CUCET 2023: PG Application (Started), Exam Date (Out), Eligibility

CUCET 2023CUCET PG 2023 Registration has been started from 20th March 2023. UG Application Form has been extended till 30th March 2023. CUCET 2023 Exam Dates have been announced. CUCET (Common University Entrance Test) is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a compulsory test for admission to various UG level courses at various central universities- University of Delhi, BHU, AMU, JNU, etc. CUCET also conducts CUCET PG for admission at various Postgraduate level courses.

The CUCET is held in 154 test centers around the nation. Candidates passing CUCET will be eligible to take admission in PG & UG courses at reputed Indian Universities/ Institutions. In this article, we have provided all the information regarding the CUCET 2023 examination such as admission procedure, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, counselling process, etc.

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CUCET 2023 Notifications – Application Started (PG)

newiconCUCET PG 2023 Registration has been started from 20th March 2023. UG Application Form has been extended till 30th March 2023. Check here for application details.

newiconCUCET UG/ PG 2023 Exam Dates have been announced. It will be conducted from 21st to 31st May 2023 (UG) & from 1st to 10th June 2023 (PG). Check here for exam dates details.

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CUET 2023 Highlights

When was the notification released for CUET (CUCET- UG/ PG) 2023 ? – Released, On 9th February 2023 (UG) & 21st March 2023 (PG)

In which universities admission will be provided through CUET UG 2023 ? – It is a single window opportunity for students seeking admission into any of Central universities (CUs) or participating universities (including state, deemed & private universities).

Is the application process started for CUET UG & PG 2023 ? – Started On 9th February (CUET UG) & from 21st March 2023 (CUET PG), Check application details

What is the exam date for CUET UG & PG ? – 21st to 31st May 2023 (CUET UG) & 1st to 10th June 2023 (CUET PG), Check exam dates details here

What is the last date to register for CUET (CUCET UG) 2023 ? – Extended till 30th March 2023

What is the last date to register for CUET (CUCET PG) 2023 ? – Till 19th April 2023

When will application correction available for CUET (CUCET UG) 2023 ? – From 1st to 3rd April 2023

When will application correction available for CUET (CUCET PG) 2023 ? – From 20th to 23rd April 2023

New Changes Introduced in CUET UG 2023: –

  • Hike in CUET Application Fee, Check application fee details,
  • Increase in number of Exam slots: Till last year there were two exam slots, this year it has been increased to three exam slots, Check here exam schedule details
  • Increase in number of subject choices: From this year, max 10 subjects choices can be applied
  • Number of questions reduced: This year, the number of questions to be attempted in section 2 and 3 has been reduced. However, section 1A & 1B has same pattern, Check here exam pattern details

New Changes Introduced in CUET PG 2023: –

  • Hike in CUET Application Fee, Check application fee details,
  • Increase /Decrease in number of Exam cities: There is decrease in number of exam cities & centres within India. However, centres outside India have been increased, Check here exam pattern details
  • Increase in number of subject choices: From this year, max 20 test paper codes can be chosen by candidates

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility Criteria

  FAQS Exam Pattern Syllabus

CUCET 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamCUCET 2023
Full-FormCommon University Entrance Test
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Courses OfferedUG/ PG level
Application modeOnline mode
Mode of ExamOnline CBT
Admission offeredCentral, State, and deemed universities

CUCET 2023 Important Dates

Here are the important dates of the CUCET exam 2023 for UG /PG level admissions:

For UG courses:

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Online submission of application9th February 2023
Last date to submit application30th March 2023
Last date of fee submission30th March 2023
Application correction1st April to 3rd April 2023
Announcement of city of exam30th April 2023
Release of admit card2nd week of May 2023
CUCET UG Entrance exam21st to 31st May 2023
(Reserve dates: 1st to 7th June 2023)
Answer key release dateJune 2023
Result declarationJune/ July 2023
Commence of CounsellingJuly 2023

For PG Courses:

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Online submission of Application Form20th March 2023
Last date to submit application form19th April 2023 (5 pm)
Last date of transaction of examination fee19th April 2023 (11.50 pm)
Application correction20th to 23rd April 2023
Admit cardMay/ June 2023
CUCET PG exam1st to 10th June 2023
Answer key release date2nd week of July 2023
Result declaration2nd week of July 2023
Commencement of counselling3rd week of July 2023

CUCET 2023 Application Form

Check out CUCET 2023 application form details given below:

  • The CUCET 2023 Application form has been made available in online mode.
  • The application form for UG course has been released from 9th February 2023.
  • The application form for PG course will release in March 2023.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form by filling up personal details, educational qualification, university/ program selection, test paper details, choosing the examination city, etc.
  • For UG, last date to apply is till 30th March 2023.
  • Upload the scanned images of candidate’s photograph, signature, and category certificate, and PWD certificate.
  • In case of mistakes in UG application form of CUCET 2023, candidates can make changes from 1st April to 3rd April 2023.
  • Candidates need to take the printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • The application form fee can be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates have to pay application fee through gateways of payment such as credit card, debit card, net banking, and UPI/ wallet.

