Central Universities Common Entrance Test or CUCET is a national level entrance examination jointly organized by the ten Central Universities. The entrance test is meant for admission into the UG and PG courses as well as various research programs at these central universities. CUCET 2018 will most likely be held on 28th & 29th April 2018 with the notification released on 19th Feb 2018. In 2017, 1.3 lakhs students appeared for CUCET 2017.
List of Contents
- CUCET Important Dates.
- CUCET Exam Date.
- Medium of Examination.
- Mode of Examination.
- Participating Universities.
- CUCET Eligibility Criteria.
- CUCET Exam Pattern.
- How to Apply?
- CUCET Syllabus.
- CUCET Test Centres.
- CUCET Admit Card.
- CUCET Answer Key.
- CUCET Results.
- CUCET Counselling.
- Important Links.
CUCET 2018 Important Dates (Tentative)
|Events||Exam Dates (Tentative)|
|Release of CUCET 2018 Official Notification||19th Februrary 2018|
|Start of Online Registrations||19th February 2018|
|End of Online Registrations||26th March 2018|
|Issuance of Admit Cards||13th April 2018|
|Date of CUCET 2018 Exam||28th & 29th April 2018|
|Release of Answer Keys||30th April 2018|
|Declaration of Results||25th May 2018|
|Start of Counselling||1st week of June 2018|
CUCET 2018 Exam Date
CUCET 2018 will be held on the 28th & 29th April 2018.
Medium of Examination
CUCET Exam 2018 will be conducted in ENGLISH only.
Mode of Examination
CUCET exam 2018 shall be a Pen and Paper Based Test and thus shall be conducted offline.
- Central University of Haryana.
- Central University of Jammu.
- Central University of Jharkhand.
- Central University of Karnataka.
- Central University of Kashmir.
- Central University of Kerala.
- Central University of Punjab.
- Central University of Rajasthan.
- Central University of South Bihar.
- Central University of Tamil Nadu.
CUCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for each Central University are different for every department and program. The eligibility criteria can be checked on the respective websites of the Universities.
CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern
CUCET exam will be of 2 hours and consist of 100 objective-type questions (MCQs). The question paper will have two parts:
Part A shall have 25 questions and cover English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills. English Language.
Part B shall have 75 questions and cover the domain knowledge of the candidates.
Each right answer will fetch 1 mark while each incorrect answer negative marking of 0.25 mark.
CUCET 2018 Application Form
CUCET 2018 application portal is open now.
Candidates can follow the link https://cucetexam.in/CUCET/Pages/Login.aspx to apply for the test.
Application fee for CUCET 2018 shall be Rs. 800 for General/OBC categories, however, it will be only Rs. 350 for SC/ST candidates.
A complete fee exemption is noticed in case of PWD candidates
|Category||Online Application||Offline Application|
|General/OBC||INR 800*(for 3 PUs)||INR 800 (for 3 PUs) + INR 50 (bank commission) = INR 850*|
|SC/ST||INR 350*(for 3 PUs)||INR 350 (for 3 PUs) + INR 50 (bank commission) = INR 400*|
|PWD||No fee||No fee|
*Add-on facility can be availed by paying equivalent application fee
The application fee can be paid online with:
- Credit Card/Debit Card/Netbanking
- Bank Challan.
Photograph and Signature Specifications
- Photograph – JPEG format; Size: 10-50 KB
- Scanned Signature on white paper with black ink – JPEG format; Size: 10-50KB
- The candidate has to apply for CUCET 2018 online, as offline submissions are not allowed
- The candidate has to fill all the information asked in the form.
- A photograph and signature then need to be scanned and uploaded.
- The application fee can be paid online via debit card/credit card/netbanking.
- Those who make the payment online shall receive an automated e-mail and SMS on the registered e-mail ID and mobile number.
- Those who want to pay offline through Challan would have to wait for 7 days after the form submission
CUCET 2018 Syllabus
The detailed syllabus for CUCET 2018 has not been released yet. The syllabus is different for different programs and departments. The syllabus of CUCET 2017 can be checked on the official website.
The syllabus of CUCET 2017 can be checked on the official website.
|1||UG/Integrated Programmes (3/4/5 years)||Click here|
|2||PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.ScB.Ed/PG Diploma Programmes(1/2/3 years)||Click Here|
|3||M Phil/Ph.D. Programmes||Not Published|
CUCET 2018 Test Centres
The test centers for CUCET 2018 have been announced, candidates can check the test centers at https://www.cucetexam.in/Document/Test_Cities_2018.pdf
CUCET 2018 Admit Card
CUCET 2018 admit card will be available from 13th April 2018 tentatively. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website. The admit card shall have all the candidate details like the candidate name, exam center, roll number, exam date and time etc. The admit card is mandatory for appearing in the examination and strictly not transferable.
CUCET 2018 Answer Key
The official answer key for CUCET 2018 shall be available on the 30th April 2018.
The answer key will be available on the official website and in the case of any grievance related to the answer key, the candidate can send his/her query or complaint to the authorities and the corrected answer key shall be made available shortly afterward, about a week before the actual result declaration.
CUCET 2018 Results
CUCET 2018 results will be announced by 25th May 2018. A merit list will be prepared, which can be accessed on the official website. As per their rank in the merit list, candidates will be further called for the counseling round.
CUCET 2018 Counselling
During the counseling round of CUCET 2018, candidates have to rank their preferences of colleges and courses. Seats shall be allotted according to the candidate’s rank and the availability of seats. Document verification is also done at this stage. Candidates have to carry the following documents for the counseling round:
- 10th and 12th Standard Mark-sheets and Passing Certificates
- Graduation/Post-Graduation Mark-sheets
- CUCET 2018 Admit Card and Score Card
- Original ID Proof
- Transfer Certificate
- Caste Certificate
|CUCET Official Website||https://www.cucetexam.in/|
|CUCET 2018 Exam Official Advertisement||https://www.cucetexam.in/Document/Advertisement-CUCET-2018_English_Hindi.pdf|
|CUCET 2017 Test Centres||https://www.cucetexam.in/Document/Test_Cities_2018.pdf|
|Participating University Eligibility Criteria||https://www.cucet2017.co.in/WebPages/StaticPages/ParticipatingUniverstity.aspx.|
|CUCET Admit Card Download||N/A|
|CUCET Answer Key||N/A|
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