CUCET (CUET) 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, Notification and More

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 13 Jul 2022 08:48 AM IST


Check this article for the complete detailed information about the upcoming CUCET 2022 Exam including application form notification.

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CUCET is a national-level entrance test conducted by NTA (National testing Agency).  National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the exam dates for CUET 2022. CUET online exam will begin on 15th July and will be over by 10th August 2022. The online process for registration will be closed on 24 th Of June 2022. There is a total of 1151319 candidates applied for the CUCET 2022 undergraduate courses also, and 913540 candidates paid the application fees according to the University Grants Commission (UGC) chairman Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar. The application form for the CUCET exam was released on the official website i.e. In this article, we will be discussing the complete CUCET application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, list of colleges, CUCET Syllabus, CUET Exam Pattern, etc. Our Best books for CUCET Preparation and the CUCET Mock test will help you in your CUCET preparation
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It is the mandatory examination for admission to Undergraduate courses.


The admission will solely be based on the CUCET 2022 and class 12th scores will not have any weightage. With the help of CUCET 2022 admission will be given to 45 Central universities. Moreover, the last date to apply online for CUCET 2022 is April 30, 2022. The examination will be online mode and the time duration will be 2 hours. CUCET is the single window opportunity that will be given to the students.

Moreover, CUCET 2022-23 will be conducted in online mode i.e. CBT (Computer Based Test). Common Entrance Test is an all-India test that is being organized for admission to various Integrated/Under-Graduate, Post Graduate, and Research Programmes in several Central Universities and State Universities of India.

The last date to apply for CUET (Common University Entrance Test) 2022 has been extended to  24 th Of June 2022(5 PM).  Moreover, aspirants are allowed to make changes to the lists of tests, courses, and universities selected by them till May 22, 2022. Also, the correction window will be available to the aspirants from May 25 to 31, 2022. Hence, an applicant can edit their application form (for the tests, courses, and universities at least) till May 31 with an exception of the period May 23 to 24, 2022. If you are preparing for CUET and want expert guidance the register for our Free- CUET Foundation Classes 2022

Furthermore, according to UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar, the CUET syllabus will include the Class 12th NCERT Syllabus. The CUCET examination will take place in the first week of July. In addition, admission to undergraduate courses at various universities will be based solely on the CUCET Score.

The marks from the Class 12th Board will not be weighted. Before you plan to take the CUCET Examination, you must be fully informed about the exam, the selection procedure, and all other pertinent information. You can also check out our free CUCET General Awareness E-book for the best preparation for the CUCET Exam.

The National Testing Agency will conduct CUET Exam for the 2022-2023 batch in online mode. Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, and others are some of the most well-known institutions that candidates can join after CUCET. Candidates who have completed their 10 + 2 can fill CUCET Application Form from April 02, 2022, on the official website for Undergraduate courses. However, there are different eligibility criteria for each UG and PG program. Check CUCET Eligibility Criteria

Latest Updates:

1. NTA (National Testing Agency) opens the application correction window for the Common University Entrance test.
2. 9,50,804 Candidates have registered.
2. CUET Exam will start on 15th July 2022
3. The CUET application correction window is open till 24 of June.

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What is CUCET EXAM ?

CUET or CUCET Full-Form- CUCET stands for central universities common entrance test. CUCET, as previously stated, is a national-level entrance exam that admits students to 54 central universities across India. Previously, you were judged solely on the basis of your 12th-grade grades, but now you must take a standard aptitude exam. This aptitude test's modalities will be recommended by a seven-member group. According to a recent recommendation, these colleges will conduct this exam for the first time this year. NEP decided to scrap the merit-based admissions process for these universities. Only this common entrance test will be used to admit students.


Important points about CUCET:

1. CUET (UG) 2022 is a single-window opportunity for students seeking to get admission to Central universities.
2. It will provide an equal opportunity and common platform all across the country, also to those students who are in rural areas.
3. CUET has reduced the stress to secure higher marks in board exams as admission to Central University will depend only on the CUET Scores.
4. The question paper will be objective multiple choice Questions and will hold in the Computer Based Test (CBT). Moreover, the CUET (UG) 2022 will be completely based on the Class 12th syllabus hence, it is not required to prepare for it separately.
5. The counseling process will be conducted by the Central universities.
6. The CUET examination will be held in multiple shifts i.e.

  • Morning shifts: 09:00 AM to 12:15 PM
  • Afternoon Shift: 03:00 PM to 06:45 PM
7. For Skill-based programs like Music/Dance/Theatre Universities may conduct skill tests.
8. Candidates have to upload important documents in the application form i.e.
  • Scanned images of signature and photograph.
  • Also, Certificates for PwD/Category/BPL/Class X/XII Equivalence Certificate) as applicable.

9. The application fees can be paid online through Canara Bank/SBI/ICICI Bank/Paytm payment gateways through Credit Cards/Debit Cards/Net Banking/UPI/Wallet.
10, You can select Hindi in Language Teat and English medium for other tests.
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Why to give CUCET EXAM?

We've seen that premier universities with high cut-off marks have a lot of competition. As a result, the CAT will lessen the impact of high cut-off scores for good universities. For major universities such as Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Central University of Punjab, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, this will be a centralized test. You can take this single aptitude test to gain admission to top institutions instead of taking many entrance exams.

