CUET UG 2024: Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Datesheet and Admit Card

CUET UG 2024: The Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) 2024, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), marks a significant milestone as a unified platform for undergraduate admissions across various universities and institutions in India. Scheduled between May 15th and May 24th, 2024, CUET UG offers students a streamlined process for pursuing their desired undergraduate programs. The exam structure comprises three sections: a Language test allowing flexibility in language choice, Domain-specific Subjects tailored to individual program preferences, and a General Test assessing broader skills. With a marking scheme emphasizing both accuracy and strategy, CUET UG aims to assess students comprehensively while providing them with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills effectively.

CUET UG 2024 presents a diverse array of subjects spanning languages, humanities, sciences, commerce, and more, catering to the varied interests and career aspirations of aspiring undergraduates. The marking scheme, coupled with the flexibility in subject selection and question attempts, encourages strategic preparation and performance optimization. As students gear up for this inaugural edition, staying updated on exam-related announcements and leveraging available resources will be crucial for a successful and rewarding CUET UG experience.

CUET UG 2024

Full Exam Name Common University Entrance Test (CUET)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level University Level
Courses Offered Undergraduate
Universities Around 250
Mode of Application Online
CUET UG Exam Date 2024 15th to 24th May 2024
Mode of Exam Hybrid Mode (i.e., Computer-based Test and Pen-Paper mode)
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
CUET Exam Centres 380 cities within India and 26 cities outside India
Official website exams.nta.ac.in/CUET-UG/ or cuetug.ntaonline.in/

Eligibility Criteria:

The students who cleared the class 12th/equivalent examination or are appearing in 2024 irrespective of their age can appear in the CUET 2024 exam.

Candidates planning to appear in the CUET 2024 UG exam must have qualified for class 10+2 or going to sit for the 10+2 exam 2024.

In order to be eligible for the CUET Entrance test the candidates are required to have an Indian citizenship.

There is no age limit for CUET 2024 Entrance exam.

CUET UG 2024 Dates

The complete schedule for the CUET 2024 Exam has been released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the CUET 2024 Notification. All important dates related to the CUET 2024 UG exam are given below.

CUET UG 2024 Dates
Events CUET 2024 Dates
CUET 2024 Notification release February 27, 2024
CUET Application Form 2024 Starts February 27, 2024
CUET Registration 2024 Last date April 10, 2024 (up to 10:50 p.m.)
Last date of successful transaction of fee April 10, 2024 (up to 11:50 p.m.)
Correction Window April 11 to April 13, 2024 (up to 11:50 p.m.)
CUET City Intimation 2024 May 6, 2024
Release of CUET Admit Card 2024 Second week of May 2024
CUET Exam Date 2024 15th to 24th May 2024

CUET UG 2024 Registration Fee

CUET 2024 Registration Fee can be paid by online mode through Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI Processing charges. Candidates have to pay the application fee online mode. GST and other taxes will be applicable as by Govt. of India/ Bank. Check the category-wise CUET 2024 Registration Fee from the below table.

Category CUET UG 2024 Registration Fee
Up to 3 Subjects For each additional subject
General (UR) Rs 1000 Rs 400
OBC-NCL/EWS Rs 900 Rs 375
SC/ST/PwBD/Third Gender Rs 800 Rs 350
Centres outside India Rs 4500 Rs 1800

CUET UG 2024 Date Sheet for Offline Exams

NTA has released the CUET 2024 datesheet. Refer the table below to know the CUET 2024 schedule for offline subjects:

CUET Exam Date 2024

Shifts

Slot Time

CUET Subject/Code

15-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 11 AM (60 Minutes)

306 Chemistry

Shift 1B

12.15 PM to 1 PM (45 Minutes)

304 Biology

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 3.45 PM (45 Minutes)

101 English

Shift 2B

5 PM to 6 PM (60 Minutes)

501 General Test

16-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 11 AM (60 Minutes)

309 Economics

Shift 1B

12.15 PM to 1 PM (45 Minutes)

102 Hindi

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 4 PM (60 Minutes)

322 Physics

Shift 2B

5.15 PM to 6.15 PM (60 Minutes)

319 Mathematics

17-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 10.45 AM (45 Minutes)

313 Geography

Shift 1B

12 PM to 12.45 PM (45 Minutes)

321 Physical Education

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 3.45 PM (45 Minutes)

305 Business Studies

Shift 2B

5 PM to 6 PM (60 Minutes)

301 Accountancy

18-May-24

Shift 1A

1.30 PM to 2.15 PM (45 Minutes)

314 History

Shift 1B

3.30 PM to 4.15 PM (45 Minutes)

323 Political Science

Shift 2 A

5.30 PM to 5.15 PM (45 Minutes)

326 Sociology

How to Register for CUET UG 2024

The candidates have to fill out the CUET Registration Form 2024 to get registered for the Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET). Follow the below steps to fill CUET 2024 Registration Form.

Step 1 – Visit the official website of the CUET to fill out CUET Registration Form 2024 – https://exams.nta.ac.in/CUET-UG/.

Step 2 – Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab to register for the programme.

Step 3 – After clicking, candidates will be able to see three programmes options- UG, PG, and RP. Click on the link you wish to apply for.

Step 4 – Complete the registration process by entering details like the program applied for, name, valid email ID, mobile number, date of birth, and verification code displayed on the screen.

Step 5 – Once all details are submitted, the application number and password are generated and are sent to the registered email address and mobile number.

Step 6 – Use the application number and password to log in and fill up the application form by entering the login details like personal, academic qualification, and communication address.

