CUET 2022 FAQ

CUET (UG) – 2022 stands for Common University Entrance Test UG 2022.

 CUET (UG) – 2022 will provide a single window opportunity to students to seek admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country, for the academic session 2022-23.

 CUET (UG) – 2022 will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from rural and other remote areas and help establish better connect with the Universities.

It is a single entrance test for admission to Central Universities and other participating Institutions which will be admitting the candidates to their UG courses for the academic year 2022-23 based on the NTA Score secured by them in this test.

The Common University Entrance Test CUET (UG) – 2022 will be helpful to a student in the following ways:-

i.            In the past, students used to be under stress to secure more than 95% marks in Class XII Board Examination so as to get admission in the University of their Choice. With the introduction of CUET (UG) – 2022, the stress on them for securing very high marks in the one and only Board Examination stands reduced.

ii.          Marks given by different Boards vary widely on account of the typology of questions and the scoring pattern. These things will now get standardised under CUET (UG) – 2022.

iii.         The question paper pattern in CUET (UG) – 2022 will be objective type comprising Multiple Choice Questions and hence evaluation will be objective. In this manner, subjectivity in evaluation of the descriptive type of papers in the traditional Class XII exams of different Boards will not handicap the candidates in getting admission to the University of their choice.

iv.        CUET (UG) – 2022 will be held in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode where result processing will be done through technology with no human intervention.

v.       CUET (UG) – 2022 will be based on Class XII syllabus and hence candidates of Class XII need not prepare for it separately.

vi.      In CUET (UG) – 2022, students have a wide range of options-i.e. 27 subjects, 33 Languages and General Test to choose from. They can select the Subject/Language/General Test of their choice, as per the requirements of the University where admission is sought. They can also choose any of the 13 languages specified therein as medium of 2 their test.

The Common University Entrance Test CUET (UG) – 2022 will provide a common platform and equal opportunity across the country especially to those students coming from rural and urban areas including candidates from the three National Boards CBSE, AICSE and NIOS.
In CUET (UG) – 2022, students have a wide range of options-i..e 27 subjects, 33 Languages and General Test to choose from. They can select the Subject/Language/General Test of their choice, as per the requirements of the University where admission is sought. They can also choose any of the 13 languages specified therein as medium of their test.

In the past, candidates had this grievance that though they scored 99% in Class XII, they could not get admission in the Universities of their choice. This was basically because of varied typology of questions and scoring pattern across different Boards in the country.
These things will now get standardized with the introduction of CUET (UG) – 2022.
The question paper pattern in CUET (UG) – 2022 will be objective type comprising Multiple Choice Questions and hence evaluation will be objective. In this manner, subjectivity in evaluation of the descriptive type of papers in the traditional Class XII exams of different Boards will not handicap the candidates in getting admission to the University of their choice.

The syllabus for the subject/domain tests of CUET (UG) – 2022 will be based on Class XII so that there is no pressure on the candidates to prepare for both the exams.
The effort that would be required to do well at CUET (UG) – 2022 will also help candidates to prepare well for their Board Examinations. Thereby, it would strengthen their learning.

In CUET (UG) – 2022, a candidate may take maximum 09 tests in the following manner:
 02 languages from Section IA and Section IB taken together, maximum of 06 Domain Subjects from Section II and General Test from Section III.
OR
 Maximum of 03 languages from Section IA and Section IB taken together, maximum of 05 Domain Subjects from Section II and General Test from Section III.

It is meant for admission to UG courses of Central Universities for the academic year 2022-23. However many other Institutions also may also join CUET(UG)-2022. The list of participating Institutions is hosted on the NTA website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in

NTA has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the CUET (UG) – 2022.
Role of NTA is confined to registration of candidates, issue of admit cards, conduct of exam, host answer keys and invite challenges, finalise answer keys, process and declare results.
Eligibility, reservation, admission etc. are as per the rules and regulations of the respective Central University/ies/Participating Institutions.
NTA has no role in the admissions to the Participating Institutions.

Please refer to the NTA website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in for the complete list of participating Institutions.

It will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode 

The test will be objective type. The question paper will comprise Multiple Choice questions.

Section IA & IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative [Literary Aptitude & Vocabulary]
Section II : As given on NTA website https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/
Section III : 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

All questions in various testing areas will be benchmarked at the level of Class XII only. Students having studied Class XII Board syllabus would be able to do well in CUET (UG) – 2022.

CUET (UG) – 2022, is meant for admission to UG courses of Central Universities for the academic year 2022-23. It is scheduled to be held only once, in July 2022.

Exam will be held in multiple shifts on several days as follows:
Morning Shift: 9.00 am to 12.15 pm
Afternoon Shift: 03.00 pm to 06.45 pm
The slots are nothing but combinations of tests, scheduled during a time period.

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