CUCET Exam pattern

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CUCET Exam pattern – Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a national level entrance exam conducted every year by National Testing Agency (NTA). It is conducted for admissions to various central universities across India. CUCET exam pattern is the must know thing before going for this exam.

CUCET is Central Universities Common Entrance Test for admission to different programmes of participating Central Universities. It provides a single window opportunity to the students to seek admission in these participating Universities / Institute(s) across the country. Below we have discussed CUCET exam pattern in depth.

Exam Pattern-

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There are two parts of CUCET – UG & PG. UG form, for the admissions in Under graduate courses and PG form, for the admissions in Post Graduate courses. For More details regarding registration kindly visit

It consists of 100 Questions for UG , 25 each of Physics, Chemistry , Mathematics/Biology and General Awareness. Time allotted to solve these questions is 3 Hours. There is negative marking of one fourth of each question in CUCET.

Syllabus of CUCET (Under Graduate)-

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CUCET syllabus for UG is similar to the syllabus of other national level competitions in India like JEE, NEET, etc. Only difference is that in CUCET, NTA asks a General Awareness section which is new to many candidates. Given below is the detailed syllabus of CUCET-

General Awareness-

Mathematical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Current Affairs and General Knowledge


Similar to all chapters of NCERT Mathematics Class 11 & 12 (Calculus, Algebra, Conic Section and Trigonometry)


Similar to all chapters of NCERT Physics Class 11 & 12 (Mechanics, Thermodynamics, SHM and Waves, Optics, Modern Physics, Electrostatics, Current electricity, Magnetism, Semiconductor and Communication System)


Similar to all chapters of NCERT Chemistry Class 11 & 12  (Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry )

All the best and keep working hard!

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