CUET Exam Pattern 2024: National Testing Agency (NTA) has made some changes to the CUET UG Exam Pattern last year that will be followed for CUET 2024 Exam also. The students who have been preparing for CUET 2024 Exam for admission into the various UG programmes must go through the updated CUET Exam Pattern and prepare for the entrance test accordingly. NTA has now divided the CUET Exam into 4 sections where two sections are for language, one for domain subject and one for the general test. The complete CUET Exam Pattern 2024 has been discussed in the article with every information provided by NTA for your reference. 

CUET Exam Pattern 2024- Overview

CUET 2024 Exam Pattern has been revised by NTA for the year 2024-25 for which the glimpse has been tabulated below- 

CUET UG Exam Pattern 2024- Overview
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
CUET Full FormCentral University Entrance Test (CUET)
Exam NameCUET 2024
CategoryExam Pattern
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test-CBT
Medium13 languages
Test PatternObjective type with Multiple Choice Questions
Number of SectionsFour
Marking Scheme1 mark for the correct answer

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CUET UG Exam Pattern 2024 [Latest]

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 exam pattern for CUET 2024 from here.

1. CUET 2024 will be conducted in an online mode as Computer Based Test-CBT

2. CUET (UG) – 2024 will consist of the following 4 sections namely-

  1. Section IA – 13 Languages (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu)
  2. Section IB – 20 Languages (French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Sanskrit.)
  3. Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects (listed below)
  4. Section III – General Test

3. The question paper will be Multiple Choice Question type only.

4. Section IA & IB- A candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB taken together. (One of the languages chosen needs to be in lieu of Domain-specific subjects) 

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

6. Section III comprises General Test. 

7. For choosing Languages (upto 3) from Section IA and IB and a maximum of 6 Subjects from Section II and General Test under Section III, the Candidate must refer to the requirements of his/her intended University.

CUET Exam Pattern 2024
SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedDuration
Section IA13 Languages 5040 in each language45 minutes for each language
Section IB20 Languages 
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects 45/5035/4045 minutes for each subject
Section IIIGeneral Test605060 minutes

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CUET Exam Pattern 2024- Domain-Specific Subjects

The list of 27 Domain-Specific subjects as mentioned wth the revised CUET Exam Pattern has been enlisted below. The candidates may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects from the below-mentioned list. 

  1. Accountancy/ Book Keeping
  2. Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry
  3. Business Studies
  4. Chemistry
  5. Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  6. Economics/ Business Economics
  7. Engineering Graphics
  8. Entrepreneurship
  9. Geography/Geology
  10. History
  11. Home Science
  12. Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  13. Legal Studies
  14. Environmental Science
  15. Mathematics
  16. Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  17. Physics
  18. Political Science
  19. Psychology
  20. Sociology
  21. Teaching Aptitude
  22. Agriculture
  23. Mass Media/ Mass Communication
  24. Anthropology
  25. Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts,
  26. Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/ Oddisi/ Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theatre (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ Rabindra Sangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion)
  27. Sanskrit
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CUET Exam Pattern 2024: FAQs

Ans. Yes, CUET Exam Pattern for UG Courses has been changed from the year 2022 onwards

Ans. There are 4 sections in new CUET Exam Pattern 2024 which has been discussed in detail in the article.

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