BTech Admission Through CUET 2024: College List, Cutoff, Eligibility Criteria

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CUET is the single entrance exam for admission to BTech and various other UG programs in more than 250 universities in India. The top universities in which CUET scores are accepted for BTech admission include Delhi University (DU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Central University of Karnataka, and many more. Check CUET BTech admission criteria, syllabus, exam pattern college list, and cutoff.

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Candidates seeking admission to BTech courses through CUET have the option of taking admission to colleges like BHU, DU, and many other central, state universities. Unlike JEE Main, CUET is conducted once a year in May and covers only the class 12 syllabus.

CUET 2024 exam will be conducted online and the question paper will have Multiple Choice Questions. In CUET, Students can select the subjects in which they want to appear based on their course preference and the eligibility criteria of the institution.

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How to Get BTech Admission Through CUET 

The first step in getting admission in BTech through CUET is to fill the application form and appear in the exam. Candidates have to select a subject combination as per the requirement of the institute in which admission is desired while filling the application form.

After obtaining a valid score in CUET, candidates need to fill the counselling registration form of the institute. The college will allot BTech admission through CUET score based on the CUET BTech cutoff.

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Advantage of CUET over JEE Main

CUET has two main benefits over JEE Main

  • CUET offers admission to many other courses besides BTech. Students who select Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) as their domain subjects in CUET can also participate for admission in BSc, BCA, BSc IT, and BCom courses in various Central and State Universities.
  • The syllabus of CUET covers only class 12 topics while JEE Main syllabus covers topics of both class 11 and 12. Students have to study more topics in JEE Main as compared to CUET

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CUET BTech Eligibility Criteria 2024

It is important to check the eligibility criteria of BTech admission through CUET. Provided below are the conditions every candidate should fulfill to get admission to BTech through CUET.

  • Should opt of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Group II of CUET
  • Passed Class 12 or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) OR Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (PCMB) with English from a Board/University recognized by the Institute/Board
  • Scored at least 50% marks or equivalent G.P.A. in aggregate in class 12.
  • Candidate should not be more than 23 years on 1st July 2024 (applicant should be born on or after 2nd July of 2001).

CUET BTech Exam Pattern 2024

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Computer-based-test (CBT)/Offline

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

CUET BTech sections

Section 1 A & B - Language

Section 2 - Domain Subject (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

Section 3 - General Test (Optional)

Total number of Questions

Section 1A- 50

Section 1B- 50

Section 2- 40 or 50

Section 3- 60

Negative marking

Yes

Marking Scheme

+5 for each correct answer

-1 for each incorrect answer

Medium of CUET exam

13 languages - English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

Number of domain subjects

27

CUET BTech Syllabus 2024

The CUET syllabus for BTech is similar to CBSE class 12. CUET BTech syllabus does not include class 11 syllabus which makes it easier to score good marks in comparison to other exams like JEE Mains. The details CUET BTech syllabus is

CUET Syllabus for Physics and Chemistry

CUET Physics Syllabus

CUET Chemistry Syllabus

  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p-block elements
  • d and f-block elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohol, Phenol and Ether
  • Aldehyde, Ketone and Carboxylic Acid
  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life

CUET Syllabus for Mathematics

CUET Mathematics Syllabus

Topics

Section A Mathematics

Algebra

  • Matrices and types of Matrices
  • Equality of Matrices, transpose of a Matrix, Symmetric and Skew Symmetric Matrix
  • Algebra of Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Inverse of a Matrix
  • Solving of simultaneous equations using Matrix Method

Calculus

  • Higher order derivatives
  • Tangents and Normals
  • Increasing and Decreasing Functions
  • Maxima and Minima

Integration and its Applications

  • Indefinite integrals of simple functions
  • Evaluation of indefinite integrals
  • Definite Integrals
  • Application of Integration as an area under the Curve

Differential Equations

  • Order and degree of differential equations
  • Formulating and solving of differential equations with variable separable

Probability Distributions

  • Random variables and its probability distribution
  • Expected value of a random variable
  • Variance and Standard Deviation of a random variable
  • Binomial Distribution

