CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern – Check Marking Scheme, Dates & Mode

CUCET 2021 Exam PatternCUCET 2021 Exam Pattern 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 2021.

CUCET 2021 Exam Pattern

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

If the candidate will know 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 2021 will be comprised in the following manner:

  • Date of Examination: The written exam is expected to be held in 3rd week of May 2021.
  • Examination Mode: The exam will be conducted through offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be based on the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Language: The questions will be asked in English language.
  • Duration of Exam: Each paper will be only of 2 hours duration.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will be awarded with the 1 mark.
  • Negative Marking: For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

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 is 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 2021 Admit Card

CUCET 2021 Preparation Tips

CUCET 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern, you can write your queries in the given below comment box.

Displaying 56 Comments
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Satyakam Mohanty says:

    what is the exam pattern for MBA entrance exam?

  4. Niteesh KUMAR says:

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

  5. Monika says:

    Respected sir, can we attempt two different program code question papers like Biotechnology and Chemistry. With the payment of 350 for sc category


    Where is the cucet exam centre for me

  7. Teena rawat says:

    What is the syllabus for Msc zoology and Msc botany of CUCAT

  8. Umer Afzal says:

    Is there any contribution of 12th percentage in cucet marks

  9. Sudhir says:

    can we write the three exam one by one in the day

  10. m suhasini says:

    pls change the chemistry tyminigs sir requstng you

  11. Chethanakumar says:

    There is no negative marks for phd programme?

  12. Pavan Krishna says:

    I want model papers.

  13. Mandavi says:

    Whats mark needed for 5years Law in south bihar college…

  14. Shahid akber says:

    How to calculate total grade points for cucet kashmir there any role of percentage in graduation in cucet grade points

  15. sj says:

    I am getting 65 which colleges will accept

  16. Rahul says:

    What’s the passing marks

  17. Meghamsh says:

    Whats the syllabus and pattern of CU-CET entrance exams for Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Environmental Science / Forensic Science / Genetics /Microbiology (BCBTESFSG&M)

  18. dhivya says:

    The written exam will be held on 28th&29th which date was in my exam

  19. swarnali says:

    i have applied for msc biotech so can u plz say the sllyabus.. there are different sllyabus es.. i cant identify the actual one
    can u plz help.. please

  20. vimal says:

    applied for MBA agri business….i won’t be able to appear for the secissoins scheduled for 28th.hence my university exam date is being cross dated with it….. confused… sessions pgqp44 and 04 only can be attended.. will it be of any use?

  21. Kirti Kalkahanda says:

    How much marks are required
    to clear cucet ug exam.

  22. Rounak Raj Singh says:

    Sir,I want to know what is the negative marking for each section?

  23. Swetha says:

    What is the exam pattern for Pg courses

  24. tanmay sahal says:

    sir cucet ke liye kitne exam hote h mere admit card pe 2 aa rahe h 28 ko h mera exam ek 9-11 and dusra 3-5 …meri samaj me nahi aa raha……????????

  25. Your Name... says:

    Admissions to Central Universities is based on CUCET score alone or CUCET score as well as +2 marks? if both then in what ratio it iscalculated?

  26. Your Name... says:

    How the cutoff is calculated for CUCET

  27. Harshitha k says:

    What is the syllabus for MSW entrance exam

  28. sushma kulkarni says:

    total how many marks will be there for the MBA entrance examination? for cucet

  29. Shipra Tripathi says:

    What is the syllabus of PhD entrance?

  30. Gayathri says:

    Can i get the full syllabus of CUCET for MA/ MSc Psychology?

  31. Manohar prasad says:

    Need pH.d exam entrance question Patten

  32. naresh says:

    what is syllabus of ug?what is part a and part b

  33. naresh says:

    bsc ke liye kya pattern h muje kuch samaj nhi aa rha h

  34. Ajayb chauhan says:

    Plz sir exam syllabus

  35. Tejaswani says:

    Please reply fast ….. will we get any profit of 12 class marks

  36. Irfan Ahmed says:

    want to know whether the candidates who have qualified GATE in Lifescience are exempted from CUCET entrance or not….?

  37. dv says:

    what will be asked in UG PART A general awareness; what do you mean by interiors as seen by homes and surrounding?

    • Hanif Khan says:

      This is to check only that how much aware are you about the things and works done in your home and surroundings.

  38. Jagdeep says:

    What is syllabus of, previous question paper reply quickly?

  39. satyaranjan behera says:

    what is pattern for in mathematics?

  40. angel d therese says:

    can i get the previous year cucet question papers and from where?

  41. Vaishali dhiman says:

    Cucet 2018 is also for the admission in phd after post graduation

  42. SANTHOSH M says:

    what is the pattern for M.Tech material science (Central University of Tamilnadu)?

  43. Bimal says:

    Will the cucet form hv such facility of having options for either ugqp01 or ugqp02 ??

  44. Tripti Rani says:

    what is the pattern for PhD in hindi and is 1st paper in english version for us?

  45. Ramya says:

    What is the pattern for M.Sc Physics entrance exam?

  46. Ramalinganaidu says:

    Sir there is no syllabus sir

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