CUCET Syllabus 2021 - The conducting body of Central Universities Common Entrance Test or National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the CUCET 2021 syllabus along with the admission notification on August 16. Aspirants who wish to appear for the entrance test have to study the whole syllabus of CUCET 2021 before the entrance test. The applicants must check the CUCET syllabus 2021 to get an idea of the subjects and topics from where questions will be asked in the CUCET entrance exam .

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With the knowledge of the CUCET 2021 syllabus, candidates can get first-hand experience of the complete units and topics and can make them prepared for the day of the examination. CUCET 2021 will be conducted on September 15, 16, 23 and 24 in the online mode for admission to UG, PG and Research programmes in 12 central universities. Read the complete article to know the detailed syllabus of CUCET entrance exam for UG and PG programmes offered by the participating universities.

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CUCET Syllabus 2021 - Postgraduate Programmes

The question paper for postgraduate programmes will be divided into 46 paper sets for different programmes. The CUCET 2021 syllabus may vary depending upon the programmes applied by the candidates. The applicants of CUCET 2021 can download and check the detailed syllabus of their applied programme.

CUCET PG Syllabus 2021



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CUCET Syllabus 2021 - Undergraduate Programmes

The syllabus of CUCET 2021 UG programmes will be divided into two parts and a total of four sections. The Part A consist of questions from English, Numerical Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude and General Knowledge. The Part B of CUCET syllabus 2021 for UG programmes will consist of four sections, Physics, chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

CUCET UG Syllabus 2021




Part A



Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation

Analytical Skills


General Aptitude

General Knowledge

Part B

Section I (Physics)

Measurement, Motion in one dimension, Laws of Motion, Motion in two dimensions, Work, Power and Energy, Linear Momentum & collisions, Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis, Gravitation, Oscillatory motion, Mechanics of solids and fluids, heat and thermodynamics, Wave, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effect of Current, Electromagnetic induction, Ray Optics and optical instruments, Wave Optics, Modern Physics

Section II (Chemistry)

Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Redox Reactions, Equilibrium and Kinetics, Acid-Base Concepts, Acid-Base Concepts, Catalysis, Electrochemistry, Colloids, Colligative Properties of Solution, Periodic Table, Thermochemistry, General Organic Chemistry, Reaction intermediates, Isomerism, Polymers, Carbohydrates, Solid State, Petroleum

Section III (Mathematics)

Algebra, Probability, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Vectors, Dynamics, Statics

Section IV (Biology)

  • Zoology: Origin of Life, Organic Evolution, Mechanism of Organic Evolution, Human Genetics and Eugenics, Applied Biology, Mammalian Anatomy, Animal Physiology

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

CUCET Exam Pattern 2021

The candidates appearing for the entrance test must check the exam pattern of CUCET 2021 before kickstarting with their preparation. The entrance test of CUCET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode. The CUCET exam pattern 2021 gives the candidates details about the various aspects of the entrance examination such as mode of examination, duration of exam, marking scheme, total number of questions and type of questions.

CUCET Exam Pattern 2021 - UGQP01


Exam Pattern

Maximum marks


Total number of questions


Types of questions



Two hours


Part A - 25 MCQs from Numerical ability, general knowledge, English

Part B - Physics and Chemistry (25+25 MCQs)

Part three and four are for Mathematics and Biology respectively. Only one section to be attempted (25 MCQs)

CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern - UGQP02


Exam Pattern

Maximum marks


Types of questions


Total number of questions



Two hours


English, analytical skills, numerical aptitude/data interpretation, general aptitude, general knowledge, reasoning

CUCET Exam Pattern for PG programmes

Paper Codes

Question Pattern

PG-QP-01 to 37, 39 and 41 to 58

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


PART-B: 75 Questions (Respective Subject)


00 Questions (English, Verbal Ability, Maths. Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)


100 Questions (English/Verbal Ability, Maths/Quantitative Ability, Data

Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)


100 Questions (English, General Knowledge, Computer Basics, General

Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning)

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CUCET Syllabus 2021, Exam Pattern (UG & PG) - Check Here

Question: Is there any negative marking in CUCET 2021?


Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Question: Why should I check the CUCET syllabus 2021?


The candidates must check the syllabus of CUCET to get details about the units and topics covered in the entrance exam.

Question: What is the use of the CUCET exam?


With the help of CUCET exam 2021, the candidates can get admission to UG and PG programmes in the 12 central universities.

Question: How can I check the result of CUCET 2021?


Candidates are required to check the CUCET result 2021 using the login credentials such as roll number and password.

Question: When will the CUCET 2021 be held?


The exam of CUCET 2021 will be conducted on September 15, 16, 23 and 24.

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i got 71 marks in cucet 2021,will i get bsc mathematics in central university?

Bhavesh gupta 21st Oct, 2021

Hello aspirant

hope you are doing great. As per your query  I would glad to tell you that it is not possible to predict the chances on only consideration of marks because cut off varies every year due to the huge variation in  number of applications , difficulty level of the exam , seat matrix of the central university which varies every year

Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future


i have got 41 marks in CUCET 2021.Please predict my college

Sohamsengupta8 20th Oct, 2021

Hello Student

According to previous years record that shows that marks for admission in UG PG in research program is is there are at least 45% for general candidate 40% OBC SC ST  out of total 100 marks of  cucet that is Central University common entrance test exam 2021.. as you have got 41 marks out of total 100 marks in EAMCET exam you have a chance for your interested subject for admission. It is difficult to predict the college in which you take admission for your easier PG courses years percentage of marks rank married so for more information you can click on the careers 360 college predictor website


what is the syllabus for ba under graduate course?

Garvita 18th Oct, 2021

The syllabus for BA differs from university to University, you haven't mentioned the name of any University in your question and without knowing the name of the University, we won't be able to help you out with BA course syllabus, so I would request you to please mention the name of the University, so that we would be able to help you out with your query.

Can I get admission in Karnataka university for msc physics by qualifying CUCET exam ?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 18th Oct, 2021


No, admission to MSc Physics in Karnataka University is done through the entrance test conducted by the university itself where 50% weightage is offered to marks in the qualifying examination, and remaining 50% weightage is provided to marks in the entrance test, its eligibility criteria is passed Bachelor Degree with Physics and Mathematics as optional subjects securing 45% marks in respective subjects/papers in aggregate from any recognized university, there is relaxation of 5% for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/Cat-I, visit our page at https://www.careers360.com/university/karnataka-university-dharwad/msc-physics-course to know more details regarding this,

in case you want to take admission in Central University of Karnataka then you can appear for CUCET, you can get the detailed information for the same by visiting the official website at https://www.cuk.ac.in/


Commerce graduate in Haryana under the cucet

Sumedha Bhattacharya 16th Oct, 2021

Dear Student ,

Your question is not understandable for me at this moment . Well, for now I am giving a list of colleges/Universities that is accepting CUCET score :

In Haryana,

Central University of Haryana

All over India ,

  • Chandigarh University,
  • Punjab Engineering College University of Technology,
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology,
  • Aditya Degree College, etc

You can check this link for your reference ;


Let me know in comments for any further query related to this doubt .

Hope you understand !!

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