CUET 2022 | Class 12
CUET Entrance Exam: Overviews, Syllabus, Eligibility, Cut off and Preparation Tips

CUET Entrance Exam: Overviews, Syllabus, Eligibility, Cut off and Preparation Tips

The National Testing Agency (NTA) organises the Common University Entrance Test (CUET). The CUET Exam will be conducted for undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the first time this year. While the entrance exam is needed for admission to all UG courses in central universities, some universities have chosen to skip it for this year's PG courses. Read the entire article to know more about what is CUET Exam, CUET 2022 Syllabus, CUET 2022 Exam Date and Preparation Tips.

CUET Full Form

Common University Entrance Test

CUET Exam Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

CUET Entrance Exam Dates

July 15, 16, 19, 20 and August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.

Timings

Two shifts per day: 

Shift 1 - 09.00 AM to 12.15 PM (IST) 

Shift 2 - 03.00 PM to 06.45 PM (IST)

Mode of the CUET Entrance Exam

CBT (Computer Based Test)

CUET 2022 Syllabus

Section IA & IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages– Factual, Literary, and Narrative (Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary)


Section II: As per the NCERT syllabus as applicable to Class XII only


Section III: 

  • General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs

  • General Mental Ability

  • Numerical Ability

  • Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), 

  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Type of Questions in CUET 2022

Multiple Choice Questions to test students on their aptitudes and subject specific skills

Marking Scheme of CUET 2022

  • For Correct Answer: +5 Mark

  • For Incorrect Answer: -1 Mark

  • Unanswered: 0

Duration of CUET Entrance Exam

Slot 1: 195 Minutes, Slot 2: 225 Minutes


CUET 2022 Exam Pattern (UGQP01)

Details

Exam Pattern

Maximum Marks

100

Total number of questions

100

Types of Questions

MCQs

Duration

2 Hours

Topics

  • Part A: 25 MCQs from Numerical ability, general knowledge, English

  • Part B: Physics and Chemistry (25+25 MCQs)

  • Part III & IV are Mathematics & Biology respectively. Only one section to be attempted (25 MCQs)


CUET Exam Pattern 2022 (UGQP02)

Details

Exam Pattern

Maximum Marks

100

Types of Questions

MCQs

Total number of questions

100

Duration

2 hours

Topics

English, analytical skills,  general aptitude, numerical aptitude/ data interpretation, general knowledge, reasoning


CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The age of the candidate is not a barrier for attempting CUET 2022 for UG programmes. Candidates who have passed the Class 12th/equivalent examination or will be taking it in 2022 are eligible to take the CUET 2022. Candidates should note that they must meet the age requirements (if any) of the individual universities to which they wish to apply. Read detailed points on CUET 2022 Eligibility Criteria.

  • Candidates must have cleared Class 12th from a government recognised board. Please note that it is mandatory to score 50% marks for General Category candidates and 45% for SC/ST.

  • Since the CUET eligibility criteria differ between courses and universities, candidates should check official websites of the respective universities.

  • Candidates who failed in their Class 12th are not eligible to apply for CUET 2022.

  • Even if a candidate passes the entrance exam, admission to the programme is not guaranteed unless the candidate meets the eligibility requirements of the university to which they are applying.


CUET 2022 Cut-off Marks

To get qualified in the CUET entrance exam, students must get a minimum cut-off score. The conducting body specifies this score, which is announced on the official NTA CUET website.  Cut-offs differ depending on the category. The merit list is based on this cut-off score.


The cut-off score for a given year is determined by two major factors for CUET College Entrance Exam 2022:

  • Number of candidates taking the exam

  • The exam's level of difficulty


CUET 2022 Counselling Process

The CUET 2022 counselling process will begin once the exam is finished and results are declared, which is tentatively in September 2022. Each participating university will hold its own CUET counselling session in 2022. Students who pass the CUET 2022 Exam and appear on the rank list will be invited to the CUET 2022 counselling. 


Candidates must first register for CUET counselling by visiting the official websites of participating universities. Candidates must login with their application number and password to register for CUET counselling 2022. After that candidates must enter their college preference and course of study.


