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CUET 2024(Common University Entrance Test)

By admin | Last Updated Oct, 2023

Common University Entrance Test CUET Exam

CUET 2024(Common University Entrance Test)

The NTA has declared that the CUET 2024 will take place in May 2024 (May 15–31). In the first week of February 2024, the application form is anticipated to be made available. For undergraduate admissions to more than 250 universities nationwide, the CUET 2024 will serve as the entry point. Given that admissions will be based on the candidate’s CUET 2024 scorecard, this will be one of the largest UG entrance carnivals in the nation. It will be difficult to get a spot in the best colleges for your selected course. The competition to enroll in your selected programs at the best colleges will be strong.

Given the opportunities up for grabs, all CUET 2024 hopefuls must put their best foot forward and remain fully informed at all times on the CUET 2024 test, application form, exam dates (announced), CUET admit card… and more. A thorough understanding of CUET 2024 and an appropriately aligned preparation schedule for your Boards and CUET may go a long way toward helping the students succeed.

CUET 2024 Overview

Exam NameCUET
LevelNational Level
Full FormCommon University Entrance Test
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Courses OfferedUG & PG level courses
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
CUET UG Exam Date15th May to 31st May 2024
Official Websitecuet

Exam dates for CUET 2024

Check out the following tentative schedule for the CUET 2024 Exam Dates:

EventsFor UG courses Dates (Tentative)For PG courses Dates (Tentative)
Application form releases1st week of February 2024December 2023
Last date to submit the form3rd week of March 2024January 2024
Application correction1st week of April 2024January/ February 2024
Announcement of city of examination2nd week of April 2024February 2024
Admit card availability1st week of May 2024February/ March 2024
CUET (UG) Exam15th May to 31st May 202411th March to 28th March 2024
Answer Key4th week of May 2024March/ April 2024
Result availability1st week of June 2024April 2024
Counseling session2nd week of June 2024May/ June 2024

Application Form for CUET 2024

Regarding the CUET 2024 application form, candidates must review the information below:

  • Candidates will have the option of submitting their CUET 2024 application online.
  • For both UG and PG level courses, the registration procedure will begin independently.
  • It will start in the first week of February 2024 for CUET-UG.
  • Until the third week of March 2024, applications for the CUET-UG are still accepted.
  • The first week of April 2024 will see the establishment of a correctional institution by the authority.
  • There can be only one application form; multiple applications will not be approved.
  • You will be rejected if the form has missing or incomplete information, so make sure you fill it out completely.
  • Up to 10 subjects may be selected by candidates to take the exam.
  • Students must ensure they meet the eligibility requirements (of the specific college) upon registering to prevent being rejected in any way.
  • Make sure the registered number and ID are proper and functional because this is where all vital communication information will be transferred.
  • Candidates must specify their top three exam city preferences when filling out the application.
  • Candidates must print the completed form once all the necessary information has been entered.

CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Citizen of India
  • Qualification: A 12th-grade diploma from any university or board that is respected
  • Age limit: No age restriction

To put it simply, everyone who is an Indian citizen who has completed their 12th-level exam from a reputable board or university is eligible to apply for CUET 2024.

Application Fee for CUET 2024

Online payment options for the CUET 2024 application fee include credit card, debit card, net banking, and UPI.

Following are the registration costs for the various course types and offerings:

Number of subjectsGeneral (UR)OBC-NCL/EWSST/SC/PWBD/Third genderCentres outside India
Up to 3₹750/-₹700/-  ₹650/-₹3750/-
Up to 7₹1500/-₹1400/-₹1300/-₹7500/-
Up to 10₹1750/-₹1650/-₹1550/-₹11000/-

How to Apply for the CUET in 2024

When applying for CUET, be sure to complete the steps below:

  • Visit online website (the link is provided above).
  • You will see a “Sign In” option in the site’s corner.
  • To register for yourself, select the same option.
  • Specify your contact and basic information.
  • Make sure the email entered address and mobile number are active.
  • Fill out the entire application form using the OTP.
  • Cross-check all of the information you’ve entered after finishing the form.
  • Upload your passport-size photo and signature now using the format specified.
  • Depending on the number of courses you’ve chosen, submit your application fees.                                         

Exam Pattern for CUET 2024

Candidates should review the information below on the CUET 2024 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The CUET 2024 exam will be administered in a computer-based (online) format.
  • Types of Question: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in the exam.
  • Languages: Undergraduate courses will cover 13 different categories of languages.
  • Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Tamil, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Assamese, and 13 more languages, including Hindi, English, Punjabi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, and Urdu.
  • Number of Sections: The paper will have 4 sections, designated as Sections IA, IB, II, and III.
  • Total number of questions: There will be 100 questions in the exam.
  • Marking Scheme: Each right answer will get 5 marks.
  • Negative marking: Each wrong answer gets a deduction of 1 mark.
SectionSubjectsQuestions to be attemptedTotal questionsQuestions TypeDuration
Section IA13 different languages (can choose any one)4050Reading comprehension45 minutes for each language
Section IB20 different languages (can choose any language apart from Section IA)–                                           
Section II27 domain-specific subjects (can choose any subject as per university)3540Input text for MCQ based questions (based on 12th NCERT syllabus)45 minutes for each domain-specific subject
Section IIIGeneral tests (for UG programs where a general exam is used for admission)5060Input text for MCQ based questions60 minutes

