CUCET 2022 exam name has been renamed as the Central University Entrance Test or CUET. The University Grants Commission (UGC) in its latest notification announced that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 application form for Undergraduate admissions in the first week of April. CUET 2022 entrance test for UG courses will be conducted in the first week of July. The exam will be conducted in 13 languages, namely Engish, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Urdu. The question paper of CUET 2022 will include a compulsory language test, two domain-specific tests, and the general test.
CUET 2022 scores will be accepted by 42 Central Universities including Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Jamia Milia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University, Visva Bharati University, Central University of Tamil Nadu, University of Hyderabad, Central University of Kerala, North Eastern Hill University, Central University of Punjab, among others. Approximately one lakh candidates will appear for CUET 2022. Last year a total of 97,416 candidates appeared for the exam held at 308 centres in 161 cities across the country.
What’s New in CUET 2022
The following points indicate the changes introduced in CUET 2022:
The following table brings the important features or highlights of the exam.
|Exam Name||Central University Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Exam Level||Undergraduate and Postgraduate|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Online (Computer-Based Mode)|
|Total No. of Test Takers||97,416 (2021)|
|Courses Offered Through CUET||BSc, MSc, PhD|
|Exam Fees||INR 800 (General)INR 350 (SC, ST and Transgender)Nil (PwD)|
|Exam Duration||2 hours|
|Total Number of Questions||100|
|Marking Scheme||+4 for each correct answer-1 for each incorrect answer|
|Language of Exam||English|
|Exam Centre Cities||161|
|Accepting Colleges||42 Central Universities of India|
|Contact Details||011-69227700, 011-40759000|
NTA will announce the CUET 2022 dates soon. Check the tentative schedule for the academic year 2022-23 in the below table.
|CUET 2022 Events||CUET 2022 Dates (Tentative)|
|Release of CUET 2022 Application Forms||First week of April 2022|
|Last Date to Apply Online for CUET 2022||Fourth week of April 2022|
|Last Date to Submit Application Fee||Fifth week of April 2022|
|Online Correction Window||First week of May 2022|
|Issue of CUET Admit Card||First week of June 2022|
|CUET 2022 Entrance Exam Dates||First week of July 2022|
|Answer Key Release||Fourth week of July 2022|
|Last Date to Submit Answer Key Challenge||Fourth week of July 2022|
|CUET 2022 Results||First week of August 2022|