CUET General Test Question Paper 2024 (Out): Download Previous Year Question Paper PDF with Answers

Central University Entrance Test 2024 ( CUET )

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National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the CUET general test question paper months after the exam is conducted. Get here the CUET previous year general test question paper for practice questions, exam pattern, and preparation tips.

CUET General Test Question Paper

CUET General Test Question Paper

CUET General Test Question Paper 2023: National Testing Agency (NTA) releases CUET general test question paper. Candidates preparing for CUET 2024 must download the CUET general test question paper. It is an optional section that can be opted for vocational/open eligibility/cross Stream/Any other as applicable. As per the CUET exam pattern, candidates will have to solve 50 questions out of 60 questions. NTA CUET 2024 datasheet has been released. CUET General Test 2024 was held on May 15, 2024. Note that, the CUET General Test for Delhi Centres will be held on May 29, 2024. CUET 2024 exam is being held from May 15, 2024 to May 24, 2024 in hybrid mode. 

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Q:   When are CUET previous year question papers released?

A:

CUET previous year question papers have been released for CUET 2023 National Tedting Agency releases the CUET previous year question papers for all subjects and languages. Candidates preparing for CUET must download the previous year question papers to become familiar with the CUET exam pattern and the difficulty level of the question paper. NTA releases the CUET question papers for Languages, Domain subjects and General test seperately. No pre registrations are required to download the CUET previous year question papers. 

CUET 2024 is scheduled to be held from May 15 to May 24, 2024 in hybrid mode. CUET previous year question papers for 2023 has been released. Candidates can download the CUET 2023 question papers here

Q:   From where can I download CUET sample papers?

A:

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) sample papers are released by the conducting body, National Testing Agency (NTA). To download the CUET sample papers and previous year question papers candidates can get the direct link on this website. To download the CUET question papers candidates must refer the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Visit the link provided- CUET Question Paper

Step 2- Scroll down the page and look for the subject to download the question paper for

Step 3- Click on the tab download

Step 4- Create the login credentials for new registrations

Step 5- Link to download the CUET question paper will be sent on the registered email ID

Step 6- Click on the link provided and save the PDF.

Q:   How many questions are there in the language section of CUET UG?

A:

CUET UG Language section will consist of 50 questions. Candidates will be required to attempt 40 out of 50 question in CUET UG exam. The language section will assess candidate's reading comprehension based on different types of passages. This section will also include questions from grammar. To prepare for the CUET UG language section candidates must solve previous year question papers and mock tests to become familiar with the type of questions asked in the exam. Candidates will be given duration of 45 minutes to attend this section of CUET UG. 

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CUET General Test Question Paper 2024 PDF Download

NTA CUET 2024 General Test was held on May 15, 2024 in pen paper mode. Candidates can download the CUET 2024 general test question paper now.

Q:   What type of questions are asked in the CUET exam?

A:

The CUET questions are objective and carries multiple choices (MCQs). Each question will have four answer options. Candidates will have to deduce the correct answer option and click on it with the help of mouse. Since CUET UG 2024 exam will be conducted in a hybrid mode, test-takers will be able to mark only one answer option. In case it is the correct option, they will get full marks and in case of wrong answer, negative marking scheme will be applied. Hence, candidates must ensure the accuracy of the answer before selecting the answer. Before the final submission, they can change the answer option in case they realise that they have entered a wrong answer option earlier.

Q:   Is it compulsory to attempt all the sections of the CUET question paper?

A:

CUET UG section I and section II, consisting of the language and domain-wise subjects are compulsory to attempt. On the other hand, the third section consisting of General Knowledge and aptitude questions is not compulsory to attempt unless it is the requirement of the programme the candidate has applied for. Candidates will have to choose the subjects while filling the CUET UG application form. In case candidates do not opt for the General Test, then they will be evaluated only based on their performance in Section 1 and Section 2 as per the requirement of the course and university that candidate has applied for. NTA will use the normalisation method to score candidates and universities will prepare the merit lists accordingly. 

Q:   Why should I practice with CUET question papers from previous years?

A:

Practicing with CUET UG (Common University Entrance Test) question papers from previous years offers several valuable benefits exam preparation:

  1. Familiarity with Exam Pattern: CUET question papers from past years provide insight into the format, structure, and types of questions that commonly appear in the exam.

  2. Understanding Question Types: By solving previous year's CUET question papers, candidates can identify recurring question types and patterns.

  3. Assessment of Preparedness: Practicing with CUET question papers helps candidates assess their strengths and weaknesses.

  4. Time Management: CUET is a time-bound exam with strict time limits. Solving CUET question papers within the allotted time helps candidates develop effective time management strategies.

  5. Improvement in Speed and Accuracy: Regularly solving CUET question papers enhances problem-solving skills, speed, and accuracy. 

  6. Reduced Stress: The more candidates practice, the more confident and relaxed one feels on the actual exam day, reducing test anxiety and improving your overall performance.

Q:   What type of questions are asked in the CUET exam?

A:

CUET questions are objective and multiple-choice questions (MCQs) type. The number of questions will vary for each subject or section and paper. There will not be any descriptive question type for CUET UG 2024. Candidates can check the below table to know about CUET Exam Structure:

Section

Number of Questions

Duration

Question Types

Section IA

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language

45 minutes for each language

Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension based on different types of passages–Factual, Literary and Narrative, (Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary)

Section IB

Section II

35/40 Questions to be attempted out of 45/50

45 Minutes for each Domain-Specific Subject

  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions

  • MCQs based on NCERT Class 12 syllabus only

Section III

50 Questions to be attempted out of 60

60 minutes

  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions

  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/algebra geometry/mensuration/s tat taught till Grade 8), Logical and Analytical Reasoning

CUET 2024 General Test Question Paper

CUET General Test Question Paper 2023 PDF Download

National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the official CUET General test question paper on its official website- nta.ac.in. The CUET general test question paper 2023 PDF download is available. Candidates can able to download the CUET question papers online without any prior registrations. 