Exam Syllabus for CUET 2024

The topics covered in the CUET UG 2024 Syllabus will be from class 12. It is suggested that students favor NCERT textbooks. Following are a few subjects for each section:

  • Sections IA and IB: Reading comprehension (based on various passage types, including factual, literary, & narrative [literary aptitude & vocabulary]) will be used to assess language.
  • For Section II: Domain Subject, study the class 12 course material.
  • In Section III: there are questions on general knowledge, numerical ability, current events, general mental ability, quantitative reasoning (simple applications of the fundamental mathematical principles taught up till grade 8: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, measurements, and statistics), and logical and analytical reasoning.                                  

 CUET 2024 Admit Card

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will issue the CUET 2024 admit card. A candidate who successfully submits their application form will be able to download the admission card. If someone doesn’t receive their admission card or finds a mistake on it, they should get in touch with the appropriate authorities.

In the first week of May 2024, candidates will be able to access the CUET UG 2024 hall ticket online. At the exam site, each candidate must have a valid ID on them in addition to their admit card.

 CUET 2024 Answer Key

The CUET 2024 answer key will be made available online. It won’t be sent to any candidates via mail or any other offline method. The authority will first make the tentative answer key available. However, candidates will also have the ability to object by paying a non-refundable objection fee of Rs. 200.

The final answer key will be published by the authority after the objection period is over. One must ensure that the final answer key will serve as the basis for the results.

 CUET 2024 Results

The first week of April 2024 will see the release of the CUET Undergraduate Results. It will be accessible online only. Candidates must log in using their login information in order to download results. One might get in touch with the relevant authorities if there are any issues.

Any contestant who uses unfair means will have their results thrown out. The candidate can also check their qualifying status, specific marks in each topic, and rank by using the results.

 CUET 2024 Cutoff

The CUET 2024 cutoff criteria will be made available online. To view the cutoff for the university they have applied to, candidates must visit the website. The minimum score needed to pass the exam is known as the cutoff mark.

The cutoff depends on a number of variables, including the number of candidates who took the exam, the number of seats available, the difficulty of the exam, previous year’s standards, etc. Candidates will be deemed qualified if they achieve the minimum cutoff marks. Each qualified candidate will be required to take part in the counseling procedure.

 CUET 2024 Counseling

Each participating university will hold its own counseling session. The counseling process will only be open to students who meet the necessary qualifications. For UG and PG programs, each participating university will have their own counseling sessions at various times.

Qualified applicants will be admitted after completing the necessary procedures at the specific university. Payment of the counseling fee, document verification, and perhaps further actions are included.

 CUET 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Start early: Allow yourself enough time to finish the full syllabus and go over each topic at least once before the exam.
  • Review your basic math skills: Make sure you have a strong foundation in arithmetic because the quantitative component of the CUET mainly relies on principles taught in years 8–10.
  • Boost your vocabulary: Make a habit of regularly reading the newspaper and noting new words and their definitions. You will be able to read more accurately and understand more English because to this.
  • Develop your ability to reason and solve problems: Try to respond to as many of the questions requiring logical thought that are near the end of your textbooks. Online or in CUET preparation, you can also discover practice questions.
  • Take practice exams regularly: Regularly taking practice exams will allow you to monitor your development and pinpoint your areas for growth.
  • Examine your NCERT textbooks: Make sure you read every portion in your NCERT textbooks that relates to the domain-specific courses you are taking.
  • Here are additional suggestions that might be useful:
  • Assemble a study group: Having a study group may keep you focused and motivated.
  • Utilize online tools: CUET preparation resources, such as practice questions, mock tests, and study guides, are available on numerous websites and mobile applications.
  • Ask a tutor or mentor for assistance: Consider seeking assistance from a tutor or mentor if you are having trouble understanding a particular subject.

You can reach your CUET objectives and enroll in your ideal university with proper planning and preparation.

Related FAQs

What is the CUET exam?

For admission to undergraduate programs at participating universities, the nationwide Testing Agency administers the CUET, a nationwide entrance exam.

What are the advantages of taking the CUET 2024 test?

Candidates may apply for admission to participating universities including DU, JNU, AMU, and others using their CUET 2024 results.

What are the CUET 2024 passing scores?

Candidates who received scores between 300 and 400 on the CUET 2024 are regarded as passing.

Is the CUET exam difficult?

You may easily pass the CUET test with a good score if you study effectively, follow a sound plan, and master the topic fundamentals.