CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, University- Wise UG Degree Requirement & Qualification

Central University Entrance Test 2024 ( CUET )

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CUET 2024 application form deadline has been extended till April 05, 2024. CUET UG exam will be held from May 15 to May 31, 2024. In this Shiksha, article candidates can go through educational qualifications and age limit criteria that form a part of the CUET 2024 eligibility criteria.

University Wise Eligibility Criteria For CUET UG 2024

CUET 2024 eligibility criteria determine whether a candidate is eligible to apply for UG courses offered in all the CUET participating institutions. National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the CUET application form 2024 deadline to April 05, 2024 at cuetug.ntaonline.in. NTA will administer CUET 2024 exam between May 15 to May 31, 2024. Candidates who wish to apply for CUET UG must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by NTA.

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CUET Eligibility Criteria 2024

To meet the eligibility criteria for appearing in the CUET exam for UG course admissions, aspirants must satisfy the below-mentioned requirements. 

CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Academic Qualifications

  • Students will need to have passed Class 12 or appeared in Class 12 from a recognized board in any stream to take admission to bachelor’s degree programmes in the Central Universities.
  • For the General category, the candidate needs to secure a minimum of 50 percent in Class 12; for SC/ST, candidates need to have secured a minimum of 45 percent in Class 12 in order to be eligible for the CUET 2024. For BTech programmes, the minimum aggregate for the General category candidates is 45 percent, and that of the reserved category candidates is 40 percent.

CUET Eligibility Criteria 2024: CUET Age Limit

  • For Age Criteria the candidates will be required to fulfill the CUET age criteria (if any) of the Universities in which they are desirous of taking admission.
  • The admission to Universities through CUET (UG) the educational qualification is subjective to existing policies regarding quota, category, relaxation, reservations, qualification, subject combinations, preferences, etc. of the respective University shall be applicable.

CUET Eligibility Criteria 2024: Nationality 

To get eligible for the CUET Exam, aspirants must abide by the following citizenship rules:

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • A constituent subject of Nepal, Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who landed in India before 1 January 1962 to make India their permanent home and reside there permanently.
  • Pakistanis, Burmese, Sri Lankans, Kenyans, Ugandans, Tanzanians, Zambians, Malawians, Zaireans, Ethiopians, and people from Vietnam who permanently moved to India.

CUET 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Reservations

Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Government of India. However, in the case of the Central Universities, the reservation policy of the respective universities shall be applicable.

  • For GEN-EWS Category

GEN-EWS certificate needs to be uploaded in the Online Application Form of CUET (UG) - 2024 which should have been issued on or after 01 January 2024 in consonance with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If any GEN-EWS candidate fails to submit the GEN-EWS certificate (issued on or after 01 January 2024) at the time of online registration, the candidate has to upload a declaration [Declaration in Lieu of Gen-EWS Certificate at Annexure-IB mentioned in the CUET Brochure 2022] to that effect.

  • For OBC-NCL Category

OBC-NCL certificate needs to be uploaded in the Online Application Form of CUET (UG) - 2024, which should have been issued on or after 01 January 2024, in consonance with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If any OBC-NCL candidate fails to upload the OBC- NCL certificate (issued on or after 01 January 2024) at the time of online registration, the candidate has to upload a declaration [Declaration in Lieu of OBC-NCL Certificate as per Annexure-IIB mentioned in the CUET Brochure 2022] to that effect. 

  • For SC or ST Category

The caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate needs to be uploaded in the CUET online form 2024, as per the latest guidelines of the Government of India.

NOTE-

  1.  As the eligibility criteria for admission through CUET 2024 may be unique for every University, the candidates are advised to visit the University website to which they are applying for their respective programs. 
  2.  Candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess the eligibility criteria laid down by the University they are applying to. 
  3.  Mere appearance in the Entrance Test or securing pass marks at the test does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission to the Programme unless he/she fulfils the Programme wise eligibility conditions of the University they are applying to.