Steps to Download CUET General Test Question Paper 2023 PDF

Step 1- Visit the link provided- Click Here

Step 2- Screen will display the question paper PDF

Step 3- Save and download the question paper

CUET General Test Question Paper (Memory-Based)

Candidates can refer the some memory-based questions on CUET general test. Check below to know the type of questions asked in this section.

  1. When is constitution day celebrated?
  2. Who has been appointed CEO of twitter recently?
  3. If a side of cube is 6 cm find its volume.
  4. Kathak is which state dance?
  5. Find next number in the series- 8,16,32,64
  6. Who is the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh?
  7. Which is the largest river in india?
  8. Who is the chief minister of Assam?
  9. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
  10. Pin Valley national park is situated in which state?

CUET Exam Structure for General Test

As per the CUET exam pattern, the General Test section will consist of 60 questions, out of which candidates will be required to attempt 50 questions. Check the table below to learn about CUET exam pattern:

CUET UG Exam Pattern

NTA prescribes the CUET 2024 exam pattern. The exam is divided into three sections. Candidates will be able to select maximum of 10 subjects from all three sections. To become familiar with the question paper format, practice with CUET mock test 2024. Check the table below to learn the CUET exam pattern and other important details pertaining to exam.

CUET UG Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Hybrid Mode (CBT or Pen Paper)

Number of Slots

Two to three (depending on the number of applications in subjects)

Exam timing (Expected)

  • Slot I - 9 AM to 11 AM
  • Slot II - 12.30 PM to 2 PM
  • Slot III - 4 PM to 5.30 PM

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total sections in the question paper

Section 1 A & B - Language

Section 2 - Domain Subject

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

Language of exam

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

Number of domain subjects

27

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CUET General Test Syllabus

CUET General Test Previous Year Question Papers (2022)

NTA released the CUET 2022 question papers on its official website. Candidates can download the CUET previous year question papers to assess their preparation level and become familiar with the type of questions asked in each section of CUET. Check below to download the CUET General Test previous year question paper PDF.

CUET General Test Question Paper
CUET General Test Question Paper PDF

Download CUET Section/Domain Wise Question Paper and Syllabus

Candidates preparing for CUET can download the CUET 2024 syllabus and CUET question papers for following subjects mentioned in the table below:

Download CUET Syllabus and CUET Question Paper PDF
Subjects CUET Syllabus PDFs CUET Question Paper PDFs
English CUET English Syllabus PDF CUET English Question Paper PDF
Biology CUET Biology Syllabus PDF CUET Biology Question Paper PDF
Accountancy/ Book Keeping CUET Accountancy Syllabus PDF CUET Accountancy Question Paper PDF
Business Studies CUET Business Studies Syllabus PDF CUET Business Studies Question Paper PDF
Chemistry CUET Chemistry Syllabus PDF CUET Chemistry Question Paper PDF
Computer Science/ Informatics Practices CUET Computer Science Syllabus PDF CUET Computer Science Question Paper PDF
Economics/ Business Economics CUET Economics Syllabus PDF CUET Economics Question Paper PDF
Engineering Graphics CUET Engineering Graphics Syllabus PDF CUET Engineering Graphics Question Paper PDF
Entrepreneurship CUET Entrepreneurship Syllabus PDF CUET Entrepreneurship Question Paper PDF
Geography/Geology CUET Geography Syllabus PDF CUET Geography Question Paper PDF
Home Science CUET Home Science Syllabus PDF CUET Home Science Question Paper PDF
Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India CUET Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India Syllabus PDF (Awaited) CUET Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India Question Paper PDF
Legal Studies CUET Legal Studies Syllabus PDF CUET Legal Studies Question Paper PDF
Environmental Science CUET Environmental Science Syllabus PDF CUET Environmental Science Question Paper PDF
Mathematics CUET Mathematics Syllabus PDF CUET Mathematics Question Paper PDF
Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga CUET Physical Education Syllabus PDF CUET Physical Education Paper PDF
Physics CUET Physics Syllabus PDF CUET Physics Question Paper PDF
Political Science CUET Political Science Syllabus PDF CUET Political Science Question Paper PDF
Psychology CUET Psychology Syllabus PDF CUET Psychology Question Paper PDF
Sociology CUET Sociology Syllabus PDF CUET Sociology Question Paper PDF
Teaching Aptitude CUET Teaching Aptitude Syllabus PDF CUET Teaching Aptitude Question Paper PDF
Agriculture CUET Agriculture Syllabus PDF CUET Agriculture Question Paper PDF
Mass Media/ Mass Communication CUET Mass Media/ Mass Communication Syllabus PDF CUET Mass Media/ Mass Communication Question Paper PDF
Anthropology CUET Anthropology Syllabus PDF CUET Anthropology Question Paper PDF
Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts CUET Fine Arts Syllabus PDF CUET Fine Arts Question Paper PDF (Awaited)
Performing Arts CUET Performing Arts Syllabus PDF CUET Performing Arts Question Paper PDF
Sanskrit CUET Sanskrit Syllabus PDF (Awaited) CUET Sanskrit Question Paper PDF (Awaited)
History CUET History Syllabus PDF CUET History Question Paper PDF

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