CUET 2022 | Class 12
Get the Latest Details about NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Get the Latest Details about NEET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET) is an entrance examination for admission to undergraduate courses in different universities across the country. It was previously known as Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET). The CUET examination is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) under the supervision of the Universities Grant Commission (UGC). The qualified candidates get the opportunity to enroll in various programs in 54 central universities in India.

Till now, 44 universities including JNU, BHU, Aligarh Muslim University, and JMI have accepted the CUET as a part of their admission process. Considering the lack of uniformity in admission criteria between different university boards, the UGC has decided to conduct this exam to streamline the admission process and allow students to register for suitable courses in top universities.

The CUCET UG 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th July, and 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 10th August. Before starting the application process, candidates are requested to check out the CUCET eligibility criteria 2022 discussed below.

CUET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The students who have passed the 10+2 board examination or 10+3 diploma approved by the state board of technical education are eligible to appear for the CUET UG 2022 examination. The CUET eligibility criteria differ from one university to another and for different courses. Candidates can check the CUET 2022 eligibility criteria from the official website of the institution they are applying for. The eligibility criteria refer to the minimum qualification that a candidate must possess to become eligible for admission to the listed universities that are participating in CUET 2022.

In general, a minimum of 50% marks is required for general candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates in the 12th standard. Candidates willing to appear in the CUET 2022 need to complete the application process online through the official website of NTA. The application process started on 6th April 2022 and ended on 6th May 2022.

However, NTA has decided to reopen the application gateway from 23rd June 2022 to 26th June 2022 to allow interested students to apply if they have missed the earlier schedule. A candidate not meeting the desired CUET exam eligibility criteria as found in the application process will be disqualified for appearing in the CUET exam.

The eligibility criteria as specified by NTA don’t specify any age limit for candidates. However, candidates need to check the age requirements of individual universities where they wish to study. The candidate must satisfy the eligibility conditions as set by a specific university or college to get admission. Even if a candidate passes the CUET UG 2022 examination, he or she may be denied admission to a particular college if the eligibility conditions are not met.

The CUET 2022 Examination Pattern

The candidates must be aware of the syllabus, exam pattern, and CUET total marks to prepare for the exam effectively. The following points will be helpful for students.

  • The total marks of questions in the CUET examination are 140.

  • There will be 175 questions, out of which 140 need to be attempted.

  • For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted and 5 marks will be awarded for correct answers.

The details of the CUET 2022 exam pattern are given in the following table.



Total no. of Questions

No. of Questions to be Attempted

Section 1

13 and 20 languages



Section 2

27 domain-specific subjects



Section 3

General test



CUET 2022 Examination Qualifying Criteria

The candidates must score CUET qualifying marks to secure their position on the merit list of successful candidates. Students must score 60% marks in CUET UG 2022 examination to qualify for admission to the listed universities and colleges. The actual cut-off marks for CUET 2022 examination will be announced by the board shortly after the exam begins. The cut-off or qualifying score varies from year to year. The various factors that influence CUET qualifying marks are as follows:

  • The number of candidates

  • The difficulty level of the exam

  • The number of seats available

  • Category-wise reservations.

The category-wise seat reservation details are as follows:











Persons with disability

5% in each category

Participating institutes will also determine their cut-off scores to qualify for admission. Students must obtain equal to or higher than the expected cut-off points set by individual universities to get them enrolled for the desired stream. After the examination results, a merit list is prepared based on the qualifying marks, and successful candidates are offered seats in selected universities and courses through a counseling session.

Courses You Can Enrol Into After Qualifying in CUET

The CUET allows students to get admission to different undergraduate courses in different universities. These streams in which the students can enroll include Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BCA, B.Tech, etc. Candidates must decide that they would appear in CUET for which stream and accordingly complete the application process. The different courses also have different eligibility criteria that the applicants must fulfill at the time of application to the respective streams. Students should check the website of the university to which they are applying, to get to know about the eligibility criteria for a particular stream.


CUET 2022 is going to streamline the admission process for students who find difficulty in admission to top universities due to complex and non-uniform admission procedures. The students after passing the 10+2 exam can easily apply for the CUET exam and make preparations by taking the help of various resources available offline and online. The detailed information about CUET, the application process, exam pattern, and eligibility criteria guide them to prepare accordingly and achieve good scores in the CUET exam.

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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

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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. 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 has announced the CUET 2022 application form release date on the official website 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.
NTA will release the admit card for CUET 2022 at 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

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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

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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

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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 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
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 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria


1. Who is eligible to appear for CUET 2022?

Any candidate who has passed the 10+2 board examination with a minimum of 50% marks is eligible to appear in CUET 2022.

2. How many universities are covered under the CUET admission process?

There are approximately 54 central universities across India that are part of the CUET admission process.

3. How many languages will be available to take the CUET 2022 examination?

CUET 2022 will be conducted in 13 languages. A student can give the exam in a domain-specific language.

4. Is there any age limit for appearing in the CUET examination?

There is no age limit for candidates to be eligible to appear in the CUET 2022 exam.

5. Is CUET compulsory for admission to Delhi University?

The entrance to Delhi University UG courses for 2022-23 will be performed based on CUET 2022 results, so it is mandatory.