CUET Exam Pattern 2025: Subjects-wise Exam Structure & Negative Marking

Central University Entrance Test 2024 ( CUET )

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Updated on Jul 4, 2024 12:24 IST

CUET exam pattern is prescribed by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the exam conducting body. The CUET 2025 exam will be conducted in third week of May 2025. The CUET UG 2025 exam will be held in hybrid mode.  CUET UG 2025 will be divided into three parts which will carry objective-type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The medium of the CUET 2025 question paper will be English and the languages chosen by candidates among 12 regional languages. Each question will carry five marks and for each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one mark.

Candidates must note that the CUET UG will have Section 1A, Section 1B, General Test, and domain-specific subjects. Section 1A, which will be compulsory, will be conducted in 13 languages and candidates will be given the option to choose the language of their choice. Candidates will be permitted to take up to six subjects which would include three domain subjects, two languages and general test.

Also Read: What type of questions are asked in CUET?

 

 

Q:   Is CUET syllabus based on CBSE syllabus?

A:

No, CUET syllabus is not based on CBSE syllabus as claimed by Education Ministry in Rajya Sabha on August 02, 2023. The CUET exam is designed to assess the general understandig of the candidate in subjects he/she has opted for. CUET UG is on of the biggest UG entrance exam carnival conducted for admission in cebtral, state, private and deemed universities. Candidates preparing for CUET UG exam must check the detailed CUET syllabus and CUET question paper to become familiar with the important topics and type of questions asked in the exam. 

 

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:   Can I opt for several subjects in section II of CUET to apply for various courses?

A:

Yes, an CUET applicant can opt for one or more combinations of the following:

  • Section IA and I B: Language Test
  • Section II: Domain subject test
  • Section III: General Test

Candidates will be able to opt up to a maximum of six subjects in order to apply to different applicable courses that require these subjects for being eligible for admissions. Candidates must ensure that they have studied these subjects in 12th grade or as prescribed by a particular University under their eligibility conditions for a particular programme.

 

Q:   What special facilities are provided to PwD candidates to appear for CUET exam?

A:

As per the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment guidelines, PwD candidates will be provided with following facilities:

  1. Scribe facility: In case the candidate has physical limitation and required a scribe for writing the exam, he/she must be certified in the format provided by CMO/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care Institution.
  2. Compensatory time: PwD candidates will get extra time of one hour whether such candidates use scribe facilities or not.
 

CUET 2025 Exam Pattern - Highlights

CUET UG 2025 exam will be conducted in a hybrid mode. The questions will be given in a multiple-choice questions (MCQ) format. The following table brings the highlights of the CUET exam pattern 2025:

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Hybrid Mode (OMR sheet or Computer Based Test)

Number of Slots

Three to four

Exam timing

Mentioned in NTA CUET datesheet

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

CUET UG sections

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

Medium of CUET exam

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

Number of domain subjects

29

CUET UG Mode of Examination

CUET UG 2025 exam will be held in hybrid mode. The exam is expected to be held in pen and paper mode for 15 subjects. Refer below to learn the CUET subject's mode of examination:

  • Pen and Paper Mode: Chemistry, English, Biology, General Test, Economics, Hindi, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Physical Education, Business Studies, Accountancy, History, Political Science and Sociology
  • Computer-Based Mode: Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Telugu, Arabic, Chinese, French, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Nepali, Russian, Santhali, Sindhi, Tibetan, Agriculture, Fine Arts, Sanskrit, Psychology, Fashion Studies, Computer Science/ Informatic Practices, Sanskrit, Entrepreneurship, Home Science, Teaching Aptitude, Anthropology, Legal Studies, Assamese, Gujarati, Malayalam, Tamil, Urdu, Bodo, German, Manipuri, KTPI, Mass Media, Dogri, Persian, Spanish, Environmental Studies, Performing Arts, Bengali, Marathi, Italian, Japanese, Engineering Graphics, Tourism

Q:   What programs does CUET UG provide admission for?

