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CUET Exam Pattern 2022 [UG] Marking Scheme, Paper Pattern & Marks Weightage

Author : Palak Khanna

June 6, 2022

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With the application portal being live from April 6th, the CUET syllabus and exam pattern have been in discussion. 

With the CUET 2022 exams likely conducted in the month of June-July, knowing everything about the exam pattern and syllabus is extremely important. 

Since it's considered as, a new exam in itself, the syllabus and exam pattern must be thoroughly checked to attend the preferred exam or subjects in the correct shifts/ slots. 

In the recent notification by NTA, many crucial points regarding CUET UG have been explicitly mentioned.

This article will walk you through all such revised highlights of the NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022.

CUET UG Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

  • The application window will be available from 06.04.2022 to 06.05.2022.

  • A total number of questions, syllabi, and slots for the exams have been published. 

  • The official notification explicitly talks about CUET-UG courses only and has also created a new official website - www.cuet.samarth.ac.in

  • The UGC (University Grants Commission) confirmed that the entrance exam is conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, i.e., online mode.

  • There are many new changes and updates in NTA CUET (UG) 2022. Check all CUET (UG) Latest Updates 2022

  • The pattern of the question paper will comprise objective-type questions and Input text-based questions.

  • We assume that there would be negative markings in the exam to eliminate the competition. 

  • Aspirants can attempt the question paper in any one of the 13 languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Odia, and English. Learn why 13 Languages in NTA CUET is an Advantage for Students?

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

Check the number of questions in each section and their corresponding time limits. 

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions Duration
Section IA 13 Languages  50 45 minutes for each language
Section IB 19 Languages 
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects  50 45 minutes for each subject
Section III General Test 75 60 minutes

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by Super Grads

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022 Details

The ministry of education (MoE) has concluded the Common University Entrance Test 2022 will include four sections:

  • Section I A: 13 Languages
  • Section I B: 19 Languages
  • Section 2: Domain-specific test
  • Section 3: General  test

The CUET exam 2022 is conducted in computer-based test mode, i.e., online mode, and in 13 different languages.

According to the CUET 2022 Exam Pattern, Section 1 is divided into two sections:

  • Sections 1A
  • Section 1B

You can opt for section 1B for other languages like French, German, and Japanese. 

In the second shift, you will appear for the other four domain subjects and an additional language test (Section 1B) if opted for.

Read more: Short tricks to manage board and CUET preparation

International students are exempted from taking the NTA CUET exam, and the admissions are provided based on the existing supernumerary basis.

Note: Picking the exams/ subjects for NTA depends on the college you are targeting to study in. Check their college's official website for further details. 

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cuet online coaching

NTA CUET Language Test Pattern 2022 [Section 1]

The exam is specifically designed to check the knowledge you hold of the language. CUET-UG is a language-based exam.

You can attempt the CUET question paper in any one of the 13 languages. However, most Indian aspirants opt either for the English language or the Hindi language.

Languages are Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Odia, and English.

Section I A (13 languages)

  • There would be 40 questions to be attempted out of 50.
  • The duration would be 45 minutes for each language.
  • Questions will be based on Reading comprehension. (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary, and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]). You would require to Ace Reading Comprehension for NTA CUET 2022 to secure your seat on the merit list. 
  • A candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB took together. (One of the languages chosen needs to be in lieu of Domain-specific subjects)

Note: 

  • You can expect 5-8 Reading Comprehension with a standard word limit of 400-450 words.
  • The type of question will be very different.
  • You need to practice editorial parts of newspapers and various novels to master RCs.
  • You will be required to learn the art of skipping time-consuming questions.

Read more: Check your preparation levels by attempting NTA CUET Mock Tests

Section I B (19 languages)

  • Those who want to choose other languages like Kashmiri, French, Konkani, Spanish, Bodo, German, Dogri, Nepali, Maithili, Persian, Manipuri, Italian, Santhali, Arabic, Tibetian, Sindhi, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, and Sanskrit must attempt the section 1B paper.

