CUCET 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern
CUCET 2021 - The conducting body of Central Universities Common entrance test 2021 will conduct the CUCET 2021 entrance examination in July. The admission process of CUCET 2021 will start with the release of application forms in May. The last date to fill and submit the CUCET 2021 application form will be in June. The admit card of CUCET 2021 will be released in July. The entrance examination of CUCET 2021 will be conducted in the online mode. The provisional answer key of CUCET 2021 will be released in July. The CUCET 2021 result will be announced in August in online mode. The CUCET exam will offer admissions to 14 central universities and 4 state universities. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria of CUCET 2021 programmes before applying for the entrance examination. The candidates who qualify the entrance test will be eligible for the CUCET 2021 counselling. Read the article below to know more about the CUCET 2021 examination including the application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, result, merit list, cut off marks and counselling process.
CUCET 2021: Latest News and Notifications
April 15, 2021: A common e-counselling portal for all 41 central universities have been recommended by the committee to make the counselling and admission process smooth and less complex.
April 15, 2021: The report recommends the National Testing Agency to hold the CUCET exam 2021 twice a year, starting from this session. The exam pattern of CUCET exam and other modalities have been suggested by the seven-member committee.
April 15, 2021: The panel report recommended NTA to conduct the CUCET examination for both UG and PG programmes of 41 central universities to simplify the admission process and bring all the central universities in one table.
April 9, 2021: The seven-member committee led by the Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Punjab submitted its report to the UGC. It recommended the National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct the CUCET exam by the end of June and to declare the results by the month of July.
March 24, 2021: Jawaharal Nehru University (JNU) clarified that it will go ahead with the JNUEE examination for this session. The university has decided to switch to Central Universities Common Entrance Test whenever the NTA announces the confirmation of CUCET exam.
December 27, 2020: As a proposal of the New Education Policy 2020, the University Grants Commission (UGC) set up a 7 member committee to work on the modalities of the common entrance test for central universities, known as CUCET. The central government is planning to conduct a single entrance test, which will act as a gateway for admission to all the central universities, in a similar fashion as SAT examination for foreign universities.
What is CUCET?
Central Universities Common Entrance Test or CUCET is a national level entrance test conducted once a year for admission to UG, PG and Research programmes in 14 central universities and 4 state universities. The computer based entrance test is held in around 141 exam centres across the country. The exam will be conducted for a duration of two hours in MCQ format. Every year one of the participating universities act as the conducting body of the entrance examination.
Candidates who wish to appear for the entrance examination must check the CUCET 2021 important dates before applying for the admission. Candidates are advised to keep a note of all the dates related to the CUCET 2021 so as to not miss any events.
CUCET Important Dates
Last date of filling CUCET application form
Correction window opens
CUCET hall ticket
Provisional CUCET answer key
Last date to upload any Grievances
CUCET final answer key 2021
CUCET 2021 merit list
CUCET counselling 2021
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of CUCET 2021 before filling the application form. The CUCET eligibility criteria 2021 differs as per the programmes and universities offering them. The CUCET eligibility criteria mention the academic qualification and age limit which the candidates must fulfil for them to be considered eligible.
CUCET Eligibility Criteria
Level of programmes
The application form of CUCET 2021 will be released in May in online mode. Candidates who wish to appear in the entrance test can fill their CUCET 2021 application form by June. Candidates are advised to enter their active email ID and mobile number while filling the CUCET application form 2021. The mode of application will only be online. Candidates can pay CUCET 2021 application fee through debit card, credit card or SBI Challan. The application fee for general candidates and SC/ST candidates will be Rs. 800 and Rs. 350 respectively. Those candidates who belong to the PwD category do not have to pay the application fee of CUCET 2021.
How to fill CUCET Application Form 2021
Step 1 - Visit the official website of CUCET.
Step 2 - Fill up the registration form by entering the required details.
Step 3 - Candidates will receive the login credentials on their registered email address and mobile number.
Step 4 - Login using the credentials and fill up the personal, academic and contact details in the application form.
Step 5 - Upload the required documents such as a scanned image of passport-sized photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
Step 6 - Make the application fee payment
Step 7 - Take the printout of the duly filled application form for future references.
The admit card of CUCET 2021 will be released in July. To download the CUCET hall ticket 2021, candidates need to enter their application ID and date of birth in the admit card login window. CUCET admit card 2021 is the most important and mandatory document which every candidate must carry on the day of examination. Candidates can check the details such as the name of the candidate, programme applied, exam timings, exam centre address, gender and category of the candidate mentioned in the admit card of CUCET 2021. After downloading the CUCET admit card, candidates are advised to cross-check and verify the details mentioned in the admit card with the original documents.
