CUET 2024: Exam Date for UG and PG, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for organizing Common University Entrance Test (CUET) every year. CUET previously known as Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national-level entrance test for admission to undergraduate & postgraduate courses offered in all the participating institutions.

Every year, the CUET is held across 500 cities in India and abroad. The authority conducts CUET UG level & CUET PG level exams separately. The entrance test will be organized in a computer-based mode. Interested and eligible candidates are advised to submit their CUET Application form on or before the due date. Aspirants can check the complete details on CUET 2024 from this article.

Latest: CUET 2024 exam date has been released for UG and PG courses.

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CUET Important Dates

Aspirants can check the tentative schedule for CUET 2024 exam dates from the table below.

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CUET UG Exam dates

Availability of application formTo be updated
Last date for application submissionTo be updated
City of exam announcementTo be updated
Release of admit cardTo be updated
CUET UG exam dateBetween 15th May, 2024 and 31st May, 2024
Answer key available onTo be updated
Announcement of resultTo be updated
Date of counsellingTo be updated

CUET PG Dates 2024

Availability of application formTo be updated
Last date for application submissionTo be updated
City of exam announcementTo be updated
Release of admit cardTo be updated
CUET -PG Exam dateBetween 11th March,2024 and 28th March, 2024
Answer key releases onTo be updated
Announcement of resultTo be updated
Commencement of counsellingTo be updated

CUET Eligibility Criteria

NTA has set some eligibility norms that candidates must satisfy before applying for the exam. The eligibility criteria are as follows.

Applicant Students should have passed the 12th examination in the science stream from a recognized board.

There is no age bar for appearing in CUET Exam.

Candidate must be an Indian citizen, or a subject of Nepal, or Bhutan.

CUET 2024 Application Form  

The authority will release the application form for CUET UG & CUET PG exams separately. Candidates can apply for CUET Exam via online mode only. It is expected that the application form will be available in February 2024.

Applicants will be allowed to choose up to 10 subjects for giving the entrance exam. Multiple application form from a single candidate will not be entertained by the authority. Candidates are advised to provide the correct details during the registration.

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While filling out the online application form, applicants will also have to choose three exam city preferences as per their choice. Candidates have to upload passport-size photographs and signatures in the given format.

Verify the details carefully before final submission. Candidates have to pay the application fee as per the number of courses selected by them. The payment can be made online via debit/credit card, Net Banking, e-wallet and UPI.

Application fee

The details regarding fee as per the number of subjects and category is prescribed below.

Number of subjectsCategoryApplication fee
       Up to 3 subjectsGeneral category750
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender650
Centres Outside India3,750
      Up to 7 subjectsGeneral category1500
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender1300
Centres Outside India7,500
        Up to 10 subjectsGeneral category1,750
OBC-NCL (EWS)1,650
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender1,550
Centres Outside India11,000

CUET Examination Pattern

CUET 2024 exam will be conducted online mode only. The pattern varies from Slot I and Slot II. The entrance test will consist of multiple-choice type questions. CUET UG will be organized in 13 different languages i.e., English, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Odia, & Urdu.

The exam will include 4 different sections namely Section 1A, Section 1B, General Test, and domain-specific subjects. The paper will consist of 100 questions in which each question carries five marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong response.

The complete details regarding the examination pattern are mentioned below.

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SectionNo. of questionsDuration
Section IATotal of 50 questions each language of which 40 questions are to be attempted45 minutes for each language
Section IB 
Section II35/40 Questions to be attempted out of 45/5045 minutes for each domain-specific subject
Section IIITotal of 60 of which 50 questions are to be attempted60 minutes

CUET Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for CUET exam 2024 will cover the topics from the 12th class. Candidate should check the syllabus thoroughly before starting the CUET Preparation. Below, we’ve provided some details on CUET Topics as per each section. 

In Section IA & IBReading Comprehension (based on various types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]
For Section II, Domain SubjectPrepare from class 12th NCERT syllabus
In Section IIINumerical Ability, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/ mensuration/ algebra geometry/stat taught till Grade 8), General Mental Ability, Logical and Analytical Reasoning

CUET Admission Process 2024

CUET Admission Process  2024

CUET Admit card

The authority will release the admit card to those candidates only who have successfully submitted their online application form. It is expected that CUET UG 2024 hall ticket will be released in May 2024 via online mode. Candidates have to bring their admit card along with one valid ID proof at the examination centre.

CUET Answer Keys

National Testing Agency will initially release the CUET provisional answer keys within a month of conducting the exam. Candidates can check the answer key online from the official website of CUET.

In case of any issues with the provisional answer key, the candidate will be allowed to raise objections by submitting Rs. 200/- as non-refundable fee. Candidate can raise the objection in between the specified period. After that period, the authority will release the CUET final answer keys.

With the help of the answer keys, students can calculate their estimated scores and rank before the announcement of the result.

CUET 2024 Result

NTA will announce the CUET UG 2024 result online in the form of scorecards. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their results by login the official website with their registration number and password.

The CUET result will comprise details like candidates’ names & roll numbers, section-wise and overall scores and CUET cutoff. Candidates should download the CUET UG 2024 scorecard for future reference.

CUET Counselling 2024

The process of CUET 2024 counselling will be organized by the participating institutes separately. After the announcement of the result, each institute will release a separate merit list of qualifying candidates based on their scorecard.

Candidates have to participate in the counselling round which will be held in online mode. Documents verification and seat allotment will be done at the time of counselling.  

CUET Contact details

NTA Help desk Number- 011-40759000

Email address: cuet-ug[at]nta[dot]ac[dot]in

Official website:


How to download CUET Hall ticket?

Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website at

Who organizes the CUET?

The entrance test is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to Central and other universities of India.

Is there any negative marking scheme in CUET?

Yes, 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer.

Is there any limit for CUET attempts?

No, there is no such restriction for appearing in CUET.

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