CUET Syllabus 2022 for UG: Download Subject-wise Syllabus PDFs

Central Universities Common Entrance Test 2022 ( CUET )

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CUET 2022 syllabus for the domain-specific subjects has been released by the National Testing Agency. Candidates are recommended to go through the CUET (CUCET) syllabus for their particular course thoroughly in order to prepare well for the entrance exam. CUET 2022 exam is being conducted between July 15 and August 20. CUET syllabus for the academic session 2022-23 is the same as the previous years. Candidates can go through the same to get a brief idea of the topics that will be covered in the Common Entrance Test.

The CUET(CUCET) syllabus 2022 is the same as the Class 12 syllabus. Hence, students who have prepared and appeared for the Board exams or the other national-level competitive entrance exams like JEE Main or NEET would find it easy to complete and grasp the CUET 2022 syllabus. Till last year, CUET exam was known as the Central Universities Common Entrance Test or CUCET.

CUET 2022 Exam Pattern

According to the CUET 2022 exam pattern, the exam is divided into three sections. In the first section, Language Skills of candidates will be tested through Reading Comprehension passage questions. The second section 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

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

40 Questions to be attempted out of 50

45 Minutes for each Domain-Specific Subjects

  • Input text can be used for MCQ Based Questions

  • MCQs based on NCERT Class 12 syllabus only

Section III

60 Questions to be attempted out of 75

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 2022 Syllabus – Subject-wise

Here we bring the CUET 2022 for the various subjects that would be tested through this exam across domains.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Biology

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Biology syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Reproduction

Reproduction in organisms

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants

Human Reproduction

Reproductive health

Genetics and Evolution

Heredity and variation

Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Evolution

Biology and Human Welfare

Health and Disease

Improvement in food production

Microbes in human welfare

Biotechnology and Its Applications

Principles and process o f Biotechnology

Application of Biotechnology in health and agriculture

Ecology and environment

Organisms and environment

Ecosystems

Biodiversity and its conservation

Environmental issues

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Biology.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Chemistry

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Chemistry syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Solid State

Classification of solids based on different binding forces

Solutions

Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, the solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties – the relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoult’s law, elevation of B.P., depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass, Vant Hoff factor.

Electrochemistry

Redox reactions

Kohlrausch’s Law

Relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells; corrosion

Chemical Kinetics

Rate of a reaction

Factors affecting rates of reaction

Collision theory

Activation energy

Arrhenius equation

Surface Chemistry

Adsorption

Catalysis

Colloidal state

Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation

Emulsions

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

Principles and methods of extraction – concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method, and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminum, copper, zinc, and iron

p-Block Elements

Group 15 elements

Group 16 elements

Group 18 elements

d and f Block Elements

General introduction

Lanthanoids

Actinoids

Coordination Compounds

Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mono nuclear coordination compounds, bonding, Werner’s theory VBT, CFT; isomerism (structural and stereo)importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems).

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Haloalkanes

Haloarenes

Uses and environmental effects of–dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.

Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

Nomenclature

Nature

Methods of Preparation

Physical and Chemical Properties

Uses

Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids

Nomenclature

Nature

Methods of Preparation

Physical and Chemical Properties

Uses

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Amines

Cyanides and Isocyanides

Diazonium salts

Biomolecules

Carbohydrates

Proteins

Hormones

Polymers

Classifications

Chemistry in Everyday Life

Chemicals in Medicines

Chemicals in Food

Cleansing Agents

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Chemistry.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Physics

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Physics syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Electrostatics

Electric charges and their conservation

Electric field

Electric flux

Electric potential

Conductors and insulators

Current Electricity

Electric current

Carbon resisters

Internal resistors of cell

Kirchhoff ’s laws

Potentiometer

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment, Biot

Ampere’s law, Cyclotron

Current loop

 

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

Electromagnetic induction

Faraday’s law

Alternating currents

Electromagnetic Waves

Displacement Currents

Electromagnetic spectrum

Optics

Reflection, Refraction

Mirrors and lenses

Optical instruments

Wave optics

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation

Matter waves

Atoms and Nuclei

Alpha

Radioactivity

Electronic Devices

Energy bands in solids

Conductors

Insulators

Semiconductors

Communication Systems

Elements of a communication system

Bandwidth of signals

Propagation of electromagnetic waves

Need for modulation

Production and detection of an amplitude-modulated wave

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Physics.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Mathematics

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Anthropology syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Relations and Functions