How to Download CUCET Admit card 2021?
Visit the official website of the CUCET.
Click on “Download admit card”
The admit card window will appear on the screen.
Enter the application ID and date of birth.
Click on the “Login” tab.
The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
Download and take multiple printouts of the admit card for future references.
The entrance examination will be conducted in around 141 exam centres of CUCET 2021 around the country. The applicants will be allowed to select the CUCET exam centres 2021 while filling their application form. Candidates are required to carry the admit card and a valid photo ID to the CUCET 2021 exam centre on the day of examination inside the hall. The university also holds the right to change the CUCET exam centre 2021, if the number of applicants is less than 100 in any exam centre. The allotted CUCET exam centre can be checked by the candidates along with the exam timings and the exam centre address in the admit card.
The exam pattern of CUCET 2021 will give candidates ideas about the format and structure of the question paper. The candidates appearing for the Central Universities Entrance Test 2021 are advised to go through and take a proper look at the CUCET exam pattern 2021. The question paper of CUCET 2021 will consist of 100 questions, all in multiple-choice questions format. As per the CUCET 2021 exam pattern, the maximum marks of the examination will be 100. The total duration of the CUCET 2021 exam will be two hours. The question paper of the CUCET 2021 will be divided into two parts, Part A and Part B. As per the marking scheme of CUCET 2021, the candidates will be awarded one mark for every correct answer. For every incorrect response, 0.25 mark will be deducted.
Candidates are advised to practice the sample papers of CUCET 2021 before appearing for the examination to enhance their preparation level. By referring to the CUCET sample paper 2021, candidates can learn the complete exam pattern, marking scheme and get an overview of the exam. Candidates can predict the difficulty level of the CUCET 2021 question paper by solving the sample papers and prepare for the exam accordingly.
CUCET Question Papers
M.A English and Comparative Literature
M.A Classical Tamil Studies
M.A/ M.Sc Geography
Candidates are advised to check the CUCET 2021 syllabus to know details about the important topics and units from where questions will be asked in the examination. If the candidates do not take a look at the syllabus of CUCET 2021, it might lead to a lack of preparation for the entrance examination. The CUCET syllabus 2021 might differ as per the applied programmes. As per the syllabus of CUCET 2021, there will be two question papers for the undergraduate programmes, which will be further divided into two parts.
The conducting body of CUCET 2021 will release the provisional answer key in July. The candidates can raise objections against the answer key of CUCET 2021 within the scheduled timeline. It must be kept in mind that objections for the CUCET 2021 answer key can only be raised through an email, in the officially prescribed format only. While downloading the CUCET answer key 2021, candidates can match their answers and calculate their probable marks. The final CUCET answer key will be released after the objection window is closed.
How to Download CUCET Answer Key 2021
Visit the official website of CUCET.
Click on the “CUCET Answer Key” link
Enter the roll number and date of birth.
Click on the “Login” tab.
The answer key in the form of a PDF will appear on the screen.
Candidates can check the answer key and calculate the marks.
CUCET Result 2021
The result of CUCET 2021 will be declared in August. The CUCET result 2021 will be released in the form of a scorecard. The result of CUCET 2021 mentions details such as the candidate’s qualifying status, acquired rank together with individual marks scored in each of the subjects in the CUCET exam. To check the CUCET 2021 result, candidates need to enter their roll number and their date of birth in the CUCET login portal. Admission of candidates is based on their ranks in the merit lists. Further, the preparation of the merit lists is highly dependent on the candidate’s CUCET result.
How to check CUCET Result 2021?
Candidates can check the steps provided below in order to check their CUCET result with ease and without any confusion.
Visit the official website of CUCET (www.cucetexam.in)
Click on ‘Click to view Scorecard’
Enter the programme applied, roll number and date of birth.
Candidates now need to enter the verification code.
Click on the ‘Login’ tab.
The result will be displayed showing the qualifying status and the rank of the candidate
Download and take multiple printouts of the result.
Details mentioned on the CUCET Result 2021
Name of the candidate
Name of the subject
Marks obtained in the entrance test
CUCET Score Card 2021
The conducting body of CUCET will release the CUCET 2021 scorecard along with the result.
The scorecard of CUCET 2021 can be downloaded from the official website of the university by using the login credentials. Candidates are advised to keep the hard copy of the CUCET scorecard 2021 till the time offset allotment. All the candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam must have scored the minimum cut off marks mentioned in the scorecard of CUCET 2021. Candidates can check details mentioned in the CUCET scorecard 2021 such as name of the candidate, programme applied, rank, qualifying status and marks scored in the test.
