CUCET 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is a national level test which is conducted every year in the month of May-June. CUCET is conducted by every year and Rajasthan University is the conducting body of CUCET 2018.
Students can take CUCET 2018 exam to seek admission to different courses offered by the 10 participating universities. Courses offered under CUCET 2018 include undergraduate, integrated, post graduate, diploma, and Ph.D programs. Central Universities of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Rajasthan, South Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Bangalore School of Economics will participate in CUCET 2018 exam.
|SNo.||Name of Course||Number of Courses across Universities|
|1||UG and Integrated Courses||47|
|2||B.Ed., PG, M.Ed., Integrated M.Sc. B. Ed. & PG Diploma Programs||226|
The table below gives a brief information on CUCET 2018 exam:
|Date of Exam||May 2018|
|Conducting Body||Rajasthan Central University|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours|
|Type of Questions||MCQ|
|Sections and Number of Questions||Part A: 25 questions Part B: 75 questions Some Integrated Papers: 100 questions|
|Courses Offered||Integrated/ undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programs|
Candidates can fill the forms online from March 2018 to April 2018. Exact dates are not declared yet. The two-hour test is conducted offline at different centers across the country.
Please take a look at some of the important CUCET 2018 dates:
|Online Application Starts||Second week of March 2018|
|Late date for Online Application||Third week of April 2018|
|Issue date of Admit Card||First week of May 2018|
|Exam Dates||Third week of May 2018|
|Answer Key Upload||Fourth week of May 2018|
|Result Declaration||Third week of June 2018|
There is a total of 10 universities participating under CUCET 2018. Each university has different criteria of eligibility for candidates.
There are mainly three types of courses offered by CUCET 2018. Candidates can apply for UG, integrated, PG, and research programs. It is advised to students to go through the specific eligibility criteria of each university individually for their respective course before applying for CUCET 2018.
General eligibility criteria for courses is given below:
|UG||50% in 12th||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Biology||General|
|45% in 12th||SC/ST|
|PG||55% in UG||Bachelor’s in the same field Or any associated field of the course in which you wish to take Masters||General|
|50% in UG||SC/ST|
To make things a little easier for you, we have collated a sheet of university codes:
|Central University of Haryana||CUHAR|
|Central University of Jammu||CUJAM|
|Central University of Jharkhand||CUJHD|
|Central University of Karnataka||CUKNK|
|Central University of Kashmir||CUKAS|
|Central University of Kerala||CUKER|
|Central University of Punjab||CUPUN|
|Central University of Rajasthan||CURAJ|
|Central University of South Bihar||CUSBR|
|Central University of Tamil Nadu||CUTND|
CUCET 2018 Application Form will be available online only. Students can make both online and offline payment for the form. The process of filling the test form is quite easy.
Here are some of the steps that a candidate must follow:
CUCET 2018 allows candidates to appear for the exam provisionally subject to the final verification of eligibility criteria.
|Category||Online Fee Payment Through Credit Card/Debit Card||Online Fee Payment Through E-Challan|
|General/OBC||INR 800 + 50 (Bank Commission)||INR 850|
|SC/ST||INR 400 + 50 (Bank Commission)||INR 450|
Note: All PWD candidates are exempted from CUCET 2018 fees as per GOI Order F. No. 16-110/2003-DD.III dated 26th February 2013.
CUCET 2018 Admit Card will be issued in the 1st week of May. It is important to carry your admit card when appearing for the exam. Once online, admit card is easy to download.
A candidate can do so by following below mentioned steps:
Admit card is one of the most important documents. Keep it safe until the time your admission process is completed.
There is a total of 76 exam centers in India where students can go and take examinations. In case less than 100 students register for a test center then it will automatically be canceled. Candidates will be informed in advance in such a case. Candidates can select the center of their choice. In such cases, students are informed in advance so that necessary arrangements can be made.
Below is the list of 76 CUCET 2018 test centers:
|51||New Delhi||New Delhi|
CUCET 2018 exam paper consists of two parts. Part A has questions based on Analytical skills. This section will have 25 multiple choice questions. Part B covers domain knowledge and can have 2, 3 or 4 sections. This part has 75 multiple choice questions. Each wrong answer in the paper will result in negative marking. 1 mark will get deducted for every wrong answer and 3 marks are given for every correct choice marked.
