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How to Prepare for CUET in One Month

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : January 17, 2023



Does the title of this article sound too good to be true? We want this article to be a fun read, therefore introducing any imaginary character who has started his CUET preparations late. 

Read through the article to actually know if Rahul (imaginary character) and other CUET candidates who start their preparation late can cover their syllabus in a period of one month. 

If yes, let's know how? 

How to crack CUET in one month in one month asked Rahul?

Rahul is a CUET applicant who started off with his CUET preparations quite late. Similarly, many CUET aspirants would have the same question popping up in their minds. 

Thankfully, you can complete the syllabus in just 30 days. Rahul is also amazed to know that working on fundamental concepts from his NCERT books is more than enough to crack the Common Universities Entrance Test and get admission to his desired college.

Here are a few tips to help enhance your last month's CUET preparation for the academic year and score well in the CUET Exam 2023.

The timetable you must follow and the steps to be taken in order to cover every section in one month are explained in detail. 

CUET Preparation Tips for One Month

  • Adequate rest: Advice to all students like Rahul, is to get an adequate amount of sleep to stay fresh during the daytime while preparing for their Common Universities Entrance Test exams. This helps you focus better and will prevent you from being lazy! 
  • Dedication: Remember, the last month is a crucial time, and you need to be focused, committed, and put in a lot of effort to ace your preparations. 
  • Competition: Unlike other exams, participation is somewhat high for the Common Universities Entrance Test exam. Therefore, you should study rigorously and work hard till your exams are completed. 
  • Daily Plan: During the last month's preparation, make sure to distribute all the subjects equally in your daily plan. 
  • Notes: Jot down the essential points from each subject that will help you during your revision time.
  • Revision: The last few days have to be separately allotted for revision. 

The NTA has explained how is exam pattern will be, and here's an idea of the topics you must focus on:

Rahul wishes to study B.A. (Hons.) Journalism in DU. For which he must satisfy eligibility, pick the right domain subjects in CUCET entrance exam and check his shift, and so will you! 

  • Languages
  • Domain-Specific Syllabus 
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical Skills 

Check: CUET Application Dates Out

~ Just one month left for the exam!! Are you wondering how to prepare for the logical reasoning section? Don't panic. Read through the detailed preparation plan provided by the SuperGrads team. ~

1 Month Time Table for CUET Preparation

Without having a proper study plan, it isn't easy to complete the syllabus of the NTA CUET Exam 2022.

So here is a small idea for Rahul and students like him to kick start their Common Universities Entrance Test preparations. 

With a good study plan, you will always reap good results!


Topic Preferred Time Limit
Reading NewsPaper 30-45 minutes
Maths 2 hours
Domain-Specific Subjects 2 hour
Logical Reasoning 2-2.5 Hours
English/ Languages 1-1.5 Hours
Current Affairs/ GK 1-1.5 Hours

You spend nearly 8 hours on preparations every day to score good marks.

Also, focus on the topics you find quite difficult to prepare. 

For example, Rahul is not really good with Maths, so he gives extra attention and prepares for Maths dedicating more of his time in this section. 

Let's further check the preparation strategies applicable to study each section.  

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Check: CUET admit card 2022

How to prepare for CUET Quantitative Section in One Month?

  • Basics: Elementary-level mathematics is all you need to know to clear this section.
  • Time: You must allocate 2-3 hours of your daily time for preparing the Maths subject.
  • Topics: Focus more on the topics like averages, profit & loss, measurement, number system, geometry, simplification, quadratic equations, time & work, time, speed, and distance.
  • Books: Quantitative aptitude by R.S Aggarwal is one of the best CUET Preparation Books for preparing for the quantitative section of the Common Universities Entrance Test  Exam.


You cannot read maths! Practicing is the only way to help you score good marks in the exam! 

Spend extra hours and practice more; it will build your confidence and speed. 

You will also be able to understand the difficulty level of the questions and the different types of questions that can be expected. 

Check: CUET Mocks 2023

How to prepare for CUET English Language in One month?

As per the CUET Exam Pattern, you can expect a maximum of 7-8 questions from the English subjects.

One month's preparation is more than enough to improve your vocabulary.

However, you require a lot of hard work. Rahul seems to be doing quite with his basic parts of speech in English. He can choose to dedicate lesser time for this section.

  • Time to spend learning English section: Allocate 2-2.5 hours for preparing English, including reading the newspaper.
  • Book to refer: English is Easy by BSC Publications is one of the highly recommended books for preparing the English Language.
  • Daily activity: Try to learn at least 15-20 new words and their meanings. You should improve your grammar and reading skills to score well in this section.
  • Type of questions: Most of the questions are based on comprehension.
  • Sample Papers: Try to attempt more and more questions from the previous year's papers.
  • Revise: Revise the topics that you find comparatively tricky daily.

