Common University Entrance Test (Under Graduate)

Computer Based Test

CUET UG Basic Information

  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)

CUET UG 2024: Application, Exam Dates, Syllabus & New Pattern

Updated On - November 14 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

CUET 2024 UG will be held between May 15 and 31, 2024. CUET UG 2024 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). CUET is the Common University Entrance Test formerly known as CUCET. This exam serves as a gateway for admission to 45 UGC-funded Central Universities in India, offering various Undergraduate (UG) programs. The exam is conducted online, providing candidates with a single-window opportunity to seek admission to any of the Central Universities across the country in 13 different languages. To know more about CUET UG 2024, including application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and other important details, read on.
CUET test consists of only 12th class syllabus. There is no need for them to study anything extra. Unlike in JEE entrance test, where both the 11th and 12th syllabus is used, CUET will take only the 12th standard syllabus. Students are anyways studying for their board examination, so the entire knowledge is fresh in their minds and within a few weeks of their 12th exam, Common University Entrance Test will be held. Candidates are advised to read the complete article to get complete information regarding CUET UG 2024.

The CUET UG and PG exams are held for admission into programmes in 44 central universities, state institutions, private universities, deemed universities, and other participating institutions. The application forms for the exams will be released likely in February 2024 on the official website -

CUET UG Latest Updates

  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the Common University Entrance Test for Undergraduate programmes (CUET UG) in from May 15 till May 31, 2024. 
  • A total of 256 universities, including 44 central universities and 212 other universities, are participating in CUET.
  • CUET scores are compulsory for all central universities to conduct admissions.
  • CUET UG 2024 Exam Date: The Common University Entrance Test - Undergraduate (CUET UG 2024) is scheduled to be held from May 15 to May 31, 2024.
  • Registration Announcement: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to announce the CUET UG 2024 registration date soon on the official website,, along with the release of the information brochure.
  • Eligibility and Purpose: Students who are planning to appear for the Class 12 board exams in 2024 and intend to pursue undergraduate courses in central and state universities are required to take the CUET UG 2024 exam. It serves as the eligibility criterion for admission to various UG courses in 249 universities.
  • CUET UG 2023 Statistics: In the previous year, nearly 15 lakh students registered for CUET UG, making it the second-largest national-level entrance exam, following the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The exam included 64,35,144 unique combinations of subjects, 2,305 question papers, and 1,48,520 questions. It was conducted in 13 languages, including English, Hindi, and various regional languages.

CUET UG 2024 Exam Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has not yet released the official time table for CUET UG 2024. However, based on the previous year's time table, we can expect the following schedule:

CUET UG 2024 Schedule
Release of CUET UG 2024 Application FormFebruary 2024
Last Date to Apply for CUET UG 2024March 2024
Release of CUET UG 2024 Admit CardMay 2024
CUET UG 2024 ExamMay 15 to May 31, 2024
Declaration of CUET UG 2024 ResultJune 2024

What is CUET UG ?

Answer: CUET UG stands for "Central University Entrance Test (CUET)". It is a national level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to assess the applicants’ analytical and problem solving aptitude to take admission into undergraduate courses like engineering, medical and management.

CUET UG 2024 Highlights 

  1. CUET UG is an online computer-based test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  2. The exam is conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in various disciplines offered by central universities across India.
  3. The application form for CUET UG can be filled online on the official website of NTA. The application fee can be paid online through debit/credit card or net banking.
  4. The exam pattern consists of multiple-choice questions and is divided into two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A consists of 25 questions from General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Language. Part B consists of 75 questions from the subject-specific curriculum.
  5. The duration of the exam is two hours, and the total marks are 100. Each correct answer is awarded one mark, and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  6. The eligibility criteria for the CUET UG exam varies based on the course and university. Generally, candidates who have passed the 10+2 exam or its equivalent from a recognized board are eligible to apply.
  7. The CUET UG exam is usually conducted in the month of May or June, and the result is declared within a few weeks of the exam. Candidates can check their results on the official website of NTA.
  8. After the declaration of results, the participating universities release their individual cut-off scores based on which they admit students for their respective courses.
  9. Candidates who qualify for the CUET UG exam are required to attend the counselling process conducted by the participating universities. During the counselling process, candidates can choose their preferred courses and universities based on their rank and cut-off scores.

