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CUET UG Examination Scheme

Mode of the Examination

CUET (UG) - 2024 will completely be conducted in Hybrid mode (Pen & Paper/ Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Medium of the Examination

Medium of the Question Papers: Drawing from the National Education Policy (NEP), the CUET (UG)- 2024 will be conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Exam Pattern 

Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). 
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper, and mode of examination are given in the table below:

Section Subject/Tests Questions to be attempted
Section 1A - Languages There are 13 different languages. Any of these languages may be chosen 40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language
Section 1B - Languages There are 20 Languages. Any of these languages may be chosen.
Section 2 - Domain There are 27 Domains specific subjects being offered under this section. A candidate may choose any subject as desired by the applicable University/ Universities.  35/40 Questions to be attempted out of 45/50 depending on the subject
Section 3 - General Test For any such undergraduate programme / programmes being offered by Universities where a General Test is being used for admission.  50 Questions to be attempted out of 60



1. From the above subjects/languages, the candidate can choose a maximum of 06 (six) subjects from all three Sections.

2. 40 out of 50 questions for all test papers and 50 out of 60 for the General Test (An overall choice of 10 questions will be provided for all 61 subjects). 

3. It is advisable for candidates to select at least one language and the General Test.

4. Duration for all test papers would be 45 minutes except for Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Computer Science/Informatics Practices, and General Tests which would be 60 minutes.

5. The examination will be conducted on multiple days in two or three shifts, depending on the number of Candidates and Subject choices.


For appearing in the CUET (UG) - 2024, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12 /equivalent examination or are appearing in 2024 irrespective of their age can appear in the CUET (UG) - 2024 examination. However, the candidates will be required to fulfill the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Organization in which they are desirous of taking admission

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How to Register ?

Instructions and Procedure for online submission of Application Form

  1. Candidates must read carefully the Instructions (including how to fill up the Application Form online) given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.? 

  1. Candidates can apply for CUET (UG) - 2022 through the “Online” mode only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.? 

  1. Submission of Application Form should be made by the candidate online through the NTA website: 

  1. Instructions for filling Online?Application Form:

  • Download?Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility. 

  • Follow the steps given below to Apply Online: 


Step 1: Registration Form:?

Register for the Online Application Form?and note down the system-generated?Application Number. The candidate should provide the required details while filling the Online Application Form and is also required to create PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her Answer. After successful submission of the personal details, an Application Number will be generated and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form and will also be required for all future reference/correspondence. For subsequent logins, the candidate will be able to login directly with the respective system-generated?Application Number?and created?Password. 


Step 2:??Application Form:?

The Candidates can log in with the system-generated Application Number and pre-created Password for completing the Application Form including filling up personal details, providing the details of educational qualification, university/ programme selection, test paper details, choosing the Examination Cities, and uploading the images and documents (if any). 

?Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Signature, Class X/ Equivalent Certificate and Category Certificate (if applicable), and PwBD Certificate (wherever applicable):

  • The recent photograph should be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against a white background.

  • Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format (clearly legible). 

  • The size of the scanned photograph should be between?10 kb to 200 kb?(clearly legible). 

  • The size of the scanned signature should be between?4 kb to 30 kb?(clearly legible). 

  • The size of the scanned copy of the Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) should be in pdf between?50kb to 300kb?(clearly legible). 

  • The size of the scanned copy of the Class X/ Equivalent Certificate should be in pdf between?50kb to 300kb?(clearly legible). 

  • The size of the scanned copy of the PwBD certificate should be in pdf between?50 kb to 300 kb?(clearly legible). 

[Note:?The Candidate must upload only his/her own photograph, signature, and certificate(s) as mentioned above (and not of anybody else) in a correct/proper manner. In case, it is found at any time in the future that the Candidate has used/uploaded the photograph, signature, and certificate(s) of someone else in his/her Application Form/Admit Card, or?he/she has tampered his/her Admit Card/Result/Scorecard, these acts of the candidate shall be treated as Unfair Means (UFM) Practices and he/she shall be proceeded with the actions as contemplated under the provisions of the Information Bulletin relating to Unfair Means Practices.

Please check your photograph and signature before submission of the Application Form. In case the photograph or signature is blurred or not visible to identify the identity of the candidate then, the application will be rejected.


Step 3:??Fee Payment:?


Slot: Timing of Examination 

Fee Payable by candidates (CUET (UG) - 2022) in INR@ 

No. of Tests/ Subjects 

UG/UI and Part time Programmes 

Centres in India 

Centres Outside India 





SC/ST/PwBD/Third gender 

Slot-1:?09.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. 

Upto 4 

? 650/- 

? 600/- 

? 550/- 

? 3000/- 

Slot-2:?03.00 p.m. to 06.45 p.m. 

Upto 5 

? 650/- 

? 600/- 

? 550/- 

? 3000/- 

  • * NCL: Non-Creamy Layer 

  • ** EWS: Economically Weaker Section

@Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

After completing Step 1 and Step 2, the candidates must pay the requisite examination fee. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator. 

The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline number and e-mail given in the Information Bulletin) for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate/multiple payments]. 

  1. Candidates shall ensure that the information entered by them in their respective online Application Form is correct. 

  1. All candidates must ensure that they have provided the correct e-mail address and mobile number.

  1. Information provided by the candidates in their respective online Application Forms, like the Name of the Candidate, Contact Details, Address Details, Category, Gender, PwBD Status, Educational Qualification Details, Date of Birth, Choice of Exam cities, etc. will be treated as final.?Any request for change in such particulars will not be considered by NTA under any circumstances. 

  1. NTA does not edit/modify/alter any information entered by the candidates after completion of the application process under any circumstances. Any request for change in information thereafter will not be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to exercise utmost caution before filling up the correct details in the Application Form.? 

  1. NTA disclaims any liability that may arise to a candidate(s) due to incorrect information provided by him/her in his/her online Application Form.? 

  1. Candidates must ensure that their email address and mobile number to be registered in their online Application Form are their own,?as relevant/important information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered E-mail Address and through SMS on the registered mobile number only.?NTA shall not be responsible for any non-communication /miscommunication with a candidate in the E-mail Address or Mobile Number given by him/her other than his/her own. 

  1. Candidates are advised to visit the NTA Website ( and check their E-mails regularly for the latest updates. 

  1. Candidates shall appear at their own cost at the Examination Centre on the Date, Shift, and Time indicated on their Admit Cards issued by the NTA in due course through its Website. 

  1. Important Instruction about PASSWORD
    i. During online form filling, the candidate will be required to choose PASSWORD and Security Question and its Answer. The candidate is advised to record/remember their password for all future logins. 
    ii. For subsequent logins, the candidate will be able to login directly with their respective system-generated Application Number and the chosen Password. 
    iii. The candidate is advised not to disclose or share their password with anybody. Neither?NTA?nor?SAMARTH?will be responsible for the violation or misuse of the password of a candidate. 
    iv. Candidates can change his/her passwords after login if desired. 
    v. Candidates should remember to log out at the end of their session so that the particulars of the candidate cannot be tampered with or modified by unauthorized persons. 
    The Password must be as per the following Password policy. 
    i. Password must be?8 to 13 characters long.
    ii. Password must have at least?one Upper?case alphabet. 
    iii. Password must have at least?one Lower?case alphabet. 
    iv. Password must have at least?one numeric value
    v. Password must have at least?one special character eg.!@#$%^&*-.
    How to reset your Password?: The following options are available to reset Password 
    i. Using Security Question and its Answer you have chosen during Form filling. 
    ii. Using a verification code sent via text message (SMS) to your Registered Mobile No. 
    iii. Using a reset link sent via Email to your Registered Email address. 

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