The main highlights of CUCET 2018 Exam Pattern are:
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|Number of Questions||100 questions; 25 in Part A and 75 in Part B|
|Negative Marking||Yes. -1 for a wrong answer|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours|
CUCET 2018 will have different courses offered by 10 universities. The exam allows candidates to apply for undergraduate programs, postgraduate exams, and research exams. Students are requested to go the official site of CUCET to find out the syllabus of their choice of courses. Go to the official website and click syllabus tab. Under syllabus, you can choose the course name to find out the syllabus.
Candidates can expect CUCET 2018 Results in the month of June. Students can check their result online on the official website of CUCET. Follow the below steps to check and download your exam result.
The answer key of the exam is released in the month of May. Corrected answer key, if any grievances found, is released in the fourth week of May.
CUCET 2018 Cut off will depend on the overall performance by students in the entrance exam. Each university releases its own cut off list for the courses they offer. Candidates with declared cut off marks are only eligible for appearing in the counselling process of CUCET 2018. To know the cut off list of your course, it is advisable to keep visiting the official website on a regular basis.
To give the candidates a fair idea of cut off marks, we have collated a sheet of general cut off of CUCET 2017.
|Course||College Accepted||CUCET Cut off Marks|
|MA Folkloristics||Central University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi||32|
|Ph.D. Nutrition Biology||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||90|
|MA Mathematics||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||92|
|MA Tribal Law and Governance||Central University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi||103|
|Ph.D. Microbiology||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||111|
|M.Tech Information Technology||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||113|
|Ph.D. Physics||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||118|
|M.Sc Mathematics||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||127|
|M.Sc Mathematics||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||155|
|M.Sc Mathematics||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||155|
|M.Sc Mathematics||Central University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod||162|
|M.Phil. Education||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||128|
|M.Lib.I.Sc||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||129|
|MA Vocal||Central University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi||129|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||130|
|MA English||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||131|
|MA English||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||183|
|MA English||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||202|
|MA English||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||241|
|MA History||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||132|
|MA History||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||133|
|MA History||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||160|
|M.Sc Statistics||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||133|
|M.Sc Statistics||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||134|
|M.Sc Food Technology||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||136|
|L.L.M.||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||139|
|L.L.M.||Central University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod||164|
|L.L.M.||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||164|
|Ph.D. Chemistry||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||142|
|Ph.D. Chemistry||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||157|
|M.Sc Computational Chemistry||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||142|
|MA Tourism Management||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||143|
|M.Sc Medicinal Chemistry||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||143|
|M.Tech Computer Science & Technology||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||147|
|M.Tech Cyber Security||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||147|
|MA Political Science||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||154|
|MA Political Science||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||164|
|MA Political Science||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||185|
|BA + MA Tibetan||Central University of Jharkhand - [CUJ] - Ranchi||155|
|Ph.D. Kannada||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||155|
|MBA Agri-Business||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||155|
|MA Education||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||156|
|MA Education||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||156|
|MA Education||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||182|
|MA Hindi||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||156|
|MA Hindi||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||156|
|MA Hindi||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||242|
|M.A. Convergent Journalism||Central University of Kashmir - Srinagar||156|
|Master of Science Physics||Central University of Haryana - [CUH] - Narnaul||157|
|Master of Science Physics||Central University of Kerala - [CUK] - Kasaragod||181|
|Master of Science Physics||Central University of Karnataka - [CUK] - Gulbarga||185|
|Master of Science Physics||Central University of Punjab - [CUP] - Bathinda||185|
CUCET 2018 Counselling will most probably start in June 2018. This is the final process to get admission to their preferred course. The process is held for allotment of the course depending on the student's exam performance and merit. Each university has different number of counselling rounds. Usually there are up to 2 rounds of counselling.
After the result is declared, eligible candidates will be intimated for CUCET 2018 Counselling session. A candidate will be allocated the seat based on the following factors:
At the time of counselling, students need to take their mark sheets or degree with them. Check with your respective university on what all documents to be taken before you appear for the counselling session. Unless a candidate fulfils the eligibility criteria, admission by CUCET 2018 would not be entitled.
List of basic documents required for counselling CUCET 2018:
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