In the language test, you can expect reading comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar questions, and the questions are designed to test your English language skills.

NTA CUET Domain-Specific Test Pattern 2022 [Section 2]

This section has 27 subjects, out of which you have to choose six domains that you wish to pursue in your UG course. Go through the detailed NTA CUET Syllabus 2022

  • There would be 40 questions to be attempted out of 50.

  • The duration would be 45 minutes for each language.

  • Input text can be used for objective-based questions.

  • There will be negative markings in the exam. 

Read more: Best Online coaching for NTA CUET exam

The 27 subjects are as follows: 

Accountancy Economics Home Science
Biology Practices Practices India
Business Studies Engineering Graphics Commercial Arts
Chemistry Entrepreneurship Physical Education/ NCC
Physics Knowledge Tradition Music General
History Sociology Sanskrit
Arts Media/ Mass Communication Aptitude
Performing Arts Teaching Agriculture
Political Science Psychology Legal Studies
Computer Science/ Informatics Geography Mathematics

You may also check Manipur University CUET Exam Pattern

Questions related to the domain-specific topic will be asked in this section. Section II offers 27 Subjects, out of which you may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects.

Note: Input text can be used for Objective-based questions. It indicates that there could be some questions in the examination where you will be required to enter the data via the keyboard. These are subjective questions that are presented in the form of objective questions. You will have to input the answer without having the options directly.

cuet mock tests

cuet mock tests

NTA CUET General Aptitude Test Pattern 2022 [Section 3]

The general aptitude section is mandatory for admission to one of the 45 central universities.

 General tests will include:

  • 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

This section will have multiple-choice questions based on NCERT textbooks, and there is a negative marking for each wrongly answered question.

Read more: Best Books for CUET preparation

NTA CUET Marking Scheme 2022

There is no explicit mention of the marking scheme, we must assume that there would be a negative marking since the level of competition is very high. 

Hence, here is a brief analogy of the marking scheme for the CUET exam 2022. For every correct answer, you will be awarded a +1 mark.

Also, there is a negative marking in the NTA CUET exam. Check out the table below to know the detailed NTA CUET marking scheme 2022.

Correct answer +1 mark
Incorrect answer -0.25 marks
Non-attempted questions No marks

Read more: Tripura University CUET Exam Pattern

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022: Universities

Although this is the general exam pattern of the NTA CUET UG exam, each university expects you to pick exams from each section with respect to the course you are aiming to target. 

Let's check the exams you must pick for each course offered at Delhi University.

Degree Program/ Course offered Domain/ General/ Optional Languages mapped to the Programmes
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Anthropology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biological Sciences Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biomedical Science Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Polymer Science Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Electronics Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Instrumentation Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology/ Geography
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Statistics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Biology, Physics/ Chemistry, Anyone from Section II
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Pass) Home Science Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Physical Sciences with Analytical Methods in Chemistry and Biochemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Physical Sciences with Industrial Chemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B. Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Chemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B. Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Electronics Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry/ Computer Science
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Computer Science/ Informatics Practices Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry/ Computer Science
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Life Science Physcics+Chemsitry+ Biology
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Life Science Physcics+Chemsitry+ Biology
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Mathematical Science Anyone from Section I +Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
Bachelors B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation) Anyone from Section I +Mathematics+ Section III
B.Sc. B.Sc. in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Anyone from Section I +Physical Education + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit Anyone from Section I + Sanskrit from Section I/ Section II + Any two from Section II OR Sanskrit from Section I+ Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) English English+ Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Hindi Hindi + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Punjabi Punjabi + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Bengali Bengali + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Urdu Urdu + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Arabic Arabic + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Persian Persian + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) French French + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) German German + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Italian Italian + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Spanish Spanish + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Applied Psychology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Psychology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Philosophy Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Hindi Patrakarita Hindi + Any three from Section II / Section III
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Journalism English + Any three from Section II / Section III
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. Hons. (Humanities and Social Sciences) (offered by Cluster Innovation Centre) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Geography Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) History Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Political Science Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Social Work Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Sociology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Economics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Multi-Media and Mass Communication Anyone from Section I + Mass Media+ Section III
Degree Five Year Integrated Program in Journalism English/ Hindi + Section III
B.A. (Program) B.A. (Program) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.A. B.A. (Vocational Studies) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Printing Technology) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Health Care Management) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Retail Management and IT) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Banking Operations) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Web Designing) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Software Development) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Karnatak Music- Vocal/ Instrumental (Veena/ Violin) Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Hindustani Music- Vocal/ Instrumental (Sitar/ Sarod/ Guitar/ Violin/ Santoor Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Hindustani Music – Percussion (Tabla/ Pakhawaj) Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B. Com. (Hons.) B. Com. (Hons.) Anyone from Section I + Mathematics/ Accountancy + Any two from Section II
B. Com. B. Com. Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
Bachelor of Management Studies [BMS] Bachelor of Management Studies [BMS] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA(FIA)] Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA(FIA)] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Business Economics [BBE] Bachelor of Business Economics [BBE] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II

