CUCET 2021 Eligibility – Check Age Limit, Qualification Criteria

CUCET 2021 Eligibility CriteriaCUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria must be checked before filling the application form. Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is organized by the ten central universities on rotation basis. CUCET is a national level entrance exam. It will offer admission into the various courses offered by the participating universities. Admissions will be offered to the UG/Integrated, PG & Research programmes. In this article, we have mentioned the complete details about CUCET Eligibility 2021.

CUCET 2021 Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria should be first thing candidates should know while filling the application. CUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria will be different for different universities. Candidates should be eligible for examination as non-eligible candidates will disqualify for examination. Eligibility criteria for every participating institution might be different, so candidates are advised to check eligibility criteria of every institution individually.

Students must check the eligibility before filling the CUCET 2021 application form. Candidate must fulfill all eligibility criteria given below:


  • Candidates must be an Indian citizen.

Appearing Candidates:

  • The candidates those appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply. At the time of admission counselling, they will have to produce the mark sheet/degree about their fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

University-wise Eligibility Criteria

Check CUCET university wise eligibility in the table given below:

UniversitiesCoursesEligibility Criteria
Central University of HaryanaPG ProgrammesMust have the Bachelor’s degree
M.Phil ProgrammeMaster’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD)
Ph. D ProgramsM.Phil degree


Qualified the 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.

Central University of JammuPG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST categories)
M.Phil/ Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree 50% marks (45% for SC/ST categories)
Integrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
Central University of Jharkhand, RanchiPG ProgrammesCandidates must have the Bachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree is necessary in any stream
Central University of KarnatakaIntegrated CoursesPassed 10+2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesShould hold the Bachelor’s Degree
Central University of KashmirIntegrated ProgramsClear the 10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesMust possess the Bachelor’s Degree
M.Phil/ Ph. D ProgramsShould hold the Master’s degree
Central University of KeralaUG ProgrammesPassed 10 +2 examination/equivalent

Age Limit: The candidates should not be above 19 years as on 1 July, 2021

PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree

Age Limit: Candidates should not exceed 25 years of age as on 1 July, 2021

Central University of PunjabPG Programmes (M.Sc/M.Pharm/M.A/M.Tech)Must hold the Bachelor’s Degree
M.Phil ProgrammesShould possess the Master’s degree
PG Diploma ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree/ Master’s degree
Central University of RajasthanIntegrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
Central University of Tamil NaduIntegrated Programs10 +2 or equivalent examination
PG ProgrammesBachelor’s Degree
Ph. D ProgramsMaster’s degree
Central University of South BiharIntegrated Programme12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board
PG ProgrammeBachelor’s Degree
Bengaluru Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)Integrated M. A. in
Pass 10+2 in any Stream or equivalent of any recognized board in India.

CUCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria must be checked thoroughly by the candidates before applying for the application form. The candidates those will qualify the eligibility criteria and entrance test will be successfully provided admission in the UG/Integrated, PG & Research programmes.

For any other queries related to CUCET Eligibility 2021, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 66 Comments
  1. Monika says:

    Sir I scored 38 in life sciences and my graduation score is 94% .I don’t know whether to keep in open category or reservation category sir. Kindly suggest me….sir.

  2. Preet says:

    i got 45 marks in phd in education …and i belong to SC category. Is there any chance to get admission in phd in education…in cuhar/curaj/cupb…

  3. Vanditha says:

    Is central University of Hyde provide msc lifesciences?

  4. vani says:

    I have qualified UGC NET in 2019. Is it mandatory for me to take entrance for admission in Central University for P.hd?

  5. Amardeep says:

    Please help me about sports quota eligibility in Cucet.which sports are valid in central university.

  6. Akhilraj says:

    Sir, I’m appearing for cbse class 12 improvement exam 2020 . So am I eligible to apply for Cucet 2020.

  7. thushara c says:

    sir,I did my 12th boards with PCB i.e,without maths…can i apply for integrated msc in chemistry???


    Name the subjects in in various central universities which are suitable for agriculture grauates for doing their postgraduation.

  9. Reona Arul says:

    can we apply for msc.microbiology if still pursuing bachelor’s final semester

  10. K SAI KUMAR says:

    Sir i did my graduation in science stream but i want to pursue masters in Arts stream .So is there any option like that in Central Universities(CUCET).

  11. Samiksha Kamble says:

    Hi.. have 48% in HSC exam2019 and I belong to schedule cast so can I apply for cucet or not

  12. Subhashree says:

    Sir,I got only 52% in my +2 carrier but in Bsc.the percentage is 65% . Can I apply for CUCET entrance.

  13. Sandhya Singh says:

    Can Non GPAT Student apply for CUCET 2020 for M.pharma admission in central university of Rajsthan ?

  14. satyjit says:

    what is the age limit for admission into msc(physics) and phd(physics) in cetral unniversity rajasthan

  15. Barsha says:

    Sir maine 12 ka exam 2015 me sci se diya thaa…bt me gratution kuch reason ki wajah se ni kr pai… Or mai next year 2020 me B.A.b.ed integrated course me admission lena chatii hu…. Kya mai apply kr skti hu..

