CUET 2023 Exam Date Out: CUET (Common University Entrance Test) exam is conducted every year by National Testing Agency (NTA) to enrol students into various UG programmes offered at all central universities including DU, JNU, JMI, EFLU and the University of Allahabad. 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. The National Testing Agency has officially announced the detailed CUET Exam Date 2023 and as per CUET Exam Schedule, the CBT Exam to be held from 21st to 31st May 2023. The complete CUET Exam Schedule has been mentioned in the article.
CUET 2023 Exam
National Testing Agency has changed the name of 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) will release detailed information bulletin regarding the CUET 2023 exam tentatively in March 2023. For reference, click on the below link to read out the complete information released by NTA for CUET 2022.
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 Name||Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET)|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||University Level|
|CUET Exam Date 2023||21st to 31st May 2023|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online (Computer-based Test)|
|Type of questions||Multiple-choice questions|
|CUET Exam Centers||554 cities across India and 13 Cities Outside-India|
CUET 2023 Exam Date Out
The online examination for CUET 2023 UG will be conducted from 21st to 31st May 2023. All important dates related to CUET 2023 UG exam are given below.
|CUET 2023- Important Dates|
|Events||CUET 2023 Dates|
|CUET Application Form Starts||March 2023|
|CUET Application Form Ends||April 2023|
|Correction Window||April 2023|
|Release of CUET Admit Card 2023||May 2023|
|CUET Exam Date 2023||21st to 31st May 2023|
|Final CUET answer key||3rd week of June 2023|
|CUET 2023 Result||4th week of June 2023|
|Counseling of CUET 2023||1st week of July 2023|
CUET 2023 Application Form
CUET 2023 Registration Portal will be opened in March 2023 by National Testing Agency. CUET 2023 Registration process is to be conducted on https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/. The CUET 2023 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 https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/.
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.
|Category||Payment through online/debit/credit card||Payment through Challan|
|Application Fees*||Application Fee||Bank Commission||Total Fee to be paid|
|General/OBC||INR 800 for three PUs||Rs. 800||Rs. 50||Rs. 850|
|SC/ST||INR 350 for three PUs||Rs. 350||Rs. 400|
|PWD||Exempted 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.
|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 Graduate||The 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 Programme||The 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.|
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 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 2023|
|Sections||Subjects/ Tests||No. of Questions||To be Attempted||Duration|
|Section IA||13 Languages||50||40||45 minutes for each language|
|Section IB||19 Languages|
|Section II||27 Domain-specific Subjects||50||40||45 minutes for each subject|
|Section III||General Test||75||60||60 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 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
|General Awareness and Current Affairs|
|Logical & Analytical Reasoning|
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 University||State|
|Aligarh Muslim University||Uttar Pradesh|
|Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University||Uttar Pradesh|
|Banaras Hindu University||Uttar Pradesh|
|Central University of Andhra Pradesh||Andhra Pradesh|
|Central University of South Bihar||Bihar|
|Central University of Gujarat||Gujarat|
|Central University of Haryana||Haryana|
|Central University of Himachal Pradesh||Himachal Pradesh|
|Central University of Jammu||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Central University of Jharkhand||Jharkhand|
|Central University of Karnataka||Karnataka|
|Central University of Kashmir||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Central University of Kerala||Kerala|
|Central University of Odisha||Odisha|
|Central University of Punjab||Punjab|
|Central University of Rajasthan||Rajasthan|
|Central University of Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu|
|Dr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya||Madhya Pradesh|
|Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya||Chhattisgarh|
|Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University||Uttrakhand|
|Indira Gandhi National Tribal University||Madhya Pradesh|
|Jamia Millia Islamia||Delhi|
|Jawaharlal Nehru University||Delhi|
|Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya||Maharashtra|
|Maulana Azad National Urdu University||Telangana|
|North Eastern Hill University||Meghalaya|
|Rajiv Gandhi University||Arunachal Pradesh|
|The English and Foreign Languages University||Telangana|
|University of Allahabad||Uttar Pradesh|
|University of Delhi||Delhi|
|University of Hyderabad||Telangana|
|Visva Bharati University||West Bengal|
|Mahatma Gandhi Central University||Bihar|
|Central Sanskrit University, Delhi||Delhi|
|Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University||Delhi|
|National Sanskrit University||Andhra Pradesh|
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|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
CUET 2023 Admit Card
CUET Admit Card will be released around 10 to 15 days before the exam date announced for CUET 2023. 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 2023 admit card, they need to contact the exam conducting authorities immediately and rectify the error.
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.
How to check CUET Result 2023?
- Visit the official website of NTA CUET https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/
- Click on the "CUET 2023 SCORECARD" appearing in the latest news section.
- The result login window will appear on the screen.
- Enter the roll number and date of birth in the login window.
- Click on the "Login" tab.
- 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:
|Courses||UR (Marks)||OBC (Marks)||SC (Marks)||ST (Marks)||EWS (Marks)|
|M.Sc. (Statistics & Applied Mathematics)||16||24||21||NA||NA|
|M.Sc. (Horticulture & Floriculture)||42||36||51||NA||NA|
|MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management)||43||31||22||NA||NA|
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:
|Courses||UR (Score)||OBC (Score)||SC (Score)||ST (Score)||EWS (Score)|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Microbial Sciences)||38.75||24.75||NA||NA||NA|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Biochemistry)|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Bioinformatics)||39.50||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|M. Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Plant Sciences)||52.50||NA||22.00||NA||NA|
|M.Sc. Life Sciences (Specialization in Human Genetics)||52.25||NA||NA||NA||NA|
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.