Similarly, check the NTA CUET 2022 UG site to learn about the eligibility and subjects to be chosen in each section to understand the exam pattern for other universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are a few important instructions that have to be followed mandatorily at CUET Exam Center: You need to reach the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time. You need to carry your admit card and other valid ID proofs to the exam center without fail.

CUET is a computer-based online test consisting of three sections: language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test.
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answer in CUET Exam. 
The subjects vary for each section. Go through the post to know section-wise subjects for CUET Exam. 
As per the latest notice, the CUET exam is conducted in computer-based test mode i.e., online mode.
It is expected that the CUCET Exam is conducted for 2 hours. 
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CUET Exam Pattern 2022 [UG] Marking Scheme, Paper Pattern & Marks Weightage

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : June 6, 2022

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With the application portal being live from April 6th, the CUET syllabus and exam pattern have been in discussion. 

With the CUET 2022 exams likely conducted in the month of June-July, knowing everything about the exam pattern and syllabus is extremely important. 

Since it's considered as, a new exam in itself, the syllabus and exam pattern must be thoroughly checked to attend the preferred exam or subjects in the correct shifts/ slots. 

In the recent notification by NTA, many crucial points regarding CUET UG have been explicitly mentioned.

This article will walk you through all such revised highlights of the NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022.

CUET UG Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

  • The application window will be available from 06.04.2022 to 06.05.2022.

  • A total number of questions, syllabi, and slots for the exams have been published. 

  • The official notification explicitly talks about CUET-UG courses only and has also created a new official website - www.cuet.samarth.ac.in

  • The UGC (University Grants Commission) confirmed that the entrance exam is conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, i.e., online mode.

  • There are many new changes and updates in NTA CUET (UG) 2022. Check all CUET (UG) Latest Updates 2022

  • The pattern of the question paper will comprise objective-type questions and Input text-based questions.

  • We assume that there would be negative markings in the exam to eliminate the competition. 

  • Aspirants can attempt the question paper in any one of the 13 languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Odia, and English. Learn why 13 Languages in NTA CUET is an Advantage for Students?

NTA CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

Check the number of questions in each section and their corresponding time limits. 

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions Duration
Section IA 13 Languages  50 45 minutes for each language
Section IB 19 Languages 
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects  50 45 minutes for each subject
Section III General Test 75 60 minutes

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by Super Grads

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022 Details

The ministry of education (MoE) has concluded the Common University Entrance Test 2022 will include four sections:

  • Section I A: 13 Languages
  • Section I B: 19 Languages
  • Section 2: Domain-specific test
  • Section 3: General  test

The CUET exam 2022 is conducted in computer-based test mode, i.e., online mode, and in 13 different languages.

According to the CUET 2022 Exam Pattern, Section 1 is divided into two sections:

  • Sections 1A
  • Section 1B

You can opt for section 1B for other languages like French, German, and Japanese. 

In the second shift, you will appear for the other four domain subjects and an additional language test (Section 1B) if opted for.

Read more: Short tricks to manage board and CUET preparation

International students are exempted from taking the NTA CUET exam, and the admissions are provided based on the existing supernumerary basis.