Relations and Functions

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Algebra

Matrices

Detriments

Calculus

Continuity and Differentiability

Applications of Derivatives

Integrals

Differential Equations

Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry

Vectors

Three Dimensional Geometry

Linear Programming

Probability

Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications

Modulo Arithmetic

Congruence Modulo

Allegation and Mixture

Numerical Problems

Probability Distributions

Probability Distribution

Mathematical Expectation

Variance

Index Numbers and Time Based Data

Index Numbers

Construction of Index Numbers

Test of Adequacy of Index Numbers

Financial Mathematics

Perpetuity, Sinking Funds

Valuation of Bonds

Calculation of EMI

Linear Method of Depreciation

Linear Programming

Introduction and related terminology

Mathematical formulation of Linear Programming Problem

Different types of Linear Programming Problems

Graphical Method of Solution for problems in two Variables

Feasible and Infeasible Regions

Feasible andinfeasible solutions, optimal feasible solution

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Mathematics.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Agriculture

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Agriculture syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Agrometeorology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Agrometerology: Elements of Weather-rainfall, temperature, humidity, wind velocity, Sunshine weather forecasting, climate change in relation to crop production

Genetics & Plant Breeding: (a) Cell and its structure, cell division-mitosis and meiosis and their significance (b) Organisation of the genetic materials in chromosomes, DNA and RNA (c) Mendel’s laws of inheritance. Reasons for the success of Mendel in his experiments, Absence of linkage in Mendel’s experiments. (d) Quantitative inheritance, continuous and discontinuous variation in plants. (e) Monogenic and polygenic inheritance. (f) Role of Genetics in Plant breeding, self and cross-pollinated crops, methods of breeding in field crops-introduction, selection, hybridization, mutation and polyploidy, tissue and cell culture. (g) Plant Biotechnologydefinition and scope in crop production.

Biochemistry: pH and buffers, Classification and nomenclature of carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; vitamins and enzymes.

Microbiology: Microbial cell structure, Micro-organisms- Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Actinomycetes, Protozoa and Viruses. Role of micro-organisms in respiration, fermentation and organic matter decomposition

Livestock Production

Scope and importance

Care and management

Artificial Insemination

Crop Production

Introduction

Soil, Soil fertility, Fertilizers and Manures

Irrigation and Drainage

Weed Control

Crops

Horticulture

(a) Importance of fruits and vegetables in human diet, Crop diversification & processing Industry

(b) Orchard- location and layout, ornamental gardening and kitchen garden.

(c) Planting system, training, pruning, intercropping, protection from frost and sunburn. (d) Trees, shrubs, climbers, annuals, perennials-definition and examples. Propagation by seed, cutting, budding, layering and grafting.

(e) Cultivation practices, processing and marketing

(f) Principles and methods of fruit and vegetable preservation

(g) Preparation of jellies, jams, ketchup, chips and their packing

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Agriculture.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Anthropology

The following table brings the unit-wise subjects and topics of the Anthropology syllabus of CUET 2022.

Units/Chapters

Topics

Physical Anthropology

(I) Preliminary knowledge of Human genetics. Mendel’s Laws of heredity Monohybrid and Dihybrid ratio.

(ii) Definition of Race and Racial criteria, significance of skin colour, Eye form and colour, Head form, and ABa blood groups as racial criteria.

(iii) Racial classification, distinctive physical features and geographical distribution of the major racial groups of man: Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Negroid and Australoid.

Prehistoric Archaeology

(I) Tool Making

(ii) Tool Families

(iii) Prehistoric Cultures

(iv) A comparative study of the salient features of Paleolithic and Neolithic cultures

Material culture and Economic Anthropology

(I) Economic life

(ii) Subsistence Economy

(iii) Brief outline of the methods of hunting, fishing and agriculture with reference to various communities of North East India as far as practicable.

Social Anthropology and Ethnography

(I) Social Anthropology

(ii) Ethnography

Ecology

(I) Meaning and definition of ecology and environment.

(ii) Elements of the environment

(iii) Physical or abiotic environment, biological or biotic environment and sociocultural environment. (iv) Man as the main agent to disturb the ecological balance.

Click here to download the CUET 2022 syllabus for Anthropology.

CUET 2022 Syllabus for Other Subjects

Download the CUET Syllabus in PDF format for other subjects in the below table:

CUET Subjects

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Language (IA & IB)

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FAQs Regarding CUET 2022 Syllabus

Q: Who sets the CUET 2022 syllabus?

A: CUET 2022 syllabus has been set by NTA for all the subjects.

Q: What is the level of the CUET 2022 syllabus?

A: The CUET syllabus is in tune with the Class 12 Board exam syllabus. The units/chapters and topics are same as that of the Class 12 syllabus.

Q: Does the CUET 2022 syllabus also include chapters from Class 11?

A: No, the CUET 2022 syllabus does not include the chapters or topics from Class 11 syllabus.

Q: How many total questions will be there in the CUET 2022 exam?

A: In the second section, which consists questions on domain/subject, there are a total of 50 questions out of which 40 questions have to be attempted.

Q: Apart from the subject-wise CUET syllabus, what are the other areas one need to prepare?

A: Apart from the subject-wise CUET syllabus, candidates need to prepare for the Language opted for, as well as the General section, which consists of questions like Reasoning, GK, Numerical Ability, Reading Comprehension, etc.

