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Author : Pranitha

May 6, 2022

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UGC (University Grants Commission) said the new CUET rule is enforced from the academic year (2022-23). With DU and JNU confirming their participation in the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2022, admission to all major universities via a common entrance exam is now a reality.

A total of 45 universities participate in this entrance test to provide admission to various undergraduate courses in central universities, UGG Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar said.

Many central universities have also confirmed their participation in the CUET (PG), and the details related to the same will be published soon on the NTA website.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into all the latest news related to the NTA CUET Exam 2022.

05 May 2022: Last Date for CUET Registration Extended!

As per the latest notice, the last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022 has been extended by the National Testing Agency.

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.

It is a very good opportunity for students who haven't filled the form earlier due to some reason. Those who are interested to apply for the exam must make sure to fill out the online registration form on or before 22 May 2022 (up to 05:00 pm).

04 May 2022: 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 in case you have made mistakes while filling out the application form earlier.

You can make the changes in the online form starting from 04 May to 06 May 2022. No changes or modifications would be accepted by NTA after the window period.

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by SuperGrads

You can modify only certain details in the application form like exam centers, subjects, language, etc. Don't miss the chance to update your application form in case you wish to make any changes. 

18 April 2022: Corrections Made in Information Bulletin of CUET

As per the latest notice, NTA has made a few corrections to the information of students and other stakeholders in the Information Bulletin of CUET (UG)-2022.

A sub-point that states the size of the scanned copy of the Class X/ Equivalent Certificate should be in pdf between 50kb to 300kb (clearly legible) is dropped and is renumbered in the information bulletin.

Also, a few other points have been rephrased by the NTA. To get detailed information, check the official notice.

06 April 2022: CUET Applications Opened!

The National Testing Agency started the online Registration Process for the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET).

Those who are interested to apply for the exam can fill out the application form online mode only through the official website of CUET.

Aspirants must ensure that the e-mail address and mobile number provided in the online form are their own or of their parents/guardians only as all information regarding the exam will be sent by NTA on their registered e-mail address or by way of SMS on the registered mobile number only.

For more information, check the official notice.

CUET Online Registration Dates Published!

As per the latest notice published by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test will start on 02 April 2022. 

Those who wish to apply for the exam must make sure to check the required eligibility of the desired University for selecting the options from UG Programs being offered. 

Go through the NTA CUET exam date updates to get more details on registration dates.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern Released!

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

  • Section 1A: Language test
  • Section 1B: Language test
  • Section 2: Domain-specific test
  • Section 3: General aptitude test

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

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

  • Section 1A (mandatory)
  • Section 1B (optional)

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

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

NTA CUET is expected to release the notification about the application process for the academic year 2022-2023 session, and the UGC will announce the detailed exam pattern and eligibility criteria. 

The CUCET paper is expected to have 3 sections and about 100 MCQs from various topics like Numerical Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, Language(s), etc. 

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

Amongst the 3 sections, Section 1 is a language test, Section 2 is a domain-specific test, and section 3 is a general aptitude test.

We request you to keep checking the official website to check new announcements. 

CUET Exam Pattern Section 1A

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

  • 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]).

CUET Exam Pattern Section 1B

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.

Read more aboutShort tricks to crack the CUET exam on the first attempt

CUET Exam Pattern for Domain-Specific Test

This section has 27 subjects, out of which a candidate must choose six domains that they wish to pursue their UG course. The 27 subjects are as follows: 

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

Questions related to the domain-specific topic will be asked in this section. 

CUCET Exam Pattern for Section 3

The general aptitude section is mandatory for admission to one of the 45 central universities. The general test will include questions based on:

  • 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

Don't miss reading the CUET notification 

List of Participating Universities

CUCET exams will be conducted at more than 140 centers across the country.

Below is a list of University includes CUCET in its application process. 