Note: Picking the exams/ subjects for NTA depends on the college you are targeting to study in. Check their college's official website for further details. 

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cuet online coaching

NTA CUET Language Test Pattern 2022 [Section 1]

The exam is specifically designed to check the knowledge you hold of the language. CUET-UG is a language-based exam.

You can attempt the CUET question paper in any one of the 13 languages. However, most Indian aspirants opt either for the English language or the Hindi language.

Languages are Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Odia, and English.

Section I A (13 languages)

  • There would be 40 questions to be attempted out of 50.
  • The duration would be 45 minutes for each language.
  • Questions will be based on Reading comprehension. (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary, and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary]). You would require to Ace Reading Comprehension for NTA CUET 2022 to secure your seat on the merit list. 
  • A candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB took together. (One of the languages chosen needs to be in lieu of Domain-specific subjects)

Note: 

  • You can expect 5-8 Reading Comprehension with a standard word limit of 400-450 words.
  • The type of question will be very different.
  • You need to practice editorial parts of newspapers and various novels to master RCs.
  • You will be required to learn the art of skipping time-consuming questions.

Read more: Check your preparation levels by attempting NTA CUET Mock Tests

Section I B (19 languages)

  • Those who want to choose other languages like Kashmiri, French, Konkani, Spanish, Bodo, German, Dogri, Nepali, Maithili, Persian, Manipuri, Italian, Santhali, Arabic, Tibetian, Sindhi, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, and Sanskrit must attempt the section 1B paper.

In the language test, you can expect reading comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar questions, and the questions are designed to test your English language skills.

NTA CUET Domain-Specific Test Pattern 2022 [Section 2]

This section has 27 subjects, out of which you have to choose six domains that you wish to pursue in your UG course. Go through the detailed NTA CUET Syllabus 2022

  • There would be 40 questions to be attempted out of 50.

  • The duration would be 45 minutes for each language.

  • Input text can be used for objective-based questions.

  • There will be negative markings in the exam. 

Read more: Best Online coaching for NTA CUET exam

The 27 subjects are as follows: 

Accountancy Economics Home Science
Biology Practices Practices India
Business Studies Engineering Graphics Commercial Arts
Chemistry Entrepreneurship Physical Education/ NCC
Physics Knowledge Tradition Music General
History Sociology Sanskrit
Arts Media/ Mass Communication Aptitude
Performing Arts Teaching Agriculture
Political Science Psychology Legal Studies
Computer Science/ Informatics Geography Mathematics

You may also check Manipur University CUET Exam Pattern

Questions related to the domain-specific topic will be asked in this section. Section II offers 27 Subjects, out of which you may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects.

Note: Input text can be used for Objective-based questions. It indicates that there could be some questions in the examination where you will be required to enter the data via the keyboard. These are subjective questions that are presented in the form of objective questions. You will have to input the answer without having the options directly.

cuet mock tests

cuet mock tests

NTA CUET General Aptitude Test Pattern 2022 [Section 3]

The general aptitude section is mandatory for admission to one of the 45 central universities.

 General tests will include:

  • 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

This section will have multiple-choice questions based on NCERT textbooks, and there is a negative marking for each wrongly answered question.

Read more: Best Books for CUET preparation

NTA CUET Marking Scheme 2022

There is no explicit mention of the marking scheme, we must assume that there would be a negative marking since the level of competition is very high. 

Hence, here is a brief analogy of the marking scheme for the CUET exam 2022. For every correct answer, you will be awarded a +1 mark.

Also, there is a negative marking in the NTA CUET exam. Check out the table below to know the detailed NTA CUET marking scheme 2022.

Correct answer +1 mark
Incorrect answer -0.25 marks
Non-attempted questions No marks

Read more: Tripura University CUET Exam Pattern

NTA CUET Exam Pattern 2022: Universities

Although this is the general exam pattern of the NTA CUET UG exam, each university expects you to pick exams from each section with respect to the course you are aiming to target. 

