CUET PG 2022 or Common University Entrance Test PG 2022 now acceptable for postgraduate admissions as well. The PG entrance exam will be held in the last week of July for the postgraduate courses. The single exam will ensure entry of students to all centrally-run universities based on merit. The application process for CUCET PG courses will begin on May 19 at nta.ac.in and cucet.nta.nic.in.
The CUET PG 2022 will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode. The application process will remain open till June 18. NTA will conduct the Postgraduate Entrance Test for 42 Central and participating Universities for the academic session 2022-2023. CUET will provide a single window opportunity to students to seek admission in participating Universities across the country.
CUCET PG 2022 or CUET PG 2022 notification would be released by the National Testing Agency on its official web portal, https://cuet.samarth.ac.in/. Central Universities Entrance Test PG 2022 would be conducted in the name of CUET. CUET PG is a common entrance test pg or Common University Entrance Test PG for admission into PG Courses, PG, Research Programs.
Interested candidates who wish to apply for this CET can do so at the official website. The CUET PG will be held in CBT mode by the NTA for admission to Post-Graduate (PG) Programmes of 42 Central Universities for the academic session 2022-23.
Those who clear CUCET PG will be eligible to apply for admission at 42 central universities and state universities across India. Candidates will have to appear for counselling sessions to get a seat. Central Universities Common Entrance Test, CUCET PG 2022 conducted by National Testing Agency, NTA is one big change being introduced for Delhi University, DU UG admissions from this academic year.
|Exam Name||CUET PG Exam 2022|
|Title||Apply for Common University Entrance Test PG 2022|
|Subject||NTA will release Common University Entrance Test PG 2022|
|Registration||19-05-2022 to 18-06-2022|
|Exam Date||in the last week of July|
The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) or Common University Entrance Test is among the major reforms introduced to the Indian education scenario in the recent past. In this academic year 2022 onwards, the government is mulling to conduct the CUET as a common entrance test for admission to the 54 central universities.
As per reports, the National Testing Agency is going to conduct the CUET replacing the need to appear in multiple entrance exams for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes offered by the central universities. Recently, Delhi University indicated that it is going to conduct admissions for 2022 based on CUET and class 12 board exam scores.
One of the most anticipated impacts of such a common ‘high-quality aptitude test’ for admission to the 54 central universities is that it will provide a common platform for evaluation of the merit of a student. Sigle Test Admission in Universities. Central Universities are care of for quality higher education in our country. To get admission in this, you have to write the CUET.
This test is conducted for the students of 10+2, Bachelor’s Degree holders and Master Degree holders to obtain admission into the UG / Integrated Program / B.Voc., Post Graduate Program, and the Research Program respectively in these ten Central Universities.
Applications should be submitted online only. A candidate can apply for a particular program for a maximum of three PUs with a maximum of three options of courses in each of the selected PU. The test is scheduled to be conducted at different centers across the country. It is being held for providing admission into the UG/integrated program/BVoc, postgraduate program, and the research program respectively in ten central universities.
CUET PG details
- CUET PG is introduced for the first time in the university system and is expected to provide a single window opportunity to the students to apply to different universities.
- The first ever mandatory common entrance test for admission to undergraduate programmes in all the 45 Central universities will be held in the first week of July.
- The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is a computerised exam and will be conducted by the NTA.
- The application window for the examination will open in the first week of April.
- Admission to undergraduate courses in these universities will henceforth be solely based on the CUET score, and Class 12 Board marks will not carry any weightage.
- Following the CUET, each university will admit students based on a merit list prepared by NTA, and there will be no common counselling.
CUET will carry multiple choice questions based on NCERT textbooks and students will be marked negatively for incorrect answers. The entrance test will have three sections. The CUET will be offered in 13 languages, namely Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Odia and English.
The exam will be conducted in two shifts. In the first shift, candidates will appear for Section I (languages), two chosen domain subjects and the general test. In the second shift, they will appear for the other four domain subjects and an additional language test, if opted for. International students are exempted from CUET; their admissions will be carried out on the existing supernumerary basis.