How to prepare for CUET Logical Reasoning in One Month?

The logical reasoning section is divided into two parts: Analytical Reasoning and Critical Reasoning.

The CUET Syllabus for logical reasoning includes number series, seating arrangement, syllogisms, blood relations, etc. You can quickly learn logical reasoning with practice. Rahul and others like him can follow the steps below. 

  • Time spent to study Logical Reasoning: You can allot 2 hours per day for logical reasoning subjects in the last month of your preparation. 
  • Sample papers: When you are done with the syllabus, put your brain practicing questions from previous years' papers.
  • Revision: During the last ten days, identify the topics you need to work on again and focus more on them. The last preparation days must purely be dedicated to revision. 

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cuet mock tests

How to prepare for CUET Domain-Specific Subjects in One Month?

Choose any 6 from the following topics below:

  • Accountancy/Bookkeeping 
  • Biology/ Biological Studies/
  • Biotechnology/Biochemistry 
  • Business Studies 
  • Chemistry 
  • Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  • Economics/ Business Economics
  • Engineering Graphics 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geography/Geology 
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India 
  • Legal Studies 
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics 
  • Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  • Physics
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology 20.Sociology
  • Teaching Aptitude 
  • Agriculture 
  • Mass Media/ Mass Communication 
  • Anthropology 
  • Fine Arts/
  • Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts, 
  • Performing Arts – (i) Dance (Kathak/ Bharatnatyam/
  • Oddisi/ Kathakali/Kuchipudi/ Manipuri (ii) Drama- Theatre (iii) Music General (Hindustani/ Carnatic/ Rabindra
  • Sangeet/ Percussion/ Non-Percussion),
  • Sanskrit [For all Shastri (Shastri 3 years/ 4 years Honours) Equivalent to B.A./B.A. Honours courses i.e. Shastri in Veda, Paurohitya (Karmakand), Dharmashastra, Prachin Vyakarana, Navya Vyakarana, Phalit Jyotish, Siddhant Jyotish, Vastushastra, Sahitya, Puranetihas, Prakrit Bhasha, Prachin Nyaya Vaisheshik, Sankhya Yoga, Jain Darshan, Mimansa, Advaita Vedanta, Vishihstadvaita Vedanta, Sarva Darshan, a candidate may choose Sanskrit as the Domain].

Allocate 2 hours of your time to study any 6 domain-specific topics in which you choose to pursue your studies. It will be advised that you pick domain subjects that you are familiar with, so your CUET preparations can go easy! 

Check: NTA CUET Aptitude Preparation Tips 2022

How to prepare for CUET Current Affairs/ GK in One Month?

General knowledge is something that you need to work on every day. Make sure that you are spending at least half an hour reading the newspaper.

  • Following Daily Current Affairs is one of the most innovative ways to cover all the topics as per the syllabus.
  • Make sure to study at least the past 1-2 years of current affairs. 
  • For current affairs, refer to major newspapers and monthly magazines.
  • Try to attempt at least 2-3 mock tests to test your preparation levels.
  • After completing the test, analyze your performance and work on the weaker areas.

Never Take Your Health for Granted!!

Make sure that you do not stress yourself too much while studying. Believe in your preparations. 

Give enough time to relax and take breaks.

Get proper sleep, eat healthy food, and stay hydrated. Don't waste time on bad health. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Coding & Decoding, Number Test, Statements & Assumptions, Direction & Distance Test, Blood Relationships, Statement & Arguments are some of the topics that need to be prepared under logical reasoning section of the CUET exam
Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal is the best book for the preparation of Mathematics.
It solely depends on you whether you need to take coaching or not. If your fundamentals are strong, then it is easy to crack the exam just by following expert suggested tips. However, if you want to improve your fundamentals then opting for coaching is beneficial.
  • Get a good night's sleep
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Move your body
  • Lift your mood and energy levels
  • Do a  dump
  • Sit still and focus on your breath for 5 minutes
  • Have a low GI healthy breakfast.
Following the expert tips will definitely help you to prepare better for the CUET Maths 2021. Begin your preparation by studying from the right books which cover all the concepts and topics according to the latest exam pattern and make sure you are aware of the detailed Paper pattern and latest Syllabus of the exam before starting your preparation.
  • you are required to read the same books again and again instead of reading different books on the same subjects.
  • Make multiple revisions before the exam
  • Never read new materials before exam


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