CUCET 2017: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus

cucet-2017Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national level entrance test that is organized jointly by the ten central universities together. The ten universities are: Central University of Haryana, South Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Jammu, Kerala, Punjab, Kashmir, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. This test is conducted for admission into the UG/Integrated Programme, Post Graduate Programme and Research Programme in various educational and professional field respectively in these ten Central Universities. The examination commences once in a year in the month of June. Here, we are providing the detailed information about CUCET 2017 including application form, exam dates, eligibility and syllabus.

Application Form Eligibility Exam Pattern

Syllabus Admission Procedure

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CUCET 2017 Notification – Application Form Released

newiconCUCET 2017 Application Form has been released from 20th March 2017.Click here for application form.

CUCET 2017 Exam Dates

Check the date schedule of CUCET 2017. All given dates are officials:

Online Application Form20th March 2017
Last Date of Online Submission14th April 2017
Admit Card Availability Date5th May 2017
Date of Entrance Exam17th & 18th May 2017
Answer Key Uploaded19th May 2017
Grievances, if any upto05:00 pm on 22nd May, 2017
Corrected Answer Key ready29th May 2017
Result Announced7th June 2017

Time Table of CUCET 2017 Examination:


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CUCET Application Form 2017

  • The application form is available only through online process from the official site.
  • There is no provision for offline application form.
  • The CUCET 2017 Application Form is available from the 20th March 2017.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be the 14th April 2017.
  • Candidates can pay the fee through online or offline mode.
  • After the submission of the online application form with online payment an automated e-mail and SMS will be sent to the candidate maid ID & mobile number.
  • Those candidates made payment through Challan they have to wait for 7 days after submission of the form.
  • Candidates can apply for a particular course for a maximum of the three PUs (Participating Universities) with a maximum of three options of programmes in each of the selected PU.

Application Fee:

CategoryOnline Application & payment through online/debit/credit cardOnline Application & payment through Challan
Application FeeApplication FeeBank CommissionTotal Payment to be deposited in SBI
General/OBC CandidatesRs.800 for three PUs

(add-on facility may be availed by paying equivalent application fee)


(add-on facility may be availed by paying equivalent application fee)

SC/ST CandidatesRs.350 for three PUs

(add-on facility may be availed by paying equivalent application fee)


(add-on facility may be availed by paying equivalent application fee)

PwD candidatesNo Fee – – –

CUCET Eligibility Criteria

Here, we are providing the eligibility criteria to appear CUCET 2017 entrance examination. Different universities have different eligibility criteria for their different courses. Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam can also apply.

 Universities  Programmes Eligibility
HaryanaPG ProgrammesBachelor’s degree
M.Phil ProgrammeMaster’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD)
Ph. D ProgramsM.Phil degree
Qualified: UGC/CSIR-JRF/NET or SLET (Equivalent to NET/JRF as per UGC norms) or a holder of Teacher Fellowship
Teacher in a constituent/affiliated college/department of the university & research experience for at least two years
Is an in-service candidate with three years’ experience and has master’s degree with at least 55% of marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) in the relevant subjects.
JammuPG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
M.Phil/ Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
JharkhandIntegrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
KashmirIntegrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
M.Phil/ Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
KeralaUG Programmes10 +2 examination
Age Limit: The candidates should not exceed 19 years of age as on 1 July, 2017.
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Age Limit: Candidates should not exceed 25 years of age as on 1 July, 2017.
PunjabPG Programmes (M.Sc/M.Pharm/M.A/M.Tech)Bachelor’s Degree
M.Phil ProgrammesMaster’s degree
PG Diploma ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree/ Master’s degree
RajasthanIntegrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
Tamil NaduIntegrated Programs10+2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree

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CUCET 2017 Exam Pattern

  • Papers: Question paper will comprises of PART A and PART B.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper will be consisted of 100 MCQs (multiple choice questions).
    • PART A will be consisted of 25 questions of English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills.
    • PART B will be contained 75 MCQs questions and consisted of one/two/three or more sections.
    • Each section will have 25 or more questions.
    • There is a provision that a candidate will require to answer a set of any three sections (75 questions).
    • For Integrated Courses/B.Voc/MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general course(s), only one paper will be conducted which will contain 100 objective types questions.
  • Language: The language of the question paper will be in English.
  • Duration: The duration of each paper will be two hours.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking. Each correct answer will carry 01 mark and for each wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted.

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CUCET Syllabus

The syllabus of CUCET 2017 is different for particular courses. The syllabus of PG courses will be separate for their prescribed courses.

  • Syllabus for UGO 1:

This paper will contain of two parts: PART A and PART B. PART A comprises of Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills topics. PART B consists of topics of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

  • Syllabus for UGO 2:

The syllabus will be consisting of the topics of the following disciplines: English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, and General Knowledge.

  • Syllabus for M.Phil/ Ph.D Research Programme:

The syllabus of M.Phil and/or Ph.D Research Programme will be comprise as that prescribed for the UGC-CSIR/others NET-JRF Exam.

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CUCET 2017 Admit Card

Candidates can get their admit card from the official website. The CUCET 2017 Admit Card will be released on the 5th May 2017. The admit card will be consisted of personal details of the candidates such as candidate name, roll number and exam venue, date etc.

CUCET 2017 Result

The Results will be announced in the 7th June 2017. CUCET 2017 Result will be declared on the official portal. On the bases of the performance of the candidate, the merit list will be prepared. After the publication of the merit list candidate have to attend the counseling process for seat allotment.

CUCET 2018

CUCET 2018 will be managed by the nine central universities jointly. This exam is a national level entrance test conducts for providing admission to the various UG, PG & many other courses. These courses are offered by the central universities across the country. The application form will be issued from the 2nd week of March 2018.

CUCET 2017 Counselling

After the result announcement, the counseling process will be beginning. The CUCET 2017 Counselling process will consist of online allotment of seats and document verification. The counselling will be conducted only for the selected candidates. The seat will be allotted on the basis of the candidate’s rank and availability of seats for the preferred course.

Documents required:

  • 10th/12th Mark sheets and Passing Certificate
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree
  • CUCET 2017 Admit Card
  • Original ID Proof
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Qualified National Level Exam Score Card (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate

CUCET Admission Procedure

Admission will be handled at the level of each of these 8 central universities, for their respective courses. After the result declaration, the respective central universities will announce the schedule of counseling/admission and merit list on the weightage on CUCET 2017 score.

Admission Procedure for M.Phil and Ph.D Programme:

The admission process includes the written test and interview that will carry weightage of 60% and 40% respectively. Candidates, those qualify NET/JRF/SLET/Teacher Fellowship will be exempted from the written test. In this case, the interview will carry 100% weightage. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

Note: Candidates who seeking admission in M.Phil Programmes and appear in CUCET 2017 will not be considered in ‘Exemption Category’ and in such case, interview will have the weightage of 40 marks.

If you have any doubts about CUCET 2017, then drop your comments in the comment box.

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  1. Kumar says:

    Sir,what is PUs in the cucet form ???

  2. Aditya says:

    Sir,is the course Bsc maths hons. Or integrated msc in maths offered through cucet??
    If yes.please notify me and provide the syllabus and previous year sample papera

  3. Sayan says:

    I am doing in general courses not hons. Can I apply in cucet for post graduate degrees like MBA.

  4. Chandipa Basumatary says:

    I appeared the final year Exam of Bsc Nursing ,So can I apply in Public Administration course for Master Degree programme?

  5. Satish bathula says:

    I appeared diploma in agriculture…., So can I apply in public Administration course for master degree programme…??

  6. manoj m says:

    i am studying in 12 th standard and will be appearing for board exam in march 2017.
    i want to do after 12 th .
    do admission in central universities in 2017 will be based upon cucet 2017 ?

  7. Anand says:

    Admission in Madras School of Economics for M.A.Economics will be through CUCET

  8. suresh chand says:

    sir, in which central university do integrated L.L.B course

  9. Aishwarya says:

    Is central university of Karnataka included

  10. suresh chand says:

    there is no central university do integrated l.l.b course in north india

  11. Sanjaya says:

    Sir,I appeared cucet in 2016 Nd secured 120…I opted Karnatak,Hariyana and Rajasthan… Unfortunately I couldn’t know the first selection counseling date for Karnataka…but sir I registered myself at Hariyana..but why I couldn’t eligible even the last selection cut off was 97 for general..

  12. suresh chand says:


  13. Aamir Mansoor says:

    Sir i have to apply for hons. When will be admission open

  14. Neha Das says:

    Please inform is there any age criterion for appearing PG entrance examination.IS it okay to apply at the age of 20 (after completing UG)?
    Can I apply?

  15. Ayush Ritwik says:

    Sir I am not very much clear about the various ug courses offered in the eight central universities and the eligibility criteria that have been mentioned here in cucet 2017. Pl provide a clear view of the same , programwise

  16. Ayush Ritwik says:

    Sir I want to appear for entrance test through CUCET 2017. Pl. Provide a complete detail for the same.

  17. Atul keshri says:

    Sir,What is the syllabus for PG programme

  18. Deepa says:

    sir, i have completed my graduation(BBA) in 2016. Is B.ed possible in CU after BBA? Am eligible for B.ed or not?

  19. Charu says:

    Sir i am appearing for 12th board this year (2017). Am i eligible for cucet 2017 exam?

  20. n.nagabhushanam says:

    i like to do MBA in center university so what i have to do…..plz help me

  21. harshita says:

    I’m 12 passed out.Can I apply for CUCET?and does it provide integrated MSc courses in Life Science, Molecular biology etc?

  22. Sahul says:


    Would like to know the age relaxation for MPH programme. The candidate is 28 year old and fall under obc category. Is the candidate eligible to write the exam

  23. Priyanshi agarwal says:

    I have completed my graduation by science
    Am eligible for cucet 2017

  24. karanam says:

    Hi sir I completed MA Econometrics & I Qualified SLET also. we are belongs to andhra pradesh. we can apply or not for Phd in Economics. give reply sir

  25. AVDHESH says:

    What is the minimum cut off marks for ST

  26. Tariq Manzoor says:

    If someone is selected for PhD with NET/SLET. Does he or she get any scholarship from the university. Please mention

  27. manisha says:

    am eligible for b.ed in cucet? i have completed bba.

  28. kajal prajapati says:

    Sir I am bsc (CBZ) Student ..I want to admonition in MSC biotechnology.. So plz answers me I can fill MSC biotech form..and what is application form date and syllabus

  29. bhumika says:

    What is ugo 1and 2

  30. sumit thakur says:

    Is there separate entrance test for life sciences(CU Punjab), biotechnology (CU Rajasthan), microbiology (CU Rajasthan)


    i am doing msc in my class:bsc part third year.

  32. c.sugumar says:

    I would like my son to get admission in integrated Physics course at CU Thiruvarur.He is doing his XI in Maths,physics,chemistry, in Matriculation syllabus .No one in Tiruchendur taluk has obtained admission in CU Thiruvarur.We are in complete darkness about C.Universities.I would like to train / coach my son so that he gets admission in CU.Where can I get previous year entrance examination question papers.Details of Books if any may kindly informed.


  33. Tarulata sethi says:

    Sir,I completed m.Phil in economics but result is not declared .can I apply for cucet.

    Plz reply

  34. Rayees ahmad says:

    sir, pl inform me about admission in hns.when wll be forms available for it.

  35. Sukanya sinha says:

    I am pursuing bca now but I have passed class 12 to bio group can I eligible to cusat

  36. Cherian says:

    I’d like to do Masters in Psychology(clinical). I would like to know which all PU’s have that course and how many seats are available for it?


    please tell me about following:-
    Is Central University of Karnataka participating in CUCET-2017?

  38. Your Name... says:

    i have completed M.phil. Do i need to apper for phd entrance test?

    • Anzar nabi says:

      Sir, i want to know that about the M.phil/p.hd programme Department of geography central university of kashmir
      Please sir info me it will be your most kindness

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        You can check our article we already provide programme details offered by the Central universities.

  39. Abishek says:

    How many applied for 2016? how may seats are they for UG?

  40. arun says:

    MA /MSc in PSYCHOLOGY PUs में है और admission procedure है ।

  41. vijayakumar m b says:

    Sir, do all 9 central universities offer pg courses in life science?

  42. Faizy Aquil says:

    UG Course are Applicable for this year or not i’m asking because of viral news i has been close from this year May I apply this UG integrated Course please find me out…as soon as possible..

  43. fayaz ahmad says:

    sir, how CUCEET examination is conducted ,online or paper based?

  44. Mohd ali says:

    Sir, plz tell me the admission procedure of M.A.English.Is there need English subject with Literature, and M.A.Education… for Cucet admission 2017..

  45. Narendra says:

    Completed MCA.. looking for PhD in CS.. so how to I get the details which universities offers PhD in CS??

  46. Your Name... says:

    Sir am pursuing M.Sc-Meteorology now my aim is to do M.Tech in atmospheric science this branch is in CUCET? and am eligible for this CUCET?

  47. Deepika K N says:

    Sir, is 21-22 May is the CUTEST 2017 exam date? BHU also conducts exam on the same day. If so Possible to change the dates?

  48. Abhishek Dwivedi says:

    Sir i want to apply for the 3 Yr LLB course.
    Bt i don’t know the syllabus
    Please tell me how do i know the syllabus for 3yr LLB.
    and i want previous years ques papers also..plzz tell me how to find it..

  49. Ayush Ritwik says:

    Sir i have not been updated about my querry , pl update

  50. athira says:

    Is cucet offering courses for mtech in civil engineering?

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