CUCET Cut Off 2021
The cut off of CUCET 2021 will be released along with the result in August. The CUCET 2021 cut off may vary depending upon the applied programmes. The CUCET cut off 2021 is the minimum qualifying marks required to be eligible to appear in the admission list and merit list. CUCET cut off mentions details such as the category wise cut off marks, cut off percentile, programme applied and counselling schedule. Only those candidates who clear the CUCET 2021 cut off marks will be eligible for further rounds of admissions. Candidates are advised to check the expected CUCET cut off marks so that they can get an idea about the marks they have obtained in the entrance examination.
CUCET Expected Cutoff 2021 - Central University of Rajasthan
M.Sc. Computer Science
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
CUCET 2021 Expected Cutoff - Central University of Haryana
-0.25 to -1.75
-3.25 to -1.25
M. A. Economics
-2 to -3.5
-3 to -1.25
M. A. Political Science
-1.5 to -3.5
-3.5 to -5.75
-2.75 to -1.75
MCA Computer Science
CUCET Merit List 2021
The participating universities will start releasing the CUCET 2021 merit list in August. The merit list of CUCET 2021 will mention the details such as the name of the candidate, programme applied, roll number, registration number, category, father’s name and category. The individual universities will release the CUCET merit list 2021 depending upon the vacancy of the seats in their offered programmes. Those candidates whose names are mentioned in the merit list of CUCET have to complete the counselling process by paying the admission fee and freezing the seat.
How to check CUCET Merit List 2021
Click on the official link (the link will be activated as soon as the merit list will be published).
Select the applied programme.
The merit list will be displayed on the screen.
The candidates can check the merit list in the form of a pdf.
Download and take printouts of the merit list for future references.
CUCET Admission List 2021
The participating universities will start releasing the CUCET 2021 admission list after the counselling registration process is over. Each participating institute will release its own CUCET admission lists in 2021. The candidates can check the admission list of CUCET 2021 on the official website of the participating institutes. The CUCET admission list 2021 mentions details such as the name of the candidate, registration number, category, roll number, CET score and name of the programme. The institutes will release a minimum of three CUCET 2021 admission lists for admission to its offered programmes.
CUCET Counselling 2021
The counselling of CUCET 2021 will begin in August. The participating universities will hold their own counselling process in the online mode. The schedule of CUCET counselling 2021 will be mentioned in the official website of the individual universities. To participate in CUCET 2021 counselling, candidates are first required to register themselves
on the counselling portal of the universities. During the CUCET counselling registration process, candidates have to choose their desired institutes and programmes. Based on the choice filling, the universities will release the admission lists and the merit lists. After the announcement of the CUCET admission lists 2021, candidates will have to pay their admission fee and freeze their seats within the scheduled timeline.
Documents Required for CUCET Counselling 2021
On the day of the document scrutinization, candidates have to produce the following documents to the university officials. The authorities will verify the documents to check if the candidates meet the eligibility criteria or not.
Class 10th marksheet
Class 12th marksheet
Qualifying examination certificate
Reservation category certificate
Photocopies of original documents
The candidates will be offered UG, PG and Research level programmes through the CUCET 2021 examination. The applicants are advised to go through the CUCET 2021 programmes list before filing their applications. The candidates will get an option to choose the CUCET programmes 2021 while filling the application form. There are a total of 18 universities that will provide admission to the candidates on the CUCET programmes based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance test.
