Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test 2020: CUCET

Form Date: 01 Jan - 30 May 2020

Online Mode

Form Date: 01 Jan - 30 May 2020


  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Chandigarh University (CU)
  • Courses:B.Tech, M.Tech, BDS, MDS, BCA
  • Streams:Engineering, Medical, Commerce, Management, Science

Chandigarh University Admission 2020: CUCET, Application Form, Dates

Updated On - May 29 2020 by Kartik Arya

Chandigarh University Admission 2020 is done on the basis of CUCET 2020. The last date to apply for Chandigarh University Admission 2020 is extended till 30 May 2020. The exam is conducted by Chandigarh University which is a private University and is located in Chandigarh, Punjab.  This exam is conducted in online mode only. Candidates can even apply for admission based on their national-level test scores for admission into the following mentioned programs: CAT/CSAT/MAT, MBA. This is a university-level exam held annually to provide the aspiring candidate's admission into the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several fields. Furthermore, candidates can read the complete article to know all about Chandigarh University (CU) Admission Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counselling.

Latest Updates: 

  • Application Form for CUCET II has been released on 01 January 2020.
  • The Last Date to fill the CUCET II Application Form is 30 May 2020.

CUCET 2020 Important Dates

Candidate can check here all the important CUCET II 2020 dates for the application form in the given table below:

Events Dates
Application Form releases 01 January 2020
Last date to submit the Application Form 30 May 2020
CUCET Admit Card Available one week before the exam
CUCET exam 2020 01 January - 05 June 2020
Result Declarations will be announced soon

CUCET 2020 Application Form:

The candidates can read this section to know the details regarding Application Form of CU 2020:

Online Mode:

  • The Chandigarh University Application Process 2020 for the second session has started from 01 January 2020.
  • The candidates would be able to get the application form in both online as well as offline mode.
  • The Applicants will have to fill and submit the application form by 30 May 2020.
  • The candidates will be required to fill their personal & Academic details, upload their photograph and also other documents which would be required in the application process.

Offline Mode:

  • The candidates choosing to fill in the application form through the offline mode also need to send a Demand Draft (DD) in the favour of Admission Officer, Payable at Chandigarh University along with their filled application form.          

CUCET 2020 Application Fee

The information regarding the application fee to be paid by the candidates is given below. The fee is the same for all the categories.

Mode Application Fees
Online Mode Rs. 500/-
Offline Mode Rs. 1000/-

Mode of Payment: The candidates can choose either online or offline mode to submit the CU 2020 entrance exam application form fee.

Online: The application fees can be submitted online via Debit card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking Facility

Offline: Candidates can also pay through Demand Draft along with the Application form to the below-given address:

         Admission Officer,

        Chandigarh University, SCO 223,

        First Floor, Sector 36 D,

        Chandigarh, 160036.      

CUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates will be required to carefully go through the eligibility criteria for Chandigarh University 2020 before they start filling the application form so that their application form does not get cancelled at a later stage. They can find the information related to eligibility criteria hereby:

B.Tech Course Eligibility Criteria:

  • Required Qualification: The candidates must have cleared 10+ 2 exam or any other exam equivalent to it from a recognized board or university.
  • Marks requirement: The general category candidates need to score a minimum of 50% marks whereas SC/ST category candidate need to have 45% score in 10+ 2.
  • Mandatory subjects: The candidates compulsorily need to have Mathematics and Physics subjects and any one subject from Biology/ Computer Science/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology subjects.
  • Appearing Criteria: The candidates appearing for their 12th exams are also eligible to apply for CU exam.

MCA Course Eligibility Criteria:

  • Required Qualification: The candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institute or university.
  • Marks requirement: The general category candidates need to score a minimum of 50% marks whereas SC/ST category candidate need to have a 45% score in their Bachelor’s course.
  • Mandatory subjects: The candidates need to have anyone subject from Statistics/ Business Statistics/ Business Mathematics/ Mathematics/ Quantitative Techniques subjects.

Other UG Courses Eligibility Criteria:

  • Required Qualification: The candidates should have cleared 10+ 2 exam or any other exam equivalent to it from a recognized board or university.
  • Marks requirement: The candidates need to score at least 50% marks in 10+2
  • Appearing Criteria: The candidates appearing for their 12th exams or waiting for their 10+2 exam results are also eligible to apply.

PG Courses Eligibility Criteria:

  • Required Qualification: The candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s Degree with minimum marks required for qualifying from a recognized institute or university.
  • Appearing Criteria: The candidates appearing for their final year graduation exam are also eligible.

CUCET 2020 Exam Pattern:

The candidates must have proper knowledge about the exam pattern so that the candidates can plan their schedule and prepare accordingly for the Chandigarh University exam. The candidates need to read this section to know about the CU 2020 exam pattern given below:

Exam Pattern 2020 for Chandigarh University
Exam Mode Online
Duration 2hrs
Marking Scheme

(+1) for every right answer

There will be no negative marking for wrong/unattempted responses.

