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How to get admission into Central Universities through NTA CUET?

Author : Palak Khanna

April 5, 2022

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In recent news, the Ministry of Education has announced that interested students must appear for Common Entrance Test in order to get admission to Central Universities.

But due to the ongoing situation, few universities are yet to make the decision to accept CUET as their admission process. However, NTA CUET exam is made compulsory. 

45 Central Universities will conduct NTA CUET 2022 for offering admission to various UG courses. Since this is a new admission process for UG courses at central universities, you might have queries.

To get a deep insight into how to get admission to central universities through NTA CUET exams, this post shall explain the process for all universities. 

NTA CUET (UG) College/ University List 2022

Before we move to the admission process, let us check out the list of colleges under NTA CUET.

So, the below table lists central universities across India.

There are a total of 45 Central Universities that shall conduct  NTA CUET 2022 to offer admissions into various UG courses.

Through the common entrance test, you can apply for various courses offered through CUET

Download FREE Study Materials for CUCET by Supergrads

 45 UGC Funded Central Universities

The universities and their respective seats are as follows:

State Name of University Total UG Seats (Approx.)
Andhra Pradesh Central University of Andhra Pradesh 210
Assam Assam University, Silchar 78
Assam Tezpur University 423
Arunachal Pradesh Rajiv Gandhi University Arunachal Pradesh 5086 (Not mentioned for certain courses)
Bihar Central University of South Bihar 1115
Bihar Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University 165
Bihar Mahatma Gandhi Central University 90
Chattisgarh Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, 2917
Delhi Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrti University 385 (Not mentioned for certain courses)
Delhi Jamia Millia Islamia 2885
Delhi JawaharLal Nehru University, 1439
Delhi The Central Sanskrit University 1427
Delhi University of Delhi 69554
Gujarat Central University of Gujarat 99
Haryana Central University of Haryana 483
Himachal Pradesh Central University of Himachal Pradesh 160
Jammu & Kashmir Central University of Kashmir Exact Number not mentioned
Jammu & Kashmir Central University of Jammu 285
Jharkhand Central University of Jharkhand 210
Karnataka Central University of Karnataka, 180+ (Not mentioned for many courses)
Kerala Central University of Kerala 63
M.P. Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya 11613
M.P. The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University 1697
Maharashtra Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya 65 plus (Not mentioned for many courses)
Manipur Manipur University 10855
Mizoram Mizoram University 1975 (Not mentioned for some courses)
Meghalaya North Eastern Hill University 4407
Nagaland  Nagaland University 3515 (Not mentioned for some courses)
Orissa  Central University of Orissa 107
Pondicherry Pondicherry University 27923
Punjab Central University of Punjab No UG Seats
Rajasthan Central University of Rajasthan 60
Tamil Nadu  Central University of Tamil Nadu 50
Telangana English and Foreign Languages University 90
Telangana Maulana Azad National Urdu University 720
Telangana University of Hyderabad No UG seats
Tripura Tripura University 8485 (Seats not mentioned for certain courses)
Uttarakhand Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University 17855
Uttar Pradesh Aligarh Muslim University 2866
Uttar Pradesh Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University 738
Uttar Pradesh Banaras Hindu University 9520
Uttar Pradesh University of Allahabad 8526
West Bengal Visva Bharti 1517
Andhra Pradesh The National Sanskrit University 88
Sikkim Sikkim University 2154 (Seats not mentioned for few courses)
Delhi University College of Medical Sciences 187

Check out the NTA CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

cucet online coaching

cuccet online coaching

How to get admission to Universities conducting NTA CUET 2022?

There are a few stages included in the NTA CUET Admission process that must be followed carefully to get admission into the Central Universities. 

Eligibility

  • Before you fill out the application, make sure to satisfy the eligibility criteria. 
  • Each university has slight changes in the eligibility criteria for each course. Hence, check the detailed NTA CUET eligibility criteria 2022 for knowing the reservation of seats, age limit, and educational qualifications. 

Application Process

  • Before filling out the form, you need to complete the registration process using a valid email id and phone number. 
  • Using these credentials, you can fill out the NTA CUET Application Form 2022 with the right details.
  • Keep all your scanned documents ready in the correct specifications to upload.
  • Choose your desired test center from the list available. 
  • After the successful application process, you shall receive an SMS and email to your registered mobile number and email ID. 