Check the basic information related to   Common Universities Entrance Test 2024 from the below-given table:

Central University Entrance Test (CUET)

CUET UG 2024

Exam type

National level Examination 

Conducting Authority

National Testing Agency(NTA)

Academic session


Course offered

Various UG and PG courses

Mode of examination


CUCET 2024 Official website
Application Link(Ended)
Apply Now

CUET UG 2024 Application Form

NTA has released the CUET UG 2024 Application Form on February 2024 on the official website. Candidates must check the information of the application for which is mentioned below:

  • CUET 2024 application form will release in online mode.
  • They need to fill in the complete details carefully in the form like educational details, personal details, etc as the details won't be rectified.
  • Candidates will have to upload passport size photographs and signatures according to the prescribed format.
  • The application form can be submitted until
  • Candidates can fill three university choices and three courses for each university.
  • Applicants are advised to take a printout of the application form.

CUET UG 2024 Application Fee

The category wise application fee is given below in the table:

CUET UG Examination Fee
Online Application fee

Rs. 650/-


Rs. 600/-

Rs. 550/-
Centre Outside India
Rs. 3000/-
Mode of Payment: The CUET UG 2024 application form can be paid through online mode.
  • Candidates can pay the online fee via
  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Net banking
  • UPI

CUET UG 2024 Admit Card

The admit card of CUET UG (CUET UG) 2024 will release online. Candidates can download the CUET UG admit card anytime before the examination. Check more details of admit card below:

  • CUET UG 2024 Admit Card will be available online on the official website.
  • The admit card will be available for only successfully registered candidates.
  • Details present on admit card included exam centre, roll number, exam date, timing, etc.
  • Admit cards had to be carried mandatorily on the day of the exam.
  • Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their CUET UG 2024 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the examination to know whether they are eligible for the exam or not. Given below is some information related to the eligibility:
  • UG Courses: Applicants must score at least 50% marks if belongs to the general category and 45% marks for the reserved category in the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • PG Courses: Applicants need to have 55% marks if belong to the general category and 50% marks for the reserved category in the qualifying exam.
Candidates can download the CUET UG 2024 Information Brochure Pdf here.

CUET UG 2024 Exam Pattern 

Candidates must be aware of the CUET UG 2024 Exam Pattern to prepare for the test accordingly. The complete structure of the CUCET 2024 examination is as follows-

  • CUET UG will be conducted in an online mode.
  • The duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
  • The question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • A total of 100 questions will be asked.
  • There will be a total of 4 sections in the question paper.
  • +3 marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • -1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CUET 2024 Syllabus

Candidates can check the detailed CUET UG 2024 Syllabus which is mentioned below:

Accountancy Syllabus

  • Nature of Partnership Firm: Partnership deed (meaning, importance).
  • Final Accounts of Partnership: Fixed v/s Fluctuating capital, Division of profit among partners,Profit, and Loss Appropriation account.
  • Not-for-profit organization: Meaning and Examples.
  • Receipts and Payments: Meaning and Concept of fund-based and non-fund-based accounting.
  • Accounting for Revaluation of Assets and Liabilities and Distribution of reserves and
    accumulated profits. 

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Relations and Functions Typesofrelations:Reflexive,symmetric,transitive and equivalence relations.One toone and onto functions,compositefunctions,inverse of function.Binaryoperations.
  • InverseTrigonometricFunctions Definition,range, domain, principal value branches. Graphs ofinverse trigonometric functions. Elementarypropertiesofinverse trigonometric functions.
  • Typesofrelations:Reflexive,symmetric,transitive and equivalence relations.One toone and onto functions,compositefunctions,inverseofa function.Binaryoperations.

