CUCET 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
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CUCET Exam Pattern 2017 provides details about subject-wise marking scheme, distribution of marks, time duration and alike. The exam pattern for CUCET 2017 is set by CURAJ (Central University of Rajasthan).
CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is conducted every year in the month of June. The exam is conducted jointly by 10 central participating universities. CUCET exam is held for admission into UG & Integrated, PG, M.Tech, B.Ed, M.Ed, M.Pharma, PG Diploma, M.Phil and Phd courses in 10 Central Universities of India. The exam is scheduled for May 17 – 18, 2017 in offline mode.
|Conducting Body||CURAJ (Central University of Rajasthan)|
|Time Duration||2 hours (120 minutes)|
|Number of Questions||100 MCQs|
|Marking Scheme||+ 03 marks for correct answer | - 01 mark for wrong answer|
CUCET exam is majorly divided into 3 exams: UG/Integrated Programs, PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs and MPhil/PhD. Programs. Questions in CUCET consists of multiple choice type objective questions. Each exam is divided into 2 parts- Part A and Part B. Part A consists of 25 questions and 75 questions consist in Part B. Negative marking prevails in CUCET exam.
Total time duration of CUCET 2017 is 2 hours. CUCET exam pattern Part A covers questions from English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills.
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Exam Duration is 2 hours
Each Correct Answer will be awarded 1 mark
1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer
CUCET 2017 is a pen paper based test
Questions will be of objective type
There are 100 questions in CUCET 2017
CUCET Exam Pattern Part B covers Domain Knowledge. This part contains 75 multiple choice type questions. This part may consist of 1/2/3 or more sections. Each section can have 25 or more questions depending upon the courses. Candidate should answer a set of ‘X’ sections (75 questions) as specified on the front cover of the test question booklet. However, they must make sure to fill the right circles in the OMR Sheet corresponding to the question numbers attended.
For example, if Part B consists of 4 subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology and the instruction says that a candidate has to attempt any three subjects to choose as PCB or PCM according to the subjects studied by the candidate in class 12. If a candidate attempts all the questions from all the sections then the best of the 3 sections shall be considered while preparing the merit list.
For Admission to some Integrated Courses/MBA/LLB or any other general course(s), only one paper comprising of 100 MCQs covering English Language, Reasoning, Data Interpretations/Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Analytical Skills will be held.
Each candidate has to mark only one answer on the OMR sheet. If a candidate marks more than one circle, then the question will be considered as wrong.
UG and Integrated Programs are divided into 3 streams: B.Voc (Bachelor of Vocational) in Interior Designing, Arts and Science. The detailed course list for science stream is enlisted in the following table:
|Integrated M.Tech||Power & Energy Engineering, Information & Communication Technology|
|B. Tech.||Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Printing and Packaging Technology|
|Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed.||B.Sc. B.Ed.|
|Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed. (Mathematics)||B.Sc. B.Ed. (Mathematics)|
|Integrated Science B.Sc. M.Sc.||B.Sc. M.Sc.|
|Integrated M.Sc||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Zoology Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany, Environmental Science|
CUCET exam pattern of science stream consists of 2 parts: Part A and Part B. Part A comprises 25 MCQs from the following discipline: English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude and General Knowledge.
Part B: This part comprises 75 MCQs. Physics and Chemistry are mandatory for all the candidates. However, only one section has to be attempted from Mathematics and Biology. In case, a candidate answers both Mathematics and Biology Sections, best of 3 sections will be evaluated and considered for CUCET result preparation.
CUCET exam pattern for arts stream includes only one test paper. The question paper comprises 100 MCQs from the following discipline: English, Numerical Aptitude/Data Interpretation, Analytical Skills, Reasoning, General Aptitude and General Knowledge. The detailed course list for arts stream is enlisted in the following table:
|Integrated M.A.||English, Economics, Psychology, Geography, Geology|
|B. A.||International Relations|
|Integrated B.A. B.Ed.||B.A. B.Ed.|
|Integrated B.A. LLB. (Hons)||B.A. LLB. (Hons)|
|B.Voc.||Retail and Logistic Management, Retail Management, Tourism Management, Biomedical Sciences, Industrial Waste Management|
|Diploma||Beauty & Wellness|
CUCET exam pattern for research programs is similar to UGC CSIR and other NET JRF exam. The pattern for the single paper objective test is given below:
CUCET exam pattern for PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs includes only one test paper. The question paper comprises 100 MCQs from the following discipline: General Awareness, Language and Domain Knowledge as per the course. PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs are divided into a total of 59 courses. Candidates can opt for them according to their eligibility criteria.