NTA CUET Exam 2022

  • Based on the successful application process, you shall receive your NTA CUET Admit Card 2022
  • You need to appear for the online aptitude test NTA CUET. 
  • This is an online mode of exam conducted for a total of 100 marks. 

Merit List

  • Based on the test score, you shall be shortlisted for the counseling process. 
  • You need to score above the cut-off marks in order to be eligible for the further stage. 
  • The counseling process shall be conducted separately by the university. 

Check NTA CUET Admit Card 2022

cucet syllabus

cucet syllabus

How to get admission into new universities conducting NTA CUET 2022?

If you wish to get admission into any of the central universities, you need to appear for the counseling process after the NTA CUET 2022.

  • Each participating university shall conduct the counseling process separately.  After clearing the entrance test, you need to register for the counseling process. 
  • Based on the rank list released by the universities, you shall be invited to the counseling process.
  • Universities shall also release cut-off marks for various courses separately. 
  • The cut-off will be prepared based on various factors like availability of seats, candidates' performance in exams, etc.
  • With the prescribed documents, you need to appear for counseling after registration. 

Latest News on NTA CUET 2022 Admissions

As per the latest updates on CUET, the application form shall be released tentatively in June 2022. A single application form needs to be filled out to apply to various colleges. Along with various Central Universities, even Delhi University shall conduct the admission for their courses through NTA CUET. 

So, if you are studying in 12th grade or cleared 12th grade, then don't miss applying for NTA CUET 2022 to get admission into your desired university. 

How to get admissions to the top 5 central universities through NTA CUET? 

Getting admission to the top 5 central universities requires extensive preparation levels. Here are a few expert tips on clearing CUET with a high score to get admission to the top 5 universities. 

  • Firstly, be thorough with the pattern of the entrance exam. Know the marking scheme.
  • Go through the detailed syllabus for important topics in each subject.
  • You can make a note of topics in which you are strong and weak separately. This shall help in focusing on the topics easily. 
  • Keep all the required study materials, books, and questions ready in hand while you are preparing.
  • Prepare a study plan as per your convenience that covers the entire syllabus. Also, make sure to complete studying all topics one month before the exam. 
  • In this one month, you can do the revision. It is very important to revise all the topics you have studied once again in order to remember things well.
  • Solve previous year's question papers to know the difficulty level of the exam and the type of questions asked. 
  • Attempt mock tests to analyze your preparation levels. 

Check out the latest updates on CUET

Changes in Admission Process of Top 5 Universities

As CUET is introduced as an entrance exam for offering admission into the top 5 universities, there are many changes observed in the admission process. The below table shows a comparison of how the admission process was conducted earlier and how is it revised now.

University Previous Admission Process Revised Admission Process
DU The university considered the marks secured by candidates in 12th and shortlist the candidates based on cut off marks From 2022, there is a single entrance examination NTA CUET conducted for admission into all UG courses
BHU Banaras Hindu University considered the marks secured in the 12th standard. A minimum of 50% is required to apply for BHU. Currently, the same process is repeated. Due to the ongoing situation, the NTA CUET is paused and shall be conducted from 2022. 
AMU Aligarh Muslim University conducts an entrance examination after which you shall be shortlisted for the admission process. From 2022, AMU shall conduct NTA CUET for offering admissions to their UG courses.
JNU Jawaharlal Nehru University conducts a separate entrance exam for admission to UG courses. Due to the unexpected situation across the country, the single examination NTA CUET is dropped by JNU and will commence in 2022.
Jamia Millia Islamia You are shortlisted for final selection based on the scores in the entrance test conducted by JMI. From the next year, JMI shall conduct NTA CUET for admission into UG courses. 

You will be NTA CUET 2022 Preparation Books List [Most Recommended] to be helpful! 

Frequently Asked Questions

You need to fill the application form to appear for CUET 2022 and upon clearing the exam you can get admission into the Central University. 
Banaras Hindu University and Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi University are one of the top universities in CUET. 
As per the new process, you need to appear for CUET to get admission into Central Universities. 
The official CUCET websites for 2022 are nta.ac.in and cuet.samarth.ac.in.
CUET exam is a single-window opportunity for students to seek admission in any of the central universities across the country.
The application form for CUET 2022 will be accessible from April 2 through April 30.
 CUET syllabus for 2022 will be fully based on NCERT texts for Class 12.
The CUCET 2022 exam date has yet to be announced by NTA. All updates will be accessible on the CUET and NTA official websites.
  • Home
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How to get admission into Central Universities through NTA CUET?

