CUET 2023 Exam Date Out: CUET (Common University Entrance Test) exam is conducted every year by National Testing Agency (NTA) to enroll students into various UG programmes offered at all central universities including DU, JNU, JMI, EFLU and the University of Allahabad. As per the latest updates, Common University Entrance Test will be conducted from 21st to 31st May 2023. 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 2023 Exam

National Testing Agency has changed the name of the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) to Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). CUET 2023 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. In this article, we are providing all details about the CUET 2023 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 2023 Notification

University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the detailed information bulletin regarding the CUET 2023 exam on on official website along with complete details and exam schedule. For reference, click on the below link to read out the complete information released by NTA for CUET 2023 Exam. 

CUET-UG 2023 Notification PDF- Click to Download

CUET 2023 Exam Summary

CUET Exam has been confirmed for this year by NEP and NTA. CUET shall be a qualifying exam for admission to 86 Universities out of which there are 43 Central Universities, 13 State Universities, 12 Deemed Universities and 18 Private Universities. Have a look at the glimpse of the CUET 2023 Exam Summary as tabulated below- 

CUET 2023- 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 202321st to 31st May 2023
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-based Test)
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions
CUET Exam Centers554 cities across India and 13 Cities Outside-India
Official website

CUET 2023 Exam Date Out

CUET 2023 Exam Date has been declared by National Testing Agency (NTA).The online examination for CUET 2023 UG will be conducted from 21st to 31st May 2023 as announced by National Testing Agency. The candidates who have submitted their online applications are eligible to appear for CUET 2023 Exam. The complete details regarding exam date, venue, exam city, and reporting time will be notified with the release of the CUET Admit Card 2023. 

CUET 2023 Important Dates

The complete schedule for CUET 2023 Exam has been released by National Testing Agency (NTA) along with CUET 2023 Notification. All important dates related to CUET 2023 UG exam are given below.

CUET 2023- Important Dates
EventsCUET 2023 Dates
CUET 2023 Notification9th February 2023
CUET Application Form 2023 Starts9th February 2023
CUET Application Form Ends30th March 2023 (up to 9:50 pm)
Last date of successful transaction of fee30th March 2023 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Correction Window1st April to 3rd April 2023 
CUET 2023 Application Form Reopen9th April to 11th April 2023
CUET City Intimation 202314th May 2023
Release of CUET Admit Card 202319th May 2023
CUET Exam Date 202321st to 31st May 2023
Final CUET answer keyTo be notified
CUET 2023 ResultTo be notified
Counseling of CUET 2023To be notified

CUET 2023 Admit Card Out

CUET 2023 Admit Card has been released on 19th May 2023 for CUET 2023. The CUET Admit Card 2023 has information like the exam centre address, exam timings application number and course applied. CUET hall ticket 2023 along with a valid photo ID is the mandatory document on the day of the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the CUET 2023 admit card, they need to contact the exam conducting authorities immediately and rectify the error. 

CUET Admit Card 2023 Out- Check Details

CUET Exam Analysis 2023- 21 May Shift 1 [Check Here]

CUET 2023 Preparation Mahapack- Click to Check

CUET 2023 Application Form

CUET 2023 application form for the UG courses has been reopened until 11th April 2023 by National Testing Agency. CUET 2023 Registration process is to be conducted at The CUET application form 2023 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 2023 Application Form- Click Here to Check

CUET 2023 Application Fee

CUET 2023 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 2023 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 2023?

The candidates have to fill out CUET Application Form 2023 to get registered for the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). Follow the below steps to fill CUET 2023 Application Form. 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of the CUET to fill CUET Application Form 2023.

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 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the CUET 2023 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 2023 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 2023 from here.

1. CUET 2022 will be conducted in 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 – 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 2023
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 2023 Exam Pattern Details- Click Here

CUET Mock Test - Click to Practice

CUET 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Details- Click Here

CUET Previous Year Question Paper- Download PDF

CUET Colleges

For the academic session 2023-24, there will be 43 CUET participating Universities and colleges. Following is the list of CUET Colleges/Universities accepting CUET 2023 Scores for UG & PG admission. 

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 2023 Exam Centers

CUET 2023 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 2023. 

CUET 2023 Exam Centers
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
West BengalAsansol
Madhya PradeshBhopal
Tamil NaduChennai
Jammu and KashmirJammu
DelhiNew Delhi
Himachal PradeshShimla
Andhra PradeshVijayawada

CUET 2023 Answer Key 

The authorities will release the provisional answer key of CUET 2023 in online mode. The test takers can calculate their possible marks through the CUET answer key 2023. In case of any discrepancy in the CUET 2023 answer key, the candidates could contest the answer key by providing the supporting documents within the stipulated time. The CUET final answer key 2023 for PG and UG courses will be released after taking valid considerations.

CUET 2023 Result

CUET Result 2023 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 2023, the candidates need to enter their login details generated at the time of registration. The CUET Result 2023 will consist of the score obtained in the entrance exam and its qualifying status. The CUET 2023 merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by candidates in the CUET entrance test.

CUET Result 2023- Check Details

How to check CUET Result 2023?

  1. Visit the official website of NTA CUET
  2. Click on the "CUET 2023 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 2023 Cut Off

The CUET Cut Off 2023 will be released after the CUET 2023 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 male

53.25 female

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 Cut Off Marks [Previous Year]- Click to Check

CUET 2023 Counselling

Each participating university will begin its CUET 2023 counselling process post the release of the CUET Result 2023. The candidates have to visit the official website of the participating universities of CUET 2023 regularly to participate in the counselling process as they have to register themselves in the counselling of CUET 2023 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 2023 will be released for the allocation of the seats after CUET 2023 Counselling.

CUET Full Form- Click to Read

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CUET 2023: 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 2023 exam to be held from 21st to 31st May 2023.

Ans. NTA has been assigned the responsibility of conducting Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2023 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 2023.

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 2023 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 2023 by visiting the website.

Ans. Yes, CUET 2023 Application Form has been reopen till 11th April 2023.

Ans. Yes, CUET 2023 admit card has been released on 19th May 2023.

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