A:

CUET UG is conducted for admission to more than 260 universities across India. List of programs offered through CUET UG are:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
  • B.A (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Sience (B.Sc.) (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Vocational studies
  • B.Sc-M.Sc. Integrated program
  • Integrated M. Optometry
  • Integrated M.A
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis) [BBA (FIA)]
  • Bachelor of Business Economics (BBE)
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
 

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:   What is CUET UG exam slot and timing?

A:

CUET 2025 will be held in two/three slots. The timing for the same will be released with release of CUET 2025 date sheet. Candidates will be able to know the exam centre and timing along with the release of CUET 2025 admit card. Tables below will be updated on release of the CUET 2025 date sheet:

CUET UG Exam in Pen Paper/CBT Mode

CUET Exam Date 2025

Shifts

Slot Time

CUET Subject/Code

To be updated

To be updated

To be updated

To be updated

 

CUET 2025 Exam Pattern- Section Wise

The table below brings the broad structure of CUET UG in terms of the number of questions in each section along with the duration.

Section

Number of Questions

Duration

Question Types

Section IA- Language

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- Language

Section II- Domain Specific

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language

45 Minutes for each Domain-Specific Subject

[NoteIn subjects, i.e., Accountancy, Economics, Physics, Computer Science / Informatics Practices, Chemistry, and Mathematics /Applied Mathematics, the duration of the test will be 60 minutes]

  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions

  • MCQs based on NCERT Class 12 syllabus only

Section III- General Test

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 UG Marking Scheme

The total marks of the CUET exam vary as per slots and depend on the subjects chosen by the candidate. The marking scheme as per NTA is given below.

  • 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.

Also Read:

CUET Syllabus 2025 for Commerce Students

CUET Syllabus 2025 for Science Students

CUET Syllabus 2025 for Arts Students

CUET UG Student Reaction Video (Previous Year)

 

CUET Exam Pattern 2025: Section Wise Details

Check below to know the detailed CUET 2025 exam pattern section wise. 

CUET Exam Pattern

CUET Exam Pattern

Section 1A and 1B- languages

  • The languages offered under Section IA of CUET 2025 are Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi, and Urdu.
  • For Section IB, the languages include French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, and Chinese.

Section 2- Domain Specific Subjects

Candidates, while choosing the domain-specific subjects, must align with the subjects studied in class 12 and as per the subjects required for admission to desired program and college. Candidates are advised to check the brochure of the University to choose the domain-specific subjects. As per CUET exam pattern 2025, domain-specific subjects are as follows:

  1. Accountancy/ Book Keeping
  2. Agriculture
  3. Anthropology
  4. Biology
  5. Business Studies
  6. Chemistry
  7. Computer Science/ Informatics Practices
  8. Economics/ Business Economics
  9. Engineering Graphics
  10. Entrepreneurship
  11. Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts
  12. Geography/Geology
  13. Home Science
  14. History
  15. Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India
  16. Legal Studies
  17. Environmental Science
  18. Mathematics
  19. Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga
  20. Physics
  21. Political Science
  22. Psychology
  23. Sociology
  24. Teaching Aptitude
  25. Mass Media/ Mass Communication
  26. Performing Arts
  27. Sanskrit

Section 3- General Test

This section can be opted by candidates for Vocational/Open Eligibility/Cross Stream/any other as applicable UG courses. It is an optional section that the candidate can choose as per the requirement of the participating CUET university.

Q:   How do I select the domain subjects for CUET UG?

A:

Before selecting the test or domain subjects, candidates are advised to visit the official website of university/organaisation they wish to apply for. Candidates must check the courses offered and eligibility test that they should appear in for admission to desired course. The choice of language/domain subject and General test will depend upon the course and university. Candidates will be able to opt for one or more tests as per the requirement of the course and university fro  the following sections:

  • Section IA - 13 Languages
  • Section IB - 20 Languages
  • Section II - 27 Domain Specific Subjects
  • Section III - General Test

It is not mandatory to choose any one or more of the tests stated above. The choice of tests would depend on the course/s opted by the candidate and the University / Organization / Institution where admission is sought. 

 

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. 

 

Q:   Which are the languages included in CUET UG?

