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CUET PG 2024 Exam Pattern: Exam Structure, Marking Scheme, Languages

Updated On - November 14 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

The CUET PG exam pattern 2024 consists of a computer-based test that comprises multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The exam duration is 2 hours and the total number of questions will be 100. The question paper is divided into two parts- Part A and Part B. Part A consists of 25 MCQs based on General Aptitude and Part B consists of 75 MCQs based on the selected subject. Each question carries 4 marks and for every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted as negative marking. Candidates must read the instructions carefully before attempting the exam. The exam pattern for each subject may vary, and candidates must refer to the official website for detailed information regarding the exam pattern for their chosen subject.
CUET 2024 PG will be conducted from March 11 to 28, 2024.

CUET PG Exam Pattern 2024

Here is the concise information about the CUET PG 2024 exam pattern:

  1. Number of Questions:
    • The exam will consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  2. Sections:
    • Section A: 25 General Type Questions
    • Section B: 75 Domain-Specific Questions
  3. Scoring:
    • Candidates will receive 4 marks for each correct answer.
    • There will be a deduction of 1 mark for every incorrect response.

Candidates should prepare for both the general type questions in Section A and the domain-specific questions in Section B to perform well in the CUET PG 2024 exam. The marking scheme emphasizes accuracy in responses.

CUET PG exam pattern
Exam related details
Total Number of Questions
Duration of exam 
2 hours
Maximum marks for CUET PG 2024
Marking Scheme

I. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
II. 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer

CUET PG Exam 2024 Structure:

CUET PG exam pattern structure
Paper Code


Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability


Domain Knowledge 


PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39

PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 

PGQP75 to PGQ77

Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative ability and Analytical Skills


Domain Knowledge





Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability 


Domain Knowledge



General Knowledge/Awareness, Mathematical Ability and Logical Reasoning


Specific Language



Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning



Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning



CUET PG 2024 Domain-Specific Subjects

The domain-specific subjects are as follows:

1. Accountancy/ Book Keeping

2.Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry

3. Business Studies

4. Chemistry

5.Computer Science/ Informatics Practices

6. Economics/ Business Economics

7. Engineering Graphics

8. Entrepreneurship

9. Geography/Geology

10. History

11. Home Science

12. Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India

13. Legal Studies

14. Environmental Science

15. Mathematics

16. Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga

17. Physics

18. Political Science

19. Psychology

20. Sociology

21. Teaching Aptitude

22. Agriculture

23. Mass Media/ Mass Communication

24. Anthropology

25.Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts


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