CUET Weightage Chapter Wise 2024: Science, Commerce and Humanities

Central University Entrance Test 2024 ( CUET )

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Candidates preparing for CUET 2024 exam can check the chapter-wise weightage for Science, Commerce, and Humanities subjects. Know the important topics subjectwise and the expected number of questions in each subject. CUET includes 27 domain subjects. Candidates will be required to map subjects as per course eligibility criteria.

CUET Chapter Wise Weightage

CUET Chapter Wise Weightage

National Testing Agency (NTA) prescribes CUET syllabus and weightage for each section. Candidates preparing for CUET exam must know the CUET chapter wise weightage to devise their preparation strategy accordingly. Aspirants can know chapter wise weightage for CUET for Science, Commerce, and Humanities subjects. CUET 2024 exam date has been announced by NTA. CUET 2024 exam is being held between May 15 to May 24, 2024, in Hybrid mode. CUET UG 2024 Intimation slip has been released.

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To obtain a good score in CUET, candidates must ensure to cover CUET 2024 syllabus and important topics for the subjects they will apply for. Keeping in mind the weightage for CUET 2024 subjects and important topics, students must prepare an effective preparation strategy.

Q:   What is the CUET marking scheme?

A:

NTA prescribes the CUET UG marking scheme. Check below to know the CUET UG marking scheme 2024:

  • Correct answer or the most appropriate answer: Five marks (+5)
  • Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark (-1).
  • Unanswered/Marked for Review will be given no mark (0).
  • If more than one option is found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to only those who have marked any of the correct options.
  • If all options are found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to all those who have attempted the question.
  • If none of the options is found correct or a question is found to be wrong or a question is dropped, then all candidates who have attempted the dropped question will be given five marks (+5) marks.

Q:   Is there a negative marking in CUET?

A:

Yes. There is a negative marking in the CUET exam. For each wrong answer, one mark is deducted. Negative marking will not be applicable in case of unattempted questions. The marking scheme as per NTA is given below.

i. Correct answer or the most appropriate answer: Five marks (+5)
ii. Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark (-1).
iii. Unanswered/Marked for Review will be given no mark (0).
iv. If more than one option is found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to only those who have marked any of the correct options.
v. If all options are found to be correct then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to all those who have attempted the question.

vi. If none of the options is found correct or a question is found to be wrong or a question is dropped, then all candidates who have attempted the dropped question will be given five marks (+5) marks.

Q:   Can CUET normalisation reduce marks?

A:

CUET normalisation procss refers to a process of adjusting scores to account for variations in difficulty between different sessions of CUET exam. The aim is to ensure fairness and equity among students who may have taken different sessions of the same exam.

The normalization process shouldn't inherently reduce marks for students. Instead, it aims to adjust scores in a way that maintains the integrity and validity of the assessment. CUET Normalization might involve scaling scores, adjusting grade boundaries, or applying statistical techniques to ensure that the difficulty level of the assessment doesn't disadvantage any particular group of students.

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CUET Chapter Wise Weightage

CUET UG 2024 syllabus is divided into three sections Languages, Domain subjects (27 subjects) and general test. Candidates will be able to choose a maximum of 10 subjects under CUET. While choosing subjects, candidates will have to compulsorily select one language from Section 1A. From section 2- domain subjects, candidates can map the subjects as per the CUET courses they wish to apply for. Section 3 can be opted for the vocation courses or courses with open eligibility. Refer below to know the CUET weightage chapter wise 2024 for Science, Commerce, and Humanities.

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET General Test

General test can be opted by candidates from any stream. Vocational courses can be mapped with general test. Refer to the table below to know the CUET chapter wise weightage for general test section.

General Awareness

General Awareness

Category

Number of Questions

Science

4

Geography

7

Sports

1

Personalities

4

Defence

2

Awards

2

Polity

3

Misc.

1

Currency

1

Reasoning

Topic

Number of Questions

Series

2

Analogy

1

Coding-decoding

2

Family Tree

1

Calendar

1

Clocks

2

Data Sufficiency

1

Directions

1

Visual Reasoning

4

Arrangement

2

Statement-Conclusion

1

Numerical Ability

Topic

Number of Questions

Simplification

1

Fractions

1

HCF-LCM

1

Age

1

Percentage

1

Ratio

2

Profit, Loss, Discount

1

Simple Interest

1

Area

1

Volume

1

Time and Work

2

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Mean-Mode

1

Triangle

1

Trigonometry

1

Also Read:

CUET General Test Syllabus

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Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET English

Candidates will have to opt for one language from 13 langauges in section 1. Refer the table below to know the expected weightage or number of questions in CUET English section.

CUET English

Topics

Expected number of questions

Comprehension

15

Parts of speech

3-4

Para jumbles

3-4

Synonyms and antonyms

2-3

Active/passive voice

3-4

Fill in the blanks

3-4

Incorrect/correct statement

3-4

Phrases and meaning

5-6

Also Read:

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CUET Chapter Wise Weightage for Science

Science students can check the chapter wise weightage for core subjects- Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Computer Science to appear for CUET UG exam.

