CUET Exam Syllabus 2024: Download Subject-wise BSc Syllabus PDF & Important Topics

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CUET 2024 syllabus is released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the information brochure. Candidates are recommended to go through the CUET syllabus to prepare well for the entrance exam. CUET 2024 exam will be held from May 15 to May 31, 2024. Candidates can go through CUET syllabus to get a know important topics that will be covered in the subjects under specific course eligibility.

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CUET 2024 Syllabus Overview

The CUET 2024 syllabus is different for each subject. NTA releases CUET UG syllabus PDFs for each subject. Before checking the subject-wise syllabus, take a look at the highlights of the CUET UG syllabus in the table below.

Particulars Details
Status of CUET UG 2024 Syllabus Released
CUET Exam Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Medium of Exam 13 languages - English, Hindi, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
Total Number of Domain Subjects 27

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CUET V/s CBSE Syllabus

CUET Syllabus 2024

Getting ready for the CUET UG 2024 exam? Well, it's crucial to understand what you'll be tested on. Knowing the main topics in each section will help you plan your study approach. Here, we break down the detailed syllabus for CUET UG 2024 in a way that's easy to grasp, so you can prepare effectively.

CUET UG Syllabus: Section 1A & 1B (Language)

Section 1 of CUET syllabus consists of Languages. Section 1 is divided into two parts- A and B consisting of 13 and 20 languages, respectively. Check below to know the languages offered in CUET exam:

  • The languages offered under Section 1A of CUET are Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, English, Hindi and Urdu.
  • For Section 1B, the languages include French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, and Chinese.

Questions from the Language Section of CUET syllabus will be from the following topics but are not limited to the following topics:

  • Reading Comprehension: There will be three types of passages (maximum 300-350 words)
    • Factual
    • Narrative
    • Literary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Rearranging the parts
  • Choosing the correct word
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Vocabulary

CUET UG Syllabus: Section 2: Domain Specific

NTA offers 27 domain-specific subjects. The candidate will be able to choose any subject as desired by the University. The domain-specific subjects and syllabus/question paper are as follows:

Download CUET Syllabus and CUET Question Paper PDF
Subjects CUET Syllabus PDFs CUET Question Paper PDFs
English CUET English Syllabus PDF (Awaited) 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 (Awaited) 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 (Awaited)
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 (Awaited)
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 (Awaited)
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 (Awaited)
Sanskrit CUET Sanskrit Syllabus PDF (Awaited) CUET Sanskrit Question Paper PDF (Awaited)
History CUET History Syllabus PDF CUET History Question Paper PDF
General Test CUET General Test Syllabus PDF (Awaited) CUET General Test Question Paper PDF

CUET UG Syllabus: Section 3: General Test

The questions from the General Test section, which is optional, and mandatory for certain domain subjects, are given below:

  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs
  • General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning (simple application of basic mathematical concepts, Quantitative Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration and Statistics)
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning

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

Q:   Which are the languages included in CUET UG?

Q:   How many subjects can a candidate choose in CUET UG while filling the application form?

CUET B.Sc. 2024 Syllabus Overview

Candidates willing to opt for B.Sc. course offered by CUET participating colleges, must check the B.Sc. course eligibility criteria and map the CUET subjects accordingly. The CUET subject mapping for CUET B.Sc. course may vary from university to university. Refer the table below to know the CUET B.Sc. syllabus highlights

Particulars Details
Status of CUET B.Sc. Syllabus Released
CUET Exam Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Medium of Exam 13 languages - English, Hindi, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
CUET B.Sc. Subject Mapping

B.Sc. Agriculture- Physics, Chemistry and Maths) OR (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) OR (Biology, Chemistry and Agriculture) OR (Math, Chemistry and Agriculture)

B.Sc. Mathematics- Physics, Chemistry and Maths

B.Sc. In Computer Science- Physics, Chemistry and Maths

B.Sc. in Biology- Physics, Chemistry and Biology

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

Q:   What is the CUET marking scheme?