  16. Pisini Durga Prasad says:

    I am studying bsc ist year. I want to study BSC in cucet. Will I apply for cucet exam in 2020 to study BSC from ist year

  17. Your Name Samresh Chandra Barik says:

    Sir, any age limit is there?????

  18. Harsita says:

    I have just given my 12th boards… And I am a commerce student without maths…
    So am I eligible to go for rajasthan university for economics…????
    I have economics as main subject but not maths.


    I’m a cidt diploma student, am I eligible to write the cucet and can do the integrated course? Pl. REPLY!

  20. T says:

    AM I eligible for integrated msc course in cucet because this year only i appear for class12 boards and results will be declared in may

  21. vrender singh says:

    what is the maximum age for candidate to appear in cucet exam. Is person of 50 year eligible

  22. B VANNURAPPA says:

    I am a postgraduate. I want to study LLB 3 years course with CUCET entrence test so please tell me am I eligible or not for CUCET.

  23. Adarsh Singh Nishen says:

    I want to do B. Tech from central university

  24. Zaid says:

    Sir my 12th class results are pending dat will take 1 month I eligible for cucst

  25. Priyambada says:

    I graduated in 2018,i had appeared in cucet last year can I appear again this year..?

  26. Surekha says:

    Age criteria for courses

  27. Amol Gaikwad says:

    I have completed my Bsc. in four years. can I eligible for entrance exam?

  28. goutham says:

    shall i have to apply all the universities that i wanted to join?

  29. goutham says:

    shall i have to apply all the universties that i wanted to join?

  30. Trisha says:

    What’s the minimum scoring for Rajasthan University for Bsc in cucet?

  31. Aryan says:

    Sir i am 12 passed student and i drop 1 year so can i give exam

  32. Aryan says:

    Sir,i am 12 pass out student and i take 1 year break after 12 can i give cucet 2019 and my is 19 on september 2019

  33. bikash says:

    sir, I have done my graduation in chemistry as major subject. I appeared in the CUCET 2018 exam and I have cleared the cut off for MBA course. Am I eligible for this course in RAJ
    and HYR university?

  34. Vinay says:

    Sir I had completed diploma in civil . Am I eligible for ug program

  35. Manvi says:

    Sir I applied for MSC chemistry in CURAJ and CUHAR and even crossed the cutoff but now in counselling it is asking average marks of PCM in 12th but I completed my 12th with PCB.How can I apply for it now? Please guide.

  36. Ayushi Gupta says:

    Is there any eligibility criteria of 12th with 60% in PCM for admission in Msc chemistry through CU Haryana & CU Rajsthan as online counselling registration site is asking for fulfilling this criteria though I have not found any such condition any where. I have done my 12th with PCB and fulfilling Graduation criteria.

  37. Shammi says:

    Sir pls tell me
    When will be started counselling in research programme.

  38. sonali says:

    sir,can i eligible for cucet admission but i score onlyy 8 marks for mba program any eligibilty

  39. Akash says:

    Sir I have just completed 11th standard can I eligible for CUCET exam

  40. SEEMA KUMARI says:

    sir, i want to apply in UG course but i m just appearing in 12th board exam. so i don’t have 12th percentage or marks degree right now. result of 12th will take time it will come in the month of MayOR June. so how can i fill the form by this year. and next year when i will have the percentage marks of 12th that time i will croosed the age limit means i will be just above than 19 years. so what to do ? how can i fill the form for cucet? please suggest me something. and please raise this issue in the administration of cucet to exceed the age limit.

  41. SAIKARTHIK says:

    Hi sir my name is sai karthik my age is 16. can i eligibile to cucet exam

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The eligibility criteria is different for each participating institution. You should check individual website for this.

  42. Amit says:

    I am applying for PhD in political science and I have qualified the UGC-NET exam for LECTURESHIP.

    Do I have to attend the CUCET 18 EXAM?
    And wher do I have to fill that I have qualified the UGC-NET exam(Lectureship)?
    Because, I could not find any option in the CUCET form.

  43. Showkat Ahmad Khatana says:

    I am compound arts student.if i can apply for CUCET in mathematics

  44. Sam k mathew says:

    Sir I would like to apply ug programs in madras and pondicheri universities. Would i have to pay separate payment or one payment is enough. Can i get the reply

  45. Raj aryan says:

    If someone is having a compartment in a subject in 12th can he apply.

  46. madhusoodhanan says:

    How will edit the submitted application form? selected multi pro grammes and paid fee Rs.1000.But fourth and fifth options have seen on print

  47. anushka says:

    i am a student of bsc medical with sub zoology,botany,chemistry…..can i apply for msc chemistry….please rply soon

  48. Abraham c v says:

    Is there a BSc programme for Zoology?

  49. Zeenat says:

    I m a student ,pass out from Mba ( finance) want to study m.fill or phd …from Bihar …how to do please guide …

  50. Aakash Warman says:

    I m Student of XII Science with A Groupp from KV, CBSE,Ahmedabad (Gujarat) AM I elegible for integrated course ( & M.Sc.) from Rajasthan, Punjab or Any Other Estate.

  51. indira says:

    My age is 34 I want to do pg msc mathematics in central university of Hyderabad can I apply

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