The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET 2018) is conducted for admission to Central Universities (CUs) of Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kashmir, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, South Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics. CUCET 2018 is for undergraduate as well as post graduate courses admissions. CUCET 2018 Application Form submission is now over, as it’s form correction. Now, admit card has been issued to appear in the CUCET 2018. Based on the performance of candidates in exam that will be shown in CUCET 2018 Result, and their eligibility fulfillment, admission will be offered at the Central Universities. Get here complete details of CUCET 2018 including dates, application form, admit card, answer key, result.

Latest: CUCET 2018 results have been announced. Also, Online Counselling Registration Central University of Rajasthan & Central University of Haryana has started. Candidates can check the same through the links provided below.

CUCET 2018

Nearly one lakh aspirants take the test every year. Those candidates who have completed 10+2, Bachelors degree, Masters degree, can appear in CUCET 2018. Schedule of CUCET 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Online Application starts 19 Feb 2018
Closing of online application 26 Mar 2018 02 Apr 2018
Last date to accept the fee through Challan 27 Mar 2018
Edit Option 03 to 04 Apr 2018
Issue of Admit Cards 13 Apr 2018
Exam Dates 28 & 29 Apr 2018
Answer Key released 30 Apr 2018
Grievances, if any, upto 04 May 2018
Final Answer Key released 09 May 2018
Declaration of Result 25 May 2018

The Central University of Rajasthan has announced the exam date of CUCET 2018. Candidates must refer these dates as it if prescribed from the official website.

CUCET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for CUCET 2018 will be available as per scheduled date. The candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website of CUCET 2018. The admit card will be given to only those candidates who shall successfully register themselves by filling the application form along with the submission of the application fee. The admit card shall contain the important details regarding the examination such as date, time and centre of examination. Candidates need to visit the official website and enter the login credentials Application ID, Date of Birth and the verification code. After downloading the admit card, candidates must take a printout of it and retain it till the admissions.

CUCET 2018 Exam Center

The entrance test is going to held at the following test centers:

Ahmedabad Indore New Delhi
Allahabad Jabalpur Palakkad
Amritsar Jaipur Patiala
Asansol Jammu Patna
Bandarsindari (CURAJ) Ajmer Jamshedpur Pune
Bangalore Jodhpur Purnia
Bathinda Kalaburagi / Gulbarga Raichur
Begusarai Kalpetta (Wynad) Raipur
Bhaderwah Kannur (Thalassery) Rajouri
Bhagalpur Kargil Ranchi
Bhopal Kasargod Sambalpur
Bhubaneshwar Kathua Shimla
Bidar Kochi Sikar
Bikaner Kolkata Siwan
Brahmapur Kota Solapur
Calicut Kottayam Srinagar
Chandigarh Leh Thiruvananthapuram
Chennai Lucknow Thiruvarur
Coimbatore Ludhiana Thrissur
Davanagere Madurai Tiruchirappalli (Trichy)
Dehradun Mahendergarh Udaipur
Dhanbad Mangalore Udhampur
Gaya Mumbai Varanasi
Guwahati Muzaffarpur Vijaywada
Hissar Mysore Vishakhapatnam
Hubli Nagarcoil Yadgir
Hyderabad Nagpur

CUCET 2018 Answer Key

After the exam is over, a provisional answer key will be available online at CUCET Official website. The candidates can cross check their answers with the help of the answer key and calculate their probable score. The candidates have to calculate the marks as per the marking scheme only. The candidates can also submit objection(s) if there is any in the answer key. On the basis of the challenges submitted by the candidate, a final answer key will be released.

CUCET 2018 Result

The result of CUCET 2018 have been declared after the successful commencement of the examination. Candidates can check the result from the link provided on the Result Page. It is released in the form of a scorecard which will contain the marks and other details of the examination. Candidates need to enter the application ID and Date of Birth with the verification code to download the scorecard. The candidates who will qualify the examination will be eligible to appear in the separate University counseling round.