CUET 2022 Participating Institutions

Currently, 44 Central Universities and 28 other universities accept students into their UG, PG, and integrated courses through Common University Entrance Test (CUET). Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:

  • University of Delhi

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

  • Assam University, Silchar

  • Central University of Andhra Pradesh

  • Central University of Gujarat

  • Central University of Haryana

  • Central University of Jammu

  • Central University of Jharkhand

  • Central University of Karnataka

  • Central University of Kerala

  • Central University of Punjab

  • Central University of Rajasthan

  • Central University of South Bihar

  • Central University of Tamil Nadu


CUET 2022 Preparation Tips from Experts

Given below are some of the most effective tips for an excellent preparation of CUET.

  • Be clear with the CUET 2022 exam pattern.

  • Make absolutely sure you completely understand the study material and exam pattern.

  • Create a study schedule that works for you.

  • Solve as many mock tests as possible.

  • Seek advice from experts.

  • Choose appropriate learning material and books.

  • Prepare everything in accordance with the syllabus.

  • Evaluate your progress to identify areas for improvement.

  • Mock tests should be attempted on a regular basis.

  • Take care of your physical and mental health.

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CUET Important Dates

CUET Important Dates

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CUET 2022 exam dates and revised schedule have been announced by the NTA. CUET 2022 will now be conducted on 15-July-2022 to 10-August-2022, and the exam registration closes on 26-June-2022. You can check the complete schedule on our site. Furthermore, you can check CUET 2022 dates for application, admit card, exam, answer key, result, counselling, etc along with other relevant information.
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CUET Information

CUET Information

Application Form
Eligibility Criteria
Admit Card
Exam Centres
NTA has announced the CUET 2022 application form release date on the official website https://cuet.nta.nic.in/. CUET 2022 Application Form is available on the official website for online registration. Besides CUET 2022 application form release date, learn about the application process, steps to fill the form, how to submit, exam date sheet etc online. Check our website for more details.
CUET 2022 applicants should be aware of the eligibility criteria before applying to the exam. NTA has released all the relevant information on the official website, i.e. https://cuet.nta.nic.in/. CUET 2022 aspirants should have passed Class 12th or any other equivalent qualifying examination in 2021, 2020 , or students appearing in the Class 12th final exam in 2022 can also apply. For further details, visit our website.
NTA will release the admit card for CUET 2022 at https://cuet.nta.nic.in/ on 13-July-2022 for the registered candidates. The admit card will contain information such as the name and contact details of the candidate, the exam centre, reporting time, and examination schedule along with other important instructions for CUET 2022.
The NTA releases the list of CUET 2022 exam centres on its official website. Check CUET Test Centres List including states, cities here as well. We provide the complete list of CUET exam centres for 2022 along with the exam city & code at Vedantu. Also, check the list of documents allowed at the CUET exam test centres. Find all about the CUET 2022 exam centres, cities, location, address and code here.
It is crucial for the the engineering aspirants to know and download the CUET 2022 syllabus PDF for Accountancy, Agriculture, Anthroplogy, Art Education Sculpture, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics/Business Economics, Engineering Graphics, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, General Test, Geography, History, Home Science, Knowledge Tradition – Practices India, Languages (IA & IB), Legal Studies, Mass Media/ Mass Communication, Mathematics, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology and Teaching Aptitude. Check CUET 2022 syllabus here along with the best books and strategies to prepare for the entrance exam. Download the CUET 2022 syllabus consolidated as per the latest NTA guidelines from Vedantu for free.
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CUET 2022 Study Material

CUET 2022 Study Material

CUET 2022 Study Materials: Strengthen your fundamentals with exhaustive CUET Study Materials. It covers the entire CUET syllabus, DPP, PYP with ample objective and subjective solved problems. Free download of CUET study material for Physics, Chemistry and Maths are available on our website so that students can gear up their preparation for CUET exam 2022 with Vedantu right on time.
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CUET Question Papers

CUET Question Papers

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Download CUET Question Papers & ​Answer Keys of 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 PDFs. CUET Question Paper are provided language-wise along with their answer keys. We also offer CUET Sample Question Papers with Answer Keys for Physics, Chemistry and Maths solved by our expert teachers on Vedantu. Downloading the CUET Sample Question Papers with solutions will help the engineering aspirants to score high marks in the CUET examinations.
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CUET 2022 Book Solutions and PDF Download

