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CUET 2022 Exam Syllabus, Application, Admit card, Result

Admission in CUCET Exam

What is CUET Exam?

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

From 2022 onwards, NTA has changed the name of the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) exam to Central University Entrance Test (CUET) Exam.

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

If you're one of the aspirants for CUET, then you should know every detail of this exam. And to help you with complete information about CUET, we have mentioned the eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation tips, results etc in this article.

Highlights of Central University Entrance Test

CUET 2022 Notification

CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

CUET Application Form 2022

CUET Exam Centre

Exam Pattern of Central University Entrance Test

Syllabus of CUET 2022

CUET 2022 Admit Card

CUET 2022 Preparation Tips

CUET 2022 Answer Key

CUET Result 2021

CUET Counselling Process

Courses Offered by Participating Institutes



Highlights of CUET Exam 2022


It is necessary to have the complete detail while preparing for the CUET 2022 Exam. Here are some important highlights of the exam:

To know the complete date schedule of the CUET 2022 exam, here are some important highlights of the exam:


Exam Name

Common University Entrance Test

Organizing Institute

13 Universities

Mode of Exam

Online (CBT)

Medium of Exam

13 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Assamese,

Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam,

Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and


Level of Exam

National Entrance Exam

Timing of Examination

Slot 1: 09.00 AM to 12.15 PM (IST)

Slot 2: 03.00 PM to 06.45 PM (IST)

Time Duration of Exam

Slot 1: 45 or 60 Minutes to 195 Minutes

Slot 2: 45 Minutes to 225 Minutes

Type of Question


Exam Centre

154 Centres Across India

Official Website



Examination will be conducted on multiple days in two slots per day.

Compensatory time for PwD Candidates is 15 minutes for 45 minutes examination, and 20 minutes for a one-hour examination.



CUET Notification 2022


Before appearing for the exam, you should always check the important updates regarding it.

As per latest update, on a request of candidates, to allow one more opportunity to submit their online form, NTA has decided to reopen the CUET 2022 Application Process from 23rd to 24th June 2022.

Check the CUET Exam Dates in the table given below: -


Exam Events 

CUET 2022 Exam Dates

CUET Notification 2022 release on

2nd April 2022

CUET 2022 Application Form Dates (Repened)

23rd June 2022

CUET Application Form Last Date

24th June 2022 (Revised)

Last Date for Correction of the CUET Application (Revised)

23rd - 24th June 2022

CUET Admit Card Date 2022 

Phase 1 (Released)
Phase 2 (Released)
Phase 4 (Released)
Phase 5 (Released)
Phase 6 (Released)

CUET Exam Date 2022(Reschedule)

15th to 20th July (phase 1)
4th to 6th August (phase 2)
7th to 10th August (phase 3)
17th to 20th August (phase 4)
21st to 23rd August (phase 5)
24th to 30th August (phase 6)

CUET Answer Key Uploaded 

8th - 10 September 2022

CUET Result 2022 Release on 

15th September 2022 (by 10:00 PM)


As per the latest update, CUET UG 2022 Result has been displayed on 15th September 2022 by 10:00 PM.

NTA has also released the Normalization Procedure for the exam. Candidates can check the complete detailed PDF here.

As per the latest update, the correction process for CUET (UG) 2022 exam has been restarted from 13th September. The last date to make changes to the online application form will be 15th September 2022. Candidates can make changes in the following fields:

Candidate’s Name/Mother’s Name/Father’s


Date of Birth


Category: PwBD

Choice of Universities

As per the recent tweet by Mr. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (Chairman of UGC), NTA is expected to announce the CUET-UG results by 15th September 2022.


As per the latest CUET UG 2022 exam update, National Testing Agency has uploaded the Provisional Answer Keys and Question Papers with Recorded Responses on the official website. You can challenge the answer key from 8th - 10th September 2022 (up to 11:50 P.M.).

Phase 6 of CUET(UG) 2022 exam is scheduled be held on 30th August 2022, and admit card for the same has been released.

As per latest update, CUET (UG) admit card for Phase 6 has been released for exams that will be held on 24th, 25th and 26th August 2022.

CUET(UG) phase 5 hall tickets were released on 18th August for exams that are going to take place on 21st, 22nd and 23rd August 2022.

NTA has released CUET(UG) 2022 Phase 4 Hall Ticket for exam that will be held on 17th, 18th & 20th August 2022.

And also the information for the city and date for Phase 5 and 6 exams that will be held on 21st to 30th August 2022.

Candidates that were going to appear for the exam on 8th August 2022 couldn't reach the exam centre due to heavy floods and landslides. The CUET 2022 Exam for such candidates will be rescheduled.

After receiving a request for a change of exam dates/city from some aspirants, NTA has decided to reschedule the exam. Now, the paper will conduct in between 24th -28th August 2022 in place of 12th-14th August.Check complete notification here.

The CUET (UG) 2022 exam scheduled for 6th August 2022 has also been postponed due to various administrative and technical reasons and will be held between 12th - 14th August 2022.

Due to various administrative and technical reasons, the CUET (UG) 2022 exam scheduled for 4th August 2022 (first shift) has been postponed to 12 August 2022 for a few examination centres. You can check the list of exam cities/state here.

As per latest update, CUET 2022 (UG) exam has been postponed for Kerela state due to heavy rainfall. Fresh dates will be announced later on the NTA Website. Check the detail notice here.

NTA has released the CUET UG - 2022 Admit cards for the exams going to take place on 4th, 5th & 6th August 2022. You can downalod the CUET 2022 Hall Ticket from the official website.

Several queries have been received from candidates regarding change of Centre for their examination scheduled on 19th July 2022. Candidates are hereby informed that they should go to the centre mentioned on their Admit Card.