The application fee for candidates applying for various courses will be as follows:


No of SubjectsGeneral (UR)OBC-NCL/ EWSST/ SC/ PWBD /Third genderCentres outside India
Up to 3 subjectsRs.750/-Rs.700/-Rs.650/-Rs.3750/-
Up to 7 subjectsRs.1500/-Rs.1400/-Rs.1300/-Rs.7500/-
Up to 10 subjectsRs.1750/-Rs.1650/-Rs.1550/-Rs.11000/-


CategoryWithin IndiaOutside India 
Application fee (for upto three test papers)Fee for additional test papers (per test paper)Application fee (for up to three test paper)Fee for additional test paper
GeneralRs 1000/-Rs 500/-Rs 5000/-Rs 1500/-
OBC-NCL/ Gen-EWSRs 800/-Rs 400/-
SC/ ST/ 3rdgenderRs 750/-Rs 400/-
PWBDRs 700/-Rs 400/-

How to Apply for CUCET 2023?

  • Step 1: Visit the website of CUCET 2023 exam. (Link is available above)
  • Step 2: Click on the “Register” button for the registration for the CUCET
  • Step 3: Candidates have to fill the details such as Personal details, father name, mother name, permanent address, etc.
  • Step 4: After that you have to choose password and enter the security pin.
  • Step 5: Candidates can preview and verify the personal details and click on “Submit and send OTP to mobile” button to proceed further.
  • Step 6: After successful OTP verification, candidates can login by using the application form number and password.
  • Step 7: Candidates have to select the university name, slot, exam center.
  • Step 8: Candidates have to upload the documents like photograph and signature.
  • Step 9: Candidates can now proceed to the payment of application form among the different payment options.
  • Step 10: Take the printout of the application form for future reference.
Check Here – How to Fill CUET Application Form

CUCET 2023 Application Correction

The correction facility of CUCET 2023 for UG will begin from 1st April 2023. Only the editable fields can be edited by the registered candidates. Corrections can be done only through online mode. The authority does not entertain correction sent by students through mail/ post/ fax/ whatsapp/ by hand.

No requests to edit/ modify application is entertained after the completion of application process under any circumstances. For PG, CUCET correction window will be provided from 20th April 2023.

CUCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Given below are the general CUCET eligibility criteria for the 2023 session:

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for the candidates. However, candidates must check the age norms at the Universities for which they are taking admission.
  • For UG Programme: A candidate must have passed class 12th (10+2) from a recognized board/ university. Those failed in 1 or 2 subjects will be considered ineligible.
  • For PG Programme: A candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in graduation and (45% marks for reserved category) candidates.

Note: Even if candidates pass the entrance test, they are not guaranteed admission to courses unless they fulfill the eligibility criteria of the university in which they are taking admission.

CUCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the CUCET exam pattern for 2023 given below for UG/ PG courses:

For UG Courses:

    • Mode of exam: The exam will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.
    • Exam Shifts: There will be three shifts per day. Multiple shifts will be organised depending upon the number of subject choices and candidates.
    • Maximum choice of subjects: From all three sections, candidates can choose maximum of 10 subjects.
    • Medium of examination: The exam will be conducted in English medium language other than that there are 13 languages.
    • Type of question: The paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in the exam.
    • Marking scheme: 5 mark will be given for every correct answer and -1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

For PG Courses:

  • Mode of exam: CUCET 2023 will be conducted in Computer Based test mode only.
  • Medium of paper: The medium of the paper will be English and Hindi.
  • Duration: The duration of the paper will be 2 hours to solve the paper.
  • of questions: The question paper will contain 100 questions.
  • Marking scheme: 4 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

For UG:

SectionSubjectsQuestions to be attemptedTotal questionsQuestions TypeDuration
Section IA13 different languages (can choose any one)4050Reading comprehension (based on different languages – Factual literary & Narrative, Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary)45 minutes for each language
Section IB20 different languages (can choose any language apart from Section IA)
Section II- Domain27 Domains specific subjects (can choose any subject as per university)3540Input Text for MCQ based questions (it will be on the bases of 12th NCERT syllabus)45 minutes for each domain specific subjects
Section III- General TestsFor any such UG programme/ programmes being offered by universities where a general exam is used for admission5060
  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions
  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning
60 minutes

For PG:

PatternQuestion PaperPaper Code
1There will be 100 questions divided into two parts

Part A: There will be 25 Questions consisting of Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability

Part B: 75 Domain Knowledge Questions Comprising of Teaching Aptitude, Mathematics, Social Science & Science

The no. of Questions will be 100 & divided into two parts

Part A: 25 MCQ’s consisting of Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/ Quantitative Ability & Analytical Skills

PGQP02 to PGQP07 PGQP09 to PGQP37 PGQP39
PGQP41 to PGQP59 PGQP61 to PGQ73 PGQP75 to PGQ77
2100 questions will be divided into two parts

Part A : 25 Questions (Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Knowledge, and Mathematical/Quantitative ability )
Part B: 75 Questions Domain knowledge e.g. Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering etc.

