CUCET 2022: Admit Card(Phase V - Out), Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, and Admission

Last Modified on : 01 Dec 2022

The 14 Central Universities jointly conduct the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET), established by an Act of Parliament and the Bengaluru Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School of Economics registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960 for admission to various programs. It is a national-level exam conducted once a year for admission to UG, PG, and other courses offered by the participating universities. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria as laid by the respective university for the course they are applying for. Here are the complete details about the CUCET 2022 exam related to the application process, important dates, eligibility criteria, pattern, syllabus, etc.

CUCET 2022 Latest News/Updates

- The CUCET 2022 for UG courses examination dates were released for Phase 4,5, and 6 on 13th August 2022.

- The CUCET 2022 for PG courses examination is scheduled to be held on 1st to 11th September 2022.

- The Central University of Rajasthan released the application forms for the CUCET 2022 exam on 6th April 2022 for UG Course and 19th May 2022 for PG Course.

CUCET 2022 - Highlights

Exam Name

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET)

Official Website

Exam Occurrence

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Negative Marking


Medium of Question Paper


Exam commencement

Phase 1: 15th, 16th, 19th, and 20th July 2022
Phase 2: 4th, 5th and 6th August 2022
Phase 3: 7th, 8th and 10th August 2022
Phase 4: 17th, 18th and 20th August 2022
Phase 5: 21st, 22th and 23th August 2022
Phase 6: 24th, 25th, 26th and 30th August 2022

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CUCET Exam 2022 Important Dates

Check out the important dates of the CUCET 2022 examination from the below-provided table:

CUCET 2022 Events

Important Dates UG

Important Dates PG

Application process begins

6th April 2022

19th May 2022

Application process ends

22nd May 2022

18th July 2022

Correction window opens

till 26th June 2022

20th to 22nd July 2022

Application Correction Window ReStarted


21st August 2022

Admit card availability

13th July 2022 – Phase I

2nd August 2022 – Phase II

6th August 2022 – Phase III

13th August 2022 – Phase IV

18th August 2022 – Phase V

20th August 2022 – Phase VI

August 2022

Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET)  2022 examination

15th, 16th, 19th, 20th July 2022 (Phase I)

4th, 5th, and 6th August 2022 (Phase II)

7th, 8th and 10th August 2022 (Phase III)

17th, 18th and 20th August 2022 (Phase IV)

21st, 22nd and 23rd August 2022 (Phase V)

24th, 25th, 26th and 30th August 2022 (Phase VI)

1st to 11th September 2022

Provisional Answer key availability

August 2022

September 2022

Final answer key availability

August 2022

September 2022

Result declaration

August 2022

September 2022


September 2022

September 2022

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CUCET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The CUCET exam pattern is as under:

The exam will be conducted in offline mode for 2 hours duration. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked in the question paper from the following sections:


Papers/ Sections

Number of Questions


Part A

English Language



General Awareness

Analytical Skills

Mathematical Aptitude

Part B

Subject-related questions





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Marking Scheme - Each question will be 1 mark. There will be negative marking. 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong response.

CUCET 2022 Syllabus

There is no prescribed syllabus for the exam. General questions based on the English language, mathematical ability, general awareness, analytical skills, and reasoning will be asked. Buy a preparation book and practice from it. For the subject-related paper, students must have good knowledge of the subjects they have studied in the qualifying exam. The books for the qualifying exam will be sufficient for preparation.

CUCET Exam 2022 Eligibility

There are a total of 14 universities participating in the CUCET 2022 exam. Each university offers admission to UG, PG, and research programs. And, the eligibility criteria for each university is different. Students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of the university they are applying for.

General Eligibility Criteria for Various Programs

UG Courses

Candidates should have passed class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Biology. The minimum passing marks must be 50% for General category candidates and 45% for SC/ST category candidates.

PG Courses

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the same field as he/she is interested in doing the PG course. A degree in some other related course will also be fine.

Ph.D. Courses

A master’s degree in any stream with at least 55% marks for General category candidates, 50% marks for OBC category candidates, and 45% marks for SC/ST/PwD category candidates.

Those who have qualified UGC-CSIr JRF, GATE, NBHM or any other national-level exam for research are not required to appear for CUCET. However, they are to register for the exam.