CUET B.Sc. Syllabus 2024

Candidates applying for B.Sc. must ensure to check the B.Sc. eligibility criteria for the university they wish to apply to. B.Sc. is offered by 19 universities accepting CUET scores. Let’s look at the detailed CUET syllabus for B.Sc. below:

CUET Chemistry Syllabus

CUET Chemistry question paper will consist of 50 questions, out of which candidates will have to attempt 40 questions. Refer the table below for detailed syllabus for CUET Chemistry:

Units

Topics

Unit 1

Solid State

Unit 2

Solutions

Unit 3

Electrochemistry

Unit 4

Chemical Kinetics

Unit 5

Surface Chemistry

Unit 6

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Unit 7

p- Block Elements

Unit 8

d and f Block Elements

Unit 9

Coordination Compounds

Unit 10

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Unit 11

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Unit 12

Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids

Unit 13

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Unit 14

Biomolecules

Unit 15

Polymers

Unit 16

Chemistry in Everyday Life

CUET Physics Syllabus

CUET Physics question paper will consist of 50 questions, out of which candidates will have to attempt 40 questions. Refer the table below for detailed syllabus for CUET Physics:

Units

Topics

Unit 1

Electrostatics

Unit 2

Current Electricity

Unit 3

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Unit 4

Electromagnetic Induction andAlternating Currents

Unit 5

Electromagnetic Waves

Unit 6

Optics

Unit 7

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Unit 8

Atoms and Nuclei

Unit 9

Electronic Devices

Unit 10

Communication System

CUET Mathematics Syllabus

CUET Mathematics question paper will be divided into two sections: A and B (B1 and B2)Section A will consist of 15 questions (All compulsory) and section B1 will consist of 35 Mathematics questions, out of which candidates will have to attempt 25 questions. B2 section will consist of 35 Applied Mathematics questions out which candidates must attempt 25 questions. Refer the table below to know the detailed syllabus for CUET Mathematics:

Topics

Syllabus

Section A

Algebra

(i) Matrices and types of Matrices

(ii) Equality of Matrices, transpose of a Matrix,

Symmetric and Skew Symmetric Matrix

(iii) Algebra of Matrices

(iv) Determinants

(v) Inverse of a Matrix

(vi) Solving of simultaneous equations using Matrix

Method

Calculus

(i) Higher order derivatives

(ii) Tangents and Normals

(iii) Increasing and Decreasing Functions

(iv). Maxima and Minima

Integration and its Application

(i) Indefinite integrals of simple functions

(ii) Evaluation of indefinite integrals

(iii) Definite Integrals

(iv). Application of Integration as area under the

Curve

Differential Equation

(i) Order and degree of differential equations

(ii) Formulating and solving of differential equations

with variable separable

Probability Distribution

(i) Random variables and its probability distribution

(ii) Expected value of a random variable

(iii) Variance and Standard Deviation of a random

variable

(iv). Binomial Distribution

Linear Programming

(i) Mathematical formulation of Linear

Programming Problem

(ii) Graphical method of solution for problems in two

variables

(iii) Feasible and infeasible regions

(iv). Optimal feasible solution

Section B1- Mathematics

Unit 1- Relations and Functions

1. Relations and Functions
2. InverseTrigonometric Functions

Unit 2- Algebra

Matrices and Determinants

Unit 3- Calculus

Continuity and Differentiability

Applications and Derivations

Integrals

Applications of the Integrals

Differential Equation

Unit 4- Vectors and three dimensional Geometry

1. Vectors

2. Three-dimensional Geometry

 

Unit 5- Linear Programming

Introduction, related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, different types of linear programming (L.P.) problems, mathematical formulation of L.P. problems, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (upto three non-trivial constraints).

Unit 6- Probability

Multiplications theorem on probability. Conditional probability, independent events, total probability, Baye’stheorem. Random variable and its probability distribution, mean and variance of haphazard variable. Repeated independent (Bernoulli) trials and Binomial distribution.

Section B2- Applied Mathematics

Unit 1- Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications

A. Modulo Arithmetic
B. Congruence Modulo
C. Allegation and Mixture
D. Numerical Problems
E. Boats and Streams
F. Pipes and Cisterns
G. Races and Games
H. Partnership
I. Numerical Inequalities

Unit 2- Algebra

A. Matrices and types of matrices
B. Equality of matrices, Transpose of a matrix, Symmetric and Skew symmetric matrix

Unit 3- Calculus

A. Higher Order Derivatives
B. Marginal Cost and Marginal Revenue using derivatives
C. Maxima and Minima

Unit 4- Probability and Distribution

A. Probability Distribution
B. Mathematical Expectation
C. Variance

Unit 5- Index Numbers and Time Based Data

A. Index Numbers
B. Construction of index numbers
C. Test of Adequacy of Index Numbers

Unit 6- Index Numbers And Time Based Data

A. Population and Sample
B. Parameter and Statistics and Statistical Interferences

Unit 7- Index Numbers And Time Based Data

A. Time Series
B. Components of Time Series
C. Time Series analysis for univariate data

Unit 8- Financial Mathematics

A. Perpetuity, Sinking Funds
B. Valuation of Bonds
C. Calculation of EMI
D. Linear method of Depreciation

Unit 9- Linear Programming

A. Introduction and related terminology
B. Mathematical formulation of Linear Programming Problem
C. Different types of Linear Programming Problems
D. Graphical Method of Solution for problems in two Variables.

