Central Universities Entrance Test (UG) (CUET- UG)
Exam Date: 21/05/2023 Exam State: All India Last Date: 30/03/2023

Exam Details

Common University Entrance Test (UG) (CUET (UG)) is being introduced for admission into UG programs in Central and participating Universities for academic session 2023-24.

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is being introduced for admission into all UG Programmes in all Central Universities for Academic session 2023-24 under the Ministry of Education, (MoE). The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 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. A single Examination will enable the Candidates to cover a wide outreach and be part of the admissions process to various Central Universities.

CUET (UG) - 2023 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Medium of Examination: Medium of the Question Papers: Drawing from the National Education Policy (NEP), the CUET (UG)- 2023 will be conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

A candidate is required to opt for one of the specified languages as the medium of the paper, as per desired University’s eligibility criteria, while applying.

Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). 

Tests Design:

There are three Sections in the design of the test:

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

Section IB - 20 Languages

Section II - 27 Domain Specific Subjects

Section III - General Test

A candidate has the option to choose any Language/Domain specific Subjects/ General Test or a combination there of as may be required for admission to specified course/s of the desired University/ies while applying.

It is not mandatory to choose any one or more of the Tests/Subjects stated above. The choice of Tests/Subjests would depend on the course/s opted by the candidate and the University/ies where admission is sought. 

Marking Scheme

i) Each question carries 04 (four) marks.

ii) For each correct response, candidate will get 04 (four) marks.

iii) For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.

iv) Un-answered/un-attempted response will be given no marks.

v) To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as correct option.

vi) However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are multiple correct options or change in key, only those candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.

vii) In case a Question is dropped due to some technical error, full marks shall be given to all the candidates irrespective of the fact who have attempted it or not.

Test Pattern: Objective type with Multiple Choice Questions Medium: 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu ) 

Medium: 13 languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

Mode of Examination: CUET (UG) - 2023 will completely be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode 

Pattern of Question Paper: Objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Important Instruction for the candidates

Candidates are advised to report at the Examination Center well in time i.e. 2 hours before commencement of the examination.

The candidate must show, on-demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA website for admission in the examination room/hall.

The candidate should ensure that the Question Paper available on the computer is as per his/her opted subject indicated in the Admit Card. In case, the subject of the Question Paper is other than his/her opted subject, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.

For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.

Following 44 Central Universities participating in the CU-CET 2023:

1. Aligarh Muslim University

2. Assam University

3. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

4. Banaras Hindu University

5. Central University of Andhra Pradesh

6. Central University of South Bihar

7. Central University of Gujarat

8. Central University of Haryana

9. Central University of Himachal Pradesh

10. Central University of Jammu

11. Central University of Jharkhand

12. Central University of Karnataka

13. Central University of Kashmir

14. Central University of Kerala

15. Central University of Odisha

16. Central University of Punjab

17. Central University of Rajasthan

18. Central University of Tamil Nadu

19. Dr. Harisingh Gaur Vishwa Vidyalaya

20. Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

21. Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

22. Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

23. Jamia Millia Islamia

24. Jawaharlal Nehru University

25. Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

26. Manipur University

27. Maulana Azad National Urdu University

28. Mizoram University

29. Nagaland University

30. North Eastern Hill University

31. Pondicherry University

32. Rajiv Gandhi University

33. Sikkim University

34. Tezpur University

35. The English and Foreign Languages University

36. Tripura University

37. University of Allahabad

38. University of Delhi

39. University of Hyderabad

40. Visva Bharati University

41. Mahatma Gandhi Central University

42. Central Sanskrit University, Delhi

43. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University

44. National Sanskrit University


Duration of Test: Examination will be conducted on multiple days in three slots per day

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)

Pattern of Examination: MCQ


Candidates must be an Indian citizen.

UG Programs: Candidates should have pass 10+2 exam or are appearing in 2023 irrespective oftheir age can appear in CUET (UG) - 2023 examination. 

However, the candidates will berequired to fulfill the age criteria (if any) of the University / Institution / Organization inwhich they are desirous of taking admission.

