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Common University Entrance Test (Under Graduate)

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CUET UG 2024 Syllabus: Get Subject-wise Syllabus & Download PDF

Updated On - October 23 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

CUET UG 2024 Syllabus has been released by the NTA (National Testing Agency). The entrance exam will be held in an online mode. Common University Entrance Test(CUET UG) which was formerly known as CUCET- Central University Common Entrance Test. This will be held for admissions into the 45 UGC funded Central Universities in 13 different languages.  The exam will be conducted in an online mode to provide admission to various UG & PG Programmes. CUET UG 2024 will provide a single-window opportunity for candidates to seek admission to any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country for various Undergraduate Programmes. CUET test will consist of only the 12th class syllabus. Applicants must go through the below-mentioned article to know information about the CUET UG 2024 Syllabus and download pdf. 

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. 
  • The CUET UG Exam 2024 syllabus is based on the Class 12 syllabus. The syllabus for different programs may vary.

CUET UG syllabus 2024

Due to the reduction of the syllabus across the different educational boards, candidates will be given overall choices in all subjects. In all subjects, candidates have to attempt any 40 questions out of 50 except for the General Test where 50 questions will have to be attempted out of 60.

CUET Reduced Syllabus

CUET Question paper



Reading comprehension based on different types of passages– Factual, Literary and Narrative, Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary

Domain Subject

Class 12 syllabus only.

General Test

General Knowledge,

Current Affairs,

General Mental Ability,

Numerical Ability,

Quantitative Reasoning - Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic, algebra, geometry, mensuration, statistics

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

CUET UG 2024 Syllabus

Applicants must check the information related to the subject wise CUET UG 2024 Syllabus which is mentioned below:

CUET Accountancy Syllabus

Accounting Not-for-Profit Organisation• Not-for-profit organization: Meaning and Examples.
• Receipts and Payments: Meaning and Concept of fund-based and non-fund-based accounting.
• Preparation of Income and Expenditure Account and Balance sheet from receipt and payment account with additional information. 
Accounting for Partnership• 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.
Using a Computerised Accounting System• Steps in the installation of CAS, Preparation of chart of accounts, Codification, and Hierarchy of account heads.
• Data entry, Data validation, and Data verification.
• Adjusting Entries, Preparation of financial statements, Closing entries, and Opening entries.
• Security of CAS and Security features are generally available in CAS (Students are expected to understand and practice the entire accounting process using an accounting package.) 
Accounting Applications of Electronic Spreadsheet• Concept of an Electronic Spreadsheet (ES).
• Features offered by Electronic Spreadsheet.
• Applications of Electronic Spreadsheet in generating accounting information, preparing
depreciation schedules, loan repayment schedules, payroll accounting, and other such

Business Studies Syllabus for CUET UG

Nature and Significance of Management• Management – concept, objectives, importance.
• Nature of management; Management as Science, Art, Profession.
• Levels of management – top, middle supervisory (First level).
• Management functions – planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.
• Coordination – nature, and importance. 
Business Environment• Business Environment – meaning and importance.
• Dimensions of Business Environment – Economic, Social, Technological, Political, and Legal.
• Economic Environment in India; Impact of Government policy changes on business and industry, with special reference to the adoption of the policies of liberalization privatization, and globalization. 
Organising•Meaning and importance.
•Steps in the process of organizing.
•Structure of organization – functional, and divisional.
•Formal and informal organization.
•Delegation: meaning elements and importance.
•Decentralization: meaning and importance.
•Difference between delegation and decentralization.
Marketing• Marketing – meaning, functions, role.
• The distinction between marketing and selling.
• Marketing mix – concept and elements:
– Product – nature, classification, branding, labelling, and packaging
– Physical distribution: meaning, role; Channels of distribution, – meaning, types, factors, determining the choice of channels.
– Promotion – meaning and role, promotion mix, Role of Advertising and personal selling; objections to Advertising.
– Price: factors influencing pricing.

CUET UG Mass Media Syllabus

Communication(i) Culture and Communication What is culture? Relationship between culture and mass media; communication in the cultural context; media as a vehicle of cultural transmission; representation and stereotyping in Mass Media.
(ii) Communication and Social Change: meaning; media as a catalyst
for social change (with examples of various social movements). 
Journalism(i) Qualities of a good Journalist. An understanding of the following: a nose for
News, inquisitiveness, language skills, trustworthiness and empathy.
(ii) Ethical Issues in Journalism. A brief understanding of each of the following with examples: sensationalism, fake news, paid news, plagiarism, advertorials, partisan
reporting and sting operations.

Download CUET UG 2024 Syllabus Pdf

Candidates can download the detailed CUET UG 2024 Syllabus pdf from the below table:

Subject Download Pdf 
AccountancyClick here
AgricultureClick here
AnthropologyClick here
Art Education SculptureClick here
BiologyClick here
Business StudiesClick here
ChemistryClick here
Computer ScienceClick here
Economics/Business EconomicsClick here
Engineering GraphicsClick here
EntrepreneurshipClick here
Environmental StudiesClick here
GeographyClick here
HistoryClick here
Home ScienceClick here
Knowledge Tradition – Practices IndiaClick here
Languages (IA & IB)Click here
Legal StudiesClick here
Mass Media/ Mass CommunicationClick here
MathematicsClick here
Performing ArtsClick here
Physical EducationClick here
PhysicsClick here
Political ScienceClick here
PsychologyClick here
SociologyClick here
Teaching AptitudeClick here


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