CUCET 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Central Universities Common Entrance Test [CUCET]

CUCET - Central Universities Common Entrance Test

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national level competitive entrance examination conducted especially to get admissions for B.Tech, B.Sc., Integrated B.Sc., M.A, M.Sc., and other various courses. The admission possibilities for candidates taking up CUCET are for undergraduate & post graduate courses.  To be more specific, some of the UG courses are B.Tech, Integrated B.Tech, B.Sc., Integrated B.Sc., Integrated B.Ed., B.A., B.A LLB, and some of the PG courses are M.A, M.Ed., LLM, M.Arch, M.Tech, M.Pharm.  The CUCET 2021 exam is conducted by 15 central universities of India.

The CUCET marks secured is also taken into consideration by many Public Undertakings in order to provide recruitment to those qualified candidates with dignified job designations. There are multiple sections in the question pattern covering different aspects of standard as part of CUCET 2021 examination. Here the candidates can apply for a single paper which should be based on the regards of their qualifying UG or their future admission plans. When applying for the competitive entrance exam the candidates must keep in mind about the eligibility criteria set by the institutions where they are interested to get admission.

The CUCET 2021 exam will be conducted in offline mode for UG & PG Programs and through online (Computer-Based Test) mode for Doctoral programs. Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2021 will be conducted by 15 States of central Universities with the intent to provide admissions for various degree Postgraduate (PG), Undergraduate (UG) and Research Programs (RP) courses offered.

Name of the Examination

Central Universities Common Entrance Test

Exam Conducting Authority

15 central universities of India

Examination Level

National Level

Examination Mode

Online Mode (Computer Based Test)

Mode of Application

Online

Course offered

Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses

Official Website

https://www.cucetexam.in/

CUCET 2021 Exam Date

Entrance Examination CUCET known for various undergrad and postgrad admissions which will be conducted as per the schedule released by the examination authority. The candidates are advised to note down some of the tentative dates related to this entrance examination. Here are some of the details that the candidates can keep a check on regarding the schedule of CUCET 2021 which are mentioned below.

Important Events

Dates

CUCET Application form availability

Second week of March 2021

Last Date to apply

Third week of April 2021

Last Date to submit the application form with late fee

Last week of  April 2021

CUCET Admit Card Availability

Second week of  May 2021

CUCET Examination

Third week of May 2021

CUCET Counseling and Admission Process

Third week of June 2021

CUCET 2021 Eligibility criteria

Candidates preparing to appear for CUCET 2021 should be well-informed about the authorities having made some important considerations in their eligibility criteria. Knowing the prescribed criteria will help the aspiring candidates to know if they are qualified or have the ability to appear for the exam before filling the online application form. Here the candidates should be aware that once the committee feels that the candidate doesn’t fit to the criteria then the application may be considered disqualified at any stage of process. 

  • Prescribed Eligibility Criteria for UG courses:  Candidates seeking admissions for UG courses must qualify 10th& 12th Board level examination from conducted from the concerned state to be eligible for the entrance examination.
  • Prescribed Eligibility Criteria for PG courses:  Candidates who are willing to get admissions for PG courses must have completed their bachelor’s degree from any recognized university to be qualified for the examination.
  • For Ph.D. admissions, the candidates must be qualified in M.Phil. / PH.D course & must hold Master’s degree from any recognized board or university.
  • Only Indian citizen applicants are eligible to appear for CUCET 2021 examination. Hence, these are some of the basic criteria set by the authority to avail candidate to appear for the exam.

CUCET 2021 Application Form & fees

The student has to follow few steps in order to applying for CUCET 2021, The application/ registration process for CUCET 2021 involves a set of  the following stages like: Registration,  CUCET Password, getting Enrolment ID,  Filling the Application and Uploading scanned Photographs and other Supporting Documents, Online Fees Payment, etc.

Candidates must have an in-depth look into the details regarding CUCET 2021 Application Form:

Tentatively the CUCET 2021 Application Form will be made live and accessible in the second week of March 2021 as said by the authority

The last due date for the submission of application form with fee will be in the last week of April 2021.

  • Candidates will be allowed to submit the application form via online mode.
  • Firstly he/she should officially register in the official website for appearing in the CUCET 2021 examination.
  • Candidates are suggested to provide correct and accurate details about email ID & contact details in the application form.
  • Candidates will have to choose exam center city based on their convenience while filling the application form.
  • All important details & alerts regarding the examination will be sent to the candidates registered ID & mobile number.
  • Authority will also provide the candidates with correction facility in the application form just in case for a limited time period.
  • The candidates must take multiple printout of filled in application form just in case for the further use.
  • Uploading of Scanned Documents: here the candidates should put their recent photograph, along with their signature and other documents (if necessary) digitally according to the specifications mentioned by the exam conducting authorities. 
  • Previewing of the application form, this is the final step i.e. online fee payment; the portal will show the preview of the CUCET 2021 application form.
  • The final changes if any to make can be done and once candidate’s clicks on ‘Confirm and Final Submit’ button there won’t be any chances to make any changes.
  • All students are suggested to thorough check on their given information for any mistakes.
  • Lastly, Click on “Confirm and Submit”.
  • Payment of Application Fees, The payment of the application fees can be done through online mode such as net banking/debit card/credit card. 
  • After the payment is done, the candidates will be re-centered to the website for the final submission of the form. 

