CUET 2024 Shift Timings (Available): Check Reporting Time & Subject-Wise Exam Duration

Central University Entrance Test 2024 ( CUET )

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CUET 2024 is conducted in multiple shifts each day. The number of shifts is decided on the basis of number of applicants. The reporting time and duration for the shifts also vary from each other. This article by Shiksha brings the CUET shift timings for 2024.

CUET 2024 Shift Timings

CUET 2024 Shift Timings

CUET 2024 Shift Timings: CUET 2024 is being held in multiple shifts each day. Owing to the number of applications, the number of shifts for CUET 2024 has been decided. Not only are the CUET 2024 shift timings are different, but the duration is also varying for each shift or slot. Candidates can check the CUET 2024 shift timing an reporting time in CUET 2024 admit card. NTA has released the CUET 2024 hall ticket for exams scheduled from May 21 to May 24, 2024. CUET 2024 exam was conducted from May 15 to May 24, 2024. The exam will be administered for 8-day window. NTA CUET datesheet 2024 has been released. This article by Shiksha brings the CUET shift timings for 2024.

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CUET 2024 Shift Timings

The CUET 2024 shift-wise timings has been updated in the table below. CUET 2024 datesheet has been released. Refer the table below to know the CUET subject wise exam time:

CUET UG Exam in Pen Paper Mode

CUET Exam Date 2024

Shifts

Shift Time

CUET Subject/Code

15-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 11 AM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 8 AM

306 Chemistry

11 AM to 12.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 1B

12.15 PM to 1 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 10.15 AM

304 Biology

1 PM to 3 PM (Session Break)

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 3.45 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 1 PM

101 English

3.45 PM to 5 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2B

5 PM to 6 PM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 3 PM

501 General Test

16-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 11 AM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 8 AM

309 Economics

11 AM to 12.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 1B

12.15 PM to 1 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 10.15 AM

102 Hindi

1 PM to 3 PM (Session Break)

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 4 PM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 1 PM

322 Physics

4 PM to 5.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2B

5.15 PM to 6.15 PM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 3.15 PM

319 Mathematics

17-May-2024

Shift 1A

10 AM to 10.45 AM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 8 AM

313 Geography

10.45 AM to 12 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 1B

12 PM to 12.45 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 10 AM

321 Physical Education

12.45 PM to 3 PM (Session Break) 

Shift 2 A

3 PM to 3.45 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 1 PM

305 Business Studies

3.35 PM to 5 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2B

5 PM to 6 PM (60 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 3 PM

301 Accountancy

18-May-24

Shift 1A

1.30 PM to 2.15 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 11.30 AM

314 History

2.15 PM 3.30 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 1B

3.30 PM to 4.15 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 1.30 PM

323 Political Science

4.15 to 5.30 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2 A

5.30 PM to 5.15 PM (45 Minutes)

Reporting Time: 3.30 PM

326 Sociology

29-May-2024

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CUET UG Exam in Computer Based Mode

CUET Exam Date 2024

Shifts

Slot Time

CUET Subject/Code

21-May-2024

Shift 1

9 AM to 11.15 AM

Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Telugu, Arabic, Chinese, French, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Nepali, Russian, Santhali, Sindhi, Tibetan, Agirculture

11.15 AM to 1.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2

1.15 PM to 2.45 PM

Fine Arts, Sanskrit

2.45 AM to 3.45 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 3

4.45 PM to 6.15 PM

Psychology and Fashion Studies

22-May-24

Shift 1

9 AM to 10 AM

Computer Science/ Informatic Practices

10 AM to 12 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2

12 PM to 2.15 PM

Sanskrit, Entrepreneurship, Home Science, Teaching Aptitude

2.15 to 4.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 3

4.15 PM to 5.45 PM

Anthropology, Legal Studies

24-May-24


 

 

 

 

Shift 1

9 AM to 11.15 AM

Asssamese, Gujarati, Malayalam, Tamil, Urdu, Bodo, German, Manipuri, KTPI, Mass Media

11.15 AM to 12.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 2

1.15 PM to 2.45 PM

Dogri, Persian, Spanish, Enviornmental Studies, Performing Arts

2.15 to 4.15 PM (Shift Break)

Shift 3

4.45 PM to 6.15 PM

Benagli, Marathi, Italian, Japanaese, Engineering Graphics, Tourism

CUET 2024 Reporting Timings

The Reporting Timings for each CUET 2024 shift varies. While the entry gates open an hour in some shifts, for others, the entry process begins almost 75 minutes before some shifts. The CUET 2024 shift-wise reporting timings will be mentioned in the CUET admit card. Candidates are advised to report at the allotted exam centre two hours prior to the CUET shift time.

