CUET (Common University Entrance Test) exam is conducted every year by National Testing Agency (NTA) to enroll students into various UG programs offered at all central universities including DU, JNU, JMI, EFLU and the University of Allahabad. As per the NTA Exam Calendar 2024-25, the Common University Entrance Test (CUET 2024) will be conducted in between 15th to 31st May 2024. Students aiming to study undergraduate programmes in central universities have to appear in the CUET which is now mandatory. A student’s Board marks will have no role in determining his/her admission to a college or a programme. It will be based only on his/her CUET marks, however, board marks could be the minimum eligibility criteria for admission.  

CUET UG 2024 

National Testing Agency has changed the name of the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) to Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). CUET 2024 will provide a single-window opportunity for students to seek admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country Central Universities Entrance Test. In this article, we are providing all details about the CUET 2024 exam like- CUET Full Form, Notification, Exam Dates, Selection Process, CUET Syllabus, Latest Exam Pattern, Previous Year's Question Paper, Eligibility Criteria, List of Colleges etc.  

CUET 2024 Notification

National Testing Agency will release a detailed information bulletin regarding the CUET 2024 exam on the official website along with complete details and the exam schedule in January 2024. For reference, click on the below link to read out the complete information released by NTA for CUET 2024 Exam. 

CUET-UG Notification PDF [Last Year]- Click to Download

CUET 2024 Exam: An Overview

National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the CUET Exam every year. This year, CUET shall be a qualifying exam for admission to around 250 participating universities from across the country. Have a look at the glimpse of the CUET 2024 Exam Summary as tabulated below- 

CUET 2024- Exam Summary
Full Exam NameCentral Universities Entrance Test (CUET)
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Courses OfferedUndergraduate
CUET Exam Date 2024between 15th to 31st May 2024
UniversitiesAround 250
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-based Test)
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions
CUET Exam Centres387 cities within India and 24 cities outside India
Official website

CUET UG 2024 Important Dates

The complete schedule for the CUET 2024 Exam will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the CUET 2024 Notification. All important dates related to CUET 2024 UG exam are given below.

CUET 2024- Important Dates
EventsCUET 2024 Dates
CUET 2024 Notification releaseJanuary 2024
CUET Application Form 2024 StartsJanuary/February 2024
CUET Application Form EndsMarch/April 2024
Last date of successful transaction of feeMarch/April 2024
Correction WindowApril 2024
CUET City Intimation 2024May 2024
Release of CUET Admit Card 2024May 2024
CUET Exam Date 2024in between 15th to 31st May 2024

CUET 2024 Application Form

CUET 2024 application form for the UG courses will be opened in February 2024 by the National Testing Agency. CUET 2024 Registration process is to be conducted at The CUET application form 2024 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 

CUET 2024 Application Form- Click Here to Check

CUET 2024 Application Fee

CUET 2024 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 2024 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 2024?

The candidates have to fill out CUET Application Form 2024 to get registered for the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). Follow the below steps to fill CUET 2024 Application Form. 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of the CUET to fill CUET Application Form 2024.

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 the 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 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the CUET 2024 Exam can check the required eligibility criteria set by the National Testing Agency for admission to UG (undergraduate) & PG (postgraduate) Courses before they start filling out their application form.

CUET Educational Qualification

The academic qualifications for CUET based courses has been discussed below for each course. Check the CUET Academic Qualification for the course you are going to opt for. 

  • Candidates who have passed the class 12 /equivalent examination or are appearing in 2024 irrespective of their age can appear in CUET (UG) - 2024 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Organization in which they are desirous of taking admission.
  • The student must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in class 12th for General category candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates.

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 2024 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 2024 from here.

1. CUET 2024 will be conducted in online mode this year, earlier, the exam was offline. 

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

➢ Section IA – 13 Languages 

➢ Section IB – 20 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 2024
SectionsSubjects/ TestsNo. of QuestionsTo be AttemptedDuration
Section IA13 Languages 504045 minutes for each language
Section IB20 Languages 
Section II27 Domain-specific Subjects 45/5035/4045 minutes for each subject
Section IIIGeneral Test605060 minutes

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

Section IB Languages (20): French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Sanskrit

CUET 2024 Exam Pattern Details- Click Here

CUET 2024 Live Classes- Click to Join

CUET 2024 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 2024 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 Language
  1. Comprehension Passages- To test their understanding of a passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein, etc
  2. Fundamentals of grammar- incorrect sentences, filling blanks in sentences with appropriate words,
  3. Vocabulary-  synonyms, antonyms
Numerical Ability
  1. Areas like arithmetic
  2. Number system
  3. Basics of algebra
  4. Modern maths
General Awareness and Current Affairs
  1. Static general knowledge
  2. Current Affairs (national & international current affairs)
Logical & Analytical Reasoning
  1. Syllogisms
  2. Logical sequences
  3. Analogies
  4. Series
  5. Directions
  6. Cocks & calendars
  7. Seating Arrangements
  8. Puzzles

CUET Syllabus 2024 Details- Click Here

CUET Previous Year Question Paper- Download PDF

CUET Colleges

For the academic session 2024-25, there will be 43 CUET participating Universities and colleges. Following is the list of CUET Colleges/Universities accepting CUET 2024 Scores for UG & PG admission. 