A:

CUET UG section 1 is divided into two parts. 13 languages will be included in Section 1- part A and 20 languages will be included in section 1- part B. Check below to know the languages in each part:

Languages in part A: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu

Languages in part B: Arabic, Bodo, Chinese, Dogri, French, German, Italian, Janpanese, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Nepali, Persian, Russian, Santhali, Sindhi, Spanish, Tibetan, Sanskrit.

 

Q:   Is CUET UG syllabus for Language section similar for all languages?

A:

Yes, CUET UG syllabus for section 1 is same for all sections included. NTA suggests the syllabus for all the sections. The syllabus for CUET Language section will be inclusive of following topics, but are not limited to:

  • Reading comprehension (This will include three passagaes of maximum 300-350 words):
    • Factual
    • Narrative
    • Literary
  • Verbal ability
  • Rearranging the parts
  • Choosing the correct word
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Vocabulary

To prepare for the CUET UG section- 1 Languages candidates must solve CUET sample papers and take mock tests to become familar with the type of questions that will be asked in CUET UG. There are no specific topics for reading comprehension. Candidates are advised to read the newspaper on daily basis to improve the reading speed and comrehension. 

 

Q:   In CUET UG domain specific subjects, the UG course I wish to pursue is not available. What should I do?

A:

Candidates are advised to check the University where the desired UG course is offered and check the eligibity test to appear for admission to the university. Follow the steps below to check the eligibility test:

Follow the Steps given below:

  1. Open List of University provided at the official website of NTA CUET UG
  2. Select the University and Courses where candidate intend to take admission. Visit the Website (s) of the University and check the eligibility criteria for the courses in which candidate intend to take admission (required Test/Subjects for appearing in CUET (UG). This should be noted down for all University/ Universities and Courses where candidate intend to take admission.
  3. Select the required Test/Subjects for appearing in CUET (UG) while filling the application form.
 

CUET Subjects & Language Important Guidelines

Candidates willing to appear for CUET UG, must check the important guidelines pertaining to CUET examination.

  • The medium of the CUET will be in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Refer the table below to know the language-wise exam centres:
Language Examination Centre
English All examination centres
English and Hindi All examination centres
English and Assamese Examination centres in Assam
English and Bengali Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English and Gujarati Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
English and Kannada Examination Centres in Karnataka
English and Malayalam Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and Marathi Examination Centres in Maharashtra
English and Odia Examination Centres in Odisha
English and Punjabi Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi/New Delhi (including Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
English and Tamil Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
English and Telugu Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and Urdu All Examination Centres in India
  • Candidates will be able to exercise the option of selecting the language while filling the application form. 
  • A Candidate can choose a maximum of any two languages from Section IA and Section IB together. However, the third language chosen needs to be in lieu of the sixth domain-specific Subject chosen by the candidate - as applicable (so the maximum number of tests to be taken remains nine only i.e.

    • Two Languages + three Domain-Specific Subjects + One General Test

    Note: Flexibility is provided to help a candidate apply for many Universities depending on their eligibility conditions. Candidates can choose a maximum of Six CUET subjects

  • The examination will be held on multiple days in three shifts depending upon the number of candidates registering for CUET 2025 and subject choices.

Also Read:

Stream-wise Best UG courses options through CUET: Engineering, Science, Commerce, Arts

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 the medium of CUET UG?

A:

Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG is conducted Assamese, Bengali,  English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi,  Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu languages. Candidates must note that the selection of medium will be restricted to state/UTs. Refer the table below to know the mediums restricte to respective state/UTs:

LanguageExamination Centres
EnglishAll examination centres
English and HindiAll examination centres
English and AssameseExamination centres in Assam
English and BengaliExamination centres in West Bengal, Tripura, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands 
English and GujaratiExamination centres in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu
English and KannadaExamination centres in Karnataka
English and MalayalamExamination centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and MarathiExamination centres in Maharashtra
English and OdiaExamination centres in Odisha
English and PunjabiExamination centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi/New Delhi (Including Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
English and TamilExamination centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
English and TeluguExamination centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and UrduAll examination centres in India
 

CUET UG Syllabus 2025

NTA releases the CUET UG syllabus on the official website. One of the main differences between the CUET syllabus 2025 with other entrance exams such as JEE Main and NEET is that, while the former is only a Class 12 syllabus, the other two exams test candidates' knowledge of both Class 11 and Class 12 chapters and topics. CUET UG syllabus varies from subject to subject. Prior to starting the preparation, candidates must have downloaded the subject-wise CUET UG syllabus PDFs. The number of units or chapters and topics varies from subject to subject. Hence, candidates must prepare according to the subjects opted by them.