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A PwD candidate may be allowed Compensatory/ Extra time of 20 minutes per hour of the examination, whether such candidate(having a physical limitation to write) uses the facility of Scribe or not.

Candidates are intimated about the CUET 2024 shift timings on their admit cards. The CUET admit card 2024 is released separately for each phase, wherein the shift or slot timings, reporting timing, and the exam duration are mentioned.

Q:   How is CUET exam centre allocated?

A:

CUET exam centre is allocated on the basis of the preferences entered by the candidate while filling the CUET application form. Allotment of exam centre as per the preference entered is subject to availability and logistical consideration. While filling the CUET application form, candidates will be able to select two cities of their choice. Choice of CUET exam centre cities will be limited to the State of permanent address or State of present address only. In case, there are very few candidates from a city, the NTA reserves the right to merge one, two, or more cities. CUET 2024 exam is scheduled to be held from May 15 to May 24, 2024 in computer based mode. The exam will be held across more than 300 exam cities in India. Candidates will be able to know the alloted exam centre on issuance of CUET intimation slip or CUET admit card.

Q:   What is CUET UG exam?

A:

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG is an entrance examination conducted for admission to undergraduation programs offered by various central, state, private and deemed universities. Candidates willing to take admission to undergraduation programme in streams like Science, Humanities, Commerce, Law and Management must appear for the CUET UG exam when conducted. The entrance examination assesses candidates at various levels: Language, domain knowledge and general aptitude. CUET UG is conducted annually in computer based mode. CUET UG scores are accepted by more than 300 universities across India. 

Q:   In how many cities will CUET UG be conducted?

A:

CUET 2024 is expected to be held in more than 300 cities across India. The list of CUET 2024 exam centres will be updated once the CUET notification is released. Candidates can check the list of exam cities where CUET 2024 will be held:

Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Chandigarh, Delhi/New Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

CUET is also conducted in cities outside India. Previous year, CUET UG was conducted across 24 counties. 

Also Read: CUET 2024: Exam Dates, Registration, Pattern, and Syllabus

CUET 2024 Exam Day Instructions

Candidates who will be appearing for the CUET 2024 are advised to check the exam day guidelines below:

  • Candidates should try to reach the examination centre a couple of hours before the CUET exam commencement. It must be noted that candidates will not be allowed to enter the CUET 2024 exam centre 30 minutes prior to the exam commencement.

  • No candidate shall be permitted to leave the Examination Room/ Hall before the end of the examination

  • Candidates are advised to verify the location of the test venue, a day in advance so that they do not face any problems on the day of the test

  • If religion/customs require you to wear specific attire, please visit the Centre early for thorough checking and mandatory frisking

  • Frisking through a Handheld Metal Detector (HHMD) will be carried out without physical touch

  • Candidates must enter the required details, paste the Photograph, and put a thumb impression at the appropriate place on the CUET Admit Card 2024. They should ensure that their Left-Hand Thumb Impression is clear and not smudged

  • Candidate must carry “Any one of the original and valid Photo Identification Proof issued by the Government” – PAN card/Driving Licence/Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ E-Aadhaar/ Ration Card/ Aadhaar Enrolment No. with Photo. All other IDs/Photocopies of IDs, even if attested/scanned photos of IDs in the mobile phone, will NOT be considered valid ID Proof.

