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Author : Palak Khanna

May 16, 2022

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The UGC (University Grants Commission) published the most awaited notice regarding the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET), a national-level entrance exam for admission to various undergraduate programs.

With DU and JNU confirming their participation in the CUET 2022, admission to all major universities via a common entrance exam is now a reality.

This year, 45 universities will participate in this entrance test to provide admission to various undergraduate courses in central universities across the country.

Coming to the content of this article, we have tried to answer the list of queries students face around the NTA CUET 2022 Notification.

  • Who can apply for the Common University Entrance Test? Students applying for UG courses must have cleared their Class12 or appeared for their Class 12 exams this year. However, eligibility is college-specific. We request you to visit the official website of the respective college. 
  • When is the last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022? The last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022 is 06 May 2022. Make sure to fill out the online form before the last date to avoid any discrepancies at the last moment.
  • Is the NTA CUET exam online or offline? The exam will be held online as a computer-based test.
  • I am from an Economics background. Can I apply for CUET 2022 Entrance Exam? Absolutely, yes! Students from any stream are eligible for the Common University Entrance Test.
  • Will Banaras Hindu University accept CUET scores? Yes, admissions at Banaras Hindu University are solely based on your performance in the Central Universities Common Entrance Test.

NTA CUET Latest News

05 May 2022: Last Date for CUET Online Registration Extended!

As per the recent news, the National Testing Agency has extended the last date to submit the online application forms for the CUET entrance exam 2022.

After receiving many representations from the aspirants, NTA has decided to extend the last date for submission of online application forms for CUET (UG) - 2022.

For more information related to application dates, check the latest updates on the NTA CUET exam.

04 May 2022: The Application Correction window Opened!

The National Testing Agency has come up with a new option, i.e., a correction window. You can edit/update the application form within the window period if you have made mistakes while filling out the application form earlier.

You can make the changes in the online form starting from 04 May 2022. NTA would not accept any change or modification after the window period.

02 April 2022: CUET 2022 Online Registration Date Postponed!

The National Testing Agency, which has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the Undergraduate Entrance Tests for all the Central Universities (CUs) for the academic session 2022-23, postponed the online registration date of the CUET exam.

As per the latest notice, NTA will start the online registration process on 06 April 2022. Those interested in applying for the exam must read the detailed information from the prospectus available at participating universities' websites.

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by SuperGrads

26 March 2022: NTA CUET  2022 Online Registration Dates Published!

As per the latest notice published by the National Testing Agency, the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test will start in April 2022. 

The Common University Entrance Test application form will be made available from 2nd April 2022. Note that the eligibility and courses offered will remain college-specific.

Those who wish to apply for the exam must check the required eligibility of the desired university for selecting the UG programs being offered. Go through the NTA CUET exam's latest updates to get more details on exam dates.

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Date Announced!

The UGC chairperson M Jagadesh Kumar announced that the CUET 2022 Exam would be held in the first week of July 2022. Also, the official notice regarding the same will be published shortly on the official website of NTA.

Common Universities Entrance Test Exam Pattern Published!

Recently, the exam pattern for CUET 2022 exam was presented, and it is known to have three sections: language, domain-specific, and general aptitude.

The exam is conducted in 13 different languages: Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese Punjabi, Odia, and English.

NTA CUET Exam Online Registration Date!

As per the latest notice published by the UGC, aspirants can fill out the NTA CUET Application Form 2022 from the 2nd of April 2022.

You can fill out the registration form online mode from the official website of NTA.

AMU to reconsider its decision

Earlier last week, Aligarh Muslim University announced that it should not conduct admissions through the Common University Entrance Test.

But as per the recent announcement on February 28, it shall reconsider this decision and discuss their admission criteria amongst the management.

Read more: Best Online Classes to enhance your CUET preparation

DU and JNU to take admissions through NTA CUET exam

Last year, we heard about DU filing a complaint and withdrawing its name from the list of Central Universities participating in admissions through the CUET 2022 exam.

But DU has finally planned to take admission through Common Universities Entrance Test. However, the university has not announced anything on the final selection criteria.

Why Common Universities Common Entrance Test 2022 [UG]?

  • It was observed that there is huge competition in top universities with high cut-off marks, so the exam was introduced to reduce the high cut-off standards for entering prestigious colleges.
  • The exam is a centralized test for top universities like Delhi, Banaras Hindu, Central University of Punjab, and Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Instead of appearing for multiple entrance tests, you can focus on a single aptitude test to get admission to these top universities.

