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CUCET 2021 Exam Syllabus, Application, Admit card, Result

Admission in CUCET Exam


What is CUCET Exam?

The full form of CUCET is the Central University Common Entrance Test. It is a national level exam organized by National Testing Agency (NTA) from session 2021-2022.

This exam is conducted once a year for the students who want to pursue graduate, postgraduate, and research programmes in central universities.

Total 12 universities are participating in CUCET Exam 2021. Previously the exam was conducted in 18 central and state universities.

In this blog, we will provide you with complete knowledge about CUCET 2021. If you are going to appear in this exam, then check the information given below:

Highlights of Central University Common Entrance Test

CUCET 2021 Notification

CUCET Eligibility Criteria

CUCET Application Form 2021

CUCET Exam Centre

Exam Pattern of Central University Common Entrance Test

Syllabus of CUCET 2021

2021 Exam Admit Card

Preparation Tips of CUCET

CUCET Result 2021

CUCET Counselling Process

Courses offered by Participating Institutes



Highlights of CUCET Exam 2021


It is necessary to have the complete details while preparing for the CUCET 2021 Exam. Here are some important highlights of the exam:

Exam Name

Central University Common Entrance Test

Organizing Institute

12 Universities

Mode of Exam

Online (CBT)

Medium of Exam


Level of Exam

National Entrance Exam

Time Duration of Exam

2 Hours

Type of Question


Exam Centre

154 Centres Across India

Official Website



CUCET Notification 2021


The CUCET 2020 result was declared on 17th October 2020.  You can check the CUCET exam dates in the given table below: - 


Exam Events 

CUCET 2021 Exam Dates (released) 

CUCET Notification 2021 released on

16th August 2021

CUCET 2021 application date starts 

16th August 2021 (up to 11:50 pm)

CUCET application form last date 6th 

5th September 2021 (Extended)

Last date for correction of CUCET Application

6th September 2021

CUCET admit card date 2021 

12th September 2021

CUCET exam date 2021 

15, 16, 23 & 24 September, 2021

CUCET answer key uploaded 

To be announced after the exam

CUCET result 2021 release on 

To be announced later



CUCET Eligibility Criteria 2021


It is mandatory to satisfy the entrance exam eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The CUCET Eligibility Criteria are different for all the participating universities for similar programmes.

Here, you can check the common eligibility criteria to appear for the exam: -

Academic Qualification: You must have completed 10+2 with at least 50% marks aggregate in case of General/OBC Category and 45% aggregate in terms of SC/ST Category.

Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing in this exam.



CUCET Online Application Form 2021


After satisfying all the important eligibility criteria, the next step is to fill the online application form. It is very important to fill the application form correctly if you want to appear for the exam.

Here are the steps to know how to fill online CUCET application form 2021:

Step 1 - Visit the CUCET official website

Step 2 -  Register for an online Application Form using your own Email ID and Mobile Number.

Step 3 -  Fill the personal & academic details and note down system generated Application Number.

Step 4 – Fill all the required information asked in the online form.

Step 5 - Upload visible scanned images of:

Step 6 - Pay prescribed fee through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI and Wallet, keep proof of fee paid for future reference.


Note: Only one e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for one application



CUCET Application Form Fees


The application fees for CUCET can be paid in online mode only. You can pay the fees via Debit card, Credit Card or Net Banking. Here, you can check the category-wise CUCET 2021 Application form fees below:


General/ OBC/ EWS

INR 800/-


INR 350/-





CUCET Exam Centre 2021


While filling the CUCET 2021 Application Form, you have to select the no of 4 examination centre as per your preference. There are a total of 154 exam centres for the 2021 exam across the country.

With the help of the link below, you can check this list and fill in your four choices during the form filling procedure:

CUCET Exam Centres 2021



CUCET Exam Pattern 2021


Before starting your exam preparation, it is important to know about the CUCET Exam Pattern. The question paper pattern consists of two parts.


Paper Code

Question Patterns


PART-A: 25 (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability),

PART-B: 25 (Physics), 25 (Chemistry), 25 (Mathematics), 25 (Biology)


100 Questions (English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude & General Knowledge)


It also includes the marking scheme, exam duration, type of questions, mode of exam, total marks, etc.

To know the complete paper pattern of the CUCET, you can check the details below:


Total Marks


Number of Questions


Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Marking Scheme (Negative Marking)

Correct answer: +1 mark

Incorrect answer: - 0.25 marks

Not attempted questions: 0 marks


2 Hours



CUCET Syllabus 2021


The syllabus is the key to prepare for the exam. It helps you to make a study plan strategically and systematically. The CUCET 2021 syllabus is different for all participating universities. It includes the English, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills related topics in part A and Subject- related Questions (4 units which are physics, maths, chemistry, biology) in Part B.



CUCET Admit Card 2021


The admit card is an important document that needs to be carried while entering the examination hall. It contains the details like your name, application number, exam date, time duration, exam centre, exam code etc.

As per the official website, the CUCET Admit Card 2021 has been released from 12th September 2021



Steps to Download CUCET 2021 Admit Card


Here is the complete step-by-step process to download the CUCET Admit Card:

Step 1: Go to the official website and click on the “Download Admit Card” link.