CUCET 2022: Important Dates

UG Courses

Start Date of Online Submission April 6 to May 6, 2022
Last Date of Online Submission May 22, 2022 (5 PM)
Correction in Application Form May 25 to 31, 2022
Date of Examination 15.07.2022, 16.07.2022, 19.07.2022, 20.07.2022 and 04.08.2022, 05.08.2022, 06.08.2022, 07.08.2022, 08.08.2022, 10.08.2022
Duration of Exam Slot 1: *195 minutes (3:15 hours)
Slot 2: *225 minutes (3:45 hours)
Timing of exam Slot 1: 09.00 AM to 12.15 PM (IST)
Slot 2: 03.00 PM to 06.45 PM (IST)
Answer key Release Date To be Announced
Result Declaration Date To be Announced

PG Courses

Events Dates 2022 (Announced)
Application form releases 19th May 2022
Last date to apply 10th July 2022
Last date to submit application fee 11th July 2022
Application correction 12th to 14th July 2022
Admit card
CUET 2022 Exam
Answer Key

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The eligibility criteria remain the same as the entrance exams after the 12th. You must have passed the 12th standard or equivalent. You can apply if you are studying in class 12, however, you need to submit the documents during verification. There is no age limit but the candidate needs to fulfil the age criteria of the University if any.

The previous eligibility shall vary as per each course and university you wish to apply for. For now, there isn’t much clarity on the eligibility.
 From what we know so far, here is the expected criteria-
  • All Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
  • For UG courses, the minimum qualification shall be 50% for the General category. 5% relaxation shall be given to SC/ST students.
  • PG applicants belonging to the General category must have 55% aggregate marks. 5% relaxation to SC/ST students will be given.
  • Ph.D. applicants who have qualified CSIR UGC NET (JRF), GATE, NBHM will have to mandatorily register for the exam. They don’t have to give the entrance test.



NTA has released the CUET Application Form 2022 on 6th of April 2022. The CUET Exam Date as well as a link to the CUET Application Form will be announced on the National Testing Agency's official website (NTA). The CUET Application Form can be filled out by candidates who meet the CUET Eligibility Criteria. The application form's registration link will be open for about 25-30 days. As a result, students should complete the CUET Application Form as soon as possible to prevent a last-minute rush. In the month of April 2022, an online application window will open.

The processes for filling out the CUET Application Form are as follows:

1. Fill in your personal information to register as a new user on the official website.
2. Re-login to complete the form's educational qualification, basic information, and communication information.
3. The required documents, notably the photograph and signature, must be uploaded after the previous step.
4. The next step is to pay the application fee, which can be done either online or offline. Choose your preferred payment method and proceed with the transaction.
5. For future reference, print the completed form. Make certain there are no mistakes. Before submitting the form, take a look at it.

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Things to keep in mind while filling CUET Application Form:

  • Keep the relevant documents ready along with a scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
  • The payment for the CUET Application Form is to be done online and one must be ready with Net banking/UPI/Credit Card/Debit Card to make the payment and complete the CUET Application Form.
  • The application form of a candidate will not be accepted by exam authorities till the CUET fee is paid successfully.
  • There will be a separate application fee for each category of student.
  • Upon successful completion of the CUET Application Form, you’ll receive a confirmation email and SMS on your registered email address and phone number.
  • Hence, candidates are advised to provide a valid email id and phone number in the application form which will be used for any future communication by CUET/NTA.
  • While choosing the test center for CUET 2022, one must be careful as no change will be allowed once the CUET Application Form has been submitted.
  • Further, after the completion of the CUET application form filling, download a copy of it and take print of the application form submitted for any future reference.

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For UG, PG, and Ph.D. students, the registration process is the same. Below are the category wise application fees for the CUET Application form:
Time of Examination
Number of Subjects/Tests
General (Unreserved)
SC/ST/Third gender/
Centres Outside India
Slot-1 : 09.00 a.m. to
12.15 p.m. (IST)
Upto 4 Rs.650 Rs.600 Rs.550 Rs.3000
Slot-2 : 03.00 p.m. to
06.45 p.m. (IST)
Upto 5 Rs.650 Rs.600 Rs.550 Rs.3000

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CUET Selection Process 2022

The selection process for CUET begins once the exam is notified. To understand the same, please refer to the following:

  • Candidates must apply for CUET 2022 online once the CUET application process starts.

  • Download the CUET admit card and check for any discrepancies. If any error is found, immediately inform the authorities.

  • Appear for the exam on the CUET Exam Date as notified in the admit card.

  • Validate your answers once the official key is released by NTA after the exam has been conducted.

  • Use the grievance redressal mechanism, for any issues you may have found in the answer key.

  • Once the result is announced, get ready for the centralized counseling for admissions to the Central Universities.


    Admit Card for CUET 2022

    The CUET Admit Card will be accessible two weeks prior to the exam date on the NTA's official website. When the CUET hall tickets are available for download, you will be notified through SMS and email. The CUET admit card, also known as a hall ticket, contains vital information such as the exam date and time, exam location, exam center, and other exam qualifications. Without the admit card, candidates will not be able to enter the examination hall and take the CUET exam.

Is Cuet confirmed 2022?

The Delhi University academic council has approved conducting CUET exam for admission to its UG programs. The education ministry has confirmed that the CUET 2022 will be held by NTA. Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to admit students in UG courses through CUET 2022 in the 159th academic council meeting.

 Can I apply for CUET now?

CUET Application Form 2022 - The National Testing Agency will release the CUET 2022 application form online by the third week of August, in online mode. Candidates applying for CUET 2022 must register themselves first at the official website and then fill CUET 2022 application form.

 What is the use of the CUET exam?

Answer:  With the help of CUET exam 2021, the candidates can get admission to UG and PG programmes in the 12 central universities.

Can I get admission in CU without CUET?

Yes, students have to appear for CUET to apply for any of the programmes offered by CU

How many times we can give CUET?

Yes, you can appear in multiple phases of CUET (CUET-I, CUET-II). Two attempts per phase is allowed. You can appear in the next attempt/phase by paying ₹500/-. Scholarship slabs are different for different phases.

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