Political Science Syllabus

  • The era of One-Party Dominance: First three general elections, nature of Congress dominance at the national level, uneven dominance at the state level, coalitional nature of Congress. Major opposition parties.
  • Nation-Building and Its Problems: Nehru’s approach to nation-building: Legacy of partition: the challenge of ‘refugee’ resettlement, the Kashmir problem. Organization and reorganization of states; Political conflicts over language.
  • Politics of Planned Development: Five- year plans, expansion of state sector, and the rise of new economic interests. Famine and suspension of five-year plans. Green revolution and its political fallouts.
  • Cold War Era in World Politics: Emergence of two power blocs after the second world war. Arenas of the cold war. Challenges to Bipolarity: Non-Aligned Movement, the quest for new international economic order. India and the cold war.

Candidates can download the detailed CUET UG 2024 Syllabus Pdf here.

CUET UG 2024 Result

CUET UG 2024 Result will be declared by NTA in the month of July 2024. Candidates can the more details which is mentioned below:

  • Applicants can check CUET UG 2024 Results on the official website. The results will declare on the official website of CUET UG.
  • Shortlisting of the candidates will be done on basis of CUET UG 2024 performance and the scores obtained in qualifying examinations.
  • Universities conduct further processes after the process of shortlisting, they are called for Group discussions and Personal Interviews.
  • On the basis of the performance of the candidate, the merit list will be prepared and will be used for admission in the participating Central Universities.

Courses offered by CUET UG 2024

UG coursesPG Courses
  • B.Voc 
  • B.Tech
  • Integrated B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc 
  • B.Sc 
  • Integrated M.Sc
  • Integrated B.Sc B.Ed 
  • BPA 
  • Integrated MA
  • Integrated BA LLB (Hons)
  • BA (Hons) 
  • BBA – 
  • BA – 
  • Integrated/ Dual Degree B.A.-M.A.
  • Diploma 
  • B.Sc (Hons)
  • B.Ed 
  • LLM 
  • M.A. 
  • M.Ed 
  • PG Diploma 
  • MPA 
  • M.Tech
  • M.Sc
  • MA/ M.Sc 
  • MSW
  • M.Arch
  • M.Pharm 
  • M.Sc B.ed
  • MCA
  • MPH
  • M.Com 
  • MBA
  • MHMCT 
  • MTTM
  • M.Lib.I.Sc. 
  • M.P. Ed
  • MPES

About CUET UG Exam

Common University Entrance Test, earlier known as the Central Universities Common Entrance Test- CUCET, is conducted by the NTA. The National Testing Agency conducts the CUET UG for admission into undergraduate, and postgraduate programmes available in several Central Universities in India. The CUET UG can also be adopted by other institutions and Universities.

The website is the official website for the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) UG exam, which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Consortium of Central Universities. CUCET is an all-India entrance examination for admission to various undergraduate courses offered by participating central universities across India. The exam is conducted in online mode and consists of two parts - Part A and Part B. Part A consists of language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytical skills while Part B consists of subject-specific questions. The exam is held in multiple sessions, and the final admission is based on the rank secured by the candidates and the counseling process conducted by the respective central universities.

Structure of Common University Entrance Test (CUET) – 2024

Structure of CUET Exam
Section 1Language Paper
section 2Specific Subjects
Section 3General Test

List of Central Universities

Ten central universities in the North Eastern Region have been exempted from the Common University Entrance Test (CUET), Ministry of Education has announced.

Special consideration has been given to Sikkim University, Rajiv Gandhi University, Manipur University, Assam University, Tezpur University, Nagaland University, Tripura University, Mizoram University, NEHU and HNBGU Uttarakhand, Under Secretary to the Government of India P.K. Singh in a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC).These universities can continue their past practices for admission students, he added.