- PG, B.Ed., Integrated M.Sc. B.Ed. and PG-Diploma Programmes (154 courses)
- M.Phil. and /or Ph.D. Research Programmes (73 courses)
Eligibility for CUET
Eligibility for Integrated/PG/Research Programs: Eligibility for all integrated and post-graduate programs is successful completion of graduation or equivalent, Eligibility for all Research Programmes (Integrated / M.Phil./Ph.D.) is successful completion of a post-graduate or equivalent degree examination. Candidates who have appeared for the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply.
Steps to download CUET PG Notification PDF
The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) is a test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a national-level exam and is used by several centrally-funded universities for their admission process for UG and PG courses offered by them. Candidates who will be appearing the the entrance exam can check details and download notification PDF from the website, https://cuet.nta.nic.in/.
- Visit the nta.ac.in Website
Candidates need to visit the National Testing Agency, NTA website, https://www.nta.ac.in/ in your device browser.
- Click on the Active Examination Link
Once you reach the official website, click on the Active Examination Link on the home page.
- Click on the CUET PG Link
After clicking on the link, a pop up window will open in your device and click on the CUCET PG link. Then, Central Universities Common Entrance Test web page, https://cuet.nta.nic.in/ will be appeared.
- Click on the CUET PG Notification PDF
Once you reach the CUET PG web portal, click on the official notification PDF link under News & Events section.
- Download CUET PG Notification PDF
After clicking on the link, a PDF will open in your device. Read the instructions carefully before submit the online application form.
CUET PG Important dates
|CUET PG Notification 2022||May 19, 2022 (Today)|
|CUET PG registrations||May 19, 2022 (Today)|
|Last date to apply||June 18, 2022.|
|CUET PG 2022 Exam date||Last week of July, 2022|
|CUET PG Admit Card||To be announced later|
CUET PG Application fee:
The application fee is ₹800 for General/OBC/EWS candidates and ₹350 for SC/ ST/ Transgender. The PWD candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee.
How to Apply for CUET PG:
Applications should be submitted Online Mode only. Offline applications will not be accepted. All candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for the course because different universities have different eligibility criteria for similar courses. Hence, students would be themselves responsible if they opt for a course for which they are not eligible.
Applicants are required to fill in the details asked in the form carefully without making any spelling mistakes. On submission of Online application successfully, applicants can make the payment for their selected program by online or offline mode of payment. A candidate may fill the form partially and log in again to complete it as early as possible. Candidates will receive SMSs and email alerts at the time of registration and completing registration.
Instructions to Candidates:
- Applicants should be ready with his/her good quality and latest digital photograph and signature.
- Applicants are required to fill in the details in the form carefully without making any spelling mistakes.
- On submission of online application successfully, applicants can make the payment for their selected program by Online or Offline mode.
- An applicant can fill the form partially and log in again to complete it as early as possible.
- Applicants will receive SMS and Email alerts at the time of registration and also after completing the registration.
- A candidate can apply for a particular program for a maximum of three PUs with a maximum of 03 options of courses in each of the selected PU.
- In case a candidate wishes to opt for more PUs with additional (extra) course(s), he/she can opt for the “Add-On” option by paying the prescribed fee again.
- If an applicant pays the examination fee through Offline Challan mode of SBI, the bank charges (as levied by the bank) will be borne by the candidate.
Candidates are allowed to appear for CUET provisionally subject to the final verification of mark sheets/ degrees/ certificates, validity of certificates/ mark sheets of qualifying examination and also of non- involvement in the adoption of unfair means in any of the University Examinations/ Entrance Tests held earlier, at the time of admission.
The candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply for CUET, but at the time of admission counseling, he/she will have to produce the mark sheet/degree about their fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
Mere appearance in the Entrance Test for securing pass marks at the CUET does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Course applied unless he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria/conditions.
If an applicant appears inadvertently at the Entrance Test who otherwise does not fulfill the minimum eligibility requirements, he/she cannot, at a later date, use that as a right to claim that he/she meets the eligibility requirements. Concerned University reserves the right to cancel/refuse admission at any point of time if it is found that:
(i) The minimum eligibility requirement is not fulfilled.
(ii) False documentation has been done, or, facts have been suppressed.
(iii) Any other similar valid reason.