NTA CUET 2022 Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name  Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET UG 2022)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level University Level
Courses Offered Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs
Participating Colleges 45
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (Computer-based Test)
Exam duration 2 hours
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
NTA CUET Exam Centers Around 150
Mode of Counselling Offline
Official website nta.nic.in

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Dates

It has been announced that the NTA will start the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test from the first week of April 2022.

Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the NTA CUET Exam 2022

Event Dates (Tentative)
The application form link will be active from 02 April 2022
Last date to submit applications 22 May 2022 (up to 05:00 PM)
Last date to pay the application fee 22 May 2022 (up to 11:50 PM)
Admit card release date The third week of June 2022
CUET 2022 Entrance Exam The first week of July 2022
Provisional CUET answer key July 2022
Objections against the Answer key June 2022
Final answer key July 2022
The result will be declared on July 2022
CUET 2022 merit list July 2022
Counseling of CUET 2022 August 2022

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Courses Offered through NTA CUET Exam 2022

The number of programs, colleges, and list of courses may vary this year since the exam will now be conducted for admission to 54 central universities. 

Check out the table below for the list of CUET Courses offered by the participating institutes.

Degrees Courses Codes Universities
Integrated MCA Computer Science UI001 GSBU
B.Voc Biomedical Sciences U1002 CUHAR
B.Voc Industrial and Waste Management U1003 CUHAR
B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering UI004 CUHAR
B. Tech. Electrical Engineering UI005, UI016 CUHAR, CUKNK
B. Tech. Civil Engineering UI006 CUHAR
B. Tech. Printing and Packaging Technology UI007 CUHAR
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Botany UI008 CUJAM
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Zoology UI009, UI014 CUJAM, CUSKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons MSc Chemistry UI010 CUJAM
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Physics UI011, UI012 CUJAM, CUKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Mathematics UI013 CUKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Biotechnology UI015 CUKAS
BSc Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics UI018 CUKNK
BCA Computer Applications UI019 CUODA
Integrated M.Sc. Mathematics UI020, UI026, UI033 CUODA, CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Biochemistry UI021 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology UI022 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry UI023, UI031 CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Life Sciences UI032 CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Environmental Science UI025 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Microbiology UI027 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Physics UI028, UI034 CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated B.Sc. Textiles UI071 CUTND
Integrated M.Sc Economics UI036 BASE
B.Sc Hons. Economics UI037 CUAPH
BA Hons. Political Science UI038 CUAPH
BA Hons. German Studies UI041 CUGUJ
BA Hons. Chinese UI042, UI062 CUGUJ, CUJHD
Integrated MA Social Management UI043 CUGUJ
BA International Relations UI051 CUKER
BA English UI052 CUKNK
B.A Economics UI053 CUKNK
B.Sc Psychology UI055 CUKNK
B.Sc Geography UI056 CUKNK
BSc Geology UI057 CUKNK
BA Hons. Korean UI060 CUJHD
BA Social Science UI067 SPUP
BPA Music UI069 CUTND
B.A. Security Management UI070 SPUP
B.P.A Music UI49 CUTND

BHU Admissions through CUET 2022

From the academic year 2022–23, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will provide admission to different courses through the Common Universities Common Entrance Test.

As per an official announcement, the BHU admissions through CUET will make the process of selection even in terms of opportunity and demography.

You will be required to take an aptitude test administered by NTA as a part of the selection process, which will assess your aptitude, logical reasoning skills, and subject proficiency.

To qualify for the next round, you have to score a minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam. If you clear the exam, you have to apply for admissions by paying the requisite amount at the official website of BHU. 

The college and seat allotment will be based on the merit list prepared using the CUET score and eligibility criteria.

JNU Admissions through CUET 2022

This year, admission to various courses at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will be made through the CUET exam. 

JNU offers ten undergraduate courses through various School of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies centers. Only those who will score above the cut-off in the aptitude test are eligible for JNU admissions through CUET.

The university offers reservations in admissions as per the central government rules. Also, it provides scholarships like merit-cum-means scholarships, ford foundation scholarships, etc.

To be eligible for the UG programs at JNU, you should have passed Intermediate (10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 

AMU Admissions through CUET 2022

As per the latest announcement, admission to various courses at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is yet to be finalized. 