Let's check the exams you must pick for each course offered at Delhi University.

Degree Program/ Course offered Domain/ General/ Optional Languages mapped to the Programmes
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Anthropology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biological Sciences Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biomedical Science Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Polymer Science Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Electronics Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Instrumentation Physics, Chemistry/ Computer Science, Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Technology Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology/ Geography
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Statistics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology Physics, Chemistry, Biology
B.Sc. (Hons.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Home Science Biology, Physics/ Chemistry, Anyone from Section II
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Pass) Home Science Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Physical Sciences with Analytical Methods in Chemistry and Biochemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Physical Sciences with Industrial Chemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B. Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Chemistry Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry
B.Sc. (Pass) B. Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Electronics Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry/ Computer Science
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Physical Science with Computer Science/ Informatics Practices Physcics+Mathematics+Chemistry/ Computer Science
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Life Science Physcics+Chemsitry+ Biology
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Applied Life Science Physcics+Chemsitry+ Biology
B.Sc. (Pass) B.Sc. (Prog.) Mathematical Science Anyone from Section I +Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
Bachelors B.Tech. (Information Technology and Mathematical Innovation) Anyone from Section I +Mathematics+ Section III
B.Sc. B.Sc. in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Anyone from Section I +Physical Education + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Sanskrit Anyone from Section I + Sanskrit from Section I/ Section II + Any two from Section II OR Sanskrit from Section I+ Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) English English+ Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Hindi Hindi + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Punjabi Punjabi + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Bengali Bengali + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Urdu Urdu + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Arabic Arabic + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Persian Persian + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) French French + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) German German + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Italian Italian + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Spanish Spanish + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Applied Psychology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Psychology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Philosophy Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons) Hindi Patrakarita Hindi + Any three from Section II / Section III
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Journalism English + Any three from Section II / Section III
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. Hons. (Humanities and Social Sciences) (offered by Cluster Innovation Centre) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Geography Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) History Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Political Science Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Social Work Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Sociology Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A.(Hons.) Economics Anyone from Section I + Mathematics+ Any two from Section II
B.A. (Hons.) B.A. (Hons.) Multi-Media and Mass Communication Anyone from Section I + Mass Media+ Section III
Degree Five Year Integrated Program in Journalism English/ Hindi + Section III
B.A. (Program) B.A. (Program) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.A. B.A. (Vocational Studies) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Printing Technology) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Health Care Management) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Retail Management and IT) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Banking Operations) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Web Designing) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.Voc. B.Voc. (Software Development) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Karnatak Music- Vocal/ Instrumental (Veena/ Violin) Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Hindustani Music- Vocal/ Instrumental (Sitar/ Sarod/ Guitar/ Violin/ Santoor Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B.A. (Hons) B.A. (Hons) in Hindustani Music – Percussion (Tabla/ Pakhawaj) Anyone from Section I +Performing Arts + Any two from Section II OR Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II
B. Com. (Hons.) B. Com. (Hons.) Anyone from Section I + Mathematics/ Accountancy + Any two from Section II
B. Com. B. Com. Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II OR Anyone from Section I+ Anyone from Section II + Section III
Bachelor of Management Studies [BMS] Bachelor of Management Studies [BMS] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA(FIA)] Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA(FIA)] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Business Economics [BBE] Bachelor of Business Economics [BBE] Anyone from Section I + Mathematics + Section III
Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) Anyone from Section I + Any three from Section II

Similarly, check the NTA CUET 2022 UG site to learn about the eligibility and subjects to be chosen in each section to understand the exam pattern for other universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are a few important instructions that have to be followed mandatorily at CUET Exam Center: You need to reach the exam center at least half an hour before the reporting time. You need to carry your admit card and other valid ID proofs to the exam center without fail.

CUET is a computer-based online test consisting of three sections: language test, domain-specific test, and general aptitude test.
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answer in CUET Exam. 
The subjects vary for each section. Go through the post to know section-wise subjects for CUET Exam. 
As per the latest notice, the CUET exam is conducted in computer-based test mode i.e., online mode.
It is expected that the CUCET Exam is conducted for 2 hours. 

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