CUCET exam pattern for B.Ed. differs from other courses. However, the number of questions and marking scheme is same. It consists of 3 parts-
CUCET courses offered to PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs are mentioned in the following table:
|Name of the Course||Name of the Course||Name of the Course||Name of the Course|
|B.Ed.||Music and Fine Arts||Folkloristic and Tribal Studies M. A. (Folkloristics)||Material Sciences & Tech.|
|Master of Law (LLM)||Performing Arts (Theatre Arts)||Geography||Food Science and Technology|
|MA (Education) M.Ed.||Tribal & Customary Law||Applied Geography & Geo-informatics Applied Geology & Geo-informatics||Water Engineering and Management|
|English, English and comparative Literature||Energy Engineering||Geology||Nanotechnology|
|Linguistics and Language Technology, Linguistics||Environmental Science and Technology Environmental Science||Geo-Informatics||Atmospheric Science|
|Hindi, Hindi and Comparative Literature||Epidemiology and Public Health||Indigenous Culture Studies||Yoga Therapy|
|Malayalam||M.Com.||Social Work Sociology||Human Rights & Conflict Management|
|Punjabi||M. Lib. & Information Science||M. Arch. (Sustainable Architecture)||Psychology Applied Psychology|
|Classical Tamil||National Security Studies||Bioinformatics||Comparative Religion|
|Kannada||Public Health||Physics Physics (Computational Physics)||Hotel Management & Catering Tech.|
|History, History and Archaeology||M.P.Ed.||Statistics||Guidance & Counselling|
|Performing Arts (Vocal Music)||Chemical Lab Technician||Materials Science||Digital Society|
|Environmental Economics, Applied Qualitative Finance, Financial Economics, General Economics, Actuarial Economics, Economics||MBA, MBA (Supply Chain Management), MBA (Human Resource Management), MBA (Tourism and Travel Management), MBA (Agribusiness), MBA (Textile Apparel and Retail Management), Master of Tourism & Travel Management||Public Policy and Public Administration, Public Admin & Policy Studies, Public Policy, Law and Governance Development studies||Computer Science (Cyber-Physical Systems), Information Technology, Computer Science and Technology, Computer Science, Computer Science and Technology (Cyber Security)|
|International Relations and Political Science, Political Science and International Relations, Political Science, International Relations||Genomic Science, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Bio-chemistry and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology Life Sciences, Life Sciences (specialization in Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Human Genetics, Microbial Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Plant Sciences, Microbiology Plant Science, Nutrition Biology||Master of Journalism and Mass Communication, Convergent Journalism, Culture and Media Studies, Mass Communication and New Media, Mass Communication, Communication and Media Studies, Mass Communication and Journalism||Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry), Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharma-cognosy and Phyto-chemistry), Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics|
|Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry), Chemistry (Computational Chemistry), Applied Chemistry, Chemistry||Mathematics MA/MSc, Applied Mathematics MA/MSc, Mathematics||Computer Science, Computer Science (Big Data Analytics), Master of Computer Applications (3 Years)|
The marking scheme of the question papers for all the entrance tests is same. There is a provision of negative marking for every wrong marked answer. Every question carries 3 marks. However, for every wrong marked answer, 1 mark is deducted. If questions are left unanswered, no mark will be awarded or deducted. These questions will not be assessed and will not be considered while preparing the merit list.
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CUCET Syllabus for UG Programs, PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs and MPhil/PhD programs are announced separately for all the courses. Aspiring candidates can find the complete CUCET Syllabus below:
For UG entrances, candidates have to refer any 3 of the following subjects. The syllabus is based on the general Class 10+2 level syllabus for the respective courses:
Apart from this, for Part A of CUCET Exam for UG courses, there is no definite official syllabus. However, the questions will be asked from– English Language, General Awareness, Mathematical Aptitude and Analytical Skills subjects.
CUCET Syllabus for PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs vary with the course. The CUCET Syllabus for MPhil/PhD programs will be same as that prescribed for UGC- CSIR or NET-JRF. Check the detailed syllabus for CUCET exam from the table given below:
|UG/ Integrated Programs||Download|
|PG/B.Ed./Integrated M.Sc B.Ed/PG Diploma Programs||Download|
|MPhil/ PhD. Programs||Download|
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