AMU admissions through CUET are made based on the marks scored on the aptitude test. Those who pass the entrance exam will be eligible for the counseling process and have to apply for admission at the official website of AMU. 

The university offers various courses such as B.A. (Hons.) Arabic, B.A. (Hons.) Communicative English, B.A. (Hons.) Geography, B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy, B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit, and many more.

To apply for these courses, you must have completed 10+2 or equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate of English and the best three subjects.

NTA CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the common aptitude test, you must satisfy specific criteria set by the exam conducting body.

The expected CUET Eligibility Criteria for the courses are enlisted below:

  • All Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • For UG courses, you must have completed your calss1 2 with a minimum of 50% marks (for the general category), and it is 45% for SC/ST category.
  • PG applicants belonging to the general category must have completed a bachelor's degree with 55% aggregate marks. The minimum percentage required for SC and ST categories is 50%.
  • Ph.D. applicants who have qualified CSIR UGC NET (JRF), GATE, and NBHM will have to register for the exam mandatorily.

NTA CUET 2022 Application form

The NTA will release the application window online on the 2nd of April 2022. There is a common registration process for UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses.

You can follow the instructions below while filling out the CUET Application Form 2022.

  • The online window to register for the exam shall appear on the screen after clicking on the "click here to apply" button on the official website.
  • Once you click on the "new register" button, the commonly asked registration fields such as name, mobile number, and E-mail ID shall appear on the screen.
  • Upon successful registration, you will receive the username and password to the registered mobile number and E-mail.
  • You must fill in all mandatory fields like qualification details, communication details, parent's details, exam center preferences, and category.
  • The next step is to upload your photograph, signature, and other required documents as per the specifications given in the official notification.
  • Select any three universities you wish to secure admission to and select any three courses in each university.
  • Once selected, click on the "save & proceeded" button and preview the online form.
  • Next, click on the "make payment" button and pay the application fee per your category.

Read more: Short tricks to manage CUET and boards preparation together

NTA Common University Entrance test [UG] 2022 Application Fee

You can pay the application fee either online or offline mode. The application fee varies for different categories.

Check out the table below to know the Common Universities Common Entrance Test application fee as per your category.

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC/EWS Rs. 800/-
SC/ST/Third Gender Rs. 350/-
PwD Rs. 400/-

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022

The UGC confirmed that the entrance exam is conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, i.e., online mode. The pattern of the question paper will comprise multiple-choice questions.

Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrongly answered question.

Check out the table below to know the CUET Exam Pattern 2022.

Exam Name Common University Entrance Test 
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Exam Mode Computer Based Test (Online)
Number of Sections 3 (language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test)
Number of Questions 100 (expected)
Question Paper Type Objective Type (MCQs) 
Total Marks 100
Exam duration 150 minutes
Exam language 13 languages

NTA CUET Exam Syllabus 2022

Knowing the syllabus is an imperial part of your preparation. However, there is no defined syllabus for the common aptitude test.

It is expected that the CUET Syllabus 2022 will include the following subjects:

  • English
  • Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reasoning
  • General Aptitude
  • General Knowledge
  • Domain-specific subjects

NTA CUET Exam Preparation Tips 2022

To crack the entrance exams like Common Universities Entrance Test, you would require a proper preparation strategy and a study plan.

Begin your NTA CUET preparation well in advance, as this will help you complete the syllabus on time, and you will also be left with ample time to revise all the topics at least once before the exam.

  • For the quantitative section, revise all the concepts of standard 8th, 9th, and 10th mathematics as most of the questions might be asked from these topics.
  • For English, improve your vocabulary by making a habit of reading the newspaper daily.
  • Note down the difficult words and their meanings in a notebook and try to revise them regularly.
  • Try to solve as many logical reasoning questions as possible that are given at the end of textbooks. In this way, you can enhance your speed and accuracy.
  • Also, practice more and more puzzle-related questions to improve your problem-solving skills.
  • It is essential to attempt at least two CUET mock tests weekly to analyze your preparation levels.
  • For domain-specific sections, read through your NCERT textbooks thoroughly. 

NTA CUET 2022 Books

Choosing the right book plays a vital role in qualifying for the entrance exam. The following are some of the best CUET preparation Books, as these books cover all the topics as per the syllabus.