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : April 5, 2022

SHARE

In recent news, the Ministry of Education has announced that interested students must appear for Common Entrance Test in order to get admission to Central Universities.

But due to the ongoing situation, few universities are yet to make the decision to accept CUET as their admission process. However, NTA CUET exam is made compulsory. 

45 Central Universities will conduct NTA CUET 2022 for offering admission to various UG courses. Since this is a new admission process for UG courses at central universities, you might have queries.

To get a deep insight into how to get admission to central universities through NTA CUET exams, this post shall explain the process for all universities. 

NTA CUET (UG) College/ University List 2022

Before we move to the admission process, let us check out the list of colleges under NTA CUET.

So, the below table lists central universities across India.

There are a total of 45 Central Universities that shall conduct  NTA CUET 2022 to offer admissions into various UG courses.

Through the common entrance test, you can apply for various courses offered through CUET

Download FREE Study Materials for CUCET by Supergrads

 45 UGC Funded Central Universities

The universities and their respective seats are as follows:

State Name of University Total UG Seats (Approx.)
Andhra Pradesh Central University of Andhra Pradesh 210
Assam Assam University, Silchar 78
Assam Tezpur University 423
Arunachal Pradesh Rajiv Gandhi University Arunachal Pradesh 5086 (Not mentioned for certain courses)
Bihar Central University of South Bihar 1115
Bihar Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University 165
Bihar Mahatma Gandhi Central University 90
Chattisgarh Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, 2917
Delhi Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrti University 385 (Not mentioned for certain courses)
Delhi Jamia Millia Islamia 2885
Delhi JawaharLal Nehru University, 1439
Delhi The Central Sanskrit University 1427
Delhi University of Delhi 69554
Gujarat Central University of Gujarat 99
Haryana Central University of Haryana 483
Himachal Pradesh Central University of Himachal Pradesh 160
Jammu & Kashmir Central University of Kashmir Exact Number not mentioned
Jammu & Kashmir Central University of Jammu 285
Jharkhand Central University of Jharkhand 210
Karnataka Central University of Karnataka, 180+ (Not mentioned for many courses)
Kerala Central University of Kerala 63
M.P. Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya 11613
M.P. The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University 1697
Maharashtra Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya 65 plus (Not mentioned for many courses)
Manipur Manipur University 10855
Mizoram Mizoram University 1975 (Not mentioned for some courses)
Meghalaya North Eastern Hill University 4407
Nagaland  Nagaland University 3515 (Not mentioned for some courses)
Orissa  Central University of Orissa 107
Pondicherry Pondicherry University 27923
Punjab Central University of Punjab No UG Seats
Rajasthan Central University of Rajasthan 60
Tamil Nadu  Central University of Tamil Nadu 50
Telangana English and Foreign Languages University 90
Telangana Maulana Azad National Urdu University 720
Telangana University of Hyderabad No UG seats
Tripura Tripura University 8485 (Seats not mentioned for certain courses)
Uttarakhand Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University 17855
Uttar Pradesh Aligarh Muslim University 2866
Uttar Pradesh Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University 738
Uttar Pradesh Banaras Hindu University 9520
Uttar Pradesh University of Allahabad 8526
West Bengal Visva Bharti 1517
Andhra Pradesh The National Sanskrit University 88
Sikkim Sikkim University 2154 (Seats not mentioned for few courses)
Delhi University College of Medical Sciences 187

Check out the NTA CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

cucet online coaching

cuccet online coaching

How to get admission to Universities conducting NTA CUET 2022?

There are a few stages included in the NTA CUET Admission process that must be followed carefully to get admission into the Central Universities. 

Eligibility

  • Before you fill out the application, make sure to satisfy the eligibility criteria. 
  • Each university has slight changes in the eligibility criteria for each course. Hence, check the detailed NTA CUET eligibility criteria 2022 for knowing the reservation of seats, age limit, and educational qualifications. 

Application Process

  • Before filling out the form, you need to complete the registration process using a valid email id and phone number. 
  • Using these credentials, you can fill out the NTA CUET Application Form 2022 with the right details.
  • Keep all your scanned documents ready in the correct specifications to upload.
  • Choose your desired test center from the list available. 
  • After the successful application process, you shall receive an SMS and email to your registered mobile number and email ID. 

