21 Dec 2020

CUCET 2021 Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus & Paper Pattern

CUCET 2021 Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Paper Pattern, Admit Card, Answer Key, Result, Merit List, Counselling Schedule and Admission List

National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the Central Universities –Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2021 for admission to the Integrated/Under-Graduate (UI) and Post-Graduation (PG) Programmes of 12 Central Universities for the academic session 2021-22 in CBT mode, as per details given below.

Registration and Entrance Test Schedule-

CUCET-2021 Events 


Duration of Online registration and submission of Application Form for CU-CET 2021 16 August to 01 September, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm) Extended upto 05.09.2021
Last date for payment of fee online and Correction in the particulars (online only)  02 September, 2021(upto 11:50 pm) Extended upto 06.09.2021
Dates of Examination 15, 16, 23 and 24 September 2021
Duration of Examination 120 minutes (02:00 hours)
Mode of exam LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
Pattern of exam Objective Type comprising Multiple Choice Questions
Medium of Paper Only English (other than language Courses)

What is CUCET?

CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (CUCET) is an entrance test for admission to different programmes of 12 Central Universities i.e. 
1 Assam University, Silchar


2 Central University of Andhra Pradesh


3 Central University of Gujarat


4 Central University of Haryana


5 Central University of Jammu


6 Central University of Jharkhand


7 Central University of Karnataka


8 Central University of Kerala


9 Central University of Punjab


10 Central University of Rajasthan


11 Central University of South Bihar


12 Central University of Tamil Nadu


Fee Payable for CU-CET (PG/UI) 2021 

General/OBC/EWS Applicants- Rs.800/- 
SC/ST/Transgender Applicants- Rs.350/- 
PWD Applicants- Nil


An applicant can apply for three Test Papers by paying application fee as mentioned above.

An applicant can further apply for additional Test Papers by paying application fees Rs. 200/- (Gen/OBC/EWS applicants) or Rs. 75/- (SC/ST/Transgender applicants) per Test Paper for PG Programmes.

How to Apply for CUCET 2021-

Candidates may apply online only at https://cucet.nta.nic.in during the period specified above.
For Registration- Click here

Pattern of PG Question Papers

The pattern of question papers will comprise Multiple Choice Questions in the following areas as given below.

Paper Code Question Patterns
PG-QP-01 to 37, 39, and 41 –to-58
PART-A: 25 Questions (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability)&
PART-B: 75 Questions (From respective Subject)
PG-QP-38 100 Questions (English/Verbal Ability, Maths/Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)
PG-QP-40 100 Questions (English, General Knowledge, Computer Basics, General Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning)

Pattern of UI Question Papers

The pattern of question papers will comprise Multiple Choice Questions in the following areas as given below:

Paper CodeQuestion Patterns

UI-QP-01PART-A: 25 (English, General Knowledge and Numerical Ability),
PART-B: 25 (Physics), 25 (Chemistry), 25 (Mathematics), 25 (Biology)
100 Questions (English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation,Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude & General Knowledge)

Admit Card for the Examinations

The Admit Card will be issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions. 
The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date, timing and Examination as indicated in their Admit Card. 
No candidate will be allowed to appear at the Examination centre, on Date and timing other than that allotted to them in their Admit Card. 
In case candidates are unable to download Admit Cards from the website, they may approach the Help Line between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm or write to NTA at cucet@nta.ac.in
The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the Examination. 
In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Helpline between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. In such cases, candidates would appear in the Examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.

For Eligibility, Intake, Reservation of Seats, Syllabus, Registration process etc. download the Prospectus/Information Bulletin

To download Information Bulletin click the links below- 

Updated on 31.08.2021

Last Date Extended-

The Central Universities – Common Entrance Test (CU-CET) 2021 for Academic Session 2021-22 will be conducted throughout the country on 15 September, 16 September, 23 September and 24 September 2021 through the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to add 02 more Cities of Examination Centre for CU-CET 2021:

1.Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar 
2.Kasaragod, Kerala

Those candidates who have already submitted their application forms can edit the city of Examination Centre when the correction period is open. The NTA will make efforts to allot city of examination to the candidates as opted by them. Allotment of seat will be based on capacity and also if adequate number of candidates have opted for the city. However, if very few students have opted for a test centre, a different city will be allotted based on the correspondence address given by the candidate in their Application Form, and the decision of the NTA regarding allotment of Centre City shall be final.

The last date for submission of online forms is being extended upto 05 September 2021 (upto 11:50 pm).

Revised schedule will be as follows:

i. Last date for submission of online applications- 05 September 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)
ii. Last date for payment of fee online and Correction in the particulars(online only)- 06 September 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)

The candidates are advised to undertake the correction(s) very carefully at the time when NTA opens the correction window, as no further chance of correction will be provided to the candidates.
To download PDF notice- Click here

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