  • Arihant’s English Grammar & Composition by S.C. Gupta
  • General Knowledge book by Arihant publications
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by RS Aggarwal
  • English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy

NTA CUET 2022 Admit Card/Hall Ticket

The Common Universities Common Entrance Test Admit Card will be out on the official website 10-15 before the exam. You can download the CUET admit card online by using your login credentials.

You must carry the call letter to the exam center without fail. Otherwise, you are not allowed to take the exam.

  • Go to the official website. 
  • Click on the ‘download CUET admit card’ link.
  • Enter your registration ID and Date of birth in the given space
  • Click on the Login button
  • The hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future use

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your Economics preparation for the NTA CUET exam

NTA CUET 2022 Result

Generally, the NTA will announce the results a month after completing the exam, and the results are released in the form of a PDF.

You can download the NTA CUET Exam Result 2022 pdf by using your registration ID and date of birth. Follow the steps given below to the scorecard.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the ‘login to view score card’ tab.
  • Enter your registration ID and Date of birth in the given space
  • Click on the Login button
  • The result pdf will appear on the screen
  • Download the scorecard and take a printout for future use

Common University Entrance test Counselling 2022

Each participating college will conduct a separate counseling process after completing the exam. You have to visit the official website of participating institutes and register yourself to participate in the CUET Counselling Process.

At the time of registration, you need to select the desired program in the particular university you wish to apply for.

You need to carry the following documents at the time of counseling.

  • CUET admit card
  • Class 10 Mark sheets
  • Class 12 Mark sheets
  • Graduation Certificates
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Passport size photographs
  • Medical certificate (for PwD category)

Top Universities for NTA CUET 2022 Admissions

With NTA Common Aptitude Test, you can get admission into any of the 54 universities. The following are some of the most popular universities for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Jamia Millia Islamia

  • This is the first university you can target after giving CUET Exam. This university was ranked the best central university in India in rankings released by the ministry of education in 2020.
  • Located in Delhi, this university offers 56 Undergraduate courses. 
  • Some of the popular courses at JMI include mass communication, law, architecture, engineering, and social work.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • JNU is the top 2nd university in Delhi, and it is the high-ranking university by NIRF every year.
  • The university is known for foreign language courses at the UG level.
  • It has been conducting its own entrance exam for the selection of students for different courses.
  • This is awarded as the best university by the President of India.

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your aptitude preparation for the NTA CUET exam

Banaras Hindi University

  • As per the NIRF ranking, BHU is ranked 3 among the other universities.
  • This is a famous fully residential university located in Varanasi. 
  • Some of the popular courses at BHU include Agricultural Science, Environment, and sustainable development. Medicine, Law, Arts, Commerce, social sciences, and the performing arts.

University of Delhi

  • It is one of the top universities for various UG courses. More than 5.5 lakh students registered for Delhi University in 2020.
  • 20 colleges under the University of Delhi are placed in the top 50 NIRF of India.
  • University is known for its various courses like Social science, Economics, History, English, Psychology, Geography, Political Science.
  • High competition at DU is coming to an end due to the common aptitude test.

Aligarh Muslim University

  • Other religious students can also apply; however, the majority are Muslims.
  • One of the oldest universities has off campuses in West Bengal and Kerala. 
  • This university is ranked 17 overall universities ranking.
  • Some of the popular courses at Aligarh include engineering, law, medicine, social work, management.

Frequently Asked Questions

The CUET 2022 exam is scheduled for  the first week of July 2022.
As per the latest notice, the NTA CUET Exam will have 3 sections: language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test.
As per the latest notice, the National Testing Agency conducts the Common Universities Entrance Test 2022.
Yes, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is included in CUET 2022. 
Jamia Millia Islamia University is the top central university in government rankings. Next is the Rajiv Gandhi University of Arunachal Pradesh scored followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU).
Yes. CUET exam is compulsory to get admission to Delhi University from the academic year 2022- 2023.
Each participating university prepares merit list based on your marks scored in the NTA CUET entrance exam. 
No. Only those who have completed their class 12 from a recognized university are eligible to fill the NTA CUET application form.
Yes. CUET Central University of Odisha provides 5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks for those belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories.
No. The CUET Tezpur  University Eligibility Criteria varies for each program. You can go through the above post to know the eligibility criteria for different programs.
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NTA CUET Exam 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : May 16, 2022

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The UGC (University Grants Commission) published the most awaited notice regarding the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET), a national-level entrance exam for admission to various undergraduate programs.

With DU and JNU confirming their participation in the CUET 2022, admission to all major universities via a common entrance exam is now a reality.

This year, 45 universities will participate in this entrance test to provide admission to various undergraduate courses in central universities across the country.

Coming to the content of this article, we have tried to answer the list of queries students face around the NTA CUET 2022 Notification.

  • Who can apply for the Common University Entrance Test? Students applying for UG courses must have cleared their Class12 or appeared for their Class 12 exams this year. However, eligibility is college-specific. We request you to visit the official website of the respective college. 
  • When is the last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022? The last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022 is 06 May 2022. Make sure to fill out the online form before the last date to avoid any discrepancies at the last moment.
  • Is the NTA CUET exam online or offline? The exam will be held online as a computer-based test.
  • I am from an Economics background. Can I apply for CUET 2022 Entrance Exam? Absolutely, yes! Students from any stream are eligible for the Common University Entrance Test.
  • Will Banaras Hindu University accept CUET scores? Yes, admissions at Banaras Hindu University are solely based on your performance in the Central Universities Common Entrance Test.

NTA CUET Latest News

05 May 2022: Last Date for CUET Online Registration Extended!

As per the recent news, the National Testing Agency has extended the last date to submit the online application forms for the CUET entrance exam 2022.

After receiving many representations from the aspirants, NTA has decided to extend the last date for submission of online application forms for CUET (UG) - 2022.

For more information related to application dates, check the latest updates on the NTA CUET exam.

04 May 2022: The Application Correction window Opened!

The National Testing Agency has come up with a new option, i.e., a correction window. You can edit/update the application form within the window period if you have made mistakes while filling out the application form earlier.

You can make the changes in the online form starting from 04 May 2022. NTA would not accept any change or modification after the window period.

02 April 2022: CUET 2022 Online Registration Date Postponed!

The National Testing Agency, which has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the Undergraduate Entrance Tests for all the Central Universities (CUs) for the academic session 2022-23, postponed the online registration date of the CUET exam.

As per the latest notice, NTA will start the online registration process on 06 April 2022. Those interested in applying for the exam must read the detailed information from the prospectus available at participating universities' websites.

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by SuperGrads

26 March 2022: NTA CUET  2022 Online Registration Dates Published!

As per the latest notice published by the National Testing Agency, the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test will start in April 2022. 

The Common University Entrance Test application form will be made available from 2nd April 2022. Note that the eligibility and courses offered will remain college-specific.

Those who wish to apply for the exam must check the required eligibility of the desired university for selecting the UG programs being offered. Go through the NTA CUET exam's latest updates to get more details on exam dates.

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Date Announced!

The UGC chairperson M Jagadesh Kumar announced that the CUET 2022 Exam would be held in the first week of July 2022. Also, the official notice regarding the same will be published shortly on the official website of NTA.

Common Universities Entrance Test Exam Pattern Published!

Recently, the exam pattern for CUET 2022 exam was presented, and it is known to have three sections: language, domain-specific, and general aptitude.

The exam is conducted in 13 different languages: Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese Punjabi, Odia, and English.

NTA CUET Exam Online Registration Date!

As per the latest notice published by the UGC, aspirants can fill out the NTA CUET Application Form 2022 from the 2nd of April 2022.

You can fill out the registration form online mode from the official website of NTA.

AMU to reconsider its decision

Earlier last week, Aligarh Muslim University announced that it should not conduct admissions through the Common University Entrance Test.

But as per the recent announcement on February 28, it shall reconsider this decision and discuss their admission criteria amongst the management.

Read more: Best Online Classes to enhance your CUET preparation

DU and JNU to take admissions through NTA CUET exam

Last year, we heard about DU filing a complaint and withdrawing its name from the list of Central Universities participating in admissions through the CUET 2022 exam.

But DU has finally planned to take admission through Common Universities Entrance Test. However, the university has not announced anything on the final selection criteria.

Why Common Universities Common Entrance Test 2022 [UG]?

  • It was observed that there is huge competition in top universities with high cut-off marks, so the exam was introduced to reduce the high cut-off standards for entering prestigious colleges.
  • The exam is a centralized test for top universities like Delhi, Banaras Hindu, Central University of Punjab, and Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Instead of appearing for multiple entrance tests, you can focus on a single aptitude test to get admission to these top universities.