Linear Programming

  • Mathematical formulation of Linear Programming Problem
  • Graphical method of solution for problems in two variables
  • Feasible and infeasible regions
  • Optimal feasible solution

Section B1 Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

  • Relations and Functions
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Continuity and Differentiability
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Integrals
  • Applications of the Integrals
  • Differential Equations
  • Vectors and 3D Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability

Section B2 Applied Mathematics

  • Modulo Arithmetic
  • Congruence Modulo
  • Allegation and Mixture
  • Numerical Problems
  • Boats and Streams
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Races and Games
  • Partnership
  • Numerical Inequalities
  • Matrices and types of matrices
  • Equality of matrices, Transpose of amatrix, Symmetric and Skew symmetric matrix
  • Higher Order Derivatives
  • Marginal Cost and Marginal Revenue using derivatives
  • Maxima and Minima
  • Probability Distribution
  • Mathematical Expectation
  • Variance
  • Index Numbers
  • Construction of Index numbers
  • Test of Adequacy of Index Numbers
  • Population and Sample
  • Parameter and Statistics and Statistical Interferences
  • Time Series
  • Components of Time Series
  • Time Series analysis for univariate data
  • Perpetuity, Sinking Fund
  • Valuation of Bonds
  • Calculation of EMI
  • Linear method of Depreciation
  • Linear Programming
  • Introduction and related terminology
  • Mathematical formulation of Linear Programming Problem
  • Different types of Linear Programming Problems
  • Graphical Method of Solution for problems in two Variables
  • Feasible and Infeasible Regions
  • Feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solution

CUET BTech College List

Around 20 colleges are offering BTech through CUET. The list of top BTech colleges through CUET includes two central universities and several state, and private universities.

List of Colleges offering BTech through CUET

Name of College

Course

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

BTech Food Technology

BTech Dairy Technology

Delhi University (DU)

BTech in Information Technology and Mathematics Innovation

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

BTech in CSE, ECE, IT, Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation

Central University of Karnataka

BTech in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Central University of Haryana

BTech in CSE, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Printing & Packaging Technology

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University

BTech in CSE, Civil, Mechanical and Biotechnology

Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University

BTech in BTech in Electronics & Communication, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, CSE

Central University of Jharkhand

BTech-MTech Integrated course in CSE, Electrical, Civil

BTech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University

BTech in Agriculture

BTech in Biotechnology

Galgotias University

BTech in Electronics & Communication, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, AI & ML, AI & Data Science, CSE

CUET BTech Cutoff

The cutoff score for top BTech colleges through CUET are given here. The CUET BTech cutoff are in the form of NTA score.

Name of College

CUET 2023 Cutoff (Gen)

Banaras Hindu University

421

Delhi University

90.5

Galgotias University

 

Central University of Karnataka

 

Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University

 

Candidates must note that not every college accepts CUET score for admission to BTech courses. Joint Entrance Examination (Main), popularly known as JEE Main is the primary test and is the gateway of BTech admission to premier engineering colleges like IITs, NITs and IIITs.

Also Read: Top Engineering Entrance Exams in India 2024

FAQs on BTech Admission Through CUET

Q. Does IIT accept CUET for BTech admission?

A. No, CUET scores are accepted only at central and state universities. CUET is Common University Entrance Test which is conducted for admission to various UG courses like BTech, BSc, BCA, BA, BCom and others.

Q. Which is best college for CUET BTech?

A. Top college which accept CUET scores for BTech include Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Delhi University (DU) and many other central and state universities.

Q. Is CUET BTech syllabus same as JEE Main?

A. No, CUET BTech syllabus consists of only class 12 topics of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics whereas in JEE Main both class 11 and 12 topics are covered.

Q. What is CUET BTech eligibility criteria?

A. To be eligible for BTech admission through CUET, candidates need to pass class 12 or its equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The maximum age of candidates should not be more than 21 years. Candidates need to check CUET eligibility criteria before filling the application form.

Q. Is CUET for Engineering?

A. Yes! CUET is for engineering as well as many other UG courses offered by various central and state universities.

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