Updated On : November 30, 2023
Overview: Dive deep into the details of CUET 2024 and get an in-depth understanding of the exam. Learn about its significance, upcoming events, and what it takes to prepare for this exam! Set yourself up for a successful academic journey!
The world of higher education is filled with various entrance examinations, each aiming to assess the suitability of students for specific courses and institutions.
Among these stands the Common University Entrance Test or CUET 2024, a test that holds significant importance for 12th-class students seeking UG admissions in some of India's most reputed central, state, private and deemed universities.
This guide aims to provide a comprehensive overview of CUET 2024, from its core aspects to its diminutive details.
CUET full form is the “Common University Entrance Test”.
CUET is a centralized examination designed to evaluate candidates for undergraduate programs offered by more than 250+ CUET-participating universities.
It streamlines the admission process by offering a single test that numerous universities recognize, eliminating the need for multiple tests for different institutions.
CUET exam duration for the academic year 2024 will be notified later. As per last year’s data, the exam will likely be conducted in 3 slots.
The exam is conducted once a year.
NTA CUET 2024 exam updates are as follows -
Check: CUET 2024 Correction Window
NTA released the examination calendar for CUET UG and PG 2024 on September 19, 2023.
The tentative CUET dates are as follows -
|Events||CUET UG exam date|
|CUET 2024 Notification Release Date||February 2024|
|CUET 2024 Application Form Release Date||February 2024|
|CUET 2024 Application Form Last Date||March 2024|
|CUET 2024 Application Fee Last Date||March 2024|
|CUET 2024 Correction Window||April 2024|
|CUET 2024 Registration Reopened||April 2024|
|CUET 2024 Correction Window||May 2024|
|CUET 2024 Exam City Announcement||May 2024|
|CUET 2024 Admit Card Release Date||May 2024|
|CUET 2024 Exam Date [UG]||May 15 to May 31, 2024 (Announced)|
|CUET 2024 Exam Date [PG]||March 11 to March 28, 2024 (Announced)|
|Release of Provisional CUET 2024 Answer Key||June 2024|
|CUET 2024 Answer Key Challenge Window||June 2024|
|CUET 2024 Final Answer Key||July 2024|
|CUET 2024 Result Date (Out)||July 2024|
Read more: Which one is Tough CUET or JEE?
|Number of Registrations||13.99 lakhs||9.68 Lakhs|
|Female Candidates||6.51 Lakhs||4.34 Lakhs|
|Male Candidates||7.48 Lakhs||5.56 Lakhs|
|Open Category Registrations||6,42,443||4,60,202|
|Number of Universities||242||90|
In spite of getting 28 lakh applications for 73 of its UG degrees, the University of Delhi remains the people's 1st choice.
Check: CUET PG Registration 2024
The top 5 most popular universities in the CUET 2023 are as follows -
Often, people ask? CUET exam for which course?
The CUET 2024 is a doorway to a multitude of courses ranging from arts, science, and commerce to specialized disciplines.
Some of the most sought-after courses include:
Check: CUET Courses 2024
B.Com & B.Com (H) in various specializations
B.A in various specializations
Check: CUET PG Admit Card 2024
CUET 2024 UG Eligibility Criteria
For appearing in the CUET (UG), there is no age limit for the candidates.
However, the candidates will be required to fulfil the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Organization in which they are desirous of taking admission.
CUET 2024 PG Eligibility Criteria
For appearing in the CUET (PG) 2024, there is no age limit for the candidates.
However, the candidates will be required to fulfil the age criteria of the University (if any) in which they are desirous of taking admission.
|Number of Subjects||General (UR)||OBC (NCL)/EWS||SC/ST/PwBD/Third gender||International Candidates|
|Upto 03 Subjects||₹ 750/-||₹ 700/-||₹ 650/-||₹ 3,750/-|
|Upto 07 Subjects||₹ 1,500/-||₹ 1,400/-||₹ 1,300/-||₹ 7,500/-|
|Upto 10 Subjects||₹ 1,750/-||₹ 1,650/-||₹ 1,550/-||₹ 11,000/-|
Candidates must carry the admit card to the examination hall.
The admit card for CUET can be downloaded from the official website a few weeks before the examination.
It contains essential details like the exam centre, timings, instructions etc.
Read more: Self-Declaration Form CUET 2024
|Mode of the Test||Computer Based Test-CBT|
|Test Pattern||Objective type with Multiple Choice Questions|
|Medium||13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu )|
|Exam Pattern||Language, Domain Specific Subject and General Test|
|Syllabus Language||Language: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative), Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary|
|Syllabus Domain Subject||Domain Subject: As per the Class 12 syllabus, only|
|Syllabus General Test||General Test: 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|
Check: CUET Marking Scheme 2024
Knowing the syllabus plays a vital part in your preparation. NTA has released the syllabus for every language, domain and GT with units and important sub-units in the form of a PDF on the official website.
It is expected that the CUET Syllabus 2024 will include the following sections:
Check: CUET Sample Papers
Check: CUET Preparation Books 2024
Don't worry if you've enrolled for the CUET 2024 exam and are unsure of how to access your cuet exam centre.
Here is a step-by-step manual to assist you:
Last year, in addition to 285 cities in India, the CUET (UG) - 2023 examination was also conducted in 23 cities outside India in Manama, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, Kuwait City, Ottawa, Oslo, Port Louis, Sydney, Moscow, Vienna, Washington DC.
After the Common Universities Entrance Test, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will publish the final answer key in about 20 days.
The CUET Answer Key 2024 will be made available by NTA in two stages:
After the exam, the authorities will reveal the tentative/ provisional answer key.
You can check all the answers using the provisional answer key and submit objections if you notice any errors.
Authorities will consider the complaints voiced and change the answers as needed before publishing the complete answer key.
You should know that you cannot object to the final answer key.
Check: CUET Answer Key 2024
The CUET result is announced on the official website, where candidates can check their scores and rank.
Let’s check the last year’s CUET result statistics.
|Sub Code||Subject||100_%_tile||95_Above||Total in Subject|
|309||Economics / Business Economics||2836||11,390||1,86,855|
|316||Knowledge TraditionPractices India||1||81||1,303|
|320||Performing Arts - (Dance, Drama, and Music)||1||138||2,717|
Check: CUET Subject List 2024
Each participating university will conduct a separate counselling process after the CUET exam.
You must visit the institute's official website and register to participate in the CUET Counselling Process.
Read more: CUET Documents Required
When attending counselling, make sure you have the necessary documents with you, which includes;
You can apply to more than 250+ CUET-participating universities, clearing the Common University Entrance Test with valid scores.
Let's take a look at the top 5 NTA CUET College List 2024 and its Admission Policy:
Check: CUET University List 2024
The Common University Entrance Test is a remarkable initiative by NTA that enables students to pursue higher education in premier institutions through a unified testing system. A well-structured preparation strategy coupled with dedication can help candidates achieve their academic aspirations by studying in top CUET 2024 participating universities in India!
Frequently Asked Questions
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