NTA CUET 2022 Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name  Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET UG 2022)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level University Level
Courses Offered Undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs
Participating Colleges 45
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (Computer-based Test)
Exam duration 2 hours
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
NTA CUET Exam Centers Around 150
Mode of Counselling Offline
Official website nta.nic.in

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Dates

It has been announced that the NTA will start the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test from the first week of April 2022.

Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the NTA CUET Exam 2022

Event Dates (Tentative)
The application form link will be active from 02 April 2022
Last date to submit applications 22 May 2022 (up to 05:00 PM)
Last date to pay the application fee 22 May 2022 (up to 11:50 PM)
Admit card release date The third week of June 2022
CUET 2022 Entrance Exam The first week of July 2022
Provisional CUET answer key July 2022
Objections against the Answer key June 2022
Final answer key July 2022
The result will be declared on July 2022
CUET 2022 merit list July 2022
Counseling of CUET 2022 August 2022

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Courses Offered through NTA CUET Exam 2022

The number of programs, colleges, and list of courses may vary this year since the exam will now be conducted for admission to 54 central universities. 

Check out the table below for the list of CUET Courses offered by the participating institutes.

Degrees Courses Codes Universities
Integrated MCA Computer Science UI001 GSBU
B.Voc Biomedical Sciences U1002 CUHAR
B.Voc Industrial and Waste Management U1003 CUHAR
B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering UI004 CUHAR
B. Tech. Electrical Engineering UI005, UI016 CUHAR, CUKNK
B. Tech. Civil Engineering UI006 CUHAR
B. Tech. Printing and Packaging Technology UI007 CUHAR
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Botany UI008 CUJAM
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Zoology UI009, UI014 CUJAM, CUSKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons MSc Chemistry UI010 CUJAM
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Physics UI011, UI012 CUJAM, CUKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Mathematics UI013 CUKAS
Integrated B.Sc. Hons. MSc Biotechnology UI015 CUKAS
BSc Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics UI018 CUKNK
BCA Computer Applications UI019 CUODA
Integrated M.Sc. Mathematics UI020, UI026, UI033 CUODA, CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Biochemistry UI021 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology UI022 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Chemistry UI023, UI031 CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Life Sciences UI032 CUTND
Integrated M.Sc. Environmental Science UI025 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Microbiology UI027 CURAJ
Integrated M.Sc. Physics UI028, UI034 CURAJ, CUTND
Integrated B.Sc. Textiles UI071 CUTND
Integrated M.Sc Economics UI036 BASE
B.Sc Hons. Economics UI037 CUAPH
BA Hons. Political Science UI038 CUAPH
BA Hons. German Studies UI041 CUGUJ
BA Hons. Chinese UI042, UI062 CUGUJ, CUJHD
Integrated MA Social Management UI043 CUGUJ
BA International Relations UI051 CUKER
BA English UI052 CUKNK
B.A Economics UI053 CUKNK
B.Sc Psychology UI055 CUKNK
B.Sc Geography UI056 CUKNK
BSc Geology UI057 CUKNK
BA Hons. Korean UI060 CUJHD
BA Social Science UI067 SPUP
BPA Music UI069 CUTND
B.A. Security Management UI070 SPUP
B.P.A Music UI49 CUTND

BHU Admissions through CUET 2022

From the academic year 2022–23, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will provide admission to different courses through the Common Universities Common Entrance Test.

As per an official announcement, the BHU admissions through CUET will make the process of selection even in terms of opportunity and demography.

You will be required to take an aptitude test administered by NTA as a part of the selection process, which will assess your aptitude, logical reasoning skills, and subject proficiency.

To qualify for the next round, you have to score a minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam. If you clear the exam, you have to apply for admissions by paying the requisite amount at the official website of BHU. 

The college and seat allotment will be based on the merit list prepared using the CUET score and eligibility criteria.

JNU Admissions through CUET 2022

This year, admission to various courses at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will be made through the CUET exam. 

JNU offers ten undergraduate courses through various School of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies centers. Only those who will score above the cut-off in the aptitude test are eligible for JNU admissions through CUET.

The university offers reservations in admissions as per the central government rules. Also, it provides scholarships like merit-cum-means scholarships, ford foundation scholarships, etc.

To be eligible for the UG programs at JNU, you should have passed Intermediate (10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 

AMU Admissions through CUET 2022

As per the latest announcement, admission to various courses at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is yet to be finalized. 