CUCET 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Before appearing for CUCET 2021 entrance exam candidates must be aware of the Exam Pattern. This might help the candidates to know about the details like what is the mode of examination, marking criteria, section, if there is any negative marking, type of questions, total number of questions and sections, duration of exam etc. This will help the candidate to have better preparations for the exam.

CUCET 2021 is a 2-hour offline for UG course and online based exam for Ph.D. courses where candidates will have toattend 100 questions carrying 100 marks. A new type of question pattern has been added in CUCET 2021 i.e. Multiple Select Question, MSQ. And there are no negative marking for this exam.

CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Details

Exam Mode

Offline (pen-paper)

Exam Medium

English

Type of questions

MCQ/ MSQ

No of Questions

100

Total Marks

100

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Negative marking

0.25

CUCET 2021 Syllabus

Now the total number of subjects in CUCET 2021 has multiple section with criteria. The CUCET 2021 Syllabus will be based on their graduation level for each of their respective discipline.

UG & PG programmes.

Topics underUG coursewill be as:

Physics as a subject: important topics under the subject magnetics effect of current, heat & thermodynamics, waves, current electricity, motion in one dimension, motion in two dimension, work, power & energy, and much more.

Chemistry as a subject: important topics are redox reaction, general organic chemistry, catalysis, periodic table, electrochemistry, solid state & petroleum, and much more.

Mathematics as a subject: essential topics under this subject as trigonometry, algebra, dynamics & static, vector, co-ordinate geometry, probability, and calculus.

Important topics underPG coursewill be as:

M.A & M.Ed. course: important syllabus in this subject is culture & social change, growth & development, intelligence, current issue, personality, and few others

LLM course: Human rights law, constitution, labor law, law of evidence & much more.

CUCET 2021 Admit Card

The CUCET 2021 Admit card/ hall ticket is inclusive of all exam related details and candidate-specific details like –name of the student, exam date, exam timings, registration number of the student, exam center details and all the important instructions about the entrance exam. While downloading the CUCET 2021 hall ticket, candidates must verify all the details printed on it.

CUCET 2021 Admit Card Instructions     

CUCET 2021 Admit Card will be released via online mode which will happen on the second week of April 2021. Candidates will be able to download hall ticket by entering their registration ID & date of Birth

Admit card is included with all the details like place of exam centers, date & time, address, exam calendar & some important exam instructions. It is also a mandatory thing for all applied candidates to carry their admit card at the examination center, if not the applicant will not be allowed to sit for the examination without the hall ticket & any one considerable ID proof.

Documents Required with CUCET 2021 Admit Card

In addition to CUCET admit card the candidate must also carry a valid Photo Id proof to prove your identity such as: 

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar ID

CUCET 2021 Results & Score Card

CUCET Result will be made available via online mode and will get released in the last week of May 2021. This will be prepared by the authority on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the entrance exam.

To check the result, the applicant has to download it by entering their user ID & password. The institutes will prepare their merit list for both UG as well as PG courses. Students who are qualified for the examination will be able to appear in the private University counseling rounds.

CUCET 2021 Counselling & Admission

Counseling process for CUCET 2021 is carried out once after the results have been declared, the candidates shall apply for counseling and for that the candidates will have to pay certain registration fee.

CUCET 2021 Counseling will be organized by the authority via online mode. It is mandatory for all qualified candidates to be a part in the counseling process. Seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of through the counseling process.

Candidates seeking admission in the participating institutes are suggested to fill the admission form of the respective university.

Cutoff Predictor

Another important aspect for an aspirant to know is about CUCET qualifying and Admission cut off:

CUCET Cut-off will be evaluated on the basis of candidate’s excellence in the examination and the results will get released via online mode. Cut-off/ margin  is based on many number  of factors such as candidates individual section score, number of candidates, difficulty level of examination, and many other things.

Cut-off will be published via online mode. It is mandatory for applicants to reach the cut-off criteria to qualify the examination & to further participate in various processes.

CUCET Admission Cut Off: This is the minimum number of marks needed to get admission in any of the college chosen by the candidate itself. The cut off margin is announced by individual institutes depending on the number of seats, number of applicants and category of applicants, etc. the candidates should validate all these terms and then appear for the entrance exam in the interested category.

List of CUCET 2021 examination centres

Candidates while filling the CUCET 2021 application form should select their preferred exam centres for examination. Through Allotment of CUCET exam centre for each registered candidate will be done based on choice filled by candidate and availability of seats. Exam centre/ venue details will be printed on the admit card

CUCET 2021 will be held in some of the following zones

Ahmedabad

Chennai

Allahabad

Bangalore

Indore

Chandigarh

Jaipur

Mysore

Kochi

Patiala

Mumbai

Raipur

CUCET 2021 Participating Colleges

CUCET 2021 Participating Institutes

Candidates can go through the list of engineering colleges/institutes that accepts CUCET score to make better evaluation of institutes.

Central University of Haryana
Central University of Jharkhand
Central University of Jammu
Central University of Karnataka
Central University of Kashmir
Central University of Punjab
Central University of Kerala
Central University of Tamil Nadu
Central University of Rajasthan
Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)
Central University of South Bihar
Central University of Andhra Pradesh
Central University of Gujarat
Assam University, Silchar
Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar