CUCET 2017: Answer Key, Result, Counselling, Admission

cucet-2017CUCET 2017 Final Answer keys will be released on 29th May 2017. Central 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 admit card, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus & result.

Result Exam Dates Counselling

Admission Procedure

CUCET 2017 Notification – Final Answer Key Release on 29th May

newiconCUCET 2017 Answer Keys have been uploaded. The final answer key will be uploaded on 29th May 2017. Click here for answer keys.

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CUCET 2017 Admit Card has been released on 6th May 2017 through candidates login. Click here for admit card.

CUCET 2017 Important criteria regarding the PhD programme is released. Click here for notification.

CUCET 2017 Application Form Correction has been started from 14th April 2017. Click here for application correction.

CUCET 2017 Application Form Last Date has been extended till 19th April 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 Submission19th April 2017
Correction Start14th April 2017
Admit Card Availability Date6th 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 2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check CUCET Answer Key 2017 through online mode. The final answer key will be released on 29th May 2017. If any candidates have grievances regarding to the answer key, they can submit the grievances from 19th May to 22nd May 2017 (5:00 PM). To check answer key, candidates have to fill “application ID”, “password or DOB”.

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.

CUCET Application Form 2017

  • The application form was available only through online process from the official site.
  • There was no provision for offline application form.
  • The CUCET 2017 Application Form was available from the 20th March 2017.
  • The last date to submit the application form was 19th April 2017 (Extended).
  • 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 was 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

Click here to check CUCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria.

CUCET 2017 Admit Card

Candidates can get their admit card from the official website. The CUCET 2017 Admit Card was released on the 6th May 2017 through candidates login. There was no other procedure to get the admit card. Admit Card was issued only through online mode. The admit card was consisted of personal details of the candidates such as candidate name, roll number and exam venue, date etc. Candidates was not allowed in the examination hall without the admit card.

CUCET 2017 Exam Pattern

  • Papers: Question paper was comprised of PART A and PART B.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper was consisted of 100 MCQs (multiple choice questions).
    • PART A was consisted of 25 questions of English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude and analytical skills.
    • PART B was contained 75 MCQs questions and consisted of one/two/three or more sections.
    • Each section was have 25 or more questions.
    • There was 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 was conducted which will contain 100 objective types questions.
  • Language: The language of the question paper was in English.
  • Duration: The duration of each paper was two hours.
  • Negative Marking: There was 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 was different for particular courses. The syllabus of PG courses was separate for their prescribed courses.

  • Syllabus for UGO 1:

This paper was 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 was 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 was comprise as that prescribed for the UGC-CSIR/others NET-JRF Exam.

Click here for CUCET 2017 Syllabus.

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

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  1. drishya says:

    Sir, i would like to know the correct syllabus for cucet msc physics entrance test..and also need to know about the previous year question papers and their respective answers…sir kindly please send those informations.

  2. Shreya says:

    We are having exam on 17th may which is as same as the cucet entrance test. Kindly postpone the scheduled date for cucet test.

  3. Ankit yadav says:

    Sir lell me how many seats are there in cu of haryana for ug

  4. isha rai says:

    l didnt get my password in my id .please corret the mistake

  5. Vilas says:

    I am not getting my admit card downloaded…. Pls advice me sir….
    I changed my password 2 to 3 times.. but it was showing that your app ID or password. Incorrect…
    Please help me sir as soon as ….

  6. Loveena says:

    The exam schedule clashes with other entrance examinations.

  7. Ganga says:

    How can i get answer key for cucet 2016 question paper.

  8. Yoshita tiwari says:

    Plz sir tell me curaj and cupunj MSC chem cut off for gen plz..

  9. yogendra bana says:

    Maximum marks of cucet for pg programme ???

  10. gousia says:

    Sir I have applied for m tech in information tech…can I get the syllabus of entrance, pattern

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