AMU admissions through CUET are made based on the marks scored on the aptitude test. Those who pass the entrance exam will be eligible for the counseling process and have to apply for admission at the official website of AMU. 

The university offers various courses such as B.A. (Hons.) Arabic, B.A. (Hons.) Communicative English, B.A. (Hons.) Geography, B.A. (Hons.) Philosophy, B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit, and many more.

To apply for these courses, you must have completed 10+2 or equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate of English and the best three subjects.

NTA CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the common aptitude test, you must satisfy specific criteria set by the exam conducting body.

The expected CUET Eligibility Criteria for the courses are enlisted below:

  • All Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • For UG courses, you must have completed your calss1 2 with a minimum of 50% marks (for the general category), and it is 45% for SC/ST category.
  • PG applicants belonging to the general category must have completed a bachelor's degree with 55% aggregate marks. The minimum percentage required for SC and ST categories is 50%.
  • Ph.D. applicants who have qualified CSIR UGC NET (JRF), GATE, and NBHM will have to register for the exam mandatorily.

NTA CUET 2022 Application form

The NTA will release the application window online on the 2nd of April 2022. There is a common registration process for UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses.

You can follow the instructions below while filling out the CUET Application Form 2022.

  • The online window to register for the exam shall appear on the screen after clicking on the "click here to apply" button on the official website.
  • Once you click on the "new register" button, the commonly asked registration fields such as name, mobile number, and E-mail ID shall appear on the screen.
  • Upon successful registration, you will receive the username and password to the registered mobile number and E-mail.
  • You must fill in all mandatory fields like qualification details, communication details, parent's details, exam center preferences, and category.
  • The next step is to upload your photograph, signature, and other required documents as per the specifications given in the official notification.
  • Select any three universities you wish to secure admission to and select any three courses in each university.
  • Once selected, click on the "save & proceeded" button and preview the online form.
  • Next, click on the "make payment" button and pay the application fee per your category.

Read more: Short tricks to manage CUET and boards preparation together

NTA Common University Entrance test [UG] 2022 Application Fee

You can pay the application fee either online or offline mode. The application fee varies for different categories.

Check out the table below to know the Common Universities Common Entrance Test application fee as per your category.

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC/EWS Rs. 800/-
SC/ST/Third Gender Rs. 350/-
PwD Rs. 400/-

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022

The UGC confirmed that the entrance exam is conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, i.e., online mode. The pattern of the question paper will comprise multiple-choice questions.

Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrongly answered question.

Check out the table below to know the CUET Exam Pattern 2022.

Exam Name Common University Entrance Test 
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Exam Mode Computer Based Test (Online)
Number of Sections 3 (language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test)
Number of Questions 100 (expected)
Question Paper Type Objective Type (MCQs) 
Total Marks 100
Exam duration 150 minutes
Exam language 13 languages

NTA CUET Exam Syllabus 2022

Knowing the syllabus is an imperial part of your preparation. However, there is no defined syllabus for the common aptitude test.

It is expected that the CUET Syllabus 2022 will include the following subjects:

  • English
  • Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reasoning
  • General Aptitude
  • General Knowledge
  • Domain-specific subjects

NTA CUET Exam Preparation Tips 2022

To crack the entrance exams like Common Universities Entrance Test, you would require a proper preparation strategy and a study plan.

Begin your NTA CUET preparation well in advance, as this will help you complete the syllabus on time, and you will also be left with ample time to revise all the topics at least once before the exam.

  • For the quantitative section, revise all the concepts of standard 8th, 9th, and 10th mathematics as most of the questions might be asked from these topics.
  • For English, improve your vocabulary by making a habit of reading the newspaper daily.
  • Note down the difficult words and their meanings in a notebook and try to revise them regularly.
  • Try to solve as many logical reasoning questions as possible that are given at the end of textbooks. In this way, you can enhance your speed and accuracy.
  • Also, practice more and more puzzle-related questions to improve your problem-solving skills.
  • It is essential to attempt at least two CUET mock tests weekly to analyze your preparation levels.
  • For domain-specific sections, read through your NCERT textbooks thoroughly. 

NTA CUET 2022 Books

Choosing the right book plays a vital role in qualifying for the entrance exam. The following are some of the best CUET preparation Books, as these books cover all the topics as per the syllabus.