The list of 45 universities of CUET exam is given below. Following universities will consider the CUET Score.  Whereas 90 University participated in CUET UG last year.


Central Universities
S.No.Name of the OrganisationWebsite
1Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh-202 002
2Assam University
Silchar - 788011

3Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Vidya Vihar, Rae Bareili Road, Lucknow - 226025
4Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi-221005, U.P.
5Central University of Bihar
BIT Campus, P.O.:B.V. College, Patna - 800 014
6Central University of Gujarat
95/1, Sector-2A, Gandhinagar - 382007
7Central University of Haryana
Near Jant-Pali Village, District- Mahendergarh, Tehsil-Narnaul, Haryana
8Central University of Himachal Pradesh
P.B.No.21, Dharamshala District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh - 176215
9Central University of Jammu
Rahya Suchani, Samba District, Bagla, Jammu and Kashmir 181143
10Central University of Jharkhand
601, Maru Tower, Kanmke Road, Ranchi Jharkhand- 834008
11Central University of Karnataka
II Floor, Karya Soudha, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - 585106
12Central University of Kashmir
Bagi-Hyder, Hyderpora, Srinagar - 190014
13Central University of Kerala
Jimanis, SP-16/375 Sreekaryam, Trivandrum - 695017
14Central University of Orissa
At - Landiguda, P.O. - Koraput, Dist. - Koraput, Orissa - 764021
15Central University of Punjab
D-13, Civil Station, Bhatinda - 151001
16Central University of Rajasthan
Dist-Ajmer-305801, Rajasthan
17Central University of Tamil Nadu
C/o Collectorate Annexe, Tiruvarur - 610 001
18Dr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh - 470 003
19Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya
Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh
20Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University
Srinagar, Uttarkhand - 246174
21Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
IGNOU Complex, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi - 110068
22Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
Amarkantak Madhya Pradesh
23Jamia Millia Islamia
Jamia Nagar, New Delhi - 110025
24Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi - 110067
25Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
Vardha ,(Maharashtra) P.B.No.16, Panchitteeta, Arvi Road, Umri, Wardha – 442 001
26Manipur University
Canchipur Imphal - 795003
27Maulana Azad National Urdu University
Achibowli Hyderabad - 500032
28Mizoram University
P.B.No.190, Aizawl Mizoram- 796012
29Nagaland University
Kohima, Nagaland - 797001
30North Eastern Hill University
Lower Lachumere, Shillong-793022
31Pondicherry University
32Rajiv Gandhi University
Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh – 791112
33Sikkim University
C/o Youth Hostel, 6th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737102
34Tezpur University
Nappam, Dist. Sonitpur, Tezpur, Assam - 784 025
35The English and Foreign Languages University
O.U. Campus, Hyderabad – 500007
36Tripura University
Suryamaninagar Agartala - 799130
37University of Allahabad
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh - 211002
38University of Delhi
39University of Hyderabad
40Visva Bharati
Shanti Niketan, West Bengal - 731235
41Mahatma Gandhi Central University
PO-Motihari, Motihari, Bihar - 845401
42Central Sanskrit University, Delhi
56-57, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058
43Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University
New Delhi
44National Sanskrit University
LIC Road, Tirupati
45 University of Delhi, New Delhi

Top central and state universities

Participating Universities






Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi




Jamia Millia Islamia

New Delhi




Jadavpur University


West Bengal



Banaras Hindu University


Uttar Pradesh



Aligarh Muslim University


Uttar Pradesh



University of Hyderabad





University of Delhi





Calcutta University


West Bengal



Anna University


Tamil Nadu



Homi Bhabha National Institute





Savitribai Phule Pune University





Bharathiar University


Tamil Nadu



Institute of Chemical Technology





Kerala University





Panjab University







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CUET UG Important Dates

Form Date09 Feb - 12 Mar 2023
Exam Date21 May - 31 May 2023 (Tentative)

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