CUET UG 2022 (July) – Application Form (6 Apr), Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus

CUET UG 2022 – National Testing Agency (NTA) will now release CUET UG application form 2022 on April 06, 2022. The candidates who want to appear for CUET UG can fill the application form till May 06, 2022. The candidates can fill the application form online at cuet.samarth.ac.in. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) will be held for admission into various UG courses offered by Central Universities across the country. The exam will be held in the 1st and 2nd week of July 2022 in two slots. It will be conducted in the computer-based mode. In it, multiple-choice questions will be present. Check more details about CUET UG 2022 from this page such as application form, important dates, syllabus, exam pattern etc.

CUET UG 2022

Candidates can check all latest updates and details on CUET UG 2022 from here.

Latest – CUET 2022 (UG) revised notification has been released. It specifies the dates for the events and the exam. Apart from this, the exam pattern and other details have also been mentioned. Click here to download.

CUET UG 2022 Notice

Latest – CUET 2022 (UG) notification is out. In it, the entire pattern / scheme of the exam has been explained. Check here or below.

CUET UG 2022 Dates

Candidates can check all the important dates for CUET 2022 from below:

CUET UG 2022Dates
Application form for CUET 2022 released on02 Apr 2022 06 Apr 2022
Last date to apply for CUET 2022 is30 Apr 2022 06 May 2022 (up to 5.00 PM)
Last date to pay the fee 06 May 2022 (up to 11.50 PM)
CUET UG 2022 exam date is1st and 2nd week of Jul 2022

CUET 2022 Sections

Before moving forward, it is important for the candidates to firstly understand the sections of CUET 2022. In total, there will be 4 sections and these shall be as follows:


Section IA – In this, there are 13 languages. The list is given below.

Section IB – In this, there are 20 languages. The list is given below.

Section II – This section has 27 domain specific subjects. The list is given below.

Section III – This is a General Test. It will be held for any other UG subject (apart from the ones covered above) in which CUs want to grant admission.

CUET 2022 Number of Test

CUET is being held for most of the UG courses in the CUs. Hence, each candidate can take maximum 9 test unde CUET. Important things to know are:

  1. Candidates can only choose 3 languages in total, out of the 13 languages in Section IA and 20 languages in Section IB.
  2. In total, candidates can opt for 06 domain specific subjects.
  3. The chosen 3rd languages should be in lieu with the 6th domain specific subject

Hence, in total, candidates can opt for a total of 9 test.

– Of these, 2 can be the languages + 6 domain specific subject + 1 general test.

OR

3 languages + 5 domain specific subjects + 1 General test.

CUET UG 2022 Languages

In CUET UG, there are total 13 languages in Section IA and 20 languages in Section IB. These languages are as follows:

CUET 2022 Languages for Section IA – Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu.

CUET 2022 Languages for Section IB – French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese.

Section II Domain Specific Subjects are

  • Accountancy / Book Keeping
  • Business Studies
  • Sanskrit
  • Biology / Biological Studies / Biotechnology / Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  • Economics / Business Economics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geography / Geology
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  • Legal Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education / NCC / Yoga
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
    Teaching Aptitude
  • Agriculture
  • Mass Media / Mass Communication
  • Anthropology
  • Fine Arts / Visual Arts (Sculpture / Painting) /Commercial Arts,
  • Performing Arts*

*Under Performing Arts there are following subjects

(i) Dance – Kathak / Bharatnatyam / Oddisi / Kathakali / Kuchipudi / Manipuri

(ii) Drama – Theatre

(iii) Music General – Hindustani / Carnatic / Rabindra Sangeet / Percussion / Non-Percussion

How to Select CUET 2022 Subjects?

Candidates may select the language / subject that they studied in class 12th. However, this is not mandatory. If a CU permits, then students may select other subjects too. For this, students are advised to carefully read the eligibility requirement by the CU. Also, if the subject that candidate wants to student is not mentioned under any section of CUET, then candidates may opt for any subject closest to their choice. This means, that for Biochemistry, candidate may opt for Biology.

CUET UG 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam structure has also cleared out by NTA. These are the crucial things about the pattern which the candidate need to know:

Duration of the exam is 45 minutes, for each language. 60 minutes will be given for Section III.

Mode of CUET UG 2022 is computer based.

Sections in the exam will be 4. These will be:

  • Section IA – 13 Languages
  • Section IB – 20 Languages
  • Section II – 27 Domain specific Subjects
  • Section III – General Test

Total questions in the exam 50 but candidates will have to attempt only 40.

  • Do note that only in section Section III, the total number of questions will be 75 and candidates will have to attempt only 60.

Question type in the exam are MCQ (objective type). Check details below.