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • University of Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  • Central University of Haryana
  • Central University of Gujarat
  • Central University of Jammu
  • Central University of Jharkhand
  • Central University of Rajasthan
  • Central University of Karnataka
  • Central University of Kerala
  • Central University of Punjab
  • Central University of South Bihar
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu

Read more: Short Tricks to Manage boards and CUCET preparation together

CUCET Exam Dates Announced

  • The Ministry of Education shall announce the NTA CUET Exam Date later this month. The first session of CUCET shall be conducted tentatively in June 2021. 
  • There would be a single application form process through which you can apply for various colleges.

The announcement by Delhi University

  • Delhi University has officially announced that admissions to the college will happen based on the common entrance test.
  • Students have now been left confused if class 12 marks will be the selection criteria or not this time.
  • The best-of-four/merit-based selection system will be abolished this year onwards as per the update.

Possible Changes

  • Dean Admissions of Delhi Shobha Bagai stated that Class 12 marks should not be the criteria for admissions if an entrance test is being conducted.
  • DU acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi stated that the admission process is based on 50% weightage on CUCET and 50% on board exam results.

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

Challenges for University

  • From this year, Central Universities have to calculate percentile scores instead of a percentage. 
  • Universities have to present the exact weightage for board exams and the weightage for Common Entrance Test.

What will Certainly Happen?

  • It is mandatory to give a Common Aptitude Test to get admission to Central Universities, including Delhi University.
  • DU JAT will get merged with Common Entrance Test for Central Universities from this year onwards.
  • NTA is responsible for conducting the Central Universities Common Entrance Test, and it will be primarily an objective-based aptitude test.
  • The exam is conducted expectedly in the month of July 2021 or August 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

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. You will receive confirmation message on your registered mail Id and mobile number.
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answer in CUET Exam. 
The exam conducting authorities had announced that they will conduct the CUET examination in July 2022. 
No. Only those who have completed their class 12 from a recognized university are eligible to fill the NTA CUET application form.
No. As per the official notification, you have to fill the NTA CUET 2022 Application Form only in online mode.
No. The CUET Rajiv Gandhi University Exam Pattern varies for each program. You can go through the above post to know the detailed pattern for each course.
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NTA CUET Latest Updates 2022

Author : Pranitha

Updated On : May 6, 2022

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UGC (University Grants Commission) said the new CUET rule is enforced from the academic year (2022-23). With DU and JNU confirming their participation in the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) 2022, admission to all major universities via a common entrance exam is now a reality.

A total of 45 universities participate in this entrance test to provide admission to various undergraduate courses in central universities, UGG Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar said.

Many central universities have also confirmed their participation in the CUET (PG), and the details related to the same will be published soon on the NTA website.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into all the latest news related to the NTA CUET Exam 2022.

05 May 2022: Last Date for CUET Registration Extended!

As per the latest notice, the last date to fill out the CUET Application Form 2022 has been extended by the National Testing Agency.

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.

It is a very good opportunity for students who haven't filled the form earlier due to some reason. Those who are interested to apply for the exam must make sure to fill out the online registration form on or before 22 May 2022 (up to 05:00 pm).

04 May 2022: 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 in case you have made mistakes while filling out the application form earlier.

You can make the changes in the online form starting from 04 May to 06 May 2022. No changes or modifications would be accepted by NTA after the window period.

Download Free Study Material for NTA CUET Exam by SuperGrads

You can modify only certain details in the application form like exam centers, subjects, language, etc. Don't miss the chance to update your application form in case you wish to make any changes. 

18 April 2022: Corrections Made in Information Bulletin of CUET

As per the latest notice, NTA has made a few corrections to the information of students and other stakeholders in the Information Bulletin of CUET (UG)-2022.

A sub-point that states the size of the scanned copy of the Class X/ Equivalent Certificate should be in pdf between 50kb to 300kb (clearly legible) is dropped and is renumbered in the information bulletin.

Also, a few other points have been rephrased by the NTA. To get detailed information, check the official notice.

06 April 2022: CUET Applications Opened!

The National Testing Agency started the online Registration Process for the Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET).

Those who are interested to apply for the exam can fill out the application form online mode only through the official website of CUET.

Aspirants must ensure that the e-mail address and mobile number provided in the online form are their own or of their parents/guardians only as all information regarding the exam will be sent by NTA on their registered e-mail address or by way of SMS on the registered mobile number only.