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CUET UG Eligibility Criteria 2024: Central Universities

To qualify for admission to desired University/College, Candidate must have passed class 12 or its equivalent examination from a single recognised board and must appear for CUET as per the subject combination mentioned below for the applied program(s). Here is the eligibility criteria for some of the famous central, state, and deemed universities/ colleges under CUET 2024.

Delhi University CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course

CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping

BSc (Hons) Biological Science

  • Physics + Chemistry + Biology/Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry. 
  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. 

[Also Read: CUET Syllabus 2024 for Science Students]

BSc (Hons) Botany

BSc (Hons) Zoology

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science 

BSc (Hons) Chemistry 

  • Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics.
  •  Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language of List A in CUET. 

BSc (Hons) Physics

BSc (Hons) Polymer Science 

BSc (Hons) Mathematics 

Any one language from List A + Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which one should be from List B1

B.Com (Hons.)

  • Combination I: Any one Language from List A + Mathematics/Applied Mathematics + Any two subjects out of which at least one should be from List B1

                                                     OR

  • Combination II: Any one Language from List A + Accountancy/Book Keeping + Any two subjects out of which at least one should be from List B1

[Also Read: CUET Syllabus 2024 for Commerce Students]

Other UG Programmes

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University of Allahabad CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course Name CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping
Bachelor of Science B.Sc. (Mathematics) (Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Defence Studies/ Psychology/Geology/Statistics/ Geography)
  • Section IA (Language) select a minimum 1 from either English or Hindi
  • Section II (Domain subjects) i. Physics ii. Chemistry iii. Mathematics iv. Computer Science / Information Practices (Any TWO of the FOUR domain subjects are Compulsory)
    • Section III (General Test) Compulsory for all 
Bachelor of Science B.Sc. (Biology) (Zoology/ Botany/ Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/ Geography/ Anthropology/Defence Studies)
  • Section IA (Language) Select minimum ONE from either English or Hindi
  • Section II (Domain subjects) i. Biology (Compulsory) ii. Chemistry or Physics (Select any ONE)
  • Section III (General Test) Compulsory for all
B.Com.
  • Section IA (Language) Select minimum ONE from either English or Hindi
  • Section II (Domain subjects) Accountancy/Book Keeping (Compulsory)
  • Section III (General Test) Compulsory for all
Other UG programs Click Here to check subject combinations for AU

Also Read: CUET Syllabus for Arts Students

Banaras Hindu University CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course Name CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics (Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics)

Section II

1. Physics

2. Chemistry

3. Maths

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biology

Section II

1. Physics

2. Chemistry

3. Biology

B.A. (Hons.) in Arts (Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Persian, Pali, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Nepali, English, Japanese, Chinese, German, French, Russian, Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology, History of Art, Philosophy, Linguistics, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Tourism and Travel Management#, Economics, Home Science, Music (Instrumental/Vocal), Painting, Education, Dance (Kathak and Bharatnatyam) )
  • Section I A – Language Test - (Hindi or English)
  • Section III – General Test
Other UG Programs Click Here to check subject combinations for BHU

Jawaharlal Nehru University CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course Name Subject Combination
B.A. (Hons.) Arabic
  • Section IA – English Test
  • Section III – General Test 
B.A. (Hons.) Korean
B.A. (Hons.) French
Other UG Programs Click Here to check subject combinations for JNU

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Jamia Milia Islamia University CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course Name CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping
B.Sc.(Hons) Physics Physics 
B.A. (Hons.) Korean Language General Test
B.A.( Hons) Economics Economics
Other UG programs Click Here to check subject combinations for JMI

Aligarh Muslim University CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Course Name CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping
B.Sc. (Hons.) Statistics

English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics

Note: For admission to B.Sc. (Hons./Research) with Statistics as Major Subject, the candidate should have passed Mathematics at the qualifying examination.