Subject-wise distribution of marks

The details about different sections that the question paper will have is given streamwise in the below-given tables:

Non-Medical Stream

Section-wise distribution of marks for non-medical


Subject Name


Total Number of Questions in each section


Section-wise Marks
















Medical Stream

Section-wise distribution of marks for medical


Subject Name


Total Number of Questions in each section


Section-wise Marks

















Commerce Stream


Section-wise distribution of marks for commerce 


Subject Name


Total Number of Questions in each section


Section-wise Marks

















Arts/ Humanities Stream


Section-wise distribution of marks for Humanities

Subject Name


Total Number of Questions in each section


Section-wise Marks

Mandatory Sections

General Studies



English/ Hindi




Optional Sections (Any 2 of the following)

Political Science













  • All the candidates must attempt English/Hindi and General Studies sections.
  • Also, the candidates need to attempt only two sections from Economics, History, Political Science and Sociology sections.

CUCET 2020 Syllabus:

    Candidates can find the detailed CU Syllabus 2020 which is divided topic-wise below:

English Syllabus


  • Agreement
  • Time and Tense
  • Parallel construction
  • Relative pronouns
  • Determiners
  • Prepositions
  • Modals
  • Adjectives
  • Voice
  • Transformation
  • Question tags
  • Phrasal verbs


  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Odd Word
  • One Word
  • Jumbled letters
  • Homophones
  • Spelling
  • Contextual meaning
  • Analogy

Reading Comprehension:

  • Content/ideas,
  • Vocabulary
  • Referents
  • Idioms/Phrases,
  • Reconstruction (rewording)


  • Rearrangement
  • Paragraph Unit
  • Linkers/Connectives

Mathematics Syllabus:

  • Sets, relations and functions
  •  Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  •  Matrices and determinants:
  • Permutations and combinations
  •  Mathematical induction
  •  Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  •  Sequences and series
  •  Limit, continuity and differentiability
  • Integral calculus

Physics Syllabus

Section- A:

  •   Physics and measurement
  •   Kinematics
  •   Laws of motion
  •   Work, energy and power
  •  Rotational motion
  •  Gravitation
  •  Properties of solids and liquids
  •  Thermodynamics
  •  Kinetic theory of gases
  •  Oscillations and waves
  •  Electrostatics
  •  Current electricity
  •  Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation

  Section- B:

  • Experimental skills

 Chemistry Syllabus

 Section A: Physical Chemistry

  • Some basic concepts in chemistry
  •  States of matter
  •  Atomic structure
  •  Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  •  Solutions
  •  Equilibrium
  •  Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  •  Chemical kinetics
  •  Surface chemistry   

      Section B: Inorganic Chemistry

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  •  General principles and processes of isolation of metals
  •  Hydrogen
  •  S - block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals) group - 1 and 2 elements
  •  P - block elements
  •  D – and F – block elements (transition elements)
  •  Co-ordination compounds
  •  Environmental chemistry
  •  Organic chemistry
  •  Purification and characterisation of organic compounds
  •  Some basic principles of organic chemistry
  •  Hydrocarbons
  •  Organic compounds containing halogens
  •  Organic compounds containing oxygen
  •  Organic compounds containing nitrogen

General Studies Syllabus

  • Science and Society
  • Contemporary Problems of Indian Society
  • Cultural Heritage of India
  • India’s Freedom Struggle
  • Constitutional Values
  • Human Rights

Sociology Syllabus

  • Introducing Indian Society
  • Demographic Structure and Indian Society
  • Social Institutions: Continuity and Change
  • Market as a Social Institution
  • Pattern of Social Inequality and Exclusion
  • The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
  • Structural Change
  • Cultural Change
  • The Story of Democracy
  • Change and Development in Rural Society
  • Globalisation and Social Change
  • Mass Media and Communication Process Social Movements

Political Science Syllabus

  • Cold War Era
  • The End of Bipolarity
  • US Hegemony in World Politics
  • Alternative Centres of Power
  • Contemporary South Asia in the Post-Cold War Era
  • International Organizations
  • Security in Contemporary World
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Globalisation
  • Challenges of Nation-Building
  • Era of One-Party Dominance
  • Politics of Planned Development
  • India's External Relations
  • Challenges to the Congress System
  • Crisis of the Democratic Order
  • Popular Movements in India

History Syllabus

  • The Story of the First Cities: Harappan Archaeology
  • Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story
  • Social Histories: Using the Mahabharata
  • A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa
  • Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i- Akbari
  • The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles
  • New Architecture: Hampi
  • Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi tradition
  • Medieval Society through Travellers' Accounts
  • Colonialism and-Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports
  • Representations of 1857
  • Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports
  • Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes
  • Partition through Oral Sources
  • The Making of the Constitution