Step 2: Enter your “Application ID” and “Date of Birth” and click on the “Login In” button.

Step 3: Now, CUCET 2021 hall ticket will appear on your screen. Check and verify every detail mentioned on it.

Step 4: At last, download and take the printout of it.



Preparation Tips for CUCET


Every year, more than 60,000 applicants appear in this exam. But, due to the lack of guidance and improper strategy, many students can't qualify for it.

To crack the Central University Common Entrance Test, you require a good preparation strategy. Here are the tips and trick to score better in the common entrance exam:

Download the syllabus and understand the exam pattern.

Schedule a study plan to manage your time effectively while preparing for the exam.

Make short notes on important topics.

Follow a timetable and be consistent so that you will be able to prepare for the exam.

Cover all the important topics first to get good marks in the exam.

Practice previous year question papers and sample papers to test your preparation level.

Examine your performance by giving Mock Tests regularly.

Learn all formulas and apply short tricks and methods.

Focus on logical and aptitude reasoning concepts.

Read English newspapers, novels and blogs to improve your English vocabulary. 



CUCET Exam Result


The result is the outcome of all the hard work you did while appearing for the exam.

The CUCET Result 2021 is presented in the form of a scorecard on the official website. You can check the given steps to download your result:

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: Click on “View Scorecard” button.

Step 3: Enter the details asked like: “Program Applied” “Roll Number” “Date of Birth” and “Verification Code” and click on the submit button.

Step 4: Now, you can check and download your result for the 2021 exam.


Note - The student's overall performance in the CUCET Entrance Exam will depend on the CUCET Cut off 2021 marks. Each university releases its own cut off list for the courses they offer. 



CUCET Counselling 2021


The CUCET 2021 counselling process will be held by the participating universities that accept CUCET exam scores.

To participate in the counselling process, you need to get registered for the admission process. The schedule of the counselling process will be mentioned on the official website of the respective university.



CUCET Courses offered by Participating Institutes


There are a total 14 central and 4 state universities participating in the CUCET 2021 examination. These participating universities offer admission to various courses through this entrance examination. Below is the list of courses offered by their respective universities: -


Names of Universities


Programmes offered

Central University of Haryana


MA Economics. B.Ed., MA Political Science, M.Sc. Environmental Science, MA Geography, MA Journalism, Media and Mass Communication, LLM, MBA, M.Sc. Microbiology, MA Sanskrit, M.Sc. Yoga, PhD Chemistry, PhD. English, PhD Archaeology

Central University of Odisha


BCA, B.Ed., MA Economics, MA Hindi, MA English, MA Odia, MA Sanskrit, MBA, M.Sc. Statistics

Central University of Punjab


MA Geography, MA Hindi, MA History, MA Political Science, M. Ed, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry (Computational Chemistry), M.Com

Central University of Jammu


MA Economics, M. Ed, Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry, Integrated M.Sc. Zoology, Integrated BA B.Ed., Integrated M.Sc. Botany,

Central University of Kashmir


B.Voc (Retail and Logistics Management/ Tourism Hospitality Management), MA English, MA Urdu, MA Convergent Journalism, MA/ M.Sc. Mathematics

Central University of Jharkhand


MTech Transport Science and Technology, M.Sc. Mathematics, PhD. Transport Science and Technology, PhD. Mass Communication, PhD. Chemistry, LLM

Central University of South Bihar


BA LLB, MA/ M.Sc. Psychology, MA Sociology, MA Social Work, MA Economics, M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Life Science, M.Sc. Environmental Science

Central University of Karnataka


Integrated MA English, Integrated MA Economics, M. Com, M.Sc. Mathematics, PhD. Psychology, PhD. Hindi,

Central University of Rajasthan


MA Culture and Media Studies, Integrated M.Sc. Linguistics, Integrated M.Sc. Computer Science, MA Economics, MA English, MSW, M.Pharm

Central University of Kerala


MA Economics, BA International Relations, MA Hindi and Comparative Literature, MA Malayalam, MSW, M. Ed

Central University of Tamil Nadu


MA Classical Tamil, MA English, MSW, MA Communication, MA Economics, M.Sc. Chemistry

Central University of Gujarat


M.Phil. Environment and Sustainable Development, M. Ed, M.Sc. Chemical Sciences

Central University of Andhra Pradesh


B.Voc (Retail Management and IT), MA English Language and Literature, MA Telugu, BA Hons. Political Science

Mahatma Gandhi University, Bihar


M.Sc. Biotechnology, B.Sc. Biotechnology, MA Education, M.Phil. Gandhian Peace and Studies, MA/ M.Sc. Mathematics

Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)


Integrated M.Sc. Economics, M.Sc. Economics

Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University


MCA, M.Sc. Information Technology, MBA, Integrated MCA

Assam University, Silchar


MA English, M.Phil. English, MA Arabic, MA French, M. Com, MA Political Science, MA History, MA Urdu

National Institute of Technology, Trichy


MA English Language and Literature

Khallikote University, Berahampur


MBA Travel and Tourism Management, master’s in mass communication and Media Technology, M.Sc. Bioscience and Bioinformatics

Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur


MTech Cyber Security, BA Social Science, BA Security Management, MA Criminal Law



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