B.A. (Hons.) Women Studies

English, General Test

B.A. (Hons.) Hindi

English, General Test

Other UG programs

Click Here to check subject combinations for AMU

Other Central Universities CUET UG Eligibility Criteria

Check the table below to check the eligibility criteria and subject combinations for central universities:

Universities CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping

Assam University

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

Central Sanskrit University

Central Tribal University Of Andhra Pradesh

Central University Of Andhra Pradesh

Central University Of Gujarat

Central University Of Haryana

Central University Of Himachal Pradesh

Central University Of Jammu

Central University Of Jharkhand

Central University Of Karnataka

Central University Of Kashmir

Central University Of Kerala

Central University Of Odisha

Central University Of Rajasthan

Central University Of South Bihar

Central University Of Tamil Nadu

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya

Mahatma Gandhi Central University

Manipur University

Maulana Azad National Urdu University

Mizoram University

Nagaland University

National Sanskrit University

North-Eastern Hill University

Pondicherry University

Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University

Rajiv Gandhi University

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University

Sikkim University

Tezpur University

The English And Foreign Languages University

Tripura University

University Of Hyderabad

Visva-Bharati University

CUET UG Eligibility Criteria 2024: State Universities

State Universities

CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping

Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University

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Barkatullah University

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Bhattadev University

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Binod Bihari Mahto Koyalanchal University, Dhanbad

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Cluster University Of Jammu

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Cluster University Of Srinagar

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Cotton Universtiy

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Delhi Skill And Entrepreneurship University

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Delhi Technological University

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Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya

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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School Of Economics University

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi

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Dr. SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE UNIVERSITY

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Govt. College For Women, Parade Ground, Jammu

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Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

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Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur

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Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University For Women

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Islamia College Of Science And Commerce

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Islamic University Of Science And Technology, Kashmir

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Jamshedpur Women's University

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Jharkhand Raksha Shakti University

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Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University

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Kolhan University

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Madan Mohan Malaviya University Of Technology

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Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University

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Netaji Subhas University Of Technology

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Nilamber Pitamber University

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Opjs University Churu, Rajasthan

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Ranchi University

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Sardar Patel University Of Police Security And Criminal Justice

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Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

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Sido Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka

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University Of Jammu

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University Of Kashmir

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Vikram University

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Vinoba Bhave University

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CUET UG Eligibility Criteria 2024: Deemed Universities

Universities

CUET Course Criteria/ CUET Subject Mapping

Avinashilingam Institute For Home Science And Higher Education For Women

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Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth

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Datta Meghe Institute Of Higher Education And Research

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Dayalbagh Educational Institute

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Footwear Design And Development Institute

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Gandhi Institute Of Technology And Management - Bengaluru, Karnataka (Off Campus)

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Gandhi Institute Of Technology And Management - Hyderabad, Telangana (Off Campus)

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Gandhi Institute Of Technology And Management - Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh (Main Campus)

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Govt. Degree College (Autonomous), Baramulla

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Graphic Era University

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Gujarat Vidyapith

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Gurukula Kangri

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Hindustan Institute Of Technology And Science

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JAIN (Deemed-To-Be University) , Bangalore (Karnataka)

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Jamia Hamdard

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Jaypee Institute Of Information Technology

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Kalasalingam Academy Of Research And Education

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Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (Deemed To Be University)

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Lakshmibai National Institute Of Physical Education

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Lingaya's Vidyapeeth

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Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed To Be University), Mullana - Ambala

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Manav Rachna International Institute Of Research And Studies

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Nehru Gram Bharati

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Noorul Islam Centre For Higher Education

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Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational And Research Institute

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Shobhit University

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Srm Institute Of Science And Technology (Deemed University), Ncr Campus

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Tata Institute Of Social Sciences (Tiss)

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The Gandhigram Rural Institute (Dtbu)

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Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

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Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation

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Yenepoya University

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CUET Reservation Policy 2024

Candidates desiring admission to Universities offering UG programmes must ensure to check CUET reservation criteria. As per the reservation criteria, candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted by 5% for each program. Universities follow the reservation policy as per Government of India. Candidates failing to fulfill the procedure to claim reservation will be disqualified from the admission process to any university.

CUET Application Form 2024

Candidates fulfilling the CUET UG eligibility criteria 2024 must begin with filling the CUET 2024 registration form. Candidates will be required to visit the official website of CUET- cuetug.ntaonline.in and create login crednetials to fill the CUET application form. Candidates must ensure to pay the CUET registration fee 2024, without which registration process will not be considered complete.

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