CUET 2023: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus
National Testing Agency has announced the Common University Entrance Exam 2023 dates. The CUET 2023 will be conducted from May 21 to 31 for admission to undergraduate and integrated postgraduate courses in the 90 enrolled universities. The application form for CUET 2023 will be released in the first week of February online mode on the official website – cuet.samarth.ac.in. Candidates can register, submit the required documents and pay the pre-requisite fee to complete the CUET 2023 application process. Result will be announced by the end of third week of June.
The CUET will be conducted in two slots and it is a computer-based test. There will be four sections in the exam, Section 1A (Language Test), Section 1B (Optional Language Test), Section 2 (Domain-Specific Test) and Section 3 (General Test). All of the enrolled universities will accept the CUET score for admission to UG courses. Here are the complete details to understand the CUET application process, syllabus, exam pattern and more details.
CUET (UG)/2022: State/Slot-wise/Candidates Appeared:-
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS (UT)
DAMAN & DIU (UT)
JAMMU & KASHMIR
LEH & LADAKH(UT)
CUET 2023 Details:-
Name of the exam
Common University Entrance Test (CUET)
Exam conducting Authority
National Testing Agency
Mode of application
Level of exam
Total participating universities
90 (44 central universities, 46 other universities)
Mode of exam
Multiple Choice Questions
Slot 1 – 45 to 195 minutes
Slot 2 – 45 to 225 minutes
Medium of exam
489 in India, 9 outside India
CUET 2023 Important Dates:-
The tentative schedule of Common University Entrance Test, aspirants for UET UG 2023 exam must check.
CUET 2023 – Important Dates:-
In the first week of February 2023
Application correction window
To be notified
CUET hall ticket 2023
To be notified
CUET exam date 2023
May 21 to 31, 2023
Reserved dates – June 1 to 7, 2023
Provisional CUET answer key 2023
To be notified
Objections against CUET 2023 provisional answer key
To be notified
CUET final answer key 2023
To be notified
CUET Result 2023 date
Third week of June
CUET 2023 Eligibility Criteria:-
Applying for CUET UG, candidates should check the complete eligibility criteria. NTA sets the eligibility criteria to sit for CUET UG exam, however, the programme-specific eligibility is set by the participating universities. To be eligible for the CUET 2023, candidate must have passed Class 10+2 from a recognised board. All the candidates must check the official websites of their respective universities to know the eligibility criteria.
NTA will release the application form for CUET UG tentatively in the first week of February 2023. Candidates can visit the official website (cuet.samarth.ac.in) to check the application form. Candidates need to first register on the portal by providing the details asked, and then complete the procedure by submitting the application fee and required documents.
How to fill CUET 2023 Application Form?
Step 1 – Visit the official website – cuet.samarth.ac.in.
Step 2 – Fill up the CUET registration 2023 by entering the details.
Step 3 – Candidates will receive the login credentials on their registered email address and mobile number.
Step 4 – Now, the candidates can use the login details provided by NTA and fill the application form of CUET.
Step 5 – Upload the required documents such as a scanned image of NTA passport-sized photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
Step 6 – Pay the application fee in online mode.
Step 7 – Take the printouts of the duly filled application form for future reference.
After filling the CUET application form, candidates are required to pay the application fees. The CUET application fee 2023 can be paid through debit card, UPI, Pay TM services, credit card or net banking. The CUET 2023 application process will be completed only after the successful submission of application fees.
General-EWS or OBC-NCL
CUET 2023 Login:-
Candidates who will successfully complete the CUET UG application process will receive the CUET login details on email address and mobile number. These login details are crucial for further processing hence keep it safe. The CUET login details can be used for checking the CUET application status, downloading the admit card, result, etc.
CUET Exam Centres 2023:-
All the candidates are required to submit their choice of exam centres while submitting the application form of CUET 2023. Candidates can choose up to three exam centres. It is important to select the CUET exam centre wisely as it can not be changed at a later stage. In the year 2022, NTA conducted the CUET UG exam at 259 cities in India and 10 cities outside India in Manama, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, Kuwait City and New York.
CUET 2023 Syllabus:-
National Testing Agency releases the syllabus of CUET UG. The CUET syllabus is based on the NCERT Class 12 syllabus. Candidates can check the domain-specific syllabus on the official website. Candidates preparing for the entrance test should check the CUET syllabus 2023 to know about the topics and units covered in the entrance exam.
CUET UG Syllabus 2023:-
Section IA & IB
Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary].
Based on CBSE Class 12th exam
General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
CUET Exam Pattern 2023:-
The CUET test 2023 will be held in two slots, divided into four sections. These sections are – Section 1A (language test), Section 1B (optional language test), Section 2 (domain-specific test) and Section 3 (general test).