  • A PwD candidate may be allowed Compensatory/ Extra time of 20 minutes per hour of the examination, whether such candidate(having a physical limitation to write) uses the facility of Scribe or not

  • PwBD candidates must bring a PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority if claiming relaxation under the PwD category. The Scribe provided by the NTA must also carry his/ her own Self Declaration (Undertaking) regarding educational qualification, passport size photograph, valid government identity

  • A duly filled-in Admit Card must be handed over to the Invigilator while leaving the examination Hall/Room. Failure to do so may result in the non-evaluation of your answers

  • No Candidate should adopt any unfair means or indulge in any unfair examination practices. All the Examination Centres are under surveillance CCTV and equipped with Jammers

  • The candidate should ensure that the CUET 2024 Question Paper available on the computer screen is as per his/her opted subject/medium indicated in the Admit Card. In case the subject/medium of the Question Paper is other than his/her opted subject/medium, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned

  • The candidates are advised to carefully read the Subject-Specific Instructions and other instructions mentioned in the Question paper and abide by the same

  • If at any stage, it is found that the candidate has submitted multiple applications, his/her candidature will be cancelled and legal action will be taken, including debarring in all future examinations conducted by NTA.

CUET 2024 will be held from May 15 onwards. The exam dates are divided into multiple phases. CUET 2024 is the undergraduate entrance exam for around 250 Central, State, Deemed, Private and other institutes across India for admission to bachelor’s degree courses across multiple streams. Around 13.4 lakh candidates are expected to appear this year.

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Q:   What is the full form of CUET UG?

A:

The full form of CUET (UG) is Common University Entrance Test (UG). CUET (UG) 2024 will provides a single window opportunity to students to get admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs), and other participating universities (State Universities, Autonomous Institution, Private University, deemed University) across the country, for the academic session 2024-25. CUET (UG) 2024 will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from rural and other remote areas and help establish better connect with the Universities. It is a single entrance test for admission to Central Universities and other participating universities (State Universities, Autonomous Institution, Private University, deemed University) which will be admitting the candidates to their UG courses for the academic year 2024-25 based on the NTA Score secured by them in this test.

Q:   How many times is CUET conducted in a year?

A:

The CUET exam is conducted once a year, but in multiple phases over a window of 10 days. The number of days of the exam may be increased or the dates may be extended in case of unforeseen events such as cancellation of exams, technical glitches, etc. Previous year, as many as 27 lac students appeared for CUET exam 2023 which was held from May 21 to June 23, 2023 in nine phases in 387 cities across India and 24 cities outside India for about 14,90,000 candidates. CUET 2023 exam was held in three slots including first shift between 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, second shift between 12 Noon to 2:00 PM and third shift between 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

Q:   Why is CUET important?

A:

NTA conducts Common University Entrance Test or CUET for admission to UG courses of central, state, private or deemed universities. Untill 2022, each university had its distinct entrance exam or admission criteria for UG courses. To create fairness in admission process, CUET was introduced. It is common entrance exam for all central universities. Some of the important factors why CUET is important are:

  • It gives equal opprtunities to candidates during the admission process. The pressure of immese weightage to 12th marks is reduced.
  • Cutoffs will be based on CUET score/percentile ensuring fair mechanism for students.
  • CUET puts an end to subjective bias. Candidates can appear for their domain subject exam and get admission on the basis of the score obtained in CUET.

Q:   What is the CUET exam duration for each subject?

A:

As per the CUET exam pattern, the subjects are divided into three sections as:

Section IA and IB- Languages 

Section II- Domain Subject

Section III- General Test

Candidates will get 45 minutes for each subject. However, in subjects like Accountancy, Economics, Physics, Computer Science / Informatics Practices, Chemistry and Mathematics / Applied Mathematics and General Test, the duration of the exam will be 60 minutes. Candidates can choose any 10 subjects while filling the CUET application form. However, they must check the eligibility criteria of the university and programme they wish to apply for.

Q:   What is CUET UG passing marks?

A:

There are no prescribed passing marks for CUET UG. In order to know if a candidate has passed the CUET 2024 exam or not or is eligible for admission to desired course and university, they are required to check the passing marks released by the colleges/university seperately. After the declaration of CUET result, all the colleges or universities will release the course-wise passing marks or CUET UG cutoff, which will be used for shortlisting candidates for admission to UG courses.

On the basis of the cut off released by the CUET participating universities and candidates meeting the criteria will be offered amdission to UG courses.

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