CUCET 2021 Programmes
Names of Universities
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, Ph.D Chemistry, Ph.D English, Ph.D Archaeology
BCA, B.Ed, MA Economics, MA Hindi, MA English, MA Odia, MA Sanskrit, MBA, M.Sc Statistics
MA Geography, MA Hindi, MA History, MA Political Science, M.Ed, M.Sc Chemistry, M.Sc Chemistry (Computational Chemistry), M.Com
MA Economics, M.Ed, Integrated M.Sc Chemistry, Integrated M.Sc Zoology, Integrated BA B.Ed, Integrated M.Sc Botany,
B.Voc (Retail and Logistics Management/ Tourism Hospitality Management), MA English, MA Urdu, MA Convergent Journalism, MA/ M.Sc Mathematics
M.Tech Transport Science and Technology, M.Sc Mathematics, Ph.D Transport Science and Technology, Ph.D Mass Communication, Ph.D Chemistry, LLM
BA LLB, MA/ M.Sc Psychology, MA Sociology, MA Social Work, MA Economics, M.Sc Biotechnology, M.Sc Life Science, M.Sc Environmental Science
Integrated MA English, Integrated MA Economics, M.Com, M.Sc Mathematics, Ph.D Psychology, Ph.D Hindi,
MA Culture and Media Studies, Integrated M.Sc Linguistics, Integrated M.Sc Computer Science, MA Economics, MA English, MSW, M.Pharm
MA Economics, BA International Relations, MA Hindi and Comparative Literature, MA Malayalam, MSW, M.Ed
MA Classical Tamil, MA English, MSW, MA Communication, MA Economics, M.Sc Chemistry
M.Phil Environment and Sustainable Development, M.Ed, M.Sc Chemical Sciences
B.Voc (Retail Management and IT), MA English Language and Literature, MA Telugu, BA Hons. Political Science
M.Sc Biotechnology, B.Sc Biotechnology, MA Education, M.Phil Gandhian Peace and Studies, MA/ M.Sc Mathematics
Integrated M.Sc Economics, M.Sc Economics
MA English, M.Phil English, MA Arabic, MA French, M.Com, MA Political Science, MA History, MA Urdu
MA English Language and Literature
MBA Travel and Tourism Management, Master in Mass Communication and Media Technology, M.Sc Bio science and Bioinformatics
M.Tech Cyber Security, BA Social Science, BA Security Management, MA Criminal Law
There are around 14 central universities and 4 state universities participating in the CUCET 2021 examination. The participating universities of CUCET 2021 will offer admissions to UG, PG and Research programmes through an entrance examination. Following are the list of CUCET participating universities 2021 where candidates can apply for admission based on their performance in the test.
CUCET 2021 Participating Universities
Name of University
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CUCET 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern
Question: How can I apply for CUCET 2021?
Candidates can visit the official website of the CUCET 2021 to apply for the CUCET examination.
Question: Will I get any confirmation of CUCET 2021 application submission?
Yes, the candidates will receive the intimation about the CUCET 2021 application confirmation on their registered email ID and mobile number.
Question: What is the CUCET 2021 application fee for PwD applicants?
There is no application fee for PwD applicants to apply for the entrance exam of CUCET 2021.
Question: How many CUCET 2021 participating institutes will be there?
There are a total of 14 central universities and four state universities participating in the CUCET 2021.
Question: What will be the last date to fill CUCET application form 2021 ?
The last date to fill and submit the application form of CUCET 2021 is likely to be June.
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Questions related to CUCET
JMI is conduct Cucet for get admission in UG level
No, Jamia Milia Islamia University does not admit students on the basis of CUCET. They conduct their own entrance examination for admissions in UG AND PG courses. The exam will be conducted JMI admission test 2021 for UG and PG programmes in the month of June.
Here is a link that you can refer for more details: https://university.careers360.com/articles/jmi-admission
Also, here is a link for CUCET: https://university.careers360.com/articles/cucet-participating-universities
I hope this helped you.
cucet sample paper for microbiology
The official notification for CUCET isn't released yet for this year, and from 2021 there will be few more additions to the already existing participating universities, as per the last year official notifcation MSc Microbiology is offered by central university of tamil nadu/rajasthan/haryana/punjab. nevertheless you may consider going through last year syllabus at https://cucetexam.in/CUCET2020/Document/Syllabus/Syllabus_PGQP22.pdf and model paper at https://cucetexam.in/CUCET2020/Document/SampleTestPaper/STP_PGQP22.pdf
Where can I get CUCET 2020 question paper for PG entrance exam
CUCET previous are not yet made available. You can find the CUCET 2019 entrance examination papers through the link given below which you may find it useful for your preparation
https://university.careers360.com/articles/cucet-sample-papers The questions papers of all PG courses are in the given link. You can download the question paper by clicking on 'Click here' option of the respective paper.
how can i prepare for CUCET exam
Central University Common Entrance Test conducted jointly by 14 Central Universities for admission into Integrated/Under-Graduate, Post Graduate and Research Programmes in several Central Universities and State Universities of India. You can prepare from home itself through online.
- Make a Proper Time Table and study accordingly.
- Be aware with the Syllabus.
- Make your own notes.
- Practice previous years question papers.
- Write Mock tests.
- Cover all topics.
- Improve yourself in the topics you are weak.
Hope this helps you.
cucet exam pattern for msc in botany
There will be total of 100 questions of MCQ pattern.There wil be duration of two hours.There are 25 MCQs of from reasoning, general knowledge, general aptitude, English, numerical aptitude/data interpretation.Part B consists of Physics and Chemistry.Part three and four are for Mathematics and Biology respectively.Only section is to be attempted.
Hope it helps!!