CUCET Answer Key 2020
Bachan Thakur, 17 Sep 2019, #CUCET

CUCET Answer Key 2020 – The exam conducting central university is to release CUCET 2020 answer key in the last week of May, in online mode. While they download the answer key of CUCET 2020, candidates can match their answers and calculate their probable marks. Candidates can opt for CUCET answer key 2020 pdf download by visiting the official site and entering their roll number and date of birth. However, candidates must note that first the CUCET provisional answer key 2020 will be released and then later on, after considering the objections/complaints against the provisional key, the authority will release the CUCET final answer key. The examination conducting central university will release the final answer key of CUCET 2020 in the first week of June. In case candidates have some doubts/objections, they can raise them in the last week of May 2020 against the CUCET answer key (provisional). However, no objection can be submitted for the final answer key.

Central Universities Common Entrance Test also known as CUCET 2020 will be held in the last week of May for admission to 14 central universities and Bengaluru's Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics.

CUCET Answer Key 2020 - Important Dates




Release of provisional answer

Last week of May 2020


Filing of complaints against the CUCET provisional answer key

Last week of May 2020


Final answer key

First week of June 2020


Result announcement

Third week of June 2020

How to Download CUCET Answer Key 2020

  • Visit the official website of CUCET –

  • Click on the answer key link

  • Enter your application number and date of birth

CUCET Provisional Answer Key - Sample Image


  • Click on “Log in” button now

  • Your answer key PDF of CUCET 2020 will open infront of you

  • Compare all your answers with the keys in the CUCET provisional answer key and calculate your score

What after CUCET 2020 answer key pdf download

Once you are done with the downloading of the CUCET 2020 provisional answer key, then you can raise objections or submit your complaints against it, in case you find some discrepancy in some answer option or question.

How to challenge CUCET Answer Key 2020

Candidates have to follow the below mentioned steps if they wish to submit objections against the answer keys or questions of CUCET. However, it must be kept in mind that objections for CUCET 2020 answer key can only be raised through email, in the officially prescribed format only. Grievances received in any other form or format will not be accepted. Check the format below.

Format for submission of grievances against CUCET provisional answer key 2020

Date & Time of Exam

Test paper code

Series A, B, C, D if any

Question number


Correct answer according to the student

Reason for selected correct answer

Scanned copies of relevant portions of three references (Textbook/ Journal/ Any other)

Steps to submit objections for CUCET Answer Key 2020

  • Download the above format from the official website

  • Fill the form as per the objection you want to raise against the respective questions/amswers

  • Attach the document and send it to the given official email ID

  • Attach documentary proof to prove the validity of your grievance

CUCET Final Answer Key 2020

After considering all the objections of the candidates and cross-verifying their authenticity with that of the documentary proofs, the authority will release the final answer key of CUCET 2020, within the first week of June. Candidates can download the CUCET 2020 final answer key by entering their application number and date of birth in the official website of CUCET. The decision of the authority in releasing the final answer key will be final and binding. No candidate can challenge the CUCET final answer key.

How to calculate CUCET 2020 Score

The scores of candidates in CUCET exam are calculated based on the marking scheme, according to which, each correct answer option will fetch 1 mark, while each incorrect answer will be given -0.25 marks. There will be no marks for unattended questions.

CUCET Score Calculation 2020

Types of Answers

Marking Scheme

For each correct response


For each incorrect response

-0.25 or 1/4th

No response


Based on the marking scheme of CUCET and answer key, the scores of the candidates will be calculated, as per the given formula below.

Total marks = (1*number of correct answers) - (0.25*number of incorrect answers)

What after CUCET Final Answer Key 2020

Post the release of CUCET final answer key 2020, the authority will calculate and announce the result of CUCET 2020. The result will be based on candidates’ performance in the test and the final answer key of CUCET.

CUCET Result 2020

The examination authority will declare the result of CUCET 2020 in the third week of June, in online mode. The CUCET 2020 result will be announced only for those candidates who would have take the test. In order to know their result, candidates have to visit the official website of CUCET and enter their roll number and date of birth in the result log in window. Through the result of CUCET, candidates will get to know their qualifying status, their ranks and subject-wise scores/marks. Based on the CUCET results 2020, a merit list will be prepared and candidates will be allotted seats based on this merit list.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CUCET Answer Key 2020

Question: How can I download CUCET answer key 2020?


To download the answer key of CUCET 2020, you need to visit the official website of CUCET and click on the answer key link. After this, you have to enter your application number and date of birth and click on log in button.

Question: By when can I expect the answer key?


The authority will release the provisional answer key by the last week of May, while the final answer key of CUCET will be available for downloading in the first week of June.

Question: Will CUCET answer key 2020 be released only once?


