The Central University of Karnataka (CUK) was established by an Act of the Parliament (No. 3 of 2009) at Kadaganchi, a village of the Aland taluk of Gulbarga district, Karnataka. It is one of the 16 new Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC XI Plan Period to address to the concerns of ‘equity and access’ and to increase the access to quality higher education to people in less educationally developed districts which have a Graduate Enrollment Ratio of less than the national average of 11%.

Central University of Karnataka Admission 2018 details are given below. Central University of Karnataka Admission to all programs mentioned below will be through Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2018. All the Students are required to register themselves online on the University website after declaration of results of CUCET-2018 to appear for the Counselling. The students whose name figures in the merit list as displayed on the University website and Notice-Boards are required to present themselves with all relevant documents in original at the time of Counselling.

Central University of Karnataka Admission 2018

Candidates who are willing to apply for the CUCET 2018 has to apply online through their official website Candidates must keep a valid email ID, Scanned photograph & signature, online payment options handy before applying. The exact dates of the event of Central University of Karnataka Admission 2018 will be given once they are announced. The tentative dates given below. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria, application procedure and all other information before applying.

Events Date
Commencement of Online Registration Third week of March 2018
Closing Date of Online Registration Third week of April 2018
Date of Admit Card Upload First week of May 2018
Date of Examination Third week of May 2018
Issuance of Answer Key Third week of May 2018
Grievances, if any up-to Third week of May 2018
Uploading Corrected Answer Key Ready Last week of May 2018
Declaration of Results First week of June 2018

Eligibility Criteria

The University admits eligible candidates to various Integrated, Post Graduate and Ph.D. programmes mainly through CUCET 2018. The admissions will be offered on the basis of the order of merit in the entrance examination and as per the reservation rules. The candidates whose qualifying examination results are not declared at the time of admission will be given provisional admission and their admissions automatically stand cancelled if they fail to secure the required percentage of marks in their qualifying examination or they fail in the said examination. The candidates so selected will have to give an undertaking in the format given in the prospectus to this effect. The candidates admitted to any of the programs and whose results are still awaited at the time of admission need to submit the marks card of the qualifying examination to the Department concerned latest by 31 August 2018.

Courses Offered

Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for all the programs is English except the language courses for which the medium of instruction is the language concerned.
Courses of Study: Admissions during 2018-19 will be open for the following courses:

Merit List

Central University of Karnataka will release the Provisional Merit List for UG & PG Programs. Candidates can check it from the official website OR through the link that will be provided below after the examination is over and when the results will be declared.

Fee Structure

The complete fee structure for various courses offered by the Central University of Karnataka is given below. Check them before the course(s) you are applying for.

For further details refer to the last year’s (2017) Information Brochure. 

Insofar, all the details given here is according to last year’s brochure. The information given here is for reference only. This page will be updated with all information about the Central University of Karnataka Admission 2018 through CUCET 2018 as soon as the Information Brochure for 2018 is released.


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