CUET Colleges
Name of the UniversityState
Aligarh Muslim UniversityUttar Pradesh
Assam UniversityAssam
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityUttar Pradesh
Banaras Hindu UniversityUttar Pradesh
Central University of Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Central University of South BiharBihar
Central University of GujaratGujarat
Central University of HaryanaHaryana
Central University of Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh
Central University of JammuJammu and Kashmir
Central University of JharkhandJharkhand
Central University of KarnatakaKarnataka
Central University of KashmirJammu and Kashmir
Central University of KeralaKerala
Central University of OdishaOdisha
Central University of PunjabPunjab
Central University of RajasthanRajasthan
Central University of Tamil NaduTamil Nadu
Dr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa VidyalayaMadhya Pradesh
Guru Ghasidas VishwavidyalayaChhattisgarh
Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttrakhand
Indira Gandhi National Tribal UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhi
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhi
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwavidyalayaMaharashtra
Manipur UniversityManipur
Maulana Azad National Urdu UniversityTelangana
Mizoram UniversityMizoram
Nagaland UniversityNagaland
North Eastern Hill UniversityMeghalaya
Pondicherry UniversityPuducherry
Rajiv Gandhi UniversityArunachal Pradesh
Sikkim UniversitySikkim
Tezpur UniversityAssam
The English and Foreign Languages UniversityTelangana
Tripura UniversityTripura
University of AllahabadUttar Pradesh
University of DelhiDelhi
University of HyderabadTelangana
Visva Bharati UniversityWest Bengal
Mahatma Gandhi Central UniversityBihar
Central Sanskrit University, DelhiDelhi
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit UniversityDelhi
National Sanskrit UniversityAndhra Pradesh

CUET Participating Colleges & Universities- Click to Check 

CUET 2024 Exam Centers

CUET 2024 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 2024. 

CUET 2024 Exam Centers
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
West BengalAsansol
Madhya PradeshBhopal
Tamil NaduChennai
Jammu and KashmirJammu
DelhiNew Delhi
Himachal PradeshShimla
Andhra PradeshVijayawada

CUET 2024 Result

CUET 2024 Result will release on the official website within 1 month of the conduction of the examination. The result is displayed in online mode only. To check the result of CUET 2024, the candidates need to enter their login details generated at the time of registration. The CUET Result 2024 consists of the score obtained in the entrance exam and its qualifying status.

CUET 2024 Cut Off

The CUET Cut Off 2024 will be released after the CUET 2024 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 Marks [Previous Year]- Click to Check

CUET 2024 Counselling

Each participating university will begin its CUET 2024 counselling process post the release of the CUET Result 2024. The candidates have to visit the official website of the participating universities of CUET 2024 regularly to participate in the counselling process as they have to register themselves in the counselling of CUET 2024 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 2024 will be released for the allocation of the seats after CUET 2024 Counselling.

CUET Full Form- Click to Read

CUET Mock Test 2024- Click to Practice

CUET 2024: FAQs

Ans. CUET is a revamped version of CUCET and it's now compulsory for all 43 central universities to adopt it.

Ans. Yes, National Testing Agency (NTA) has announce CUET 2024 exam to be held in between 15th to 31st May 2024.

Ans. NTA has been assigned the responsibility of conducting Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2024 for admission to Integrated/UnderGraduate (UI) Programmes and Post-graduation (PG) Programmes of 14 Central Universities for the Academic Session 2022-23. This all-India test is being organized by 14 Central Universities for admission to UI and PG in these Universities/Institute(s). It provides a single window opportunity to the students to seek admission in these Participating Universities (PU) across the country.

Ans. 44 Universities are participating for the Academic Session 2024.

Ans. The full form of CUET is Central University Entrance Test.

Ans. CUET Exam will be conducted in 13 languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Punjabi.

Ans. Applicants and interested candidates as per eligibility can apply for multiple course, however candidate shall not be apply for duplicate or multiple Forms for same course, which may leads to cancellation of all his/her Application Forms.

Ans. CUET 2024 exam will be conducted in online mode. It is a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Ans. The Minimum Eligibility for CUET UG Courses is 12th pass with 50% for General category and 45% marks for SC/ST and to apply for CUET PG Courses, graduation in the preferred subject is mandatory

Ans. If you prepare well with a proper strategy and clear the basics of the subjects, then you can easily crack the CUET exam with good rank.

Ans. All candidates can fill CUET application form 2024 by visiting the website.

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