Check More on Subject Wise Syllabus:

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

Q:   Are NCERT books enough to cover CUET syllabus?

A:

Since the CUET syllabus is in line with the Class 12 Board exam syllabus, it can be safely assumed that the NCERT books are enough to cover the syllabus of the exam. Candidates must note that, CUET exam tests students' understanding of the concepts and ability to apply them in various situations. Therefore, to prepare well and get a good score, it is advised that students refer to other study materials and books designed for national level competitive entrance exams. The CUET UG syllabus is in tune with the Class 12 Board exam syllabus. The chapters and topics are similar to Class 12 syllabus. Unlike other UG entrance exams, CUET UG syllabus does not include Class 11 syllabus.

 

Q:   Does the CUET syllabus also include chapters from Class 11?

A:

No, the CUET 2025 syllabus does not include the chapters or topics from Class 11 syllabus. The exam, which is conducted for multiple subjects and languages, has to be prepared by completing the Class 12 syllabus only. NTA has also released the subject-wise syllabus of the CUET UG 2025 exam, which will be held in third week of May in hybrod mode. However, students may refer to the Class 11 syllabus for better conceptual clarity and to make the base of the domain subjects stronger. But as far as the actual syllabus is concerned, it will only be based on Class 12 CBSE or NCERT syllabus.

 

CUET UG 2025 Preparation

To crack the CUET UG 2025 exam, candidates must thoroughly prepare for the exam. The CUET preparation should be the same as that of the Class 12 Board exam. Apart from the domain subjects, you should also prepare separately for the language subjects and General Test (if opted for). Some of the key CUET UG 2025 preparation strategies are as follows:

  • Go through the CUET syllabus thoroughly.
  • Understand the CUET exam pattern and marking scheme and prepare accordingly.
  • Get all the study material for CUET such as prep books and previous years' question papers to help better understand what to expect in the exam.
  • Create a monthly timetable on how much material to cover on a daily basis.
  • Solve question papers, sample papers, and mock tests.

Also Read:

Q:   How do I prepare for CUET UG and Board examinations?

A:

The syllabus for CUET UG domain subjects will be based on class 12th to reduce the stress of preparing for both the exams. To prepare for CUET UG and Board examination, here are few important tips:

  • Start early preparation for CUET UG and board exams. This will give you enough time to cover the syllabus, practice the questions, and get familiar with the exam pattern.
  • Create a study plan: Once you are familiar with the syllabus for both exams, create a study plan that will help you cover all the topics in a systematic manner. Make sure to allocate enough time for each subject and topic.
  • Focus on the subjects that you are struggling with. Consider taking a few practice CUET UG tests to see where you stand.
  • Manage your time effectively. Practice answering questions under timed conditions so that you can get used to the pressure of the exam.
  • Use the right resources. There are many resources available to help you prepare for the CUET UG and board exams. These include NCERT textbooks, practice questions, and mock tests. Use the resources that work best for you and that will help you improve your knowledge and skills.
 

Q:   How to prepare for General Test and English, CUET?

A:

The first step for any subject preparation is to comprehensively understand the syllabus. Hence, take a print out of the syllabuses for get and English from the official CUET website. For get: Make a realistic plan/timetable and try to stick to it. Divide your preparation in phases. In the 1st phase, prepare your entire syllabus, schedule your mock practice in the 2nd phase and keep revision + mock practice in the 3rd phase. Start your preparation by focusing on a subject that you find challenging. Keep the Current Affairs preparation parallel to Quants/LR. Solve Previous Year Papers. For English Establish a daily newspaper reading habit. Mark out words unknown to you and search out their meanings, synonym-antonyms. Practice a lot of Reading Comprehension. And lastly, appear for mocks.

 

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.