For more information, check the official notice.

CUET Online Registration Dates Published!

As per the latest notice published by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the online registration process for the Common Universities Entrance Test will start on 02 April 2022. 

Those who wish to apply for the exam must make sure to check the required eligibility of the desired University for selecting the options from UG Programs being offered. 

Go through the NTA CUET exam date updates to get more details on registration dates.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern Released!

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

  • Section 1A: Language test
  • Section 1B: Language test
  • Section 2: Domain-specific test
  • Section 3: General aptitude test

cucet online coaching

cucet online coaching

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

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

  • Section 1A (mandatory)
  • Section 1B (optional)

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

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

NTA CUET is expected to release the notification about the application process for the academic year 2022-2023 session, and the UGC will announce the detailed exam pattern and eligibility criteria. 

The CUCET paper is expected to have 3 sections and about 100 MCQs from various topics like Numerical Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, Language(s), etc. 

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

Amongst the 3 sections, Section 1 is a language test, Section 2 is a domain-specific test, and section 3 is a general aptitude test.

We request you to keep checking the official website to check new announcements. 

CUET Exam Pattern Section 1A

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

  • 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]).

CUET Exam Pattern Section 1B

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.

Read more aboutShort tricks to crack the CUET exam on the first attempt

CUET Exam Pattern for Domain-Specific Test

This section has 27 subjects, out of which a candidate must choose six domains that they wish to pursue their UG course. The 27 subjects are as follows: 

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

Questions related to the domain-specific topic will be asked in this section. 

CUCET Exam Pattern for Section 3

The general aptitude section is mandatory for admission to one of the 45 central universities. The general test will include questions based on:

  • 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

Don't miss reading the CUET notification 

List of Participating Universities

CUCET exams will be conducted at more than 140 centers across the country.

Below is a list of University includes CUCET in its application process. 

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • University of Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  • Central University of Haryana
  • Central University of Gujarat
  • Central University of Jammu
  • Central University of Jharkhand
  • Central University of Rajasthan
  • Central University of Karnataka
  • Central University of Kerala
  • Central University of Punjab
  • Central University of South Bihar
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu

Read more: Short Tricks to Manage boards and CUCET preparation together

CUCET Exam Dates Announced

  • The Ministry of Education shall announce the NTA CUET Exam Date later this month. The first session of CUCET shall be conducted tentatively in June 2021. 
  • There would be a single application form process through which you can apply for various colleges.

The announcement by Delhi University

  • Delhi University has officially announced that admissions to the college will happen based on the common entrance test.
  • Students have now been left confused if class 12 marks will be the selection criteria or not this time.
  • The best-of-four/merit-based selection system will be abolished this year onwards as per the update.

Possible Changes

  • Dean Admissions of Delhi Shobha Bagai stated that Class 12 marks should not be the criteria for admissions if an entrance test is being conducted.
  • DU acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi stated that the admission process is based on 50% weightage on CUCET and 50% on board exam results.

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

Challenges for University

  • From this year, Central Universities have to calculate percentile scores instead of a percentage. 
  • Universities have to present the exact weightage for board exams and the weightage for Common Entrance Test.

What will Certainly Happen?

  • It is mandatory to give a Common Aptitude Test to get admission to Central Universities, including Delhi University.
  • DU JAT will get merged with Common Entrance Test for Central Universities from this year onwards.
  • NTA is responsible for conducting the Central Universities Common Entrance Test, and it will be primarily an objective-based aptitude test.
  • The exam is conducted expectedly in the month of July 2021 or August 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

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. You will receive confirmation message on your registered mail Id and mobile number.
Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answer in CUET Exam. 
The exam conducting authorities had announced that they will conduct the CUET examination in July 2022. 
No. Only those who have completed their class 12 from a recognized university are eligible to fill the NTA CUET application form.
No. As per the official notification, you have to fill the NTA CUET 2022 Application Form only in online mode.
No. The CUET Rajiv Gandhi University Exam Pattern varies for each program. You can go through the above post to know the detailed pattern for each course.

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