Participating Universities

  1. Central University of Haryana
  2. Central University of Jammu
  3. Central University of Jharkhand
  4. Central University of Karnataka
  5. Central University of Kashmir
  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. Bengaluru Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics

CUCET 2018 Application Form

The application form for CUCET 2018 is released in the online mode. Only the eligible candidates must apply for the examination. Therefore candidates are advised to read the eligibility norms carefully that are mentioned above and on the concerned university website before applying for the examination. The application form is available on the official website of CUCET 2018 at official website. It can be submitted only through online mode.

Candidates must have valid personal email ID and mobile number which should be kept active during the entire admission process. All the information regarding the admission in the central Universities and the entrance test will be send through registered mobile number and email ID. The applicants need to upload the photograph and signature of the size in between  10KB – 20 KB. Candidates have a choice to choose the test centers of the examination while filling the application form. The form must be filled very carefully with all the required details that are asked.

The candidates need to submit the application fee along with the application form of CUCET 2018. It can be paid through online method by using the Credit / Debit / Net banking. The candidates can also pay the fee through offline mode by e-challan.

Application Fee

The application fee for all the category candidates is given below:

Category Online application and payment through Debit/ Credit card Additional fee for add-on facility: apply upto 03 additional PU’s(03 programmes each)
General/ OBC candidates Rs. 800/- Rs. 800/-
ST/SC candidates Rs. 350/- Rs. 350/-
PWD candidates Nil

CUCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The Central Universities has set the eligibility criteria for the candidates who shall apply for the examination. The candidates must fulfill the eligibility conditions to appear in CUCET 2018. The eligibility norms are mentioned below in the points.

  • Students applying for the examination must have passed in class 12th examination from a recognized school to take admission in the Bachelor’s degree course in the Central Universities.
  • For those who shall apply for the master Degree programme must possess Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University.
  • The candidates must have Master’s degree from a recognized university or Institute to apply for to take admission in research programmes.
  • Candidates are advised to read the eligibility norms from the official website of the participating  central University. As there are different eligibility conditions in different central University for the same course.
  • Candidates must be eligible for the course they are applying for, ineligible candidates will not get admission in the Central Universities.

Courses Offered

Central Universities of Haryana, Jammu, Jharkhand, Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan offer following programs.

S.No Course Name Details
1 UG / Integrated Programs(3/4/5 years) Click here
2 PG / B.Ed. / Integrated M.Sc B.Ed / PG Diploma Programs (1/2/3 years) Click here
3 MPhil / PhD. Programs Click here

CUCET 2018 Syllabus

The question paper of CUCET 2018 shall contain only multiple choice questions.

There will be negative marking in the examination/. For each correct answer candidate will be awarded with 1 Mark and for each wrong answer 0.25 marks shall be deducted. No marks shall be deducted for the questions which are not answered. The examination shall be conducted in 2 parts that is part I and part II. The number of question along with the subject name is given below in the table.

Parts Subject Number of Questions

Part I

English Language 25 MCQs
General awareness 25MCQs
Mathematical aptitude 25 MCQs
Analytical skills 25MCQs
Part II Domain Knowledge 75 MCQs

Only one paper will be held which will comprise of 100 Multiple Choice Questions for the entrance examination for some Integrated Courses like B.Voc./MBA/MCA/LLB or any other general courses. The question related to  English language, reasoning, data interpretations/ numerical ability, general awareness and analytical skills will be covered.

Central Universities participating in CUCET

Eligibility criteria, Seat details and List of central universities which is participating in CUCET 2018 is given below.

Name of the Central Universities   Eligibility criteria and seat details
Central University of Haryana  View Here
Central University of Jammu  View Here
Central University of Jharkhand  View Here
Central University of Karnataka  View Here
Central University of Kashmir  View Here
Central University of Kerala  View Here
Central University of Punjab  View Here
Central University of Rajasthan  View Here
Central University of South Bihar  View Here
Central University of Tamilnadu  View Here
Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics, Bengaluru  View Here

CUCET offers the students an opportunity to appear in programmes at undergraduate, integrated postgraduate, postgraduate, and research levels in these universities across India through a single test for each level. Thus, one single application and entrance test (CUCET) provides opportunities for admission in Central Universities located nation-wide. The details about the programmes of other universities are available here.

Other Central Universities which did not participate in CUCET 2017 year.

CUCET 2018 Official Notification

CUCET 2018 Official


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