NTA has released advisory and instructions for the candidates appearing for CUET 2022 exam. You can check the detailed notification here.

Officials have released advance information regarding the Allotment of the City Centre for CUET 2022 on the official website. You can check the same with your Application Number and Date of Birth.

And the admit card for phase -I are available for download from 12th July 2022.

As per the latest update, the CUET (UG) 2022 registration has been restarted, and also the correction window is opened from 23rd June.

As per the latest update of CUET(UG) 2022, the Practice Questions for all the subjects/languages/General tests are now displayed on the official website. Click on the given link and start solving the CUET 2022 Mock Practice Questions.



CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022


It is mandatory to satisfy the entrance exam eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The CUET 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% aggregate in the General/OBC Category and 45% aggregate in terms of SC/ST Category.

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



CUET Online Application Form 2022


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

Here are the steps to know how to fill online CUET application form 2022:

Step 1 - Visit the CUET official website.

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

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

Note: After successful submission of the personal details, an Application number will be generated and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form

Step 4 – Fill all the required information asked in the Online Form.

Step 5 - Pay the 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.



CUET Application Form Fees


The application fees for CUET can be paid through online mode only. You can pay the fees via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

Here, you can check the category-wise CUET 2022 Application form fees below:



CUET 2022 Application Fees


Payment through online/debit/credit card

Payment through Challan

General/ OBC/ EWS

INR 800/-

800+50 (Bank Commission)


INR 350/-

350+50  (Bank Commission)





CUET Exam Centre 2022


While filling the CUET 2022 Application Form, you have to select the 4 examination centre as per your preference. There are a total of 154 exam centres for the 2022 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:

Candidates appearing for the upcoming session can check the CUET 2022 Exam Centre here.



CUET Exam Pattern 2022


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

As per latest update, the CUET Exam pattern has been changed a little. Earlier the exam pattern consisted of two parts. However, the new exam pattern contains three Sections:

Section I

Part A - 13 Languages (As a medium and “Language”) 

Part B - 20 Languages 

Section II - 27 Domain Specific Subjects 

Section III - General Test

To know the complete paper pattern of the CUET 2022, you can check the details below:


CUET 2022 Exam Pattern Details

Total Marks


Number of Questions


Questions to be Attempted

Section IA - 13 Languages

Section IB - 20 Languages

40 questions out of 50 in each language

Section II - Domain

40 questions out of 50 in each subject

Section III-General Test

60 questions out of 75

Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Section I- MCQ Based Questions

Section II- Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions

Section II- Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions


Marking Scheme (Negative Marking)

Correct answer: +1 mark

Incorrect answer: - 0.25 marks

Not attempted questions: 0 marks



Slot 1: *195 minutes (3:15 hours)

Slot 2: *225 minutes (3:45 hours)

Time of Examination

Slot 1: 09.00 AM to 12.15 PM (IST)

Slot 2: 03.00 PM to 06.45 PM (IST)



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.


In Slot 1 which will be held in the morning shift, a candidate may take up to 4 tests only (One Language from Section IA, a maximum of two domain-specific Subjects from Section II and One General Test from Section III)

In Slot 2 which will be held in the aftersnoon shift a candidate can take up to 5 tests as follows:

One Language from Section IA & IB and a maximum of four domain-specific Subjects from Section II.


Two Languages from Section IA & IB and a maximum of three domain-specific Subjects from Section II.



CUET Syllabus 2022


The syllabus is the key to prepare for the exam. It helps you to make a study plan strategically and systematically.

The CUET 2022 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.

Here is the detailed table for the latest CUET 2022 Exam Syllabus:


CUET 2022 Syllabus (Updated)

Section IA & IB

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary].

Section II

As given on NTA website

Section III

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 Admit Card 2022


The e-Admit Card is an important document that you must carry while entering the examination hall. CUET Admit Card 2022 will be released around 10 to 15 days before the exam date announced for CUET 2022.

As per the official website, the CUET Admit Card 2022 has released on 2nd August 2022.



Steps to Download CUET 2022 Admit Card


Here is the complete step-by-step process to download the CUET e-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, CUET 2022 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.


No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination Centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to his/her Admit Card.

In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 011-40759000 or 011-69227700 between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm.

The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and strictly follow them during the examination.



Preparation Tips for CUET


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.

Cracking the Central University Entrance Test requires a good preparation strategy. Here are the tips and tricks 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's 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 vocabulary. 



CUET 2022 Answer Key


Before declaring the result, The NTA will display the Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Keys.

The provisional Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days.

The fee will be non-refundable. Online payment of 200/- per question challenged as processing charges.

The subject experts will examine all the challenges received and then a final answer key will be displayed and declared.



CUET Exam Result


The result is the outcome of all the hard work you did while preparing for the exam. The conducting authority will release the CUET Result in the month of October 2022 on their official site. The result will be compiled based on the final answer key declared.

You can check the steps given below for downloading your scorecard

Step 1: Go to the official website of CUET.

Step 2: Click on the “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 exam.

Note - The student's overall performance in the Entrance Test will depend on the CUET Cut-Off 2022 marks. Each university releases its own cut-off, list for the courses they offer.



CUET Counselling 2022


The CUET 2022 counselling process will be held by the participating universities that accept CUET exam scores.

To participate in the counselling process, you need to get register for the admission process. The official website will mention the schedule of the counselling process for the respective university.



CUET Courses offered by Participating Institutes


There are a total 14 central and 4 state universities participating in the CUET 2022 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


In this blog, we have provided all the relevant information about the CUET Exam 2022 and who can apply for this exam. You can also share this article with fellow aspirants preparing for this exam.

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