CUET Biology Syllabus

CUET Biology question paper will consist of 50 questions, out of which candidates will have to attempt 40 questions. Refer the table below for detailed syllabus for CUET Biology:

Units

Topics

Unit 1: Reproduction

Reproduction in organisms

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants

Human reproduction

Reproductive Health

Unit 2: Genetics and Evolution

Heredity and variation

Molecular basis of inheritance

Evolution

Unit 3: Biology and Human Welfare

Health and disease

Improvement in food production

Microbes in human welfare

Unit 4: Biotechnology and its Application

Principles and process of Biotechnology

Application of Biotechnology in health and agriculture

Unit 5: Ecology and environment

Organisms and environment

Ecosystems

Biodiversity and its conservation

Environmental issues

CUET Agriculture Syllabus

CUET Agriculture question paper will consist of 50 questions, out of which candidates will have to attempt 40 questions. Refer the table below for detailed syllabus for CUET Agriculture:

Units

Topics

Unit 1: Agrometeorology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Agrometerology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Biochemistry, Microbiology

Unit 2: Livestock Production

Scope and importance, care and management, artificial insemination

Unit 3: Crop Production

Introduction, Soil, Soil fertility, Fertilizers and Manures, Irrigation and Drainage, Weed control, crops

Unit 4: Horticulture

Importance of fruits and vegetables in human diet, Orchard, fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc.

CUET Computer Science Syllabus

CUET Computer Science question paper will contain two sections i.e. Section A and Section B [B1

and B2]. Section A will have 15 questions covering both i.e. Computer Science/Informatics Practices which will be compulsory for all candidates. Section B1 will have 35 questions from Computer Science out of which 25 questions need to be attempted. Section B2 will have 35 questions purely from Informatics Practices out of which 25 question will be attempted. Check below to know the CUET Computer Science syllabus:

Section A:

  • Exception and File Handling in Python
  • Database Concepts
  • Structured Query Language
  • Computer Networks

Section B1:

  • Exception and File Handling in Python
  • Stack
  • Queue
  • Searching
  • Sorting
  • Understanding Data
  • Database Concepts
  • Structured Query Language
  • Computer Networks

Section B2:

  • Database Query using SQL
  • Data Handling using Pandas – I
  • Data Handling using Pandas – II
  • Plotting Data using Matplotlib
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Societal Impacts
  • Data Communication
  • Security Aspects

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

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

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

CUET 2024 Exam Pattern

According to the CUET 2024 pattern, the exam is divided into three sections. In the first section, the Language Skills of candidates will be tested through Reading Comprehension passage questions. The second section of CUET exam pattern will be based on the subject opted for and the third section is on GK, Current Affairs, Mathematics, and Logical and Analytical Reasoning. The table below brings the exam structure.

Section

Number of Questions

Question Types

Section IA (Language)

40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in 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 (Domain Subject)

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

  • 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

  • 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

FAQs Regarding CUET 2023 Syllabus

Check frequently asked questions on CUET syllabus below:

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

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

Q:   What is the CUET UG syllabus for general test?

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

Q:   What is a good score in CUET UG?

Q:   What are CUET UG passing marks?

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CUET Counselling 2023 has 3 Counselling rounds. Candidates will be called for Counselling on the basis of merit list prepared by each of the universities. Candidates will be called for counselling only by those universities for which they clear the cut off score.

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Central University of Rajasthan cutoff for UG courses, including Integrated B.Sc. + M.Sc. in Biochemistry and M.Sc. in Physics + Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is based on CUET UG scores followed by round-wise counselling. Tabulated below are the round-wise and category-wise CUET UG scores for UG adm

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271 Institutes accepting CUET

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture
  • 4.4

    Placements

    3.8

    Infrastructure

    4.4

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.6

    Value for Money

    4.6
    (57)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 35,464
  • |
  • 4 years
  • |
  • Full Time
B.Sc. in Biotechnology
  • 4.2

    Placements

    3.3

    Infrastructure

    4.4

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.4

    Value for Money

    4.8
    (8)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 24,000
  • |
  • 3 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Discontinued (May 2022)- B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer S...
  • 4.1

    Placements

    4.5

    Infrastructure

    3.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    4.0
    (2)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 1.47 Lakh
  • |
  • 3 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Integrated M.Sc. in Physics
  • 4.6

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.5

    Value for Money

    5.0
    (2)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 37,250
  • |
  • 5 years
  • |
  • Full Time

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