 

CUET UG Question Papers

CUET UG question papers are released by NTA. Candidates can download the last year's CUET previous year question paper PDFs and solve those to get a thorough idea about the question types, difficulty level, topics, etc. You may also download and practice from the previous years' CUET question papers when the exam was named CUCET. Even though the pattern or structure would be different, the question papers of CUET will serve the purpose of giving an overview of the domain-specific subjects. The CUET question papers must be solved in a proctored environment within the stipulated duration and without break to get the best result. 

Check Subject Wise CUET Question Papers:

Subjects

CUET Question Paper PDFs

English

CUET English Question Paper PDF

Biology

CUET Biology Question Paper PDF

Accountancy/ Book Keeping

CUET Accountancy Question Paper PDF

Business Studies

CUET Business Studies Question Paper PDF

Chemistry

CUET Chemistry Question Paper PDF

Computer Science/ Informatics Practices

CUET Computer Science Question Paper PDF

Economics/ Business Economics

CUET Economics Question Paper PDF

Engineering Graphics

CUET Engineering Graphics Question Paper PDF

Entrepreneurship

CUET Entrepreneurship Question Paper PDF

Geography/Geology

CUET Geography Question Paper PDF

Home Science

CUET Home Science Question Paper PDF

Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India

CUET Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India Question Paper PDF

Legal Studies

CUET Legal Studies Question Paper PDF

Environmental Science

CUET Environmental Science Question Paper PDF

Mathematics

CUET Mathematics Question Paper PDF

Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga

CUET Physical Education Paper PDF

Physics

CUET Physics Question Paper PDF

Political Science

CUET Political Science Question Paper PDF

Psychology

CUET Psychology Question Paper PDF

Sociology

CUET Sociology Question Paper PDF

Teaching Aptitude

CUET Teaching Aptitude Question Paper PDF

CUET Mock Test

NTA is likely to release CUET UG 2025 mock tests for practice purposes. Along with the question papers, mock tests are also important tools of preparation. To take CUET UG mock tests, you can enroll into the tests offered by different coaching institutes. Along with taking the tests, you should also get those analysed regularly by your mentors or teachers. Based on the analysis, you will get a thorough idea about your preparation level and the areas to improve. Taking regular CUET mock tests will also help you build a proper exam day strategy, which will help you decide the order of the sections to attempt, time management, strategy to select backup questions, etc. 

Read More: 

CUET 2025 Notification

Step by Step Guide to Fill CUET 2025 Application Form?

CUET Vs JEE Vs NEET

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:   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.

 

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FAQs Regarding CUET Exam Pattern

Check frequently asked questions on CUET exam pattern below:

Q:   What are the important rules that candidates need to take care of during the examination?

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During the exam, each candidate are required to attempt subject as per the choice selected in the application form. Candidates are suggested to ensure that name of the subject on the screen is the same as per their admit card. If candidates faces any issue or in case of any discrepancy candidates need to inform invigilators immediately. Notably, candidates must attempt subjects as per their choice in the application, and they are suggested to take proper care of this point. As once printed on the candidates issued admit card the subject will not be changed.
 

Q:   How can I prepare for CUET properly in last few days?

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Preparing for an entrance exam like CUET in just a few days can be challenging, but it's not impossible. Here are a few tips that can help you prepare for CUET properly in the last few days: 1. Review the syllabus: Make sure you are familiar with the exam syllabus and have a clear understanding of the topics and concepts that are likely to be covered in the exam. 2. Solve previous years' question papers: Solve as many previous years' question papers as possible. This will give you an idea of the type of questions that are asked in the exam and the exam pattern. 3. Revise important concepts and formulas: Focus on revising important concepts, formulas, and equations. Make a list of important topics that you need to revise and dedicate enough time to them. 4. Practice time management: Time management is crucial in any entrance exam. Practice solving questions within the given time frame. This will help you manage your time better during the actual exam. 5. Stay calm and confident: Finally, stay calm and confident. Don't panic or get anxious. Trust your preparation and stay positive. Remember, it's important to take care of your physical and mental health during this time. Get enough sleep, eat well, and take regular breaks to relax and de-stress. Best of luck for your exam!
 