No, it will be released twice. At first, the authority will release the provisional answer key, however, after considering all the objections against it, the final CUCET answer key 2020 will be released.

Question: I am not convinced by some of the answer options and questions in the answer key. What should I do?


In case you have some concerns/doubts, you need to submit objections against the keys and questions which you feel are faulty or are erroneous. The authority releases a format in which the specifications of the objections/challenges need to be mentioned. Further, the format has to be sent to the prescribed email ID within the time frame along with the documentary proof of correctness of their claim.  

Question: When can I download CUCET 2020 final answer key?


The final answer key will be available in the first week of June, in online mode.

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syllabus for cucet examination

Ronak Gala Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

The syllabus for CUCET will be as follows -


Ray Optics

Current Electricity



Circular motion


Rotational motion


Magnetic effects of electric current


Electromangnetic induction

Atoms molecules and nuclei



Motion in two dimension


Wave theory of light

Wave motion

Sound waves


Modern physics

Work energy and power


States of matter

Redox reactions

Periodic table

General organic chemistry




Aromatic compounds

Nitrogen containing compounds

Aldhydes and ketones



S block

P block

D, f block



Solution and colligative properties

Solid state

Liquid and gaseous state

Chemical kinetics

Chemical equilibrium





Co-ordinate Geometry,






Zoology: Origin of Life, Organic Evolution, Mechanism of Organic Evolution, Human Genetics and Eugenics, Applied Biology, Mammalian Anatomy (Eg. Rabbit), Animal Physiology and Comparison between Periplanata and Blatta.

Botany: Plant Cell, Protoplasm, Ecology, Ecosystem, Genetics, Seeds in angiospermic plants, Fruits, Cell differentiation Plant Tissue, Anatomy of Root, stem and leaf, Important phylums, Soil and Photosynthesis.

Best wishes. Thank you.


What to study in part B of questions of CUCET for score good marks In CUCET MBA ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

you dont need to worry about part b questions. as you are going to apply for mba entrance there will be only one paper. For programs such as Integrated Courses/B.Voc./MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general course(s), there will be only one paper consisting  of 100 MCQs.  questions will be formed on subjects- like English Language, Reasoning, Data Interpretations/ Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Analytical Skills. follow any good aptitude books like r.s agarval , arun sharma will be enough. also solve previous years question papes.


Syllabus for entrance MSC microbiology in cucet

Ronak Gala Student Expert 9th Oct, 2019

Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology, Plant & Animal Sciences

1. Techniques:

Principles and applications of chromatography, spectroscopy, microscopy, electrophoresis, centrifugation, blotting, PCR & radioisotope techniques

2. Chromatin structure and function:

Organization of chromosomes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, chromatin types, centromere, Telomere and concept of gene

3. Biochemistry:

Structure and functions of proteins, DNA, carbohydrates, lipids & vitamins. Bioenergetics, Glycolysis, TCA cycle, Electron Transport System and ATP synthesis, oxidation and synthesis of fatty acid, membrane structure and function

4. Biotechnology:

Recombinant DNA technology, principles of gene cloning, applications of biotechnology in medicine, industry and agriculture, animal & plant cell culture,environmental biotechnology


Diversity of microbes, bacterial reproduction, antimicrobial agents, significance of microbes in the industry and agriculture, antigen, antibody, complement systems, immunity, vaccines, plant virus, animal virus and environmental microbiology.

6. Molecular Genetics:

Principles of inheritance, linkage & crossing over, chromosomal aberrations, extrachromosomal inheritance, replication, transcription, translation, DNA repair and population genetics

7. Plant Sciences:

Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Vascular system in plants, Economic important of plants, Photosynthesis, Photoperiodism, Vernalization, and Biogeochemical cycle

8. Animal Sciences:

Characteristics of invertebrates and vertebrates, anatomy and physiology of different system of humans, nerve impulse transmission, endocrinology, human diseases Apoptosis and cancer, inherited diseases, animal cell culture.


i need previous year question papers of cucet entrance exam of chemistry . how can i get it?

Manisha Gupta Expert 24th Sep, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

I would suggest you to go through with the given below link to check CUCET previous year papers for M.Sc Chemistry.

Good Luck!


which engineering colleges going to be allot seats through cucet

Aman Raj Student Expert 15th Sep, 2019

Hello Sir

There are 14 CUCET participating universities.

Central University of Haryana

Central University of Punjab

Central University of Jammu

Central University of Kashmir

Central University of South Bihar

Central University of Jharkhand

Central University of Karnataka

Central University of Rajasthan

Central University of Kerala

Central University of Tamil Nadu

Central University of Guajrat

Central University of Andhra Pradesh

Assam University, Silchar

Mahatma Gandhi University, Bihar

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