Reservation: Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Government of India. 


Syllabus of Test:

Section IA & IB: Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and 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 tillGrade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning.


Application fees

Upto 3 Subject

  • (General): Rs. 750/-
  • (OBC (NCL)*/ EWS): Rs. 700/-
  • (SC/ST/ Third gender/ PwBD): Rs. 650/-
  • (Centres Out Side India): Rs. 3,750/-

Upto 7 Subject

  • (General): Rs. 1,500/-
  • (OBC (NCL)*/ EWS): Rs. 1,400/-
  • (SC/ST/ Third gender/ PwBD): Rs. 1,300/-
  • (Centres Out Side India): Rs. 7,500/-

Upto 10 Subject

  • (General): Rs. 1,750/-
  • (OBC (NCL)*/ EWS): Rs. 1,650/-
  • (SC/ST/ Third gender/ PwBD): Rs. 1,550/-
  • (Centres Out Side India): Rs. 11,000/-

Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable. 

Mode of Payment

Applicant may  pay fee through debit/ credit card/ net-banking/UPI.

GST and other taxes as applicable by Govt. of India/Bank.

Admission process

Applications should be submitted ONLINE only.

OFFLINE applications will NOT be accepted.

Applicants are required to have a valid personal email ID and mobile number.

They should keep email id and mobile number active during the entire admission process, so they  may get any important message from university regarding entrance exam.

Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:

Step-1: Register for Online Registration using your own Email ID and Mobile No. and note down system generated Application Number.

Step-2: Complete the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application Number.

Step-3: Upload visible scanned images of: (i) a recent photograph (in jpg/ jpeg file, size 10Kb – 200Kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb - 30kb)

Step-4: Pay prescribed fee through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card / UPI and Wallet, keep proof of fee paid for future reference.

All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate timings.

After the submission of Online Application Form (i.e successful completion of Step-4),Confirmation Page of the Application Form, should be downloaded and a printout of the samemay be retained for future reference. The Confirmation Page of the online Application Formwill be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate.

In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of the prescribed Fee, thecandidate should approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway integrator for ensuring the successfulpayment. 

The candidate should keep the following ready before filling of the online Application Form:

  1. A computer with proper internet connectivity,
  2. The particulars of a valid Government ID proof,
  3. The Date of Birth (as mentioned in Class X Board Certificate),
  4. Govt. Identity Details like Aadhar Number (last 4 digits) / Election Card (EPIC No.) / Passport number/Ration Card Number / Bank Account Number / PAN Number / Other valid Govt. IDs,
  5. Educational Qualification details,
  6. Actual category viz General (UR) / EWS / OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) / SC / ST, as the case may be, correctly mentioned in the relevant column
  7. Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background,
  8. Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)
  9. Four (04) Cities of your Choice,
  10. Bank account details for payment of fee,
  11. A valid e-mail ID as important communications will be made in this e-mail ID,
  12. A valid mobile number as important information via SMS will be sent to this number.

Admit Card

The e-Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates through the NTA website:

https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/, subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions and receipt of the prescribed application fee by NTA.

The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. The candidate will appear in the examination at the given Centre on the date and shift/timing as indicated in his/her e-Admit Card.

No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination Centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit Card.

In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 011-40759000 or 011-69227700 between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm.

The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and strictly follow them during the examination.

In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signature shown in the e-Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the NTA Help Line between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. In such a case, the candidate would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later.

The date of downloading the Admit Card for the exam will be announced on the NTA website(https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/)

Test Centres

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Important Dates

CUET (UG) 2023 Dates

CUET (UG) 2023 Exam date

21 May 2023 to 31 May 2023(Reserve dates: 01 to 07 June 2023)

Opening of online application form

09 February 2023

Closing of online application form

30 March 2023

Last date of successful transaction offee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI 30 March 2023
Correction in Particulars 01 to 03 April 2023

Downloading of Admit Cards from theNTA website

Second week of May 2023

Result declaration

To be notifed

CUET (UG) 2023
Central University of Rajasthan
Website: www.curaj.ac.in