NTA will release the CUET 2023 mock tests in online mode. Candidates preparing for the exam can access the CUET UG mock tests through the official website of NTA. The CUET mock test 2023 is an important tool for the practice of the candidates. Candidates can directly click on the links available on the official website and select their subjects to practice the mock tests.
CUET 2023 Preparation Tips:-
Candidates should start the preparation early to get success in the CUET 2023. Right strategy and revision will help to get the confidence over the syllabus. Here are some CUET UG 2023 preparation tips:-
CUET 2023 Admit Card:-
National Testing Agency will release the CUET admit card on the official website cuet.samarth.ac.in. Candidates can login using their CUET application ID and password to download the CUET admit card. The admit card will include important information such as exam centre details, exam date, timing, important instructions, etc. Candidates must take a printout of the admit card and keep it safe till the admission process completes.
How to Download CUET 2023 Admit Card?
CUET 2023 Exam Day Instructions:-
NTA sets some important instructions for the candidates that need to be strictly followed during the exam day. All the candidates must reach the exam centre at least 2 hours prior to reporting time to avoid any last-minute hustle. Candidates must bring a printout of the CUET admit card, ID card and a recent passport size photograph. Below is the list of things to carry and not to carry during the CUET exam.
Things to carry at CUET Test Centre 2023
Things not to carry at CUET 2023 Test Centre
CUET 2023 Answer Key:-
NTA will release the CUET answer key 2023 a few days after the exam. Candidates will be able to download the provisional CUET answer key from the official website – cuet.samarth.ac.in. Candidates can check the correct answers to the questions asked in the CUET exam, and if found incorrect, candidates can also raise objections within the given time frame. NTA will evaluate all the objections, and release a final answer key on the website.
How to Download CUET 2023 Answer Key?
CUET 2023 Result
NTA will announce the CUET result online in third week of June. Candidates will be able to check the CUET result 2023 from the CUET official website. To download the result, candidates are required to enter their application number and date of birth. The result of CUET will include the marks obtained by the candidates in the CUET UG exam, and candidates can use this score for admission to various participating universities.
How to check CUET 2023 Result?
Details mentioned on the CUET Result 2023
CUET Marking Scheme 2023:-
NTA sets the marking scheme for CUET UG exam. The students will be awarded 5 marks for each correct response. For every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted from the total marks. No marks will be deducted for not answering a question.
CUET Score Card 2023
The National Testing Agency will announce the CUET UG result in the form of a scorecard. The CUET scorecard will include the candidate’s details and the normalized scores. The scorecard of CUET will be used for admission to all the participating universities, hence it is mandatory for all the candidates to keep it safe till the admission process completes.
CUET 2023 Normalization Process:-
CUET UG exam will be conducted in two slots on different dates, so in order to create a level playing field in terms of difficulty level CUET normalization procedure is used by NTA. CUET percentile scores are scores based on the relative performance of all the candidates in all the rounds of the examination.
Percentile score – 100 X Number of candidates who appeared in the ‘Session’ with raw score equal to or less than the candidate.
CUET 2023 Participating Universities
There are a total of 90 universities in the CUET. The Universities includes 44 central university and 46 state, deemed, and private universities. All these universities will accept the CUET UG scores for admission to the CUET programmes. The CUET participating universities offer admission to various undergraduate courses including B.A., B.Com, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, etc and integrated postgraduate courses. The number of CUET seats available in each course varies for each college. Check the complete list of participating central universities below.
CUET 2023 Participating Central Universities
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Mahatma Gandhi Central University
University of Hyderabad
Jamia Millia Islamia
University of Delhi
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University
University of Allahabad
Rajiv Gandhi University
Central University of Odisha
English and Foreign Languages University
Maulana Azad National Urdu University
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Banaras Hindu University
The National Sanskrit University
North Eastern Hill University
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya,
Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh
The Central Sanskrit University
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University
Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
Central University of Himachal Pradesh
Central University of Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
Central Agricultural University
Central University of Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir
Central University of Haryana
Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Rajasthan
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Assam University, Silchar
Central University of Gujarat
Aligarh Muslim University
Central University of Tamil Nadu
CUET 2023 – Previous Year’s Statistics:-
In the year 2022, NTA conducted the CUET UG exam in six phases from July 15 to August 30. The candidates have applied for 54,555 unique combinations of subjects. The total number of question paper was 2219 and the number of questions was 50476. Check the complete statistics below.
CUET 2022 Statistics:-
Total number of candidates registered
Total number of candidates appeared
Total female candidates registered
Total female candidates appeared
Total male candidates registered
Total male candidates appeared
Total third gender candidates registered
Total third gender candidates appeared
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