC (Marks)SC (Marks)ST (Marks)EWS (Marks)
M.Sc. (Statistics & Applied Mathematics)162421NANA
M.Sc. (Horticulture & Floriculture)423651NANA
MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management)433122NANA

CUET Cut off 2019: Central University of Punjab

Refer to the table below to know the CUET Cut off 2019 for the Central University of Punjab:

CoursesUR (Score)OBC (Score)SC (Score)ST (Score)EWS (Score)
M.A. English13.00NANANANA
M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Microbial Sciences)38.7524.75NANANA
M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Biochemistry)53.50 male53.25 femaleNA12.75NANA
M.Sc. Life Sciences (Bioinformatics)39.50NANANANA
M.Sc. Physics34.25NANANANA
M. Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Plant Sciences)52.50NA22.00NANA
M.Sc. GeologyNANA32.50NANA
M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Human Genetics)52.25NANANANA

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.