CUET Biology

Topics

Expected number of questions

Applications of Biotechnology

4

Biodiversity and its conservation

5

Biotechnology: Principles and Processes

4

Ecosystem

4

Evolution

4

Human Health and Diseases

4

Human Reproduction

3

Microbes in Human Welfare

3

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

5

Organisms and Populations

3

Principles of Inheritance and Variation

3

Reproductive Health

5

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

3

Total

50

CUET Chemistry

Topics

Number of Questions

Solid State

4

Electrochemistry & Solutions

5 (Case study - Slightly difficult)

Chemical Kinetics

2 - 3

P Block Elements

2 - 3

D and F Block Elements

5 (Case study - Easy)

Coordination Compounds

5 - 6 (Moderately difficult)

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

4 - 5

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

3 - 4

Organic Compounds containing nitrogen

4

Polymers

1 - 2

Chemistry in everyday life

1 - 2

CUET Physics

Sections

Number of Questions

Electrostatics

8

Current Electricity

7

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

8

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

6

Electromagnetic Waves

1

Optics

8

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

5

Atoms and Nuclei

4

Electronic Devices

3

Computer Science Weightage in CUET

Sections

Number of Questions

Networking

10-12

SQL

10-12

Bubble sorting

4-5

Assertion reasoning

2-3

Code completion

2-3

CUET Mathematics

Topics

Number of Questions

Compulsory Section

Linear Programming

2

Differentiation

2

Area Under Curves

1

Probability

2

Integration

2

Differential Equations

1

Application of Derivatives

2

Matrices

2

Determinants

1

Core Maths

4

Applied Mathematics

Probability

7

Differentiation

3

Financial Maths

6

Numbers

2

Differential Equations

1

Inferential Stats

3

LPP

2

Numbers

2

Time Series

2

Matrices

4

Application of Derivatives

3

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CUET Chapter Wise Weightage for Humanities

Humanities students can check the CUET chapter wise weightage for Hostory, Political Science, Psychology, Geography, Political Science and so forth.

Topics

Expected number of questions

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET History

2 Case studies

5 in each

An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagara

3-4

Kings and Chronicles

3-4

The Mughal Courts

3-4

Framing the Constitution

2-3

Thinkers, Beliefs, and Buildings Cultural Developments

2-3

Bhakti-Sufi Traditions

2-3

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Political Science

Recent Developments in Indian Politics

8-9

Challenges to the Congress System

5

The End of bipolarity

2-3

Cold War Era

3-4

US Hegemony in World Politics

2-3

Alternative centers of Power

2-3

Contemporary South Asia

2-3

International Organizations

2-3

Security in Contemporary World

2-3

Globalisation

2-3

Environment and Natural Resources

2-3

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Psychology

Psychological Disorders

5-6

Therapeutic Approaches

5-6

Meeting Life Challenges

5

Self and Personality

2-3

Variations in Psychological Attributes

1-2

Attitude and Social Cognition

1-2

Social Influence and Group Processes

1-2

Psychology and Life

1-2

Developing Psychological Skills

1-2

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Geography

People: One case study

7-8

Human Activities

7-8

Transport, Communication & Trade

4-5

Human settlements

2-3

Resources and Development

2-3

Transport, Communication and International Trade

2-3

Geographical Perspective on selected issues & problems

3-4

Map work

5

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Legal Studies

Judiciary

3-4

Law related topics

2-3

Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

3-4

Human rights in India

3-4

Legal profession in India

2-3

Legal services

2-3

International context

1-2

Legal maxims

1-2

Case study (Eg. Bhopal gas tragedy)

-

Also Read:

CUET Syllabus 2024 for Arts Students

CUET Chapter Wise Weightage for Commerce

Below are the CUET chapter wise weightage for Commerce subjects such as accounts, business studies and economics. Candidates can know the number of expected questions in each subjects along with the important topics.

Sections

Expected number of questions

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Economics

Consumer Behavior and Demand

6-7

Introductory Microeconomics

2

Balance Of Payments

4-5

Government Budget and the Economy

3-4

Determination of Income And Employment

3-4

National Income

3-4

Money and Banking

2-3

Rural Development

4-5

Indian Economy 1950-1990

2-3

Infrastructure

2-3

Development experiences of India - A comparison with neighbors

2-3

Indian Economy on the Eve of Independence

1-2

Economic Reforms since 1991

1-2

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Accountancy

Reconstitution of Partnership

10-12

Analysis of financial statements

7-8

Accounting for Share and Debenture Capital

6-7

Accounting-Not for Profit

5-6

Computerized Accounting System

4-5

Chapter Wise Weightage for CUET Business Studies

Business Environment (Case study)

7-8

Match the following

7-8

Staffing

5-6

Sequence Wise questions

5-6

HR-related Case study

5-6

Planning

4-5

Organizing

3-4

Directing

3-4

Business Finance

2-3

Financial Markets

2-3

Marketing

2-3

Also Read:

CUET Syllabus 2024 for Commerce Students

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