CUET 2022 Book Solutions and PDF Download

In order to prepare for CUET 2022, candidates should know the list of important books i.e. RD Sharma Solutions, NCERT Solutions, HC Verma books and RS Aggarwal Solutions. They will find the high quality readymade solutions of these books on Vedantu. These books will help them in order to prepare well for the CUET 2022 exam so that they can grab the top rank in the all India entrance exam.
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CUET Mock Tests

CUET Mock Tests

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CUET 2022 free online mock test series for exam preparation are available on the Vedantu website for free download. Practising these mock test papers of Physics, Chemistry and Maths prepared by expert teachers at Vedantu will help you to boost your confidence to face the CUET 2022 examination without any worries. The CUET test series for Physics, Chemistry and Maths that is based on the latest syllabus of CUET and also the Previous Year Question Papers.
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CUET 2022 Cut-Off

CUET 2022 Cut-Off

CUET Cut Off
NTA is responsible for the release of the CUET 2022 Session cut off score. The qualifying percentile score might remain the same for different categories. According to the latest trends, the expected cut off mark for CUET 2022 is 50% for general category candidates, 45% for physically challenged candidates, and 40% for candidates from reserved categories.
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CUET 2022 Results

CUET 2022 Results

The CUET 2022 result will be published by NTA on https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/ in the form of a scorecard. The scorecard will include the roll number, application number, candidate's personal details, and the percentile, marks, and rank of the candidate. Only those candidates who achieve the CUET cut-off will be considered qualified for the exam.
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Rank List
Counselling
Cutoff
CUET 2022 state rank lists will be released by the state counselling committees for admissions to the 85% state quota and to all seats in CUET colleges. CUET 2022 state rank lists are based on the marks obtained in entrance exams. Candidates can check the CUET 2022 state rank list on the official website or on our site.
The NTA will conduct CUET 2022 counselling at https://cuet.nta.nic.in/. There will be two rounds of counselling for admission under All India Quota (AIQ), deemed and central universities and CFTIs. A mop-up round of CUET counselling will be conducted excluding 15% AIQ seats, while the dates of CUET 2022 counselling for 85% state quota seats will be announced by the respective state authorities.
NTA is responsible for the release of the CUET 2022 cut off score. The qualifying percentile score might remain the same for different categories. According to the latest trends, the expected cut off mark for CUET 2022 Session is 50% for general category candidates, 45% for physically challenged candidates, and 40% for candidates from reserved categories.
Want to know which Engineering colleges in India accept the CUET 2022 scores for admission to Engineering? Find the list of Engineering colleges accepting CUET scores in India, compiled by Vedantu. There are 1622 Colleges that are accepting CUET. Also find more details on Fees, Ranking, Admission, and Placement.
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FAQs on CUET Entrance Exam 2022

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1. What are some best books for Aptitude Preparation for the CUET Common Entrance Test 2022?

To achieve excellent CUET 2022 exam scores, you must be thoroughly prepared. You can use the following CUET Preparation Books to study for the English Language, Logical Reasoning, and Mathematics sections. 

  • Nonverbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal

2. How to check CUET 2022 Results?

CUET 2022 Results will be available on the official website of CUET. Follow the steps below to obtain CUET 2022 Results:

  • Go to the official website 

  • Enter your birth date and roll number.

  • Click the Login tab.

  • You can now view the CUET 2022 results.

  • For future reference, download and print the CUET 2022 result.

3. How will the CUCET 2022 Merit List be prepared?

The CUET 2022 Merit List will be compiled based on the performance of the candidates who took the CUET 2022 exam. The merit list will be the reference to the participating Central Universities for admission to UG, PG, Integrated Programs, B.Ed, and Ph.D. programmes.

4. What is the application fee for CUET UG 2022?

Find the fee structure of CUET below for different categories:

  • General/ OBC/ EWS: Rs. 800

  • SC/ ST: Rs. 350

  • PwD: Nil

5. How will institutes participate in CUET 2022 Counselling?

As of now, 44 Central Universities and 28 other universities admit students into their UG, PG, and integrated courses through CUET 2022 Exam. Recently, the executive councils of Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University announced that all Under-Graduate (UG) courses will be admitted through CUET 2022 Exam starting with the Academic Session 2022-23.