Q: Where can I get the CUET syllabus?

A: The CUET syllabus for various subjects can be downloaded in PDF format here on this page for free. Candidates can also refer to the CUET Samarth website to check and download the CUET 2022 website for the entire gamut of subjects and syllabus.

Q: What is the difficulty level of the CUET 2022 exam?

A: The difficulty level of the CUET exam ranges from moderate to tough.

Q: What are the types of questions asked in the CUET 2022 exam?

A: The CUET questions are objective and carries multiple choices (MCQs).

Q: Are NCERT books enough to cover CUET 2022 syllabus?

A: Since the CUET 2022 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. But, 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.

Q: What is the difficulty level of CUET in comparison to JEE Main and NEET?

A: As compared to JEE Main and NEET, the difficulty level of CUET is much easier.

Q: Is it compulsory to attempt all the sections of the CUET 2022 question paper?

A: While the Section I and Section II, consisting of the language and domain-wise questions 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.

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Comments

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For 5 year LLB, which is better BHU or Army Institute of Law, Mohali.

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SREERAG M

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Both the colleges are good, but BHU is more rated. But it mostly depends on your interest in the subject.

D

How can I get my admit card for the CUET-PG entrance exam?

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Ankita Kumari

Beginner-Level 3

a month ago

You can easily download your CUET-PG admit card from the official website of CUET or Common University Entrance Test. Follow the below mentioned steps:1. Open your browser and search for CUET official website. 2. Open the official web page of CUET. 3. Click on Hall Ticket 2022. 4. Enter all the d...You can easily download your CUET-PG admit card from the official website of CUET or Common University Entrance Test. Follow the below mentioned steps:
1. Open your browser and search for CUET official website.
2. Open the official web page of CUET.
3. Click on Hall Ticket 2022.
4. Enter all the details including your application number or registration number.
5. Click on Search.
6. Finally your admit card will open.
7. Click on the three dots on the right corner of your screen and select download from the dropdown menu.
8. Your admit card has been downloaded.

H

Can you mention all 19 colleges of CUCET with their UG course?

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Chinmaya Panigrahi

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Following are the colleges:Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. University of Hyderabad, Telangana. Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh. University of Delhi, Delhi. Tezpur University, Assam. Pondicherry University, ...Following are the colleges:
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. University of Hyderabad, Telangana. Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh. University of Delhi, Delhi. Tezpur University, Assam. Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.

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Did I need to write CUCET to get into Delhi university?

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Devyani Solanki

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Yes, you need to give CUET exam to get into the University of Delhi. For that, you should focus on focus on main /core theory subjects and on the aptitude section. Prepare well. For more details and important dates follow this link on Shikshahttps://www.shiksha.com/university/Delhi-university-du-...Yes, you need to give CUET exam to get into the University of Delhi. For that, you should focus on focus on main /core theory subjects and on the aptitude section. Prepare well. For more details and important dates follow this link on Shiksha
https://www.shiksha.com/university/Delhi-university-du-24642.

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Mallika Ahuja

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Hi Farhana,Hope you are doing well!Delhi University has started the process of admissions into their various undergraduate course through Common University Entrance Test (CUET). The University conducts the CUET for its various post-graduation courses. Their official website has all the details fo...Hi Farhana,
Hope you are doing well!
Delhi University has started the process of admissions into their various undergraduate course through Common University Entrance Test (CUET). The University conducts the CUET for its various post-graduation courses. Their official website has all the details for the dates and application form.

k

I missed the deadline for CUET 2022 for completing the application process? What can I do now?

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Paras Kumar

Beginner-Level 1

a month ago

CUET 2022 Exam is for admission to regular colleges, If you missed the last date, don't worry, You can take admission in many vocational courses and in many other Universities having distance education mode, but do not let the time be run over, keep preparing.

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Kashish Srivastava

Beginner-Level 3

2 months ago

Sorry then you should apply next year. Because government universities don't extend their application filling date.

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Is there any centre for CUET in Lakshadweep?

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Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Yes, there is one center for CUET in Lakshadweep :
CUET Exam Center : Kavaratti
City Code: LD01.

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Praveen Kumar Yadav

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

Yes, there is one center for CUET in Lakshadweep :
CUET Exam Center : Kavaratti
City Code: LD01.

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Is it compulsory to fill slot 2 in CUET Jammu?

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Harshit Sharma

Beginner-Level 4

2 months ago

Yes, it is compulsory to fill the slot for CUET Jammu.

N

Which M.Pharma college/University accepts CUCET?

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Vivek Kr.

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

Here is the list of top CUCET Universities offering M.Pharma course:
1. Central University of Punjab
M.Pharma: Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)
2. Central University of Rajasthan
M.Pharma: Pharmaceutical Chemistry
3. Central University of Bihar
Hope it helps. Good Luck!

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