CUCET 2023 Exam Pattern (Revised), Marking Scheme – Get Here

CUET 2023 Exam PatternCUCET 2023 Exam Pattern has been revised. It consists of the marking scheme, duration of the exam, marks division, the mode of examination, etc. Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is conducted once in a year. It is a national level entrance exam in which 10 central universities participated every year. Candidates will get admissions to the UG or Integrated, PG and Research programmes. It will be organized to offer admission in various courses offered by the participating universities. In this article, we have mentioned the details of CUCET Exam Pattern 2023.

CUCET 2023 Exam Pattern – Revised (UG)

newiconCUCET UG 2023 Exam Pattern & marking has been revised. The number of questions in Section 2 & 3 has been reduced. Check below for complete pattern details.

Note: Exam Timing is yet to be announced. 

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Before proceeding to any competitive exam, it is very important to know the complete exam pattern. With the help of exam pattern, candidates can know about the types of questions which will be going to ask in the examination. Candidates also get an idea of numbers of questions and marking scheme.

If the candidate know details about the exam pattern, then he/she will be able to score good marks by making the useful strategy. So, it is advised to the candidates that first know your complete exam pattern and then go for preparation.

CUCET Exam Pattern Details

The exam pattern of CUCET 2023 will be comprised in the following manner:

  • Examination Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be based on the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Shifts: There will be 3 shifts per day.
  • Language: The questions will be asked in English language.
  • Choice of Subjects: Maximum of 10 subjects can be chosen by students.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will be awarded with 5 marks.
  • Negative Marking: For each wrong answer, -1 marks will be deducted.

Test Design:

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 Integrated M.Tech, B.Tech, Integrated M.Sc, BBA, BA, etc (UGQP01):

  • Parts: The exam will be consist of two parts, i.e. Part-A and Part-B. Each section will be 25 or more questions. A candidate is required to answer a set of ‘X’ sections (75 questions).
    • Part-A: It will be comprised of total 25 MCQ questions which will be comprised of English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, General Knowledge.
    • Part-B: A candidate must answer Section I (Physics) & II (Chemistry). From Section III and Section IV, only one section either Mathematics (Section III) or Biology (Section IV) should be attempted and answered. In case, a candidate answers both Mathematics and Biology Sections, best of three sections i.e. Section I, II and either III or IV will be evaluated and considered for result preparation.

For Integrated M.Sc, MA, B.VOC, BPA, Diploma (UGQP02):

  • Paper: There will be only one test paper for this session.
  • Number of Questions: The question paper will comprise of 100 MCQs from the following discipline. i.e. English, Numerical Aptitude/ Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude, General Knowledge.

For B.VOC (Interior Design) (UGQP03):

  • Parts: The aptitude test consists of a question paper of maximum 100 marks which will be in two parts:
    • Part A: 25 Marks; 30 minutes duration
    • This paper will contain objective type questions as per table given below:
TypeNumber of Questions
Basic Mathematics (Geometry, Mensuration, percentage calculations etc.)10
Spatial Intelligence (paper folding, shapes etc.)10
General awareness (about interiors as seen in homes and surroundings)5
  • Part B: 75 Marks; 1 hour and 30 minutes duration.
  • This contains questions to test basic drawing skills, sense of aesthetics, lateral thinking and ability to articulate ideas.

Also Check:

CUCET 2023 Admit Card

CUCET 2023 Preparation Tips

CUCET 2023 Syllabus

Other Instructions regarding Exam Pattern

  • The candidates have to attempt any three sections with a combination of PCM/ PCB. Candidates must sure that they have appeared in respective subjects at 10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination.
  • For Admission into Integrated Courses/B.Voc./MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general courses, only one paper will be conducted which will be comprised of 100 MCQs. It will be consisting of English language, reasoning, data interpretations/ numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills.
  • The candidates have to choose one correct answer and mark on OMR Sheet. If a candidate marks multiple entries in the OMR Sheet for the single question, it will be considered as the wrong answer and will be given negative marking.

If you have any other query regarding CUCET 2023 Exam Pattern, you can write your queries in the given below comment box.

Displaying 22 Comments
  1. Prarthana says:

    I am studying in 11th humanities
    I want to apply for mock test .
    Please guide me

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      One must have passed 10th and 12th level examination from a recognised board to be eligible for CUCET 2023.

  2. Mangi lal bhadu says:

    CUET ka paper konsi language me hoga hindi ya English

  3. Urmi Rathore says:

    मेरा 12th class h toh isme kon kon sa document lgega aur mai kaise choose kru ki इस क्लास में तीन ही sub लू aur woh kon kon sa

  4. Kajal yadav says:

    what is the cutest Syllabus of master in journalism in Delhi University?

  5. Daniel says:

    What is the exam mode for UG students applying for BA in foreign languages online or offline.

    Can they apply for more than two languages?

    Can they apply for JNU, EFLU and HCU together?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Examination will be conducted through online mode. Question paper will be available in English language only.

  6. Krati verma says:

    Sir, can you please upload exam pattern for mba… Nd also syllabus…

  7. Raj Ghosh says:

    How to apply on CUET.

  8. Meghna Dab says:

    Respected Sir/Madam,
    Can u pls tell me the syllabus for Ug English……

  9. Shraddha mishra says:

    I’m seeking to take admission for MSc in Delhi university or BHU with forensic science .
    Is syllabus same for all stream or its different. If its not same then please do provide the the syllabus for msc I’m forensic science.
    Thank you ?

  10. Muskan says:

    Which will be our examination centre during entrance exam in online mode whether it will be our home or any other?

  11. Anjana .S says:

    What is the CUCET syllabus for seeking ug course in delhi university or central Universities for BA Economics honours and integrated Economics courses

  12. Boobalan says:

    Which books are i have to prepare….?

  13. Vignesh says:

    Sir, I Got 38 Marks in Cucet exam in U1QP02 code..I secured 81.6 percent in my 12th State Board exam I wish to study. Bsc. Physcology. Is My Cut off mark Is enough to get the seat. Please answer

  14. Ardra.k.p says:

    Cucet exam and the pu exam is in same date please change the pu exam date,please change it is our all request

  15. Satyakam Mohanty says:

    what is the exam pattern for MBA entrance exam?

  16. Niteesh KUMAR says:

    Dear sir/mam can I know how 10 and 12th Mark’s are combined for the 30% Mark’s of cucet

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