  • Arihant’s English Grammar & Composition by S.C. Gupta
  • General Knowledge book by Arihant publications
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by RS Aggarwal
  • English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy

NTA CUET 2022 Admit Card/Hall Ticket

The Common Universities Common Entrance Test Admit Card will be out on the official website 10-15 before the exam. You can download the CUET admit card online by using your login credentials.

You must carry the call letter to the exam center without fail. Otherwise, you are not allowed to take the exam.

  • Go to the official website. 
  • Click on the ‘download CUET admit card’ link.
  • Enter your registration ID and Date of birth in the given space
  • Click on the Login button
  • The hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future use

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your Economics preparation for the NTA CUET exam

NTA CUET 2022 Result

Generally, the NTA will announce the results a month after completing the exam, and the results are released in the form of a PDF.

You can download the NTA CUET Exam Result 2022 pdf by using your registration ID and date of birth. Follow the steps given below to the scorecard.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the ‘login to view score card’ tab.
  • Enter your registration ID and Date of birth in the given space
  • Click on the Login button
  • The result pdf will appear on the screen
  • Download the scorecard and take a printout for future use

Common University Entrance test Counselling 2022

Each participating college will conduct a separate counseling process after completing the exam. You have to visit the official website of participating institutes and register yourself to participate in the CUET Counselling Process.

At the time of registration, you need to select the desired program in the particular university you wish to apply for.

You need to carry the following documents at the time of counseling.

  • CUET admit card
  • Class 10 Mark sheets
  • Class 12 Mark sheets
  • Graduation Certificates
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Passport size photographs
  • Medical certificate (for PwD category)

Top Universities for NTA CUET 2022 Admissions

With NTA Common Aptitude Test, you can get admission into any of the 54 universities. The following are some of the most popular universities for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Jamia Millia Islamia

  • This is the first university you can target after giving CUET Exam. This university was ranked the best central university in India in rankings released by the ministry of education in 2020.
  • Located in Delhi, this university offers 56 Undergraduate courses. 
  • Some of the popular courses at JMI include mass communication, law, architecture, engineering, and social work.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • JNU is the top 2nd university in Delhi, and it is the high-ranking university by NIRF every year.
  • The university is known for foreign language courses at the UG level.
  • It has been conducting its own entrance exam for the selection of students for different courses.
  • This is awarded as the best university by the President of India.

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your aptitude preparation for the NTA CUET exam

Banaras Hindi University

  • As per the NIRF ranking, BHU is ranked 3 among the other universities.
  • This is a famous fully residential university located in Varanasi. 
  • Some of the popular courses at BHU include Agricultural Science, Environment, and sustainable development. Medicine, Law, Arts, Commerce, social sciences, and the performing arts.

University of Delhi

  • It is one of the top universities for various UG courses. More than 5.5 lakh students registered for Delhi University in 2020.
  • 20 colleges under the University of Delhi are placed in the top 50 NIRF of India.
  • University is known for its various courses like Social science, Economics, History, English, Psychology, Geography, Political Science.
  • High competition at DU is coming to an end due to the common aptitude test.

Aligarh Muslim University

  • Other religious students can also apply; however, the majority are Muslims.
  • One of the oldest universities has off campuses in West Bengal and Kerala. 
  • This university is ranked 17 overall universities ranking.
  • Some of the popular courses at Aligarh include engineering, law, medicine, social work, management.

Frequently Asked Questions

The CUET 2022 exam is scheduled for  the first week of July 2022.
As per the latest notice, the NTA CUET Exam will have 3 sections: language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test.
As per the latest notice, the National Testing Agency conducts the Common Universities Entrance Test 2022.
Yes, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is included in CUET 2022. 
Jamia Millia Islamia University is the top central university in government rankings. Next is the Rajiv Gandhi University of Arunachal Pradesh scored followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU).
Yes. CUET exam is compulsory to get admission to Delhi University from the academic year 2022- 2023.
Each participating university prepares merit list based on your marks scored in the NTA CUET entrance exam. 
No. Only those who have completed their class 12 from a recognized university are eligible to fill the NTA CUET application form.
Yes. CUET Central University of Odisha provides 5% relaxation in minimum qualifying marks for those belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories.
No. The CUET Tezpur  University Eligibility Criteria varies for each program. You can go through the above post to know the eligibility criteria for different programs.

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