CUET UG 2022: How Many Candidates Applied for Cuet Exam 2022

Safalta expert Published by: Gitika Jangir Updated Fri, 16 Sep 2022 02:18 PM IST


Over Fourteen Lakh and Ninety Thousand registered for CUET (Central University Entrance Test) for undergraduate courses.

CUET 2022: In the CUET UG exam, a total of 14,90,293 Candidates registered and 9,68,201 candidates appeared for the exam across 249 cities in India and 10 Cities outside India. The CUET exam was conducted in 13 languages. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted the Common University Entrance Test (UG) for the admission into all UG Programmes in all Central Universities for academic session 2022-23. As per NTA "The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has provided a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from rural and other remote areas and help establish better connect with the Universities". In CUET exam 2022, overall candidates applied to 90 universities with 54,555 different topical combinations.

The NTA has shared the results of candidates with the Universities where the candidates had applied. Candidates are advised to be in touch with the respective Univesities and Institutions for further details.
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CUET Highlights 2022 

No of Candidates registered


No of Candidates Appeared


No of Cities

259 Including 10 outside India

No of Languages


No of Centres

Approx 490











Third Gender






Phase Wise Attendance in CUET 2022


Exam date

No. of Candidates

Phase 1

15, 16, 19, and 20 July 2022

2.49 lakh

Phase 2

04, 05, and 06 August 2022

1.91 lakh

Phase 3

07, 08, and 10 August 2022

1.91 lakh

Phase 4

17, 18 and 20 August 2022

3.72 lakh

Phase 5

21, 22, and 23 August 2022

2.01 lakh

Phase 6

24, 25, 26 and 30 August 2022

2.86 lakh


Total Number of Applicants in Cuet Exam 2022

In the CUET UG exam, a total of 14,90,293 Candidates registered and 9,68,201 candidates appeared for the exam across 249 cities in India and 10 Cities outside India. These applicants submitted 54,555 different combinations of topic applications to 90 universities. Due to the vast number of Subjects, a customized date sheet for each applicant has been produced. 
The total number of Question Papers was 2219 and the number of Questions was 50476. The medium of the Question Paper was in 13 languages (English, Hindi along with regional languages i.e.

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Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu) so that the candidate from different regions could attempt in their own medium and feel comfortable to write and understand the pattern/method of the examination.
In the preparation of Question papers, about 1240 subject Experts and 680 translators were involved in the massive exercise of preparing the Question Papers for CUET (UG) 2022.

Northern States Registration 

The state of Uttar Pradesh has the most registrations, followed by Delhi. According to the statistics, a total of 3.3 lakh individuals from Uttar Pradesh applied for CUET 2022, followed by 1.5 lakh applications from Delhi. ( will be updated soon )
Uttar Pradesh 3.3 Lakh
Delhi 1.5 Lakh
Bihar 83,672
Haryana 69,349
West Bengal 4,496
Madhya Pradesh 62,394
Rajasthan 48,016

Southern States Registration 

Kerala (3,987) received the most applications among southern states, followed by Tamil Nadu (16,590), Telangana (1,807), Andhra Pradesh (1022), and Karnataka (901). (will be updated soon )
Kerala 40,476
Tamil Nadu 16,590
Telangana 1,807
Andhra Pradesh 1022
Karnataka 901

Northeastern States Registration 

The majority of candidates in the northeastern states are from Assam (2,485) and Tripura (1,134). (will be updated soon)
Assam 2,485
Tripura 1,134

Union Territories Registration

Among union territories, Lakshadweep received the lowest registration. (will be updated soon )

Andaman and Nicobar Islands 84
Sikkim 74
Goa 42
Daman and Diu 27
Lakshadweep 5

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Total how many people applied for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) .

A total of 10 Lakh people applied for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

Which states received the highest registrations ?

Uttar Pradesh has the most registrations

How many students appeared CUET 2021?

According to a Business Standard report, if 90% of students prepare to take the CUET, India will have over 11 million students competing for a place in the country's 45 central universities. Because enrolment in class 12 has been increasing, the figure is expected to be higher in 2021-22.

Who can give CUET exam?

This is open to people of all ages. To apply, keep in mind that your educational qualification has been set for this position. You can easily apply if you have completed your 12th grade with a 45 percent grade point average from any of the recognized boards.

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