NTA CUET Exam 2022

  • Based on the successful application process, you shall receive your NTA CUET Admit Card 2022
  • You need to appear for the online aptitude test NTA CUET. 
  • This is an online mode of exam conducted for a total of 100 marks. 

Merit List

  • Based on the test score, you shall be shortlisted for the counseling process. 
  • You need to score above the cut-off marks in order to be eligible for the further stage. 
  • The counseling process shall be conducted separately by the university. 

Check NTA CUET Admit Card 2022

cucet syllabus

cucet syllabus

How to get admission into new universities conducting NTA CUET 2022?

If you wish to get admission into any of the central universities, you need to appear for the counseling process after the NTA CUET 2022.

  • Each participating university shall conduct the counseling process separately.  After clearing the entrance test, you need to register for the counseling process. 
  • Based on the rank list released by the universities, you shall be invited to the counseling process.
  • Universities shall also release cut-off marks for various courses separately. 
  • The cut-off will be prepared based on various factors like availability of seats, candidates' performance in exams, etc.
  • With the prescribed documents, you need to appear for counseling after registration. 

Latest News on NTA CUET 2022 Admissions

As per the latest updates on CUET, the application form shall be released tentatively in June 2022. A single application form needs to be filled out to apply to various colleges. Along with various Central Universities, even Delhi University shall conduct the admission for their courses through NTA CUET. 

So, if you are studying in 12th grade or cleared 12th grade, then don't miss applying for NTA CUET 2022 to get admission into your desired university. 

How to get admissions to the top 5 central universities through NTA CUET? 

Getting admission to the top 5 central universities requires extensive preparation levels. Here are a few expert tips on clearing CUET with a high score to get admission to the top 5 universities. 

  • Firstly, be thorough with the pattern of the entrance exam. Know the marking scheme.
  • Go through the detailed syllabus for important topics in each subject.
  • You can make a note of topics in which you are strong and weak separately. This shall help in focusing on the topics easily. 
  • Keep all the required study materials, books, and questions ready in hand while you are preparing.
  • Prepare a study plan as per your convenience that covers the entire syllabus. Also, make sure to complete studying all topics one month before the exam. 
  • In this one month, you can do the revision. It is very important to revise all the topics you have studied once again in order to remember things well.
  • Solve previous year's question papers to know the difficulty level of the exam and the type of questions asked. 
  • Attempt mock tests to analyze your preparation levels. 

Check out the latest updates on CUET

Changes in Admission Process of Top 5 Universities

As CUET is introduced as an entrance exam for offering admission into the top 5 universities, there are many changes observed in the admission process. The below table shows a comparison of how the admission process was conducted earlier and how is it revised now.

University Previous Admission Process Revised Admission Process
DU The university considered the marks secured by candidates in 12th and shortlist the candidates based on cut off marks From 2022, there is a single entrance examination NTA CUET conducted for admission into all UG courses
BHU Banaras Hindu University considered the marks secured in the 12th standard. A minimum of 50% is required to apply for BHU. Currently, the same process is repeated. Due to the ongoing situation, the NTA CUET is paused and shall be conducted from 2022. 
AMU Aligarh Muslim University conducts an entrance examination after which you shall be shortlisted for the admission process. From 2022, AMU shall conduct NTA CUET for offering admissions to their UG courses.
JNU Jawaharlal Nehru University conducts a separate entrance exam for admission to UG courses. Due to the unexpected situation across the country, the single examination NTA CUET is dropped by JNU and will commence in 2022.
Jamia Millia Islamia You are shortlisted for final selection based on the scores in the entrance test conducted by JMI. From the next year, JMI shall conduct NTA CUET for admission into UG courses. 

You will be NTA CUET 2022 Preparation Books List [Most Recommended] to be helpful! 

Frequently Asked Questions

You need to fill the application form to appear for CUET 2022 and upon clearing the exam you can get admission into the Central University. 
Banaras Hindu University and Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi University are one of the top universities in CUET. 
As per the new process, you need to appear for CUET to get admission into Central Universities. 
The official CUCET websites for 2022 are nta.ac.in and cuet.samarth.ac.in.
CUET exam is a single-window opportunity for students to seek admission in any of the central universities across the country.
The application form for CUET 2022 will be accessible from April 2 through April 30.
 CUET syllabus for 2022 will be fully based on NCERT texts for Class 12.
The CUCET 2022 exam date has yet to be announced by NTA. All updates will be accessible on the CUET and NTA official websites.

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