Economics Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Consumer Equilibrium and Demand
  • Producer Behaviour and Supply
  • Forms of Market and Price Determination
  • National Income and related aggregates
  • Money and Banking
  • Determination of Income and Employment
  • Government Budget and the Economy
  • Balance of Payments

Accountancy syllabus

     Part A

  • Accounting for Partnership Firms
  • Accounting for Companies (Accounting for Share Capital)

     Part B: Financial Statement Analysis

  • Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Cash Flow Statement

      Part C: Computerised Accounting

  • Computerised Accounting

 Biology Syllabus

  •  Reproduction in Organisms
  •  Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
  •  Human Reproduction
  •  Reproductive Health
  •  Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  •  Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  •  Evolution
  •  Human Health and Diseases
  •  Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production
  •  Microbes in Human Welfare
  •  Biotechnology – Principles and processes
  •  Biotechnology and its Application
  • Organisms and Populations

CUCET 2020 Preparation Tips

Below given is a list of preparation tips that candidates need to follow during the preparation of the CU 2020 exam:

  • Candidates must study properly and follow the time table.
  • They must refer reliable sources while studying and need to follow the books of renowned authors while preparing for the entrance exam.
  • Besides this, they need to make sure that they solve previous year question paper and also all the sample papers available.
  • They must read the renowned general knowledge books such as Manorma and read newspapers regularly to enhance their general knowledge level.
  • Also, the candidates must be regular in revising the topics they have previously studied.

CUCET 2020 Admit Card

The details about  CU 2020 Admit Card exam are given below:

  • The candidates would be able to download the admit card from the official website of Chandigarh University.
  • Only the candidates who have successfully submitted the application form before the deadline would be able to download the admit card.
  • The candidates need to enter their login id details (username and password) to download the admit card.
  • The candidates are required to take out a print out of the application form and keep it safely until the admission process gets completed.
  • The candidates must also check all the details printed on the admit card very carefully and immediately report to the exam authority in case of any discrepancies.

CUCET 2020 Result

The candidates need to read this section to know about CU 2020 exam result. They need to follow the given steps to download Chandigarh University Result 2020:

  • The candidates firstly need to go to the official portal of Chandigarh University.
  • Then they need to click the link given on the website of University to check their result.
  • They can see their result on the screen.
  • The candidates need to download their result and take out the print out of the same for further admission procedure.

CUCET 2020 Counselling

The candidates can go through the points given below to know all about CU 2020 Counselling 2020:

  • The Chandigarh University Counselling Process will be starting from May 2020 onwards.
  • Only those candidates who have been allotted the rank in the list would be eligible for the counselling process.
  • The candidates need to download their counselling letter and the university will not be sending counselling letter to any candidate.
  • The applicant also need to bring the following documents with them for verification process:
  • Class 10th and 12th Mark sheet
  • Category certificate
  • Counselling Letter
  • DD of Counselling Fee

Chandigarh University Admission 2020 Courses Offered

Candidates can check the courses offered via Chandigarh University admission 2020 from below:


UG courses:

  1. Bachelor of Engineering (Automobile Engineering)
  2. Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)
  3. Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)
  4. B.E (Biotechnology)
  5. Bachelor Of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
  6. Bachelor Of Engineering- CSE (Graphic & Gaming)
  7. Bachelor Of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
  8. Bachelor Of Engineering (Computer Science & Engineering)
  9. Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering (Hons.) IBM-CLOUD COMPUTING
  10. Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering (Hons.) IBM – INFORMATION SECURITY
  11. Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering (Hons.) IBM – BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS
  12. Bachelor Of Engineering- CSE (Internet of Things)
  13. Bachelor Of Engineering -CSE (Mobile Computing)
  14. B.E CSE in specilization with Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning)
  15. Bachelor of Engineering Computer Science & Business Systems
  16. Bachelor Of Engineering (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  17. Bachelor Of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  18. Bachelor Of Engineering (Food Technology)
  19. Bachelor Of Engineering (Information Technology)
  20. Bachelor Of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
  21. Bachelor Of Engineering (Mechatronics Engineering)
  22. Bachelor Of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering)

PG Courses:

  1. Master of Engineering (Automobile Engineering)
  2. Master Of Engineering-CSE (Artifical Intelligence & Machine Learning)
  3. Master of Engineering – Artificial Intelligence
  4. Masters of Engineering CTM
  5. Masters of Engineering in Structural Engineering
  6. Master Of Engineering – Civil (Environment)
  7. Master Of Engineering – Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering)
  8. Master of Engineering – Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
  9. Master of Engineering – Civil Engineering (Remote Sensing and GIS)
  10. Master Of Engineering-Civil Engineering + Doctor of Philosophy
  11. Master Of Engineering (Computer Science & Engineering)
  12. Master Of Engineering-Computer Science & Engineering + Doctor of Philosophy
  13. Master Of Engineering (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  14. Master of Engineering – ECE (Nanomaterials & Nanotechnologies)
  15. Master Of Engineering-Elecronics & Communication Engineering + Doctor of Philosophy
  16. Master Of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  17. Master Of Engineering-Electrical Engineering + Doctor of Philosophy
  18. Master Of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
  19. Master Of Engineering-Mechanical Engineering + Doctor of Philosophy

Architecture Design and Planning

  1. Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
  2. Master of Architecture

Animation & Film Production & Visual Arts

  1. Bachelor of Science (Animation,VFX & Gaming)
  2. Bachelor of Arts Film & Television Studies
  3. Master of Science (Animation & Multimedia Technology)

Business Management

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
  2. Masters of Business Administration (Strategic-HR)
  3. Master Of Business Administration (MBA)
  4. Masters of Business Administration in Business Analytics (IBM)
  5. Master of Business Administration (Banking and Financial Engineering)
  6. Master Of Business Administration (Tourism & Hospitality Management)


  1. Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Education (B.A. + B.Ed) – Integrated
  2. Bachelor of Science + Bachelor of Education (B.Sc + B.Ed) – Integrated
  3. Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed)
  4. P.G Diploma in Yoga Education

Legal Studies

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration + Bachelor of Law (BBA + LLB) -Integrated
  2. Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law (B.A. + LLB) – Integrated
  3. Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  4. Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Law (B.Com + LLB) – Integrated

Journalism and Mass Communication

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication)
  2. Master of Law (LLM)

Agricultural Science

  1. Bachelor of Science – Agriculture (Honours)
  2. Master of Science -Agronomy
  3. Master of Science Agriculture (Agriculture Extension)
  4. Master of Science Agriculture (Plant Pathology)

Applied Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor Of Science (Medical Lab Technology)
  2. Bachelor of Optometry
  3. Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Hotel Management

  1. Bachelor of Science (Hotel & Hospitality Management)
  2. Bachelor of Science (Travel & Tourism Management)
  3. Bachelor of Science (Airlines & Airport Management)
  4. B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration Affiliated to NCHMCT
  5. Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Culinary Arts

Pharma Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)
  2. Pharm. D
  3. Master of Pharmacy


  1. Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
  2. Master Of Science (Biotechnology)


  1. Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  2. Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
  3. Master Of Computer Application (MCA)
  4. Master Of Computer Application (MCA) – Lateral Entry


  1. Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Liberal Arts
  2. Master Of Arts (Clinical Psychology)
  3. Master of Arts (Liberal Arts)
  4. Master of Arts (M.A.) – English
  5. Master of Arts – Psychology


  1. Bachelor of Fine Arts
  2. Bachelor of Science (Fashion & Design)
  3. Bachelor of Science (Interior Design)


  1. Bachelor Of Commerce (B.Com)


UG Courses

  1. Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Non Medical
  2. Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) – Medical
  3. B.Sc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  4. Bachelor of Science -Economics
  5. Bachelor of Science -Chemistry (Hons.)
  6. Bachelor of Science -Physics (Hons.)

PG courses

  1. Master Of Science (Industrial Microbiology)
  2. Master Of Science (Forensic Science and Toxicology)
  3. Master of Science – Physics
  4. Master Of Science (Forensic Science and Toxicology) – Lateral Entry
  5. Master of Science – Chemistry
  6. Master of Science (Botany)
  7. Master of Science (Zoology)
  8. Master Of Science (Mathematics)
  9. Master of Science (Statistics)
  10. Master of Science (Data Sciences)

 CUCET 2020 Highlights

Candidates can go through the important details about the CU 2020 exam to get a quick review:

Overview of CU 2020 entrance exam
Exam name CU 2020
Conducting body Chandigarh University
Level university
Course UG and PG 
Chandigarh University Official website
Exam purpose To get admission in Chandigarh University

Stay connected for more update on CU 2020 at Chandigarh Univesity

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University (CU) is a private research university located in the village of Gharuan, Mohali district, Punjab, India, more than 25 kilometres (16 mi) away from Chandigarh. It was founded in 2012 by Satnam Singh Sandhu, who also holds the office of the chancellor in the university. Chandigarh University offers various undergraduate, post-graduate and doctorate courses in various disciplines including Engineering, Management, Computing, CognitiveSciences, Education, Animation and Multimedia, Tourism, PharmaSciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Commerce, LegalStudies, Agricultural Science, Media Studies, Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences.

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Chandigarh University 2020 Form Date01 Jan - 30 May 2020
Counselling01 May - 24 May 2020 (Tentative)

Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test 2020: CUCET Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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