Step 7 – Upload scanned images of a recent passport-sized photograph and signature in the prescribed format and dimensions.

Step 8 – Select the examination centres- In order of preference, select and enter the exam centres.

Step 9 – On successful online application submission with payment of fees through an automated e-mail and SMS is sent to the registered e-mail ID and mobile number.

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Documents CUET UG 2024 Registration

The students appearing for the upcoming CUET 2024 Examination need the following documents to fill in the CUET Application Form 2024.

  1. Name of the Candidate.
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Father’s Name
  4. Mother’s Name
  5. Mobile Number
  6. Email ID of the candidate
  7. Category certificate
  8. Scanned image of Photograph and signature.
  9. Photo identity proof such as an Aadhar card, Bank passbook, or Ration Card copy.
  10. Debit/Credit card or Internet banking details for CUET 2024 application fee payment.

CUET UG 2024 Exam Pattern

NTA conducts the CUET Exam in 13 languages ( Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odiya, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi, and Urdu). Check the revised CUET Exam Pattern 2024 from here.

1. CUET 2024 will be conducted in online mode this year, earlier, the exam was offline. 

2. CUET (UG) – 2024 will consist of the following 4 sections namely-

➢ Section IA – 13 Languages

➢ Section IB – 20 Languages

➢ Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects

➢ Section III – General Test

3. The question paper will be MCQ type only and there will be a total of 175 questions out of which 140 questions are to be attempted.

4. A Candidate can choose a maximum of any 3 languages from Section IA and Section IB together.

5. Section II consists of 27 Subjects, out of which a candidate may choose a maximum of 6 Subjects.

Sections Subjects/ Tests No. of Questions Questions to be attempted Duration
Section IA 13 Languages 50 40 in each language 45 minutes for each language
Section IB 20 Languages
Section II 27 Domain-specific Subjects 45/50 35/40 45 minutes for each subject
Section III General Test 60 50

60 

How to download NTA CUET UG Admit Card 2024 Online?

Candidates can obtain their CUET Admit Card for UG Courses from the official portal using the below-shared steps:-

  1. Visit the official web portal at cuetug.ntaonline.in.
  2. Check the Public Notices section on the homepage.
  3. Click on the link and fill in the required information.
  4. Verify the input details and click on the submit button.
  5. Admit card will be displayed on your device screen.
  6. Check your admit card and print it for further use.

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Marking Scheme:

CUET UG 2024 follows a marking scheme with positive and negative marking. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks, while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect attempt.

Unattempted questions will not carry any penalty.

Marks and Number of Questions

The total marks for each section will be 200, with each question carrying 4 marks.

  1. Section 1 (Language) will have 50 questions, of which 40 need to be attempted.
  2. Section 2 (Domain-specific Subjects) will have 40-50 questions depending on the subject, and students need to attempt 35-40 questions.
  3. Section 3 (General Test) will have 50 questions, with 40 compulsory attempts.

CUET Authorised Universities:

University Name

State

Website

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi

jnu.ac.in

Mahatma Gandhi Central University

Bihar

mgcub.ac.in

University of Hyderabad

Telangana

uohyd.ac.in

University of Delhi

New Delhi

du.ac.in

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Uttarakhand

hnbgu.ac.in

Visva-Bharati University

West Bengal

visvabharati.ac.in

University of Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh

allduniv.ac.in

Rajiv Gandhi University

Arunachal Pradesh

rguhs.ac.in

Tezpur University

Assam

tezu.ernet.in

Nagaland University

Nagaland

nagalanduniversity.ac.in

Central University of Odisha

Odisha

cuo.ac.in

Pondicherry University

Puducherry

pondiuni.edu.in

English and Foreign Languages University

Telangana

efluniversity.ac.in

Maulana Azad National Urdu University

Telangana

manuu.edu.in

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

Uttar Pradesh

bbau.ac.in

Tripura University

Tripura

tripurauniv.ac.in

Banaras Hindu University

Uttar Pradesh

bhu.ac.in

Mizoram University

Mizoram

mzu.edu.in

The National Sanskrit University

Andhra Pradesh

nsktu.ac.in

North Eastern Hill University

Meghalaya

nehu.ac.in

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya,

Chattisgarh

ggu.ac.in

Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

ctuap.ac.in

The Central Sanskrit University

New Delhi

sanskrit.nic.in

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University

New Delhi

slbsrsv.ac.in

Sikkim University

Sikkim

cus.ac.in

Manipur University

Manipur

manipuruniv.ac.in

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya

Madhya Pradesh

dhsgsu.ac.in

Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

Maharashtra

hindivishwa.org

The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Madhya Pradesh

igntu.ac.in

Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

cuhimachal.ac.in

Central University of Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir

cukashmir.ac.in

Central Agricultural University

Manipur

cau.ac.in

Central University of Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir

cujammu.ac.in

Central University of Haryana

Haryana

cuh.ac.in

Central University of South Bihar

Bihar

cusb.ac.in

Central University of Karnataka

Karnataka

cuk.ac.in

Central University of Rajasthan

Rajasthan

curaj.ac.in

Central University of Jharkhand

Jharkhand

cuj.ac.in

Central University of Kerala

Kerala

cukerala.ac.in

Central University of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

cuap.ac.in

Assam University, Silchar

Assam

aus.ac.in

Central University of Gujarat

Gujarat

cug.ac.in

Aligarh Muslim University

New Delhi

amu.ac.in

Central University of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

cutn.ac.in

Contact Details:

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Email ID

[email protected]

Helpline Number

011-69227700/011- 40759000

Official Website – https://cucet.nta.nic.in

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