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CUET 2022: Exam Date, Syllabus, Application, Top Universities, More!

CUET 2022: Exam Date, Syllabus, Application, Top Universities, More!

The CUET Exam or Common University Entrance Test is a common entrance exam that is to be conducted by NTA for UG Admissions across all the Central Universities in India. A total of 54 Central Universities will be taking admissions in UG courses based on the CUET 2022 score conducted by NTA.

The exam will be conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency) as the governing body for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the top Central Universities of India.

Candidates can apply on the official website i.e. cuet.samarth.ac.in for the UG and PG courses.


Conducting AgencyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam NameCentral Universities Entrance Test (CUET)
Admission for Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Exam DateAnnounced by first week of July 2022
Negative marking0.25
Duration2 hours
Application Form Date6 April to 22 May 2022
Admit Card Release DateTo Be Announced (TBA)
Official Websitescuet.samarth.ac.in

Exam Date

The exam date is expected to be announced by the first week of July 2022. The date will be announced through the official notification by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Therefore, candidates must continue to monitor the official website for any possible updates (cuet.samarth.ac.in).

CUET Syllabus 2022




In this arrangement, a candidate can take up to nine tests:

Two languages from Sections IA and IB, as well as six Domain Subjects from Section II and the General Test from Section III, must all be taken at the same time. OR

There are a total of 03(three) languages from Sections IA and IB, 05(five) Domain Subjects from Section II, and 03(three) General Tests from Section I.

Section IA – 13 Languages (As a medium and “Language”)

Section IB – 20 Languages

Section II – 27 Domain-Specific Subjects

Section III – General Test.

Update: CUET Application form date has been extended, now candidates can fill the form till May 31st!

Check the CUET Admit Card Updates 2022!

CUET Syllabus 2022 for Languages

The CUET exam includes 33 languages.

Questions from the Language Section will be from the following topics but are not limited to 1. Reading Comprehension: There will be three types of passages (maximum 300-350 words): i. Factual ii. Narrative iii. Literary 2. Verbal Ability 3. Rearranging the parts 4. Choosing the correct word 5. Synonyms and Antonyms 6. Vocabulary

Section IA: Languages (13 Languages)


Section IB: Languages (20 Languages)


CUET Syllabus for Domain Subject

As per the NCERT model, the CUET syllabus for the domain-specific paper is the same as for Class XII. It means that your NCERT books will be the best source of preparation for the domain-specific paper. One can choose from the following subjects for the domain-specific paper. The candidates may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects from the below-mentioned list.

The syllabus varies for each domain. The candidates can download the syllabus for specific disciplines from the direct link mentioned below.

Section II: Domain (27 Domain-Specific Subjects)


CUET Syllabus for General Test

The General Aptitude Test (GA) is the section III of CUET paper and will comprise of the following sections:

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • General Mental Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Detailed CUET Syllabus for Humanities and Arts Stream

Detailed CUET Syllabus for Science Stream

Detailed CUET Syllabus for Commerce Stream

CUET Admission Process

After the release of the scorecard of the CUET, the applicants will be eligible for admission to various colleges and universities under the exam. Based upon their scorecard, they will be eligible for admission. The admission list will then be published on the official website of the NTA. Post this, the selected candidate will be required for the document verification (DV) process.

Only after the successful verification of the documents, the candidates will get their seat in the respective selected colleges.

The candidate must register on the website to get the admit card. They have to log in with the credentials which they used to register on the website, and then they can obtain the CUET admit card.

CUET Application Process

The CUET Admit Card is expected to release two weeks prior to the exam. CUET Application form is already released on the official website of CUET. Students can fill the application form till May 06, 2022. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is a centralized test for admission to undergraduate courses at Central Universities across the country. It will ensure admissions to premier central/ state universities including Delhi University, BHU, JNU, etc. Conducted by NTA, CUET 2022 will be an online Computer-Based-Test (CBT).

Important Dates


CUET Participating Institutes

There are total of 44 central Universities and 24 other universities that are participating in CUET. The candidates will get admission to these universities with the help of their CUET scores. CUET is a national level entrance exam which offers admission in UG courses of all the central universities all over India. The universities like JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University), DU (Delhi University, and BHU (Banaras Hindu University) all are participating in CUET 2022.

CUET CollegesState
Aligarh Muslim UniversityUttar Pradesh
Assam UniversityAssam
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityUttar Pradesh
Banaras Hindu UniversityUttar Pradesh
Central Agricultural UniversityManipur
Central Sanskrit UniversityDelhi
Central Tribal University of Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Central University of Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Central University of GujaratGujarat
Central University of HaryanaHaryana
Central University of Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh
Central University of JammuJammu and Kashmir
Central University of JharkhandJharkhand
Central University of KarnatakaKarnataka
Central University of KashmirJammu and Kashmir
Central University of KeralaKerala
Central University of OdishaOdisha
Central University of PunjabPunjab
Central University of RajasthanRajasthan
Central University of South BiharBihar
Central University of Tamil NaduTamil Nadu
Delhi UniversityDelhi
Dr. Hari Singh Gour UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture UniversityBihar
English and Foreign Languages UniversityTelangana
Guru Ghasidas VishwavidyalayaChhattisgarh
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
Indian Maritime UniversityTamil Nadu
Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityDelhi
Indira Gandhi National Tribal UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhi
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhi
Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwavidyalayaMaharashtra
Mahatma Gandhi Central UniversityBihar
Manipur UniversityManipur
Maulana Azad National Urdu UniversityTelangana
Mizoram UniversityMizoram
Nagaland UniversityNagaland
Nalanda UniversityBihar
National Sanskrit University[note 3]Andhra Pradesh
National Sports UniversityManipur
North Eastern Hill UniversityMeghalaya
Pondicherry UniversityPuducherry
Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation UniversityUttar Pradesh
Rajiv Gandhi UniversityArunachal Pradesh
Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural UniversityUttar Pradesh
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit UniversityDelhi
Sikkim UniversitySikkim
South Asian UniversityDelhi
Tezpur UniversityAssam
Tripura UniversityTripura
University of AllahabadUttar Pradesh
University of HyderabadTelangana
Visva-Bharati UniversityWest Bengal

These were the top universities in India accepting the CUET exam.


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