Q:   How to develop general knowledge and crack the general test paper for CUET?

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Developing general knowledge is an essential aspect of cracking the general test paper. Here are some tips that can help you develop your general knowledge and improve your performance in general test papers: 1. Read widely: Read newspapers, magazines, books, and online articles to stay updated with Current Affairs history, Science, and other topics. Focus on the information relevant to the test paper and make notes to revise later. 2. Watch educational videos: YouTube and other online platforms offer a vast range of educational videos on different topics, including general knowledge. Watch these videos to understand complex concepts in an engaging way. 3. Solve practice papers: Solve as many practice papers and previous years' papers as possible to get an idea of the test pattern, the type of questions, and the difficulty level. Analyze your mistakes and revise the concepts accordingly. 4. Join quiz clubs: Join quiz clubs or participate in online quizzes to test your knowledge and improve your performance. It helps you to learn from other participants and enhances your learning experience. 5. Attend seminars and workshops: Attend seminars, workshops, and webinars on topics related to general knowledge. It helps you to interact with experts and gain insights on different topics. 6. Take online courses: Online courses are an excellent way to learn new skills and acquire knowledge in different fields. Choose courses that align with your interests and can help you in the test paper. 7. Improve your memory: General knowledge tests often require recalling information from memory. So, improve your memory skills by using mnemonic devices, memory games, and other techniques to retain information for a long time. Remember, developing general knowledge is a continuous process, and it requires consistent effort and dedication. So, practice regularly and stay updated with the latest news and events to improve your performance in general test papers.
 

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Some fields can be rectified later while filling CSAS UG-2024 form. However, candidates seeking admission to BCom at SGGSCC must be careful while filling the CUET UG form as certain fields such as name, signature and photograph of candidates will be later auto-integrated by Delhi University. These f

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Yash Mittal

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Based on my knowledge and experience, the desired CUET score range to get into Suryadatta College of Management Information Research and Technology for B.A. is typically around 500-600. However, it's important to note that the cutoff score may vary depending on the specific programme and category yo

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A CUET score of 450 is a decent score, but its goodness for admission to B.A. at Suryadatta College of Management Information Research and Technology depends on various factors.

 

Firstly, the college's cutoff score varies every year, and it's usually around 500-550 for B.A. programs. However, the cut

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Kapil Lalwani

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No,  Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce admission to all undergraduate courses, is entrance-based. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce and other DU-affiliated colleges accepts the rank and scores obtained by candidates in the CUET UG for admission to its BCom and BCom (Hons) programmes.

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Yash Mittal

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To know your chances of getting into MCA with 73 CUET marks in OBC subjects in Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), you need to consider the specific cutoff of the university and admission to MCA. Normally, BBAU considers CUET score with category reservation for admission. A score of 73 in

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Suraj Kumar karn

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Yes, you can take the CUET (Central University Entrance Test) UG Economics exam with an academic background in humanities. CUET is conducted by Central University of Karnataka and is for admission to various graduate courses including Economics. Here are a few points to consider: 1. *GENERAL REQUIRE

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Suraj Kumar karn

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Most programs have 60% or above minimum score requirements for DU admission through CUET. To qualify for admission to DU, you must have a minimum CUET score of 480 out of a possible 800, As per the previous year's cut off analysis, scoring above 700 is considered good. Marks above 600 can get you a

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Suraj Kumar karn

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Some fields can be rectified later while filling CSAS (UG-2024) form. However, candidates seeking admission to BA (Hons) at SGGSCC must be careful while filling the CUET (UG)-2024 form as certain fields such as name, signature and photograph of candidates will be later auto-integrated by Delhi Unive

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Yash Mittal

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Answered 6 hours ago

No, Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce admission to all undergraduate courses, is entrance-based. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce and other DU-affiliated colleges accepts the rank and scores obtained by candidates in the CUET UG exam for admission to its BA (Hons) courses.

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Yash Mittal

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CUET score above 600 is good for Delhi University. So,  you have good chances. DU Eligibility Requirement. Most programs have 60% or above minimum score requirements in class 12th for DU admission through CUET. To qualify for admission to DU, you must have a minimum CUET score of 480 out of a possib

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