Candidates admitted to any Course in the concerned University shall not be eligible to pursue simultaneously any other full-time course in this or in any other University/ Institution.
CUET Question Paper pattern:
All Question Papers will be MCQ based consisting of: (i) Part A: English Language, general awareness, mathematical aptitude, and analytical skills – comprising of 25 MCQs
(ii) Part B: Domain Knowledge – comprising of 75 MCQs. This part may consist of one/two/three or more sections. Each section can have 25 or more questions. A candidate is required to answer a set of ‘X’ sections (75 questions) as specified on the front cover of the Test Question Booklet. However, he must ensure that he fills right circles in the OMR Sheet corresponding to the question numbers attended.
(iii) For example, Part B of Entrance Test-Paper (eg. UGQP01) shall consist of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology comprising 25 questions each. A candidate shall be required to attempt any three sections with a combination of either PCM or PCB. While choosing the combination the candidate must ensure that he/she has appeared in respective subjects at 10+2 or Pre-board or equivalent qualifying exam.
(iv) If an Entrance Test-paper contents X number of sections and a candidate is required to answer Y number of the section but if a candidate attempts all ‘X’ sections then the best of ‘X’ sections as per instructions on the question booklet will be considered for preparation of Merit list.
(v) For Admission to some Integrated Courses/B.Voc./MBA/MCA/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.
(vi) The candidate will have to choose one correct answer and mark on OMR Sheet. However if a candidate marks multiple entries in the OMR Sheet for a particular question(s), it will be treated as the wrong answer with negative marking.
(vii) Each paper will be only of Two Hours Duration.
(viii) There will be negative marking in CUCET-2022. Each correct answer will carry 01 marks and for each wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted. Questions not attempted will not be assessed and hence will not be considered for preparing the final merit list.
FAQs on CUCET
What is CUET PG?
CUET is a Common University Entrance Test. This all-India test is being organized by 14 Central Universities and 4 State Universities for admission to various Post Graduate and Research Programmes in these Universities /Institute(s). It provides a single-window opportunity to the students to seek admission in these Participating Universities (PU) across the country.
What is the eligibility for CUET PG?
For appearing in the CUET PG, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the bachelor degree/equivalent examination or appear in 2022 irrespective of their age can appear in the CUET PG examination.
What is the CUET PG Exam Date?
CUET PG exam will be conducted in computer-based test mode only. The CUET PG is likely to be held in the last week of July, 2022. The CUET PG exam will be conducted in CBT mode in 2 shifts for admissions in the next academic session.
Who are the participating Central Universities and State Universities in the CUET PG?
14 CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES: 1. Central University of Andhra Pradesh 2. Central University of Kashmir 3. Assam University, Silchar 4. Central University of Kerala 5. Central University of Gujarat 6. Central University of Odisha 7. Central University of Haryana 8. Central University of Punjab 9. Central University of Jammu 10. Central University of Rajasthan 11. Central University of Jharkhand 12. Central University of South Bihar 13. Central University of Karnataka 14. Central University of Tamil Nadu AND 4 STATE UNIVERSITIES: 1. Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri 2. Khallikote University, Berhampur 3. Bengaluru Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics University 4. Sardar Patel University of Police, Security & Criminal Justice, Jodhpur
What programmes are offered in these Universities?
Please see the link “Programmes” available on the website for a complete list of programmes, intake and eligibility criteria, and the universities in which these programmes are offered. Also, visit the website of the concerned university
How much is the examination fee? Is it different if I apply for more programmes / PUs?
Application Fee for UI & PG:
a. General/ OBC/ EWS Applicants Rs. 800/-
b. SC/ST Applicants Rs. 350/-
c. PWD Applicants Nil
Application Fee for RP:
a. General/ OBC/ EWS Applicants: Rs. 1000/-
b. SC/ST Applicants: Rs. 450/-
c. PWD Applicants Nil
How the admissions will be given?
Admissions are handled at the level of each of these Central Universities and State Universities for their respective programs. After the declaration of the CUCET results, the respective Central Universities and State Universities will declare the counselling/admission schedule and merit list based on the weightage on CUCET 2022 score and the other criteria of PU. Please see the website of the concerned university for details. There will be online admission counselling for some universities with additional fees.