The no. of questions will be 100 and divided into two parts
Part A: 25 Questions (General Knowledge/Awareness, MathematicalAbility and Logical Reasoning) Part B: 75 Questions of specific language.
3100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, Mathematical/ Quantitative ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning)PGQP38
100 Questions (Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Knowledge/ Awareness, Computer Basics and Logical Reasoning)PGQP40

CUCET 2023 Syllabus

The CUCET Syllabus for 2023 examination is given below.

For UG Programs: Candidates need to prepare for the CUCET 2023 exam as per the subject’s syllabus prescribed for class 11th and 12th, e.g., PCM/ PCB with English.

For PG Programs: The CUCET PG syllabus will be based on the subjects studied at the time of graduation.

Here is the syllabus for preparing CUCET UG 2023 exam:

  • Section IA & IB: Language to be tested via Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary, and Narrative [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary].
  • Section II (Domain Subject): Candidate must prepare from NCERT 12th syllabus for section attempting II.
  • Section III (General Test)- Prepare from General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/stat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning.

CUET 2023 Quick Links

What should I Study for CUET 2023? Check Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Important Links

CUET Exam DatesApplication Form
Eligibility CriteriaPreparation Tips

Click here to check more Frequently Asked Questions.

CUCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Given below the CUCET preparation tips for the 2023 examination:

  • Prepare a practical timetable and follow it regularly.
  • Solve previous year’s papers to analyze and increase your performance.
  • Revise the topics at the end of the day.
  • Make short and simple notes for quick revision.
  • Don’t take the stress. Practice yoga and do meditation to relieve your mind.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: NTA conducts the CUCET (CUET) 2023 exam and the role of NTA is confined to registration of candidates, issue of admit card, conduct of exam, challenges, process and declare results.

Answer: The Application Form for CUCET 2023 for UG courses has been released on 9th February 2023.
Answer: There will be three shifts per day.
Answer: No, application form can only be submitted through online mode.
Answer: The last date to submit the CUCET UG 2023 application form has been extended till 30th March 2023.
Answer: The question paper will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) only.
Answer: The examination will be conducted through online mode only.
Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Click here to check Exam Centers (in PDF)

CUCET 2023 Admit Card

CUCET 2023 Admit Card will be released from May 2023 for UG courses and for PG courses. The admit card will be released through online mode. To download the admit card candidate have to enter their login details such as application number, password, and date of birth.

Admit cards is an important document which must be carried on the day of examination. Without showing admit cards students will not be allowed to sit in the examination. Candidates must have the printout of the admit card with them.

Exam Centers

Check below various CUCET exam centers:


CUCET 2023 Answer Key

The answer key for CUCET 2023 will be released in second week of July 2023 through online mode. The answer key will contain the correct answers to all the asked questions in the entrance examination.

Candidates can challenge or make objections against the answer key within a certain time limit and also have to submit the fee. The candidate will also get the opportunity to raise objections against the answer key. The final answer key will be released by the exam conducting authority after the completion of the objection facility.

CUCET 2023 Result

The CUCET 2023 result will be released in June/ July 2023 through online mode. Candidates can check the result be entering the login details on the website.

After the result declaration, candidates can check the secured rank, qualifying status and individual marks attained by the candidates. Take the printout of the result for the further process of admission such as the counseling process.

CUCET 2023 Cut off

The cut-off will be minimum marks prescribed by the authority for every exam participating candidate. The cut-off will be released category-wise for every course. Candidates need to score more than the prescribed cut off which will be set by the exam conducting authority.

Candidates need to score more to get eligible for admission. The cut-off marks will be released through online mode on the website of the authority. Candidates need to check the list online.

CUCET 2023 Counselling

This is the last process for admission after clearing the CUCET 2023 entrance examination. Participate of students in the counselling process is possible when the authority will call the eligible candidates.

The counselling will commence from July/ August 2023 through online mode. Those who will clear the CUCET exam and appear on the rank list/ merit list will be able to participate in the counselling process. Candidates are required to register for counselling by entering the login details and preference for college and course. Make sure to carry the important documents along for verification.

Candidates will also have to bring the following documents along with them at the time of counselling process:

  • 10th & 12th certificate
  • 10th & 12th mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • CUCET 2023 Score Card
  • Admission Form
  • Passport size photographs, etc.

If you have any other query related to CUCET 2023, you can ask your query in comments section belo.

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  4. Disha Das says:

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