Section wise paper pattern for CUET UG 2022

CUET UG 2022 Section IA

Subject / TestQs TypeQs No.
13 Languages
(List Above)
Reading Comprehension (RC) –
Based on different types of passages, Factual, Literary and Narrative (literary Aptitude and Vocabulary)
Total 50 – Only 40 to be Attempted 

CUET UG 2022 Section IB

Subject / TestQs TypeQs No.
20 Languages
(List Above)
Reading Comprehension (RC) –
Based on different types of passages, Factual, Literary and Narrative (literary Aptitude and Vocabulary)
Total 50 – Only 40 to be Attempted 

CUET UG 2022 Section II

Subject / TestQs TypeQs No.
27 Domains
specific subjects
(candidates can select max. 6)
Input text can be used
for MCQs
Total 50 – Only 40 to be Attempted 

CUET UG 2022 Section III (General Test)

Subject / TestQs TypeQs No.

General Test is for admission in any other UG course, as offered by CUs
Input text can be used
for MCQs
Total 75 – Only 60 to be Attempted 

CUET UG 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of CUET 2022 is as follows:

  • All the questions in the exam will be of class 12th CBSE level. Most of the questions will be NCERT based.

Details syllabus for each section is as follows:

CUET Syllabus for Section IA and Section IB – Language will be tested via Reading Comprehension (RC). The RC will be based
on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative (Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary).

CUET Syllabus for Section II Domanin Specific – NCERT based class 12th syllabus. Check it from below.

CUET Syllabus for Section IIE General Test – The questions in this exam will be asked from:

  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Mental Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Quantitative Reasoning*
  • Logical and Analytical
  • Reasoning
  • *Quantitative Reasoning – This will contain questions from: basic maths like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, mensuration, stat that is taught till Grade 8.

List of CUs

In total, there are 40+ CUs under CUET 2022. The list of these is as follows:

CUs under MoE are

UNIVERSITY OF DELHI
NORTH EASTERN HILL UNIVERSITY
ASSAM UNIVERSITY
TEZPUR UNIVERSITY
MIZORAM UNIVERSITY
NAGALAND UNIVERSITY
MANIPUR UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF ALLAHABAD
RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY
TRIPURA UNIVERSITY
SIKKIM UNIVERSITY
THE ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNIVERSITY
ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY
BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA
VISVA BHARATI
UNIVERSITY OF HYDERABAD
PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
BABASAHEB BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY, LUCKNOW
MAULANA AZAD NATIONAL URDU UNIVERSITY
MAHATMA GANDHI ANTARRASHTRIYA HINDI VISHWAVIDYALAYA
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU)
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL TRIBAL UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF BIHAR
GURU GHASIDAS VISHWAVIDYALAYA
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF GUJARAT
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF HARYANA
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF JHARKHAND
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KARNATAKA
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF KERALA
Dr. HARISINGH GOUR VISHWAVIDYALAYA
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF ORISSA
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF PUNJAB
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF TAMIL NADU
HEMWATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARWAL UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF JAMMU

CUs that are not under MoE are:

SOUTH ASIAN UNIVERSITY
NALANDA UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY
RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL AVIATION UNIVERSITY

Important Downloads

CUET 2022 (General Notice)Download Here
CUET UG 2022 NotificationDownload Here

FAQs on CUET UG 2022

Ques. What is CUET exam for?

Ans. CUET is a  Common Universities Entrance Test which is going to be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to central universities for the academic session 2022-23.

Ques. How do I register for CEUT 2022?

Ans. To register for CUET UG 2022, candidates need to fill in their basic details online at cuet.samarth.ac.in. After the registration is done, log in using the application number and password and provide other details like academic qualification details, upload necessary images, and finally submit the form by paying the required amount of fee.

Ques. Is CUCET and CUET same?

Ans. CUET stands for Common University Entrance Test, on the other hand CUCET stands for Central University Common Entrance Test. In general terms, CUET is the revamped version of CUCET itself.

Ques. How is CUET conducted?

Ans. NTA is conducting CUET 2022 in computer based mode

Ques. How many central universities are accepting scores for CUET 2022?

Ans. There are a total of 45 universities under CUET 2022. Each university however will have their own admission process. The scores for CUET will be mandatory for admission in these universities.

Ques. What is the exam pattern for CUET 2022?

Ans. CUET 2022 entrance exam will have four sections. The question paper will include a compulsory language test, two domain-specific tests, and the general test. 

Ques. What are the mediums of CUET 2022 question papers?

Ans. CUET 2022 question paper will be available in 13 languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu.

In addition to these, the paper will also be provided in 20 other languages including French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese

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