CUCET Exam 2022 Application Process

The CUCET 2022 UG Course application process started on 6th April 2022. The application window was active till 22nd May 2022. Candidates must fill out the application form within the specified time. Here is the step-by-step application process and a list of important things required for filling out the CUCET application form.

Things Required for Filling the CUCET Application Form

Keep the following things ready to fill the application form smoothly:

  1. Scanned image of your recent passport-size photograph
  2. Scanned image of candidate’s signature



File Size




10 KB to 50 KB

200 x 300 pixels



10 KB to 50 KB

140 x 60 pixels

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  1. Academic documents for filling in academic details
  2. Valid Email ID
  3. Mobile number

Steps to Fill the CUCET 2022 Application Form

The CUCET 2022 application form can be completed in the following steps:

  • Registration
  • Completing the Application Form
  • Uploading Scanned Images
  • Course Registration
  • Application Fee Payment


  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the link for the application.
  • Enter the details such as the name of the candidate, email ID, mobile number, date of birth, and password.
  • After successful registration, candidates will receive the application ID in their registered email ID and mobile number.
  • The application Id and password are the log-in details. Keep them safe.

Completing the Application Form

  • After registration, log in using the ID and password.
  • Enter your personal details such as your father’s name, gender, category, nationality, etc.
  • Also, provide academic details such as the name of the board, passing year, marks obtained, percentage marks, etc.
  • Details such as GATE score (if applicable), address, exam center, etc are also required to be filled.
  • Check all the details carefully and save them to move to the next step.

Uploading Scanned Images

  • Upload the scanned images of your photograph and signature in the space provided.
  • After a successful upload, move to the next step.

Course Registration

  • Candidates are required to register for the course in three participating universities.

CUCET Exam Application Fee Payment -

After completing the application details, proceed toward the application fee payment. The fee can be paid both offline and online. Select the mode of payment and follow the steps. The category-wise fee details are as follows:


Application Fee

General/ OBC

₹ 800


₹ 350


Not applicable

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Additional bank charges/ transaction charges are to be paid by the candidate himself.

CUCET Exam 2022 Other Details

CUCET 2022 Participating Universities

14 Central Universities and 4 State Universities participate in the CUCET exam. Here is the list of participating universities for the CUCET 2022:

Central Universities

  1. Central University of Haryana
  2. Central University of Jammu
  3. Central University of Jharkhand
  4. Central University of Kashmir
  5. Central University of Karnataka
  6. Central University of Kerala
  7. Central University of Punjab
  8. Central University of Rajasthan
  9. Central University of South Bihar
  10. Central University of Tamil Nadu
  11. Central University of Gujarat
  12. Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  13. Central University of Odisha
  14. Assam University, Silchar

State Universities

  1. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School of Economics University, Bengaluru
  2. Sardar Patel University of Police, Security & Criminal Justice, Jodhpur
  3. Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University
  4. Khallikote University, Berhampur

CUCET 2022 Result

The CUCET 2022 result will be uploaded on the official website. The scorecards can be downloaded from the official website. Candidates are required to log in using their application ID and password to access their results. The result has the score obtained by the candidates and the qualifying status of the candidate. Each university will prepare its merit list, and the seats will be allotted on the basis of merit rank.

CUCET 2022 Counselling

The CUCET 2022 counselling process start date will be uploaded on the official website. There is no announcement regarding the same yet. The counselling schedule will also be released soon. No centralized counselling will be held. Each university will conduct its counselling on the basis of the merit list. Check the counselling notification on the official website of the respective university. Candidates need to carry the following important documents (in original and photocopy) to the counselling:

  • CUCET 2022 admit card
  • CUCET 2022 scorecard
  • Certificate and degree of the qualifying exam
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical certificate (for PwD candidates)

CUCET Exam Frequently Asked Questions

6th April 2022.

22nd May 2022.

Yes, the application fee can be paid through offline mode.

The Central University Common Entrance Test will be conducted on 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th July 2022(Phase I) & 24th to 28th August 2022(Phase II), and 17th to 20th August 2022(Phase III)

2nd August 2022 for Phase II.


Yes, the updates will be made in the final answer key.

The date will be announced on the official website.

No. Each university will conduct its counselling.

The mode of counselling is generally offline.