CUCET Answer Key 2019
Madhuwrita Nandi, 17 Oct 2018, #CUCET

CUCET Answer Key 2019 - The conducting board of CUCET is expected to be out with the provisional answer key of CUCET 2019 in the last week of April 2019. Candidates will be able to check CUCET 2019 answer key in online mode for all UG and PG courses. The CUCET answer key 2019 will consist of correct answers to the questions asked in CUCET. Candidates who appeared for the entrance test can refer to CUCET answer key 2019 to check if the answers given by them are correct or not and assess their performance accordingly. 

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The official link to check the answer keys is given below in the page. Candidates should also remember that there is a provision for filing grievances or complaints with the answer key. For example, if a candidate thinks that an answer given in the key is wrong, he/she may immediately contact the university officials. The university will consider the complaints and publish a final answer key in the second week of May 2019. The format to submit the complaints with the provisional answer key of CUCET 2019 is also given in this page which needs to be strictly followed by the candidates. Alongside CUCET 2019 answer key, candidates will also find a formula to calculate an approximate score they will secure in the test. On the basis of the answers given in the answer key, candidates can count the number of correct and incorrect answers and calculate the total score on the basis of the given formula. 

Central Universities Common Entrance Test, also known as CUCET, is conducted by ten participating universities to decide admissions of candidates into its undergraduate and postgraduate courses. CUCET 2019 is expected to be held in the last week of April 2019. 

For more information related to CUCET answer key 2019 like answer key dates, steps to download answer key and file complaints, formula to calculate approximate score, and so on, candidates can read further. 

Important Dates of CUCET 2019 Answer Key

Given below are important dates of answer key of CUCET 2019. Candidates should be able to keep a tab on events like release of provisional and final answer keys and announcement of results and their respective dates. 

CUCET Answer Key 2019 - Important Dates




Release of provisional answer 

Last week of April 2019


Filing of complaints with the answer key 

First week of May 2019 (till 17: 00 hrs)


Release of the final answer key

Second week of May 2019 


Announcement of results

Fourth week of May 2019

How to Download CUCET 2019 Answer Key

Candidates can follow these easy steps listed below to download the CUCET answer key for the UG/PG course of their choice. 

  • Click on the official link for the answer key of CUCET 2019. 

  • After clicking on the official link, candidates will be asked to enter their application number and date of birth. Since, the application number will be required for fulfilling various steps involved in the admission process, candidates are advised to retain their application number and other important admission related credentials until the end of admission. 

  • Once the candidates have entered their credentials, they will have to click on the ‘submit’ button. 

  • After the answer key appears, candidates can download it and retain it for further references. 

To check the provisional CUCET 2019 answer key, click here. (The link will be activated once the official answer keys are announced.)

To check the final CUCET answer key 2019, click here. (The link will be activated once the final answer key is officially released.)

How to file a Complaint with CUCET 2019 Answer Key 

There could be a case where candidates might feel that the answers for some questions given in the answer key of CUCET 2019 are incorrect. In such a case, they are allowed to file their discontents with the answer key. There are certain steps and a format to be followed for submitting their complaints. To check what they are, candidates are advised to read below. 


  • After the provisional answer keys are released for all courses, candidates can send their complaints across in the form of an email. 

  • Candidates should make sure that they submit their grievances in no format other than below. 

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)

  • Candidates should be able to send their complaints in the above format within first week of May 2019 till 17:00 hrs. 

  • After which, the final answer key will be released considering all the complaints.

CUCET Answer Key 2019 - Score Calculation 

As per the marking scheme of CUCET 2019 -

  • There will be 100 questions in total. 

  • Each question will be for one mark. 

  • Since there is negative marking, each incorrect answer will cost the candidate 0.25 mark.

  • Unattempted answers will be given zero mark. 

So, on the basis of the answer key of CUCET 2019, candidates should calculate the number of correct and incorrect answers. Then on the basis of the following formula, candidates can calculate the approximate marks they will score in the entrance test. 

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

CUCET 2019 Answer Key - Highlights 

  • The provisional and final answer keys will be published online. 

  • There will be a provision for candidates to file their complaints with the answer key. Candidates will have to send their grievances through an email.

  • A final CUCET answer key 2019 will be published after taking into account all the objections. 

  • Candidates will be able to check their answers against the ones mentioned in the answer key with the help of the duplicate OMR sheet provided to them after the exam. 

*The given dates and details are based on official notifications regarding CUCET 2019. 

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