The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 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 is for undergraduate as well as post graduate courses admissions. Get here complete details of CUCET including dates, application form, admit card, answer key, result.

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

Event Dates (2019) Dates (2020)
Exam Dates 25 & 26 May 2019 Last week of April 2020

Participating Universities

  1. Central University of Andhra Pradesh
  2. Central University of Haryana
  3. Central University of Jammu
  4. Central University of Jharkhand
  5. Central University of Karnataka
  6. Central University of Kashmir
  7. Central University of Kerala
  8. Central University of Punjab
  9. Central University of Rajasthan
  10. Central University of South Bihar
  11. Central University of Tamil Nadu
  12. Bengaluru Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics

Courses Offered

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


  1. B.Tech
  2. Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed.
  3. Integrated B.Sc. M.Sc.
  4. B.Voc.


  1. B.Ed.
  2. LLM
  3. M.A.
  4. M.Ed.
  5. M.Sc.
  6. M.Pharm.
  7. M.Tech.
  8. M.Com.
  9. MBA

Research Programs

  1. Ph.D.
  2. M.Phil.
  3. Integrated M.Phil / Ph.D.

CUCET Syllabus

The question paper of CUCET 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 is given below.

Name of the Central Universities   Eligibility criteria and seat details
Central University of Andhra Pradesh Link will be available soon
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.

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